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

Jason Hehir

Bicentennial Medalist in Conversation: Jason Hehir ’98

3/23/2021 at 8:00pm ET

Join Jason Hehir ’98 and acclaimed sportswriter Tim Layden ’78 in conversation. Hehir is a seven-time Emmy-winning director and producer whose 2020 series The Last Dance chronicled the Chicago Bulls dynasty and Michael Jordan’s career.

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Women in the Society of Alumni

3/8/2021 at 12:00pm ET

Celebrate International Women’s Day, Women’s History Month, and 50 years of Williams co-education with a panel discussion moderated by Leila Jere ’91 with Katherine Sharpe ’79, Kate Boyle Ramsdell ’97, and Cat Vielma ’10.

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Today and Tomorrow: An Interactive Project with the Theatre Department

3/18/2021 at 8:00pm ET

What would it be like to jump into the future and tell people about this unprecedented time? Theatre students examine this and other questions with alumni to create a digital performance time capsule that will be opened (again) in 2041.

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Puzzles in Purple: Williamsiana Trivia

4/10/2021 at 8:00pm ET

So, you think you know something about Williamsiana? Well, let’s find out! Join us on April 10th, 2021 at 8:00-9:30pm EST for pub-style trivia. This trivia event is brought to you by a hearty band of Eph alums and students!

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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.