Alumnae Weekend and Reunion: October 5-7, 2018

Alumnae Weekend and Reunion welcomes back all graduates from Mount Mary College and University, faculty and staff to reunite and rediscover campus. This will be a special year for alumnae from the class of 1968 (50th), 1993 (25th) and 2008 (10th) as they celebrate milestone anniversaries.

All events are subject to change. Confirmation emails and letters with final event times and details will be sent before guest arrival. Hotel confirmations are provided by the hotel directly.

Questions? Please email us at or call (414) 930-3025.

Reunion Giving

You can personally impact students’ education and experiences at Mount Mary. Your CLASS GIFT is an investment in a future Mount Mary alum who will soon be a leader in our community. It also ensures that Mount Mary University can continue to offer a life-changing experience. . . whatever path she may choose.

Friday, October 5

Join us for dinner and stay for local Summerfest favorite, "The LoveMonkeys." This band will Pop Rock your socks off with hits from the 60s to 90s! And don't worry, if you are gluten free — we have you covered!

  • Preview the creative side of Mount Mary alums in the 1st Juried Alumnae Art Exhibition | 5-6:45 p.m.
  • Buffet Dinner | 5:30-6:30 p.m.
  • Coffee and Dessert | 6:30-7 p.m.
  • The LoveMonkeys bring down Bergstrom Hall! | 7-9 p.m.

Registration is required. Dinner, dessert and entertainment included. Cash bar available.

* Events, times and locations are subject to change.

Saturday, October 6


Reunion Morning (Check-in for all registered attendees will be held in the North Dining Room, Bergstrom Hall.)

  • Enjoy hot cider, coffee or tea with your friends. | 8-11:15 a.m.
  • See the works of our talented alumnae artists in the Marian Gallery. | 8-11:15 a.m.
  • Visit the SSND North American Archives! Archivist Michele Levandoski will be available to answer questions. | 8:30-11:15 a.m.
  • Back to Class! | 9:30-10:30 a.m.
    • "Literature and History Come to Life: Reacting to the Past at Mount Mary" by Dr. Paula Reiter, Associate English Professor, and Dr. Julie Tatlock, Chair of Justice, Sociology and History
    • "Thinking outside the rectangular prism" by Sherrie Serros, Math Department Chair and Associate Professor
    • "Search for Solutions: general science course with a Criminal Science Investigation focus" by Sister Patricia Obremski '63, SSND, Physics Professor
  • Caroline Hall Dorm Tours | 10-11 a.m.
  • Bookstore opens. Grab some alumnae gear at the Mount Mary University bookstore. | 10-11:15 a.m. (will reopen after lunch)

Reunion Afternoon (Information area will be open in the North Dining Room, Bergstrom Hall until 5 p.m.)

  • Luncheon for alumnae and the Mount Mary community and welcome from Mount Mary's 12th, President Christine Pharr, Ph.D. | 11:30 a.m. - 12:20 p.m.
  • Special Presentation of Search for Meaning by Austin Reece, Philosophy Professor and Dr. Helga Kisler '00, Assistant Theology Professor | 12:30 - 1:20 pm
  • Say "Cheese"! Class photos | 1:30 p.m.
  • Bookstore reopens. | 1:30-4 p.m.
  • Marian Art Gallery reopens | 1:30-5 p.m.
  • Campus tours led by student tour guides. | 2-5 p.m.
  • Back to Class! | 2:30-3:30 p.m.
    • "Joy in the Everyday: an experiential workshop" by Melody Todd, Assistant Professor and Art Therapy Undergraduate Program Advisor
    • "A Love Letter to the World: a short course on poetry that celebrates life" by Ann Bonness Angel '75, English Professor
  • Reunion Mass - a beautiful tribute to our heritage and classmates. | 4 p.m.
  • Class of 1968 Marian Club Induction | 5 p.m.

Please see the Class Gatherings section for more information on individual gatherings and events.

Registration includes lunch, refreshments and all activities throughout the day.

* Events, times and locations are subject to change.

Sunday, October 7

Farewell Breakfast hosted at the Radisson Milwaukee West (2303 North Mayfair Road). | 8:30 - 11 a.m.

Join your classmates once more for a continental farewell breakfast in a private banquet room at the Radisson Milwaukee West. This is the perfect place to bring out those yearbooks (or old Facebook posts) and reminisce once more before the end of the weekend.

* Events, times and locations are subject to change.

Individual Class Gatherings and Celebrations

Class gatherings are planned by the individual class delegate or committee representing the class. If you are interested in planning or hosting a gathering and would like us to post the information, please contact the Office of Alumnae Relations at

Class specific events being hosted on the evening of Saturday, October 6. RSVP required for all posted events.

Class of 1963 | 55th Anniversary Class Reception at Mount Mary in Helfaer Hall
Class of 1968 | 50th Anniversary Class Dinner at Jimmy's Island Grill (2303 N Mayfair Rd, Wauwatosa, WI 53226)

Hotel Information

RADISSON HOTEL MILWAUKEE WEST (2303 North Mayfair Road, Milwaukee) 

The room rate is $118 per night and is subject to applicable state and local tax rate of 15.1%. Individuals are required to make their own reservations by September 13, 2018. Reservations can be made by calling the Radisson Milwaukee West directly at (414) 257-3400 or Radisson Worldwide reservations at (800) 333-3333. Please advise the receptionist of the group name to ensure special group rate: Mount Mary University.

HOLIDAY INN EXPRESS - MILWAUKEE WEST (11111 West North Avenue, Milwaukee)

The room rate is $102 per night and is subject to applicable state and local tax rate of 15.1%. This rate includes a free hot breakfast each morning during normal breakfast hours. Parking is complementary as well as high speed internet access. Individuals are required to make their own reservations by September 13, 2018. Reservations can be made by calling (414) 778-0333. Please advise the receptionist of the group name to ensure special group rate: Mount Mary University.

The Office of Alumnae Relations secures 2 hotel room blocks for the convenience of our guests. Individuals are responsible for paying the room rate and all charges incurred during their stay. All reservations must be guaranteed with a valid credit card number or an advanced deposit of one night's room and tax. Reservations may be cancelled by 6 p.m., 24 hours in advance of arrival date. The University is not responsible for lost or stolen items. The University does not work with any other hotels/motels other than those listed above.

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Registration and Reunion Refund Policy

Registration fees help us to offer a variety of events during the weekend. Online registration may charge the user a fee. Alumnae can contact the Office of Alumnae Relations to register for events for no user fee. All fees are non-refundable 30 days prior to the Thursday of Alumnae Reunion Weekend. Requests for refunds must be made in writing and received by September 14, 2018 by mail to the Office of Alumnae Relations or emailing us at All refund requests will be reviewed and processed following the completion of Alumnae Reunion Weekend. Please allow up to two weeks for the receipt of your refund.