1962 Class Reunion

We invite you to gather again this spring on Penn's ever growing and changing campus to celebrate our 55th Reunion! Our classmates are ready to reconnect and reminisce about our days at Penn, stroll down Locust Walk in the Parade of Classes, participate in a variety of panels and discussions, and celebrate our tradition of being the best class yet!


Class of 1962 55th Reunion Events

Friday, May 12:
12:00 PM – 4:00 PM
50+ and Old Guard Lunch and Learn
Location TBA
Join other classes who have passed their 50th reunion for a lunch and informative presentation.

12:00 PM – 1:15 PM
Coming Changes in Healthcare 
Sponsored by the Classes of 1962 and 1967, the Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics, and Penn Nursing

Claudia Cohen Hall, G17 240 South 36th Street (formerly known as Logan Hall) 
What does our future look like? Advances in the areas of genomics, behavioral science, therapeutic digital connectivity, and even the use of social media as a medical tool are revolutionizing the nature of health care delivery. Where is all this taking us, our children and grandchildren? Panelists include: Dan Polsky, Executive Director, Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics, Panel Moderator; Linda Aiken, PhD, RN, Director, Center for Health Outcomes and Policy Research, School of Nursing; David Asch, MD, MBA, Executive Director, Penn Medicine Center for Health Care Innovation; Mark Pauly, PhD, Bendheim Professor, Health Care Management, Wharton School; Sandy Schwartz, MD, Leon Hess Professor, Medicine, Perelman School of Medicine. 

1:15 - 2:45 PM 
Complimentary Buffet Lunch 
Houston Hall, Bodek Lounge, 3417 Spruce Street 
Sponsored by the Leonard Davis Institute and Penn Alumni Relations. 

1:15 PM-2:45 PM
1962 Women’s Luncheon
Houston Hall, Golkin 

2:45 PM – 4:00 PM

Maximizing Life as We Approach 80 and Beyond: Exploring Psychological Perspectives 
Sponsored by the Classes of 1962

Houston Hall, Class of ’49 Auditorium 3417 Spruce Street 
The Class of ’62, in partnership with Penn’s Institute on Aging, will sponsor this thought provoking and informative session. Speakers include Kathryn Jedrziewski, PhD, Deputy Director of the Institute n Aging and Felicia Greenfield, MSW, LCSW, full-time clinical social worker, therapist and field instructor at the Penn Memory Center.

4:30 - 5:30 PM
Visit to the Paul Peck Center
32nd and Market Streets

Judith and Laurence Cutler are loaning their Howard Pyle paintings to Drexel for Drexel's 125th Anniversary. Join classmates for a private viewing.

6:00 - 9:30 PM
55th Reunion Dinner Celebration
Hoover Lounge, Vance Hall
3733 Spruce Street
Join classmates for a celebration of our 55th reunion.

Saturday, May 13:
9:00 - 10:15 AM
Talk by Wharton Professor Adam Grant  *SOLD OUT
Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts
3680 Walnut Street
Register at www.wharton.upenn.edu/reunion

10:45 - 11:30 AM
Conversation with President Amy Gutmann
Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts
3680 Walnut Street

12:00 PM
Alumni Day Parade of Classes
Parade down Locust Walk with Classmates and alumni of all ages.

12:30 – 3:00PM
Alumni Day Picnic
College Green

3:00 PM -
Optional All Alumni Programming/ Affinity Meetups and Dinners
Take advantage of the many all-alumni programming options on campus including educational panels and tours or meet up with friends or affinity groups for conversation and dinner.

Sunday, May 14:
9:30 - 11:30AM
All-Alumni Breakfast
Houston Hall
3417 Spruce Street

Monday, May 15:
8:00- 12:00 PM 
261st University of Pennsylvania Commencement
Franklin Field


Reunion Package- $140
Includes 55th Reunion Party on Friday evening, Saturday Alumni Day Picnic, and Sunday All-Alumni Breakfast

55th Reunion Party Only- $105

55th Women's Luncheon- $35
**not included in package**

Penn Alumni Weekend Pass- $40.00 (walk-on $50.00)
Includes Saturday Alumni Picnic, and Sunday All-Alumni Breakfast

**No refunds will be issued after Friday, May 5, 2017
Registration Information

Class of 1962 55th Reunion Committee

Alloy, Martin K.
Barlerin, Michael C.
Bear, Jay Charles
Berkowitz, Howard P.
Berkowitz, Steven P.

Brown, Ed
Brown, Edward S.
Carmone Jr., Frank J.
Christmas, George R.
Cutler, Laurence S.
de la Cruz Sr., Carlos M.
DeSantis, Conrad J.
Carmone Jr., Frank J.
Christmas, George R.
Cutler, Laurence S.
de la Cruz Sr., Carlos M.
DeSantis, Conrad J.
Drasin, Judith
Eisen, Stephen J.
Engelbach, Fran Abrahamer
Fisher, Alexander E.
Fitzgerald III, James J.
Foa, Conrad M.
Follman, Burton E.
Freedlander, Barrett W.
Friedman, Susan Steinberg
Goff, Steve
Gunther, Sheila Sidlett
Harrison, Gilbert W.
Jacoby, Richard L.
Jaffe, Stanley R.
Kelly, Paul K.
Nusbaum, Jack H.
Povich, Maurice R.
Preate, Ernest D.
Rathblott, Paul
Reagan III, Harry E.
Rebell, Arthur L.
Sandler, Ellen Cooper
Sandler, Michael R.
Schlanger, Lee D.
Silikovitz, Ronald G.
Squires, Bonnie Stein
Tankel, Zane
Tarica, Jim
Wolff, Deborah H.

Class of 1962 55th Reunion Gift

The goals are $250,000 from 175 donors for the Penn Fund and the Class of 1962 Endowed Scholarship Fund. We will also count new Individual Undergraduate Endowed Scholarships, and additions to existing ones.

All gifts made from 7/1/16 to 6/30/2017 will be counted in the final total. If you make a 5 year pledge, the full amount of your pledge will be counted for your reunion. You can receive a tax deduction for 2016 if paid by 12/31/2016.

There are a number of ways to make your gift. You can contact Dennis Disbrow in The Penn Fund by email at disbrow@upenn.edu or by phone at 215-898-6166, give online at www.upennfund.upenn.edu/giving or mail a check payable to the Trustees of the University of Pennsylvania to:
The Penn Fund
Suite 300
2929 Walnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104-5099
Attention: Dennis Disbrow

It's easy to become a member of the Harrison Society, which recognizes alumni and friends who have named Penn as a beneficiary of a will, living trust, retirement plan or life insurance policy that benefits Penn in the future.   If you have included Penn in your will, or would like information about making a bequest or beneficiary designation of your retirement plan or life insurance to support The Penn Fund or your class scholarship, please contact Beth Delaney (215) 898-6171 or delaneye@upenn.edu, or visit www.giving.upenn.edu/gift-planning