2019 Alumni Weekend

Join us in beautiful San Juan, Puerto Rico
April 11-14, 2019!

Condado Beach, Puerto Rico (Photo Courtesy: Breezy Baldwin via Flickr) Castillo San Cristobal in Puerto Rico. (Photo Courtesy: Arthur T. LaBar via Flickr.)
Camuy River Caves in Puerto Rico. (Photo Courtesy: blanes_jm via Flickr) The view from El Yunque National Park in Puerto Rico. (Photo Courtesy: Trish Hartmann via Flickr)
Photos Courtesy (clockwise): Breezy Baldwin, Arthur T. LaBar, Trish Hartmann and blanes_jm via Flickr




Hotel: Condado Vanderbilt Hotel


(These events may change as planning progresses. Travelers will receive a final itinerary just before the trip.)

Thursday, April 11
Evening Welcome Reception

Friday, April 12

  • Morning - Conversations about Puerto Rico's continuing recovery from Hurricane Maria and how leaders are planning for future disasters.
  • Lunch with the group.
  • Afternoon - Free time to explore on your own or enjoy the beach, spa, pool, and other amenities at our hotel.
  • Evening - Gala with dinner and dancing at the Old San Juan Casino (now a beautiful, historic event space).

Saturday, April 13

  • Morning - Learn about disaster recovery block grants helping restore Puerto Rico as well as tax incentive programs drawing businesses to the island.
  • Lunch with the group.
  • Afternoon - Tour Old San Juan, a 500-year-old neighborhood, with insight from a historian and a local civil engineer.
  • Evening – Free time to explore with restaurant and activity suggestions from our local alumni.

Sunday, April 14

  • Optional activities:
  • Depart for home.



Shauna Bennett-Boyd



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