Reunion & Alumni Weekend 2013

 

REUNION & ALUMNI WEEKEND RATES AND ACTIVITIES

Registration & Rates

Schedule of Events
Thursday, March 21

Friday, March 22

Saturday, March 23

Sunday, March 24
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REGISTRATION & RATES

Register by Friday, March 1, 2013, to receive a free t-shirt!

Full payment should accompany your online registration and is accepted by Visa, MasterCard, Discover or AMEX. If you need assistance with online registration, call Alumni Relations at 800.799.ALUM.

Those who register by March 1 are guaranteed one free t-shirt per person. If you register after the deadline, t-shirts will be available, while supplies last, for $10 at the Faculty Club during registration hours. Walk-in registrations will be accepted but are not recommended.

Please note, online registration closes on Friday, March 15. We welcome walk-in registrations on campus during Reunion & Alumni Weekend, but encourage you to register now to expedite your check-in process.

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Support Rollins in Honor of Reunion & Alumni Weekend

You may include a gift to The Rollins Fund with your online registration. Donations will also be accepted throughout the weekend.

Rates

We offer a variety of weekend rates to accommodate the interests of alumni and their guests. Rates include the activities listed, food and beverage, entertainment and registration materials.

Should you plan to enjoy multiple activities, we recommend the Full Weekend Rates to get the most out of the weekend experience. Discounts on the Full Weekend Rate are offered to young alumni celebrating their 1st through 5th reunions and alumni celebrating 50th or higher reunions. If you choose to decline this offer, please select all rates that apply during online registration.

Children 17 and under are complimentary; all other guests require payment. Rollins is a community built on honor. If you and your guests plan to participate in Reunion & Alumni Weekend, registration with payment is required.

If you want the ultimate experience…

Full Weekend Rate for 0 to 5th Reunions (2008 to 2012)

Includes all Reunion & Alumni Weekend activities for the classes of 2008 to 2012.
Cost: $50 per attendee; $25 for first-time attendees through December 31.

Full Weekend Rate For 6th to 49th Reunions (2007 to 1964)
Includes all Reunion & Alumni Weekend activities for the classes of 1964 to 2007.
Cost: $100 per attendee; $50 for first-time attendees through December 31.

Full Weekend Rate for 50th and Up Reunions (1885 – 1963)
Includes all Reunion & Alumni Weekend activities for classes up to and including 1963.
Cost: $50 per attendee; $25 for first-time attendees through December 31.

If you would rather pick and choose…

Friday Only Package
Includes Reunion & Alumni Weekend activities on Friday (Lighting of the
Chapel and Champagne Toast and Late Night on The Green; Beach Bash
Honoring Kappa Alpha, Kappa Alpha Theta, and Sigma Phi Epsilon; or Music
Celebration) and any complimentary events (such as The Grove Party and Picnic)
throughout the weekend.
Cost: $40 per attendee

Saturday Only Package
Includes Reunion & Alumni Weekend activities on Saturday (Fun Run and
Walk; Sports Hall of Fame Breakfast; Family Fun Lunch and Carnival; Hamilton
Holt School Reception; Happy Hour by the Alfond Pool; and Dinner, Cocktails
and Dancing on The Green) and any complimentary events (such as
The Grove Party and Picnic) throughout the weekend.
Cost: $60 per attendee

Saturday Day Package
Includes Reunion & Alumni Weekend activities during the day on Saturday
(Fun Run and Walk; Sports Hall of Fame Breakfast; Family Fun Lunch and
Carnival; Holt School Reception, Happy Hour by the Alfond Pool) and any
complimentary events (such as The Grove Party and Picnic) throughout the weekend.
Cost: $15 per attendee

Saturday Night Package
Includes Reunion & Alumni Weekend activities on Saturday evening (Dinner, Cocktails
and Dancing on The Green) and any complimentary events (such as The Grove Party
and Picnic) throughout the weekend.
Cost: $45 per attendee

Sunday Package
Includes Reunion & Alumni Weekend activities on Sunday (Farewell Brunch)
and any complimentary events (such as The Grove Party and Picnic) throughout
the weekend.
Cost: $15 per attendee

Complimentary Events Only
Includes only those events which are denoted as free on the schedule of events,
including The Grove Party and Picnic.
Cost: $0 per attendee



SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

Please note: Locations and times are subject to change.  A final schedule of events will be provided to you upon check-in for the weekend.

Online registration closes Friday, March 15. We welcome walk-in registrations on campus during Reunion & Alumni Weekend, but encourage you to register now to expedite your check-in process.

Thursday, March 21, 2013


Noon - 3:00 p.m. Rollins College Career and Internship Expo
McKean Gymnasium, Harold & Ted Alfond Sports Center
Dress: Business Attire

Hosted by the Office of Career Services & The Crummer Career Development Center 
Learn about full-time positions, internships, and summer employment offered by approximately 70 organizations. Be sure to stop by the LinkedIn Photo Station to get your free, professional headshot taken. This event is open to alumni and current undergraduate and graduate students. For more information, visit rollins.edu/careerservices/expo.

2 p.m. Men’s Tennis
Bert W. Martin Tennis Complex/Tiedtke Tennis Courts

Cheer on the Tars as they take on Southeastern Oklahoma State.


6 - 8 p.m.







50th Reunion Kickoff - Honoring the Class of 1963
Mary Jean Plaza and Lawn

Share college memories with your classmates over cocktails and light hors d'oeuvres. Receive your Class of 1963 Commemorative Book, a special gift from Rollins in honor of your milestone reunion.
7 - 9 p.m. Backpacks to Briefcases: A Student-Alumni Networking Event
Galloway Room, Mills Memorial Hall
Hosted by Order of Omega

Join Order of Omega, Rollins’ fraternity and sorority honor society, and undergraduate students for a networking reception. During the event, a panel of alumni will share how their leadership experiences helped them succeed in their career field.




Friday, March 22, 2013

Noon - 10 p.m. Reunion & Alumni Weekend Registration Headquarters
Faculty Club

Welcome back! Once you arrive on campus, visit the Faculty Club—the weekend headquarters—to pick up your name tag and other important materials needed throughout the weekend. Alumni whose registrations are received by March 1, 2013 will receive a free T-shirt. Registering after March 1? A limited number of T-shirts will be available for $10 during registration hours.

Noon - 10 p.m. Alumni Travel Program Information Desk
Faculty Club

Did you know you can journey across the globe with the Rollins Alumni Association Travel Program? Stop by for information on upcoming travel opportunities to destinations such as China and Italy.

Noon - 10 p.m. Scavenger Hunt Desk
Faculty Club

Want to explore the Rollins of today in a fun way? Complete the self-guided campus tour and scavenger hunt. Stop by the desk for instructions! Return a successfully completed scavenger hunt form to this desk and receive a prize.

1 - 5 p.m. The Alfond Inn at Rollins Preview Center
200 New England Avenue, Suite 350

Stop by to get the inside scoop on The Alfond Inn at Rollins, scheduled to open in late summer 2013. For more information, visit rollins.edu/alfondinn.

Noon Living Time Capsule Ceremony
Tars Plaza

During last year’s Reunion, alumni participated in an interview for the Living Time Capsule project. Since then, the campus community has been collecting more memories, items, and artifacts. Join us for the ceremonial placing of the Living Time Capsule marker. The capsule will not be opened again for 25 years!

1 - 2 p.m. Rollins Then and Now
Depart from Galloway Room, Mills Memorial Hall

Explore Rollins’ history and traditions with President Emeritus Thaddeus Seymour as he visits the College’s presidential portraits at Mills Memorial Hall and explores Knowles Memorial Chapel, the 9/11 Memorial and Pinehurst.

1 - 2 p.m. Building Updates Session
Bieberbach & Reed Conference Room, Cornell Campus Center

Learn about new renovations to the Bush Science Center and get a sneak peek at the plans for The Alfond Inn at Rollins.

1 p.m.
*Note: This event is not included in your Alumni Weekend registration fees and will require a separate registration.
Friendly First Timers Paddleboarding with Jessie Benson '08
Dinky Dock Park

If you have ever wanted to try Stand Up Paddleboarding (SUP), then this class is for you! Paddleboard Orlando (PBO) has taught over 15,000 people how to SUP with their introductory program, Friend First Timers. Everything you need is provided, including a properly sized paddle and board, land and water instructions, and a guided tour with a fun and friendly Master SUP instructor! This class will focus on teaching you SUP basics and taking your paddling to the intermediate level. Once you feel comfortable on the board, you will go for a paddle on the beautiful Winter Park chain of lakes. Bring water, a hat or sunglasses, and water-friendly clothing. The board, paddle, and instruction are included. Note: The cost for this event is $35 and you must register for this event separately. Visit here to register and make your payment.

2 - 3 p.m. Spotlight on Scholarship
Galloway Room, Mills Memorial Hall

Join President Emerita Rita Bornstein as she facilitates a conversation with students and faculty who have conducted original research together as part of the Student-Faculty Collaborative Scholarship Program.

2 - 3 p.m. Director-Guided Tour of the Cornell Fine Arts Museum
Cornell Fine Arts Museum

Join Ena Heller, Bruce A. Beal Director of the Cornell Fine Arts Museum, as she takes you on a guided tour through the latest exhibitions.

3 - 4 p.m. Open Meeting of the Alumni Association
Galloway Room, Mills Memorial Hall
Led by the Rollins Alumni Association Board of Directors

Join fellow alumni for an update on what’s happening in the Alumni Association. Enjoy remarks by Rollins Alumni Association President Tony LeVecchio ’68 ’69MBA.

3:30 p.m. Women’s Tennis
Bert W. Martin Tennis Complex/Tiedtke Tennis Courts

Cheer on the Tars as they take on California University of Pennsylvania.

4 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.







The 18th Annual Grove Party and Picnic!
Cornell Fine Arts Museum (Patio and Lawn) and Lakefront at the Alfond Boat House

A favorite Rollins event! Alumni are invited to reconnect at a grand picnic by beautiful Lake Virginia. Take a scenic boat tour, nab your Grove Party keepsake, and then head over to the Lighting of the Chapel. NOTE: Pre-registration is required. If only attending this event, select the “Complimentary Events Only” rate.

6:00 p.m. - 8 p.m. Order of the Fox Dinner
Galloway Room, Mills Memorial Hall

The Order of the Fox is the special society for alumni celebrating 50th reunions or higher. President Lewis Duncan and Paula Hammer cordially invite these classes for a celebration of lifelong friendships and shared memories. During the dinner, eligible alumni will participate in an Order of the Fox induction ceremony, where the Class of 1963 will receive 50th Class Anniversary Medallions and have a class photo taken. Join us for the Lighting of the Chapel and Champagne Toast immediately following dinner.

8 - 8:30 p.m.







Lighting of the Chapel and Champagne Toast
The Green

Did you know the colors lighting Knowles Memorial Chapel are special for this weekend? Join fellow alumni in a champagne toast to celebrate the illumination of the steeple in Rollins Blue and Gold.

8:30 p.m. - 11 p.m.







Late Night on The Green
The Green

Feeling lucky? Cast your bets at blackjack or roulette while enjoying cocktails and hors d’oeuvres with fellow alumni! Play with Rollins’ own currency—TAR BUC$. Prizes will be awarded to the three players who earn the most TAR BUC$ by the end of the night.
8:30 p.m. - 11 p.m.







Beach Bash Honoring Kappa Alpha, Kappa Alpha Theta, and Sigma Phi Epsilon
Lakeside Beach, located behind Alfond Pool

All alumni are welcome to check their shoes at the “door” and cut loose with friends on the Rollins beach! Enjoy live beach music and island-inspired appetizers and cocktails. Affinity photos will be taken.

8:30 p.m. - 11 p.m. Music Celebration Honoring Music Alumni 
Cornell Fine Arts Museum (Patio and Lawn)

Tap your toes with fellow music alumni during an evening of jazz, appetizers, and cocktails. Music alumni photo will be taken.





Saturday, March 23, 2013

9 a.m. - 10 p.m. Reunion & Alumni Weekend Registration Headquarters
Faculty Club

9 a.m. - 10 p.m. Alumni Travel Program Information Desk
Faculty Club

9 a.m. - 10 p.m. Scavenger Hunt Desk
Faculty Club

7 - 9 a.m.







Fun Run and Walk
Depart from Tars Plaza

Start your day the healthy way. Meet up with faculty, staff, and students in this jog and walk around campus. Be on the lookout for fun stops and surprises along the way!
9 - 11 a.m.







Sports Hall of Fame Breakfast
McKean Gymnasium, Harold & Ted Alfond Sports Center

All alumni are welcome to join Rollins Athletics and student athletes in honoring 2013 Sports Hall of Fame Inductees Jason Cloar ’03 ’06MBA (Baseball), Frank Ricci ’79 (Baseball), Tina Savage ’03 (Softball), Matthew Porter ’01 (Tennis), Michael Veith ’01 ’03MBA (Basketball) and Athletic Achievement Award winners Daniel O’Dowd ’81* and Terri Thoreson Frohnmayer ’78.

*Daniel O'Dowd '81 will be accepting his award at another time.
9 - 11 a.m. Rehearsal for Music Alumni
Knowles Memorial Chapel

Join fellow alumni performing during the Chapel Service on Sunday for a practice session. Interested in participating? Please call 407.646.2609 or e-mail reunion@rollins.edu

11 a.m. Men’s Tennis
Bert W. Martin Tennis Complex/Tiedtke Tennis Courts

Cheer on the Tars as they take on Eckerd College.

11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Alumni Convocation
Tiedtke Concert Hall, R.D. Keene Hall

President Lewis Duncan leads this alumni-centered ceremony, reminiscent of the traditional student convocation. You’ll have a chance to sing the alma mater with students of the choir, hear updates from the Student Government Association, and honor recipients of our prestigious Alumni Association Awards.

12:30 p.m. - 2 p.m.







Family Fun Lunch and Carnival
UPDATE: This Event Has Been Moved to the Alfond Sports Center.

Have fun in the Florida sunshine and bring the kids to The Green for food, bounce houses, and other great activities. Don’t miss this opportunity to speak with current students about their experiences at the student organization showcase.
12:30 p.m. - 2 p.m.
Pinehurst Alumni Party
Pinehurst Cottage Porch

After you grab your lunch on The Green, stop by the Pinehurst Cottage Porch to meet new members, take a house tour, and reconnect! The members of Pinehurst want to hear your stories and show you what the organization has become.

1 p.m. Women’s Tennis
Bert W. Martin Tennis Complex/Tiedtke Tennis Courts

Cheer on the Tars as they take on Palm Beach Atlantic University.

1 - 2 p.m. Meet and Greet with Tommy the Tar
The Green

Get your picture taken with Tommy the Tar!

1 p.m. Alumni Soccer Game
Cahall-Sandspur Field and Barker Family Stadium

Lace up your cleats, grab your shin guards and old Rollins jersey and head on out to the field for an exciting alumni game.

1:30 p.m. Omicron Delta Kappa/Order of the Libra Initiation
Bieberbach & Reed Conference Room, Cornell Campus Center

Libra members returning for Reunion & Alumni Weekend will be initiated into ODK at a special ceremony, to which friends and family are invited. Members will receive an invitation.

2 - 3 p.m. Talking Traditions
Darden Lounge, Cornell Campus Center

Participate in an open discussion with students and fellow alumni on Rollins College traditions, new and old.

2 - 3 p.m.  Guided Tour with a Student
Depart from The Green (look for the Campus Tour yard sign)

Visit your favorite campus spots and see what’s new at Rollins through the eyes of current students.

2 - 3 p.m. Music Student Showcase and Recital
Tiedtke Concert Hall, R.D. Keene Hall

Enjoy performances from our accomplished students in this musical showcase.
 
 
2 - 5 p.m. The Alfond Inn at Rollins Preview Center
200 New England Avenue, Suite 350

2 p.m.  Annie Russell Theatre ’68–’76 Reception
Knowles Memorial Chapel Garden

“The play is the thing!” Enjoy light refreshments and a reception with fellow ART alumni from the Classes of 1968 to 1976.

3 - 4 p.m. Department of Music Open House
Rogers Plaza Lobby, R.D. Keene Hall

What’s new with the Department of Music? Gather with faculty and students from the Department of Music and fellow alumni to find out!

3 - 4:30 p.m. Happy Hour by the Alfond Pool
UPDATE: This Event Has Been Moved to the Alfond Sports Center.

Join fellow graduates from the Class of 2003 to 2012 to reconnect and reminisce about your Rollins days. Light appetizers and drinks will be served. Class photos of 2003 and 2008 will be taken.


3 p.m. - 5 p.m. Hamilton Holt School Reception
Galloway Room, Mills Memorial Hall

Join fellow Holt alumni for an update on what’s happening at the Hamilton Holt School. Dean of the Holt School David Richard will share exciting plans for additional majors, new graduate programs, and lifelong-learning opportunities. Reconnect with former classmates, make new connections, and join fellow alumni in building the Rollins network.

3:30 - 5 p.m. Fraternity and Sorority Open Houses
Various Campus Residences

Stop by the Faculty Club for a list of participating organizations. Organizations participating so far include:

Alpha Omicron Pi - Cross Hall
Chi Omega (2 p.m. - 4 p.m.) - Corrin Hall
Chi Psi - The Lodge, Hooker Hall
Delta Zeta - Lawn between Ward and Elizabeth
Kappa Delta - Fox Hall
NCM - Mayflower Hall
X Club - Gale Hall

*Also look for the Panhellenic Association table at the Family Fun Lunch & Carnival on Saturday, March 23 from 12:30 p.m. to 2 p.m.


 4 - 4:30 p.m. Open House for The Sandspur
The Sandspur Offices - 5th Floor of Mills Memorial Hall

Meet the staff of The Sandspur and hear what's new with the oldest college newspaper in Florida.

4 - 5 p.m. Alumni Recital
Tiedtke Concert Hall, R. D. Keene Hall

All weekend guests are invited to enjoy a special recital featuring the talents of Rollins music alumni. Interested in playing in the recital? Please call Sherry Orr at 407.646.1527 or e-mail reunion@rollins.edu.

4 - 5 p.m. Guided Tour of the Residence Halls
Meet in front of McKean Hall

What does residential life look like these days? What are the new standards and what will never change? Staff from the Office of Residential Life will provide a guided tour of your favorite residence halls.

 7 p.m.
Women’s Lacrosse
Barker Family Stadium

Cheer on the Tars as they take on Merrimack College.


7 p.m. - 11 p.m. Dinner, Cocktails and Dancing on The Green
UPDATE: This Event Has Been Moved to the Alfond Sports Center.

Fuel up with a delicious dinner on The Green and get ready to dance the night away with fellow alumni in a lush setting under the stars. A live band will perform favorite hits from years past. Class photos of 1968–1998 will be taken.


8 - 9:30 p.m. Improv Show
Fred Stone Theatre

Join ART alumni from the Classes of 1968 to 1976 for clever performances by Rollins Improv Players.

8 - 10 p.m. Quiet Lounge
Galloway Room

Looking for a little low-key relaxation? Enjoy coffee with friends in the Galloway Room.




Sunday, March 24, 2013

9 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
Class of 1963 Breakfast at the President's Residence
The Barker House

President Lewis Duncan and Paula Hammer host the Class of 1963 in the President’s Residence (The Barker House) for a full breakfast before Chapel Service.

10 -11 a.m. Coffee and Breakfast Treats
The Green
UPDATE: This Event Has Been Moved to the Galloway Room in the Mills Memorial Building.

Wake up with coffee and a breakfast pastry before attending Chapel Service or heading out of town.

10 a.m.
*Note: This event is not included in your Alumni Weekend registration fees and will require a separate registration.
FloYo Paddleboarding with Jessie Benson '08
Dinky Dock Park

A fusion of yoga and Pilates, Jessie Benson's PaddleFusion FloYo class blends the fundamentals of each discipline while incorporating the added core challenge of balancing on your Stand Up Paddleboard. After paddling out to a serene location on Lake Virginia, you will begin the FloYo class. Both core and flexibility training will be incorporated into the class to lengthen and strengthen the body. This class is designed for all fitness levels and has an emphasis on utilizing the breath to connect the mind and body. A basic knowledge of yoga and Pilates moves and poses is helpful, but not required. Note: The cost for this event is $35 and you must register for this event separately. Visit here to register and make your payment.

11 a.m. Chapel Service
Knowles Memorial Chapel

Come together for a service of worship and reflection led by Dean of the Chapel Patrick Powers.

12:00 p.m. - 2 p.m.







Farewell Brunch
The Green
UPDATE: This Event Has Been Moved to the Galloway Room in the Mills Memorial Building.

Enjoy fresh bagels and made-to-order omelets as you wrap up another memorable weekend at Rollins.