Thursday, May 11
Philadelphia Downtown Marriott
1201 Market Street
Class of 1992 will have a cash bar “lounge” set up on the Market Street side of the building on the mezzanine level just above the lobby. Come meet and greet after checking into the hotel!
Friday, May 12
What's Going on? How to Understand and Cope with the Teenage Brain
Co-sponsored by the Class of 1992, Alumni Education, and Penn Nursing Science
3:30 - 4:40 PM
G-17 Auditorium, Claudia Cohen Hall (formerly Logan Hall)
249 South 36th Street
What’s Going On? How to understand and cope with the teenage brain. Spend some time with teenagers and you will experience “teen brain.” From hormonal swings to emotional development, the impact on you and your teen is tremendous. But what’s really going on? Join us for a moderated panel to discuss the brain science and cognitive development behind the teenage brain and how to cope with it. Panelists will include Dr. Taliba Foster, C'92, a psychiatrist, Dr. Adam Weissman, C'02, a clinical psychologist, Michael Brody, C’92 W’92, a high school administrator and educator, and Penn Professor Dr. Catherine McDonald, RN, an expert in teen risk-taking behavior and injury prevention.
25th Reunion Welcome Back Party
7:00 - 11:00 PM
Houston Hall, Bodek Lounge
3417 Spruce Street
Come join your 1992 classmates for our Friday night party “Sink or Swim 2.5". In honor of our 25th Reunion, relive some of your favorite memories on campus as we reconnect with old friends and make new ones. Enjoy bar food and light bites, as well as specialty cocktails and your old favorites from some of Penn’s oldest institutions: Smokes, Cavanaugh's and the Palladium.
This is a more casual evening, so everyone is encouraged to wear their Penn gear…a shirt from our college days, their favorite Penn sweatshirt…or at least something ‘red and blue’. Please note that this is an ‘adults only’ party, so please leave your little ones at home. Spouses and partners are most welcome.
$75 per person
Saturday, May 13
Making the Most of the “Golden Years”
10:00 - 11:15 AM
Claire M. Fagin Hall
418 Curie Boulevard
This event is sponsored by the Nursing Class of 1992. Caring for yourself and your aging loved ones can be challenging, but the golden years are also filled with opportunity. Faculty members Nancy Hodgson, PhD, RN FAAN, Pam Cacchione, PhD, CRNP, GNP, BC, FGSA, FAAN and Adriana Perez, PhD, ANP-BC, FAAN, will discuss these challenges and opportunities, including the latest in research and care issues around healthy aging, mental health for care givers and the aging adult, improving quality of life for dementia patients living at home, and promoting physical activity for older adults.
Parade of Classes
12:00 - 12:30 PM
Hamilton Village (formerly Superblock)
Lineup begins at 11:45 AM
Alumni Day Picnic
12:30 - 3:30 PM
Join us at the Button under our 25th Reunion Tent. Remember your red Penn shirt.
4:00 - 6:00 PM
Houston Hall, Class of '49 Auditorium
Bring the whole family to paint the campus red and blue! Stop by after the picnic for great treats, fun activities, and a screening of the hit movie SING! Most appropriate for children ages ten and under.
The Netter Center for Community Partnerships Presents: Perspectives from Alumni on University-Community Engagement
Co-sponsored by the Class of 1992
4:45-6:00 PM (Reception 6:00-6:30)
Location Amado Recital Hall, Irvine Auditorium
3401 Spruce St
As the Netter Center heads into its 25th Anniversary, hear from founding director Ira Harkavy (C’70, GR’79), alumni representing various reunion years, and a 2017 graduate about the many aspects—and lasting impact—of Penn’s local engagement with its West Philadelphia community. A light reception will follow the program. Advance registration is encouraged but not required.
Scott Millstein, C’92, Executive Director, Coro New York Leadership Center (moderator)
Joanna Chae, C’12, Director of Moelis Access Science, Netter Center, and Doctoral Student in Sociology, Columbia University
Dominique DeArmond, C’07, Major Gifts Officer, KIPP Foundation
Jared Fenton, C’17, Penn Civic Scholar and President and Founder of Penn Reflect
Risa Vetri Ferman, C’87, Judge of the Court of Common Pleas in Montgomery County, PA
Johnathan L. Seeg, W’97, Managing Director, BlackRock Private Equity Partners
25th Reunion Gala
8:00 - Midnight
Houston Hall, Hall of Flags and the Bistro
Come “BACK TO THE BUTTON” as we celebrate nearly 30 years of friendship at the 1992 25th Reunion Gala! Saturday night’s party will take place in the heart of campus on College Green, in front of College Hall and adjacent to our Ivy Stone and our new Class of ’92 College Green Porch at Van Pelt library. Festivities will have something for everyone, including delicious food, drinks, dancing and a few cool surprises. Dress to impress! Guys a sports jacket would be fine and ladies your little black dress or favorite pants outfit is great- just leave your high heels at home!
$135 per person
25th Reunion Saturday Night Kids Party
8:00 - Midnight
Houston Hall, Ben Franklin Room
Ages 5 and up.
For '92 classmates bringing children over five years old, there will be a supervised children space on College Green (additional cost per child) with a screening of The Lego Batman Movie
, games, food and more! The University of Pennsylvania’s child care center is open for children ages three months to twelve years between six and midnight. Cost: $25 per child
Sunday, May 14
9:30 - 11:30 AM
Houston Hall, 3417 Spruce Street
Come enjoy a cup of coffee and hot breakfast, and recoup from a fun-filled weekend. Share photos and stories from the weekend, and make plans for your next visit to Penn! Cost is $15 at the door or included in Alumni Weekend Pass.