Reunion is about reconnecting.

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April 14-16, 2023

Save the date and register for Stephens Alumnae Weekend (Reunion) in Columbia, MO and gather with your alumnae friends and Stephens community! Registration is now open!

Register Here!

Current Registrants

Karen TIndel Wiggins '68

Joann Lyman '68

Donna Zimmer '68

David Zimmer

Amy Zimmer

M. Anne Murphy '78

Cecilia Hitzmann Lynch '83

Deidre DeJong Kroll '87

Teresa Smith '91

Jeneva Pace '93

Silissa Uriarte-Smith '98

Hannah Sette '13, '15

Alissa Taylor '19

Calla Marsh '20

Issa Buck '21

Precious Clark '21

Courtney Elliott '21

 

We have reserved room blocks at special rates at many Columbia hotels just for you. 

Hotel Price per Night Phone Hotel Website Group Code/Link
Marriott Courtyard $119 (573) 443-8000 www.marriott.com  
Drury Plaza (East) $109 (800) 436-1175 www.druryhotels.com
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Stoney Creek Hotels $85 (573) 442-6400 www.StoneyCreekHotels.com  
The Broadway (often fills early) $159 (573) 875-7000 www.thebroadwaycolumbia.com  
Hilton Garden Inn $135 (573) 814-5464 http://www.hiltongardeninn3.hilton.com/  
The Tiger Hotel $159 (573) 875-8888 https://www.thetigerhotel.com/  
Holiday Inn East $119  (573) 303-0056 x140 www.ihg.com  
Hampton Inn & Suites (College & Stadium) $119 (573) 214-2222 www.hilton.com  

 

Please note: MO-X, a local shuttle service from Columbia to nearby airports, no longer has a shuttle service to/from Kansas City International Airport (MCI). MO-X does have shuttle services to and from the St. Louis Lambert International Airport (STL).

 

 Schedule

Thursday, April 13

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

All Day | Various Locations

Revisit your favorite subjects by sitting in on an open class. A list of courses will be available at registration and online.

Open Time – Evening

Gather your friends for an evening at Logboat or catch a show at Ragtag!

Friday, April 14

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

8-11:30 a.m. | Various Locations

Revisit your favorite subjects by sitting in on an open class. A list of courses will be available at Registration and online.

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

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 2023

12:00 p.m.-12:15 p.m. | Traditions Day Event

Welcome the Class of 2023 as alumnae sisters during the Crossing the Bridge Ceremony. Line the bridge over College Avenue into Stamper Commons for the All-Campus Picnic!

Susie’s

Open 11-2 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. | Stamper Commons

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

Dr. Alan Havig Archives Open

1-3 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.

Conferral of Alumnae Achievement Award and Service Award

2-2:45 p.m. | Firestone Baars Chapel 

Celebrate the recipients of the Alumnae Service Award and Jean Clinton Roeschlaub ’44 Alumnae Achievement Award. 

Honors Convocation 

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

Celebrate the successes of our student and faculty award recipients!

Academic Reception

5-7 p.m. | Macy Lounge, Kimball Ballroom

Enjoy appetizers and visit with current and former faculty. Cash bar. 

Open opportunity for a private gathering among classmates and friends

7 p.m. | Arranged privately, off campus

TBD

Enjoy our Conservatory for the Performing Arts student rehearsal for their next show, or evening on your own.

Saturday, April 15

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. | Kimball Ballroom, LRW 

Enjoy breakfast and an update on the current state of the College from President Dianne Lynch. Class photos to follow! 

Lunch on your own - Downtown
Susie’s

Open 11-2p.m. | Stamper Commons

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

Dr. Alan Havig Archives Open

1-3 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.

Equestrian Open House and Program

1-2 p.m. | Stephens Stables, Shuttles available from LRW begin at 12:30 and return by 2:30.

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

Traditional Tea

2:45-3:45 p.m. | Senior Hall

Fashion Event

4 p.m. | Windsor Auditorium

Come see the 78th anniversary of the always-popular student-led Fashion Show.

All-Classes Happy Hour and Buffet Dinner

5:30-7:15 p.m. | Senior Hall

Join an all-alumnae reception and buffet! Cash bar.

Open opportunity for a private gathering among classmates and friends

7 p.m. | Arranged privately, off campus

TBD

Enjoy our Conservatory for the Performing Arts student rehearsal for their next show, or evening on your own.

Sunday, April 16

Continental Breakfast

8 a.m.-11 p.m. | Oberdorfer Alumnae Welcome Center, Lela Raney Wood Hall, Room 317

Enjoy a light continental breakfast and good conversation, look at yearbooks, relax and plan your next get-together with Stephens friends.

 

Current Registrants

The full list of Registrants will be published here!

 

Reunion 2023 Class Volunteers

Name

Email

Location

 

 

 

     
Doris Painter Littrell '58

[email protected]

Columbia, MO
Donna Ensign Marshall '58

[email protected]

New York, NY
Carolyn Jacob Crawford '63

[email protected]

Springfield, MO
Allen Hull Hermann '63

[email protected]

Portland, OR
Karen Tindel Wiggins '68

[email protected]

Richardson, TX
Judi Strain Vanet '73

[email protected]

Overland Park, KS
Anita Parran '73

[email protected]

Kansas City, MO
Dr. Sharran Parkinson '78

[email protected]

Lubbock, TX
M. Anne Murphy '78

[email protected]

Houston, TX
Cecilia Hitzmann Lynch '83

[email protected]

Lakeway, TX
Juliette Klang Benkendorf '83

[email protected]

St. Charles, MO
Holly Cooper Olson '93

[email protected]

Carmichael, CA
Silissa Uriarte-Smith '98

[email protected]

Long Beach, CA
Callie Pigg Antonelli '98

[email protected]

Edmond, OK
Aimee Davenport '98

[email protected]

Columbia, MO
Beth Pembrey '03

[email protected]

Columbia, IL
Jennifer Flaks '03

[email protected]

Scottsdale, AZ
Mandy Trainer '03

[email protected]

Derby, KS
Sarah Gaston Carroll '03

[email protected]

Columbia, MO
Maddie Marshall Jeffrey '08

[email protected]

 

Palm Beach Gardens, FL
Samantha Mazzara Wootton '08

[email protected]

Santa Rosa, CA
Lindsey Weber '08

[email protected]

 

St. Louis, MO

 

 

A message from the College

We are excited to see you in 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 [email protected] Stephens College, 1200 E. Broadway, Box 2035, Columbia, MO 65215 Alumnae Relations

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