Welcome!

(note that smith61.org is the short address for our website)

2021 reunions were virtual – June 3-6.
For INFO click 60th reunion website or 60th Reunion menu tab above. Click the Survey tab for survey results.

Newsletter: Spring 2021,
Who came by name? By house…as of 6-6-21
(Note: scroll pdf files to see all pages)
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Virtual Reunion 2021 began Thurs, June 3, 2021 at 8 am ET.
Preparing for Virtual Reunion

  • Curious about how the Virtual Reunion Attendee Hub will look/work? Watch this demo/tutorial.
  • Make sure that you are Zoom ready by uploading the latest version of Zoom, and watching this video about Zoom basics.
  • Log into the Hub early in the day on the 3rd so that you have time to familiarize yourself with the platform with plenty of time before your first live program.

Questions? Contact the Office of Alumnae Relations and Development at 800-526-2023 or 413-585-2150, or email reunionregistration@smith.edu.
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Anne Gagnebin Coffin and Mary Tison Wheeler are thrilled to welcome members of the  great class of 1961 to our 60th Reunion! We have an exciting  program ahead of us organized to connect us with Smith today and  with our friends and classmates.  Faculty lectures, a tour of the new Nielson Library,  a fascinating talk by Jessica Nichol, Director of the Smith College Museum of Art,  will be interspersed with our own class of ‘61 events: a Class Meeting led by our dedicated and spirited President Betsy Carter, a report on our Class Questionnaire by Deborah Heller, a Class Tea, and an illustrated talk, A Brush with History, given by our distinguished classmate Carolyn Kinder Carr about the collection of the National Portrait Gallery where she served for many years as Deputy Director and Chief Curator. Break-out rooms, question-and-answer sessions  as well as our Class Tea will provide opportunities for conversation and reconnecting with classmates.

COVID-19 at Smith:  Click here for info on the College’s response.

These links have info on ways to donate to Smith: Make a gift and many Ways to Give

Sadly, the Memoriam page is updated more often now.

Click Newsletters/Reports on the menu to see more news.
Note: The password for a page with protected personal info is the name of the campus pond! (lower case, start with par)

Our Facebook page is at www.facebook.com/groups/smith61/. An account is required. It is a closed group which means anyone can find the group and see who’s in it but ONLY group members can see your posts. It’s an easy way for us to share memories and thoughts. Email me if you need help: ics [at] starr [dot] net. OR see this handout and this link for help.

Please let me know if you have questions or suggestions for this site or using Facebook, or if I can post something for you. Send email to Irene at: ics [at] starr [dot] net.

Our 55th Reunion in 2016 was great! The reunion report is on the Newsletters/Reports page. Many thanks to all who made it happen. The Reunion Panel: 1961 in the Workplace and Changes Seen. Click here to view. Alice Smith’s many lovely photos of our reunion are posted on Facebook, in a larger format.

Site Updated: July 16, 2021


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