Class of 1964

50-Year Reunion | Emory Commencement Weekend | May 9-12, 2014

The 50-Year Reunion inaugurates the Class of 1964 into Corpus Cordis Aureum, Latin for "Golden Corps of the Heart." This is a special distinction for alumni who graduated 50 or more years ago. 

On Commencement Sunday, the class will be honored and inducted into the Corpus Cordis Aureum (CCA) at a ceremony at the Miller-Ward Alumni House. Everyone in attendance will receive specially commissioned medallions to keep and wear at all future Corpus Cordis Aureum activities.

On Commencement Monday, all members of CCA, including previous inductees, are invited to march during the university's Commencement procession, clad in gold robes. As the latest inductees, the group will conclude the procession, bridging the gap between the earlier years and the graduating class. During the ceremony, the CCA will be invited to stand and be recognized, symbolizing all Emory alumni who have graduated prior to the graduating class. 

Mark your calendars to return and participate in this special ceremony!


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Emory’s Class of 1964 will celebrate 50 years since graduation from Emory on May 12, 2014. We will mark the milestone with a weekend of celebration May 9-12, 2014 during Emory’s Commencement Weekend. We’ll have a full weekend of festivities, including casual gatherings off campus, a tour of Emory today, a memorial service, and a formal reunion gathering on campus. We’re especially excited about a component of the weekend that is unique to your class and is a concept created by your classmates who are leading the organization for the celebration: an intellectual exploration of the cauldron of change in the world that was part of your time at Emory. We’re crafting a session with leading academics at Emory to explore the tumultuous times and events of the early 1960s. The events of that time influenced you then and in your lives beyond, and we’ll spend some time discussing it together. Members from the Class of 1964 are also invited to join Corpus Cordis Aureum, a special group comprised of alumni who graduated from Emory 50 or more years ago. At the induction ceremony during Emory Commencement Weekend, the Class of 1964 will be be presented with specially commissioned medallions. Inductees will then participate in the Commencement procession and be recognized during the ceremony. For more information, please contact Melissa Stone at 404.727.8780 or via email at

Register today!  Click here to register for the reunion. 

Attendees (as of 4/14/2014)
Fred Barlow 64C 65G, Tina Hall Elliott 64C, Sally Gantt Finch 64C, Stephanie Ginn Fortson 64C, William Fortson 64C, Ann Fowler 64C, Liz Kemp Gauntt 64C, Shirley Flanagan Haselwood 64B, Nancy Styring Hughes 64C, Jeffrey Levin 64C, Lynn Williams Lisella 64C, Alex Mackinnon 64C, Cynthia Zellner Mackinnon 64C 65G, Laurence Morrell 64C, Thomas Newton 64C, Michel Stewart Poklepovic 64B, Ben Shapiro 64C 67L, Andrew Sheldon 64C, Susan Brown Tenenbaum 64C, Ellen Thompson 64C, Rick Thompson 64C, Estelle Heard Zeiler 63C 65G


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