The University of Georgia will host its second annual Return to the Arch Alumni Seminar, a three-day educational gathering for UGA alumni and friends, from May 1-3, 2015.
This year's theme is "Food for Thought" and will feature lectures, tours and interactive seminars that showcase the best that UGA has to offer. Come prepared with open minds and empty stomachs as you experience a fun, food-filled weekend on campus.
Seminar highlights include:
- A reception and dinner with Food Network star and alumnus Alton Brown (AB '04) (pictured to left)
- Exclusive behind-the-scenes tours of campus
- Presentations from leading UGA faculty members
- Address by Peter Dale (ABJ '99), owner/chef of The National in Athens, 2012 Food & Wine's "People's Best New Chef-Southeast"
- A Farm to Table Dinner under the stars on Herty Field
- A Local Lunch Market featuring local fare
The registration fee for this three-day seminar is $290 per person, which includes all meals, beverages, transportation, seminars and special activities. It does not include hotel accommodations.
A supplemental dining package for non-attendee spouses/guests may be purchased for $115. This includes the Friday reception and dinner with Alton Brown, the Saturday reception and Farm to Table Dinner on Herty Field, and the Local Lunch Market on Sunday.
Hotel accommodations are not included in the seminar registration fee. Please secure lodging separately. The Georgia Center's UGA Hotel & Conference Center is offering discounted rates ranging from $99 to $129 for attendees. Please call 1-800-884-1381 or visit www.ugahotel.com to make your reservation. Use block code 84581 to receive the discounted rate on a first-come, first-served basis.
Due to the advance planning required for program meals, no refunds will be available after Monday, April 27 at 5 p.m.
View the complete schedule. This schedule will be updated frequently; check back for the most current version.
View a special message from UGA President Jere W. Morehead (JD '80) regarding this special event.
To learn more about this special event, please contact Katie Fite at 706-542-0383 or firstname.lastname@example.org.