It’s your 50th reunion!
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. If you’d like to register a guest, please call Jessica Colson ’15, director of alumni relations, at (413) 265-2454.
|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.
|11:00 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.
|11:30 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 ’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 4:45 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.||Reunion Mass, St. Joseph’s Chapel
Make your way up to the third floor of Berchmans Hall for the first reunion mass in the new St. Joseph’s Chapel.
|5:30 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.