During the 2014-15 VCU men’s basketball season, VCU Alumni hosted regional Rams on the Road events for alumni in New York City; Norfolk and Fairfax, Virginia; Washington, D.C.; and Davidson, North Carolina.
A special alumni and friends reception was held March 11 at New York City’s Tribeca Rooftop during the Atlantic 10 Men’s Basketball Tournament, March 11-15. The reception drew more than 200 attendees who enjoyed performances from the Peppas and Rodney the Ram, and remarks from VCU President Michael Rao, Ph.D., Athletic Director Ed McLaughlin and Associate Vice President for University Alumni Relations Gordon McDougall. VCU Alumni also hosted pregame pep rallies at The KBH beer hall before each VCU game during the tournament and, in conjunction with the NYC and RVA GOLD alumni chapters, hosted 40 graduates of the last decade at a social.
Rams on the Road culminated at the NCAA Tournament in Portland, Oregon, with an alumni and friends reception at Bar XV. More than 40 alumni from across the country attended the event. Although the Rams fell to the Ohio State Buckeyes, those who made the trip to Portland enjoyed connecting with fellow VCU alumni.