Friday, Sept. 27
- “Gospel Voices of Faith Reception” at Baker University Center from 3 to 4 p.m.;
- Welcome Reception from 5:30 to 6 p.m. at Baker Center, Rooms 240 & 242;
- Comedy Show at 7 p.m. sponsored by Nationwide Insurance at Templeton-Blackburn Alumni Memorial Auditorium; and
- “Hats Off to Dr. Francine Childs” at 9 p.m., hosted by Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, at Baker University Center’s Theater.
Saturday, Sept. 28
- Ebony Bobcat Network (EBN) Welcome Breakfast from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. in Walter Hall’s Rotunda;
- Symposium at Alden Library from 11 to noon, titled “The African American Student Experience Through the Decades”;
- “Through the Decades” Cookout from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Grover Center;
- Greek Receptions throughout Baker University Center from 2 to 3 p.m.; and
- The capstone Gala from 6 to 9 p.m. in Baker Ballroom, themed “Celebrating Black Heritage at Ohio University Through the Decades.”
The weekend festivities will come to a close on Sunday with a special “Coffee Hour and Send Off” from 8 to 10 a.m. at the Ohio University Inn and Conference Center.
For the complete weekend schedule, please visit: http://www.ohioalumni.org/bar-weekend-schedule
If you plan to attend Black Alumni Reunion Weekend, we encourage you to register so that you can take full advantage of the weekend’s many events. To register, please visit: http://www.ohioalumnievent.org.
A few OUAA Hotel Packages are still available. Use the BAR Event Registration link above to make your reservations. If you have questions, email email@example.com or call 740-593-4300.
Other Lodging Options
If you wish to seek hotel and lodging options, you can contact these hotels:
Baymont Inn - Athens (No transportation will be provided for Baymont)
Burr Oak Lodge & Conference Center - Glouster
The Blannerhassett Hotel - Parkersburg
304.865.8650 or 1-800-262-2536
Wingate by Wyndham - Parkersburg
Holiday Inn Express - Mineral Wells, WV
Holiday Inn Express - Lancaster
Hampton Inn – Mineral Wells, WV
Fairfield Inn – Marietta, Ohio
For more information about hotels, visit the Athens County Visitors Bureau.
While the Ohio University Alumni Association hosts the BAR, this year’s event has a number of generous sponsors including Nationwide Insurance, the Athens County Convention and Visitors Bureau, the Ohio University Credit Union, the Ohio University Inn and Conference Center and The Pigskin.