Alvernia University Class of 2020

Week of virtual events slated May 3-8 to celebrate the Alvernia Class of 2020


Alvernia University announces a week of virtual celebratory events, Grad Farewell Week, to celebrate members of the Class of 2020. 


To replace senior week events canceled or postponed due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, six days of events are scheduled beginning with a Graduating Student Retreat on Sunday, May 3 and concluding with a virtual Toast to the Class of 2020 on Friday, May 8. 


A full list of events and information can be found below. Graduating students should check their emails daily for updated information and ZOOM links to participate in various events.


Sunday, May 3rd – Graduating Student Retreat hosted by the Office of Mission and Ministry

The Office of Mission and Ministry is offering a self-guided retreat to commemorate graduates' college journey and accomplishments.


Monday, May 4th – Graduating Student Bingo hosted by the Office of Student Activities

Student Activities is hosting a night of Alvernia's favorite game, Bingo, for all graduating students. A ZOOM link will be shared with students via email.


Tuesday, May 5th – Day of Thanks

Alvernia will be thanking and congratulating graduating students for their years of hard work on Alvernia's social media channels. Students will also have the opportunity to thank those who have made an impact during their Alvernia journey. More information will be distributed to students via email. 


Wednesday, May 6th – Cooking Up the Next Chapter hosted by Aladdin Dining Services

Graduating students will learn to upgrade their cooking skills thanks to the help of Chef Matt Lykens and Chef Hector Ruiz who will share an evening cooking demonstration for some quick and easy meal options. A ZOOM link will be shared with students via email.


Thursday, May 7th – Throwback Thursday

This day is set aside for students to turn back the clock and share some of their favorite memories during their time at Alvernia Alvernia. Students are encouraged to share photos, tag friends, professors, departments, or anyone else. Students can participate by using the hashtag #AlverniaTBT. The Alvernia social media accounts will also be sharing these throwback moments.


Friday, May 8th – Toast to the Class of 2020

Join members of the Alvernia community as they toast the Class of 2020's success as Alvernians. Toasts will be given by President Loyack, Provost Fitzgerald among other faculty and staff members, administration, alumni and board members. So grab your glass and raise it high as Alvernia celebrates the Class of 2020. A ZOOM link will be shared with students via email.