Reunion 2022: Golden is Thy Fame Celebration

(part of a series)

Location: Various Locations

June 2 is a day of special celebration as Notre Dame commemorates the 50th anniversary of the admission of undergraduate women. Join us for special programming, including a welcome breakfast, Mass in the Basilica of the Sacred Heart, exclusive tours and open houses, featured presentations and speakers, a Golden Gala dinner and much more! All alumni and their guests, including those scheduled for Alumni Reunion 2022, are invited to attend and participate in the celebration. 

The schedule will be updated as events for Golden is Thy Fame are finalized. Check back often for new information.

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Wednesday, June 1, 2022

Golden is Thy Fame: Celebrating 50 Years of Undergraduate Women

The following events are planned for those arriving on or near campus prior to Thursday's celebration.

An actor portraying Fr. Sorin on stage in front of a Golden Dome backdrop.
Performance of "Sorin: A Notre Dame Story"
Library Lawn outside of Hesburgh Library.
Taste of South Bend on Hesburgh Library Quad
Two wine glasses with the 50 Golden Years logo.
Wine glasses available at the private shopping experience

Time

Event

Location

12:00 - 9:00 PM Check-In and Reunion Headquarters Open Eck Visitors Center
6:00 - 9:00 PM

A Taste of South Bend

Hesburgh Library Lawn
7:00 - 9:00 PM Private Shopping Experience Hammes Notre Dame Bookstore
9:00 PM Performance of "Sorin: A Notre Dame Story" Washington Hall
9:00 - 11:30 PM Hospitality Tent Refreshment Tent - DeBartolo Quad

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Thursday, June 2, 2022

Golden is Thy Fame: Celebrating 50 Years of Undergraduate Women

Amy Grant.
Performance by Amy Grant at the Golden Gala Dinner and Program 
People do yoga on a football field.
Conversation with Judge Ann Claire Williams, JD '75. Hosted by Notre Dame Law School Dean G. Marcus Cole
Aerial group photo.
Anne Thompson '79 to moderate "Care for Our Common Home: A Conversation about Environmental Research and Teaching across the Disciplines"

Time

Event

Location

6:30 AM

Flag Raising

South Quad Flagpole
6:30 AM Yoga in the Stadium Notre Dame Stadium
8:00 AM - Midnight

Check-In and Reunion Headquarters Open

Eck Visitors Center
8:00 AM Welcome Breakfast

Dahnke Ballroom (7th floor) & Rasmus Club (8th floor),
Duncan Student Center

9:00 AM Aerial Photo on the Field Notre Dame Stadium
10:00 - 10:50 AM Care for our Common Home: A Conversation Across the Disciplines McKenna Hall
10:00 - 10:45 AM Jewelry Making Experience with Ali on the Boulevard TBD
11:00 - 11:45 AM Jewelry Making Experience with Ali on the Boulevard TBD
10:00 - 11:00 AM

College of Engineering Alumni Reception Celebrating 50 Years of Undergraduate Women

Stinson Remick Atrium
10:00 - 10:50 AM

Concurrent Workshops and Sessions

  • The Economics of Baby Booms and Busts
  • Throwback Thursday: Insights into developing "Objects in the Rearview Mirror", a social history of Notre Dame's early coeducation journey
McKenna Hall
11:00 - 11:50 AM 

Concurrent Workshops and Sessions

  • Women Mentoring Women: Book Highlights and Workshops
  • ND Alumnae Fighting to End Poverty
  • Imaginative Prayer
McKenna Hall
12:00 - 1:00 PM A Conversation with Trailblazer and Leader Judge Ann Claire Williams (ret.), JD '75 and Notre Dame Trustee, Hosted by Notre Dame Law School Dean G. Marcus Cole McKenna Hall
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM Lunch 

South Dining Hall

1:00 - 1:45 PM Wine Tasting Smith Ballroom
1:15 - 2:15 PM

Panel Discussion: "In Their Own Words" 

Leighton Concert Hall DeBartolo Performing Arts Center
1:30 - 2:20 PM

Concurrent Workshops and Sessions

  • The Neuroscience of being your Best Self: What Good Sleep, Moderate Stress and Positive Emotion can teach us about Leading (and Living) Well
  • CHANGE AGENT: The Sister Jean Story - a Documentary Film-in-Progress
McKenna Hall
1:45 - 2:30 PM Tour of the Basilica of the Sacred Heart and Museum Basilica of the Sacred Heart
2:30 - 4:00 PM

Open Houses and Exclusive Tours

Various Locations
3:00 - 3:30 PM Tour of Holy Cross Cemetery Holy Cross Cemetery
3:00 - 3:45 PM Wine Tasting Smith Ballroom
3:00 - 4:00 PM

Legacy Reception

McKenna Hall
5:00 PM Mass in Celebration of the 50th Anniversary Basilica of the Sacred Heart
6:15 - 9:15 PM

Golden Gala Dinner and Program featuring a performance by Amy Grant!

North Dome of the Joyce Center
9:15 - 11:30 PM Candlelight Grotto Walk Grotto of Our Lady of Lourdes
9:15 - 11:30 PM Hospitality Tent Refreshment Tent - DeBartolo Quad

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