Alumni Event: Alumni Weekend 2014!

10/3/2014 - 10/5/2014 | Carlow University and other Pittsburgh locations

 

  Alumni Event: ALUMNI WEEKEND, October 3-5, 2014 -- Save the Date! 


ALUMNI WEEKEND

OCTOBER 3-5, 2014

REMEMBER. REUNITE. REIMAGINE.

 
Join your friends, classmates, Carlow students, faculty, staff, and Sisters of Mercy for a fun-filled weekend as you reminisce, reconnect, and enjoy a host of activities.

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RSVP deadline is September 26, 2014


Friday
October 3


Noon - 3:30 p.m. 
Registration and Hospitality Area
A.J. Palumbo Hall of Science and Technology

12:30 p.m.
“Leave a Legacy” Luncheon 
Caring for Your Future: Creating and Updating Your Will
A.J. Palumbo Hall of Science and Technology
Learn invaluable information about how to create and update your will from estate planning and estate administration expert William F. Barker, Esq., at this free, no-obligation presentation and luncheon. 
No cost to attend.

2 - 3 p.m.
Get Thee to a Nunnery!
Afternoon Tea with the Sisters of Mercy
Arcade Room in the Sisters of Mercy Convent
Treat yourself to a relaxing and delicious custom, an afternoon tea, as you reminisce about your days at Carlow with the Sisters of Mercy, and hear their stories, too. Enjoy a wide variety of fine teas, herbal blends, ice tea along with proper scones, served with jam and scrumptious desserts.
$5 to attend if paying per event. 

Visit the new Carlow University Bookstore

Now located at 3402 Fifth Avenue
Operated by Barnes and Noble

2 p.m.
Campus Tour
Departs from the hospitality area of the A.J. Palumbo Hall of Science and Technology
Explore the campus you once knew, discover the changes, and see the things that remain the same. 
No cost to attend.

3 p.m.
Campus Tour 
Departs from the Sisters of Mercy Convent on the West Wing porch
Explore the campus you once knew, discover the changes, and see the things that remain the same. 
No cost to attend.

3 -4 p.m.
Class of 1964 50th Reunion Reception
A.J. Palumbo Hall of Science and Technology
 

 5:30 - 7:00 p.m.
Reception
Reed Smith, LLP, 12th Floor
Reed Smith Centre next to the Fairmont Hotel - part of the "Fifth Avenue Corridor", on the perimeter of Pittsburgh's Cultural District.
Enjoy heavy hors d'oeuvres, wine and beer while enjoying a spectacular view of the city.
Cost $20 per person if paying per event.

7:30 p.m.
Dixie's Tupperware Party
Pittsburgh CLO Cabaret at Theatre Square
655 Penn Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15222
Tickets are $35 per person if paying per event.
Learn more at www.pittsburghclo.org

SATURDAY
October 4


11:30 a.m. 
Alumni Weekend Buffet Luncheon
The St. Agnes Center of Carlow University
 $10 per person if paying per event.

1-3 p.m.
Choose from the following three activities

Wine Tasting
A.J. Palumbo Hall of Science and Technology
Join John Eld, professional wine educator and former chairman of the Pittsburgh chapter of the American Wine Society, for a wonderful afternoon of wine tasting, food pairings, and wine education.
$15 per person if paying per event.

Discover your inner artist!
A.J. Palumbo Hall of Science and Technology
Paint your own work of art with Painting with a Twist!  An artist will bring everything you need and guide you every step of the way to a finished work of art.  Enjoy wine, desserts, and snacks while you paint. Learn more at www.paintingwithatwist.com/pittsburgh-west/.
Cost is $35 per person if paying per event.

Gateway Clipper Sightseeing Cruise Tour

(Due to Downtown Pittsburgh street closures, the Just Ducky tours have been canceled and replaced with a ride on the Gateway Clipper.)
Station Square
Enjoy a one-hour narrated tour featuring an unparalleled view of Pittsburgh. The tour narrator will point out city sights and relay interesting tales of the past and present as you sail on the scenic three rivers of Pittsburgh.
Check in from 1-1:15 p.m.   
Cost is $20 per person if paying per event.

5:30 p.m.
Alumni Weekend Dinner
Duquesne Club
326 Sixth Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15228 (valet parking)

     Class Photo Schedule
     Please report 10 minutes prior to your scheduled time.
     5:50 p.m.—1999
     5:55 p.m.—1994, 1989
     6:00 p.m.—1984
     6:05 p.m.—1979 
     6:10 p.m.—1974
     6:15 p.m.—1969
     6:20 p.m.—1964
     6:25 p.m.—1959
     6:30 p.m.—1954
     6:35 p.m.—1949
     6:40 p.m.—1944 7 p.m.
Dinner
Cost is $40 per person if paying per event.

SUNDAY
October 5


11:00 a.m. 
Alumni Mass Celebration
The St. Agnes Center of Carlow University

12:30 p.m. 
Brunch 
A.J. Palumbo Hall of Science and Technology Atrium
Enjoy brunch with the Sisters of Mercy and members of the Carlow community as you close out the weekend of celebration.
$25 per person if paying per event.
 

Share your memories!
 

 Create a collage of photos from your days at Carlow on an 8.5”x11” sheet of paper and bring it with you to Alumni Weekend.  We’ll create a photo album for each class to display at the Alumni Weekend Annual Luncheon.  If you are unable to attend, please mail your photo collage to: If you have any questions, please contact Rose Woolley, Director of Alumni Relations at 412-578-6274 or by e-mail at rmwoolley@carlow.edu      


BOOK YOUR HOTEL NOW AND RECEIVE A SPECIAL RATE.

Hampton Inn Oakland
3315 Hamlet Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
412.681.1000
King with pull out or one queen: $149 per night
Two queens: $169 per night
Parking: $14 per day
Mention Group code: CA3 when calling to make reservations to receive discounted rate.
Free hot breakfast buffet, free 24-hour coffee and tea bar and free shuttle within 3 miles. 

The Hilton Garden Inn Pittsburgh University Place
3454 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
412.683.2040
for reservations call 1.866.852.7055
Deluxe room: $144 per night
Parking: $18 per day
Mention Group code CUB when calling to make reservations to receive Carlow discounted rate.
Free shuttle within a 3 mile radius of hotel. Onsite restaurant.  

Shadyside Inn Suites
5405 Fifth Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15232
412.441.4444
One bedroom suite: $169 per night (located at 811 Negley Avenue)
Two bedroom suite: $179 per night (located at 5405 Fifth Avenue - no elevator in the 2 story building)
Group code/password: carlowalum
Complimentary brown-bag breakfast and free onsite laundry facilities. Free shuttle within a 3 mile radius of hotel.  Does not include downtown.

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RSVP deadline is September 26, 2014 

 
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