Alumni Weekend 2016

Join us on October 28th and 29th for a weekend of re-connecting and memories.

October 29, 2016
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Friday, October 28th, 2016

6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. — 10th Annual Robert Coles “Call of Service” Lecture and Award, First Parish Church of Cambridge Unitarian Universalist

PBHA’s Robert Coles “Call of Service” Lecture & Award brings a significant leader in public service to inspire the Harvard community to become engaged in critical social issues. The lecture honors former PBHA volunteer, trustee, and longtime Harvard faculty member Dr. Robert Coles ’50 and his book The Call of Service, which examines the idealism PBHA seeks to instill in its student volunteers.

This year, the event will honor human rights activist Monica Roberts .


This event is free and open to the public, but space is limited so reserve your spot now! (We recommend using a computer to register, rather than a mobile device.)

Saturday, October 29th
9:30 – 11:30 — Annual PBHA Alumni Association General Meeting, Phillips Brooks House, Parlor Room

Join PBHA-Alumni Association for their annual general meeting at the Phillips Brooks House. Alumni will report on the activities, initiatives, and interactions they have had with each other and current PBHAers. In addition, discussions will focus on the role alumni can play in fostering a lifelong PBHA community and serving as mentors for current students. There will also be an opportunity to meet PBHAers from many different class years!
Light breakfast and coffee will be served at 9:00 a.m. Please direct all questions to Chris Loney ’11, PBHA-A President, at

12:00 – 1:30 — PBHA Alumni Reunion Luncheon |

Please join the students, staff, and alumni of PBHA at our annual PBHA Alumni Reunion Luncheon. This year’s luncheon will be honoring Bob Hurlbut as our Outstanding Supporter and Maria Salas-Mendoza as PBHA’s Outstanding Alumna for 2016.

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The Honorable Maria Salas-Mendoza is a graduate of the class of ’90 and is currently the Judge for the 120th Judicial District Court of Texas and a 2014 Texas Women Lawyer’s Pathfinder Awardee.





Outstanding Supporter Robert S. Hurlbut Jr. from the class of ’59 is the Former Executive Director of the Cambridge Community Foundation.



This event bring together past and present PBHAers, providing an opportunity to share past successes and visions for the future. A fully catered lunch will be provided. A wine and beer bar will also be available. Tickets for the luncheon are needed. Price for general admission is $50. Individuals working in Public Interest Careers are able to purchase a reduced-price ticket for $25. Students can purchase tickets for $10. The price of a full ticket represents the cost per plate to PBHA. We appreciate your support in making this luncheon possible, however, we do not want ability to pay to play a prohibitive role in your attendance! Any questions? Please email Shaquanda at

2:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. — Panel and Reflection

Immediately following the luncheon, we will also be having a reflection for undergrads and alumni!