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Schedule and Events

From Reunion College to entertainment under the tents, you’ll find it all in our schedule of events.
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The Reunion schedule can be viewed below. Please note that some events may change, and we recommend that you refer to your addendum or check for updates in Reunion Headquarters.
View the detailed schedule by day:
Thursday – Friday – Saturday – Sunday
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Thursday, June 2

9:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.

Robert M. Linsley Geology Museum open hours

Location: Robert H.N. Ho Science Center, 2nd floor

Noon

Lunch on your own

3:00–4:00 p.m.

Campus tour

Location: Meet at the Transportation Tent, James C. Colgate Student Union

5:00–6:00 p.m.

Campus tour

Location: Meet at the Transportation Tent, James C. Colgate Student Union

Evening

Early-bird cocktails/dinners
Classes will informally meet and treat themselves for cocktails and/or dinner in and around Hamilton. Families and friends welcome too! (Please note that these gatherings are pay on your own.)
  • 1938-41 | Colgate Inn
  • 1946 | Colgate Inn
  • 1951 | Colgate Inn
  • 1956 | Colgate Inn
  • 1961 | Colgate Inn
  • 1971 | Seven Oaks Clubhouse
  • 1976 | Seven Oaks Clubhouse
  • 1981 | Seven Oaks Clubhouse
  • 1986 | Rusch’s Bar & Grill
  • 1991 | Ye Olde Pizza Pub
  • 1996 | Rusch’s Bar & Grill
  • 2001 | Rusch’s Bar & Grill
  • 2006 | No. 10 Tavern (formerly Nichols and Beal)
  • 2011 | La Iguana
  • Alumni of Color | No. 10 Tavern (formerly Nichols and Beal)
  • Delta Delta Delta | The Hour Glass

6:00 p.m.

Class of 1966 Golden Anniversary reception
Location: Hall of Presidents, James C. Colgate Student Union

7:00 p.m.

Class of 1966 Golden Anniversary dinner
Immediately following the Class of 1966 reception, for class members and their guests.

Location: Hall of Presidents, James C. Colgate Student Union

Late into the Night

Celebrate on Whitnall Field

Friday, June 3

7:30–10:00 a.m.

Breakfast

Location: Curtiss E. Frank Dining Hall

9:00–10:00 a.m.

You Can’t Get There from Here: My Run for the U.S. Congress (N.C.) in 2008
Harry Taylor ’66

Location: 300 Olin Hall, Love Auditorium

9:00–10:00 a.m.

Preparing Students for Lives of Social Impact
Krista Saleet, Director, Max A. Shacknai Center for Outreach, Volunteerism, and Education (COVE)

Location: 308 Lathrop

9:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m. Great for the Family!

reunion-cpn-icon Robert M. Linsley Geology Museum Open Hours

Location: Robert H.N. Ho Science Center, Second Floor

10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.

Picker Art Gallery Exhibit
Converging Perspectives: Interdisciplinary Approaches to the Permanent Collection of the Picker Art Gallery

Location: Dana Arts Center, 2nd Floor

10:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m.

Longyear Museum of Anthropology Exhibit: Opening the Africa Collection

Location: Alumni Hall, 2nd Floor

10:00–11:00 a.m.

State of Colgate Athletics and Walking Tour of the Division of Physical Education and Athletics
Victoria Chun ’91, MA ’94, Director of Athletics, Ann-Marie Guglieri, Senior Associate Athletic Director for Internal Operations, and Yariv Amir ’01 Associate Director of Athletics for External Operations

Location: 111 Wooster Room, Huntington Gym, walking tour to follow remarks, wear comfortable shoes

10:15–11:15 a.m. Great for the Family!

reunion-cpn-icon Embedded Stones
Tony Aveni, Russell Colgate Distinguished University Professor of Astronomy and Anthropology and Native American Studies

Location: Ho Tung Visualization Lab

10:15–11:15 a.m.

Wildlife Journey South: Land of the Maya and the Falkland Islands
Richard Kern ’66

Location: 300 Olin Hall, Love Auditorium

10:15–11:15 a.m.

If the Product is Free, You're the Product: Inside Facebook Advertising
Emily Steiger ’11

Location: 408 Lathrop Hall

10:15–11:15 a.m.

Life on the Hill and Out of Class: Dean of the College Campus Updates and Initiatives
Scott Brown, Associate Vice President and Dean of Students

Location: 114 Little Hall

11:00 a.m.–Noon

Campus Tour

Location: Meet at the Transportation Tent, James C. Colgate Student Union

11:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.

Strategic Planning Your Life—Creating a Personal Mission, Vision, and Values Statement and Setting Personal Strategic Priorities
Douglas Scheidt ’86

Location: 107 Lawrence Hall

11:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m. Great for the Family!

reunion-cpn-icon Edge of Darkness
Joe Eakin, Senior Visualization Lab/Planetarium Designer and Technician

Location: Ho Tung Visualization Lab, 401 Robert H.N. Ho Science Center

11:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.

Multicultural/Anti-Racist Educators in a 21st Century Globalized Society: Taking on the Resisters, Listening to the Critical Challengers, and Preaching to the Choir
John Palmer, Associate Professor of Educational Studies; Chair, Department of Educational Studies

Location: 207 Lathrop Hall

11:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m.

Welcome back All-Class Lunch

Location: Whitnall Field

11:30 a.m.–1:15 p.m.

Class of 1966, 50th Reunion Luncheon

Location: Tent on Merrill House lawn

1:00–2:00 p.m.

Sports Performance Department Tour and Update
Steve Chouinard, Assistant Athletic Director for Sport Performance and Director of Sports Medicine

Location: Mark P. Buttitta ’74 Varsity Weight Room, Huntington Gymnasium

1:00–2:00 p.m. Great for the Family!

reunion-cpn-icon Walking Tour of the Colgate Community Gardens
Beth Roy, Manager of Colgate Community Gardens

Location: Route 12B, just south of the Colgate Townhouses

1:00–5:00 p.m.

Special Collections and University Archives Open House

Location: Martin Reference Reading Room, 3rd floor Atrium, Case Library and Geyer Center for Information Technology

1:30–2:30 p.m.

Geology of the Colgate Campus: A Walking Tour
Bruce Selleck ’71, Thomas A. Bartlett Chair and Professor of Geology

Location: Meet at the Terrace by Donovan’s Pub, wear comfortable shoes

1:30–2:30 p.m.

Alumni of Color 2016 Survey: Using Alumni Feedback to Improve Alumni Engagement and Student Life
Alvin Glymph ’91

Location: 114 Little Hall

1:30–2:30 p.m.

1968: The Year that Transformed Colgate —the Sociocultural Implications of Diversity
Moderator: Harvey Geller ’66; panelists: Jerry Balmuth, Harry Emerson Fosdick Professor of Philosophy and Religion, Emeritus; Robin Jaycox ’53, MA ’57 and Alonzo McCollum ’72

Location: 300 Olin Hall, Love Auditorium

1:30–2:30 p.m.

A New Commons Model for Residential Life: Building Stronger Connections among Students and Faculty at Colgate
Ciccone Commons Co-directors, Mark Shiner, University Chaplain and Catholic Campus Minister and Rebecca Shiner, Professor of Psychology

Location: 208 Persson Hall

1:30–2:30 p.m.

reunion-cpn-icon Swoosh Life: A Young Professional’s Path with Nike
Michael Dinneen ’11

Location: 308 Lathrop Hall

1:30–5:00 p.m.

All-Class Reunion Golf Shotgun

Location: Seven Oaks Golf Course, Friday; pre-registration required; no walk-in play or day-of registration

2:00–3:00 p.m.

Campus Tour

Location: Meet at the Transportation Tent, James C. Colgate Student Union

2:15–3:15 p.m.

Sports Performance Department Tour and Update
Steve Chouinard, Assistant Athletic Director for Sport Performance and Director of Sports Medicine

Location: Athletic Training Room, Reid Athletic Center

2:45–3:45 p.m.

reunion-cpn-icon Cybersecurity for the Boardroom and the Living Room: Keeping Safe in the Digital Age
Gus Coldebella ’91

Location: 20 Lawrence Hall

2:45–3:45 p.m.

reunion-cpn-icon The Media Biz:  It’s a Long Way from WRCU to the World Wide Web
Ken Bader ’71, John Halenar ’71, Elisa Benson ’06

Location: 107 Alumni Hall

2:45–3:45 p.m.

State of Alumni of Color Organization
Facilitated by Shevorne Martin ’08

Location: 27 Persson Hall

2:45–3:45 p.m.

The Changing Face of Religious Life at Colgate: How are young adults religious now, and what is Colgate doing to serve them?
Corey MacPherson, Associate University Chaplain and Protestant Campus Minister

Location: Memorial Chapel, Garden Level

2:45–3:45 p.m.

The Comeback: How Larry Ellison's Team Won the America's Cup
G. Bruce Knecht ’80

Location: 208 Alumni Hall

2:45–3:45 p.m.

Round Robin Tennis Tournament with Alumni, Friends, and the Colgate Tennis Coach
Bobby Pennington, Head Men’s and Women’s Tennis Coach; Instructor in Physical Education

Location: J.W. Abrahamson Tennis Memorial Courts

2:45–4:00 p.m.

Then and Now: In the Blink of an Eye
John Wilkins, ’66 Ken Schanzer ’66, Tony Aveni, Russell Colgate Distinguished University Professor of Astronomy and Anthropology and Native American Studies; Gary Ross ’71, Vice President and Dean of Admission and Financial Aid; Kayla Dowd ’18

Location: 300 Olin Hall, Love Auditorium

3:00–4:00 p.m. Great for the Family!

reunion-cpn-icon Sea Monsters

Location: Ho Tung Visualization Lab, 401 Robert H.N. Ho Science Center

3:00–4:00 p.m.

Campus Tour

Location: Meet at the Transportation Tent, James C. Colgate Student Union

3:00–5:00 p.m.

Men’s Basketball Open House
Hosted by Head Coach Matt Langel

Location: 29 University Avenue

3:30–5:00 p.m.

Willow Society Social
Remarks at 4:00 by Mark D. Nozette '71

Location: Merrill House lawn

4:00–5:00 p.m.

reunion-cpn-icon A Path to Creating a Career in Digital Entertainment
Greg Russell, ’91

Location: 209 Lawrence Hall

4:00–5:00 p.m.

The Happy Introvert: Navigating through the Art World
Kim Zeluck ’11

Location: 108 Alumni Hall

4:00–5:00 p.m.

Student Activism, Then and Now
Moderator: Diane Ciccone ’74; Panelists: Vaughn Carney ’68, Naceo Giles ’70, H. Leroy Cody Jr. ’71, Ernest Pile ’71, Alonzo McCollum ’72,  Clarence Brown ’76, Alvin Glymph ’91, Sydni Bond ’18

Location: 105 Golden Auditorium, Little Hall

4:00–5:00 p.m.

Forced Migrations and the Search for Safe Haven: Global, Regional and Local Issues
Ellen Kraly, William R Kenan Jr. Professor of Geography and Environmental Studies; Director of the Environmental Studies Program

Location: 238 Robert H.N. Ho Science Center

4:00–5:00 p.m. Great for the Family!

reunion-cpn-icon Life: A Cosmic Story

Location: Ho Tung Visualization Lab, 401 Robert H.N. Ho Science Center

4:00–5:00 p.m.

Science Behind Language Learning: Are Adults Too Late to Master a Second Language?
Yukari Hirata, Professor of Japanese; Chair, Department of East Asian Languages and Literature;
Spencer Kelly, Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience; Chair, Department of Psychology

Location: Colgate Inn, Parlor Room, refreshments included

4:00–5:30 p.m.

Reception and Exhibition Tours at the Picker Art Gallery: Converging Perspectives: Interdisciplinary Approaches to the Permanent Collection of the Picker Art Gallery and the Longyear Museum of Anthropology: Opening the Africa Collection
Anja Chávez, Director of University Museums; Research Affiliate in the Department of Art and Art History
Sarah Horowitz, Curatorial Assistant for the Picker Art Gallery and Longyear Museum of Anthropology
Christy DeLair,
Assistant Curator for the Longyear Museum of Anthropology

Location: Begins at Picker—transportation will be provided

4:15–5:00 p.m.

Class of 1971 50th Reunion Kickoff Meeting

Location: 20 Lawrence Hall

4:30–5:30 p.m.

Pre-Shabbat Wine and Cheese Reception
Rabbi Dena Bodian, Assistant University Chaplain and Director of Jewish Life
Interested in Shabbat dinner options?  Please contact Rabbi Dena Bodian at dbodian@colgate.edu.

Location: Saperstein Jewish Center

5:30–7:30 p.m.

All-Class BBQ and Ice Cream Sundae Bar

Location: Whitnall Field

Post-50th classes
Class of 1966, Award Recipients and their guest

Location: Academic Quad

6:00–7:00 p.m. Great for the Family!

reunion-cpn-icon We are Stars

Location: Ho Tung Visualization Lab, 401 Robert H.N. Ho Science Center

7:00–8:00 p.m.

Open House for friends of Bill W.
Saturday evening open house to be determined at this meeting.

Location: Shaw Wellness Institute, Cutten Complex

7:00–8:00 p.m. Great for the Family!

reunion-cpn-icon Making of a Star and her Entourage

Location: Ho Tung Visualization Lab, 401 Robert H.N. Ho Science Center

7:30–8:30 p.m.

Annual Awards Ceremony

Location: Memorial Chapel

8:30–9:30 p.m.

Torchlight Parade
Only those who have purchased Raider Weekend, Friday only, and full weekend packages are permitted to participate. Please gather with your class on the Quad until you are directed to begin the procession. Please gather around the bonfire to welcome all reunion classes — especially the 50th — before enjoying the entertainment in your tent.

Location: Begins on the Academic Quad

9:30 p.m.

Fireworks Over Campus

Location: Enjoy the show from Whitnall Field

10:00 p.m.–Midnight

The Stars Above Colgate: Evening at the Observatory
Thomas Balonek, Professor of Physics and Astronomy

Location: Observatory, up the hill, just past O’Connor Campus Center on the left

Late into the Night

Under the Tents

Location: Whitnall Field

Saturday, June 4

7:30–10:30 a.m.

Breakfast

Location: Curtiss E. Frank Dining Hall

8:00 a.m. Great for the Family!

reunion-cpn-icon 5K and 1-Mile Fun Run
Luke Burdick, Assistant Men’s Track and Field and Cross Country Coach

Location: Start: chain-linked fence area across from Colgate’s cemetery entrance to main cross country trails/top of ski hill

8:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m. Great for the Family!

reunion-cpn-icon Farmers’ Market

Location: Hamilton Village Green

8:15–9:30 a.m.

Presidents’ Club Breakfast

Location: Hall of Presidents, James C. Colgate Student Union

8:30–9:30 a.m.

Is American Democracy Broken?
Robert Kraynak, Professor of Political Science; Director, Center for Freedom and Western Civilization

Location: 304 Lawrence

8:30–9:30 a.m.

Open House for friends of Bill W.
Saturday evening open house to be determined at this meeting.

Location: Shaw Wellness Institute, Cutten Complex

8:30–9:30 a.m. Great for the Family!

reunion-cpn-icon Unscrambling Colgate’s Dinosaur Egg
Connie Soja, Professor of Geology

Location: 326 Robert H. N. Ho Science Center

9:45–10:45 a.m.

reunion-cpn-icon Africa and Its Emerging Markets: International Business Development and Economic Empowerment between America and "The Continent"
L.Kevin Morrison ’92

Location: 328 Olin Hall

9:45–10:45 a.m.

Living Writers on ColgateX
Jennifer Brice, Associate Professor of English

Location: 207 Lathrop Hall

9:45 a.m.

Service of Remembrance for the Class of 1966
Class photograph will be taken on the chapel steps immediately following the service.

Location: Memorial Chapel

9:45–10:45 a.m.

Alumni Corporation Annual Meeting
Joseph P. McGrath ’85, P ’15,’20 President of the Alumni Council, presiding

Location: Terrace Lounge, Lawrence Hall

9:45–10:45 a.m.

Admissions at Colgate University
Lynn Holcomb, Senior Associate Dean of Admission

Location: The Hurwitz Admission Center, James B. Colgate Hall

9:45–10:45 a.m.

reunion-cpn-icon Shark Tank @ Colgate: Angel Investing
Bill Waller ’91 and Matt McDonnell ’06

Location: 206 Lawrence Hall

9:45–10:45 a.m.

Inside Warren Buffett’s Railroad
Dean Wise ’76

Location: 210 Persson

9:45–10:45 a.m. Great for the Family!

reunion-cpn-icon Campus Landscape Walk: Tree Choices, Deer Pressures, Diseases, and Perennials
Ron Hoham, Professor of Biology Emeritus

Location: Front steps, O’Connor Campus Center

9:45–10:45 a.m.

Colgate’s Bicentennial Research: A Look at Colgate’s History
Jason Petrulis, Visiting Assistant Professor of History and Colgate Bicentennial Research Fellow; Jim Smith ’70

Location: 27 Persson

9:45–10:45 a.m.

reunion-cpn-icon Confessions of a TV Producer
Eugene Young ’81

Location: 105 Golden Auditorium, Little Hall

10:00–11:00 a.m. Great for the Family!

reunion-cpn-icon Colgate Bookstore Children’s Fun Time
Meet Curious George–followed by storytime and drop-in crafts

Location: Class of 2003 Events Room, 3rd Floor, Colgate Bookstore

10:00–11:30 a.m. Great for the Family!

reunion-cpn-icon Bike Ride
Abe Benghiat '18

Location: Meet at Donovan’s Pub

10:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m. Great for the Family!

reunion-cpn-icon Rock Climbing (adults and children)

Location: Angert Family Climbing Wall, 3rd Floor, Huntington Gymnasium

10:00 a.m. –5:00 p.m. Great for the Family!

reunion-cpn-icon Robert M. Linsley Geology Museum Open Hours

Location: Robert H.N. Ho Science Center, Second Floor

10:15–11:15 a.m.

Genocide Litigation in Guatemala and Cambodia: A Lawyer for the Victims' Perspective
Hannah Robinson ’11

Location: 212 Lathrop Hall

10:30–11:30 a.m.

Campus Tour

Location: Meet at the Transportation Tent, James C. Colgate Student Union

11:00 a.m.–Noon Great for the Family!

reunion-cpn-icon Astronaut

Location: Ho Tung Visualization Laboratory, 401 Robert H.N. Ho Science Center

11:00 a.m.–Noon

Michael Brown, Walter Scott, Tamir Rice: Now What?
Nina M. Moore, Professor of Political Science

Location: 101 Meyerhoff Auditorium, Robert H.N. Ho Science Center

11:00 a.m.–Noon

Leveraging the Colgate Connection into Interviews and Offers
Mark Moyer ’86

Location: 107 Alumni Hall

11:00 a.m.–12:30 p.m.

Tales from the Colgate Trustees —A Candid Discussion
Moderators: John Golden ’66; Ed Macias ’66; Current Trustee Panelists: H. Leroy Cody Jr. ’71,Brion Applegate ’76, Gretchen Burke ’81, Christine Chao ’86, Gus Coldebella ’91, Emeriti Trustee Panelists: Ed Werner ’71 (2005–2014); Bruce Morser ‘76 (2001–2007); Jung Pak ’96 (2009–2015)

Location: 300 Olin Hall, Love Auditorium

11:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.

Special Collections and University Archives Open House

Location: Martin Reference Reading Room 3rd floor Atrium, Case Library and Geyer Center for Information Technology

11:30 a.m.–Noon

Colgate Bookstore Storytime
Lindsay Fleece Rentschler ’05 reads her new children’s book, Up the Hill: A Tale of Colgate University, illustrated by Rachel Adams Roger ’05

Location: Colgate Bookstore Children’s Corner

11:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.

The Changing Face of Co-education at Colgate University
Pat Apelian ’76, Chris Carsky ’76, Laurie Loewenstein ’76

Location: 319 Lawrence Hall

11:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.

Our Kid is Off to College... Really!
Jane Jones, Assistant Director for Alcohol and Other Drug Services

Location: Lawrence 112-114, Classics Center

11:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.

Evolution in Education: Are Venture Capital Firms Replacing Colleges and Universities?
Matt McDonnell ’06

Location: 208 Persson Hall

11:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.

reunion-cpn-icon Women in Wellness
Mandy Gregory ’96, Kristen Grossman ’96, Sara Reeder ’96

Location: 101 McGregory Hall

Noon

Lunch on your own

Location: Village of Hamilton

Noon–1:00 p.m.

Classes of 1938–1961 Golden-Years Luncheon

Location: Colgate Inn

12:30 p.m.

Class of 1966 50th Luncheon

Location: Academic Quad

Noon–1:30 a.m. Great for the Family!

reunion-cpn-icon Balloons Creatures and Face Painting
Buttons the Clown

Location: Village Green, Hamilton

Noon–2:30 p.m.

31st Annual Alumni Authors Book Signing

Location: Class of 2003 Events Room, 3rd Floor Colgate Bookstore

Noon–5:00 p.m.

Picker Art Gallery Exhibit
Converging Perspectives: Interdisciplinary Approaches to the Permanent Collection of the Picker Art Gallery

Location: Dana Arts Center, 2nd Floor

Noon–5:00 p.m.

Longyear Museum of Anthropology Exhibit
Opening the Africa Collection

Location: Alumni Hall 2nd Floor

1:00–1:30 p.m.

Cross Country/Track and Field Meet and Greet
Luke Burdick, Assistant Men’s Track and Field and Cross Country Coach

Location: Maroon Council Room, Sanford Field House 2nd floor

1:00 p.m.–2:00 a.m. Great for the Family!

reunion-cpn-icon Stars Over Colgate

Location: Ho Tung Visualization Laboratory, 401 Robert H.N. Ho Science Center

1:30–2:30 p.m.

Bizarre Geology, Plants and Animals Around the World
Cathy Law ’81

Location: 238 Robert H.N. Ho Science Center

1:30–2:30 p.m.

reunion-cpn-icon The Eyes: Not Only a Gateway to the Soul, But Also a Window into Neurological Health
Zachary Helft ’11

Location: 207 Lathrop Hall

1:30–2:30 p.m.

reunion-cpn-icon Life After Wall Street, Attacking the Economic Divide: Surviving Early Retirement and My Work With Year Up
Geoffrey Gold ’86

Location: 107 Lathrop Hall

1:30–3:30 p.m.

A Year and Change—film screening and discussion
R. Stephen Suettinger ’96

Location: 105 Golden Auditorium, Little Hall

2:00–3:00 p.m.

Gallery talk with photographer Tommy Brown '79 with an introduction by Paul J. Schupf '58
Tommy Brown ’79

Location: Clifford Gallery, Little Hall

2:00–3:00 p.m. Great for the Family!

reunion-cpn-icon Back to the Moon for Good

Location: Ho Tung Visualization Laboratory, 401 Robert H.N. Ho Science Center

2:00–3:00 p.m.

Campus Tour

Location: Meet at the Transportation Tent, James C. Colgate Student Union

2:00–3:30 p.m.

Broken Brotherhood: Vietnam and the Boys from Colgate, Emotional Scars Elucidated by Our Fellow Classmates —film screening and discussion
Ted Sattler ’66 and Tom Tobey ’66

Location: 300 Olin Hall, Love Auditorium

2:00–3:30 p.m.

reunion-cpn-icon This Is Life: An Inter-Class Discussion On Love, Loss, and Life After Colgate –Podcast Recording
Moderator: Sian-Pierre Regis ’06; Panelists: Arthur Steneri ’56, Christine Chao ’86, Karl Stewart ’91, Reed Lewis ’96, Amy Dudley ’06

Location: 27 Persson Hall

2:00–5:00 p.m. Great for the Family!

reunion-cpn-icon Hamilton Amazing Race
A competitive scavenger hunt. All ages welcome; children must be accompanied by an adult.
Outdoor Education Staff

Location: Colgate Sign at the front of Oak Drive

2:00–5:00 p.m.

Athletic Salvage Sale

Location: Reid Athletic Center Lobby

2:30–3:30 p.m.

Colgate Bookstore Event
Peter Balakian, 2016 Pulitzer Prize for Poetry winner and Donald M. and Constance H. Rebar Professor in Humanities; Professor of English; Director of Creative Writing reading and signing of Ozone Journal.

Location: Class of 2003 Events Room, 3rd Floor Colgate Bookstore

2:30–3:30 a.m. Great for the Family!

reunion-cpn-icon Walking Tour of the Colgate Community Gardens
Beth Roy, Manager of Colgate Community Gardens

Location: Route 12B, just south of the Colgate Townhouses

2:30–4:00 p.m.

Colgate Football Tailgate and Reception
Hosted by Dan Hunt, Head Football Coach

Location: 51 Payne Street, Hamilton

2:45–3:45 p.m.

Quiz Bowl Remembered
Class of 1961 College Quiz Bowl of 1960 showing and recollections — All are welcome to attend.

Location: 20 Lawrence Hall

2:45–3:45 p.m.

Religion in the 2016 Election
Lauren Kerby ’11

Location: 208 Persson Hall

2:45–5:00 p.m.

Colgate Men’s and Women’s Soccer Reunion and Reception

Location: Beyer-Small ’76 Field
—new soccer stadium

3:00–4:00 p.m.

reunion-cpn-icon From Brit Lit 2 to The New York Times Bestseller List: A Broad Discussion of Books and Publishing
Pamela Cannon ’91; Jennifer Brice, Associate Professor of English

Location: 408 Lathrop Hall

3:00–4:00 a.m. Great for the Family!

reunion-cpn-icon Ice Cream Sundaes - Sponsored by the Willow Society

Location: Hieber Cafe and Wesson Terrace, Case Library and Geyer Information Technology Center

3:00–5:30 p.m.

LGBTQ and Allies Reception—all are welcome to attend
Hosted by, Neal Rosenberg ’74

Location: 46 Broad Street, Hamilton

3:30–5:00 p.m.

Alumni of Color Meet and Greet
Thomas Cruz-Soto, Associate Dean for Campus Life and Director of ALANA Cultural Center

Location: ALANA Cultural Center

3:45–4:45 p.m.

Veterans Meet and Greet Gathering –Sponsored by Saxby’s Coffee at the Barge
Informal gathering with members/veterans of all branches the military, facilitated by David Yorck ’66

Location: Robert H.N. Ho Science Center Atrium

4:00–5:00 p.m.

Advent of the Atomic Bomb: The Quest for a Bigger Bang
Karen Harpp, Professor of Geology and Peace and Conflict Studies; Panelists: Peter Tschirhart Assistant Dean of Undergraduate Scholars Program; Art Steneri ’56, Michael Carrington '06; Ishir Dutta '17; Abe Benghiat ’18, Ben Kelsey '18; Nolan Smyth ’18

Location: 111 Alumni Hall

4:00–5:00 p.m.

Why Poetry? A Poet’s Personal and Professional Journey From Rain: Poems, 1970-2010
Bruce Guernsey ’66

Location: Class of 2003 Events Room, 3rd Floor Colgate Bookstore

4:00–5:00 a.m. Great for the Family!

reunion-cpn-icon Edge of Darkness

Location: Ho Tung Visualization Laboratory, 401 Robert H.N. Ho Science Center

4:00–5:00 p.m.

Catholic Mass

Location: Memorial Chapel

6:00 p.m.

Class of 1991 Silver Anniversary Cocktail Reception and Banquet

Location: Merrill House Lawn

6:00 p.m.

Class Cocktail Receptions and Banquets

Location: Refer to the class events listing in your registration packets for your banquet location.

9:00–Midnight

Main Stage
The Skycoasters

Location: Whitnall Field

10:00 p.m.–Midnight

The Stars Above Colgate: Evening at the Observatory
Thomas Balonek, Professor of Physics and Astronomy

Location: Observatory, up the hill, just past O’Connor Campus Center on the left

12:30–2:00 a.m.

Gent Treadly

Location: Whitnall Field


Sunday, June 5

8:00 a.m.–Noon

Farewell Brunch

Location: Curtiss E. Frank Dining Hall

8:30–11:00 a.m.

50th, Reunion Farewell Breakfast

Location: Merrill House

Free Time

You are on your own for the rest of the day