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

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Dwelling of the Gallant

6/17/2021 at 12:00pm ET

Join us for powerful reflections and discussion among four Williams women who have charted fascinating personal and professional paths forward: Meg Lowman ’76, Adrena Ifill ’91, Jiayang Fan ’06, and Jessica Bernheim ’16.

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Purple Prose Author Talk: Amanda Eyre Ward ’94

7/13/2021 at 12:00pm ET

Grab your copy of our summer reading selection The Jetsetters, and register now for a special talk featuring the New York Times bestselling author Amanda Eyre Ward ’94 in conversation with writer and life coach Zahie El Kouri ’93.

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Williams @ Work – Travel Outlook for a Post-Pandemic World

6/23/2021 at 12:00pm ET

Industry experts Jennifer Washburne ’86, Jeninne Lee-St. John ’98, and Mark Rothman ’05 will help us unpack the trends that are already emerging and their short- and long-term impact on travel and tourism.

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The Gifts of Summer: A Mini-Retreat

7/28/2021 at 12:00pm ET

Join facilitator Liana Thompson Knight ’01 for two-hour mini-retreats in July and August using the metaphor of summer’s gifts as an entry point to deep reflection, stillness and renewal.

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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?

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