Reunion Weekend / Schedule of Events

Friday – May 13

11:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. – Check in and Registration – Mae Grimmer Alumnae House
Upon arriving on campus, check in at the Alumnae House to pick up your registration packet and weekend materials.
 
12 – 1:30 p.m. – Class of 1966 and the Golden Oaks Society Luncheon – Belk Dining Hall
Members of the Class of 1966 and the Golden Oaks Society are invited to attend a special luncheon with President Jo Allen ’80.  Dr. Allen will formally induct members of the Class of 1966 into the Golden Oaks Society.
 
1:30 – 2:30 p.m. – Campus Traditions Tours
Daisy Chain, Cornhuskin’, oh the memories!  Relive some of your beloved Meredith traditions and learn about some of the newer ones on this traditions tour of campus.
*Tours will also leave directly from the Golden Oaks Society Luncheon
 
6 – 10 p.m. – Reunion Class Party hosted by Dr. Jo Allen ’80 – Belk Dining Hall & the Courtyard
You will not want to miss this party for all alumnae!  Dr. Allen invites you to join us for live music from the Band of Oz.  The event will feature heavy hors d’oeuvres and refreshments.  Bring your dancing shoes as we dance the night away on campus.  And consider staying on campus with your friends in a residence hall.
 
Saturday – May 14
 
9 a.m. - 1 p.m. – Check in and Registration – Mae Grimmer Alumnae House
Upon arriving on campus, check in at the Alumnae House to pick up your registration packet and weekend materials.
 
8:30 – 9:30 a.m. – Breakfast – Wainwright Suites of Belk Dining Hall (located below the dining hall)
 
9 - 10:15 a.m. - Affinity Celebrations - various locations
Former Athletes - SMB Atrrium
Wings - Joyner Lounge
Teachers/School Administrators/Teaching Fellows - Chapel Commons Room
 
9:30 a.m. – 10:15 a.m. - Campus Traditions Tours – Jones Auditorium
Daisy Chain, Cornhuskin’, oh the memories!  Relive some of your beloved Meredith traditions and learn about some of the newer ones on this traditions tour of campus.
*Tours will depart from the steps of Jones Audirorium
 
10:30 a.m. – State of the College – Jones Auditorium
Join us in celebrating 125 years of Meredith College GOING STRONG!  Dr. Jo Allen ’80 will provide a College update, highlighting 125 years of Meredith’s history and sharing her vision for the future of Meredith.  Claire Sullivan Slaughter ‘72, president of the Alumnae Association, will offer remarks, conduct a brief business meeting, and recognize our distinguished alumnae.
 
11:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. – Alumnae Market – Park Center – 2nd Floor
Make time to shop and support fellow alumnae!  Vendors will be selling items on the 2nd floor of the Park Center.
 
12 –1:30 p.m. – Luncheon – Belk Dining Hall
 
1:30 – 3 p.m. – Reunion Class Meetings – Locations TBA
Class business will be conducted including the election of new class agents.  Individual class photos will be taken during the class meetings.  Please check the weekend program for your specific class meeting location.
 
3:15 p.m. – Update on Johnson Hall Renovations – Location TBA
Alumnae are invited to learn more about the renovation project as well as see updates on the progress of Johnson Hall.
 
Individual class activities will be held throughout the evening. Please see the weekend program for details.
 
Sunday, May 15
10 - 11 am - Alumnae Worship Service - Jones Chapel
Gloria Boyd Johnson '80 will serve as our worship leader.  Special musical performances by the Alumnae Choir.
 
11 am – 12 pm - Sunday Brunch - Atrium of the Science and Mathematics Building
 
Goodbye to all until 2021!
 
For more information, contact the Alumnae Office at 919-760-8548 or alumnae@meredith.edu.

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