Alumni Celebration 2016

Saturday, May 14, 2016

This year's Alumni Celebration honors the accomplishments of alumni and shares in the excitement of celebrating BW past, present and future!  All alumni, from all classes, are invited to all events.  Please join us!  Highlights may be found below, or visit the complete schedule page for all times and locations.

  • Start your day with a casual complimentary breakfast in the Durst Welcome Center.  BW President Bob Helmer will give a "fireside" chat including updates on academic programs and other exciting initiatives on campus.
  • Return to the classroom and experience 50-minute presentations by engaging BW faculty members, including Tom Sutton from the department of political science and Gary Kader '94 from the department of physics and astronomy.
  • Enjoy the Alumni Celebration Luncheon as we recognize recipients of the 2016 Alumni Merit Award:  Dr. Laura K. Simpson Bosworth '67, Kim Dell-Wagner '88, Dr. Don Swegan '47, and Dr. James Ulchaker '87. This event also honors the recipients of the 2016 Family Heritage Award, the Merkle, Bassett, Bomgardner, Meyer, Hughes, Amy Family, representing many generations of graduates and service to BW. Learn more about the Alumni Merit and Family Heritage Award honorees here.
  • After lunch, join BW Student Ambassadors on customized campus tours that will enable you to see familiar places, new buildings, and recently completed major renovations, or focus on the Conservatory of Music with a talk by Dean Susan Van Vorst and tour of BW's All-Steinway studios and performance spaces. 
  • Mid-afternoon, join Whit Clark '66 and other members of the 50th reunion class for a nostalgic stroll around Coe Lake and the Cleveland Metroparks, reliving memorable times and events.
  • Bring your appetite and put on your dancing shoes for the Gala Dinner, with delicious food, live music and special recognition of the Class of 1966 and their golden class reunion. 

Additional reunions happening at Alumni Celebration:

Class of 1966 50th Reunion
Visit the reunion pages for more details

Phi Kappa Tau Reunion
Brothers of the 1960s
Email Phil Jerauld '67

Sigma Phi Epsilon
Brothers of the 1960s and class years of 2005-2015
Email Zach Ricker

To RSVP online, visit the registration page, or call the Alumni House at (440) 826-2104 to register by phone.

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