Jubilee Reunions

This year the classes of 1953, 1958, 1963, and 1968 will be celebrating their 50th, 55th, 60th, and 65th Jubilee Reunions Friday, May 18-20, 2018.

May 18-20, 2018

This year the class of '68 will be celebrating their Golden Jubilee 50th Reunion. See below for a detailed schedule of this weekend's events. Registration to come soon.

Friday, May 18, 2018

10:00 AM: ROTC Commissioning Ceremony 
ROTC alumni are invited to attend the 2018 ROTC Commissioning Ceremony where 1968 graduates will be recognized.
If you plan to attend the ceremony, please email alumni@canisius.edu.

5:00 PM: Campus Tours
For those who wish to come back and see the campus, campus tours will be offered.

6:00 – 10:00 PM: Reunion Class Social
A fun-filled evening at The Pan American Grill & Brewery at the Lafayette Hotel. A time to reminisce about your time at Canisius with the rest of the class of 1968 along with faculty/staff from your time as a Griff. Enjoy an open bar and Buffalo favorites (Buffalo style wings, boneless wings, mini roast beef on weck, check and vegetable trays, cheese and pepperoni trays, pizzas, loaded pub fries, celery, carrots and creamy stilton).

$50 per person. Valet parking is available, and a keepsake DVD will be distributed.

Saturday, May 19, 2018

10:00 AM – 11:00 AM: Commencement Ceremony
A class photo will be taken with Canisius President John J. Hurley. The class of 1968 will then be invited to lead the class of 2018 in the academic procession. Please arrive at 9:00 AM for registration and robing.

Regalia must be pre-ordered. Contact the Alumni Office at alumni@canisius.edu or 716.888.2700 if you plan to attend. 

6:00 – 10:00 PM: Reunion Dinner
Join other 1968 alumni and their guests for cocktails and a sit-down dinner, followed by dancing.

$85 per person, includes hors d'oeuvres, open bar and sit-down dinner.

Sunday, May 20, 2018

11:00 AM – 1:00 PM: Golden Plus Mass & Brunch
A reunion celebration for all alumni who graduated prior to 1969. Golden Plus Mass will take place in Christ the King Chapel at 11:00 AM. Brunch will begin at 12:00 PM in the Richard E. Winter '42 Student Center.

Spouses of deceased alumni and their guests are also welcome at the Golden Plus Mass & Brunch. Business Attire. $25 per person, includes buffet and refreshments.


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