Annual Memorial Mass, Main Chapel
Alumni Association President Patricia Cholewinski Nicholson '70, followed by Fran Vorsky '05 and celebrant Rev. Rick Malloy, S.J.
Anne Brannan Teufel '60 delivering the First Reading
Kate McGinley, D.O. '00 and Angela Jones Willie '00 carry the Gifts.
Dolores Dezii Kreal '60 serves as Cantor.
Annual Cocktail Reception immediately following the Memorial Mass: East Parlor, Redmond Room, Rotunda
Sister Carol Jean Vale greets Ryan Ireland '05, the first of two men to graduate from the full-time traditional undergraduate program. Ryan transferred to CHC the first year of its coed enrollment. The first full traditional coed undergraduate class will reunion in 2012.
Class of 1970 roomies reunited --- (l-r) Deirdre Bacon Ruckman, Judith Paul, Patricia Canning (Director of Alumni Relations), Betsy Flynn Hollo, Donna Plamondon Scully, and Patricia Richmond
Former College president Sister Matthew Anita MacDonald '60 joins College president Sister Carol Jean Vale in greeting
Mary Liz Gallagher Wattis '60
63rd Annual Reunion Luncheon attracted more than 260 celebrants --- 23% of those eligible to attend, up from 20% of the "0" and "5" classes five years ago. The hand fan displaying the "Turris Eburnea" ("ivory tower") stained glass panel in the Rotunda skylight is a welcome gift, although Sorgenti Arena is air conditioned!
Traditional Roll Call of Classes
The Class of 1960, the largest in attendance with 60, lets everyone know it's their 50th!
The Class of '70 with the second largest in attendance at 41. Would anyone believe it 40 years ago? Way to go!
Class of 1940 attending Reunion Luncheon: (seated l--r) ) Mary Katherine Schubert Denny; Lee Bailey MacMurtrie (standing, l-r): Regina Maria Brimmer, SSJ; Patricia Kilmartin.
Saving the best for last --- Roll Call of Classes concludes with the 70th reunion class of 1940
Sister Carol Jean Vale greets two of the most senior reunion celebrants in attendance --- Regina Maria Brimmer, SSJ and Mary Katherine Schubert Denny --- from the Class of 1940, celebrating their 70th!
The tradition of the College president's remarks took a different turn this year in both content
and presentation. Many alumnae appreciated the depth of information and the use of audio, video, and animated slides.
Class of 2005 before moving into the Milestones Reception and following a tour of the second and third floors of The Mansion at SugarLoaf Hill with College president Sister Carol Jean Vale.
Carol Cheleden Alcorn '60 on harp and Dolores Dezii Kreal '60 entertain the 5th, 25th, and 50th reunion classes at the Milestones Reception in The Mansion at SugarLoaf Hill.
The lush, rolling hills outside the large picture window offer a stunning backdrop to these 50th reunion revelers.
Back to main campus for the Luau on the Hill.
It's a family-welcoming Luau on the Hill.
Post-Luau: "Starring You" evening festivities, complete with alumnae art, creativity, and more --- paintings, books, illustrations, and even signature perfume --- along with caricatures-on-the-go and the smooth, lush sounds of Minas jazz ensemble.
Brazilian Jazz ensemble Minas providing the perfect sounds in the Social Room for "Starring You" reception.
Volunteers Kathleen Quigley Grimm '88 (co-captain) and Michelle Schlindwein Pulcinella '91 enjoying the creativity of CHC alumnae --- signature perfumes and novels.
We couldn't do it without them --- our Student Team. (l-r) Christina Walsh '12, Devon Weaver '11,
Alex Sonke '12, Kathryn Tohanczyn '12, Anna St. Hilaire '12. Missing from photo: Colleen Tozer '10
Simply THE best! Volunteers Michelle Schlindwein Pulcinella '91 and Jessica Masso Keenan '91, who direct "foot traffic" during the
schedule-challenging Class Pictures portion of the Reunion Cocktail Reception. They're supported by a team of class sign-holders who keep everyone on time and ready to pose on the Rotunda steps!
Volunteers co-captain Kathy Shea Pie' '87 (l) joins sister-in-law Elena Pie' Adkins '90 and Mary Elizabeth Jackson Raniszewski '90. Volunteers
co-captain Kathleen Quigley Grimm '88 missing from photo.
Loads of reunion volunteers! Enjoying a festive Saturday night "Starring You!" event in the Social Room.