TOP STORY - Homecoming 2008 Wrap-up
Newing's float was part of the annual Brain Train parade, which took a new path this year, starting at the lower end of Parking Lot M and finishing at the Events Center - site of Tailgate '08.
A dazzling fireworks display followed the men's soccer game at the sold-out Bearcats Sports Complex on Saturday night.
"It feels very good to be back and it’s great that BU has made us feel included," said Abby Regner '08, who was one of the first alumni to arrive on Saturday night at Dillinger's in Downtown Binghamton for a reunion for the Class of 2008. "The city has been extremely welcoming."
Young alumni would enjoy great drinks, free food, and reconnecting with old friends in this favorite meeting place for both past and current students.
"I'm having a great time," said Masashi Oi '10, a junior at Binghamton. "I just stopped by and it's been fun."
A few blocks over, alumni from the classes of 2003-07 enjoyed a caramel fountain, a comfortable atmosphere, and light refreshments at the Mad Moose.
"It's great that the Alumni Association reached out. It's great to be involved," said alumnus and adjunct instructor Larry Harvilchuck (pictured). "It's a really unique experience having taught and then reconnecting here. It brings back a lot of memories."
The Outdoor Pursuits reunion activities ended with a breakfast on Sunday morning, featuring pancakes made by retired faculty master Augie Mueller.
Alumni of Color held a brunch on Sunday morning at the Events Center, at which Alumni Association Board of Directors President Anthony S. Kendall '83, MBA '85 encouraged the group members to be active advocates on behalf of the University.
Last Updated: 6/17/09