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Alumni Weekend 2018 Schedule

  • Thursday

    Thursday June 20

    7 a.m. - 7 p.m. - Pamplin Weight Room and Fitness Center Open
    Find the Athletics Facilities Master Summer 2018 schedule here.

    8 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. - Tennis Dome Open

    8 a.m. - 9 p.m. - Aubrey R. Watzek Library 

    9 a.m. - 5 p.m. - Book Store Open  

    3 p.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 Stewart Hall Lounge. Settle in and take advantage of this time to enjoy campus and the neighborhood or venture into Portland. 

    12:00- 1:00 p.m. - Zehntbauer Swimming Pool Open for Lap Swim

    1:30 6:30 p.m. -Outdoor Swimming Pool
    The Lawrence Memorial Swimming Pool, another original feature of the Frank Estate, is a perfect spot to cool down on a hot summer day.

    5 - 7 p.m. - Opening Social
    Kick off the celebration with some delicious appetizers, drinks, and merriment! Enjoy the best the Northwest has to offer like charcuterie and cheese from Olympia Provisions, Rogue Creamery, Ancient Heritage Dairy and Briar Rose Creamery. Also on the menu, Grand Central Bakery bread, marinated vegetables, olives, dried fruits, marcona almonds, fresh garden vegetables, spicy lentil tahini spread, and greek yogurt dip. Strawberry lemonade, lemonade, ice tea, beer and A to Z Wineworks wine will also be served.

    7 - 9 p.m. - Class Reunion Receptions and Dinners
    The reunion classes of 1969, 1974, 1979, and 1984 will have their class reunion events during this time. Note, the classes of 1989, 1994, 1999, 2004, 2009, and 2014 will have their class events on Friday night.

    Please email ginger@lclark.edu with any unique dietary restrictions.

    Click here to download the complete schedule as a PDF .

    Click here to download Thursday’s schedule only as a PDF.

    DOWNLOAD THE APP! 
    Alumni Weekend information can be as close as your smartphone. The L&C Guide app is an environmentally friendly option for schedules and information about Alumni Weekend. We encourage you to download the app to have all the Alumni Weekend information, to see most up-to-date schedule, and to communicate with other attendees. To download the app, please visit this page or search the Apple App Store for “L&C Guide” or Google Play for “Lewis & Clark College Guidebook.” Once you have completed the download, see instructions here on how to navigate the guide.

  • Friday

    Friday June 21

    7 a.m. - 7 p.m. - Pamplin Weight Room and Fitness Center Open
    Find the Athletics Facilities Master Summer 2018 schedule here.

    7:30 - 11 a.m. - Dub Box Breakfast 
    Pastries, breakfast burrito and coffee available in front of Templeton in a converted VW bus, Lewis & Clark’s Dub Box! Find it on the map.

    8 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. - Tennis Dome Open

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

    9 am - 5 p.m. - Book Store Open  

    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 Stewart Hall Lounge.

    9:30 - 11 a.m. Alumni Choir Practice
    All who love to sing are welcome!

    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 1954, 1959, 1964, and 1969. At the luncheon, members of the class of 1969 will be inducted into the Albany Society. The Albany Society is an honorary society for those who graduated 50 or more years ago.

    On the menu is soft rolls and sea salt butter, summer lettuce and pea tendril salad with cinnamon pistachios, local strawberries & champagne vinaigrette (vegan, made without gluten), glazed local baby carrots (vegan, made without gluten), seared herb risotto cakes (made without gluten), fennel-crusted chicken breast with burnt lemon cauliflower cream (made without gluten), quinoa en croute with burnt lemon cauliflower cream (vegan, made without gluten) and parfait (made without gluten). 

    12-1 p.m. - Zehntbauer Swimming Pool Open for Lap Swim

    1 - 2:30 p.m. - Albany to Fir Acres: The “Cinderella College” Arrives
    Join Professor Emerita Jean Ward to explore how courage, patience and vision, three virtues prized by L&C President Morgan S. Odell, also helped shape the college in its early years, from humble  beginnings in Albany, Oregon, to celebrated arrival at its Fir Acres home.

    1:30 6:30 p.m. -Outdoor Swimming Pool Open
    The Lawrence Memorial Swimming Pool, another original feature of the Frank Estate, is a perfect spot to cool down on a hot summer day.

    2-2:45 p.m. - Shakespeare on Record: Writing an Early Modern Life
    Shakespeare’s life was well recorded in a host of early modern bureaucratic documents that give clues to his family, his milieu, and the inspirations for his plays. With L&C Head of Watzek Library Special Collections and College Archivist Hannah Crumme, you’ll explore some of these documents during this lecture, considering why they were created, what they tell us, and where they might lead future researchers.

    2 - 2::45 p.m. - Pioneer College 
    Presented by Erica Lyman, Clinical Professor of Law, International Environmental Law Project.

    2:30 - 4:30 p.m. - Greek Life Social
    A reunion social for all sorority and fraternity alumni.

    3-3:45 p.m. - Ancient Roman Villas: Agriculture as Spectacle
    This past summer, Associate Professor with term and Director of Classics Gordon Kelly was part of an excavation team in Italy. Ancient Roman villas provided comfortable amenities for their wealthy owners, but also served as productive farms. This talk will center on the excavation of an ancient villa in Central Italy, and how findings at this site have revealed aspects of villa design that enabled landowners to observe agricultural activity as an entertainment.

    3- 3:45 p.m. - College Admissions Landscape 2019
    Join Associate Dean of Admissions Caitlin Harper ’10, looking at how admissions realities have changed over the last 30 to 40 years.  

    4 - 5:30 p.m. - Happy Hour with Faculty and Staff
    Catch up with faculty and staff who made your college years memorable. 

    5 - 6 p.m. - Alumni to Alumni Career Networking Reception
    Join the Board of Alumni for a casual reception and make career connections with your fellow Pioneers.

    6 - 9 p.m. - Class Reunion Receptions and Dinners
    The reunion classes of 1989, 1994, 1999, 2004, 2009 and 2014 will have class reunion events during this time. Note, the classes of 1969, 1974, 1979, and 1984 will have their class events on Thursday night. 

    9 - 11 p.m. - Friday Night Social Gathering
    A dance? A sing-along? Committee members are planning this event in the next few months. If you would like to give your input on this event and others, please fill out this survey

    Click here to download the complete schedule as a PDF .

    Click here to download Friday’s schedule only as a PDF.

    DOWNLOAD THE APP! 
    Alumni Weekend information can be as close as your smartphone. The L&C Guide app is an environmentally friendly option for schedules and information about Alumni Weekend. We encourage you to download the app to have all the Alumni Weekend information, to see most up-to-date schedule, and to communicate with other attendees. To download the app, please visit this page or search the Apple App Store for “L&C Guide” or Google Play for “Lewis & Clark College Guidebook.” Once you have completed the download, see instructions here on how to navigate the guide.

  • Saturday

    Saturday June 22

    8:30 - 10:30 a.m. - Alumni Choir Practice

    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 Stewart Hall Lounge.

    9 -10:30 a.m. - Retirement Celebration for Sandi Bottemiller
    Join Sandi for coffee, tea and pastry while you catch up on life and wish her well in her retirement.

    9 -10 a.m. - Tryon Creek State Park Hike
    The hike is an easy one so all ages are welcome. Explore the beautiful natural area right next to campus and maybe you’ll see a pair of the pileated woodpeckers that live there, or spy some of the other wildlife that permeate the park. This hike is not accessible to those in a wheelchair or for those who have difficulty navigating dirt paths and uneven ground.(This is a free event. No registration is necessary.)  

    9 am - 5 p.m. - College Book Store Open 

    11 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. - All Decades Champagne Brunch
    On the menu for this brunch are fried chicken and waffle bar with assorted toppings: strawberry compote, whipped cream, chocolate sauce, maple syrup, and bacon bourbon glaze. Also scrambled eggs, tofu and seasonal vegetable scramble, herb roasted breakfast potatoes with caramelized onions, applewood smoked bacon, fresh fruit, granola and yogurt, Bobs Red Mill Oatmeal with toppings, breakfast pastries and donut holes. Hosted Mimosas, soda, juice, milk, coffee, and tea are also included. 

    Please email ginger@lclark.edu with any unique dietary restrictions.

    11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. Golden Pioneers Reunion Brunch 
    The classes of 1954, 1959 and 1964 will have their own champagne brunch to catch up and celebrate their reunions. 

    11 a.m. - 7 p.m. - Aubrey R. Watzek Library

    1 - 2 p.m. - Alumni Weekend Celebration Ceremony
    Join us for a special gathering to celebrate the Lewis & Clark Community! Hear from President, Wim Wiewel, on his vision for the future, celebrate our Alumni Weekend volunteers, enjoy music from the alumni choir, and hear the class giving results! 

    1:30 - 6:30 p.m. - Outdoor Swimming Pool
    The Lawrence Memorial Swimming Pool, another original feature of the Frank Estate, is a perfect spot to cool down on a hot summer day.

    2 - 4 p.m. - Communication/Rhetoric and Media Studies Reunion 
    An event is in the works to reunite Communication/Rhetoric and Media Studies majors and minors. If you would like to volunteer to help create this program, please fill out this form

    2 - 5:30 p.m. - Garden Party
    Take a swim in the estate pool, play lawn games, or just relax with friends! Enjoy Lewis & Clark’s resort-like Estate Gardens. 

    A no-host bar will be available in the Estate Garden. Remember to bring along some cash if you would like a soft drink, beer or wine; it is cash only.

    2 - 3:30 p.m. - Pioneer College- Intentional Life Planning
    Former Nike communications director Lee Weinstein BA ’81, thinks everyone should have an Intentional Life Plan. Author of Write. Open. Act, An Intentional Life Planning Workbook, Weinstein will share his tips for intentional living.

    2 - 2:45 p.m. - Pioneer College- Manor House Tour 
    Tour guide Donna Lawrence ’52 will show you around the Frank Manor House which was the women’s dorm when Donna was a student between 1948 and 1952. Learn a little history, some Manor House features you may not have noticed, and hear about some dorm shenanigans!

    (This is a free event. No registration is necessary.)

    3 - 3:45 p.m. - Pioneer College- Many Faces: The Ethnic Origins of Oregon’s Population
    Presented by Stephen Dow Beckham, L&C’s 2017 Don Balmer Citation Recipient.

    4 - 6 p.m. -  15th Anniversary Celebration of the Ray Warren Symposium

    4 - 4:45 p.m. - Pioneer College- Keeping Our Wits: An Hour of Art/Cartoon Therapy
    Join Pulitzer Prize-winning political cartoonist Matt Wuerker ’79 for a very casual drawing workshop, designed for anyone who can hold a pencil. Come learn a few of the secrets to entertaining yourself and others with pen and paper. 

    4 - 5 p.m. - Philanthropy Reception 
    By invitation. This is a reception for members of the Heritage Society and the Leadership Society. For information about heritage gift planning, contact Michael Davis at mpd@lclark.edu.

    6 - 8 p.m. - All Class Northwest Salmon Bake & BBQ
    Come together with the whole Lewis & Clark community to enjoy salmon caught and prepared by the Charley Family. The Russell Charley family, members of the Warm Springs Tribe, will prepare salmon on wood cooking sticks over an open fire pit. Also enjoy watermelon, feta & mint salad, seasonal green salad, seasonal pasta salad, potato chips, corn on the cob, with butter & fleur de sel, smoked chiles and herbs, burgers, garden burgers (vegan), lettuce, tomato, onion, pickles, roasted peppers, sauteed mushrooms, caramelized onion spread, sriracha aioli, ketchup, mustard, and mayonnaise. Drinks will include beer, and  A to Z Wineworks wine. Cheryl Francis ’92 is one of four founders of A to Z. Soft drinks will also be available.

    6 - 8 p.m. - Reunion of the Munich Program, 1997-1998 
    Members of the 1997-1998 Munich program will reunite at the Salmon Bake. Group members will register for the Salmon Bake and look for the table tent for your group in Stamm Dining Hall.

    8:30 - 11 p.m. - Pio Pub
    Sip alumni beer and wine on campus. Italian sodas are also on the menu along with light snacks.

     Leikam Brewing by Theo ’03 & Sonia Marie Leikam ’03, and Moonshrimp Brewing (gluten-free beer) by Daniel McIntosh-Tolle ’07 will be providing the Pio Pub beer.

    A to Z Wine by Cheryl Francis ’92 will also be served at the Pio Pub.

    You must be at least 21 years old to participate.

    9 - 10:30 p.m. - Labyrinth Walk (walking meditation) in the Gregg Pavilion 
    Labyrinth walking 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. and at 9:45 p.m. The rest of the time is for you to experience the calming and restorative benefits of labyrinth walking. The Gregg Pavilion provides a perfect setting for a walk on our beautiful seven circuit Chartres labyrinth. 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!

    10:30 p.m.  - Late Night Shenanigans
    Sprinklers turn on around campus at 10:30 p.m., feel free to frolic!

    Click here to download the complete schedule as a PDF .

    Click here to download the Saturday schedule only as a PDF.

    DOWNLOAD THE APP! 
    Alumni Weekend information can be as close as your smartphone. The L&C Guide app is an environmentally friendly option for schedules and information about Alumni Weekend. We encourage you to download the app to have all the Alumni Weekend information, to see most up-to-date schedule, and to communicate with other attendees. To download the app, please visit this page or search the Apple App Store for “L&C Guide” or Google Play for “Lewis & Clark College Guidebook.” Once you have completed the download, see instructions here on how to navigate the guide.

  • Sunday

    Sunday June 23

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

    7:30 - 11 a.m. - Food Available at the Dub Box in front of Templeton
    Find it on the map.

    8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. - Board of Alumni Meeting

    9 a.m. - 3 p.m. - College Book Store Open 

    10 a.m. - Current and Past Board of Alumni Brunch

    11 a.m. - 7 p.m. - Aubrey R. Watzek Library

    1:30 6:30 pm -Outdoor Swimming Pool
    The Lawrence Memorial Swimming Pool, another original feature of the Frank Estate, is a perfect spot to cool down on a hot summer day.

    Click here to download the complete schedule as a PDF.

    DOWNLOAD THE APP! 
    Alumni Weekend information can be as close as your smartphone. The L&C Guide app is an environmentally friendly option for schedules and information about Alumni Weekend. We encourage you to download the app to have all the Alumni Weekend information, to see most up-to-date schedule, and to communicate with other attendees. To download the app, please visit this page or search the Apple App Store for “L&C Guide” or Google Play for “Lewis & Clark College Guidebook.” Once you have completed the download, see instructions here on how to navigate the guide.

  • Monday

    Monday June 24

    7:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. - Pamplin Weight Room and Fitness Center Open 

    8:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. - Tennis Dome Open 

    8:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. - Aubrey R. Watzek Library Open

    9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. - College Book Store Open

    11 a.m. - 27th Annual Pioneer Athletics Club Golf Classic
    Join us for the 27th Annual Pioneer Athletics Club Golf Classic at The Reserve Vineyards & Golf Club.

    Once again this year’s tournament will be filled with friendly competition and will feature lunch, drink tickets and a 19th hole awards party and dinner. Additionally each participant will receive a $50 gift certificate to our onsite Nike tournament store. Individual and corporate opportunities available. For more information and to register use the link above or contact Monica Baker at mbaker@lclark.edu.

    12-1:00 p.m. - Zehntbauer Swimming Pool Open for Lap Swim

    1:30 6:30 pm - Outdoor Swimming Pool Open
    The Lawrence Memorial Swimming Pool, another original feature of the Frank Estate, is a perfect spot to cool down on a hot summer day.

    Click here to download the complete schedule as a PDF.

    DOWNLOAD THE APP! 
    Alumni Weekend information can be as close as your smartphone. The L&C Guide app is an environmentally friendly option for schedules and information about Alumni Weekend. We encourage you to download the app to have all the Alumni Weekend information, to see most up-to-date schedule, and to communicate with other attendees. To download the app, please visit this page or search the Apple App Store for “L&C Guide” or Google Play for “Lewis & Clark College Guidebook.” Once you have completed the download, see instructions here on how to navigate the guide.