SAVE THE DATE!
Reunion for the Classes of 1976, 1986, 1991, 1996, 2006, and Gold Club will be
October  7 - 9, 2016
in conjunction with Fall Family Weekend
Stay tuned for more details! 


May 6-8, 2016 - Gold Club Reunion 

Class of 1966 banner 

Gonzaga University’s Alumni Association Gold Club honors alumni who are celebrating 50 years since their graduation from Gonzaga. This year, we will gather on campus May 6 – 8, 2016 to welcome the Class of 1966 as the newest members of the Gold Club. 

Registration is now closed, so we can prepare seating, food, drinks, and gifts for all those who registered.
If you did not RSVP, please be prepared to pay for the weekend with a check or cash at the door. The weekend cost is $50 per person.

Check out the "Who's Coming?" Page!



Event schedule is tentative and subject to change

Date/Time

Event


Location


Friday, May 6, 2016



6 p.m.

Check in and Welcome reception
Catch up with your classmates, pick up your schedule for the weekend as well as your memory book, and enjoy time together as we welcome you back to campus (appetizers and beverages provided).
Be sure to smile for the Class of 1966 photo!


Rare Books Room,
Foley Library
3rd Floor


Saturday, May 7, 2016



10:30 a.m.

Walking tour of campus
See how much campus has changed since you were here last. Meet at the St. Ignatius Statue in front of College Hall.


St. Ignatius statue


12:30 p.m.

Lunch
Enjoy a mid-day meal with your classmates, and hear an update from University leadership.

 


Knights of Columbus


3:30 p.m.

Commencement Mass
Please join the graduating seniors and their guests for Commencement Mass. We will ask for God's blessing on our Seniors and Graduate students. This Mass is for everyone of every faith tradition. You do not have to be Catholic to attend this Mass - it is for our entire Gonzaga family.

Commencement Mass includes reserved special seating for the Class of 1966 and their guests.


McCarthey Athletic Center


6:30 -
10 p.m.

Dinner & Dancing
Celebrate your 50th anniversary of being a student with dinner and dancing. A special program honoring your 50 years as alumni will take place prior to dancing the night away!

This evening's special programming includes recognition of your 50 years as alumni, and a pinning ceremony for the class members. Class members will receive 50th reunion gifts and a gold cord to wear when they process in the commencement ceremony the following day.


Hemmingson Center Grand Ballroom
3rd Floor



Sunday, May 8, 2016

8:30 a.m.

Class of 2016 Graduation
The graduation ceremony marks the passage of Gonzaga students to alumni. As 50 year alumni, the Class of 1966 is invited to process in with the University leadership, President, Trustees, and Regents.

Robes and a light breakfast will be provided in the private robing room at the Arena, specifically for the Class of 1966. University leadership will address your class and express their gratitude for your contributions of 50 years as Gonzaga alumni.

The academic procession will begin at 9:30 a.m. In the opening remarks of the ceremony, President McCulloh will recognize the Class of 1966 and charge the graduating students to continue as active alumni as this honored group continues to do. Past Gold Club groups have found this a very special moment, marking their contributions to Gonzaga's legacy.

The speaking part of the ceremony will end at about 10:30 a.m. Members of the Class of 1966 are invited to process out prior to degree presentation.


Spokane Arena
8:30 a.m. Arrival Time

9:30 - 10:30 a.m. Ceremony


9:45 a.m.

Class of 1966 Mother's Day Brunch
Hosted by the Class of 1966

Please contact Molly Adolfae with Brunch questions at  moadolfae@gmail.com




We'll send reminders and updates via email, so please make sure we have your preferred email address (hint: if you haven't heard from us lately, we probably don't have your correct email address). Please contact us at 509-313-5999 or alumni@gonzaga.edu if you need to update your information.