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Reunion Homecoming 2021
October 14 - October 16
Welcome back! We can't wait to see you.
We are so excited to welcome you back to campus this fall for Reunion & Homecoming Weekend 2021. We cannot wait to connect with you and for you to join your fellow alumni for an exciting and engaging weekend. Unable to join us on campus this year? Don’t worry, we will be implementing virtual experiences alongside our in-person programming for anyone participating from the comfort of home. Be sure to check out our website to stay up to date on all Reunion & Homecoming Weekend 2021 events.
For questions or more information, please contact Alicia A. Smith, Director of Alumni and Donor Relations, at 732-987-2454 or ude.naigroeg@inmula.
2021 Reunion Kit
check out who will be joining us!
Thursday, October 14
Virtual Party Bingo – 7PM*
Our Virtual Bingo Party is back by popular demand! Hosted by GameNight.Social, this event intertwines traditional bingo with activities like trivia, player spotlights, and other mini games to include audience participation. An Emcee and live DJ will be on hand to take your song requests and create a fun party atmosphere. It is an experience unlike any other virtual event you’ve attended. You can purchase multiple bingo boards for more chances to win awesome prizes!
*This is a virtual event only
Friday, October 15
Alumni Welcome Kick-off Reception – 6PM – Mansion
Join us for a reception in The Mansion to welcome everyone back to campus! Enjoy hors d’ oeuvres and dessert accompanied by wine, beer, and other refreshments to get the weekend started with old and new friends.
Saturday, October 16
Virtual Yoga – 7:30AM**
Join alumna Jamey Brooks Stofko ’00, ’15, OTR, M. Ed., M. HH., RYT -500 as she leads a gentle flow yoga. Research shows that yoga is effective in lowering blood pressure, improving insulin sensitivity, balancing immune system responses, improving sleep quality, lessening depression and anxiety, and managing stress in addition to improving overall strength, flexibility, and bone density. Whether you are an experienced yogi, or you have never practiced yoga in your life, join us for a gentle flowing yoga practice that can be enjoyed by any level. Suggestions will be offered to modify and support your practice so you can do what best meets your needs. It is suggested that you have either a yoga mat or a large beach towel, two rolled up towels to use for support, and a small blanket. This session is 45 minutes long.
*Event to be streamed virtually.
**Jamey will be teaching this class live from a room booked at the Ramada. GCU guests staying at the hotel are welcome to join this class in person.
BYOM – bring your own mat!
Alumni Brunch – 10AM* – Casino
Take a trip down memory lane and join us for brunch in the Casino. Together we will celebrate our noteworthy alumni and the accomplishments of the GCU community as we present the 2021 Alumni Awards. All alumni are welcome!
*Should you be uncomfortable attending in person, or can’t make it to campus and want to watch the awards ceremony, please contact us directly and we can provide you with a zoom meeting link. This does not require payment.*
Beer & Wine Garden – 12PM – Casino Back Porch
Purchase of your commemorative GCU beer or wine glass grants you access to the garden accompanied by your choice of beer and wine selections for the duration of the event. Enjoy a cold one while cheering on our GCU Lions. Games being played on October 16 will be available.
Must be 21 or older with proof of ID to enter.
*Athletic games will be streamed virtually
Historic Campus Walking Tour – 1:30PM
Join Dr. Michael Gross, GCU Professor, Associate Provost for Academic Program Development, and Director of the Arboretum as he takes you on a historic walking tour of the Georgian Court Campus. Immerse yourself in the rich history of The Gould Family as he discusses objects and gardens on campus that are tied to Versailles, the Vatican gardens, the Medicis, the Paris World Fair of 1900, the Japan-British exhibition of 1910, and more!
Alumni DIY with Jersey Shore Paint Party – 3PM – Casino Ballroom
Let’s get crafty! Join us as we partner with Jersey Shore Paint Party for an in-person workshop that will transform you into a DIY master in no time. All you need is your creative personality and the Jersey Shore Paint Party instructors will provide the education, materials, and fun.
Alumni Mass – 5PM* – Dorothy Marron University Chapel
We invite you to join the campus community for mass in honor of our alumni. This mass will be offered at the Dorothy Marron University Chapel.
*Event to be streamed virtually
Golden Lions Anniversary Dinner – 6PM – Mansion
Join University leadership, for the induction of the Class of 1971 to the Golden Lions Society. Dinner and drinks will be served during this event honoring the 50th reunion class and other Golden Lions in attendance. This event is open to alumni who graduated in 1971 or earlier. Guests are permitted with registration.
Georgian Court University is committed to the health and safety of everyone on our campus. The university is operating with strict public health precautions in place, a range of screening activities, and enhanced disinfection procedures.
All visitors to campus must wear a mask or facial covering when indoors and practice social distancing by remaining six feet away from others whenever possible.
Georgian Court University’s facilities are private property. Unless you are a current student, employee, or authorized contractor, you are not permitted in any campus building or facility without explicit permission and consent from Georgian Court University. Complete this form to seek permission.
Your responses on this form will be used to determine if you are permitted on campus. If you are permitted, messages authorizing your temporary presence will be texted and emailed to you. Save these authorization messages — you may be asked by a GCU official to show proof of permission.
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