News and Events

Throughout the year, William Paterson University is proud to host a variety of special events for alumni and the entire William Paterson Community. To learn more about some of our events, click on the links below:

  • Alumni Amish Cookin' Tour!
    04/25/15 08:00 AM - 04/25/15 07:00 PM

    Get a taste of the Amish Country with
    The Amish Experience!


    Tickets for this event are extremely limited. Please contact the alumni office for info and availability. (973) 720-2175


    Amish Country Cookin' Tour

    Saturday, April 25, 2015
    8:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
    $58/per adult with round-trip bus transportation from WP
    $48/per adult if meeting the group at Plain & Fancy at 11:00 a.m.
    $46/per child, 12 and under with round-trip bus transporation from WP
    $36/per child, 12 and under if meeting the group at Plain & Fancy at 11:00 a.m.

    Bring your friends, and join your fellow WP alumni, on a trip to the beautiful Amish Country!
    And it's a Cookin' Tour!

    8:00 a.m. SHARP - bus leaves WP parking lot 5

    11:00 a.m. - Plain & Fancy Food Demo, where members of our group will help make shoofly pie and chicken pot pie!, followed by a lunch of chicken pot pie, shoofly pie, fried chicken, brown butter noodles, chow chow, mashed potatoes, mixed vegetables, roast beef, sausage, cinnamon raisin bread, and rolls with homemade apple butter.

    1:30 - 4:00 - our food tour begins! With our guide, we will visit the Intercourse Canning Company, where you can sample local jams, jellies, and relishes; the Bird-In-Hand bake shop (purchase some goodies for the bus ride home!); and finally, a visit to the Wine Gallery, for a wine tasting.

    And all attendees will receive an autographed Amish Cookbook.

    For more information, contact the Alumni Office at 973.720.2175


  • Alumni Summer Bash 2015
    07/18/15 03:00 PM - 07/18/15 08:00 PM

    Saturday, July 18, 2015 • 3:00-8:00 p.m.
    Bar Anticipation, 703-5 Sixteenth Avenue
    Lake Como, NJ 07719

    Celebrate summer with your friends from Willy P! $15 per person* (pay at the door) includes an all-you-can-eat barbecue, discount drinks and drink specials, games, prizes, and DJ entertainment throughout the event! ALL ARE INVITED - AND GUESTS TOO!

    Check out the video from last year's Summer Bash HERE!

    Questions? Call the Office of Alumni Relations at 973.720.2175 for more information.


    *$5.00 of your ticket purchase is in support of the Fund for WP