Reunion 2014


Class of ’84 Reunion Schedule: May 15-18, 2014
Headquarters: Wilson Living Room

Thursday to Sunday (Reunion and Commencement weekend)
This is only a partial list. See the Full Reunion Schedule on the AASC webpage.
Bold = Class of ’84 events (schedule subject to change!)

4 pm Class Headquarters/Residence opens – Wilson/Morrow
4–8 pm Reunion registration at Alumnae House
5:30–7:30 pm Social hour/Dinner – Conference Center
8:00-10:00 pm Celebrations Dance Company’s Annual Commencement Concert – Scott Gymnasium

7-9 am Breakfast – Morrow/Wilson
9 am–11 am Reunion registration at Alumnae House
12-1:30 pm All Reunion Luncheon – Cutter/Ziskind
1-2 pm “Update Your Resume” Workshop – Campus Center 103/104
2-3 pm  Reunion Faculty Presentations
3-5 pm  Chamber Music concert, Sweeney Concert Hall, Sage Hall
3-5 pm “Tap Into Your Talents” Career Workshop – Campus Center 103/104
3-5 pm Airbrush Tattoos & Flashdance Review for Flashmob – Wilson Living Room
4-5 pm Special Receptions
5:30-6:30 pm    Social hour – Campus Center
♫ ♫  FLASHDANCE FLASHMOB at 6pm! ♫ ♫
Meet on walkway in front (weather permitting) or inside near staircase – or dance where you are!

6:30-8:30 pm Dinner – Campus Center Carroll Room Featuring Anne D’Innocenzio ’84 taking a comedic riff on our days of Lanz night gowns and midnight kitchen raids and The Noteables – young and old!
7-11 pm Stargazing and Physics/Astronomy Open House – McConnell Hall Foyer and Rooftop Observatory
8:30 pm on… Reconnect and Reminisce – Wilson Living Room

7-9 am Breakfast – Morrow/Wilson
8 am-3 pm Reunion registration at Alumnae House
8:45 am Alumnae Parade and Ivy Day ceremony–march along Chapin Drive toward the President’s House and into the Quad. Wear your hats, yours whites and white/light shoes!
11:15 am Multifaith Service of Remembrance (or immediately following the Ivy Day ceremony)
12 pm Make-Your-Own Lunch Pick-Up – Chapin Lawn
12:30-3 pm Class Meeting and Panel Discussion: Confirmation of Class Officers followed by “The Big 5-0: Mind/Body Health and Wellness for Women in Their 50’s”
 featuring ’84 alums: Kim Kie, Robyn Lloyd, Elizabeth Risberg and Chris Sieve – Alumnae House Conference Hall
2:30-5:30 Meetings and Department Receptions
4-5 pm Special program with President Kathleen McCartney
5:30-6:30 pm Class of ’84 Social Hour  Campus Center
6:30- 8:30 pm Class Dinner – Campus Center Carroll Room Featuring Senator Tammy Baldwin ’84 (D-WI)
7:30-9:30 pm Commencement Orchestra Concert – Sweeney Concert Hall, Sage Hall
8:30-10 pm Illumination of upper campus
9-11 pm 80’s Dance Party (with guest class of 1974) – Davis Ballroom – Wear 80’s costumes if you have something!

7-9 am Breakfast – Morrow/Wilson
7:30 am Yoga Class – Ainsworth 304 Fitness Studio with ’84s Joanne Heyman
(some mats available; bring your own if you can)
10-11:30 am Sunday brunch – Davis Ballroom (with live simulcast of Commencement)
10 am Commencement Exercises
1 pm Residence houses close

Useful AASC Links:
Comprehensive list of events here: Reunion/Commencement Schedule (PDF)
Look Who’s Coming!

Ways to get involved:

Do you have something you want to share at Reunion?
Have you published a book or invented a product?
Do you want to promote a service you offer or something you care about?

Bring materials to showcase on our Promotions, Products and Passions Display in our Class Headquarters. 
Flyers, business cards, literary and product reviews are welcome!

Questions? Contact Johanne Bach, Headquarters Chair at

If you’re a former Noteable, contact Amy Kirkhoff Carlson to learn about how you can sing with the current Noteables on Friday night.

Do you have 80s Dance Music that you want to hear on Saturday night? Email Dede, our Dance Party Chair, at

Do you see yourself as a class officer for our 35th Reunion? Email Gayle, our President, at


Catherine Carr Lincoln – Reunion Chair

Dede Lukaszuk Martin – Dance Party Chair

Leigh Peake – Class Dinner Co-Chair

Rachel Gerstein – Class Dinner Co-Chair

Lisa Sankowski – Alumnae Parade Chair

Johanne Bach – Headquarters Chair

Nancy Cohn Rich – Program Chair

Sherrill Lavagnino – Web Chair

House Reps Co-Chairs
Eve Milrod Halwani                       Cara Rubinstein Hoxie              

Eve and Cara will recruit from Cushing House. Eve & Cara have the following other house reps on the team:

Alethea S Anderson Lutz  will recruit from Albright House
Lisa Clarcq will recruit from Chapin House
Laura Rivero will recruit from Emerson House
Lisa Iannucci will recruit from Hubbard House
Lisa Sankowski will recruit from Jordan, Park and Park Annex Houses
Amy Kirkhoff Carlson will recruit from Jordan House
Allegra Biery will recruit from Laura Scales House
Kim Kie will recruit from Talbot House
Gayle Gerling Pettinga will recruit from Capen House
Nancy Cohn Rich will recruit from Chase House
Paula Prahl will recruit from Morrow House
Jena (Jennifer) Heath will recruit from Northrop House
Elizabeth (Betty) Groat Risberg  will recruit from Cutter House
Julie Vanek  will recruit from Gardiner House
Leigh Peake will recruit from Hopkins, Hopkins A and Hopkins B Houses
Robin Lloyd will recruit from Hover House
Ellen Leiter Castle will recruit from Baldwin House
Anne Falvey will recruit from Ziskind House
Karen Kurkjy Lyons will recruit from Dewey House
Cullen Stanley will recruit from Morris House