Colgate AOC - Summer Madness Soiree
<< Back
Join fellow Colgate Alumni of Color for a weekend of camaraderie and networking in the greater Washington, DC metro area!

Friday & Saturday, August 1-2, 2014  

Friday, August 1
AOC Family Dinner
An opportunity to gather and catch up informally. Pay-as-you-go dinner, drinks, etc.
Time: 7:00 p.m.
Location: Westin Arlington Gateway Hotel
801 N Glebe Road | Arlington, VA 22203

Saturday, August 2
Take the morning to explore the area, golf, shop at Tyson's Corner, or sleep in! Contact a member of the planning committee (below) for more suggestions.

AOC Family BBQ - Catering sponsored by the Office of Alumni Relations - Rain or Shine!
Registration required to ensure sufficient catering quantities!

Enjoy an afternoon of good food, laughs, great music, and networking with fellow Colgate Alumni of Color! A brief program will include remarks from Colgate's Associate Dean for Multicultural Affairs, Thomas Cruz-Soto, Leadership Gifts Officer, Vonzelle Johnson '07, AOC Co-Chair, Joy Harrington '99, and Assistant Director of Alumni Relations, Kate Hollerbush '09.
Time: 2:00 - 6:00 p.m.
Location: Home of Clarence Brown '76
2742 Oldewood Drive | Falls Church, VA

We will gather for drinks, fun, and socializing! Cash bar.
Time: 9:00 p.m.
Location: Westin Arlington Gateway Hotel

Hotel blocks are selling out fast - book today! Additional rooms have been held at the Westin Arlington Gateway Hotel at a rate of $109 per night (king-double) beginning Friday, August 1 through Sunday, August 3 (two nights). Click here by July 25 to reserve a room at this discounted rate, or call the Westin at 703-717-6200 and request the 'Colgate Summer Madness' rate. Rooms have also been held at the Holiday Inn Arlington at Ballston at a rate of $95 per night for a standard double plus tax. Reservations can be made by calling 866-876-4238 by July 21 using the group name Alumni Reunion or code VD1.

The Summer Madness Soiree is sponsored by the Office of Alumni Relations and the ALANA Cultural Center. All of the weekend's events are free to attend; pay-as-you-go portions noted above. Please let us know you plan to join by clicking the registration button below or contacting the Office of Alumni Relations at 315-228-7439.

Planning Committee:
Alfreda Brooks '74
Joe Brooking '76
Clarence Brown '76
Debbie Rice-Thomas '76
Gwendolyn Smith Iloani '77
Yvette Harrison Thomas '77
Von Johnson '07

Contact Information

Kate Hollerbush '09
Assistant Director of Alumni Relations

Date & Location

Date: 8/1/2014 to 8/3/2014