A Weekend to Remember With Friends You'll Never Forget
Reunion Weekend 2018: June 1, 2 & 3
Celebrating with the classes of 1958, 1963, 1968, 1978, 1982-83-84, 1993 & 2008!
It was the best of times. It was the first of times. And it’ll be just as much fun decades later. Come home to UNH to see old friends and make new memories. Enjoy a weekend packed with events, visit your favorite places on campus and discover what’s new at New Hampshire’s flagship research university.
A unique opportunity to experience this incredible marine science education and research station in the Gulf of Maine. Tour and activities, hot lunch and boat transportation included, $50 pp. Limited to 35 people (waitlist available). Please note: no wheelchairs, walkers or strollers on board. One must be able to stand for the 45-minute boat ride and walk steadily on rocky, uneven ground. To register, call Phebe Moore at (603)862-5001. (Rain date: Friday, June 1)
Friday, June 1
• Move to the beat and march in style with the UNH Pep Band at the annual class march.
• Honor the 50th reunion class at the Wildcat Luncheon. All 50th + reunion alumni welcome to attend!
• Campus bus tour: Transformed for the 21st Century, led by UNH Campus Architect, Doug Bencks.
• Be amazed! Explore Wildcat Stadium or the newly renovated Hamilton Smith building.
• Visit Woodman Farm and the Fairchild Dairy and learn about some of the important agricultural and sustainability research underway.
• Air Force and Navy ROTC Affinity Group Gathering at the NH State War Memorial in the UNH Memorial Union Building (MUB).
• Reunite with old friends and new at the all-class welcome reception and lobster bake, Thompson Hall Lawn.
• View the documentary film, Mayflowers, Defending Free Speech in Hard Times, about the student strike for free speech at UNH during the Vietnam War after the Kent State
Killings in May 1970. Commentary led by a 1968 classmate.
• Peace, love and wagon wheels at the Freshman Camp Counselor bonfire, The Browne Center, Durham Point Road.
• Take in the view at the sunrise Thompson Hall Clock Tower Tour.
• Wildcat Kid's Zone kid friendly activities all day long - ages 6 and up!
• Future Wildcats - Behind the scenes University tour for teens (14+).
• Wildcat Alumni Academy - Session 1:
William Blake in the Age of Aquarius, Dr. Michael Ferber, UNH Dept of English and Humanities
Blake’s surprising impact on the art, literature, and politics of a generation born more than a century after he died.
Sustainability talk (title to be confirmed), Michael Palace, PhD, Department of Earth Sciences, College of Engineering and Physical Sciences, Earth Systems Research Center, Institute for the Study of Earth, Oceans, and Space
How to Quit Facebook in 10,000 Difficult Steps, Kevin Healey, PhD, Assistant Professor of Communication
What do we love about the social media platforms we're so addicted to and how do we move beyond our obsessive-like use? Rather than abandoning social media, perhaps we can re-envision it so it serves our personal needs as well as the broader social good. Through a healthy mix of critique, humor, and hopefulness, this talk explores the present state and possible futures of our emerging digital economy.
• Wildcat Alumni Academy - Session 2:
Advancing New Ideas for Social Impact: Connecting Two Generations of Change Agents, Dr Fiona Wilson, Executive Director, Center for Social Innovation and Enterprise
Learn more about the work UNH is doing as one of the most active and progressive universities in the country to solve some of the most pressing local and global social and environmental challenges.
Balancing Care: Supporting Aging Loved Ones, Kate Crary, Project Director, UNH Institute for Health Policy and Practice Explore tools and problem solving methods to use when helping aging parents navigate the healthcare system in this interactive workshop.
Professional Development: Becoming a leader within your industry (speaker to be confirmed)
• Wildcat Picnic (family friendly): Pep rally, food trucks, live music and fun activities for all ages.
• Wildcat Academy - continued
Social Innovation Hot Seat: Your chance to make an impact In this lively and participatory session, we will hear from three different young social entrepreneurs who will share with us their biggest challenges and obstacles for the future of their social venture. Join us to share your expertise and knowledge with these young change makers to help them solve their leadership dilemmas.
“Visual Impressions”, Richard Whitney PhD.H., ‘68
Meet the painter, author and educator, Richard Whitney, who was named one of the top dozen portrait painters in America by Town & Country magazine. His work hangs in over 750 public and private fine art collections worldwide. Dr. Whitney will give an illustrated talk on his training and career as a successful portrait and landscape artist.
• Reconnect with your Fraternity & Sorority Life family at an all-Greek gathering.
• Reconnect and reminisce with classmates at individual class dinners
1958 – Home of David and Mary Ann Chase, Durham Point Road
1963 – Skybox Lounge, Whittemore Center
1968 – Dining Room, Huddleston Hall
1978 – Demo Kitchen, Hamel Recreation Center
1982-83-84 – Tent, Thompson Hall Lawn
1993 – Rotunda, Holloway Commons
2008 – Upper level, Holloway Commons
• After parties!
1978 & 1982-83-84 – Tent, Thompson Hall Lawn, Get on the dance floor with only the best music of the 70s and 80s!
1993 & 2008 – Libby’s Bar and Grill, Come and dance with music by the '90s band, Groove Child, and a DJ to round off the night!
- Registration opens in March 2018.
- On-campus accommodations:
Adam's Tower West and Mills Residence Halls
- Off-campus accommodations:
Holiday Inn Express, Durham – (603) 868-1234
The Pines Guest House, Durham – (603) 868-3361
Comfort Inn & Suites, Dover – (603) 750-7507
Hampton Inn, Dover - (603) 516-5600
Classes of 1982-83-84 - Joint 35th Reunion
1982-83-84 Reunion Committee:
1982: Cheryl Blackwood, Julie (Lake) Butterfield, Larry McGrath, Paul Mitchell, Robbin Ray, Cathleen (Nelson) Wardley
1983: Lindsey (Edmands) Burns, Mitch Duggan, Bert Freedman, Wendy Gilday, Jeff Hird, Debbie Metcalfe, Ilene Segal
1984: Donna Kelsey Chisholm, Beth Bye, Susan (Sepich) Choquette, Rae Ann (Hoyt) Chrane, Chris Drain, Kerry Pattie, Kathy Reilly, Robin (Peters) Schell, Elaine (Messier) Walczak
1982 Lost List |
1983 Lost List |
1984 Lost List
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