Alumni Weekend
June 8 - 10, 2018
Schedule of Events

Welcome Center Hours
The Welcome Center is located in the Waidner-Spahr Library.  Please make this your first stop upon arrival to pick up your guest packet and registration information.

Thursday – Noon – 5 p.m.
Friday – 8 a.m. – 10 p.m. 
Saturday – 8 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Sunday – 8 a.m. – Noon
 

Thursday, June 7
1 and 3 p.m.
Campus Tours

Enjoy a walking or golf-cart tour led by one of our student Liberty Caps.
Waidner-Spahr Library - map No. 21

5 – 8 p.m.
Class of 1968

The Class of 1968 will gather for a casual dinner at the college farm.
Transportation will be provided.$10
Please meet at 4:30 p.m. in the Drayer Hall driveway - map No. 49.
 
Friday, June 8
7 – 10 a.m.
Continental Breakfast

$8, children 5 and under are free.
Underground, Holland Union Building - map No. 16


8 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Hike to Pole Steeple
Join Associate Director of Experiential Leadership Education Sean Ryan and student outdoor- education coordinators for a relaxing morning hike at Pole Steeple in Pine Grove Furnace State Park. It is a moderately strenuous hike that begins at a peaceful lake and ends with a spectacular overlook of the state forest. Afterwards, enjoy lunch as a group at the Boiling Springs Tavern (the cost of lunch is not included).
Transportation is provided. $10
Please meet at 7:45 a.m. in the Allison Hall parking lot - map No. 34


8 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Gettysburg Battlefield Bus Tour
Join Matthew Pinsker, Brian C. Pohanka Chair in American Civil War History, for a guided tour of the battlefields and cemetery at the Gettysburg National Military Park. After the tour, enjoy a buffet luncheon at the historic Farnsworth House Inn. Transportation and lunch are included.$35
Please meet at the Kline Fitness Center parking lot on Cherry St. - map No. 77.


9 a.m.
Campus Tour

Enjoy a walking or golf-cart tour led by one of our student Liberty Caps.
Waidner-Spahr Library - map No. 21

9 - 11 a.m.
Mock Admissions Interviews
Conducted like a typical college interview, these mock interviews will also include feedback and suggestions for the student. To schedule a mock interview with a Dickinson admissions counselor for your high-school junior or senior, contact the Office of Admissions at 800-644-1773 or admissions@dickinson.edu.

9:15 - 9:45 a.m.
Glee Club/Octals Continental Breakfast

Weiss Center Lobby - map No. 55

10 a.m. - 12:45 p.m.
Glee Club/Octals Song Session A

Rubendall Recital Hall, Weiss Center - map No. 55

11 a.m.
Campus Tour
Enjoy a walking or golf-cart tour led by one of our student Liberty Caps.
Waidner-Spahr Library - map No. 21

11 a.m. - 2 p.m.
College Farm Stand

Take home a taste of the College Farm. All seasonal and canned goods are certified organic and delicious!
Britton Plaza - map No. 69

Noon – 1:30 p.m.
Lunch on Britton Plaza
Enjoy a light lunch with fellow Dickinsonians.
$10, $5 children 6-12 and children 5 and under are free
Britton Plaza - map No. 69 (rain location: Underground, HUB lower level)

12:30 – 2 p.m.
Old West Society Lunch and Learn: Carlisle Indian School Digital Resource Center project – Invitation Only
Join fellow members of the Old West Society for a luncheon followed by a presentation by Susan Rose ’77, Charles A. Dana Professor of Sociology and director of the Community Studies Center, and Jim Gerencser ’93, college archivist about the history and impact of the Carlisle Indian School.
Rector Science Complex Atrium - map No. 17

1 p.m.
Campus Tour

Enjoy a walking or golf-cart tour led by one of our student Liberty Caps.
Waidner-Spahr Library - map No. 21

1 – 4 p.m.
College Admissions: The Big Rush
This half-day active workshop, guided by admissions staff, offers high-school students the opportunity to prepare for a successful college search through activities across the campus. Participants need not prepare materials in advance but should come in comfortable clothing, ready to actively participate.  For more information or to register contact the Office of Admissions at 800-644-1773 or admissions@dickinson.edu.
Waidner Admissions House -map No. 53

1:30 – 4 p.m.
Summer in a Jar: Canning Workshop at the College Farm
Take home a taste of the College Farm!  Join Jenn Halpin, director, and student-interns for an interactive workshop on the mechanics of preserving foods through the canning process. 
Transportaion is provided. Please meet at the Kline Fitness Center parking lot on Cherry St. - map No. 77

2 – 3 p.m.
Downtown Carlisle Tour
Join a member of the Greater Carlisle Area Chamber of Commerce and fellow alumni for a walking tour of the downtown area, and see the exciting new developments throughout town.
Please meet on the Weiss Center Plaza - map No. 55

2:45 - 5 p.m.

Glee Club/Octals Song Session B
Rehearsal Room, Weiss Center - map No. 55

3 p.m.
Campus Tour

Enjoy a walking or golf-cart tour led by one of our student Liberty Caps.
Waidner-Spahr Library - map No. 21

3 – 4:30 p.m.
Alumni Art Showcase
Join alumni artists Phyllis Golden Andrews ’75, Kim Banister ’74, Pierce Bounds ’71, Ira Glick ’57, Joe Grubb ’71, David Orbock ’55, Bill Owens ’62 and Wil Scott ’72 to learn about their creative processes and celebrate their work, which will be on display throughout the weekend.
Waidner-Spahr Library, near the circulation desk - map No. 21

4 p.m
Friends of Bill W. Meeting (open)

Denny Hall, Room 103 - map No. 1

5 p.m.
Alumni Award Ceremony
Please join us as we bestow the Alumni Association’s highest honor on this year’s award recipients and celebrate our Volunteer Award winners.
Rubendall Recital Hall, Weiss Center for the Arts - map No. 55

Distinguished Alumni Awards
                The Walter E. Beach Distinguished Alumni Award for Service
                Sylvia Smith ’73

                Distinguished Alumni Award for Professional Achievement
                Judge Rosalyn (Roz) Robinson

                Outstanding Young Alumni Award
                Siobhan O’Grady ’13

                The 1783 Award
                Scott Cohen ’91

Volunteer Awards
                Class Correspondent of the Year Award
                Mary Jeanne Reynolds de Groot ’48

                Admissions Alumni Volunteer of the Year Award
                Kristin Pracitto’92

                Admissions Parent Volunteer of the Year Award
                Scott Braybrooke P’19
 
                Career Champion of the Year Award
                Brian Dorfler ’97

6 p.m.
President’s Welcome Reception
J
oin President Margee Ensign for a toast to celebrate our Distinguished Alumni Award Recipients and kick off the weekend!  Free
Britton Plaza - map No. 69 (rain location: HUB lobby)

 7 p.m.
Celebration Dinner

Enjoy a delicious dinner buffet and great company at this year’s Celebration Dinner on Morgan Field.
$20, $8 children 6-12 and children 5 and under are free
Morgan Field (rain location: dining hall/social hall)

7 p.m.
Flag Football Game and Reception

Alumni are invited to join the Red Devils Football Head Coach Brad Fordyce for a flag football game and reception.
Biddle Field - map No. 40

8 p.m.
The North Mountain Ramblers
An Americana band featuring country, blues, bluegrass, traditional folk, western swing, and Cajun provided by the Beta Pi Chapter of the Kappa Sigma Alumni Association.
Armstrong Hall, Lower Quads - map No. 32

8:30 - 10 p.m.
Glee Club/Octals Song Session C

Rubendall Recital Hall, Weiss Center - map No. 55

9 – 11 p.m.
Dessert & Jazz on the Plaza
Catch up with friends while enjoying coffee, dessert and the New Orleans Dixieland Jazz Band.
Britton Plaza - map No. 69 (rain location: Social Hall, HUB)

9 p.m.
Skull & Key 110th Anniversary Celebration
All Dickinson Hat Society members are invited.
Kline Center Annex - map No. 77

9 p.m.
Delta Nu Reception
Come celebrate with your fellow sisters!
Waidner Admissions House - map No. 53

Saturday, June 9
7 – 9 a.m.

President’s Breakfast and State of the College
President Margee Ensign and members of the senior leadership team – Provost Neil Weissman, Vice President and Dean of Student Life Joyce Bylander, Dean of Admissions Cathy Davenport, Vice President for Advancement Kirk Swenson, Vice President for Institutional Effectiveness and Inclusivity Brenda Bretz – invite you to join them for a casual breakfast. Following breakfast, President Ensign will make remarks about the state of the college and reflections from her first year.
$8, children 5 and under are free
Underground, Holland Union Building - map No. 16

7 a.m.  Registration
8 a.m. Shot Gun Start
McAndrews Fund for Athletics 20th Annual Golf Tournament
Meet Red Devil coaches while enjoying a morning on the links. The fee includes 18 holes, cart, driving range and lunch.  Proceeds benefit Dickinson’s McAndrews Fund for Athletics.
$100 for class of 2008 and younger, $150 for class of 2009 and older.
Mayapple Golf Club, 1 Mayapple Dr, Carlisle

8 – 10 a.m.
DCF Alumni Breakfast
Start your day with fellow Dickinson Christian Fellowship alumni over a delicious breakfast treats.
Mermaid Trellis - behind map No. 13 (rain location: Althouse Lounge, basement - map No. 13)

8:30 - 9 a.m.
Glee Club/Octals Continental Breakfast

Weiss Center Lobby - map No. 55

8:30-10 a.m. 
Asbell Center Breakfast – Celebrating 15 Years
Enjoy breakfast, tour the Asbell Center and see how the Center has changed over the past 15 years.
Milton B. Asbell Center for Jewish Life - map No. 54

9 a.m.
Campus Tour

Enjoy a walking or golf-cart tour led by one of our student Liberty Caps.
Waidner-Spahr Library - map No. 21

9 a.m.
Fun Run
Join Don Nichter, cross country and track & field coach, for a 5k run or walk from campus to Dickinson Park and back. T-shirts will be given to those who pre-register.
Biddle Field - map No. 40

9 - 10:45 a.m.
Glee Club/Octals Song Session D

Rubendall Recital Hall, Weiss Center - map No. 55

9:30 – 10:30 a.m.
Alumni College

Useful Education for the Common Good: ALLARM
Join Natalie McNeil ’17 and students from Dickinson’s nationally recognized volunteer monitoring organization, the Alliance for Aquatic Resource Monitoring (ALLARM), for a fun, hands-on session learning about stream health and water quality monitoring in Pennsylvania. Participants will apply what they learn about key water quality issues by using the same equipment utilized by ALLARM’s volunteers throughout the Mid-Atlantic region.
Kaufman Hall, Room 178 - map No. 33

Alumna Recital: Chelsea-Mia Pierre ’18
Join new graduate Chelsea-Mia Pierre ’18 as she reflects on the value of the liberals arts approach to her musical education.  Pierre, a vocal performance and English double major, will perform some of her favorite pieces from her time at Dickinson, accompanied by Professor Emeritus Truman Bullard.
Weiss Center for the Arts, Spahr Rehearsal Room - map No. 55

The State and Future of U.S. Democracy
Join a conversation about the state and future of U.S. democracy between Jim Gerlach ’77, Rosalyn Robinson ’68, Kara Getz ’93, Chris Smith ’83, Colleen Miller ’81, and Thomas Kozdron ’18 moderated by Assistant Professor of Political Science, Sarah Niebler.
Great Room, Marc & Eva Stern Foundation Center - map No. 5

Behind the Curtain: What You Need to Know About the College Admissions Process
Get advice on the importance of the campus visit, finding the right fit, essays, interviews and standardized testing. Learn how selective college-admissions committees review applicants, what catches an admissions officer’s eye and what pitfalls can be avoided. Anyone guiding a student through the admissions process will benefit from this session.
Waidner Admissions House - map No. 53

10 a.m.
Campus Tours

Enjoy a walking or golf-cart tour led by one of our student Liberty Caps.
Waidner-Spahr Library - map No. 21

10 – 11 a.m.
Alpha Chi Rho Alumni Meeting
McCauley Room, Old West - map No. 6

10:30 a.m. – Noon
Dickinson Admissions Volunteer Society Reception and Workshop

All who volunteer for admissions or have an interest in learning more are encouraged to attend. This will be an opportunity to meet fellow DAVS members and get updated on the admissions process.
Waidner Admissions House - map No. 53

10:30 – 11:30 a.m.
Trout Gallery Tour: Joyce Tenneson
Joyce Tenneson (b. 1945) has become one the leading photographers of her generation. Working with large- format cameras, she creates still-lifes, portraits, and landscapes that evoke a classic stillness and composure.
The Trout Gallery, Weiss Center for the Arts - map No. 55

11 a.m.
Bob Keuch '53 Bench Dedication
Robert L. Keuch ’59 had a long, distinguished career as an attorney working for many government agencies including the Attorney General's Office in Harrisburg and the United States Department of Justice. While at Dickinson, he was active in the Mermaid Players, Dickinson Follies and Microcosm. After graduation, he was part of Carlisle's Molly Pitcher Troupe for many years.
Bosler Lawn - map No. 14

11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Glee Club/Octals Dress Rehearsal

Rubendall Recital Hall, Weiss Center - map No. 55

11 a.m. – Noon
Alumni College

Useful Education for the Common Good: Alumni Panel
When Benjamin Rush founded this college, he hoped that its graduates would not be passive bystanders but would help build a country. Come hear Peter Anderson ’73, David Baram ’68, Fayruz Benyousef ’94, Andrew Hill ’13, Brian Kamoie ’93 and Melissa Canu ’13 by tell their stories about how they have fulfilled Rush’s vision using their liberal arts education to build a better world.
Great Room, Marc & Eva Stern Foundation Center - map No. 5

Stability, Transition and Unrest: Current issues in Cameroon
Join Ed Webb, Associate Professor of Political Science and International Studies, to learn about the history of the Anglophone crisis and the current political climate in Cameroon between the Anglophones and Francophones.
Althouse, Room 201 - map No. 13

Greek Life: National Trends, Current Climate and Future at Dickinson
Join Becky Hammell, Sean Ryan and Anna Baldasarre, members of the Student Leadership & Campus Engagement team, for a conversation about national trends, and the current state and future of Greek life at Dickinson.
Althouse, Room 106 - map No. 13

11 a.m.
Bike Ride to Lunch at the Dickinson Farm - SOLD OUT
Ride to the farm with staff and interns from the Center for Sustainability Education. The ride is about 14 miles (seven each way), with modest hills, and takes approximately 40 minutes. This is for experienced cyclists only. Bike, helmet and lock loans are available for those who need them. Participants must be 16 years of age or older and registered for the lunch at Dickinson’s College Farm to ride. Participation and equipment is limited and preregistration is required.
Meet in the Kaufman Hall parking lot - map No. 33 

11 a.m.
Gamma Phi Beta Reunion
Stafford Reading Area, Waidner-Spahr Library - map No. 21

Noon – 1:30 p.m.
Golden Alumni Luncheon for Classes of 1967 (51st reunion) and older Free
Social Hall East, Holland Union Building - map No. 16

Noon – 1:30 p.m.
Alumni Barbecue
Enjoy a barbecue lunch on beautiful Morgan Field.
$15, $8 children 6-12, children 5 and below are free - Cash will be accepted at the door.
Morgan Field (rain location: Dining Hall, Holland Union Building - map No. 16)

Noon – 2 p.m. SOLD OUT
Lunch at the Dickinson College Farm
Always a popular event, lunch at the College Farm features delicacies from our fields and neighboring farms, handmade, wood-fired pizzas; and delicious beignets made to demonstrate renewable energy produced on the farm. A student-farmer-led tour will be available. Transporation is provided. Limited space is available, and it fills quickly!
$15, $8 children 6-12, children 5 and under are free
Rain or Shine. Bus transportation will leave from the Kline Fitness Center parking lot on Cherry St. (map No. 77) starting at 11:45 a.m.

Noon – 3 p.m.
Little Red Devils’ Family Fun Zone
This is a full-filled area of activities for families to enjoy together. Free
Morgan Field (rain location: Kline Center - map No. 35)

12:30 p.m.
Delta Sigma Phi Alumni Corporation Board Meeting
Cooper Lounge - map No. 25

1 p.m.
Campus Tour
Enjoy walking or golf-cart tour led by one of our student Liberty Caps.
Waidner-Spahr Library - map No. 21

1 p.m.
Class of 1968 Phi Epsilon Pi Reunion

Conway Hall (former Phi Ep house) Lounge - map No. 28

1 – 2 p.m.
Alumni of Color Reception & Tour of Harlem Renaissance Collection
Connect with fellow alumni of color and enjoy a guided tour, with Associate Professor of English Claire Seiler, of Dickinson’s new and growing collection of Harlem Renaissance/New Negro movement materials. This event is co-sponsored by the Popel Shaw Center.
Waidner-Spahr Library, Lower Level - map No. 21

1 – 5 p.m.
Old-Fashioned Quad Party (sponsored by the Phi Beta Graduate Chapter of Alpha Chi Rho and the Omicron Graduate Chapter of Sigma Chi)
Everyone’s invited! Members of fraternities and sororities wear your Greek letters and bring old photos, yearbooks, banners and composites to share. The seventh-annual “Crow Show” will feature hot-chee dogs and a live band starting at 1:30.
Lower Quads

1:30 – 2:30 p.m.
Trout Gallery Tour & Lecture: Re-Riding History: From the Southern Plains to the Matanzas Bay
Join Phillip Earenfight P’19 for a tour and lecture on Re-Riding History which reflects on what was to become the prequel to the Carlisle Indian School—the incarceration and mandatory acculturation of seventy-two Plains Indians at Fort Marion (St. Augustine; 1875–1878). For this exhibition, curators Emily Arthur, Marwin Begaye and John Hitchcock, commissioned works by 72 Native American and non-Native artists to make works on paper that reflect on the experiences of the warriors held at Fort Marion under the command of Lt. Richard Pratt (founder of the Carlisle Indian School). The works share the same dimensions and paper as the historic ledger drawings made by the Indians at the fort.
The Trout Gallery, Weiss Center for the Arts - map No. 55

1:30 p.m.
Dave Hummel Celebration

Come and celebrate the career of Dave Hummel, longtime and beloved athletic trainer.
Durden Athletic Training Center - map No. 76

2 p.m.
Kappa Sigma Fraternity Alumni Association Meeting 
McCauley Room, Old West - map No. 6

2 – 4 p.m.
Joyce Bylander Retirement Celebration
Please join us in congratulating and celebrating Joyce Bylander’s 20 years of selfless service and leadership with in the Division of Student Life while wishing her well in her upcoming retirement.
Bosler Atrium (map No. 13) and the Academic Quad

2 – 4 p.m.
Class Events for Reunion Classes
1953   Mary Dickinson Room, Holland Union Building - map No. 16
1958   Hartman House - map No. 9
1963   Weiss Center, 2nd floor and room 235 - map No. 55  Join classmates for some social time and a presentation by Susan Rose ’77, Charles A. Dana, professor of sociology and director of the Community Studies Center, about the history and impact of the Carlisle Indian Industrial School.
1968   Drayer Hall Lounge - map No. 49  Join us for a class panel discussion moderated by Jan Monks Herrold ’68, P’03, on "How the Dickinson experience shaped our lives." We went to college during a facinating period, and these experiences have shaped us. We have several classmates participating on this panel to get us started, but we look forward to hearing from all of ’68 folks!
1973   Lower Quads (rain location: 3rd floor lounge, Davidson-Wilson - map No. 31)
1978   Davidson-Wilson, 2nd floor lounge - map No. 31
1983   Morgan Rocks (rain location: 2nd floor, Baird-McClintock - map No. 26)
1988   Morgan Rocks (rain location: 3rd floor, Baird-McClintock - map No. 26)
1993   Lower Quads Party (rain location: Morgan basement lounge - map No. 46)
1998   Morgan Rocks (rain location: Morgan 3rd floor lounge - map No. 46)
2003   Academic Quad (rain location: Malcolm Lounge - map No. 43)
2008   Mermaid Trellis, behind Althouse - map No. 13 (rain location: Althouse Lounge)
2013   Academic Quad (rain location: Kisner-Woodward Hall Lounge - map No. 23)

3 – 5 p.m.
International Business & Management Wine-Tasting Event

Every attendee is requested to bring a bottle of wine under $20. The IB&M Department will be providing a few bottles of Cava.
Althouse Second Floor - map No. 13

3 – 5 p.m.
Beta Theta Pi Fraternity Annual Chapter Meeting
Longsdorff Lounge - map No. 29

4 p.m
Friends of Bill W. Meeting (open)

Denny Hall, Room 103 - map No. 1

4 – 5 p.m.
John Dickinson Society Reception - Invitation only.
Malcolm Hall Lawn - map No. 43 (rain location: Biblio Cafe, Waidner-Spahr Library - map No. 21)

4 - 5 p.m.
Sigma Alpha Epsilon Fraternity Annual Alumni Meeting
Kaufman Hall, Room 179 - map No. 33

5 p.m. Skull & Key
The Skull & Key Society Alumni Club will meet for a group photo at the Skull & Key plaque.
Atwater, the former Alpha Chi Rho House, along Dickinson Walk - map No. 30

5 – 9 pm
Children’s Program       CANCELLED
Due to lack of enrollment, the children's program has been cancelled.

5 p.m.
Men’s Glee Club and Octals Reunion Concert
Enjoy beautiful harmonies by our Men’s Glee Club and the Octals as they sing songs from throughout the decades.
Rubendall Recital Hall, Weiss Center for the Arts - map No. 55

5:30 – 6:30 p.m.
All Alumni Reception
Mix, mingle and network with alumni, faculty, staff and professors emeriti.
Britton Plaza - map No. 69 (rain location: Holland Union Building Lobby - map No. 16)

5:30 p.m.
Sigma Alpha Epsilon Cocktail Reception and Cookout
Kline Fitness Center Atrium - map No. 77

6 p.m.
Cameroon 25th Anniversary Celebration Dinner
The Vault, 1 N. Hanover St.

6 p.m.
Class Reunion Receptions and Dinners
1953    Waidner-Spahr Library, 1st floor - map No. 21
1958    Waidner-Spahr Library, 1st floor - map No. 21
1963    Allison Hall Community Room, lower level - map No. 34
1968    Social Hall, Holland Union Building - map No. 16
1993   Trickett Hall, Dickinson School of Law, behind - map No. 48

7 p.m.
Class Reunion Dinners
1973   Rector Science Complex - map No. 17
1978   Marc & Eva Stern Foundation Center - map No. 5
1983   Waidner-Spahr Library, 2nd floor - map No. 21 
1988   Underground, Holland Union Building - map No. 16
1998   Morgan Field
2003  Morgan Field
2008  Morgan Field
2013   Morgan Field
Note:  In the case of severe weather, the classes of 2008 and 2013 will relocate to the Dining Hall, and 1998 and 2003, to Bosler Hall.

7 p.m.
Glee Club Dinner

Union Station, Holland Union Building - map No. 16

9 – 11 p.m.
The Dickinson Dance Party
Keep the celebration going at Dickinson’s dance party with music from Bradley featuring alumni celebrating their 45th reunion – Al Hershner ’73, Chris Knopf ’73, Dave Newell ’73, Pete Taft ’73 and Bob Willemin ‘73.  Stop in for dessert, grab a drink and catch up with friends.
Dining Hall, Holland Union Building - map No. 16

Sunday, June 10
8 a.m. – Noon
Check out

On-campus housing keys must be turned in by noon to receive key deposit.
Waidner-Spahr Library - map No. 21

9 a.m.
Rise & Shine Yoga
Before departing campus, join this one-hour outdoor yoga session led by Liz Ragland '10, a Baltimore-based certified yoga teacher. Liz creates fun, unique classes, injecting a vibrant physical practice with her modern, authentic take on yogic philosophy.
Old West Lawn (rain location: Memorial Hall, Old West)

9 a.m.
Memorial Service
Honor classmates who have passed away since the last reunion at this non-denominational service.
Great Room, Marc & Eva Stern Foundation Center - map No. 5

9 – 11:30 a.m. 
Farewell Brunch
Bid farewell to friends at this special brunch buffet.
$20, $8 children 6-12, children 5 and below are free - Cash will be taken at the door.
Britton Plaza - map No. 69 (rain location: Dining Hall, HUB)

10 a.m. - Noon
New Residence Hall Tours
Come see the newest addition to the Dickinson campus. Tours will take approximately 20 min. No heels or open-toed shoes will be permitted on site, and hard hats will be required.
New residence hall - map No. 78