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Our growth, success, and impact on our communities, both locally and globally, are made possible by Fisher alumni who value their Fisher educations and experiences. Please consider making a gift in honor of your Reunion to support our work educating students for roles ranging from accountant to nurse, broadcast journalist to teacher and everything in between and beyond.

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Alumni Weekend

September 29 - October 2, 2016

Make like a cardinal and fly home to Fisher for Alumni Weekend!

From honoring outstanding alumni and learning new things in the classroom, to watching the Cardinals at Growney Stadium and grabbing drinks with your classmates, the weekend will be filled with phenomenal Fisher fun.

Here's an early look at how the weekend is shaping up:

Science and Technology Hall of Fame Banquet

Sit in on a class
Alumnae Luncheon, hosted by Susan Rooney
President's Cocktail Reception for Classes 1956, 1961, 1966, 1971, 1976, and 1981
"10 Under 10" Awards Reception (Nominate someone from classes 2006-2016 today!)
OIT Student Worker Reunion
Alumni Weekend Kickoff Party
Friday Night Comedian

Breakfast with the President
Saturday Morning Speaker
Alumni Tailgating and Cardinal Carnival at the football game*
*New in 2016: Three tailgating venues! GOLD alumni on Keating Terrace, carnival/family tailgating on the Founders lawn, and general alumni tailgating at Pellicano Pavilion.
Memorial Service for William Boatwright ’97
Class of 1956 Reunion Dinner
Class of 1966 50th Reunion and Pinning Ceremony
Class of 1971 Reunion
Class of 1981 Reunion
Class of 1991 Reunion
Class of 1996 Reunion Pub Tour
Class of 2001 Service Scholars Reunion
Class of 2006 Reunion Celebration

50+ Reunion Club Brunch
Economics Alumni Brunch

Alumni Weekend Events

Science & Technology Alumni Hall of Fame Dinner

Thu., September 29, 2016 at 5:30 PM
Join fellow alumni, faculty, and staff as we honor the 2016 Science and Technology Hall of Fame inductees. The inductees and Rising Stars will be announced at a later date. 5:30 p.m. cocktail reception and student research experience will be held in the Integrated Science and Health Sciences Building. 6:30 p.m. dinner and induction ceremony will be in Cleary Family Auditorium, Kearney Hall. This event is part of the St. John Fisher College Alumni Weekend.

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Alumnae Luncheon, hosted by Susan Rooney

Fri., September 30, 2016 at 12:00 PM
Enjoy lunch with Susan Rooney and fellow alumnae, with a featured alumnae speaker. $15 per person. Details forthcoming.

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President's Cocktail Reception for the Classes of 1956, 1961, 1966, 1971, and 1976

Fri., September 30, 2016 at 4:00 PM
Fisher's seventh president, Dr. Gerard J. Rooney, will welcome classes celebrating 40th, 45th, 50th, 55th, and 60th reunions at the President's home prior to the Taste of Rochester Alumni Celebration. Details forthcoming.

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10 Under 10 Awards Reception

Fri., September 30, 2016 at 5:30 PM
Recent graduates will gather to honor ten of their own for career achievement, alumni involvement, and community service at a cocktail reception at Oak Hill Country Club. Nomination opportunities and event details forthcoming.

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The Taste of Rochester Alumni Celebration

Fri., September 30, 2016 at 6:00 PM
Calling all alumni! Kick off Alumni Weekend with your fellow graduates and enjoy the area's best food and drink, with live music. Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Athletic Center Details forthcoming.

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Breakfast with the President

Sat., October 01, 2016 at 9:00 AM
Enjoy breakfast with President Rooney and learn about campus updates, improvements, projects, and challenges. No cost for this event. Details forthcoming.

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Fisher Alumni Football Tailgating: Alumni Weekend 2015

Sat., October 01, 2016 at 12:00 PM
Cheer on the Cardinals as they face off against Buff State (1 p.m. kickoff), while enjoying a buffet and drinks. New in 2016: Three tailgating venues!
  1. GOLD alumni on Keating Terrace,
  2. Carnival/family tailgating on the Founders lawn (east side of Growney Stadium)
  3. General alumni tailgating at Pellicano Pavilion
Each attendee 21 and older will receive five drink tickets.  $25 per person, $15 ages 5-12, free for children 4 and under. Price for tickets purchased on the day of the event will be $35/person. Details forthcoming.

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Sat., October 01, 2016 at 5:30 PM
To commemorate the 46 years of the Arthur O. Eve Higher Education Opportunity Program at St. John Fisher College. This is an opportunity to network and reconnect with staff and friends, while honoring the impact that the HEOP has in the lives of students and the Fisher community. Cleary Family Auditorium, Kearney Hall $25/person

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Class of 2006 10th Reunion Celebration

Sat., October 01, 2016 at 6:30 PM
Gather with classmates at ButaPub. Details forthcoming.

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Class of 1966 50th Reunion Dinner and Pinning Ceremony

Sat., October 01, 2016 at 6:30 PM
Celebrate your 50th reunion with dinner and a special golden reunion pinning ceremony. No cost for this event. Joseph S. Skalny Welcome Center. Registration and details forthcoming.

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Collage of photos from alumni weekend

Check out photos from last year's Homecoming Weekend!

Reunion Chairs

You have great ideas and know how to get your class excited, so volunteer to be a reunion chair or a member of your class's planning committee by contacting the Alumni Office.

Class of 1956 – Ken Mangan

Class of 1961 –

Class of 1966 – Leon Sawyko

Class of 1971 – Lawrence Ferlicca, Bob Riley

Class of 1976 – Kevin Farmer

Class of 1981 – Pam Chapman, Donna Cole, Gina DiBella, Maria DiGiambattista, John Magee, Angela Uttaro

Class of 1986 – Rosanna Centanni, Jeanne Foster Zukowski, Theresa Westbay, Cheryl Yawman

Class of 1991 – Sue Crounce, Dennis Franczak, Graham Knowles, Diane (Evans) MacPherson, Mary Beth Rogers, Sheri Ziccardi

Class of 1996 – Becky (Sherman) Kieffer, Jen (Haught) Casasanta, Sarah Cooley

Class of 2001 – Paul Goverts

Class of 2006 – Melisa Beauchesne, Nate Driscoll

Class of 2011 – Pauleen Vacca, Courtney Witmer

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