Alumni Weekend 2015 Schedule

April 10-12, 2015

Friday, April 10, 2015

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) 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 will also be prizes for straightest drive, closest to the pin, longest drive, & a 50/50 raffle on every par three!  This will be a Captain's Choice format with lunch & snacks available before the tournament, compliments of Chick-Fil-A & Pepsi. Register & pay in advance by April 3, 2015.  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 Bishop Theodore F. Schneider '56 & Doris Smith Schneider ʼ56. 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 Dr. Amandaa Bostick Brewer ʼ05 & 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 Amandaa Brewer ʼ05, GPC Sales Support Leader with Tosoh Bioscience, LLC at 4:00 p.m., join the Chemistry Department for light snacks & drinks.  Contact Deborah Duncan at (540) 375-2441 or duncan@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 & 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: $10 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 1965 Golden Reunion
5:00 p.m.
President's Home, 535 N. Market Street, Salem
Alumni from the Class of 1965 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; light snack will be provided.  No infants, please. Advanced registration required.

Art Majors Exhibition Opening & Reception
6:00 - 8:00 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 1964 & 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 at 6:00 p.m.  Students will be presenting posters & giving short oral presentations. Roam throughout Fintel Library & talk with students about their projects. Sponsored by the Office of Experiential Learning & the Office of Undergraduate Research.

RC Women's Lacrosse vs. Virginia Wesleyan College
6:00 p.m.
Kerr Stadium

Office of Multicultural Affairs BonD Reunion & Kristen Fry '13 Memorial
6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Second Floor, Alumni Gym (entrance under clock tower)
Celebrating the friendships & ties that bind us as a family while at RC & for a lifetime.  Contact Juliet Lowery at (540) 375-2099.

Farewell to the Alpha Sigma Alpha Sorority House

6:30 - 8:00 p.m.
ASA House, Elizabeth Campus
ASA alumnae & sisters are invited to join us for desserts, a slideshow, & to say a final farewell to the house. Contact Kathleen Tobin at katobin@mail.roanoke.edu.

Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony & Celebration of Susan Dunagan

7:00 - 9:00 p.m.
Wortmann Ballroom, Colket Center
Please join us in recognizing the 2015 inductees in a celebration designed to honor alumni who have made history in the athletic programs at Roanoke College. The 2015 honorees are Kim Rowe '05 for softball, Shelley Olds '03 for women's soccer, & Katrina Williams '04 for women's basketball.  A special presentation honoring Susan Dunagan, former women's basketball coach of 33 years, will immediately follow. 

Theater Roanoke College: An Evening of One-Acts

7:30 p.m.
Olin Theater, Olin Hall
Directed by Dr. Bruce Partin.  Cost: $7 per adult & $5 for non-RC students, faculty, & staff.  Tickets available at www.roanoke.edu/tickets or by calling (540) 375-2333.

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 1990, 1995, & 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 11, 2015

Outdoor Adventures McAfee's Knob Hike (Advanced Level)
8:00 a.m.   Lower Olin Hall parking lot
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. Please wear comfortable shoes; water & a small snack will be provided.  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 1965 & prior are invited to a special induction ceremony & breakfast. This year's special honorees are members of the 50th Reunion Class, the class of 1965, 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 Back 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. Leslie Murrill at (540) 375-2564 or murrill@roanoke.edu

Outdoor Adventures Sawtooth Ridge Hike (Beginner Level)
10:00 a.m.  
Lower Olin Hall parking lot
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. Please wear comfortable shoes; water & a small snack will be provided.  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.

Chi Omega Alumnae & Sisterhood Brunch

10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Chi Omega Quad, Chesapeake Hall
Chi Omega alumnae & sisters are invited to a casual brunch & much needed reunion. Contact Abby Mendez at (970) 531-7866 or armendenz@mail.roanoke.edu. 

Women's Soccer Alumnae Game
10:30 a.m.
Elizabeth Campus Fields
Contact Coach Phil Benne at (540) 375-2480 or pbenne@roanoke.edu.

All-Alumni Bloodies & Bagels
10:30 a.m. - 12:00 noon
Olin & Smoyer Galleries
Come enjoy a morning of fun with music by Jordan Harman.  All guests are encouraged to attend & honor the reunion classes of 1965, 1975, 1990, 1995, 2000, 2005, 2010, & the Honor Guard. $10 per person includes bagels, two drink tickets, & live entertainment.

Department of Modern Languages Reunion
10:30 a.m. - 12:00 noon
Rooms 214 & 215, Lucas Hall
Join us for good coffee, 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.

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

Alpha Sigma Alpha Social
11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
ASA House, Elizabeth Campus
ASA alumnae & sisters are invited to join us for breakfast pastries & spend time reminiscing with one another. Contact Kathleen Tobin at katobin@mail.roanoke.edu.

Alpha Phi Omega Reunion
11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Volleyball courts beside Marion Hall
Rain location: Marion Hall Common Room

Alumni & brothers are invited to join a cookout, play some volleyball, & catch up with old friends.  Contact Ben Mowers at brmowers@mail.roanoke.edu.
  
Delta Gamma Delta Grande
11:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Outside the DG Quad & on the Patio, Chesapeake Hall
Delta Gamma sisters invite alumnae to a cook out. Contact Mary Dougherty at (757) 705-1317 or mrdougherty@mail.roanoke.edu.

Pi Lambda Phi Reunion
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. 
Pi Lambda Phi Chapter Room, Crawford Hall 
Alumni of Pi Lambda Phi are invited to come see the chapter room, catch up with old friends, & hear about the importance of alumni participation. Contact Nolan Webb at (540) 312-7773 or mnwebb@mail.roanoke.edu.

Sigma Chi Alumni Gathering
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Sigma Chi House, Elizabeth Campus
Enjoy the day with food, drinks, & old friends while remembering the good times.  Contact Patrick Kennedy at (908) 458-2886 or pjkennedy@mail.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!

Men & Women's Tennis Alumni Match 
12:00 noon
Tennis Complex, Elizabeth Campus 
Contact Coach Phil Benne at (540) 375-2480 or pbenne@roanoke.edu.

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.

Kappa Alpha Alumni 8th 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 Weston Dean at wldean@mail.roanoke.edu.

Pi Kappa Alpha Alumni Cookout
12:00 noon - 3:00 p.m.
Pike House, Elizabeth Campus
Pi Kappa Alpha alumni & brothers are invited to a cookout & volleyball on Elizabeth Campus. Contact Patrick Dowling at pedowling@mail.roanoke.edu.

RC Women's Softball vs. Shenandoah University
1:00 p.m.
Moyer Sports Complex, 1000 Union St., Salem

Young Alumni & Young Associates Reunion
1:00 - 2:00 pm. Young Associates (by invitation)
2:00 - 4:00 p.m. Young Alumni & Young Associates (Featuring the Classes of 2000, 2005, 2010, & all surrounding classes.)
Athletic Quad, adjacent to Kerr Stadium
Rain location: Wortmann Ballroom, Colket Center

Enjoy light hors d'oeuvres, regional beer & wine, a signature cocktail, & a view of the RC Men's Lacrosse game. $10 per person includes food & two drink tickets. Cash bar.  To join Young Associates prior to Alumni Weekend, contact Kelly Parry '12, at (540) 375-2268 or parry@roanoke.edu.

Religion & Philosophy Alumni Reception
1:00 - 2:30 p.m. 
Presidents' Dining 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.

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

Mathematics, Computer Science, & Physics Alumni Reception
1:30 - 3:30 p.m. 
Massengill Auditorium Outdoor Plaza
Rain Location: Alumni Gym
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. Shenandoah University
2:00 p.m.
Kerr Stadium

InterVarsity Reunion
2:00 - 5:00 p.m. 
Kime Conference Room, Colket Center
InterVarsity alumni, family, & friends are invited to stop by & connect with old & new IV friends.  Snacks served.  Contact Kelliann Henry at (757) 892-0243 or khenry.iv@gmail.com.

Maroon Club Reception
2:00 - 5:00 p.m. 
Adjacent to Athletic Field House (near Ritter Residence Hall)
All Maroon Club members are invited to attend the Maroon Club reception during the Men's Lacrosse game. Maroon Club helps our student-athletes be successful in the ODAC & nationally at the Division III level. To join the Maroon Club prior to Alumni Weekend, contact Brad Moore, at (540) 375-2344 or moore@roanoke.edu.

Babysitting
2:00 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. Light dinner & snack will be provided.  No infants, please. Advanced registration required.

Honors Program Reception
2:30 - 3:30 p.m.
Room 116, New Hall
Honors Program alumni & friends are invited to explore the Honors Suite in New Hall & catch up with old friends. Light snacks will be provided.  Contact Dr. Michael Hakkenberg at (540) 375-2379 or hakkenbe@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 
3:00 - 6:00 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
Where has your RC education led you? Connect with the Public Affairs faculty & share your stories over snacks & drinks.  Contact Dr. 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 Dr. John Selby at (540) 375-2425or selby@roanoke.edu.

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.

Gathering of the Class of 1965
5:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Home of the Firestone's
Alumni from the class of 1965 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.

Roanoke College Choir: Carmina Burana
7:30 p.m.
C. Homer Bast Gymnasium
Our talented student performers are joined by professional musicians in this classic performance.  One reason for Carmina's popularity is the familiarity with its most widely used song, "O Fortuna," heard in Excalibur and many other movies.  Tickets to this show are $8 with RC ID & $19 for the general public. Doors open at 7:00 p.m. Purchase your tickets through the Alumni Weekend registration website.  Sponsored by Campus Activities Board.

Class of 1975 - 40th Reunion

7:30 - 10:00 p.m.
Monterey House, corner of Clay & High Streets
Featuring the class of 1975 & all surrounding classes.  Visit with classmates & enjoy hors d'oeuvres, drinks, & music by Smashing Briefcases, featuring Tom Hansbury ʼ72.  $10 per person includes food & two drink tickets. Cash bar.

Theater Roanoke College
7:30 p.m.
Olin Theater, Olin Hall
Directed by Dr. Bruce Partin.  Cost: $7 per adult & $5 for non-RC students, faculty, & staff.  Tickets available at www.roanoke.edu/tickets or by calling (540) 375-2333.

Sunday, April 12, 2015

Worship Service 

8:30 a.m. & 10:45 a.m.
College Lutheran Church, 210 S. 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.

Catholic Campus Ministry Mass & Open House
12:15 - 1:15 p.m.
Antrim Chapel
Please join Catholic Campus Ministry (CCM) for Sunday Mass with fellowship afterwards.  Come hear about what exciting things CCM has been doing over the past year.  All are welcome!  Contact Rebecca Siar, Liaison to Catholic Campus Ministry, at rasiar@mail.roanoke.edu.

Other Attractions:


Bookstore: 
Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 8:30 p.m. 
Saturday, 10:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. 
Sunday, 10:00 a.m. - 12:30 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, Closed   

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

Fruitions: 
Friday: 10:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. 
Saturday: 11:00 a.m. - 6:00 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.

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

Reunion Photo Times:  
Photos will be taken at individual class reunions as follows:
Class of 1965 - 50th reunion - Friday, Golden Reunion, President's Home
Class of 1975 - 40th reunion - Saturday, 40th Reunion, Monterey House
Class of 1990 - 25th reunion - Friday, 9:00 p.m., 20th & 25th Reunion Celebration, Monterey House
Class of 1995 - 20th reunion - Friday, 9:05 p.m., 20th & 25th Reunion Celebration, Monterey House
Class of 2000 - 15th reunion - Saturday, 2:30 p.m., Young Alumni Reunion, Athletic Quad
Class of 2005 - 10th reunion - Saturday, 2:35 p.m., Young Alumni Reunion, Athletic Quad
Class of 2010 - 5th reunion - Saturday, 2:40 p.m., Young Alumni Reunion, Athletic Quad
Young Associates -- Saturday, 2:25 p.m., Young Alumni Reunion, Athletic Quad