June 8-11

Don't miss Reunion 2017

Attendees who register online before 4 p.m. on June 6 will receive a coupon for 20 percent off any one gift or clothing item at the Springfield College Bookstore purchased during Reunion Weekend.

Current Students at MacLean Terrance

Thursday, June 8

5-7:30 p.m.

Check in

Flynn Campus Union Foyer

(All event tickets, nametags, and guidebooks are picked up here.)

Please note: Limited food options are available on campus. A variety of takeout and delivery menus will be available at check-in.

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Friday, June 9

Golf Tournament at Crestview Country Club

7 a.m. Check-in

8 a.m. Scramble tournament begins

Join retired Director of Graduate Admissions Don Shaw '69, G'70, who will host and coordinate the tournament. For more information, check the appropriate space on the registration form. Forms can also be found on the Springfield College website: springfield.edu/reunion.

9 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Check-in

Flynn Campus Union Foyer

(All event tickets, nametags, and guidebooks are picked up here.)

9:30-11:30 a.m.

Complimentary breakfast and tours of Loomis Lakeside at Reeds Landing

Hosted by Erik Kjeldsen '54, G'62, Alumni Council member

Reeds Landing

Embark on the Loomis Lakeside at Reeds Landing bus at the Reunion shuttle stop. Join Erik for breakfast in the Reeds Landing dining room and return to campus. Vans will circle every 30 minutes.

Noon to 3 p.m.

Lunch on your own

(The Flynn Campus Union cafe will be open.)

Kid friendly

1-4 p.m.

Springfield College Museum Open Hours

1-4 p.m.

Career Center Open for Alumni

Meet with our career counselors and get tips on updating your resume, fine-tuning your interviewing skills, and career networking. Or, if you know of internship, networking, or job opportunities, of which our students and your fellow alumni might take advantage, please stop in and share them with the career center staff.

1:15-2:15 p.m.

Meditation

Join Director of Campus Ministry David McMahon for this workshop designed for people who are new to meditation and mindfulness or who would like to renew their practice. Basic skills of meditation and mindfulness will be explored. The focus is on being present in the moment. No odd sitting arrangement or radical belief change is required.

Kid friendly

2:30-3:30 p.m.

Campus Tour

Enjoyed a walkabout throughout the grounds of the main campus with retired Director of Enrollment Management and former New Student Orientation advisor John Wilcox '67, G'69. Wilcox will share memories of people, places, and things. He promises you won't encounter any alligators or orangutans on your trek. Register upon arrival.

2:30-3:30 p.m.

Celebrity Campus Tour for Guests with Limited Mobility

Join celebrity tour guide Charlie Redmond '68, G'71, retired dean of the School of Health, Physical Educations, and Recreation, for this golf cart tour that will take you throughout the grounds of the main campus. Register upon arrival. Seats will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis.

5:30-7:15 p.m.

President's Reception for Leadership Giving Societies

This invitation-only cocktail reception, hosted by President Mary-Beth Cooper and Mr. David Cooper, recognizes members of the President's Council and the David Allen Reed Society, as well as The 1885 Society. Related society members should watch their mail for a separate invitation and registration.

Kid friendly

6-7:15 p.m.

Under the Boardwalk Reception

Join us for this casual al fresco social.

Kid friendly
Kid friendly

7:15-11 p.m.

Under the Boardwalk... Down by the Sea

Join us for this  fabulous family experience under the boardwalk down by the sea! Activities include a photo booth, caricature artist, handwriting analyst, ballroom dance instruction, and more. Dine on raw bar, carving stations, and all of your under-the-sea favorites, while listening to the music of the The Fondtones, let by Class of '65 member John Schlosser. Junior Pride Club counselors will be on hand with a multitude of activities for cubs under age 12. (Meal fee includes all Boardwalk activities.)

Young Alumni

9-11 p.m.

Young Alumni Party for Classes of 1997, 2002, 2007, and 2012

Young alumni should watch their email for more information.


Saturday, June 10

8:30 a.m.

Fun Run/Walk

All returners are welcome to join us for this event, sponsored by the Classes of 1997, 2002, 2007, and 2012.

9 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Check-in

Flynn Campus Union Foyer

(All event tickets, nametags, and guidebooks are picked up here.)

Reeds Landing

9:30-10:45 a.m.

Golden Triangle Breakfast Sponsored by Loomis Lakeside at Reeds Landing

(The breakfast, hosted by President Mary-Beth Cooper and Mr. David Cooper, is for members of the Classes of 1967 and older. The event will be emceed by Bob Hoffman '57, G'58, Tarbell Medallion recipient and former Alumni Council president. Members of these classes, please watch your mail for a separate invitation and registration.

Young Alumni

10-10:45 a.m.

Young Alumni Breakfast for Classes of 1997, 2002, 2007 and 2012

Kid friendly

10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Springfield College Museum Open Hours

11 a.m. to noon

Emerging Issues in Higher Education and Securing the Future for Springfield College

Join our 13th president, Mary-Beth Cooper, for her thoughts on the issues that face higher education administrators and how she is positioning Springfield College for continued and future success. Following her presentation she will also present the Class Awards for most spirit, highest percent of donors, highest percent of returners, and most money raised.

12:15 p.m.

MacLean Terrace Ribbon Cutting

Join President Mary-Beth Cooper for this historic occasion as a campus venue that means so much to so many is rededicated for future generations to enjoy.

Kid friendly

12:15 p.m.

Celebration of Our Armed Forces Sponsored by Loomis Lakeside at Reeds Landing

Reeds Landing

Join emcee Cmdr. Peter Burdett '72, United States Navy, retired; keynote speaker Lt. Gen. Robert Winglass '57, United States Marine Corps, retired; invocator Calvin John Cooper, United States Air Force Airman First Class; and Pete Rollend '00, G'01, United States Air Force Master Sgt. 1st Sgt., retired, fir a ceremony that honors all members of the Springfield College family who serve, or have served, our country.

Kid friendly
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12:30 p.m.

Celebration of Loyalty, Class Pictures, and Parade

Join President Mary-Beth Cooper for class photos, which will be taken for the first time in many decades on the newly renovated MacLean Terrace, and reunion parade. Junior Pride Club activities will be available under the watchful eyes of our counselors.

Kid friendly

1-2:30 p.m.

Humanics in Action Service Lunch Sponsored by Liberty Mutual Insurance

Liberty Mutual

Join other members of the Springfield College family for a wonderful lunch as we work together to assemble stuffed animals for children at a local children's hospital, prepare soups for local soup kitchens, write postcards to our military troops, and have fun with lawn games and other activities. Lunch will consist of chef-inspired sandwiches, summer salads, and other fare.

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Junior Pride Club counselors will be on hand with a multitude of activities for cubs under age 12.

2:30-4 p.m.

Wine Around the World and Return Home to Enjoy Domestic Beers and Art Exhibition

As Benjamin Franklin once said, "In wine, there is wisdom. In beer, there is freedom. In water, there is bacteria." Wines will be paired with an eclectic choice of innovative cuisine, expertly chosen by our chef. For the beer enthusiast, join local brewers to sample some of their seasonal favorites. Please note: Junior Pride Club counselors will be on hand to keep cubs occupied while parents enjoy this al fresco wine and beer event.

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Please note: Junior Pride Club counselors will be on hand to keep cubs occupied while parents enjoy this al fresco wine and beer event.

Kid friendly

3:30-4:30 p.m.

Campus Tour

Enjoy a walkabout throughout the grounds of the main campus with Dean of Admissions Mary DeAngelo, G'84. DeAngelo will share memories of people, place, and things. She promises you won't encounter any alligators or orangutans on your trek. Register upon arrival.

3:30-4:30 p.m.

Celebrity Campus Tour for Guests with Limited Mobility

Join celebrity tour guide Charlie Redmond '69, G'71, retired dean of the School of Health, Physical Education, Recreation, for this golf cart tour that will take you throughout the grounds of the main campus. Register upon arrival. Seats will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis.

3:30-5 p.m.

Rugby Alumni Gathering

Rugby Club members are welcome to join host Darren Pierce '91 for pub fare along with a cash beer and wine bar at this casual social event.

Young Alumni

6 p.m.

Young Alumni Party for Classes of 1997, 2002, 2007, and 2012

Bring along your favorite lawn games and enjoy DJ Brian Nicks '99, barbeque tent, photo booth, and late night snacks provided by Bobby Barkett '88 of the Kitchen. Babysitting is available for those who pre-register. Junior Pride Club activities will be available under the watchful eyes of counselors.

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Junior Pride Club activities will be available under the watchful eyes of our counselors.

Various Time

Class Receptions/Dinners

Remember, there is a $5 per person late fee for anyone registering for the event after 4 p.m. on Thursday, June 8. Consult your guidebook for times. Please note that specific class dinner times will also be posted on the alumni relations website.

9-11:30 p.m.

Reunion Late Night

Join the Who Knows band leg by Keith Naylor '74, G'75 for fun, dancing, a cash beer-and-wine bar, and a great after-hours party!


Sunday, June 11

8-11:30 a.m.

Checkout

Kid friendly

9 a.m. to noon

Complimentary Farewell Brunch

The brunch is complete with carving, waffle, and omelet stations, as well as chef-inspired delicious desserts. Please pre-register.

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Junior Pride Club activities will be available under the watchful eyes of our counselors.

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