Reunion 2017

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SJC Reunion 2017 ~ March 23 – March 26

Mark your calendar and make plans to attend SJC Reunion 2017!


Come back to the Valley for Reunion 2017, March 23 - March 26.  Each year, the Board of Trustees and the Reunion Committee work diligently to improve your reunion experience, making the weekend fun and memorable. Some comments from last year’s reunion:

“Fabulous!  We talked and talked and talked like nothing else.  It is a step back in time to reconnect.  Magic!” Jane Davis Marden ‘66

“Congratulations on a wonderful Reunion.  The Class of ’71 had a fantastic time recalling past times and creating new memories together.  I had a smile on my face, being back in the Valley with everyone again.”  Susan Roach Thomey ‘71 

We invite you to come back to the Valley to be “All Together” again!   Help us celebrate with the classes ending in “2” and “7”.  Remember, our Reunions are not just for these Milestone Classes.  They are for all Alumnae! The Reunion Committee is hard at work planning another great weekend.  Contact your friends and classmates now to meet you at Reunion 2017.

Here’s the schedule:

Thursday, March 23, 2017

Return - and register at the beautiful Gettysburg Wyndham, which continues to generate rave reviews from Reunion attendees.  Check in at Reunion registration, attend our welcome wine social, and then meet friends and classmates for dinner.

Friday, March 24, 2017

Reconnect – and take the opportunity to visit our former campus enjoying a box lunch in the Student Center, followed by an informal tour. Take time to read the bricks outside the chapel.  Have you left your footprint??

A self-guided Heritage Tour: St. Joseph’s Valley and St. Mary’s Mountain is available for those desiring a more comprehensive walk down memory lane.

Rewind – with classmates at a Friday evening Class dinner prepared specially for each Milestone class.  During the past five reunions at the Wyndham, groups large and small have held Friday evening class dinners there with great success.  As Alumnae Joan Durante Beaudry ’71 notes “Had a fantastic time at the class dinner reconnecting with all my friends.”

Class agents please contact Reunion Chair Jean Givens Denney ’69 to arrange a private dinner.

Saturday March 25, 2017

Recharge – with a SJCAA Buffet Breakfast and Annual Meeting. Enjoy a bit of history with an informal presentation by Dee Gallo, Archivist for the Daughters of Charity, on the role of St. Joseph’s and the Daughters of Charity during the Civil War. Lunch is on your own.  Now is the time to explore Gettysburg.

A highlight of the weekend is the 4 p.m. Alumnae Memorial Mass at the Basilica of St.
Elizabeth Ann Seton.  Milestone Classes participate in a procession and ceremony honoring our college, Mother Seton, and our deceased Alumnae.

Remember - Return to the Wyndham for a social hour, then go on to our banquet and listen to memories of our Golden Jubilarians.  Photos of Milestone Classes and all honorees will be taken following the banquet.

Sunday March 26, 2017

Enjoy a quick continental breakfast before bidding farewell to friends and classmates.

Other Weekend Opportunities

Visit Gettysburg’s great shops and outlets, the Emmitsburg Antique Mall, or play a round of golf.  Relax at the hotel pool and exercise room.  “Remember when” with your classmates in the Wyndham as you view yearbooks.

Remember --Reunion weekend is the time to reconnect!!  We look forward to seeing you March 23 – 26, 2017 at the Wyndham Hotel in Gettysburg, PA.

Making Reservations

Two registrations are necessary, one with SJC, and one with the Wyndham.

Reunion Registration

Register by Mail
SJC registration forms are in the mail to all reunion classes ending in “2” and “7”.  Return your completed registration form to the SJC Alumnae Office.

Register Online
You may register at any time online at, until March 19, 2017.

Hotel (Room) Registration

Hotel reservations are by phone only and can be made by calling the Wyndham Gettysburg directly at (717) 339-0020, “Press 3” for reservations. Please indicate you are with the St. Joseph College Alumnae Association Reunion 2017 to obtain the St Joseph College Group Rate and a room assignment within our block of rooms.

Please make your room arrangements prior to February 27, 2017.  You can cancel without penalty with notice of 24 hours prior to arrival.



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