Reunion Returns to June!!!
June 2nd - June 4th
Reunite with classmates and reminisce about your time on campus.
Friday, June 2
8:00 a.m. 32nd Annual Chartwells Athletic Golf Classic and
2023 Keene State Golf Classic Raffle
Keene Country Club
5:00 P.M. Meet-Up at Fireworks Restaurant
Main Street, Keene, NH - Registration required
Saturday, June 3, 2023
10:00 A.M. - 3:00 P.M. - Alumni Check-In Suite, Student Center
The Alumni Check-in will be open for alumni and friends checking in for the weekend. Check out yearbooks across the decades, register for events, or ask any questions you may have.
10:00 A.M. - Class of ‘73 Coffee and Breakfast Meet-Up, Flag Room, Student Center
Members of the Class of ‘73 will join to reminisce about their time together and catch up on what has happened over the past 50 years.
10:00 A.M.- Class of ‘88 Coffee and Breakfast Meet-Up, Atrium, Student Center
Members of the Class of ‘88 will join to reminisce about their time together and catch up on what has happened over the past 25 years.
10:00 A.M.- 11:30 A.M. Tree Tour- Oya Hill
Join retired Assistant Director of Physical Plant – Grounds, Bud Winsor, Retired Campus Arborist, Jeff Garland, and current Supervisor for Grounds, Joe Britton. In 2015, Bud worked with the EcoReps to develop a tree tour for Earth Day. Now there is a complete inventory of over 1,100 trees, complete with QR codes and fun facts.
10:30 A.M. Commemoration bench dedication: Michael Reny ’88
Fiske Quad on Morrison Hall side
11:30 A.M. - Parade of Classes, Appian Way (Under the archway)
It is a long-standing Reunion Weekend tradition to have alumni participate in a Parade of Classes. Alumni will walk down Appian Way with members of their graduating class into the Zorn Dining Commons. Please meet at the arch on Appian Way at 11:30 to start lining up for the parade. The parade will begin promptly at 11:30, led by Mark Polifrone ‘83 who will be playing the bagpipes.
12:00 P.M. - Alumni Luncheon, Zorn Dining Commons
Enjoy a delicious lunch while celebrating some of Keene State’s alumni award recipients as well as the Class of ‘73. - Registration Required - $25
2:00 P.M. - Ice Cream Social, Fiske Quad
After celebrating the achievements of our alumni award winners, join your friends in the garden to enjoy a scoop of ice cream.
2:00 P.M. - 6:00 P.M. - Pink Revolution’s Cornhole Tournament fundraiser
Keene State College is partnering with Pink Revolution as they host a cornhole tournament fundraiser on campus at Fiske Quad. Registration opens at 1:00 p.m. Online registration recommended.
3:00 P.M. - Tour of the President’s House
Join local historian Alan Rumrill for a tour of the Keene State College President’s House on Main Street. Alan will share the history of the house and how it became part of KSC. He will also share the story of Catharine Fiske and the Young Ladies Seminary that she operated in the house for 30 years in the early 1800s. This was one of the first schools in the country dedicated to higher education for women.
4:00 P.M. - Campus Tour, Mason Library
Join the Class of ‘73 on a tour of campus. Golf carts and staff will be available to show you around campus to take in updates that have occurred since you graduated! Meet in front of the library.
Be on the lookout for alumnus, Brian Burford ‘72, who will take Owl Corps to campus, recording alumni stories. Stop to say hello and share a favorite memory.
Sunday, June 4
Explore the Monadnock Region
On-Campus housing is now sold out (as of 5/23/23); however, accommodations may still be available at local hotels/motels.
Room blocks have been made at the following local hotels:
Hampton Inn- Reserve by May 26, 2023
The Courtyard Marriott offers a 12% Keene State discount at all times.
See our list of local lodging accommodations that offer a Keene State discount.
Parking on campus will be open to alumni, no parking pass will be required.
When you arrive on campus, your first stop should be at the Alumni Check-in Suite in the West Dining area of the Student Center. There you will find Alumni Office staff and volunteers to welcome you to Reunion and give you your name tag, a list of events, and some Keene State giveaways.
There are multiple events at which food is being served, LLoyd’s Marketplace and Zorn Dining Commons (except the luncheon) will not be open during Reunion.