Class of '69 - Celebrate your 40th Reunion!
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|Come "home" as Wilkes welcomes you back to campus to celebrate your 40th reunion at Homecoming 2009. The weekend is a special time to reconnect and reminisce with old friends, to watch Wilkes teams, and to get reacquainted with your professors and campus. Join your class for a host of exciting events.
Lost alumni: Click here to see a list of those members of your class with whom we've lost touch.
Schedule of Events
Enjoy these events on Homecoming weekend with fellow members of the Class of ’69.
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Office Contact: Sue Jolley
Friday, October 9
11 a.m. Enjoy the Ralston Alumni Golf Tournament at Irem Temple Country Club
5:30 p.m. Pints with Professors, Weckesser Hall
Catch up with your friends and faculty members over a pint, remember old times and discuss changes in your field. Let’s get together!
6 p.m. Historical “Haunted Wilkes” © walking tour with alumnus William Lewis ’80, meet at the John Wilkes statue in front of Farley Library
Enjoy this special tour of Wilkes haunts. This historical account brings character and clarity to many campus legends.
Saturday, October 10
8:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. “Welcome Back Breakfast”, Henry Student Center
Casual continental fare to relax and meet friends.
10:30 a.m. Homecoming Parade4 - 6 p.m. Tent Festival, Greenway - Your Class Gathering!!
Join alumni, students and faculty, as well as Wilkes-Barre businesses, in this year’s parade. Build a reunion float with your friends, join a club you once belonged to at Wilkes, or just sit and enjoy the parade as it comes down Main Street. Don’t miss this great event!
11 a.m. Tailgate Tent, Ralston Field
Step under the huge white tent and enjoy the pre-game tailgate party with live entertainment, Wilkes style! Join in the fun with students, faculty, staff and fellow alumni. Bring the family for an all-you-can-eat menu and get ready to cheer the Colonels on to victory.
1 p.m. Colonels vs. Lebanon Valley’s Dutchmen
This is the place to be after the game! Gather to see who’s back, meet your friends, or just come to have a good time. Enjoy great food, drinks, and entertainment. Look for the ’69 Class Reunion banner.
6 p.m. Rodano's on the Square
Continue the conversation over dinner and drinks at the new Rodano's with Doane and Weckesser alumnae.
Sunday, October 11, 2009
8:30 a.m. Class of '69 Breakfast
Enjoy a Sunday breakfast and say good-bye to friends and classmates. Gather to see who’s back, meet your friends, or just come to have a good time.
9:45 a.m. Memorial Bells—remembrance of alumniSummoned by the bells, we honor the members of the Wilkes family who have died since Homecoming 2008.