Alumni and Reunion Weekend 2010

Return, Reconnect, and Remember!


Alumni and Reunion Weekend


Celebrating Anniversary Year Alumni Classes
1970, 1975, 1980, 1985, 1990,
1995, 2000, 2005, and 2010 and
Student Government Association and
Student Senate Alumni

 Schedule of Events

Event Registration

To help us plan staffing and resources, please register for events by October 15, 2010.  Register by calling 877-372-2586 (toll free U.S. only) .  Visa, MasterCard or Discover accepted for all prepaid events.  Click here for more information about the weekend.

                      Friday, October 22, 2010

Noon 

Alumni Golf Outing ~ Shattuck Golf Club~ Jaffrey NH
Coaches Greg Scerbinski and  Owen Houghton welcome all Franklin Pierce alumni to the golf club for a noon tee time to kick off Alumni and Reunion Weekend
~ return to the campus afterwards for the festivities with other classes, affinity groups and alumni ~register with the rest of Alumni and Reunion Weekend and pay $50 per person at the club. Pre-registration before October 15 is suggested.

3:00 pm – 7:00 pm  Alumni Check in ~ Peterson Hall, Alumni Lounge ~ stop in to pick up your special reunion edition of the Pierce Arrow, the final weekend schedule, bookstore coupons, admission tickets for pre-paid events (including pre-ordered tickets for all events) and your name badge.
5:00 pm – 6:30 pm Meet and Mingle ~ Peterson Hall, Alumni Lounge ~ join the faculty, staff and administration at what has become an annual tradition for Alumni and Reunion Weekend. Sodexo Dining Services is pleased to offer a wine and beer cash bar with appetizers.
6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Class of 1970/Pioneer Reception ~ Lakeside Education Center

7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Pub Trivia in the Ravens Nest  ~ come back to the classroom and test your pop trivia knowledge with a unique pub trivia challenge. Earn some extra credit and see how well you know Franklin Pierce University.
8:30 pm – 11:00 pm Rock n’ Reunion with Hot Vance ~ Pierce Hall ~ rock out with one of New England’s best classic rock cover bands and kick off Alumni & Reunion Weekend in “style”. Register early for $20 per person and enjoy the pub fare, a cash bar, and dancing to “Hot Vance” putting on a performance you won’t forget. Pre-registration before October 15 is required. Babysitting is available for an extra charge.

                        Saturday, October 23, 2010

8:00 am - 2:00 pm Alumni Check In ~ Peterson Hall, Alumni Lounge ~stop in to pick up the final weekend schedule, admissions tickets for all pre-paid events.
9:00 am
President’s Council Breakfast ~ Emily Flint Campus Center, Pierce Hall ~ this invitation-only event provides the opportunity to join President Birge for a complimentary breakfast while enjoying the most beautiful view on campus.

9:30 am – 10:30 am

Guided Tour of Campus ~ a lot has changed since you graduated from Franklin Pierce. Let one of our admissions tour guides show you what’s new. The morning tour begins at Peterson Hall and ends at Marcucella Hall in time for the Annual Meeting.
10:30 am State of the University Address and Annual Meeting of the  Alumni Association ~ Marcucella Hall ~ your Alumni Association will hold its annual meeting following the annual State of the University Address by President James Birge~ the officers of the Alumni Association Board of Directors will present the activities of the Alumni Association to be followed by a question and answer period . 
11:30 am   Atlatl Demonstration ~ Softball Field ~ Anthropology Club is preservng the ancient art of throwing with the atlatl - an ancient spear-tossing tool that preceded the bow and arrow.
 11:45 am Reunion Luncheon ~ Pierce Hall ~ a special luncheon for graduates of 1970, 1975, 1980, 1985, 1990, 1995, 2000, 2005 and 2010 and alumni of the Student Government Association to share stories, catch up with old friends, network, and pose for your class photo ~ $12 per person. Pre-registration before October 15 is required
12:00 am – 1:00 pm 
Class/Affinity Group photos ~ Pierce Hall

11:30 am – 1:30 pm

Alumni and Family Lunch  ~ Enjoy a BBQ lunch with family and friends under the tent down by Pappas Field.  $12 pre-registration before October 15 is required.
Noon Women’s Soccer vs College of Saint Rose~ Sodexo Field ~ show your Pierce PRIDE and cheer on the Ravens as they face perennial rivals the College of Saint Rose. The first 50 alumni fans to arrive with their name badges displayed will receive a Pierce PRIDE t-shirt.
Noon – 4:00 pm Family and Children’s Activities ~ North Fields Activity Center (aka The Bubble) ~ enjoy this perennial family favorite bringing adults and children together for games, crafts and more. The “bubble” will be full of activities that are available exclusively to alumni and members of the current Franklin Pierce community.  Special guest Rocky the Raven will be available for photos and will lead a special Halloween costume parade ~ parents must remain with children. To help us plan supplies and staffing, pre-registration before October 15 is required
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm   The Blais Quiz Show ~ Patterson Television Studio ~ Stop by and watch the taping of The Alumni and Reunion Weekend edition of one of the longest running FP-TV shows . Want to test your knowledge and be a contestant?  Send us an email alumni@franklinpierce.edu or sign up when you check in for the weekend.
1:00 pm – 2:00 pm Men’s and Women’s Alumni Basketball Game ~ North Fields Activity Center (aka The Bubble) ~ this is an annual tradition of athletic fun celebrating the talents of our men’s and women’s basketball teams and alumni who played before them

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm 

Class of 1995 ~ Gather in the Raven's Net Pub to reminisce and  reconnect with friends.  Bring your yearbook to share and collect signatures.  Soft drinks and sandwiches will be available to purchase.

2:00 pm

Alumni  and Family Wiffleball Game ~ North Fields Activity Center (aka The Bubble)
1:00 pm – 4:00 pm Glassblowing Demonstration and Exhibition ~ Glassblowing Studio ~ watch as our current students demonstrate the timeless art of glassblowing ~ the studio will be open through the day for alumni to stop in with their families or on their own
2:00 pm – 4:00 pm Franklin Pierce Craft Fair ~ Pierce Hall                                    
 3:00 pm Ravens Field Hockey vs Adelphi ~ Cheer on the Women’s Field Hockey Ravens as they face off against Adelphi on the Upper Field. The first 50 alumni fans to arrive with their name badges displayed will receive a Pierce PRIDE t-shirt.
6:00 pm  Reunion Celebration ~  

Reception, dinner and dancing for all alumni ~ enjoy live entertainment and cash bar with your alumni friends ~ $45 per person ($80 per couple) includes reception, dinner, complimentary wine with dinner, and musical entertainment after the awards ceremony.  A special price for GOLD (Graduates of the Last Decade) alumni, $20 per person.  (pre registration required by October 15 - no tickets will be sold at the door).

Evening of Excellence Awards Ceremony~ Fieldhouse ~ we continue following the Reunion Celebration Reception and Dinner with presentations honoring our Distinguished Alumni Award recipients and anniversary year alumni as well as Student Government Association and Student Senate alumni

Reunion Celebration ~ FieldhouseDance to music from across the decades featuring "The Nines".

 

Babysitting is available for an additional per-child fee ~ click here for details ~ pre-registration for babysitting required before October 15         

                 Sunday, October 24, 2010

 
9:30 am Alumni Association Board of Directors Meeting ~ Lakeside Education Center ~ open to all alumni
11:30 am Farewell Brunch ~ Grand Hall ~ finish out the weekend with brunch in the Grand Hall.  You won't want to miss this special event and this last opportunity to socialize before heading home. 

                         

If you are interested in working with the committee to make yours the best reunion ever, please contact alumni@franklinpierce.edu or the committee chair, Kyle Provost kyleprovost@yahoo.com.

Contact Alumni Relations: alumni@franklinpierce.edu or call 877-372-2586 (toll free U.S. only) or 603- 899-1131(Country Code 011 for International Calls).

Franklin Pierce University Alumni Association
Celebrating Alumni PRIDE

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Family and Children’s Activities ~ North Fields Activity Center (aka The Bubble) ~ enjoy this perennial family favorite bringing adults and children together for games, crafts and more. The “bubble” will be full of activities that are available exclusively to alumni and members of the current Franklin Pierce community.  Special guest Rocky the Raven will be available for photos and will lead a special Halloween costume parade ~ parents must remain with children. To help us plan supplies and staffing,pre-registration before October 15 is required