We’re glad you are excited to learn more about Reunion 2019, which will be held on Friday, June 7, 2019, to Sunday, June 9, 2019. Check out the schedule of events below, and please come back soon to register online!
Friday, June 7, 2019
|3:00-6:00 p.m.||Hotel O’Leary Check In, O’Leary Hall
Check-in for those staying in Hotel O’Leary on Friday night. Pre-registration and payment required. $50 pp/per night.
|6:00-7:30 p.m.||Alumni Soccer Game, Leary Field
Watch men’s and women’s soccer games under the lights, with former Elms athletes competing against each other.
|6:00-8:00 p.m.||Legacy Alumni Social, 15 Gaylord Street
Have you had family members also graduate from Elms College? If so, you are invited to this exclusive event for legacy alumni! Please join us for a social under the Reunion tent.
|7:00-9:00 p.m.||Paint & Sip Social, O’Leary Great Room
Join our friends from Painted by the Shore to paint your own wooden serving tray, all while enjoying a little wine and the company of friends. All materials and instruction provided. Space is limited.
Saturday, June 8, 2019
|7:30-8:30 a.m.||Align & Flow Yoga, Maguire Center
Amy Bourque ‘01 will lead a class for all levels of yoga lovers! Students will be guided to move from shape to shape at a slower pace while focusing on linking breath to movement. There will be an emphasis on alignment with suggestions offered for modifications and adjustment. Pre-registration is required.
|8:00-11:00 a.m.||Hotel O’Leary Check In, O’Leary Hall
Check-in for those staying in Hotel O’Leary on Saturday night. Pre-registration and payment required. $50 pp/per night. If you will be arriving later than 11 a.m. to Hotel O’Leary, please make special accommodations by emailing email@example.com.
|9:00-10:00 a.m.||Check-In, Berchmans Hall Lobby
Check in to receive your schedule for the day. If you plan to arrive later than 10 a.m., please email firstname.lastname@example.org no later than May 31.
|10:30-11:15 p.m.||President’s State of the College Address, Veritas Auditorium
Join President Harry E. Dumay, Ph.D., MBA, as he delivers the State of the College address, providing updates and insight on all things Elms College. Pre-registration required.
|11:20 -12:05 p.m.||Golden Blazer Ceremony, St. Joseph Chapel
Celebrate with the Class of 1969 as they receive their Golden Blazer scarves in honor of their 50th reunion. Following this ceremony, members of the Class of 1969 should gather for a class photo, which will be taken on the front steps of Berchmans Hall.
|12:15-1:30 p.m.||President’s Luncheon, Mary Dooley College Center Dining Hall
Join President Harry E. Dumay, Ph.D., MBA, your classmates, and members of the Elms community for a buffet-style luncheon. The Alumni Association Board will make announcements during this meal. Pre-registration and payment required.
|1:30-2:30 p.m.||Class Meetings, Room Assignments TBD|
|2:00-5:00 p.m.||DJ on the Quad, Keating Quadrangle
Join DJ Beth Hawley ’85 on the Quad for music, snacks and cocktails with a cash bar.
|2:00-4:00 p.m.||Campus Tours, Mary Dooley College Center
Our Student Ambassadors will meet you in front of the Mary Dooley College Center 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 the Center for Student Success, and enjoy the spacious re-design of the Keating Quadrangle. Free event, but pre-registration required.
|2:00-4:00 p.m.||Wine Pairing, Reunion Tent
The Elms College MBA department is sponsoring this annual favorite with a fun twist! Join us for savory hors d’oeuvres paired with different wines. Space is limited and fills up fast.
|3:00-5:00 p.m.||Discover Your Purpose Workshop, Library Theater
Nancy Davis, MBA ‘16, business development specialist for the Elms College MBA program and Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership, will lead a workshop where you will participate in an active discussion about fulfilling your purpose. What have we done, what can we do, what do we need to take the next step? Space is limited, so please pre-register to reserve your seat.
|3:00-8:00 p.m.||Blazer Bar Crawl, Reunion Tent Bar
Check in to the first official stop of the 2019 Blazer Bar Crawl at the Reunion Tent Bar, then travel by bus to other local establishments for drinks and appetizers! T-shirt and $3 gift to the annual fund included in your registration fee!
|5:00-5:45 p.m.||Reunion Mass, St. Joseph Chapel
Make your way up to the third floor of Berchmans Hall for a special Reunion mass said by Fr. Mark Stelzer. Following mass, all alumni are invited to the Reflection Pond to lay a rose at The Blessed Mother’s feet in honor of departed classmates.
|6:00-8:00 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? This plated dinner, and your first drink is on us!
|7:00-10:00 p.m.||CIT Affinity Reunion, The Lyons Center for Natural & Health Sciences
Calling all CIT majors! Join CIT department chair Goose Gosselin, Ed.D., and other CIT alumni for an evening of games, graphics, and more. Pre-registration required.
|8:00-10:00 p.m.||Blazer Bash, Reunion Tent
All alumni are invited back to the Reunion tent for one last hoorah! Break it down on the dance floor with your classmates while the DJ spins your favorite tunes, satisfy your late-night sweet tooth by visiting the candy bar, and make new memories to reminisce on at the next reunion. Pre-registration required.
Sunday, June 9, 2019
|9:00-11:00 a.m.||Hotel O’Leary Check-Out, Hotel O’Leary|
|9:00-11:00 a.m.||Farewell Brunch, Mary Dooley College Center Dining Hall
Gather with your classmates one last time to reminisce on all of the new memories created while enjoying a tasty brunch in our dining hall. Pre-registration is required.