Reunion Weekend Events

Join us May 16th – May 18th for a weekend of exciting on-campus events to celebrate sisterhood and the legacies of our Bennett Belles. In addition to our treasured traditions like the Golden Class Dinner (1974 only), and the President’s Tea (Classes 1949 through 1969), we will be hosting a fun and casual Belle Fest and Belle Luncheon to honor the forever bonds of “Big Sisters and Little Sisters.” Each registrant will also receive Bennett Swag to spread the love for our alma mater. The registration fee covers ALL on-campus events. There are no a la carte tickets.

Celebrating all Bennett Belles, especially those who graduated in a year ending in 4 & 9.

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Yolande Johnson at yjohnson@bennett.edu or call 336-517-1592.

Due to inclement weather, some activities have been adjusted to facilitate logistics for planned outdoor events and activities on Friday. Please note the updates below.

 

Tickets are available for $75.

The registration fee covers ALL ON CAMPUS EVENTS. There are no a la carte tickets.

Registration closes at 12 noon on Thursday, May 16, 2023

Hotel/Booking Info

Hotel: Courtyard Greensboro by Marriott
Address: 4400 West Wendover Avenue, Greensboro, NC 27407
Price: Starting at $149.00 USD per night
Hotel Booking Link: Book your group rate for Bennet College Reunion Weekend

Thursday, May 16, 2024

RSVP Check-In

Time: 12 pm - 5 pm
Location: Global Learning Center (Rotunda)

Stop by the GLC Rotunda to check in and receive your RSVP kit- including Bennett College swag and vouchers for the weekend!

Golden Class Dinner

Time: 6 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Global Learning Center (Multipurpose Room)

Class of 1974 Only

Friday, May 17, 2024

RSVP Check-In

Time: 9 am - 4 pm
Location: Global Learning Center (Rotunda)

Stop by the GLC Rotunda to check in and receive your RSVP kit- including Bennett College swag and vouchers for the weekend!

Friday, May 17, 2024
Location: Online

The State of the College Address is available online HERE and via a link that was emailed to all alumnae.

 

Time: 10:00 am - 11:45 am
Location: Global Learning Center Multipurpose Room

Simultaneous Sessions
10:00 am - 11:00 am and 11:00 am - 11:45 am

  • Academic & Experiential Learning: A Student Perspective - GLC Multipurpose Room
  • Alumnae Recruitment Training - GLC Lecture Hall
  • A Re-Introduction to Planned Giving - GLC Classroom 16

Time: 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Location: The President's Residence

For Precious Pearls from the Classes of 1944, 1949, 1954, 1959, 1964 and 1969
This special event is for reunion classes of 1944, 1949, 1954, 1959, 1964, and 1969. Wear your hat and gloves for this delightful time to fellowship and reminisce about your times at Bennett. Please use the below link to RSVP for this event.

Reunion Belle Fest

Time: 2 pm - 4 pm
Location: Global Learning Center

Due to inclimate weather, we are moving inside to the Global Learning Center. Join us for music, dancing, games, a selfie wall, and lots of fun, surprises, and conversation to celebrate the legacy of our reunion classes! Your registration fee includes a food voucher so you can grab some delicious food from our local food trucks. Grad some Bennett paraphernalia and join the Parade of the Classes and pose for your class photos.

Food Trucks Open at 12 noon.

Baccalaureate

Time: 6 pm - 7 pm
Location: Annie Merner Pfeiffer Chapel

Attend the traditional Convocation and celebrate your sisters as they are formally inducted as alumnae of Bennett College.

Saturday, May 18, 2024

Breakfast & Robing- Golden Class

Time: 10 am - 10:30 am
Location: Global Learning Center Multipurpose Room

Don't forget your academic attire!

Commencement

Time: 11 am - 12:30 pm
Location: The Campus Quadrangle

Celebrate the Belles in the Class of 2024 as they receive their degrees.

Rain Plan: In the event of rain, Commencement will be moved to Annie Merner Pfeiffer Chapel

Belle Luncheon

Time: 1 pm - 2:30 pm
Location: GLC Multipurpose Room

End the weekend with sisterhood and fellowship as we celebrate all alumnae and honor the precious bond of "Bigs and Littles" in this casual luncheon. Featuring good food, good memories, and the announcement of class gifts.