Reunion Weekend Schedule

Below is the tentative schedule for Reunion Weekend 2014.  Please check back often for updates.

Updated 04/24/14

Thursday, May 29, 2014

10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Adams County Arts Council Juried Art Exhibition

Schmucker Art Gallery
Outstanding paintings, photographs, drawings and sculpture by artists in the mid-Atlantic region are selected by juror Steve Dolbin, Professor and Chair, Department of Art and Design at Shippensburg University. The exhibition is held in partnership with the Adams County Arts Council, Schmucker Art Gallery and the Gettysburg Fest, an annual celebration of arts, culture and cuisine, June 11- June 15. Contact gallery@gettysburg.edu or 717-337-6080 for more information. 

10:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Registration

College
Union Building (CUB/SUB) Lobby

11:00 a.m.
Class of 1964 Golf Outing
The Links, 601 Mason Dixon Rd, Gettysburg, PA

11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Lunch on your Own

Bullet Hole, College Union Building (CUB/SUB)

1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
GC101 – Longstreet's Assault on July 2, 1863 at Gettysburg
David Booz, Adjunct Professor, Civil War Era Studies

1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
GC102 -Super (Bowl) Man: Quarterbacking the Game Plan for XLVIII
Wayne Hasenbalg ‘76, President and CEO, New Jersey Sports & Exposition Authority

3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
GC103 – Intercollegiate Athletics: Through the Lens of Three Athletic Directors
Jack Bream ’57, Director Emeritus of the Orange & Blue Club
Tom Calder P’16, Director of Athletics, Johns Hopkins University
Jeff Hathaway P’17, Vice President and Director of Athletics, Hofstra University

3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
GC104 – What Can Laboratory Economics Experiments Reveal About the World and Us?
Rimvydas (Rim) Baltaduonis, Assistant Professor of Economics

5:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
GC105 – A Taste of Unusual Wine Varietals
Megan Sewak-Whildin, Program Manager, The Eisenhower Institute

5:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
GC106 – Religion and Politics in the Middle East
Stephen Stern, Chair of the Religious Studies Department and Director of Judaic Studies

5:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
SAE Brother's Porch Party
Chapter House

5:30 p.m.
Class of 1964 Seminary Museum Tour and Dinner
Gettysburg Lutheran Theological Seminary

6:00 p.m.
Golf Classic Cocktail Reception & Dinner

Reception – 6 p.m. – President's House
Dinner – 7 p.m. – Specialty Dining

For registered golfers and selected sponsors of the Gettysburg College Golf Classic.

9:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
GC107 - An Evening at the Gettysburg College Observatory
Dick Cooper ’65, Senior Laboratory Instructor of Physics
Ian Clarke, Hatter Planetarium Program Director and Adjunct Assistant Professor of English

Jackie Milingo, Associate Professor of Physics & Astronomy

Friday, May 30, 2014

6:30 a.m.
Orange and Blue Golf Tournament Registration
Hanover Country Club

Shotgun start is at 7:30 a.m. and 1:15 p.m. Please visit www.gettysburgsports.com (Orange & Blue) for more information or the Orange & Blue Club Office at OandB@gettysburg.edu or 717-337-6398.

8:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Continental Breakfast

College
Union Building (CUB/SUB) Lobby

8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Musselman Library Exhibits Open

Musselman Library

Visit /library/news/exhibits/welcome.dot for information on exhibits.

8:00 a.m. – 11:00 p.m.
Registration

College
Union Building (CUB/SUB) Lobby

9:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
GC208 – Gettysburg Leadership Experience – The High ground: Buford at Gettysburg
Larry Taylor, former U.S. Ambassador to Estonia and Co-founder of The Gettysburg Leadership Experience

9:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
GC209 – Special Collections Rare Books – A Peek Inside the Covers
Carolyn Sautter, Director of Special Collections and College Archives
Mary Wootton, Conservator
Update: Registration for this course is closed

9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Special Collections Open House

Musselman Library

Visit /library/news/exhibits/welcome.dot for information on college exhibits. 

10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Campus Walking Tour
Departs from the CUB/SUB Lobby

10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Adams County Arts Council Juried Art Exhibition

Schmucker Art Gallery
Outstanding paintings, photographs, drawings and sculpture by artists in the mid-Atlantic region are selected by juror Steve Dolbin, Professor and Chair, Department of Art and Design at Shippensburg University. The exhibition is held in partnership with the Adams County Arts Council, Schmucker Art Gallery and the Gettysburg Fest, an annual celebration of arts, culture and cuisine, June 11- June 15. Contact gallery@gettysburg.edu or 717-337-6080 for more information. 

11:00 a.m.
Class of 1964 Golf Outing
The Bridges, 6729 York Road, Abbottstown, PA

11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
GC210 – The Evolution of America's Public Schools, 1950s-Present
Ted Sharp ’64, Superintendent of Schools, Gorham, Maine

11:00-12:30
GC211 – The Great War Centennial: The Outbreak of War
Ian Isherwood ’00, Assistant Director of the Civil War Institute

11:00 a.m. -12:30 p.m.
GC212 – Coble and Eisenhart: Two Gettysburgians Who Led Mathematics
Darren Glass, Department Chair and Associate Professor of Mathematics

11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Lunch on your Own

Dining Center or

Bullet Hole, College Union Building (CUB/SUB)

12:00 p.m.
Class of 1964 Golf Outing
The Bridges, 6729 York Road, Abbottstown, PA

12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
SAE CHAMP's Open Scramble
Piney Apple Golf Course, Biglerville, PA

12:30 p.m. – 1:45 p.m.
Alumni
College Buffet Lunch
Dining Center

2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
GC213 – Gettysburg Leadership Experience – Chamberlain at Little Round Top: Transactional and Transformational Leadership
William Rosenbach, Professor Emeritus

2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
GC214 – Countdown to D-Day Panel: Eisenhower, the Allies and the Invasion of Normandy
Michael Birkner ’72, Franklin Professor of Liberal Arts and Professor of History
Tom Dombrowsky, Adjunct Assistant Professor of Interdisciplinary Studies
Paul Jussel, Ph.D, Colonel, United States Army (Retired)

William Matz, Jr ’61, Major General, United States Army (Retired)

2:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Career Coaching Appointments for Alumni

Need some direction in your upcoming job search, or just want to talk about future career directions? Call the Center for Career Development at 717-337-6616 to set up a half-hour appointment and meet with a career coach. Spots are limited and are available on a first-come, first served basis.

4:00 p.m.
Campus Walking Tour

Depart from College Union Building (CUB) Lobby

4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
GC215 – Adventures (and Lessons) from Silicon Valley
Michael Echardt ’79, Managing Director, Chasm Institute

4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
GC216 – Life in the Lab: From Huntington's to Glowsticks
Shelli Frey, Assistant Professor of Chemistry
Update: Registration for this course is closed

6:00 p.m.
Alpha Chi Rho 55th Anniversary Founders Reception and Dinner
Chapter House
Register for this event

6:00 p.m.
SAE Porch Party
Chapter House

6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Cupola Society Reception

(by invitation)

Class Socials

1954 7:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
Glatfelter Lodge
1959 
6:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Science Center Lobby
1964 6:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.
Home of Harry and Judy Buzzerd
1969 7:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
Norris-Wachob Alumni House
1974 7:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
The Attic, West Building
1979 8:00 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
The Junction, College Union Building
1984 7:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Musselman Library
1989 7:30 p.m. - 11:30 p.m.
College Room, The Gettysburg Hotel
1994 8:00 p.m.
The Pub, Downstairs
1999 8:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
The Pub, Upstairs
2004

8:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Atrium Room, Gettysburg Hotel


9:00 p.m. - 11:30 p.m.

Phi Gamma Delta "Thursday Night DJ Party
Chapter House
All Welcome!

 

Saturday, May 31, 2014

8:00 a.m.
5K and 1 Mile Reunion Fun Run

Meet in the Jaeger Center Lobby
Please arrive by 7:45 a.m.

8:00 am
Reunion Battlefield Bike Ride
Meet on the North Side of Pennsylvania Hall
Join fellow alumni and friends for a 15 mile bike ride through the Battlefields. Please arrive by 7:45 a.m. 

8:00 a.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Registration

College Union Building (CUB) Lobby

8:30 am – 10:00 am
Class of 1974 Basketball Game

Bream Gym
All Welcome!

8:45 a.m.
Class of '64 Breakfast

Dining Hall

9:00 a.m.
Sigma Nu Home-Cooked Breakfast
Chapter House
Bring your family and enjoy a home-cooked meal at the Sigma Nu House.

9:30 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.
Continental Breakfast

Ballroom, College Union Building
Catch up with classmates and enjoy a complimentary continental breakfast before the Presidential Remarks and Alumni Awards Ceremony. 

10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Special Collections Open House

Musselman Library
Visit  /library/news/exhibits/welcome.dot for information on exhibits.

10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Musselman Library Exhibits Open

Musselman Library
Visit  /library/news/exhibits/welcome.dot for information on exhibits.

10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Adams County Arts Council Juried Art Exhibition

Schmucker Art Gallery
Outstanding paintings, photographs, drawings and sculpture by artists in the mid-Atlantic region are selected by juror Steve Dolbin, Professor and Chair, Department of Art and Design at Shippensburg University. The exhibition is held in partnership with the Adams County Arts Council, Schmucker Art Gallery and the Gettysburg Fest, an annual celebration of arts, culture and cuisine, June 11- June 15.

10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Presidential Address and Alumni Awards

Ballroom, College Union Building
Come hear greetings, remarks and an update from the Alumni Association, alumni awards, class reunion gift presentations, and trophy awards for classes with best attendance, gift percentage, and gift totals.

10:30 a.m.
Sigma Nu House Corporation & Alumni Meeting
Chapter House
We will meet at the Chapter House for a brief meeting to discuss the years events and summer projects.

11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Phi Kappa Psi Open House
Chapter House

12:00 p.m.
Heritage Society Luncheon
(Classes prior to 1964)

Dining Center
Join fellow alumni for this year's Heritage Society Luncheon. Luncheon will include special celebrations for the classes of 1959, 1954 and 1949.

12:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Alumni Picnic Buffet

Memorial Field Tent

Have lunch with your classmates before heading off to your afternoon activities.

12:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Class of 2004 Picnic Lunch and Photo
Bullet Hole Patio and Memorial Field

Class photo taken at 2:00 p.m.

12:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Little Bullets' Fair
Memorial Field
Bring the kids for an afternoon of fun with a variety of activities and Hip Hop the Clown. 

12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Sigma Chi Barbecue
Chapter House

Class Reunion Photos
Steps of Pennsylvania Hall
Rain: Bream Gym

Mark the appropriate box on the registration form to order your class photo!
(These are approximate times. Please arrive 15 minutes early.)
11:45a.m. Class of '64
12:15 p.m. Class of '74
12:30 p.m. Class of '79
12:45 p.m. Class of '84
1:00 p.m. Class of '69
1:15 p.m. Class of '89
2:00 p.m. Class of '04 (At Memorial Field, Rain: Bream Gym)
6:45 p.m. Class of '99 (Bream Gym)
7:00 p.m. Class of '94 (Bream Gym)

1:15 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Class of 1969 Gettysburg College Civil War Tour

Starts at Pennsylvania Hall

Join John Rudy '07 on a walking tour of the campus that reveals the College's Civil War history. This tour was developed by John, a history major and Civil War Era studies minor, as an independent study project when he was a Gettysburg College student.

1:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Class of 1964 Bus Tour
Depart Lincoln Avenue by Apple Hall

2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
1832 Society Reception

Musselman Library Apse

For members of the 1832 Society

2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
SAE Brothers/Alumni Board Meeting
Chapter House

2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
All-Class Battlefield Bus Tour
Bus departs from Lincoln Avenue in front of Apple Hall
Limited seating is available on the bus.

2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Sorority Room Open House
Lawn of the Ice House Complex

2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Theta Chi Reception
339 Carlisle Street

2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Alpha Chi Rho Reception

Chapter House

2:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Class of 1964 Eisenhower Farm Tour
Tour departs from the Visitor Center, 1248 Baltimore Pike

2:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Class of 1954 and 1959 Seminary Ridge Museum Tour
Seminary Museum
Shuttle departs from the front of the CUB/SUB at 2:15 p.m.

2:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Gettysburg College Alumni Unplugged

Lawn of the Norris-Wachob Alumni House
Bring your musical talents and put them on display for your fellow alumni to hear at this informal musical session. Contact Doug Brouder '83 at dbrouder@gettysburg.edu for more information.

3:00 p.m., 3:30 p.m., and 4:00 p.m.
Campus Walking Tours

Depart from College Union Building (CUB) Lobby

3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Phi Kappa Psi Alumni Corporation Meeting
Miller Hall
Jacket and tie not required.

3:00 p.m.– 5:00 p.m.
1000 to 1: The Cory Weissman Story
Kline Theater, Brua Hall
Filmed on Gettysburg College’s campus and delivering a message of unflinching courage, 1000 To 1: The Cory Weissman Story follows Gettysburg College student-athlete Cory Weissman, an eighteen-year-old basketball star, on his journey to recovery after suffering a horrifying stroke. Partially paralyzed, unable to play the game he loves, and facing an uncertain future, Weissman overcomes enormous challenges in this inspirational true story. 

3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Eisenhower Institute Open House

157 North Washington Street
Honoring the legacy of Dwight D. Eisenhower, The Eisenhower Institute is a distinguished center for leadership and public policy that prepares the successor generations to perfect the promise of the nation. A distinctive program of Gettysburg College with offices in both Washington, DC and on the Gettysburg campus, the Institute combines top-level dialogue among policy-makers with a premier learning experience for undergraduates.

3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Alpha Tau Omega Reception

Chapter House, 104 West Water Street
For more information, please contact George Marguglio at 717-339-5125 or gmarguglio@acnb.com.

3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Lambda Chi Alpha Open House, Alumni Meeting & Barbecue

Chapter House

3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Phi Gamma Delta Open House
Chapter House

3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Phi Sigma Kappa Open House

Chapter House

3:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
SAE Animal Roast BBQ
Chapter House

4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
GALA Reception

Glatfelter Lodge
All gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender alumni and friends are invited for a social gathering.

4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Alumni Catholic Mass

Christ Chapel

5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Alumni Social Reception (ticket required - included with all dinner packages)

Location TBA
Catch up with classmates over cocktails and hors d'oeuvres!

6:00 p.m.
SAE Porch Party
Chapter House

6:45 p.m.
Class of 1999 Photo
Bream Gym

7:00 p.m.
Class of 1994 Photo

Bream Gym

Reunion Class Dinners (ticket required)
Specific times and locations to be announced.

9:45 p.m.
Fireworks

Memorial Field
Viewable from many places throughout campus.

10:00 p.m. - 12:15 a.m.
All-Class Party

Ballroom, College Union Building
Come dance the night away with a great mix of rock-n-roll songs! Or relax in the CUB

lobby if you prefer.

Sunday, June 1, 2011

8:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Residence Hall Check-Out

Please return keys to the CUB/SUB Lobby by 11:00 a.m.

8:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
Breakfast at the Dining Center

Cost: $6.50 per person, pay at door

9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
Reunion Committees Thank You Brunch
Specialty Dining
By invitation

10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Musselman Library Exhibits Open

Musselman Library
Visit /library/news/exhibits/welcome.dot for information on exhibits.

10:30 a.m.
Service of Word and Sacrament
Christ Chapel
Presiding Minister: Reverend Joseph Donnella, Chaplain of the College

10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Adams County Arts Council Juried Art Exhibition

Schmucker Art Gallery
Outstanding paintings, photographs, drawings and sculpture by artists in the mid-Atlantic region are selected by juror Steve Dolbin, Professor and Chair, Department of Art and Design at Shippensburg University. The exhibition is held in partnership with the Adams County Arts Council, Schmucker Art Gallery and the Gettysburg Fest, an annual celebration of arts, culture and cuisine, June 11- June 15.

11:00 a.m.
Class of 1964 Golf Outing

Hanover Country Club, 200 Water Street, Abbottstown, PA