FRIDAY, JUNE 7, 2019
Tea at the Historic Home of Edith Abbott
Hosted by Nadia Amina Abbas, AM '16, and Zack Shah, MBA '03. Tea and treats to celebrate reunions of the Classes of 1968, 1969, 1978, and 1979.
Alumni Retroactive Hooding Ceremony
Social Justice Address
Featured speaker: Essence McDowell, co-author of Lifting as They Climbed: Mapping a History of Black Women on Chicago's South Side. This book tells the story of Black women who contributed to the development of Chicago from the mid-19th century to today.
SATURDAY, JUNE 8, 2019
Lifting Voices. Celebrating Community
This reception honored leaders who are making an impact and uplifting communities. The festive evening recognized the recipients of SSA's highest alumni awards, including guest artists, special tributes, and a chance to inspire new friendships and community spirit.