Alumni Weekend 2017
FRIDAY, MAY 5
Lunch with Members of the Senior Class
12:00 - 1:00 p.m. Fleck Hall — Alumni from the classes of '47, '52, '57, '62, and '67 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. Recipients this year are Susan Wayne '56, John Metz, and Jack Moriarity.
7:00 p.m. — Ice-breakers begin (please look for ice-breaker invitations in the mail).
7:00-9:00 p.m. in KCCA — Art Show in the Kirby Center for Creative Arts featuring the work of Nina Slomowitz Davidowitz '77. Enjoy cocktails and hors d'oeuvres while viewing Nina's award winning work.
SATURDAY, MAY 6
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.
10:00 a.m. Nesbitt Stadium — Alumni Baseball Team vs. Sem Blue Knights Baseball Team.
11:00 - 11:45 a.m. Kirby Center for Creative Arts — Don’t miss a tribute to the class of 1967 on the occasion of its 50th reunion. The Outstanding Alumnus/a Award will be presented. Members of the class of '67 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 ‘47, ‘52, ‘57, ‘62 and ‘67 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.
5:30 - 6:30 p.m. — The classes of 1947 through 1967 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 1972 through 1992 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 '47, '52, and '57 will gather in the Kirby Center for Creative Arts. The classes of '62, '67, '72, '77, '82, '87, and '92 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 7
All-Class Farewell Brunch
9:00 - 11:00 a.m. — Holiday Inn Wilkes-Barre — East Mountain Inn