Alumni and Family Weekend

Schedule of Alumni Events

Friday, September 27

Campus Ghost Walk
7 pm, led by Sr. Catherine Walsh ’70, Professor of Communication Arts and Division Chair
A favorite late night topic in the dormitories were the ghosts of the Mount campus. Sr. Catherine leads the annual Campus Ghost Walk, and shares those stories and characters from Mount history as we explore their haunts. Come walk through the real and not-so-real world at the Mount. Space is limited and on a first-come, first-served basis.

Alumni Beer Tasting & Welcome Reception
Reception: 7-10:30 pm, Newburgh Brewing Company, 88 South Colden Street, Newburgh
Two guided tastings at 7 pm and 7:30 pm
Meet with classmates and former professors at the Newburgh Brewing Company for a beer tasting you won’t forget. Enjoy cocktails and hors d’oeuvres as you reminisce about the glory days! Your first beverage is on us. Cash bar.

Saturday, September 28

Continental Breakfast
9-11 am, Hudson Hall Auditorium

Kids Arts & Crafts Hour
Presented by the MSMC Student Get Creative Club
9-10 am, Hudson Hall Glass Lounge
Get on over to Hudson Hall for a kids crafts workshop. Kids are invited to create an array of craft projects to share with friends and family. Walk-ins welcome.

Navigating College Admissions
10 am, Villa Library
Do you have a high school student getting ready for the college search? Whether your child is applying to your alma mater or to other universities, sign up for Navigating College Admissions. Learn how to select a college, steps to follow, when to visit colleges, what to look for, and which people to see.

Estate Planning Presentation: What You Need to Know Today for a Better Tomorrow
10:30 am-Noon, Kaplan Family Mathematics, Science & Technology Center, Room 163
Meeting current and future financial needs takes good planning. Join experts for a discussion about protecting your family, assets, and lifestyle, key legal documents, and investment strategies that can help you reach your goals.

MSMC Men's & Women's Lacrosse Exhibition
11 am, Kaplan Athletic Field

MSMC Women's Volleyball Game
11 am, Kaplan Recreation Center
Mount Saint Mary College vs. Montclair State University

MSMC Men's Alumni Baseball Game
1 pm, Dominican Center Field
Cheer as the former men’s baseball players take to the field for the seventh annual alumni ballgame.

Puppet Show
Performed by the student theatre club, MSMC Different Stages
11:30 am-Noon, Whittaker Hall
Head over to Whittaker Hall, where your kids will enjoy a puppet show performed by the student theatre club, Different Stages.

Alumni, Family & Faculty Barbecue & "Street" Fair
Noon-3:30 pm, Guzman Lawn
Catch up with alumni, professors, and new and old friends. You’ll feast on a traditional barbecue that includes chicken, hotdogs, and hamburgers.

Campus Tours
12:30-3 pm, Tours depart from Guzman Lawn
Oh, how the campus has grown! Join us on a tour of the renovated College Courts, Guzman Hall, and the new Kaplan Family Mathematics, Science and Technology Center addition to Aquinas Hall. If you haven’t been back to the Mount recently, this is a treat that you won’t want to miss!

18th Annual Alumni Ultimate Frisbee Tournament
12:30-2 pm, MSMC Campus, Location TBD
Join in this friendly Ultimate Frisbee Tournament. All skill levels welcome!

Alumni vs. Faculty Volleyball Game
2-3:30 pm
Join in this friendly alumni vs. faculty volleyball game. Faculty players include Dr. Andrea Ackermann, Dr. Paul Schwartz, Dr. Larry Force, Dr. Carl Hoegler, and more! All skill levels welcome. Spaces are limited, and on a first-come, first-served basis.

MSMC Women's Volleyball Game
3 pm, Kaplan Recreation Center
Mount Saint Mary College vs. Lehman College

Fall Festival & Wine Tasting
7-10 pm, Kaplan Family Mathematics, Science & Technology Center Atrium
There’s no better place to enjoy the fall season than the beautiful Hudson Valley. Join us for a cocktail, and enjoy pasta, a carving station, and hors d’oeuvres that you can make a meal out of. You’ll get to taste, compare, and enjoy a variety of local wines, too. Your first beverage is on us! Cash bar.

Alumni Dinner Cruise
7-10 pm, Newburgh Waterfront
Embark with your friends on a three-hour scenic cruise down the Hudson River. You can chat over a leisurely dinner that includes chicken marsala, penne ala vodka, and other mouthwatering delights. Your first beverage is on us! Cash bar. Space is limited. Reservations are on a first come, first served basis.

MSMC Knight of Illusion
9 pm, Aquinas Hall Theatre
Let’s make some magic at the MSMC Knight of Illusion! Join us for an evening of fun and entertainment as an illusionist dazzles you with magic.

MSMC Coffee Bar
10 pm-Midnight, Kaplan Family Mathematics, Science & Technology Center Atrium
Enjoy a cup of coffee or tea with biscotti and other tasty treats as you share favorite Mount memories with classmates and friends.

Sunday, September 29

Remembrance Mass
10 am, Founders Chapel
Fr. Kevin E. Mackin, OFM, will again be blessing pets at Mount Saint Mary College after 10 am Mass (around 10:45 am), outside Guzman Hall. Furry, feathered, or finned friends on leashes or in carriers are welcome with their human companions.

Alumni Farewell Brunch
11 am-1 pm, Kaplan Family Mathematics, Science & Technology Center Atrium
Enjoy a leisurely traditional Sunday Brunch before heading home. Join us as we bid a fond farewell to Harry Steinway, dean of student affairs, as he retires from the Mount after 29 years of service. The Distinguished Alumni Award and the President’s Award for Outstanding Service to the College will also be presented at brunch.

If you have any questions, please contact the Office of Alumni Affairs at or at 845-569-3286.

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