Homecoming & Reunion Weekend

Homecoming & Reunion Weekend


HOMECOMING & REUNION WEEKEND 2016
OCTOBER 21 - 23

With reunion celebrations for the Classes of:
1966, 1971, 1976, 1981, 1986, 1991, 1996, 2001, 2006, 2011

 

REGISTER ONLINE NOW


http://maristconnect.marist.edu/homecoming2016


Hotel rooms book fast in the Hudson Valley during the fall season,
so book now! View the list ONLINE.



SCHEDULE OF EVENTS:

Subject to change

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 21:


DEDICATION OF THE JOHN G. "JERRY" WHITE CLASSROOM

Friday, October 21
Fontaine Hall, First Floor
5:30 p.m. 

Join us in remembering Jerry who was one of the true giants of the Marist faculty and helped build the College’s reputation for talented, dedicated teachers and intellectual rigor. There is no fee to attend, but please register in advance.


Class of 1971 pre-reunion gathering

Friday, October 21
Poughkeepsie Ice House
1 Main Street - Poughkeepsie, NY
7 - 9 p.m.

Members of the Class of 1971 are invited to gather for a casual reception with beer, wine, soft drinks and hors d'oeurves overlooking the Hudson River. Please register and pay online by Friday, October 14.

 


SATURDAY, OCTOBER 22:

HABITAT FOR HUMANITY OF MARIST COLLEGE: ALUMNI BUILD

Saturday, October 22
Poughkeepsie, NY
8 a.m. - Noon

Space is limited and “first come, first served” and registration is required in advance. Volunteers must be 16 or older to participate and are required to sign a waiver and be accompanied by an adult if under 18.


MUSIC DEPARTMENT RECEPTION

Saturday, October 22
Murray Student Center, Music Department
10 - 11:30 a.m. 

All alumni who participated in the Marist Music Program, along with their families and friends, are invited to gather in the lobby just outside the beautiful Fusco Recital Hall in the Student Center.


CAMPUS TOURS


Saturday, October 22
Leaving from Grand Foyer and Lounge of Murray Student Center
1 - 3 p.m. 


FIFTH ANNUAL ALUMNI AWARDS PRESENTATION AND RECEPTION


Saturday, October 22
Hancock Center, Kondysar Presentation Room #2023
10 a.m.



 

All Marist alumni, families and friends are invited to attend this presentation and reception to honor three dedicated Marist alumni:
 
Peter T. Higgins '67 
Dr. Linus Richard Foy '50 Outstanding Alumnus Award


Daniel P. Kuffner '68
Dr. Dennis J. Murray Distinguished Service Award

Neil S. Bhatiya '06
Marist College Young Alumnus Award


MARIST ABROAD ALUMNI RECEPTION


Saturday, October 22
Hancock Center, First Floor Lounge
11 a.m. - 1 p.m.

All alumni, along with their families and friends, who participated in the Marist Abroad Program are welcome to attend.


CENTER FOR MULTICULTURAL AFFAIRS RECEPTION


Saturday, October 22
James A. Cannavino Library, Multicultural Affairs/HEOP Office, Third Floor
11 a.m.

All former HEOP, International and CMA alumni, along with their families, are welcome to attend.


Class of 1971 String ensemble Room Open House

Saturday, October 22
Murray Student Center
11 a.m. - 1 p.m.


All members of the Class of 1971 are invited to visit the String Ensemble Room which was made possible by
the class’ “Gift of Music” campaign in 2011.


SCIENCE AND ALLIED HEALTH BUILDING OPEN HOUSE

Saturday, October 22
11 a.m. - 3 p.m
.

The new 59,000-square-foot building equipped with state-of-the-art laboratories and classrooms on the east side of Route 9 serves students in biology, biomedical science, medical technology, and athletic training as well as those in our new graduate degree program – a master of science in physician assistant studies.


STUDENT GOVERNMENT ASSOCIATION RECEPTION

Saturday, October 22
Murray Student Center, SGA Office, Room 3123
11:30 a.m. 

All former SGA members, along with their families and friends, are welcome to attend.

ALUMNI FAMILY PICNIC

Saturday, October 22
Campus Green
Noon - 4 p.m.

Each attendee will receive a complimentary snack and beverage (does not include bottled Pepsi products or alcohol). Lunch items, additional beverages, beer, and wine will be available for purchase or you are welcome to bring a picnic lunch. Reunion classes will have designated areas and there will be plenty of activities for children, including inflatable rides, face painting, crafts, and a special visit from Shooter the Fox. Outside alcohol and pets are not permitted.

Heritage Classes ’47-’66, Classes of ’71, ’76, ’81, ’86, ’91, ’96, ’01, ’06 and ’11:
Gather with your classmates under the reunion tent!


MARIST FOOTBALL VS. DAVIDSON

 vs.

Saturday, October 22
Tenney Stadium at Leonidoff Field
Noon

Complimentary tickets will be reserved for the first 250 alumni and family members who register. Tickets will NOT be mailed. They will be available for pick-up at the Will Call table at the entrance to the stadium beginning at 10:30 a.m. on Oct. 22. (Children 2 and under are always free.)


MCCTA & THEATRE GUILD EXECUTIVE BOARD REUNION


Saturday, October 22
Murray Student Center, Performing Arts Room 3101
(a.k.a. Fireside Lounge)
3:30 p.m. 

All past Executive Board members of MCCTA and Theatre Guild are invited to share their experiences with the current MCCTA Board at a reception hosted by the Theatre Program.


EIGHTH ANNUAL THEATRE HALL OF FAME INDUCTION AND ALUMNI RECEPTION


Saturday, October 22
Murray Student Center

5 p.m. - Hall of Fame Induction - Nelly Goletti Theatre
6:15 p.m. - Alumni Reception - Gerard A. Cox '55 Theatre Lounge

Join us as we honor Glenn Casale ’72, Bill C. Davis ’74, Scott Altomare ’94, Tauren Hagans ’96, and Laurie Benner Bruderek ’04 for their outstanding contributions to theatre at Marist College.


Marist Women's Soccer vs. St. Peter's

Saturday, October 22
Tenney Stadium at Leonidoff Field
7 p.m.

No charge



CLASS REUNION CELEBRATIONS ON SATURDAY EVENING:

All Marist alumni are welcome to attend class reunions on Saturday evening,
whether it’s your reunion year or not.

Class of '66 & Heritage Classes '47-'66
Reunion Celebration

Murray Student Center Cabaret
7-10 p.m.
Cocktails, hors d'oeuvres, dinner buffet,
and a special presentation for the Class of '66.  
$50 per person
Class of '96 20-Year Reunion Celebration
Poughkeepsie Ice House
1 Main Street - Poughkeepsie, NY
7-9 p.m.
Beer, wine, soft drinks, and hors d'oeuvres.
$45 per person
Class of '71 45-Year Reunion Celebration
Marist's Historic Cornell Boathouse
Longview Park, Marist College
7-10 p.m.
Cocktails, hors d'oeuvres, dinner buffet,
and a disc jockey.
$60 per person
Class of '01 15-Year Reunion Celebration
Shadows on the Hudson
176 Rinaldi Blvd. - Poughkeepsie, NY
7-9 p.m.
Beer, wine, soft drinks, and hors d'eouvres.
$45 per person

Class of '76 40-Year Reunion Celebration
Murray Student Center
7-10 p.m.
Cocktails, hors d'oeuvres, dinner buffet,
and music.
$60 per person

Class of '06 10-Year Reunion Celebration
Mahoney's Irish Pub & Steakhouse
35 Main Street - Poughkeepsie, NY
7-9 p.m.
Beer, wine, soft drinks, hors d'oeuvres,
and a disc jockey.
$35 per person

Class of '81 35-Year Reunion Celebration
Lowell Thomas Center Gallery
Marist College
7-10 p.m.
Cocktails, hors d'oeuvres, dinner buffet,
and a disc jockey.
$60 per person
Class of '11 Five-Year Reunion Celebration
Darby O'Gill's
3969 Albany Post Rd. - Hyde Park, NY
7-9 p.m.
Open bar, hors d'oeuvres, and a disc jockey.
$30 per person
Class of '86 30-Year Reunion Celebration
Canvas
305 Main Street - Poughkeepsie, NY
7-10 p.m.
Cocktails, hot and cold hors d'oeuvres, and
a disc jockey.
$55 per person
Young Alumni Reunion
for graduates from '07-'16
Mahoney's Irish Pub & Steakhouse
35 Main Street - Poughkeepsie, NY
9-11 p.m.
Open bar, appetizers, and music.
$30 per person
Class of '91 25-Year Reunion Celebration
Union Tavern
51 Market Street - Poughkeepsie, NY
7-10 p.m.
Cocktails, hors d'oeuvres, and a disc jockey.
$45 per person
 

REGISTER AND PAY ONLINE BY FRIDAY, OCTOBER 14:

MARISTCONNECT.MARIST.EDU/HOMECOMING2016


SUNDAY, OCTOBER 23:


Ninth Annual Marist Swimming and Diving Alumni Golf Outing


Sunday, October 23
Casperkill Golf Club, Poughkeepsie, NY
8:30 a.m.
 
Marist swimming and diving alumni, families, and friends are invited to join teammates, coaches, and friends for lunch and a round of golf at Casperkill Golf Club in Poughkeepsie. The cost is $100 per person and includes greens fees, driving range, cart, lunch, prizes, and a donation to the Marist Swimming and Diving Program. Cash and checks are accepted. For more information, contact John Suzuki ’93 by Oct. 14 at john. suzuki1@marist.edu or (646) 872-9470. For more information about Casperkill Golf Club, visit www.casperkillgolf.com.


Alumni Mass

Sunday, October 23
Our Lady Seat of Wisdom Chapel
Marist College
Noon

Former Chaplain, Richard LaMorte, will celebrate Mass to remember our alumni, students, and friends who recently passed away.



Celebration for Marist's Retired Chaplain, Father Richard LaMorte

Sunday, October 23
Murray Student Center Cabaret
Marist College
1 p.m.


Join us immediately after Mass to celebrate Father LaMorte's retirement after more than 30 years of service at Marist.


 

REGISTER FOR ALL EVENTS ONLINE BY FRIDAY, OCTOBER 14 AT MARISTCONNECT.MARIST.EDU/HOMECOMING2016.

CONFIRMATION IS VIA EMAIL; NO TICKETS OR CONFIRMATIONS ARE SENT VIA POSTAL MAIL.


 

Click to see photos from past
Homecoming and Reunion Weekends:

2014

2015