Friday, May 12, 2017

Reunion Weekend – Registration at Campbell HallRegistration begins
Time: 9 a.m.-9 p.m.
Location: Campbell Hall
First stop, registration! Get your Reunion Weekend package, including confirmation of meals and room keys for on-campus accommodations. Where’s Campbell Hall? See our campus map.

Music Reunion – Beyond the Conserv! Young Alumni Symposium
Time: 1:30 p.m.-2 p.m.
Cost: Complimentary
Location: M.Y. Bell Conservatory of Music – Choral Room
Mount Allison Music graduates from the past 10 years are invited to return to the Conserv and share their music-related success with the Mount Allison community. Whether you're furthering your education, starting your career, or keeping up with music on the side, you are welcome to prepare a presentation that showcases where you are now and reflect on your time at Mount Allison. Everyone is invited to attend.

The Space Between: Kevin Morse and Dan Steeves – Meet the Artists
Time: 2 p.m.-3 p.m. (drop in)
Location: Owens Art Gallery
Visual artist Dan Steeves ('81) and composer Kevin Morse ('02) will be on hand to chat about their new collaborative exhibition, The Space Between

Campus Tour during Reunion 2016Campus tour
Time: 2:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m.
Cost: Complimentary
Location: Meet in front of the Wallace McCain Student Centre
Find out what's new on campus on this guided tour with one of our student ambassadors.

Music Reunion – Meet & Greet
Time: 3 p.m.-5 p.m. 
Location: M.Y. Bell Conservatory of Music
Meet up with familiar faces, and check out the message board for greetings from those who can't attend. Visit the Music at Mount Allison historical display in room 100.

Music Reunion 2017 Choir – Rehearsal
Time: 3:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m. (for those on campus)
Location: M.Y. Bell Conservatory of Music

Tunnel tour
Time: 4 p.m. & 5 p.m.
Cost: Complimentary
Location: Meet in front of the University Chapel at one of the two departure times
Take a guided tour of the University's underground tunnels.

Class of '62 – Reception with Mount Allison President Robert Campbell & Class Photo
Time: 5 p.m.-6 p.m.
Cost: Complimentary
Location: Hammond House

Welcome Back Dinner at Reunion 2016East Coast Welcome Back Dinner
Time: 5 p.m.-7 p.m.
Cost:
Options – $22 ham dinner or $42 lobster dinner
Location:
Jennings Hall
Kick off Reunion Weekend and reconnect with friends and classmates. Dinner includes your choice of carved ham or lobster, and includes garden salad, potato salad, coleslaw, dessert, coffee/tea.

Music Reunion – Welcome Back Reception
Time: 6:30 p.m.-9 p.m.
Cost: Complimentary, with cash bar
Location: M.Y. Bell Conservatory of Music

Class of '77 – Meet & Greet
Time: 7-9 p.m.
Location: Class of '77 Lounge (Thornton House – Ground Floor)

Class of '92 – Social
Time: 7-9 p.m.
Location: Class of '92 Lounge (Bigelow House – Ground Floor) 

The Barra MacNeils at Mount Allison during Reunion WeekendEast Coast Kitchen Party with The Barra MacNeils
Time: 9:30 p.m.-12 a.m. (doors open at 9 p.m.)
Cost:
$22 general admission; $10 MtA students
Location:
Jennings Hall 
Everyone is invited to attend this Friday night concert with Cape Breton band – and MtA alumni – The Barra MacNeils.


Saturday, May 13, 2017
    
Breakfast
Time: 8 a.m.-10 a.m.
Cost: $13
Location: Jennings Hall 
This hot breakfast includes eggs, potatoes, ham, fresh, fruit muffins, cereal, juice, coffee, and tea.

Registration continues
Time: 9 a.m.-2 p.m.
Location:
Campbell Hall

Alumni Annual General Meeting
Time: 9 a.m.
Location:
Crabtree Auditorium 
All alumni are invited to attend the Mount Allison Alumni AGM to hear the alumni director’s report, and meet members of the Alumni Board.

Class meetings
Time: 10 a.m.-11 a.m.

  • Class of '57 – Avard-Dixon G10
  • Class of '62 – Avard-Dixon G12
  • Class of '72 – Avard-Dixon 111
  • Class of '82 – Avard-Dixon 116
  • Class of '92 – Avard-Dixon 112
  • Class of '97 – Avard-Dixon 118

Music Reunion 2017 Choir – Rehearsal
Time: 10 a.m.-10:50 a.m.
Location: M.Y. Bell Conservatory of Music, choral room 
Join conductor Dr. Lydia Adams ('75), and accompanist Shawn Grenke ('00).

The History of Music at Mount Allison – Research Professor Emerita Dr. Nancy Vogan ('67) & University Archivist David Mawhinney
Time: 11 a.m.-12 p.m.
Cost: Complimentary, everyone welcome
Location: Brunton Auditorium 

Group photo by the photo booth at Reunion WeekendAlumni Luncheon
Time:
11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
Cost: $15
Location:
Jennings Hall 
Enjoy a selection of soups, salads, sandwiches, cheeses, dessert, coffee, and tea.

Class of '77 – Luncheon & Class Photo
Time: 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
Cost: Order from the menu
Location: Marshlands Inn, 55 Bridge St.

Class of '67 – Luncheon & Class Meeting
Time: 12 p.m.-2 p.m.
Cost: $15 for luncheon
Location: Windsor Lounge 

Class Photos
Time:
12 p.m.-1 p.m.
Cost: Complimentary, photos sent via email
Location: Jennings Hall Mezzanine
Say cheese! Classes not listed here are scheduled for a class photo at another time.

  • Class of '07, '12 – 12 p.m.
  • Class of '97, '02 – 12:15 p.m.
  • Class of '82, '87 – 12:30 p.m.
  • Class of '72 – 12:45 p.m.
  • Class of '57 – 1 p.m.

Allisonians at War 1916 — dramatic reading
Time: 1:30 p.m.-2:30 p.m.
Cost: Complimentary
Location: Motyer-Fancy Theatre, Purdy Crawford Centre for the Arts
A dramatic reading of excerpts from local newspapers from the year 1916. A moving commemoration of Allisonian contributions to the war effort on campus, in our region, and on distant battlefields. No reservations, handicap-accessible.

Music Reunion – group photo
Time: 1:45 p.m.-2 p.m.
Location: Brunton Auditorium
Please make sure to arrive early! 

Music Reunion 2017 Choir – Rehearsal
Time: 2 p.m.-3:15 p.m.
Location: M.Y. Bell Conservatory of Music – Choral Room

Campus tour
Time: 2 p.m.-3 p.m.
Cost: Complimentary
Location: Meet in front of the Wallace McCain Student Centre
Find out what's new on campus on this guided tour with one of our student ambassadors.

Mount Allison Reunion 2016 – Class of 91Class of '92 – 25-Year Pin Ceremony
Time: 3 p.m.-4 p.m.
Cost: Complimentary
Location:
Convocation Hall 
This pin presentation recognizes alumni who are celebrating 25 years since graduation from Mount Allison. This short ceremony will be led by Mount Allison President Dr. Robert Campbell, followed by a reception. Business dress. A class photo will be taken at this time.

MtA Trivia – Hosted by the Class of '16
Time: 3 p.m.-4:30 p.m.
Cost:
Complimentary
Location:
The Pond (pub), Wallace McCain Student Centre 
Everyone is welcome to test their trivia knowledge on everything MtA for a chance to win great prizes!

Fine Arts Graduating Students’ Exhibition Reception
Time:
4 p.m.
Cost: Complimentary
Location: Owens Art Gallery

Music Reunion – Market Place/Show 'n' Tell
Time:
4 p.m.-5 p.m.
Cost: Complimentary
Location: M.Y. Bell Conservatory of Music – band room
Do you have a choral score or band arrangement you want to share with your fellow alumni? Have you recorded a CD that you are particularly proud of? Music alumni will have an opportunity to share the results of their creative talents with Reunion attendees.

Pin Ceremony at Convocation HallClass of '67 – 50-Year Pin Ceremony & Class Photo
Classes of
'47 to '62 – Charles Frederick Allison Pin Ceremony
Time:
4:30 p.m.-6 p.m.
Cost: Complimentary
Location: Convocation Hall
While the Class of '67 celebrates their reunion by receiving their 50-year pin, the Charles Frederick Allison pin will recognize alumni who are celebrating more than 50 years since graduation from Mount Allison. This short ceremony will be led by Mount Allison President Dr. Robert Campbell, followed by a reception. Class photos will be taken at this time.

TD Meloche Monnex Alumni Banquet Reception
Time: 6 p.m.-7 p.m.
Cost: Complimentary – for Alumni Banquet ticket holders
Location: Jennings Hall Mezzanine
Have a drink and mingle with alumni before heading downstairs to the Alumni Banquet.

Class of '16 – Welcome Back Pizza Party
Time: 6:30 p.m.
Cost: $10, BYOB
Location: Windsor Lounge, 2nd floor
Warm-up to the Dessert Reception, and Garnet & Gold Gala.

Reunion Weekend 2016 – Alumni BanquetAlumni Banquet (SOLD OUT)
Time: 7 p.m.-9 p.m.
Cost: $50
Location: Jennings Hall 
All alumni are encouraged to attend the highlight of Reunion, featuring a delicious meal in a semi-formal setting, and a chance to connect with follow Allisonians. Alumni awards will also be presented.

The meal includes spinach strawberry feta salad, grilled chicken supreme with red wine mushroom sauce, garlic mashed potatoes, roasted medley of vegetable. Vegetarian option also available.
 
Please note that dessert will be served at the Dessert Reception in the Purdy Crawford Centre for the Arts, included with your Alumni Banquet ticket.

Mount Allison Reunion – Dessert Reception at the Purdy Crawford Centre for the ArtsDessert Reception
Time: 9 p.m.
Cost: Complimentary for Alumni Banquet ticket holders, $20 general ticket
Location: Purdy Crawford Centre for the Arts
Join alumni who attended the banquet for dessert, tour the new Centre for the Arts. The reception includes two performances of 'Above and Beyond for Old Mount A – Allisonians We Wish We Had Known' in the Motyer-Fancy Theatre.

Garnet & Gold Gala
Time:
10:30 p.m.
Cost: $10 (tickets available at the door)
Location: Wallace McCain Student Centre 
Put your dancing shoes on and finish the night by mingling (and dancing) with fellow Allisonians, young and old. A live band will be playing in Tweedie Hall, and a DJ at Gracie’s Café. There will also be lounge areas where you can talk and mingle.


Sunday, May 14, 2017

Farewell Breakfast
Time:
8 a.m.-10 a.m.
Cost: $13
Location: Jennings Hall 
This hot breakfast includes eggs, potatoes, ham, fresh, fruit muffins, cereal, juice, coffee, and tea.

Music Reunion 2017 Choir – Rehearsal
Time: 9:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m.
Location: University Chapel

Alumni Chapel Service
Time:
11 a.m.
Cost:
Complimentary
Location:
University Chapel 
Join us for this very special service with a moment to remember alumni who have passed away in the past year. The Music Reunion 2017 Choir will perform.

Taking photos at ReunionCommerce Graduate & Alumni BBQ
Time: 12:30 p.m.-3 p.m.
Cost: Free for Commerce graduates, family, faculty, and alumni | Attendees must RSVP online by May 8
Location: Tweedie Hall
The Ron Joyce Centre for Business Studies invites all Commerce graduates, family, friends and alumni to gather for a year-end Commerce Graduate BBQ. This event is intended to bring together graduates and alumni to celebrate the achievements of the Class of 2017 and wish them success in their future endeavours. Lunch has been generously provided by CDIC.

Convocation Weekend Recital
Time:
2 p.m.–3 p.m.
Cost: Complimentary
Location: Brunton Auditorium 
Performances by the Tesla Quarter, students and faculty of the Department of Music, and the Music Reunion 2017 Alumni Choir, in celebration of the 100th anniversary of the first Bachelor of Music degree and the 50th anniversary of the opening of the Conservatory of Music.

Tintamarre presents REFUGE
Time:
4 p.m.-5 p.m.
Cost: No reservations, free-will donation
Location: Motyer-Fancy Theatre, PCCA
Tintamarre presents the school-tour version of REFUGE, their newest bilingual, activist comedy.


Ongoing

The Space Between: Kevin Morse and Dan Steeves
Location: Owens Art Gallery, Friday through Monday (9 a.m.-6 p.m.)
A creative collaboration between composer Kevin Morse ('02), Department of Music at Mount Allison University and visual artist Dan Steeves ('81), Department of Fine Arts, Mount Allison University. The exhibition features new intaglio prints by Dan Steeves and a new composition by Kevin Morse inspired by Dan Steeves' works. The composition of music for string quartet has been performed by the Tesla Quartet, Bell String Quartet-in-Residence at Mount Allison in 2017.

Also at the Owens Art Gallery

  • The Mount Allison Fine Arts Graduating Students' Exhibition
  • The Colville Gallery – a permanent gallery devoted to the work of Alex Colville ('42) featuring the mural 'Athletes'
  • Graduate Self Portraits, Class of '52, '57, and '62
  • 19th century artworks from the original Owens Collection

Music at Mount Allison Historical Display
Location: M.Y. Bell Conservatory of Music – Room 100

The Pond (campus pub)
Location: Wallace McCain Student Centre – Ground Floor
Friday, May 12 – open 4-8 p.m. then 12-2 a.m.
Saturday, May 13 – opens at 1 p.m.-2 a.m.

Bookstore (for MtA merchandise)
Location: Wallace McCain Student Centre – Ground Floor
Friday, May 12 – open 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Saturday, May 13 – open 10 a.m.-4 p.m. 

Fitness Centre – complimentary for alumni
Location: Wallace McCain Student Centre – Ground Floor
Friday, May 12: 6 a.m.-6:45 p.m.
Saturday, May 13: 9 a.m.-4:45 p.m.
Sunday, May 14: 1 p.m.-7:45 p.m.

Pool – complimentary for alumni
Location: Athletic Centre
Friday, May 12: 12 p.m.-1 p.m.
Saturday, May 13: 2 p.m.-4 p.m.

Gym – open rec, complimentary for alumni
Location: Athletic Centre
Friday, May 12: 6:30 a.m.-6:45 p.m.
Saturday, May 13/Sunday, May 14: 1 p.m.-4:45 p.m.


READY TO REGISTER? Go to our online registration form.