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Celebrate Stephens: Alumnae Reunion 

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Registration is open for the next Alumnae Reunion: April 17-18, 2020

Reunion is a time to come home to Stephens and celebrate the legacy, leadership, friendships and traditions that have made Stephens College a place like no other. Come back to campus and reconnect with old friends. No matter how long you’ve been away, you’ll enjoy reminiscing with fellow alumnae and making some new friends, too. (We’ll have special recognition for classes ending in 5 and 0.) 

Register today 

Schedule

Thursday, April 16

Registration & Hospitality Room
9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Oberdorfer Alumnae Welcome Center, Lela Raney Wood Hall, Room 317
Stop by the Welcome Center to pick up your registration materials, relax and visit with classmates. There will be drinks and snacks for you throughout your stay. 

 

Alumnae Back in Class
3-5 p.m.
Various Locations
Revisit your favorite subjects by sitting in on an open class. A list of courses will be available at registration. 

 

Open Time: Evening
Warehouse Theatre
New Works – Stay tuned for information about watching a rehearsal or seeing student performances.

  

Friday, April 17

Registration & Hospitality Room
8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.
Oberdorfer Alumnae Welcome Center, Lela Raney Wood Hall, Room 317
Stop by the Welcome Center to pick up your registration materials, relax and visit with classmates. There will be drinks and snacks for you throughout your stay. 

 

Alumnae Back in Class
9-11:30 a.m.
Various Locations
Revisit your favorite subjects by sitting in on an open class. A list of courses will be available at registration. 

 

Susie’s, Stamper Commons
Stop by the campus store and pick up some new alumnae wear and Stephens gear. 

 

Starkle bulletCampus Walking Tour
9-11:30 a.m.
Tours leave at 9:10 and 10:20 a.m.
Meet in the lobby of Lela Raney Wood Hall
Put on your walking shoes and join us for a tour of campus. If you need accommodations, we ask you to alert us in advance, so we can chart a wonderful tour. Contact us at (573) 876-7110.

 

Firestone Baars Chapel Open
10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Journey Plaza
The Chapel will be open for quiet reflection. 

 

Dr. Alan R. Havig Archives Open
1-4 p.m.
Hugh Stephens Library
Browse the archives at your leisure. Recently moved and dedicated to Dr. Alan Havig, the collection is conveniently located in the lower level of the library. 

 

Starkle bulletCrossing the Bridge
11:45 a.m.-12:15 p.m.
Welcome the Class of 2020 as alumnae sisters during the Crossing the Bridge ceremony. We’ll gather to line the bridge over College Avenue and the sidewalk to The Historic Quadrangle. 

 

Starkle bulletAll-Campus Picnic
12:15-1 p.m.
The Historic Quadrangle (Rain site: Stamper Commons)
By popular request, join the entire campus and mingle with students, faculty, staff, former faculty and senior leadership at an informal, delicious picnic lunch. A great opportunity to relax and visit! 

 

Starkle bulletHonors Convocation and Conferral of Alumnae Achievement Award and Service Award
3-5 p.m.
Kimball Ballroom, Lela Raney Wood Hall
Celebrate and share the successes of Stephens students and faculty who will be recognized for their scholarship and achievement at this annual Stephens College event. We'll present the Alumnae Association Scholarship awards as well as the Alumnae Service Award and Achievement Award. Milestone classes and class giving awards also will be recognized.

 

Historic Costume Gallery Exhibit
3:30-5:30 p.m.
Historic Costume Gallery, mezzanine level, Lela Raney Wood Hall
Exhibit to be announced. 

 

Starkle bullet“Progressive Happy Hour”
5-7 p.m.
Start at Sampson Hall
Enjoy an academic open house hosted by Dr. Leslie Willey ’83, Vice President for Academic Affairs. We will showcase our academic areas, starting with cocktails at the School of Health Sciences in Sampson Hall, and progress to Senior Hall Parlors and Recital Hall, where appetizers and sweet treats await. 

 

Starkle bulletAlumnae-Led Singalong and Open Mic
7-11 p.m.
Historic Senior Hall
It’s your time to shine and share your many talents! This evening is led by you! Enjoy an evening of song, dance, skits, poetry readings — individually, or grab your friends and share the spotlight! 

 

Saturday, April 18

Registration & Hospitality Room
8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.
Oberdorfer Alumnae Welcome Center, Lela Raney Wood Hall, Room 317
Stop by the Welcome Center to pick up your registration materials, relax and visit with classmates. There will be drinks and snacks for you throughout your stay. 

 

Starkle bulletBreakfast Buffet and President’s State of the College Address
9-11 a.m.
Historic Senior Hall Recital Hall
Enjoy breakfast and an update on the current state of the College from President Dianne Lynch. 

 

Grand Rounds
11:15 a.m.-12 p.m.
Sampson Hall
Get enlightened and enjoy an interactive “lecture” on a popular women’s health topic presented by Dean Julia Moffitt.

 

Lunch (on your own) in Stamper Commons or downtown 

 

Equestrian Demonstrations
1-1:45 p.m.
Stephens Equestrian Center
Join us for demonstrations at the main barn in the stables. This is an opportunity to see the exciting happenings in the Equestrian program.   

 

Susie’s, Stamper Commons
Stop by the campus store and pick up some new alumnae wear and Stephens gear. 

 

Historic Costume Gallery Exhibit
12-3 p.m.
Historic Costume Gallery, mezzanine level, Lela Raney Wood Hall
Exhibit to be announced. 

 

The Collections Fashion Show
2-3 p.m.
Windsor Auditorium
The School of Design presents the 76th annual student designer fashion show. Witness the amazing talents of our students who will be influencing the fashions of tomorrow. Tickets are $15.

 

Starkle bulletAll Classes Happy Hour
5:30-7 p.m.
The Vault, Tiger Hotel (downtown)
Join the all-alumnae reception for another toast to sharing Stephens for the weekend and a for a lifetime. Appetizers provided and cash bar. 

 

Starkle bulletClass Parties
7 p.m.
Various partner restaurants – must register for Reunion to attend
Shuttle service from Lela Raney Wood parking lot
With dinner service and cash bars, the College will make arrangements for dinner. Thank you, Class Committees, for bringing everyone together.

 

Sunday, April 19

Starkle bulletContinental Breakfast
8 a.m.-12 p.m.
Oberdorfer Alumnae Welcome Center, Lela Raney Wood Hall, Room 317
Join us for a light continental breakfast (or eat in Stamper Commons). Enjoy good conversations, look at yearbooks, relax together and plan your next get-together with your Stephens friends.

 


Celebrate Stephens: A Look Back 

We had a fabulous time reliving the magic of Stephens during Celebrate Stephens alumnae reunion, which was held April 11-13, 2019. It was a great time of reminiscing with old and new friends alike.

Check out photos from the memorable weekend here

Livestream of 2018 Events

Alumnae Cabaret and Bistro

State of the College Address

 

Celebrate Stephens: Photo Archives 

View photos from Reunion 2018.

View photos from Reunion 2017.

View photos from Reunion 2016.

View photos from Reunion 2015.

View photos from Reunion 2014

Watch a recap of Celebrate Stephens 2015 Reunion Weekend:

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