University at Albany - State University of New York

Class of 1985 - 25th Reunion

Accommodations

Reunion Committee

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 1985 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 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.  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 10

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

Alumni House

8:30 a.m.–10:00 a.m.
Welcome Back 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. Cost: $5.00/person.

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 of 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 the of 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.

10:15 a.m.–1:00 p.m.
Robots are Coming
College of Computing and Information
Tailgate tent at the back lawn of the Science Library

The field of robotics has matured to the point where robots are expected to be a growing part of our everyday life.  Come hear how students, faculty, and researchers from UAlbany's College of Computing and Information are helping develop new applications for robots and see firsthand how robots are being used to educate students about computing principles. Free.

11:00–1:00 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 and drink vouchers if you preregister. Free parking in the Dutch Quad lot; $5.00 in the SEFCU lot. Tables will be reserved for the Class of 1985.

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. Bus departs at 1:00 p.m. Registration required. Free.

Reunion Event!

7:00–11:00 p.m.
Class of 1985 Great Danes Great Bash

The Washington Tavern
250 Western Avenue, Albany

Join other Class of 1985 alumni. Mix, 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)

Attendees

Kimberly Ancin '85  
Suzanne Auletta  '85 
Robert Becker '85, '87
Bruce Birchenough '85
Mike Bouchard '08
Owen B. Carragher '85
Rob Fishkin '85 
James Foster '85 
Jonathan Green '85  
Rita Treacy Hotaling '85, '92
Kristen Lavista '09
Kevin Mahon '85 
Lisa Mirabella '85 
Carl Patka '85 
Patty Salkin '85 
Martin Sanchez-Rojas '85, '87
Madeline Kun Scheier '85 
Jeffrey Schneider '85 
Scott Shevrin '85 
Craig Stillwell '85 
Karla Sutton '07

Last updated on September 24, 2010

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, the Alumni Association and University Auxiliary Services (UAS). 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 1985 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.



 

 

Reunion Committee:

Patricia Salkin, Esq. ’85, Chair
Suzy Auletta, Esq. ’85
Eric Bowman, Esq. ’85
Gary Farkas ’85, ’00
Andrea Snyder Goldstein ’85
Rich Schaffer ’85
Jeff Schneider, Esq. ’85

 

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