Reunion Weekend 2023
We look forward to welcoming you back home for Rosemont’s 2023 Reunion!
June 3-4, 2023 | For the Classes of the 3s and 8s
Join us for Reunion Weekend 2023! We can’t wait for you and your classmates to see how the campus has changed, hear an update about the College from President Jim Cawley, tour the Hirsh Community Center and newly renovated Mayfield Hall, view art work from your artistic classmates, and most importantly catch up with the friends you made when you were a student at Rosemont!
When making your Reunion plans, please consider a special gift in honor of your Rosemont education, the faculty who inspired you, and your Rosemont friendships. To contribute to your Class Giving Campaign, click here.
If you have any questions about the 2023 Reunion, the Class Giving Campaign, or if you would like to update your contact information, please contact Julie Hyland, Assistant VP of Alumni Engagement at 610-527-0200 ext. 2434 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Friday, June 2, 2023
Check-in and Welcome Table
4:00 to 7:00 p.m. | Hirsh Community Center
If you are staying on campus, please check in at the Welcome Table located in the lobby of the Hirsh Community Center. There you will receive all the information you will need for Reunion Weekend.
Saturday, June 3, 2023
Check-in and Welcome Table
9:30 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. | Hirsh Community Center
Check-in at the Welcome Table located in the lobby of the Community Center to pick up all the information you will need for Reunion Weekend.
10:00 to 11:00 a.m. | Meet in the Lobby of the Hirsh Community Center
Current Rosemont students will lead the Campus Tour. The tour is also offered at 5:00 p.m.
Create a Rosemont Scrapbook Page
10:00 a.m to 2:00 p.m | Gertrude Kistler Memorial Library
Help create a scrapbook page for Rosemont’s archives. Old year books and other ephemeral items will be provided. You can also bring anything you have (pictures, pins, posters, etc.) that you would like to include on your scrapbook page.
Wiffle Ball on the Green
11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. | Connelly Green
Classes of 2003, ’08, ’13, ‘18
Join alumni from the 2000’s for a game of wiffle ball on the Green.
11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. | Dining Hall in the Hirsh Community Center: $35
Classes of 1948, ’53, ’58, ’63, ’68, ’73, ’78, ’83, ’88, ’93, ‘98
Reconnect with your classmates over lunch with President Cawley and members of the Alumni Association Board of Directors.Seating will be designated by class year. Reunion classes will be recognized for the largest class gift total and highest participation percentage. Class photos will be taken during the luncheon.
12:00 to 1:00 p.m. | Connelly Green: $25
Classes of 2003, ’08, ’13, ‘18
Reconnect with your classmates over a BBQ lunch outside on Connelly Green.
Back to Class Lectures
1:00 to 2:45 p.m. | Hirsh Community Center
Brush up on a favorite topic or learn something new during one of the “Back to Class” lectures offered by current Rosemont faculty members. Please select one course during each session.
1:00 to 1:45 p.m.
- Phinance : a journey through the streets of old city, Philadelphia, and the birth of our nations’ financial systems .
Dr. Christine Hagedorn, Assistant Professor, Business Studies, and Kenneth Romanowski, CFP(R), CTFA, MBA, Adjunct Professor, Business Studies
- Rosemont College Mission of Social & Restorative Justice
Jay Kolick, MS, MBA, FAC, CCJP, Academic Dean, Schools of Graduate & Professional Studies
2:00 to 2:45 p.m.
- Emancipation, Reconstruction, Black Americans, and the Vote. African American History 1865 – Present.
Anthony Johnson, MA, Professor, African American History.
- Student / Young Alumni Panel
Hear from some of today’s students about attending Rosemont College in 2023, and some recent graduates who will share how Rosemont prepared them for the next chapter in their life.
Town Hall Meeting with President Cawley
Alumni Association Annual Meeting & Awards Presentation
3:00 to 4:30 p.m. | Hirsh Community Center
Join President Jim Cawley to learn more about Rosemont’s new strategic plan Be Bold: Rosemont 2026, campus initiatives, and more. Q&A following President Cawley’s remarks. Then, the Rosemont College Alumni Association will hold its annual meeting which will include the presentation of the 2023 Alumni Awards. This event will be livestreamed.
To submit a nomination for an Alumni Award, please visit. https://www.rosemont.edu/alumni/awards-and-recognition/
Nominations are requested by April 14, 2023.
Alumnae Artists Exhibit Opening
4:30 to 6:00 p.m. | Patricia M. Nugent Gallery in Lawrence Hall
Join Pat Nugent, Professor Emeriti, and Michael Willse, Associate Professor of Studio Art, for the opening of our annual Alumni Artists exhibit, which will feature works from members of this year’s Reunion classes. Wine and cheese will be served.
SGPS Alumni Food, Fun, and Fellowship Picnic
4:30 to 6:00 p.m. | Kistler Library, Connelly Green Area
The faculty and staff of the School of Graduate and Professional Studies would like to invite their alumni to the second annual “SGPS Alumni Food, Fun, and Fellowship Picnic”. This special event is exclusively for graduates and current students of SGPS programs where attendees will have the opportunity to meet our SGPS Dean Jay Kolick, and the Academic Program Directors as well as network with each other.
5:00 to 6:00 p.m. | Meet in the Lobby of the Hirsh Community Center
Current Rosemont students will lead the Campus Tour.
Rose & Gray Reception and Dinner
Classes of 1948, ’53, ’58, ’63, ’68, ’73
6:30 to 9:30 p.m. | Tickets: Complimentary for the Class of ’73. $75 for guests.
Enjoy a cocktail reception at 6:30 p.m., followed by an elegant dinner starting at 7:30 p.m.
Alumnae of the class 1973 are guests of the College in honor of their 50th Reunion.
After dinner, you are invited to the Dining Hall for music and dancing with your fellow
Classes of ’78 & younger
6:30 to 10 p.m.| Tickets: $50
Cash bar and hors d’oeuvres will be served outside on the patio in front of the Hirsh Community Center starting at 6:30 p.m., followed by food stations, DJ, dancing, and a cash bar in the dining hall.
Class photos will be taken between 6:30 and 7:30 p.m.
Sunday, June 4, 2023
10:00 a.m. | The Chapel of the Immaculate Conception
Please join us for a special liturgy in memory of the deceased Reunion classmates.
11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Dining Hall in the Hirsh Community Center | Tickets: $30
Catch up one last time over brunch – the perfect end to a fabulous Reunion Weekend!
On-Campus Accommodations: Connelly Hall
On campus housing is available for $135 per night, per person (includes towels, sheets, blanket, and toiletries). Complimentary coffee will be provided for overnight guests in Connelly Hall from 7:00 to 10:00 a.m. on both Saturday and Sunday mornings.
Starting on April 1st you can reserve a room by filling out the registration form online or by mail, or call the Alumni Office at 610.527.0200, ext. 2434.
The Alumni Office has reserved blocks of rooms at special discounted rates for the nights of Friday, June 2 and Saturday, June 3. Please be sure to make your reservation by May 3 and mention Rosemont to receive the special rate.
Marriott Philadelphia West, Conshohocken: $199. 1-800-237-3639 Book your group rate for Rosemont College Reunion 2023
The Radnor Hotel, Radnor: $299 - $349. 1-800-537-3000 or https://radnorhotel.com/reservations/ group code: 60591.
Rosemont College Campus Store Hours | Hirsh Community Center
Visit the Rosemont College Campus Store for Rosemont apparel and gifts, as well as snacks and toiletry items.
The Campus Store will be open Friday until 5:00 p.m., Saturday from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., and Sunday from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Reunion activities will take place in venues with varying degrees of accessibility. If you require special assistance, please note that when you register, or contact the Office of Alumni Engagement (610.527.0200, ext. 2434 or email@example.com) by Friday, May 19. A golf cart will be available throughout the weekend to transport guests who have difficulty walking.
If you need accommodation for allergies or food sensitivities, please note that when you register, or notify the Office of Alumni Engagement (610.527.0200, ext. 2434 or firstname.lastname@example.org) by Friday, May 19, so that appropriate arrangements may be made for you.
$30 if registered by May 4; $35 after that date.
Register for Reunion Weekend by May 4 and receive a Rosemont Reunion t-shirt when you check in on Reunion Weekend. Rosemont strives to make Reunion Weekend affordable and accessible for all participants. The registration fee partially subsidizes general costs of the weekend including rentals, refreshments, facilities, and public safety staffing. This registration fee, along with other fees you may pay to attend specific events, helps the College partially offset the overall cost of Reunion Weekend.
Class Gift Campaign
When making your Reunion plans, consider a special gift in honor of your Rosemont education, your former faculty, and, most especially, your Rosemont friendships and experiences. Your Reunion Gift will support the Rosemont Experience Fund. The Rosemont Experience Fund supports the annual operations of the College that provide each student with the personalized educational experience that is unique to Rosemont.
During the Rose Luncheon, and again at the Saturday Soiree, we will honor the Reunion class that raises the highest amount, and the class with the highest participation rate. Help your class to be recognized in this special way!
To make your gift or to learn more, please visit www.rosemont.edu/give or contact Helen Sciubba in the Advancement Office at email@example.com. 610.527.0200, ext. 2232.