Schedule of Events

Academic

My MOOC Journey: Insights Into the Brave New World of Online Education

Event Date: 10/25/2014
Event Time: 10-11 a.m.
Event Location: Alumni Hall Ballroom (211 Emmet St. S.)
Event Description: More Than The Score
Speaker, Michael Lenox, Professor, Samuel L. Slover Research Professor of Business; Associate Dean & Academic Director, Batten Institute for Entrepreneurship and Innovation, Darden School of Business

Over the past 12 months, over 200,000 students have enrolled in Michael Lenox’s massively open online course (MOOC) titled “Foundations of Business Strategy” and offered on the Udemy and Coursera platforms. He will share his experiences in creating and facilitating a MOOC course while reflecting on the possible ramifications of online education for traditional universities and our higher education system. Lenox will reference his research on disruptive technologies and their impact on industry dynamics and will discuss the disruptive potential of MOOCs.

Event Website: http://www.virginia.edu/lifetimelearning/mtts-2014.html

Athletic

Football vs. North Carolina

Event Date: 10/25/2014
Event Time: TBA
Event Location: Scott Stadium
Event Description: Join us at Scott Stadium to cheer on the Hoos as they face the UNC Tarheels in the South’s Oldest Rivalry.
Event Website: http://www.virginiasports.com

Men’s Soccer vs. Wake Forest

Event Date: 10/24/2014
Event Time: 6:30 p.m.
Event Location: Klockner Stadium
Event Description: Come cheer on the Hoos as they face the Demon Deacons of Wake Forest.
Event Website: http://www.virginiasports.com

Women’s Volleyball vs. North Carolina State

Event Date: 10/24/2014
Event Time: 7 p.m.
Event Location: Memorial Gymnasium
Event Description: Come cheer on the Hoos as they face the NC State Wolfpack.
Event Website: http://www.virginiasports.com

Women’s Volleyball vs. Notre Dame

Event Date: 10/25/2014
Event Time: 7 p.m.
Event Location: Memorial Gymnasium
Event Description: Come cheer on the Hoos as they face the Fighting Irish.
Event Website: http://www.virginiasports.com

Fraternity/Sorority

Theta Chi Football Tailgate

Event Date: 10/25/2014
Event Time: 4 hours prior to kick-off
Event Location: Theta Chi Fraternity, 600 Preston Place in Charlottesville
Event Description: Theta Chi’s annual Homecomings tailgate will be held Saturday, October 25th, 4 hours prior kick-off (game time to be announced several weeks prior to the game). Location is Theta Chi Fraternity, 600 Preston Place in Charlottesville. All Theta Chi alumni are invited to bring family and friends and join us at our renovated House for food, drink, and a few laughs before the game. Look for further details on our web site.
Event Website: http://www.thetachiuva.com

Social

Cavalier Countdown Tailgate

Event Date: 10/25/2014
Event Time: 3 Hours prior to kick-off
Event Location: Alumni Hall (211 Emmet St. S.)
Event Description: Join us at Alumni Hall on game day for the Cavalier Countdown Tailgate. The tailgate will feature Another Level Band, a $2 Tap Takeover by South Street Brewery, and much more.
Event Website: http://uvafootballweekends.com

Curry School Homecoming & Ruffner Reopening Celebration

Event Date: 10/24/2014
Event Time: 7 – 9 p.m.
Event Location: Curry School of Education (Ruffner Hall & Bavaro Hall on Emmet St.)
Event Description: With the re-opening of the newly renovated Ruffner Hall, we are celebrating “One Curry”–a homecoming event for the whole Curry community. Enjoy food, drinks, music, building tours, old friends, favorite faculty members, and new networking opportunities.
Event Website: http://curry.virginia.edu/about/curry-foundation/celebrateruffner

Hoos Heel – Alumni Perspectives Celebrating UVA and UNC

Event Date: 10/24/2014
Event Time: 6:30 p.m. reception and 7:00-8:00 p.m. lecture
Event Location: Alumni Hall Annex and Ballroom (211 Emmet St. S.)
Event Description: More Than The Score

UVA welcomes UNC to Charlottesville for Homecoming Weekend and while we’ll compete on the field on Saturday we’ll kick-off Friday night with a reception and talk inviting alumni from both schools to enjoy an evening of camaraderie celebrating the combined strength of both renowned public institutions. Join us as two accomplished alumni share their collective perspectives as student, alumnus and community resident in these college towns.

Special memento awaits those who can claim alumni status from both UVA and UNC. Casual attire. Refreshments and cash bar available.

Event Website: http://www.virginia.edu/lifetimelearning/mtts-2014.html

School of Nursing Homecomings Tailgate

Event Date: 10/25/2014
Event Time: 10 a.m.-12 p.m. actual time
Event Location: Pavilion IX garden
Event Description: Join us for mimosas, bloody marys, and more before the U.Va. vs. UNC football game. All alumni and friends welcome to attend.

Young Alumni Reunions

Event Date: 10/25/2014
Event Time: Anticipated time is 8-11 p.m. Timing will be confirmed as soon as football kick-off time is announced.
Event Location: Amphitheater
Event Description: Young Alumni Reunions (YAR) is THE young alumni party of the year. YAR takes place in Charlottesville on the Saturday night of Homecomings Weekend and welcomes the 4 most recently graduated classes of U.Va. alumni back to Grounds with a DJ and dancing, photo booth, and late-night food and drink.
Event Website: http://alumni.virginia.edu/events-reunions/reunions/young-alumni-reunions/

Student Organizational

Faith and Life after College: A Study Center Alumni Panel

Event Date: 10/24/2014
Event Time: 4-5:30 p.m.
Event Location: Center for Christian Study
Event Description: U.Va. alumni will share stories and reflections on the way their Christian faith has affected their life after college. This event is open to students as well as alumni and families. Registration is appreciated but not required. Refreshments will be served following the panel.
Event Website: http://studycenter.net/connect/faith-a-life-programs/lectures/393.html

Social Stream