Come Back to Celebrate!

Duke MBA, MMS, MHA, and MQM alumni from classes ending in "0" and "5" will celebrate their reunion May 1-3, 2020. Make plans to reconnect with classmates and relive your Duke days minus the exams! 

Alumni celebrating Fuqua reunions

We are working on lining up a great weekend! Check out the schedule highlights below to see what's in store. More details to come in the months ahead.

Friday, May 1, 2020

Reunion Welcome Party
Kick off the weekend with a casual reception which will allow you to reconnect with classmates and network with alumni from a variety of class years and programs.  Children welcome.

Saturday, May 2, 2020

Family Fun Day
With arts and crafts, inflatables, face painting, balloon art, and more, Family Fun Day is the place to be for children (or children at heart).

Dean's State of the School Address
Dean Bill Boulding will give an update on Fuqua's strategy, successes, and opportunities. We will also applaud the volunteers who worked so hard to make reunion possible and update you on which classes are leading in participation and dollars raised for the class gift.

BBQ Lunch 
Enjoy one of North Carolina's finest offerings - barbeque. Be sure to bring your camera, as we hope the Duke Blue Devil will make an appearance!

Back in the Classroom Sessions
The afternoon academic sessions will allow you to get back in hear from some of Fuqua's top faculty. 

Leadership Donor Reception (invitation only)
Members of the Thomas F. Keller Leadership Donor Society and the Rex Adams Society are invited to join Dean Bill Boulding and other Fuqua faculty and staff for a special event for Fuqua's most generous supporters.

Class Celebrations
Class dinners will be hosted at Fuqua as well as the new JB Duke hotel.

Sunday, May 3, 2020

Farewell Brunch
Enjoy Sunday brunch at the new JB Duke Hotel.  Delicious food, coffee, and one last chance to bid farewell to your classmates!

We have secured a room block at the JB Duke Hotel at the R. David Thomas Executive Conference Center.
230 Science Drive
Durham, NC 27708
$189 per night, plus tax

To make a reservation call +919.660.6400 and request the Fuqua Reunions 2020 (Group ID: 752270) room block or make a reservation online

Alumni volunteers are an important component to Fuqua's reunion program. We invite you to learn more about opportunities available and get involved with your class committee.  To join the Reunion Committee, fill out this form or email reunion@fuqua.duke.edu!

Why volunteer?

  • To reconnect with classmates

  • To start, or continue, on a pathway to other volunteer opportunities at Fuqua

  • To accomplish a worthy goal and make an impact at the school

  • To develop or strengthen a relationship with Fuqua staff

  • To live in the spirit Team Fuqua, even after graduation

Reunion Committee Roles

Social Media Ambassador

Commitment time: November - April

This volunteer position is for those who enjoy sharing on social media. Whether it be through Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram, social media posts are an excellent way to inform classmates of reunion and encourage their attendance. This role will be responsible for:

  • Posting content that our staff shares with you to your social media accounts, including hashtags, photos, and links
  • Manage class-specific social media activity. Promotion of DAR department-based Facebook group and events
  • Ask classmates to share class photos - both current as well as from your time at Fuqua

Class Reconnector

Commitment time: February - April

In this role, volunteers will be asked to reach out to their directly to at least 10 of their classmates to reconnect them with Fuqua, find out what they are up to now, discuss reunion weekend, and encourage them to attend. Reaching out directly looks like calling a classmate by phone, emailing, texting, or direct messaging.

In addition to reconnecting with classmates, this position will help recruit additional class volunteers for outreach activity.

Class Insider

Commitment time: November - April

This role will help Fuqua’s Development and Alumni Relations staff plan reunion by providing ideas for programming, class dinners, and sharing class-specific memories to make reunion a unique experience. Other tasks include:

  • Reach out to favorite faculty to encourage them to connect with your class at reunion weekend
  • Provide anecdotes to Fuqua's Development and Alumni Relations team about your time at Fuqua to help us tailor class communication
  • Organize class-specific activities (example include, hash runs, FuquaVision, etc), if of interest to your class

Celebrating your first reunion year?

You have your own event on February 21-22, 2019: Fuqua First Reunion!

Questions?

Email Alumni Relations or call +1.919.660.7698.