Alumni Weekend 2012 Heralds More than a Century of Tradition


President Weymouth Spence, Ed.D. , will host a reception, Thursday, April 12 at 6 p.m., at the historic Votaw house.  This will be followed, April 13, with a tour of Historic Annapolis, US Navy Academy, and Maryland State House, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Lois and Leroy Peters, major donors for whom the new music building is named, will be the featured speakers at vespers, Friday at 7 p.m. in Sligo Church sanctuary. The WAU Concert Winds will perform.

Sabbath afternoon will see the grand opening and dedication of the Betty Howard Student Success Center located in Wilkinson Hall, beginning at 3:30 p.m., followed by a concert at 6 p.m. by the Department of Music and the New England Youth Ensemble in Sligo Church Sanctuary.

Activities with culminate with the grand opening of the Leroy and Lois Peters music center at 8 p.m., followed by the unveiling of the Virginia Rittenhouse Memorial.

On April 15, the Alumni Association will host a brunch and business meeting at 10:30 a.m in the Wilkinson Hall dining room.

For a list of all the activities and to register, go to: For more information, contact Lahna Farver at (301)-891-4133 or email

Department Contact

Dr. James Bingham, Chair
Phone: 301-891-4025
Peters Music Center, Room 103

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