2018 Drury University Reunion

Please join us for our 2018 Reunion on Thursday, September 27 through Sunday, September 30, 2018. 

We look forward to welcoming you home for an extended weekend of laughter, friendship and nostalgia as we celebrate Drury Alumni Reunion together.

We are honored to invite you back to campus for a visit full of events to spark your interest and rekindle your memories. Experience a warm reconnection with your classmates, new connections and our beloved alma mater.


2018 Reunion Schedule  

Thursday, September 27, 2018 

Wellness Lunch & Learn Complimentary Luncheon 
Hosted by Drury Counseling Office and sponsored by Grove Spa & Pharmacy 
11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Hoblit Suite, Freeman Panhellenic Building
Learn about Drury’s Mental Wellness efforts for students, plus discover what you can do in your own life to reduce stress, relax and restore.

Drury Campus Memory Tour with Drury Ambassadors
2 - 4 p.m.
Meet in Martin Alumni Center
Take a walking or golf cart tour of Drury’s campus to see new spaces and reminisce about your college days.

Harwood Society Donor Reception
Invitation Only Event
Complimentary Appetizers and Drinks
5:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Reed Auditorium, Trustee Science Center
Harwood Society Donors and above are invited to celebrate their support of Drury and mix and mingle with classmates, Drury faculty/staff and friends of Drury. New donors at the Harwood level will receive a welcome gift.

Friday, September 28, 2018

Golden Circle Luncheon
Complimentary Luncheon for Alumni who graduated in 1968 and before
10 - 11:30 a.m.
Ballroom, Findlay Student Center
Celebrating the induction of the class of 1968 into the Golden Circle Society, all alumni who graduated 1968 and before (and their guests) are welcome to attend this celebration. Please wear your Golden Circle medallion.

Alumni Practice with Drury Singers
Noon - 1 p.m.
Sanctuary, Stone Chapel
Alumni are invited to attend a Drury Singers class to practice with the collegiate students, learn the music for the Ecumenical Service on Sunday and reminisce about their Drury Singers days (or just have a good time!).

Drury Campus Memory Tour with Drury Student Ambassadors 
2 - 4 p.m.
Meet in Martin Alumni Center. 
Take a walking or golf cart tour of Drury's campus to see new spaces and reminisce about your college days. 

Life at Drury Today with Drury Student Ambassadors
4 - 4:30 p.m.
Meet in Martin Alumni Center
Meet current students and learn about what life is like at Drury today. 

67th Distinguished Alumni Awards Dinner
$25 per person and cash bar
5 - 8 p.m.
Ballroom, Findlay Student Center
Celebrate the honorees of the Distinguished Alumni Awards, both past and present, during this formal dinner.

2018 Distinguished Alumni Award Recipients:
James & Marilyn Bogle Buchholz ‘57/’62: Distinguished Alumni - Lifetime Achievement Award   
Dr. Thomas Lynch ‘65 Distinguished Alumni – University Engagement Award
Dwayne Holden ‘64 Distinguished Alumni – Career Achievement Award
Thomas W. Stevens ‘59 Distinguished Alumni – Community Service Award
Meg Myers Morgan ‘05 Distinguished Alumni – Young Alumnus Award
Dr. Bruce Callen Distinguished Appreciation – for Drury Faculty/Staff

Saturday, September 29, 2018

Sorority Suites & Fraternity Houses Open
Hosted by Panhellenic Council & Interfraternity Council
10 a.m. - noon
Fraternity Quad and Freeman Panhellenic Building
Visit the Fraternity Houses and Sorority Suites in this walking (or golf cart) tour.

Kappa Delta Brunch
Hosted by Kappa Delta Alumnae
Complimentary Brunch
10 a.m. - noon
Kappa Delta Suite, Freeman Panhellenic Building
Everyone is invited to join Kappa Delta sisters as they celebrate their 87th anniversary on Drury’s campus.

Alpha Phi Tea
Hosted by Alpha Phi Alumnae
Complimentary Brunch
10 a.m. - noon
Hoblit Suite, Freeman Panhellenic Building
Everyone is invited to join Alpha Phi sisters as they celebrate and reminisce fond memories.

Reunion Picnic at the Historic President's House
Complimentary Lunch
Noon - 2 p.m.
President’s House
Wear your Drury Panther Gear!
All alumni are invited to join us for food, friends and a great time reminiscing with former classmates. Meet and mingle with President Cloyd and his wife Wendy for a picnic lunch at the President’s House.

Drury Campus Memory Tour with Drury Student Ambassadors
2 - 4 p.m.
Meet in Martin Alumni Center
Take a walking or golf cart tour of Drury's campus to see new spaces and reminisce about your college days

Life at Drury Today with Drury Student Ambassadors
4 to 4:30 p.m.
Meet in Martin Alumni Center
Meet current students and learn about what life is like at Drury today.   

Reunion Class Dinner & Celebration
$20 per person and cash bar
5 - 8 p.m.
Drury Campus (event location detail confirmed with attendees in September 2018) 
Drury Alumni Class groups celebrating a distinctive Reunion year with classmates and friends. Join us for food, friends and a great time reminiscing with former classmates. 

55th to 60th Classes (Classes of 1958 to 1963 celebrating together)
50th Class (Class of 1968)
45th Class (Class of 1973)
40th Class + Friends (Class of 1978, celebrating with classes 1976 to 1980) 
25th Class (Class of 1993) - $25 per person and cash bar, off campus 

Sunday, September 30, 2018

Sunday Service
10 - 11 a.m.
Sanctuary, Stone Chapel 
This service is a time to reflect on Reunion, share our faith with alumni classmates and friends, and hear a heartening message.  Alumni Singers will perform with Drury Singers.