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 find a draft schedule for the weekend.  Start making your plans to return to campus, book your flight, car rental, and your hotel room.  We look forward to seeing everyone on campus in October!

Friday, October 4

7:00AM Alumni Association CAPT Al Wilson Memorial Golf Classic 
Willowbend Country Club.  Proceeds benefit the MMAAA Scholarship Fund.  For more details contact John Prendergast ’85 at ljprendi@gmail.com.
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 - 9:00PM 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.
5:30PM Blue and Gold Dinner Dance  ABS, 3rd floor.  Classes from 1934-1969 are invited back for a cocktail reception and dinner with special 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.
6:30PM Beers with the Admiral 
Tent on Brick Plaza. Join Admiral McDonald and all reunion classes from 5th-45th.  All alumni attending Homecoming and Reunion Weekend are welcome to this event.  The cost is $5 per person and includes a 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

8:00AM - 5:00PM Bookstore Open
Kurz Hall. Stock up on the newest MMA gear and wear your Buccaneer blue and gold!
8:30AM – 1 Homecoming and Reunion Registration and Check-in
Flanagan Hall.
10:00AM - 2:00PM Ship Bridge Simulator Open 
ABS, 3rd floor.  Simulator tours will start on the half hour. 
10:00-10:30AM Memorial Service
Merchant Marine Memorial.  Join us as we remember all those we lost this past year. 
10:00AM-3:00PM T.S. Kennedy Open for Tours
10:00AM Men’s Lacrosse Alumni Game
Hendy Baseball Field. All players are required to register prior to Homecoming and Reunion Weekend.
10:30AM - 12:30PM Bloody Mary Brunch
Maritime Park. Hosted by the Alumni Association.
11:00AM-3:30PM Kids Games and Face Painting
11:00AM-3:00PM Aquaculture Lab Open for Tours
11:00-3:00PM Campus Tours
Flanagan Hall, Novakoff Welcome Center.   Tours begin every half hour.
11:00AM Tailgating 
Along Power House Road and Harrington parking lot. Reunion Classes that reserve space prior to August 20th will be guaranteed a spot to tailgate.
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
Yawkey Way, Behind the bleachers. Check out what some student groups and the MMAPA are selling and stock up on more Buccaneer gear.
12:45PM Muster for March-on 
Reunion classes gather on Academy Drive in designated area (map will be provided at check-in and a cadet will have your class banner).
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 dancing, hors d’oeuvres, dinner, and cash bar (beer and wine only).  Special recognition for all classes celebrating their reunion years.  Cost is $30 per person before September 1, $35 per person before the weekend.        
5:00PM Buccaneer Volleyball vs. Nichols College
Alumni Gym.  Make sure to come on out and cheer your Bucs to victory!   
6:00PM Post 50th Class Dinners  $40 per person for dinner before September 1, $45 per person after that (locations are subject to change).        

1964 (55th)- Bay State

1959 (60th) -Patriot State, Kurz

1954 (65th)- American Pilot, Kurz

6:30PM 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 after that.  Cash bar (beer and wine only).

 

Sunday, October 6

9:00 – 11:00AM Buc Athletics 5K
Parade Field. Registration starts at 9:00am and race begins at 10:00am.  Register online: $20 for cadets and $35 with brunch at the Mess Deck included and $30 for all others.  All proceeds from the 5K benefit the Men’s and Women’s Cross Country teams.
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.