Reunion

Save the date for Reunion 2019!

June 7 - 9, 2019

Thursday, June 7

  • 4-7:30 p.m. Registration ($15 fee)
    Whitaker Campus Center, Information Desk  
    Overnight accommodations: Thursday-Saturday in Shriner Hall with overflow to Meyran Hall.
  • 5:30-7:30 p.m. Drop-in Welcome Buffet Dinner ($15/person) 
    Whitaker Campus Center, Commons

Friday, June 8

  •  9 a.m.-8 p.m.: Registration reopens
    Whitaker Campus Center, Information Desk  
  • 11-11:45 a.m.: Campus Walking Tour
    Meet at the Information Desk, Whitaker Campus Center 
  • Noon-1:30 p.m: Welcome Buffet Drop-In Luncheon ($12/person) 
    Whitaker Campus Center, Commons
  • 2-3 p.m.: Special Guest lecturer: Lynn Pasquerella, President of the Association of American Colleges and Universities and former President of Mt. Holyoke College  
    Liberal Education, Women’s Leadership and the “Fierce Urgency of Now” 
    Hodson Science Center, Room 131  
  • 3-3:45 p.m: Campus Walking Tour
    Meet at the Information Desk, Whitaker Campus Center  
  • 4-5:30 p.m. Pergola and 1893 Club Reception
    Special gathering to honor the 50th reunion class of 1968, those who have already celebrated their 50th reunion and alumni who have included Hood in their estate plans.
    Tent, Alumnae House Lawn
  • 6-9 p.m: All Class BBQ Picnic ($22/person, includes beer, wine and live music) 
    Tent, Residential Quad 

Saturday, June 9

  • 8 a.m.-6 p.m.: Registration reopens
    Whitaker Campus Center, Information Desk 
  • 7-9 a.m: Buffet Breakfast ($10/person) 
    Coblentz Dining Room   
  • 9:30-10:15 a.m:  Campus Walking Tour  
    Meet at the Information Desk, Whitaker Campus Center   
  • 10:30-11:30 a.m.  President’s Update on the College 
    Rosenstock Hall, Hodson Auditorium  
  • Noon-2 p.m.   All Alumni Luncheon ($17/person, includes champagne)  
    Honoring the 50th Reunion class and Alumni Award Recipients. Free for class of 1968 and one guest. 
    Ronald J. Volpe Athletic Center 

Afternoon Off-Campus Activities

Buses will provide transportation to and from the below off-campus events. Space is limited for each. All buses will leave from the Ronald J. Volpe Athletic Center at 2:30 p.m., and will depart the off-campus location at 4:30 p.m. to return to Hood.

  • 2:30-4:30 p.m. 
    Walking Tour of Historic Downtown Frederick ($10/person)  
  • 2:30-4:30 p.m.
    Tour and tasting at McClintock Distillery ($15/person) SOLD OUT
  • 2:30-4:30 p.m. 
    Private tour and tasting at New Market Plains Vineyard ($20/person)  
  • 3-3:45 p.m. 
    Campus Walking Tour  Meet at Information Desk, Whitaker Campus Center 
  • 6-7 p.m.
    Class of 1968 Cocktail Reception, East Cottage, President’s Home    
  • 6-9 p.m.
    All Class Maryland-fare Dinner ($30/person, includes beer, wine and live music)
    Coblentz Dining Room; you will be seated in a special section with your classmates
  • 7-10 p.m.
    Class of 1968 50th Reunion Dinner ($30/person, includes open bar and live music)  
    Entrée choices are beef, crab cake or vegetarian. 
    Whitaker Campus Center, Commons 

Sunday, June 10

  • 8-10 a.m.  Traditional Strawberry Breakfast ($17/person)
    Coblentz Dining Room   
  • 10:15 a.m.: Chapel Service hosted by the Class of 1968 
    People of all faiths are welcome to attend.
    ​​​​​​​Coffman Chapel