Alumni Weekend Schedule

 

We look forward to seeing you back on Palatine Hill this June. Feel free to check back. More events may be added as plans are confirmed.

See pictures from Alumni Weekend 2023 here.

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 Thursday, June 20

Aubrey R. Watzek Library 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Bookstore 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Check In 4 - 8 p.m.
If you are staying on campus, pick up your Residence Hall key at check-in.

Walk Down Memory Lane Opens 4 p.m. - ongoing throughout the weekend
Cobblestone Circle Bridge
Come see our newest campus bridge and take a walk to reminisce on highlights of the L&C community throughout the years with this timeline collage of pictures and stories. Add your own memories to the timeline and watch our history grow!   

1974 Class Reception and Dinner 6 - 9 p.m.
A reception and dinner in honor of the class of 1974’s Golden Reunion. Reconnect with those who made your Lewis & Clark journey with you.

 Friday, June 21

Coffee 7:30 - 9:30 a.m.
Aubrey R. Watzek Library 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Trail Room 9 a.m.- 1 p.m.
The Trail Room will be open for coffee, tea, pastries, grab and go meals, and salads.

Check In 9 a.m. - 8 p.m.
If you are staying on campus, pick up your Residence Hall key at check-in.

Walk Down Memory Lane  9 a.m. - Late 
Cobblestone Circle Bridge 
Come see our newest campus bridge and take a walk to reminisce on highlights of the L&C community throughout the years with this timeline collage of pictures and stories. Add your own memories to the timeline and watch our history grow!

Campus Tour 9:30 - 10:30 a.m.
Meet at Alumni Weekend Check-in
Campus (ADA Friendly) tour. Dive into a rich history of L&C’s beautiful estate, and explore the campus with this guided historical tour. This tour is outside, so please plan accordingly. 

Bookstore 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Golden Medallion Luncheon 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Stamm Dining Hall

Join members of the Albany Society as they welcome the class of 1974 into the Albany Society with a special Induction Ceremony and medallion presentation. There will be special recognition of reunion year classes before 1974 as well.

Albany Society Linger Longer 1 - 3 p.m.
Frank Manor House
Members of the Albany Society are welcome to go to the Frank Manor House to hang out, linger, and visit after the Golden Medallion luncheon. (Registration not required.)

Alumni College 1:30 - 2:30 p.m.
Tell Your Story - Moth Radio Hour Style
Location TBD
Who doesn’t love listening to a good story to relax and unwind?
Or maybe you prefer to be on the edge of your seat as a story unfolds, chapter by chapter, and you find yourself reading all night. Brought to you by the class of 1989, this “open mic” Storytelling Gathering, will pull from the official Moth Storytelling game card collection. Class shero Serena Cruz ’89 and class hero Jackson Shea ’89 will moderate and we’ll provide Moth Radio Hour Game cards. Compelling and interesting stories along with much laughter, guaranteed!

Campus Tour 1:30 - 2:30 p.m. 
In Front of Frank Manor
Dive into a rich history of L&C’s beautiful estate, and explore the campus with this guided historical tour. This tour is outside, so please plan accordingly. 

Alumni College 3 - 4 p.m.
Contentious Global Issues Discussion-The Global Impact of Artificial Intelligence,
Professor Bob Mandel
Council Chamber, Fowler Student Center
Facilitated by Professor Bob Mandel, this session will highlight the value of being exposed to sharply contrasting perspectives on a topic deserving of multiple viewpoints and their distinctive supportive argumentations. Join Bob, and alumni Lisa (Burnett) Borelli ’89, Steve Van Mouwerik ’79, Micael Lonergan ’19, Eric Nijensohn ’98, and Matt Wuerker ’79 for a probing discussion that will empower the alumni to engage in diverse legitimate forms of critical thinking about the subject matter’s complex, multifaceted, and sometimes contradictory implications.

Alumni Choir Practice 3 - 4:30 p.m.
Get the details of the Alumni Choir here

Alan Hart Exhibit Open House 4-5 p.m.
Aubrey R. Watzek Library Reading Room
Come learn about the history of Albany College (aka Lewis & Clark College) alum Alan Hart. Hart was a devoted medical scientist who did groundbreaking research in radiology and tuberculosis treatment. He was also a social pioneer as he underwent one of the first female-to-male gender transitions in the United States in 1917. This event is an open house format but there will be a curator present to answer questions. No food or drink can be brought into the reading room. (Registration not required.)

1986 to 1992 Swimming Reunion Meet Up 4 - 5 p.m.
Zehntbauer Swim Pavilion
Join fellow swim alumni in Zehntbauer to get an update on the program, hear from Coach DeNise, and maybe even meet a few current student-athletes.

Pioneer Athletics Pre-Welcome Reception Meet Up 4 - 5 p.m.
Pamplin Sports Center
Join your fellow Pioneer Athletics alumni in Pamplin Lobby to learn more about LC Athletics, mingle with coaches, meet current student-athletes and network with recent grads!

Alumni Weekend Welcome Reception 5 - 6:30 p.m.
Estate Gardens

Enjoy wine from alumni wineries at the first reception to welcome the Lewis & Clark community to Alumni Weekend 2024. Mix and mingle with alumni, family and friends from all reunion years. The following wineries will be featured at the Welcome Reception:

Palatine Pub 6- 10 p.m.
Trail Room

Meet your friends and hang out on campus in our on-campus pub. Beer, wine, nonalcoholic beverages and food will be available for purchase. Open to all alumni and friends 21 and over. (Registration not required.)

Reunion of the Colombia Fall 1972 Overseas Program 6 - 8 p.m.
Palatine Pub, Trail Room
Members of the Colombia Fall 1972 will gather in the Pub in the Trail Room. This is the first of two events for this group. They are also meeting Saturday morning at Jan Pearce’s house.

1979 Class Reunion 6 - 9 p.m.
Location To Be Determined 

Join fellow classmates, family and friends to celebrate the 45th reunion for the of class of 1979. Dinner and Reception.

Reunion of the New York Fall 1972 Off-Campus Program 6:30 - 8 p.m.
Palatine Pub, Trail Room
Members of the New York Fall 1972 will gather in the Pub in the Trail Room.

Reunion of the Costa Rica-Panama Fall 1973 Program 6:30 - 8 p.m.
Palatine Pub, Trail Room
Members of the Costa Rica-Panama Fall 1973 overseas program will gather at the Palatine Pub in the Trail Room.

1989 Class Reunion 6:30 - 9:30 p.m.
Location To Be Determined

Join fellow classmates, family and friends to celebrate the 35th reunion for the of class of 1989. Dinner and Reception. More details to come.

Reunion of the Australia Fall 1971 Overseas Program 6:30 - 10 p.m.
The Home of Ann Cleveland
Members of the Australia Fall 1971 will gather in home of Ann Cleveland who lives just off of the Lewis & Clark campus.

Young Alumni Social 7 - 8 p.m.
Estate Gardens
Alumni who have graduated since 2009 are invited to mix and mingle at the Young Alumni Social. If you are a pandemic grad, 2020 - 2024, you will receive a special gift during our Pandemic Grad Appreciation Moment. 

1984 Class Reunion 7 - 9 p.m.
Location To Be Determined 

Celebrate the 40th reunion with fellow classmates, family and friends at this reception.

1999 Class Reunion 7 - 9 p.m.
Location To Be Determined 

Celebrate the 25th reunion with fellow classmates, family and friends at this reception. 

2004 Class Reunion 7 - 9 p.m.
Location To Be Determined
 
Celebrate the 20th reunion with fellow classmates, family and friends at this reception. 

1994 Pub Time 7 - 9 p.m.
Palatine Pub, Trail Room 
Celebrate the 30th reunion of your class with fellow classmates and friends at the Pub. This event is open to alumni and friends, 21 and over.

2009 Pub Time 8 - 10 p.m.
Palatine Pub, Trail Room
Celebrate the 15th reunion of your class with fellow classmates and friends at the Pub. This event is open to alumni and friends, 21 and over.

Sing Along 8 - 10 p.m.
Manor House

Join Jan Pearce ’74, Richard Moore ’71 and other talented folks to sing beloved favorites. Jan and Richard will accompany on guitars. (Registration not required.)

Professor Powered Trivia at Palatine Pub 9 - 10 p.m.
Palatine Pub, Trail Room
With tables “anchored” by professors, come join the fun and test your knowledge with other members of the LC community. There are prizes! (Registration not required.)

 Saturday, June 22

Coffee 7:30 - 9:30 a.m.
In Front of Fields Dining Room
Coffee will be provided outside of Fields Dining Room, inside Fowler Student Center (formerly Templeton Campus Center).

Check In 8:30 a.m. - 9 p.m.
If you are staying on campus, pick up your Residence Hall key at check-in.

Walk Down Memory Lane 8:30 a.m. - Late
Cobblestone Circle Bridge
Come see our newest campus bridge and take a walk to reminisce on highlights of the L&C community throughout the years with this timeline collage of pictures and stories. Add your own memories to the timeline and watch our history grow!

1986 to 1992 Swim Team Reunion Donuts and Hike 8:30 - 10 a.m.
Members of the swim team who swam between 1986 and 1992 are invited to meet up for coffee and donuts before a hike.

Tryon Creek Park Hike 8:30 - 10 a.m.
Meet by Campus Safety
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.

Morning Mindfulness with Awakened Awareness 9 - 10 a.m.
Location To Be Determined 
Join Hilary Martin Himan, Director of Spiritual Life and Chaplain, as she leads participants in some simple mindfulness and meditation practices to start the day. All are welcome- no previous experience necessary. Hilary will also briefly share about the new Spiritual Life program Awakened Awareness, which teaches mindfulness, meditation, and spiritual concepts to improve students’ mental health and resilience. Awakened Awareness is possible in part because of the generous Gregg Pavilion Spiritual Life Endowment gift from Sandy Osborne ’72. 

Faculty, Staff and Coaches’ Coffee Hour with Alumni 10 - 11 a.m.
Frank Manor House

Alumni are welcome to enjoy a cup of coffee or tea with current and past, faculty and staff, including some coaching staff. Catch up with those who opened your eyes and made your college years meaningful!

Bookstore 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Aubrey R. Watzek Library 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Colombia Fall 1972 Off-Campus Program 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Off Campus at Jan Pearce’s House
Members of the Colombia Fall 1972 can meet off campus at Jan Pearce’s house for a reunion. This is the second of two events for this group. They are also meeting Friday night at the Palatine Pub. (Jan’s address will be emailed before the event.)

Golden Years Brunch 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Location To Be Determined
This is a special brunch for those who graduated in the 1950s and 1960s. This brunch features the same food and bubbly as the Brunch with Bubbly, in a more intimate atmosphere. 

Alumni College 11 a.m. - 12 p.m.
The Coming Revolution in Predictive and Precision Healthcare with Jim Kean ’84
Location To Be Determined
Our current healthcare system is flying blind. While conditions and diseases may incubate and build over a multi-year span, they only become visible in advanced stages, given the tools at hand. This is changing. Multi-omics (the research approach that incorporates genome, proteome, and metabolome research) are driving a revolution in predictive precision health. Come hear where these disciplines are along the developmental path, how they are beginning to be integrated into our current system and what the implications are for society.

Alumni College 11 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Cascade Head: Oregon’s Only UNESCO Biosphere, Professor Emeritus Stephen Dow Beckham
Location To Be Determined
Professor Stephen Beckham will speak to the area of the central coast from Siletz Bay to Neskowin and cover history from Native American cultures to modern tourism. The area includes thousands of acres in the Siuslaw National Forest, the Cascade Head Experimental Forest, the Cascade Head National Scenic Area, and UNESCO’s Biosphere designation.

Brunch with Bubbly 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Fields Dining Room, Fowler Student Center

Enjoy a scrumptious brunch with your classmates and others from the Lewis & Clark community. 

2014 Brunch 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Location, on campus, to be determined 

Enjoy a scrumptious brunch with your classmates celebrating your 10th reunion. 

Germany Winter/Spring 1977 Overseas Program Reunion 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
This reunion is happening at the Brunch with Bubbly. On the Alumni Weekend registration form, please register for Brunch with Bubbly and this reunion. You will only be charged for the Brunch with Bubbly. There will be a designated place for this reunion group at the Brunch with Bubbly. There will be signs to indicate where to meet up.

Campus Tour 11:45 a.m. - 12:45 p.m.
In Front of Frank Manor
Dive into a rich history of L&C’s beautiful estate, and explore the campus with this guided historical tour. This tour is outside, so please plan accordingly. 

Yugoslavia Spring 1973 Overseas Program Reunion 1 - 3 p.m.
Location, on campus, to be determined

Alumni Honors Celebration and Reception 1 - 3 p.m.
Council Chamber, Fowler Student Center

The Board of Alumni cordially invites you to honor four outstanding members of the L&C community at the Alumni Honors Celebration. This year’s Alumni Honors award winners are Ululani Brigitte Russo Oana ’15 - Outstanding Young Alumni Award, Hillary Dixon ’99 - L&C Alumni Leadership Award for service to L&C Alumni, Mark Duntley - Don Balmer Citation for Service to the college, and Art VanZee ’69 - Distinguished Alumni Award.

Alumni of Color Reception 3 - 4 p.m.
Frank Manor House
Come engage with your fellow alumni from the BIPOC community as we work to strengthen our alumni of color network at Lewis & Clark. Find out about the Lewis & Clark Black Alumni Association, the Lewis & Clark Native Alumni Association and other initiatives to strengthen our diverse alumni communities. All are welcome.

East Africa/Kenya Spring 1984 Pre-Feast Meet Up 3 - 5 p.m.
Location, on campus, to be determined
Meet up with your friends with whom you traveled to East Africa back in 1984. This group is also gathering at the Feast and Sunday Breakfast. This Meet Up will take place in a room on campus.

Philanthropy Reception - 4 - 5 p.m.
Stephanie Fowler Student Center, Level 3

Members of the Leadership Society, Heritage Society, Fir Acres Society, and the Philanthropy Council are invited to a special reception. Join us for good company, hors d’oeuvres, and our signature cocktail, the Philanthropy Phizz!
Invitation Only. 

Alumni College 4 - 5 p.m. 
From the Frontline of the Opioid Crisis, Dr. Art Van Zee ’69
Location, on campus, to be determined
Come hear the report from this year’s Alumni Honors Award Recipient, Distinguished Alumnus Award winner Art Van Zee ’69. Van Zee began sounding the alarm about the powerful prescription painkillers containing oxycodone, in the 1990s, and has been on the frontline of the opioid crisis ever since.

Juneteenth Commemoration 5:15 - 6:15 p.m.
Frank Manor House
Presented by the Lewis & Clark Black Alumni Association, this event is a commemoration of the United States’ newest national holiday including a libation, African drumming, meaningful readings, and a time to share. Please come one, come all!

Fir Acres Feast 6 - 8 p.m.
Estate Gardens
Celebrate with our the whole Lewis & Clark community in our beautiful estate garden. Plentiful dinner choices are on the menu along with fun and family friendly activities- animals. lawn games and a few surprises! Water and lemonade are included. Alcoholic other non-alcoholic beverages are available for purchase.

Reunion of the Denmark/Greenland Spring 1983 Overseas Program 6 - 8 p.m.
We’ll plan to gather at the Fir Acres Feast in the Estate Gardens! On the Alumni Weekend registration form, register for the Fir Acres Feast and the Denmark/Greenland reunion. At the Feast, look for our designated tables and DK flags!  

Reunion of the East Africa/Kenya Spring 1984 Overseas Program 6 - 8 p.m.
We’ll gather at the Fir Acres Feast in the Estate Gardens! On the Alumni Weekend registration form, register for the Fir Acres Feast and the East Africa/Kenya Spring 1984 reunion. At the Feast, look for our designated tables and Kenya flags!  

1986 to 1992 Swim Team Meet Up 7 p.m.
Buffalo Gap Saloon & Eatery
Members of the swim team who swam between 1986 and 1992 are invited to gather off-campus at the Buffalo Gap for an evening of reminiscing.

LGBTQ+ and Allies Mocktails and Karaoke 8 - 9 p.m.
A family friendly event where members of the L&C community can enjoy a night of queer joy! Sing along to iconic queer pop culture songs, including artists like ABBA, Lady Gaga, Queen, and much more! If all the singing makes you thirsty, cool down with our signature queer mocktails! This event is open to everyone, so come and celebrate with us! 

After Feast Dance Party 8 - 10 p.m.
Games! Music! Dancing! Glow sticks! Boogey down! Bust a groove! Swing! You get the idea!

 Sunday, June 23

Breakfast in the Trail Room 9 a.m. - 11 a.m.
 Fowler, formerly Templeton
Have one last meal in the social center of campus. Overseas groups can meet at this time too.

Check In 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Walk Down Memory Lane 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Cobblestone Circle Bridge
Come see our newest campus bridge and take a walk to reminisce on highlights of the L&C community throughout the years with this timeline collage of pictures and stories. Add your own memories to the timeline and watch our history grow!

Current and Past Board of Alumni Lunch 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
President Holmes-Sullivan and her wife Kathy invite current and past members of the Board of Alumni and their guest to enjoy a very special lunch to thank them for their service.

If you are staying on campus,  return your key in the residence hall lobby, check-in or Campus Safety.

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