College Events

 

We hope you will join us at one or more of these college events taking place across North America in April 2020!


Balliol College

Saturday 18 April: Drinks Reception and Dinner with the Master, Dame Helen Ghosh DCB in Midtown, details to follow. Contact development.office@balliol.ox.ac.uk with any questions.

Brasenose College
Saturday 18 April: Brasenose will be hosting an evening reception at the University Club of New York, located at One West 54th Street and the Corner of 5th Avenue. Time TBC. Please contact development.office@bnc.ox.ac.uk for details.

Christ Church 
Thursday 16 April: Reception for Board of Benefactor members. Please contact Simon Offen: simon.offen@chch.ox.ac.uk if you have not already heard from us.
 
Friday 17 April: University Drinks Reception and Gala Dinner at Cipriani 42nd Street: 6:30 pm. There will be a Christ Church table so do contact Simon if you are thinking of attending.
 
Friday 17 April: Christ Church will also be holding an informal drinks reception at Andy Whitehouse’s apartment. This is especially for younger alumni, or those who are forever young, and if you would like to attend please let Simon know as numbers are limited and we have to give the guests’ names to the building security staff.
 
Saturday 18 April: Meeting Minds: 2020 Alumni Weekend in North America at the Pierre Hotel. Details from the University. Christ Church will have at least one lunch table so look out for us!
 
Saturday 18 April: As has become traditional for our visits, the House will hold a dinner at the Angler’s Club, kindly organised by Peter Paine Jr. Peter writes: The American Friends of Christ Church will hold its traditional dinner for Old Members and their partners at the Anglers Club,101 Broad Street, NY 1004, on Saturday April 18th 2020- 7:00 for 7:45 PM. The cost will be $110 per person. If you are interested in attending please email  Peter Paine's Executive Assistant, Cindy Monty: c.monty@champlainbank.com so a formal invitation can be sent by mail closer to the time.
 
Exeter College
Saturday 18 April: Exeter College will be holding an alumni gathering at Madison Square Park Tower, thanks to Ashwin Ranganathan (1991, PPE). Further details will be made available on our webpage.
 
Harris Manchester College
Saturday 18 April: Drinks reception, 6:30 pm with Principal, Professor Jane Shaw. Venue TBC. Please contact David Nicholson, Director of Development, david.nicholson@hmc.ox.ac.uk to register interest or for further details.

Hertford College
Saturday 18 April: Save the date for a Hertford College event hosted by Robert Lusardi (Computer Science and Philosophy, 2013). More details will be available on the Hertford College website in due course. We hope to see you there!

Jesus College
Jesus College will be attending the Alumni Weekend, details TBC. Contact brittany.wellnerjames@jesus.ox.ac.uk with questions.

Keble College 
Thursday 16 April
 
6:15 pm – 7:30 pm: Drinks Reception for Keble alumni and Friends. Andrew Hall, Saint Thomas Church Parish House (entrance at 1 West 53rd).
 
7:30 pm – 10:00 pm: Keble Choir concert, conducted by Director of Music Matthew Martin, including the inaugural performance of Missa Brevis, composed by Matthew in celebration of the 150th Anniversary. Saint Thomas Church 5th Avenue.
 
Oxford at 150. Presented as part of their Sesquicentennial Tour, Keble College Choir is one of Oxford’s leading mixed-voice ensembles. Since 2015, the group has toured France, Hong Kong, Singapore and the Czech Republic, as well as widely in the UK, and regularly broadcasts on BBC Radio. Highlights from the past year include the release of a new recording of the music of the ‘English Handel’ William Hayes with the Oxford-based period instrument ensemble Instruments of Time & Truth, and a new association with The Academy of Ancient Music with a recording of the music of Francisco Valls.

The drinks reception is free of charge, tickets for the concert cost $20/$40.
 
Kellogg College 
Saturday 18 April: Dinner in New York (venue and time to follow). We look forward to celebrating Kellogg’s 30 anniversary with you in New York. Contact: alumni@kellogg.ox.ac.uk.

Lady Margaret Hall
Saturday 18 April: LMH will be hosting an event Saturday evening, more details to follow. Please contact alumni.officer@lmh.ox.ac.uk with any questions.

Linacre College
Saturday 18 April: College alumni dinner in New York. The Principal will be attending. For indications of interest, please email Lisa on lisa.smars@linacre.ox.ac.uk.

Lincoln College
Saturday 18 April: Lincoln will be hosting a dinner at the National Arts Club. Drinks will start at 7pm followed by dinner at 7:30pm. Please email jane.mitchell@lincoln.ox.ac.uk with any questions
 
Magdalen College
Friday 17 April: The President of Magdalen College and the Development Director will be hosting a table at the New York Gala Dinner.
 
Saturday 18 April: Dinner at the University Club of New York to mark the retirement of Professor Sir David Clary after 15 years as President of Magdalen, including a recital by Magdalen College Choir.
 
Tuesday 21 April: President in Los Angeles.
 
Thursday 23 April: President in San Francisco.
 
Contact alumni.office@magd.ox.ac.uk for more information.

Mansfield College
Mansfield College Principal, Helen Mountfield QC, and Development Director, Tess McCormick, will be hosting a drinks reception for Mansfield alumni over the weekend of Meeting Minds. More details to follow directly, or contact Tess on development.director@mansfield.ox.ac.uk.

Merton College
Friday 17 April: If you wish to attend the Oxford dinner at Cipriani on Friday, please direct your RSVP to MC3 (Sue Stukane at sstukane@georgemckelveyco.com or 800-449-5322) – not to Oxford or the North American office. Full details on the MC3 Reunion weekend activities, including the Annual Meeting (all Mertonians and partners warmly invited!), a tour of NBC Studios, a tour of Hudson Yards, as well as hotel reservations, will be in the forthcoming MC3 mailing and will also be posted on the MC3 website, www.mc3na.com

New College
Saturday 18 April: The Warden of New College, Miles Young, will be hosting a New College dinner. Further details to follow. Contact oldmembers@new.ox.ac.uk with any questions.
 
Nuffield College
Friday 17 April: Nuffield College have reserved some tables with the Warden Andrew Dilnot at the University’s Gala Dinner at Cipriani for Nuffield alumni, former Fellows, donors and friends of the College. To book a space, please contact the Nuffield College Development Office directly at development@nuffield.ox.ac.uk.

Oriel College
The Provost Neil Mendoza, and Development Director Sean Power, will be attending the North American Alumni Weekend and hosting a dinner for Orielenses in New York. Further information to be circulated shortly. Contact Kathryn Ferguson at events@oriel.ox.ac.uk for details.

Pembroke College
Saturday 18 April: As part of the Oxford Alumni Weekend in New York, Pembroke College will be offering a Pembroke alumni drinks reception and hors d'oeuvres from 6.00 pm, venue still to be determined. Further information will be issued soon. Please email development@pmb.ox.ac.uk with any questions.
 
The Queen’s College
Saturday 18 April: The Queen’s College will be holding a reunion dinner in New York with our new Provost Dr Claire Craig CBE. More details will be available on our website and via email at the end of January 2020.

Regent's Park College
Saturday 18 April: Alumni and friends are warmly invited to a drinks reception with the Principal at The Yale Club, 50 Vanderbilt Avenue from 6.00-8.00pm, kindly hosted by Dr Carroll Stevens.
 
Sunday 19 April: Informal meet-ups, TBC.
 
For more information please contact development@regents.ox.ac.uk.
 
Somerville College
The Principal will be hosting events for Somervillians on Saturday evening and/or Sunday and we will circulate all details in January. Please contact alumnievents@some.ox.ac.uk with any questions.
 
St Anne's College 
Sunday 19 April: St Anne's College Alumnae Brunch in New York. Full details to be confirmed shortly, please email development@st-annes.ox.ac.uk for
more information.

St Benet’s Hall
Saturday 18 April: Save the date for an evening reception, location TBC. Contact events@stb.ox.ac.uk with any questions.

St Catherine's College
Sunday 19 April: St Catherine’s College is delighted to be holding a special drinks reception, kindly hosted by alumna Anne Bevis Detwiler at her home 
from 6pm-8pm. For further details please contact development.office@stcatz.ox.ac.uk or visit our website.

St Cross College
St Cross College alumni and friends are invited to join the Master for events throughout the weekend. Further information is available on our website.

St Edmund Hall
Saturday 18 April: Teddy Hall alumni and guests are invited to attend a Teddy Hall New York Drinks Reception at the Papillon Bistro & Bar at 6.30pm. If you would like to attend, please email kate.townsend@seh.ox.ac.uk.  

St Hilda’s College
Saturday 18 April: The American Friends of St Hilda’s College will be hosting a dinner at the home of Sarah Teale (English, 1980). Join the Principal, Sir Gordon Duff, Lady Duff and Professor Susan Jones (English, 1988), US Campaign Board members, and alumnae and friends of St Hilda’s. Please register via sthildas-dinner-nyc.eventbrite.com by 6 April. Dress code: smart casual. Address will be provided upon registration. . 
 
St Hugh’s College
Saturday 18 April & Sunday 19 April: St Hugh’s will host a College dinner for alumni and guests at The Yale Club of New York City on Saturday evening and the second meeting of the St Hugh’s North American Alumni Association on Sunday morning. Please contact the Development Office on development.office@st-hughs.ox.ac.uk for further details.
 
St John’s College
Saturday 18 April: St John's will be holding an event, time and venue TBC. Please contact alumni@sjc.ox.ac.uk for more information
 
St Peter's College
Thursday 16 April: 6:30 pm, Bobby Van's Steakhouse, 131 East 54th St. We are grateful to Patrick Turner (1987, Modern Languages) for generously hosting this dinner for St Peter’s alumni. This is will the first occasion for US alumni to meet the new Master, Professor Judith Buchanan. We expect this to be a sold out event so in the first instance we are opening registrations to St Peter’s alumni only. To register please email development.office@spc.ox.ac.uk.

Trinity College
Events in Washington, New York and Boston will take place from 15 – 21 April. See the Trinity College website for more details. Information about booking will also be sent by email if Trinity has one on your record.

University College
Saturday 18 April: Drinks reception and buffet kindly hosted by Ruth Chang, the Professor and Chair of Jurisprudence at the University of Oxford, at her home in Soho, New York City. Contact rsvp@univ.ox.ac.uk for further details.

Wadham College
Thursday 16 April: Wadham’s Warden, Lord Macdonald Kt QC, warmly invites alumni to join him at the Union Club in New York at 6:30 pm, where he will be in conversation with NewsGuard's Co-CEO Gordon Crovitz (Law, 1980) on NewsGuard’s work to restore trust and accountability in the media. This event, which will be followed by a drinks reception, is kindly hosted by Martin Brand (Mathematics and Computer Science, 1995). We look forward to catching up with your news soon.  Please contact Rachel Saunders (rachel.saunders@wadham.ox.ac.uk; +44 1865 277970) to register for this event.

Wolfson College
Alumni and friends are invited to join President Sir Tim Hitchens for an informal dinner in New York on the evening of Saturday 18 April. Please contact the Wolfson Alumni & Development Office for further details: alumni.office@wolfson.ox.ac.uk.

Worcester College
Saturday 18 April: Interim Provost, Professor Kate Tunstall  'In Conversation' with Professor Anne-Marie Slaughter former Sachs Scholar and Honorary Fellow of Worcester College at the University Club, One West 54th Street. Conversation: 6 - 7 p.m. Drinks Reception 7 - 8 p.m. Please register your interest with omevents@worc.ox.ac.uk.

 

Additional Events

 
THURSDAY 16 APRIL

Oxford & Cambridge Boat Race Dinner in New York
Join fellow Oxford and Cambridge alumni for the 87th Annual New York Boat Race Dinner at the Harvard Club (35 W 44th St, New York City). Reception begins at 6:00 pm, followed by dinner and remarks at 7:00 pm. The evening will feature lighthearted toasts from noted alumni, a "formal hall" three-course dinner, and opportunities to network with local and visiting alumni. Tickets for this event are strictly limited to the first 150 guests; book online at www.ocbrd.org.

FRIDAY 17 APRIL

Marshall and Rhodes Scholars: Informal Drinks
10:00 - 11:30 pm: The AMS and the Association of American Rhodes Scholars are pleased to invite Rhodes and Marshall Scholars to join aninformal gathering for drinks at the Library Hotel (Bookmarks Lounge,14th Floor) located at 299 Madison Ave, New York, NY 10017.

SUNDAY 19 APRIL
 
The Choir of Magdalen College
11:00 am: The Choir of Magdalen College, with Organ Scholars of the College, directed by Mark Williams, Informator Choristarum, sings Choral Eucharist at the Church of St John’s in the Village (stjvny.org). Address: West 11th Street at Waverly Place. Homily: Fr Graeme Napier (Magdalen 1986). Eucharist is followed by Drinks Reception and Buffet Lunch in St Benedict’s Courtyard Garden. To register, please visit www.magdalen.eventbrite.com.
 
Saïd Buisiness School Brunch 
11:00 am-2:00 pm: Connect with Dean Peter Tufano and network with fellow alumni to hear more about exciting School developments over an informal brunch. Contact alumni@sbs.ox.ac.uk for details. 

Rhodes Trust & Association of American Rhodes Scholars Brunch
Details TBC


 
 

The North American Office team