Alumni Weekend

Schedule of Events

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Friday, April 7

Maroon Club Golf Tournament Celebrating 175 Years

Registration: 10:30 - 11:30 a.m.
Shotgun Start: 12:00 noon
Roanoke Country Club, 3360 Old Country Club Rd NW, Roanoke
Format: Captain's Choice. Entry fee is $125 per player or $500 per foursome and includes 18 holes, greens fees, cart, tee gifts, and boxed lunch. There will be hors d'oeuvres served at an awards ceremony with raffle prizes following the tournament. Contact Brian Spellane '99 at (540) 375-2375 or spellane@roanoke.edu.

Society of 1842 Luncheon & Medalist Awards

12:00 noon
Cregger Center Arena
By invitation only.
The annual Society of 1842 Luncheon will honor the members who work to create educational opportunities for current & future students by generously including the College in their estate plans as well as our 2017 Medalist recipients.  Contact Nella Hamm at (540) 375-2483 or hamm@roanoke.edu.

Campus Tours

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

Alumni Weekend Information & FOTQ Tickets

3:30 - 7:00 p.m.
Colket Center Atrium
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 & Alumni Reception

Lecture: 4:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Massengill Auditorium
Reception: 5:00 - 6:00 p.m.
Trexler Hall, Rooms 372 & 374
Following a lecture by Dr. Samantha Hoopes '08 at 4:00 p.m., join the Chemistry Department for light snacks & drinks. Contact Deborah Duncan at (540) 375-2441 or duncan@roanoke.edu.

Sociology and Environmental Studies Combined Reception

4:00 - 6:00 p.m.
Trout Hall, Room 106
Please join the Sociology and Environmental Studies departments for light snacks, drinks, & good conversation. Contact Ramona Moore, Sociology, at 540-375-4932 or rmoore@roanoke.edu or Deborah Duncan, Environmental Studies, at 540-375-2441 or duncan@roanoke.edu.

Friday On The Quad - Maroon Fest Edition!

4:30 - 6:30 p.m.
Back Quad Rain location: Colket Center, Sutton Commons
All alumni, students, faculty, staff, and families are welcome. Kick off the weekend's festivities & fun for the entire RC Family! Musical entertainment will be provided by Rutledge, featuring alumni Adam Rutledge '89, Jason Weeks '04, and Andy Neikirk '12 & an all-star cast of musicians playing today's country and original hits.: $12 per adult, $4.50 per child 5-10, & no charge for children 4 & 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 1967 Golden Reunion

5:00 p.m.
President's Home, 535 N. Market Street, Salem
Alumni from the Class of 1967 are invited to enjoy cocktails & a buffet dinner hosted by Mike & Terri Maxey. A special invitation will be sent for this event to members of the class of 1967.

Babysitting

5:00 p.m. - 12:00 midnight
Cregger 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

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

Athletics Department Open House

6:00 -7:00 p.m.
Cregger Center, Athletics Suite
Join the Roanoke College coaching staff in the new Athletics Department space within the Cregger Center.

40th Reunion Celebration

6:00-8:00 p.m.
Fowler Alumni House
Featuring the class of 1977! Visit with classmates & enjoy hors d'oeuvres, drinks, & music from the 70s. $15 per person or $25 per couple includes dinner & two drink tickets. Cash bar.

Honor Guard Reunion

6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Colket Center, Pickle Lounge & Patterson Meeting Room
Featuring all classes 1966 & prior. Enjoy food, fun, fellowship, & a performance by Looking for an Echo, RC's all-male a cappella ensemble. $15 per person or $25 per couple 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 and the Office of Undergraduate Research.

Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony

7:00 p.m.
Cregger Center Arena
Please join us in recognizing the 2017 inductees in a celebration designed to honor alumni who have made history in the athletic programs at Roanoke College. The 2017 honorees are Don Treacy '92, Matt Madalon '06, and Jon Mason '07 for lacrosse, Jill Hoffmeister DeMello '05 & Regi Francois '02 for soccer.

Revolution #45 Kickoff Party

7:00 - 11:00 p.m.
Monterey House, corner of Clay & High Streets
Join the classes of 1969-1979 to kickoff Revolution #45: Class of '72 - Hosting the Decade. Enjoy live music by The Kind, playing psychedelic folk rock. $20 per person or $35 per couple includes food, two drink tickets, and live entertainment. Cash bar.

Theater Roanoke College: "Becky Shaw"

7:30 p.m.
Olin Hall, Olin Theater
Directed by Dr. Lisa Warren. Cost: $7 per adult & $5 for non-RC students, faculty, & staff. Tickets available online here 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.

Saturday, April 8

Honor Guard Induction & Breakfast

9:00 a.m.
Colket Center, Wortmann Ballroom
Alumni from the class of 1967 & prior are invited to a special induction ceremony & breakfast. This year's special honorees are members of the 50th Reunion Class, the class of 1967, who will be inducted into the Honor Guard. Enjoy a performance by Mainstreet, RC's all-female a cappella ensemble. Complimentary.

Women's Soccer Alumnae Game

9:00 a.m.
Kerr Stadium
Contact Coach Phil Benne at (540) 375-2480 or pbenne@roanoke.edu.

Yoga on the Quad

9:00 a.m.
Front Quad; Rain location: Alumni Gym
Kick off a fun-filled day with a relaxing yoga experience. Kristin Egan Page '92 will lead the group in a group session. Class is open to all levels. Bring your yoga mat or RC will provide one. $10 per person. Contact Kelly Dubell at (540) 375-2238 or dubell@roanoke.edu.

Alumni Weekend Information & Alumni Picnic Tickets

9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Colket Center Atrium
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.
Colket Center, Pickle Lounge
Please join us for the Education Department's induction of new members to the Kappa Delta Pi international honor society and cording ceremony for graduating members. A reception in honor of our inductees and graduates 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.

Chi Omega Alumnae & Sisterhood Brunch

9:00 a.m. - 12 noon
Chesapeake Hall, Chi Omega Quad
Chi Omega alumnae are invited to enjoy some sweet tea, light snacks, and conversation with the current sisters of Pi Epsilon. Contact Alexa Halages at ashalages@mail.roanoke.edu.

Alumni Executive Council Annual Meeting

9:30 - 11:00 a.m.
Colket Center, Presidents' Dining Room
By invitation.

Lutheran College Washington Semester Reunion

10:00 - 11:30 a.m.
West Hall, Room 210

Delta Gamma

10:00 a.m. - 12 noon 
Chesapeake Lawn & Brick Patio
Gamma Pi alumnae are invited to join the DG sisters for a gathering in front of the Quad with music and food.  Contact Maria Petrella at mepetrella@mail.roanoke.edu. 

Information Technology Reception

10:00 a.m. - 12 noon
Massengill Auditorium Outdoor Plaza
All former Information Technology student assistants are invited to stop by the IT reception to visit with IT staff and see other IT students from your time at Roanoke. Light refreshments will be served. We look forward to seeing you back! Contact Terri Austin at (540) 375-2395 or austin@roanoke.edu.

Pirro Patio Dedication

10:30 a.m.
Cregger Center, Pirro Patio
Please join staff and friends of the lacrosse program as we dedicate the new patio in honor of former player and coach, John Pirro '77.

All-Alumni Bloodies & Bagels

10:30 a.m. - 12:00 noon
Colket Center, Sutton Terrace
Come enjoy a morning of fun with acoustic music by Crawford & Power. All alumni are encouraged to attend and honor the reunion classes of 1967, 1972, 1977, 1992, 1997, 2002, 2007, 2012, & 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
Lucas Hall, Rooms 214 & 215
Join us for brunch-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
Resource Development, Planned Giving Lobby (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.

Pi Kappa Alpha Alumni Cookout

11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Elizabeth Campus, Pike House
Pike's annual alumni weekend cookout on Elizabeth Campus. Contact Timmy Smith at tesmith@mail.roanoke.edu.

Pi Lambda Phi Reunion

11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Elizabeth Campus, Pi Lam House
Pi Lambda Phi Alumni and brothers are invited to join us for delicious food and a reunion at the House on Elizabeth Campus. Contact Matt Connor at mwconnor@mail.roanoke.edu.

Sigma Chi Alumni Gathering

11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Elizabeth Campus, Sigma Chi House
Chapter alumnae are invited to join us for food & live music at the House on Elizabeth Campus.

Kappa Alpha Rose Garden Dedication

11:30 -12 noon
President's Home, 535 N. Market Street, Salem
The Brothers of Beta Rho of the Kappa Alpha Order will gather for the dedication of the newly established rose garden at the President's home. This rose garden has been planted to honor the many sweetheart "Roses" of Kappa Alpha and to honor their faithful dedication to our KA chapter. It is very fitting that this garden has been placed at the previous home of John P. Fishwick, previous President and CEO of Norfolk and Western Railroad, and a brother of Beta Rho from the class of 1937. We will gather to honor our current President of Roanoke College, Michael C. Maxey, as well as the many past and future Presidents of the college, and forever, we pledge our honor to "Dieu et les Dames"!

RC Women's Lacrosse vs. Bridgewater College

12:00 noon
Kerr Stadium

Alumni Picnic

12:00 noon - 2:00 p.m.
Back Quad Rain location: Colket Center, Sutton Commons
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: $10 per adult, $4.50 per child 5-10, & no charge for children 4 & 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.

Children's Carnival

12:00 noon - 2:00 p.m.
Back Quad Rain location: Bast Gymnasium
Families are invited to a carnival featuring inflatables, face painting, & more!

Maroon Club Reception

12:30 - 3:30 p.m.
Cregger Center, Pirro Patio
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 Chris Kilcoyne, at (540) 375-2086 or kilcoyne@roanoke.edu.

Religion & Philosophy Alumni Reception

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

Kappa Alpha Alumni 10th Annual BBQ

1:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Elizabeth Campus, KA House
KA alumni are invited to come the Roanoke College KA house on Elizabeth Campus to catch up with members of our active chapter & reunite with other KA alumni. Music & catering will be provided and a great time is guaranteed. Contact Brandon Bauer at bjbauer@mail.roanoke.edu.

Biology Department Alumni Reception

1:30 - 3:30 p.m.
Massengill Auditorium Outdoor Plaza
Rain location: Trexler 374

Please join the Biology Department for light snacks, drinks, & good conversation. Contact Dr. Len Pysh at (540) 375-2466 or pysh@roanoke.edu.

English Department Alumni Reception

1:30 - 3:30 p.m.
Miller Hall, First Floor Lobby
Please join the English Department for light snacks, drinks, & good conversation. Contact Channing Johnson at (540) 389-6547 or channing@roanoke.edu or Dr. Ken McGraw at (540) 375-4999 or mcgraw@roanoke.edu.

Mathematics, Computer Science, and Physics Alumni Reception

1:30 - 3:30 p.m.
Massengill Auditorium Outdoor Plaza
Rain Location: Trexler 374
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.

McMillan "Mac" and Marcy Johnson Outdoor Adventures Center Dedication

1:30 p.m.
Bast Center, Outdoor Adventures Center
Please join staff and friends of the Outdoor Adventures Program to dedicate the newly named center in its new location, on the first floor of the Bast Center.

Pi Kappa Phi Centennial Plaza Dedication

2:00 - 2:30 p.m.
Chesapeake Hall Brick Patio
Pi Kappa Phi alumni, family and friends are invited to attend a brief dedication ceremony establishing the Pi Kappa Phi Centennial Plaza on the grounds of Chesapeake Hall. The Pi Kappa Phi Centennial Plaza celebrates the 100th anniversary of the chartering of Xi Chapter at Roanoke College on May 5, 1916. This dedication is the culmination of a year of celebration of Pi Kappa Phi at Roanoke College. Please join the brothers of Xi Chapter as we celebrate the past and look forward to the future of our fraternity.

Alpha Phi Omega Ice Cream Social

2:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Marion Hall Common Room & APO Brotherhood Room
Please join the current brothers of Alpha Phi Omega to celebrate the past and present while enjoying tea and coffee. We are excited to show just how the Alpha Beta Psi chapter is spreading friendship, leadership and service to our campus, community and nation. Contact Emily Searles at eksearles@mail.roanoke.edu.

Young Alumni & Young Associates Reunion

2:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Athletic Quad, adjacent to Kerr Stadium
Rain location: Colket Center, Wortmann Ballroom
Featuring the classes of 2002, 2007, 2012 and the Young Associates. Enjoy light hors d'oeuvres, regional beer & wine, and 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 Brenna Sullivan, at (540) 375-2268 or sullivan@roanoke.edu.

InterVarsity Reunion

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

Babysitting

2:00 p.m. - 12:00 midnight
Cregger 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.

RC Men's Lacrosse vs. Hampton-Sydney College

2:30 p.m.
Kerr Stadium

Honors Program Reception

2:30 - 3:30 p.m.
Fowler Alumni House
Honors Program alumni & friends are invited to catch up with old friends and enjoy light refreshments. Contact Dr. Michael Hakkenberg at (540) 375-2379 or hakkenbe@roanoke.edu.

10 Years of Tutoring: Writing Center Anniversary

2:30 - 4:30 p.m.
Olin Hall, Olin & Smoyer Galleries
Visit with Writing Center Tutors and Fellows from the past decade, tour the current space, and enjoy photos and artifacts from our Center archives. Contact Sandee McGlaun at mcglaun@roanoke.edu.

Business Administration & Economics Alumni Reception

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

Public Affairs Alumni Reception

3:00 - 4:30 p.m.
Colket Center, Presidents' Dining Room
Where has your RC education led you? Connect with the Public Affairs faculty & share your stories over snacks & drinks. Contact Dr. Harry Wilson at (540) 375-2415 or wilson@roanoke.edu.

Pi Kappa Phi Alumni Barbeque

3:00 - 6:00 p.m.
Chesapeake Lawn & Brick Patio
Alumni & brothers of Pi Kappa Phi are invited to join Xi Chapter. Complimentary meal to be served 4:30 p.m. Contact Sam Chaplin at spchaplin@mail.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) 375-2425 or selby@roanoke.edu.

Psychology Department Alumni Reception

4:00 - 5:30 p.m.
Lucas Hall, Outdoor Balcony & Lucas Library
Please stop by for some drinks & snacks with the Psychology Department. Contact Dr. Chris Buchholz, Chair, at (540) 375-4904 or buchholz@roanoke.edu.

Former Student Government Association (SGA) Presidents Social

5:30 p.m.
Fowler Alumni House
We invite former SGA Presidents to gather with President, Michael C. Maxey and current SGA President, Leah Weinstein '18.

Alpha Sigma Alpha 15th Anniversary of the Theta Beta Chapter

6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Colket Center, Wortmann Ballroom
Alpha Sigma Alpha Theta Beta Chapter will be holding a 15 year Anniversary event to celebrate the chapter's achievements, heritage, and opportunity in the past 15 years. There will be time for drinks, mingling, and celebration.  Contact Monica Wisecarver at mlwisecarver@mail.roanoke.edu.

A Toast to the Monument Club

6:30 p.m.
Back Quad, The Monument
Members of the Monument Club are welcome to join up at the Monument, today known as "The Rock", for a photo op and champagne toast in recognition of contribution to the Roanoke College community. For further information or to become a member of the Monument Club, contact Mary Grace Theodore at 540-375-2487 or theodore@roanoke.edu.

20th & 25th Reunion Celebration

7:00 - 9:00 p.m.
Monterey House, corner of Clay & High Streets
Featuring the classes of 1992, 1997, & all surrounding classes. Enjoy live music, dancing, food, and drinks. $10 per person includes food, two drink tickets, & entertainment. Cash bar.

50th Reunion Dinner

7:00 - 9:00 p.m.
Cregger Center, HHP Classroom
Gather once again with classmates from 1967 to reminisce about RC.  $15 per person or $25 per couple.

Revolution #45: Class of '72 - Hosting the Decade

7:00 - 12 midnight
Alumni Gym
Bring your dancing shoes and dress in 60s or 70s attire to celebrate the decade! Visit with classmates, look through old photos, enjoy heavy hors d'oeuvres, drinks, and dance to music only The Royal Kings can provide. $20 per person or $35 per couple includes food, two drink tickets, and live entertainment. Cash bar.

Theater Roanoke College: "Becky Shaw"

7:30 p.m.
Olin Hall, Olin Theater
Directed by Dr. Lisa Warren. Cost: $7 per adult & $5 for non-RC students, faculty, & staff. Tickets available at online here or by calling (540) 375-2333.

175th Anniversary Celebratory Fireworks

9:00 p.m.
Fireworks will be released from Alumni Field.

Sunday, April 9

Worship Service

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

Revolution #45: Farewell Brunch

10:00 a.m.
Colket Center, Pickle Lounge
Reminisce and enjoy one last meal together before heading home. $10 per person.

Brunch in the Commons

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

Theater Roanoke College: "Becky Shaw"

2:00 p.m.
Olin Hall, Olin Theater
Directed by Dr. Lisa Warren. Cost: $7 per adult & $5 for non-RC students, faculty, & staff. Tickets available online here or by calling (540) 375-2333.

Other Attractions

Bookstore:

Friday, 9:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Saturday, 9:00 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.
Sunday, Closed

CUPS on Campus:

Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Closed weekends

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.
Sunday, Closed

Olin Hall Galleries:

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

Alumni Weekend 2016

All play, no work.