Class of 1965 - Golden Anniversary!
Friday, May 8, 2015
"While We Were Away"
The Alumni Office welcomes you back to campus to join fellow classmates for various activities throughout the day.

Events include a tour of campus, lots of socializing, walking with the current graduating class and the highlight event - Golden Anniversary Reunion Dinner where you can tell everyone what you've been doing for the past 50 years! 

Classmates are invited to walk in the Commencement Procession on Saturday, May 9 with current graduates - it is a wonderful experience!

Planning on attending?  Contact the Office of Alumni Relations and University Activities by email at or call us at (800) 992-6682 x2030 to rsvp so we can plan ahead for your arrival. 

    • A special Thank You to the 1965 Reunion Committee for their efforts to contact classmates - you may recieve a call from one of them soon!
    • Check this site often for up-to-the date information and see who has signed up to come


    • The Sebring Mansion Inn & Spa, where several reunion activities are planned for the weekend, has rooms available.  Contact them directly for the discounted event rate by calling (330) 938-0423.  World Class Lodging. 
    • Click here for a list of Alliance area hotels.
    • Campus housing is available free of charge in a campus residence hall however you must bring your own bedding & towels as campus does provide those items.  Pre-registration for campus housing is required prior to arriving on campus.

2015 Schedule of Events 
Subject to change   

Friday, May 8

  • 11 a.m.: Official Check-in and informal lunch, Campus Grounds, Hoover Price Campus Center
     Social time to catch up with classmates!  Event is free for alum and one guest and $10 for additional guests
  • 1 - 3:00p.m.:  Campus Tour, stepping off at 1 p.m. from the HPCC - we have golf carts!
  • 3:30 p.m.: Time to freshen up
  • 6:00 p.m.:  Cocktails, Sebring Mansion Inn & Spa, 385 West Ohio Avenue, Sebring
  • 6:30 p.m.:  Golden Anniversary Reunion and Dinner, Sebring Mansion
    Classmates have the opportunity to comment on what they've been doing for the past 50 years plus group photo's will be taken.  Cost is $30 per person

The Sebring Mansion has requested that we utilize their valet parking service due to their limited amount of parking.  Rooms are available to stay on site. 

Saturday, May 9

  • 8:30 a.m.:  Continential Breakfast, Dewald Chapel
  • 9 a.m.: 1965 Memorial Service, Dewald Chapel
  • 10:30 a.m.: Baccalaureate (optional), Front lawn of Chapman Hall
  • 11:30 a.m.:  Commencement Luncheon (optional; reservation required), HPCC. 
    Event is free for alum and one guest and $14.50 for additional guests 
  • 12:50 p.m.: Robing begins for those taking part in the Commencement procession (spouses head to reserved seating at the ceremony)
  • 1:20 p.m.: Procession line-up for those walking in Commencement
  • 1:30 p.m.: Commencement Ceremony, lawn in front of Chapman Hall
    Classmates will walk with the procession in cap and gown and be recognized as a class during the ceremony.  They will sit together as a group.  Walking is optional - all are invited to attend the ceremony.

Look Who's Coming:

  • Martha (Shoemaker '65) Baillis
  • Barbara (Brown '63) & Gordon Broome '65
  • Jean & Craig Comstock '65
  • Eleanor & Tom Conklin '65
  • Janis (Hampu '65) & Ronald Corbi
  • Betty (Wehner '65) Davis
  • Louise (Goff '65) & Jim Dunaway
  • Joni & Mark Dray 65
  • Julie (Grimm '66) & Ed Fiscus '65
  • Maureen (Cassidy '67) & Charley Gillmer '65
  • Susan & Jim Hency '65
  • Jill Herrick '65
  • Claire (Ward '65) Kondig
  • Jenny (Becker '65) Krantz
  • Carla & John McIntosh '65
  • Kathlyn & James Miller '65
  • Madelyn (Rinehart '65) Pular
  • Gayle (Josh '65) Radler
  • Carol & Thurman '65 Riddle
  • Tom Rummell '65
  • Anne (Wehner '65) & John Saylor
  • George Schneller '65
  • Deanna (Wise '65) & Karl Shetler
  • Gail (Kennedy '65) Slezak
  • Rebecca & Jim Swager '65
  • Marla & Harry "Butch" '65 Watkins
  • Dolores (Beam '65) & Butch Wiegand
  • Christine Perry & Lisle A. Zehner III '65
  • YOU?

Directions to Sebring Mansion

Take State Street/US-62 East out of Alliance (about 4 miles).  Turn left onto Johnson Rd/21st Street towards Sebring.  Go over the train tracks and turn right at the stop sign onto W. Ohio Avenue.  Sebring Mansion will be on your right just past 18th Street.  385 W. Ohio Avenue


Commencement Procession:

Are you interested in participating in the Commencement Procession on Saturday, May 9?

Contact the Alumni Office with the following Regalia details:

  • Institution Name & Degree
  • Height
  • You are welcome to bring your own Regalia
  • There is no rental fee for Regalia

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