Alumni: 25th Anniversary: 1989
Join us on The Bluff for the Class of 1989's 25th Anniversary!
We've planned a weekend full of celebration for the Class of 1989. Here are the official events for the 25th Anniversary class:
Thursday, June 26
6:00PM - Farm to Fork Dinner: A Celebration of the Summer Harvest
Join the culinary wizards at Bon Appetit (founded by alumnus Fedele Bauccio '64/'66 MBA) as they transform our Reunion Tent into an outdoor kitchen extravaganza! This multi-course, multi-hour dinner will highlight the wonderful bounty of the Pacific Northwest summer harvest, pairing delicious wines and beverages with the best produce and meats that our local farmers, ranchers, and fishermen have to offer. $99 per person, RSVP required.
Friday, June 27
8:00AM - National Alumni Board Golf Tournament
The National Alumni Board Golf Tournament is your opportunity to enjoy a day on the links and help raise scholarship funds for current students. Join us on the splendid greens and fairways of the Pumpkin Ridge Golf Club, ranked by Golf Digest as one of the Top 100 courses. Registration cost includes greens fees, golf cart, continental breakfast, tee prizes, awards, buffet lunch, and a donation to the NAB student scholarship. Space is limited to 144 golfers. As always, this event is expected to sell out, so sign up early. Check-in is at 6:30 a.m., followed by an 8:00 a.m. shotgun start. For full details, visit the Alumni Golf Tournament page. $165, RSVP required.
6:30PM - Bierstube on The Bluff Welcoming Reception
You don't have to wear your lederhosen or dirndl, but if you have them, this is the place to suit up! Reconnect with friends as you enjoy the atmosphere of our traditional Bavarian beer hall. Enjoy delicious, substantive snacks like pretzels, radishes, and bosna sandwiches, and wash them down with a half liter of Stiegl, Hofbrau, or Occidental Hefeweizen bier. There will be a brief multimedia presentation celebrating the Salzburg Study Abroad program at 7:00 - all are welcome! Doors open 6:30 - 9:30 p.m. underneath the Reunion Tent on the Academic Quad. $13 includes food. Beer and wine available for purchase. RSVP preferred, walk-up registration available.
8:30PM - Late Night Talent Gasthaus & Discotheque
Recapture the spirit of the late-night college days as we invite alumni to play, sing, or entertain, in their own unique fashion, in our Euro Gasthaus pub and Discotheque beginning at 8:30 p.m. Interested performers should contact the Alumni Office by June 17 to get on the play list, and sample tracks are required. Free, performers required to RSVP.
Saturday, June 28
8:30AM - The Old Stomping Grounds 5K
Attempt to set your new personal best in this 2nd Annual 5K race. Course will wind around the upper campus and nearby neighborhoods, beginning and finishing in front of the Alumni House. $10 includes t-shirt and snacks, please RSVP.
11:00AM - "Put a Lunch On It" - Pilot Food Cart Pod
Portland has become known nationwide for its wide variety of delicious street food, available from hundreds of food carts, congregated together around the city in "Cart Pods". We're bringing the phenomenon back to Reunion! Enjoy a fresh, hot lunch from the Pilot Cart Pod, set up near Mehling Hall on the west side of campus. Cash and credit cards accepted.
3:00PM - Honored Year Socials - Classes ending in 4's and 9's
Celebrating special anniversary milestones, members of the classes of 1944, 1949, 1954, 1959, 1964, 1969, 1974, 1979, 1984, 1989, 1994, 1999, 2004, and 2009 are invited to meet and reminisce before the Welcome Home BBQ on The Bluff. Each honored year class will have a dedicated gathering space. Snacks and complimentary beverages will be provided. These class receptions will take place in Franz Hall, 3:00 - 4:30 p.m. Please also consider making a gift to support the work of the university in honor of your class. Free, please RSVP.
4:30PM - Welcome Home BBQ - MAIN EVENT
Gather with friends and family underneath the big tent on the Academic Quad to enjoy a traditional summer BBQ cookout with burgers, hot dogs, and all the fixin's. Wine and beer will be available for purchase. Professional photos will be taken outside on the steps of Franz Hall throughout the afternoon for all honored year and Salzburg classes. To find friends and classmates, check out the Decade Gathering Tents alongside the main tent and dance floor. Dinner begins at 4:30 p.m. and photos begin at 5:00 p.m. Dinner will be served until 8:00 p.m. Adults: $15, children under 12: $7. Walk-up registration available, but we encourage you to RSVP so that we have enough food and drink!
8:00PM - Welcome Home Dance
As the dinner winds down, the dance floor heats up! Enjoy a wide selection of curated music from DJ Dennis Marcellino, blending rock & roll, pop, swing, country – a little something for everyone. Children are welcome to watusi to the music too, or you can take advantage of the childcare available in the Bauccio Commons. Childcare is available for pre-registered guests if reserved by June 15. Dancing begins at 8:00 p.m. Included with dinner.
Sunday, June 29
10:30AM - All Alumni Mass
All alumni are invited to join in the celebration of Mass in the Chapel of Christ the Teacher. University president Rev. E. William Beauchamp, C.S.C., presides and the alumni choir leads us in song. Mass begins at 10:30 a.m. Free.
11:45AM - All Alumni Brunch
As the final gathering of Reunion Weekend, this is your chance to say farewell to friends over a buffet style brunch in the Bauccio Commons following Mass. Please join us as we re-live cherished memories one more time. Brunch begins at 11:45 a.m. Adults: $12, children under $12: $7. Please RSVP.
25th Reunion Class GiftIt’s time to return to The Bluff. Time to reminisce about exceptional experiences and professors who changed your life. Time to reconnect with your fellow classmates and show gratitude for the extraordinary education you received. An education that forever shaped your future and made you the person you are today. A proud Pilot!
We encourage you to mark this special 25 year milestone by giving back. Your gift, in any amount, helps change the lives of current students, just as support from alumni shaped your UP experience. Now is the time to celebrate the past and pay the memories forward. Make a gift today in honor of your reunion.
You are part of UP's past – now be part of the future!
Join us in making a gift via the RSVP card in your reunion packet or online at www.up.edu/giveonline.