The Canisius College class of 1963 will celebrate its
50th Reunion with a weekend of events
May 17-19, 2013
Yes, it's true... 2013 marks the 50th reunion of your graduation from Canisius College!
In honor of this momentous occasion, Canisius is hosting a weekend full of events planned exclusively for members of the class of 1963 and their guests. To have your name added to the guest list, contact Anna Jones at firstname.lastname@example.org or (716) 888-2700.
Friday, May 17
Canisius College • Science Hall • Stranczak Commons
1901 Main Street • Buffalo, NY
5:00 pm • Campus Tours (optional)
6:00-10:00 pm • Social
$40 per person includes open bar, dinner buffet of Buffalo favorites
and a keepsake DVD
Come back to campus and see firsthand the exciting developments that have taken place. A guided campus tour will leave Science Hall at 5:00 pm and return in time for you to mingle with your classmates and their guests at a reunion social. Dress for the evening is casual.
Saturday, May 18
147th Undergraduate Commencement
University at Buffalo • Alumni Arena • Flint Road near Maple Road • Amherst, NY
8:30-9:00 am • Registration and robing for Jubilarians
9:30 am • Procession begins
10:00 am-12:00 pm • Commencement Ceremony
The Class of 1963 is invited to lead the Class of 2013 in the academic procession at the 147th Undergraduate Commencement Ceremony. A class photo will be taken with Canisius College President John J. Hurley at 9:15 am. Dress for the morning is business attire.
Reunion Dinner Dance
Canisius College • Montante Cultural Center • 2001 Main Street • Buffalo, NY
6:00 pm • Cocktails
7:00 pm • Dinner and Dancing
$65 per person includes open bar, hors d’oeuvres and sit-down dinner
You and your guest are invited to attend an elegant evening of dinner and dancing. Entertainment will be provided by disc jockey Dave Michaels. Dress for the evening is business/cocktail attire.
Sunday, May 19
Golden Plus Mass and Brunch
Canisius College • Christ the King Chapel • 2001 Main Street • Buffalo, NY
10:30 am • Mass ~ Brunch will immediately follow Mass in the Richard E. Winter ’42 Student Center
Rev. Michael F. Tunney, S.J., Director of Mission & Identity, will be the Main Celebrant at Mass. Deacon John Ruh ’63 and Rev. Mark Wolski ’63 will concelebrate.
The Golden Plus Mass and Brunch is an annual tradition where alumni and widows of alumni welcome the 50-year reunion class into their ranks and remember classmates who have passed away. To commemorate this occasion, members of the Class of 1963 will be presented with keepsake certificates.
Hotel and Transportation Information
The Ramada Hotel and Conference Center (Located near the University at Buffalo Amherst Campus)
2402 North Forest Road • Getzville, NY 14068 • 716-636-7500
Dick DiVita ’55, chairman and CEO of the Ramada Hotel and Conference Center, has extended a special rate of $69 per night to members of the Class of 1963 and their guests. To receive this special rate, ask to make a reservation under the Canisius College room block. Rooms will be released May 3, 2013. Rate includes a continental breakfast and shuttle service to and from the airport and Canisius College based on availability.
Prior to reunion weekend, The Alumni Office will send confirmation of your reservations along with a detailed itinerary, directions to events and maps of UB and Canisius campuses.