Wheaton College Norton, Massachusetts
Wheaton College
Commencement Reunion

Friday, May 16, 2014

All day

Registration 10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
(Quinby Alumnae Suite, Mary Lyon Hall)

Alumnae/i Hospitality Suite 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Enjoy light refreshments and meet and greet fellow alumnae/i. Wireless access available. (May Room, Mary Lyon Hall)


All-Campus Picnic Lunch Noon - 1:30 p.m.
(The Dimple; in case of rain: Atrium, Balfour-Hood Center)

1 p.m.

Campus Tour 1:00 p.m.
(Meet outside the Admission building)

A Gardener's Delight 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Take a few minutes during your busy weekend to tour the Wheaton greenhouses. Browse through the unique desert plants and lush tropical specimens, and consult with greenhouse caretaker and plant expert Jane Young about your houseplants. (Greenhouse, Mars Center for Science & Technology)

2 p.m.

Alumnae/i College Classes 2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Take in a learning adventure with a Wheaton professor. 
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Departure: The Senior Studio2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Art Majors Exhibition
Painting, printmaking, graphic design, drawing, sculpture, photography are among the media that are included in this show, mounted under the supervision of Andrew Howard. (Beard Gallery, Watson Fine Arts Center)

3 p.m.

Reception for Senior Art & Theatre Majors and Their Families3:15 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
(Haas Concourse and Lobby, Watson Fine Arts, second floor)

Phi Beta Kappa Initiation Ceremony & Reception3:15 p.m.
(Hindle Auditorium)

Holcombe M. Austin Memorial Tree Walk3:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Join Professor of Biology Scott Shumway for a tour of some of the largest and most unusual trees on the Wheaton campus. (Meet outside Mary Lyon Hall. Rain location: Knapton 114)

4 p.m.

Senior Acting Showcase4:00 p.m.
Theatre arts majors from the Class of 2014 present independent work, under the supervision of Stephanie Burlington Daniels '97 and David Fox. (Weber Theatre, Watson Fine Arts)

Acapella Reunion Reception4:30 p.m.
(Lyons Lounge, Balfour-Hood Center)

Reunion Class Officers Meeting4:30 p.m.
At least one officer from each reunion class is asked to attend. (Meneely 105, Mars Arts and Humanities)

5 p.m.

President's Reception5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
in honor of the Class of 2014
President Ronald A. Crutcher invites visiting alumnae/i to a reception in honor of the Class of 2014 and their families. This is a special opportunity for alumnae/i to meet seniors and to share stories of Wheaton past and present. (Hood Courtyard, near Watson and Mars; Rain: Mars lobby area)

Ghost Walk5:00 p.m.
Discover the haunted tales of Wheaton's spirits, led by archivist Zeph Stickney. (Meet outside Mary Lyon Hall; canceled if rain)

Rehearsal for alumnae/i Whims,5:15 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Wheatones, Gentlemen Callers,
The Blend and Voices United to Jam
(Various Locations)

6 p.m.

Donor Recognition Reception6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
President Crutcher and the Board of Trustees recognize leadership donors and special guests. By invitation. (Presidents' Garden Reunion Tent)

Young Alumnae/i Reunion Block Party6:00 p.m. - midnight
Be where new traditions begin and friendships continue. Get your team together to play Wii; take on other alums on the bocce ball court; enjoy music, food and spirits at the eighth annual Reunion block party! (YMCA Courtyard, lower campus)

Reunion Clambake Dinner6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
A New England clambake dinner for all to enjoy. (Chase Square Dining Hall)

7 p.m.

Class of '64 Cocktail Reception and Dinner7:00 p.m.
The 50th Reunion Class enjoys a special celebration. (Chase Round)

Commencement Reunion Concert7:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Featuring alumnae/i and students from the Whims, Wheatones, Gentlemen Callers, The Blend and Voices United to Jam. (Cole Memorial Chapel)

Cabaret of American Classics 8:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
A Reunion Weekend tradition returns! Favorite songs by Irving Berlin, Cole Porter, the Gershwins and others, performed by associate professor Tim Harbold and other distinguished artists. (Haas Concourse and Lobby, Watson Fine Arts, second floor)

9 p.m.

Late Night in the Loft9:00 p.m.
The Loft will be open for those looking for a more laid-back atmosphere.

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