San Francisco ELEVATE Tour

VCU Alumni is embarking on its first international tour, and we’re coming to San Francisco Feb. 3-5.

The tour puts our new strategic plan, ELEVATE (Expanding Leadership, Enrichment and Volunteerism for Alumni Through Engagement), in motion and brings new opportunities and programming to elevate your alumni experience. You won’t want to miss this opportunity to experience your home city like never before. RSVP for one or more events today.

Saturday, Feb. 2

San Francisco Chapter Watch Party: VCU vs. George Mason

Join the VCU Alumni San Francisco Chapter for a VCU men’s basketball watch party. Cheer on the Rams as they take on George Mason and get pumped for the week’s events!

Location: Fishbowl Bar & Grill, 1854 Divisadero St, San Francisco, CA 94115
Time: 3:30-5:30 p.m.
Cost: Free

Sunday, Feb. 3

GLBT Museum Tour

Enjoy a guided tour through the GLBT History Museum as we explore the history and impact of the LGBTQ community. An expert will be available to answer questions and share a deeper level of insight.

Location: GLBT History Museum, 4127 18th St., San Francisco, CA 94114
Time: Noon-1:30 p.m.
Cost: $5

Monday, Feb. 4

Bridge-to-Bridge Boat Tour

Enjoy a 90-minute boat cruise leaving from Fisherman’s Wharf and traveling under the Golden Gate Bridge and the Bay Bridge. Parking and transportation details available to those who register, but plan to arrive by 11:30 a.m. to catch the boat.

Location: Fisherman’s Wharf, Pier 431/2, Fisherman's Wharf, San Francisco, CA 94133
Time: Noon-2 p.m.
Cost: $20

Recent Graduate Networking Night

Enter the hip, historic digs of the Emporium SF and enjoy cocktails, craft beers and conversation with fellow Rams. Ticket includes gourmet pizza and one drink. Bring plenty of business cards and get ready to exchange referrals. The door usher will direct you to the event.

Location: Emporium SF, 616 Divisadero St., San Francisco (NOPA/Alamo Square), CA 94117
Time: 6-8 p.m.
Cost: $10

Tuesday, Feb. 5

Breakfast with President Rao

All alumni are invited to join VCU President Michael Rao, Ph.D., for breakfast. Hear about the new VCU Alumni strategic plan and meet Office of Alumni Relations staff members.

Location: McCormick and Kuleto’s, 900 N. Point St., Alcatraz Room, San Francisco, CA 94109
Time: 8-9:30 a.m.
Cost: Free

Inside the Industry: Agents of Innovation

Hear from and network with alumni who are shaping the future of technology and innovation in San Francisco. Panelists represent Google, Apple and tech startups. Ticket price includes wine tasting plus a glass of wine and heavy hors d’oeuvres.

Location: Los Altos Tasting Room, 366 Main St., Los Altos, California 94022
Time: 6-8:30 p.m.
Cost: $20

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