Reunion Weekend 2017 Schedule

Below is the tentative schedule for Reunion Weekend 2017.  Please check back often for updates.
Reunion Weekend Brochure
*Indicates pre-registration required.
(Updated 5/26/2017)

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Thursday, June 1, 2017

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

10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Adams County Arts Council 14th Annual Juried Art Exhibition
Schmucker Gallery
Schmucker Art Gallery is pleased to partner with the Adams County Arts Council for their 14th Annual Juried Art Exhibition. Juried by Barbara McNulty, Director of the Suzanne H. Arnold Art Gallery at Lebanon Valley College, this highly competitive exhibition features outstanding paintings, photographs, drawings, prints, sculpture, and mixed-media works from artists throughout the Mid-Atlantic region. 

11:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Registration & Welcome Center

Lobby, College Union Building (CUB/SUB)

11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Lunch on your Own

The DIVE, Jaeger Center

*Alumni College begins at 1:00 p.m.
Course descriptions, bios, times & locations

1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Special Collections & College Archive Open
Special Collections, 4th Floor, Musselman Library
Information on Special Collection Exhibits

1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
*AC 101: The Eisenhowers of Gettysburg
Michael Birkner '72, P'10, Professor of History & Benjamin Franklin Professor of Liberal Arts
Carol Hegeman ’73, Retired Supervisory Historian, Eisenhower National Historic Site

1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
*AC 102: What to Expect When You’re Expecting America to Be Great Again: Macroeconomic Policy in the Trump Administration
Char Weise, Professor of Economics

3:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
*AC 103: Man Ray – A Mathematical Artist?
Kimberly Spayd, Assistant Professor, Mathematics - Sciences

3:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
*AC 104: But Is It Crazy Enough? How We Know What We Know
Eric Remy, Director for Educational Technology

5:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
*AC 105: The Manatawny Experience!
Brett Goodrich '82, Partner, Manatawny Stillworks

5:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
*AC 106: Buildings of Gettysburg
Andrew Dalton '19, History major

6:00 p.m.  8:00 p.m.
Golf Classic Cocktail Reception

Home of President Janet Morgan Riggs '77
For registered golfers and select sponsors of the Gettysburg College Golf Classic.

6:30 p.m.
*Class of 1967 Dinner
The Refectory, Gettysburg Lutheran Theological Seminary

7:00 p.m.  11:00 pm
Sigma Alpha Epsilon Cocktail Reception
Chapter House

8:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.
Class of 1982 Friends Gathering
Mason Dixon Distillery,
331 E. Water Street

9:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.
*AC 107: An Evening at the Gettysburg College Observatory
Ian Clarke, Hatter Planetarium Program Director and Adjunct Assistant Professor of English
Craig Foltz, Lab Instructor, Physics
Jackie Milingo, Associate Professor of Physics & Astronomy

Friday, June 2, 2017

6:30 a.m.
*Orange and Blue Golf Tournament Registration
Hanover Country Club
Shotgun starts are at 7:30 a.m. and 1:15 p.m. For more information contact Sue Moyer at smoyer@gettysburg.edu or 717-337-6398.

8:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Continental Breakfast
Lobby, College Union Building (CUB/SUB)

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

Musselman Library
Information on Library Exhibits

8:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Registration & Welcome Center
Lobby, College Union Building (CUB/SUB)

9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Special Collections & College Archive Open
Special Collections, 4th Floor, Musselman Library
Information on Special Collections

9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
*AC 208: A Simple Game with Complex Play: Perspectives on Perfect and Practical Play of Pig
Todd Neller, Professor of Computer Science

9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
*AC 209: The U.S. Congress in the Age of Trump
Bruce Larson, Professor of Political Science

10:00 a.m.
Campus Walking Tour
Depart from the Lobby of the College Union Building (CUB/SUB)

10:00 a.m. 4:00 p.m.
Adams County Arts Council 14th Annual Juried Art Exhibition
Schmucker Gallery
Schmucker Art Gallery is pleased to partner with the Adams County Arts Council for their 14th Annual Juried Art Exhibition. Juried by Barbara McNulty, Director of the Suzanne H. Arnold Art Gallery at Lebanon Valley College, this highly competitive exhibition features outstanding paintings, photographs, drawings, prints, sculpture, and mixed-media works from artists throughout the Mid-Atlantic region.

11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
*AC 210: Preparing for Leadership in the 21st Century: Practices and Perspectives
Andy Hughes, Director, Garthwait Leadership Center

11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
*AC 211: Hatter Planetarium, The Sky This Month
Ian Clarke, Hatter Planetarium Program Director and Adjunct Assistant Professor of English

11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
*AC 212: The Great War: 1917
Ian Isherwood '00, Visiting Assistant Professor, Interdisciplinary Studies

11:45 a.m. – 1:45 p.m.
Lunch
The Grille in the dining hall (cost: $8.50 per person, pay at door)
OR The Dive, Jaeger Center

1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
BJE rehearsals
Brua Hall

2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
*AC 213: The Dynamic Landscapes of Climate Change Science—from Washington D.C. to Arctic Greenland
Jeff White ’77, Professor of Environmental Science, Indiana University - Bloomington

2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
*AC 214: Black Poets Matter
McKinley Melton, Assistant Professor of English

*2:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Center for Career Development Drop-In
Center for Career Development
Need some direction in your upcoming job search, want to talk about future career directions, or in need of some resources? Stop by the Center for Career Development to get all of your questions answered.

3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Tau Kappa Epsilon Class of '67 Reception
Chapter House

4:00 p.m.
Campus Walking Tour
Depart from the Lobby of the College Union Building (CUB/SUB)

4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
*AC 215: Everything You Always Wanted to Know About French Wines but Were Afraid to Ask!
Kenneth Scupp '77, Co-owner Top Terroir, LLC

4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
*AC 216: Religion and Politics of the Middle East
Stephen Stern, Associate Professor of Religious Studies and Director of Judaic Studies

4:00 p.m.  6:00 pm
World Choir Tour 50th Reunion Reception
Kline Theatre, Brua Hall

5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m
Adams County Arts Council 14th Annual Juried Art Exhibition Opening Reception
Schmucker Gallery

5:00 p.m. 11:00 p.m.
Sigma Alpha Epsilon Cocktail Reception
Front Porch, Chapter House

6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Cupola Society Reception
(by invitation only)

6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Phi Delta Theta Reception
Charter House

*Class Socials

1952-
7:00 p.m.  9:00 p.m.
Huber Lobby
1957-
6:30 p.m.  9:00 p.m.
Lyceum, Penn Hall / Old Dorm
1962-
7:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
Glatfelter Lodge
1967-
7:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
The Attic, West Building
1972-
7:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
Ground Floor and Patio, Glatfelter Hall
1977-
7:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
Norris-Wachob Alumni House
1982-
7:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Majestic Theater
1987-
7:30 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
4th Floor, Glatfelter Hall
1992-
7:00 p.m. – 10:30 p.m.
2nd Floor, The Pub
1997-
8:00 p.m. – 10:30 p.m.
Mason Dixon Distillery
2002-
8:00 p.m. 10:30 p.m.
One Lincoln Bar, Gettysburg Hotel
2007-
8:00 p.m. 10:00 p.m.
Jaeger Center Lobby & Patio

9:00 p.m. – 11:30 p.m.
Phi Gamma Delta “Thursday Night” DJ Party
Chapter House
All are welcome!

Saturday, June 3, 2017

8:00 a.m.
5K Reunion Run & 1 Mile Fun Run
Meet in the Jaeger Center Lobby
All are welcome!

8:00 a.m.
Reunion Bike Ride
Meet in front of Pennsylvania Hall
Join Dave Salisbury '85 for a 30-mile bike ride. There will also be a 15-mile option.
All are welcome!

8:00 a.m.  8:45 a.m.
Spinning Class
Multi-Purpose Room, Jaeger Center
Join alumni director Joe Lynch '85 for a great 45-minute cardio workout to 80s music. All are welcome!

8:00 a.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Registration & Welcome Center
Lobby, College Union Building (CUB/SUB)

9:15 a.m.
*Class of 1967 Breakfast
The Grille, Dining Hall

9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
All-Class Continental Breakfast
Ballroom, College Union Building (CUB/SUB)
Enjoy a complimentary continental breakfast with mimosas and catch-up with classmates before the President's Address and Alumni Awards Ceremony.

10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Special Collections Open House
4th Floor, Musselman Library
Special Collections Exhibit Information

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

Musselman Library
Information on exhibits.

10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Adams County Arts Council 14th Annual Juried Art Exhibition
Schmucker Gallery
Schmucker Art Gallery is pleased to partner with the Adams County Arts Council for their 14th Annual Juried Art Exhibition. Juried by Barbara McNulty, Director of the Suzanne H. Arnold Art Gallery at Lebanon Valley College, this highly competitive exhibition features outstanding paintings, photographs, drawings, prints, sculpture, and mixed-media works from artists throughout the Mid-Atlantic region.  

10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
President's Address and Alumni Awards Ceremony
Ballroom, College Union Building (CUB/SUB)
Join all alumni and guests for remarks from President Riggs ’77, 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.

11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Phi Kappa Psi Open House
Weiser Hall

12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
*Heritage Society Luncheon
(Classes prior to 1967)
Grille Area, Dining Hall
Join fellow alumni for this year’s Heritage Society Luncheon, which will include special celebrations for the class of 1962, 1957, 1952, and 1947 including their class photos!

12:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
*Alumni Picnic
Dining Hall
Have lunch and catch up with classmates. There will be activities for the whole family to enjoy.

12:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
*Class of 2007 Picnic
North Lawn, Pennsylvania Hall (Rain Location: The Attic, West Building)

12:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Theta Chi Open House and Picnic
339 Carlisle Street

Class Reunion Photos
North Steps of Pennsylvania Hall
(RAIN Location: Bream Gym)
These are approximate times. Please arrive 15 minutes early.
12:15 p.m.           Class of 1967
12:30 p.m.           Class of 1972
12:45 p.m.           Class of 1977
1:00 p.m.             Class of 1982
1:15 p.m.             Class of 1987
1:30 p.m.             Class of 1992
1:45 p.m.             Class of 1997
2:15 p.m.             Class of 2002
2:30 p.m.             Class of 2007

1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Phi Sigma Kappa BBQ
Chapter House

1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
World Choir Tour 50th Reunion Reception & Rehearsal
Kline Theatre, Brua Hall
World Choir Group photo taken at 3:30pm at Wagnild statue

2:00 p.m. 
Ceremony to Honor Vietnam Veterans
Mara Auditorium, Masters Hall
(Reception to follow)

2:00 p.m. 
Sigma Nu Corporation Meeting
Chapter House

2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Class of 1957 Open House
Deatrick Commons Community Room, Gettysburg
Hosted by the Bream's

2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Jesus Christ Superstar Presentation
Sponsored by the Class of 1972
Room 260, College Union Building (CUB/SUB)
All are welcome to hear about this landmark event in College history.

2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Lambda Chi Alpha Open House, Alumni Meeting & BBQ
Chapter House

2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Sorority Room Open House
Lawn of the Ice House Complex
Tour the sorority rooms and get updates on the chapters.

2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Alpha Xi Delta Alumnae Open House
Women's Resource Center, Apple Hall First Floor

2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Phi Delta Theta Open House/BBQ
Chapter House

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 or just come watch.  If you are interested in participating, please contact Doug Brouder ’83 at dbrouder@gettysburg.edu or 717-337-6489.

3:00 p.m., 3:30 p.m., and 4:00 p.m.
Campus Walking Tours
Depart from College Union Building (CUB/SUB) Lobby

3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Gettysburg College Civil War Tour
Meet in Front of Admissions
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 project when he was a Gettysburg College student.

3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Tau Kappa Epsilon Reception
Chapter House

3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Eisenhower Institute Open House
157 North Washington Street

3:00 p.m. 4:00 p.m.
Sigma Alpha Epsilon Brothers Meeting
Chapter House

3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Phi Kappa Si Alumni Corporation Meeting
Miller Hall

3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Phi Gamma Delta Reception
Chapter House
Not for College Days Alone!

4:00 p.m.
Phi Sigma Kappa BBQ
Chapter House

4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Sigma Chi Cookout
Chapter House

4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Sigma Alpha Epsilon BBQ
Chapter House

4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Sigma Nu Open House & Class of ' 97 Reunion Get Together
Chapter House
President Chuck Steel & his wife, Angela, will be hosting a get-together to celebrate their classes 20th reunion & their
20th wedding anniversary. All Sigma Nu alumni & friends are welcome to join for light refreshments.

5:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Class of 1977 Reception
Home of President Janet and Ed Riggs

5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Class of 2002 Reception
Alumni House

5:30 p.m.
Class of 2007 Tavern Tour
Starting at the Flying Bull Saloon

5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Alumni Social Reception
(ticket required – included with all class dinner packages)
Lobby, Jaeger Center

Reunion Class Dinners (1957 - 2007)
(registration required)
Class of 1952: Gettysburg Hotel
Class of 1957: The Pike
Class of 1962: Majestic Theater
Class of 1967: CUB/SUB Ballroom
Class of 1972: Lyceum/Penn Hall
Class of 1977: The Library Apse
Class of 1982: Paul Recital Hall
Class of 1987: The Grille
Class of 1992: Freshman Quad at Stine (rain location: The ATTIC)
Class of 1997: Science Center Lobby
Class of 2002: Joining "Any Year Reunion Dinner": The Dining Hall
Class of 2007: Joining "Any Year Reunion Dinner": The Dining Hall
Any Year Reunion Celebration Dinner: The Dining Hall

7:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.
Sigma Alpha Epsilon Cocktail Reception
Chapter House

9:30 p.m.
Phi Gamma Delta Fireworks Reception
Roof Deck, Chapter House
Best View on Campus!

9:45 p.m.
Fireworks Celebration
Sponsored by Liberty Mutual Insurance

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

Ballroom, College Union Building (CUB/SUB)
Come dance the night away with a great mix especially of songs from the 60's to celebrate the decades win in the Gettysburg Gives Challenge! Or relax in the CUB/SUB lobby.

Sunday, June 4, 2017

8:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Dorm Check-Out
Lobby, College Union Building (CUB/SUB)

8:15 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Breakfast at the Dining Center
Cost: $7.25 per person, pay at door

9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
Alumni Reunion Committee Thank You Brunch
The Grille

10:00 a.m.  4:00 p.m.
Adams County Arts Council 14th Annual Juried Art Exhibition

Schmucker Art Gallery
A partnership between the Adams County Arts Council and Schmucker Art Gallery, this annual competitive exhibition recognizes creativity, ambition, and excellence in visual art from the Mid-Atlantic region. Artworks are juried by John Shipman, Executive Director, Delaware Center for Contemporary Art.

10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Musselman Library Exhibits Open
Musselman Library
Information on library exhibits