The West Virginia University Alumni Association will welcome hundreds of graduates back to campus the weekend of Sept. 9-11, WVU s home opener with Wofford.

Black alumni from across the country will return to Morgantown to take part in a host of activities, including a pre-game tailgate, Sunday brunch and other planned events.

In addition, hundreds of graduates from the classes of 2003-2005 will attend a young alumni reunion Saturday, Sept. 10, when the Association hosts a pre-game tent for young alumni.

Each year, our alumni constituent groups plan activities and events on campus,said Stephen L. Douglas, president and chief executive officer of the WVU Alumni Association.These reunions serve as a great opportunity for our alumni to reconnect with fellow classmates, make new friends and visit campus.

He added,Many of our young alumni tend to move across the country as they start their careers, and the young alumni reunion enables us to keep them connected to their Mountaineer family.

To learn more about these events, visithttp://alumni.wvu.eduor call 1-866-WVU-ALUM. For a complete list of upcoming events and activities, visithttp://calendar.wvu.edu/alumni/.

The WVU Alumni Association, chartered in 1873, represents more than 165,000 University graduates residing in every county in West Virginia, every state in the union and approximately 60 foreign nations. With nearly 100 registered chapters and constituent groups, the Associations 26,000 dues-paying members support Homecoming Weekend, the WVU Academy of Distinguished Alumni and dozens of other social and philanthropic programs.