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Annual Giving


Class of 1959


Class Schedule

Thursday, June 5th

Registration and Information
10 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Location:  Kirner-Johnson 102

Guided Tour of Campus
1- 2 p.m.
Location: Front of Kirner-Johnson

Buffet Supper for All Alumni
6 – 9 p.m.
Location:  The Little Pub


Friday, June 6th

7 – 10 a.m.
Location:  Soper Hall of Commons

Half-Century Hospitality Suite
8 a.m. – 10 p.m.
Location:  Kirner-Johnson 123

Alumni Art Show
8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Location:   Kirner-Johnson Commons 1st floor
Alumni artwork will be available for viewing and purchasing throughout the day.

Winton Tolles Carter Cup Golf Tournament
9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Location:   Off Campus Venue
Entries are due by May 25. $175 per person. Skenandoa Golf Club, 7105 Norton Ave., Clinton

Lunch Buffet
12 – 2 p.m.
Location:  Soper Hall of Commons
Fillius Jazz Archive Open House
12:30 – 2:30 p.m.
Location:  Jazz Archives

Erie Canal Public Tours
1 p.m. & 3 p.m.
Location: Off Campus (Herkimer)

Minor Theater Festival Alumni Showcase
2 – 3 p.m.
Location: McEwen Courtyard

1959 Symposium: On the Hill in the 1950s
Time: 3 - 4p.m.
Location: Azel Backus House
A moderated discussion among alumni and spouses about Hamilton experiences and their post-graduate impact or implications.

1959 Alumni Spouses’ Tea (open to all)
Time: 4- 5 p.m.
Location:   Azel Backus House

All-Alumni Cocktail Reception
5 - 6 p.m.
Location: Kirner-Johnson Commons

All-Alumni Dinner
6- 8 p.m.
Location: Soper Hall of Commons
See full reunions schedule if you prefer to dine with Alpha Delta Phi, Chi Psi, Delta Kappa Epsilon, Delta Upsilon, Emerson Literary Society, Sigma Phi, Tau Kappa Epsilon or Delta Upsilon. Theta Delta Chi is hosting a reception.

Emerson Literary Society Dance Party
8 – 11 p.m.
Location:  Fillius Events Barn
With the band THIRD ST. PROJECT, consisting of Larry Daniello on guitar, Dom Marullo on bass, Rich Cianfrocco on drums and Mike Finley on keyboards and guitar.


Saturday, June 7th

7 – 10 a.m.
Location: Soper Hall of Commons

*Continental breakfast available in KJ.

Half-Century Hospitality Suite
8 a.m. – 10 p.m.
Location: Kirner-Johnson 123

Guided Tour of Campus
9- 10 a.m.
Location: Front of Kirner-Johnson

Annual Meeting of the Alumni Association
10:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Location:  Chapel

Family-Friendly All-Alumni Cookout
12 – 2 p.m.
Location:  Dunham Green, Tented Area

Reunion Parade
12:15 p.m.
Location:  On Campus, Assemble in front of Chapel
Led by the Bagpipes of the Mohawk Valley Frasers, alumni and their families, organized by class year, parade to the All-Alumni Cookout.

*Look for your class of 1959 sign.

Erie Canal Public Tours
1 p.m. & 3 p.m.
Location: Off Campus (Herkimer)

Fillius Jazz Archive Open House
1:30 – 3:30 p.m.
Location:  Jazz Archives

Munson Williams Proctor Art Institute Museum Tour
2 - 4:30 p.m.
Location: Off Campus (Utica)
Transportation provided. Jitney boards at 2 pm at Kirner-Johnson circle.

Days-Massolo Center Open House
3 p.m.
Location: Days-Massolo Center Living Room

 Meet the Coaches, Beer Tasting & Live Music by Applewagon
4 p.m.
Location:  Little Pub
Fred Matt of the F.X. Matt Brewing Company will talk briefly about his family's 126 years of brewing history, including the company's current focus, Saranac Beer. Fred loves to encourage audience participation as he offers samples of several year-round and seasonal Saranac products.

Half Century Reception & Dinner hosted by the Class of 1959
6:30 – 9 p.m.
Location: Sadove Student Center 112

Minor Theater Festival Main Stage Part 1
8:30 p.m.
Location: Minor Theater

Minor Theater Festival Main Stage Part 2
9:30 p.m.
Location: Minor Theater

Saturday Night Dance Party
10 p.m.
Location:  Tolles Pavilion (Annex)


Sunday, June 8th

Coffee Station
7:30-10:30 a.m.
Location: Dunham Green (near Soper Commons)

Continental Breakfast
8:30 – 11 a.m.
Location: Kirner-Johnson Commons Area 1st floor

Service of Remembrance
10:30 – 11:30 a.m.
Location:  Chapel

Farewell Brunch
11 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Location:  Soper Hall of Commons