Come join us and reconnect with OA friends from over forty years of the program. We are Princeton's largest 'leadership network.' Check the schedule below.
Friday, May 27
Exploring Foundations of Effective Leadership
1:30 - 2:30 p.m. Robertson Hall Bowl 1
Princeton graduates serve in countless leadership positions around the world from entrepreneurs to teachers, directors to parents. Understanding the traits and behaviors that make leaders effective is critical for any organization, and applies to students on campus and alumni in the world at large. Join us for a panel that brings together experts on leadership from academics, business, government, the non-profit sector and current Outdoor Action student leaders to explore what makes leaders effective and how to enhance your own foundations of effective leadership.
Moderator: Rick Curtis ’79, Director, Outdoor Action Program.
Panelists: James Lee ’86, partner Schaffer & Combs, Adjunct Professor for the University of San Francisco’s Graduate School of Business; Amy Sennett ’06 JD, U.S. District Court, District of MA; Brady Walkinshaw ’06, State Representative Washington State Legislature; Jesse Caldwell ’16 OA Leader Trainer; Derek Lido, Entrepreneurship Specialist and Lecturer in Electrical Engineering and the Keller Center for Innovation in Engineering Education.
Tree Tour of the Princeton campus
2:30 - 3:30 p.m. Meet at the Whig Hall Steps
Tree tour of the Princeton campus. The Princeton University campus has over 150 different tree species from around the world as well as trees dating back to the 1700s. Come learn about the history and diversity of trees on campus at this Reunions favorite led by Glenn “Merc” Morris ’72.
Celebrating Rick’s 35 Years with Outdoor Action!
4:30 - 5:30 p.m. Chancellor Green Rotunda
Back in the summer of 1981, nobody would have predicted that OA Frosh Trip would be where it is today. And we know that so much of this would not have been possible without the incredible leadership of OA Director Rick Curtis ’79. Please join the Friends of OA Board as we celebrate everything Rick has given, and continues to give, to OA.
Sunday, May 29
Outdoor Action Leaders & Friends of OA Breakfast Reception
9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Chancellor Green Rotunda
Outdoor Action Leaders and alumni Friends of OA from over 40 years of the program are invited to join us for a breakfast reunion event. Come hear about the latest changes in the Outdoor Action Program including OA becoming integrated into regular orientaiton. Continental breakfast will be served.