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Alumni Reunion

 May 11 - 13, 2018

Come celebrate with us and relive your veterinary school memories. Join us for events on both veterinary school campuses the weekend of May 11-13, 2018. All alumni and their guests are cordially invited to attend. Alumni with graduation years ending in a “8” or a “3” will celebrate a class reunion. Mark your calendar to enjoy the festivities that celebrate YOU – our Penn Veterinary Alumni!

The Details

Penn Vet Alumni Weekend 2017 Schedule

  • Penn Veterinary Alumni Weekend Activities

    FRIDAY, May 12, 2017

  • JOIN US IN KENNETT SQUARE…
    New Bolton Center
    382 West Street Road – Kennett Square, PA

    4:00 PM – 7:00 PM   Alumni Weekend Check-in
    Allam House

    3:30 PM – 4:30 PM    Alumni Tours of New Bolton Center
    Tours start in Alumni Hall
    Pre-registration is required. Includes guided foot-tour of selected locations on New Bolton Center’s campus.  Some areas restricted for bio-security. Unguided tours are prohibited. Please arrive 15 minutes in advance for a prompt 3:30 PM start and wear close-toed shoes.

    Parking for Tours: Enter NBC grounds and bear LEFT. Tour begins at Alumni Hall.

    5:00 PM – 7:00 PM    Dean’s Welcome Reception & Reunion Celebration
    Allam House
    Join Joan C. Hendricks, V’79, the Gilbert S. Kahn Dean of Veterinary Medicine, for a welcome reception to celebrate Alumni Weekend at the beautiful Allam House. Commemorative Class Photos, music, food & open bar, keepsake reunion glasses for all attendees.

    Parking for Reception: Enter NBC grounds, bear LEFT and follow signage.

    Beginning 7:00 PM   Reunion Dinners

    Red & Blue Veterinary Jubilee Dinner
    Alumni from the classes of 1942 through 1967 are invited to join us to celebrate and honor those celebrating their 50th, 55th, 60th, 65th, 70th, and 75th reunions! This dinner will be conveniently hosted in Alumni Hall at New Bolton Center, featuring dinner, music, a walk down memory lane slide show, photo displays, yearbooks, and much more.

    Individual class reunion dinners for ’7 & ’2 milestone classes  – Celebrate with your classmates!  Reconnect with classmates and relive veterinary school memories.  Class dinners will be held at local restaurants in Kennett Square on Friday or in Philadelphia on Saturday. (watch for electronic or mail communication from your reunion coordinator.)

    SATURDAY, May 13, 2017

    New Bolton Center
    382 West Street Road – Kennett Square, PA

    12:00 PM – 4:00 PM
    Alumni Weekend Spring Picnic – FUN FOR ALL AGES!
    Join us under the tent and on the New Bolton Center grounds for a wonderful spring celebration with classmates and fellow alumni featuring campus and facility tours, delicious food, music, educational displays & discussions, campus updates, hayrides, photo booth, personalized luggage tag making, and so much more!

  • Penn Vet Alumna and award-winning children’s book author Jessica Dimuzio, VMD will be on hand to sign her children’s books. Come meet Beegee, one of the canine models.

  • SUNDAY, May 14, 2017

    COME “HOME” TO PHILADELPHIA...
    Vet School Philadelphia Campus
    3900 Spruce Street

    10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    Behind the Scenes Tour of Ryan Hospital & Philadelphia Campus Facilities
    Tours begin in Hill Lobby and depart every 15 minutes.  Come relive your memories of the small animal hospital and the Philadelphia campus. Tours will include the newly renovated Ryan Hospital Lobby! You will also be invited to share your memories with us at the video booth. Coffee, tea and refreshments will be provided.

    PARKING: Parking is available at the 40th/Walnut Street garage (Garage #40) and 38th/Walnut Street garage (Garage #30). Fee payable to parking attendant.

Hotels

  • Philadelphia Marriott Downtown

    1201 Market Street ·  Philadelphia, PA 19107
    215-625-2900, toll free at 1-888-236-2427 or Visit reservation site: Marriott Downtown.

    Courtyard Philadelphia Downtown
    21 N Juniper Street · Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19107
    Call to make reservations: 800-321-2211

    Sonesta Hotel Philadelphia

    1800 Market Street; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19103
    SONESTA.COM
    1-800-SONESTA

    To find additional hotels in the city, visit www.gophila.com, www.pcvb.org, or Penn's travel portal at www.campustravel.com/university/penn.

    KENNETT SQUARE AREA HOTELS

    Fairfield Inn & Suites Kennett Square
    Brandywine Valley
    719 E Baltimore Pike, Kennett Square, PA
    610-444-8995
    marriott.com

    Hampton Inn & Suites
    40 State Farm Drive
    Glen Mills, PA 19342
    610-358-9540

    Hilton Garden Inn Kennett Square
    815 E Baltimore Pike, Kennett Square, PA
    610-444-9100
    hiltongardeninn3.hilton.com

    Holiday Inn Express
    1110 Baltimore Pike
    Glen Mills, PA 19342
    610-358-1700

    Inn at Mendenhall
    323 Route 52 (Kennett Pike)
    Mendenhall, PA 19357
    610-388-2100

    Best Western Concordville Hotel
    Route 322 & Route 1
    Concordville, PA 19331
    610-358-9400

    Homewood Suites by Hilton - University City
    4109 Walnut Street
    Philadelphia, PA 19104
    215-382-1111
    www.HomewoodUnivCity.com

Contact Alumni Relations

Want to get in touch?

Shannon Groves, Director of Alumni Relations

Alumni Weekend Tools

Penn Vet Alumni Weekend

  • Get Around
    Download a campus map
    . Helpful for those who just graduated or are returning to campus after many years! 

 

Reunion Years

Class of 1947 - 70th Reunion

  • Class of 1947 - we look forward to hosting you for your 70th Veterinary School Reunion!  The School will be hosting a special reunion dinner just for you:

    Friday, May 12 - Beginning 7:00 PM 

    Red & Blue Veterinary Jubilee Dinner
    Alumni from the classes of 1942 through 1967 are invited to join us to celebrate and honor those celebrating their 50th, 55th, 60th, 65th, 70th, and 75th reunions!  This dinner will be conveniently hosted in Alumni Hall at New Bolton Center, featuring dinner, music, a walk down memory lane slide show, photo displays, yearbooks, and much more.

    QUESTIONS?  Please contact us any time with questions:  215-746-2421 or bscan@vet.upenn.edu.

Class of 1952 - 65th Reunion

  • Class of 1952 - we look forward to hosting you for your 65th Veterinary School Reunion!  The School will be hosting a special reunion dinner just for you:

    Friday, May 12 - Beginning 7:00 PM   

    Red & Blue Veterinary Jubilee Dinner
    Alumni from the classes of 1942 through 1967 are invited to join us to celebrate and honor those celebrating their 50th, 55th, 60th, 65th, 70th, and 75th reunions! This dinner will be conveniently hosted in Alumni Hall at New Bolton Center, featuring dinner, music, a walk down memory lane slide show, photo displays, yearbooks, and much more.

    QUESTIONS?  Please contact us any time with questions:  215-746-2421 or bscan@vet.upenn.edu.

Class of 1957 - 60th Reunion

  • Class of 1957 - we look forward to hosting you for your 60th Veterinary School Reunion!  The School will be hosting a special reunion dinner just for you:

    Friday, May 12, 7:00 PM 

    Red & Blue Veterinary Jubilee Dinner
    Alumni from the classes of 1942 through 1967 are invited to join us to celebrate and honor those celebrating their 50th, 55th, 60th, 65th, 70th, and 75th reunions! This dinner will be conveniently hosted in Alumni Hall at New Bolton Center, featuring dinner, music, a walk down memory lane slide show, photo displays, yearbooks, and much more.

  • YOUR CLASS AGENT is Dr. Charlie Koenig. He can be reached at dockoenig@aol.com or 610-489-2848.

    QUESTIONS?  Please contact us any time with questions:  215-746-2421 or bscan@vet.upenn.edu.

Class of 1962 - 55th Reunion

  • Class of 1962 - we look forward to hosting you for your 55th Veterinary School Reunion!  The School will be hosting a special reunion dinner just for you:

    Friday, May 12: Beginning 7:00 PM 

    Red & Blue Veterinary Jubilee Dinner
    Alumni from the classes of 1942 through 1967 are invited to join us to celebrate and honor those celebrating their 50th, 55th, 60th, 65th, 70th, and 75th reunions! This dinner will be conveniently hosted in Alumni Hall at New Bolton Center, featuring dinner, music, a walk down memory lane slide show, photo displays, yearbooks, and much more.

    QUESTIONS?  Please contact us any time with questions:  215-746-2421 or bscan@vet.upenn.edu.

Class of 1967 - 50th Reunion

  • HAPPY 50th REUNION!
  • Class of 1967 - we look forward to hosting you for your 50th Veterinary School Reunion!  The School will be hosting a special reunion dinner just for you:

    Friday, May 12: Beginning 7:00 PM   

    Red & Blue Veterinary Jubilee Dinner
    Alumni from the classes of 1942 through 1967 are invited to join us to celebrate and honor those celebrating their 50th, 55th, 60th, 65th, 70th, and 75th reunions! This dinner will be conveniently hosted in Alumni Hall at New Bolton Center, featuring dinner, music, a walk down memory lane slide show, photo displays, yearbooks, and much more.

  • YOUR CLASS AGENT is Dr. Larry Dieter (labedieter@hotmail.com)

  •  QUESTIONS?  Please contact us any time with questions:  215-746-2421 or bscan@vet.upenn.edu.

Class of 1972 - 45th Reunion

    • Class of '72!  We look forward to seeing you for your 45th Veterinary School reunion
    • We will be having dinner at the Kennett Square Country Club on Locust Lane on Friday, May 12 at 7pm. There will be appetizers, a great buffet and a make-your-own sundae for dessert. The cost is $45 per person. There will also be a cash bar. Please send a check made out to John Pote. The address to send the checks to is 8105 Claiborne Court, Frederick, MD 21702.

      Thank you,

      Dr. Mike Schaden

Class of 1977 - 40th Reunion

  • Class of 1977! We look forward to seeing you for your 40th Veterinary School reunion.

  • YOUR CLASS AGENT is Dr. Susan Jacobson (azlincat@hughes.net)

Class of 1982 - 35th Reunion

  • Class of '82!  We look forward to seeing you for your 35th Veterinary School reunion.  

    YOUR CLASS AGENTS are Dr.Victor Menghetti (vmenghetti@comcast.net) and Dr. David Wolfgang (drwolfgang2@comcast.net)

Class of 1987 - 30th Reunion

  • We look forward to seeing you for your 30th Veterinary School reunion! Come join the fun!
  • YOUR CLASS AGENT is Dr. Cathleen Hanlon (make.rabies.history@gmail.com)

Class of 1992 - 25th Reunion

  • Class of '92! We look forward to seeing you for your 25th Veterinary School reunion!
  • YOUR REUNION COORDINATORS are Dr. Dina Rovere and Dr. Gia Croce (giavet@comcast.net)

Class of 1997 - 20th Reunion

  • Class of '97!  We look forward to seeing you for your 20th Veterinary School reunion
  • Willing to help?  We are currently recruiting members for the 20th Reunion Planning Committee.  Join us to help plan the fun!  Contact Assistant Director of Events, Brittany Tinsley at bscan@vet.upenn.edu or call her at 215-746-2421. 

Class of 2002 - 15th Reunion

  • Class of '02!  We look forward to seeing you for your 15th Veterinary School reunion
  • Willing to help?  We are currently recruiting members for the 15th Reunion Planning Committee.  Join us to help plan the fun!  Contact Assistant Director of Events, Brittany Tinsley at bscan@vet.upenn.edu or call her at 215-746-2421
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Class of 2007 - 10th Reunion

  • Class of '07!  We look forward to seeing you for your 10th Veterinary School reunion. 

  • Willing to help?  We are currently recruiting members for the 10th Reunion Planning Committee.  Join us to help plan the fun!  Contact Assistant Director of Events, Brittany Tinsley at bscan@vet.upenn.edu or call her at 215-746-2421.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Can I register for Alumni Weekend online?

  • Yes, we have simple and secure online registration that is now open.

I would like to help plan my reunion, what should I do?

  • To help plan your reunion, please contact Brittany Tinsley, Assistant Director of Alumni Events, bscan@vet.upenn.edu or 215-746-2421.  We have a Reunion Planning Kit that will provide useful information.

How can I get in touch with classmates prior to the reunion?

  • To contact classmates prior to your reunion, please use the link at the top of this page under "Alumni Weekend Tools".  All alumni have access to Quakernet which will allow you to search for alumni by names, class year, geographic regions and more.

I am also a Penn undergrad alum.  Can I sign up for Alumni Weekend activities through the Penn Alumni Association?

  • All Penn Veterinary alumni are more than welcome to register for Penn's Alumni Weekend.  Simply visit the Penn Alumni Association website for complete details on their activities.

I have some fun photographs from our veterinary school days. Can you use those?

  • We would love photos! Ideally if you can scan and send them electronically that would work the best. Email them to grovessh@vet.upenn.edu.
  • You are also welcome to send us the photos to be scanned and we can send them back to you:
  • Attn. Shannon Groves, Penn Veterinary Alumni Office, 3800 Spruce Street, Suite 172E, Philadelphia, PA 19104.

Can I bring guests?

  • Yes, all alumni events are open to you and your guests.