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JCU Alumni Reunion 2019

Join us on September 19-22 for the JCU Alumni Reunion 2019! This 3-day event is a university-wide gathering of alumni and their families, faculty and staff members, Trustees, and current students.

Reconnect with old friends who have shared a unique educational experience and see how much JCU has grown!  

Alumni are welcome to bring guests.

How to book

Online bookings can be made until September 13, 2019. The Reunion has a registration fee of $100 (approx. €88) which includes:

  • Welcome Aperitivo
  • Brunch with President Franco Pavoncello
  • Keynote Address by Alumni Association President Francesco Ruspoli '94
  • Faculty & Alumni Forums
  • Wine & Cheese & Much More (Tasting of delicacies produced by alumni-owned businesses)
  • Farewell Lunch

Stand-alone tickets can be purchased. All participants will receive a welcome bag with JCU gadgets.

Register for the JCU Alumni Reunion 2019

Schedule of Events

Guests can take part in several activities and tours.

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 19
3 - 5:30 PM | Welcome Desk at Guarini Campus
6 PMWelcome Aperitivo at Meccanismo, Piazza Trilussa 34

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 20
11 AM | Welcome Brunch with President Pavoncello at Cardia Courtyard in Critelli Campus
3 - 6 PM Welcome Desk at Guarini and Critelli Campuses
4 PM | Keynote Address by Alumni Association President, followed by Faculty & Alumni Forums in the Aula Magna Regina in Guarini Campus

  • Entrepreneurship: Young Founders Flying High 
    with Professor Stefan Sorgner, alumni Paola Scotto di Frega '13, Alberto Romano '14, Giulia Primo ’18, and Charles Tabansi '16
  • Virtual Reality & Gamification: A Look Into the Future
    with Professors Brian Thomson and Alberto Micali, and alumna Ksenia Kurileva '14 
  • The Illusion of Authenticity: Art in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction
    with Professors Peter Sarram, Antonio Lopez and Brunella Antomarini, alumnae Fiamma Mozzetta '16 and Elisabetta Petrucci '19 
  • How to Become a Writer in the Harsh World of Communications
    with alumnae Giorgia Conte ’16, Marialaura Grandolfo ’17, and Federica Bocco '18 
  • The Challenges of Sovereignism
    Open Class with Professor Federigo Argentieri

6:30 PM | Wine & Cheese, a Toast to Faculty - Secchia Terrace in Guarini Campus

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 21
Times TBA

Horseback riding on the Appia Antica: Travel back in time to ancient Rome on a horse! You will see monuments, statues, and temples that line the famous Appia Antica road. Feel the emotion of riding headlong into history along the path traveled by Julius Caesar. If you don’t feel like horseback riding you can walk or rent a bike. The price is €60 for 2 hours. There is an option to have lunch afterward, at an additional cost. The deadline to sign up is September 12.

Cooking Class: You will be learning from the best in a friendly environment. The class will last at least 2 hours, and you will be making a 3-course Italian meal. Once you have cooked the food, you will enjoy it with some wine. In the end, you will receive a certificate and a little gift. The price is €55 per person. The deadline to sign up is September 12.

7 PM | President's Gala at Hotel Hassler, Piazza Trinità dei Monti 6 - Register for the President’s Gala

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 22
1 PM | Farewell Lunch, a Taste of Multiculturalism in the Lemon Tree Courtyard in Guarini Campus

The horseback riding tours, the cooking class, and the President's Gala must be paid separately. Hurry up, limited space available! We are looking forward to welcoming you back to JCU. If you have any questions, please contact [email protected]