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Gallaudet University
Homecoming Festivities

Thursday, October 18 through Saturday, October 20, 2007

Below is a comprehensive, up-to-date summary of 2007 Gallaudet Homecoming activities by category. You can also see the schedule on the Gallaudet alumni website at http://www.gallaudet.edu/x2044.xml.

Anniversary Class Reunions

Class of 1947 60th Anniversary Reunion Dinner
Friday, 5:00 – 7:00 p.m.
Jordan Student Academic Center 2nd floor (near ASP Study Room)

Class of 1952 55th Anniversary Reunion Dinner
Saturday, 5:00 p.m.
Union Station (restaurant to be determined)

Class of 1957 Golden Anniversary Reunion Weekend
Registration and Reception
Thursday, 3:00 – 5:00 p.m., Peikoff Alumni House Conference Room
Class of 1957 Golden Anniversary Luncheon
Friday, 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. , Peikoff Alumni House Upper Level
Class Group Photo
Friday, 2:45 p.m., Chapel Hall Steps
Catered Dinner
Friday, 5:00-7:00 p.m., Jordan Student Academic Center ASP Study Room
Cash Bar
Saturday, 5:00 – 6:00 p.m., Kellogg Conference Hotel
Golden Anniversary Reunion Banquet
Saturday, 6:00 – 12:00 midnight, Peikoff Alumni House Upper Level

Class of 1962 45th Anniversary Reunion Dinner
Saturday, 5:00 p.m., Peikoff Alumni House Conference Room

Class of 1967 40th Anniversary Reunion Dinner
Saturday, 6:00 p.m., American Café Upper Level, Union Station

Class of 1972 35th Anniversary Reunion Dinner
Saturday, 5:00 p.m., Hall Memorial Building Atrium

Class of 1977 30th Anniversary Reunion Dinner Cruise
Saturday, 5:45 p.m., Spirit of Washington Dinner Cruise (meet in front of Peikoff Alumni House for a bus ride.)

Class of 1982 Silver Anniversary Reunion Weekend
Registration
Thursday, 2:00 – 6:00 p.m., Peikoff Alumni House Lobby
Class of 1982 Gathering
Thursday, 5:00 – 9:00 p.m., Rathskellar & Flex A/B, Jordan Student Academic Center
Registration
Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 7:00 p.m., Peikoff Alumni House Lobby
Memory Lane Luncheon
Friday, 11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m., Dining Hall Upper Level
Registration
Saturday, 7:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m., Jordan Student Academic Center Sprint Multipurpose
Class of 1982 Silver Anniversary Breakfast
Saturday, 8:00 - 10:15 a.m., Jordan Student Academic Center Sprint Multipurpose
Class Group Photo
Saturday, 10:30 a.m., Chapel Hall Steps
Silver Anniversary Reunion Banquet
Saturday, 6:00 p.m. -12:00 midnight, Kellogg Conference Hotel Ballroom

Class of 1987 20th Anniversary Reunion Gathering
Saturday, after football game, location to be determined

Class of 1997 10th Anniversary Reunion Gathering
Saturday, after football game, Washburn Arts Building Lobby

Greek Conclaves

Phi Kappa Zeta Conclave & Dinner
Thursday, 2:00 - 6:00 p.m., Foster Auditorium,
Thursday, 6:00 p.m. – 12:00 midnight, Kellogg Conference Hotel

Delta Epsilon Sorority (International Alumnae of Delta Epsilon Sorority’s 50th Anniversary) Conclave & Golden Jubilee Dinner
Thursday, 3:00 p.m. – 12:00 midnight, Peikoff Alumni House Upper Level

Kappa Gamma Fraternity Conclave
Thursday, 7:00 p.m., Jordan Student Academic Center Sprint Multipurpose Room

Delta Sigma Phi Fraternity Meeting
Saturday, 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon, Jordan Student Academic Center Room 1010

Alpha Sigma Pi 60th Anniversary Banquet
Saturday, 5:00 p.m. – 12:00 midnight, Guapo’s Restaurant

Alumni Events

5th Annual Alumni Emeriti Club Induction Ceremony
Friday, 2:00 – 3:00 p.m., Chapel Hall
The purpose of the Alumni Emeriti Club is to honor alumni who attended Gallaudet University 50 or more years ago. The alumni from classes up to 1957 will be recognized in a ceremony and receive special medallions. RSVP required.

3rd Annual College Bowl Competition (alumni team vs. student team)
Friday, 4:00 – 5:00 p.m., Foster Auditorium
The current student team will compete against alumni who are members of the 50th and 25th Anniversary classes. An official signing ceremony for Bummy Fund will be held during its intermission.

Grand Re-opening of Peikoff Alumni House
Friday, 9:00 p.m., Peikoff Alumni House

Open House for Alumni
Saturday, 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 noon, President’s Residence (House One)

Unveiling of House One Plaque Ceremony
Saturday, 10:30 a.m., President’s Residence (House One)
Laurent Clerc Cultural Fund Committee of Gallaudet University Alumni Association will present the plaque in a short ceremony as a gift to Gallaudet University.

Anniversary Class Reunion Photo
Saturday, 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 noon – Chapel Hall Steps

50+ Years Classes Luncheon
Saturday, 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m., Peikoff Alumni House Upper Level

Class Parade
Saturday, 12:15 – 1:00 p.m. Field House and Hotchkiss Field

Class of 1969 Unveiling of Class Bench
Saturday, 4:30 p.m. Peikoff Alumni House

Gallaudet Alumni of Color Reunion
Saturday, 5:00 – 7:00 p.m., Jordan Sprint Multipurpose Room

Homecoming Events

Happy Hour
Thursday, 4:00 – 11:00 p.m., Rathskellar, Jordan Student Academic Center

Pep Rally
Thursday, 7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. (New day/time), Field House

Pre-Game Bash
Friday, 9:00 p.m. – 1:00 a.m., Peikoff Alumni House
Free Admission in observance of grand re-opening of Peikoff Alumni House

Food/Information Booths
Saturday, 11:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Between Field House and Elstad Auditorium Parking lot

Exhibitions

Gallaudet Exhibition celebrating Gallaudet's rich heritage: "150 Years on Kendall Green"
Thursday – Saturday, 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m., Washburn Arts Building

KDES Open House: Kendall’s 150th anniversary museum and memorabilia exhibit.
Friday, 9:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Kendall Demonstration Elementary School Lobby
Living Histories for the Kendall 150th Anniversary Video Project
Friday, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Kendall Demonstration Elementary School Lobby

Campus Departments

Gallaudet Archives
Thursday & Friday, 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Merrill Learning Center

Bison Shop
Thursday & Friday, 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Saturday, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.,
Jordan Student Academic Center
GUAA members get a 10 percent discount by showing a membership card.


Open House at Peikoff Alumni House ("Ole Jim")
Thursday, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 1:00 a.m.
Saturday, 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Peikoff Alumni House

Presentations

Presentation, "Leaving a Legacy for Gallaudet – Making the Gift of a Lifetime"
Friday, 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. – Flex A/B Room, Jordan Center

"Friday with Professor John Schuchman" Presentation
Friday, 3:00 – 4:00 p.m., Foster Auditorium
Dr. John Schuchman, professor emeritus of the Department of Government and History, worked at Gallaudet from 1968 to 1999, and is a renowned author. He will give a presentation about deaf Holocaust survivors.

Sporting Events

Bison Women's Volleyball Game vs. Gettysburg College
Friday, 7:00 p.m. Field House
Bison Women's Soccer Game vs. Lancaster Bible College
Saturday, 12:00 noon, Soccer Field
Bison Men’s Football Game vs. Williamson Trade
Saturday, 1:00 p.m., Hotchkiss Field
Bison Men’s Soccer vs. Lancaster Bible College
Saturday, 4:00 p.m., Soccer Field

Admission: $7 general for Friday game; $5 for ages 13-18; free for ages 12 and under.; $7 general for Saturday games; or $12 combo for both Friday and Saturday games. Pay at the door. For more information, contact Brian Huntington at brian.huntington@gallaudet.edu

Tours

Campus Tour
Thursday & Friday, 10:00 – 11:00 a.m.; 2:00 – 3:00 p.m., Visitor’s Center, Edward Miner Gallaudet Building

Tour of College Hall and President’s Office
Friday, 10:00a.m. – 12:00 p.m.; 1:00 -3:00 p.m., College Hall


Posted: 11 Oct 2007

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