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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2021 Regional Mountain Days

10/31/2021 at 12:00am ET

Check to see if there’s a local Mountain Day celebration in your neighborhood sometime this October! If not, we invite and encourage you to make your own! Go out on a hike or a walk in your Williams gear; enjoy the outdoors; snap a selfie and send it to your class listserv and/or share it across social channels with the hashtags #MountainDay and #WilliamsAlumni200.

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Eph Connect: Veterans & Active Military

11/9/2021 at 4:00pm ET

In honor of Veterans Day and Ephs everywhere who have served or are currently serving, we’re pleased to host an online meetup specifically for veterans – including alumni, students and faculty/staff – as well as current members of the armed services.

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Biggest Little Community (Nov. 1-15)

11/15/2021 at 11:59pm ET

In celebration of the Bicentennial of the Society of Alumni (200 years of alumni giving back!) and this November’s theme of “Home,” we invite you to share how you carry the spirit of Williams by giving back to your community through volunteerism and service. The more you volunteer, the greater your gift to Williams.

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[email protected] Webinar: Faith in the Midst of Crisis

11/16/2021 at 3:00pm ET

Reflect on the role religious faith may play in a post-pandemic world in this [email protected] webinar featuring Reverend Gail Henderson-Belsito ’87, Rabbi Rachel Barenblat ’96 and Khurram Ahmed ’03.

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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?

Ephs on the Mooove

Meeting alumni where they are,
sharing who they are.

During the month of July, Mike Rodriguez '17 and Juan Baena '06 traveled across the United States, sharing alumni voices from their local communities and celebrating the shared sense of connection beyond the Purple Valley.

graphic of an RV covered in bicentennial spots and logo, with one person staring out a window and another leaning against the hood