2013 Golden Jubilee Reunion

Date: 6/7/2013 to 6/8/2013


Golden Jubilee 2013

Come back to your alma mater!

Reunion for classes of: 1963, 1958, 1953, 1948 & 1943
June 7-8, 2013

Also: The Class of 1952 had so much fun at their reunion last year, they are coming back again!

Golden Jubilee Reunion 2013

Friday, June 7

8:30 – 5:00 | Registration
Stop by to pick up your name badge and other reunion weekend materials. CH2M HILL Alumni Center Lobby.
9:00 – 10:30 | Coffee with Campus
Join the OSU community for coffee and breakfast treats. Learn what isnew and exciting and how the university has changed over the years as you re-connect with your colleges and departments. Students, faculty and staff will be on-hand to answer your questions and are eager to hear your stories!
10:30 – 11:30 | Classes without Quizzes, Session 1 (pick one to attend)
"Travel Smart, Pack Light"
What is the best way to pack for an upcoming trip? Learn from author and world traveler Anne McAlpin ’83 as she demonstrates innovative travel and packing tips from her best-selling book and DVD series, Pack it Up! Where to Next? Bonus: Learn where the OSU Alumni Association is headed next.
"Nutrition, Exercise and Athletic Performance"
Learn why the athlete must eat the proper foods to enhance athletic performance in conjunction with specific athletic training. With Raul Vera, OSU Athletics Culinary Director and Ariko Iso, OSU Football Head Trainer. Athletics Culinary Director and Ariko Iso, OSU Football Head Trainer
11:45 – 1:00 | Best of OSU Luncheon
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and OSU
Learn about the history of NOAA and its links to OSU, with a focus on how OSU’s decision to develop the marine science center in 1965 led to the growth of a world-class marine science and education enterprise in Newport. Presented by George Boehlert, emeritus professor and former director of the Hatfield Marine Science Center.
1:15 – 2:15 | Classes without Quizzes, Session 2 (pick one to attend)
"OSU Veterinary Medicine Students in Nicaragua"
This trip is planned, funded and executed by students for the purpose of providing veterinary medical and health education services to the animals and people of Ometepe, Nicaragua. By taking us through the history, statistics, photos and stories they will share their experiences and interactions.
"The Intriguing World of Phytochemicals and Human Health"
Ranging from the effects of dietary fiber on the health of your G.I. system to food and wine compounds like resveratrol found in grapes and wine, many of the compounds in the foods you consume impact your health even though they are not strictly required nutrients like vitamins and minerals. During this presentation, Professor of Food Science and Technology, Neil Shay will explore how compounds in the food you eat impact the day to day function of the human body.
2:15-3:15 | Then & Now: Conversations with Current Students
Do you wonder how different the Oregon State experience is today? Hear from current students during this panel discussion.
2:30 | Wine Tour (Dinner included)
Featuring: Lumos, Harris Bridge, Tyee
The annual reunion wine tour is a great way to wind down from a busy day. We will travel together by coach while learning about the local wine industry and OSU’s own Wine Institute. Our first stops will be in the picturesque Philomath hills to taste wines from Harris Bridge Vineyard and Lumos Wine Company – both offering amazing and specialty wines! To round out the day, we will travel to Tyee Wine Cellars just outside of Corvallis for a tasting and to enjoy a dinner made from fresh local ingredients.
3:15-5:45 | Class of ’58 Pub Crawl
Time to tour our newest additions to the brewery craft! The class of ’58 and friends will first visit Sky High Brewing & Pub for a tasting and tour. Then it’s out to 2Towns Ciderhouse, offering some of the best hand-crafted hard cider in the northwest. We will end the trip at Flat Tail Brewing for a tour and tasting. You are welcome to stay for dinner on your own at Flat Tail, another pub/restaurant, or stay on the bus to return to the Alumni Center/Hilton Garden Inn.
5:30 | Dinner at Tyee Wine Cellars
For those interested in joining the wine tour group for dinner only, please meet at Tyee Wine Cellars at 5:30 p.m. 26335 Greenberry Road, Corvallis, OR 97333. A delicious dinner made with local ingredients will be served.
5:45 | Class of '58 Dinner at Flat Tail Brewing (no host)
For those interested in joining the pub tour group for dinner only, please meet at Flat Tail Brewery. No host meal. No reservations required.

Saturday, June 8

8:00 – 7:00 | Registration
Stop by to pick up your name badge and other reunion weekend materials. CH2M HILL Alumni Center Lobby.
8:00 | Continental Breakfast & Yearbook Viewing
Join your classmates for some story swapping over this casual breakfast. Drop in for some food and memory sharing!
9:00 | Building Tour: International Living Learning Center
Tour will depart from lobby of International Living-Learning Center. This state-of-the-art building offers a world-class student experience where international and domestic students live and learn together in the heart of the OSU campus. The building meets LEED gold standards for sustainability and includes residential accommodations for more than 300 international and domestic students, 26
classrooms, a cutting-edge auditorium, computer labs, a café, market and comfortable open spaces where students can socialize. It is also home to INTO OSU, a program for international students transitioning to American institutions.
10:00 | Building Tour: Student Success Center
Tour will depart from lobby of Student Success Center. Our campus is growing by leaps and bounds! The Student Success Center is one of our newest additions, with state-of-the-art computer labs, study lounges with soaring ceilings and a rooftop patio. It offers 34,000 square feet of space for students to study, socialize and receive educational support. The second and third floors are home to two transition programs for students and student-athletes, September Scholars and the BEST Program.
10:00 | Class of 1952 Meeting
Take a break from the reunion schedule and join the class of 1952 for an opportunity to share what you have been up to since the last gathering. This casual meeting is a chance to visit and catch up with each other in a private, quiet setting.
11:15 – Noon | Class Photos
            11:15 – Class of 1953
            11:30 – Class of 1958
            11:45 – Class of 1963
Noon – 1:30 | Golden Jubilee Luncheon & Medallion Ceremony
President Edward J. Ray will briefly highlight the university’s accomplishments and impacts across the state, nation and the world. We will also induct the Class of 1963 into the prestigious Golden Jubilee Association during this special ceremony.
1:30 | Class Photos
            1:30 - Class of 1952
            1:45 – All other Classes
2:00 – 3:30 | Campus Tour by Bus
Hop on the bus to learn more about new buildings and growth on campus. The tour includes stops at the Native American Longhouse, Animal Science's Oldfield Large Animal Pavilion and Valley Football Center featuring the Sports Performance Center.
6:00 | Dinner for the Class of 1952 at a local restaurant
6:00 – 10:00 | Golden Jubilee Dinner
The signature event of the weekend. Includes dinner, drinks and dancing. This is one celebration you don’t want to miss!
    6:00 – 7:00 Class-Specific Cocktail Receptions
    7:00 Buffet Dinner with Special Presentation by OSU student music group
    8:00 – 10:00 Music, Dancing and Socializing

Questions? Please contact Kari Christensen at the alumni association.

Hotel reservations

The alumni association has reserved room blocks with special rates three local hotels. Please call today and book your room. Be sure to mention Golden Jubilee 2013 when you make your reservation.

  1. Hilton Garden Inn Corvallis
    2500 SW Western Blvd.
    Corvallis, OR 97330

  2. Holiday Inn Express
    781 NE Second Street
    Corvallis, OR 97330

  3. Best Western
    Grand Manor Inn & Suites
    925 NW Garfield
    Corvallis, OR 97330


Golden Jubilee Hotels

Contact Information

OSU Alumni Association
204 CH2M HILL Alumni Center
Corvallis, OR 97331
(541) 737-2351
Toll free: (877) OSTATER

Date & Location

Date: 6/7/2013 to 6/8/2013
Location: CH2M HILL Alumni Center