Fisk University Alumni

Reunion 2019
May 3-6

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Anniversary classes for Reunion 2019 are those ending in 4 and 9. We will highlight the Class of 1944 (Platinum), the Class of 1969 (Golden) and the Class of 1994 (Silver). We will welcome the Class of 2019!
 
Schedule
Friday, May 3, 2019
  • Registration, 9 am - 8 pm - The Richardson House Alumni Lawn
  • Annual Fish Fry – 11 am – 4 pm, The Richardson House Lawn
  • Ground Breaking Ceremony for the Roland G. Parrish Center for Career Planning and Development – 4 pm, Corner of Jackson St & 17th Ave. N.
  • Alumni & Friends Authors Book Panel – 4:30-5:30 pm, Second Floor – John Hope and Aurelia Elizabeth Franklin Library
  • GAAFU, Inc, Annual Meeting
  • Fisk Alumni College, 1-4 p.m., various locations. Attend “mini classes” and catch-up on current selective course offerings taught by current Fisk professors.
  • GAAFU, Inc, Annual Meeting, 6-7 pm, Fisk Memorial Chapel
  • Party on The Yard – 7-10 pm
  • Midnight Cruise, 11:45 pm - 2 am, General Jackson Showboat (Casual Attire)
 
Saturday, May 4, 2019
  • Breakfast, 8 am, Adam K. Spence Hall, Cecile B. Jefferson Dining Room
  • Art Gallery Tours and Yard Fest
  • Silver Sons & Daughters Luncheon, 12 noon, Adams K. Spence Hall – Multi-Purpose Room (class of 1994)
  • Class Photos for Goldens, 12-1 pm, taken at the site of your Class Meeting
    • 1944 - Jubilee Hall
    • 1949 - Jubilee Hall
    • 1955 - Jubilee Hall
    • 1959 - Jubilee Hall
    • 1964 - Jubilee Hall
  • Golden Class of 1969 will hold Class Meeting in The Little Theatre which will be available at 12 Noon.
  • Golden Class of 1969 Photo - 3:45 p.m. on steps behind Cravath. (Rain location will be in The Little Theatre)
  • Class Photos on the steps of the John Hope and Aurelia Elizabeth Franklin Library for the classes listed below, starting at 2 pm, followed by Class Meetings. (Rain Location: Henderson A. Johnson Memorial Gymnasium)
    • 1974 at 2 pm
    • 1979 at 2:20 pm
    • 1984 at 2:40 pm
    • 1989 at 2:50 pm
    • 1994 at 2:45 pm
    • 1999 at 2:55 pm
    • 2004 at 3:10 pm
    • 2009 at 3:20 pm
    • 2014 at 3:30 pm
  • Class Meetings immediately following Class Photo in designated rooms on campus.
  • Pre-Gala Social, 6:30 pm, Renaissance Hotel - Nashville
  • Gala Banquet, 7:30 pm, Renaissance Hotel - Nashville (Cocktail attire)
 
Sunday, May 5, 2019
  • Breakfast, 8:00 am, Adam K. Spence Hall - Cecile B. Jefferson Dining Room
  • Baccalaureate, 10 am, Fisk Memorial Chapel (Special seating for Class of '93 and all Goldens)
  • Golden Sons and Daughters Luncheon, 12 noon, Appleton Room - Jubilee Hall
  • Class of 1969 Golden Memorial Service, 2 pm, Fisk Memorial Chapel
  • Class Photo Pick-up - 4 - 7 pm – Richardson House
  • Commencement 2019 Concert Fisk Jubilee Singers, 7:30 pm, Fisk Memorial Chapel
 
Monday, May 6, 2019
  • Breakfast, 8:00 am, Adam K. Spence Hall - Cecile B. Jefferson Dining Room
  • Commencement, (Special seating for Class of 1994 and all Goldens) – Mount Zion Baptist Church, 7594 Old Hickory Blvd., Nashville, TN  37189
 
We are live with hotel reservations for Reunion 2019 at the Renaissance Nashville Hotel located at 611 Commerce Street, Nashville, TN  37203. Rooms have been reserved for Fisk alumni. Reservations must be made directly with the Renaissance Hotel.  The availability of rooms is on first come, first serve basis.
 
The standard run of the house rooms are $259 per room/night.  Our rates are applicable May 2-6, 2019. The deadline to take advantage of the group rate is April 9, 2019.
 
A dedicated booking website has been created for Fisk Reunion 2019 so that you will be able to make, modify and cancel your hotel reservations online, as well as take advantage of any room upgrades, amenities or other services offered by the Renaissance Nashville.
Use the following link to make your online reservation: https://book.passkey.com/e/49857382
If you want to make reservations by phone, you will need to use the following dedicated Group Reservations phone numbers in order to access special block rates and ensure that you book within the block:
  • Reservations Toll Free: 1-877-901-6632
  • Reservations Local Line: 1-615-255-8400
Renaissance Nashville Hotel may not be able to accept reservation inquiries on certain non-group reservation phone numbers.
 
The 2019 Fisk Reunion will welcome the Class of 2019. Our anniversary classes are those ending in 4 and 9. We will highlight the Class of 1944 (Platinum), the Class of 1969 (Golden) and the Class of 1994 (Silver). All classes are welcome!
 
For more information call 615.329.8596 or 800.443(ALUM) 2586 or email: alumni@fisk.edu.
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