New England in the fall boasts beautiful foliage, comfortable temperatures, and now, Elms College Reunion! Join us on campus, Saturday, October 13, 2018, for Reunion and Alumni Day. The festivities will kick off in late morning and run through the evening, with many exciting events and opportunities to catch up with classmates, meet current students, and interact with faculty members.

Choose the category below that best represents your class year to see all of the events offered!

We can’t wait to celebrate YOU! In honor of your 50th reunion, all of your activity fees are on us! The only fee you’ll need to pay at your 50th reunion is for your class dinner, which is $30 per person. All guests will need to pay for each of their activity fees.

9:30 a.m. Check-In, Mary Dooley College Center Lobby

Visit our check-in station to receive your name tag, folder, and schedule of events for the day.

10:30 a.m. Golden Blazer Ceremony, St. Joseph’s Chapel

Class of 1968 – it’s your time to shine! You will officially receive your Golden Blazer scarves at this treasured ceremony.

11:00 a.m. All Golden Blazer Brunch, Reunion Tent

Celebrate with past and present Golden Blazers with a brunch under the Reunion Tent on the Keating Quadrangle. No charge for the Class of 1968.

12:00 p.m. Women’s Soccer Game, Leary Field

Come cheer on our Blazer student-athletes as they compete to earn a spot back in the Championship match. Bleacher seating is available. Free event, but pre-registration required.

1:00 p.m. Book Signing with Lauren (Scibelli) Mullin ’88Keating Quadrangle

A certified histologist turned author, Lauren Mullin offers a look into Memories of Ciro’s, her first book on the evolution of her family’s restaurant in the South End of Springfield from the 1960’s through the 1990’s.

1:00 to 4:00 p.m. LuLaRoe Pop-Up Shop, Keating Quadrangle

Shop til you drop at our LuLaRoe Pop-Up shop! From skirts to tops, many beautiful styles and patterns will be available for purchase.

2:00 to 3:00 p.m. President’s State of the College Address, Veritas Auditorium

Join President Harry E. Dumay, Ph.D., MBA, as he delivers his first State of the College address, providing updates and insight on all things Elms College. Free event, but pre-registration required.

3:00 to 4:00 p.m. Campus Tours, Berchmans Hall Rotunda

Our Student Ambassadors will meet you in Berchmans Hall Rotunda and give you a top-notch tour of today’s campus. Marvel at the new technologies in The Lyons Center for Natural & Health Sciences and enjoy the spacious re-design of the Keating Quadrangle. Free event, but pre-registration required.

3:00 to 5:00 p.m. Wine & Chocolate Tasting, Alumnae Library Well

Join our friends at Eddie’s Liquors and Fine Wines in the Library to enjoy dark, milk, and white chocolate paired with different wines. Space is limited and fills up fast; pre-registration and payment required. No charge for the Class of 1968.

3:00 to 5:00 p.m. Plant & Sip Social, Reunion Tent

Arrange your own miniature terrarium with succulents, sand, and accessories, all while enjoying a little wine and the company of friends. All materials provided. Pre-registration and payment required. No charge for the Class of 1968.

5:00 p.m. Class Dinners, Mary Dooley College Center Dining Hall

Break bread with your classmates at your class-assigned tables, while mingling with alumni of other class years. Some of the best memories start with a meal, right? $30 per person.

7:00 to 9:00 p.m. Blazer Bash, Reunion Tent

All alumni and current students are invited back to the Reunion tent for one last hoorah! Break it down on the dance floor with your classmates, satisfy your late-night sweet tooth by visiting the candy bar, and make new memories to reminisce on at the next reunion. Free event, but pre-registration required.

We look forward to welcoming all former Golden Blazers back to campus on October 13!

9:30 a.m. Check-In, Mary Dooley College Center Lobby

Visit our check-in station to receive your name tag, folder, and schedule of events for the day.

 10:30 a.m. Golden Blazer Ceremony, St. Joseph’s Chapel

All Golden Blazers are welcome to attend this special ceremony and watch the Class of 1968 officially join the ranks of Golden Blazer. Free event, but pre-registration is required.

11:00 a.m. All Golden Blazer Brunch, Reunion Tent

Celebrate with past and present Golden Blazers with a brunch under the Reunion Tent on the Keating Quadrangle. $20 per person.

12:00 p.m. Women’s Soccer Game, Leary Field

Come cheer on our Blazer student-athletes as they compete to earn a spot back in the Championship match. Bleacher seating is available. Free event, but pre-registration required.

1:00 p.m. Book Signing with Lauren (Scibelli) Mullin ’88, Keating Quadrangle

A certified histologist turned author, Lauren Mullin offers a look into Memories of Ciro’s, her first book on the evolution of her family’s restaurant in the South End of Springfield from the 1960’s through the 1990’s.

1:00 to 4:00 p.m. LuLaRoe Pop-Up Shop, Keating Quadrangle

Shop til you drop at our LuLaRoe Pop-Up shop! From skirts to tops, many beautiful styles and patterns will be available for purchase.

2:00 to 3:00 p.m. President’s State of the College Address, Veritas Auditorium

Join President Harry E. Dumay, Ph.D., MBA, as he delivers his first State of the College address, providing updates and insight on all things Elms College. Free event, but pre-registration required.

3:00 to 4:00 p.m. Campus Tours, Berchmans Hall Rotunda

Our Student Ambassadors will meet you in Berchmans Hall Rotunda and give you a top-notch tour of today’s campus. Marvel at the new technologies in The Lyons Center for Natural & Health Sciences and enjoy the spacious re-design of the Keating Quadrangle. Free event, but pre-registration required.

3:00 to 5:00 p.m. Wine & Chocolate Tasting, Alumnae Library Well

Join our friends at Eddie’s Liquors and Fine Wines to enjoy dark, milk, and white chocolate paired with different wines. Space is limited and fills up fast; pre-registration and payment required. $20 per person.

3:00 to 5:00 p.m. Plant & Sip Social, Reunion Tent

Arrange your own miniature terrarium with succulents, sand, and accessories, all while enjoying a little wine and the company of friends. All materials provided. Pre-registration and payment required. $25 for alumni, $30 for friends.

5:00 p.m. Class Dinners, Mary Dooley College Center Dining Hall

Break bread with your classmates at your class-assigned tables, while mingling with alumni of other class years. Some of the best memories start with a meal, right? $30 per person.

7:00 to 9:00 p.m. Blazer Bash, Reunion Tent

All alumni and current students are invited back to the Reunion tent for one last hoorah! Break it down on the dance floor with your classmates, satisfy your late-night sweet tooth by visiting the candy bar, and make new memories to reminisce on at the next reunion. Free event, but pre-registration required.

Whether you are celebrating your 30th or 45th reunion (or somewhere in between), we can’t wait to welcome you back to campus!

9:30 to 11:00 a.m. Check-In, Mary Dooley College Center Lobby

Visit our check-in station to receive your name tag, folder, and schedule of events for the day.

11:00 a.m. “Beyond Midlife and Before Retirement: Seeking Meaning, Purpose, and Joy”Faculty Dining Room

As women move past mid-life, many areas of their lives may begin to change: families, work, health, sense of self and identity, spirituality, and ideas about what is most important. Join Lorraine Mangione, Ph.D., and Roz Forti, LICSW, Ph.D., for a workshop on self exploration and moving beyond midlife with grace and creativity. Free event, but space is limited. Pre-registration required.

12:00 p.m. Women’s Soccer Game, Leary Field

Come cheer on our Blazer student-athletes as they compete to earn a spot back in the Championship match. Bleacher seating is available. Free event, but pre-registration required.

1:00 p.m. Book Signing with Lauren (Scibelli) Mullin ’88, Keating Quadrangle

A certified histologist turned author, Lauren Mullin offers a look into Memories of Ciro’s, her first book on the evolution of her family’s restaurant in the South End of Springfield from the 1960’s through the 1990’s.

1:00 to 4:00 p.m. LuLaRoe Pop-Up Shop, Keating Quadrangle

Shop til you drop at our LuLaRoe Pop-Up shop! From skirts to tops, many beautiful styles and patterns will be available for purchase.

2:00 to 3:00 p.m. President’s State of the College Address, Veritas Auditorium

Join President Harry E. Dumay, Ph.D., MBA, as he delivers his first State of the College address, providing updates and insight on all things Elms College. Free event, but pre-registration required.

3:00 to 4:00 p.m. Campus Tours, Berchmans Hall Rotunda

Our Student Ambassadors will meet you in Berchmans Hall Rotunda and give you a top-notch tour of today’s campus. Marvel at the new technologies in The Lyons Center for Natural & Health Sciences and enjoy the spacious re-design of the Keating Quadrangle. Free event, but pre-registration required.

3:00 to 5:00 p.m. Wine & Chocolate Tasting, Alumnae Library Well

Join our friends at Eddie’s Liquors and Fine Wines to enjoy dark, milk, and white chocolate paired with different wines. Space is limited and fills up fast; pre-registration and payment required. $20 per person.

3:00 to 5:00 p.m. Plant & Sip Social, Reunion Tent

Arrange your own miniature terrarium with succulents, sand, and accessories, all while enjoying a little wine and the company of friends. All materials provided. Pre-registration and payment required. $25 for alumni, $30 for friends.

5:00 p.m. Class Dinners, Mary Dooley College Center Dining Hall

Break bread with your classmates at your class-assigned tables, while mingling with alumni of other class years. Some of the best memories start with a meal, right? $30 per person.

7:00 to 9:00 p.m. Blazer Bash, Reunion Tent

All alumni and current students are invited back to the Reunion tent for one last hoorah! Break it down on the dance floor with your classmates, satisfy your late-night sweet tooth by visiting the candy bar, and make new memories to reminisce on at the next reunion. Free event, but pre-registration required.

We can’t wait to see you all! Check out the schedule of events below:

12:00 p.m. Women’s Soccer Game, Leary Field

Come cheer on our Blazer student-athletes as they compete to earn a spot back in the Championship match. Bleacher seating is available. Free event, but pre-registration required.

1:00 to 4:00 p.m. LuLaRoe Pop-Up Shop, Keating Quadrangle

Shop til you drop at our LuLaRoe Pop-Up shop! From skirts to tops, many beautiful styles and patterns will be available for purchase.

2:00 to 3:00 p.m. President’s State of the College Address, Veritas Auditorium

Join President Harry E. Dumay, Ph.D., MBA, as he delivers his first State of the College address, providing updates and insight on all things Elms College. Free event, but pre-registration required.

2:00 p.m. Blazer Bar Crawl, Reunion Tent Bar

Check in to the first official stop of the 2018 Blazer Bar Crawl at the Reunion Tent Bar, then travel by bus to other local establishments for drinks and appetizers! $30 per person which includes a t-shirt and a $3 gift to the annual fund!

3:00 to 4:00 p.m. Campus Tours, Berchmans Hall Rotunda

Our Student Ambassadors will meet you in Berchmans Hall Rotunda and give you a top-notch tour of today’s campus. Marvel at the new technologies in The Lyons Center for Natural & Health Sciences and enjoy the spacious re-design of the Keating Quadrangle. Free event, but pre-registration required.

3:00 to 5:00 p.m. Wine & Chocolate Tasting, Alumnae Library Well

Join our friends at Eddie’s Liquors and Fine Wines to enjoy dark, milk, and white chocolate paired with different wines. Space is limited and fills up fast; pre-registration and payment required. $20 per person.

3:00 to 5:00 p.m. Plant & Sip Social, Reunion Tent

Arrange your own miniature terrarium with succulents, sand, and accessories, all while enjoying a little wine and the company of friends. All materials provided. Pre-registration and payment required. $25 for alumni, $30 for friends.

5:00 p.m Class Dinners, Mary Dooley College Center Dining Hall

Break bread with your classmates at your class-assigned tables, while mingling with alumni of other class years. Some of the best memories start with a meal, right? $30 per person.

7:00 to 9:00 p.m. Blazer Bash, Reunion Tent

All alumni and current students are invited back to the Reunion tent for one last hoorah! Break it down on the dance floor with your classmates, satisfy your late-night sweet tooth by visiting the candy bar, and make new memories to reminisce on at the next reunion. Free event, but pre-registration required.

7:00 to 9:00 p.m. Alumni Athlete Reunion, Reunion Tent

Are you a former Elms College student-athlete? Do you miss your teammates, your coach, or your alma mater? If so, this is the event for you! Reconnect with teammates, coaches, and check out how Elms has changed since you left. Free event, but pre-registration required.

7:00 to 10:00 p.m. CIT Affinity Reunion, The Lyons Center for Natural & Health Sciences

Calling all CIT majors! Join CIT department chair Goose Gosselin, Ed.D., CIT alumni, and current students for an evening of games, graphics, and more. Free event, but pre-registration required.

 

All alumni and friends of Elms College are always welcome to attend Reunion. Perhaps you have friends in this year’s reunion classes that you’d like to celebrate with? Make sure to pre-register, and we will see you on October 13!

9:30 a.m. Check-In, Mary Dooley College Center Lobby

Visit our check-in station to receive your name tag, folder, and schedule of events for the day.

10:30 a.m. Golden Blazer Ceremony, St. Joseph’s Chapel

All Golden Blazers are welcome to attend this special ceremony and watch the Class of 1968 officially join the ranks of Golden Blazer. Free event, but pre-registration is required.

11:00 a.m. All Golden Blazer Brunch, Reunion Tent

Celebrate with past and present Golden Blazers with a brunch under the Reunion Tent on the Keating Quadrangle. $20 per person.

12:00 p.m. Women’s Soccer Game, Leary Field

Come cheer on our Blazer student-athletes as they compete to earn a spot back in the Championship match. Bleacher seating is available. Free event, but pre-registration required.

1:00 to 4:00 p.m. LuLaRoe Pop-Up Shop, Keating Quadrangle

Shop til you drop at our LuLaRoe Pop-Up shop! From skirts to tops, many beautiful styles and patterns will be available for purchase.

2:00 to 3:00 p.m. President’s State of the College Address, Veritas Auditorium

Join President Harry E. Dumay, Ph.D., MBA, as he delivers his first State of the College address, providing updates and insight on all things Elms College. Free event, but pre-registration required.

2:00 p.m. Blazer Bar Crawl, Reunion Tent Bar

Check in to the first official stop of the 2018 Blazer Bar Crawl at the Reunion Tent Bar, then travel by bus to other local establishments for drinks and appetizers! $30 per person which includes a t-shirt and a $3 gift to the annual fund!

3:00 to 4:00 p.m. Campus Tours, Berchmans Hall Rotunda

Our Student Ambassadors will meet you in Berchmans Hall Rotunda and give you a top-notch tour of today’s campus. Marvel at the new technologies in The Lyons Center for Natural & Health Sciences and enjoy the spacious re-design of the Keating Quadrangle. Free event, but pre-registration required.

3:00 to 5:00 p.m. Wine & Chocolate Tasting, Alumnae Library Well

Join our friends at Eddie’s Liquors and Fine Wines to enjoy dark, milk, and white chocolate paired with different wines. Space is limited and fills up fast; pre-registration and payment required. $20 per person.

3:00 to 5:00 p.m. Plant & Sip Social, Reunion Tent

Arrange your own miniature terrarium with succulents, sand, and accessories, all while enjoying a little wine and the company of friends. All materials provided. Pre-registration and payment required. $25 for alumni, $30 for friends.

5:00 p.m Class Dinners, Mary Dooley College Center Dining Hall

Break bread with your classmates at your class-assigned tables, while mingling with alumni of other class years. Some of the best memories start with a meal, right? $30 per person.

7:00 to 9:00 p.m. Blazer Bash, Reunion Tent

All alumni and current students are invited back to the Reunion tent for one last hoorah! Break it down on the dance floor with your classmates, satisfy your late-night sweet tooth by visiting the candy bar, and make new memories to reminisce on at the next reunion. Free event, but pre-registration required.

7:00 to 9:00 p.m. Alumni Athlete Reunion, Reunion Tent

Are you a former Elms College student-athlete? Do you miss your teammates, your coach, or your alma mater? If so, this is the event for you! Reconnect with teammates, coaches, and check out how Elms has changed since you left. Free event, but pre-registration required.

7:00 to 10:00 p.m. CIT Affinity Reunion, The Lyons Center for Natural & Health Sciences

Calling all CIT majors! Join CIT department chair Goose Gosselin, Ed.D., CIT alumni, and current students for an evening of games, graphics, and more. Free event, but pre-registration required.