Reunion 2017 Tentative Schedule of Events

This is a tentative and incomplete schedule of events. Details will be fleshed out with times and more info in the weeks ahead. Please note that this schedule is tentative and subject to change.

Also, find information about the July Volunteer Work Project preceding Reunion Weekend!

Wednesday, July 12

 

The annual VOLUNTEER WORK PROJECT APPRECIATION DINNER celebrates the impacts alumni make in improving our campus.

 

 


Thursday, July 13

 

Arrive a day before the crowd to enjoy a quiet day on campus and celebrate the Class of 1967 at the GOLDEN ANNIVERSARY DINNER

HERNDON GALLERY OPENING featuring the work of Renata Schwebel ’53.

 

 


Friday, July 14

Daytime Activities

ANTIOCH THROUGH THE DECADES
Reunion officially kicks off with the Antioch Through the Decades panel. We are looking for memorable pranks and pranksters to be part of that program, so let us know if you are one of the merry pranksters of Antioch!

SPECIAL SESSIONS
Immediately following the Antioch Through the Decades panel are a series of Special Sessions organized by Anniversary Class Representatives from 1967, 1972, 1977, and 1997! 

  • SPEAKING TRUTH TO POWER keynote address (hosted by the Class of 1967). This keynote focuses on the amazing power of the 1960 social movements and takes a look at contemporary times and efforts. This session is organized by the Alumni Board Reunion Committee with special direction from Karen Foreit ’67.
  • THE '70s AND YOU (hosted by the Class of 1972). Looking Back and Learning from the 1973 Strike.
  • REVISITING THE AEA MARXIST STUDIES TRIP (hosted by the Class of 1977). About 24-26 people went on the trip to five countries in Europe in the Spring of 1976, with two faculty and two interpreters. Join alumni and professors Andy Winnick and Ludo Abicht as they revisit their trip to five countries in Europe during the Spring of 1976.
  • THOUGHTS ON WRITING AND AN INTIMATE READING of “The Walls Around Us” by New York Times’ Young Adult Bets Seller’s list, Nova Ren Suma ’97 (hosted by the Class of 1997).

DECADES RECEPTION

AND MORE...
Tours of Antioch Farm, Geothermal/Solar systems, and. Glen Helen. Film screenings of current student work. Including an Antioch Adventures Marathon!

Evening Activities

KEYNOTE DINNER
Featuring Eric Bates ’83

CABARET HORACE
Cabaret Horace is back for the 2nd year! You are invited to perform 5–10 minutes of whatever it is you do best! It could be wildly experimental or a work that comes out of a well-honed tradition. Everything is fair game…so be brave! Sign up available at the registration table or door. Location: Foundry Theater Experimental Stage.

FOLK DANCING
Join Larry Foster ’70 and fellow Antiochians for Folk Dancing on Red Square.

BONFIRE


Saturday, July 15

Daytime Activities

INFO SESSIONS
Saturday restarts with a number of informational sessions ranging from Co-op open house to Alumni Recruitment Team (ART) training led by the Office of Admission and more.

STATE OF THE COLLEGE
Right after lunch we will hear from President Tom Manley during the State of the College address.

ALUMNI AWARDS PLENARIES
Alumni Awards are presented by the Alumni Association to Antiochians who have made an outstanding contribution in their field of work, on community, service to the College, in breaking down ethnic barriers, or winning victories for humanity.

This year’s awardees are: Larry Rubin ’65, Eric Bates ’83, Judge LaDoris Cordell ’71, Gabriel Metcalf ’93, and Pavel Curtis ’81.

AND MORE...
Alumni Association Board of Directors meeting, softball game, tours and open houses.

Evening Activities

CELEBRATION DINNER
Saturday evening is the culminating event of Reunion with the Celebration Dinner. Entertainment and collective efforts to fundraise for a special project. Not to be missed!

AMPAC MOVIE NIGHT
After dinner join Pete Creelman ’67 for a Reunion Special Edition of AMPAC!

DIV DANCE
Night owl? Come dance the night away at Div.


Sunday, July 16

 

The weekend wraps up with the FARWELL BRUNCH followed by a Quaker style MEMORIAL for Antiochians and friends and TOURS OF MAIN BUILDING.