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: Legacy Gala Each year William Paterson hosts a gala to honor selected alumni, students, and friends of the University. Sunday Tea The Tea features a guest lecturer addressing topics relevant to the history of the Hobart family. Golf Outing William Paterson University's 9th Annual Golf Outing, October 5, 2017. Scholarship Dinner This event thanks our donors and allows them the opportunity to meet the students who are the scholarship recipients. Past Events Check out photos from our past events.