3rd Annual Barney’s Beaver Crawl
Join your fellow Blackburn alumni for an afternoon of fun and games in the dorm parlors! The Blackburn Alumni Association is sponsoring this event to bring alumni together and give you a chance to see your old living spaces. The cost is $20 and includes a one-of-a-kind Barney’s Beaver Crawl t-shirt.
Actors’ Studio with Randy Steinmeyer ‘81
Actor Randy Steinmeyer ‘81, veteran of the Chicago Dramatists theater group and many TV and movie productions, will perform scenes from selected plays and talk about his experiences as an actor.
Alumni College 1
Dr. Karen Dillon, Chair of the Department of English and Communications, will discuss her new book, The Spectacle of Twins in American Literature and Popular Culture. Her book explores the familiar notion of twinship, and the related subjects of “freaks” and genetic experimentation.
Alumni College 2
Biology professor Dr. Ed Zalisko will talk about his recent trip to Iceland. He’ll have lots of photos, stories and information to share about that country’s fascinating natural history, and how his travels inform his teaching.
Alumni Luncheon, Annual Meeting and Alumni Awards Presentation
Please join us for lunch followed by the annual meeting of the Alumni Association. A number of awards will be conferred by the Alumni Association Board of Directors and votes will be taken to elect new members of the board. All alumni are welcome. RSVP required.
Gallery Opening: Patricia Wier Mynka Memorial Exhibition
The Blackburn Art Department hosts this exhibition of work by Bryan Bethel ‘16. Bryan manipulates antique photographs to create unique effects, demonstrating how far humans have advanced technologically—while also pondering how much more we can grow.
Musical Tribute to Dr. Roger Hatlestad
Former students, community members, and others who were inspired by long time music professor Dr. Roger Hatlestad will perform a musical tribute in Clegg Chapel.
Commemoration of Soccer Champions
The 1981 and 1983 men’s soccer National Little College Athletic Association (NLCAA) National Champions will be honored during halftime of the men’s soccer game. Come cheer on these Blackburn greats!
After Hours in Jaenke
Wind down from the day’s events and visit with classmates and friends. Enjoy food, drinks and music in the renovated Jaenke Alumni Center. RSVP required.