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Register now for our 30th Reunion, May 20-23, 2010!

The 30th Reunion Committee has been busy planning a fun-filled weekend. This page has information regarding the weekend's events and logistical details—including who's planning to be there, hotel accommodations, class specific events and more.

If you have any questions as you prepare for the weekend, please contact Lucy Diaz at (860) 685-5376 or ldiaz@wesleyan.edu. See you in May!

30th Reunion Committee

Class Survey

Thanks to all of you who participated. We will go over the results at our Saturday dinner and also send them out to the whole.

30th Reunion Class Gift

The Class of 1980 is hoping to raise $500,000 with 60% classmate participation through the Wesleyan Fund. An anonymous classmate has agreed to give $1,000 to the Wesleyan Fund for the first new 100 gifts received up until May 15, 2010 regardless of the size of your gift. If 100 gifts are received, we will reach our participation goal and it will mean $100,000 for Wesleyan. To make your gift go to http://give.wesleyan.edu and maximize your dollars for Wesleyan!

Registrants

The following classmates have already registered for Reunion:

Cathy Andronik
Rachel Barany
Edward Biester
Stephen Bodurtha
John Borden
Jennifer Boylan
Gregory Brown
Pamela Bruckman
Carol Bumpus
Geoffrey Duyk
Paul Edwards
Leyla Ezdinli
Art Feltman
Caroline Fenn
Frank Halsey
Irwin Gelman
Diane Gottlieb
Jeffrey Green
Janet Grillo
Joanne Loeb
Amy Longsworth
Frederick Maynard III
Jacqueline McKenna
Terri Mendelson
Daryl Messinger
Jonathan Mink
Brad Moss
Karen Murgolo
Cesar Noble
Jane Polin
Donald Rosenstein
Cynthia Ryan
Marty Saggese
Kimberly Selby
David Stern
Nancy Stier
John Usdan
Joseph Virgadula
Susan Weinberg
Mark Zitter

Reunion Accommodations

The Class of 1980 currently has rooms reserved under the "Wesleyan Reunion" block at the Marriott Rocky Hill in Rocky Hill, CT, with a rate of $149 per night. Reservations can be made by calling the hotel at (860) 257-6000 and must be made by April 22, 2010 to receive this special rate.

A limited number of dorm rooms will also be available if you prefer to stay on campus. You can choose this option when registration for Reunion officially opens in March.

2010 Reunion Weekend Schedule

The full schedule for Reunion Weekend is now available. View it here. The general outline of the schedule for our class is as follows:

Friday, May 21 Arrivals
WESeminars all day
Class of 1980 Welcome Reception followed by a panel featuring classmates discussing "Change and Dealing with Uncertainty - How to Use Your Imagination to Address the Changes." The panel will be moderated by Julie Burstein '80.
All-college dinner with tables reserved for the Class of 1980
Concert at Psi Upsilon with Beau Bolero: Break Out Your Hats and Hooters!
Reunion Party at Eclectic featuring The Wombats and Biest
Saturday, May 22 WESeminars continue all day
Traditional Alumni Parade and Annual Assembly
All-college picnic lunch and Festival on Foss Hill
30th Reunion reception and dinner under the tent at the President's House
All-college sing followed by the tent party on Andrus Field.
Sunday, May 23 Brunch
178th Commencement
Good-byes!

Staff Class Contact

Lucy Diaz MALS '05
Assistant Director, The Wesleyan Fund
110 Mt. Vernon Street
Middletown, CT 06459
(860) 685-5376
ldiaz@wesleyan.edu