Alumni Weekend


Schedule of Events


Thursday, June 5
 
Noon
Registration and Hospitality Centers Open
Golf Cart Service Begins
Lowry Center
Noon - 5 pm
Class of 1964 Hospitality Center
Luce Hall Main Lounge
1 pm 
Class of '64 Golf Outing 
The Wooster Country Club
1:15 pm 
Airport Shuttle from Cleveland (CLE) Arrives
at Babcock Circle
3 - 4:30 pm 
Campus Tour for the Class of 1964
Departs from Luce Hall
Golf cart service available 
3:30 pm 
Rehearsal for Class of 1964 Musicians
Scheide Music Center - Room 203
3:45 pm 
Airport Shuttle from Akron (CAK) Arrives
at Babcock Circle 
6:15 pm 
Airport Shuttle from Cleveland (CLE) Arrives
at Babcock Circle
6:30 - 9:30 pm 
Class of 1964 Welcome Celebration
Hosted by Grant and Peg Cornwell
6:30 pm - Cocktails in the Main PEC Hallway
7:30 pm - Dinner in the Scot Center Main Lobby
8:30 pm - Welcome from President Cornwell
8 pm 
Registration and Hospitality Centers Close
Lowry Center
9:30 pm
Class of 1964 Social Time
Luce Hall Main Lounge
9:30 pm 
Golf Cart Service Ends 

Friday, June 6 

 
7 am
Registration and Hospitality Centers Open
Golf Cart Service Begins
Lowry Center
7 - 11 am 
Complimentary Coffee Service
Lowry Center Main Lounge 
7:30 - 9 am                             
Breakfast
Lowry Center Dining Room
Showcasing Wooster
 
10 am                                                                                            
1. Campus Walking Tour with in-depth look at The Scot Center
2. Experiential Learning Presentation: Just Work
Professors Charles Kammer and Linda Morgan-Clement, along with Beau Mastrine, Certified Grounds Manager, discuss an experimential course where students study the social constructs of work, while participating as members of Wooster's hourly work force
Severence Hall - Room 009
11 am 
1. All About APEX - The Center for Advising, Planning & Experiential Learning
Flo K. Gault Library - Lower Level
2. Campus Walking Tour with in-depth look at The Scot Center
10 - 11 am   Class of 1964 Celebration of Life and Memorial Service
Scheide Music Center - Gault Recital Hall 
11 am - Noon   Class of 1964 Meeting
Scheide Music Center - Gault Recital Hall 
11:15 am   Airport Shuttle from Cleveland (CLE) Arrives
at Babcock Circle 
11:30 am - 1 pm   Lunch
Lowry Center Dining Room 
11:45 am  Airport Shuttle from Akron (CAK) Arrives
at Babcock Circle 
Noon   Class of 1964 Luncheon
Scot Center Main Lobby 
1 pm  Class of 1954 - Campus Tour
Departs from the main lobby of Lowry Center
Golf cart service available 
1:30 - 3:30 pm  Class of 1964 Panel Discussion: The Class on the Cusp... Transition and Challenge
All are welcome to attend!
Scheide Music Center - Gault Recital Hall
2 pm  Class of 1969 Memorial Tree Dedication
Front of Taylor Hall
Showcasing Wooster    
2 pm   1. Campus Walking Tour with in-depth look at The Scot Center
2. Planned Giving Seminar by Brian Nielson, Director of Planned Giving
"Seeing the Forest from the Trees - Estate Planning
Considerations in 2014" - Kauke Hall - Room 238
3. Alumni Speaker - Dr. Zvavajera "Mike" Chirenje '77, DAA Recipient (2014), Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, The University of Zimbabwe
Kauke Hall - Room 137
3 pm   1. All About APEX - The Center for Advising, Planning, & Experiential Learning
Flo K. Gault Library - Lower Level
2. Alumni Speaker - Dr. Carl W. Cotman '62, DAA Recipient (2014), Professor of Neurology, Neurobiology, and Behavior, and Biomedical Engineering at the University of California, Irvine
"The Secrets of Aging Successfully: Enhance Your Potential!"
Severance Hall - Room 009 
4 pm   1. Campus Walking Tour with in-depth look at The Scot Center 
2. Alumni Speaker - Donald Kohn '64,
DAA Recipient (1998), Senior Fellow of The Brookings Institute
and Former Vice Chair of the Federal Reserve Board.
"The Fed in the Financial Crisis and Its Aftermath: Adapting to a Changing Financial and Communications Environment"
Scheide Music Center - Gault Recital Hall 
3 - 4 pm  1866 Legacy Society Reception
Kauke Hall 200 - Second Floor Commons 
4:45 pm  Airport Shuttle from Akron (CAK) Arrives
at Babcock Circle 
6 - 10 pm  Camp Woo for Kids - Session I
Dinner provided
6 - 7:30 pm  Scots Forever Welcome Dinner
Classes of 1934 through 1963
The Scot Center - Wilson Governance Room 
6 pm  Class of 1964 Drinks and Dinner
The Scot Center Main Lobby
6 - 8 pm   Class of 1969 Picnic Supper
Home of David '69 and Margo Raudabaugh Broehl '70
6:15 pm   Airport Shuttle from Cleveland (CLE) Arrives
at Babcock Circle 
6:30 pm - 8 pm  Fresh Summer Fare Dinner
For the Classes of 1969 - 2009
Kittredge Dining Hall
6:30 - 8 pm   President's Recognition Dinner for Alumni Award Recipients
By invitation only
President's Home
6:30 pm   Class of 1974 Coccia House Pizza Party
Compton Hall Main Lounge 
6:30 pm  Class of 1984 Coccia House Pizza Party
Babcock Hall Main Lounge 
7 - 9 pm  Class of 1989 Beer and Wine Tasting
Andrews Library - CoRE and Back Patio 
8 pm   Alumni Speaker - George Davis '64
Regents Professor and Provost Emeritus, Department of Geosciences,
University of Arizona
"A Liberal Arts Journey From the Halls of Scovel to the Temple of Zeus"
Scheide Music Center - Gault Recital Hall
8 pm   Scots Forever Class Receptions
1949 - Gault Manor Second Floor Lounge
1954 - Gault Manor First Floor Lounge
1959 - Home of Frank '59 and Jean Knorr (transportation provided) 
8 pm  Registration and Hospitality Centers Close
Lowry Center 
8 - 10 pm   All Alumni Party on the Patio!
The Wooster Inn Patio / Tent
Cash bar, complimentary hors d'oeuvres  
9:30 pm   Class of 1964 Social Time
Luce Hall Main Lounge  
10 pm   Late Night in the Class Lounges
1969 - Douglass Main Lounge
1974 - Compton Main Lounge
1979 - Holden Lounge 148
1984 - Babcock Main Lounge
1989 - Holden Lounges 143 & 145
1994 - Andrews Main Lounge
1999 - Wagner Main Lounge
2004 - Kenarden Ground Floor Lounge
2009 - Kenarden Main Lounge Lounge 
10:30 pm   Golf Cart Service Ends 

Saturday, June 7
 

 
Class Photograph Schedule
All class photos / times are on Saturday, June 7.
 
1949 - 11:15 am   The Wooster Inn
1954 - 11:15 am  The Wooster Inn
1959 - 11:30 am   The Wooster Inn
1964 - 11:45 am   North Steps of Kauke Hall
1969 - 3:15 pm   North Steps of Kauke Hall
1974 - 3 pm  North Steps of Kauke Hall
1979 - 1:15 pm  North Steps of Kauke Hall
1984 - 3:30 pm  North Steps of Kauke Hall
1989 - 6:30 pm  North Steps of Kauke Hall
1994 - 3:45 pm  North Steps of Kauke Hall
1999 - 4 pm  North Steps of Kauke Hall
2004 - 1 pm  North Steps of Kauke Hall
2009 - 4:15 pm  North Steps of Kauke Hall
7 am   Registration and Hospitality Centers Open
Golf Cart Service Begins
Lowry Center 
7 - 11 am  Complimentary Coffee Service
Lowry Center Main Lounge 
7:30 - 9 am  All Class Breakfast
Lowry Center Dining Room 
8 am  Cross Country Alumni Run / Walk in Honor of Coach Jim Bean '42
8:30 a.m.  Class of 1959 Memorial
Douglass Hall, site of class tree
8:45 - 11:30 am   Camp Woo for Kids - Session II 
9:05 am   Parade of Classes Line-Up
Grace E. Smith Memorial Walkway
9:15 am   Parade of Classes Begins 
Parade to McGaw Chapel 
Golf cart service available
9:30 - 11 am   130th Annual Meeting of the Alumni Association at McGaw Chapel
Alumni Association President David Gilliss '80, presiding
  • Recognition of Class Reunion Gifts 
  • Alumni attendance and participation cups
  • Alumni Service awards
A Conversation with President Grant Cornwell 
10:15 am   Airport Shuttle from Cleveland (CLE) Arrives at Babcock Circle
10:45 am   Airport Shuttle from Akron (CAK) Arrives at Babcock Circle
11 am - Noon   An Insider's Guide to the College Admissions Process
Led by Jennifer Winge, Dean of Admissions
CoRE Cube - Andrews Library Main Level
Class Lunches & Elections    
1949   The Wooster Inn Alumni Room 
11:30 am
1954   The Wooster Inn Main Dining Room
11:30 am 
1959   The Wooster Inn Patio Tent
11:45 am
Guest Speaker: Scott Friedhoff, Vice President for Enrollment and College Relations 
1964  Scot Center Main Lobby 
12:15 pm
1969   City Square Steakhouse 
11:30 am
1974   Compton Patio/Tent 
Noon
Speaker:  Trustee John Kneen '74
1979   Campus Mall Tent (South of Kauke)
11:45 am
1984   Lunch at Buffalo Wild Wings 
Noon 
Transportation provided
1989  Lowry Back Patio Tent 
11:30 am 
Panel: 25 Years of Changing the World
1994   Scot Center Governance Room
Guest Speaker: Frank Colaprete, Head Football Coach
1999   Wagner Hall Lounge and Patio 
Noon 
2004   Gault Alumni Center 
11:45 am 
2009   Kenarden Patio / Tent 
11:45 am
1:30 - 2:30 pm  Distinguished Alumni Awards Ceremony 
Scheide Music Center - Gault Recital Hall Award Recipients 
Dr. Zvavajera "Mike" Chirenje '77
Dr. Carl W. Cotman '62
Dr. James A. McClung '59
2:30 pm  Class of 1989 Memorial Tree Dedication 
2:30 - 3:30 pm  Black Alumni Council Meeting
Douglass Hall - BSA Lounge
2:30 - 3:30 pm  Legal Alumni of Wooster (LAW) Meeting
Gault Alumni Center
3 - 4 pm Alumni Speaker - Leonard "Skip" Baker, MD, '64
Behavioral Pediatrician and Clinical Professor of Pediatrics,
USC School of Medicine
"Fruit Flies, Honey Bees, Marshmallows, and Nomads: Understanding the Neurobiological Basis of Behavior"
Scheide Music Center - Gault Recital Hall
3 - 5 pm  Banana Splits & Bluegrass (ice cream social)
Live Music by Northwest Territory
3:30 pm  Class of 1969 Tour of the Wayne County Historical Society
546 East Bowman Street
Meet at Lowry Center to walk or drive down in groups.
4 - 6 pm   Class of 1964 Celebration of the Arts and Letters: A Representative Showcasing
of Class Authors and Artists

Scheide Music Center 
6 - 10 pm  Camp Woo for Kids - Session III
Dinner Provided 
6:30 pm  Taste of Wooster Celebration 
6:30 pm - Local Libations Social Hour, Lowry 2nd Floor Promenade
7:30 pm - A Taste of Wooster Dinner, Lowry Center Main Dining Room
7 pm  25th Reunion Celebration
Scot Center Governance Room
7 pm - Cocktails 
8 pm - Dinner 
7 pm   50th Reunion Celebration 
Kittredge Dining Hall
7 pm - Cocktails 
8 pm - Dinner 
9 pm - Forever "MacLeod" Plaid:  A Musical walk through Wosoter memories, followed by music for dancing!
7 pm 
Class of 1974 Evening Social
Home of Jeff '74 and Heidi Steiner 
10 pm   "Too Legit to Quit" Party 
The UG (aka The Underground or Ichabod's)
Sponsored by the Classes of 1994 and 1999. 
All are welcome! Cash bar.
10 pm   Late Night at the Class Lounges
See Friday locations.
Sunday, June 8

 
7 am   Registration and Hospitality Centers Open
Golf Cart Service Begins 
Lowry Center
7 - 11 am   Complimentary Coffee Service
Lowry Center Main Lobby
7:30 am   Airport Shuttle for Cleveland (CLE) Departs 
from Lowry Center Center 
7:30 - 9:30 am All-Alumni Farewell Breakfast
Lowry Center Dining Room
8:45 - 9:45 am Breakfast for The Wooster Fund Leadership Donors
By invitation only
The Wooster Inn Main Dining Room
10 - 11:30 am  Westminster Presbyterian Church Service
All alumni are welcome to join the congregation for Sunday worship, led by 
an alumni guest minister.
Westminster Church House - Mackey Hall
10:30 am   Airport Shuttle for Akron (CAK) Departs 
from Lowry Center 
1 pm  Airport Shuttle for Cleveland (CLE) Departs
from Lowry Center 
1 pm Residence Halls Close 
All guests must check out at this time
1 pm  Registration and Hospitality Centers Close 
Golf Cart Service Ends