Summer SalonSamek Art Gallery, 3rd flr, Elaine Langone CenterIn 1725, the Paris Salon debuted at the Academie des Beaux-Arts. Works hung floor to ceiling ("salon-style") in order to showcase recent graduates from the Ecole des Beaux-Arts. In 1853, Bucknell University began building a museum collection that today numbers over 5,400 objects that span ancient to 21st-century cultures. In 2013, the Samek Art Gallery will combine these academic art traditions in a Summer Salon that celebrates 160 years of collecting art. This year's Summer Salon presents a galaxy of artworks arranged in the order they entered the collection so that history unfolds on the gallery walls. Future salons will continue the series that spans centuries and delights the senses.Barnes & Noble at Bucknell University BookstoreFollowing a careful, yearlong restoration, the Barnes & Noble at Bucknell University Bookstore -- featuring 29,500 square feet of books and other merchandise displayed among artifacts from the building's past -- opened for business in the summer of 2010 in downtown Lewisburg. The bookstore occupies the former C. Dreisbach's Sons Hardware Store on the northwest corner of Fourth and Market streets and Barnes & Noble at Bucknell University Bookstore includes a large inventory of books, magazines and sportswear, as well as a Starbucks cafe. The historic portions of the three-story building were preserved and highlighted by design, including an antique freight elevator and much of the original brickwork and woodwork. Modern touches include a massive skylight, Wi-Fi connectivity and artwork throughout showcasing Bucknell's history and iconic images. Shuttles will run all weekend, to and from the new bookstore.
1 - 4 pmAlumni Career Services is offering appointment times during Reunion!Meet with Julee Bertsch, the Program Director of Alumni Career Services, to discuss your career needs. Call 570-577-1238 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for an appointment.Career Development Center, Botany Building
2:00 - 3:00 pmAlumni University Class: "Healthcare Reform: Where are We Now? What are Issues for the Future?"Amy Wolaver, Associate Professor of Economics & Co-Director, Bucknell Institute for Public Policy With the Supreme Court decision upholding the major features of the Affordable Care Act and the re-election of President Obama to a second term, it seems clear that the implementation of healthcare reform will be moving forward. However, significant questions remain regarding the implementation of the law moving forward. Professor Wolaver will discuss the economics of health insurance markets, the major features of the Act, and how the federal and state governments are responding to the implementation deadlines.Gallery Theatre, Elaine Langone Center, 3rd Floor3:15 – 4:15pmAlumni University Class: Collecting Art for 160 Years (Backward & Forward)Richard Rinehart, director of the Samek Art GalleryBucknell has been collecting art for 160 years. Many people think of art collecting as an historic or "past-oriented" activity. In reality, it's a forward-looking activity and curators must be futurists. A survey of Bucknell's first 160 years of collecting will be on view at the Samek Art Gallery and Director, Richard Rinehart, will offer insights into the future of collecting art with special emphasis on new media art. How does one collect art that fits onto a thumb drive? More importantly, how does one keep this art alive for the next 160 years?Gallery Theatre, Elaine Langone Center, 3rd Floor4:30 - 6 pmAlumni U ReceptionLight appetizers and beverages will be served.Samek Art Gallery, Elaine Langone Center, 3rd Floor5 - 7 pmAll-Class DinnerBostwick Dining Hall, ELC, 1st Floor
7 - 8 pmBucknell Traditions - Then and NowMeet with our Reunion Student Ambassadors, Pat Flannery '80 and Mary Ann (Sigler) Stanton ‘89 to discuss the Bucknell traditions that meant the most to you. Feel free to bring your mementos to share. ’Ray Bucknell!|Arches Lounge, Elaine Langone Center, 3rd FloorBack to Top
7:30 - 10:00 amAll-Class BreakfastBostwick Dining Hall, ELC, 1st Floor
8:30 amCanoe Trips on the Susquehanna RiverJoin Allan ’74 and Betsy Quant ’74 in their 26' Voyageur canoes to enjoy the West Branch of the Susquehanna River from Milton State Park Island, past Lewisburg, to the Chillisquaque Creek boat ramp. No experience needed, but be prepared to get feet and legs wet and muddy. $10 per person. Pre-Registration Required. Space is limited. (Other available times: 11 am and 1:30 pm)Van leaves from the front of ELC uphill entrance.
10:30 amAdmissions Preview SessionPlease register by calling the Admissions Office at 570-577-1101. Open to All.Freas Hall
11:00 amAdmissions Tours of CampusOpen to all, no registration required.Freas Hall
11 amCanoe Trips on the Susquehanna RiverJoin Allan ’74 and Betsy Quant ’74 in their 26' Voyageur canoes to enjoy the West Branch of the Susquehanna River from Milton State Park Island, past Lewisburg, to the Chillisquaque Creek boat ramp. No experience needed, but be prepared to get feet and legs wet and muddy. $10 per person. Pre-Registration Required. Space is limited. (Other available times: 8:30 am and 1:30 pm)Van leaves from the front of ELC uphill entrance.
11 am - NoonAlumni University Class: Campus Master Planning at BucknellBy Dennis Hawley '72 M'73, associate vice president for facilitiesCome find out about Bucknell’s landscape for the future. Presentation on the campus master plan for building and renovating.LC Forum, Elaine Langone Center, 2nd Floor
11 amSpecial Tour of the GreenhouseExplore the Greenhouse and see plants from the desert, wetlands, tropical and temperate forests.Greenhouse, Biology Building, 4th floor11:30 am - 4:30 pmBegin the Journey!A fun-filled afternoon for Bucknell legacies who are in 8th or 9th grade. Students participate in a variety of activities throughout the day, interacting with current students, faculty, admissions and alumni relations staff members. While the students are participating in the events of the day, parents are strongly encouraged to attend the Legacy Parent presentation given by a member of the admissions staff. Students and parents will reunite in time for dinner.Pre-registration is required www.bucknell.edu/Legacy. For more information on Legacy Programs, please contact Patti Struble Flannery ’86 at email@example.com or 570.577.3633A Bucknell legacy is defined as someone who is a direct descendent of a Bucknell alumnus/a. This relationship would include parents and step-parents, grandparents and step-grandparents, great-grandparents and step-great-grandparents, etc.Hunt Hall
11:30 am - 2 pmAll-Class Buffet LuncheonBostwick Dining Hall, ELC, 1st Floor
12:30 pmAlumni Golf TournamentPre-registration required. Tournament limited to 112 players. Scramble tournament begins at 12:30 p.m. Please note: Golf tournament fee is not included in any of the packages. The entry fee is $75 for each player which includes greens fee and cart. You may request to be placed into a certain foursome and we will do our best to accommodate you; however, we cannot guarantee requests! Registration at the course begins at 11:30 a.m. Shuttle service from clubhouse to driving range is available beginning at 11:30 a.m. Lunch available at Knickers dining room in the clubhouse. Note: This is the only time available for alumni to golf on Friday. NO REFUNDS AFTER May 11.Bucknell Golf Club, Across Route 15
1 pmTennis ClinicCome out for some fun tennis at the varsity courts behind the Fieldhouse. ALL levels of ability are welcome, racquets and balls will be provided if needed. You will be greeted by former men’s coach, Bob Hammerlee, who will be your host and fill in when needed. Also, plan to attend Bob’s mini clinic immediately after the “mixer” and gain some helpful tips for your game. If individuals are interested in a mini-bracket tournament, please come prepared and brackets will be created on site!Bucknell Tennis Courts
1:00pmCLIMBucknell Challenge Course at the Cowan Forrest Brown Conference CenterTony Stafford, Director of Outdoor Education and LeadershipThe challenge course will be available and will include, the climbing tower, zip line and a high ropes elements. With the primary focus to be used as a classroom without walls, it is designed to teach leadership, group dynamics, risk assessment, safety and most importantly, something about themselves. The goal is to enhance life skills through challenging educational activities by problem solving and team development. By using these elements, it is hoped that individuals will leave with creative new ideas about themselves and how a team evolves. This is a great opportunity to explore the Cowan retreat property. Rain or Shine. Pre-Registration Required. Space is limited. $15 per person. To register call Emily at 570-577-7300.Van leaves from the ELC uphill entrance (Dent Drive)
1 - 1:30 pmThat Was Then, This Is NowYou can’t miss this entertaining and interactive parody on life at Bucknell through the ages. Watch as alumni, staff and students portray the wacky, wonderful stages of Bucknellians from the 1930s through today.LC Forum, Elaine Langone Center, 2nd Floor
1:30 pmAdmissions Tours of CampusOpen to all, no registration required.Freas Hall
1:30 pmCanoe Trips on the Susquehanna RiverJoin Allan ’74 and Betsy Quant ’74 in their 26' Voyageur canoes to enjoy the West Branch of the Susquehanna River from Milton State Park Island, past Lewisburg, to the Chillisquaque Creek boat ramp. No experience needed, but be prepared to get feet and legs wet and muddy. $10 per person. Pre-Registration Required. Space is limited. (Other available times: 8:30 am and 11 am)Van leaves from the front of ELC uphill entrance.
1:30 – 2:30pmAlumni University Class: "Business in the Dark": The Art of Management in Uncertain TimesMichael Johnson-Cramer, Director of the School of ManagementAs an homage to the popular "art in the dark" course at Bucknell, Michael Johnson-Cramer, Director of the School of Management, will explore the evolving world of business -- past, present, and future -- and help us to appreciate what it means to build a great organization.LC Forum, Elaine Langone Center, 2nd Floor
1:30 – 2:30pmAlumni University Class: “Is it time to pay attention to Twitter?”Julee Bertsch, Program Director Alumni Career Services300-500 jobs are posted per minute on Twitter. Statistics show that over 90% of recruiters use or plan to use social media in recruiting. LinkedIn is considered universal; however, Twitter is growing rapidly. Learn how to best use this emerging social media tool to stay current and move your career forward. – Hear from Career Development Staff and Bucknellians who use Twitter successfully. Already on Twitter? Follow us @BucknellACS.Gallery Theatre, Elaine Langone Center, 3rd Floor
1:30 – 2:30pmWeis Center behind the scenes tourKathryn Maguet, Executive Director for the Weis Center for the Performing ArtsGet a behind-the-scenes tour of the Weis Center for the Performing Arts! This tour allows visitors to see many backstage areas, including: Green Room (featuring items from the Weis Family's home), dressing rooms, Choral and Instrumental rehearsal rooms, loading dock and much more. Space limitedMeet in the lobby of the Weis Center for the Performing Arts
2:00 – 4:00 pmEnvironmental Center Open HousePlease join the professors and staff of the Bucknell University Environmental Center (BUEC) who will give visitors a tour of the center, its solar panel array, sustainable gardens and rainbarrel system, and a briefing on the variety of activities going on at the BUEC.Environmental Center
3:00 - 4:00 pmAlumni University Class: "Discovering Your Ancestry in the Electronic Age"Frank Davis '82‘The 835’ author Frank Davis will conduct a seminar on how ancestry researchers and enthusiasts can use electronic tools, the internet, and DNA testing to research and discover their family ancestry. Topics to be covered include search engines, the National Archives as a resource, and how to handle obstacles. Frank will also share some of the discoveries that he made about his own family using the methodology discussed in his new manuscript ‘The 835’.LC Forum, Elaine Langone Center, 2nd Floor
3:00 – 4:00pmAlumni University Class: Your Brain and MusicLois Svard, Professor of music emeritaMusic can bring us to tears - or can make us want to leap up and dance. Did you ever wonder what is happening in your brain as you listen to – or make – music? Neuroscientists wonder, and they have been studying musicians and the process of making music for the past 25 years. As avid listeners, amateur or professional musicians, we can learn fascinating things from their research.Gallery Theatre, Elaine Langone Center, 3rd Floor
3:00 – 4:00pmAlumni University Class: MOOCs, Online Programs, Flipped Classrooms: What's All the Fuss About?Param Bedi, Vice President for Library & Information TechnologyWe read about it every day, MOOCs, flipped classrooms, digital scholarship etc. Param Bedi, VP for Library and Information Technology will lead a discussion about what Bucknell is doing to avail these opportunities in a residential setting. He will also discuss how Bucknell is keeping up with the consumerization of technology on campus.Library Lab, Bertrand Library
3:00 pmClass Reporter MeetingClass reporters for Bucknell Magazine will gather.7th Street Cafe
3:00 – 5:00 pmSee a Treasure ... Create a Treasure ... Win a Treasure... at Bertrand Library!Reprise your role as a Bucknell student by visiting the Ellen Clarke Betrand Library to get your library card stamped and enter to win an iPad mini! Experience through our interactive displays how both the library and information technology are playing a greater-than-ever-before role in campus life. Also, don't miss your chance to become part of Bucknell's history by recording your favorite Bucknell memory. Refreshments and great fun provided!Bertrand Library
4:00 - 5:00 p.m.Reception to Honor the 2013 Alumni Association Award RecipientsPlease join the Bucknell Alumni Association Board of Directors for a special gathering as we celebrate with this year’s honorees for the following awards: Loyalty to Bucknell, Outstanding Achievement in a Chosen Profession, Service to Humanity, and Young Alumni. Terrace Room, ELC, 2nd floor4:30 pmFaculty Wine and Cheese ReceptionJoin us to meet new faculty or catch up with faculty you remember from your days on campus. A variety of wine, cheeses and other light hors' dourves will be served.Weis Center Lobby
5:00 – 8:00 pmClass of 1953 Reception and Dinner(5-6pm: Cocktail Reception - open bar for one hour only. 6-8pm: Dinner - only beer, wine, and soft drinks served during dinner)
Class of 1958 Reception and Dinner(5-6pm: Cocktail Reception - open bar for one hour only. 6-8pm: Dinner - only beer, wine, and soft drinks served during dinner)
5:30 – 8:00 pmAlumni DinnerFor all classes not celebrating individual reunion dinners, as noted separately. There will be a children’s station with common favorites.Bostwick Dining Hall, ELC, 1st Floor6:00 pmClass of 1983 Dinner Special Class of 1983 Dinner at Fero Vineyards. Reunion shuttles will take you to and from campus.Fero Vineyards 6:30 – 9:00 pmClass of 1963 Golden Anniversary Reception and Dinner(6:30-7:30pm: Cocktail Reception - open bar for one hour only. 7:30-9pm: Dinner - only beer, wine, and soft drinks served during dinner)Ashway Farm with Doug and Jane Williams7 – 10 p.m. LGBT Reunion Happy HourBucknell’s Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender and Ally organization, GALABI, invites you to a happy hour downtown at the Towne Tavern Shanty. Stop by and get to know representatives from GALABI, and LGBTA alumni from throughout the years. 600 Market Street, Lewisburg
7:30 - 9:30 pmBison Round UpJoin your favorite Bison coaches and members of the athletics department for a reception. Relive old memories and catch up on the current news.McGee Room, Sojka Pavilion, 2nd Floor
9:00 – 11:00 pmClass Parties:Catch up with your classmates to reminisce about your Bucknell days. Beer and wine will be available to those that are 21 years and older. Please bring photo ID with you to the event. Soft beverages and light snacks will also be served. Please note that no outside alcohol is permitted at any University sponsored event per University Policy.
Locations: 1968 Party 9:00 7th St. Cafe1973 Party 9:00 Samek Art Gallery1978 Party 9:00 Brasserie Louis1983 Party 9:00 Larison1988 Party 9:00 Terrace Room1993 Party 9:00 Hunt Hall1998 Party 9:00 Tent on the Quad2003 Party 9:00 Tent on the Quad2008 Party 9:00 Lewisburg HotelBack to Top
Reunion Registration Hours8 am - 5 pmSojka Pavilion, KLARC
7 - 10:00 amAlumni BreakfastBostwick Dining Hall, ELC, 1st Floor
8:30 - 10 amLeadership Champagne BreakfastBy invitation only. A gathering to honor alumni who have made a leadership gift to the University.Terrace Room, ELC, 2nd Floor
9 – 11 amAlumni Career Services is offering appointment times during Reunion!Meet with Julee Bertsch, the Program Director of Alumni Career Services, to discuss your career needs. Call 570-577-1238 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for an appointment.Career Development Center located in the Botany Building
9 - 11 amPre-Health and Pre-Law ConversationsIf you are considering a switch to a career in the health professions (or in law) or if you work in the field and would like to know what Bucknell is doing to prepare students, stop by for conversation and light refreshments.Career Development Center located in the Botany Building
9:30 – 10:30amArboretum Walking TourMore than 1,700 trees representing nearly 100 species comprise the Bucknell University Arboretum, an arboreal legacy representing more than 150 years of wise stewardship and management. Join Professors Duane Griffin and Mark Spiro for a short walking tour to learn about the Arboretum project and some of our remarkable sylvan treasures.Meet in front of Bertrand Library
9:30 - 10:30 amZumba Fitness with Jessica (Quintana) Hess '99Join former Bison Track Athlete, Jessica (Quintana) Hess '99 as she leads this energy filled class. Are you ready to party yourself into shape? That's exactly what the Zumba Fitness® program is all about. It's an exhilarating, effective, easy-to-follow, Latin-inspired, calorie-burning dance fitness-party™ that's moving millions of people toward joy and health.Aerobics Studio, Fieldhouse, 2nd Floor
9:30 am“Bucknell Today”A preview of Bucknell's programs, opportunities, and the admissions process. How selective is Bucknell in the admissions landscape? Is it different for legacy students? High schools students and parents are invited to this engaging session. Families should check-in at the table in the uphill second floor lobby at 9:15am. Pre-registration required at www.bucknell.edu/LegacyForum, Second floor ELC
10:00 am - 1:00 pmBucknell Bison Gear SaleGerhard Fieldhouse
10 am until the end of Reunion Rally (approximately 12:00 noon)Kids RallyYour children will enjoy supervised activities while you’re at Reunion Rally. For ages 5-11.Pre-registration requiredDavis Gym
10:30 amAdmissions Tour of CampusOpen to all.Forum, Second floor ELC10:30 amReunion RallyGather outside at 10:30 am at the Weis Center for the all new Reunion Rally — a theatrical, musical and multimedia production featuring Bucknell students and celebrating alumni. Class awards will be given and Alumni Association awardees will be honored. (50th and 25th classes will gather in the lobby, wear your polos)Weis Center
This year's Reunion Rally will feature actor John Bolger, a 1977 Bucknell graduate who has starred as Garrett Prescott Floyd on the ABC daytime drama "General Hospital" since 2006.
A graduate of New York University's drama school, Bolger pursued postgraduate work in stagecraft at off-Broadway's Hudson Guild Theater, before entering architectural school at Cooper Union.
After a two-year program at New York's Circle in the Square, he co-founded the Willow Cabin Theatre Company in 1988. Bolger not only performs, but is involved in every aspect of production, including set design and costume.
Previous roles include Gabe McNamara on "Another World" and Phillip Spaulding on "Guiding Light." He also starred in the primetime series "Everything's Relative" with Jason Alexander, and guest starred on shows such as "NYPD Blue" and "New York Undercover," as well as the Lifetime television movie "Almost Golden: The Jessica Savich Story."
Immediately following Reunion RallyAll classes will head downhill to the All-Class picnic luncheon at the fieldhouse.
12:30 pmThe All-Class LuncheonA fun indoor picnic with class-specific seating. Class photos for the 25th and 50th classes will be taken (immediately upon arrival, at the back of the fieldhouse).Gerhard Fieldhouse, KLARC
12:30 pmClass of 1988 Special Class LunchThe Class of 1988 will gather to celebrate their special 25th Reunion with a lunch under the tent on Smith Quad.Smith Quad
1 - 4 pmCareer Conversations in the CaféThinking about making a career change? Want some advice on negotiating your next raise? Looking for the next step in your career? Talk one-on-one with Julee Bertsch, Alumni Career Services program director, about your specific needs. Good food and good advice – absolutely free.7th Street Café
1:30 pmAlumni University Class: Diamonds from Peanut Butter: A Brief History of Airplanes, Computers, Golf Clubs, and Just About Everything ElsePresident John C. BravmanJoin our 17th President, John C. Bravman. He will share insights into the world of everyday engineering. No engineering degree required!Trout Auditorium
1:30 - 3:30 pmFamily Fun FestivalBouncing equipment, games and treats offer fun for all ages!Outside, Uphill ELC (in front of Freas Hall)
1:30 - 2:30 pmClass of 1963 Special Campus TourThe 50th reunion class should meet the guided tour shuttles to enjoy nostalgic stops around campus. Also offered at 3 pm.Departs from Uphill ELC Entrance
1:30 - 2:30 pmBison Football Alumni ReceptionAll former Bison football players are invited. Meet the current coaching staff and relive some of your old gridiron memories.Tent outside Christy Mathewson Memorial Stadium
1:30 - 5:30 pmFraternity Open HousesTour the fraternity house to see what has changed and what hasn’t.See listings of fraternities hosting receptions, available at registration in Sojka Pavilion
2:00 pmDinosaur Petting ZooThe Weis Center's 25th anniversary season ends with a free kid-friendly performance called Dinosaur Petting Zoo. on the lawn across from the Weis Center Plaza. These ancient life-like dinosaurs come to life in an eye-popping display in this fun, educational and imaginative performance that will thrill and delight audiences of all ages.Practice Field beside the stadium
2:00 – 4:00 pmSorority ReceptionAll former sorority members are welcome to visit with current members of their sorority. Light refreshments and a child friendly area will be provided.Hunt Hall porch
2:00 – 4:00 pmDelta Zeta Special ReunionAll Delta Zetas are welcome to join us to hear about Delta Zeta returning to Bucknell and the state of the sorority. Please join us to renew friendships or make new ones.McDonnell Hall Lounge
2:00 – 4:00 pmResidential College ReceptionWere you in a Res. College during your freshman year? If so, come find out what’s new and what has changed (ie: this year we will be introducing an 8th theme, the Discovery College). Meet with current Res. College students, reconnect with fellow alumni and share fond memories in a child-friendly environment. Light refreshments will be served.Smith Quad (rain location: Smith 300 Seminar Room)
2:30 – 4:30 pmKayak Trip on the SusquehannaTony Stafford, Director of Outdoor Education and LeadershipEnjoy the afternoon by kayaking down the Susquehanna River. We will take a shuttle bus to begin the trip in Milton and finish at the Bucknell Landing, located behind the Bucknell University facilities shop on River Road. Individual kayaks. Pre-registration required, space is limited. $10 per person. To register call Emily at 570-577-7300.Van leaves from the ELC uphill entrance (Dent Drive)
3:00pm The Poetry PathTake a walk through historic downtown Lewisburg and Bucknell University and experience poetry along the way. Visitors to the Poetry Path will have the chance to read and hear recordings of poems by living poets, recited in the poets' own voices. Ten markers along the Path feature poems that pay tribute to historic and culturally significant Lewisburg locales. http://www.bucknell.edu/x77899.xmlMeet inside the auditorium at Bucknell Hall3:00 - 4:00 pmAlumni University Class: If You Had to Compete Against Yourself, How Would You Win?Ken Jones ’78, Director of the Wolff Center for Entrepreneurship at the University of HoustonFor more than 25 years, Ken Jones ‘78 has been both an active practitioner and dedicated coach in the field of entrepreneurship. He has experienced success and failure, has guided business owners through difficult times, and as a result has identified core strategies aimed at providing seasoned entrepreneurs, and those just starting out, with measurable results. Ken shares his experiences gained creating, building and selling businesses to every group he addresses, and he delivers all this in a no-holds-barred performance where you'll find humor in your circumstances and leave with tangible strategies to improve your business.Gallery Theatre, Elaine Langone Center, 3rd Floor
3:00 – 4:00pmAlumni University Class: That Old House: Lewisburg Historic ArchitectureTom Greaves, emeritus professor of anthropologyA rare opportunity to discover the extraordinary architecture on Bucknell’s campus and in Lewisburg’s Historical District, and their origins in Greek, Roman, Renaissance, Modernist, and other periods of Western History. We will encounter some of the remarkable treasures of historic architecture of Lewisburg, and sharpen your eye for interesting architectural detail. Don’t forget to register for the Sunday tour.LC Forum, Elaine Langone Center, 2nd Floor
3:00 – 4:00 pmAlumni University Class: Campus Master Planning at BucknellBy Dennis Hawley '72 M'73, associate vice president for facilities3:00 – 4:00pm Walking Tour of Academic West and South Campus DevelopmentDennis Hawley '72 M’73, associate vice president for facilitiesThe Academic West structure is the first building constructed in the new quad. Academic West will be home to the social sciences, including economics, environmental studies, geography, international relations, Latin American studies, political science, sociology and anthropology departments. The building will have nine classrooms, 60 faculty offices and hearth spaces where students can gather to study, do projects and interact with faculty. It will be open for classes in August 2013 and dedicated this fall. Space is limited. To register call Emily at 570-577-7300.Meet at the front door of Bertrand Library
3:30 - 4:30 pmVolunteer Recognition ReceptionWe will honor current Bucknell volunteers who give of their time to further the University’s mission and programs. By invitation only.President's House
3:00 pmCatholic MassRooke Chapel
3 - 4:30 pmSoccer Clinic for Alumni KidsHosted by the Bucknell men’s and women’s soccer teams, this free clinic is open to kids who will be attending kindergarten through 6th grade in the fall. Wear soccer shoes or tennis shoes (no need to bring shin guards unless you want to). Bucknell athletics will supply soccer balls. Registration is required for this event. Space is limited.Graham Field at Holmes Stadium
3:00 – 4:00 pmClass of 1963 Special Campus TourThe 50th reunion class should meet the guided tour shuttles to enjoy nostalgic stops around campus. Also offered at 1:30 pm.Departs from Uphill ELC Entrance
4:00 pmBlack Alumni Association Cocktail ReceptionWhat's happening at 7th Street House? Come back and bring your family to enjoy a cocktail hour before your class dinner!Sponsored by the Bucknell Black Alumni Association.7th Street House
4:00 – 6:00 pmBEAA Cocktails and ContraptionsJoin engineering alumni, faculty and staff for a cocktail reception in the Dana Lobby area. Participate in an engineering game! Prizes will be awarded. Engineering week student videos will be available to view.Dana Engineering Building
4:00 – 6:00 pmDepartment of Theatre and Dance, Cap and Dagger, and Dance at BucknellOpen to all alumni who participated in Theatre and Dance productions both onstage and behind the scenes!Harvey Powers Theatre
5:30 - 11 pmKids Night OutKids Night Out is an event run by an outside licensed childcare agency. Open to children 5 – 11 years. Children are supervised in age-specific groups and enjoy age-appropriate games, crafts, pizza and snacks. There are limited spaces available, and reservations are first-come, first-served. Note: We cannot grant refunds after May 20.Davis Gym
5:30 pmEmeritus, Classes of 1953 and 1958 Reception and Banquet(5:30-6:30pm: Cocktail Reception - open bar for one hour only. 6:30pm: Dinner - only beer, wine, and soft drinks served during dinner)Hunt Hall
6:00 – 9:00 pmReceptions and Banquets for the Classes of 1963 – 2008(6-7pm: Cocktail Reception - open bar for one hour only. 7-9pm: Dinner - only beer, wine, and soft drinks served during dinner)Please note that no outside alcohol is permitted at any University sponsored event per University Policy.
1963: Weis Center Lobby1968: Golf Club1973: Bison1978: Walls Lounge1983: Terrace Room1988: Bostwick1993: Tent on the Quad1998: Lewisburg Hotel2003: Larison2008: Tent on the Quad
9:00 pm – MidnightTent PartyThe Urban Guerrilla Orchestra (U.G.O.) Live in Concert. All musicians in this ensemble have performed, recorded and toured all over the world with famous and highly respected recording artists. Enjoy dancing, drinks, fireworks and great music, all under the big tent you remember. Be sure to remember your orange wristbands given at registration! If you’ve lost your wristband you’ll need your photo ID with proof of age to receive a new one. Only those 21 years and older will be provided wristbands.Sojka Lawn
9:00 pm – MidnightJazz BarEnjoy great jazz, a little wine, a bit of dancing and pleasant conversations with friends.Sojka Pavilion
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8:30 amCatholic MassRooke Chapel
9:00 amAlumni University: That Old House: Lewisburg Historic Architecture TourTom Greaves, emeritus professor of anthropologyA one-hour mini-bus tour of the Historical District in Lewisburg. Discover and closely observe some of the extraordinary architectural jewels of Lewisburg. As a result of this tour you can begin to “read” the style identities of many homes in the Historical District. Don’t miss this wonderful opportunity. Space is limited and pre-registration is required. To register call Emily at 570-577-7300.Meet the shuttle in the uphill entrance of the ELC (Dent Drive)
10 - 11:30 amAlumni Memorial ServiceGather to celebrate and remember fellow alumni who have passed away in the last year. Program includes music and a special speaker. Reception with light refreshments immediately following.Rooke Chapel
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