Alumnae/i Weekend 2014 Schedule

Alumnae/i Weekend 2014 has something for everyone!  Whether you are from the Class of 1939 or the Class of 2009, you’ll be able to reconnect with classmates, sisters, faculty and friends.  Below is a preliminary schedule of the many events planned for your reunion.  Please note, the schedule is subject to change!  Please check back often as we will post frequent updates.

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Friday, June 6

Check-In and Alumnae/i Weekend Welcome Center

1:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Coughlin Commons for alumnae/i staying in Sister Jean Murray Hall
Lewis Alcove for alumnae/i staying off campus
Pick up your welcome packet and residence hall keys if you are staying on campus.
Note: Those celebrating their 25th Silver or 50th Golden Jubilee, please bring photos of you and your loved ones, to be posted on poster boards set up by your special hospitality rooms.

President’s Reception for the Class of 1964, 50th Golden Jubilee Celebrants

5:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
President’s Home (transportation provided from Power Hall at 4:45)
The 50th Reunion class celebrates its golden jubilee with a special reception hosted by President Donna M. Carroll in her Oak Park home.

Opening Social

6:00pm-9:00pm
Join us for the official opening of Alumnae/i Weekend 2014 by enjoying wine and a variety of heavy appetizers and desserts.  Come enjoy time with fellow alumnae/i, faculty, staff, and the sisters.

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Saturday, June 7

Alumnae/i Weekend Welcome Center

8:00 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Lewis Alcove
If you are unable to join us on Friday, please remember to pick up your welcome packet when you arrive.

Continental Breakfast

8:00 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.
Continental breakfast is open to all Alumnae/i Weekend attendees. Stop by for Mound Bread.

President’s Circle Breakfast (By invitation only)

8:00 a.m.-9:30 a.m.
In gratitude for their generous giving, President Donna M. Carroll will be hosting a special breakfast for all current President’s Circle members.  The President’s Circle is Dominican’s recognition society for annual giving of $1,000 or more.

Presidential Briefing on the State of the University

10:30 a.m. to Noon
President Donna M. Carroll will give an update on the university today.

Alumnae/i Luncheons

12:15 p.m.-2:00 p.m.
Separate luncheons will be held for the 50th reunion Golden Jubilee class, the 25th reunion Silver Jubilee class, Rosarian alumnae (class of 1963 and older), and a general luncheon for all remaining guests.

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Class Photos

Scheduled throughout the day
Exact schedule will be posted closer to Alumnae/i Weekend

Campus Tours

Scheduled throughout the day

Alumnae/i and Educational Presentations

2:30 p.m. to 3:15 p.m.

Made for Mission: Stores of our Sisters
A film by Jamiee Visser, class of 2014

Our Sisters, Our Mothers: Monologue Interrupted
Presented by Cathy Zachar Sweitzer ’73 and
Nancy Greco ’79

University Archives Display
Scheduled throughout the day
Join us as our archives allow you to view old yearbooks, programs from past theatrical performances, reminiscent photos, and other special pieces from your time on campus

Alumnae/i Weekend Mass

5:00 p.m.
Rosary Chapel
This liturgy includes a candle and rose procession and the blessing of the silver and gold reunion pins for the 25th and 50th reunion classes.

Cocktail Reception

6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Crown Library and Patio

All Alumnae/i Awards Dinner

7:30p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
We will enjoy an elegant dinner together, while honoring distinguished alumnae/i with the presentation of the Caritas Veritas Award, the Graduate of the Last Decade (GOLD) Award and the O’K eefe Outstanding Volunteer Achievement Award. 
*This is the only dinner option on campus and there will be assigned seating by classes

Alumnae/i After Dinner Lounge

9:00 p.m.-12:00 a.m.
Keep the party going at this fun gathering with music from all eras. Cash bar will be available.
Note: Coffee, tea and desserts will also be available in the Coughlin Commons Multi-Purpose Room for those interested.

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Sunday, June 10

Residence Hall Check-out

8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Prayer Service: In Memoriam of Alumnae/i from Reunion Classes

9:00 a.m.
Cloister Walk
Take time to remember classmates who have passed away.

Farewell Brunch

9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Wrap up your Alumnae/i Weekend by enjoying the company of Dominican friends both old and new.

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