‘Share Your VC Memories’ event scheduled for Jan. 24

ShareVCMemories_Graphic Victoria College will host a “Share Your VC Memories” event on Thursday, Jan. 24 at VC’s Emerging Technology Complex.

Victoria College students, alumni, employees and community members are invited to attend “Share Your VC Memories” from 12:30 to 6 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 24 at VC’s Emerging Technology Complex.

“This will be a reunion of sorts for all former Victoria College students and employees,” said Victoria College President Dr. David Hinds. “The come-and-go event will be an opportunity for them to reminisce, renew old acquaintances and be a part of VC’s efforts to chronicle its history from those people who made VC what it is today.”

Following is the schedule of group alumni photos to be taken:

  • 12:30 p.m. – 1920s, 1930s and 1940s graduates
  • 1 p.m. – 1950s graduates
  • 2:30 p.m. – 1960s graduates
  • 3 p.m. – 1970s graduates
  • 3:30 p.m. – Law Enforcement Academy graduates
  • 4 p.m. – graduates involved in athletics
  • 4:30 p.m. – 1980s graduates
  • 5 p.m. – Allied Health program graduates
  • 5:30 p.m. – 1990s graduates

Guests are urged to bring photographs, newspaper clippings and memorabilia from their Victoria College days for members of the Museum of the Coastal Bend to document, scan and photograph. Former Victoria College students and employees can also participate in oral history sessions. Some of the materials will be featured in a Victoria College history exhibit at the museum.

“We will construct a pop-up exhibit there at the event as photos and memorabilia are brought in by former students and employees,” said Elizabeth Neucere, exhibits and collections manager for the Museum of the Coastal Bend.

The event will include guided tours of VC’s Emerging Technology Complex and demonstrations of state-of-the-art equipment used for training students at the facility.

A reception featuring hors d’oeuvres and a photo booth will conclude the event from 5 to 6 p.m.

Victoria College’s Emerging Technology Complex is located at 7403 Lone Tree Road in Victoria.

For more information on the event, call (361) 572-6468 or search “Share Your VC Memories” on Facebook.