Friday, September 28, 2012
Dennis J. Thiele, '78 (Biology), is the keynote speaker for the Jewett Hall 50th Anniversary Celebration, and a recipient of the Outstanding Achievement Award. Visit his lab at Duke University>>
1 PM - 8 PM: Registration and Ticket Pick Up Alumni House, 286 Central Ave.
9 AM - 8 PM: Bookstore is Open. University Commons (formerly Cranston Hall).
4 PM: Dedication of Williams Center (newly renovated). Multi-Purpose Room.
4 PM: CEO of Ford Canada Dianne Craig, '83, presents"My Life Since Fredonia:" Fenton 105. Refreshments.
4 PM: Jewett Hall 50th Anniversary Celebration Keynote Seminar -- "The Biology of Copper: From Mammalian Development to Anti-Microbial Weapon" by Dennis J. Thiele, Ph.D.'78 (Duke University Medical Center). Room 101, Jewett Hall. Free.
5 PM - 7:30 PM: Chicken Barbecue. Dods Hall Grove. Sponsored by FSU Swim Team. Tickets are $8 and can be purchased online>. Also, purchase by cash or check at Alumni Office or from Coach Arthur Wang. A small number of tickets may be available at the door.
5 PM: Sciences Reception & Student Research Posters - Jewett Hall Lobby. Free.
6 PM Pep Rally: Multi-Purpose Room, Williams Center. Homecoming theme-"Fredonia Around the World." Crowning of Homecoming King and Queen.
8 PM: 1970's Reunion Jazz Ensemble Concert, Rosch Recital Hall. Free.
9 PM: International Dance Extravaganza - The Spot/Tim Horton's, Williams Center. Free to all students. A tribute to our international students.
9 PM: Midnight Meet and Greet at White Inn, 52 E. Main St. Complimentary hors d'oeuvres, cash bar.
Saturday, September 29, 2012
8 AM - 6 PM: Registration and Ticket Pick Up at Williams Center Information Booth. Coffee may be purchased at STARBUCKS. A free shuttle bus will continuously circulate the parking lots and campus for your convenience.
9 AM - 11 AM: Biology Alumni Coffee - Jewett Hall Lobby. Free. Tours of Jewett Hall will be led every half hour by former faculty members and current students. Displays include taped interviews of emeritus faculty and alumni; alumni storyboard; photos
9 - 11 AM: Natural Sciences Alumni Coffee - Houghton Hall Foyer. Free. Display and observation of new Science Center (under construction) will be offered.
9AM: Ruterbusch 5K Memorial Run. Meet at Steele Indoor Track.
Register online as individual adult ($15), or individual student ($5) or Residence Hall Team of four students ($20)>>
9 AM: Men’s Alumni Soccer Game – University Stadium
9:00 AM: Campus Tour. Meet at Information Booth, Williams Center
10:30 AM: Women’s Alumni Soccer Game – University Stadium
11 AM: Women’s Alumni Basketball Game – Dods Hall Gymnasium
11 AM - 5 PM: Bookstore is Open. University Commons (formerly known as Cranston Hall).
11:30 AM: Awards Brunch – Cranston Marche, University Commons. Honoring Outstanding Achievement Award recipients, Dianne (Carson) Craig ’85 (Mathematics) and Dennis Thiele PhD. ’78 (Biology). Also receiving the award but unable to attend will be Eugene Kapaloski '53 (Elementary Education). Recognition of honored classes. Music by Ron Corsaro ’61. $15/person. Reservations recommended. Tickets>>
11 AM – 2 PM: WNYF Alumni Reception TV Studio, Hendrix Hall
1 PM College of Education Reception – Alumni House, 286 Central Ave. Committee of 200 will be recognized. Free. All are welcome.
1 PM: Book Signing by Allen Sweet ‘54. Bookstore.
1 PM: Blue Devils Men’s Soccer vs. Buffalo State – University Stadium
1 - 4 PM: SUNY Fredonia Science Alumni Conference, 20-minute concurrent talks by alumni. Locations: Williams Center. This is a forum to showcase the diverse and significant contributions to science made by the alumni of our Biology, Chemistry, Geoscience and Physics Departments. Alums are encouraged to submit abstracts for 20 minute talks. Complete schedule>>
2 PM – 4 PM: Alumni Picnic – Dods Grove/Tent/DJ. Nominal charge for food, beverages and beer. Please bring ID.
2 PM -6 PM: “ on the hop: paintings by Paul Ryan” The Cathy and Jesse Marion Art Gallery, Rockefeller Arts Center. Free.
2 PM: School of Music Master Class - Charles McCracken, bassoon. Room 1080, Mason Hall. Free.
4 PM: Department of Communication Alumni Reception - Heenan’s Pub, 39 E. Main St. Sponsored by ACA, WCVF,WNYF.
4 PM – 6 PM: Honored Class Multi-Receptions - Honoring all members of the Classes of 1967, 1972, 1977, 1982, 1992, 1997, and 2007. Multi-Purpose Room, Williams Center. Complimentary hors d’oeuvres. Cash bar.
4 PM School of Music Faculty Recital - featuring Natasha Farny, cello, Donald George, tenor, Lucy Mauro, piano, Gerald Gray, Fredonia Chamber Singers. Rosch Recital Hall. Free.
4:15 PM: Bus leaves for anniversary celebration of Jewett Hall to College Lodge, Brocton. Meet at Williams Center Bus Stop. Complimentary shuttle will be ongoing until after anniversary dinner at Lodge.
5 – 6 PM: Natural History Tours at College Lodge – part of Jewett Hall 50th Anniversary Celebration. Led by faculty members Dr. Bill Brown and Dr. Jonathan Titus. Please take shuttle bus
6 PM: Jewett Hall 50th Memories and Reflections Anniversary Dinner Celebration. College Lodge, Brocton. Complimentary wine/beer at 6 PM. Western New York Buffet at 7 PM. Price: $25/person. Reservations recommended. Ongoing complimentary shuttle bus will be available for transport to and from lodge to campus. Memories and reflections to be given by Emeritus Professors Kevin Fox, Ken Mantai, and Wayne Yunghans of the Biology Department.
6 PM: Athletic Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony and Dinner. Cranston Marche (formerly known as Cranston Hall), University Commons. Cash bar reception at 6 PM. Dinner at 7 PM. Price: $25/person. Reservations recommended. Tickets>>
6 PM: Class of 1987 - 25 yr. Reunion Reception – The Spot/Tim Horton’s, Williams Center. $5.00/person includes light refreshments and prizes. Cash beer/wine bar. Tickets>>
7 PM: Class of 2002 - Ten Year Reunion Happy Hour – Old Main Inn, Water St. Complimentary munchies. Cash Bar.
7 PM: Pre-released film for FSU students. Title TBA. Multi-Purpose Room, Williams Center. $1/person. Sponsored by Spectrum.
8 PM: Wind Ensemble Concert. King Concert Hall. Free.
9 PM: Downtown Meetings. Look for location assignments at Homecoming Registration Table. All honored classes (1962, 1967, 1972, 1977, 1982, 1987, 1992, 1997, 2002, 2007) will have opportunities to convene at designated establishments downtown.
9:30 PM: Pre-released film for FSU students. Title TBA. Multi-Purpose Room, Williams Center. $1/person. Sponsored by Spectrum.
Sunday, September 30, 2012
Double Reed Day – opening faculty recital at 9am in Rosch and the final student concert at 3:15 in Rosch. Concerts are free. Sponsored by School of Music
2 PM -6 PM: “On the hop: paintings by Paul Ryan,” The Cathy and Jesse Marion Art Gallery, Rockefeller Arts Center. Free.