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.
$10; $5 for alumni who graduated after 2008.
Saturday, October 13, 2018
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
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 & Emeritus Reception
1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Wilson Hall, Room 205-212
Starting this year, USciences is celebrating While the Class of 1968 is celebrating the golden reunion, the Classes of 1967 and 1969 are invited Gather with classmates and friends to celebrate major milestones and the bestowing of the Golden Graduates to the Class of 1967. A warm invitation to extended to all alumni in the class of 1967 and up. 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: $60 ($50 if ordered by October 1st); 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.
$15 ($10 if ordered by October 1);
$10 for alumni who graduated after 2008
($5 if ordered by October 1)
S.O.U.L. Arts Festival, Sponsored by PCA
3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
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.
$60 ($50 if ordered by October 1)
$35 for alumni who graduated after 2008
($25 if ordered by October 1)
Sunday, October 14, 2018
The Game of Leadership
(A professional and personal development workshop)
ARC, Multipurpose Room
Using popular culture references from the hit television show, Game of Thrones, this lighthearted workshop is for anyone that is serious about sharpening their leadership and communication skills. Presented by Jesse Philips MBA’11, EdD, Director of Campus Recreation.
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.
Director, Alumni Relations
600 South 43rd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104-4495