Williams Alumni Bicentennial

Watch 200 Years of the SOA

We're turning 200!

You—yes, you!—are an important part of this story.
The history of the Society of Alumni has been written by all of us. Learn about our incredible journey, and join us in looking forward.

There's a Place for You. Explore the Bicentennial's purpose and monthly themes.

Event Spotlight

Nancy Baker Cahill photo, looking off into distance

Bicentennial Medalist in Conversation: Nancy Baker Cahill ’92

5/11/2021 at 8:00pm ET

In this Bicentennial Medalist event, hear Nancy Baker Cahill ’92, founder and artistic director of 4th Wall — a free augmented reality public art platform exploring resistance and inclusive creative expression — in conversation with media scholar and author Ethan Zuckerman ’93.

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Expressive Art & Wellness: Connecting to Nature with Chenoweth Stites Allen ’92

4/22/2021 at 12:00pm ET

Celebrate Earth Day with this interactive workshop that invites you to imagine and express your connection to nature. How has nature informed this past year for you? When have you been restored by the outdoors? We will have time to create, share and dream of healing and wholeness for ourselves and our world.

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WAAAAN Presents A Talk with Harry Yoon ’93, Film Editor of Minari

4/24/2021 at 2:00pm ET

The Williams Asian & Asian American Alumni Network cordially invites you to A Talk with Harry Yoon ’93, Film Editor of Minari, a powerful immigrant tale that has been sweeping up film awards and is nominated for six Oscars!

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QSU x BiGLATA Presents “LGBTQ+ Williams Bicentennial Storytime” featuring Alumni of the ’60s and ’70s

4/25/2021 at 4:00pm ET

BiGLATA and QSU invite the Williams alumni community to a panel discussion featuring alums from the 1960s and 1970s. Panelists will discuss how LGBTQ+ life at Williams has evolved, personal journeys since graduation, and how our community can continue to make Williams a more equitable and inclusive place.

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Every Person
Has a Story (EPHS!)

What does it mean to you to be a Williams alum?

Puzzles in Purple

The Williams College Society of Alumni
Bicentennial Celebration Puzzle Hunt

You and your team of crack puzzle hunters are tasked with combing through the past, present—and maybe future—of Williams College to unlock the secrets of the Society and reveal the answer to the question, “How should we celebrate the bicentennial of the Williams College Society of Alumni?

A graphic of puzzle pieces.