Peru State College’s Sesquicentennial All-College Reunion: June 16-18, 2017

The All-College Reunion was a great success with more than 250 attendees!  

Special thank you to the Sesquicentennial sponsors for their ongoing support of Peru State College.

Sesquicentennial Sponsors

Check out photos from the weekend:

Kick Off, Book Launch and President’s Dinner, Friday, June 16, 2017:

Posted by Peru State College on Friday, June 16, 2017

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Saturday, June 17, 2017:

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All-College Reunion Schedule of Events:

Friday, June 16

3-6 p.m.                               Registration and Lodging Check-In Opens – Visitor’s Center, Schoolhouse, Park Ave. and 5th Ave.

3-6 p.m.                               Campus Tours Led by PSC Students – Depart from Visitor’s Center, Park Ave. and 5th Ave.

4-6 p.m.                               Frisbee Disc Golf – Discs available at the Visitor’s Center

6 p.m.                                   Book Launch Party and Social Hour – Student Center

7 p.m.                                   President’s All-College Dinner Featuring the Ethnic Singers to Honor

                                                 the Memory of Former Group Member, Mike Janis – Student Center

9-11 p.m.                             Catching up with Friends


Saturday, June 17

Throughout the day         Class photos (times designated closer to event) – Designated social areas based on decade

7 a.m.-5 p.m.                      Registration and Welcome Center Opens – Visitor’s Center, Schoolhouse

7-9 a.m.                               Breakfast – Sit with classmates from the same decades! – Student Center

9-11 a.m.                             Activities Open; Tours Depart Every 30 Minutes

                                                       – Campus tours led by student ambassadors

                                                       – College memorabilia (visitor’s center, archives, AWAC)

                                                       – Oak Bowl/Fieldhouse tours

                                                       – Peru Museum open

                                                       – Frisbee disc golf

                                                       – Splash pad for kids opens

                                                       – Theater and Sesquicentennial Plaza Construction Update

                                                       – Delzell Tours (dependent on construction)

9-11 a.m.                             History of the College Presentation – Dan Sullivan, PSC 150 book author

9:30-11 a.m.                       Workshop Options:

                                                       – Birds of a Feather presentation by Bill Clemente

                                                       – Genealogy of Nebraska Workshop

                                                       – Peru State Legacy

11-11:30 a.m.                     BREAK

11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.             Lunch featuring music by PSC musicians, student groups, and retired faculty and staff – Student Center

1-4 p.m.                             Activities Open; Tours Depart Every 30 Minutes

                                                         – Campus tours led by student ambassadors

                                                         – College memorabilia (visitor’s center, archives, athlteics)

                                                         – Oak Bowl/Fieldhouse tours

                                                         – Frisbee disc golf

                                                         – Splash pad for kids opens

                                                         – Theater and Sesquicentennial Plaza Construction Update

                                                         – Delzell Tours (dependent on construction)

1-2:30 p.m.                         Workshop Options

                                                           – Film showing from athletics and PSC archives

                                                           – Genealogy of Nebraska Workshop

                                                           – History of the College with Dan Sullivan, PSC 150 book author

                                                           – Story time for children (led by education majors) – Library

2:30-4 p.m.                         Workshop Options

                                                           – Dan Holtz presentation, All Original, All Nebraska

                                                           – Tour the restored President’s home

                                                           – Guided Walking Tour of Roland Sherman’s Carvings with Bill Clemente

                                                           – Peru State Legacy

4-5 p.m.                               BREAK

5-8 p.m.                               Bobcat Block Party on the Quad Featuring:

                                                          – Wine Walk

                                                          – Featuring the band Sum Guise

                                                          – Photo booth and kid-friendly activities

                                                          – Delicious food!

8:30 p.m.                            Bonfire with music – Sapp Plaza

9-11 p.m.                            VFW will provide signature drink and stand up comedian 

Sunday June 18

7-10 a.m.                            Breakfast – Student Center

8-10:30 a.m.                      Check-out of lodging

11 a.m.                                Church service in the AWAC led by local pastors and alumni

Interested in participating in the church service as a leader or musician?  Contact Deborah Solie at dsolie@peru.edu or by calling 402-872-2304.