Schedule

Reunion

Tentative Reunion 2022 Schedule

Thursday, June 23

4-9 p.m.

Check-In

Gorecki Center Lobby, CSB
Sexton Commons, SJU

Friday, June 24

8 a.m.-9 p.m.

Check-In

Gorecki Center Lobby, CSB
Sexton Commons, SJU

8-10 a.m.

Good 2 Go
(Grab and go items only)

Gorecki Center, CSB

7-10 a.m.

Breakfast at the Refectory

Quad, SJU

10 - 10:45 a.m.

Alum College Session

Estate Planning Myths Debunked: Planning
for death and incapacity -
Claudia M. Revermann, Attorney at Law, C.P.A.

CSB, Ardolf Science Center 104

10:30-11:15 a.m.

Alum College

Virtual CSB and SJU Campus Tour –
Peggy Landwehr Roske ’77

SJU, Alcuin Library Auditorium

10:30-11:15 a.m.

Alum College

Saint John’s Sayings –
Vice President for SJU Institutional Advancement, Rob Culligan ’82

SJU, Little Theater, Quad 346

10:30-11:15 a.m.

Alum College

Living the Benedictine Life as a Benedictine Volunteer –
Paul Richards, The Benedictine Institute

SJU, Slaggie Community Center, Quad

10:30-11:15 a.m.

Alum College

U.S. Global Leadership: An Ethical Perspective - Bernie Evans, Ph.D.

SJU, Emmaus Dining Room, Emmaus Hall

10:45-11:30 a.m.

Alum College

What’s So Special about CSB and SJU?: A Conversation about Benedictine Values and How They Are Present in Your Lives –
Rodger Narloch ’91, Psychology Professor & Director of the Benedictine Institute

CSB, Ardolf Science Center 107

10:45-11:30 a.m.

Alum College

Game Changer! Walking tour of the New CSB Athletics Facilities –
Kelly Anderson Diercks, CSB Athletic Director

CSB, Haehn Campus Center Lobby

10:45-11:30 a.m.

Alum College

Tour of the Joe O’Connell collection –
Julianne O’Connell

CSB, Escher Lobby in the BAC. Tour will end in the gathering place.  

11 a.m.-1 p.m.

Saint Ben’s Golden Anniversary Reception & Luncheon

Gorecki 204, CSB

11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.

Lunch at Gorecki

Gorecki Dining Center, CSB

11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.

Lunch at the Refectory

Quad, SJU

12-2:30 p.m.

Saint John’s 50th Reunion Lunch & Program

Quad 170, SJU

1-2:30 p.m.

Saint Ben’s Golden Anniversary Class Conversations

Gorecki Dining Center, CSB

1-3 p.m.

Fr. Jerome Tupa, OSB Art Gallery Open House

Quad 464, SJU

1:15-2 p.m.

Alum College

Virtual CSB and SJU Campus Tour –
Peggy Landwehr Roske ’77

CSB, Ardolf Science Center 104

1:15-2 p.m.

Alum College

Rethinking “Work” for American Women: Lessons from the Pandemic –
Sucharita Mukherjee, Professor and Chair, Department of Economics

CSB, Ardolf Science Center 107

1:15-2 p.m.

Alum College

“Rejection and Resiliency in the Age of Social Media” –
Kari-Shane Davis Zimmerman, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Theology

CSB, Ardolf Science Center 142

1:30 p.m.

Reunion Bicycle Road Ride 

A 20-30 mile loop on the roads surrounding campus, beginning at The Palestra parking lot. RSVP to Steve Deetz ’82 for more information.

SJU, meet at The Palestra parking lot

1:30-2:15 p.m.

Alum College

“Can We Learn Anything from History: Reflections on the American Experience in Afghanistan” –
Ken Jones, Professor of History

SJU, Quad 264

1:30-2:15 p.m.

Alum College

SJU Athletic Facilities Tour –
Assistant Vice President for SJU Institutional Advancement, John Young ’83

SJU walking tour, meet in front of Gagliardi Field

1:30-2:15 p.m.

Alum College

Library and Learning Commons Tour –
Vice President for SJU Institutional Advancement, Rob Culligan ’82

SJU walking tour, meet outside the main doors of Alcuin library facing the Abbey Church

1:30-2:15 p.m.

Alum College

Apples and Oranges?: An Interreligious Approach to Loving God and Neighbor -
Chris Conway, Ph.D.

SJU, Emmaus Dining Room, Emmaus Hall

3-3:45 p.m.

Alum College

Backpacks, Bikes and Bells: How I traveled and worked across a country on lockdown –
Andrea Wuebker ’97

CSB, Ardolf Science Center 107

3-3:45 p.m.

Alum College

A Millennial’s Monastic Journey –
Laura Suhr ’10

CSB, Ardolf Science Center 104

3:15-4 p.m.

Alum College

Thriving during COVID –
Boz Bostrom ’95, Associate professor of Accounting

SJU, Simons 330 

3:15-4 p.m.

Alum College

Woodworking shop Tour –
Fr. Lew Grobe

SJU walking tour, meet at Woodworking Shop

3:15-4 p.m.

Alum College

The Saint John’s Bible; From Inspiration to Illumination –
The Saint John’s Bible Interns

SJU, Sullivan Auditorium, Alcuin 170

5 p.m.

Memorial Service

Emmaus Hall Chapel, SJU 

6-8:30 p.m.

Reunion Launch!
A social and picnic dinner featuring live music by Chicago cover band Transit Authority

SJU Athletic Fields

10 p.m.

Compline

Lottie Hall, CSB

Saturday, June 25

7:45 a.m.

Reunion Rat Ride

A 25-30 mile bicycle loop from SJU, to CSB, to Cold Spring Bakery, and back to campus. Ride leaves from the Abbey Bell Banner at 7:45 a.m., and from in front of Gorecki at CSB at 8:10 a.m.

RSVP to Steve Deetz ’82 for more information.

8 a.m.-4 p.m.

Check-In

Gorecki Center Lobby, CSB
Sexton Commons, SJU

8-10 a.m.

Breakfast at Gorecki

Gorecki Dining Center OR Good 2 Go, CSB

7-10 a.m.

Breakfast at the Refectory

Quad, SJU

8:15-9 a.m.

Alum College

Yin Yoga and Meditation -
Jennifer Markert ’87 
 
CSB, Lower Rec Studio (Yoga Studio) 

8:15-9 a.m.

Alum College

Let's talk about Breast Cancer –
Heidi Myers ’82

CSB, Ardolf Science Center 104

8:30-9:15 a.m

Alum College

Green Tea, Hospitality, and Health –
Richard Bresnahan ’76, artist in residence

SJU, Saint John's Pottery Studio

8:30-9:15 a.m

Alum College

Arboretum Walk –
Saint John’s Outdoor University

SJU, One-hour walk begins at Abbey Church steps 

10-11 a.m.

Bennie Blast Live! (program at 10:15 a.m.)

Benedicta Arts Center (Gorecki Family Theater), CSB

10-11 a.m.

Johnnie Pre-Brunch Social (enjoy a Bloody Mary or Mimosa)

CSB Alumnae Hall, Haehn Campus Center (HCC), CSB

11 a.m.-1 p.m.

The Big Brunch

Haehn Campus Center (HCC) Fieldhouse, CSB

11:30 a.m.

Mass

Sacred Heart Chapel, CSB

1-3 p.m.

Fr. Jerome Tupa, OSB Art Gallery Open House

Quad 464, SJU

2-3:30 p.m.

Beach Bash

Lake Sagatagan Beach, SJU

2-2:45 p.m.

Alum College

Facilities Updates Tour – New and Remade: Monastery Buildings, Main, Haehn Campus Center and Clemens Library –
Chad Marolf

CSB, walking tour – meet in the Fireside Lounge in Gorecki Dining and Conference Center 

2-2:45 p.m.

Alum College

Zumba –
Anne Sumangil ’99

CSB, Alumnae Hall, Haehn Campus Center (HCC)

2-2:45 p.m.

Alum College

"Good Reads" -
Anna Jonas, S. Mara Faulkner ’62, OSB & Kathy Parker  
 
CSB, Mary Commons 

2-2:45 p.m.

Alum College

Abbey Church Tour

SJU, meet under Bell Banner 

2-2:45 p.m.

Alum College

Rock ‘n’ Roll’s Greatest –
Thom Woodward ’70

SJU, Quad 264

2-2:45 p.m.

Alum College

Saint John’s Abbey Cemetery Tour -
Josie Stang

SJU, Abbey Cemetery

2-4 p.m.

Alum College

Still singing? Special music session for the
CSB and SJU Alums and Friends in the Choir room at SJU with Alum Axel Theimer ’71

SJU, choir room - 028, Stephen B Humphrey

4:15-5:15 p.m.

Open AA/A1-Anon Meeting

Simons 340, SJU

4-5:30 p.m.

CSB Happy Hour

Upper Gorecki, CSB

4-5:30 p.m.

SJU Reunion Happy Hour

Luke Hall Picnic Area

5:30-8 p.m.

CSB All-Class Dinner and Celebration: including Reunion Awards recognition

Upper Gorecki, CSB

5:30-7p.m.

SJU All-Class Dinner and Celebration: including Alumni Achievement Award recognition

Guild Hall (The Old Gym), SJU

8-11 p.m.

Reunion Concert featuring Fred Savage and the Unbeatables

Sal's, St. Joseph

10 p.m.

Compline

Lottie Hall, CSB

Sunday, June 26
8 a.m. - 2 p.m. Check-Out Gorecki Center Lobby, CSB
Mary Hall 025, SJU

8-10 a.m.

Breakfast at Gorecki

Gorecki Dining Center, CSB

7-10 a.m.

Breakfast at the Refectory

Quad, SJU

10:30 a.m.

Mass

Sacred Heart Chapel, CSB

10:30 a.m.

Mass

Abbey Church, SJU