Together again: Three successful alumni events highlighted in pictures

Together again: Three successful alumni events highlighted in pictures

T here were three Georgia College alumni events held in July 2021. We take you through these moments in pictures. 

Approximately 40 alumni and guests including Lee Fruitticher, vice president of Finance and Administration and interim vice president for University Advancement, Dr. Micheal Stratton, dean, J. Whitney Bunting College of Business and Dr. Eric Tenbus, dean, College of Arts and Sciences came out to watch The Macon Bacon play baseball July 15, 2021. The event was hosted by the Middle Georgia Alumni Chapter. A portion of the proceeds will go towards scholarships.

Around 40 alumni and guests attended the Macon Bacon game and alumni social July 15.
Around 40 alumni and guests attended the Macon Bacon game and alumni social July 15.

Pictured from left to right are: Caitlin McKeon, '18, event coordinator, DMV Chapter; Jonathan Mangram, '19 and Rachel Weber, '10, president, DMV Chapter.
Pictured from left to right are: Caitlin McKeon, '18, event coordinator, DMV Chapter; Jonathan Mangram, '19 and Rachel Weber, '10, president, DMV Chapter.

Seventeen alumni attended the Washington, D.C., Maryland and Virginia (DMV) Alumni Chapter’s Grill and Chill Event July 18, 2021. The event was held at Rock Creek Park in Washington, D.C. It was a fun-filled afternoon.

Georgia College President Dr. Steve Dorman stressed the importance of alumni chapters like the DMV Chapter. He also provided brief updates on some recent accomplishments of the university such as having a relatively high four-year graduation rate.

The DMV Alumni Chapter looks forward to hosting a social at Orioles Park Aug. 21. Alumni will gather at the stadium and watch the Atlanta Braves and Baltimore Orioles face off. Admission is $25 for adults and $15 for children (17 and under). Those who register will receive admission to the game and all-you-can-eat at the general concession stands. Alumni must register by Monday, Aug. 16.

Forty alumni attended the Communications Alumni Council’s Comedy Night at the Atlanta City Winery July 22. The headliner act was by Andrew George, ’12. Alumni and friends who attended the event loved it.

“I’m still receiving emails about how much fun our guests had at Comedy Night. The lineup was incredible, and they kept the energy high all night.”
– Tre' Johnson
 
Georgia College Comedy Night planning crew includes (left to right): Benedict Esposito, '15, secretary, Communications Alumni Council; Tre’ Johnson, assistant director, Awards, Collaborations and Reunions; Elizabeth Rawlins, ’12, president, Communications Alumni Council and Abigail Jessee, ’19, event coordinator, Communications Alumni Council.
Georgia College Comedy Night planning crew includes (left to right): Benedict Esposito, '15, secretary, Communications Alumni Council; Tre’ Johnson, assistant director, Awards, Collaborations and Reunions; Elizabeth Rawlins, ’12, president, Communications Alumni Council and Abigail Jessee, ’19, event coordinator, Communications Alumni Council.

“I’m still receiving emails about how much fun our guests had at Comedy Night,” said Tre’ Johnson, assistant director, Awards, Collaborations and Reunions. “The lineup was incredible, and they kept the energy high all night.”

Other performers included: Katie Hughes, Plug Chapman, Andrew Stanley, Carlette Jennings and Vas Sanchez.

The Communications Alumni Council hopes to have a College Fair for GC students in the Communications Department this year.