Submitted by Gordon E. Sands on Friday, 6/6/2014, at 1:52 PM

Final Call! Reunion is just 3 weeks away, and there’s still time to register -- but do it now! There’s been sooo much interest in Reunion this year, the College may run out of on-campus housing as early as this Friday, May 9th -- if you want to stay on campus, register and reserve your housing this week. You can still register to attend Reunion after this date, but you may need to stay off-campus -- lots of hotels and inns have availability -- check out the list of accommodations at, or call Alumni and Parent Programs at (413) 542–2313.

We’ve got a great reunion on tap, with must-see programs from our class, including great food (gourmet Banquet Saturday night, Barbecue Friday night, and come-as-you-are Pizza Thursday night), great drink (favorite wines for the Banquet, and a fun Beer Tasting - and - Trivia Contest Friday afternoon), Conversations with Faculty on Friday evening, a film screening from our classmate Rich Ledes on Friday night, analysis of the Syrian crisis by our own Win Dayton, and a talk on the science behind Happiness by Amherst Professor Catherine Sanderson.

Our events are noted on the attached Class of ‘79 Program Schedule; the full Reunion schedule is online at

And if that weren’t enough, there’s plenty of opportunity to hang out with family and classmates -- we have 51 registered alumni already (and maybe more still registering) -- the list is attached.

If you have any questions, you can call Alumni and Parent Programs, or contact Reunion co-chairs Jeff or Gordie.

So finalize your plans and get your registration in! We’ll see you in Amherst in just a few weeks!

- Gordie Sands 781-467-9657

- Jeff Birnbaum 917-387-1813 `