Up to 300 alumni expected for annual class reunion May 6-9

Between 250 and 300 Dillard alumni are expected for the annual class reunion, set for May 6-9 on campus, according to Alumni Relations officials.

While the reunion welcomes all Dillard Alumni, their spouses and guests, the event will highlight the classes who graduated in the years ending in “0” and “5,” according to Adrian Guy, executive director.

Guy said events over the four days will include:

Thursday, May 6

·       Early registration Thursday, May 6, followed by planning workshops in the graduate school building.

·       The Timeless Voices benefit concert at 8 p.m. on the Avenue on the Oaks.

Friday, May 7

·       A “Golden Graduate” Breakfast for Class of 1960, followed by a campus tour and alumni photos.

Saturday, May 8

·       Commencement at 8 a.m., Avenue of the Oaks.

·       A networking soiree.

·       Reunion banquet and dance at the Marriott Hotel New Orleans on Canal Street, starting with cocktails at 6 p.m. 

Sunday, May 9 (Mother’s Day)

·        Worship service at 10 a.m. in Lawless Memorial Chapel.

·        A Cajun Rendezvous Picnic on Kabacoff Plaza will follow.

To register, call Alumni Relations between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. weekdays at (504) 816-4182.

 (Devan Lee contributed to this report.)