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Asbury University has made every effort to make Reunion affordable to everyone who wishes to attend. While many Reunion activities are free of charge, catered events and youth programs require reservations.

Activities

Thursday, June 20, 2019

Time Event
8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Viking Class of 1964 Gathering
Location: The Ark Encouter, Williamstown KY
Contact for Reservations: Carolyn Chandler Smith, carol64alansmith@comcast.net
3 – 8 p.m. Registration Open
Location: Kinlaw Library Lobby
NOTE: If you arrive after hours and have pre-registered for campus housing, please go to the Switchboard in the Hager Administration Building.
3 – 5 p.m. Open Houses
Please join us for informal tours of Archives and the Joe Pitts Center for Public Policy, located in Kinlaw Library.
5 – 6:30 p.m. Cafeteria Open
Price: $8.50 adult, $4.50 ages 6-12, free ages 5 & under
5:30 – 8:15 p.m. Knight Class of 1969 Dinner & Gathering
Location:
Wilmore Free Methodist Church
Price: Pay at the door, cash only
Contact for Reservations: Joe Crouse, crouse210@gmail.com
5:30 – 7:30 p.m. Awards Recognition Dinner (by invitation only)
Location: Miller Center, TV Studio
8:30 p.m. Coffee & Conversations with Dr. Dan Strait
Enjoy a discussion about George Herbert, a 17th Century poet,with Dr. Dan Strait, Asbury English Professor and Assoc. Dean of the College of Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences.
Location: Student Center
Price: Free of charge
Midnight Residence Halls are Locked
Please call the Switchboard for assistance, (859) 858-3511, x0.

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Friday, June 21, 2019

8 – 9 a.m. Cafeteria open for breakfast
Price: $6 adult, $3 ages 6-12, free ages 5 & under
8 – 4:30 p.m. Admissions Summer Visit Event
Location:
Miller Center, Gyertson Screening Room
Separate registration required. Register here.
9 a.m. – 8 p.m. Registration Open
Location: Kinlaw Library Lobby
9 – 9:45 a.m. Coffee with Current & Retired Faculty
Location: Student Center
9:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Youth Programming available for pre-school through middle school students. Registration required. View schedules.
10 a.m. Chapel Service: He is Faithful
Speaker: 
Dr. Elaine Davis ’98 Bernius, Professor of Biblical Studies, Indiana Wesleyan University
Location: Hughes Auditorium
11 – 11:30 a.m. University Update with Asbury President, Dr. Sandra C. Gray
Location: Hughes Auditorium
11:45 – Noon Knight Class of 1969 50th Reunion Class Picture
Location:
Hughes Auditorium, Steps
Noon – 2 p.m. Knight Class of 1969 50th Reunion Luncheon
Location: Miller Center, TV Studio
Knight Class Members: Complimentary
Spouse/Guest: $15 per person
Registration required.
Noon – 2 p.m. Banner-Year Reunion Luncheons: Classes 1944, ’49, ’54, ’59, ’64 and ’74
Locations: Available at registration.
Price: $15 per person. Registration required. Spouse/Guest invited.
Class Photos will be taken at luncheon, times available at registration.
Noon – 1 p.m. Cafeteria Open
Price: $7.50 adult, $3.75 ages 6-12, free ages 5 & under
2:30 – 4:30 p.m. Alumni Choir Welcome & Rehearsal
Location: McCreless Fine Arts Center, Choir Room
All alumni who participated in vocal ensembles are invited to participate.
3 – 5 p.m. Open Houses
Please join us for informal tours at the Admissions Office, Archives, the Equine Center, the Miller Center, the Luce Center and the Joe Pitts Center for Public Policy. Admissions will offer campus tours from 3-4 p.m.
4 – 5 p.m. Admissions Student Ambassadors and Former Staff Gathering
All former Ambassadors and Admissions team members are invited to the Admissions Office for food, fun and fellowship.
Location: Admissions Office
4:30 – 10 p.m. High School Student Programming available with dinner included. Registration required. View schedules.
 

Dinner Options

5 – 6:30 p.m. Option 1 – Alumni Dinner
Dr. Sandra C. Gray, president, will be available to greet alumni. Business attire is appropriate.
Schedule: 5 p.m. (’44-’68), 5:20 p.m. (’69), 5:40 p.m. (’70-’78), 6 p.m. (’79-present)
Location: Johnson Building, Cafeteria
Price: $25 adult, $12 ages 12 & under. Registration required.
5:30 – 6:30 p.m. Option 2 – Food, Fun and Fellowship
This family-oriented meal will have both indoor and outdoor seating available. Casual attire is appropriate. Catered by Smokin’ Jax Grill.
Location: Miller Center, Ground Floor
Price: $15 adult, $8 ages 12 & under. Registration required.
7 – 10 p.m. Youth Programming available for pre-school through middle school students. Registration required. View schedules.
7:30 p.m. Old-Fashioned Hymn Sing and Award Recognitions
Join us for an old-fashioned hymn sing led by Dr. Mark Schell ’87 and celebrate our 2019 Award Recipients.
Location: Hughes Auditorium
9 p.m. Ice Cream Social with Orange Leaf Frozen Yogurt
Location: Miller Center, Ground Floor
Price: Free of charge
9 – 10:30 p.m. Overcomer Class of 1989 Gathering (after the Hymn Sing)
Location: Rich ’89 and Lori Lauter ’87 Wright’s Home, 123 Tara Lane, Wilmore
Contact: Rich Wright, (859) 618-2126
9:30 p.m.

Trivia Challenge led by Clint ’94 and Sarah Thomas ’93 Baldwin
Grab your friends for this fun (and enlightening) challenge. No cheating allowed!
Location: Miller Center, TV Studio
Price: Free of charge

9:30 – 11 p.m. Alumni Choir Rehearsal
All alumni who participated in vocal ensembles are invited to participate.
Location: McCreless Fine Arts Center, Choir Room
9:30 – 10:30 p.m. Seeker Class of 1999 Gathering
Location: Miller Center, Gyertson Screening Room (top floor)
Contact: Doug Walker, dcwalker@asbury.edu
Midnight Residence Halls are Locked
Please call the Switchboard for assistance, (859) 858-3511, x0.

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Saturday, June 22, 2019

8 – 9 a.m. Cafeteria Open
Price: $6 adult, $3 ages 6-12, free ages 5 & under
8:30 – 9:45 a.m. Alumni Choir Rehearsal (Tentative)
Location: 
McCreless Fine Arts Center, Choir Room
8:45 – 9:30 a.m. Devotional with Mrs. Yvonne Cochran ’58 Moulton
Location: Morrison Hall, Bennett-Bernard
9 a.m. – 2 p.m. Registration Open
Location: Kinlaw Library Lobby
NOTE: After 2 p.m., please visit Guest Services in the Student Center.
9:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Youth Programming available for pre-school through high school students. Registration required. View schedules.
10 a.m. Chapel Service: He is Faithful
Speaker:
Dr. Sandra C. Gray, President, Asbury University
Location: Hughes Auditorium
11:15 – 11:45 a.m. Groundbreaking for the Collaborative Learning Center
Location:
Lawn in front of McCreless Fine Arts Center
Rain location will be Hughes Auditorium
Noon – 1 p.m. Cafeteria Open
Price: $7.50 adult, $3.75 ages 6-12, free ages 5 & under

Noon – 2 p.m.

Crusaders Class of 1979 40th Reunion Luncheon
Location: TV Studio, Miller Center for Communication Arts
Price: $15 per person*
Photo time: 12:40 p.m.

Heralds Class of 1984 35th Reunion Luncheon
Location: Farm Boys Room, Kinlaw Library
Price: $15 per person*
Photo time: Noon

Overcomers Class of 1989 30th Reunion Luncheon
Location: Boardroom, Kinlaw Library
Price: $15 per person*
Photo time: 12:40 p.m.

Challenger Class of 1994 25th Reunion Luncheon
Location: Upper Floor, Salvation Army Student Fellowship
Price: $15 per person*
Photo time: Noon

Seekers Class of 1999 20th Reunion Luncheon
Location: Greathouse Theatre, Miller Center for Communication Arts
Price: $15 per person*
Photo time: 12:20 p.m.

Agape Class of 2004 15th Reunion Luncheon
Location: Reading Room, Kinlaw Library
Price: $15 per person*
Photo time: 12:20 p.m.

Consecrated Class of 2009 10th Reunion Luncheon
Location: Lower Floor, Salvation Army Student Fellowship
Price: $15 per person*
Photo time: 1 p.m.

Illuminated Class of 2014 5th Reunion Luncheon
Location: WGM Student Center, Upper Floor
Price: $9 per person*
Photo time: 1 p.m.

*NOTE: Registration is required for class luncheons. Spouse/guest invited. You’re encouraged to take advantage of our youth programming. Class Photos will be taken at each luncheon.

Noon – 2:00 p.m. Viking Class of 1964 Lunch and Keeneland Tour
Location: Malone’s Steak House, Palomar
Contact: Carolyn Chandler Smith
Noon – 2:00 p.m. Knight Class of 1969 Lunch and Gathering
Location: Wilmore Free Methodist Church
Price: Pay at the door. Cash only
Contact for Reservations: Joe Crouse, crouse210@gmail.com
2 – 3:30 p.m. Gathering and Fellowship Time
Location: Student Center Deck
Price: Free of charge
2:30 – 4 p.m. Alumni Choir Rehearsal
Location: TBD
3 – 5 p.m. Open Houses
Please join us for informal tours at the Admissions Office, Archives, the Equine Center, the Miller Center, the Luce Center, and the Joe Pitts Center for Public Policy. Admissions will offer campus tours from 3 – 4 p.m.
5 p.m President’s Dinner (by invitation only)
5:30 – 6:30 p.m. Friends & Fun Dinner
This family-friendly meal will have both indoor and outdoor seating available. Casual attire is appropriate. Catered by Smokin’ Jax
Location: Miller Center, Ground Floor
Price: $15 adult, $8 ages 12 & under. Registration required.
7 – 10 p.m. Youth Programming available for pre-school through high school students. Registration required. View schedules.
7:30 p.m. He is Faithful: A Celebration & Concert with VERITAS
Please join us as we recognize and celebrate the faith-filled leadership of Dr. Sandra C. Gray, retiring president of Asbury University
Location: Hughes Auditorium
9 p.m. It’s a Celebration! Dessert Reception
Location:
Miller Center, Ground Floor
Price:
Free of charge
10:15 p.m. Fireworks
Location:
Miller Center, outside
Midnight Residence Halls are Locked
Please call the Switchboard for assistance, (859) 858-3511, x0.

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Sunday, June 23, 2019

7:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. Check out of the Residence Halls
Please return all keys to the Switchboard, located in the Administration Building or to the lobby in either Glide-Crawford or Johnson Residence Halls.
7:30 – 9 a.m. Cafeteria Open
Price: $6 adult, $3 ages 6-12, free ages 5 & under
8 a.m. Alumni Choir Rehearsal Warm-Up
Location: Hughes Auditorium
8:45 – 11:45 a.m. Children’s Worship Experience available for pre-school through elementary students.
Location:
Pre-school in Glide-Crawford Commons; Elementary in Student Center
  Worship Experience in Hughes Auditorium
9 a.m. Music Concert with the Asbury University Alumni Choir
10 a.m. Memorial Observance
Music Provided by:
Valerie Hunt ’80
10:30 a.m. He is Faithful: Worship Service
Speaker: Dr. Mike Powers ’74, Director of Discipleship, Francis Asbury Society
Location: Hughes Auditorium
Noon – 1 p.m. Cafeteria Open
Price: $7.50 adult, $3.75 ages 6-12, free ages 5 & under
1 p.m. Residence Halls Close
Please return all keys to the Switchboard, located in the Administration Building or to the lobby in either Glide-Crawford or Johnson Residence Halls.

Because of preparations for events immediately following Reunion, we ask that you please remove all items from the Residence Halls by 1 p.m. on Sunday.

*Additional programming and class gatherings may be added. This schedule may change.

For questions, please call the Alumni Office at (859) 858-3511 x2534, or e-mail reunion@asbury.edu.

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