Reunion Schedule

We look forward to welcoming you back to campus June 3-5!

TimeEvent Location
Friday, June 3
8:30 am – 4pmRegistration: check-in for everything you need for the weekend!Let us know you’re here! You’ll pick up your reunion packet that includes tickets, name tags and a final scheduleDion Family Student Center Lobby
9:30 amTour the Saint Michael’s PlayhouseJoin Artistic Director Chuck Tobin ’80 for a behind the scenes tour of the Playhouse as the company prepares to open for the first time in three years!McCarthy lobby
10 amGuided Nature Walk with Prof. Declan McCabeJoin Prof. Declan McCabe of the Biology Department as you take a walking tour the SMC Natural Area. Wear good walking shoes, long pants and sleeves, and sunscreen!Saint Michael’s Natural Area
10 amCampus Tour: see what’s new since you were last here!An Admissions tour guide will lead you around campus to show you what’s changed from your days as studentDion Family Student Center Lobby
NoonSpirit of Ethan Allen lunch cruise Use promo code SMC22 for $5 offThis requires a separate registration. An annual event, you’ll enjoy a great meal while seeing the sights around Lake Champlain with fellow alumniCollege Street Ferry Dock
1-4 pmOral History ProjectShare your favorite SMC memory with librarian and College archivist Liz Scott who will record it as part of a SMC podcast that will be shareable with current and future generations of Purple Knights. All alumni are welcome!McGrath Room
2 pmCenter for Global Engagement Presentation with Prof. Jeffrey AyresJoin Prof. Jeffrey Ayres from the Political Science and International Relations Department as he offers an in depth look at this newly created, federally funded centerCheray 101
3 pmLearn More on the College’s Strategic PlanJoin Chief of Staff Leandre Waldo as she shares the four main pillars of the College’s exciting new strategic plan Forward with PurposeCheray 101
4 pmTour of the FarmFarm manager, Christine Gall, and student leaders will take you on a tour of the popular SMC Farm to see what’s growing and how it’s teaching students how to grow food in a sustainable and ecologically sound manner.Meet in lobby of Pomerleau Alumni Center
4:30 pmClass of 1972 Golden Knight MassA reunion tradition, this Mass will be said especially for the Golden Knights Class of 1972The Chapel
5:45 pmClass of 1972 Cocktail ReceptionThird Floor, Dion Family Student Center
6:30 pmClass of 1972 Golden Knight DinnerThe Class of 1972 will formally become Golden Knights!Roy Room, Dion Family Student Center
6-9 pmClass Events for 2s and 7sAll class events will be held from 6-9 pm. Unless stated as a dinner most class events are a cocktail reception with heavy hors d’oeuvres. Most events have a casual dress code. The Class of 1967 and 1972 are business casual. For those who registered, your reunion packet will be at your class event!Various Locations (see your class page for details)
Saturday, June 4
8:30 am – 3 pmRegistration: check-in for everything you need for the weekend!Let us know you’re here! You’ll pick up your reunion packet that includes tickets, name tags and a final scheduleDion Family Student Center Lobby
8:30 amYoga for Every Body with Beth Kruger ’99Join yogi, women’s health specialist, and fellow Purple Knight Beth as she guides yoga enthusiasts of all abilities through a variety of poses designed to increase relaxation as you destress and prepare for a wonderful weekend.Dance Studio, Tarrant Center
8:30 amPurple Knight Fun RunA 5K run/walk around campusOutside Ross Sports Center
8:30 amMilitary Heritage Reception: honoring our alumni veteransA Saint Michael’s tradition, we honor our alumni veterans who have bravely served our country in the armed forces at this reception. A light breakfast will be offered.Pomerleau Conference Room
9 amGlee Club/Chorale rehearsalDid you sing with the Glee Club or Chorale as a student? You are invited to join fellow Purple Knight singers as they sing together at the direction of Emeritus Professor of Fine Arts Dr. William Tortolano and current Fine Arts Professor Nat LewMcCarthy 134
10 amMemorial Service for Deceased ClassmatesA special prayer service will be offered for deceased class membersChapel (back altar)
10 amCampus TourSee what’s new since you were last here!Dion Family Student Center Lobby
11 amPurple and Gold Celebration BrunchJoin us in honoring our Alumni of the Year: Jim Phalen ’67, the first female grads from ’72, Rick Fecowicz ’77, Maureen Usifer ’82, Jonathan Heroux ’87, George Bowen ’92, Ian Sutherland ’02, Greg Tobey ’07, Garrett Clark ’12, and Valentina Rojas ’17. The Fr. Mike Award recipient is MaryJoan Picone ’87. Hear updates from our reunion co-chairs over a delicious brunch.300s Tent
12:30 pmFriends of BillUpper Room, Chapel
1 pmChris Loche ’92 Plaque DedicationClass of ’92 members will gather to remember Chris who died from COVID-19 in March 2020 at the location of this newly installed plaque.Doc Jacobs Field
2 – 4 pmCelebrating 50 Years of WomenWe’ll celebrate and honor all of the women who have made an impact on the College, including the first four female graduates from the Class of 1972 who will be honored as Alumnae of the Year. Hosted by President Lorraine Sterritt.Roy Room, Dion Family Student Center
1 pmFarm Tour or Guided Nature WalkTBD
4 pmSue Duprat Athletic Conference Room DedicationWe’ll honor the legendary Sue Duprat and unveil the conference room that bears her nameTarrant Recreational Center, second floor
5 – 8:30 pmP-Knight Party with live music, food trucks, games and more!This is the MAIN event! Food trucks, Vermont craft brews, hatchet throwing, lawn games, the Dave Grippo Funk Band will perform, and much more! Each attendee will receive two drinks tokens as part of their registration fee. Food trucks are cash/credit.300’s field
Sunday, June 5
9 – 11 amVermont Breakfast To GoA delicious continental breakfast, including breakfast sandwiches, that you can take with you – or stay and enjoy before you head to Mass!Alliot, Green Mountain Dining Room
11 amMassA special ending to a memorable weekendChapel of St. Michael the Archangel