Celebrating 50 Years of Service

Crown College celebrates 50 amazing years with special events highlighting Crown's founding, contributions to innovation, and continuing service to the student body!

After perusing the events, make your voice heard by submitting a response for the Crown is Great! Exhibit. Consider making a contribution to our Library Renaissance project, or get a blast from the past looking through our photo archive. Want more from your weekend? Be sure to check out the full list of events during Alumni Weekend to help plan your weekend!

Alumni Weekend 2017 Events

Donor Reception & Wine Tasting
Friday, April 28th
6:00 - 8:00pm
Prima Vino at the Santa Cruz Wharf
(by invitation only)

ScreeningCrown College: 50 Years Cultivating Innovation
Saturday, April 29th
2:00 - 2:30 pm
Crown/Merrill Dining Hall
Join us in exploring the history and ethos of Crown College by diving in to this retrospective film of Crown's past achievements!

Panel Discussion: Crown College: 50 Years Cultivating Innovation
Saturday, April 29th
2:30 - 3:00 pm
Crown/Merrill Dining Hall

Reception
Saturday, April 29th
3:00 - 4:00 pm
Crown/Merrill Dining Hall
Light refreshments will be served. 

Keynote Speech: Innovation & Entrepreneurship, A Talk by Steve Blank
Sunday, April 30th
1:00 - 2:00 pm
Crown/Merrill Dining Hall
Pescadero-based Silicon Valley entrepreneur and E.piphany co-founder Steve Blank discusses innovation and entrepreneurship in an emerging start-up world. Teaching entrepreneurship for both undergrad and graduate students, Steve has lectured a variety of institutions including the Haas School of Business, UC Berkeley, Columbia University, Caltech, and Stanford. Regarded as one of the "Godfathers of Silicon Valley," Steve's work ihas been featured in Reuters, the New York TimesForbes, TechCrunch, and The Wall Street Journal.

Reception
Sunday, April 30th
2:00 - 3:00 pm
Crown/Merrill Dining Hall
Light refreshments will be served.

College Night - Celebrating 50 Years of Crown!
Alumni in the greater San Francisco and Monterey Bay areas should keep a watch out for an invitation to join current Crownies at College Night! We'll be enjoying an upscale menu, live jazz, and slideshows of Crown's illustrious past.

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