Reunions

Reunion class events are not restricted to class members. If you are from another class year, feel free to register for one of the class parties listed below.

Introduced during Homecoming 2013, the Reunion Class Awards recognize outstanding reunion class performance.  Join us Friday night at the All Alumni Kick-Off as the Alumni Association presents the Purple Pride award, Solid as a Rock award, and the President's Award to celebrate outstanding reunion class performance in giving and attendance.

For more information about your reunion, contact your Class Agent(s) or members of the Reunion Committee. Find Class Agent email addresses and class Facebook pages, if applicable, on Class Pages.

 

5th ReunionClass of 2009

Class Reunion  ($10/$12)
Saturday 7-9 p.m. 
Hedges Conference Room, Thomas Commons
9 p.m: Meet at Chameleons
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Class agent: Matt Pilger
Reunion Chair: Leslie Behaunek 
Committee: Joey Crowley, Dali Cao, Amber Fricke, Ben Sebers, Audrey Rodriguez-Saunders, Zari Zahra, Rebecca Sullens

10th ReunionClass of 2004

Homecoming Convocation
Saturday, 11 a.m.
Young Alumni Award: Derek Johnson 

Class Reunion ($10/$12)
Saturday 7-9 p.m. 
Home of John Harp,  201 2nd Ave. NW, Mount Vernon

Class agent: Andy Martin and Billie Porter
Committee: Derek Johnson, Brian Kraus

15th ReunionClass of 1999

Informal Class Gathering
Saturday, noon
Meet before the All-Alumni Luncheon Saturday at the Cornell College sign on corner of 1st St. and 5th Ave. 

Class Reunion ($15/$17)
Saturday 7-9 p.m.
Home of RJ Holmes-Leopold, 421 6th Street SW, Mount Vernon

Class agent: Amy Spicer Anneberg
Committee: Shannon Amundson, Angela Cornejo-Kapuler, RJ Holmes-Leopold, Lisa Ravnikar Hudson, Cherie Connell Stolze, Mark Hudson

20th ReunionClass of 1994

Class Reunion ($15/$17)
Saturday, 6:00-8:00 p.m.
Shaw Conference Room, Thomas Commons
8:00 p.m: Meet at C & D Lounge
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Class agent: Kanesha Lee Baynard and Becca Rivers

25th ReunionClass of 1989

Class of '89 Pre-Game Tailgate at Ash Park

Class Reunion ($18/$20)
Saturday, 5:30-9:00 p.m.
Smith Dining Room, Thomas Commons
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Class agent: Shalyn Bridges, MJ Lowe, John Gilliland
Committee: Jill Ashley-Grochowski, Carol Cook, Rob Deakin, Lisa Fielder Schwartzkopf, Martha Huizenga, Beth Knickerbocker, Janene Panfil

30th ReunionClass of 1984

Homecoming Convocation
Saturday, 11 a.m.
Leadership & Service Award: Nick Even

Class Reunion ($28/$30)
Saturday 5:30-9 p.m.
Bass Family Farms
1325 U.S. Hwy 30 (across from Palisades Park)
Mt. Vernon, IA

An evening under the stars at Bass Family Farms. Menu includes pulled pork sandwiches, fresh veggies/dip, snacks, a keg, coffee and dessert. Weather permitting, we will have a bonfire and hay rides in addition to 80s mix tapes playing all night.

* The Reunion Committee has designated the Cedar Rapids Marriott as its recommended hotel for classmates traveling to the Mount Vernon area.

Class agent: Toni Ruppert-Overton
Committee: Lisa Dreyer Ball, Paul Fall, Sarah Fitzgerald, Lida Miller, Sean Minear, Eileen Quigley, Andrea LeVan Wagner, Liz Wood Wesel

40th ReunionClass of 1974

Informal Class Gathering
Friday evening, post-All Alumni Kick-off Dinner
Lincoln Wine Bar, Mount Vernon

Class Reunion (No Charge)
Saturday, 6:00 p.m.
Home of Wendy Buresh, 517 Vernon Drive SE, Cedar Rapids

Farewell Brunch
Sunday, 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
Class Act Restaurant at Kirkwood Hotel, Cedar Rapids
Reservation under "Cornell College"

Class agent: Jerry Gale and Nancy Krause Gale
Committee: Deb Stewart Bowman, Wendy Buresh, Patsy Ophaug, Henry Winokur, John Yeager

45th ReunionClass of 1969

Class Reunion ($18/$20)
Saturday, 5:30 p.m.
Smith Dining Room, Thomas Commons
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Class agent: Elizabeth Hoyer Beeman
Committee: Joe Campanelli, Tim DeLong, Stephen Grummon, Mary Morse, John Schilling, Linda Spies Schilling

50th ReunionClass of 1964

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Class agent: Nancy Kleihauer Adams
Reunion chair: Douglas Michaels
Gift chair: Robert Holmes
Committee: Jeanne Benson, Dee Ann Dahl Crossley, Joe Gauss, Robert Holmes, Janet Danda Hopp, David Knutson, Kathleen Morrissey Layden, W. Lynn McKinney, Janet Thompson Myers, Marilyn Pfaff Norden, Patricia Errington Schnack, Brian Wendt

Golden Alumni Reunion: Classes of 1959, 1954

Golf Outing
Friday, 9 a.m.
Contact Dale Martin at ram-1@mindspring.com if interested

Homecoming Convocation
Saturday, 11 a.m.
Leadership & Service Award: Ralph "Chris" Christoffersen

Class Dinner ($25/$28)
Saturday, 5:30 p.m.
Kernoustie Golf Course, 203 Country Club Dr. SE, Mount Vernon

1959 Farewell Breakfast & memorial service
Sunday, 8:30 a.m.
Waterfall Terrace, Cedar Rapids Marriott
no reservations required

Class agents: Jerry Lewis, Ann Ruby Hemken 
Committee: Frank Jones, Dale Martin, John Platt, Calvin Rice