Alumni Achievement

Southwestern Sweethearts

March 2002
John '03 and Melissa Raudales Zinda '05
"We met at a party in college; Jack was a Phi Delta Theta and I was independent. He came up and introduced himself to me and at a few parties I attended thereafter. We went on our first date in March 2002 to Chili’s in Georgetown."
August 1997
Luis and Jennifer Alcala Acero, both '01
"We met in Chemistry. Luis wouldn’t stop whistling in lab which annoyed me, but he did get my attention."
September 2007
Patrick '09 and Sarah Woolley Houston 2011
"We started out as friends in a group that celebrated “Adventure Fridays” exploring Georgetown. It wasn’t until that summer that Sarah confessed she had a crush! We started dating in 2008 and married 8 years later. Now we’re adventure partners for life, currently on a long-term bicycle tour!"

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Every love shares a story.
Each story has a beginning.

We are pleased to welcome you as Southwestern Sweethearts, celebrating all alumni couples who have joined their hearts and lives.


Chapel Wedding  

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Are you an alumni couple preparing for your upcoming nuptials? Congratulations! The Southwestern University Alumni Association would like to celebrate this life achievement. Complete this form and we will mail you a set of complimentary champagne flutes to toast on your wedding day.

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The splendor of its architectural design, the Christian symbolism, and its placement in the center of Southwestern University’s campus in Georgetown make Lois Perkins Chapel a beautiful setting for a wedding celebration. The Chapel seats approximately 650 guests.

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