Class of 1963 50th Reunion

Invitation - RSVP card - Accommodations - List of Attendees
Online Registration to come.

Weekend Events

Friday, Oct. 18

 Saturday, Oct. 19

Sunday, Oct. 20 

Friday, October 18

8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
Veterans Wall of Honor Viewing
University Library, 2nd floor
View UAlbany’s nine-panel Veterans Wall of Honor, which includes photos, illustrations and the names of more than 4,000 alumni, faculty and staff who have served in the U.S. military. Free.

10:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m.
Reunion Weekend Registration
Alumni House

12:15-2:00 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 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.

3:30-4:30 p.m.
Nanotech Tour, CNSE
College of Nanoscale and Science Engineering
Learn about the latest developments in nanotechnology as you tour the Albany Nanotech complex at UAlbany’s College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering. The tour will begin on the first floor rotunda of Nano Fab East (NFE), the first building on the right (#257) located immediately off Fuller Road on Tricentennial Drive. Parking is available in Lot-H immediately to the left of the NFE rotunda. Please collect a ticket at the gate and display half of the ticket on your dashboard and bring the other half into Security. Registration required. Free.

5:00-7:00 p.m.
All-Alumni Wine Tasting Reception
School of Business Building
Please join us for a wine tasting experience and discover a fine selection of NYS wines while you “un-wine-d” with fellow alumni,friends and guests at the newly opened School of Business building. Shuttle service is available from the Dutch Quad parking lot across from the Alumni House. Registration required. Free.

1963 Reunion Event
7:30 p.m.
Class of 1963 Meet and Greet
Chat’s Lounge, Albany Marriott Lobby, 189 Wolf Rd., Albany
Kick off your reunion weekend with an informal meet and greet. Here’s your first real chance to reconnect with your classmates after so many years. Registration required. Cost: $10/person.


Saturday, October 19

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

8:30-10:00 a.m.
Half–Century Club Breakfast and Class of 1963 Induction
Hall of Fame Room, SEFCU Arena
Shuttle service will be available. Pickup will be at the Dutch Quad parking lot across from the Alumni House.
Join fellow alumni and celebrate with your class as you are inducted into the Half-Century Club. Registration required. Free. (Limit 1 guest).

10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Sorority Coffee Hours
Alumni House
Beta Zeta, Chi Sigma Theta, Gamma Kappa Phi, and Kappa
Delta. Join your sorority sisters for coffee and conversation. Shuttle service is available from SEFCU Arena to the Alumni House. Registration required. Free.

11:00 a.m.
Art Museum Tour
University Art Museum
Join us for a museum tour conducted by Janet Riker, museum director, and view current exhibits. Registration required. Free.

12:30-1:30 p.m.
Lunch (Optional)
Washington Tavern, 250 Western Avenue
Enjoy a nice lunch at Washington Tavern, affectionately called “The T”, a popular meeting place for all downtown alums. Registration required. Cost: On your own. Pay at restaurant.

1:45-3:30 p.m.
UAlbany Downtown Campus Walking Tour
Downtown Campus
See some of your old haunts and reminisce with alumni during this tour of the various buildings on the downtown campus. Geoffrey Williams, university archivist, will host the tour. Tour starts at Draper Hall entrance. Parking is available at Thurlow Terrace on Western Ave. Registration required. Free.

1:30-3:30 p.m.
Touchdown Tailgate
Tent Area in front of Ford Field
Enjoy food, fellowship and fun with other Great Danes fans under the big top. Special tables will be reserved for the Class of 1963. Free parking available in the Dutch Quad lot. Registration required. Cost: $10 for Great Dane package (includes T-shirt, buffet and a football ticket).

3:30 p.m.
Homecoming Football Game vs. Towson Tigers
Bob Ford Field
Show your true colors! Wear your purple and gold proudly and cheer on the UAlbany Great Danes as they encounter the Tigers for the first time on the new Bob Ford Field. Registration required. Cost: $10.00/ticket.

6:00-7:00 p.m.
Class of 1963 Cocktail Reception
Albany Marriott Ballroom, 189 Wolf Rd., Albany
Registration required. Free if attending reunion dinner. $10/person for reception only. Cash bar.

7:00-10:00 p.m.
*Class of 1963 Reunion Dinner
Albany Marriott Ballroom
Continue to swap stories and recapture those wonderful memories of your college years while you enjoy a sumptuous dinner. Registration required. Cost: $50/person.
*A group reunion photo will be taken at the dinner.


Sunday, October 20

8:30-10:00 a.m.
Class of 1963 Farewell Breakfast
The Marketplace, Albany Marriott
Here’s your chance to say farewell until the next reunion. Registration required. Cost: $15/person.


Albany Marriott
189 Wolf Rd., Albany, NY 12205
(800) 443-8952 • (518) 458-8444
Please make reservations under UAlbany Class of 1963 Room Block
by September 27, 2013. For information on other accommodations,
please contact or 1-800-836-ALUM.


 List of Attendees

Peter Fisher
Ronald and Grete Obach
Walter Peters

(List updated on 08/13/13)