Bucknell Reunion Weekend Set for May 31-June 2

LEWISBURG, Pa. — Bucknell University will welcome more than 1,600 alumni and family members to campus for its Reunion Weekend this Friday through Sunday, May 31 to June 2. The weekend will celebrate class years ending in 4 and 9, with special recognition for the Class of 1974, which is celebrating its 50th reunion.

Returning Bucknellians will enjoy activities ranging from all-class celebrations and class-year events to shuttle and walking tours of campus, Bucknell 360° classroom sessions, and outdoor activities including kayak trips on the Susquehanna River and a golf tournament.

Friday evening’s special events in or near the Kenneth Langone Athletics & Recreation Center include a Bison Round-up reception with coaches and members of the athletics department and a yacht rock-themed welcome picnic, which will feature games, children’s activities and plenty to do for all ages.

On Saturday, the Department of Theatre & Dance and Special Collections/University Archives will celebrate the public launch of the Stages of Bucknell Theatre & Dance website and host a special exhibit of archival material in Bertrand Library. Saturday events in the Elaine Langone Center include a craft beer-tasting hosted by Tara Hankinson ’09, co-founder and co-CEO of TALEA Beer Co., New York City’s first and only female-founded brewery; a Bucknell 360° learning session on creativity and entrepreneurial mindset led by Professor Erin Jablonski, associate dean of the College of Engineering and inaugural director of the Perricelli-Gegnas Center for Entrepreneurship & Innovation; and a special screening of LOVE IS A TEST, a 21-minute black-and-white silent film produced by and starring Emily Hooper ’14. There will also be a Bison women’s golf 25th anniversary meet and greet in the Bachman Golf Center with Head Coach Laura Tyler-Cook.

Saturday morning will also feature the Bucknell University Alumni Association awards reception and ceremony in the Elaine Langone Center’s Terrace Room.

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