Calendar of Events

Sep
20
Sat
Homecoming and Family Weekend
Sep 20 @ 10:00 am – Sep 20 @ 9:00 pm

Saturday, September 20

10 a.m. : Registration Open (Outside Student Center)

11 a.m. : President’s State of the University Address (Alumni Theatre)

  • Join President Nancy Blattner for the Homecoming and Family Day Kickoff event. This celebratory address will also include a special presentation by the Mayor of Caldwell, Alumni Association Awards, and Class Gift Presentations.

All Day: Alumni Art Exhibition (Visceglia Gallery)

All Day: 75th Anniversary Memorabilia and Archival Prints Display (Jennings Library)

12 p.m. – 4 p.m. : Homecoming Carnival and BBQ

  • Festivities include performances by student bands and organizations, drum circle, game booths, face painting, pumpkin painting, teddy bear clinic, food trucks, street performers and more! Reunion classes will have special seating under the Alumni Tent.

12 p.m – 1:30 p.m. : Mini University – Faculty Lectures

  • Go to the head of the class with 30 minute lectures by your favorite faculty members:
    • 12 p.m. :
      • Professor Robert Mann – “The New Golden Age of Television”
      • Professor James Flynn – “The Morality Behind Whistle-Blowing on Your Work Organization”
    • 12:30 p.m. :
      • Professor Thomson Ling – “Falling or Failing in Love? The Psychology Behind Making Your Relationship Last”
      • Professor Marie Mullaney – “New Jersey’s Lost Stories: When Paterson Was Red”
    • 1:00 p.m. :
      • Professor Marnie Sperling – “The Use of Simulation in Nursing and Healthcare Education” (Tour of Nursing Facility to follow)
      • Sister Barbara Moore – “The Bible As Story”
      • Professor Rosann Bar – “Understanding the Punch Line: Some Insights on the Sociology of Humor”

    12 p.m. : Women’s Soccer v. Dominican College

    1:30 p.m. : Veritas Lecture Series Presents (more information coming soon!)

    2 p.m. : Men’s Soccer v. Dominican College

    2:30 p.m. : Golden Anniversary Tea (invitation only) (Gallery)

    • The Class of 1964 will be welcomed by the past 50th Anniversary alumnae.

    4 p.m. : Mass celebrated by Archbishop Myers and Father Bob Stagg (Newman Center Gym)

    5 p.m. : Alumni Art Reception (Visceglia Gallery)

    5 p.m. : Alumni Soccer Game
    • Breakaway to the soccer field with fellow soccer alumni for the annual alumni soccer match.

    5 p.m. : Dinner in the Den (Cougar Den)

    • Enjoy our award-winning dining experience with fellow alumni in the Cougar Den.

    5 p.m. : Music Reception (Alumni Theatre Lobby)

    6 p.m. : Music Series Concert: Faculty Favorites (Alumni Theatre)

    • Faculty Favorites returns to Homecoming, featuring performances by our Faculty and recent alumni. Performers include: Rebecca Vega and the alumni flute ensemble; Nan Childress and Conner Brown Romanowski ’09 with piano duets; Hae Sook Yook ’96 will sing with Laura Greenwald; Dan Yates and Betsy Mackenzie Stubbs will perform “You’re just in love”; composer/pianist Jeremy Rafal and composer/jazz saxophonist Rob Middleton. General admission $20; Seniors and students $15; Alumni and friends $10! (Caldwell students are always free.)

    9 p.m. : Student Activity (TBD)

Sep
28
Sun
New York City Brunch
Sep 28 @ 12:00 pm

 

Hosted by Charlene Hamrah ’69 

RSVP by September 19 to alumni@caldwell.edu or call Kate Dassing, Alumni Affairs Coordinator, at 
973-618-3211 

Sep
29
Mon
26th Annual Caldwell University Golf Tournament
Sep 29 – Sep 30 all-day

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Click here to download Golf Brochure 2014

Oct
8
Wed
Poetry reading with selected poets from St. Peter’s B-List
Oct 8 @ 12:00 pm – 12:50 pm

Select poets:

LAURIE BYRO
SANDRA DUGUID (former assistant director of academic support at Caldwell)
SUSAN L. MILLER (Rutgers, New Brunswick)
ANGELA ALAIMO O’DONNELL (associate director, Curran Ctr for American Catholic Studies, Fordham)
SUSANNA RICH (Emmy nominee; distinguished professor, Kean Univ)                                                                                                                 JUDITH VALENTE

No charge
Co-sponsored by the Caldwell University 75th Anniversary Celebration and the Tower Poets.
To RSVP, please email 75thanniversary@caldwell.edu or call 973-618-3371.

Contemplation in the Age of Twitter
Oct 8 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

JUDITH VALENTE, poet and correspondent for PBS-TV’s Religion and Ethics Newsweekly, will be speaking on “Contemplation in the Age of Twitter.” Ms. Valente will be on hand following the program to sign copies of her recent book, “Atchison Blue.” A light reception will occur after the event.

This event is a part of the university’s year long 75th Anniversary celebration and is co-sponsored by the Caldwell University Department of English and the Tower Poets. Funding for this program is made possible through the generosity of the Sister Elizabeth Michael Boyle Poetry Fund.

To RSVP, please email 75thanniversary@caldwell.edu or call 973-618-3371.

Oct
25
Sat
Alumni Hike
Oct 25 @ 9:30 am

Tourne County Park Sign

Event Time: 9:30 am
Location: Tourne Park
41 McCaffrey Lane
Boonton, NJ 07005

More details:
4 mile moderate hike
(map here)
Meet at the East Side Entrance (McCaffrey Lane) at 9:30 a.m.
Bring water and a snack.
Rain Date: October 26th

New England Alumni Brunch
Oct 25 @ 11:30 am
Oct
26
Sun
Garden State Opera Performs Le Villi (Puccini) And Der Schauspieldirektor (Mozart)
Oct 26 @ 4:00 pm

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The talented young singers of GSO perform Puccini’s first opera, Le Villi in Italian and Mozart’s comedy Der Schauspieldirektor in German with English supertitles and English dialogues.
The production is accompanied by full orchestra with the Caldwell University Chorale as chorus.

This program is made possible in part by funds from the New Jersey State Council on the Arts/Department of State, a partner agency of the National Endowment for the Arts and administered by the Essex County Division of Cultural and Historic Affairs.

Oct
31
Fri
Alumni Memorial Mass
Oct 31 @ 12:00 pm

Alumni Memorial Mass

Friday, October 31st, 2014 @ noon in the Motherhouse Chapel a light luncheon in the Dinner Room will follow.

RSVP to Kathleen Buse

kbuse@caldwell.edu
973.618.3411

Thank you!

Nov
9
Sun
EastRiver Chamber Ensemble
Nov 9 @ 4:00 pm

 

EastRiver Ensemble is a group of Chinese musicians now living in New York who perform in the traditions of the Dongbei and Hebei regions of north China. Since 2000, EastRiver has performed with an impromptu style, reinventing folk and traditional Chinese music in the idiom of urban America.


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