July 10-12--Finger Lakes Wine Festival at Watkins Glen for SUNY Alumni
A special offer for SUNY Alumni is available by contacting Jeff Nelson of Watkins Glen at 607-535-3354 or by email. Three options include: 1-Day Taster Admission ($30); 2-Day Taster Admission ($35); or Reserved Weekend Camping ($70). Visit official website>>
Tuesday, July 14 -- Washington, DC Networking Happy Hour
Tuesday, July 14; 6 to 8 p.m. at the Beacon Bar & Grill, 1615 Rhode Island Ave., NW. Show your school pride by wearing anything Fredonia or blue and white! See you there!
Join alumni from Western New York schools for good drinks and great conversation at our Western New York College Networking Happy Hour! Appetizers and a cash bar will be provided from 6 to 8 p.m. Participating schools include Fredonia, University at Buffalo, D’Youville College, Daemen College, Buffalo State College, Canisius College, Hilbert College and Niagara University! Admission is $5. Deadline to register is Monday, July 13. Register online at the UB website, or call 1-800-284-5382. Fredonia alumni should register online by bypassing the "Register User Login" section. Just fill in the rest of the required fields. When you register online, you can bypass the “Register User Login” section and fill in the rest of the required fields.
Friday, July 17: Alumni Golf Tournament
The annual Alumni Golf Tournament welcomes back graduates, friends, and newcomers to its annual tourney at Shorewood Country Club, Dunkirk, NY. Reservations and details>>
August 6-9--Watkins Glen Nascar Weekend
SUNY Alumni are eligible for special ticket offers by contacting Jeff Nelson at 607-535-3354 or via email. Options include the Reserved Grandstand Weekend for $95 or Pit Terrace Package for $125. Visit the official website>>
Wednesday, Aug. 12--Alumni Board Meeting
The regular meeting of the Fredonia Alumni Association Board of Directors begins at 4 p.m. in the Alumni House on campus (286 Central Ave.).
Monday, Aug. 24
First Day of Classes Fall 2015 Semester
Saturday, Sept. 12--Cleveland Jazz Orchestra Concert
Starting at 8 p.m., the Hanna Theatre concert features the student vocal group, "The Fredonia Voices." Titled, “An Evening of Ella and Ellington” soloists are student Nia Drummond, and faculty jazz artist, Bruce Johnstone. Prospective students are invited. Hanna Theatre is located at 2067 E. 14th St, Cleveland, OH. Tickets are $15/person but prospective students can reserve a free ticket per person. Purchase online by clicking on links.
Alumni & Friends Reception--Cleveland
Whether you attend the concert (above) or not, join us and alumni afterward at the Bin 216 Restaurant, 1515 Euclid Ave., Cleveland, OH The reception is free to all alumni and guests.
Monday, Sept. 21--SUNY hosts alumni at the Braves vs. Mets game
SUNY will be hosting a pre-game reception at McFadden’s Restaurant, attached to Citi Field, from 5 to 7 p.m., then seats in the stadium in the Big Apple Reserved section. Tickets are $29/person, and include refreshments and appetizers at McFadden’s. This event is family-friendly and will provide a great chance for alumni to network with others from SUNY campuses across the state. Visit the official website>>
Thursday and Friday, Oct. 1 & 2--Freedonia Marxonia
Our annual Marx Brothers Festival will feature originator Douglas Canham,'87. The two-day event is sponsored by Matthew and Cheri Hahn, Hahn Family Freedonia Marxonia Fund, Fredonia College Foundation. There will be an accompanying exhibit in Reed Library Oct. 1 – 25.
Weekend of Oct. 23-25: Homecoming
Homecoming Weekend will be held Oct. 23, 24, and 25. Details not yet announced.
Weekend of Oct. 30-Nov. 1: Family Weekend
Mark your calendars for Family Weekend, featuring entertainment and special activities for families and parents. Details will be announced in the fall of 2015.
Saturday, Oct. 31--Scholars Breakfast
The Scholars Breakfast is an annual celebration of Fredonia's scholarship recipients and their benefactors. By invitation only.
Wednesday, Nov. 5--Annual Meeting, Alumni Board of Directors
4 p.m., Alumni House
Saturday, Dec. 5-- Florida Reunion at "West Side Story"
Join Fredonia alumni for the 2 p.m. performance and back stage tour at the Asolo Repertory Theatre, featuring orchestra musicians John Cooley, ’73, and Tom Ellison, ‘73. The theatre is adjacent to the Ringling campus, 5555 N. Tamiami Trail, Sarasota, Fl. If you have questions, please email Karen West. Tickets are $35 per person.
Summer 2016--Alumni Trip to Ireland
Experience the magic of the Emerald Isle with the Fredonia Alumni Association and AAA Member Choice Vacations from July 23 through August 1, 2016! Trip cost: $3,899 for double occupancy (with early booking incentive until 1/26/2016). Price is air-inclusive from Buffalo (other gateways available), 13 meals, 1st class accommodations, sightseeing is just the start!
For more information, contact Kathleen Wheeler at AAA Orchard Park at 716-362-7731 or email her.
From vibrant and history-filled Dublin, across rolling green hills to the dramatic coast, experience all of the charms of Ireland on this magical tour of the Emerald Isle. Live like royalty during an overnight stay on the grounds of a castle and experience old Ireland at its finest. Visit the new House of Waterford Crystal factory. Enjoy a rousing night of traditional Irish entertainment accompanied by a hearty dinner. See the Atlantic from the stunning 700-foot Cliffs of Moher. Experience the world-famous beauty of the Ring of Kerry. Meet an Irish family during a visit to a working Irish farm. Sample homemade tea and scones while they explain their everyday life. See beautiful Killarney from your seat on an Irish jaunting car. Journey to historic Blarney Castle, lean back and kiss its famous stone! Travel the Ring of Kerry, one of the world’s most beautiful coastal routes and much more!