Wheaton College Norton, Massachusetts
Wheaton College
Commencement Reunion

Saturday, May 17, 2014

All day

Alumnae/i Hospitality Suite8:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Enjoy light refreshments and meet and greet fellow alumnae/i. Wireless access available. (May Room, Mary Lyon Hall)

Alumnae/i Reunion Registration8:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
(Quinby Alumnae Suite, Mary Lyon Hall)

7 a.m.

Buffet Breakfast7:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.
for alumnae/i and guests (Chase Square Dining Hall)

8 a.m.

Posse 11 Graduation and Celebration 8:00 a.m. - 9:15 a.m.
Wheaton's eleventh class of Posse Scholars participate in a special continental breakfast and ceremony with their families and friends. By invitation. (Dance Studio, Balfour-Hood Center)

9 a.m.

Line up for Commencement Procession 9:15 a.m.
All members of the reunion classes are invited to march behind their class banners in the Commencement Procession. (Alumnae/i line up in front of Stanton) In the event of rain, the alumnae/i procession will be cancelled.

10 a.m.

179th Commencement Exercises10:00 a.m.
Gather in the Dimple as Johnnetta B. Cole addresses the Class of 2014. Receiving honorary degrees will be Anne-Imelda Radice '69, Mary Anne Marsh '79 and Jonathan Kadane Crane '95. Recessional with the Clan Sutherland Bagpipe Band. (The Dimple; Rain location: Haas Athletic Center)

Registration deadline 11:30 a.m.for reunion class gift
and attendance awards.
(Quinby Alumnae Suite, Mary Lyon Hall)


Celebration Lunch  
(Advance registration is required.)

Dine under the Reunion Tent in the Presidents' Garden followed by the 145th Annual Alumnae/i Celebration of Reunion classes in the same location.

2 p.m.

Relax and Reconnect 2:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Spend Saturday afternoon casually reconnecting with your classmates in some of the campus' comfy spots. (Various locations)

3 p.m.

Living History3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Wheaton's Marion B. Gebbie Archives contains much more than "dusty old documents." Interesting student memorabilia abound, plus collections of clothing, shoes and hats, early photographic images, furniture, oriental objects and more. Don't miss this opportunity to look behind the scenes of the college's history. (Archives, lower level, Wallace Library)

4 p.m.

Author! Author! Sweatshirt! Tee-shirt! 4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Enjoy an additional 20% off on bookstore items including books by alumnae/i authors, gifts and Wheaton apparel. (Old Town Hall Bookstore)

7 p.m.

Young Alumnae/i Reception and Dinner3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
(YMCA Courtyard, Lower Campus)


Class Receptions 5:30 p.m., 6:00 p.m. and 6:30 p.m.
(See Class Location Sheet upon arrival.)


Reunion Class Dinners 6:00 p.m., 7:00 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.
(See Class Location Sheet upon arrival.)

9 p.m.

Hip Pocket Orchestra 9:00 p.m. - midnight
Emerson rocks with a mix of pop, rock and dance music for alums of all ages!
(Emerson Dining Hall)

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