Golden Grad Weekend

May 29–30, 2015


Alumni who graduated more than 50 years ago are invited to this annual celebration. This year, we'll be celebrating class reunion years 1945, 1950, 1955, and 1960.

Register here!

GOLDEN GRAD WEEKEND SCHEDULE AT A GLANCE:

FRIDAY, MAY 29

Continental Breakfast

8 – 8:45 a.m.
Alumni Center, Kingston Campus

Morning Presentations

9 – 10:15 a.m.
Out of This World Clothing: Textiles for Extended Space Travel, presented by Karl Aspelund, Ph.D., assistant professor, College of Human Science and Services.

Crash Course in Crustaceans: Cultural and Scientific Impact of RI Shellfishing, presented by Azure Cygler, Marine Research Associate II, GSO Coastal Resource Center.

10:30 – 11:45 a.m.
Dogs and Cats, Living Together, presented by Holly Dunsworth, Ph.D., assistant professor, College of Arts and Sciences, and her dog, Murphy.

How TickSmart Are You?, presented by Thomas Mather, Ph.D., professor, College of Environment and Life Sciences.

Lunch

Noon
Memorial Union Ballroom, Kingston Campus

Afternoon Presentations

Tour and History: ROTC Hall of Fame, presented by Col. Phil Saulnier '62 and Col. Bill MacKinlay '69.

Rhody Ramblings: Athletics Through the Years, presented by Jim Norman ’57, former columnist for The Providence Journal and former URI sports information director.

SATURDAY, MAY 30

Reunion Receptions & Golden Grad Luncheon

11 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Reunion Receptions
Dunes Club, Narragansett, RI
Members of the Classes of 1945, 1950, 1955, 1960, and their guests are encouraged to arrive at 11 a.m. for pre-luncheon reunion receptions with their classmates.

12 – 3 p.m.
Golden Grad Luncheon
Dunes Club, Narragansett, RI

REFUND POLICY:

Cancellations received by Friday, May 15, 2015, will be honored with a full refund. No refunds will be issued after that date.