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All the World's a Stage
Roger Porter, professor of English and humanities, will lead our third-annual alumni weekend at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival in Ashland, Oregon, on July 27–29. The slate will include three performances, The Tempest, As You Like It, and On the Razzle, as well as conference discussions of the texts, backstage tour, and a conversation with an actor or director. For more details, and to register online, please visit http://www.reed.edu/alumni/travel.html.
Alumni & Parent Relations has left the building . . .
The office of alumni & parent relations has relocated from the garden level of Eliot Hall to the woodsy setting of Greywood, at the eastern end of campus off Woodstock Boulevard. Our telephone extensions, superior customer service, and doggie treats remain the same. Feel free to drop by when you are in the neighborhood!
Call for Award Nominations
The board of alumni invites nominations for awards to alumni volunteers who have made outstanding contributions to the college in 2006, through their volunteer efforts in the offices of alumni relations, career services, admission, and development. Alumni and non-alumni community volunteers are also eligible for the outstanding volunteer award, which honors those who give to Reed through many different forms of volunteer generosity.
Also, the Foster-Scholz Club is seeking nominations of alumni who attended Reed 40 or more years ago (currently the classes of 1966 and earlier), for its distinguished service award.
The award is presented at the Foster-Scholz Club & Annual Recognition luncheon during Reunions. This tradition was begun in 1975 and is designed to recognize a club member (in Portland or not) who has made major contributions to the community and/or the college. The deadline for submissions is April 1, 2007. Submit nominations in writing to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Discounted short-term medical insurance is available to Reed alumni. Note that each state has restrictions on the duration of such insurance and the amount of time permitted between policies. Check the rules in your state by contacting Meyer and Associates, 800/863-7801, www.meyerandassoc.com.