Preliminary Schedule


Thursday, June 12

6:00–9:00 p.m.  Class of 1964 Reception and Dinner 

George A. Kellner Squash Center, Ferris Athletic Center
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Friday, June 13

9:00 a.m.-8:00 p.m.  Registration and Housing Open
Grand Room, Admissions and Career Development Center
9:00–10:45 a.m.  50th Reunion Breakfast and Banter​
Reconnect over breakfast by enjoying life stories from classmates. This session will be moderated by Ted Pettus '64.
Reese Room, Smith House
11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.  Class of 1964 Memorial Service 
The Chapel
12:00-2:00 p.m.  Faculty, Staff and Coaches Luncheon
Hamlin Dining Hall, Hamlin Hall
12:00-2:30 p.m.  Half-Century Club Reception and Luncheon
Join classmates from 1944-1969 for this special afternoon to honor the Class of 1964 as they enter the Half-Century Club.
Washington Room and Wean Terrace Rooms, Mather Hall, second floor
2:00-3:00 p.m. Class of 1959 Memorial Service
The Chapel
2:00-4:00 p.m.  Admissions Panel
Joslin Family 1823 Room, Raether Library and Information Technology Center
3:00-4:30 p.m. The Future of Health Care for Seniors: What's the Prognosis?
How, where, and by whom whill heath care be provided to seniors in the future? These and many other questions will also be answered by panelists.
  • Barbara Kennelly M'71, former member of the U.S. House of Representatives, distinguished professor of political science, Trinity Washington University (D.C.), chair of the Social Security Advisory Board, and president of Barbara Kennelly Associates.
  • Hon. Barry R. Schaller, Justice (Ret.), Connecticut Supreme Court, visiting lecturer, Trinity College and Yale Law School; author of Understanding Bioethics and the Law: The Promises and Perils of the Brave New World of Biotechnology (Praeger, 2008)
  • Michelle Stone, M.D. '95, board-certified internist
  • Erica Dumpel '74, CLU, health insurance counselor

The panel will be moderated by: Keith Watson J.D. '64, former owner of a convalescent/sub-acute nursing care facility.

Seabury 217, Seabury Hall

3:00-4:00 p.m. Tour of Hartford Magnet Trinity College Academy and the Learning Corridor
Meeting point TBD
4:00-5:3o p.m.  Networking Event with J. Violet Gannon, director of career development
Joslin Family 1823 Room, Raether Library and Information Technology Center
5:00–6:00 p.m.  Class of 1964 Passionate Pursuits Exhibition and Reception
Learn something new about a classmate or two while you enjoy passed hors d'oeuvres and wine.
Lobby, Admissions and Career Development Center
5:30-6:00 p.m. Class of 1979 Meeting
Location TBD
5:30-6:30 p.m.  Celebration of Societies Reception
Patio, Vernon Social
6:00-9:00 p.m.  New England Style Clambake
The Quad (rain plan: Mather Hall)
6:00-9:00 p.m.  Jay Nash and Josh Day Concert
The Quad (rain plan: Washington Room, Mather Hall)
9:00-11:00 p.m.  Outerspace Band
Vernon Social
9:00 p.m. Tappy Hour with the Class of 2004 and 2009
The Tap Cafe, 217 New Britain Avenue

Saturday, June 14

7:30-10:00 a.m.  Breakfast with the Bantam
Bring the family- and your camera - for a visit with our beloved College mascot!
Mather Dining Hall
8:30 a.m.-8:00 p.m.  Registration and housing open
Grand Room, Admissions and Career Development Center
8:30-10:30 a.m. Partners/spouses tour of the Mark Twain House
Register for this tour when you arrive on campus.
9:00-10:00 a.m.  50th Reunion Breakfast, Banter, and Class Meeting
Reconnect over breakfast by enjoying life stories from classmates. This session will be moderated by Ted Pettus '64.
Hamlin Dining Hall, Hamlin Hall
9:30-10:30 a.m.  25th Reunion Champagne Brunch
Location TBD
9:30-10:30 a.m.  Class of 1979 Breakfast
Location TBD
9:30-10:30 a.m.  Class of 1984 Breakfast
Location TBD
10:00-10:30 a.m.  Class meetings and election of class officers
1964 Hamlin Dining Hall
Other locations TBD
10:30 a.m.  Pre-parade gathering
Gather with your class in front of Cinestudio
10:45 a.m.  Parade of classes
Come out and join your class for this Reunion tradition.  All alumni, family, and friends are invited to participate. Remember to wear your Trinity SWAG!
The parade forms at 10:30 a.m. in front of Cinestudio
11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.  Alumni convocation
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'.
The Quad (rain plan: Ray Oosting Gymnasium, Ferris Athletic Center)
12:00-4:00 p.m.  Reunion cookout and carnival, fun for the family!
Enjoy outdoor activities and a cookout with fellow classmates, faculty, family, and friends. Lunch will be served until 2:00 p.m.
The Quad (rain plan: Mather Dining Hall)
2:00-4:00 p.m. Alumni EXPO
The Quad near Cinestudio (rain plan: Field House, Ferris Athletic Center)
2:00 p.m. Class of 2004 and 2009 Quad Games
The Quad near the Chapel
2:30–4:00 p.m.  Trinity: Remaining A Great College Over The Next 50 Years
How will online education change the buisness of colleges? How will edTech change teaching and student learning? With high costs and soaring debt, what kind of students can afford a residential college experience? All questions will be answered by panelists:
  • John Alcorn, principal lecturer in language and culture studies, Trinity College
  • J. Violet Gannon, director of the Career Development Center, Trinity College
  • Tom Mitzel, dean of faculty, Trinity College
  • Eileen Rudden, co-founder of LearnLaunch
The panel will be moderated by Don McLagan '64.
McCook Auditorium, McCook Academic Building
5:30-7:00 p.m. Class of 1994 Reception
Location TBD
6:00-7:30 p.m.  Class pictures on the Quad
Join your class for a pre-dinner photo-op with our professional photographer. 
6:00 p.m.  2009   Meet at the Fuller Arch
6:00 p.m.  2004  Meet at the Chapel Garden
6:20 p.m.  1999   Meet at the Fuller Arch
6:20 p.m.  1994   Meet at your class reception location
6:40 p.m.  1989   Meet at the Chapel Garden
6:40 p.m.  1984   Meet at your class dinner location
7:00 p.m.  1949, 1954, 1959  Smith House
7:00 p.m.  1979  
Meet at your class dinner location
7:20 p.m.  1974  
Meet at your class dinner location
7:20 p.m.  1969   Meet at your class dinner location
7:30 p.m.  1964    Washington Room, Mather Hall 2nd Floor
6:00-7:30 p.m.  1969-2009 Class  Receptions  (excluding 1994)
Join your classmates for a reception on the Quad. 
Quad (rain plan: receptions will be held in class dinner locations)
6:30 p.m. -12:00 a.m.  Class of 1964 Reception, Dinner, and Dancing
End the weekend with a fun evening of dinner and dancing to the sounds of Band Together CT, who promises to play some '60s rock & roll.
Washington Room, Mather Hall, second floor
6:30-9:00 p.m.   Half Century Classes Reception and Dinner
For the classes of 1949, 1954 and 1959.
Reese Room, Smith House
7:30-9:00 p.m.  1969-2009 Class Dinners
1969  Location TBD
1974  Location TBD
1979  Location TBD
1984  Location TBD
1989  Location TBD
1994  Location TBD
1999  Location TBD
2004  Location TBD
2009  Location TBD
9:00-11:00 p.m. Cave Patio Dance Party
Orange Crush '80s cover band and late night DJ.
The Cave Patio (rain plan: The Cave)
11:00 p.m.-1:00 a.m.  Late night DJ
The Cave Patio (rain plan: The Cave)

Sunday, June 15

8:00 a.m.- 12:00 p.m.  Brunch with the bantam
One last hoorah before you depart campus! Each class will have a reserved area in Mather Dining Hall.
Mather Dining Hall
9:00 a.m.  25th Reunion Farewell Breakfast
Stop by the Jackson/Wheaton Bridge for coffee before you hit the road.
Jackson/Wheaton Bridge
9:00-10:00 a.m. Hour with the President Elect
Come for a conversation with President-elect Joanne Berger-Sweeney who will share her pride in being appointed the 22nd President of Trinity College and plans for assuming office this summer. This session will adjourn promptly so that participants may attend the Festival Service of Holy Communion in the Chapel and the Hillel Brunch.
Vernon Social
10:00 a.m. Festival service of holy communion
The Chapel comes alive this morning with a celebratory service.
The Chapel
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Hillel brunch
Enjoy a delicious bagel and lox brunch and tour the magnificent Zachs Hillel House, Trinity's home away from home for the Jewish student community.
Zachs Hillel House