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A BLISTSful Return: Celebrating 25 Years of BLISTS

April 28, 2018, noon - April 28, 2018, 10 p.m.

Location: Hinds Hall

Join us for a day of reunions, workshops, and an evening gala for BLISTS alumni, students, and friends.

Registration for A BLISTSful Return is now closed.

Schedule of Events

3:00 - 4:00 p.m.Optional iSchool Tour (Hinds Hall)
4:00 - 4:15 p.m.Event check-in (Syracuse University Sheraton)
5:00 - 6:00 p.m.

Workshops (Syracuse University Sheraton)

Room 1: Women in Technology Panel & Discussion

The Women in Technology Workshop will provide the space for Women in Tech to discuss their success, struggles, limitation, and expectations in the field of tech. It will allow both students and alumni to discuss their experiences as females in the field of Technology.

Room 2: Cloud Solutions Workshop

DuWayne Harrison, Director in Wipro’s North American Data Center and Cloud practice, will lead a workshop based on cloud solutions, what it’s about, where it’s going and how it’s used within industries.

6:00 - 7:00 p.m.Cocktail Hour (Syracuse University Sheraton)
7:00 - 8:30 p.m.

Dinner and Awards Program  (Syracuse University Sheraton)


8:30 p.m. - ?
Informal after-party (Syracuse University Sheraton)

Hotel & Room Block Information

For alumni and friends visiting Syracuse for the weekend, there are a limited number of rooms available for a reduced rate  at the Crowne Plaza ($125/night). Rooms at the Syracuse University Sheraton are SOLD OUT. Mention the BLISTS BLISTSful Reunion when booking.

Crowne Plaza Syracuse Booking Page
OR book by phone: (315) 479-7000

Crowne Plaza Booking Instructions

  1. Use the booking link above to book online.
  2. The booking link will directly connect you to our reservations website,, (It will automatically pull up your group block code. You will just need to select the date of stay(s)-left side of page). The group code is SUR and the date of stay selected April 28-29, 2018
  3. Click the search button, which will then connect you to the rooms available to reserve with the Syracuse Univ Blist Reunion Room Block rate of $125. Please Note: This rate includes the $15.00 per Night Parking Fee (Waived).
  4. You will then be able to input your booking information (name, credit card information, etc.) and receive your confirmation number.


For general questionsm email Julie Walas (

If you've having trouble registering, email Katie Rook (

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