Wednesday, June 3
Be our guest! Start off the reunion at a special hors d'oeuvres reception at the home of President Fred and Susan Moore, located at 1700 Shoreway Road.
The Class of 1965 will meet for dinner at Legacy Steakhouse, 723 Lake Avenue (formerly The Embers). Those from other classes are welcome to join. Cost of this meal is not covered by the reunion registration fee.
Thursday, June 4
Registration & Morning Welcome
Dows Conference Center, Siebens Forum
Coffee, juice, rolls & fruit will be served.
Packets will be given to you with full details and room locations for the day's sessions.
Choose between the following two sessions:
The Art of Soap
In this hands-on soap making workshop, you will make your own bar of melt-and- pour soap. Miranda Pollock, visiting assistant professor of graphic design will demonstrate the art of melt-and-pour soap making and you will have the opportunity to make soap that you can bring home with you. No lye or chemicals will be used.
Healthy Living... to 100 and Beyond!
It's becoming more of the norm for people to celebrate 100 birthdays and more. BVU's oldest living alumni are 108! What are the most important components of a healthy lifestyle that add not only quantity, but quality years to your life? Katie Frick, assistant athletic trainer and instructor of Exercise Science, teaches a J-term course for students entitled "How to Live to Be 100". This session will address overall physical wellness and positive changes that those who are "sixty-something-and-beyond" can make to stay healthy. You'll gain tips for active living, strength training, muscular flexibility, disease prevention and overall wellness to incorporate into your everyday life.
A "Jolly Time" for one and all…Story of The American Pop Corn Co.
Garry Smith, president of American Pop Corn Co. in Sioux City, will share the history of popcorn and his family's business. American Pop Corn Co. is celebrating 100 years of poppin' fun! You'll enjoy learning about this true American Dream story, which includes Garry's father, the late Wrede Smith, who served as a BVU Trustee from 1997-2003.
Lunch and Conversation
President Fred Moore will share the latest news and happenings at your alma mater.
The Class of 1965 will be formally inducted into the Cornerstone Guard, and special recognition will be given to the 60-year reunion class of 1955.
Take a Trip Down Memory Lane: The Decade of the 1960s!
Revisit the 1960's American Pop Culture with Dr. Michael Whitlatch, professor of theater and dean of the School of Communication & Arts. Remember the important movies and television shows. Hear the Motown Sound and Surf Sounds of the Beach Boys. View the fads and fashions associated with one of the most exciting decades in the life of the United States.Dr. Whitlatch will bring highlights from his American Pop Culture course, reminisce with you and even test your recall! It's the best he can do without a Wayback Machine!
2:45 – 3 p.m.
BVU Campus Archives Presentation
Joan Curbow, BVU Library.
Coffee, Pie & Social Time
Evaluation of the day and time for conversation.
See more of campus (optional tours)
Your choice: Take a full tour of the beautiful BVU campus or spend some time in the BVU Library looking at campus archives and special collections.