URI alumni, community residents invited to
take part in'Colleges on the Quad', June 3.
KINGSTON, R.I. -- May 19, 2000 -- Alumni, faculty, and staff are welcometo
participate in "Colleges on the Quad" on Saturday, June 3,as part
of the University of Rhode Island's Alumni Weekend.
From 2 to 4 p.m., colorful tents and the sounds of jazz will fill theKingston
Quadrangle, as strollers enjoy desserts and information from URI'sAcademic
There is no charge for those who want to enjoy the Quad on a beautifulspring
day. For further information, contact the Alumni Association at 401-874-2242.You
can also go to the Web site at http://advance.uri.edu/events.htm andclick
on Alumni Weekend 2000.
"We thought this would be a wonderful way to showcase our collegesand
what they have to offer in a relaxed atmosphere," said JenniferDurand,
assistant director of alumni relations. "It's a time for ouralumni
to re-connect with their faculty and deans."
So far, the Colleges participating are Arts and Sciences, Business Administration,Engineering
and Environment and Life Sciences.
For Information: Jennifer Durand 401-874-4536, Dave Lavallee