Alumni & Friends of SUNY Plattsburgh

 

                                              

    Summer Reunion 2014




    Set Sail for Reunion

    July 10-13, 2014



    Catch up with old friends; visit faculty; reminisce at favorite Plattsburgh locales; and enjoy summer weather near Lake Champlain and the Adirondacks — all at Reunion 2014.

    This year, the Plattsburgh Alumni Association honors classes ending in 4 and 9 with events like a Reunion barbecue at the dock; a picnic; a bus tour with Vice President Emeritus for Student Affairs Bill Laundry; a Red and White Night; North Country wine and beer tastings; and live music and fireworks downtown.

    Register by June 1 to be eligible for the Reunion raffle. Then, call, email, tweet or Facebook message your classmates to meet you there.

    We can’t wait to welcome you back.


    Schedule of Events
    *Mayor’s Cup Regatta and Festival events are highlighted in green on this schedule.
    **Note: If you will be arriving after the Welcome Center hours and have reservations for on-campus housing, please let us know by July 7 so we can make your registration and housing packet available for pick up at the University Police Department, located on Rugar Street behind Saranac Hall.

    Thursday, July 10

    Noon-4:30 p.m.
    Welcome Center**
    Lobby, Au Sable Hall.
    Complimentary coffee and tea. Check in; sign the guest book; and take a walk down memory lane with your yearbook. Pick up registration packets and sign in to your reserved room in Macdonough Hall.

    4:30-5:30 p.m.
    Reunion Wine Tasting
    Champlain Wine Company, 8 City Hall Place.
    Featuring seven North Country wines per tasting with complimentary Reunion wine glass. Welcoming up to 30 people. Show your Reunion name tag for a discount on bottles. Alumni welcome anytime during business hours over the weekend.

    7-9 p.m.
    Concert: Stowaways*
    Plattsburgh Boat Basin, 5 Dock St.

    9 p.m.
    Boat Parade of Lights*
    Waterfront, from Wilcox Dock, 90 Cumberland Ave. to the Naked Turtle, 1 Dock St.
    To learn more visit http://bit.ly/ParadeOfLights.

    Friday, July 11

    9 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
    Welcome Center**
    Lobby, Au Sable Hall.
    Complimentary coffee and tea. Check in; sign the guest book; and take a walk down memory lane with your yearbook. Pick up registration packets and sign in to your reserved room in Macdonough Hall.

    10-11:45 a.m.
    Tour of the Rockwell Kent Collection
    Rockwell Kent Gallery, Feinberg Library.
    All are welcome to tour the world’s largest collection of Rockwell Kent’s work. View paintings, drawings, book illustrations, bookplates and more. Light refreshments to follow. Assistance available to guests with special needs that make it difficult to walk to the second floor.

    Noon-1:30 p.m.
    Golden Anniversary Club Luncheon with President John Ettling
    Lobby Gallery, Myer’s Fine Arts Building.
    Graduates from 1963 and prior are invited to the induction of the Class of 1964 into the ranks of the Golden Anniversary Club during the class’s 50th anniversary. Guests welcome. Alumni awards presented. Casual attire.

    2-4 p.m.
    Nursing Program Open House
    Nursing Department, Second Floor, Hawkins Hall.
    Department Chair Dr. JoAnn Gleeson-Kreig will lead a program update. Light refreshments.

    4-5:30 p.m.
    Reunion Welcome Back
    John and Mary Hopkins Terrace, Au Sable Hall.
    Meet up with friends. Explore the newest building on campus. Light refreshments.

    6-8 p.m.
    Reunion Barbecue at the Dock
    The Naked Turtle, 1 Dock St.
    Registration at the door is limited.
    All alumni are welcome to the barbecue. Cash bar and live music on the north deck overlooking Lake Champlain.

    7-9 p.m.
    Concert: Keegan Nolan*
    Lions Club Band Shell, near Macdonough Monument, City Hall Place

    9:15-11 p.m.
    Mayor's Cup Movie Night*
    Featuring the showing of a 16mm film saluting Champ, the storied Lake Champlain monster. This event is hosted by movie critic and film preservationist Andy MacDougall '84.
    Newman Center, 90 Broad St.

    10:30 p.m.-Midnight
    Reunion at the Monopole
    Monopole, 7 Protection Ave.
    You know you’re going to end up here anyway. For free wings, mention you are here for Reunion or show your name tag. Limited supply.

    Saturday, July 12

    9 a.m.-2 p.m.
    Welcome Center**
    Lobby, Au Sable Hall.
    Complimentary coffee and tea. Check in; sign the guest book; and take a walk down memory lane with your yearbook. Pick up registration packets and sign in to your reserved room in Macdonough Hall.

    9:45-11:30 a.m.
    Plattsburgh Bus Tour with Bill Laundry H’05
    Departs from and returns to the Myers Fine Arts Building parking lot.
    Board at 9:45 a.m. for this 10 a.m. tour. Ride through historic downtown and reminisce about the “glory days” with Bill Laundry, vice president emeritus of student affairs and local historian, as your guide.

    10 a.m.-4 p.m.
    Mayor’s Cup Regatta*
    For more information, visit http://www.mayorscup.com.

    10:30-11:30 a.m.
    The Campus Tour: Learn What’s New and What’s The Same
    Leaves from Au Sable Hall.
    This student ambassador-led tour of campus will place a special emphasis on what is new on campus, including the newest building, home to the college’s business and computer science programs. Contact the Office of Alumni Relations regarding accommodation of special needs.

    12-3 p.m.
    Reunion Picnic Under the Tent
    Memorial Hall Field on the Saranac River.
    Join alumni, families and guests for michigans, hot dogs, hot & sweet sausage, vegan baked beans, corn on the cob, watermelon and more. Bring sunglasses, shorts and sunscreen. Dancing and photo ops with college mascot Burghy will make your picnic fun and  memorable.

    4-5:30 p.m.
    Craft Beer Tasting
    The Plattsburgh Brewing Company, Comfort Inn, 411 Route 3.
    Meet brew master, Jason Stoyanoff; learn about beer making; and taste a variety of on-site brewed beers. From light to dark, hoppy to malty, there will be something for every beer lover’s taste. Complimentary SUNY Plattsburgh beer mug provided.

    5-6 p.m.
    Golden Anniversary Club Reception
    Nina Winkel Sculpture Court, Meyers Fine Arts Building.
    President John Ettling welcomes the Class of 1964 to attend this special reception with the
    Golden Anniversary Club (all those who graduated in 1963 or earlier).

    6-8 p.m.
    Class of 1964 Dinner
    Lobby Gallery, Myers Fine Arts Building.
    Join classmates for a private buffet, featuring carved, marinated steak; chicken Mediterranean; glazed, roast pork; gourmet potatoes; salads; and desserts.

    6:30-8 p.m.
    Red and White Night
    John and Mary Hopkins Terrace, Au Sable Hall.
    Rain location: Warren Ballroom B, Angell College Center.
    Join President John Ettling; his wife, Lisa Lewis; faculty; and staff for a casual, fun reception. Wear your red and white. Enjoy hors d’oeuvres and a cash bar. Then head downtown for live bands and fireworks.

    8 p.m.
    Concert: Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons Tribute Band*
    Lions Club Band Shell, near Macdonough Monument, City Hall Place.

    10 p.m.
    Fireworks*
    At the Macdonough Monument.
    Free parking everywhere.

    Sunday, July 13

    7:30-11 a.m.
    Breakfast to Go
    Griddles, Angell College Center.
    Looking for a breakfast spot on campus before you hit the road? Fuel up on breakfast sandwiches, coffee and farewell hugs from friends. Stop at the College Store one last time.
















     
     

    Contact Information

    Office of Alumni Relations
    Hawkins Hall Room 113
    101 Broad Street
    Plattsburgh, N.Y. 12901-2681

    Phone: (518) 564-2090 or (800) 964-1889
    FAX: (518) 564-2094
    Email: alumni@plattsburgh.edu