Denison University is preparing for its Reunion Weekend, which begins Thursday, May 30, and ends Sunday, June 2. Close to 1,200 alumni from 16 classes plan to attend the annual celebration, where they will reconnect with their friends, family and professors at Denison and in Granville. This marks Dale and Tina Knobel’s final reunion as president and first lady of the college.
“We celebrate reunions to honor the history and tradition of the college,” says Steve Crawford, director for alumni relations. “Alumni return to Granville both to rekindle friendships and to explore the Denison of today.”
Some events are open to the public, include the following:
- 8:30 a.m., Saturday, June 1: Bird walk at the Biological Reserve (1258 North Street, State Route 661 North). It is recommended that participants bring binoculars and be prepared to walk in wet grass. The event will be canceled if it is raining or very windy. For more information, contact 740-587-6359 or visit www.denison.edu.
- 9 a.m., Saturday, June 1: A 5K fun run/walk begins at the Burton D. Morgan Center Plaza (150 Ridge Road).
Denison University is a leading national college of liberal arts and sciences where students from around the world come to pursue academic inquiry and research, to analyze and solve problems, and to forge the skills needed to succeed. On a beautiful, fully residential campus, students build enduring relationships and pathways to the professions, supported by faculty mentorship in classrooms, laboratories and studios; through a wealth of career-launch programs and internships; and in partnership with a thriving, far-reaching alumni network. Denison’s place at the forefront of higher education is recognized by “Colleges That Change Lives,” U.S. News, and Forbes, among others.