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Alumni Weekend 2024

Alumni Weekend 2024 Friday and Saturday, April 26-27, 2024
remember. reconnect. relive.

Honoring the Pioneering Classes of 1973, 1974, and 1975
Celebrating the Classes of 1984, 1994, 2004, 2014 and 2019

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Alumni Weekend will serve up school– and class–based celebrations across campus. Revisit your favorite old haunts and explore new sights and sounds. Enjoy serendipitous encounters with old friends and classmates. Relive old times and make new memories. #ForeverPurchase

Schedule of Events

Thursday, April 25

Alumni Faculty and Staff Reception
4:00pm – 5:30pm | Student Services Building

Friday, April 26

A Night of Reunions
6:30pm – 9:00pm | Neuberger Museum of Art

See who’s receiving the 2024 PCAA Alumni Awards

Saturday, April 27

Welcome and Registration
Open from 8:30am
Nice weather: Under the clock tower
Inclement weather: Student Services Building Lobby

Natural and Social Sciences Symposium
8:30am-1:00pm | Natural and Social Sciences Buildings

Alumni Meditation: Sound Bath
9:00am-10:00am | Neuberger Museum of Art

Campus Tour
Nice weather: Meet under the clock tower
Inclement weather: Meet in the Student Services Building Lobby

Keynote Panel Presentation: Purchase Perspectives
Join alumni  and faculty from across the decades for an emotional reflection on a half-century of fond memories and a peek into the future as participants imagine “what comes next!”  Moderated by Jeffrey Putman ’96 (Political Science). 

Watch for more information about special guest speakers and presentation of the 2024 Golden Brick Honorary Alumni Awards by PCAA President Stephanie Blum ’13 (Arts Management).

All-Alumni Picnic
12:30pm-2:30pm | Under the tent on the Great Lawn

Campus Tour
Nice weather: Meet under the clock tower
Inclement weather: Meet in the Student Services Building Lobby

Film Screening: Class of ’23 Showcase
3:00pm-4:00pm | Center for Media, Film, and Theater

Revisiting Threnody
3:00pm—4:15pm | Neuberger Museum of Art

PCAA Alumni Board Meet-and-Greet Reception
4:00pm-5:00pm | Humanities Building

Conservatory Exhibits and Performances

  • Film and Media Studies: See screening details above

  • Art+Design: MFA Show Pressing Matters | Art+Design Building

  • Dance: First-Year Student Performance | Dance Building

  • Music: Purchase Jazz Orchestra | Music Building

  • Theatre Arts: See Conservatory webpage for details
    • Neil Simon’s The Good Doctor featuring Acting Company 50
    • William Shakespeare’s The Most Lamentable Roman Tragedy of Titus Andronicus featuring Acting Company 48 and the Theatre Design/Technology program.
    • And The Haunting of Campbell House, an original work created as a capstone project by seniors in Theatre & Performance.

Sunday, April 28

Humanities Symposium
8:30am - 1:00pm | Humanities Building

Promotional Graphic for Culture Shock 2024 Culture Shock

Friday and Saturday, April 26-27

Because Culture Shock and Alumni Weekend are overlapping on campus, AW24 attendees will be able to purchase a pass to attend all outdoor Culture Shock events.  If the weather causes concerts to move indoors, students have priority access and alumni tickets will not be sold. Culture Shock Alumni Passes will be $15 for one night or $25 for the weekend; passes will be available for purchase on-site only by pre-registered AW24 attendees.

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 Host Hotels

The advance cutoff dates for room blocks at the Courtyard by Marriott in Rye, the Hyatt House in White Plains, and the Sonesta in White Plains have now passed.


Individuals requiring accommodations for equal access to this event are encouraged to contact as soon as possible so that a good faith effort can be made by the organizers to meet the identified needs.

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By registering for this event, attendees give Purchase College, SUNY and the Purchase College Alumni Association the rights to use any photo or image taken during the event in any medium for educational, promotional, advertising, or other purposes that support the mission of the College. Participants agree that all rights to the photo, image, and/or likeness belong to Purchase College SUNY, unless indicated otherwise.