Reunion Weekend Schedule

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Alumnae Reunion Weekend

Friday, May 20

11:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. Check-in and RegistrationMae Grimmer Alumnae House
Upon arriving to campus, check-in at the Alumnae House to pick up your registration materials, including nametag, meal ticket, and room key for those staying in the residence halls. Registration will be open for those that did not pre-register. Depending on capacity, a limited number of tickets for on-campus events will be available. Please note that the Friday party often sells out.

Noon – 1:30 p.m. Golden Oaks Society LuncheonBelk Dining Hall
Members of the Class of 1972 and the Golden Oaks Society, those alumnae who have already celebrated a golden reunion, are invited to attend a special luncheon with President Jo Allen, ’80. In recognition of their 50th Reunion, Dr. Allen will formally induct members of the Class of 1972 into the Golden Oaks Society.

2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Campus ToursJohnson Hall Rotunda*
Much has changed on campus since your Meredith days! Alumnae will have the opportunity to view and learn more about campus renovations and developments, including the Jo Ellen Ammons, ’57, Welcome Center within Johnson Hall, the Lowery Fitness Center, the lake within McIver Amphitheater, and the newest academic building.

*Tours will depart from the Rotunda as well as from the Golden Oaks Society Luncheon

6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. Reunion Party hosted by Dr. Jo Allen, ’80 – Johnson Hall Rotunda & 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, beverages, and giveaways. Bring your dancing shoes as we dance the night away on campus.

Saturday, May 21

9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Check-in and RegistrationMae Grimmer Alumnae House
Upon arriving to campus, check-in at the Alumnae House to pick up your registration packet and weekend materials.

8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. Saturday BreakfastWainwright Suites of Belk Dining Hall (located below the dining hall)

9:30 a.m. – 10:15 a.m. Campus ToursJohnson Hall Rotunda
Much has changed on campus since your Meredith days! Alumnae will have the opportunity to view and learn more about campus renovations and developments, including the Jo Ellen Ammons, ’57, Welcome Center within Johnson Hall, the Lowery Fitness Center, the lake within McIver Amphitheater, and the newest academic building.

10:30 a.m. State of the College with President Jo Allen, ’80 – Jones Auditorium
Dr. Jo Allen ’80 will provide a College update, highlighting campus updates as well as her vision for the future of Meredith. Courtney Allen, ’10, president of the Alumnae Association, will share a yearly update and present the Alumnae Awards.

Noon – 4:00 p.m. Alumnae MarketCate Center
Make time to shop and support fellow alumnae!

12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Saturday LuncheonBelk Dining Hall

1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Reunion Class Meetingsvarious locations on campus
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.

Individual class activities will be scheduled throughout the afternoon and evening.

Sunday, May 22

10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Alumnae Worship ServiceJones Chapel

11:00 a.m. – noon Sunday BrunchAtrium of the Science and Mathematics Building