Reaching a New Milestone in June 2022

cochairsfor100thOur countdown has begun! Plans are being made to celebrate throughout the coming year as we herald our official 100th anniversary in June 2022. Our 100th Anniversary Planning Committee Co-chairs Ikecia Lenese Mapp ‘01 and Debbie Lynch ’79 will lead our celebrations with the theme “AADC 100th: Proud History to Bright Future,” aided by a host of amazing volunteers, members of the AADC Board of Directors and our dedicated AADC staff. Stay connected for up to date details by visiting our site often and be sure to join us at upcoming programs and events.

Get Your Tickets to the AADC 100th Anniversary Proud History to Bright Future Gala

Early Bird Ticket Pricing extended to March 31. Regular Pricing will be available from April 1 until sold out or ticket sale deadline ends on Sunday, May 15, 2022.

We are pleased to announce the AADC 100th Anniversary Proud History to Bright Future Gala will be held on Saturday, June 11, 2022, from 6:00 pm to 11:00 pm, at the East Brunswick Hilton Hotel. All alumnae, friends and community partners are invited to join us for our spectacular Gala celebration featuring special guests, cocktails, dinner, dancing and more! Our celebration will feature a keynote address by Cheri Beasley ’88, Former Chief Justice of the North Carolina Supreme Court and the first African American woman to lead the Court; a Special Anniversary Program Presentation with Emcee Tina B. Gordon ’72; and a VIP Reception (by invitation only). Purchase your tickets today! CLICK HERE 

Contributions to the AADC 100th Anniversary Proud History to Bright Future Gala are not on behalf of NJC, DRC, Douglass or Rutgers.  Event proceeds in excess of the value of goods and services received will advance the mission of the Associate Alumnae of Douglass College toward our next century of success.

Get Involved, We Need You!

We need you to serve on committees for various events and programs to take place in the coming months, such as our women’s conference and other special programs and events. Volunteer to help plan our AADC Women’s Conference, a special service project,  the 100th Anniversary Gala and more! Alumnae interested in volunteering or contributing to this historic event may reach out to us at the AADC at  douglassalumnae@douglassalumnae.org.

Celebrate at Traditional and Commemorative AADC Events & Programs

Honorary Committee 11.17.21 webWe will host our traditional events and programs as well as special ones to commemorate this momentous time in our history.  Join alumnae and friends as we celebrate, connect and make new memories as we recognize our Proud History to Bright Future! The 100th Anniversary Committee is pleased to share some of the highlights during this special year, with more!

    • Legacy of Leaders Series published online thru June 2022 highlights the impact of our volunteer leaders
    • Sixth Annual Victoria Dabrowski Schmidt ’42 Workplace and Professional Development Symposium, September 18, 2021 – Virtual
    • L’Hommedieu Lecture featuring Dr. Bernice Albertine King, Thursday, October 28, 2021 – Virtual
    • AADC Society of Excellence 2021 Induction Ceremony, November 6, 2021 –Virtual
    • Service Project, AADC: Helping Women – PERIOD, February 2022
    • AADC Women’s Conference: Women Moving Forward: Embracing Our Past – Building Our Future, with keynote and workshops, Spring 2023
    • AADC Annual Zagoren Lecture Featuring MaryBeth Musumeci, Class of 1996, Associate Director, Program on Medicaid and the Uninsured at the Kaiser Family Foundation, March 1, 2022
    • AADC Alumnae Reunion Weekend 2022 Heralding the 50th Reunion Vanguard Class of 1972 and classes ending in 2s and 7s, featuring AADC Alumnae Awards presentation June 10-11, 2022
    • AADC Recognizes Day of Official 100th Anniversary, June 10, 2022
    • AADC 100th Anniversary Gala, June 11, 2022, at the East Brunswick Hilton Hotel
    • Post-AADC 100th Anniversary Trip to Spain & Portugal, June 22-July 3, 2022