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Olin Celebration Weekend

Save the Date! April 5-6, 2019


Relive your memories at Olin and create new ones while celebrating alumni achievement.


Alumni and graduate reunion celebrants are invited back to campus each April for Olin Celebration Weekend.  The weekend celebrates alumni achievement, graduate reunion classes, and offers the opportunity to reconnect with classmates and your alma mater.  Click here​ for Graduate Reunion details.    ​

Please note honorees are from 2018.  2019 honorees will be announced at a later date.  


2018 Olin Awards Honorees


​Mr. Zack Boyers, MBA 2001, U.S. Bancorp Community Development Corporation

​Ms. Shirley Cunningham, MBA 2008, CHS Inc.

​Mr. Richard Ritholz, BSBA 1984, Elliot Management Corporation

​Mr. Munir Mashooqullah, MBA 1998, Synergies Worldwide


​Dr. William H. Danforth II

​Chancellor Emeritus, Washington University in St. Louis


​Ms. Jessica Fischer, BSBA 2006 MSBA 2006, Charter Communications

​Mr. Jeffrey Platt, BSBA 2006, Sky Zone Franchise Group

​Mr. Mark C. Pydynowski, BSBA 2004, Experian

​Ms. Amanda Signorelli, BSBA 2013, Techweek


​Lingxiu Dong, PhD, Professor of Operations and Manufacturing Management

​D​urai Sundaramoorthi, PhD, Senior Lecturer in Management


2019's Schedule of Activities​ ​ ​

Friday, April 5

​7:30 - 9:15 a.m.

​Lessons in Leadership

​Emerson Auditorium,
Knight Hall

​Continental Breakfast and Panel with 2019 Distinguished Alumni Award
Honorees and the Olin Award Presentation. Sponsored by the Bauer
Leadership Center and the Century Club Business Series.

​10:00 - 11:00 a.m.

​Faculty Spotlight

Olin Business School

Hear the latest research from Bart Hamilton, Robert Brookings Smith Distinguished Professor of Economics, Management & Entrepreneurship and Director of the Koch Center for Family Business. 

​11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

​Emerging Leaders Luncheon

​Third Degree Glass Factory

​Olin Business School's annual celebration and recognition of recent alumni.

​2:00 - 4:00 p.m.

​East End Campus Tour

​East End of Campus

​In 2017, the University began its most significant capital project in recent history: transformation of the east end of the Danforth Campus.  We invite you to tour the progress. 

​6:00 - 9:30 p.m.

​Olin Distinguished Alumni Awards and Dinner Gala

​Knight Hall and Bauer Hall

​Olin's largest annual celebration and recognition of alumni achievement.


​6:00 p.m. - Awards in Emerson and Frick Forum
7:00 p.m. - Dinner Reception, Knight Hall and Bauer Hall

​Saturday, April 6

10:00 a.m.​​ - 12:00 p.m.

​Champagne Brunch at Dean Taylor's Home

​Dean Taylor's Home

​Dean Taylor invites you to his home for an intimate brunch.  Space is limited.



​Graduate Reunion Dinners


​We encourage classes to plan their own parties on Saturday evening. 

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