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April 11-13, 2014

Friday, April 11, 2014

Roanoke College Alumni Golf Tournament
Registration:  10:30 a.m.
Shotgun Start:  12:00 noon
Roanoke Country Club
Entry fee $125 per player ($500 per team)
*Maroon Club members will receive a $25 rebate on day of event.
Get your foursome together & if your group posts the lowest score, you win a great prize!  We will have silent auction items available, so prepare your bid. There also will be prizes for straightest drive, closest to the pin, & longest drive, and a 50/50 raffle on every par three! All alumni are encouraged to answer the call. This will be a Captain's Choice format with lunch and snacks available before the tournament. Register and pay in advance by April 4, 2014.  For more information, contact Brad Moore at (540) 375-2344 or moore@roanoke.edu.  

Society of 1842 Luncheon & Medalist Awards
12:00 noon
C. Homer Bast Gymnasium
By invitation only
The annual Society of 1842 Luncheon will honor the members that work to create educational opportunities for current & future students by generously including the College in their estate plans or by bestowing an endowment for scholarships, professorships or other programs. We will also honor our 2014 Medalist recipients Dr. Lucy Cline Weiss ʼ72 & Dr. Kenneth R. Garren ʼ62. Contact Nella Hamm at (540) 375-2483 or hamm@roanoke.edu.  

Campus Tours
2:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Admissions Office, Roselawn
See firsthand all of the exciting changes on campus.

Alumni Weekend Information & FOTQ Tickets
3:30 - 7:00 p.m.
Atrium, Colket Center
Pick up FOTQ tickets as well as a day program for the weekend's festivities. For your convenience, FOTQ tickets can also be picked up from the tent on the Back Quad from 4:30 - 6:30 p.m.

Chemistry Lecture by Peggy Soublo ʼ08 & Alumni Reception
Lecture: 4:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Massengill Auditorium
Reception: 5:00 - 6:00 p.m.
Rooms 372 & 374, Trexler Hall
Following a lecture by Peggy Soublo ʼ08, Field Service Engineer with Agilent Technologies, at 4:00 p.m., join the Chemistry Department for light snacks & drinks.  Contact Kelly Anderson at (540) 375-4971 or kanderson@roanoke.edu.

Chi Omega Alumnae Event: An Evening Affair
4:30 - 5:30 p.m.
Chi Omega Quad, Chesapeake Hall
Chi Omega alumnae are invited to join us for appetizers, drinks, & laughter among the sisters of Chi Omega. Contact Madison Bennett at (973) 868-2958 or mrbennett@mail.roanoke.edu.

Friday On The Quad
4:30 - 6:30 p.m.
Back Quad
Rain location: Sutton Commons, Colket Center

All alumni, students, faculty, & staff are welcome. Kick off the weekend's festivities with fun for the entire RC Family! Musical entertainment will be provided by Jacabone, featuring Fritz Berry '89 & an all-star cast of musicians playing groove-rock, funk, & blues. Cost: $9.50 per adult, $3 per child 3-10, & no charge for children 2 & under. Students, faculty, & staff show your Maroon Card. For your convenience, FOTQ tickets can be picked up from the tent on the Back Quad from 4:30 - 6:30 p.m.

Class of 1964 Golden Reunion
5:00 p.m.
President's Home, 535 N. Market Street, Salem
Alumni from the Class of 1964 are invited to enjoy cocktails & a buffet dinner hosted by Michael & Terri Maxey. A special invitation will be sent for this event.

Sociology Department Reception
5:00 - 6:00 p.m.
Room 106, Trout Hall
Please join the Sociology Department for light snacks, drinks, & good conversation. Contact Ramona Moore at rmoore@roanoke.edu.

Babysitting
5:00 p.m. - 12:00 midnight 
Garrett Meeting Room, Colket Center
Provided by Alpha Phi Omega Service Fraternity. Recommended that your children bring a favorite toy, movie, & blanket. No infants, please. Advanced registration required.

Art Majors Exhibition Opening & Reception
5:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Olin & Smoyer Galleries, Olin Hall
Roanoke College fine arts majors will exhibit all media in an annual pre-graduation exhibition.

Honor Guard Reunion
6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Pickle Lounge & Patterson Meeting Room, Colket Center
Featuring all classes 1963 & prior. Enjoy food, fun, fellowship, & a performance by Looking for an Echo, RC's all-male a cappella ensemble. $20 per person includes cocktail buffet & two drink tickets. Cash bar. 

Showcase of Research & Creativity
6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Fintel Library
Students from all disciplines will be showcasing their research & creative works. The event kicks off with a social starting at 6:00 p.m. & a keynote speaker at 6:15 p.m. Students will be giving short oral presentations starting at 6:45 p.m. Roam throughout Fintel Library & talk with students about their projects. Sponsored by the Office of Student/Faculty Research.

Women's Lacrosse Alumnae Game
6:30 p.m.
Kerr Stadium
Contact Coach Mary Schwartz at (540) 375-2572 or schwartz@roanoke.edu.

Alpha Sigma Alpha Social Alumnae Gathering

7:00 - 8:30 p.m.
ASA House, Elizabeth Campus
ASA alumnae & sisters are invited to join us for dessert & a much-needed reunion. Contact Morgan Harvey at maharvey@mail.roanoke.edu.

Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony & Reception
7:00 - 8:30 p.m.
Wortmann Ballroom, Colket Center
Please join us in recognizing the 2014 inductees in a celebration designed to honor alumni who have made history in the athletic programs at Roanoke College. The 2014 honorees are Andy Bonasera '03 for men's lacrosse & Mary Beth Harvey Johnson '84 for women's basketball.

Theater Roanoke College
7:30 p.m.
Olin Theater, Olin Hall
Cost: $7 per adult & $5 for students, faculty, & staff.

Men's Soccer Alumni Game
8:00 p.m.
Kerr Stadium
Contact Coach Ryan Pflugrad '02 at (540) 375-4955 or pflugrad@roanoke.edu.   

20th & 25th Reunion Celebration
8:00 - 10:00 p.m.
Monterey House, corner of Clay & High Streets
Featuring the classes of 1989, 1994, & all surrounding classes. Enjoy live music by Jacabone, featuring Fritz Berry '89 (from Echoes Farm & Swing Piggy) & an all-star cast of musicians from Charlottesville, VA, playing groove-rock, funk, & blues. $10 per person includes food, two drink tickets, & live entertainment. Cash bar.   

Saturday, April 12, 2014

Outdoor Adventures McAfee's Knob Hike (Advanced Level)
8:00 a.m.   
Meet outside main entrance, Bowman Hall
Join us for an advanced hike to McAfee's Knob. Take in the magnificent views of both nearby & distant mountain peaks. Return to campus in time for the Alumni Picnic on the Back Quad. Space is limited to 20 people. Once registered, please complete the medical form & bring one copy per family. The form can be found at www.roanoke.edu/alumniweekend. Contact Todd Bowyer at (540) 375-5219 or bowyer@roanoke.edu.   

Honor Guard Induction & Breakfast 
9:00 a.m.
Wortmann Ballroom, Colket Center
Alumni from the class of 1964 & prior are invited to a special induction ceremony & breakfast. This year's special honorees are members of the 50th Reunion Class, the class of 1964, who will be inducted into the Honor Guard. Enjoy a performance by Mainstreet, RC's all-women a cappella ensemble. Complimentary.   

Alumni Weekend Information & Alumni Picnic Tickets
9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Atrium, Colket Center
Pick up Alumni Picnic tickets & a day program for the weekend's festivities. For your convenience, Alumni Picnic tickets can also be picked up from the tent on the Athletic Quad from 12:00 noon - 2:00 p.m.

Kappa Delta Pi Education Honor Society Induction
9:30 - 11:00 a.m.
Pickle Lounge, Colket Center
Please join us for the Education Department's induction of new members to the Kappa Delta Pi international honor society. A reception in honor of our inductees will precede the event. Contact Dr. Lisa Earp at (540) 375-2562 or earp@roanoke.edu or Dr. Maria Stallions at (540) 375-5167 or stallions@roanoke.edu.

Outdoor Adventures Sawtooth Ridge Hike (Beginner Level)
10:00 a.m.  
Meet outside main entrance, Bowman Hall
Enjoy a beginner hike to Sawtooth Ridge. Take in the beautiful views from the overlook. Return to campus in time for the Alumni Picnic on the Back Quad. Space is limited to 20 people. Once registered, please complete the medical form & bring one copy per family. The form can be found at www.roanoke.edu/alumniweekend. Contact Todd Bowyer at (540) 375-5219 or bowyer@roanoke.edu.   

Honors Department Reception
10:00 - 11:30 a.m.
Room 116, New Hall
Please join the Honors Department for a reunion in our new location.  Contact Dr. Michael Hakkenberg at (540) 375-2379 or hakkenbe@roanoke.edu.  

Chi Omega Alumnae & Sisterhood Brunch
10:00 - 12:00 noon
Chi Omega Quad, Chesapeake Hall
The sisters of Chi Omega invite alumnae to join in for a Saturday brunch. Contact Madison Bennett at (973) 868-2958 or mrbennett@mail.roanoke.edu.  

Phi Mu Alumnae Punch & Pastries
10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Phi Mu Quad, Chesapeake Hall
Phi Mu alumnae & sisters are invited to join us for punch & pastries to catch up and share stories & traditions! Contact Caroline Allison at (804) 332-2152 or cballison@mail.roanoke.edu.

All-Alumni Bloodies & Bagels
10:30 a.m. - 12:00 noon
Sutton Terrace & The Cavern, Colket Center
Come enjoy a morning of fun with music by Phil Norman '98 Will Farmer '02 of Blue Moonshine. These two alums will perform hot bluegrass licks & original songs. All guests are encouraged to attend & honor the reunion classes of 1964, 1974, 1989, 1994, 1999, 2004, 2009, & the Honor Guard. $10 per person includes bagels, two drink tickets, & live entertainment.

Department of Modern Languages Global Café
10:30 a.m. - 12:00 noon
Rooms 214 & 215, Lucas Hall
Join us for brunch - good coffee, good pastries, & great conversation. Contact Janice Weeks at (540) 375-2391 or weeks@roanoke.edu.

Planned Giving Open House
10:30 a.m. - 12:00 noon
Planned Giving Lobby, Resource Development
(Enter through Alumni Relations on Clay Street)
Join Richard Poggendorf, Director of Gift Planning, to discuss how planned gifts can provide benefits for heirs, provide life income, avoid taxes, & protect value, while making a legacy gift that benefits Roanoke students & faculty. Contact Richard Poggendorf at (540) 375-2043 or rpoggendorf@roanoke.edu.

RC Women's Lacrosse vs. Randolph College
11:00 a.m.
Kerr Stadium   

Women's Field Hockey Alumnae Game
11:00 a.m.
Elizabeth Campus Fields
Contact Briana Banks at (540)375-2334 or banks@roanoke.edu.

Women's Soccer Alumnae Game

11:00 a.m.
Elizabeth Campus Fields Contact
Coach Phil Benne at (540) 375-2480 or pbenne@roanoke.edu.  

Women's Volleyball Alumnae Game
11:00 a.m.
C. Homer Bast Gymnasium
Contact Coach Blair Trail ʼ99 at (540) 354-4081 or btrail@roanoke.edu.   

Pi Lambda Phi Chapter Room Reveal
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Pi Lambda Phi Chapter Room, Crawford Hall
Alumni & brothers of Pi Lambda Phi are invited to come see the new chapter room & catch up with old friends. Contact Cooper Tyree at jctyree@mail.roanoke.edu.   

Men & Women's Tennis Alumni Match
11:30 a.m.
Tennis Complex, Elizabeth Campus
Contact Coach Phil Benne at (540) 375-2480 or pbenne@roanoke.edu.

Children's Carnival
11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Back Quad
Rain location: Atrium, Colket Center
Families are invited to a carnival featuring inflatables, face painting, & more!

Alumni Picnic
12:00 noon - 2:00 p.m.
Back Quad
Rain location: Sutton Commons, Colket Center
All alumni, students, faculty, & staff are welcome. Musical entertainment will feature Jimmy Downing '70, Perry Downing '81, & the Downing Brothers Band playing music from the 60s & 70s, folk rock, & some good old-fashioned oldies. Cost: $9 per adult, $3 per child 3-10, & no charge for children 2 & under. Current students show your Maroon Card. For your convenience, Alumni Picnic tickets can be picked up from the tent on the Back Quad from 12:00 noon - 2:00 p.m.

Delta Gamma Delta Grande
12:00 noon - 3:00 p.m.
Outside the Delta Gamma Quad & in the Courtyard, Chesapeake Hall
Delta Gamma sisters invite alumnae to a cook out. Contact Meg Picard at (804) 921-9833 or mrpicard@mail.roanoke.edu or Kalee Robinson at (540) 447-6955 or kerobinson@mail.roanoke.edu.   

Kappa Alpha Alumni 7th Annual Seafood Boil
12:00 noon - 3:00 p.m.
Kappa Alpha House, Elizabeth Campus
Kappa Alpha alumni, families, & friends are invited to join the brothers of the Beta Rho chapter for an afternoon of great food, music & people. Contact William Reitan at wareitan@mail.roanoke.edu.  

Sigma Chi Alumni Gathering
12:00 noon - 3:00 p.m.
Sigma Chi House, Elizabeth Campus
Come join the alumni & brothers of Sigma Chi for music, food, & fun.  Contact Michael Sansone at (732) 589-0765 or msansone@mail.roanoke.edu.

Tree Planting for Campus Sustainability
1:00 p.m.
Adjacent to Bittle Memorial Hall, Front Quad
All alumni, including the reunion class of 2004, are invited to attend this ceremonial tree planting.  This event recognizes the beauty of our campus and the need to sustain it.  Hosted by Dan Milz '04.

Religion & Philosophy Alumni Reception
1:00 - 2:30 p.m. 
Garrett Meeting Room, Colket Center
Join the Department of Religion & Philosophy for light snacks, drinks, & witty banter. Contact Dr. Brent Adkins at (540) 375-5152 or adkins@roanoke.edu.   

Pi Kappa Alpha Alumni Cookout
1:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Pike House, Elizabeth Campus
Pi Kappa Alpha alumni & brothers are invited to a cookout & an afternoon of fun. Contact Patrick Dowling at pedowling@mail.roanoke.edu.

Biology Department Alumni Reception
1:30 - 3:30 p.m.
Massengill Auditorium Outdoor Plaza
Rain location: Room 310, Life Science
Please join the Biology Department for light snacks, drinks, & good conversation. Contact Len Pysh at (540) 375-2466 or pysh@roanoke.edu.   

English Department Alumni Reception
1:30 - 3:30 p.m.
Massengill Auditorium Outdoor Plaza
Rain location: Miller Hall
Please join the English Department for light snacks, drinks, & good conversation. Contact Channing Johnson at (540) 389-6547 or channing@roanoke.edu or Martha Kuchar at (540) 375-2320 or kuchar@roanoke.edu.  

Mathematics, Computer Science, and Physics Alumni Reception
1:30 - 3:30 p.m.
Massengill Auditorium Outdoor Plaza
Rain Location: Room 271, Trexler Hall
Please join the MCSP Department for light snacks, drinks, & good conversation with old friends & faculty.  Contact Dr. David Taylor at (540) 375-4933 or taylor@roanoke.edu.

RC Men's Lacrosse vs. Bridegwater College
2:00 p.m.
Kerr Stadium

Alpha Sigma Alpha Social: We're Not Here For A Long Time; We're Here For A Good Time
2:00 - 3:30 p.m.
Pickle Lounge, Colket Center
ASA alumnae & sisters are invited to join us for hors d'oeuvres, an afternoon of lacrosse, & reminiscing on good times. Contact Morgan Harvey at maharvey@mail.roanoke.edu.

Young Alumni Reunion
2:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Athletic Quad, adjacent to Kerr Stadium & New Hall
Rain location: Wortmann Ballroom, Colket Center
Featuring the Classes of 1999, 2004, 2009, & all surrounding classes. Enjoy light hors d'œuvres, regional beer & wine, & a view of the RC Men's Lacrosse game. $10 per person includes food & two drink tickets. Cash bar.   

Maroon Club Reception
2:00 - 5:00 p.m. 
Athletic Quad
All Maroon Club members are invited to attend the Maroon Club reception hosted by Perry ʼ81 & Jessica ʼ82 Downing during the Men's Lacrosse game. The Maroon Club is designed to ensure the continuation of Maroon success on the field, court, & track. Membership in the Maroon Club will help our student-athletes stay competitive in the ODAC & nationally at the Division III level. For more information about Maroon Club events during Alumni Weekend, please contact Brad Moore at (540) 375-2344 or moore@roanoke.edu.   

Catholic Campus Ministry Open House
2:30 - 4:00 p.m.
Patterson Meeting Room, Colket Center
Please join Catholic Campus Ministry for afternoon tea & light snacks, meet current CCM students, & see how CCM is making a difference on the Roanoke College Campus and in the wider community! Contact Andrea Sexton at (540) 797-1930 or sexton@roanoke.edu.  

Outdoor Adventures Open House
2:30 - 4:00 p.m.
Outdoor Adventures Center, Bowman Hall
Reconnect with old friends & hear about new programs that RC Outdoor Adventures is putting on.  Contact Todd Bowyer at (540) 375-5219 or bowyer@roanoke.edu.

Business Administration & Economics Alumni Reception
2:30 - 5:30 p.m.
1st Floor & Clay Street Lawn, West Hall
Please join the Business Administration & Economics Department for light snacks, drinks, & good conversation. Contact Dreama Poore at (540) 375-2426 or dpoore@roanoke.edu.

Pi Kappa Phi Alumni Barbeque
2:30 - 5:30 p.m.
Monterey House, corner of Clay & High Streets
Alumni & brothers of Pi Kappa Phi are invited to join Xi Chapter for a fun afternoon of brotherhood, refreshments, & nostalgia. Contact Tim Cywinski at tscywinski@mail.roanoke.edu

Public Affairs Alumni Reception
3:00 - 4:30 p.m.
Presidents' Dining Room, Colket Center
What have you been up to & where? We'll share with you what's new in Public Affairs & what has not changed. Libations will be served to entertain us all. Contact Joshua Rubongoya at (540) 375-2444 or rubongoy@roanoke.edu.  

History Alumni & Friends Reception
3:30 - 5:30 p.m.
The Bank Building Deck, corner of College & Main
Come to the "reunion on the rooftop" of the bank & get a tour of the History Department's "digs." Munchies & refreshments will be provided. Contact Whitney Leeson at (540) 375-2451 or wleeson@roanoke.edu.  

Lecture & Recital featuring Emily Leimbach, "Turning Poetry into Art Song: An Interactive Performance"
4:00 p.m.
Olin Recital Hall, Olin Hall
Emily Leimbach, soprano, will perform & discuss art songs/poems by Fauré/Baudelaire, DeBussy/Verlaine & Copeland/Dickinson, assisted by Marianne Sandborg, piano.

Psychology Department Alumni Reception
4:00 - 5:30 p.m. 
Outdoor Balcony, Lucas Hall
Rain location: Room 215, Lucas Hall
Please stop by for some drinks & snacks with the Psychology Department. Contact Dr. Denise Friedman at (540) 375-2476 or friedman@roanoke.edu.

Babysitting
4:00 p.m. - 12:00 midnight
Garrett Meeting Room, Colket Center
Provided by Student Phonathon Callers. Recommended that your children bring a favorite toy, movie, & blanket. No infants, please. Advanced registration required.

Gathering of the Class of 1964
5:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Home of The Firestone's, 5556 Mcvitty Road, Roanoke
Alumni from the class of 1964 are invited to the home of Ben '65 & Carole Wiggins '64 Firestone for an evening of reminiscing about old times & making new memories.  Enjoy heavy hors d'oeuvres & one complimentary drink.  Cash bar.
A special invitation will be sent for this event.

Young Associates Reception: Bowties & Barbecue
5:30 - 7:30 p.m.
President's Home, 535 N. Market Street, Salem
By invitation only
Join other Young Associates members while enjoying beer, wine, live music, & tasty treats. For information about the Young Associates program, visit www.roanoke.edu/youngassociates.   

Class of 1974 - 40th Reunion
7:00 - 10:00 p.m.
Monterey House, corner of Clay & High Streets
Featuring the class of 1974 & all surrounding classes.  Visit with classmates & enjoy hors d'oeuvres, regional beer & wine, & music by Smashing Briefcases, featuring Tom Hansbury '72.  $10 per person includes food & two drink tickets. Cash bar.   

Theater Roanoke College
7:30 p.m.
Olin Theater, Olin Hall
Cost: $7 per adult & $5 for students, faculty, & staff.  

InterVarsity 15 Year Celebration
7:30 - 9:00 p.m.
Pickle Lounge, Colket Center
Come celebrate & hear what has happened in the last 15 years through InterVarsity at Roanoke College & learn about future plans. Enjoy refreshments & catching up with current & former InterVarsity students. Contact Lizzie Keegan at (202) 288-1367 or keegan@roanoke.edu.

Alumni Weekend Heritage Ball: A Maroon Affair
8:00 - 11:00 p.m.
Wortmann Ballroom, Colket Center
Come out for a chance to meet new friends & reconnect with old friends while enjoying a night of dancing, food & fun.  Sponsored by Office of Multicultural Affairs, Black Student Alliance & Campus Activities Board.  Contact Laura Campbell at (540) 375-2596 or lcampbell@roanoke.edu.  

Sunday, April 13, 2014

Worship Service 

8:30 a.m. & 10:45 a.m.
College Lutheran Church, College Avenue, Salem

Brunch in the Commons
10:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Sutton Commons, Colket Center
$8 per person. Pay at the door.

Other Attractions:

Fintel Library:
Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Saturday, 10:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Sunday, 12:00 noon - midnight   

Olin Hall Galleries:
Friday, Saturday, Sunday, 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.   

Bookstore:
Friday, 9:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Saturday, 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Sunday, 10:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.   

Joseph S. "Buddy" Hackman Hall of Fame Room, Bast Recreation Center:
Friday, 9:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Saturday, 11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.  

Cavern:
Friday, 11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Saturday, 5:00 - 11:00 p.m.  

CUPS on Campus:
Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Saturday, 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.  

Elderberry's:
Friday: 11:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Saturday: 11:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.  

Reunion Photo Times:  
Photos will be taken at individual class reunions as follows:
Class of 1964 - 50th reunion - Friday, Golden Reunion, President's Home
Class of 1974 - 40th reunion - Saturday, 40th Reunion, Monterey House
Class of 1989 - 25th reunion - Friday, 9:00 p.m., 20th & 25th Reunion Celebration, Monterey House
Class of 1994 - 20th reunion - Friday, 9:05 p.m., 20th & 25th Reunion Celebration, Monterey House
Class of 1999 - 15th reunion - Saturday, 2:30 p.m., Young Alumni Reunion, Athletic Quad
Class of 2004 - 10th reunion - Saturday, 2:35 p.m., Young Alumni Reunion, Athletic Quad
Class of 2009 - 5th reunion - Saturday, 2:40 p.m., Young Alumni Reunion, Athletic Quad