1986 Reunion

Class of 1986 - 25th Reunion


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 Friday, October 14

 Saturday, October 15

 Class of 1986 Reunion Event


Friday, October 14

12:15 – 2:00 p.m.
Reaching Higher, Achieving More Luncheon
Campus Center Ballroom
Distinguished University at Albany alum Ken Johnson ’78 will be showcased, and you will learn how they have reached higher and achieved more since graduating from the University. Registration required. Free lunch.

5:00 – 7:00 p.m.
After School Special: The 2011 Alumni Show
Alumni Exhibition Opening Reception and Wine Tasting
University Art Museum
Curated by Ken Johnson ’78, freelance critic for the New York Times. Stop by the University Art Museum to take in the many works by talented UAlbany alumni, meet the artists and connect with alumni while enjoying a sample of New York wines and cheeses. This exhibition is supported by a generous grant from the University at Albany Alumni Association. Registration required. Free. (Limit 1 guest)

Saturday, October 15

8:30 – 10:00 a.m.
UAlbany Welcome Back Breakfast
Hall of Fame Room, SEFCU Arena
Celebrate your 25th reunion with fellow alumni and guests. Hear President George M. Philip ’69, ’73 provide an update on the University. Registration required. Cost: $5/person.

10:15 – 11:15 a.m.
Nanotech Complex Tour
Pick-up will be at the bus stop by the Science Library
Learn about the latest developments in nanotechnology as you tour the Nanotech complex at the University at Albany’s College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering. Bus transportation will be available. Bus departs at 10:10 a.m. The tour will begin in the CESTM Rotunda. Registration required. Free.

11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Touchdown Tailgate
Tailgate tent area on the back lawn of the Science Library
Get into the spirit and enjoy great food, fellowship and fun with other Great Danes fans under the big top. Class of 1986 will have reserved tables at the tent. Receive free food, drink vouchers and a gift if you preregister. Free parking in the Dutch Quad lot; $5 in the SEFCU lot.

1:00 p.m.
Homecoming Football Game vs. Robert Morris Colonials
University Field
Show your true colors! Wear your purple and gold proudly and cheer on the UAlbany Great Danes to victory. Registration required. Cost: $12 reserved seating, $10 general admission seating, $3 kids 2-12. Free for reunion class members who preregister.

Class of 1986 Reunion Event!

7:00–11:00 p.m.
Great Danes Great Bash

The Washington Tavern
250 Western Avenue, Albany

Class of 1986 alumni are invited to mingle and reminisce at this popular
UAlbany watering hole. Enjoy munchies and beverages.
Event is free to all preregistered alumni and guest. (Limit 1 guest)



Enjoy special room rates at the
Best Western Sovereign Hotel
1228 Western Avenue, Albany, NY 12203

Call (518) 489-2981 to make your
reservations, and be sure to mention that
you’re with the UAlbany Class of 1986.
Single or double rooms are available
for $79.00/night.
Please make your reservations by September 23.
This event is made possible in part through a grant
from University Auxiliary Services (UAS).