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Alumni registration
Campus View Suites Lobby, 3p.m. to 6p.m.
Check in and get an event schedule, campus map and bag of goodies to start the weekend off right.

Suites check-in
Campus View Suites Lobby, 3p.m. to 6 p.m.
If you are staying at Campus View suites, don’t forget to check in and get your keycard.

Distinguished Awards complimentary cocktail reception  
Gemmell student complex- atrium, 5 p.m.-6p.m. 
Join us for cocktails as we begin celebrating our 2014 Distinguished Alumni.

Distinguished Awards banquet     
Gemmell Multi-purpose room, 6 p.m.-9 p.m.
Register by May 30, 2014
Business formal Attire
The Clarion University Distinguished Awards recognizes outstanding professional and public service achievements by Clarion graduates and community members. All Clarion alumni are invited to the ceremony. ($75/person)

Planetarium show 
Pierce Planetarium, 7 p.m.-8 p.m.

A complimentary planetarium show titled “Dawn of Astronomy” will be offered to all alumni and family.  It’s appropriate for all ages so families are welcome.  The show will trace the beginnings of astronomy in ancient Egypt, ancient Babylon, and ancient Britain.   The show highlights the great pyramids of ancient Egypt, and Stonehenge. (SOLD OUT)

Mix and mingle
Moore Hall, 7 p.m.-11 p.m.
If you are looking for a place to unwind and meet up with great friends, join us in Moore Hall for a casual atmosphere, with appetizers,drinks and music from our very own alumni, Robyn Young '94. (Free)

Family movie night
Gemmell student complex outside, 8 p.m.-11 p.m.
Join us for a family-friendly movie under the stars on the beautiful Clarion campus. Snacks are provided and surprises are promised. (Free)


Alumni registration
Campus View Suites Lobby, 9a.m.-noon
Check in and get an event schedule, campus map and bag of goodies to start the weekend off right.

Suite check-in     
Campus View Suites Lobby, 9a.m.-noon
If you are staying at Campus View suites, don’t forget to check in and get your keycard.    

Complimentary continental breakfast    
Seifert-Mooney Center for Advancement, 8 a.m.-10:30 a.m.  
Sponsored by the CUAA Board of Directors all alumni and families are invited to join us for a continental breakfast to fuel up for the day’s events.

College of Business, Computer Information Science and Library Science brunch
Still Hall, 10a.m.-noon
Casual attire
All alumni and friends of the College of Business are invited to reunite with old friends, colleagues, former faculty and deans. An open house and complimentary brunch will be held in Still Hall’s new student lounge. Hosted by the College of Business Dean, Dr. Phillip Frese. (Free)

Mimosas and muffins for the Class of ’64        
Exclusive to the Class of 1964
President’s residence, 10 a.m.-11:15 a.m
Business casual attire
Dr. Karen Whitney invites members of the Class of ’64 to enjoy mimosas and muffins while mingling with classmates as part of their 50-year reunion.  To reconnect with former classmates, the 1964 class committee has started a facebook page, click here to reconnect.

All-Alumni Banquet, honoring the 50th class
Moore Hall, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
Business casual attire 
Join us to honor alumni celebrating their 25th and 50th class reunions.Classmates in the 50th reunion (Class of 1964) will be inducted into the Half Century club and the 25th reunion(Class of 1989) will be recognized at the all- alumni luncheon. ($30/person)

Lunch option
Main Street, Clarion  
Stroll down Clarion’s Main Street and have lunch at favorite eateries from your college days.

'The Big Warm - Part Deux'
Gemmell 250/252, 12:00p.m.-3:00p.m.
Theatre & Music Department Alumni and Guests - Leave your aches and pains at home and spend some time with theatre and music department alumni from the 1960s and 1970s as they reminisce about what they can still remember from their college years.  It promises to be a fun-filled time complete with lots of laughter and great memories.  RSVP to Peggy Black Plante (; Veronica ‘Cookie’ Smith Gibbs (; and/or, Ray Lichauer ( 

Zumba on the Lawn
Harvey Hall lawn, 2 p.m. -3p.m.
Dress attire casual and comfortable shoes.          
Need to get a workout in? Join alumna Megan Laird (’07) as she leads a great workout, suitable for all ages.  Dress attire casual and comfortable shoes. ($5 at the door)

Ice cream with Ernie

107/108 Eagle Commons and outdoors, 2:30 p.m.-4 p.m.
Join Ernie the Eagle for an ice cream social! Parents and kids are encouraged to participate in activities including arts & crafts,face painting, games and much more. A special appearance will be made by Jimmy Swogger and friends. Get your picture taken with Ernie the Eagle on the red carpet. Enjoy an afternoon ice cream snack and load it with your favorite goodies. (Free)

Haunted History presentation   
Hart Chapel, 3:30 p.m.

Dr. Todd Pfannestiel will share tales of Clarion’s past and the ghosts that remain in its present. Stories are based on historical events on campus, with the audience left to decide if the unexplained occurrences are paranormal in nature. (Free)

Honors Alumni Reception
Art Gallery, 3:30p.m.-5p.m.
Past honors students, stop by to enjoy refreshments and talk with current and former honors directors and faculty. (Free)

Communication Alumni Reception
Becker Hall, Studio B, 4p.m.-5p.m.
Calling all communication,speech communication, mass media and debate alumni.  Revisit your old stomping grounds while enjoying some light refreshments. (Free)

Campus tours      
Campus, 2 p.m.-4:30 p.m.
Whether you graduated in 1958 or 2008, campus has changed since Clarion was your home. Guided or non guided tours of campus are available. Don't miss these opportunities to reacquaint yourself with your alma mater! Stroll around campus on a guided or non-guided tour to visit the old and check out the new at Clarion University. (Free)

Babysitting activity 
Gemmell 250/252, 5 p.m.-10 p.m.    
Let your children (ages 4 to 12) enjoy themselves while you celebrate at Alumni-Fest. Pizza,games and activities. Students will be available to entertain. ($5 per child)

Alumni-Fest: Picnic/Complimentary brew and wine tasting/live entertainment
Gemmell Student Complex lawn, 5 p.m.-10 p.m.
Casual attire
As we wind down alumni weekend, enjoy complimentary samples of locally made brews and wines at Alumni-fest. Your ticket will include “A Taste of Clarion"-featuring local eateries, live entertainment from Jimmy Swogger and Friends, and alumnus Luke Zacherl (’04) will return to campus during Alumni Weekend, with his band, NOMaD, to perform during Alumni Fest. The popular Ellwood City-based band, described as hard-rocking country, includes Zacherl on fiddle, David August on lead vocals, Jay Pfeifer on guitar, Bobby Kunkel on drums, George Elliott on bass and “Suitcase” Johnny Waclo on guitar   All attendees receive a commemorative alumni-fest glass. ($25/adult  $10/child)


Suite check-out
Lobby of suites, 7 a.m.-11 a.m.

Farewell continental breakfast  
Campus View suites lobby, 7 a.m.-10 a.m.
Say farewell to friends at a continental breakfast in Campus View suites lobby.
* All event times and location are subject to change.