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50th Reunion

Eastern Baptist College
Class of 1969
Friday-Saturday, May 10-11, 2019

 

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The Eastern University Office of Alumni Relations invites you back to campus for a weekend of reminiscing and fellowship with your 1969 classmates. 

 

 

The Schedule:

Friday, May 10th

2:00pm
CAMPUS TOUR
To kick off the weekend, the Class of 1969 and guests will meet at Fowler Hall, by the Eagle Road main entrance, for a golf cart tour of Eastern’s campus. University President, Dr. Ron Matthews, and Director of Alumni & Parent Relations, Mary Gardner ’83, MEd ’12, will be there to greet you and talk with you before the tour. The rain plan will be to tour the campus in Eastern staff cars. Fowler Hall is handicapped accessible.

    

6:00pm
REUNION DINNER  
The reunion dinner will be held at the St. Davids Golf Club, which is about one mile from campus. The evening will include appetizers and a 3-course dinner, along with time for fellowship, sharing, and a group photo. You will receive a keepsake booklet that you and your classmates will enjoy looking through as you remember your years at Eastern. The club is handicapped accessible. The fee for the dinner is $40/person.
To contribute an update for the keepsake book, click here.

Saturday, May 11th

8:30am
BREAKFAST with a GROUP PHOTO

In the Jammin Java in Lower Walton Lounge (1st floor, Walton Hall), the Class of 1969 and guests will gather for breakfast. Included will be a brief time of prayer with Eastern’s Chaplain, Dr. Joseph Modica. After breakfast, the Class of 1969 will begin putting on their commencement regalia for the group photo and the commencement processional. If you have your gown, hood, and/or cap from your highest degree, we encourage you to bring them to wear during the ceremony. If you do not have them, the Alumni Office will provide you with a standard gown, hood, and/or cap.
If you are attending the ceremony, please share your regalia needs (or let us know what you will be bringing) by clicking here.

 

10:00am
COMMENCEMENT CEREMONY
The Class of 1969 will process in front of the Class of 2019 to the ceremony from the bottom of Doane Hill to the soccer field. Alumni lead the processional and guests will be seated in the VIP section up front. We will have golf carts available before and after the ceremony for the alumni and guests who need assistance in getting around.

12:00noon
PRESIDENT’S LUNCHEON

Immediately following the ceremony, the Class of 1969 and guests are invited to join President Ron Matthews, along with the commencement speaker, for a luncheon in Baird Library (2nd floor, Walton Hall). Golf carts will once again be available to those who need them from the soccer field. Walton Hall is handicapped accessible.


Reunion Giving:

Members of the 50th Reunion class are encouraged to make a gift to celebrate this milestone reunion. Click here.

If you have given/will give a gift during this current fiscal year (July 1, 2018-May 11, 2019), the Alumni Office will gift you with a philanthropy cord to wear during the commencement ceremony on May 11th. 

 

Accommodations:

Please feel free to make accommodations for the weekend on your own as there are many options in the Wayne & King of Prussia areas. However, if you are interested, Joan Parker Frizzell '69 has kindly blocked off some rooms at the Radnor Hotel for May 10th and 11th.  It is listed under "Eastern University Class of 1969".

You will have to make reservations by April 8th to get the reduced rate. Rates are $139 for a room with a king bed and $159 for a room with 2 beds. The recently renovated superior rooms are $169 for a room with a king bed and $189 for a room with 2 beds. Should you make reservations after April 8th, you will still be in the block of rooms, but rates may be higher. 


More Information:

Campus map
Directions to campus
Directions to St. Davids Golf Club


Registration:

Registration Deadline is April 26, 2019.
Should you need assistance with your registration, please contact your Alumni Office at alumni@eastern.edu or 610-341-5961. 

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