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Alfred University’s Community and Alumni Weekend

June 7 - June 9

Mark your calendars and plan to join us for the 2019 Reunion, June 7-9. Everyone is welcome with special invitations extended to – Alfred’s Golden Saxons (anyone who graduated 1968 or earlier, with Golden Saxon honored years being 1949, 1954, 1959 and 1964). We will also honor and celebrate members from the classes of: 1969, 1974, 1979, 1984, 1989, 1994, 1999, 2004, 2009 and 2014.

Dr. Gary Ostrower ’61 will be honored for 50 years of teaching excellence at Alfred University.

There will be a special group reunion for Alfred University sisters of Alpha Kappa Omicron, celebrating AKO’s 75th birthday.

Finally, we will honor all Alfred University couples (married or partnered AU). If you found love on the Alfred University campus, this is your year to CELEBRATE IT! Come back and relive the romance!

For Reunion questions or if you experience difficulties registering online, please call of the Office of Alumni Engagement at 607-871-2144.

Friday June 7 Schedule

8 am – 3:30 pm – Most buildings on campus will be open

9 am – 10 pm – Reunion Registration & Check-In – Powell Campus Center

9 am – 3 pm – Robert C. Turner Gallery Open

9 am – 5 pm – Alfred University Bookstore Open – Powell Campus Center

10 am – Saxon Golf Classic – Wellsville Country Club. Preregistration Required. $100/pp

10 am – 12 pm – Alumni Council Meeting

10 am – 4 pm – Alfred Ceramic Art Museum Open

11 am – 4 pm – Cohen Gallery Open (55 Main Street)

11 am – 6 pm – Alfred University Pool Open (McLane Center)

12 pm (Noon) – The Carillon will chime

12 pm (Noon) – Saxon AU Cyclists Arrive.

1 – 3 pm – Campus Tours

1 – 4 pm – Golden Saxons & Class of ‘69 Lounge Open

1 – 4 pm – Greek Lounge Open

3 pm – Glass Blowing Demonstration – Witness first-hand as some of the most beautiful glass pieces in the country are created.

3 – 7 pm – Alfred Box of Books Library House Tour – The Alfred Box of Books Library is hosting a House Tour as a fundraising event. Tickets are available at the Library or at alumni registration for$20 each. The tickets are bracelets that must be worn during the tour. Sites included on the tour are Gills’ House, Sun Publishing Building, Prophets’ House, Yandas’ House, Carnegie Hall, The Gothic, Burdick/Saunders House, Anderson House. * Sites may be subject to change. Join us for wine and light snacks at the Box of Books Library after the tour. This event is adults only. Please contact the library at 587-9290 with any questions.

4 pm – Makers on Main Street – A celebration of the artists, crafters, growers, farmers, educators, tinkerers, hobbyists, engineers, authors, students, and entrepreneurs from our community, offering opportunities for hands-on DIY interactions for adults and children. There will be music on Main Street and plenty of local fare for our guests to enjoy.

5 pm – Cooking Class – Create and enjoy a delicious three course meal and wine pairing experience with Alfred University’s own Executive Chef Jason. Food restrictions cannot be accommodated. Space is limited. $35 per person.

6 pm – Saxon Circle Dinner– Hosted by President Mark Zupan. Invitation only

8 pm – Music Until Midnight – Live music

8:30 pm – Greek Members Cocktail Party – Enjoy this time with Alfred University’s Greek membership. Share your stories and memories.

10 pm – Observatory Open – (clear skies only)

*Schedule is subject to change

Saturday, June 8th Schedule

7 am – ALFRED FUNd 5K Walk and Run – Registration fee $20 adult, $10 student.

8 am – Foster Lake Trail Hike

8 am – 5 pm – Reunion Registration & Check-In – Powell Campus Center

8 am – 10 pm – Golden Saxons & Class of ‘69 Lounge Open

8 am – 10 pm – Greek Lounge Open

8:30 am – Loyal Donor Breakfast – Hosted by President Mark Zupan. Invitation only

8:30 – 10 am – Continental Breakfast – 2nd floor, Powell Campus Center

9 am – Saxon Nation Board of Directors Meeting

9 am – 1 pm – Alfred University Pool Open (McLane Center)

9 am – 5 pm – Alfred University Bookstore Open – Powell Campus Center

10 am – Jacqueline Gikow ’69 – Join Jacqueline Gikow, a personal trainer, health & wellness coach and rehab specialist. Her focus is to guide you through realistic fitness, health and wellness programs to success that is compatible with your lifestyle

10 am – 3 pm – Allegany Artisans “Together” With Friends, Art and Craft Show at Alfred University – Galanis Arena – McLane Center

10 am – 4 pm – Alfred Ceramic Art Museum Open

10 am – Alpha Kappa Omicron Annual Meeting – The Judson Leadership Center

10 – 11:30 am Tour the Bromeley-Daggett Equestrian Center at Maris Cuneo Park

11 am – 4 pm – Cohen Gallery Open

11:30 pm – All-Class Picnic Procession – Line up behind Scholes Library

12:00 pm – All-Class Reunion Picnic/State of the University/Alumni Association/Honoring Gary Ostrower ’61. The first opportunity of the weekend to gather as a class or special group. Enjoy a wonderful picnic style lunch. President Mark Zupan will deliver the State of the University. There will be an Alumni Association update and Dr. Gary Ostrower ’61 will be honored for 50 years of teaching excellence at Alfred University. $15 per person. Ticket required.

1 – 4 pm – Robert C Turner Gallery Open

1:30 pm – Class and Special Group Photos

2 pm – F. Peter Cuneo ’67 – Currently an Alfred University Board member and past Chairman of the Board, Peter’s “turn around” stories are something you won’t want to miss! He is an American businessman known for having served as President of the Security Hardware Group of Black & Decker Corporation, CEO of Remington Products and Marvel Entertainment

2 – 4 pm – Campus Tours

2 – 4 pm – AKO’s Open House and Birthday Ceebration

2 – 4 pm – Robert R. McComsey Career Development Center Open House – The Steinheim

3 pm – The Carillon will chime

3 – 5 pm – Alfred University Pool Open

3:30 pm – Kristin Beck ’89 – Advocate for Diversity in our Country’s Military and Education System

4:45 pm – Married AU, Reconfirmation of Love and Couples Photos

5 – 6:30 pm – President’s Cocktail Reception

6:30 pm – All Dinners – $35 per person. Ticket required

8 pm – Fireside Chat – gather around the outdoor fire pit and enjoy a quiet Alfred evening with fellow alumni. Weather permitting

8 – 11 pm – Memories Lounge – Relax and reminisce in a quiet atmosphere

8 – Midnight – Dessert and dancing

*Schedule is subject to change. Registrations will open February 1.

Sunday, June 9th Schedule

7 – 10 am – Coffee & Tea Bar – Complimentary beverages (to-go cups available)

8 am – Service of Remembrance

8 – 9:30 am – Farewell Breakfast Buffet – $12 per person. Ticket required

9 am – 12 pm – AU Bookstore Open

10 am – 4 pm – Alfred Ceramic Art Museum Open

11 am – 4 pm – Cohen Gallery Open (55 Main Street)

11 am – Checkout

*Schedule is subject to change. Registrations will open February 1.

Details

Start:
June 7
End:
June 9
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Website:
https://www.alfred.edu/alumni/reunion.cfm

Venue

Alfred University
1 Saxon Drive
Alfred, NY 14802 United States
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Website:
www.alfred.edu/mostarts