Alumni Weekend 2006—"SHU & You: Family Ties"

Alumni Weekend Events Scheduled from Friday, Sept. 29 through Sunday, Oct. 1 on SHU campus


Who made Siena Heights home for you? Was it roommates? Teammates? Spanish majors or campus security officers? However you define your Siena family, call them together for a SHU family reunion that includes food, fun, sports, games, savvy seminars, Saturday Mass and lots of celebration. For info or registration:  (517) 264-7140  or

You CAN come home again!


Meet Sister Peg!  The newest member of the SHU family is Sister Peg Albert, OP, Siena’s 10th President.  She’ll be out and about all weekend—and she wants to meet YOU. 


Friday Hospitality

Afternoon:  Alumni Office Open House, 2 – 4 p.m., Sacred Heart Hall 102-104.

Evening:   Welcome Wine & Cheese, 6:30-8 p.m., Dominican Hall.

Late Night with Alumni:  Meet downtown at Mr. Ed’s or the Barley House.


Soccer Tailgate!  Eat, greet and cheer the Saints.  Food provided by White Castle from 1 to 3 Saturday at the soccer field. Special thanks to Jamie Richardson '87 of White Castle.


Care for the Kids  There will be lots of family-friendly fun—but when you need a break, you’ll find child care for kids age 3-10 at St. Joseph Academy, Saturday10 am-4 pm. Details at registration.


Stop and Shop!

  • Visit the new Siena Heights Barnes & Noble Bookstore, at Siena Fest and in Archangelus Ballroom. Special alumni discounts.  Extended Alumni Weekend hours:  Friday to 5 p.m., Saturday 9 a.m.-7 p.m., Sunday 11 a.m.-1 p.m.
  • Catch the Craft Show in Sage—an annual fund raiser for the student Rotaract chapter.



Friday Afternoon Alumni Office Open House

Friday Evening Welcome Wine & Cheese

Friday Late Night Downtown

Saturday Morning Coffee at Registration

Saturday Picnic Lunch at Siena Fest

Saturday Soccer "Slider" Tailgate with White Castle

Saturday Alumni Weekend Mass

Saturday Evening All-Alumni Reception

Saturday Celebration Dinners

Saturday Night OCTOBERFEST!

Sunday Morning Prayer Brunch



Class Reunions -- All classes ending in "6" and "1"

   Golden Years Reunion: Class of '51

   50th Reunion: Class of '56

   25th Reunion: Class of '81   la Breakfast

Special Interest Reunions

   True SHU Family Reunion:  All families with multiple Siena alumni!

   Campus Security Alumni Reunion

   Spanish Reunion: Calling all Spanish majors, minors, Mexico Program & Rotaract alumni

   Biennial Bio Bash:  Science alumni of the past 25 years

Athletic Hall of Fame Induction: friends and teammates of honorees:

   Steve Chappell '88, Robyn Humes '96, Ayana Nash '95, Anthony Staffney '99,

   the late Brett Steele  '87 and the 1993-94 men's basketball team.


Just Plain Fun!

Siena Fest! Saturday Afternoon

Campus Village Tours (See the newest residence on campus)

Rotaract Craft Fair



Savvy Seminars 

Secrets of Better Photography: with Paul Zdanis '81

Architectural Walking Tour: with Prof. Peter Barr

Siena’s Mexico Program: with Prof. Renato Gonzalez

Teaching Spanish at SHU: with Nick Kaplan '03

Organ Transplants--Gift of Life: with Fr. Tom Helfrich, Prof. Renato Gonzalez, Beth Merillat '85


Alumni Weekend Sports Activities

5K Road Race

1-Mile Heritage Walk

Coed Alumni Soccer Game 

Alumni Baseball v. today's Saints

Alumni Volleyball game

Sunday Saints Golf Outing

Varsity Athletics

   Softball v. Kalamazoo Valley (doubleheader)

   Women's Soccer v. Madonna

   Men's Soccer v. Cornerstone (m)

   Volleyball v. Cornerstone


For schedules, information or registration, contact the Alumni Office at: (517) 264-7143 or

Meet Siena


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Nate Adams

Theater major; movie reviewer; Adrian Campus

Faculty & Staff

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Gail A. Ryder

Associate Professor of Humanities


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David Condon '74

Accounting, Business Administration Graduate; Director of Credit at Heidtman Steel Products