Alumni Weekend 2018
Join us MAY 4-6!
Alumni Speaker: Hollywood actor Jonathan Slavin '87
9:55 - 10:20 a.m -- Jonathan will talk about his life since Sem, navigating the sometimes murky waters of the entertainment industry and using his voice for civic activism.
Lunch with Members of the Senior Class
12:00 - 1:00 p.m. Fleck Hall — Alumni from the classes of '48, '53, '58, '63, and '68 are invited to join members of this year’s senior class for lunch in Fleck Hall. Learn firsthand what Sem’s senior year is like 50, or more, years later.
Tower Society Reception and Distinguished Service Awards Presentation
5:30 - 7:30 p.m. Fleck Hall — Wyoming Seminary thanks those who have given $1,000 or more to the school during the past fiscal year with a cocktail buffet in Fleck Hall, and honors this year’s recipients of the Joseph C. Donchess Distinguished Service Award, Sem’s highest honor. Separate invitations will be sent for this event.
7:00 p.m. — Ice-breakers begin (please look for ice-breaker invitations in the mail). The class of 1968 will meet at Chris Harris' Family home in Kingston.
7:00-9:00 p.m. in KCCA — Art Show in the Kirby Center for Creative Arts featuring the work of past parent Sharon Hourigan. Enjoy cocktails and hors d'oeuvres while viewing her award winning work.
SATURDAY, MAY 5
Alumni Day Registration and Campus Tours
10:00 - 11:00 a.m. First Floor, rear of Sprague Hall — Find out who’s on campus, enjoy refreshments and take a student-led tour which includes a glimpse of the new Kirby Center for Creative Arts and a tour of the new Nesbitt Stadium. An elevator is located at the rear of Sprague Hall.
11:00 - 11:45 a.m. Kirby Center for Creative Arts — Don’t miss a tribute to the class of 1968 on the occasion of its 50th reunion. The Outstanding Alumnus/a Award will be presented. Members of the class of '68 and older reunion alumni should make a special effort to attend convocation as they will receive a commemorative gift.
11:50 a.m. Nelson Bell Tower — Members from the classes of ‘48, ‘53, ‘58, ‘63 and ‘68 will stop for a photo. All other reunion photos will take place at evening parties.
12:00 – 1:00 p.m. Fleck Hall — All alumni and friends who are on campus Saturday are welcome to attend.
Alumni Memorial Service
1:30 - 2:30 p.m. Church of Christ Uniting — Join your classmates in remembering those who have passed away since graduation.
Students of Color Reception
3:00 - 5:00 p.m. -- Wyoming Seminary’s Students of Color Association invites Alumni to meet and learn ways in which students, faculty, and administrators are working to realize a more diverse and inclusive campus. Come and meet the next generation of student diversity leaders who want to bridge the gap between the past, the present, and the future of Wyoming Seminary by making strong connections between alumni and current students. Refreshments and hors d’oeuvres provided. Ground floor of the Stettler Learning Resources Center on Sprague Avenue.
5:30 - 6:30 p.m. — The classes of 1948 through 1968 will be hosted by Kevin Rea and Jennifer Rhoads at their home at 243 North Maple Avenue.
5:30 - 6:30 p.m. — The classes of 1973 through 1988 will be hosted by John and Catherine Shafer at their home at 219 Sprague Avenue.
Reunion Dinners — 7:00-8:30 p.m.
The classes of '48, '53, '58, and '63 will gather in the Kirby Center for Creative Arts. The classes of '68, '73, '78, '83, and '88 will celebrate on Back Campus.
Music & Dancing
8:30 p.m. — Dance to live music under the tent on back campus performed by Rick Blum '66 and his trio. All reunion classes are welcome!
9:30 p.m. — All classes are welcome to an after-party at Kevin’s Bar and Restaurant, where Lex Romane '66 will be playing the tunes. Kevin's is located at 247 Wyoming Avenue in Kingston (near the former Top Hat Diner).
SUNDAY, MAY 6
All-Class Farewell Brunch
9:00 - 11:00 a.m. — Holiday Inn Wilkes-Barre — East Mountain Inn