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Alumni Reunion

 May 15 - 17, 2015

Come celebrate with us and relive your veterinary school memories. Join us for events on both veterinary school campuses the weekend of May 15-17, 2015. All alumni and their guests are cordially invited to attend. Alumni with graduation years ending in a “5” or a “0” will celebrate a class reunion. Register today to enjoy the festivities that celebrate YOU – our Penn Veterinary Alumni!

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Penn Vet Alumni Weekend Schedule

  • Penn Veterinary Alumni Weekend Activities

    FRIDAY, May 15, 2015

  • JOIN US IN KENNETT SQUARE…
    New Bolton Center
    382 West Street Road – Kennett Square, PA

    4:00 PM – 7:00 PM   Alumni Weekend Check-in
    Allam House

    3:30 PM – 4:30 PM    Alumni Tours of New Bolton Center
    Tours start in Alumni Hall
    Pre-registration is required. Includes guided foot-tour of selected locations on New Bolton Center’s campus.  Some areas restricted for bio-security. Unguided tours are prohibited. Please arrive 15 minutes in advance for a prompt 3:30 PM start and wear close-toed shoes.

    Parking for Tours: Enter NBC grounds and bear LEFT. Tour begins at Alumni Hall.

    5:00 PM – 7:00 PM    Dean’s Welcome Reception & Reunion Celebration
    Allam House
    Join Joan C. Hendricks, V’79, the Gilbert S. Kahn Dean of Veterinary Medicine, for a welcome reception to celebrate Alumni Weekend at the beautiful Allam House. Commemorative Class Photos, music, food & open bar, keepsake reunion glasses for all attendees.

    Parking for Reception: Enter NBC grounds, bear LEFT and follow signage.

    Beginning 7:00 PM   Reunion Dinners

    Red & Blue Veterinary Jubilee Dinner Dance
    Alumni from the classes of 1940 through 1965 are invited to join us to celebrate and honor those celebrating their 50th, 55th, 60th, 65th, 70th, and 75th reunions! (please be sure to submit your song requests on the registration form) This dinner will be conveniently hosted in Alumni Hall at New Bolton Center, featuring dinner, dancing, a memory slide show, photo displays, yearbooks, photos, and much more.

    Individual class reunion dinners for ’5 & ’0 milestone classes  – Celebrate with your classmates!  Reconnect with classmates and relive veterinary school memories.  Class dinners will be held at local restaurants in Kennett Square on Friday or in Philadelphia on Saturday. (watch for electronic or mail communication from your reunion coordinator.)

    SATURDAY, May 16, 2015

    New Bolton Center
    382 West Street Road – Kennett Square, PA

    12:00 PM – 4:00PM
    Alumni Weekend Spring Picnic – FUN FOR ALL AGES!
    Join us under the tent and on the New Bolton Center grounds for a wonderful spring celebration with classmates and fellow alumni featuring campus and facility tours, delicious food, music, educational displays & discussions, campus updates, hayrides, photo booth, personalized luggage tag making, and so much more!

  • SUNDAY, May 17, 2015

    COME “HOME” TO PHILADELPHIA...
    Vet School Philadelphia Campus
    3900 Spruce Street

    10:00 AM – 12:00PM
    Behind the Scenes Tour of Ryan Hospital & Philadelphia Campus Facilities
    Tours begin in Hill Lobby and depart every 15 minutes.  Come relive your memories of the small animal hospital and the Philadelphia campus. Tours will include the newly renovated Ryan Hospital Lobby! You will also be invited to share your memories with us at the video booth. Coffee, tea and refreshments will be provided.

    Parking: Parking is available at the 40th/Walnut Street garage (Garage
    #40) and 38th/Walnut Street garage (Garage #30). Fee payable to parking
    attendant.

Hotels

  • Philadelphia Marriott Downtown

    1201 Market Street ·  Philadelphia, PA 19107
    215-625-2900, toll free at 1-888-236-2427 or Visit reservation site: Marriott Downtown .

    Courtyard Philadelphia Downtown
    21 N Juniper Street · Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19107
    Call to make reservations: 800-321-2211

    Sonesta Hotel Philadelphia

    1800 Market Street; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19103
    SONESTA.COM
    1-800-SONESTA

    To find additional hotels in the city, visit www.gophila.com, www.pcvb.org, or Penn's travel portal at www.campustravel.com/university/penn.

    KENNETT SQUARE AREA HOTELS

    Fairfield Inn & Suites Kennett Square
    Brandywine Valley
    719 E Baltimore Pike, Kennett Square, PA
    (610) 444-8995
    marriott.com

    Hampton Inn & Suites
    40 State Farm Drive
    Glen Mills, PA 19342
    (610) 358-9540

    Hilton Garden Inn Kennett Square
    815 E Baltimore Pike, Kennett Square, PA
    (610) 444-9100
    hiltongardeninn3.hilton.com

    Holiday Inn Express
    1110 Baltimore Pike
    Glen Mills, PA 19342
    (610) 358-1700

    Inn at Mendenhall
    323 Route 52 (Kennett Pike)
    Mendenhall, PA 19357
    (610) 388-2100

    Best Western Concordville Hotel
    Route 322 & Route 1
    Concordville, PA 19331
    (610) 358-9400

    Homewood Suites by Hilton - University City
    4109 Walnut Street
    Philadelphia, PA 19104
    (215) 382-1111
    www.HomewoodUnivCity.com

Class of 1945 - 70th Reunion

  • Class of 1945 - we look forward to hosting you for your 70th Veterinary School Reunion!  The School will be hosting a special reunion dinner just for you:

    Friday, May 15 - Beginning 7:00 PM 

    Red & Blue Veterinary Jubilee Dinner Dance
    Alumni from the classes of 1940 through 1965 are invited to join us to celebrate and honor those celebrating their 50th, 55th, 60th, 65th, 70th, and 75th reunions! (please be sure to submit your song requests on the registration form) This dinner will be conveniently hosted in Alumni Hall at New Bolton Center, featuring dinner, dancing, a memory slide show, photo displays, yearbooks, photos, and much more.

    ​QUESTIONS?  Please contact us any time with questions:  215-898-1481 or kmcmul@vet.upenn.edu.

Class of 1950 - 65th Reunion

  • Class of 1950 - we look forward to hosting you for your 65th Veterinary School Reunion!  The School will be hosting a special reunion dinner just for you:

    Friday, May 15 - Beginning 7:00 PM   

    Red & Blue Veterinary Jubilee Dinner Dance
    Alumni from the classes of 1940 through 1965 are invited to join us to celebrate and honor those celebrating their 50th, 55th, 60th, 65th, 70th, and 75th reunions! (please be sure to submit your song requests on the registration form) This dinner will be conveniently hosted in Alumni Hall at New Bolton Center, featuring dinner, dancing, a memory slide show, photo displays, yearbooks, photos, and much more.

    ​QUESTIONS?  Please contact us any time with questions:  215-898-1481 or kmcmul@vet.upenn.edu.

Class of 1955 - 60th Reunion

  • Class of 1955 - we look forward to hosting you for your 60th Veterinary School Reunion!  The School will be hosting a special reunion dinner just for you:

    Friday, May 15, 7:00pm

    Red & Blue Veterinary Jubilee Dinner Dance
    Alumni from the classes of 1940 through 1965 are invited to join us to celebrate and honor those celebrating their 50th, 55th, 60th, 65th, 70th, and 75th reunions! (please be sure to submit your song requests on the registration form) This dinner will be conveniently hosted in Alumni Hall at New Bolton Center, featuring dinner, dancing, a memory slide show, photo displays, yearbooks, photos, and much more.

    ​QUESTIONS?  Please contact us any time with questions:  215-898-1481 or kmcmul@vet.upenn.edu.

Class of 1960 - 55th Reunion

  • Class of 1959 - we look forward to hosting you for your 55th Veterinary School Reunion!  The School will be hosting a special reunion dinner just for you:

    Friday, May 15: Beginning 7:00 PM 

    Red & Blue Veterinary Jubilee Dinner Dance
    Alumni from the classes of 1940 through 1965 are invited to join us to celebrate and honor those celebrating their 50th, 55th, 60th, 65th, 70th, and 75th reunions! (please be sure to submit your song requests on the registration form) This dinner will be conveniently hosted in Alumni Hall at New Bolton Center, featuring dinner, dancing, a memory slide show, photo displays, yearbooks, photos, and much more.

    ​QUESTIONS?  Please contact us any time with questions:  215-898-1481 or kmcmul@vet.upenn.edu.

Class of 1965 - 50th Reunion

  • HAPPY 50th REUNION!
  • Class of 1965 - we look forward to hosting you for your 50th Veterinary School Reunion!  The School will be hosting a special reunion dinner just for you:

    Friday, May 15: Beginning 7:00 PM   

    Red & Blue Veterinary Jubilee Dinner Dance
    Alumni from the classes of 1940 through 1965 are invited to join us to celebrate and honor those celebrating their 50th, 55th, 60th, 65th, 70th, and 75th reunions! (please be sure to submit your song requests on the registration form) This dinner will be conveniently hosted in Alumni Hall at New Bolton Center, featuring dinner, dancing, a memory slide show, photo displays, yearbooks, photos, and much more.

    ​QUESTIONS?  Please contact us any time with questions:  215-898-1481 or kmcmul@vet.upenn.edu.

Class of 1970 - 45th Reunion

    • Class of '70!  We look forward to seeing you for your 45th Veterinary School reunion. 

      Willing to help?  We are currently recruiting members for the 45th Reunion Planning Committee.  Join us to help plan the fun!  Contact Alumni Director Kristen McMullen at kmmcul@vet.upenn.edu or call her at 215-898-1481.

Class of 1975 - 40th Reunion

  • Class of 1975 Reunion Dinner:  Friday, May 15, 7pm, Concordville Inn (780 Baltimore Pike, Glen Mills, PA 19342)

  • Dear Class of 1975,
    It is hard to believe that 40 years has past since graduation. We have all gone our separate ways and had an amazing time living our dream. Lets get together and share our life experiences at our reunion May 15-17, 2015.

    Please plan on joining the celebration at New Bolton Center on Friday and Saturday continuing in the city on Sunday.

    Please call your classmate friends both current and from long ago. We hope to plan a dinner on Friday night after the Dean’s reception.

    The reunion will not be the same without you. Let me know if you can attend,

    Larry Gerson VMD
    breeze6742@aol.com
    Member of the Dean's Alumni Council

Class of 1980 - 35th Reunion

  • Class of '80!  We look forward to seeing you for your 35th Veterinary School reunion. 
    Your Reunion contacts:  Margaret F. Yeaw, VMD  (hohokusVMD@aol.com) and Chris Buchata, VMD (cbukata@comcast.net)
  • Join the Class of 1980 Facebook page!

Class of 1985 - 30th Reunion

  • Dear Class of 1985,

    It is hard to believe that it has been 30 years since we graduated from veterinary school. The time has gone by so fast and it makes us realize just how short life is.

    We are in the process of setting up events to coincide with the Alumni Weekend, which is May 15 and 16. So save the dates and plan to attend our 30 year reunion. Look for more information in the near future. We are also in the process of setting up a Class of 1985 Facebook page so everyone can reconnect and hopefully plan to attend our 30 year reunion festivities.

    We will be communicating class reunion information via email so if you are receiving this letter it means we do not have an email address for you! Please send your email to Kristen so we can keep you up-to-date on the events and plans! Send email to kmcmul@vet.upenn.edu

    Take care,

    Randy and George (rj.rieder@verizon.net)

Class of 1990 - 25th Reunion

  • Class of '90!  We look forward to seeing you for your 25th Veterinary School reunion. 
    Willing to help?  We are currently recruiting members for the 25th Reunion Planning Committee.  Join us to help plan the fun!  Contact Alumni Director Kristen McMullen at kmcmul@vet.upenn.edu or call her at 215-898-1481.

Class of 1995 - 20th Reunion

  • Class of '95!  We look forward to seeing you for your 20th Veterinary School reunion. 
    Willing to help?  We are currently recruiting members for the 20th Reunion Planning Committee.  Join us to help plan the fun!  Contact Alumni Director Kristen McMullen at kmmcul@vet.upenn.edu or call her at 215-898-1481.

Class of 2000 - 15th Reunion

  • Class of '00!  We look forward to seeing you for your 15th Veterinary School reunion. 
    Willing to help?  Please contact class agent Jake R. Werner, V.M.D. at jrw140@psu.edu

Class of 2005 - 10th Reunion

  • Hi V'05ers,
        It is hard to believe that it has been ten years since we have all been together.  Hopefully some of us can get together again soon at the Penn Reunion.
        We have made reservations for our class to have an informal dinner and drinks at the Tavern at the Farmhouse Restaurant, 514 McCue Rd, Avondale, PA. (Near New Bolton Center) at 7:30 pm on Friday, May 15, 2015. This was scheduled to conveniently follow the Dean's Reunion Reception at the Allam House at New Bolton from 5:00 - 7:00pm on that day.
        Please let me know if you will be able to attend ( jomvmd@yahoo.com or 917-881-7388) so I can adjust the reservation appropriately.  
        We also plan to organize a larger class event with more advance notice in the fall. If you can't make it to this event don't despair, you will have another opportunity to see your classmates soon.
         A Facebook page has been created for the 2005 class, thank you Janine and Kristen McMullen from the Alumni office. Please follow and "like" the Class of 2005 Facebook page!
        If you know of anyone in our class that didn't get this email, please forward it to them and send me their email address. We are still missing a few classmates.  We look forward to seeing you soon!
    Janee and Janine

Frequently Asked Questions


Can I register for Alumni Weekend online?

  • Yes, we have simple and secure online registration.

I would like to help plan my reunion, what should I do?

  • To help plan your reunion, please contact Kristen McMullen, Director of Alumni Relations, kmcmul@vet.upenn.edu or (215) 898-1481.  We have a Reunion Planning Kit that will provide useful information.

How can I get in touch with classmates prior to the reunion?

  • To contact classmates prior to your reunion, please use the link at the top of this page under "Alumni Weekend Tools".  All alumni have access to Quakernet which will allow you to search for alumni by names, class year, geographic regions and more.

I am also a Penn undergrad alum.  Can I sign up for Alumni Weekend activities through the Penn Alumni Association?

  • All Penn Veterinary alumni are more than welcome to register for Penn's Alumni Weekend.  Simply visit the Penn Alumni Association website for complete details on their activities.

I have some fun photographs from our veterinary school days. Can you use those?

  • We would love photos! Ideally if you can scan and send them electronically that would work the best. Email them to kmcmul@vet.upenn.edu.
  • You are also welcome to send us the photos to be scanned and we can send them back to you:
  • Attn. Kristen McMullen, Penn Veterinary Alumni Office, 3800 Spruce Street, Suite 172E, Philadelphia, PA 19104.

Can I bring guests?

  • Yes, all alumni events are open to you and your guests.