Homecoming Weekend October 20-21, 2017
Homecoming Weekend 2017 consists of the Alumni Reception & Awards Ceremony on Friday, October 20 and the tailgate party on Saturday, October 21.
Alumni Reception & Awards Ceremony (6 PM)
The 2017 Alumni Reception & Awards Ceremony, features the presentation of the William J. Sheffield Outstanding Alumnus Award, the Legend of Pharmacy Award, and the Distinguished Young Alumnus Award. The reception will be held on Friday, October 20 at The University of Texas Club at 6 pm. It features hors d’oeuvres and a cash bar. Dress for the event is business/cocktail.
In addition to honoring the award honorees, we recognize alumni who graduated in ’67, ’77, ’87, ’97,and ’07.
Free CE Event
8:00am — PHR 3.106
A free, 1-hour continuing education event will be offered prior to the start of the tailgate party. This event is free and open to those that are registered for the tailgate party. CE topic: Operation Naloxone: Overdose Prevention Training for Pharmacists.
This interactive seminar will summarize opioid trends and describe the role of the pharmacist in harm reduction efforts. Opioid overdose prevention and acute response will be reviewed in detail, preparing attendees to save lives by dispensing naloxone.
Location: PHR 3.106
8:00am — Pharmacy Courtyard
The tailgate party features a buffet and a cash bar in the pharmacy courtyard.
At the tailgate, we recognize alumni who graduated in’67, ’77, ’87, ’97,and ’07. Many of our student organizations are present at the tailgate party, selling their wares and sharing information with attendees about the work they are doing.
Follow this link to register online and save your spot for our Homecoming events!
Register by mail: please fill out the Homecoming registration form and send in with a check to:
Development and Alumni Relations
UT Austin College of Pharmacy
2409 University Avenue, A1900
Austin, TX 78712
Embassy Suites by Hilton-Austin Central
For your convenience we have placed a room block at the Embassy Suites by Hilton-Austin Central.
To reserve: Call 800-729-5711 by September 22, 2017. The room rate is $209-$229/ night.
Group Code: UCP. Group Name: UT College of Pharmacy Reunion Weekend
If you need to book for more than 2 nights please call the sales office at: 512-519-0461.
They provide a courtesy shuttle to the UT Campus up until 10 PM. (This is based on availability)
From Downtown: Take any west bound street (4th, 6th, 8th, 10th) to Lavaca and head north on Lavaca. Take a right on Guadalupe and take Guadalupe to Dean Keeton (26th) and turn right. Pass Whitis and turn left onto University Avenue. The College of Pharmacy is located at the cul-de-sac of University and Dean Keeton. Burdine is on the east side of University Avenue with the two building pharmacy complex immediately following. The Tailgate Party is on the 2nd floor of the new Pharmacy Building.
From IH-35: From IH-35 lower deck, take the 26th Street (Dean Keeton) exit. Head west on 26th Street. Continue through the stoplights at Red River, Robert Dedman, San Jacinto and Speedway, heading west to University Avenue. The College of Pharmacy is located at the cul-de-sac of University and Dean Keeton. Burdine is on the east side of University Avenue with the two-building pharmacy complex immediately following. The Tailgate is on the 2nd floor of the new Pharmacy Building.
From Mopac: Take Windsor Road exit and head east. Windsor turns into 24th at the top of the hill just east of Mopac. Take 24th east crossing Lamar and to the stoplight at Guadalupe. Turn left (north) at Guadalupe. Turn right on Dean Keeton (26th) heading right/east. The College of Pharmacy is located at the cul-de-sac of University and Dean Keeton. Burdine is on the east side of University Avenue with the two-building pharmacy complex immediately following. The tailgate party is on the 2nd floor of the new Pharmacy Building.
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