Reunion is about reconnecting.

Reunion 2022: April 7-10

Save the date for Stephens 2022 Reunion in Columbia, MO and gather with your alumnae friends and Stephens community! Watch this space for upcoming information regarding registration and schedule. We have reserved room blocks at special rates at many Columbia hotels just for you. Reunion rates are guaranteed until March 1, 2022 or until blocks are filled.

Hotel Price per Night Phone Hotel Website Group Code/Link
Marriott Courtyard $104 (573) 443-8000 www.marriott.com  
Drury Plaza (East) $109 (800) 436-1175 www.druryhotels.com 2437426
Stoney Creek Hotels $85 (573)442-6400 www.StoneyCreekHotels.com  
The Broadway $159 (573) 875-7000 www.thebroadwaycolumbia.com  
Hilton Garden Inn $122 (573) 814-5464   SCA
The Tiger Hotel $159 (573) 875-8888    
Holiday Inn East $119 (573) 474-4444 www.ihg.com ALM
Hampton Inn & Suites (College & Stadium) $119 (573) 214-2222 www.hilton.com https://www.hilton.com/en/book/reservation/rooms/?ctyhocn=COUUMHX&arrivalDate=2022-04-07&departureDate=2022-04-10&room1NumAdults=1&cid=OM%2CWW%2CHILTONLINK%2CEN%2CDirectLink

 

Schedule

*Indicates Hybrid Event - Live and Streamed and/or Recorded

Thursday, April 7

*Research Conference hosted by the Stephens College School of Health Sciences

More information will be announced at a later date.

 

Registration and 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 Theater

Stay tuned for information about a potential student performance or rehearsal.

 

Friday, April 8

Registration and 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.

 

*Campus 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

President Dianne Lynch will kick off Reunion with welcome remarks, then campus participants will depart for a tour of campus, while online participants explore virtually. If you need accommodations, we ask you to alert us in advance so we can chart a wonderful tour for you. 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.

 

Crossing the Bridge Ceremony, Class of 2022

11:45 a.m.-12:15 p.m.

Welcome the Class of 2022 as alumnae sisters during the Crossing the Bridge Ceremony. Line the bridge over College Avenue and the sidewalk to The Historic Quad.

 

Susie’s

Open 12-3 p.m. | Stamper Commons

Stop by the campus store to pick up some new alumnae wear and Stephens gear.

 

All-Campus/Reunion Picnic Lunch

12:15-1:15 p.m. | The Historic Quad (Rain plan: Stamper Commons)

By popular request, join the entire campus and mingle with students, faculty, staff, former faculty, and senior leadership at an informal but delicious picnic lunch. A great opportunity to relax and visit!

 

Dr. Alan Havig Archives Open

1-4 p.m. | Hugh Stephens Library

Browse the archives at your leisure. Dedicated to the late Dr. Alan Havig, the collection is conveniently located in the lower level of the library.

 

*Honors Convocation and Conferral of Alumnae Achievement Award and Service Award

3-5 p.m. | Kimball Ballroom of Lela Raney Wood Hall

Celebrate the successes of our senior award winners and recipients of the Alumnae Service Award and Jean Clinton Roeschlaub ’44 Alumnae Achievement Award. 

 

Academic Happy Hour

5-7 p.m. | Start at Sampson Hall

We will showcase our academic areas, starting with cocktails at the School of Health Sciences in Sampson Hall, and progress around campus where appetizers and sweet treats await. Cash bar.

 

9 to 5 (Musical)

7:30 p.m. | Macklanburg Theater

Enjoy opening night of the Conservatory for the Performing Arts.

 

Saturday, April 10

5K Walk/Run

7:30-8:30 a.m. | Start at Stephens Lake Park and head toward campus

Begin your day exercising in the quiet of nature and enjoy great conversations with your friends.

 

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.

 

*Breakfast Buffet and President’s State of the College Address

9-11 a.m. | Recital Room, Senior Hall

Enjoy breakfast and an update on the current state of the College from President Dianne Lynch.

 

Lunch on your own

Stamper Commons or Downtown

 

Equestrian Open House and Program

1-2 p.m. | Stephens Stables

Join us at the main barn in the stables. This is an opportunity to see the exciting happenings in the Equestrian Program. 

 

Fashion Event

2:30-3:30 p.m. | Location TBA

 

All-Classes Happy Hour

5:30 p.m. | Senior Hall

Join an all-alumnae reception for another toast to sharing Stephens for the weekend and a lifetime. Appetizers provided and cash bar.

 

Dinner Buffet

6:30 p.m. | Kimball Ballroom of Lela Raney Wood Hall

Enjoy dinner with your classmates, share your stories, and meet new friends! Cash bar. Or gather privately with your class downtown for celebration and fun.

 

9 to 5 (Musical)

7:30 p.m. | Macklanburg Theater

Enjoy the Conservatory for the Performing Arts student performance.

 

Sunday, April 10

Continental Breakfast

8 a.m.-12 p.m. | Oberdorfer Alumnae Welcome Center, Lela Raney Wood Hall, Room 317

Enjoy a light continental breakfast (or eat in Stamper Commons). Enjoy good conversation, look at yearbooks, relax and plan your next get-together with Stephens friends.

 

A message from the College

We are excited to see you next April! Reunion is such a special time to reconnect with friends. Feel free to contact me at [email protected] or (573) 876-7110.

Lori Ewing, Assistant Director of Engagement

Contact Us

Office of Institutional Advancement

Oberdorfer Alumnae Welcome Center | 317 Lela Raney Wood Hall
(573) 876-7110, Ext. 4110 (573) 876-7165 [email protected] Stephens College, 1200 E. Broadway, Box 2035, Columbia, MO 65215 Alumnae Relations

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