Homecoming and Reunion

Mark your calendars for Homecoming and Reunion Weekend October 4-6, 2019!

We are excited to welcome back all of our alumni who are able to make it back to campus with a special focus on those that graduated in a year ending in a 4 or a 9.  Below please the schedule of events for the weekend.  Making your plans to return to campus, book your flight, car rental, your hotel room, and register.  We look forward to seeing everyone on campus in October!

Register here!

Friday, October 4

Time Event
7:00AM Alumni Association CAPT Al Wilson Memorial Golf Classic 
Willowbend Country Club.  Proceeds benefit the MMAAA Scholarship Fund.  Tournament is sold out.
8:00AM - 7:00PM Bookstore Open
Kurz Hall
Stock up on the newest MMA gear and wear your Buccaneer blue and gold!
1:00 - 4:00PM Open Classroom
To see last years schedule go to: www.maritime.edu/openclassroom.
5:00PM Alumni Association Annual Meeting  Flanagan Lecture Hall. Open to all dues paying members.
5:00-6:30PM Alumni Association Annual Rugby Game Hendy Baseball Field.  All players are required to register.  $50 per person to register and an aditional $51 for a commenmorative jersey (will be the same as last year).  All proceeds go towards the Class of 1985 Jimmy Hayes Rugby Endowment Fund.  For more details contact, steve Zilonis '95 at szilonis@comcast.net
5:00 - 9:00PM Childcare Services
Harrington Hall 109.  For children ages 3 (potty-trained) through 12. This service includes a meal, snacks, age appropriate entertainment and cadet staff for a flat fee of $30.  For staffing purposes children must be pre-registered for this service.
5:30PM Blue and Gold Dinner Dance  ABS, 3rd floor.  Classes from 1934-1969 are invited back for a special dinner with recognition for the Class of 1969 celebrating its 50th Reunion.  $45 per person for dinner if registered before September 1 and $50 per person before reunion.
5:30PM Alumni Athletes Reception
Baystate Conference Room. Join your fellow MMA alumni athletes - and current cadets - to celebrate the many accomplishments of the Athletics Department at the Academy.  An opportunity to meet our current student-athletes while enjoying hors d'oeuvres.  Cash bar (beer and wine only).
6:30PM Beers with the Admiral 
Tent on Brick Plaza. All alumni are invited to join Admiral McDonald '85 to kick off the weekend with a special invitation to those celebrating thier 5th-45th Reunion.  Complimentary beer glass and hors d’oeuvres.  Cash bar (beer and wine only).  
7:00PM Buccaneer Women’s Soccer vs. Bridgewater State University
Clean Harbors Stadium. Make sure to get a good seat in the stands to cheer your Bucs to victory! 

Saturday, October 5

Time Event
8:00AM - 6:00PM Bookstore Open
Kurz Hall. Stock up on the newest MMA gear and wear your Buccaneer blue and gold!
8:30AM – 1:00PM Homecoming and Reunion Registration and Check-in
Flanagan Hall.
10:00-10:30AM Memorial Service
Merchant Marine Memorial.  Join us as we remember all those we lost this past year. 
10:00AM Men’s Lacrosse Alumni Game
Hendy Baseball Field. All players are required to register prior to Homecoming and Reunion Weekend.
10:00AM - 2:00PM Ship Bridge Simulator Open 
ABS, 3rd floor.  Simulator tours will start on the half hour. 
10:00AM-3:00PM T.S. Kennedy Open for Tours
10:30AM - 12:30PM Bloody Mary Brunch
Maritime Park. Hosted by the Alumni Association.
11:00AM Tailgating 
Along Power House Road and Harrington parking lot. Reunion Classes must reserve space prior to August 20th.  
11:00-3:00PM Campus Tours
Flanagan Hall, Novakoff Welcome Center.   Tours on the half hour.
11:00AM-3:00PM Aquaculture Lab Open for Tours
11:00AM-3:30PM Kids Games and Face Painting
11:30AM Muster for March-on 
Reunion classes gather on Academy Drive.
12:00PM Buccaneer Football vs. Worcester State University
Clean Harbors Stadium. Make sure to get a good seat in the stands to cheer your Bucs to victory! 
12:30PM MMA Bazaar
Behind the bleachers. Check out what cadet groups and the MMAPA are selling and stock up on more Buc gear.
1:00PM Chartwells Beer and Food Tent
2:30 - 4:00PM Tug Simulator Open 
Bresnahan Hall, 2nd floor.  Simulator tours will start every half hour. 
3:30 - 8:30PM Childcare Services
Harrington Hall 109.  Available for children ages 3 (potty-trained) through 12. This service includes a meal, snacks, age appropriate entertainment and cadet staff for a flat fee of $30.  For staffing purposes children must be pre-registered for this service.
3:30 – 8:30PM Homecoming and Reunion Celebration  Tent on Brick Plaza. All alumni are invited to celebrate the weekend with DJ Semps '18, hors d’oeuvres, dinner, and cash bar (beer and wine only).  Cost is $30 per person before September 1, $35 per person before the September 1 and $35 per person before the weekend.        
5:00PM Buccaneer Volleyball vs. Nichols College
Alumni Gym.  Come cheer your Bucs to victory!   
6:00PM 50th Reunion Dinner
Kurz Hall, IMBU Center. Celebrate your 50th Reunion with a beautiful view of campus and a great dinner with your classmates.  $55 per person for dinner before September 1 and $60 per person before the weekend.  Cash bar (beer and wine only).
6:00PM Post 50th Class Dinners  
$40 per person for dinner before September 1, $45 per person before the weekend (locations are subject to change).                           
1964- Bay State
1959- Patriot State, Kurz
1954- American Pilot, Kurz

 

Sunday, October 6

Time Event
9:00AM-1:00PM Bookstore Open
Kurz Hall. Stock up on the newest MMA gear and wear your Buccaneer blue and gold!
10:00AM – 12:30PM Brunch
Mess Deck.  Get your classmates together for one last event for the weekend.  Brunch is $9 per person and is to be paid at the door.