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Reunion Weekend and Homecoming/FALLbany

We’ve waited long enough for you.  Come back to UAlbany and
we’ll help you celebrate your 40th reunion.
Wear your purple and gold and rally your college buddies and friends.
Join us for an exciting weekend of events . . .

Football Game vs. St. Francis ~ Touchdown Tailgate
Annual Homecoming 5K/2.5K Run and Little Dane Dash
GOLD (Graduates of the Last Decade) Reunion
Chairs that Tell A Story Auction and Wine Tasting
Reaching Higher, Achieving More Luncheon
UAlbany Welcome Back Breakfast
Farmers’ Market ~ And many more . . .


 Friday, October 12

 Saturday, October 13

 Class of 1972 Reunion Event


Friday, October 12

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

Campus Center Ballroom
Reaching Higher, Achieving More is an alumni campaign designed to showcase the remarkable career paths of the 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. Registration required. Free lunch.
5:00 p.m.–7:30 p.m.
Chairs That Tell A Story Auction and Wine Tasting

University Library
Through a special partnership with local high school art programs, 41 chairs designed by area high school students will be auctioned off to benefit UAlbany Libraries programs and services, in conjunction with the Wine Tasting. Stop by the main library to view the chairs, connect with alumni while enjoying a sample of New York wines and cheeses and maybe take home a one-of-a-kind chair! Registration required. Free. View Chairs

Saturday, October 13

8:30 a.m.–10:00 a.m.
UAlbany Welcome Back Breakfast
Hall of Fame Room SEFCU Arena
Help celebrate the Class of 1962 induction into the Half-Century Club and your 40th reunion (change for the 25th and 10th) with fellow alumni and guests.  Hear President George M. Philip ’69, ’73 provide an update on the University. Registration required. Cost: $5/person.

9:00 a.m.
Alumni Association’s Annual Homecoming 5K Run/2.5K Walk and Little Dane Dash

Tailgate Tent
Join us for the Alumni Association's Annual Homecoming 5K Run/2.5K Walk and Little Dane Dash. Proceeds benefit UAlbany Cancer Research Center's Fund for Memory and Hope. Timing chips, prizes & giveaways, event is open to all. Register Now.

10:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m.
Farmer’s Market – Go Green Initiative

Tailgate tent on back lawn of Science Library
Visit the farmer’s market and sample products from several local farms around the Capital Region. Fresh baked goods, vegetables, fruits, cider, cider doughnuts and homemade jams are among the items offered.

10:30 a.m.–Noon
Sorority Coffee Hours

Beta Zeta
Chi Sigma Theta
Gamma Kappa Phi
Kappa Delta
Alumni House
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, enjoy great food, fellowship and fun with other Great Danes fans under the big top.  The Class of 1972 will have reserved tables at the tent.  Receive free food and drink vouchers if you preregister. Free parking in the Dutch Quad lot; $5.00 in the SEFCU lot.

1:00 p.m.
Homecoming Football Game vs. St. Francis Red Flash
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, and $3 kids 2-12. Free for Class of 1972 members who preregister.

Class of 1972 Reunion Event

Great Danes Great Bash
Saturday, October 13
7 p.m. – 11 p.m.

The Washington Tavern
250 Western Avenue, Albany
Class of 1972 alumni are invited to mingle and reminisce at this popular
UAlbany watering hole. Enjoy heavy appetizers and beverages.
Event is free to all preregistered 1972 alumni.
Guests $5.00.

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 1972.
Single or double rooms are available for $79.00/night.

Please make your reservations by September 28.



Registration closes October 7.

Tickets to the football game are also still available,
please call Athletics at (518) 442-4683 to order.


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