Class of 1969

Class of 1969 Reunion Photo from 2014

Come back to campus on October 18-20, 2019 to celebrate Homecoming and Reunion Weekend.

Class Schedule of Events

Friday, October 18
5 – 7:30 p.m.
Class of 1969 Welcome Party
The Park Club, 219 West South Street
Please join your class for a welcome party with wine, cheese and appetizers. This official kick-off to your reunion weekend is graciously hosted by Rick and Mary Halpert, and John and Carol Van Luvanee.

7:30  – 9 p.m.
Alumni Association Awards Ceremony and Dessert Reception
Dalton Theatre in the Light Fine Arts Building
Classmate Jeanne Sigler ’69 will receive the Distinguished Achievement Award.

Saturday, October 19
8 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Class of 1969 Gathering Location
Lounge, Humphrey House
Join your classmates in Humphrey House Lounge to reconnect and relax throughout the day.

10 a.m.
Class of 1969 Photo
Stetson Chapel

10:30 – 11:30 a.m.
Class of 1969 Seminar
Room 103, Dewing Hall
Seminar with presentations from Margaret Wiedenhoeft, Executive Director of the Center for International Programs, and  Lisa Brock, Academic Director and Acting Executive Director for the Arcus Center for Social Justice Leadership. Max Garriott ‘69 will speak on the work done by Chokwe Lumumba ‘69 in Jackson, Mississippi.

11 a.m. – 1:15 p.m.
Homecoming Picnic
Quadrangle

11:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Class of 1969 Author meet up and Book Signing for 1969 classmates
Humphrey House Lounge
Join authors from your class to view the books they have written.

11:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Class of 1969 Foreign Study Group Gathering
Humphrey House Lounge
Take a trip down memory lane with other classmates who went on Foreign Study.

Throughout the Day
Foreign Study Display
Upjohn Library Commons
A display on our Foreign Study experiences will be up in the Upjohn Library Commons courtesy of the College Archivist.

6:30 p.m.
Class of 1969 Reunion Dinner and Welcome to the Emeriti Club
Banquet Room, Weimer K. Hicks Center
Enjoy a pre-dinner video of highlights from our years on campus and beyond.
Plated Dinner: $55/person

Sunday, October 20
8 – 10 a.m.
Class of 1969 Breakfast
Lobby, Light Fine Arts Building
Join your classmates for breakfast and farewells.
Breakfast: $20/person

Homecoming Schedule and Registration


Your Reunion Experience

Opportunities for your entire class to get together come along only once every five years. This is your year to be part of your reunion experience.

Below are the top five things you can do right now:

  1. Register for your reunion weekend
  2. Make your hotel reservation in Kzoo
  3. Update your contact information with the College
  4. Share a reunion update and write a message to your class*
  5. Join your class Facebook Group to hear reunion weekend updates

*You can view all completed class reunion updates right away. You will need to use your alumni directory username and password to log in and submit a reunion update.


Want to Help a K Student?

Share your career path and expertise with K students before your reunion and when you are on campus. Create/update your profile in Wisr, the Kalamazoo College Career Mentoring Network. You will be included in student searches when they look for alumni by major, industry, or region, and students may even reach you by online chat or request a phone conversation. Learn more about Wisr at reason.kzoo.edu/ccd/cmn


Reunion Planners

Class Agent
Lynne (Carlson) Sheaff

 


Class of 1969 Boiling Pot

Class of 1969 Boiling Pot

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