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Friday, June 2 and Saturday, June 3

Thank you to all who attended AADC Alumnae Reunion Weekend 2017!  We welcomed this year’s Reunion milestone classes ending in the 2s and 7s and the Vanguard Class of 1967 who celebrated their Grand 50th Vanguard Reunion. It was a pleasure to see so many alumnae back on campus to Celebrate 95 Years of Alumnae Sisterhood! To help plan and volunteer for AADC Alumnae Reunion Weekend which will be held April 19-22, 2018, please email Reunion Chair Elena Anastasiou Rossi ’78

Click on your Class Year to view your Class Letter, Lost List & Class Matters:

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Reunion Events & Programs Schedule 2017

Events & Programs

Friday, June 2

9:00 AM, Registration, Neilson Dining Hall

Pick up your registration materials, nametag, Alumnae Reunion Weekend 2017 program and ad journal, together with other important information upon arrival on campus.

11:00 AM, Vanguard Class Gatherings & Photos

  • 1942 – 11:00
  • 1947 – 11:05
  • 1952 – 11:10
  • 1957– 11:15
  • 1962 – 11:20

12:00 PM, Vanguard Luncheon, Neilson Dining Hall, [Featuring updates on DRC from Dean]

Join classes that graduated 50 or more years ago as the Class of 1967, celebrating its milestone 50th reunion, is inducted into the prestigious Vanguard Society.

2:30 PM, AADC Now Q&A Session, Ruth Schilling Hennessy Alumnae Center

AADC President Jeanne M. Fox ’75 and Valerie Anderson ’81 welcome alumnae to learn more about the bright future of our alumnae association.

2:30 PM, University Bus Tour, University Campus

Board an air-conditioned bus and see how the university has grown. Get reacquainted with alumnae and campus, as well as Cook, College Avenue, Busch and Livingston campuses. Relax and revisit Passion Puddle and Kirkpatrick Chapel. (Note: Space is limited).

2:30 PM, Rutgers Gardens Walking Tour, Rutgers Gardens

Enjoy an exclusive walking tour of the beautiful Rutgers Gardens. Round-trip transportation provided to and from the Gardens from Neilson Dining Hall. Tour is approximately one hour and held rain or shine. (Note: Participants must be ambulatory, as part of the tour is on turf and grass surfaces).

5:00 PM, Class of 1957 Tea, Wood Lawn Mansion

The Class of 1957 hosts a social gathering for their classmates who will enjoy this special time together over tea and other light refreshments.

Saturday, June 3

8:00 AM, Registration/Breakfast, Voorhees Chapel/Antilles Field

Pick up your registration materials, nametag, Alumnae Weekend 2017 program ad journal and other important information upon arrival on campus. In the morning, grab a hot or cold beverage and some breakfast treats and greet your alumnae sisters under the tent.

9:00 AM, Class of 1967 Photo, Voorhees Chapel

Class of 1967 takes its official Class Photo and then convenes under the tent on Upper Antilles Field in preparation for its procession into Chapel for Convocation.

10:00 AM, Alumnae Convocation / Milestone Voorhees Chapel, Classes Parade / AADC Alumnae Awards, [Featuring updates on DRC from Dean]

Come celebrate your class and our alumnae sisterhood at this traditional Alumnae Reunion Weekend ceremony. Kick off Saturday’s festivities with the parade of Milestone Classes and welcome the Vanguard 50th Reunion Class of 1967 with great fanfare as it processes into Chapel. AADC Alumnae Awards will be presented this year.

12:15 PM, Sisterhood Picnic Under the Tent, Antilles Field

Come out to Antilles Field for an afternoon picnic! Reminisce with classmates, bond with sister alumnae and enjoy delicious food.

1:45 PM, University Bus Tour, Cooper Drive

Board an air-conditioned bus and see how the university has grown. Get reacquainted with campus, as well as Cook, College Avenue, Busch and Livingston campuses. Relax and revisit Passion Puddle and Kirkpatrick Chapel. (Note: Space is limited).

1:45 PM, Rutgers Gardens Tour, Rutgers Gardens

Enjoy an exclusive walking tour of the beautiful Rutgers Gardens. Round-trip transportation provided to and from the Gardens from behind Douglass Student Center. Tour is approximately one hour and held rain or shine. (Note: Participants must be ambulatory, as part of the tour is on turf and grass surfaces).

1:45 PM, AADC YAN-BAN Paint N’ Pour (Painting materials supplied, BYOB), DSC, Trayes Hall A

Grab a drink and a brush as the AADC Black Alumnae Network together with the AADC Young Alumnae Network team up for this fun, step-by-step, painting process. We will replicate an AADC-inspired painting that you will take home after the session. (Painting materials are supplied, BYOB)

1:55 PM, “Hoarding: What You Should Know” Presented by Rutgers Professor Jim Hart, DSC, Douglass Lounge

What you should know about the psychology effecting hoarders and helpful tips about how you can help others.

3:10 PM, Healthy Habits for a Healthy You, DSC, NJC Lounge

Explore how the health of the brain and the body are connected and how science can provide insight into how to optimize our physical and cognitive health. Learn about research in the areas of diet and nutrition, exercise, cognitive activity and social engagement.

3:10 PM, Douglass Walking Tour, Douglass Campus

Don’t miss this guided tour of the campus. Take this wonderful opportunity to connect and to enjoy the beautiful campus.

3:10 PM, Estate and Financial Planning: The Essentials, Douglass Student Center
Sponsored by the AADC Planned Giving Committee, join this informative discussion presented by Anne Marie Mazzu ’85, Partner at Davison Eastman Muñoz Lederman & Paone, P.A. and Jean Martone ’81, CFP, Executive Relationship Manager, T. Rowe Price.

3:45 PM, Author’s Corner, Douglass Student Center

Listen to readings and partake in discussions as alumnae authors read and present their published works. More information coming soon about our authors.

3:45 PM, Farmer’s Daughter Meets a Novelist in an Italian Kitchen, Ruth Schilling Hennessy Alumnae Center

Rosemary DiBattista ’78 (author of Italian Kitchen Mystery book series) & Jenny Lichtenwalner ’02 (Jersey farm girl and Etsy entrepreneur) team up to take you on a journey into the literary creative process while sharing some of their favorite Italian recipes with cooking demo everyone can participate in.

3:45 PM, Mabel’s Alumnae Mentoring Finale, Douglass Student Center Celebration

Mentors and Mentees will share the success of the program’s inaugural year. You will have a chance to learn more about this dynamic program and making professional connections.

4:00 PM, AADC Pride Network Discussion & Social Hour, Douglass Student Center

Join the AADC’s newest Affinity Group for a discussion on “Setting A Course for the Future,” followed by some networking and socializing with sister alumnae.

4:15 PM, Class Gatherings: This is a special time for Milestone Reunion Classes to gather for a meeting or social activity.

At the Kathleen W. Ludwig Global Village Living Learning Center:

Class of 1967

At the Douglass Student Center:

Class of 1952 (Bunting Lounge)

Class of 1972 (Mtg. Room A, DSC)

Class of 1987 (Mtg. Room E)

Class of 2007 (Mtg. Room C)

Class of 2012 (Mtg. Room D)

5:00 PM, Alumnae Reunion Weekend Cocktail Reception, TBD

Wind down, network and socialize with sister alumnae at this deluxe cocktail reception. Stay tuned for more information.

5:00 PM Milestone Class Photos for 1972-2012

Come to your Class Photo for a once-in-five-years “photo op” with your classmates. Meet at Voorhees Chapel at times specified below:

1982 – 5:05

1977 – 5:10

1992 – 5:15

1997 – 5:20

2002 – 5:25

1987 – 5:30

1972 – 5:35

2007 – 5:40

2012 – 5:45

6:00 PM, Class of 1967 Grand 50th Dinner, Kathleen W. Ludwig Global Village Living Learning Center

The Class of 1967 gathers to celebrate its 50th Reunion. Enjoy reminiscing together and an elegant dinner in the new Ludwig Building on campus.

Please note: All alumnae, except Class of 1967, will have the opportunity to coordinate dinner plans off campus as desired.


1942 Class Letter ONLINE
1947 Class Letter ONLINE
1952 Class Letter ONLINE

1962 Class Letter ONLINE
1967 Class Letter ONLINE
1972 Class Letter ONLINE
1977 Class Letter ONLINE
1982 Class Letter ONLINE
1987 Class Letter ONLINE
1992 Class Letter ONLINE
1997 Class Letter ONLINE
2002 Class Letter ONLINE
2007 Class Letter ONLINE
2012 Class Letter ONLINE