Alumnae: Reunion

Reunion Schedule of Events

May 12 - 15, 2016

Reminisce, Reflect, Reconnect, Revive, Rejoice, Remember


Reunion Brochure | Registration

Thursday, May 12

10 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.

Reunion Registration

Manley College Center, Upper Concourse

Golden Girl Class of 1966 Registration

Manley College Center, Upper Concourse, Board Room
Special registration and gathering room for the 2016 Golden Girl Class of 1966.

Diamond Daughter Registration

Manley College Center, Upper Concourse, Board Room
Special registration for Alumnae in classes celebrating reunions of 55 years or more, Classes of 1931-1961.

5 p.m. - Until

Class Activities

Various locations on and off campus.

10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Museum of Fine Art Open House

The Camille Olivia Hanks Cosby, Ed.D Academic Center, First Floor
“Black Chronicles II,” an exhibition organized by Autograph ABP, London, in collaboration with the Hulton Archive, a division of Getty Images, is curated by Renée Mussai and Mark Sealy. It makes available for the first time newly discovered photographs that document the presence of black subjects in late 19th century Britain.

11 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Move More & Live Better Over 60: Senior Swagger

Read Hall
This is a fun and energizing class designed for seniors. The class is a low impact circuit format which includes strength training and cardiovascular segments with motivating music. A chair is used for standing support. Dress appropriately for low impact exercises.

Friday, May 13

7 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Reunion Registration

Manley College Center, Upper Concourse

Golden Girl Class of 1966 Registration

Manley College Center, Upper Concourse, Board Room
Special registration and gathering room for the 2016 Golden Girl Class of 1966.

Diamond Daughter Registration

Manley College Center, Upper Concourse, Board Room
Special registration for Alumnae in classes celebrating reunions of 55 years or more, Classes of 1931-1961.

8 - 9:30 a.m.

Sisterhood Breakfast

Manley College Center, Alma Upshaw Dining Hall and June Gary Hopps Atrium
Celebrate sisterhood with your class and other reunioning Alumnae, and enjoy a wide array of delicious breakfast selections. Breakfast is not guaranteed after 8:45 a.m.

8 - 10 a.m.

Guest Breakfast

The Camille Olivia Hanks Cosby, Ed.D. Academic Center Lobby
A place for registered guests to enjoy breakfast during Reunion.

9:40 - 11 a.m.

Reunion Convocation

Sisters Chapel
President Mary Schmidt Campbell speaks to the state of the College followed by the program hosted, as tradition dictates, by the ten-year Class of 2006.

Parade of Classes (immediately following Convocation)

Sisters Chapel
Strut with your class from Sisters Chapel to your designated class picture location led by your Student Class Captain.

11 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Spelman Arts, Literature and Music Showcase

Manley College Center, Upper Concourse
Enjoy a showcase of art, literature and music by reunioning Alumnae, College faculty and staff.

11 a.m. - 12:45 p.m.

Class Pictures

Locations and times have been pre-assigned and are listed on page 6 in the brochure.
(Included in registration packages)

College-Bound Information Session

Office of Admissions, Packard Hall, 3rd floor
Future Spelmanites can enjoy an information session on preparing for the college experience. The session is for girls ages 12-18, who are guests of registered Alumnae.

Noon - 1 pm

Blue Box Lunch

Manley College Center, Alma Upshaw Dining Hall
(Included in registration packages)
 * All box lunches must be picked up by 1pm.

5 p.m. - Until

Class Activities

Various locations on and off campus 

8 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Youth Reunion Registration Schedule

Manley College Center, Upper Concourse
Registration package for children ages 12-17 who are guests of registered alumnae.

8 - 10 a.m. | Guest Breakfast
10 - 11 a.m. | Campus Tour
11 a.m. - 12:45 p.m. | College-Bound Information Session
1 - 2 p.m. | Blue Box Lunch
2 - 2:45 p.m. | Guided tour of the Museum of Fine Art
2:45 p.m. | March Through the Alumnae Arch Viewing

10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Campus Tours (every hour)

Walk with Spelman Ambassadors to experience our 39-acre campus. Meet your tour guide and look for signs that say “campus tour” across from the Dorothy Shephard Manley Residence Hall. Tours will begin every hour on the hour.

Museum of Fine Art Open House

The Camille Olivia Hanks Cosby, Ed.D Academic Center, First Floor
“Black Chronicles II,” an exhibition organized by Autograph ABP, London, in collaboration with the Hulton Archive, a division of Getty Images, is curated by Renée Mussai and Mark Sealy. It makes available for the first time newly discovered photographs that document the presence of black subjects in late 19th century Britain.

10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Vendors Market

Manley College Center, Lower Concourse
An exciting marketplace sponsored by the Atlanta chapter of the National Alumnae Association of Spelman College (NAASC).

Craft Zone

Manley College Center, Upper Concourse 
An opportunity for children, ages 12 and under, to create crafts and Spelman memorabilia.
 

12:30 p.m. - 1:50 p.m.

Class Meetings

Locations for class meetings will be provided in your reunion program upon check-in. 
*Class meeting room assignments will be based upon reunion registration.

2 p.m.

Reunion Competition Deadline

The deadline for making class contributions to be counted towards the Class Gift presentations. Class Gift presentations are made during Blue Note Banquet.

2:45 p.m.

March Through the Alumnae Arch

Campus Oval
(Begins following Class Day)
The Class of 2016 is led by Alumnae through the Alumnae Arch. 
• White attire, neutral-toned hose and black closed-toe shoes required.

4 - 5 p.m.

Golden Girl Class of 1966 Tea

Reynolds Cottage
In celebration of their 50th reunion, the Golden Girl Class of 1966 will join President Campbell for afternoon tea.

Bonner Scholars Alumnae Reception

The Beverly Daniel Tatum Suites, Private Dining Room
The Bonner Office of Community Service and Student Development will host a reception for all Bonner Scholar Alumnae who are returning for their class reunion.

Saturday, May 14

9 a.m.

Baccalaureate

Campus Oval
Open admission. Please identify yourself as an Alumna for special seating.

11:30 a.m. - 2 p.m.

National Alumnae Association of Spelman College (NAASC) Annual Meeting & Luncheon

Manley College Center Atrium
The NAASC Annual Meeting is held in open format. All alumnae are invited to attend the meeting and to hear the news of the Alumnae Association.

5 - 6:50 p.m.

Golden Girl Class of 1966 Blue Note Banquet Preparation

Noon - 4 p.m.

Museum of Fine Art Open House

The Camille Olivia Hanks Cosby, Ed.D. Academic Center, First Floor
View the exhibition ”Black Chronicles II.”

Noon - 5 p.m.

Class Activities

Various locations on and off campus

10 p.m. - Until

Class Activities

Various locations on and off campus

7 - 9:30 p.m.

Blue Note Banquet

Georgia International Convention Center (GICC) 
International Ballroom
2000 Convention Center Concourse,
Atlanta, GA 30337
A grand affair that includes a three-course dinner with wine highlighted by the Golden Girl Class of 1966 Parade, donor recognition, Reunion class gift presentations and live entertainment. 
(Dinner is not guaranteed after 8 pm)

Sunday, May 15

9 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Class Activities

Various locations on and off campus

3 p.m.

Commencement

Georgia International Convention Center (GICC)
2000 Convention Center Concourse
Atlanta, GA 30337
(Ticket required) A limited number of Commencement tickets will be available for the registered reunioning Golden Girl Class of 1966 and registered reunioning Diamond Daughters. All other requests will be addressed on a first-come, first-serve basis based on ticket availability.