University at Albany - State University of New York

 

Class of 1970 40th Reunion

 

Class councilors

Accommodations

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 1970 Reunion Event


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)


Saturday, October 9

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

Alumni House

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 1970.

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.

Class of 70 Reunion Event!

6:00–9:00 p.m.
Memories, Munchies & Music, 1966-1970
Alumni House
Swap stories and recapture those wonderful memories of your college years while you enjoy some period music and light fare. Registration required. Cost: $20.00/person.

7:00–11:00 p.m.
Great Danes Great Bash
The Washington Tavern
250 Western Avenue, Albany

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 their guests only. (Limit 1 guest)

8:00 p.m.
The World Within Reach Speaker Series

SEFCU Arena
Barbara Walters will be the featured speaker at this event sponsored by the Student Association. Walters' ground-breaking exclusive interviews with world figures and her enterprising reporting have made her one of the most highly acclaimed journalists on television. Registration required.  Free.

 

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.


Accommodations

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 1970 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
 
Mr. Victor K. Looper, Jr.
156 Newbrook Lane
Bay Shore, NY 11706
TEL Home: (631)969-3628
Work: (516)571-2598
VLooperJr@yahoo.com

 

 

Mr. John Michalke
Colonie Center Station
P.O. Box 5367
Albany, NY 12205-0367
TEL Home: (518) 459-5978
Work: (518)485-0315
JMichalke@aol.com

 

For questions or information, please contact:
Loida R. Vera Cruz
Assistant Director of Alumni Programs
lveracruz@uamail.albany.edu

(518
) 442-3080

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