Chatham University

Alumni Weekend Events

Friday, October 12

9:30 AM
Mellon Center, Lobby

Walking Tour of Chatham University Arboretum

Walking Tour Option 1: Chatham's Shadyside Campus Arboretum, led by head landscaper and 2012 Masters of Landscape Design alumna Kristen Spirl.

9:30 AM
JKM Library, Lobby

Walking Tour of Chatham University Archives

Walking Tour Option 2: Chatham University Archives

9:30 AM
Mellon Center, Lobby

Walking Tour of Chatham's Eastside

Walking Tour Option 3: Chatham's Eastside home to our School of Health Sciences.

11:00 AM
Mellon Center, Living Room

Admissions Update

Featuring Amy Becher, Vice President for Enrollment Management, and three student ambassadors.

12:00 PM
Welker Room, James Laughlin Music Hall

50th Reunion Luncheon featuring Women’s Institute Director Dr. Jessie Ramey

50th Reunion Luncheon featuring Dr. Jessie Ramey

12:00 PM
Mellon Board Room

Heritage Society and Intergenerational Luncheon

All attending alumni are invited for an intergenerational luncheon, celebrating our Heritage Society alumnae who graduated prior to 1968. Reminisce on your favorite Chatham memories and catch up on what your fellow alumni have been doing since graduation.

2:00 PM
Anne Putnam Mallinson 61 Memorial Pond
Rain Location: Mellon Living Room

Memorial Service at the Anne Putnam Mallinson '61 Memorial Pond

Led by the Rt. Rev. Chilton Richardson Knudsen, this services honors those alumni and Chatham University community members who have passed since Reunion Weekend 2017, featuring members of the Chatham University Choir.

3:00 PM
Woodland 103

An Encore Lecture on Islam with Dr. Christina Michelmore

4:00 PM
Woodland Art Gallery

Faculty and Alumni Mixer, including emeriti and current faculty

5:00 PM
Art & Design Center, Third Floor Gallery

DEJAVIEW: Darkroom/Digital

Artist Reception and Gallery Talk with Robin Landerman Zucker ’78

5:00 PM
Founders Room, James Laughlin Music Building

Piano Concert

Henry Spinelli, Emeritus Professor, Music

6:30 PM

Class Parties

Class Party details vary by class. For more information or to volunteer to plan your Class Party, call 412-365-1517.

Saturday, October 13

9:30 AM
Mellon Center, Lobby

Welcome Desk and Registration

10:00 AM
Mellon Center, Board Room

All Alumni Bloody Mary and Mimosa Brunch & Awards Ceremony

Attendees will be seated by decade/class. This Brunch also serves as the annual meeting of the Alumni Association Board.

12:30 PM
Beckwith Auditorium, Buhl Hall

#WomenThrive @Chatham Panel

Dr. Jessie Ramey, Director, Women's Institute
Dana Brown, Ph.D, Director, PA Center for Women & Politics
Rebecca Harris, Director, Center for Women's Entrepreneurship
Nancy Fendrich Humphreys '63
Ashleigh Deemer '05
Kathi Elliott, DNP '14

2:30 PM
Depart from Chapel

Shuttle to Eden Hall Campus

3:30 PM
Eden Hall Campus

President Finegold's University Update

5:00 PM
Eden Hall Campus

Walking Tour of Eden Hall Campus

5:00 PM
Esther Barazzone Center, Test Kitchen

Cheese Workshop with CRAFT

6:00 PM
Eden Hall Campus

Farm-to-Table Dinner and Dessert Reception

A family-style dinner featuring foods grown at Eden Hall, served with beer and wine. Dinner will be followed by a dessert reception celebrating the successful completion of NEXT: The Campaign for Chatham.

7:30 PM
Eden Hall Campus

First return shuttle to Shadyside Campus

8:30 PM
Eden Hall Campus

Final return shuttle to Shadyside Campus

Sunday, October 14

9:30 AM
Raizman House

Farewell Brunch at President Finegold’s Home

Hosted by President David Finegold and his wife Sue in Raizman House on campus.