Reunion Events

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Emory’s 2019 Commencement is Monday, May 13, 2019. Updates for 2019 will be available beginning in January.

2018 Commencement Weekend Alumni Reunion Events

This is an overview of some of Alumni reunion activities taking place during Commencement Weekend. Check your full reunion schedule or the Alumni Association Commencement Weekend website for details. Several other Commencement events during the week are open to alumni.  Click here to view the main Commencement Schedule to see the full listing of events.

Thursday, May 10, 2018

7:00 p.m.

School of Nursing Candlelight Crossover Dinner
School of Nursing Room 276, 1520 Clifton Road NE
All Nursing alumni, faculty, and staff are invited by the Nurses’ Alumni Association for a private dinner prior to Emory’s traditional Candlelight Crossover.  Following dinner, which will take place at 7:50 pm, we will gather for a group photo and walk together from the School of Nursing to Miller-Ward Alumni House where we will hold candles and welcome the 2018 nursing graduates to the alumni community as they cross the Houston Mill Road bridge with President Sterk and fellow graduates from across the university.
No charge, reservation requested
Contact: Kate Balconi, 404.727.3348

Friday, May 11, 2018

6:00 - 9:00 p.m.

Oxford College 1968 - 50 Year Reunion Reception, Dinner, and Corpus Cordis Aureum Medallion Ceremony
Oxford Dining Hall, Dean's Dining Room, Oxford College; $50
Contact: Tammy Camfield, 770.784.8414 [Register here]

Saturday, May 12, 2018

9:00 a.m.

School of Nursing Class of 1968 Welcome & Hospitality Breakfast
School of Nursing, Room 400
Start the day with a breakfast buffet while catching up with classmates and looking at photos and memorabilia from your time at Emory.
No charge, reservation requested
Contact: Kate Balconi, 404.727.3348

9:00 -  10:00 a.m.

10:00 - 11:00 a.m.

Class of 1968 Optional Academic Sessions
Location and speakers TBD
No charge
Contact: Michele Obester, 404.712.5978 Website [Register here]

10:00 a.m.

Student Led Tour of School of the Nursing including visit to Simulation Lab
School of Nursing, Lobby Level
Join us for a student led tour of our state of the art facilities, including the simulation skills lab, nursing uniform displays, and classrooms.
No charge, reservation requested
Contact: Kate Balconi, 404.727.3348

11:00 a.m.

1968-2018 Conversations in Nursing with Emory Nursing Faculty & Students
School of Nursing, Room 276
Hear from current students and faculty members as they share their experiences at the Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing, and the reunion group engages in a conversation about Nursing through the years.
No charge, reservation requested
Contact: Katelyn Balconi, 404.727.3348

11:45 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Oxford College 1968 Reunion Luncheon
Oxford Dining Hall, Dean's Dining Room, Oxford Campus - $20 per person
Contact: Tammy Camfield, 770.784.8414 [Register here]

12:15 p.m.

1968 BSN Reunion Celebration Lunch with Dean Linda McCauley 79MN
School of Nursing, Room 400
It’s time to celebrate! Reminisce with classmates as you enjoy an elegant three course lunch and champagne toast at the School of Nursing with Dean and fellow Emory Nursing alumna, Dr. Linda McCauley 79MN.
No charge, reservation requested
Contact: Kate Balconi, 404.727.3348

1:30 - 3:00 p.m.

Class of 1968 Campus Tour
Shuttle departs from Miller-Ward Alumni House
Contact: Trish Sudlow, 404.712-5894 Website [Register here]

3:30 - 5:00 p.m.

Candler School of Theology - Class of 1968 Reunion Tour and Reception
Tour -3rd floor Atrium of the Candler School of Theology, 1531 Dickey Drive
Reception - Cannon Chapel - Formal Lounge - Candler School of Theology, 515 South Kilgo Circle, NE

The Candler Class of 1968 is invited to a tour and 50th Reunion reception prior to the Candler Singers concert.
Contact: for more information.

5:30 p.m.

1968 BSN Class Dinner at Emory University Hospital in Whitehead Memorial Room    
Join us for a casual dinner and more time to reminisce and share stories as a class as we visit the Emory University Hospital for dinner and beverages in the unique and beautiful Whitehead Memorial Room, in the orginal (Whitehead) Wing of Emory Hospital.
Contact: Kate Balconi, 404.727.3348

6:30 - 9:30 p.m.

Class of 1968 Reunion Celebration
Miller-Ward Alumni House
You've waited fifty years for this party! Make it a night to remember as you reconnect with friends from the Class of 1968.
Cocktails and heavy appetizers. Price per person $100.
Michele Obester, 404.712-5978 Website Register here

Sunday, May 13, 2018

11:00 a.m.

1968 BSN Sunday Brunch (Optional)
Pastries A Go Go, 235 Ponce de Leon Pl Decatur, GA
Join classmates for an optional dutch-treat brunch at Pastries A Go Go in downtown Decatur.  The restaurant is located in Commerce Square at the corner of West Ponce De Leon Avenue and Commerce Drive.
Contact: Kate Balconi, 404.727.3348

3:30 - 5:00 p.m.

Corpus Cordis Aureum Medallion Ceremony
Miller-Ward Alumni House
No charge; Parking available at the Miller-Ward Alumni House.
Trish Sudlow, 404.712.5894 Website [Register here]

5:30 p.m.

1968 BSN Sunday Evening Dinner (Optional)
We have reserved space at the award winning restaurant and popular Atlanta hotspot, The General Muir.  On Sundays, the restaurant features a limited menu of their weekly three course spaghetti dinner ($17 per person).  There is also a limited menu of other light dinner entrees available, priced between $12 to $20.
Dutch-treat event, reservation requested, so we can save you a seat.
Contact: Kate Balconi, 404.727.3348