On December 8, 2023, the Department celebrated the 50th graduation anniversary of the Class of 1973 with a heartwarming reunion event. Deputy Head of Department, Professor Wendy Chen, graciously hosted the gathering, expressing immense joy and gratitude for the alumni's presence and ongoing support. The event offered a unique opportunity for the alumni to reconnect with their alma mater, share their post-graduation journeys, and showcase the diverse accomplishments they have achieved since their time at the University.
The alumni from the Class of 1973 gave an engaging presentation on their 50-year journey since graduation. They fondly reminisced about their learning experiences within the Department of Geography and Geology, the courses offered, first-year field camps, and field trips in their second and final years. Additionally, they shared insights into their career development and contributions to the community. Following the presentations, a tour of the departmental facilities allowed the alumni to witness first the advancements and improvements made over the years.
The Department is deeply grateful for the unwavering support from its alumni and eagerly anticipates future opportunities to strengthen the bonds that unite them as a community. The successful reunion event serves as a testament to the Department's dedication to fostering lasting relationships with its graduates, further solidifying its reputation for excellence in academia and beyond.