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Jennifer Blanke '91 speaks during the Class of 1991's "Alex" talks.<br />Photo: Nancy L. Ford
Jennifer Blanke '91 speaks during the Class of 1991's "Alex" talks.
Dan Carlson '71 photographs peonies in the Grant Garden.<br />Photo: Nancy L. Ford
Dan Carlson '71 photographs peonies in the Grant Garden.
Children enjoying bubble ball in Sage Rink.<br />Photo: Nancy L. Ford
Children enjoying bubble ball in Sage Rink.
Jack Syage '76 participates in the Alumni College "Scientists Who Can Read, Write and Speak."<br />Photo: Adam J. Brockway
Jack Syage '76 participates in the Alumni College "Scientists Who Can Read, Write and Speak."
Ted Frese '66 receives a standing ovation after reading the Half-Century Annalist letter at the annual Alumni Association meeting.<br />Photo: Nancy L. Ford
Ted Frese '66 receives a standing ovation after reading the Half-Century Annalist letter at the annual Alumni Association meeting.
President Joan Hinde Stewart receives the Bell Ringer Award.<br />Photo: Nancy L. Ford
President Joan Hinde Stewart receives the Bell Ringer Award.
Leaders from the Class of 1991 announce that $651,152 has been contributed to the College for their 25th reunion gift.<br />Photo: Nancy L. Ford
Leaders from the Class of 1991 announce that $651,152 has been contributed to the College for their 25th reunion gift.
Leaders from the Class of 1966 announce that $3,607,172 has been contributed to the College for their 50th reunion gift.<br />Photo: Nancy L. Ford
Leaders from the Class of 1966 announce that $3,607,172 has been contributed to the College for their 50th reunion gift.
Ribbon-cutting at the dedication ceremony of the Withiam and Goodfriend athletic fields.<br />Photo: Nancy L. Ford
Ribbon-cutting at the dedication ceremony of the Withiam and Goodfriend athletic fields.
Alumni listen to Tom Booth '06 and Ben Critton '06 present the Alumni College "Making Creativity Pay."<br />Photo: Nancy L. Ford
Alumni listen to Tom Booth '06 and Ben Critton '06 present the Alumni College "Making Creativity Pay."
Tom Booth '06 and Ben Critton '06<br />Photo: Nancy L. Ford
Tom Booth '06 and Ben Critton '06
Best-selling author Terry Brooks '66 presents the Alumni College "How Hamilton College Prepared Me to Write about Elves."<br />Photo: Adam J. Brockway
Best-selling author Terry Brooks '66 presents the Alumni College "How Hamilton College Prepared Me to Write about Elves."
A few members of the Class of 2015 returned to the Hill for their first reunion.<br />Photo: Adam J. Brockway
A few members of the Class of 2015 returned to the Hill for their first reunion.
Andy Horton '66 shows off his Reunion Weekend garb next to Dean of Faculty Patrick Reynolds.<br />Photo: Nancy L. Ford
Andy Horton '66 shows off his Reunion Weekend garb next to Dean of Faculty Patrick Reynolds.
Michael Fawcett '66 smiles at remarks during the 1966 Welcome & Medallion Ceremony.<br />Photo: Nancy L. Ford
Michael Fawcett '66 smiles at remarks during the 1966 Welcome & Medallion Ceremony.
Former Delaware Governor Michael Castle '61 presents the Alumni College "A Washington Insider's Perspective."<br />Photo:
Former Delaware Governor Michael Castle '61 presents the Alumni College "A Washington Insider's Perspective."
Professor of Government Phil Klinkner at the Alumni College "The Clash of Titans: Trump vs Clinton."<br />Photo: Adam J. Brockway
Professor of Government Phil Klinkner at the Alumni College "The Clash of Titans: Trump vs Clinton."
The new Society Room in Bristol Center is dedicated.<br />Photo: Nancy L. Ford
The new Society Room in Bristol Center is dedicated.
Retired swim coach Eric McDonald hugs an old friend.<br />Photo: Nancy L. Ford
Retired swim coach Eric McDonald hugs an old friend.
Young and old enjoyed a bonfire at the Kennedy Center amphitheater.<br />Photo: Adam J. Brockway
Young and old enjoyed a bonfire at the Kennedy Center amphitheater.
Curt Brand '66 performs "Fiftieth Reunion."<br />Photo: Adam J. Brockway
Curt Brand '66 performs "Fiftieth Reunion."
Former Writing Center tutors gathered for a reception in honor of retiring director Sharon Williams.<br />Photo: Adam J. Brockway
Former Writing Center tutors gathered for a reception in honor of retiring director Sharon Williams.
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Wonderful Reunions ’16

A little sun, a lot of rain, but plenty of good spirits marked Reunions 2016, June 9-12.

Classmates reunited at traditional dinners, Alumni Colleges provided food for thought on a wide of topics, and the annual meeting of the Alumni Association featured presentation of the Bell Ringer Award to President Joan Hinde Stewart. Ted Frese ’66 delivered the Half-century annalist letter to a crowd in the Chapel and the Withiam and Goodfriend Athletic Fields were dedicated.

Alumni Colleges (see summaries) throughout the weekend covered topics ranging from the upcoming presidential election to storytelling and creativity. A society room was dedicated at the Bristol Center and society gatherings took place took place on Friday afternoon and evening including annual meetings, receptions and dinners.

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