Schedule of Events

Alumni Weekend has been postponed

With the increasing risks associated with the widespread Coronavirus COVID-19, Augusta University is postponing Alumni Weekend 2020, originally scheduled for Friday, April 24 through Sunday, April 26.

The safety of our alumni and their families, as well as our faculty, staff and guests is of utmost importance. Refunds will be distributed to our alumni and guests who have already registered. Thank you for your continued support and patience. If you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact us at (706) 737-1759 or alumni@augusta.edu.

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Contact Us

Office of Alumni Affairs

Health Sciences Campus

Alumni Center

706-737-1759

alumni@augusta.edu

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Event Locations

This jam-packed weekend is a fantastic opportunity to come back to our alma mater and connect with former classmates while exploring the new and nostalgic features of the University.

Don’t miss out – relive old times and make new memories with your classmates, family and friends while back on campus for Alumni Weekend.

Accomodations

The Marriott Hotel

Marriott Hotel and Suites

2 Tenth Street Augusta, GA 30901

Phone: 706-722-8900

The Sheraton Augusta Hotel

Sheraton

1069 Stevens Creek Road, Augusta, GA 30907

Phone: 706-396-1000

The Hilton Garden Inn Hotel

Hilton Garden Inn

1065 Stevens Creek Road, Augusta, GA 30907

Phone: 706-739-9990

Things to do and see while you are in town

Around Town

 

Augusta University Guardhouse Museum

Corner of Katherine Street and Walton Way, Augusta, GA 30904

This 1870 guardhouse, which was once the main entrance to the Augusta Arsenal, holds artifacts uncovered in campus archaeological digs as well as historic photographs.

Open daily 7 am – 7 pm (or dusk)
Free

 

Augusta Canal Cruise

1450 Greene Street, Suite 400, Augusta, GA 30903

Well-informed, entertaining guides narrate the open-air trips on the Canal’s Petersburg Boats. You’ll see 19th Century textile mills, the Confederate Powder Works site and two of Georgia’s only remaining 18th Century houses. Website or call 706-823-0440.

Varies, see website
Varies, see website

 

Augusta Patriot Riverboat Tours

10th Street Dock Behind the Augusta Marriott Hotel and Suites

Augusta Patriot Riverboat Tours allow you to see Augusta’s downtown, beautiful riverfront homes, and natural landscapes and wildlife all along the Savannah River. Website or call 803-730-9739.

Afternoon Tour - $12 for Adults, $6 for Children; Sunset Tour - $20 for Adults, $6 for Children

 

Historic Trolley Tour of Augusta

560B Reynolds Street, Augusta Visitor Center, Augusta, GA 30901

Board the Lady Liberty trolley and explore Augusta's Historic Downtown to see historic homes, hear about the bones in the basement of the Medical College of Georgia, get a glimpse of the Augusta Canal. Website or call 706-724-4067.

1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
$12

 

Lucy Craft Laney Museum of African American History

1116 Phillips Street, Augusta, GA 30901

The mission of the Lucy Craft Laney Museum of Black History is to promote the legacy of Ms. Lucy Craft Laney through arts and history through exhibits and programs. Website or call 706-724-3576.

$5 for Adults, $3 for Seniors, $2 for Children

 

Augusta Museum of History

560 Reynolds Street, Augusta, GA 30901

Visit the region’s home for history. Featured are a number of permanent exhibitions. Website or call 706-722-8454.

10 am - 6 pm
$2 children; $4 adults; $3 seniors

Support local alumni by visiting these downtown Augusta bars and restaurants!

 

THE SOUL BAR

Coco Rubio (BA, Spanish ’90)

984 Broad Street, Augusta, GA 30901
Monday-Friday: 4 pm - 3 am, Saturday: 4 pm – 2 am

 

STILLWATER TAP ROOM

Matt Flynn (BA, English ’93)

974 Broad Street, Augusta, GA 30901
Monday-Friday: 4 pm – 2 am, Saturday: 8 pm – 2 am

 

THE HIVE GROWLER BAR

Eric Kinlaw (BA, Music ’98)

215 10th St., Augusta, GA 30901
Tuesday–Thursday: 11 am – 11 pm, Friday & Saturday: 11 am - Midnight, Bar Open Late

 

THE BEE'S KNEES

Eric Kinlaw (BA, Music '98)

211 10th St, Augusta, GA 30901
Monday–Thursday: 5 pm – 10 pm, Friday–Saturday: 5 pm – 11 pm, Sunday: 11 am – 3 pm & 5 pm – 10 pm

 

FAT MAN'S CAFE

Brad Usry (BBA, Management '82)

1450 Greene Street, Suite 600 Augusta, GA 30901
Monday-Friday: 8:30 am – 3 pm

2020 Distinguished Alumni Award Recipients

 
  • Kacee Camp Morris, BS ‘12, PA-C ‘16Distinguished Alumna - Athletics
  • Sara Haddow Liebel, PA-C ‘91Distinguished Alumna - College of Allied Health Sciences
  • Sean Petro, MEd ’03, Eds ‘06Distinguished Alumnus - College of Education
  • Annette Bourgault, PhD ‘12Distinguished Alumna - College of Nursing
  • Gwendolyn Fryer, BSN ’74, MSN ‘79Distinguished Alumna - College of Nursing
  • Sam Richwine, MD ‘77Distinguished Alumnus, Loyalty - Medical College of Georgia
  • Monica Adams, BS ‘98Distinguished Alumna - College of Science and Mathematics
  • Emmanuel “Manny” Ngoh, BS ‘ 90, DMD ‘94Distinguished Alumnus - Dental College of Georgia
  • Thomas Fuller, BBA ‘74Distinguished Alumnus - Hull College of Business
  • William Westwood, BS ‘69, MS ‘72Distinguished Alumnus - The Graduate School
  • Phillip Roberts, MD ‘62Distinguished Alumnus, Professional Achievement - Medical College of Georgia
  • Deke Copenhaver, BA ‘91Distinguished Alumnus, - Pamplin College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences

 

2020 Outstanding Young Alumni Award Recipients

 
  • Katherine Sylvester, PT, DPT ‘10College of Allied Health Sciences
  • Chaundra Creekmur, MAT ‘10College of Education
  • Jessica Dillard-Wright, MSN ‘09College of Nursing
  • Steven Cauthron, BS ‘17College of Science and Mathematics
  • Jacqueline Delash, MPH ‘08, DMD ‘15Dental College of Georgia
  • Sarah Murray, BBA ’14Hull College of Business
  • Roshni Thakkar,  PhD ‘17The Graduate School
  • Koosh Desai, MD ‘16Medical College of Georgia
  • Fady Adel Tawadrous, BA ‘13
    Pamplin College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences
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Frequently Asked Questions

Registration

The preferred methods of registration is online or by mail. Register online at 2019 Alumni Weekend Registration. To register by mail, print and complete the registration form. Payment must be included in order to be processed. We accept Amex, Visa, MasterCard, Discover, and checks made payable to “Georgia Health Sciences Foundation.

To make additions to your registration, visit the Alumni Weekend website and click “register” to select your additional programs and events. Follow through to checkout and process payment.

To cancel a reservation or guest, you must indicate changes in writing and fax to 706-737-1439 or email alumni@augusta.edu. Written requests must be received by April 15, 2019.

If you register via mail or fax, a confirmation will be mailed or emailed to you after it has been processed. If you register online, you will receive an email confirmation after submitting your registration.

Yes, although we strongly encourage you to register in advance.

Transportation

Campus parking is available for alumni and their guests with no restrictions on Saturday. Parking on campus is limited on Friday. Alumni are welcome to park in select locations on campus. To park for the Health Sciences Building on Friday, use the parking deck on the corner of Laney Walker Blvd. and R. A. Dent. Please do not park in any numbered, reserved or spaces labeled as "Faculty/Staff."

No.

Other Questions

Yes! Alumni are encouraged to bring the entire family to Alumni Weekend. A variety of programs and events are specially designed for the whole family.

If you have specific accessibility needs and/or dietary restrictions, please let us know when registering so that we can assist you.

Alumni and guests can visit the Alumni Weekend website for the most updated information on weekend events prior to coming into town.

The campus bookstores on both the Health Sciences campus and the Summerville Campus will be open during their regular operating hours, which are listed below. We will also have memorabilia on logoed items for sale at weekend events for alumni that would like to purchase them. For more information, please contact the individual bookstores.

Health Sciences Campus Bookstore
Monday – Friday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
706-721-3581
Located in the Student Center off of Laney Walker Blvd.

Summerville Campus Bookstore
Monday-Thursday 7:45 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Friday 7:45 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
706-737-1611
Located on the first floor of Washington Hall, on the corner of Katherine Street and Bomford Road.

Helpful Hint: During Alumni Weekend, alumni receive 20% off at the Jagstore!