Beet Week
Celebrating our Philanthropic Roots

APRIL 23-26, 2018

Beet Week brings together the Carey community to celebrate graduating students’ transition to alumni status and to honor the philanthropic legacy of William P. Carey.

The Office of Development and Alumni Relations invites Carey students, faculty, and staff to a weeklong celebration, featuring exciting events, Carey apparel, trivia, prizes, food, and fun. Students will not only better understand the history behind the beet but can gain an understanding of how they can carry on the proud legacy of William P. Carey.

Special Beet Week bonuses will be happening all week, where students can earn special prizes and Carey gear.

Schedule of Events

Monday, April 23
  • 11:30 a.m. –
    1:00 p.m.
    Passano Lobby
    Beet Week Kickoff Celebration

    Join Dean Ferrari and senior leadership to celebrate the start of Beet Week and learn the legacy of William P. Carey. Attendees can also enjoy food and beverage. This is the exclusive place to pick-up your Carey baseball cap.
  • 4:45 p.m. –
    5:45 p.m.
    Room 538
    The International Alumni Network and Ways to Stay Involved

    Hao Yu, Carey ’12, an alumni leader who lives abroad, will share his experiences and easy ways for international students to stay connected to Carey. Hao serves as a member of the Dean’s Alumni Advisory Board and is President of the Johns Hopkins Carey Business School Beijing Alumni Club.
Tuesday, April 24
  • 11:30 a.m.–
    6:00 p.m.
    Passano Lobby
    Carey Fest

    Join the Carey community for a festive carnival. Highlights of the day include a pie eating contest, visit from the Hopkins Blue Jay, and photo booth. Games will be available all day and food will be available from 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. and 4:30 – 6:00 p.m.

    Organized in partnership with the Student Government Association.
Wednesday, April 25
  • 7:45 a.m..–
    9:00 a.m.
    Leadership After Graduation (Invite Only)

    Student leaders often become alumni leaders. Students are invited to network with alumni volunteer leaders, learn how they can continue their involvement with Carey and Hopkins post-graduation, and hear about pathways to volunteer leadership at the School and University. Breakfast will be served.

    Contact carey.alumni@jhu.edu for more information.
  • 11:30 a.m.–
    1:00 p.m.
    Passano Lobby and DC Lobby
    “Your Hopkins Network” Resource Fair

    Stop by the resource fair to learn ways you can stay involved you once you graduate, and meet with representatives from Hopkins Affinity Programs, Hopkins Regional Programs, and Carey Alumni Relations. Food and giveaways to be provided.
Thursday, April 26
  • 11:30 a.m. –
    1:00 p.m.
    24th Floor
    The Business “Why” for Philanthropy

    Interested in joining a nonprofit board? Want to understand the tax benefits of philanthropy? Join members of the Dean’s Advisory Council and the Dean’s Alumni Advisory Board to hear how philanthropy and volunteering can enhance your professional skills and benefit you. Attendees will receive a Beet Week t-shirt and have the opportunity to pick up drink tickets for the Beet Week Beach Bash.

    Register now.
  • 4:30 p.m. –
    6:00 p.m.
    24th Floor
    Developing your Philanthropic Mindset

    A philanthropic gift can make a big impact- not only to an organization, but the community it serves. Hear the impact stories of leaders in Baltimore - from an 8th grade Humanities teacher to an individual philanthropist to the President of T. Rowe Price Foundation- and learn how you can develop your philanthropic mindset. Attendees will receive a Beet Week t-shirt and have the opportunity to pick up drink tickets for the Beet Week Beach Bash.

    Register now.
  • 7:00 p.m. –
    9:00 p.m.
    The Sandlot
    Beet Week Beach Bash
    Beet Week comes to an end with a festive evening of fun. Guests can enjoy food and games with fellow students and members of the Carey community. Two drink tickets per person. The first 50 attendees will receive a Beet Week t-shirt.

    Organized in partnership with the Student Government Association.

    Register now.
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