Reunion is about coming home and reconnecting.

Reunion 2022: April 7-10 -- Archived page!

 
Link to Reunion 2022 Photos Coming Soon!

 

Save the date and register today for Stephens 2022 Reunion in Columbia, MO and gather with your alumnae friends and Stephens community! Register at this link, and check out the fun-filled schedule of events below.

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 information updated 3/17/22.

Hotel Price per Night Phone Hotel Website Group Code/Link
Marriott Courtyard $104 (Price extended to 3/25) (573) 443-8000 www.marriott.com  
Drury Plaza (East) $109 (800) 436-1175 www.druryhotels.com 2437426
Stoney Creek Hotels $85 (Room block until 3/23). Price remains same if rooms are available (573) 442-6400 www.StoneyCreekHotels.com  
The Broadway* $159 (Full) (573) 875-7000 www.thebroadwaycolumbia.com SCR
Hilton Garden Inn $122 (573) 814-5464 http://www.hiltongardeninn3.hilton.com/ SCA
The Tiger Hotel $159 (573) 875-8888 https://www.thetigerhotel.com/  
Holiday Inn East $99 (new low price until 3/31) (573) 303-0056 x140 www.ihg.com ALM
Hampton Inn & Suites (College & Stadium) $119 (price discount expired, call for new rates) (573) 214-2222 www.hilton.com  

 

*The Stephens hotel block at The Broadway is full on April 8 & 9, as well as the entire hotel.  Please reserve rooms at one of the other hotel blocks at this time.

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

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

Thursday, April 7

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 8

Registration and Hospitality Room

8:30 a.m-5 p.m. | Oberdorfer Alumnae Welcome Center, Lela Raney Wood Hall, Room 317

Hospitality Room closed on Friday from 1-2 p.m.

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 2022

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

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 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!

Alumnae Focus Group with Consumer Behavior Students

1-1:20 p.m. | Student Organization Room (next to Susie’s)

Help our Consumer Behavior class develop an alumnae profile! Quick and fun!

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 Happy Hour

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

9 to 5 (Musical)*

7:30 p.m. | Macklanburg Playhouse

Enjoy opening night at the Conservatory for the Performing Arts student performance.

Saturday, April 9

5K Walk/Run

7:30-8:30 a.m. | Meet at LRW Lobby and head towards Stephens Lake.

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. | Kimball Ballroom, LRW (Updated Location!)

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. 

Fashion Event

4 p.m. | Windsor Auditorium

The 78th anniversary of the always-popular student-led Fashion Show is included on the web page for The Collections Fashion Show

All-Classes Happy Hour and "Curtain Call" Buffet Dinner

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

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

9 to 5 (Musical)*

7:30 p.m. | Macklanburg Playhouse

Enjoy our Conservatory for the Performing Arts student performance.

*Tickets for the performance are not included in the Reunion registration price, and may be purchased through the box office at Order online through Eventbrite 

Email ticket requests to be seated with Reunion attendees to [email protected] or call (573) 876-7199.

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 and good conversation, look at yearbooks, relax and plan your next get-together with Stephens friends.

 

Current Registrants

Updated April 4, 2022

Mary Pedroja Morris '54

Jeridean Hafter '57

Sue Wilkowske Kaestner '57 

Arnie Kaestner

Nancy Smith Allen '57

Ann Givens Thomas '61 (Virtual)

Sharon Mitchell Harris '62

Diane Swedberg Lundberg '63

Dixie Reed Covert '64

Jim Covert

Carolyn Skoglund Kuttenkuler '65

Choo Choo Hannemann Boyer '65

Janan Perkins Huntsberry '66 

Nancy Nason Franke '66

Gunther Franke

Mary Peters '67 (Virtual)

Gayle Flannery Bentsen '67

Christina Wolfenden Woods '67

Donna Bell Zimmer '68 (Virtual)

Jacqueline Jacobson Steele '68

Kathryn Brown Kane '69

Joyce McClure '69 (Virtual)

Linda Adler '70 (Virtual) 

Joyce Shepherd  French '71

Judith Blackburn Vokac '71 

Linda Hummelstein Newport '71

Diane Campbell Sher '71

Jeanine Wolfenden Meunier '72

Leo Meunier

Virginia (Ginger) Rhodes Schneider '72

Charlotte Witry '72

Patricia (Trish) Starnes Gross '72

Page Smith Hawken '72 

Denise Girtin Daniell '72 

Elizabeth Collins Hott '72 

Kathleen Grollman Bedell '72 

Cathleen McGee Bishop '72 (Virtual)

Barbara Lindsey '72

MeLinda Temperly Ward '72 

Rachel Perri Covington '72

Mark Covington

Suzanne Friedman Doty '72 

Alan Doty

Barbara Bailie Mattingly '72

Roger Mattingly

Dana Morgenthaler '72 

Catherine Wright Meacham '72 

Pamela Lloyd Comello '72 

Nancy Swedberg Hayle '72

Vicki Panethiere '72

Johnna Millspaugh Roberts, Ph.D. '72 (Virtual)

Paula Macioce McCartney '72

Emily (Margaret) Rubin '72

Thomas McCartney

Betsy Baker Rall '76

Rebecca Stocksdale Comley '77

Lauri Kempson '77

Suzanne Carbery '77

Dorian Wall Arledge '77

Cynthia Cobb '77 

Julie Beard '77 

Lucinda Fitch Wright '77

Helen Lewis Moore '77

Jessica Lewis

Jana Brogden Hicks '77

Terri Humphrey '77

Roseann Carter Durbin '78 

Ardith Hamilton Kirchhoff '78 (Virtual)

Susan Stearns '79 (Virtual)

Katherine Krause '79 (Virtual)

Marcia Urban '79

Dinah Urban '79

Peggy Fitch '79

Eileen McCormick Place '80 (Virtual)

Nancy Ingholt Evans '81

Jane Bauley Hunt '81

Melinda Meahl Watson '81

Kerry Brocker '82

Taressa Snelling Fisher '82 (Virtual)

Shelly Gibson '82

Jennifer Salzman '82

Lisa Kenney '82 

Carrie Barnett '82

Elizabeth Mayor Dowell '82

Brandt Kingsbury

Mary Furness '82

Lisa Urban Ritzinger '83 (Virtual)

Michelle Turner Unwin '86 

Rebecca Earp '86 

Julia Wedemeyer '87

Joan (Joannie) Richter '87

Deidre DeJong Kroll '87

Marilyn Krebs '87 

Martha Murphy '87

Tammy Marini Ducey '87 

Margaret Tedrick Murphy '87

Leah Ashfield Peniston '87

Kim Wilson Manson '87

Deborah Wells Marshall '87

Monica Miller '87

Andrea Childs Franklin '89

Erleen Anderson '91 (Virtual)

Beth Riggert '92

Rosa Pena '94 (Virtual)

Rajah Maples '97

Genny Barney Small '97

Paul Small '97

Yvonne Chamberlain '01 (Virtual)

Jennifer Crown '02 (Virtual)

Erica Taylor Volk '02

Renee Reed-Miller '03

Lana Lauxman '07

Aislynn Underwood '08 (Virtual)

Lesley Johnson Thalhuber '09

Rosie Thalhuber

Tennessee Martin '11

Alexander Freer '11

Leah Shepard Martin '12

John Martin

Angel Mendez '14 (Virtual)

Jennifer Wilcox '19

Sarah Eliason

Hannah Robertson '21 

Mercedez Waters '21 

Amanda Debevec '21

Nichole Kelly '21

Kaylei Ramis '21

Shelby Mahaney '21

Hannah Durbin '21

Reunion 2022 Class Leaders

Name

Email

Location

Gretchen Kimball '57 [email protected] Belveder, CA
Patty Burnett '67 [email protected] Greenwood Village, CO

Sandra Berridge Watson '67

artbugsbw[email protected] Dallas, TX
Patricia (Trish) Starnes Gross '72 [email protected] Pensacola, FL
Page Smith Hawken '72 [email protected] Henderson, NV
Becky Comley '77 [email protected] Lohman, MO

Frances Dare '82

[email protected]

 

 

Dallas, TX

Lisa Kenney '82 [email protected] Maryland Heights, MO
Julia Wedemeyer '87 [email protected] Colorado Springs, CO
Wendy Hatem '87 [email protected] South Lyon, MI
Rajah Maples Wallace '97 [email protected] Quincy, IL
Cally Carbone '07 [email protected] Brooklyn, NY
Anniessa Wray '12 [email protected] Kirksville, MO
Madison Burke '17 [email protected] Columbia, MO
Katy Collins-Ruebling '17  [email protected] Portland, OR

 

2020 and 2021 Class Leaders

 

Name

Email

Location

Gretchen Kimball '57 [email protected] Belvedere, CA
Sharon Watson '56 [email protected] Fishers, IN
Diana Groshong '61  [email protected] Columbia, MO
Diane Sher '71 [email protected] St. Louis, MO
Libby Taylor Reid '71  [email protected] Columbia, MO
Dee Dee Crook '71  [email protected] Phoenix, AZ
Kathy Sherrod '71 [email protected] Estes Park, CO
Jana Kloppe '76 [email protected] Phoenix, AZ
Melinda Watson '81 [email protected] Bellbrook, OH
Nancy Evans '81 [email protected] Ashland, NE
Rebecca Earp '86  [email protected] Kansas City, MO
Lollie Weeks '86  [email protected] Boston, MA
Erleen Anderson '91  [email protected] London, UK
Karith Foster '96  [email protected] Plano, TX
Yvonne Chamberlain '01 [email protected] Columbia, MO
Katharine Wilkinson '06  [email protected] Cheyenne, WY
Amy Moum '06 [email protected] Columbia, MO
Tenn Martin '11  [email protected]

Los Angeles, CA

Brittany Morgan '11  [email protected] Brooklyn, NY
Courtney Tenzer '11 [email protected] San Diego, CA
Emily Petrie '11  [email protected] Los Angeles, CA
D'era Taylor '11 [email protected] O'Fallon, MO
Taressa Fisher '82 [email protected] Waldorf, MD
Marilyn Milko '60 [email protected] Kalamazoo, MI
Stacy Holland '65 [email protected] Tiburon, CA
Martha Gennarelli '75  [email protected] Las Vegas, NV
Joy Katzen-Guthrie '80 [email protected] Palm Harbor, FL
Leigh Anne Preston '85 [email protected] Louisville, KY
Jennifer Svrcek '90 [email protected] Switzerland
Karyn Meek '95 [email protected] Forest Hills, NY
Valerie Shaw '00 [email protected] Columbia, MO
Heather Korman '10 [email protected] Chicago, IL
Katherine Sharp '15 [email protected] Columbia, MO
Emily Mendoza '15 [email protected] Lees Summit, 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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