Reunion Weekend Schedule

Below is the tentative schedule for Reunion Weekend 2016.  Please check back often for updates.

* Indicates pre-registration required.

Updated 05/25/16

Thursday, June 2, 2016

10:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Registration

College
Union Building (CUB/SUB) Lobby

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

Bullet Hole, College Union Building (CUB/SUB)

1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
AC 101: Pickett's Charge - Then and Now

Dave Booz, Adjunct Instructor, Civil War Era Studies

1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
AC 102: Cobel and Eisenhart: Two Gettysburgians Who Changed Mathematics

Darren Glass, Associate Professor of Mathematics

3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
AC 103: Planets: Ours and Theirs
Nolan R. Walborn ’66, Astronomer, Space Telescope Science Institute

3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
AC 104: The U.S. Supreme Court: Past, Present, and Future
James (Jim) S. Todd ’65, Lecturer in Politics, University of Virginia

5:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
AC 105: Plato, Personhood, and Popcorn: Big Ideas on the Big Screen

Vernon W. Cisney, Visiting Assistant Professor, Philosophy

5:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
AC 106: Relating Issues of Faith and Science in the Church
Warren Eshbach ’61, retired Church of the Brethren Minister and District Executive, Adjunct Professor of Congregational Studies, Emeritus, Gettysburg Lutheran Seminary
Mark Oldenburg  ’74,  Steck-Miller Professor of the Art of Worship and Dean of the Chapel, Gettysburg Lutheran Seminary

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

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

6:45 p.m.
*Class of 1966 Dinner
The Refectory, Gettysburg Lutheran Theological Seminary

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
Ryan John, Assistant Professor of Physics

Friday, June 3, 2016

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.
GRAB Reunion Hike

Michaux State Forest

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
www.gettysburg.edu/library/news/exhibits for information on exhibits.

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

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 Great War
Ian Isherwood ‘00, Assistant Director, Civil War Institute

9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Special Collections Open House
Musselman Library
Our College History exhibit old Gettysburg back to thee: student social memory through the 1960s that just opened on February 17th will be open through June 30th. It was curated by three of our Special Collections student workers: Melanie Fernandes ’16, Jenna Fleming ’16, and Avery Fox ’16. The content of the exhibit covers student life from the founding of the College in 1832 to the early 1960s. There will also be a display about the Jesus Christ Superstar performance from 1971. Come check this display out before heading to the Jesus Christ Superstar presentation and panel discussion on Saturday afternoon. Visit http://www.gettysburg.edu/library/news/exhibits/social-memory.dot for more information.

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

10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Adams County Arts Council 13th 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. 

11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
AC 210: A Matter of Life and Death: The Value of Reduced Mortality in Environmental Regulations
James O’Brien, Assistant Professor of Economics

11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
AC 211: The Art of Making a Scene: A Writing Workshop

Dustin Beall Smith, Coordinator - Peer Learning Associates Program

11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Lunch on your Own
Dining Center (cost: $8.25 per person, pay at door)
Bullet Hole, College Union Building (CUB/SUB)

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

1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Alumni Author Signing: Jim Kurtz ’71
Bookstore, College Union Building (CUB/SUB)

2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
AC 212: The 2016 Campaigns:  Sifting Through the Rubble
Bruce Anders Larson, Associate Professor of Political Science
Kenneth F. Mott, Professor, Political Science
Shirley Anne Warshaw, Professor of Political Science and Harold G. Evans Chair of Eisenhower Leadership Studies

2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
AC 213
: Trying to Find a Way Back Home: An Introduction to the Literature and Legacy of Homelessness in America
Chris Fee, Professor of English

*3:00 p.m. – 5:00 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/SUB) Lobby

4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
AC 214: Wine Tasting: A Taste of Unusual Wine Varietals
Megan Sewak-Whildin, Program Manager, The Eisenhower Institute

4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
AC 215: Only a Game: American Sport in Literature and Media

Jack Ryan, Vice Provost and Dean of Arts and Humanities

5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Adams County Arts Council 13th Annual Juried Art Exhibition Opening Reception

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.  

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

6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
GRAB Reunion Picnic
Quarry Pavilion

6:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.
Sigma Alpha Epsilon Reception
Chapter House

*Class Socials

1961 - 
6:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
The Junction, College Union Building
1966 -
6:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
The Attic, West Building
1971 -
7:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
Ground Floor and Patio, Glatfelter Hall
1976 -
7:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
Norris-Wachob Alumni House
1981 -

7:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Bullet Hole Patio

1986 -
7:30 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
339 Carlisle Street
1991 -
7:30 p.m. – 10:30 p.m.
The Pub, Upstairs
1996 -
8:00 p.m. – 10:30 p.m.
Lobby, Jaeger Center
2001 -
8:00 p.m.  - 11:00 p.m.
The College Room, Gettysburg Hotel
2006 -
7:00 p.m.  - 9:30 p.m.
Science Center Patio


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

Saturday, June 4, 2016

8:00 a.m.
5K Reunion Fun Run
Meet in the Jaeger Center Lobby

8:00 a.m.
Reunion Bike Ride
Meet in front of Pennsylvania Hall
15 and 30 miles options.

8:00 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.

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

9:00 a.m.
*Class of 1966 Breakfast
Dining Hall

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

10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Special Collections Open House
Musselman Library
Our College History exhibit old Gettysburg back to thee: student social memory through the 1960s that just opened on February 17th will be open through June 30th. It was curated by three of our Special Collections student workers: Melanie Fernandes ’16, Jenna Fleming ’16, and Avery Fox ’16. The content of the exhibit covers student life from the founding of the College in 1832 to the early 1960s. There will also be a display about the Jesus Christ Superstar performance from 1971. Come check this display out before heading to the Jesus Christ Superstar presentation and panel discussion on Saturday afternoon.Please visit http://www.gettysburg.edu/library/news/exhibits/social-memory.dot for more information.

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

Musselman Library
Visit
www.gettysburg.edu/library/news/exhibits for information on exhibits.

10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Adams County Arts Council 13th 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. 

10:30 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.

Also, celebrate these alumni who will be honored with awards this year.

Meritorious Service

 Young Alumni - Career

Young Alumni - Service 

Paul Seale ’75, P’06

Matthew Flaherty ’01

Brian Orsinger ’01

Jean Deimler Seibert ’69, P’06

Christopher Matthaei ’01

Alexander Wilkins ’06

11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Alumni Author Signing: Jim Kurtz ’71
Bookstore, College Union Building (CUB/SUB)

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 1966)
Dining Center
Join fellow alumni for this year’s Heritage Society Luncheon, which will include special celebrations for the class of 1961, 1956 and 1951, including their class photos!

12:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Alumni Picnic
Memorial Field Tent
Have lunch and catch up with classmates under the tent. There will be activities for the whole family to enjoy.

12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
*Class of 2001 Picnic Lunch and Photo
Ballroom Patio

12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
*Class of 2006 Picnic Lunch and Photo
Bullet Hole Patio and Memorial Field

12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Theta Chi Open House and Barbecue
339 Carlisle Street

Class Reunion Photos
Steps of Pennsylvania Hall
RAIN: Bream Gym
(These are approximate times.  Please arrive 15 minutes early.)
12:15 p.m.           Class of 1966

12:30 p.m.           Class of 1971
12:45 p.m.           Class of 1976
1:00 p.m.             Class of 1981
1:15 p.m.             Class of 1986
1:30 p.m.             Class of 1991
1:45 p.m.             Class of 1996
2:15 p.m.             Class of 2001 (At Memorial Field)
2:30 p.m.             Class of 2006 (At Memorial Field)

1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Alumni Water Color Demonstration with Tom Rooney ’74

Bookstore, College Union Building (CUB/SUB)

1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Phi Sigma Kappa Barbecue
Chapter House

1:45 p.m. - 2:15 p.m.
Memorial Service to Honor Veterans
Veterans Memorial at the Entrance to Musselman Stadium
Reception to follow. Sponsored by the Class of 1966, but all welcome.

2:00 p.m. – 4:00 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 a
t dbrouder@gettysburg.edu or 717-337-6489.

2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Jesus Christ Superstar Presentation and Panel Discussion
Sponsored by the Class of 1971
Mara Auditorium, Masters Hall
All welcome!

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.
Lambda Chi Alpha Open House, Alumni Meeting and Barbecue
Chapter House

2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Class of 1961 Hospitality House
The Junction, College Union Building (CUB/SUB)

2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Sigma Chi Open House and Barbecue
Chapter House

2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Sigma Alpha Epsilon Brothers Meeting
Chapter House

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.
Phi Kappa Psi Alumni Meeting
Miller Hall
Jacket and tie not required.

3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
GRAB Reunion Reception
2nd Floor Lobby, Majestic Theater

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

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

Chapter House
Contact George Marguglio at 717-339-5125 for more information.

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

4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Benefactors Wall Ceremony and Reception
Benefactors Wall, Glatfelter Lodge

Honoring Geoff Jackson '91 and family

4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
GALA Reception
The Women’s & LGBTQA Resource Center, Apple Hall Lobby
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

4:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.
Sigma Alpha Epsilon Barbecue
Chapter House

5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Alumni Social Reception (ticket required – included with all class dinner packages)
Location TBA
Catch up with classmates over cocktails and hors d'oeuvres.

6:00 p.m.
*Class of 1956 Dinner
Herr Tavern
900 Chambersburg Road

6:45 p.m.
*Class of 1961 Dinner
Dobbin House, 89 Steinwehr Avenue

Shuttle available from campus at 6:30 p.m. If interested, please contact Maggie Mulderrig '11 at mmulderr@gettysburg.edu or 717-337-6514.

7:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
NEW "Any Year" Reunion Celebration Dinner
Dining Hall
Join fellow alumni in non reunion classes and those from the classes of 2001 and 2006 for a great dinner on campus before the fireworks celebration.

Reunion Class Dinners (1966 - 1996) (registration required)
Locations TBA during Reunion Weekend

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

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 of rock-n-roll songs! Or relax in the CUB/SUB lobby if you prefer.

Sunday, June 5, 2016

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 per person, pay at door

9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
Reunion Committee Thank You Brunch
Specialty Dining

10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Adams County Arts Council 13th 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. 

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