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LIU Post Class of 1963 to Celebrate 50th Golden Reunion

Alumni from 1962 and 1964 invited to attend festivities on Homecoming weekend

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Rita Langdon,Associate Provost for Communications, Public Relations & Marketing
Long Island University, LIU Post
516-299-2333

Original Psychology buildingBrookville, N.Y. – LIU Post staff, students and alumni will honor the 50th anniversary of the class of 1963 with a Golden Reunion celebration, held Homecoming weekend, October 18 and 19, 2013.

The festivities, which also highlight the classes of 1962 and 1964, includes an alumni reception, a campus tour, class photo and a Homecoming tailgate tent party and barbecue. The Homecoming football game will showcase the LIU Post Pioneers against the Pace University Setters. The weekend will be capped off with a 50th reunion reception and dinner held in the Great Hall on Winnick House, the former home of cereal heiress Marjorie Merriweather Post.

“This weekend promises to be a wonderful one – a chance to honor some of our most distinguished graduates,” said Kate Howlett, Director of Alumni Relations and Development Officer. “We hope all of our alumni are able to return to campus and spend Homecoming weekend reuniting with friends and classmates, remembering the past and creating new memories.”

C.W. Post was rebranded as LIU Post in 2011.

The schedule of events is as follows:

Friday, October 18

6 – 8 p.m.  Homecoming Alumni Reception honoring the 50th Reunion Classes, Steinberg Museum of Art at Hillwood

Kick off Homecoming weekend at this reception honoring the classes of 1962, 1963 and 1964. Beer, wine and light food will be served. Alumni from all class years welcome to attend. Free, reservations required.

Saturday, October 19

9:30 a.m.  Campus Tour and Reunion Class Photo, meet at the Great Hall, Winnick House

Special alumni tour of the campus, followed by a group photo in front of the Marjorie Merriweather Post Tudor mansion. A light breakfast will be served. Free, reservations required.

12 p.m.  Homecoming Main Event: Fall Festival, Tailgate Tent Party & Barbecue, Hickox Field

Barbecue buffet lunch under the Homecoming Tent. A special area will be designated for 50th reunion alumni and guests. Cost: $18 per person (includes admission to the barbecue and football game).

1 p.m.  Football Game vs. Pace University, Hickox Field

6 – 9 p.m.  50th Reunion Reception and Dinner, Great Hall, Winnick House

Buffet dinner, open beer/wine bar and music. Cost: $65 per person.

Alumni are encouraged to bring any C.W. Post memorabilia they might have. For more information or to RSVP to any event, please contact the LIU Post Alumni Office at 516-299-2263 or email post-alumni@liu.edu.

Posted 08/13/2013

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