Penn Reunion Leadership Conference

Time to start planning your reunion!

Join fellow classmates this September 16, 2017 at the 17th Annual Penn Reunion Leadership Conference to gear up for your reunion in May 2018. Hear from fellow alumni and staff to get the best tips and tricks to making your reunion a success.

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Friday, September 15

3:00PM to 5:00PM
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  • Open House/meet The Penn Fund staff
  • Meet-up informally with friends and classmates
  • Get a jump start on MVP and QuakerNet with personalized by appointment training sessions with The Penn Fund
  • Self-guided campus walks
  • Visit the Penn Museum (complimentary passes available)
  • Workout at Pottruck Gym (complimentary day passes available)
  • Visit the bookstore with a coupon!
  • Evening on your own

Saturday, September 16

The Inn at Penn

8:45 AM - 9:30 AM

Class Gift Chair Training and Breakfast (Invitation Only)
All-Volunteer Class Breakfast
Reunion Resource Fair

9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Why Reunions Matter
F. Hoopes Wampler, Ed.D., GrEd’13, Associate Vice President for Alumni Relations
Kris Davitt, Associate Vice President for Undergraduate Programs

10:00 AM - 10:20 AM
Welcome Remarks from The Penn Fund Executive Board
Lisa Aldisert, CW’75, G’75, Chair The Penn Fund Executive Board
Presentation of the Class of 1917 Award
Expectations for the Day from the Alumni Class Leadership Council
Greg Suss, C’75, President, ACLC

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Reunion Success Explained

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Lunch with your class
Connect with classmates, catch-up, socialize and start talking about how to make your reunion awesome
Visit the Reunion Resource Fair

12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Choose Your Own Adventure: Gift and Outreach Secrets Revealed

2:45 PM - 3:45 PM

Making it All Work: Take What You’ve Learned All Day and Make Your Plan
Combined Class Committee Meetings
Updates from gift and outreach
Action plans

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
The Courtyard at Penn Law
Proudly Penn Patio Party at PRLC
Lively party with food, cocktails, classic games and fun to celebrate the day with Penn staff and classmates
Tastings available from reunion caterers
Photo opps with your classmates

Terms to Know:

Mobile Volunteer Portal (MVP)- Penn's secure, password protected portal designed specifically for Penn volunteers to access and facilitate outreach to the Penn Community. The portal allows you to access/update classmate contact information, email classmates, and search by parameters to reach the group of people you are interested in reaching out to. You can access this portal at anytime with your PennKey.

QuakerNet- the Penn Alumni Online Community that allows registered members to search for contact information of classmates. You can access this directory at anytime with your PennKey.

PennKey- A PennKey is an individual's username and an associated password within the PennKey authentication system. A PennKey is required to authenticate your identity for access to many of Penn's electronic resources.To obtain a PennKey, visit