2019 Macalester Volunteer Summit
August 2-4, 2019

This annual summit brings together dedicated alumni volunteers, including Class Agents, the Alumni Board Executive Committee and new members, Reunion committees and chapter volunteers for training, community and planning for the year ahead. This year’s focus is our community’s shared value of Service to Society. Speakers will include President Brian Rosenberg as well as staff from the Civic Engagement Center, Career Development Center and Advancement.

Online registration now open. Please RSVP by Friday, July 19.


Please note that this agenda is subject to change.

Friday, August 2nd
2:00 p.m. – Residence hall check-in and registration
3:00 p.m. – Tour of the new Theater and Dance Building
4:30 p.m. – Summer Send-Off – Welcome reception for incoming students and families
5:30 p.m. – Leadership Gatherings
6:30 p.m. – Volunteer Service Project with pizza and drinks

Saturday, August 3rd
7:00 a.m. – Residence hall check-in
8:30 a.m. – Breakfast and registration check-in
9:00 a.m. – Welcome and Service to Society Reflection from Civic Engagement Center
10:00 a.m. – State of the College with President Brian Rosenberg
11:15 a.m. – Deep Dive Sessions (Civic Engagement Center, Career Exploration, Advancement)
12:00 p.m. – Lunch with fellow volunteers and staff
1:00 p.m. – Volunteer Tracks
2:45 p.m. – Breakout Sessions I
3:40 p.m – Breakout Sessions II
4:40 p.m. – Wrap Up and Group Photo!
5:30 p.m. – Community Building Activity (more details to come)

Sunday, August 4th
9:00 a.m. – Breakfast
9:30 a.m. – Welcome and agenda
10:00 a.m. – Work time and lunch (by volunteer group)
1:15 p.m. – Wrap up and closing ceremony

We value your attendance at the Volunteer Summit. We have secured limited funds to assist with travel expenses for volunteers who attend and will provide free housing on campus.

Please contact Liz Boyer at eboyer1@macalester.edu  or Neely Heubach at nheubach@macalester.edu for details on travel assistance and with any other questions.