Class of 1971 50th Reunion Celebrations
What a milestone! Can you believe it has been 50 years since you graduated from the University of Delaware? While much has changed on campus during those years, we’re sure many of your Blue Hen friendships have remained.
Join both familiar faces and classmates you haven’t seen in ages at your reunion celebrations—there are two formats you may choose from (or you can attend both): a virtual gathering on October 6 and an in-person celebration that spans two days during Homecoming Weekend.
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Wednesday, October 6 at 7 p.m. ET
Reminisce about your college years, see what’s new on campus and celebrate your friendships and successes!
Friday, October 22, and Saturday, October 23, during Homecoming Weekend
University of Delaware, Newark campus
Friday: On-Campus 50th Reunion Celebration
Tour the STAR (Science, Technology and Advanced Research) Campus—which was formerly the Chrysler plant—and the new Whitney Athletic Center before celebrating with classmates at a cocktail hour and dinner reception. Attire is business casual.
- 3 p.m. – Registration (Location TBD)
- STAR Campus tour
- Whitney Athletic Center tour
- 5:30 p.m. – Cocktail hour and dinner
Saturday: Walking Tour & Blue Hen Tailgate
Continue to explore campus during a walking tour before getting in the blue and gold spirit at the Blue Hen Tailgate and UD vs. James Madison University Homecoming football game. Football tickets with chair-back seats for the Homecoming game are available to the Class of 1971 until October 1.
- 10 a.m. - Registration (location TBD)
- 10:30 a.m. - Historical walking tour (weather permitting)
- 1 p.m. - Blue Hen Tailgate
- 3 p.m. - Delaware vs. James Madison University Homecoming football game kick-off
For questions, please call 302-831-4459 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Whether or not you can attend your event, your October reunion is the perfect time to send a classmate a Homecoming HenGram! With a small donation to the Blue Hen Strong Fund or Athletics Blue & Gold Fund, these personalized, digital messages are a sure to spread some Blue and Gold spirit and bring a smile to a fellow Blue Hen on Homecoming, October 23.
Looking to support a different UD cause? Make a separate gift to your area of passion in honor your reunion year!
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Are you inspired to dig up college photos and share them with classmates? Or want to ask if anyone remembers a standout memory of yours from UD? Or are you curious to catch up and see what’s happening in your classmates’ lives? Connect through your class Facebook group!
Janis C. Childs, RN, Ph.D., HS71
Jeanne Watson Driscoll, RN, Ph.D., HS71
Mary F. Faupel, LTC (Ret) Army Nurse Corps, HS71
Phil Hutton, ANR71
Nancy Beltz Lomax, AS71
David M. Norstrom, BE71
Ray A. Petrucci, P.E., EG71
Jay J. Williams, M.D., Ph.D., EG71