Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing

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More information on Homecoming 2016 coming soon. See below for last year's details.

Thursday, September 24

11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. | Golden Alumni Brunch | Miller-Ward Alumni House
Graduates of all of Emory’s schools and units who graduated more than 50 years ago are invited to come together to celebrate and connect with each other. Open to all 50 year or older alumni and their guests · $15 per person · Register here · Parking: Miller-Ward Alumni House · Contact: Michele Obester, 404.712.5978 or

Friday, September 25

1:00 - 2:30 p.m. | "The Journey to Leadership" Alumni Panel | School of Nursing, 1520 Clifton Road, Atlanta, GA
Join a School of Nursing class to hear the 2015 Nurses' Alumni Association award recipients share about each of their journeys to becoming a leader and how their connections to Emory helped them to succeed. Visit to learn about our award recipients and their accomplishments. Open to nursing alumni, faculty, staff & students · No charge · Parking: Michael Street parking deck · Contact: Elizabeth Powell, 404.727.8735 or

2:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. | Student & Alumni Cookies & Conversations with Optional Simulation Lab & Building Tour | School of Nursing, 1520 Clifton Road, Atlanta, GA
Join student leaders and alumni for a casual afternoon of mixing and mingling to share your insights and advice over cookies and snacks.  Opportunities to tour the simulation lab and building will be available throughout the event.  Open to nursing alumni, faculty, staff & students · No charge · Parking: Michael Street parking deck · Contact: Elizabeth Powell, 404.727.8735 or

6:00 - 9:30 p.m. | School of Nursing Celebration Reception & Dinner | Druid Hills Golf Club, Grand Ballroom, 740 Clifton Road, Atlanta, GA
Enjoy a night of celebration, entertainment, and reminiscing with nursing school classmates, faculty, colleagues, students, and friends.  Kick off the evening with drinks, appetizers, a photo booth, and music at a reception honoring the 2015 Nurses' Alumni Association award recipients.  After the reception, enjoy a special musical performance and seated dinner to share stories of the school from decades ago and today.  Open to nursing alumni, faculty, staff & students · $50 per person, $25 reduced rate for recent graduates (2005-2015) faculty, staff and students · Registration required · Parking: Complimentary valet · Contact: Elizabeth Powell, 404.727.8735 or

Saturday, September 26

Spirit Day!

Show your Emory Pride by wearing your Emory T-Shirt! Don’t have one? Don’t worry! Stop by the Welcome Center at the Peavine Parking Deck and we will give you a shirt boasting your alma mater. And don’t miss these traditional University-wide events that promote Emory spirit, community, and energy! Open to all · Parking: All campus parking lots and decks will be open, but Peavine is the most convenient. Contact: Gloria Grevas, 404.727.1911 or

11:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. | "Emory Street Eats" Food Truck Park | Woodruff PE Center Courtyard and Asbury Circle
All are welcome for a Homecoming lunch in the heart of Campus. Guests may purchase from some of Atlanta’s hottest new mobile food vendors. Families and children welcome! Pay for food at each truck, complimentary Coca-Cola beverages available. Pay at venue · Registration required

1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. | Homecoming Parade, Festival, and Concert | McDonough Field & Asbury Circle
Cheer on your former residence hall, fraternity, sorority, or Campus Life Organization at Emory’s Annual Big, Bold, Blue and Gold Homecoming Parade! No charge, ID required · Registration required
1:00 p.m. Parade
2:00 p.m. Doors open to the Festival/Concert on McDonough Field. Enjoy music, games for all ages, food and fun (and beer for those over 21).
3:30 p.m. Concert, featuring the Indigo Girls

1:15 p.m. | Grady Hospital Tour | Shuttle departs from James B. Williams Medical Education Building
Meet in registration area to depart shuttles. Open to Medical and Nursing School alumni · No charge · Registration required · Parking: Michael Street or Lowergate Decks · Contact: Ruthy Cunningham, or

Sunday, September 27

2:00 - 5:00 p.m. | School of Nursing Alumni & Faculty Family Picnic | Mason Mill Park, 1340 McConnell Drive, Decatur, GA
Bring your family and friends and join School of Nursing faculty, instructors, and alumni for a fun afternoon at the park. Enjoy BBQ, lawn games, and time to catch-up with classmates and faculty. Family and friends are welcome to attend.  Open to nursing alumni, faculty, staff & students · $5/adult; no charge for children 10 and under · Street parking available  · Contact: Elizabeth Powell, 404.727.8735 or