Save the Date!

June 7 - 10, 2018

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SCHEDULE

Thursday, June 7

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 8

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. Click here to register.

9:30 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Check-in

Flynn Campus Union Foyer

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

9:45-11:30 a.m.

Complimentary breakfast and tours of Loomis Lakeside at Reeds Landing

Hosted by Former Alumni Council members Erik Kjeldsen ’54, G’62 and Bob Smith ’44

Reeds Landing

Embark on the Loomis Lakeside at Reeds Landing bus at the Reunion shuttle stop. Join Erik and Bob 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 for lunch or feel free to go off campus to eat.)

Kid friendly

1-4 p.m.

Springfield College Museum Open Hours

1-4 p.m.

Career Center Open for Alumni
Available for use by alumni.

Meet with our career counselors. Get tips on how to update your resume, fine-tune your interviewing skills, and engage in career networking. Or, if you know of internship opportunities, networking opportunities, or job opportunities in which our students and your fellow alumni might take advantage, please stop in and share them with the Career Services staff.

Kid friendly

2:30-3:30 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, places, and other interesting Springfield College facts. She 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 John Wilcox ’67, G’69, retired director of Enrollment Management and former New Student Orientation advisor, for this golf cart tour, which will take you throughout the grounds of the main campus. Register upon arrival. Seats will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis.

3:30-4:30 p.m.

Champagne Reception

Hosted by the Office of Development to express appreciation to Terry Regina ‘63 for her gift to the Peter V. Karpovich Reading Room in the Harold C. Smith Learning Commons.

5:30-7:15 p.m.

President's Reception for Leadership Giving Societies

This invitation-only cocktail reception, hosted by President Mary-Beth A. Cooper and 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, including a photo booth, caricature artist, handwriting analyst, and more. Dine on a raw bar, carving stations, and all of your under-the-sea favorites while listening to the music of The Fondtones, led by Class of ’65 member John Schlosser. Junior Pride Club counselors will be on hand with a multitude of activities for cubs under 12. (Meal fee includes all Boardwalk activities.)

Young Alumni

9-11 p.m.

Young Alumni Party for Classes of 1998, 2003, 2008, and 2013

Young alumni should watch their email for more information.

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Saturday, June 9

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

This breakfast, hosted by President Mary-Beth A. Cooper and David Cooper, is for members of the Classes of 1968 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 1998, 2003, 2008 and 2013

Kid friendly

10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Springfield College Museum Open Hours

Kid friendly

11 a.m. to 11:20 a.m.

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

Reeds Landing

Join keynote speaker Cmdr. Peter Burdett ’72, United States Navy (retired) and invocator United States Air Force Master Sgt., 1st Sgt. Pete Rollend ’00, G’01, for a ceremony that honors all members of the Springfield College family who serve, or have served, our country.

Kid friendly
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11:30 a.m.

Celebration of Loyalty, Class Pictures, and Parade

Don’t miss your class photo (which will be taken for the first time in many decades on the renovated MacLean Terrace) and reunion parade. Junior Pride Club activities will be available under the watchful eyes of our counselors. Class awards for the Most Spirit, Highest Percent of Donors, Highest Percent of Returners, and Most Money Raised, will be presented at this time.

Kid friendly

12:30 - 2 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. 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.

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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, places, and other interesting Springfield College facts. 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 Calvin Hill, PhD, vice president for Inclusion and Community Engagement, for this golf cart tour, which 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 1998, 2003, 2008, and 2013

Bring along your favorite lawn games and enjoy our DJ, barbeque tent, photo booth, and more. Babysitting and Junior Pride Club activities will be available under the watchful eyes of our 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 7. 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 10

8-11:30 a.m.

Checkout

Kid friendly

9 a.m. to noon

Complimentary Farewell Brunch

Brunch is complete with carving stations, waffle stations, an omelet station, and 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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Additional Information

Check-in:

Please note: Confirmations will not be sent. Reunion headquarters is located in the Flynn Campus Union Foyer. Alumni may pick up their event tickets and informational guidebook at check-in. If you plan to arrive after check-in hours, notify the Office of Alumni Relations in writing by May 29 so we may welcome you properly. REMEMBER: REFUND REQUESTS MUST BE RECEIVED BY 4 P.M. ON TUESDAY, JUNE 5. Please note that there will be a $5 per person late fee for anyone registering for Saturday’s dinner after 4 p.m. on Thursday, June 7. This is the only event that carries a late fee.

Residence Hall Rooms:

Rooms are available in Alumni Hall for all classes (after June 4, late fees apply). See registration form for pricing. A limited number of rooms are available in International. They may be registered for via the class of 73 button on the registration page (after June 4, late fees apply). See registration form for pricing. *Housing information for the classes of 1998, 2003, 2008, and 2013 will be sent directly to these classes by post card. NOTE: The pricing is per room, not per person. Children under 16 stay for free in their parents’ reserved room. These accommodations contain bare necessities, including linens (sheets, pillows, towels, and a light blanket). NO rooms have private baths. Also, remember these rooms are not air conditioned. Fans are suggested. Room keys are to be picked up at check-in located in the Flynn Campus Union.

Updated Social Policy:

The Alumni Association Guidelines for Alcohol Consumption abide by the policies of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, the federal Drug-Free Schools and Communities Act Amendments of 1989, the All College and Alcohol Beverages Policy, and Springfield College policies. The College’s Department of Public Safety will enforce these rules. Springfield College has a fine tradition of promoting healthy values associated with its Humanics philosophy, and we are confident that the Alumni Association supports these values. For a detailed look at our updated policy, visit springfield.edu/about/college-policies (click on “College-wide Policies”). Springfield College is a smoke- and tobacco-free environment.

Special Needs:

If you have a disability or specialized need and require reasonable accommodations to fully participate in any of these events, please contact the Office of Alumni Relations by May 20 at alumni@springfield.edu or by calling the alumni relations staff at (413) 748-3161 to discuss your needs. Recreational Vehicle Information: Springfield College can no longer accommodate power hook-ups for recreational vehicles on campus. Pet Policy: Springfield College provides welcoming and exceptional athletic facilities and fields for use by our students, alumni, staff, and guests. Please be advised that with the exception of service dogs, no pets shall be brought into any college facilities or permitted on any athletic field or playing surface. Due to liability issues, pet care is the responsibility of the owner. Staff members are not permitted to watch pets for any length of time.

Use of the Wellness & Recreation Complex:

The Wellness & Recreation Complex will be open to returning alumni during designated hours. You will need to show a valid driver’s license and your reunion name tag. Hours of operation will be posted upon arrival. Additional Information