Reunion Weekend Schedule

Below is the tentative schedule for Reunion Weekend 2015.  Please check back often for updates.

* Indicates pre-registration required.

Updated 04/08/15

Thursday, May 28, 2015

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

Schmucker Art Gallery
The 12th Annual Juried Art Exhibition features outstanding paintings, prints, sculpture, drawings, and photographs produced by artists in the Gettysburg area and the Mid-Atlantic region juried by Cristin Cash, PhD., Associate Professor of Art History and Director, Boyden Gallery, St Mary’s College of Maryland.  The exhibition is held in partnership with Adams County Arts Council, the Gettysburg Fest, and Schmucker Art Gallery, Gettysburg College; award sponsors include Scott & Co. Fine Jewelers, OPEN MINDS, For the Cause Productions/Debra McCauslin, ProEquities/ Kristine Witherow, Gunnar Galleries/ Bert Danielson, and Blick Art Materials.

10:00 a.m. – 8:00 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.
GC 101: Don Quixote de la Mancha
Paula Olinger, Associate Professor of Spanish

1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
GC 102: The Death of Retirement
Brendan Cushing-Daniels, Associate Professor and Chair of Economics 

3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
GC 103: Divided America: The Causes and Consequences of Party Polarization in the U.S.
Bruce Anders Larson, Associate Professor of Political Science

3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
GC 104: The Underground Railroad and the Coming of the Civil War
Scott Hancock, Associate Professor of History and Africana Studies

5:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
GC 105: The Wines of Portugal: A Study & Tasting Tour
Joe Lynch, Sr. P’85, Wine Consultant, Total Wine & More

5:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
GC 106: Using Physics to Hide Diseases
Kurt Andresen, Assistant Professor of Physics

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

President's House
For registered golfers and selected sponsors of the Gettysburg College Golf Classic.

6:30 p.m.
*Class of 1965 Dinner
Café Saint-Amand, 48 Baltimore Street

9:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
GC 107: 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, Gettysburg College
Jackie Milingo, Associate Professor of Physics & Astronomy

Friday, May 29, 2015

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.
For more information contact Sue Moyer at smoyer@gettysburg.edu or 717-337-6398.

8:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Continental
Breakfast
College Union Building (CUB) 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. – 11:00 p.m.
Registration
College Union Building (CUB) Lobby

9:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
GC 208: The Necessary Man: The Life of Dwight D. Eisenhower
Michael J. Birkner ’72, Franklin Professor of the Liberal Arts/Professor of History

9:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
GC 209: Moby Dick's Guide to Life
Timothy J. Shannon, Chairperson/Professor of History

9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Special Collections Open House
Musselman Library
Visit
http://www.gettysburg.edu/special_collections/exhibits/ for information on exhibits.

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

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

Schmucker Art Gallery
The 12th Annual Juried Art Exhibition features outstanding paintings, prints, sculpture, drawings, and photographs produced by artists in the Gettysburg area and the Mid-Atlantic region juried by Cristin Cash, PhD., Associate Professor of Art History and Director, Boyden Gallery, St Mary’s College of Maryland.  The exhibition is held in partnership with Ada.m.s County Arts Council, the Gettysburg Fest, and Schmucker Art Gallery, Gettysburg College; award sponsors include Scott & Co. Fine Jewelers, OPEN MINDS, For the Cause Productions/Debra McCauslin, ProEquities/ Kristine Witherow, Gunnar Galleries/ Bert Danielson, and Blick Art Materials.

11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
GC 210: Music of the ‘70s: From punk to disco, and postmodern classical to Latin jazz. How music shaped the decade. 
Mark A. Stickney '95, Assistant Professor of Music/Graduate Music Education Program Coordinator, Plymouth State University

11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
GC 211: There Once Was a Man From Nantucket: An Introduction to the Philosophy of Humor
Steve Gimbel, Chair, Philosophy Department

11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Lunch on your Own
Dining Center (cost: $7.25 per person, pay at door)
Bullet Hole, College Union Building (CUB)

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

2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
GC 212: Funding International Terrorism
Richard C. LaMagna ’70, President, LaMagna & Associates, LLC

2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
GC 213: The History of Astronomy at Gettysburg College
Ian Clarke, Hatter Planetarium Program Director and Adjunct Assistant Professor of English

2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
GC 214: Modern Art and Contemporary Exhibitions
Shannon Egan, Director of the Schmucker Art Gallery

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 Develop.m.ent 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.
GC 215: 1960's Presidents: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly
James (Jim) S. Todd ’65, Lecturer in Politics, University of Virginia

4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
GC 216: Religion and Politics in the Middle East
Stephen Stern, Chair of the Religious Studies Department and Director of Judaic Studies

5:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Class of 1965 Women’s Gathering
Gettysburg Hotel Bar

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

*Class Socials

1960 - 
6:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Junction, College Union Building
1965 -
7:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
Jaeger Center Lobby
1970 -
7:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
Basement and Patio, Glatfelter Hall
1975 -
7:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
The Attic, West Building
1980 -

7:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Norris-Wachob Alumni House

1985 -
7:30 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Glatfelter Lodge
1990 -
7:30 p.m. – 10:30 p.m.
The College Room, Gettysburg Hotel
1995 -
8:00 p.m. – 10:30 p.m.
Lawn of Keira Kant's ’95 Home, 59 West Lincoln Ave.
2000 -
8:00 p.m.  - 10:30 p.m.
Science Center Lobby & Patio
2005 -
8:00 p.m.  - 10:30 p.m.
Science Center Lobby & Patio


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

Saturday, May 30, 2015

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
Join Steve Parker '85 for a 30-mile bike ride. There will also be a 15-mile option. All welcome!

8:00 a.m.
Spinning Class
Jaeger Center Multi-Purpose Room
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
College Union Building (CUB) Lobby

9:00 a.m.
*Class of 1965 Breakfast
Dining Hall

9:30 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.
Continental Breakfast
Ballroom, College Union Building
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
http://www.gettysburg.edu/special_collections/exhibits/ for information on exhibits.

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 Juried Art Exhibition

Schmucker Art Gallery
The 12th Annual Juried Art Exhibition features outstanding paintings, prints, sculpture, drawings, and photographs produced by artists in the Gettysburg area and the Mid-Atlantic region juried by Cristin Cash, PhD., Associate Professor of Art History and Director, Boyden Gallery, St Mary’s College of Maryland.  The exhibition is held in partnership with Adams County Arts Council, the Gettysburg Fest, and Schmucker Art Gallery, Gettysburg College; award sponsors include Scott & Co. Fine Jewelers, OPEN MINDS, For the Cause Productions/Debra McCauslin, ProEquities/ Kristine Witherow, Gunnar Galleries/ Bert Danielson, and Blick Art Materials.

10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Presidential Remarks and Alumni Awards
Ballroom, College Union Building
Join President Janet Morgan Riggs ’77 and members of the Alumni Association Board of Directors for a celebration of Gettysburg College. Come hear remarks from Janet, receive an update from the Alumni Association, see class reunion gift presentations, and find out who wins 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 
Robert Jones ’65 Sarah Calhoun ’00 Melissa Cook Kiehl ’00
Barry Shaw ’65 Susan Useem ’05   Marna Suarez Redding ’00

 
11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Phi Kappa Psi Open House
102 West Water Street

12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
*Heritage Society Luncheon
(Classes prior to 1965)
Dining Center
Join fellow alumni for this year’s Heritage Society Luncheon.  Luncheon will include special celebrations for the class of 1960, 1955 and 1950.

12:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Alumni Picnic
Memorial Field Tent
Have lunch and catch up with classmates under the tent.

12:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
*Class of 2005 Picnic Lunch and Photo
Bullet Hole Patio and Memorial Field

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. - 3:00 p.m.
Sigma Chi Barbecue
Chapter House

Class Reunion Photos
Steps of Pennsylvania Hall
(These are approximate times.  Please arrive 15 minutes early.)

12:15 p.m.           Class of 1965
12:30 p.m.           Class of 1975
12:45 p.m.           Class of 1980
1:00 p.m.             Class of 1985
1:15 p.m.             Class of 1990
1:30 p.m.             Class of 2000
1:45 p.m.             Class of 1960
2:00 p.m.             Class of 2005 (At Memorial Field)
2:45 p.m.             Class of 1970 (At the Peace Light)        
                            Rain: Bream Gym
7:00 p.m.             Class of 1995 (Bream Gym)

1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Class of 1965 Chi Omega Reception
Lawn of Ice House Complex

1:30 p.m.
Ruthe Craley ‘50 Tree Dedication
South side of Pennsylvania Hall
A reception will follow in Glatfelter Lodge.

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

Musselman Library Apse

For members of the 1832 Society

2:00 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.
*Walking Historic Tour of Gettysburg College
Meet at Pennsylvania Hall

Join John Rudy '07, Adjunct Instructor of Civil War Era Studies, 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.

 

2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
*Class of 1990 Painted Turtle Farm Service Opportunity
Meet in the Jaeger Center Lobby
Join members of 1990 as they volunteer their time at the Painted Turtle Farm garden. Please prepare to get dirty! All Welcome!

2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
*Class of 1985 Tennis Tournament
Tennis Courts
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 in the chapters.
 

2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Alpha Chi Rho Reception
Chapter House

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

2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Theta Chi Open House
339 Carlisle Street

*2:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Class of 1965 Seminary Ridge Museum Tour
Seminary Ridge Museum, 111 Seminary Ridge
Visit http://www.seminaryridgemuseum.org/ for more information on the Seminary Ridge Museum.

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.  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) Lobby

3:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
1000 to 1: The Cory Weissman Story
Joseph Theater, Breidenbaugh Hall
Filmed on Gettysburg College’s ca.m.pus 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 story. 

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 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

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.

5:30 p.m.
*Class of 1960 Dinner
The Dobbin House

6:00 p.m.
*Class of 1950 Dinner
The Gettysburg Hotel

6:00 p.m.
*Class of 1955 Dinner
Herr Tavern

7:00 p.m.
Class of 1995 Photo
Bream Gym

Reunion Class Dinners (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
Come dance the night away and enjoy live music by the Class of 1990's The SCJ Band! Or relax in the CUB
lobby if you prefer.

Sunday, May 31, 2015

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

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.
Alumni Thank You Brunch
Specialty Dining

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

Schmucker Art Gallery
The 12th Annual Juried Art Exhibition features outstanding paintings, prints, sculpture, drawings, and photographs produced by artists in the Gettysburg area and the Mid-Atlantic region juried by Cristin Cash, PhD., Associate Professor of Art History and Director, Boyden Gallery, St Mary’s College of Maryland.  The exhibition is held in partnership with Adams County Arts Council, the Gettysburg Fest, and Schmucker Art Gallery, Gettysburg College; award sponsors include Scott & Co. Fine Jewelers, OPEN MINDS, For the Cause Productions/Debra McCauslin, ProEquities/ Kristine Witherow, Gunnar Galleries/ Bert Danielson, and Blick Art Materials.

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