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The Masters, Associates, Students and Alumni of Wiess College
invite you to

Wiess College 60th Anniversary Celebration

The year 2017 marks the 60th Anniversary of the founding of Wiess College.
Wiess College was founded as one of the five original residental colleges at Rice. Six decades and one building later, Wiess is still the best.
Make plans to join us at Homecoming Weekend 2017 to celebrate the past, present and future of Rice’s most envied and spirited college.

60th ANNIVERSARY MERCHANDISE

A great collection of commemorative Wiess swag can be purchased for shipment directly to you at http://www.cafepress.com/teamwiess60
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
NOVEMBER 10-11, 2017

TEAM FUN FRIDAY WIESS

Wiess Acabowl

A Traditional Wiess TG with T-shirt screening of historic designs
NOV 104:00 - 6:00pm

HELLO, HAMLET! SING-ALONG/DRINK-ALONG

Wiess Commons

“Historical introduction by playwright George Greanias ’70, video retrospective and sing-along

Casual attire -- wear your favorite Wiess shirt if you have it!

Registration not required

NOV 108:00pm - 10:00pm

WIESS 60th ANNIVERSARY GALA

Wiess Commons and Acabowl

Benefitting the Wiess College President's Endowment

The keynote event of the Wiess 60th Anniversary weekend: a buffet dinner hosted by the current and former Masters, featuring photos and video of sixty years of Wiess history and catered by award-winning chef Claire Smith (Wiess ’87). Beer, wine and other beverages included. Former Master Mike Gustin will serve as master of ceremonies. Discounted child/youth tickets include food and child care for the evening.

Cocktail attire recommended

Registration required (advance purchase or at the door)

NOV 117:00pm-10:00pm
WIESS TURNS 60

For a complete schedule of other Homecoming 2017 events, please visit http://alumni.rice.edu/homecoming/programming

Get Your Official Invitation
Support Team Wiess!
Wiess 60th Anniversary Committee
George Pharr ’75
Terry “H.R.” Phillips ’83
George Webb ’88, ’91
Doward Hudlow ’01
Christie Hudlow ’01
Carolyn Sylvan ’05
Lisa Hopkins '06
Frank Arnold ’08
Michelle Kerner Arnold ’08
Margaret Roddy ’18
Serena Tohme ’19
Liz Kacpura '20
Andrew Schaefer ’94 and Laura Atkinson Schaefer ’95, Masters
The Committee gratefully acknowledges Meagan Dwyer ’17, who designed the 60th Anniversary logos, and Kunal Shah ’18 and Jack Duryea ’20, who designed and maintained the 60th Anniversary website.
The Committee needs additional volunteers to champion this event among Wiess alumni. If you can help, please contact the committee at wiesscollege60@gmail.com

Send Us Your Wiess Stories and Pictures

We are collecting photos, videos, and stories for the Anniversary Gala. Please submit your photos and videos of Wiess history to wiessphotos@gmail.com.

RECOMMENDED HOTELS
There are several hotels close to campus that offer Rice University rates and a complimentary shuttle to get you to and from the festivities:
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