Alumni Reunion- Schedule of Events

The Office of Alumni Relations is excited to partner with the Office of Student Affairs to create one hallmark weekend celebrating alumni, current students and their families as value members of the University community.
 
Admission to most Reunion events is offered at no cost, and is made possible through the generosity of our alumni.
 

Friday, October 12, 2018

Alumni Fall Happy Hour
6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Dock Street Cannery and Tasting Room
705 South 50th Street
 
Start off your Reunion right! Join us at Dock Street’s new cannery and tasting room for drinks, paired with their delicious craft menu.
 
Cost: $10; $5 for alumni who graduated after 2008.
 
APhA-ASP presents Bowl-A-Thon
postponed

 

Saturday, October 13, 2018

Registration
Opens at 9:30 a.m.
McNeil Science and Technology
Center (STC), Atrium
 
Walking Tours of Campus
10:00 a.m., 2:00 p.m., and 3:30 p.m.
McNeil STC, Atrium, Meet at Registration
 
The University is rich with history and likely undergone many changes since your last visit. Take a tour as see what’s new and what’s stayed the same. Most tours are one hour in duration. (walking shoes recommended).
 
Town Hall with President Paul Katz
11:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
McNeil STC, AstraZeneca Auditorium
 
Dr. Katz, the University’s 25th President, will update the community about the University’s current position and its future at this town hall forum.
 
Tailgate and Athletic Hall of Fame Ceremony
11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Athletic/Recreation Center (ARC), Multipurpose Room
 
Enjoy some tailgate favorites for lunch and celebrate the induction of the newest class into the USciences Athletics Hall of Fame.
 
Women’s Volleyball: USciences Devils vs. Chestnut Hill College Griffins­
1:00 p.m.
ARC, Bobby Morgan Arena
 
After the Hall of Fame ceremony, take in a volleyball match as your favorite Devils challenge the Chestnut Hill Griffins.
 

Golden Graduate Reception
1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Wilson Hall, Room 205-212

Starting this year, while the Class of 1968 is celebrating the golden reunion, the Classes of 1967 and 1969 are invited to gather with classmates and friends to celebrate major milestones and the bestowing of the Golden Graduates to the Class of 1968. All those who have not yet received a Golden Graduate will be eligible for one.  A photographer will be on hand for class photos.  Afterwards attendees will join all classes for the Annual Alumni Award Ceremony at 4:30 pm.

Cost: $50; includes entry to the All Alumni Reunion Reception.

Oktoberfest/Gathering of the Greeks (Alumni Biergarten)
2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Quad (rain location ARC)
 
Grab your Greek brothers and sisters and celebrate reunion at our Biergarten! This year, along with Campus Activities Board’s Oktoberfest, we inaugurate the “Gathering of the Greeks”­—an on campus Biergarten only for alumni! Represent your chapter to compete in fun activities to earn bragging rights. All graduated are invited and welcome regardless of Greek affiliation.
 
Cost: $10;  $5 for alumni who graduated after 2008
 
Emeritus Reception
2:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
McNeil Science and Technology Center, Room 237

Join your fellow classmates from the classes of 1966 and earlier for a reception of light fare and refreshments. Reconnect with classmates and enjoy your time together. Afterward, everyone is invited to join the All Alumni Reception in the Atrium to end the evening.

To RSVP, call 215-596-7200. If a reply is requested, please allow 1-2 business days for a response.
 
S.O.U.L. Arts Festival, Sponsored by PCA
3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Wilson Cafe
 
The Pilipino Cultural Association (PCA) and Dance Team hosts a live variety show to celebrate our students’ talent including dance, performance and other artistic media.
 
All Alumni Reunion Reception
4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
McNeil STC, Atrium
 
All alumni are invited to celebrate the evening together at the All Alumni Reunion Reception, which includes the Annual Alumni Award Ceremony. Photo opportunities will start at 4:45 p.m. for this year’s hallmark events including the 25th Reunion Celebratory Toast and Class Photo. At 5:00 p.m., we will honor the 2018 Alumni Association award recipients, as well as our outstanding classes for their work to the University.
 
Cost: $50; $25 for alumni who graduated after 2008
 

Sunday, October 14, 2018

The Game of Leadership

canceled

All Weekend Long

Museum Exhibit: Marvin Samson Center for the History of Pharmacy, Griffith Hall
On display is a broad range of pharmaceutical artifacts (more than 300 items) that have been gifted to the Museum by more than two dozen donors, including many alumni and their families, over the last seven years.

Contact:

Casey Ryan
Director, Alumni Relations

Address:

University of the Sciences
600 South 43rd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104-4495

Phone:

215-596-8570

Email:

alumnirelations@usciences.edu