REUNION WEEKEND MAY 31–JUNE 2, 2013
RETURN HOME TO THE HEIGHTS! R E G I S T E R E A R LY AT: W W W. B C . E D U / R E U N I O N
REUNITED AND IT FEELS SO GOOD!
emember your years at the Heights? They were full of discovery and growth, shaped by unforgettable experiences, incredible friendships, and memories that still live in your heart today.
Reunion Weekend is your chance to relive those moments on the campus that made them so special, with the people who made them unforgettable. Over three spring days, reconnect with your friends and classmates during a series of fun, engaging events held on the beautiful Boston College campus.
Event and housing registration is now open at www.bc.edu/reunion. Sign up today—and return home to the Heights!
DON’T WAIT UNTIL JUNE TO CONNECT WITH YOUR CLASSMATES! Share your Reunion plans, discuss what you’re looking forward to, and more on Facebook at Facebook.com/bostoncollegealumni and Twitter via @BCAlumni #BCreunion.
REUNION WEEKEND 2013 The following is a list of events and programs held throughout the weekend. For more detailed event information, please visit www.bc.edu/reunion.
If you’re staying on campus, check in to your room at one of the locations listed below. Check-in is open from Friday, May 31, at 9 a.m. to Saturday, June 1, at midnight.
Reunion Information Locations ○ 90 St. Thomas More Hall ○ Stayer Hall
○ Vanderslice Hall ○ Edmonds Hall
WEEKEND-LONG EVENTS ▶MCMULLEN MUSEUM OF ART Devlin Hall, Middle Campus Friday, Saturday, Sunday noon–4 p.m. Portugal, Jesuits, and Japan: Spiritual Beliefs and Earthly Goods Explore this groundbreaking exhibition of rare nanban art.
▶O’NEILL LIBRARY PHOTO EXHIBIT O’Neill Library, Middle Campus Friday, Saturday 9 a.m.–4 p.m.; Sunday 11 a.m.–4 p.m. Explore Boston College’s rich history through the new photo exhibit on the first floor of the library.
FRIDAY, MAY 31 4–6 p.m. ▶LYNCH SCHOOL OF EDUCATION 60TH ANNIVERSARY Higgins room 300 and atrium, Middle Campus Celebrate the Lynch School of Education’s 60th anniversary with a lecture and reception. Thomas More Brennan Chair Andrew Hargreaves and Professor Dennis Shirley will speak on the state of K–12 education across the globe and strategies that may influence educational practice in the U.S.
6–9 p.m. ▶ALUMNI WELCOME LOBSTER BAKE
Campus Green, Middle Campus Kick back with a good ol’ fashioned New England tradition, featuring lots of fun, music—and, of course, lobster!
8–11 p.m. ▶CORCORAN CAFE AFTER HOURS Corcoran Commons, Lower Campus A post-lobster bake gathering featuring dessert, coffee, cordials, music, and conversation with fellow alumni.
11:30 p.m.–2 a.m. ▶LATE NIGHT @ ADDIE’S Corcoran Commons, the Loft @ Addie’s, Corcoran Commons, second Floor, Lower Campus Wrap up the first night of Reunion with some classic BC grub @ Addie’s. Hosted by the Classes of 2003 and 2008, this event is open to all classes.
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS SATURDAY, JUNE 1
7:30 a.m. registration, 8:30 a.m. start time
▶ALUMNI 5K FUN RUN
Start and finish lines located on Linden Lane, Middle Campus Forget just taking a walk down memory lane— lace up your sneakers for a USATF-certified run through the Heights, open to all BC alumni, family, and friends!
8:30–9:30 a.m. ▶STAINED-GLASS WINDOWS OF BOSTON COLLEGE Bapst Library, Gargan Hall, Middle Campus Boston College boasts a remarkable range of stained-glass windows designed in the first half of the 20th century. Join Virginia Raguin, art history professor at Holy Cross and author of Transforming Light: The Stained-Glass Windows of Boston College, for a tour of these windows in Gargan Hall.
10–11:30 a.m. ▶HAPPY BIRTHDAY, TIP O’NEILL O’Neill Library, Middle Campus Celebrate Tip O’Neill’s 100th birthday with a special presentation about his remarkable life. Thomas P. O’Neill III ’68, P’01, Tip’s son, will speak of his father’s legacy and great affection for Boston College. Hosted by the Class of 1968.
10–11:30 a.m. ▶INSIDE BC ATHLETICS Yawkey Athletics Center, Lower Campus Get an insider’s view of our Eagles’ sports domain during this panel discussion featuring new Athletics Director Brad Bates, as well as BC coaches and players. Hosted by the Class of 1988.
10:30 a.m.–noon ▶THIRD ANNUAL VETERANS’ REUNION RECEPTION Burns Lawn, Middle Campus Honor the commitment and bravery of BC’s men and women in service during this special celebration, featuring keynote speaker retired U.S. Naval Reserve Capt. Paul P. Daley ’63. Hosted by the BC Veterans Alumni Network.
11:30 a.m.–2 p.m. ▶ALUMNI REUNION BARBECUE Campus Green, Middle Campus Bring your appetite to this outdoor festival, featuring delicious food fresh off the grill and fun for the whole family.
1–3:30 p.m ▶BC GOLD BARBECUE Bapst Lawn, Middle Campus Reconnect with your fellow Eagles for this exclusive BC GOLD event for the Classes of 2003 and 2008.
SATURDAY, JUNE 1 (CONTINUED)
2–3:30 p.m. ▶CONNELL SCHOOL OF NURSING REUNION AND KELLEHER AWARD CEREMONY Higgins room 300 and atrium, Middle Campus Dean Susan Gennaro will present the fifth annual Dean Rita P. Kelleher Award to Mimi Pomerleau MS’95, P’11, president elect of the Association of Women’s Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses. A panel discussion on women’s and infants’ health will be followed by a reception.
▶ALUMNI REUNION MASS St. Ignatius Church, Lower Campus Attend a special alumni Mass with University President William P. Leahy, S.J., serving as the celebrant.
4–5 p.m. ▶BC GOLD REUNION MASS St. Joseph’s Chapel, Upper Campus Attend a special young alumni Mass with Jack Butler, S.J., serving as the celebrant.
SUNDAY, JUNE 2 9–11:30 a.m. ▶REUNION JAZZ BRUNCH 2101 Commonwealth Ave., Brighton Campus Wrap up Reunion Weekend in style at a delicious Sunday brunch, complete with a live jazz band.
10 a.m.–noon ▶CADIGAN ALUMNI CENTER OPEN HOUSE Cadigan Alumni Center, Brighton Campus Tour the beautiful new home of University Advancement. The building was specially renovated to be a “home away from home” for all alumni.
10:30–11:30 a.m. ▶BRIGHTON CAMPUS TOUR 2101 Commonwealth Ave., Brighton Campus Enjoy this guided tour of the 60-plus-acre Brighton Campus, home to the Cadigan Alumni Center and the School of Theology and Ministry, and the future site of athletics facilities. Learn little-known historical facts about this recently acquired property.
CLASS PARTIES The Highlight of Reunion Weekend Celebrate your milestone anniversary at an exclusive party held just for your class! ALL PARTIES WILL BE HELD SATURDAY, JUNE 1
Class of 1953
Class of 1973
Class of 1993
60th Anniversary Luncheon
40th Anniversary Party
20th Anniversary Party
1–3:30 p.m., Cadigan Alumni Center, Brighton Campus
7–11:30 p.m., 2101 Commonwealth Avenue, Brighton Campus
Class of 1958
Class of 1978
55th Anniversary Party
35th Anniversary Party
6–10 p.m., Gasson Irish Hall, Middle Campus
Class of 1963 50th Anniversary Party 6–10 p.m., McElroy Commons, Main Dining Room, Middle Campus
Class of 1968 45th Anniversary Party 7–11:30 p.m., Cadigan Alumni Center, Brighton Campus
7–11:30 p.m., Murray Room, Yawkey Center, Lower Campus
Class of 1983 30th Anniversary Party
8 p.m.–midnight, Bapst Lawn, Middle Campus Rain site: Arena Floor, Conte Forum, Lower Campus
Class of 1998 15th Anniversary Party 8 p.m.–midnight, Eagles Nest, McElroy Commons, Middle Campus
Class of 2003 10th Anniversary Party
7–11:30 p.m., Heights Room, Corcoran Commons, Lower Campus
8 p.m.–midnight, Lyons Dining Hall, Middle Campus
Class of 1988
Class of 2008
25th Anniversary Party
5th Anniversary Party
7–11:30 p.m., Campus Green Rain site: Power Gym, Conte Forum, Lower Campus
8 p.m.–midnight, The Mods, Lower Campus Rain site: Rec Plex, Lower Campus
JOIN US! THERE ARE TWO WAYS TO REGISTER FOR REUNION WEEKEND: REGISTER ONLINE for all events and housing at www.bc.edu/reunion. Visa, MasterCard, and American Express are accepted. Make sure to click “View Attendance List” to see who’s coming!
OR ○ MAIL THE COMPLETED REGISTRATION FORM in this guide to: Boston College Alumni Association Cadigan Alumni Center 140 Commonwealth Avenue Chestnut Hill, MA 02467 HOUSING AND REGISTRATION DEADLINE: MAY 22 FOR ALL QUESTIONS ABOUT REGISTRATION, HOUSING, OR OTHER REUNION DETAILS www.bc.edu/reunion ▶ Email: email@example.com ▶ Call: 617-552-1865 and speak with an Alumni Association representative ▶ Visit:
HONOR YOUR REUNION
Visit your class page on www.bc.edu/reunionclass to learn more about your class’s reunion gift campaign and how you can lend your support by giving to today’s students or by making a legacy gift to Boston College.
Please complete both sides of this form.
maiden name (optional)
name as you would like it to appear on name tag
emergency contact (name/phone)
guest last name
guest first name
maiden name (optional)
additional guest names dietary and assistance needs
We will be posting names of Reunion Weekend registrants on the Reunion website. Please check here if you do not want your name listed. All event registrations are nonrefundable. All fee-based events require preregistration; no walk-ins will be allowed. Confirmation will be emailed upon processing of the registration.
payment method Please make checks payable to Boston College Alumni Association check enclosed
credit card number
housing Each person in a reunion class may bring one non-reunion guest (18 or older) to stay on campus. All spaces in a suite must be filled. If you do not reserve the full suite, it will be filled with members from your class. Single suites are not available.
Online registration is available at www.bc.edu/reunion/housing.
price per night
name $60 roommate suitemate 1 suitemate 2
housing subtotal $
REGISTRATION FORM Return home to the Heights!
Please complete both sides of this form.
event registration FRIday, may 31 Lynch school 60th anniversary (hosted by lynch)
cost per person
no. of people
alumni welcome lobster bake (Cash bar) $50 corcoran cafe after hours (Cash bar) $10 Late night at addie’s
a la carte
saturday, june 1 ALUMni 5K FUN RUN $25 Stained-Glass windows of BC
happy birthday tip o’Neill
third annual veterans’ reunion reception
alumni reunion barbecue (adult) (Cash bar) $25 alumni reunion barbecue (child under 12)
inside bc athletics
bc gold barbecue (Cash bar) $25 free 60th anniversary luncheon (hosted by class)
(with 1 guest)
“10 Things You Never Knew About BC” by Professor James O’Toole free Connell school reunion and award ceremony (hosted by connell) alumni reunion mass
BC gold reunion mass
5th anniversary class party (Cash bar) $35 10th anniversary class party (Cash bar) $65 15th anniversary class party (Cash bar) $75 20th anniversary class party (Cash bar) $75 25th anniversary class party (Cash bar) $75 30th anniversary class party (Cash bar) $75 35th anniversary class party (Cash bar) $75 40th anniversary class party (Cash bar) $75 45th anniversary class party (Cash bar) $75 55th anniversary class party $60 sunday, june 2 Reunion Jazz Brunch
Brighton Campus tour
Please note: We will be unable to process registration if fee is not added.
housing total (from other side of form) class gift
If you have not already made a gift in honor of your reunion year, please consider making a gift today to your class gift campaign. ▫ Boston College Fund ▫ Flynn Fund ▫ Other _________________
reunion total $
▶MAIL TO: Boston College Alumni Association 140 Commonwealth Avenue, Chestnut Hill, MA 02467
▶REGISTER ONLINE AT:
Please note: There are no refunds on event and housing registrations.
Published on Feb 22, 2013
Remember your years at the Heights? They were full of discovery and growth, shaped by unforgettable experiences, incredible friendships, and...