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Reunion Weekend

Celebrate Reunion Weekend June 5-7, 2015! Reconnect with classmates from 1930, 1935, 1940, 1945, 1950, 1955, 1960, 1965, 1970, 1975, 1980, 1985, 1990, 1995, 2000, 2005 and 2010. Return to Hood and relive cherished memories with fellow classmates. Fun activities are planned during the weekend for you to celebrate with your friends. All alumni are welcome to attend reunion. 

The reunion registration brochure will be mailed in April 2015.

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Schedule of Events

Events are complimentary unless stated below. The Coblentz Dining Room will be under construction during the summer of 2015 and will not be available for Reunion. Events are subject to change and additional events may be added.

Thursday, June 4

4-7 p.m., Registration ($15)                                  
Whitaker Campus Center Atrium
(Overnight accommodations available in select residence halls)           

Friday, June 5

9 a.m.-8 p.m., Registration reopens
Whitaker Campus Center Atrium 

11-11:45 a.m., Campus Tour
Whitaker Campus Center (meet at the Information Desk)

Noon-1:30 p.m., Drop-In Buffet Luncheon ($12/person)
Whitaker Campus Center Commons 

Alumni College Sessions: Back to the Classroom (see times, location and topics below)

1-1:50 p.m. Searching the Siberian GULAG Camps
The Quest for Evidence About Deported Relatives in the Soviet Forced Labor Camps in the Heart of Siberia
Leonard Latkovski, Ph.D., Professor of History and International Studies
Hodson Science Center, Room 131

2-2:50 p.m. Ceramic Arts: The Confluence of Science and Art
Philip Berneburg, Professor of Ceramic Arts
Hodson Science Center, Room 131 

3-4 p.m. Maryland Winemaking and Tasting
Nate Wood-Wilson ’05, alumnus and manager of family winery start-up
Hodson Science Center, Room 131 

4-4:45 p.m., Campus Tour 
Whitaker Campus Center (meet at the Information Desk)

4-5:30 p.m., Pergola Society Champagne Reception (by invitation only) 
Alumnae House

5 p.m., 1893 Club Celebration, Appetizers and Open Bar
Whitaker Campus Center Commons, Class of 1965 and those who have celebrated their 50th reunion
 are invited.

6-9 p.m., All-Class "Maryland-Style" Picnic - crab cakes, fried chicken, corn on the cob and other Maryland favorites, live music and other surprises. ($25/person includes beer and wine)
Brodbeck Music Hall 

Saturday, June 6 

7-9 a.m., Buffet Breakfast ($10/person)
Whitaker Campus Center Commons

8 a.m.-6 p.m., Registration reopens
Whitaker Campus Center Atrium 

9-10:30 a.m. Wood Kiln Firing Experience
Lisa York, Ceramic Arts Technical Coordinator
Kiln Pavilion

9:30-10:15 a.m., Campus Tour
Whitaker Campus Center (meet at the Information Desk) 

10:30-11:30 a.m., Coffee with President Volpe, Meet President-elect Andrea Chapdelaine, Ph.D.
Whitaker Campus Center Commons

12-2 p.m., Alumni Luncheon, Honoring the 50th Reunion Class and Alumni Award Recipients ($17/person)
Ronald J. Volpe Athletic Center 

Tour Buses will leave from the Ronald J. Volpe Athletic Center at 2:30 p.m. 

2:30-4 p.m., Walking tour of Historic Frederick ($10/person)
2:30-5 p.m., Private tour and tasting at Black Ankle Winery ($20/person)
2:30-5 p.m., Shuttle service to Frederick Festival of the Arts, First Saturday, Historic District ($5/person)

3-3:45 p.m., Campus Tour
Whitaker Campus Center (meet at the Information Desk)

6-9 p.m., Class of 1965 50th Reunion Dinner ($30/person, includes open bar)
Library Reading Porch

6-9 p.m., Saturday Night Dinner (all classes; $30/person, includes open bar)
Brodbeck Music Hall, You will be seated in a section reserved exclusively for your classmates.
Following dinner, you may continue your conversation in Brodbeck or a shuttle bus will be available to head downtown to the historic district. Hood College is a sponsor of the First Saturday Celebration.

Sunday, June 7

8-10 a.m., Strawberry Breakfast ($17/person)
Ronald J. Volpe Athletic Center 

10-11 a.m., Chapel Service led by the Class of 1965
Coffman Chapel 

Noon, Check-out of dorms