Reunion Schedule

Below is the final Reunion schedule. Print copies will be available at the check-in tent on Doyle Lawn; please make the check-in tent your first stop when you arrive. Items with an asterisk indicate a fee to attend. Please note that the last day for refunds was Friday, September 8.

Thursday, September 14

6:00-8:00 p.m. Class of 1967 Gathering*

Otenasek House

Class of 1967 kick-off to Reunion Weekend. This event is for the members of the Class of 1967 and their guests only.


Friday, September 15

8:00 a.m.-1:50 p.m. Classes Without Quizzes

Various Locations

Do you miss going to class? Classes without Quizzes offers an opportunity to return to the NDMU classroom environment. Be sure to stop by the information tent outside Noyes Alumnae House at least 10 minutes prior to the class you want to attend--you'll receive walking directions and any pertinent notes about the course.

Class

Time

Location

Professor

Vertebrate Anatomy 8:00-8:50 a.m. Knott 323 Paul Weldon
Art of the Renaissance 11:00-11:50 a.m. Fourier 210 Jennifer Wester
Intro to International Affairs 12:00-12:50 p.m. Gibbons 314 Anne Henderson
Fundamentals of Oral Communication 1:00-1:50 p.m. Gibbons 213 Fran Mindel
Medical Ethics 1:00-1:50 p.m. Gibbons 312 Nancy Tarr Hart '05
Principles of Management 1:00-1:50 p.m. Fourier 214 Heather Carpenter
11:00-11:45 a.m. Common Read Book Discussion

University Academic Building Tech Hub, 1st Floor

Each year, the NDMU community selects a "Common Read" book which is read and discussed on campus. Now you can join the conversation! This year's read is The Nightingale by Kristen Hannah. Participants are strongly encouraged to read the book before the discussion. The Nightingale is available in local libraries and bookstores. The discussion will be facilitated by Dr. Anne Henderson, associate professor of history and chair of the political science department.

11:00 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Lunch Available in Doyle Hall

Doyle Dining Hall

This is an "on your own" lunch option. Doyle Dining Hall offers a buffet with a wide variety of options to accommodate dietary needs and allergies. See the FAQ for more information about pricing.

12:05 p.m. Mass

Marikle Chapel of the Annunciation

Join us for Mass. Mass typically concludes by 12:45.

1:00-2:30 p.m. Class of 1967 Luncheon*

Doyle Formal

This event is for members of the Class of 1967 and their guests only.

2:45-3:20 p.m. Notre Dame Behind the Scenes Discussion

University Academic Building Tech Hub, 1st Floor

Have you ever wondered about the stories behind your alma mater? What about those little-known hidden gems? This classroom-style discussion offers an inside look into the history, traditions, and growth of NDMU.

3:00 p.m. Campus Tours

Depart from MBK Sports and Activities Complex Steps

Campus tours offer an opportunity to revisit our favorite spots on campus and view the latest updates. A walking tour will be available and include a stop at the School of Nursing Simulation Lab

4:30-6:00 p.m. Alumnae/Alumni and Faculty/Staff Happy Hour

Loyola-Notre Dame Library

Reconnect with faculty members and view the Loyola-Notre Dame Library, including a special archival exhibition. A cash bar will be available.

6:00-9:00 p.m. Flashback Friday*

Doyle Lawn Tent

Join us for a night of dancing and karaoke! Don't forget to wear your CND/NDMU gear! Dinner is served at this event. A cash bar will be available; non-alcoholic drinks will be provided.


Saturday, September 16

9:00-10:30 a.m. Class of 1967 Breakfast with the President

Doyle Formal

The Class of 1967 is invited to a private breakfast with NDMU President Dr. Marylou Yam. Each member of the Class of 1967 will be honored with a pin commemorating this milestone reunion celebration. Please note, this event is for members of the Class of 1967 only (please, no guests).

9:30-10:30 a.m. Muffins and Mimosas

University Academic Building Lobby, Counselman Atrium

Tasty morning treats will be available to kick off Saturday's celebration! 

10:30 a.m.-12:20 p.m. WOW Bites

University Academic Building, Room 106

Did you miss the Women of the World (WOW) festival last year? Now is your chance to sample this global initiative. WOW Baltimore is held on NDMU's campus--save the date for WOW 2018: April 28. 

Topic Time Speaker(s)
Stories "From the Hood" 10:30-10:50 a.m. Naomi Cross '15 M'17
Mental Health and Wellness Panel 10:50-11:30 a.m. Hope Gilchrist, LCPC; Kathleen Wisser, Ph.D.
Personal Stories 11:40 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Oana Brooks, Esq.
Intersectionality 12:00-12:20 p.m. Maeve O'Donovan, Ph.D.
12:30-2:30 p.m. Reunion Reception and Luncheon*

Doyle Lawn Tent

This annual event offers us an opportunity to recognize the recipients of the Alumnae and Alumni Awards and celebrate participation in reunion and class giving. The reception begins at 12:30. A plated lunch will be served at 1.

The recipients of this year's awards are:

Chrissy Bolmarcich '97 - Elizabeth P. Hoisington '40 Distinguished Alumna Award

Mary Ellen McFadden '67 - Service to Society Award

Lori Pollack '08 - Regina Russo Hammel '41 Outstanding Recent Graduate Award

Amanda Idstein '97 - Alumnae and Alumni Engagement Award

2:30-3:30 p.m. Notre Dame Behind the Scenes Walking Tour

Depart from Doyle Main Entrance

Have you ever wondered about the stories behind your Alma Mater? What about those little-known hidden gems? This unique walking tour offers an inside look into the history, traditions, and growth of NDMU.

3:00 p.m. Soccer Game 

Alumnae Field

NDMU takes on Eastern Mennonite University. All are invited to cheer on the Gators! (There is no registration necessary for this event. Just show up!)

3:45-5:00 p.m. Notre Dame Stories, Tales from 50 Years On

Knott Auditorium

Join us for a special panel and group discussion about the Notre Dame experience. Panelists include: Mary Ellen McFadden '67, Geraldine Wojnowski Beach '67, Joanne Cullen '67, and Kathleen Gill Hogan '67. Our discussion will be moderated by Dr. Evelyn Spratt, associate professor of education. You won't want to miss this opportunity for intergenerational story sharing!

4:00-6:00 p.m. Volleyball Game 

MBK Sports and Activities Complex

NDMU will play Manhattanville as part of a Volleyball tri-match. All are invited to cheer on the Gators! (There is no registration necessary for this event. Just show up!)

5:00-6:00 p.m. Beer Garden and Lawn Games

Knott Lawn (Rain Location: Knott Lobby)

Toast the weekend and challenge your peers to a friendly game. A cash bar will be available; non-alcoholic drinks will be provided.

6:00-9:00 p.m. Family Crab Feast*

Doyle Lawn Tent

Need we say more? Join us for this annual favorite! A cash bar will be available; non-alcoholic drinks will be provided. Entrees other than crab will be available too. The Crab Feast will feature a performance by The QueenEarth Band and opportunities for FREE photos by Baltimore Photo Social!


Sunday, September 17

9:00-10:30 a.m. SSND Family Chapter Breakfast with the President

Doyle Formal

This event is for the School Sisters of Notre Dame only.

11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Remembrance Mass and Montrose Society Pinning Ceremony

Marikle Chapel of the Annunciation

Take a moment to remember those in our community who are no longer with us and honor those who have made a lifelong commitment to NDMU. 

12:00-1:30 p.m. Farewell Jazz Brunch

Doyle Lawn Tent

Say farewell to Reunion with live jazz and a complimentary brunch buffet.