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Alumni Weekend 2020 Schedule

  • Thursday

    Thursday June 25

    Due to our concern for the health and wellbeing of our alumni, friends, and guests, Lewis & Clark has made the difficult decision to postpone Alumni Weekend 2020. Anyone who has registered will receive a full refund, and we ask for your patience as we work through this process.

    Every year we look forward to celebrating Alumni Weekend with our L&C community. While we have decided to postpone Alumni Weekend 2020, reunion classes and groups scheduled for 2020 will gather and join the celebrations for Alumni Weekend 2021 on June 24 - 27.

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    Alumni Weekend 2021

    June 24 - 27

    7:30 a.m. - 9 a.m. | Breakfast in Fields Dining Hall, Templeton Campus Center

    11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. | Lunch in Fields Dining Hall, Templeton Campus Center

    3 p.m. - 8 p.m. | Check-In, residence halls and apartments open
    Get your registration materials, room keys and access cards. Check in for Alumni Weekend in the Morgan S. Odell Alumni Gatehouse. Arriving after 8 p.m.? You may obtain your room key from Campus Safety.

    5 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. | Dinner in Fields Dining Hall, Templeton Campus Center

    6 p.m. - 9 p.m. | 1970 Class Reunion Reception and Dinner
    A reception and dinner in honor of the class of 1970. Appetizers, dinner, and an open bar with beer, wine and non-alcoholic drinks are included. Connect, reconnect, and celebrate with those who made your Lewis & Clark journey with you.

     

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  • Friday

    Friday June 26

    Due to our concern for the health and wellbeing of our alumni, friends, and guests, Lewis & Clark has made the difficult decision to postpone Alumni Weekend 2020. Anyone who has registered will receive a full refund, and we ask for your patience as we work through this process.

    Every year we look forward to celebrating Alumni Weekend with our L&C community. While we have decided to postpone Alumni Weekend 2020, reunion classes and groups scheduled for 2020 will gather and join the celebrations for Alumni Weekend 2021 on June 24 - 27.

    Save the date!

    Alumni Weekend 2021

    June 24 - 27

    7:30 a.m. - 9 a.m. | Breakfast in Fields Dining Hall, Templeton Campus Center

    10 a.m. - 9 p.m. | Check-In, residence halls and apartments open
    Get your registration materials, room keys and access cards. Check in for Alumni Weekend in the Morgan S. Odell Alumni Gatehouse.

    11 a.m. - 1 p.m. | Golden Medallion Luncheon
    All members of the Albany Society and friends are invited to celebrate with the classes of 1955, 1960, 1965, and 1970. At the luncheon, members of the class of 1970 will be inducted into the Albany Society. The Albany Society is an honorary society for those who graduated 50 or more years ago.

    11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. | Lunch in Fields Dining Hall, Templeton Campus Center

    1:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. | Greek Organizations Gathering
    A reunion social for all sorority and fraternity alumni.

    2 p.m. - 2:45 p.m. | Pioneer College Session - Who you have been and who you will be?
    Human development occurs at an amazing rate, often without effort, formal instruction, or very much guidance. It begins at conception and continues throughout the entire lifespan. This presentation weaves together Jean Piaget’s and Erik Erikson’s theories in order to highlight the milestones that are typically accomplished during each developmental stage. The goals are to help you discover what it means to develop, the many impressive ways you have already changed, and the future achievements you can expect. Presented by Associate Professor of Psychology Janet Davidson, who is retiring at the end of this academic year.

    2 p.m. - 2:45 p.m. | Pioneer College - Myth-Busters: Sustainability Edition
    Join Sustainability Director, Amy Dvorak, to support or debunk several common sustainable practices. Is Bamboo always better? Hey- it grows on trees! Does buying compostables, instead of one use plastic, help the environment? Come hear about what LC is doing to expand its sustainable practices and what you can do at home.

    3 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. | Pioneer College - Lead the Change: Bystander Intervention in the #MeToo Era
    No matter who you are, you will at some point have the opportunity to intervene when you see violence or harassment happening around you. Come to this workshop to learn how to recognize precursors to violence and skills for safely intervening. Lead the Change workshops are being offered to staff, faculty, and students on campus thanks to a grant from the U.S. Department of Justice’s Office of Violence against Women (OVW), received in 2018. This workshop is presented by Ariella Frishberg, Lewis & Clark’s Gender-Based Violence Prevention Coordinator.

    3:30 p.m. - 5 p.m. | Alumni Choir Rehearsal
    All who love to sing are welcome!

    4 p.m. - 4:45 p.m. | Friday Campus Tour
    See what has happened on the Lewis & Clark campus since you walked on the cobblestones as a student.

    4 p.m. - 5 p.m. | Off-Campus Program Leaders Reception
    A reception, hosted by the Office of Overseas and Off-Campus Programs, for past program leaders and a guest.

    4 p.m. - 5 p.m. | Special Collections Reading Room Open
    Associate Head of Special Collections and College Archives Zach Selley is curating a display of companion materials to the Collaboration Celebration -John Callahan and Ralph Ellison. 

    5 p.m. - 6 p.m. | Collaboration Celebration- John Callahan and Ralph Ellison
    This reception celebrates Morgan S. Odell Professor of Humanities, Emeritus, John Callahan, as the steward of Ralph Ellison’s legacy. The book, “The Selected Letters of Ralph Ellison,” edited by Callahan, who is Ellison’s literary executor, was released on December 3, 2019.

    5 p.m. - 6 p.m. | Leadership Reception
    Recognition reception for members of the Leadership and Heritage Societies. By invitation.

    5 p.m. - 6 p.m. | Cocktails and Careers
    Join Career Center Director Rocky Campbell ’00 for cocktails and mocktails. Sponsored by the class of 2000.

    6 - 6:30 p.m. | Special Collections Reading Room Open
    Associate Head of Special Collections and College Archives Zach Selley is curating a display of companion materials to the Collaboration Celebration -John Callahan and Ralph Ellison.

    6 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. | L&C Block Party
    Come together with the whole Lewis & Clark community to enjoy an evening of food cart fun and activities. Food carts are open until 7:30 but the Boka Marimba music and fun continues until 8:30!

    6 p.m. - 9 p.m. - Kenya 1984 Reunion
    A reunion of the 1984 Kenya overseas program.

    7 p.m. - 8 p.m. | Shabbat Dinner
    Celebrate the Jewish Sabbath on Friday evening with a service and a meal created by a kosher caterer.

    7 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. | Alumni of Color Reception
    Alumni of Color across the decades are invited to this reception.

    8 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. | Healthcare Professions Alumni Reception 
    Alumni and friends involved in the healthcare field are invited to enjoy drinks and goodies at this special reception.

    9 p.m. - 10 p.m. | Labyrinth Walk
    The Labyrinth Walk is a timeless spiritual practice of meditation. Dean of Spiritual Life Mark Duntley will provide a brief introduction and some helpful tips at 9 p.m. The rest of the time is for you to experience the calming and restorative benefits of labyrinth walking. This session is open to those who are experienced labyrinth walkers and those who are new to it- everyone is welcome to drop by and walk!

    9 p.m. - 11 p.m. | Pio Pub
    Sip alumni beer and wine on campus. Italian sodas are also on the menu along with light snacks. You must be at least 21 years old to participate.

     

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  • Saturday

    Saturday June 27

    Due to our concern for the health and wellbeing of our alumni, friends, and guests, Lewis & Clark has made the difficult decision to postpone Alumni Weekend 2020. Anyone who has registered will receive a full refund, and we ask for your patience as we work through this process.

    Every year we look forward to celebrating Alumni Weekend with our L&C community. While we have decided to postpone Alumni Weekend 2020, reunion classes and groups scheduled for 2020 will gather and join the celebrations for Alumni Weekend 2021 on June 24 - 27.

    Save the date!

    Alumni Weekend 2021

    June 24 - 27

    7:30 a.m. - 9 a.m. | Breakfast in Fields Dining Hall, Templeton Campus Center

    9 a.m. - 9 p.m. | Check-In, residence halls and apartments open
    Get your registration materials, room keys and access cards. Check in for Alumni Weekend in the Morgan S. Odell Alumni Gatehouse.

    9 a.m. - 10 a.m. | Tryon Creek Nature Hike
    Meet on campus and take the short walk to Tryon Creek State Natural Area for a hike. This activity is not accessible for those with limited mobility.

    9 a.m. - 11 a.m. | Exhibition of Rare and Historic Music 
    Celebrate the rare and historic music books donated to Lewis & Clark by Bruce Lamott ’70, in honor of Reinhard Pauly. Come see the collections spanning 400 years.

    9:30 a.m. - 11 a.m. | Alumni Choir Rehearsal

    10 a.m. - 10:45 a.m. | Pioneer College - Current Student Panel
    Find out what the Lewis & Clark student experience is like today with this panel of current students.

    10 a.m. - 11 a.m. | Pioneer College - The Way of Tea
    Instructor of Asian Studies Janice Waldmann began the study of Chado, the Way of Tea, in 1971, while living in Japan. She will give some background, history, and a demonstration of a Japanese Tea Ceremony.

    10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. | Campus Tour
    See what has happened on the Lewis & Clark campus since you walked on the cobblestones as a student.

    11 a.m. - 1 p.m. | Champagne Brunch 
    Enjoy Mimosas and a scrumptious brunch with your classmates, friends, and others from the Lewis & Clark community.

    12 p.m. - 1 p.m. | India 1977 Overseas Reunion
    A reunion of the India 1977 overseas program.

    1 p.m. - 2 p.m. | Town Hall with President Wiewel
    Alumni and friends are invited to hear about Lewis & Clark, present and future. There will be plenty of time for questions with President Wiewel.

    1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. | College Outdoors Rafting Pre-Trip Meeting

    2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. | College Outdoors Alumni Reunion
    Alumni and friends of College Outdoors are invited to enjoy food and drink, as they connect and reconnect with adventurous friends.

    2:30 p.m. - 5 p.m. | Campus Fun: Swimming, Lawn Games, & More!

    2:30 p.m. - 4:15 | Pioneer College - What is Your Life Plan?
    The antidote for the shrug and “life happened” excuse is an Intentional Life Plan. Lee Weinstein ’81 will take you through a deceptively simple workshop that will help you design your life and perhaps achieve a goal or three. This event is sponsored by the Bates Center for Entrepreneurship and Leadership and the class of 1985.

    2:30 p.m. - 3:15 p.m. | Manor House Tour with Donna Lawrence ’52
    Hear about the Manor House and tour with Donna Lawrence ’52, who lived in the Manor when it was the women’s dorm.

    2:30 p.m. - 3:15 p.m. | Pioneer College - The Role of American Diplomacy in Combating Corruption Overseas: Tales from Africa
    Sponsored by the class of 1975, come hear about the experiences of Niels Marquardt ’75. Niels led the fight against corruption during his assignments as U.S. Ambassador to Cameroon, Madagascar, and Equatorial Guinea from 2004 to 2010. He will explain how and why this issue has often been such a high priority for American diplomacy around the world. Niels’ distinguished career in the U.S. State Department spanned every administration from Jimmy Carter to Barack Obama. He is currently Lewis & Clark’s Diplomat in Residence.

    3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. | LGBTQ+ Alumni Gathering
    Alumni and friends of the LGBTQ+ community are invited to enjoy food and drink, as they connect and reconnect with others across the decades.

    3:30 p.m. - 4:15 p.m. | Pioneer College - Parenting Your Adult Child
    Sponsored by the class of 1980, come hear from Stacy Rout Thompson ’79, who holds a Master’s Degree in Early Childhood Education and a Doctorate of Education in Educational Leadership. She is in the planning stages of a book covering the topic of parenting adult children.

    3:30 p.m. - 4:15 p.m. | Pioneer College - Theodore Roosevelt: A Model for Political Leadership
    This session is presented by Pamplin Professor of History, Emeritus Stephen Dow Beckham. Professor Beckham says, “Theodore Roosevelt helped shape the modern presidency, moved the United States onto the world stage, promoted reform, and led the nation into the conservation of national forests, national parks, wildlife refuges, and national monuments. Roosevelt was born a New York aristocrat. In the 1880s, as a rancher in the Badlands of North Dakota, he found his soul, the common American, and his vision for leadership. Author of 37 books, winner of the Nobel Prize for Peace, and a hero of the Spanish-American War, TR governed with principle and energy.” Professor Beckham serves on the board of the Theodore Roosevelt Presidential Library and is helping develop its educational programs and exhibits.

    4:30 p.m. - 5:15 p.m. | Pioneer College - 30th Anniversary of the Fall of the Berlin Wall
    Join current and past professors as they reflect on the Cold War and what’s changed in the 30 years since the wall came down. Sponsored by the class of 1990.

    4:30 p.m. - 5:15 p.m. | Pioneer College - Pioneer Travel Information Session
    See the world with fellow Pioneers. The Pioneer Travel Program offers alumni, parents, and friends of the college opportunities for lifelong learning. Trips are led by Lewis & Clark faculty and staff with expertise in the region of travel or theme of study. Come here more about our current trip options.

    4:30 p.m. - 6 p.m. | West Africa 1989 Overseas Reunion
    A reunion of the West Africa 1989 overseas program.

    5 p.m. - 6 p.m. | Munich 1988-1989 Overseas Reunion
    A reunion of the Munich 88-89 overseas program. Reunite with your traveling companions and catch up on their life’s journey.

    5 p.m. - 6 p.m. | USSR in the 80s Reunion
    A reunion of the groups who went to the USSR with Donna Seifer in the 1980s. Donna will be there! Appetizers and beverages will be served.

    5 p.m. - 7 p.m. | Japan 1968 Overseas Reunion
    A reunion of the Japan 1968 overseas program. This group is meeting at a restaurant off campus.

    5 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. | Dinner in Fields Dining Hall, Templeton Campus Center

    ***Class photos will be taken at the class reception or dinner.***

    5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. | Class of 1980 Reception 
    A reception in honor of the class of 1980. Appetizers and an open bar with beer, wine and non-alcoholic drinks are included. Connect, reconnect, and celebrate those who made your Lewis & Clark journey with you.

    6 p.m. - 9 p.m. | Class of 1975 Reception and Dinner
    A reception and dinner in honor of the class of 1975. Appetizers, dinner, and an open bar with beer, wine and non-alcoholic drinks are included. Connect, reconnect, and celebrate with those who made your Lewis & Clark journey with you.

    6 p.m. - 9 p.m. | Class of 1990 Reception and Dinner
    A reception and dinner in honor of the class of 1990. Appetizers, dinner, and an open bar with beer, wine and non-alcoholic drinks are included. Connect, reconnect, and celebrate with those who made your Lewis & Clark journey with you.

    6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. | Class of 1985 Reception and Dinner
    A reception and dinner in honor of the class of 1985. Appetizers, dinner, and an open bar with beer, wine and non-alcoholic drinks are included. Connect, reconnect, and celebrate with those who made your Lewis & Clark journey with you.

    6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. | Class of 1995 Reception and Dinner
    A reception and dinner in honor of the class of 1995. Appetizers, dinner, and an open bar with beer, wine and non-alcoholic drinks are included. Connect, reconnect, and celebrate with those who made your Lewis & Clark journey with you.

    7 p.m. - 9 p.m. | Class of 2000 Reception
    A reception in honor of the class of 2000. Appetizers and an open bar with beer, wine and non-alcoholic drinks are included. Connect, reconnect, and celebrate with those who made your Lewis & Clark journey with you.

    7 p.m. - 9 p.m. | Class of 2005 Reception
    A reception in honor of the class of 2005. Appetizers and an open bar with beer, wine and non-alcoholic drinks are included. Connect, reconnect, and celebrate with those who made your Lewis & Clark journey with you.

    7 p.m. - 9 p.m. | Class of 2010 Reception
    A reception in honor of the class of 2010. Appetizers and an open bar with beer, wine and non-alcoholic drinks are included. Connect, reconnect, and celebrate with those who made your Lewis & Clark journey with you.

    7 p.m. - 9 p.m. | Class of 2015 Reception
    A reception in honor of the class of 2015. Appetizers and an open bar with beer, wine and non-alcoholic drinks are included. Connect, reconnect, and celebrate with those who made your Lewis & Clark journey with you.

    ***Class photos will be taken at the class reception or dinner.***

    9 p.m. - 11 p.m. | Trail Room After Dark
    We invite the Lewis & Clark community to join us in the campus’ gathering spot, the Trail Room, to listen to live music, play games, and visit with friends. There will be a cash bar and light refreshments. Live music will be provided by Dan O’Sullivan ’84, known throughout the world for his jazzy acoustic rock, fancy guitar work, original compositions and expansive guitar improvisations. His singing and guitar style have brought comparisons to Eric Clapton, James Taylor, and Jack Johnson.

     

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  • Sunday

    Sunday June 28

    Due to our concern for the health and wellbeing of our alumni, friends, and guests, Lewis & Clark has made the difficult decision to postpone Alumni Weekend 2020. Anyone who has registered will receive a full refund, and we ask for your patience as we work through this process.

    Every year we look forward to celebrating Alumni Weekend with our L&C community. While we have decided to postpone Alumni Weekend 2020, reunion classes and groups scheduled for 2020 will gather and join the celebrations for Alumni Weekend 2021 on June 24 - 27.

    Save the date!

    Alumni Weekend 2021

    June 24 - 27

    ALL DAY | Check-out for campus residents
    Return your keys to the Campus Safety/Information Office located at Gate 3 before you depart campus. Return your keys in the envelopes they were provided in; there is a $150 charge for unreturned keys.

    7:30 a.m. - 9 a.m. | Breakfast in Fields Dining Hall, Templeton Campus Center

    8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. | Board of Alumni Meeting
    Board of Alumni meeting including a light breakfast, and brunch.

    10 a.m. - 12 p.m. | The President’s Brunch
    Enjoy a delicious brunch, and a performance by the Alumni Choir, alongside President Wiewel, your classmates, friends, and others from the Lewis & Clark community. If the only event that you are attending for Alumni Weekend 2020 is The President’s Brunch, please check-in at Stamm. 

    Time to be confirmed | College Outdoors Rafting Trip
    Raft the beautiful White Salmon River in Washington! Lush vegetation, steep canyon walls, and Class III-IV rapids. If you like whitewater and paddling hard, you’ll have a great time! All you need is a swimsuit and a spirit for adventure. Led by experienced guides and hosted by College Outdoors, the trip includes transportation to and from Lewis & Clark, equipment, guides, and a post river dinner. There will be a pre-trip meeting from 2-2:30 p.m. on Saturday. There is a trip minimum of 10 people needed for the trip to go. If the minimum is not met, the trip will be fully refunded.

    11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. | Lunch in Fields Dining Hall, Templeton Campus Center

     

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