Online registration for Alumni Weekend is now closed, but in-person registration will be open at events throughout Alumni Weekend. In-person registration will be offered on a first-come, first-served basis for all events not yet at capacity. Payment by cash, check and credit card will be accepted. We look forward to seeing you soon!

Friday, May 31



12:00–8:00 p.m.  ::   Registration
Jean Yawkey Center for Community Leadership Conference Room, 1st Floor, Jean Yawkey Center
Pick up your registration materials, a full schedule of events, name tags, room keys (if you're staying on campus), maps and anything else you might need for the weekend.

3:00–4:30 p.m.  ::  Campus Tour
Departs from the Maureen Murphy Wilkens Atrium, 1st Floor, Jean Yawkey Center
Visit campus spaces (both old and new) on a student-led tour of Emmanuel and learn more about current student life and academics.

4:30–6:00 p.m.  ::  Centennial Timeline Tour
Fenway Room, Room 232, Administration Building
Join us for an intro to the self-guided walking tour of the newly installed Centennial Timeline, highlighting Emmanuel’s history and changes over the past 100 years.

6:00–8:00 p.m.  ::  Centennial Welcome Dinner
Centennial Glass Tent, Quad
Alumni from all class years are invited to campus for a can’t-miss dinner to kick off Centennial Alumni Weekend.

8:00–10:00 p.m. ::  Boston Pops: John Williams’ Film Night Tribute  **SOLD OUT**
Departs from Bus Stop, outside Jean Yawkey Center
Sit back and enjoy the sights and sounds of the world-famous Boston Pops for their performance of cinema’s greatest music, featuring the scores of the world’s most beloved film composer, the Boston Pops’ own John Williams. Led by Keith Lockhart, this magical evening will also include music from the latest Star Wars film and selections performed live to film excerpts. Registration includes transportation to and from campus. This event has sold out.

8:00–11:00 p.m.  ::  Centennial Pub Night
Centennial Glass Tent, Quad
All Emmanuel classes are invited to campus for Pub Night under the stars! Gather with friends and classmates and reconnect over drinks, pub snacks and karaoke. A cash bar will be available.

 

Saturday, June 1


9:00 a.m.–10:00 p.m.  ::   Registration
Jean Yawkey Center for Community Leadership Conference Room, 1st Floor, Jean Yawkey Center
Pick up your registration materials, a full schedule of events, name tags, room keys (if you're staying on campus), maps and anything else you might need for the weekend.

9:00–10:00 a.m.  ::  Walking Tour of the Fenway  **SOLD OUT**
Departs from the Maureen Murphy Wilkens Atrium, 1st Floor, Jean Yawkey Center
Enjoy a walk through the centuries of an historic landscape which Emmanuel College has been a part of for almost 100 years. Hear the story of how Frederick Law Olmsted transformed an area of polluted waterways and mudflats into a scenic Fens and the later 20th century revisions that resulted in the landscape Emmanuel College overlooks today. The tour will include a walk through the historic Kelleher Rose Garden with its more than 1,500 roses and recently reconstructed fountain. Meander the paths of the oldest continually operating Victory Garden in America. Though not a strenuous walk, this tour is only recommended for those who are comfortable walking about one-and-a-half miles. Comfortable shoes recommended. This event has sold out.

10:00–11:00 a.m.  ::  Morning Yoga  **SOLD OUT**
Dance Studio, 1st Floor, New Residence Hall
Start the day with a relaxing yoga class. Bring a mat or borrow one of ours. All levels welcome. This event has sold out.

10:00–11:30 a.m.  ::  Main Campus Tour
Departs from the Maureen Murphy Wilkens Atrium, 1st Floor, Jean Yawkey Center
Visit campus spaces (both old and new) on a student-led tour of Emmanuel and learn more about current student life and academics.

11:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.  ::  1964 Class Gathering
Finney Reception Room, Room 237, Administration Building
The Class of 1964 will gather to share memories and reconnect.

11:00 a.m.–12:30 p.m.  ::  Centennial Timeline Tour
Fenway Room, Room 232, Administration Building
Join us for an intro to the self-guided walking tour of the newly installed Centennial Timeline, highlighting Emmanuel’s history and changes over the past 100 years.

12:00–3:00 p.m.  ::  Boxed Lunch (Optional)
Atrium, 1st Floor, New Residence Hall
Pick up a fresh boxed lunch to have a picnic on campus or around the city of Boston.

12:00–2:00 p.m.  ::  Class of 1999 Gathering
Room 110, Wilkens Science Center
Classmates reconnect with Vice President of Student Affairs Patricia Rissmeyer over a boxed lunch (purchased separately).

1:00–3:00 p.m.  ::  1969 Memory Book Gathering
Atrium, 1st Floor, New Residence Hall
The Class of 1969 will gather to share memories and reconnect.

1:00–3:00 p.m.  ::  Post-50th Reunion Celebration Luncheon (Classes of 1939–1964)
Auditorium, 2nd Floor, Administration Building
Reunion alumnae from the Classes of 1939–1964 are welcome to enjoy a special luncheon with Emmanuel President Sister Janet Eisner, SNDdeN.

3:15–4:00 p.m.  ::  Alumni Procession
Departs from Atrium, 1st Floor, New Residence Hall
A time-honored tradition, members of each reunion class process through campus led by a bagpiper into mass. Note: Weather-dependent.

4:00–5:00 p.m.  ::  Sister Janet Eisner, SNDdeN 40th Anniversary Liturgy
Gymnasium, 2nd Floor, Jean Yawkey Center
All alumni are invited to attend Sr. Janet’s 40th Anniversary Liturgy celebrated by Reverend J. Bryan Hehir.

6:00–7:00 p.m.  ::  Centennial Cocktail Reception Sponsored by the Alumni Association Board of Directors
Centennial Glas Tent, Quad

All alumni are invited to celebrate the Centennial with a cocktail reception. Connect with classmates and mingle with alumni from all classes.

7:00 p.m.  ::  50th Reunion Class Photo
Auditorium, 2nd Floor, Administration Building
Gather with fellow members of the class of 1969 for a commemorative picture with Sister Janet Eisner, SNDdeN.

7:00–9:00 p.m.  ::  50th Reunion Class of 1969 Dinner
Auditorium, 2nd Floor, Administration Building
Join your classmates for your special Reunion Celebration Dinner.

7:00–9:00 p.m.  ::  Reunion and Centennial Celebration Dinner
Marian Hall Dining Room, 1st Floor, Jean Yawkey Center
All alumni are invited for a grand buffet dinner; reunion alumni will be seated by class. A cash bar will be available.

7:00–9:00 p.m.  ::  Millennial Centennial Party (Classes of 2000-2019)
Atrium, 1st Floor, New Residence Hall
Mingle with fellow young alumni over a light Asian-fusion-inspired menu. Fresh-made sushi and a cash bar will be available.

9:00–11:00 p.m.  ::  All-Alumni Centennial Celebration Concert
Centennial Glass Tent, Quad
Don’t miss the chance to dance the night away with alumni from all classes at this 100-year celebration. Rated #1 in New England, Boston-based band The Sugarbabies are guaranteed to keep the fun going all night.

 

Sunday, June 2


9:00–11:00 a.m. ::  Jazz Brunch
Marian Hall Dining Room, 1st Floor, Jean Yawkey Center
Alumni from all class years are welcome to attend a delicious Sunday brunch buffet, complete with a live jazz band.