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50th Reunion Schedule


The class of 1964 will have a customized schedule in honor of their 50th reunion celebration. Details continue to evolve, so check this website often for updates or contact Ashley Chludzinski for more information. Scroll to the bottom of this page for information regarding the reserved hotel block.

Friday, April 11, 2014

Participation in Carnegie Mellon University’s Spring Carnival Activities
View the Carnival schedule for more information regarding your options.

Welcome Meeting
2:00 pm
Dean's Conference Room
It is our honor to welcome you back to business school in celebration of your 50th reunion. Join Dean Robert M. Dammon for a warm greeting before departing for your campus tour.

Campus Tour (tentative)
2:05 pm
Various Locations
A lot has changed on the Carnegie Mellon University campus since 1964! An experienced tour guide will lead 50th reunion celebrants on a private tour of campus while highlighting key locations of interest.

Robotics Institute Tour
3:00 pm
This specialized tour will include Maxim Likhachev's  demo of the PR2 robot, demos from the QoLT (Quality of Life Technology Center), Snake Robots, and various Field Robotics Center demos.

Alumni B**rs
5:00 pm
Main Lobby & Courtyard
B**rs is a long-standing tradition among students of the Tepper School. It stands for "Beers," and refers to the socials student organizations host on many Friday evenings. Typical format is beer and light refreshments to accompany informal conversations. During Reunion Weekend, the Alumni Office sponsors B**rs and invites graduates to partake in the networking experience. This is the first "official" event of Reunion Weekend, and we kick it off with the 50th reunion attendees ringing the bell in the lobby to signal the start of activities.

Class Dinner
6:30 pm
The Pittsburgh Athletic Association
Enjoy a private dinner with classmates at an off-site location. Discuss professional and personal highlights, reminisce about faculty and GSIA classes, and talk about future plans. (The cost of dinner is not included with the reunion registration fee).

Saturday, April 12, 2014

Class Breakfast
8:00 am
Dean's Conference Room
Reconvene with your classmates on campus for a light breakfast before the academic programming begins on Saturday morning. Special guest Dr. Egon Balas will be joining you for discussion.

Policy Failures in the U.S. and Europe
9:00 am
Mellon Auditorium, Reserved Seating for 50th Reunion Celebrants
Dr. Allan Meltzer, The Allan H. Meltzer University Professor of Political Economy

Alumni Panel
10:15 am
Mellon Auditorium
Panelists forthcoming

State of the Tepper School
11:30 am
Posner Center Boardroom, Reserved Seating for 50th Reunion Celebrants
Dean Robert M. Dammon, Professor of Financial Economics

Class Photo
12:30 pm

Lunch with Dean Robert M. Dammon
12:45 pm
Dean's Conference Room

Academic Insights with Faculty Leaders
1:30 pm & 3:00 pm
Rooms 151, 152, and 153
View the general preliminary schedule for more information regarding faculty presenters and topics of discussion. Three presentations will be held concurrently, and alumni will have the opportunity to choose which discussion to attend based upon personal interests.

Tepper Tea
2:30 pm
W.L. Mellon Society Hallway
Enjoy light refreshments between Academic Insights sessions.

Reunion Celebration at Heinz Field
6:30 pm
Join fellow alumni at this all-class celebration for a cocktail hour and the Dean's closing reunion remarks.
Heinz Field (East Club Lounge)
100 Art Rooney Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15212

Closing Class Dinner
7:30 pm
The Duquesne Club
Close your 50th reunion celebration with a private classmate dinner to reflect on the time you spent together and celebrate your memories. (The cost of dinner is included with the reunion registration fee).

Accommodations for 50th Reunion Celebrants

A special room block has been reserved for the Class of 1964. When making reservations, reference the block name “CMU, Tepper Alumni Reunion.”

Wyndham Pittsburgh University Center
100 Lytton Avenue, Pittsburgh
Rate: $140/night
Cut-off Date: March 21


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