Reunion Weekend

OCTOBER 6-8, 2017

Make Plans Now to Join Your Classmates and
Generations of F&ES Alums for Reunion Weekend!
 

Reunion Weekend 2017
Schedule of Events

Friday, October 6


8:00 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
Pre-Reunion Field Trip to Yale-Myers Forest
Trip Departs from Sage Hall
Tour the new facilities and learn about current research/initiatives at YMF from faculty, staff, and students.
Pre-registration required.
 
Beginning at 2:30 p.m.
Reunion Weekend Welcome Table
Knobloch Environment Center, Kroon Hall
Check in when you arrive on campus – open throughout most of Reunion Weekend.
 
6:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.
Reunion Weekend TGIF
Knobloch Environment Center, Kroon Hall
Kick off Reunion Weekend at a huge TGIF with alumni, faculty, students, and staff.
Children can watch a movie on the big screen in Burke Auditorium during TGIF. Parental supervision required.
 
Beginning at 8:00 p.m.
Individual Classes Are Encouraged to Arrange Informal Dinners/Gatherings
Coordinate with your friends and classmates to catch up on campus or at a local restaurant.
Reunion Weekend Graphic



Saturday, October 7
 
8:15 a.m.-9:15 a.m.
Breakfast with F&ES Faculty: Reconnecting and Networking
Bowers Auditorium, Sage Hall
Sign up in advance for topic-focused alumni discussions led by faculty and F&ES Centers and Programs staff.
 
9:30 a.m.-11:00 a.m.
Reunion Weekend Panels and Presentations
Kroon Hall/Sage Hall
 
11:00 a.m.-12:15 a.m.
Reunion Weekend 2017 Keynote Address
Burke Auditorium, Kroon Hall
 
Introduction by Dean Indy Burke
 
Keynote Speaker:
Gina McCarthy
Fellow, Institute of Politics, Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government
Menschel Senior Leadership Fellow, Harvard’s T.H. Chan School of Public Health
Former Administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency under President Barack Obama
 
12:15 p.m.-2:00 p.m.
F&ES Alumni Awards Luncheon
Knobloch Environment Center, Kroon Hall
The luncheon provides an opportunity to recognize the impressive accomplishments of fellow alums and celebrate the F&ES community.
 
Saturday Afternoon Options
 
2:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m.               
Optional Alumni Speed Presentations
Share your work with your fellow alums in a 3-minutes/5-slides each speed format.
Pre-registration required.
 
2:30 p.m.-4:00 p.m.               
Optional Guided Tours
Join in one of the special guided tours we are planning for F&ES alumni.
 
2:30 p.m.-4:00 p.m.
Optional Fun and Free Activities in New Haven
Visit the Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History, the Yale Art Gallery, the Yale Center for British Art, Sterling Memorial Library, East Rock Park, or Edgerton Park and Gardens.
 
2:30 p.m.-Sunday
Class of 2012 Departs for 5-Year Reunion at GMF
Meet on Prospect Street in front of Kroon Hall
 
5:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m.               
Alumni Reception
Kroon Hall Southern Courtyard
Connect with fellow alums under the big tent in the southern courtyard of Kroon Hall for hors d’oeuvres, refreshments, and conversation, leading up to the Harvest Dinner.
 
6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m.               
Harvest Dinner
Kroon Hall Southern Courtyard
Join us for an evening of delicious harvest food and drink, live fiddling music, and a festive fall atmosphere. This family-friendly event is not-to-be missed!



Sunday, October 8

9:00 a.m.-10:30 a.m.
Coffee and Breakfast Treats for the Road
Yale Farm
Join us for a relaxing morning at the Yale Farm before you leave campus.


Lodging Information

OMNI New Haven Hotel at Yale
155 Temple Street, New Haven, CT 06510
Book online or call (203) 772-6664
 
The Study at Yale
1157 Chapel Street, New Haven, CT 06511
Book online or call (203) 503-3900
 
New Haven Hotel
229 George Street, New Haven, CT, 06510
Book online or call (800) 644-6835
 
Courtyard New Haven at Yale
30 Whalley Avenue, New Haven, CT 06511
Book online or call (203) 777-6221
 
La Quinta Inn & Suites
400 Sargent Drive, New Haven, CT 06511
Book online or call (203) 562-1111
 
New Haven Village Suites
3 Long Wharf Drive, New Haven, CT 06511
Book online or call (800) 488-4771
 
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