Homecoming & Reunion Weekend

Homecoming & Reunion Weekend



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If you would like to attend any of the day events, you are more than welcome!

If you would like to register for an evening class reunion,
you can register and pay at the Alumni Family Picnic from noon to 4 p.m. on the Campus Green
register and pay on-site at the reunion.

See who else has registered

Schedule of Events:


Dedication of Communication Internship Placement Office in Memory of Robert C. Norman

 Bob Norman

Lowell Thomas Communications Center
6:30 p.m.

Join us in remembering Bob who was a Professor Emeritus of Communication and also directed the Communication Internship Program at Marist for more than 30 years.



Habitat for Humanity of Marist College: Alumni Build

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.

Alumni Executive Board Meeting

Hancock Center, Dyson Board Room, First Floor
8:30 a.m.
A continental breakfast will be available beginning at 8:00 a.m.

Crew Alumni Race

Martin (Marist) Boathouse
9:30 a.m.

Former rowers are invited to participate in an informal race on the Hudson following the Red Foxes’ practice.

Music Department Reception

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 recently renovated Student Center. If you have not seen the beautiful Fusco Recital Hall or the grand Symphonic Hall, you will be amazed!

Inside Look Into Admission and Financial Aid

Student Center, Performing Arts Room 3101
(a.k.a. Fireside Lounge)
10 – 11:30 a.m.

A member of the Marist Admission Committee
will provide insights, tips, and strategies on how to
navigate the college admission process. In addition,
a financial aid professional will help demystify the
financial aid process and explain the various financing
options available to families.


Leaving from the Grand Foyer and Lounge of the Student Center
11:30 a.m.

Fourth Annual Alumni Association Awards Presentation and Reception

Hancock Center, Kondysar Presentation Room, Room 2023
10:30 a.m.
All alumni, families, and friends are invited to attend this presentation and reception to honor three dedicated Marist alumni.

Brother John W. Klein, FMS ’70 
Dr. Linus Richard Foy ’50
Outstanding Alumnus Award

Augustine “Gus” J. Nolan ’52  
Marist College Distinguished
Service Award
Stephen M. Townsend ’10  
Marist College Young Alumnus Award

Marist Abroad Alumni Reception

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 (HEOP, International, and CMA Alumni)

James A. Cannavino Library, Center for Multicultural Affairs/HEOP Office, Third Floor
11 a.m.

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

OPEN HOUSE: Lowell Thomas Communications Center

11 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Take a self-guided tour through the recently renovated center, named in memory of the legendary broadcast pioneer, where the College’s largest academic discipline resides and features facilities such as the Center for Sports Communication, a 70-seat screening theatre, TV studio and multimedia production facilities, video editing labs, and computer labs. 

Student Government Association Reception

Student Center, SGA Office, Room 3123
11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.

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

Alumni Family Picnic

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 ’70, ’75, ’80, ’85, ’90, ’95, ’00, ’05 and ’10:
Gather with your classmates under the reunion tent!

Active Military and United States Veterans Tent at Alumni Family Picnic

Campus Green
Noon - 4 p.m.

Stop by during the Alumni Family Picnic and meet current cadets and cadre of the Marist ROTC program in addition to Marist graduates who are currently serving or are United States veterans.

Marist vs. Jacksonville Football Game


Tenney Stadium at Leonidoff Field

Free tickets for the first 250 alumni who pre-register!
Pre-registered tickets will be available for pickup at the Will Call table at the entrance to the stadium beginning at 10:30 a.m. Otherwise, tickets can be purchased at the gate on game day (Adults: $10 reserved seating/$8 lawn seating/Children 12 & under: $6 reserved and lawn seating)

Meeting of the Past Presidents of the Marist Student Government Association

Student Center - Room MU3202 (new section off Grand Foyer)
1:30 - 2:30 p.m.

All past Student Body Presidents are invited to meet with the current Student Government Administration to share experiences and ideas. Light refreshments will be served. Please R.S.V.P. by Friday, Sept. 18, to current Student Body President, Timos Pietris '16 at Timos.Pietris@gmail.com.

Marist Theatre Cabinet Reunion

Student Center, Performing Arts Room 3101 (a.k.a. Fireside Lounge)

All past Executive Board members of the Marist College Council on Theatre Arts (MCCTA) and Theatre Guild are invited to share their experiences with the current MCCTA board at a reception hosted by the Theatre Program.

Seventh Annual Theatre Hall of Fame Induction and Alumni Reception

Marist 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 John Sheehan ’69, Joyce Touchette ’79, Tom Greene ’85, Jimmy Johansmeyer ’95, and Edward Grosskreuz ’06 for their outstanding contributions to theatre at Marist College.

Marist Women’s Soccer vs. Rider

7 p.m.
Tenney Stadium at Leonidoff Field
No charge

Class Reunion Celebrations on Saturday evening:

Heritage Classes '47-'66 and
Class of 1965 50th Reunion

Marist Student Center Cabaret
7 - 10 p.m.
$45 per person
Class of 1970
45-Year Reunion Celebration

Marist's Historic Cornell Boathouse
7 - 10 p.m.
$55 per person

Class of 1975
40-Year Reunion Celebration

Cosimo's - Poughkeepsie
7 -10  p.m.
$55 per person

 Class of 1980
35-Year Reunion Celebration

Marist's Historic Cornell Boathouse
7 - 10 p.m.
$40 per person
Class of 1985
30-Year Reunion Celebration

Canvas - Poughkeepsie
7 - 10 p.m.
$55 per person

Class of 1990
25-Year Reunion Celebration

Marist Student Center
7 - 10 p.m.
$55 per person

Class of 1995
20-Year Reunion Celebration

Shadows on the Hudson
7 - 9 p.m.
$40 per person
Class of 2000
15-Year Reunion Celebration

Union Tavern - Poughkeepsie
7 - 9 p.m.
$40 per person

Class of 2005
10-Year Reunion Celebration

Mahoney's Irish Pub & Steakhouse
7 -10 p.m.
$35 per person

Class of 2010
Five-Year Reunion Celebration

Darby O'Gill's - Hyde Park
7 - 9 p.m.
$30 per person
Young Alumni Reunion
Darby O'Gills - Hyde Park
8 - 10 p.m.
$25 per person


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Sunday, September 27

Eighth Annual Marist Swimming and Diving Alumni Golf Outing

Casperkill Golf Club, Poughkeepsie
8:30 a.m.

Marist swimming and diving alumni, families and friends are invited to join teammates, coaches and friends for breakfast and a round of golf at Casperkill Golf Club in Poughkeepsie. The cost is $100 per person and includes greens fees, driving range, cart, breakfast, prizes and a donation to the Marist Swimming and Diving Program. Cash and checks are accepted. For more information and to register, contact John Suzuki ’93 by Sept. 18 at john.suzuki1@marist.edu or (646) 872-9470. For more information about Casperkill Golf Club, visit www.casperkillgolf.com.

NEW ADDITION: Softball Alumnae Game

Gartland Athletic Field
11 a.m. - Home Run Derby
12 p.m. - Alumnae Game

To register, please email Jannelle Iaquinto, assistant softball coach, by Wednesday, September 23, at jannelle.iaquinto@marist.edu.

Alumni Mass

Our Lady Seat of Wisdom Chapel

Campus Minister Father Richard LaMorte will celebrate Mass in the chapel to remember our alumni, students and friends who recently passed away. Please join us for refreshments immediately after Mass in the James A. Cannavino Library.


Click to see photos from
Homecoming and Reunion Weekend 2014