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Friday, June 3, 2016 through
Sunday, June 5, 2016


Garden City

Reunion Weekend 2016

This schedule is subject to change—Pick up the final reunion schedule at check-in.

To register, please call the Office of Alumni Relations at 516.877.3470

Schedule for Saturday, June 4, 2016

9:00 a.m. Registration and check-in: Pick up the weekend’s final schedule and visit the campus bookstore to stock up on Adelphi swag!

Bagels and Smoothies: Start your day with fresh bagels and smoothies from Maui Wowi . The classes of 1971, 1976, 1981, 1986, 1991 and 1996 will be meeting on the first floor of the University Center in the location of the Rathskeller. You must have a reunion name tag to attend.

9:30 a.m. Levermore Heirs: All Past Presidents of Adelphi University—a limited-time exhibit in the Swirbul Library
10:00 a.m. Campus tours available for all reunion attendees.     
11:00 a.m. Headshots available for your LinkedIn Profile: Take advantage of our professional photographer and have a profile picture that will impress!
12:00 p.m. All-Reunion Barbecue
1:00 p.m. Wine You Design: We’re back with our third installment of the popular paint and wine activity! Join us in the main lobby of the Center for Recreation and Sports where we will be creating personalized works of art. While the creative juices are flowing, enjoy some light snacks and wine or beer. Pre-registration is required as supplies will be ordered ahead of time.
1:30 p.m. 50th Reunion Lecture: What happened to Pluto? Since the Apollo project put a man on the moon, space exploration has taken us to the edge of the universe and somehow we lost Pluto.  Hear about the findings of recent adventures to Mars, Pluto and beyond from Andreas Karpf, M.S. ’94 (Physics).
1:30 p.m. Strategic Planning: Adelphi is developing a five-year plan for the University’s future. Hear about the plan’s progress from steering committee member Sam Grogg, Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences.  
1:30 p.m. Backstage Pass: A Behind the Scenes Tour of the Adelphi University Performing Arts Center (AUPAC) with Nick Petron—space is limited!
2:30 p.m. Adelphi Today, with President Christine M. Riordan: Join us as we hear about what is new and exciting at our University from our 10th president. TIME CHANGE: NOW HAPPENING AT ALL-REUNION BARBECUE!   
3:00 p.m. Alumni Art Exhibit: If you are an alumni artist and wish to submit pieces for this exhibit, please contact curator Eliz Alahverdian ’01, M.A. ’05, at
3:00 p.m. Mini Receptions:

  • Ammon School of Education
  • College of Nursing and Public Health
  • College of Arts and Sciences
  • Derner Institutes of Advanced Psychological Studies
  • School of Social Work
  • University College
  • Willumstad School of Business
  • Multicultural Chapter
6:30 p.m. All Reunion Dinner at the Garden City Hotel: Join Reunion 2016 for a cocktail reception, dinner and dancing at the elegant Garden City Hotel.

Adelphi University Bookstore will be open Saturday, June 4th from 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Overnight accommodations: Register before May 20

Garden City Hotel: 516.747-3000 ext 7000

Adelphi University residence hall:  $50 per person (see reunion registration form for for details)

Peruse other reunion schedules: Languages Reunion and 50th Class of 1966 Reunion.

» See pictures from 2015’s Reunion Celebration

Coronavirus Update: As New York is on a "pause" for social distancing purposes, all in-person events for the next several weeks have been converted to online, postponed or canceled. Please check this page as information will be updated as possible—and call ahead before any upcoming in-person events until further notice. Thanks. 

For more information or to RSVP, please contact:

Office of Alumni Relations
Nexus Building, 2nd Floor
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