Princeton University Class of 1955

Upcoming Events

Alumni day
 

   Alumni Day, first observed on Lincoln's birthday in 1915, this year will be on Saturday, February 24. Reconnect with classmates, fellow alumni and Princeton families. Chose among stimulating morning lectures, including the two by this year's awardees of the James Madison Medal and the Woodrow Wilson Award. At 11:30, assemble in Jadwin Gymnasium for a reception, followed by the Alumni Association Luncheon and Awards Ceremony. Afterwards, gather in the University Chapel for the moving Service of Remembrance. Campus is abuzz with other activities, as well, including workshops, exhibits, performances, student projects and much more. Advanced registration is encouraged which may be done on line after the first of the year.

   The class dinner at 6:30 PM will be at The Springdale Golf Club. It will be preceded by a reception at 5:00 PM and followed by presentation of our Distinguished Classmate Achievement Award which this year goes to Michael Babcock for his tireless activities as an educator. More details will be posted in January.

Baja California Mini-reunion

Hello ’55 Family,

   First, thanks to all who made suggestions for our next minireunion.  There were lots of places mentioned but the one that seemed to appeal to enough of us was the Sea of Cortez and the Baja California peninsula in Mexico.  We will go there with UnCruise Adventures, embarking March 3, 2018.  UnCruise was our cruise company for the Columbia and Snake Rivers trip in 2016 and met with universal approbation.

   The attachment will give you an idea of the trip, prices and the ship configuration.  The ship carries 84 passengers and UnCruise will hold 16 cabins for us until December. If it looks like there will be more of us, they will probably increase that. Being a group gives us a discount on the price, and those who have been UnCruise clients in the past get an additional discount. More information is on the way to all class members via snail-mail.

   To book, call Linda at 855-575-9358. The group reservations hours are 10 AM- 7 PM Eastern time. The office is in Seattle. Be sure to tell Linda, or Astrid, who also answers that phone, that you are with Princeton ’55. The UnCruise general number is 888-862-888; they will direct you to the right office should there be a problem.

   To allow time to make your connection for transfer to and from the ship, book your flight into Los Cabos, MX to arrive before 2:30 PM on March  3 and to depart from Los Cabos after 1:30 PM on March 10.

   The more I read and hear about the region and its wildlife, the more eager I am to get there. Our Hip, hip, ole might not seem foreign there.

 

Herb Kaufmann      hjkauf33@gmail.com          914-234-3212

Reunions 2018
  Our 63rd Reunion will be at the Class of '58 HQ and our dinner on Sat., June 2, 2018, time and place to be announced.

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