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Feeling Nostalgic, Alumni? Visit Your Alma Mater For Alumni Weekend, April 11-12

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Rutgers University-Newark invites alumni from all graduating classes to reunite with classmates and friends at the 2014 Alumni Weekend. The weekend kicks off with a young alumni mixer on the evening of April 11, and continues throughout Saturday, April 12, with a bevy of fun activities, including an alumni weekend brunch with guest speaker Nancy Cantor, the new RU-N chancellor. A tour through Branch Brook Park, the Spring Fling Carnival, and several reunions for individual schools and academic programs complete an exciting lineup. RU-N’s campus serves as the primary venue, with a few activities off site. For a complete listing of the weekend’s events, and to register, visit: http://bit.ly/PfGOgE

Contact the Rutgers University Alumni Association, at 973-353-5242 or Newark@winants.rutgers.edu, for information about events and registration.

Here are highlights of events open to alumni and their guests.

Friday, April 11

·         Young Alumni Mixer; $15 (classes 2003-2014 ), $20 (all others); 6-8 p.m.; Papillon 25 Restaurant and Martini Bar, 25 Valley Street, South Orange, N.J.

Saturday, April 12

·         Alumni Brunch with the Golden and Silver Raider Societies; $25; 11 a.m.-1p.m.; Ackerson Hall, Third Floor Atrium, 180 University Ave.

·         Bicycle or Shuttle Bus Tour of Branch Brook Park; $5; 1:30-3:00 p.m.

·         Spring Fling Carnival; Free; 11 a.m.-2:30 p.m.; outside Woodward Residence Hall, 91 Bleeker St.

SCHOOL AND ACADEMIC PROGRAM REUNIONS, SATURDAY, APRIL 12

·         Rutgers College of Nursing Alumni Association

·         Rutgers MBA in Professional Accounting Program Reunion, Classes of 1964 and 1989, and Executive MBA, Class of 1989

·         Newark College of Arts and Sciences and School of Business, Class of 1959

·         Honors College

·         School of Criminal Justice and School of Criminal Justice Alumni Association

·         School of Public Affairs and Administration and School of Public Affairs and Administration Alumni Network

*Please note that each school has its own itinerary. For more information, visit: http://bit.ly/PfGOgE

MEDIA CONTACT: Jade McClain