8:00 - 9:15 a.m. Class of 1963 Breakfast and Banter
- 10:45 a.m. College:
Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow
A discussion about how the academic and social life of today's students echoes
and differs from the Class of 1963's experience, and foreshadows changes
to come. Such questions as 'What are implications for the future of
undergraduate education?' and 'What is now taught, how is it taught, and why?'
will be discussed. The panel will be moderated by Marshall Blume '63, Edison
Trickett '63, and panelists include Jeffrey Bayliss, Trinity Associate
Professor of History, Christopher Hager,
Trinity Assistant Professor of English and Hughes Teaching Award recipient, Tom
Berger '63, and David Calder '08, 1963 Scholar.
11:00 a.m. 1963 Memorial service The Chapel
12:00 p.m. Half-Century Club Reception and Luncheon
oin President Jones and classmates from 1943-1968 for this special afternoon to honor the class of 1963 as they enter the Half-Century Club. Reception: Wean Terrace Rooms, Mather Hall, 2nd Floor
Luncheon: Washington Room, Mather Hall, 2nd floor
- 3:45 p.m. Intentionality
and the Unexpected: Constructing Our Lives
discussion about how circumstances conditioned the choices we made and
influenced outcomes (both positively and negatively) in our post-Trinity
lives. What were our reactions to good fortune or adversity? What
experiences were relished and lessons learned? This panel is moderated by
Tim Lenicheck '63 and Bruce Hill '63, and panelists include Laura Holt '00,
Trinity Assistant Professor of Psychology and Hughes Teaching Award
recipient, Anthony Canata '93, 1963 Scholar, Bob McElwain '63, and Kirby
An interview with artist Richard Tuttle '1963 whose work resides in the Whitney Museum of American Art and the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, Kunsthaus Zug in Switzerland, the Museu Serralvesin in Portugal and in the Admissions Building on Trinity's Campus. The interview will be conducted by Susan Talbot, Director of Hartford's own Wadsworth Atheneum.
4:00-5:00 p.m. Life as Art
5:30 p.m. Organ Recital performed by Richard Birney-Smith '63
6:00 p.m. Celebration of Societies
Join President Jones for a reception honoring members of the Long Walk Societies and the Elm Society.
Funston Courtyard, Raether Library and Information Technology Center
(Rain plan: Austin Arts Center)
6:00 p.m. Traditional New England-style clambake
Gather on the Quad for a real taste of New England with all the trimmings! Your kids will enjoy photos with the Bantam, face painting in the children's activity tent, music and much more. Dinner is served until 8:00 p.m.
Saturday, June 8
9:00 - 10:00 a.m. Breakfast and Bantor
10:00- 10:30 a.m. Class meeting
10:45 a.m. Parade of Classes
Come out and join your class for the reunion tradition. All alumni, family, and friends are invited to participate. Remember to wear your Trinity swag!
Meet in front of Cinestudio at 10:30 a.m.
Cancelled if raining
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Alumni Convocation
Jean Walshe '83, Vice President of the National Alumni Association, will lead the ceremony. President James F. Jones, Jr. will address alumni, class gifts will be recognized, and alumni awards will be presented.
The ceremony will conclude with singing 'Neath the Elms'.
(Rain Plan: Oostings Gymnasium, Ferris Athletic Center)
12:00-3:00 p.m. Class of 1963 Lady Katherine Boat Cruise and Lunch
Take a ride down the breathtaking Connecticut River on the the Lady Katherine with classmates. A buffet lunch will be served. Pre-registration required. Shuttle will depart from Summit Street immediately following Alumni Convocation.
Charter Oak Landing, Reserve Road, Hartford, CT 06106 (rain or shine)
- 4:45 p.m. Summing
about our common experience as members of the Class of 1963, and about our
takeaways from this Reunion weekend. What have we learned that might
facilitate healthy and engaged living? This
discussion is moderated by Victor Keen '63, and panelists
include Jamie Calabrese Bratt '05, 1963 Scholar, Richard Chang '63, Jonathon
Tiefenbrun '63, John Kent '63 and Patricia McGill P'94 and spouse of 1963 Classmate,
6:30 - 7:30 p.m. Class of 1963 Reception
Washington Room, Mather Hall, 2nd Floor
Clement 105, Chemistry Building
7:30 - midnight Class of 1963 Dinner and dancing
After-dinner remarks by Stan Marcuss and Dan Moore
Music by the Bob Hardwick SoundWashington Room, Mather Hall, 2nd FloorSunday, June 10
10:00 a.m.10:00 a.m. Festival Service of Holy Communion
The Chapel comes alive this morning with a celebratory service that will include a thanksgiving for the ministries of clergy in the class of ‘63; a preacher, Jim Bixby, from the class of ’08; and music performed by singers from the class of ’73.
11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Class of 1963 Brunch and Farewell