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Alumni Weekend 2014
What to do. Where to do it. How to get there.
WELCOME MESSAGE Relive your timeless Rollins memories at Alumni Weekend 2014!
Whether you attend every year, or this will be your first time back on campus since graduation, there is something for everyone to enjoy. Please use this brochure as your personal guide for planning your visit. You may have noticed our fresh new look that complements our brand new programs for 2014. This year, enjoy an “Afternoon on the Avenue”—stroll along Park Avenue to visit your favorite spots and take advantage of special deals just for alumni. Customize your Saturday experience according to your interests by participating in different track programs, and bring your future Tars to participate in the first TARnival Youth Program—Alumni Weekend for children 5-15. All alumni are welcome back to the party! Special congratulations to classes celebrating milestone reunions this year, as well as to science, Swimming, Sailing, Phi Delta Theta, Student Government Association, and Sandspur alumni who are observing affinity reunions.
See you in March! -Your Friends in the Alumni House
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS For the full schedule of events and updates, visit rollins.edu/alumniweekend. Please note that the schedule–(events, locations, and times)–is subject to change. A final full schedule of events will be provided to you upon check-in, which opens at 10 a.m. on Friday, March 14.
March 16, 2014
50th Reunion Kickoff Honoring the Class of 1964 Mary Jean Plaza & Lawn, 4:00–6:00 p.m.
Kid-Friendly Can’t miss event
Relive your greatest chapter with your classmates over cocktails and light hors d’oeuvres. Leave with your Class of 1964 Commemorative Book, a special gift from Rollins to celebrate your milestone reunion.
March 16, 2014
Scavenger Hunt Desk Faculty Club, 10 a.m.–9:00 p.m. Explore Rollins through this self-guided campus tour and scavenger hunt. Instructions will be available here. Return with a successfully completed scavenger hunt form to receive a prize.
Afternoon on the Avenue Alumni House and Hospitality Center Open Alumni House, 10 a.m.–4:00 p.m. Stop by the newly renovated Alumni House throughout the weekend to relax with friends and enjoy refreshments and light snacks. Reminisce about days gone by as you flip through old yearbooks and watch special slideshows
Alumni Weekend Registration and Headquarters Open Faculty Club, 10 a.m.–9:00 p.m. Welcome back! Your first stop is the weekend headquarters at the Faculty Club to pick up your name tag, parking pass, and other important materials needed throughout the weekend. Want to show your Rollins Pride? Alumni Weekend t-shirts will be available for $10 during registration hours in the Faculty Club.
Park Avenue, 11:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m. Stroll down Park Avenue to check out new stores and stop by old haunts as you reconnect with friends. Bring your nametag for Rollins alumni only deals and discounts at select merchants.
Backpacks to Briefcases Galloway Room, Mills Memorial Hall, Noon–1:30 p.m. Join undergraduate students for a networking lunch featuring alumni table hosts who will share how their Rollins education shaped their career path.
Sailing Alumni Regatta Alfond Boathouse, 1:00–3:00 p.m. Cheer on sailing alumni and students as they compete in this friendly regatta.
FRIDAY, March 16, 2014
Guided Tour with a Student Depart from the Alumni House , 1:00–2:00 p.m. Don’t miss this chance to see your favorite spots and the newest buildings through the eyes of a current Tar.
Social Media 101
The Alfond Inn Art Tour Lobby of The Alfond Inn, 2:00–3:00 p.m. Join Bruce A. Beal Director of the Cornell Fine Arts Museum Ena Heller for a guided tour of The Alfond Collection of Contemporary Art.
Classroom 210, Bush Science Center, 1:00–2:00 p.m.
Tiedtke Concert Hall, R.D. Keene Hall 3:30–4:30 p.m.
Can’t tell tweeting from instagraming? Join this session to learn all the basics of social media from what the platforms are to how to construct an effective post.
President Lewis Duncan leads this alumnicentered ceremony, reminiscent of the traditional student convocation. Recipients of our prestigious Alumni Awards will be honored, and Class Gift and Alumni Weekend Attendance award winners will be recognized.
Bush Science Center Tour Meet at Main Entrance to Bush Science Center, 2:00–3:00 p.m. The newly renovated Bush Science Center is here and with it comes lots of natural light! Join this tour to hear how it has been re-designed for 21st century science and beyond.
Women’s Lacrosse vs. Bentley Barker Family Stadium at CahallSandspur Field , 4:00 p.m.
The 19th Annual Grove Party Patio and Lawn of the Cornell Fine Arts Museum & Lakefront at the Alfond Boathouse, 4:30–7:30 p.m. You can’t miss the weekend’s most beloved event! Join all alumni on the shore of Lake Virginia as we kick off the Alumni Weekend celebration. Afterwards, head over to the Lighting of the Chapel with your Grove Party souvenir cup. *Please note that even though this event is complimentary, pre-registration is required.
Lighting of the Chapel & Champagne Toast The Green, 8:00–8:30 p.m. Join fellow alumni for this new Alumni Weekend tradition. Raise a glass of champagne to celebrate your return to campus as the steeple is illuminated in Rollins Blue and Gold.
FRIDAY, March 16, 2014
SATURDAY, March 16, 2014
Beach Bash Honoring Phi Delta Theta ($35)
Alumni Weekend Registration and Headquarters Open
Lakeside Beach, Behind Alfond Pool, 8:30–11:00 p.m.
Faculty Club, 9 a.m.–8:00 p.m.
Check your shoes at the “door” and cut loose with fraternity brothers and friends on the Rollins beach! Relive the good ol’ days as you enjoy island-inspired appetizers and cocktails.
Scavenger Hunt Desk
Swimming and Sailing Reunion Gathering ($35) Lakefront at the Alfond Boathouse, 8:30–11:00 p.m. Glide on over to this familiar stomping ground and enjoy an evening of music, appetizers, and cocktails with swimming and sailing alumni.
Faculty Club, 9:00 a.m.–8:00 p.m.
Alumni House and Hospitality Center Open Alumni House, 9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
Brunch with Faculty Honoring Alumni Science Majors ($15)
Late Night at the Alumni House
Bush Science Center Lobby, 9:00–11:00 a.m.
Patio & Lawn, Alumni House, 8:30–11:00 p.m.
Start the day off right at brunch with fellow science alumni. Reconnect with old labmates and your favorite professors before a presentation from current science faculty.
Looking for a low-key evening or a place to catch up with old friends? Hang out at the Alumni House and enjoy coffee and light bites over conversation.
SATURDAY, March 16, 2014
Morning Track Programming
Community Engagement: Welcome Back to Service
Customize your day by participating in a class that interests you.
3rd Floor Lobby, Mills Memorial Building, 11:00 a.m.–Noon
Health & Wellness: Group Fitness Yoga Class
Hear from current staff and students about the work being done in the Office of Community Engagement. After the presentation, connect with other alumni and give back through Five Minute Difference programs—simple acts of service that make a difference.
Mills Lawn, 9:00–10:00 a.m.
Lifelong Learning: Letterpress Love
Join fellow alumni for a relaxing session of yoga with Rollins alumna Krista Shirley Park ’04.
Printmaking Studio, Cornell Fine Arts Museum Room 107, 10:30 a.m.–Noon
Health & Wellness: Zumba Fitness Class
Join Associate Professor of Art Rachel Simmons ’97 for a hands-on demonstration about setting type and images on the Vandercook letterpress. Come get your hands inky as you explore this exciting fusion of old and new print technologies, and leave with your own letterpress prints.
Dance Studio, 10:00–11:00 a.m. Kick up the tempo and get into your groove at this Zumba class taught by Rollins faculty member Nikki Lopez.
SATURDAY, March 16, 2014
Legacy Student Breakfast
The Sandspur Alumni Gathering
Galloway Room, Mills Memorial Hall, 10:00–11:00 a.m.
Reeves Lodge, 2:00–4:00 p.m.
Current legacy students and their alumni family members bond over their shared Rollins experience at this brunch.
Flip through issues, past and present, with alumni and current students while enjoying light refreshments. Engage in discussion while Hongjin Du ’14 presents “The Sanduspur and Student Activism.”
Men’s & Women’s Tennis vs. West Florida
Afternoon Track Programming
Bert W. Martin Tennis Complex and Norm Copeland Tennis Stadium & Tiedtke Tennis Courts, 10:00 a.m.
Health & Wellness: Freedom to Move Dance Studio, 2:00–3:00 p.m.
Lunch on the Lawn ($20) The Green, Noon–2:00 p.m. Dust off your croquet mallets and bring the kids to kick back in the Florida sun for a relaxing lunch with fun and games on the lawn.
Student Government Association Gathering ($20) Galloway Room, Mills Memorial Hall, 2:00–4:00 p.m. Join fellow alumni to relive the days of politics when you governed Rollins, or at least the students. Enjoy cocktails and hors d’oeuvres as you hear from current students and Rollins administration.
Constant ache or pain keeping you down? Excess tension? Then come learn the Alexander Technique with Assistant Professor of Theatre and Dance Missy Barnes. In this introductory session, she will help you understand the Technique and how it can help you.
Lifelong Learning: Top 10 Global Technology Trends Classroom 210, Bush Science Center, 2:00–3:00 p.m. Technology is one of the few things that touches all of us every day, and the pace of change seems to be ever increasing. Thus, lifelong learning is no longer a goal, but a necessity. Come listen, think, and participate in a discussion on emerging technologies and their impact on how you interact—and will interact—with everyone from your children and grandchildren to customers and colleagues.
SATURDAY, March 16, 2014
Omicron Delta Kappa/Order of the Libra Initiation Bieberbach & Reed Conference Room, Cornell Campus Center, 3:30–4:30 p.m.
Dinner, Cocktails, and Dancing on the Green ($50) The Green, 7:00–11:00 p.m.
Libra members returning for Alumni Weekend will be initiated into ODK at a special ceremony. Friends and family are invited to attend.
This grand party features cocktails, dinner, and dancing in a lush setting under the stars. Grab a friend and dance the night away. A live band will perform favorite hits from all the decades.
Happy Hour by the Alfond Pool ($15)
Quiet Lounge Open
Alfond Pool Deck, 3:30–5:30 p.m.
Galloway Room, Mills Memorial Hall, 7:00–11:00 p.m.
Soak in the rays with fellow graduates while you reconnect and reminisce about your Rollins days. Light appetizers and drinks will be served.
Order of the Fox Dinner ($50) New England Room, The Alfond Inn, 6:00–9:00 p.m. The Order of the Fox is the special society for alumni celebrating 50th or higher reunions. President Lewis Duncan and Dr. Paula Hammer cordially invite these classes for a celebration of lifelong friendships and shared memories. Take part in this dinner and the Order of the Fox induction ceremony where Class of 1964 members receive their 50th Class Anniversary Medallion.
Looking for a quiet spot to chat with friends? Gather in the Galloway Room for coffee and nightcaps.
SATURDAY, March 16, 2014
Chapel Service Knowles Memorial Chapel, 11:00 a.m.–Noon Come together for a Service of worship and reflection.
Women’s Tennis vs. New York Institute of Technology Order of the Fox Breakfast at the President’s Residence The Barker House, President’s Residence, 9:00–10:30 a.m. President Lewis Duncan and Dr. Paula Hammer host the Order of the Fox Society in the President’s Residence for a full breakfast before Chapel Service.
Bonvoyage and Breakfast Treats Chapel Garden, 10:00–11:00 a.m. Wake up with coffee and a breakfast pastry before attending Chapel Service or heading out of town.
Bert W. Martin Tennis Complex and Norm Copeland Tennis Stadium & Tiedtke Tennis Courts, 11:00 a.m.
Farewell Brunch ($20) Park Avenue Ballroom, The Alfond Inn, Noon–2:00 p.m. Enjoy a delicious brunch as you wrap up another memorable weekend at Rollins.
Men’s Lacrosse vs. Young Harris Barker Family Stadium at Cahall-Sandspur Field, 1:00 p.m.
AROUND CAMPUS Annie Russell Theatre Song & Dance, Directed by W. Robert Sherry March 14–15, 8:00 p.m. After nearly 30 years of dance excursions, Song & Dance takes on an all new shape for the 21st Century. Song & Dance combines the talents of our musical theater and dance students, faculty, and staff. The evening begins with a cabaret style songfest featuring musical moments from the best of Broadway and concludes with concert dance works choreographed by significant American masters. You will not want to miss the inaugural reimaging of this event.
For tickets, visit rollins.edu/annierussell
Harold & Ted Alfond Sports Center Hours of Operation: Monday–Friday, 7 a.m.–10 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m.–10 p.m.; Sunday, 1 p.m.–9 p.m. Visit the front desk at the Sports Center to register to use Daryl’s Fitness Center exclusively during Alumni Weekend.
Cornell Fine Arts Museum Gallery Hours: Tuesday–Friday, 10 a.m.–4 p.m. Saturday–Sunday, 12–5 p.m. Admission is complimentary; present your Alumni Weekend nametag in the Museum Shop to receive a special 20 percent discount. Exhibitions: • Matisse as Printmaker:Works from the Pierre and Tana Matisse Foundation (January 4–March 15) • Tiepolo, Gainsborough, Van Loo:Paintings from the European Golden Age (January 4–May 11) • Visit cfam.rollins.edu for more information
The Rice Family Bookstore Alumni Weekend Hours of Operation: Friday, 8:30 a.m.–5:30 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m.–4 p.m.; Sunday, 10 a.m.–2 p.m. Show your Rollins spirit by stocking up on your favorite Rollins gear and specialty items. In honor of Alumni Weekend, the Bookstore will operate with extended hours and will offer alumni a one percent discount per each year following graduation (i.e. 1964 = 50% discount; 2009 = 5% discount, etc.).
RELIVE ONE OF LIFE’s GREATEST CHAPTERS.
RATES This year we are offering the choice of an all-inclusive Alumni Weekend rate or the option to pay for individual events. Should you plan to enjoy multiple activities, we recommend the Full Weekend Rate to get the most out of your weekend. If you choose to decline this offer, rates per event are listed in the schedule. Except for the TARnival Youth Program, children 17 and under are complimentary at Alumni Weekend events, and family-friendly events are indicated in the schedule. All other guests require payment. Rollins is a community built on honor. If you and your guests plan to participate in Alumni Weekend, registration with payment is required. If you want the ultimate experience…
Full Weekend Rates 0 to 5th Reunions
6th to 49th Reunions
50th and Up Reunions
(2009 to 2013)
Cost: $50 per attendee
(1965 to 2008)
Cost: $100 per attendee
(1885 – 1964)
Includes all Alumni Weekend activities for the graduates of 2009 to 2013.
Includes all Alumni Weekend activities for the graduates of 1965 to 2008.
Includes all Alumni Weekend activities for classes up to and including 1964.
For per-event rates, please see the full schedule.
Cost: $50 per attendee
REGISTRATION INFORMATION All alumni and guests are required to register for Alumni Weekend. To officially register, visit rollins.edu/alumniweekend and click on “Register Now” or complete the enclosed registration form and return to: Rollins College, Office of Alumni Relations, 1000 Holt Avenue–2736, Winter Park, FL 32789-4499. Full payment should accompany your registration. We accept Visa, MasterCard, Discover, and AMEX payments online. Checks will be accepted for mail-in registrations. If you need assistance with registration, call the Office of Alumni Relations at 800-799-ALUM. Online registration closes March 7.
Guest 1 Name:____________________________________________________
Guest 1 Class Year:_______________________________________________
Guest 2 Name:____________________________________________________
Guest 2 Class Year:_______________________________________________
Name as you want it to appear on your name tag:
Additional Guests (please include class year, if Rollins alumnus):
Please indicate if you were affiliated with the following during your time at Rollins (select all that apply):
Phi Delta Theta
If you or your guest(s) require special accommodations, please provide the relevant information:________________________________________________
CONTACT INFORMATION Preferred Email:____________________________________________________ Address:___________________________________________________________ City:______________________________________________________________ State:__________________Zip:________________________________________
RATE(S) Please indicate quantity for all rates that apply. __________ Full Weekend Rate for 0 to 5th Reunions, $50 __________ Full Weekend Rate for 6th to 49th Reunions, $100 __________ Full Weekend Rate for 50th and Up Reunions, $50
__________ Complimentary Events Only, $0
__________ I will pay by event
ACTIVITIES Please indicate the number of guests that will be attending each event. Note that only the events requiring pre-registration appear below.
THURSDAY, March 13
Saturday, March 15
___ 50th Reunion Kickoff Honoring the Class of 1964
FRIDAY, March 14
___ Morning Track programming
___ Order of the Fox Dinner (50th and up) ($50)
___ Welcome Back to Service
___ Alumni Convocation
___ Letterpress Love
___ The 19th Annual Grove Party ___ Lighting of the Chapel and Champagne Toast ___ Beach Bash Honoring Phi Delta Theta ($35) ___ Sailing and Swimming Reunion Gathering ($35) ___ Late Night at the Alumni House
___ Lunch on the Lawn ($20) ___ Student Government Association Gathering ($20) ___ The Sandspur Alumni Gathering
___ Happy Hour by the Alfond Pool ($15)
___ Dinner, Cocktails, and Dancing on The Green ($50)
Sunday, March 16 ___ Order of the Fox Breakfast at the Presidentâ€™s Residence (50th and up) ___ Farewell Brunch ($20)
___ Afternoon Track programming
Make a gift to The Rollins Fund: $______________ Buy the Official Alumni Weekend T-shirt ($10 per shirt) (Please indicate the number of each size t-shirt in your order)
M_____ L _____ XL_____ XXL_____
TOTAL ALUMNI WEEKEND PAYMENT:
___ Top 10 Global Technology Trends
___ Zumba Class
___ The Alfond Inn Art Tour
___ Brunch with Faculty Honoring Alumni Science Majors ($15) ___ Yoga Class
___ Sailing Alumni Regatta
___ Freedom to Move
BILLING INFORMATION: I would like to pay by: Check Enclosed (Payable to Rollins College)
Credit Card (Visa, MasterCard, Discover, AMEX) (circle one)
Name on Card:____________________________________________________________ Card Number:_____________________________Security Code (CVV):_____________
Expiration Date:___________________________________________________________ Signature of Cardholder:____________________________________________________
REUNION GIFTS Celebrate the Weekend with a Gift to Rollins Whether it’s a first-time contribution or a special increase this year, join your classmates to support The Rollins Fund in honor of Alumni Weekend. Together, alumni gifts have the power to influence Rollins’ continued strength and reputation.
Gifts are accepted all year, including at the time of registration and throughout Alumni Weekend.
CHILDCARE MORE INFORMATION A list of frequently asked questions is available online at rollins.edu/alumniweekend. You will also receive more information upon successful registration for the weekend.
Visit rollins.edu/alumniweekend and go to “Who’s Registered” to see! Note: You must register to appear on this list.
Who should I contact with questions?
The Alumni Relations staff is happy to answer any questions you may have about the weekend. Either call 800-799-ALUM or email firstname.lastname@example.org to connect with a staff member.
New for 2014, TARnival Youth Program! Bring your children ages 5 to 15 to experience Rollins Alumni Weekend kid style. For information on programming, hours, and rates, visit rollins.edu/alumniweekend and click on “TARnival.”
LODGING For more accommodation information, please visit rollins. edu/alumniweekend and click on “Lodging.”
The properties below are listed in order of proximity to campus. The Alfond Inn at Rollins College SOLD OUT Park Plaza Hotel – SOLD OUT
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Best Western/Mt. Vernon Inn 110 South Orlando Avenue, Winter Park 407.647.1166 or 800.992.3379 Complimentary Alumni Weekend Shuttle is provided from this location. Comfort Suites Orlando 2416 North Orange Avenue, Orlando 407.228.4007 Courtyard Orlando Downtown* 730 North Magnolia Avenue, Orlando 407.996.1000 or 800.228.9290
Embassy Suites Orlando Downtown* 191 East Pine Street, Orlando 407.841.1000 or 800.362.2779 Aloft Orlando Downtown* 500 South Orange Avenue, Orlando 407.380.3500 Homewood Suites 290 Southhall Lane, Maitland 407.875.8777 Sheraton Orlando North Hotel 600 North Lake Destiny Road, Maitland 407.660.9000 or 800.325.3535
20+ Minutes from Campus
15 Minutes from Campus
Hilton Orlando/Altamonte Springs 350 Northlake Boulevard, Altamonte Springs 407.830.1985
Grand Bohemian Hotel* 325 South Orange Avenue, Orlando 407.313.9000 or 888.213.9110
Waldorf Astoria Orlando 14200 Bonnet Creek Resort Lane, Orlando 407.597.5500
DoubleTree by Hilton Orlando Downtown 60 South Ivanhoe Boulevard, Orlando 407.425.4455
JW Marriott Orlando, Grande Lakes 4040 Central Florida Parkway, Orlando 407.206.2300
Sheraton Orlando Downtown Hotel* 400 West Livingston Street, Orlando 407.843.6664 or 800.574.3160
Ritz-Carlton Orlando, Grande Lakes 4012 Central Florida Parkway, Orlando 407.206.2400 *Ask for Rollins College rates.
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