Whitman Day 2022 – Join Us Virtually or In-Person

Whitman Day 2022 is set for Friday, April 22, and will be highlighted by virtual and in-person events:

  • Keynote by Daniel Folkman ‘12, senior vice president of business at Gopuff: 10 a.m. EDT (virtual and in-person at Whitman)
  • Dean’s Update: 12 p.m. EDT (virtual and in-person at Whitman)
  • WhitFest: 2 – 4 p.m. EDT (in-person at Whitman)
  • Goldman IMPRESS Cup Presentation: 3:30 p.m. EDT (in-person at Whitman)
  • Community Celebration: 5:30 – 7 p.m. (in-person at Whitman)
  • On- and OffCampus Gatherings: (in-person, locations/times vary, see full schedule below)

Whitman Day is about connecting, reflecting and celebrating successes. It’s a day when alumni, friends, faculty, staff and students come together—from wherever we are—to reflect on how Whitman has impacted our lives as well as the role we can each play in supporting the School and helping prepare students to excel in a world of accelerating change. Be a part of Whitman Day and the Whitman Community every day by:

Joining Us! Participate in Whitman Day virtually or in-person. A full listing of events, including on-and off-campus gatherings, and registration details are provided below.

Making a Gift! Your generosity provides opportunities for students and critical support through challenging times. Each gift and every dollar counts! Collective giving by our community makes an incredible impact. Consider making a gift on Whitman Day in honor of your class year (i.e. $20.09 for the class of 2009)!

Staying in Touch! Update your contact information on your alumni record to ensure you receive invitations to events in your area, magazines, newsletters and Whitman news. Visit alumniupdate.syr.edu.

Supporting Students! If you would like to give your time, share your career perspectives and/or help with internship and job placement within your company, please contact Alison Kessler, director of alumni engagement, at ahkessle@syr.edu.

The strong and enduring engagement of our alumni and friends is critical to Whitman’s success. We are grateful for all that you do and give. With your continued commitment, the future of business truly is Orange! Happy Whitman Day 2022! 

Whitman Day Virtual and In-Person Events Schedule:

Keynote by Daniel Folkman ‘12, senior vice president of business at Gopuff: 10 a.m. EDT (virtual and in-person at Whitman). Register here.

Dean’s Update: 12 p.m. EDT (virtual and in-person at Whitman). Register here.

Community Reception: 5:30-7 p.m. EDT (in-person at Whitman). Register here.


New York City – Join us for happy hour and enjoy complimentary food, beverages, giveaways and raffle prizes. Tavern29 (2nd Floor, 47 East 29th Street, New York, NY 10016), 5-7 p.m. EDT. Register by April 21.

Boston – Gather with fellow Whitman alumni and friends at Committee (50 Northern Avenue, Boston, MA 02210) from 5-7 p.m. EDT. Enjoy complimentary food, a drink ticket and giveaways. RSVP here by April 21.

Los Angeles – Hit the lanes at Highland Park Bowl (5621 N. Figueroa St., Los Angeles, CA 90038) for some Whitman Day fun from 6:30-8:30 p.m. PDT. Enjoy complimentary bowling, food, a drink ticket and giveaways. Limited capacity, so reserve your spot ASAP. The deadline to register is April 21.

San Francisco Bay Area – Join Whitman alumnus Brian Kreischer ’91 for a Whitman Day Breakfast starting at 8:30 a.m. PDT. Gather to watch the Dean’s Update virtually at 9 a.m. and enjoy food and Whitman giveaways! Location: Frank, Rimerman + Co. LLP (1801 Page Mill Rd., Palo Alto, CA 94304). Space is limited, so reserve your spot today! The deadline to register is April 21.

Washington, DC – We hope you can join us at Proper 21 (Tribeca Room and Court, 1319 F Street NW, Washington DC 20004) from 5-7 p.m. EDT for complimentary food, a drink ticket, giveaways and time with fellow Whitman alumni and friends! Register here by April 21.

For Whitman Day updates, be sure to join the Whitman LinkedIn Group if you haven’t, yet. Thank you!