20th Alumni Association Annual Dinner, Saturday, September 22
The Clayton State University Alumni Association will look to hit a grand slam once again at its 20th Annual Alumni Dinner.
Next fall, the Alumni Association will hold its annual event at the 755 Club located at Turner Field. The Annual Dinner will be held on Saturday, Sept. 22. All Clayton State alumni, faculty/staff, students and friends of the University are invited to the event.
“We are so excited about having the opportunity to have our dinner at the 755 Club this year” says Alumni Association President Ben Hopkins. “We’ve had our annual event at some wonderful venues all over Atlanta and this will be another special night for alumni and friends.”
The dinner portion of the event will begin at 7 p.m., preceded by a reception; starting at 6:15 p.m. Attendees will also have the opportunity to take a special tour of Turner Field, which includes a behind-the-scenes look in the Atlanta Braves clubhouse.
In conjunction with the dinner, the Alumni Association will also recognize its 2012 Distinguished Alumni Award winners and hold a benefit auction.
"Our event has always been a special time for our alumni and university family to reconnect. We look forward to having a great turnout in the fall and having the opportunity to recognize some of our outstanding alumni,” says Hopkins.
The Alumni Association is taking nominations for its 2012 Outstanding Alumni Awards. For more information, or to nominate a deserving alumnus, visit the alumni website at http://www.clayton.edu/alumni/distinguishedalumniawards/nominations.
Last year’s Annual Dinner was held in the Great Hall of Fernbank Museum of Natural History.
The highlight of the event was the naming of the award winners, and last year’s overall Alumnus of the Year was Sherry Hamilton, a 1977 graduate with a degree in education.
Along with Hamilton, other honorees were: Jackie Dorst, Alumnus of the Year from the College of Health; Kyle Pinion, Alumnus of the Year from the College of Arts & Sciences; Joseph Echols, Alumnus of the Year from the School of Business; Ahsan Huda, Alumnus of the Year from College of Information & Mathematical Sciences; and Hiba Elhag, recipient of the Outstanding Future Alumnus Award.
For more information about the dinner and sponsorship opportunities, please contact the Clayton State Office of Alumni Relations at (678) 466-4477 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.