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
For any questions regarding the events listed below, please contact Marina at mglagole@ucsc.edu or call 831-459-2412.

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

Pioneer Slug Soiree
Friday, April 28th
7:00pm - midnight
Crown Senior Commons
(by invitation only)

Pioneer Slug Salon
Saturday, April 29th at 11:00am through Sunday, April 30th at 1:00pm
Crown Senior Commons
A place to meet your fellow Pioneers!
Refreshments served. Open to Crown College Pioneer Class Members.

ScreeningCrown College: 50 Years of Nurturing Education
Saturday, April 29th
2:00pm - 2:30pm
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 of Nurturing Education
Saturday, April 29th
2:30pm - 3:00pm
Crown/Merrill Dining Hall

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

Keynote Speaker, Steve Blank: "Entrepreneurship and Ethical Dilemmas in a Competitive World"
Sunday, April 30th
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Crown/Merrill Dining Hall
Recognized as a thought leader on startups and innovation, Steve Blank's work has changed how startups are built, how entrepreneurship is taught, how science is commercialized, and how large companies and our government innovate. He has been featured in Reuters, The New York Times, Forbes, TechCrunch, and The Wall Street Journal.

Reception
Sunday, April 30th
2:00pm - 3:00pm
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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