25th Reunion Class of 1993

Planning to attend? Register now.

Mark your calendar! Our 25th reunion is May 24-27, 2018. Check out the list of classmates who have indicated they’re planning to attend. Online registration is available through May 11, 2018. 

Reunion Committee Members

  • Elena Allbritton, Leadership Gifts Committee
  • Jaime Bachrach
  • Anna Balivet
  • Carl Byers, Leadership Gifts Committee
  • Sue Henshon
  • Dina Kaplan
  • Sean Kelly
  • Saeyun Lee
  • Howard Lindsay
  • Camille McGadney
  • Tnyetta Holder Mitchell
  • Chalyce Noel-Williams
  • Scot Partlow
  • Laura Davidson Ross
  • Antonia Townsend
  • Jessica Gutow Viner, Co-Chair
  • Dan Viner, Co-Chair
  • Maura Woosley

Events

Thursday, May 24, 2018

8:00 AM to 9:00 PM
Usdan University Center Hours of Operation
Usdan University Center is the primary gathering spot for everyone, creating a hub in the heart of campus during Reunion & Commencement Weekend. All are welcome to stop by and enjoy a comfortable, convenient place to peruse the RC schedule, connect with classmates and/or family members, meet new friends… or simply hang out while enjoying assorted refreshments.
2:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Registration
Everyone—alumni, parents, students, and families—please check in for nametags, meal tickets, a welcome packet, campus maps, and more. Reunion alumni: please be sure to purchase your reunion class dinner tickets at registration at any time during the weekend. Tickets are not available at the dinner site.
Note: As a result of our continuing efforts to be environmentally responsible, we are not handing out a printed brochure/schedule of events.  The schedule can easily be found online during the weekend by using your phone or tablet or check in with any of our student workers during the weekend.
If you feel you need a printed schedule, please print out in advance and bring with you during the weekend.
Exley Science Center Lobby

Friday, May 25, 2018

8:00 AM to 11:00 PM
Usdan University Center Hours of Operation and Cardinal Connection Cafe
Usdan University Center is the primary gathering spot for everyone, creating a hub in the heart of campus during Reunion & Commencement Weekend. All are welcome to stop by and enjoy a comfortable, convenient place to peruse the RC schedule, connect with classmates and/or family members, meet new friends… or simply hang out while enjoying assorted refreshments.
9:00 AM to 9:00 PM
Registration
Everyone—alumni, parents, students, and families—please check in for nametags, meal tickets, a welcome packet, campus maps, and more. Reunion alumni: please be sure to purchase your reunion class dinner tickets at registration at any time during the weekend. Tickets are not available at the dinner site.
Note: As a result of our continuing efforts to be environmentally responsible, we are not handing out a printed brochure/schedule of events.  The schedule can easily be found online during the weekend by using your phone or tablet or check in with any of our student workers during the weekend.
If you feel you need a printed schedule, please print out in advance and bring with you during the weekend.
Exley Science Center Lobby
9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Pi Cafe Hours
Snacks and beverages available for purchase.
Exley Science Center
11:30 AM to 1:30 PM
Welcome Lunch

Join friends, classmates, and family members for lunch when you arrive on campus for the weekend.
TICKETS: This lunch requires advance purchase/registration. If you are unable to purchase tickets in advance, lunch tickets may be available for purchase at Registration in the Exley Science Center.  Ticket sales are not available at the lunch location-- please plan accordingly.

Lunch is included for members of reunion classes with a flat rate fee (5th, 10th, and 50th Reunion classes). Lunch is complimentary for post-50th alumni (Classes of 1940 through 1967) and their guests. To make sure that we have an accurate number of meals, we'd like to know if reunion alumni who have the flat rate fee and who are members of the post-50th group plan to attend this lunch.  Please click on the Friday lunch option when registering if you plan to attend. All other reunion classes and parents and families of graduating seniors will be charged the following for lunch:
$20 per person for all other adults and children over age 12 (including graduates)
$10 per person for children 12 and under
Marketplace, Usdan University Center

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Cardinal Connection Cafe
This is the place to meet-up with classmates, relax between events, charge your phone, enjoy a game of pool, or just take in the scenery. Snacks, beverages, beer and wine are available for purchase.
Usdan University Center
5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Wes Men’s Rugby Club Barbecue for Alumni, Parents and Friends
14B Warren Street
5:00 PM to 6:30 PM
President’s Reception Honoring Leadership Donors and Volunteers
Please join President Michael Roth '78 and the Wesleyan Board of Trustees at a reception celebrating members of the Wesleyan Leadership Societies. Wesleyan Leadership Societies—the Wesleyan Circle, the 1831 Society, the Olin Associates—recognize the extraordinary commitment and support of Wesleyan leadership donors and volunteers. By invitation only.
President’s House Lawn
5:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Red, Black, and Green! All-College Dinner

Join friends, classmates, and family members for an informal, eco-friendly buffet dinner in the Marketplace at the Usdan University Center.
TICKETS: This event requires advance purchase/registration. If you are unable to purchase tickets in advance, dinner tickets may be available for purchase at Registration in the Exley Science Center.  Ticket sales are not available at the dinner location-- please plan accordingly.

Dinner is included in the registration fee for post-50th (Classes of 1942-1967) and members of reunion classes with a flat rate fee (5th, 10th, and 50th reunion classes). To make sure that we have an accurate number of meals, we'd like to know if reunion alumni who have the flat rate fee and who are members of the post-50th reunion group plan to attend this dinner. Please click on the Friday Red, Black, and Green Dinner option when registering if you plan to attend. All other reunion classes, parents and families of graduating seniors will be charged the following when they register:
$20 per person for adults and children over age 12 (including graduates)
$10 per person for children 12 and under
Marketplace, Usdan University Center

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Shabbat Services
Please join Wesleyan’s Jewish chaplain, Rabbi David Leipziger Teva, and the Wesleyan Jewish community for Shabbat services. All are welcome. No reservations necessary.
The Bayit, 157 Church Street
7:00 PM to 9:30 PM
Quasimodal 35th Anniversary Concert and Celebration
Start your weekend off right by reminiscing about the good ol’ days with Wesleyan’s oldest co-ed A Capella group, Quasimodal! Sing some songs, hear tunes new and old, and join us for an evening of beautiful music and reconnecting with other Quazzles.
Location: Tent with red flag, McKelvey Green
7:30 PM to 9:00 PM
25th Reunion Reception for the Class of 1993
Campbell Reference Center, Olin Memorial Library
7:45 PM to 10:00 PM
Shabbat Dinner
At this special dinner for returning alumni, graduating seniors, and their families, we will welcome Shabbat with song, food, and joyful fellowship.
TICKETS: This dinner requires advance purchase/registration.
$20 per person for all and children over age 12 (including graduates)
$10 per person for children 12 and under
Daniel Family Commons, Usdan University Center
10:00 PM to 1:00 AM
Friday Night Annual Reunion Party
All are welcome! Come dance the night away and mingle with classmates, fellow alumni and graduates. Featuring Bronson Rock, with band members: Gary Mezzi ’83 (vocals & guitar), Eric Bloomquist (bass), Tom Smith (drums), and Lou St. John (keyboards); and Brothers of Others band members: Joshua Stedman '98, Derek Cintron, and Vic Kingsley
200 High Street (Eclectic)

Saturday, May 26, 2018

8:00 AM to 11:00 PM
Usdan University Center Hours and Cardinal Connection Cafe
Usdan University Center is the primary gathering spot for everyone, creating a hub in the heart of campus during Reunion & Commencement Weekend. All are welcome to stop by and enjoy a comfortable, convenient place to peruse the RC schedule, connect with classmates and/or family members, meet new friends… or simply hang out while enjoying assorted refreshments.
8:00 AM to 9:00 PM
Registration
Everyone—alumni, parents, students, and families—please check in for nametags, meal tickets, a welcome packet, campus maps, and more. Reunion alumni: please be sure to purchase your reunion class dinner tickets at registration at any time during the weekend. Tickets are not available at the dinner site.
Note: As a result of our continuing efforts to be environmentally responsible, we are not handing out a printed brochure/schedule of events.  The schedule can easily be found online during the weekend by using your phone or tablet or check in with any of our student workers during the weekend.
If you feel you need a printed schedule, please print out in advance and bring with you during the weekend.
Exley Science Center Lobby
8:00 AM to 10:00 AM
Annual Family Swim
Enjoy a morning swim in the Freeman Athletic Center pool. Towels will be provided.
Freeman Athletic Center (show in map)
8:30 AM to 10:00 AM
Cardinal Loop Fun Run (2.1, 3.2, 4.3 Mile Courses)
Start the day off with an exhilarating run through campus.
Meet at the base of Foss Hill (show in map)
9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Tennis Mixer
Kick the morning off with a tennis mixer and check out the new tennis facilities! All tennis levels are encouraged and welcome. Interested in joining? Contact Zach Stanton ’98 (Text 917-434-5322 / email: stano1@hotmail.com).
John Wood Memorial Tennis Courts, Vine Street
9:30 AM to 10:30 AM
Athletics Alumnae Gathering
Find more information about the gathering here and register here.
Woodbridge Classroom, Freeman Athletic Center
10:00 AM to 10:30 AM
Crew Reception and Alumni Row
Relive good times on the water.  All former oarsmen, oarswomen, and friends are invited to gather at the boathouse for an afternoon row and refreshments.
Macomber Boathouse, 35 Harbor Drive
11:15 AM to 12:00 PM
Assemble for the Annual Parade of Classes
Seniors and their families are invited to join alumni for this traditional Wesleyan festivity featuring a live Dixieland band. The parade is scheduled to begin promptly at 11:30 a.m. rain or shine, and is followed immediately by the Assembly and Annual Meeting. Look for the class year signs and line-up beside the sign with the year you graduated.  The parade begins on Huss Courtyard (behind the Usdan University Center) and parades around the Memorial Chapel onto McKelvey Green.  All parade participants are encouraged to parade into the Memorial Chapel for the Wesleyan Assembly and Alumni Association Meeting.
Huss Courtyard, Usdan University Center (show in map)
12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Wesleyan Assembly and Alumni Association Meeting

Featuring President Michael S. Roth '78 on Liberal Education: Protected or Connected?

The 2018 Distinguished Alumni, McConaughy, and Outstanding Service Awards are presented at this time.

Distinguished Alumni Awards are presented to alumni in recognition of achievement in their professions.
Robert (Bob) Crispin ’68
Brian Frosh ’68
Robert (Bobbito) Garcia ’88
Paul Weitz ’88
Jessica Rosenworcel ’93
Maria Santana-Guadalupe ’98

The James L. McConaughy Jr. Award was established in 1959 by the class of 1936 in memory of James L. McConaughy Jr. '36, the James L. McConaughy Jr. Memorial Award recognizes a member of the Wesleyan family (including students, faculty, alumni, parents, and members of their respective families) whose writing, or other creative achievement, conveys unusual insight and understanding of current and past events.
Hannah Dreier ’08  

The Outstanding Service Award is presented to alumni, parents, or other members of the Wesleyan community in recognition of outstanding volunteer service to Wesleyan, their community, or the nation.
Alexander (Sandy) See ’68, P’98
Megan Norris ’83, P’17
Memorial Chapel

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Strolling Magician and Magic Show
For children of all ages!
Andrus Field (show in map)
1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Picnic and Festival on Foss Hill

This lively festival of entertainment and games is a great place to connect with friends and family members between WESeminars and other weekend programs. Don’t miss the magic show, tattoos, and more. Lunches are portable and can be picked up on your way to Foss Hill, afternoon WESeminars, or other events and destinations.
TICKETS: This lunch requires advance purchase/registration. If you are unable to purchase tickets in advance, picnic lunch tickets may be available for purchase at Registration in the Exley Science Center.  Ticket sales are not available at the lunch location-- please plan accordingly.

Lunch is included for members of reunion classes with a flat rate fee (5th, 10th, 50th and the post-50th reunion classes of 1942 through 1967). To make sure that we have an accurate number of meals, we'd like to know if reunion alumni who have the flat rate fee plan to attend this lunch.  Please click on the Saturday Festival on Foss Hill lunch option when registering if you plan to attend. All other reunion classes, graduates, and parents and families of the graduates will be charged the following for lunch:
$15 per person for adults and children (including graduates)
Tent, Andrus Field and Foss Hill (show in map)

1:15 PM to 2:15 PM
WESEMINAR Shifting Conversations: Communities of Color in Today’s Political and Social Climate
Alumni of color will discuss how discourse across multiple sectors is shifting in response to the current political and social climate, the impact on communities of color, and the extent to which people of color are participating in the discourse.
Presenters: Joyce Y. Hall ’78 is the Director of Practicum and Career Development and Adjunct Assistant Professor for the Master of Public Health Program at Long Island University Brooklyn. Ms. Hall has extensive experience in primary health care services, public and community health, adolescent health, maternal and child health, HIV/AIDS services, coalition building, and research through governmental and non-governmental agencies. She earned a Master of Public Health from the University of Rochester, School of Medicine and Dentistry and a Certificate from the Institute for Not-For-Profit Management, Columbia University Business School. Daniel Martinez HoSang ’93 is an Associate Professor of American Studies and Ethnicity, Race & Migration at Yale University. His teaching and scholarship examine the contradictory labor of race within U.S. political culture across a wide range of sites. Before graduate school, he worked as a labor and community organizer in California for a decade around racial justice issues. He earned a Ph.D. in American Studies and Ethnicity from the University of Southern California. Alford A. Young, Jr. ’88 is the Arthur F. Thurnau Professor of Sociology, Afroamerican and African Studies, and Public Policy at the University of Michigan. His central research focus has been on how low-income African American men construct understandings of various aspects of social reality. He has also researched the experiences of African American scholars. His books include The Minds of Marginalized Black Men: Making Sense of Mobility, Opportunity, and Future Life Chances (Princeton University Press) and Are Black Men Doomed? (Polity Press). He earned an MA and Ph.D. from the University of Chicago.
Moderator: Saeyun D. Lee ’93 is an education policy consultant who is contributing to the development and implementation of education policies and initiatives to increase students’ access to transformative learning opportunities from birth through postsecondary education; close persistent attainment and achievement gaps; increase college and career readiness; and enhance policy alignment, collaboration, and organizational coherence across the early education, K-12, and higher education sectors. She earned an Ed.M. from the Harvard Graduate School of Education and a Ph.D. from Teachers College, Columbia University.
Room 112, Boger Hall
2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Alumni of Color (AOC)/ Students of Color (SOC) Reception
Please join us at a reception honoring Alumni and Students of Color. All are welcome.
Center for African American Studies
3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
WESeminar: Meditation with Dina Kaplan '93, Founder of The Path
Dina will guide us in a half-hour meditation, followed by Q&A, covering three different techniques of meditation: mindfulness, mantra and loving-kindness. Beginning and advanced meditators are welcome to this relaxed gathering for anyone interested in mind training.
Putnam Classroom (114), Boger Hall
3:30 PM to 4:15 PM
Wesleyan Spirits Concert
Come hear Spirits past and present come together and sing a few songs from the repertoire of Wesleyan's oldest all male a cappella group.
Lobby, Exley Science Center
3:30 PM to 4:30 PM
Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer (LGBTQ) Alumni Reception
Please join members of the LGBTQ Alumni Network, parents and friends as we welcome graduating seniors to the alumni community.
The Resource Center, 167 High Street
4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Cardinal Connection Cafe
This is the place to meet-up with classmates, relax between events, charge your phone, enjoy a game of pool, or just take in the scenery. Snacks, beverages, beer and wine are available for purchase.
Usdan University Center
4:30 PM to 5:30 PM
Professional Network Mix-n-Mingle
Grab a drink and connect with fellow Cardinals working in Arts & Entertainment, Digital Media, Education, Finance & Banking, Law, Philanthropy & Public Service and Real Estate. The Cardinal Connection Café will have snacks, beer, wine and other beverages available for purchase.
Cardinal Connection Cafe (Usdan Cafe), Usdan University Center
5:30 PM to 9:00 PM
Reunion Class Receptions and Dinners
Post-50th Alumni (Classes of 1942–1967) and the Classes of 1958, 1963, 1968, 1973, 1978, 1983, 1988, 1993, 1998, 2003, 2008, and 2013 gather for their Class Dinners and special programs.

TICKETS: Each dinner requires advance purchase/registration. If you are unable to purchase tickets in advance, Reunion Class Dinner tickets are available for purchase at Registration in the Exley Science Center.  Ticket sales are not available at the dinner location.

Dinner is included for members of reunion classes with a flat rate fee (5th, 10th, and 50th reunion classes) and is complimentary for Post-50th Reunion Alumni (Classes of 1942 through 1967) and their guests. All other reunion classes will be charged the following for dinner:

$55 per person

Post-50th (Classes of 1942-1967 not in a reunion year): Andersen (110) and Taylor (108) Meeting Rooms, Usdan University Center
1953: Andersen Meeting Room (110), Usdan University Center
1958: Taylor Meeting Room (108), Usdan University Center
1963: Olson Commons, Gordon Career Center
1968: Campbell Reference Center, Olin Memorial Library
1973: Daniel Family Commons, Usdan University Center
1978: Patricelli ’92 Theater
1983: President’s House Lawn
1988: Mink Dining Wing, Usdan University Center
1993: Beckham Hall, Fayerweather
1998: Tent with red flag, McKelvey Green (lawn in front of College Row)
2003: Tent with black flag, McKelvey Green (lawn in front of College Row)
2008: The West Wing, Usdan University Center
2013: Tent, Andrus Field

9:30 PM to 10:00 PM
Traditional All-College Sing
Steps of North College; Rainsite: Memorial Chapel
10:00 PM to 1:00 AM
All-Campus Tent Party
Don't miss this year's annual All-Campus Party featuring DJs Ben Resnick '13 and Clément Guerner '13. Since graduating, they moved to Berlin where they DJ in their free time. For the tent party they have prepared a mix of their favorite tracks, both old and new, and look forward to seeing you on the dance floor! Open to all. Cash bar. ID required. Bar closes at 12:45 a.m. No outside alcohol permitted.  Tent, Andrus Field
10:00 PM to 11:00 PM
New Group 30-Year Anniversary Concert
After thirty years of hopping between genres (but never straying far from Toto's "Africa,") current members and Alumni of Wesleyan's self-proclaimed Sexiest A Capella Group will take the stage to sing through their catalog of crowdpleasers. Join us for a night of spontaneous fun and music!
Memorial Chapel

Sunday, May 27, 2018

8:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Usdan University Center Hours
Usdan University Center is the primary gathering spot for everyone, creating a hub in the heart of campus during Reunion & Commencement Weekend. All are welcome to stop by and enjoy a comfortable, convenient place to peruse the RC schedule, connect with classmates and/or family members, meet new friends… or simply hang out while enjoying assorted refreshments.
8:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Registration and Information
Exley Science Center Lobby
9:00 AM to 10:00 AM
Roman Catholic Mass
Memorial Chapel

Accommodations

Sheraton Hartford South, Rocky Hill
860-257-6000
Rate: $141 for 3-night stay; $151 for Friday and Saturday night stays
Block cutoff date: 4/25/18

Please use this link if you are booking a two-night stay: https://www.starwoodmeeting.com/events/start.action?id=1707252694&key=3308404C 

Please use this link if you are booking a three-night stay: https://www.starwoodmeeting.com/events/start.action?id=1707252688&key=361745B1 

Class Notes

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Please send new notes to the Class Secretaries:

Suzanna Henshon 
suzannahenshon@yahoo.com

Sarah Estow
sarah_estow@hotmail.com 

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Staff Contact

Theresa Kidd
Associate Director
(860) 685-4878
tkidd@wesleyan.edu