Class of 1969 50th Reunion

Reunion

Save the date for Reunion 2020!

June 5 - 7, 2020

Online registration will be available in April! 

Tentative Schedule of Events
 

Thursday, June 4
4 - 7 p.m. Registration, Whitaker Campus Center, Information Desk

Overnight accommodations:  Thurs., June 4 - Saturday, June 6

 

Friday, June 5

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 in the Whitaker Campus Center

11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.: Welcome Buffet Drop-In Luncheon
Whitaker Campus Center, Commons
 

Alumni College Sessions:

12 - 12:50 p.m. African American Studies
Terry Scott, Location TBD
1 - 1:50 p.m. Mathematics in Irish Dancing  
Jill Tysse, Location TBD

 

3 - 4 p.m.: Strategies for Retirement Planning – a complimentary financial seminar
Susan “Sooz” E. Edmiston ’87
Financial Advisor, Edwards Jones
Dreiling Seminar Room, Coblentz Hall

3 - 3:45 p.m.: Campus Walking Tour 
Meet at the Information Desk in the Whitaker Campus Center

4 - 5:30 p.m. Pergola Reception
A special gathering to honor those who have included Hood in their estate plans.
Alumnae House Lawn

6 - 9 p.m.: All Class Maryland Dinner 
Residential Quad, Tent

 

Saturday, June 6

8 - 10 a.m. Water Zumba led by Blaine Daisey ’17
Huntsinger Aquatics Center

9 a.m. - 6 p.m.: Registration reopens
Whitaker Campus Center, Information Desk

7 - 9 a.m.: Buffet Breakfast 
Coblentz Hall, Coblentz Dining Room

9:30 - 10:15 a.m.:  Campus Walking Tour  
Meet at the Information Desk in the 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
Honoring the 50th Reunion class and Alumni Award Recipients. 

Ronald J. Volpe Athletic Center

Afternoon 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.  The 27th Annual Frederick Festival of the Arts at Carroll Creek 

2:30 - 4:30 p.m.  Private tasting at Springfield Manor Winery, Distillery, Brewery

2:30 - 4:30 p.m. Sip and Paint
Residential Quad, Tent

3 - 3:45 p.m.  Campus Walking Tour 
Meet at Information Desk in the Whitaker Campus Center

5:30 - 7 p.m. 1983 Club Reception
A special gathering for the
Class of 1970 and those who have already celebrated their 50th Reunion
East Cottage, President’s Home 

7 - 9 p.m. Class of 1970 50th Reunion Dinner 
Whitaker Campus Center, Commons

7 - 9 p.m. All-Class Dinner 
9 - 11 p.m. D.J. and Dancing

Brodbeck Music Hall

 

Sunday, June 7

8- 8:45 a.m. Morning Yoga led by Melanie Carroll Psaltakis ’85
Residential Quad, Tent

8 - 10 a.m.  Traditional Strawberry Breakfast
Coblentz Hall, Coblentz Dining Room

10:15 a.m. Service for Reflection led by the Class of 1970 (all are encouraged to attend)
Coffman Chapel

Noon Final check-out 

On-Campus Housing 

Housing is available on campus Thursday through Saturday during Reunion Weekend. Remember, residence halls do not have the same amenities as hotel rooms. Dorm rooms include overhead lighting, all bedding (sheets, blankets, pillow and pillowcases), towels, washcloths and soap. There are no mirrors, table lamps, trash cans or hangers in the dorm rooms. Rooms have twin beds only. If you require the “creature comforts” of home, a local hotel may be a better option.

Off-Campus Housing

The Hampton Inn and Suites (1565 Opossumtown Pike, Frederick, MD 301-696-1565) is offering a block of rooms reserved especially for Hood College during Reunion Weekend. The rooms are available at a special rate from June 4-7. The reunion rate for a standard room is $119/night. Please use the reunion group code: HCR or ask for Reba when making your reservation. You may also refer to www.frederickfortdetricksuites.hamptoninn.com when making your reservation. Rooms are limited.

The Hampton Inn (5311 Buckeystown Pike Frederick, Maryland 21704 301-698-2500) is offering a block of rooms reserved especially for Hood College during Reunion Weekend. The rooms are available at a special rate from June 4-7. The reunion rate for a standard room is $109/night. Please use the reunion group code: HC5 when making your reservation.