2023 World Languages & Cultures Alumni Reunion

October 19 - October 21, 2023
RSVP by October 2, 2023

Thursday, October 19, 2023

Gatton Business and Economics Building - Room 191
7:00 pm

Alumni Keynote Presentation

Cynthia “Didi” Rapp (Russian Studies, BA ’75, Geography, MA ’76) spent four decades as a public servant and closed out her career as the chief of staff for the director of the CIA.

For much of her analytic career, Didi covered a range of intelligence issues in the former Soviet Union, the Middle East, and Europe and served in several overseas assignments. Her vast public service duties include managing the production and content of the President’s Daily Brief, serving as the deputy director of Congressional Affairs, and running the CIA’s global analytics program.

Didi was inducted into the College of Arts and Sciences Hall of Fame in 2022.

Friday, October 20, 2023

Jacobs Science Building Atrium and Classrooms 1:00-4:00 pm

Alumni Career Day

Language and culture majors will connect one-on-one with alumni to learn about professional pathways and potential careers. Breakout sessions with alumni and students will be grouped by field – business, government, non-profits, and law/medicine/education.

Ethereal Brewing at Cornerstone
401 South Limestone, Lexington
6:00 pm-9:00 pm

Alumni & Faculty Reception

Alumni and guests are invited to join current and former language faculty for dinner and drinks.

Saturday, October 21, 2021

4201 Versailles Road, Lexington
Time TBD

Alumni Day at Keeneland

Join alumni and friends for a day at the races! Grandstand tickets for alumni are complimentary. Additional guest tickets are available for $25 each. Tickets are limited.

Hosted by the MCLLC Alumni Board.

Career Day will feature several breakout sessions with alumni in related professional fields. Current students will be able to ask questions and learn about professional pathways and potential careers.

Please contact Taylor Kincaid at taylor.kincaid@uky.edu with any questions.