College of Engineering: Class of 1979 40th Reunion

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The College of Engineering is excited to welcome back the Class of 1979's for your 40th Reunion on September 27, 28 and 29, 2019 for a weekend of memories and celebrating all that you have accomplished.

The celebration will include a variety of events for our alumni, faculty, students, partners, and special guests to revisit the campus, reconnect with old classmates and instructors, and find out what we have been up to all these years.

While the reunion is for 1979 alumni – if you’re close to those years, don’t be shy – just register! Everyone is welcome to attend and as always, spouses and partners are welcome to join the weekend!

For more details, contact your alumni reps:

  • Cal Sexsmith (306) 281-7812 /
  • Nile Armstrong (306) 230-6611 /
  • Tom McDermott /
  • Don Poon /
  • College of Engineering Alumni Relations:


FRI. SEPT 27: Registration

  • 1:00 – 1:30 PM AT THE COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING: Register for the weekend, grab your name tag and welcome package and get settled in.

FRI. SEPT 27: Meet the Dean & Alumni Forum

  • 1:30 PM AT THE COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING: Come to meet Suzanne Kresta, Dean of the College of Engineering, for a conversation about her vision and future plans for the college. Be a part of a roundtable alumni discussion about ways the college can better connect with alumni and discuss with your classmates on how alumni can reconnect and further advance the college.

FRI. SEPT 27: Tour of the College

  • 3:00 PM AT THE COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING: My oh my, how things have changed – or have they? Explore the College of Engineering building, with tours being provided by faculty and students. Learn how the college has grown, learn about what students experience today and see how the campus has changed over the years.

FRI. SEPT 27: Bernoulli’s Pub – Time for a refresher on your fluids lab

  • 4:00 PM AT THE COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING: Come down to the Hardy Lab for a classic refresher on your Bernoulli’s fluid lab – better known as, enjoy some drinks with your classmates and catered supper of university memories – pizza and beer! Catch up with classmates at the Bernoulli’s Pub before heading over to the football game

FRI. SEPT 27: Go Huskies Go! Football Game

  • 7:00 PM AT GRIFFITH STADIUM IN NUTRIEN PARK: Cheer on the Huskies football team as they take on the Calgary Dinos. The class will watch the action-packed game in their own private area.

SAT. SEPT 28: Brewery & Distillery Tour

  • 1:00 PM AT STUMBLETOWN: Sit back and enjoy stories, suds, sips and socializing with a tasting tour of two of Saskatoon’s newest businesses – High Key Brewery and Stumbletown Distillery. Each stop has a unique process that you’ll learn about during the tour, followed by a custom tasting.

SAT. SEPT 28: Tours of Saskatoon’s New & Exciting Places

  • Not interested in tasting Saskatoon’s newest drinks? Take yourself on a self-guided tour around campus included Patterson Gardens, Art Walk and more. Want to see more of what Saskatoon has to offer? A list will be provided for alumni of all the new and best areas of Saskatoon to visit!

SAT. SEPT 28: Memory Lane Banquet Dinner

  • 5:30 PM AT THE COLLEGE DRIVE HOLIDAY INN: After touring the city or an afternoon sipping on refreshments, come back to the new Holiday Inn on College Drive for a banquet dinner with your classmates, spouses, old professors and guests. Be ready to walk down memory lane and hear what everyone has been up over the past 40 years!

SUN. SEPT 28: Discipline Brunches

  • Everyone will meet at Marquis Hall to re-live the days of residence, but don’t worry Marquis Hall isn’t what it used to be. Enjoy a great brunch cooked by the highly trained Marquis chefs in their beautifully renovated dinner. Each discipline will have their own table, all we ask is that no food fights break out between disciplines.

Needing a place to stay in Saskatoon?

We've blocked a set of rooms in the Holiday Inn Express & Suites East - University. Alumni & guests can book guestrooms by calling the following phone numbers:

A user-friendly URL is ready for booking guestrooms within the block dates by simply clicking on the Booking Link below and it will take you directly to the special group rate provided to the group. Note: To check availability on the website, please manually input the group's check-in and check-out dates prior to hitting the CHECK AVAILABILITY button.

  • Group Name: College of Engineering - Class of '79
  • Dates: September 27-29, 2019 (anything outside of those dates please contact the hotel directly)
  • Hotel: Holiday Inn Express & Suites East-University
  • Address: 1838 College Drive; Saskatoon; Bldg #2, SK; S1N 2Z8
  • Room Type(s) available: Two queen bedrooms at $139.00/night OR King with double sleeper sofa at $149.00/night
  • Cut-off date: August 27, 2019
  • Group Code: C79
  • Group Booking Link: College of Engineering - Class of '79

Complimentary Services:

  • Self Parking
  • Express Start Hot Breakfast Bar (Mon-Fri 6:30am-9:30am; Sat-Sun 7:00am-10:00am)
    High-Speed Internet Access
  • High-Speed Internet Access
  • Coffee/tea 24 hours
  • Sundry Shop open 24 hours
  • Indoor pool and whirlpool (5:30am-11:00pm)
  • Fitness Centre open 24 hours
  • 24 Hour Business Centre

Who's attending?

  • Cal Sexsmith
  • Tom McDermott
  • Nile Armstrong
  • Don Poon
  • Neil Campbell
  • Rod Hutson
  • Jerry Van Ee
  • Patrick Landine
  • Mike Marsh
  • German Ferrer
  • Don Garner
  • Elliott Horner
  • Gary Shtokalko
  • Randy Irvine
  • Gregory Baum
  • Lloyd Crookshank
  • And spouses/partners
  • And lots more to still register!

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