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Alumni Weekend

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May 27, 2014
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Alumni Weekend returns May 29-June 1, 2014

• It’s that time again, time to revisit the campus that launched dreams, inspired careers, and helped invent a whole new you! Alumni Weekend comes to campus Thursday, May 29, to Sunday, June 1.

Celebrate Your Year

WPI looks forward to celebrating the anniversaries of those alumni from 1939, 1944, 1949, 1954, 1959, 1964, 1969, 1974, 1979, 1984, 1989, 1994, 1999, 2004, and 2009. Don’t miss the opportunity to connect with classmates, enjoy reunion gatherings, and participate in awards celebrations.

Participate in Tradition

ALUMNI GOLF TOURNAMENT AT CHARTER OAK COUNTRY CLUB

Start Alumni Weekend on one of the finest golf courses in Massachusetts. The tournament is open to all alumni and friends of the university.

50–YEAR ASSOCIATES RECEPTION AND DINNER

Open to all 50–Year Associates Members (1929–1963). Alumni of 1964 will be inducted into the group and those members of the class receiving awards will be recognized

REUNION PARADE

Gather and witness celebrating reunion classes as they participate in our annual Reunion Parade. Take part in recognizing the Class of 2014, and welcoming them as the newest addition to the ranks of WPI alumni.

FULL EVENT SCHEDULE

THURSDAY, MAY 29, 2014 

1pm

Alumni Golf Tournament

Charter Oak Country Club

9am–6pm

WPI Bookstore Open

Rubin Campus Center, Main Level

3–5:30pm

Registration Desk Open

Rubin Campus Center, Main Level

6pm–End

President’s Circle Reception: Featuring the Future of Alumni Gym (PC members)

Bartlett Center

FRIDAY, MAY 30, 2014

8am–8pm

Registration Desk Open

Rubin Campus Center, Main Level

8am–8pm

Gordon Library Open: Archives Exhibit, “Through the Eyes of a Student: 100 Years of Student Life at WPI”

Gordon Library Archives

9am–6pm

WPI Bookstore Open

Rubin Campus Center, Main Level

9–10am

Provost’s Breakfast: Our Faculty Making a Difference

Rubin Campus Center, Odeum

8–10am

Personalize Your Alumni Weekend Favor

Haas Technical Education Center (HTEC), Washburn Shops, Room 107

Noon–1:30pm

Alumni Luncheon: Hosted by Student Alumni Society and Tech Old Timers

Quad Tent

Noon–1:30pm

Alden Society Luncheon

Alden Memorial

2–3:15pm

Campus Tours

Bartlett Center

2–5pm

Personalize your Alumni Weekend Favor

HTEC, Washburn Shops, Room 107

3–4pm

Photo with WARNER, the Humanoid Robot

Freeman Plaza at Washburn Shops

5–6pm

Biomedical Engineering Alumni, Faculty and Student Soccer Game & BBQ

Alumni Field

5:30–7pm

Celebrating Trailblazers: Women of the ’70s Reception

Sports & Recreation Center

5:30–6:30pm

50–Year Associates Reception (1929–1964)

Rubin Campus Center, Odeum Foyer

6pm–End

Quadfest: Spirit of Spree

Quad Tent

6:30pm–End

50–Year Associates Dinner (1929–1964)

Rubin Campus Center, Odeum

SATURDAY, MAY 31, 2014

8am–5pm

Personalize your Alumni Weekend Favor

Haas Technical Education Center (HTEC), Washburn Shops, Room 107

8am–6pm

Registration Desk Open

Rubin Campus Center, Main Level

9am–6pm

WPI Bookstore Open

Rubin Campus Center, Main Level

9–10am

President’s Breakfast

Alden Memorial

10am–4pm

Sports & Recreation Center Open Hours

10–11:30am

President’s Address

Alden Memorial

11:30am–Noon

Reunion Class Parade

Assemble at Sanford Riley

Noon–2pm

Alumni Recognition Ceremony and Luncheon

Rubin Campus Center, Odeum

Noon–2pm

Kids’ Activities and Lunch (ages 5–12)

Quad Tent

2–4pm

Skull Tomb Open (for members and spouses)

2–4pm

Alumni Gym Tours

2–4pm

Campus Dessert Tours (self–guided)

Gordon Library Archives, Washburn Shops, Alumni Gym, Sports & Recreation Center

2–4pm

Open Swim

Sports & Recreation Center

2–4pm

Robotics Demonstration

Harrington Auditorium

3–4pm

Photo with WARNER, the Humanoid Robot

Freeman Plaza at Washburn Shops

3:20–3:40 pm

Dedication for Ray Hagglund ’56

Higgins Labs Lawn

3:40–4pm

Dedication for Peter Horstmann ’55

Football Field Entrance

3–5pm

Fraternity & Sorority Houses Open

Various Locations

5:30–6:30pm

Class of 1964 50th Reunion Reception with the President

President’s House: 1 Drury Lane

5:30–6:30pm

Class of 1974 40th Reception with the Provost

Gateway Park (BETC): 50 Prescott Street

6pm–End

Receptions & Banquets for Classes of 1934–1954

Morgan Dining Hall

6pm–End

Class of 1959

Rubin Campus Center – Odeum C

6pm–End

Class of 1969

Higgins House

6pm–End

Class of 1979

Morgan Dining Hall

6pm–End

Class of 1984

Morgan Dining Hall

6pm–End

Class of 1989

Higgins House

7pm–End

Class of 1964

Alden Memorial

7pm–End

Class of 1974

Rubin Campu Center – Odeum A/B

7pm–End

Roc the Rec: Alumni Social (including reunions for 1994, 1999, 2004, 2009, and 2014)

Sports & Recreation Center

SUNDAY, JUNE 1, 2014

7am–Noon

Check Out of Residence Halls

Faraday, Lobby

8–10am

Continental Breakfast

Rubin Campus Center, Main Level

8–10am

Class of 1964 Remembrance Breakfast

Rubin Campus Center, Odeum A

9am–2pm

WPI Bookstore Open

Rubin Campus Center, Main Level

PRE–REGISTRATION ENDS MAY 26 AT MIDNIGHT. SIGN UP TODAY!