University at Albany - State University of New York

Class of 1960 50th Reunion

Class Councilors
List of Attendees

Registration is now closed for Homecoming events.

If you are part of a reunioning class and would like to attend a
reunion event please call the Alumni Association at 518-442-3080 or 1-800-836-2586.

 Friday, October 8

 Saturday, October 9

 Class of 1960 Reunion Dinner*

* - Please note other boxed reunion events

Friday, October 8

10:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m.
Reunion Weekend Registration
Alumni House
Here’s a good place to start the reunion weekend. Pick up your registration materials, meet your classmates, see old yearbooks, relax and enjoy a nice cup of coffee or apple cider on us.

12:15–2:00 p.m.
Reaching Higher, Achieving More Luncheon

Tent on the back lawn of the Science Library
Reaching Higher, Achieving More is an alumni campaign designed to showcase the remarkable career paths of University at Albany graduates. They are entrepreneurs, educators, lawyers, corporate leaders, entertainers, doctors, social workers, authors, policymakers and more, and their impact is truly global. This year will showcase Evan Michael Zahn ’82 and Kathryn Zox ’83. These alums along with the other alumni inducted into this campaign are points of pride for the entire UAlbany community. Registration required. Free.

4:00–6:00 p.m.
Alumni Wine Tasting Reception

Alumni House
Please join the Alumni Association for a wine-tasting experience. Discover a fine selection of New York state wines complemented by cheese and hors d’oeuvres while you “un-wine-d” and meet fellow alumni, friends and guests. Registration required. Free. (Limit 1 guest)

Reunion Event!

7:00 p.m.
Meet and Greet

205 on Wolf
Holiday Inn
205 Wolf Road, Albany
(518) 458-7264

Join your class as they meet and swap stories about college days.

Saturday, October 9

8:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m.
Reunion Weekend Registration
Alumni House

Reunion Event!

8:30–10:00 a.m.
Half–Century Club Breakfast
Hall of Fame Room, SEFCU Arena
Shuttle service available in Dutch Quad lot across from the Alumni House

Join fellow alumni and celebrate with the Class of 1960 as they are inducted into the Half-Century Club. Registration required. Free. (Limit 1 guest)

10:00 a.m.–Noon
Sorority Coffee Hours
Holiday Inn Express
1442 Western Avenue, Albany

Beta Zeta
Chi Sigma Theta
Gamma Kappa Phi
Kappa Delta

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 Albany 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 NanoFab North Rotunda, Building 253. Registration required. Free.

10:15–11:15 a.m.
Weather Watch Tour
NOAA National Weather Service Forecast Office, CESTM
Pick-up will be at the bus stop by the Science Library
Get a guided tour of the NOAA (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration) National Weather Service Forecast Office at UAlbany and learn about weather forecasts and the technology that gives forecasters the ability to provide accurate weather information. Bus transportation will be available. Bus departs at 10:10 a.m. The tour will begin in the CESTM Rotunda. Registration required. Free. *Individuals will be asked to sign in at the front door of the National Weather Service before entering the forecast facility.

10:15–11:45 a.m.
Aqua Ducks Tour
Pick-up will be at the bus stop by Science Library
Join other alumni, students, parents and guests for an exciting time aboard the amphibious Aqua Ducks. Tour downtown Albany, see the historic sites and then view the city skyline as the “Duck” splashes into the Hudson River. Registration required. Cost: $21.00/person.

11:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m.
Touchdown Tailgate
Tailgate tent area on back lawn of Science Library
Get into the spirit, enjoy food, fellowship and fun with other Great Danes fans under the big top. Receive free food, drink vouchers and a free T-shirt if you preregister. Free parking in the Dutch Quad lot; $5.00 in the SEFCU lot. Tables will be reserved for the Class of 1960.

1:00 p.m.
UAlbany Football Game vs. St. Francis Red Flash
University Field
Wear your purple and gold proudly and cheer on the UAlbany Great Danes as they tackle the opponents. Registration required. Cost: $12 reserved seating, $10 general admission and $3 kids 2-12. Free for reunion class members who preregister.

1:00–2:30 p.m.
UAlbany Uptown & Downtown Campuses Bus Tour
Pick-up will be at the bus stop by the Science Library
See some of your old haunts and reminisce with alumni during this tour of the various buildings on both campuses. Geoffrey Williams, University archivist, will host the tour. Bus departs at 1:00 p.m. Registration required. Free.

Reunion Event!

6:00 p.m.
Class of 1960 Reunion Dinner
Phoenix Ballroom
Holiday Inn
205 Wolf Road, Albany

Swap stories and recapture those wonderful memories of your college years while you enjoy dinner. Registration required. Cost: $35.00–$40.00/person.

Sunday, October 10

Reunion Event!

11:30 a.m.–2:00 p.m.
Class of 1960 Farewell Brunch
Milne 200 (Downtown Campus)
135 Western Avenue, Albany

Here’s your chance to say goodbye…for now until the next reunion.
Cost: $20/person.

Registration deadline is October 1.


Holiday Inn Albany
205 Wolf Road
Albany, NY 12205
(518) 458-7264
Complimentary shuttle service to and from Albany International Airport
is available for overnight guests.

Please ask for the
UAlbany Class of 1960 Reunion room block when
making a reservation.
Reservations must be received by September 24, 2010.

For information on other accommodations,
please contact the Alumni Association at 1-800-836-2586.


Class Councilors

Mrs. Doris Hische Brossy
15 North Woods Rd
Vienna, ME 04360
Tel. (207) 293-4712




Mrs. Joan Cali Pecore
625 Fairmont Ave
Westfield, NJ 07090-1360
Tel. (908) 223-8569




Paul T. Reagan
P.O. Box 211
Staatsburg, NY 12580-0211
Tel. (845) 876-8705



List of Attendees

Priscilla Jeney Albrecht

June Alexander

Jack Anderson

Jane and William Annis

Adrienne (Audrey) Hall-Bodie
(She would like to see Ro Walsh Niemczyk,
Nancy Rishel Hackel, and Sue Palenikj!)

Doris Hische and Charles Brossy

Elisabeth and Donald Bunch

Bunny Silverstein Calabrese

Frances Jadick Castillo

Nancy McGowan Clinton

Bernice Epstein Cohen

Frances Wallace Cole

Gloria Fay Deutsch

Dave Feldman

Chuck Fowler

Elaine Frankonis '61

Joanne Basista Gascoyne and Richard Gascoyne

Fay McMore Graham

Nancy Rishel Hackel

Art and Carol Sheu (’59) Hackett

Adriene Hall-Bodie and Charles Bodie

Paul Hooker

Steve Hoover

Audrey Hurd

Mary Ellen Johnson

John Johnston

Janice Graham Kaliski and husband Burton ('61)

Edward Kenny

Terry Kerwin Lehr

Marcia Cavanaugh Meaney

Inese Klavins

Richard and Janet Page

Joan Cali and Vic Pecore

Doug Penfield

Paul Reagan

Phil and Fran Cicero (‘62) Shepherd

Ron Short ('59) 

Beth Spencer

Peter Spina

Shea Allen Szachara

John J. Trombly

Lee and Lil Skadberg ('62) Upcraft

Kathryn S. Updike

Last updated on SeptOctober 1, 2010

For questions and information, please contact:
Loida R. Vera Cruz
Assistant Director of Alumni Programs
(518) 442-3080

University at Albany
Alumni Association
Alumni House
1400 Washington Avenue
Albany, NY 12222
PHONE (518) 442-3080
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