2014 Reunion @ Homecoming Schedule

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Registration closes midnight, Wednesday, 10/9. You can still join us either on Friday night for the Welcome Reception and pay at the door and/or on Saturday by stopping at the registration table in alumni village.

Friday, October 11

12:00 PM

                  Join Bryant alumni and friends for a round of golf.
                    Annual Alumni Reunion Golf Outing (Crystal Lake Golf Club)
                    All alumni, especially former classmates from "Dorm 12" are invited.  Proceeds from the outing will support scholarships at Bryant. 
                    Alumni Golf Registration, click here >
                    Rob McGee '88 Memorial Golf Outing (Crystal Lake Golf Club)
                    Brothers from Beta Sigma Chi are hosting a memorial golf outing in memory of their classmate, Rob McGee '88, who passed away in 2012 from Multiple Sclerosis.  Proceeds from the outing will help raise money for the MS Society as well as the Class of 1988 25th Reunion Gift to Bryant. 
                    Rob McGee '88 Memorial Golf Registration, click here>

 5:00 PM
                    Men's and Women's Swimming:  Bryant vs. Boston College

 5:30 PM
                    Fisher Student Center Grand Re-opening
                    Be among the first alums to tour the newly renovated Fisher Student Center (formerly the Bryant Center) -- Tours leave every half hour (5:30, 6:00, and 6:30) from the Information Center on the 1st Floor.

 6:00 PM
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Alumni Welcome Reception and Buffet
(Bryant Center)
                    Join alumni for a welcome reception featuring a hearty buffet, Pat Cottrell on guitar, and cash bar, open until 9:00 PM
                     
                    Athletic Hall of Fame Dinner (George E. Bello Center)
                    This event is by invitation only.  Contact Jason Sullivan in Athletics for more information. 

 
9:00 PM 
                    Bryant Fires and Fireworks (Bryant Center Patio)
                    Join the Pep rally and see the campus in a whole new light!
 
Saturday, October 12

 9:30 AM
                    Alumni Memorial Service (Ronald K. and Kati C. Machtley Interfaith Center)
                    Remember and celebrate the lives of Bryant alumni who are no longer with us.

10:00 AM
                    Registration Opens (Registration Tent in Alumni Village)
                    Pick up your Reunion@Homecoming registration and, if you purchased a Bulldog Pass, your 150th Anniversary Reunion gift at the registration tent. 
                    Reunion Tailgating
                    Join classmates for informal gatherings adjacent to Bulldog Stadium.  If you want to bring in your car, you must purchase a $20 tailgate pass (includes access for 1 vehicle under 20' and a football ticket). Otherwise, take the shuttle from your hotel or park in other locations on campus and enter the Reunion Tailgate section on foot.  Please note that alcohol consumption in the tailgate section will end at the start of the football game.
                    Alumni Village
                    Various tents in Alumni Village will be open for you to meet up with classmates and relax in a casual atmosphere.  Visit the Memorabilia tent to buy a sweatshirt or hat.  Barbecue fare and beverages will be available for purchase or use your Bulldog Bucks for food and drinks.
                    Alumni Info Sessions:
  • Get Reacquainted with Bryant's campus -- Tours leave every half hour (10:00, 10:30, 11:00 and 11:30) from the Admissions Office in Unistructure
  • Fisher Student Center Grand Re-opening --  Be among the first alums to tour the newly renovated Fisher Student Center (formerly the Bryant Center) -- Tours leave every half hour (10:30, 11:00, 11:30, 12:00, 12:30 and 1:00 p.m.) from the Information Center on the 1st Floor.
  • Choose the right college for your teenager (Fisher Student Center, Room 1) -- Admission Office staff will lead you through the admission process for selective colleges like Bryant and share tips to make your high school student stand out.
  • Develop your business plan (Fisher Student Center, Papitto Dining Room) -- Want to get that new business idea on paper in a convincing format?  Take our business plan boot camp, and position yourself for growth.  Consider entering our Alumni New Venture Competition and compete for $25,000 in prizes.
  • Alumni Games -- Several varsity teams will hold alumni games.  Watch for news from the coaches for baseball, softball, men's and women's lacrosse, soccer. 
                    Men's Tennis:  Bryant vs. Boston University

10:30 AM

                    Class of 2008 Class Gift:  Archway Restoration Re-dedication

11:00 AM
                    Memorabilia Tent (Bulldog Stadium Area)
                    Bring home a Bryant sweatshirt or keepsake from the Bryant Bookstore.  Alumni receive a 10% discount.  Open until 4:00 PM

12:00 PM
                    Bulldog Pass
Bulldog Fun Zone
(Bulldog Stadium Area)
                   

This year the Fun Zone will include a 9 hole mini golf course, bungee jumping and a 24ft rock climbing wall.  Other fun crafts include bead art, photo pens and custom pennants.  Fun Zone access is included in your Bulldog Pass, or you may purchase a football ticket to enter Bulldog Stadium.  Open until 4 PM

                    Food Stations (Tents adjacent to Bulldog Stadium)
                    Barbecue fare, soups, salads, snacks and beverages are available for purchase or use your Bulldog Bucks for food and drinks.  Beer and wine is available for purchase inside the Alumni Village.

 1:00 PM
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Bryant Bulldogs vs. Brown Bears
(Bulldog Stadium)
                    Cheer the Bulldogs to victory on our home turf against Brown University.
 
 2:00 PM

                   

Men's Tennis:  Bryant vs. Boston University


 3:00 PM
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Bryant Class of 2008

                    Join your classmates for an informal gathering at Parentes. 

 4:00 PM
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Post-Game Alumni 150th Anniversary Dinner
(Alumni Village)
                    After the game kick back at the Alumni Village for a casual New England Clam Bake (lobster, steak and lots of options) and wines from around the world.  Reconnect with your classmates and enjoy the big band sounds of "Overdrive".  Don't miss this opportunity to join all of the classes who are back for Reunion. 
 
  5:00 PM
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Bryant Class of 2003

                    Join your classmates for an informal gathering at Parentes.
                   

Volleyball:  Bryant vs. Saint Francis


  7:00 PM
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Individual Class Gatherings
(Various Locations)
                    Contact Donna Harris to reserve a local restaurant or bar for your class party.  We have spaces on campus or off campus at various local restaurants.  We will communicate with your class and help coordinate transportation. 

  9:00 PM
                    Gabriel IglesiasCampus Event -- Gabriel Iglesias, Comedian,

Gabriel Iglesias, a witty, electrifying and talented performer, has the ability to deliver a uniquely hilarious comedy experience.  Come to campus for this high-octane show:  a mixture of storytelling, parodies, characters and sound effects that bring all his personal experiences to life.  Limit is four tickets per alumni registration.  For special circumstances, please contact the alumni office at 401-232-6040. 


Sunday, October 13

9:00 AM
                    Men's Tennis:  Bryant vs. Saint Francis

1:00 PM
                    Volleyball:  Bryant vs. Robert Morris

2:00 PM
                    Men's Tennis:  Bryant vs. University of Hartford


Special Reunion Programming for Loyal Guard Classes 1963 and earlier.

Registration for this 
Loyal Guard 
special event, click "HERE"

Join the Class of 1963 as President Machtley inducts the 50th Reunion Class into the Loyal Guard.  All alumni from 1963 and earlier are encouraged to attend.  

Friday, October 11

6:00 PM
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Alumni Welcome Reception and Buffet

(Heritage and Papitto Dining Rooms, Bryant Center)

Saturday, October 12

9:30 AM
Alumni Memorial Service

(Ronald K. and Kati C. Machtley Interfaith Center)

10:30 AM
Continental Breakfast and Reminiscing

George E. Bello Center for Information and Technology

Induction of the Class of 1963 by President Ronald K. Machtley
George E. Bello Center for Information and Technology

12:00 PM
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Served Gourmet Luncheon & Group Pictures

George E. Bello Center for Information and Technology

4:00 PM
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Post-Game Alumni Celebration -- live band, wine tasting and dinner featuring a delightful menu.

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In recognition of Bryant University’s 150th Anniversary
President and Mrs. Ronald K. Machtley
Will host a BRYANT UNIVERSITY
SESQUICENTENNIAL GALA
October 12, 2013
Black Tie
Rosecliff Mansion
Newport, Rhode Island
Reception 7:00-8:00 p.m.
Dinner immediately following
Individual seats $500 each
All proceeds benefit the
Bryant University Presidential Scholarship Fund
For more information on sponsorships or to reserve seats,
contact Ed Magro,
Executive Director of Development
877-353-5667
Bryant University, Office of Alumni Relations, 1150 Douglas Pike, Smithfield, RI 02917 | 401-232-6040