Spring Reunion 2017



Friday, May 19 – Sunday, May 21, 2017

Dear Fellow Explorers,

We're excited to announce details about Reunion '17 Weekend! A number of exciting events and activities are being planned to commemorate your time at La Salle and to celebrate the future of our Alma Mater.

Reunion is a perfect opportunity to reunite with your classmates and friends, and rediscover the spirit of La Salle and learn more about what's taking place as our campus and mission evolves.  The La Salle community looks forward to making your reunion a special memory because we know La Salle would not be where it is today without your loyalty and support.

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact the Office of Alumni Relations at 215.951.1535 or toll free at 1-888-4-ALUM-LU.

We look forward to your coming back to campus and enjoying great weekend!

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FRIDAY, MAY 19

 

WELCOME CENTER AND REUNION REGISTRATION

St. Basil Lounge (located in the central entrance to the complex)
Friday, May 19, 3–6 p.m.
Saturday, May 20, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.

After entering the South Campus Lot from Lindley Avenue, park in the lot on the right just before St. Basil Court. Visit the Registration Center in the St. Basil Lounge to check in and find out about weekend details. St. Basil Court is also the location of on-campus overnight accommodations. Shuttle service will be available for all weekend events.

WELCOME BACK RECEPTION

Compass Club (2nd Floor La Salle Union) | 6:30 p.m.
$25 per person

Kick off Reunion ‘17 by joining your classmates for a welcome back gathering. Tell your friends to meet you in Holroyd to reunite and reminisce about your college days here at 20th & Olney. This is the perfect opportunity to get reacquainted with members of your class in a casual and relaxed setting.

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Art Angels Spring Celebration

La Salle University Art Museum, Olney Hall, Lower Level | 5 – 8 p.m.

After entering the South Campus Lot from Lindley Avenue, park in the lot on the right just before St. Basil Court. Visit the Registration Center in the St. Basil Lounge to check in and find out about weekend details. St. Basil Court is also the location of on-campus overnight accommodations. Shuttle service will be available for all weekend events.

 

SATURDAY, MAY 20

 

LUNCH BUFFET

Dunleavy Room | 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. | Complimentary

Enjoy a casual afternoon with friends at this lunch buffet before heading to one campus tour or to the Connelly Library special exhibit.

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CAMPUS RIDING TOUR

St. Basil Court | 11 a.m.
Holroyd Hall | 1 p.m.

Do not miss the opportunity to attend a special riding tour of La Salle’s beautiful, expanding campus, including The Shoppes at La Salle, the renovated and expanded Holroyd Hall and the new La Salle School of Business building (Founder’s Hall).

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LA SALLE UNIVERSITY ART MUSEUM: SPRING EXHIBITION

Olney Hall | 2 p.m. | Free

The mission of the La Salle University Art Museum is to further the University’s Lasallian educational objectives by helping students, other members of the University community and the general public to experience significant, original works of art in an intimate setting and to place them in meaningful contexts. During Reunion ’17 Weekend, we invite you to visit this gem and experience our newest exhibition, “Approaching Abstraction: African American Art from the Permanent Collection.”
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PRESIDENT’S RECEPTION FOR THE CLASS OF 1967

Founder’s Hall, The Ed (’63) and Arlene Fierko Atrium | 3:30 p.m.

Colleen Hanycz, Ph.D., President of La Salle University, hosts the Class of 1967 for a reception and champagne toast in honor of your 50th anniversary. Dr. Hanycz will present each class member with a commemorative medal in recognition of your golden anniversary.

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BACCALAUREATE LITURGY

Hayman Center | Liturgy 6 p.m.  Processional Check-in 5 p.m.

Members of the Class of 1967 will join the class of 2017 and the La Salle community in the celebration of Baccalaureate Mass. All members of the Class of 1967 are asked to gather in the Atrium at 5 p.m. wearing the commemorative medals received during the President’s Reception to prepare for a very special Mass processional.

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CLASS DINNER

Treetops Café | 7:30–10:30 p.m. | $60 per person

The highlight event for Reunion 17 Weekend is the class dinner. Do not miss this special opportunity to gather with classmates for an unforgettable evening of cocktails, dinner, and dancing! Revisit memories with classmates at an elegant party filled with camaraderie, fine wine, and an exceptional dining experience.

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SUNDAY, MAY 21

 

FAREWELL CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST

St. Basil Court Lounge | 8:30–10:00 a.m. | Complimentary

Before attending the Commencement ceremony or heading home, stop by the St. Basil Court Lounge for a farewell continental breakfast.

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CLASS OF 2017 COMMENCEMENT CEREMONY

McCarthy Stadium | 10:30 a.m. 

The Reunion Weekend attendees are invited to attend and be seated in the VIP section at the 2017 Commencement Ceremony.

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THINGS TO DO AROUND CAMPUS

 

CONNELLY LIBRARY

Saturday, May 20, 10 a.m. –6 p.m.

Make time to visit the Connelly Library’s Special Collections, which include Imaginative Representations of the Vietnam War and the Holocaust, the Life and Works of Bob Dylan, the Susan Dunleavy Collection of Biblical Literature, and the Owen Wister Family Collection.

CAMPUS BOOKSTORE

Wister Hall, First Floor
Friday, May 19, 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. | Saturday, May 20, 10 a.m. –6 p.m.

Visit the campus store for the latest in La Salle wear and novelties. Special La Salle items will be featured throughout Saturday afternoon and evening. Drop in and take a look!

DIGITAL YEARBOOKS

Thanks to the Connelly Library, you can now browse every La Salle yearbook ever published. Look up your yearbook and contact your classmates about attending your Class Reunion. Click here to explore the entire collection of digitized materials, including the Wister Family at Belfield Estate and La Salle's renowned Imaginative Representations of the Vietnam War.

 

ACCOMMODATIONS

 

ON-CAMPUS OVERNIGHT ACCOMMODATIONS

St. Basil Court, South Campus
Check-in: Friday, May 19, 3–8 p.m.; Saturday, May 20, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.


Reunion guests can enjoy the convenience of staying on campus in St. Basil Court located on South Campus between Hank DeVincent Field and the Communication Center.

St. Basil Court offers air-conditioned suites accommodating one to four guests. Each suite includes two rooms and one bathroom. Each of the two rooms in the suite is furnished with two single beds. Towels and linens will be provided. In the morning, a complimentary breakfast will be served in the St. Basil Lounge, located near the central entrance to the complex.

The St. Basil Court rate is $50 per person, per night. To reserve a suite, payment in full is required with your registration.


LA SALLE’S ALCOHOL POLICY FOR REUNION

Guests are not permitted to possess, distribute, or use alcoholic beverages, except in accordance with these guidelines: Alcohol may be served at guest events only through La Salle Dining. In all cases, no alcohol will be served to individuals under 21 of age or to individuals who are deemed by the servers to be intoxicated. No alcohol is otherwise permitted in or around the student/guest residences.

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OFF-CAMPUS OVERNIGHT ACCOMMODATIONS

Normandy Farm Hotel and Conference Center | Route 202 and Morris Road, Blue Bell, PA 19422
normandyfarm.com


Located in the heart of Montgomery County, historic Normandy Farm Hotel, owned by Bud Hansen Jr., ‘58, has 121 guest rooms and suites with a heated indoor pool, fitness room, game room, evening room service, and The Farmer’s Daughter Restaurant. Your rate includes a hot breakfast for two (Monday through Saturday) and free high-speed Internet. For reservations, call 215.616.8500 and ask for the La Salle University rate.

Holiday Inn Express & Suites, Fort Washington-Philadelphia | 432 West Pennsylvania Avenue, Fort Washington, PA 19034
holidayinnexpress.com/ftwashington


Featuring an award winning, modern lobby and breakfast area, 77 new suites and 91 new guest rooms, and a state-of-the-art Fitness Center, Holiday Inn offers the Express Start free hot breakfast, 24 hour lobby coffee and free high-speed Wi-Fi. La Salle alumni receive 15% discount. For reservations, call 215.591.900 and ask for the La Salle University rate.