Alumni and Family Weekend

Schedule of Alumni Events


Friday, October 4

1964’s and 1969’s 55th & 50th Anniversary Reception

6-9 pm • Villa Library
The Classes of 1964 and 1969 will gather in the Cotter Library in The Villa for some light hors d’oeuvres and cocktails.

MSMC Athletics Hall of Fame

$10/Kids 10 and under free
6-8 pm • Kaplan Recreation Center

Join us as we celebrate the achievements of the latest Mount athletes inducted into this year’s Athletics Hall of Fame. This year’s inductees will be announced in August.

Welcome Reception

$10 Adults Only
8 pm • Billy Joe’s Ribworks, Newburgh Waterfront

Kick off the weekend at Billy Joe’s Ribworks! Meet up with fellow Mount alumni and enjoy the river view in the company of old friends. First beer, wine, or soft drink on the MSMC Alumni Association. Light hors d’oeuvres will be served. Cash bar. Adults only please.

Saturday, October 5

Alumni Awards Continental Breakfast with the President

10 am • Kaplan Family Mathematics, Science & Technology Center Atrium

Join fellow alumni and the Mount’s president, Dr. Jason Adsit, as we present the 2019 Distinguished Alumni Award, the President’s Award for Outstanding Service to the College, and the James V. McEnery Alumni Service Award. Professor James V. McEnery was a scholar, teacher and mentor, and among the first lay faculty of Mount Saint Mary College.

Higher Education Opportunity Program (HEOP) Reunion Reception

11 am • Villa Library

Gather with classmates and meet the Mount’s new Director of HEOP, Kelvin Herrera-Hassan, as well as some of our wonderful Mount students.

Gental Yoga
12 pm • Guzman Lawn
Join us and center yourself overlooking the beautiful views of the Hudson River.  Enjoy beginning your day with meditation, breathing techniques and Hatha yoga poses that are accessible to all levels. Please wear loose clothing and bring your yoga mat.

Alumni and Faculty Carnival

$15 Adults/$7 Kids in advance
$22 Adults/$12 Kids at the carnival
Noon-3 pm • Guzman Lawn

Mingle with your classmates, say hello to your former professors, and enjoy some yummy barbecue and carnival foods. Try your luck at our carnival games! Bring the kids for face painting, caricature drawing, and puppet shows. If you have not been back to the campus in a while, jump on a tour and see all the wonderful changes. First beer is on us! Cash bar. Water, soda, and iced tea are complimentary.

Dominican Center Patron’s Path & Vegas Raffle

At 2:30, during the Carnival, we will be acknowledging the Classes of 1969, 1989, and 1994 and the alumni who have supported the Mount through their generous support. At this time, we will also be announcing the winner of the Las Vegas Raffle. For more information, visit

MSMC Women’s Soccer Game

1 pm • Turf Field
Come cheer on the Women’s Soccer team as they take on Mount Saint Vincent.

Book Talk and Signing By Nancy (Cuomo) Bailey ’72 - CANCELLED

Due to a unforeseen scheduling conflict, Nancy is unable to join us. Our apoloiges for any confusion.

3 pm • Dominican Center, Room 218
More Than Rivals: A Championship Game and a Friendship That Moved a Town Beyond Black and White, by Ken Abraham, produced by Nancy Cuomo Bailey ‘72, has been on the New York Times bestseller list, was awarded a Dove Foundation rating and won the 2017 Communicator Award. Two boys from opposite sides of the tracks with a passion for a game they loved were brought together in a most unexpected way, and their true friendship showcased an example of grace that ultimately changed a reluctant town forever.

Study Abroad Reunion

4 pm • Villa Library

Reunite with faculty and your study abroad cohorts for an evening of tapas, wine, and reminiscing! If you have pictures from your time abroad that you would be willing to share, please contact Megan Rossi, Study Abroad Coordinator, at

Class of 1964’s and 1969’s 55th & 50th Anniversary Dinner

$40 Adults
6 pm Cocktails/7 pm Dinner • MST Atrium

The Class of 1964 & 1969 will gather in the MST Atrium to celebrate their 55th and 50th Anniversary!

Classes 1974-1999 Alumni Dinner Dance & Wine and Hard Cider Tasting*

$35 Adults. Cash Bar. (First glass of wine/beer is on us!)
7-10:30 pm • Dominican Center Café/Patio

Join fellow Mount alumni for dinner and wine and cider tasting. We will feature wines of the Hudson Valley and Hudson Valley’s own Angry Orchard Cider! Dance the night away, relax around a fire pit to catch up and reminisce, or challenge your classmates and friends to a corn hole competition!

Classes of ’04, ’09 & ’14 — Young Alumni Meet-up at Newburgh Brewing Company

$25 Adults (Cash bar. First glass of wine/beer is on us!)
7-10:30 pm • Newburgh Brewing Company, 88 South Colden Street, Newburgh, NY

Join your classmates for a night at the Newburgh Brewing Company. Catch-up with one another about what you have been up to since graduation over a buffet dinner and a pint or two.

Sunday, October 6

Remembrance Mass

10 am • Dominican Center Chapel

Alumni Farewell Champagne Brunch Cruise

$25 Adults/$15 Kids
11:30 am to 1:30 pm

Enjoy a leisurely traditional Sunday Brunch as we cruise down the Hudson River. Toast to old and new friendships with a complimentary glass of champagne before heading home. By special request from the Class of 2014, we will be hosting Super Bingo! Space is limited. Reservations are on a first-come, first-served basis.

MSMC Men’s Alumni Baseball Game

Noon • Dominican Center Field
Come and cheer on the former men’s baseball players as they take to the field for the 10th Annual Alumni Baseball Game.