USask Engineering Class of '62: 60th Reunion

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USask Engineering Class of '62: 60th Reunion

The USask College of Engineering welcomes the Class of 1962 for your 60th Reunion from September 22-25, 2022.

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USask College of Engineering Various Locations Saskatoon, SK S7N 5A9 Canada

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About this event

The College of Engineering is excited to welcome back the Class of 1962 for your 60th Reunion on September 22,23, 24 and 25, 2022 for a weekend of memories and celebrating all that you have accomplished.

REUNION SCHEDULE

THURSDAY SEPT 22: Hotel Check-in

  • Starting at 3:30 PM Holiday Inn Express - University: Come early, get settled and kick off your shoes to before the fun begins.

THURSDAY SEPT 22: Bernoulli's Pub & Registration

  • (Optional) 7:00 PM at Holiday Inn Express - University (HALL A): Come to for a refresher course on the Bernoulli fluid lab - better known as, enjoy some drinks and with your classmates while catching up. You can also collect your name tag and welcome package at this time.

FRIDAY SEPT 23: Tours of the College with the SESS

  • 10:00 AM Explore the College of Engineering building, with tours being provided by students. See how the college has grown, learn about what students experience today and discover how the campus has changed over the years.

FRIDAY SEPT 23: Engineering Student Team - Meet & Greet

  • 11:00 - 11:45 AM AT THE HARDY LAB: From the Quarter Space Tractor Team to the University of Saskatchewan Space Team join in demos with our amazing student teams. 

FRIDAY SEPT 23: Lunch with Engineering Class of 1962 Student Award Recipients

  • 12:30 PM AT LOUIS' (formerly The MUB):  Curious about the impact of your giving? Meet and chat with recent Class of 1962 Student Award recipients to hear firsthand how they have been impacted by you and your gifts.

FRIDAY SEPT 23: Presentation and Tour with VIDO Director and CEO, Dr. Volker Gerdts

  • 2:30 PM AT VIDO:  At the forefront of vaccine and infectious disease research, join VIDO's Director and CEO for a tour of the facility and presentation on how VIDO works to develop solutions to our world's problems through vaccine and technology development.

 FRIDAY SEPT 23: College of Engineering Hard Hat Ceremony

  • 5:30 - 8:00 PM AT PRAIRIELAND PARK: Join College of Engineering's second year students as they take part in the honourary ceremony of receiving their discipline specific hard hat.

SATURDAY SEPT 24: RE-ENGINEERED First Year Lab Tour and Presentations

  • 11:00 AM AT COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING: The best way to learn is by doing. Join the first-year RE-ENGINEERED team for an interactive lab demonstrations.

SATURDAY SEPT 24: Dean's Lunch

  • 12:30 PM AT THE HARDY LAB: Come to meet Dr. Suzanne Kresta, Dean of the College of Engineering, for a conversation about her vision for the college and how you can be a part of it.

SATURDAY SEPT 24: College Lab Tour and Research Discussion

  • (Optional) 1:30 - 2:30 PM AT COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING: We're not only on the cutting edge of engineering education but we're leading the way in research as well. Hear from our best and brightest grad and post-doc candidates on their research.

SATURDAY SEPT 24: Memory Lane Banquet Dinner

    5:00 PM AT THE RIVERSIDE COUNTRY CLUB: Enjoy a delicious dinner, set at the beautiful Riverside Country Club. Be ready to walk down memory lane and hear what everyone has been up over the past 60 years!

SUNDAY SEPT 25: Farewell Brunch

  • 10:00 AM AT THE HOLIDAY INN EXPRESS - UNIVERSITY (HALL A & B): So long, farewell and see you soon. No one likes goodbyes, but at least this one comes with breakfast and a hot cup of coffee.

À La Carte Activities:

We know it's going to be a busy weekend, the below activities are optional to attend. Be sure to add these activities during check out if you would like to partake.

THURSDAY SEPT 22: Bernoulli's Pub & Registration

  • 7:00 PM at Holiday Inn Express - University (HALL A): Come to for a refresher course on the Bernoulli fluid lab - better known as, enjoy some drinks and with your classmates while catching up. You can also collect your name tag and welcome package at this time.

SATURDAY SEPT 24: College Lab Tour and Research Discussion

  • 1:30 - 2:30 PM AT COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING: We're not only on the cutting edge of engineering education but we're leading the way in research as well. Hear from our best and brightest grad and post-doc candidates on their research.

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 clicking the following link:

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 '62
  • Dates: September 22-25, 2022 (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 queens at $134/night
  • Cut-off date: AUGUST 22, 2022
  • Group Code:    E62                               
  • Group Booking Link (click): College of Engineering Class of '62

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
  • 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

For more details, contact: 

  • Kelsey Kougiya, College of Engineering, Alumni Relations Officer kelsey.kougiya@usask.ca
  • Richelle Kenn, College of Engineering, Development Officer richelle.kenn@usask.ca

Curious who has already registered?

  • Marcien Gaudet
  • Deborah Polhemus
  • Philip Day
  • Bob Kowalishin
  • Doretha Kowalishin
  • Patrick Hagan
  • Marlene Hagan
  • Russ Lemcke
  • Meg Becker
  • Richard Nordlund
  • Joyce Nordlund
  • Robert Wilson
  • Glad Wilson
  • Bob Benneweis
  • Sharen Benneweis
  • Dale Rokosh
  • Fran Rokosh
  • Orville Biberdorf
  • and guest
  • Duane Poliquin
  • and guest
  • William Powell
  • Judi Powell
  • Lloyd Frankenberger
  • Moira Frankenberger
  • Dave Currie
  • John Michael Stone
  • Del Stone
  • Melvin George Johnson
  • L. Maureen Johnson
  • Ron Graham
  • Jane Graham
  • George Lawson
  • Jean Lawson
  • Art Fennell
  • RoseMarie Fennell
  • Lyn Pleasance
  • Patricia Pleasance
  • Harvey Filson
  • Linda Filson
  • Bob Mickleborough
  • Lorriane Mickleborough
  • George Gerrity
  • Connie Gerrity
  • Joe Kostka
  • Irene Kostka
  • Ray Gerbrandt
  • and Guest
  • Jerry Helfrich
  • Lorne Kingwell
  • JoAnn Stewart
  • William Scott
  • Sandra Riddell
  • Wally Nicholaichuk
  • Jean-Anne Nicholaichuk

And lots more to still registering!