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Friday, May 30 Time Location Details
Golden Eagle Investiture Luncheon
11 a.m.–1 p.m.
McElroy Commons,
Carney Dining Room
The Class of 1964 will be officially welcomed into BC’s Golden Eagle Society during this special pinning ceremony.
Golden Eagle Photo
1:30–2 p.m. Robsham Theater Immediately following the Investiture ceremony, a group photo of the Golden Eagles will be taken in Robsham Theater.
Lynch School of Education Alumni Gathering 4–6 p.m. Higgins Hall,
Room 300 and Atrium
Joseph O’Keefe, S.J., professor ELHE, and Jacqueline Lerner, PhD, professor CDEP, will present: Believing and Doing the Right Thing: Faith and Character Development in Adolescence. A reception will follow.
College of Arts and Sciences Reception 4–6 p.m. Gasson Hall,
Room 100
Boston College’s first MacArthur Fellow, Robin Fleming, recipient of the honor commonly referred to as the “Genius Award,” will speak on the subject for which she was recognized: Don’t Call It the Dark Ages: Bringing alive the fascinating world of the early middle ages through the study of bones and pottery.

Immediately following her talk, a reception will be held with Professor Fleming and Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences and newly appointed University Provost, David Quigley.
Alumni Welcome: A Taste of Boston 6–9 p.m. McElroy Commons,
Carney Dining Room
Reacquaint yourself with the campus you once called home during this Boston-themed dinner. Dinner and a cash bar will be available. Cost is $50 ($15 children 5-12).
Golden Eagle Concert and Dancing with the Heightsmen
8–10 p.m. Corcoran Commons,
Heights Room
The Class of 1964 is invited to a special concert by the Heightsmen, which features two members of their graduating class. Bring your dancing shoes! A cash bar will be available. Cost is $15.
A Night at the Heights
9–11 p.m. McElroy Commons,
Carney Dining Room
All are invited to this casual reception for live music, dancing, refreshments, and a cash bar.
Late Night 11:30 p.m.–2:00 a.m. Corcoran Commons Wrap up the first night of Reunion with some classic BC fare served á la carte.

 

Saturday, May 31
Time Location Details
Alumni 5K Fun Run
7:30 a.m. Registration; 8:30 a.m. start time Start and finish lines
located on Linden Lane
Forget just taking a walk down memory lane—lace up your sneakers for a USATF-certified 5K run through the Heights; open to all BC alumni, families, and friends! Cost is $25 ($15 children 5-12).
AA Meeting 8:30–9:30 a.m. Fulton Hall, Room 220 A group of like-minded Eagles will gather in support of each other. Refreshments will be provided.
Yoga Hour 9–10 a.m. 2101 Commonwealth Ave.
Start your Saturday off right with an hour-long yoga session taught by certified yoga instructor Jenna Bee ’09. Weather permitting, the class will take place outdoors. Participants are asked to bring their own yoga mats. Beginners are welcome.
Fourth Annual Veterans’ Reunion Reception
9–10:30 a.m. Burns Library Lawn Honor the commitment and bravery of BC’s men and women in service during this special spiritual celebration, featuring keynote speaker Lieutenant Colonel Guillaume “Will” Beaurpere ’94, military assistant to the secretary of the army (Pentagon). Breakfast will be served. Hosted by the BC Veterans Alumni Network. Cost is $15.
Inside BC Athletics 10:30 a.m.–12 p.m. Yawkey Athletics Center,
Murray Room
Get an insider’s view of our Eagles’ sports domain during this panel discussion with representatives of BC Athletics.
Stained Glass Windows of Boston College 10:30 a.m.–12 p.m. Bapst Library,
Gargan Hall
Boston College boasts a remarkable range of stained-glass windows designed in the first half of the 20th century. Join Patricia DeLeeuw, vice provost for faculties at Boston College and contributor to the book Transforming Light: The Stained-Glass Windows of Boston College, for a tour of these windows in Gargan Hall.
Alumni Reunion Barbecue
12–3 p.m. Campus Green
Bring your appetite to this outdoor festival, featuring food fresh off the grill and fun for the whole family. GOLD BBQ registrants can attend at no additional charge. Cost is $25 ($15 children 5-12).
BC GOLD Barbecue
12–3 p.m. Bapst Lawn The classes of 2004 and 2009 are invited to reconnect with your fellow Eagles at this exclusive BC GOLD event featuring food fresh off the grill, lawn games, and more. Cost is $25.
Connell School of Nursing Reunion and Kelleher Award Ceremony 2–3:30 p.m. Higgins Hall,
Room 310 and Atrium
Dean Susan Gennaro will present the sixth annual Dean Rita P. Kelleher Award to Martha Jurchak, PhD’96, executive director of the Ethics Service at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, and Ellen Robinson, MS’83, PhD’97, nurse ethicist at Massachusetts General Hospital’s Institute for Patient Care and co-chair of the MGH Optimum Care Committee. A panel discussion on nursing ethics with Connell School faculty Pamela Grace and Richard Ross, S.J., will be followed by a reception.
GOLD Reunion Mass 4–5 p.m. St. Joseph’s Chapel Attend a special Mass created specifically for GOLD alumni.
Alumni Reunion Mass 4–5 p.m. St. Ignatius Church Attend a special alumni Mass with University President William P. Leahy, S.J., serving as the celebrant.

 

Class Parties
All parties will be held Saturday, May 31
Time Location Details
Class of 1954: 60th Anniversary Luncheon 1–3:30 p.m. Cadigan Alumni Center
$50 - Lunch will be served; cash bar.
Class of 1959: 55th Anniversary Party 6–10 p.m. Gasson 100 $50 - Dinner will be served; open bar.
Class of 1964: 50th Anniversary Party 6–10 p.m. McElroy Commons,
Main Dining Room
Complimentary - Dinner will be served; open bar.
Class of 1969: 45th Anniversary Party 7–11 p.m. Cadigan Alumni Center $75 - Dinner will be served; cash bar.
Class of 1974: 40th Anniversary Party 7–11 p.m. 2101 Commonwealth Ave. $75 - Dinner will be served; cash bar.
Class of 1979: 35th Anniversary Party 7–11 p.m. Yawkey Athletics Center,
Murray Room
$75 - Dinner will be served; cash bar.
Class of 1984: 30th Anniversary Party 7-11 p.m. Corcoran Commons $75 - Dinner will be served; cash bar.
Class of 1989: 25th Anniversary Party 7-11 p.m. Campus Green $75 - Dinner will be served; cash bar.
Class of 1994: 20th Anniversary Party 8 p.m.–12 a.m. Bapst Lawn
$50 - Heavy hors d’oeuvres will be served; cash bar.
Class of 1999: 15th Anniversary Party 8 p.m.–12 a.m. Eagles Nest $50 - Heavy hors d’oeuvres will be served; cash bar.
Class of 2004: 10th Anniversary Party 8 p.m.–12 a.m. Lyons Dining Hall $50 - Heavy hors d’oeuvres will be served; cash bar.
Class of 2009: 5th Anniversary Party 8 p.m.–12 a.m. The Mods
$35 - Heavy hors d’oeuvres will be served; cash bar.

 

Sunday, June 1
Time Location Details
Reunion Jazz Brunch
9 a.m.–11:30 a.m. 2101 Commonwealth Ave. Wrap up Reunion Weekend in style with a delicious Sunday brunch, complete with a live jazz band. Cost is $35 ($15 children 5-12).


Newton College Events

Friday, May 30 Time Location Details
Golden Anniversary Investiture Luncheon
11 a.m.–1 p.m.
McElroy Commons,
Carney Dining Room
The Class of 1964 will be officially welcomed into BC’s Golden Eagle Society during this special pinning ceremony.
McMullen Museum Tour
1:30–3 p.m. McMullen Museum of Art Receive an exclusive docent tour of “Paris Night & Day: Photography Between the Wars.” The exhibit features photography from 1918 to 1939, one of the richest, most romantic, and most sinister cultural periods of the City of Light.
Golden Anniversary Welcome Dinner 6–9 p.m. 825 Centre St. Newton College Class of 1964 is invited to a gathering to kick off their 50th Reunion celebration. Casual dinner, dessert, and cash bar are included. Cost is $35.
Alumni Welcome: A Taste of Boston 6–9 p.m. McElroy Commons,
Carney Dining Room
Reacquaint yourself with the campus you once called home during this Boston-themed dinner held at the hub of the Heights. Dinner and a cash bar will be available. Cost is $50 ($15 children 5-12).
A Night at the Heights
9–11 p.m. McElroy Commons,
Carney Dining Room
All are invited to this casual reception on the Campus Green for live music, dancing, refreshments, and a cash bar.

 

Saturday, May 31
Time Location Details
Alumni 5K Fun Run
7:30 a.m. Registration; 8:30 a.m. start time Start and finish lines
located on Linden Lane
Forget just taking a walk down memory lane—lace up your sneakers for a USATF-certified 5K run through the Heights; open to all BC alumni, families, and friends! Cost is $25 ($15 children 5-12).
AA Meeting 8:30–9:30 a.m. Fulton Hall, Room 220 A group of like-minded Eagles will gather in support of each other. Refreshments will be provided.
Yoga Hour 9–10 a.m. 2101 Commonwealth Ave.
Start your Saturday off right with an hour-long yoga session taught by certified yoga instructor Jenna Bee ’09. Weather permitting, the class will take place outdoors. Participants are asked to bring their own yoga mats. Beginners are welcome.
Newton College Conversation with Professor Catherine Cornille 10 a.m.–12 p.m. Stuart Hall,
East Wing 115
Join Newton College Alumnae Chair of Western Culture, Professor Catherine Cornille, for a panel discussion with representatives from reunion classes.
Garden Party Luncheon
12–2 p.m. Stuart/Barat Lawn Reminisce and reconnect with classmates and friends during this luncheon featuring live music. Cost is $30.
 

 

Class Parties
All parties will be held Saturday, May 31
Time Location Details
Class of 1959: 55th Anniversary Party 6–10 p.m. Barat House $75 - Dinner will be served; cash bar.
Class of 1964: 50th Anniversary Party 6–10 p.m. 825 Centre Street Complimentary - Dinner will be served; open bar.
Class of 1969: 45th Anniversary Party 6–10 p.m. Hardey Hall $75 - Dinner will be served; cash bar.
Class of 1974: 40th Anniversary Party 6–10 p.m. Stuart Hall $75 - Dinner will be served; cash bar.
 

 

Sunday, June 1
Time Location Details
Alumnae Mass 10–11 a.m. Trinity Chapel Attend a special alumnae Mass at the spiritual cornerstone of Newton College.
Reunion Jazz Brunch
11 a.m.–12:30 p.m. Stuart/Barat Lawn
Wrap up Reunion Weekend in style with a delicious Sunday brunch, complete with a live jazz band. Cost is $35.
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