Golden Reunion: June 4-6, 2020

Golden Reunion.

This June, connect with old friends and meet new people at this university-wide celebration. Highlights include a Golden Reunion luncheon, lectures, tours, the UB Alumni Association Achievement Awards and special celebratory dinners.

Included in the package:

• Golden Reunion Luncheon
• Campus Tours
Lunch and Learn with Students
• Welcome Reception
• Spring Lecture

$75 for entire package.

2020 Schedule

Friday, June 4, 2020

8 a.m.-5 p.m. The Future of Leadership: Annual CLOE Conference

Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences Building, 955 Main Street, Room TBD

Open to everyone

The UB School of Management Center for Leadership and Organizational Effectiveness (CLOE) presents its annual conference. This year’s featured speaker is Daniel Pink, author of Drive: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us. We bring together hundreds of leaders from business, nonprofit and academic worlds, with presentations featuring research from UB School of Management faculty, and lessons from top level industry experts.

Cost: Yes

Registration

Links to register coming soon.  

6-9 p.m. Alumni Association Achievement Awards

Marriott Buffalo Niagara, 1340 Millersport Highway, Amherst

Open to everyone

You’re invited to celebrate the accomplishments of outstanding alumni and friends at the 2020 UB Alumni Association Achievement Awards ceremony and reception.

Cost: Yes

Registration

Links to register coming soon.  

Saturday, June 5, 2020

9:30-11:30 a.m. Campus Tours

UB North and South Campus

Open to everyone; limited space

Tour UB North and South campuses by bus, with highlighted stops along the way. Note: The same tours will be repeated on Saturday.

Cost: Yes / Included in Golden Reunion package

Registration

Links to register coming soon.  

11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Lunch and Learn with Students

403 Hayes Hall, South Campus

Open to everyone

Enjoy lunch and an interactive panel discussion inside iconic Hayes Hall with current students to learn what UB is like today.

Cost: Yes / Included in Golden Reunion package

Registration

Links to register coming soon.  

1-4 p.m. Open House and School of Architecture and Planning 50th Anniversary Exhibit

Hayes Hall, South Campus

Open to everyone

The School of Architecture and Planning invites all alumni to its open house in renovated Hayes Hall. Faculty in the school’s research centers present their latest projects, and an exhibit featuring work by alumni during the school’s first 50 years is on display.

Cost: Free

Registration

Links to register coming soon.  

2-3 p.m. Lifelong Learning for Alumni: Session 1

Hayes Hall, South Campus

Open to everyone

Choose one topic to attend:

Topic One: THC to CBD: Making Sense of Medical Marijuana

We will take a look at the pharmacology and mythology surrounding the use of cannabis as a medical product.

Topic Two: TBD 

Cost: Free

Registration

Links to register coming soon.  

3:15-4:15 p.m. Lifelong Learning for Alumni: Session 2

Hayes Hall, South Campus

Open to everyone

Choose one topic to attend:

Topic 1: South Campus Revitalization Plan

Hear from experts on a variety of topics.

Topic 2: TBD

Cost: Free

Registration

Links to register coming soon.  

5:30-7:30 p.m. Alumni Welcome Reception

Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences Building, 955 Main Street, Buffalo

Open to all alumni and their guests

Calling all UB alumni and their spouses, partners and friends—you’re invited to a grand reception! You’ll meet alumni from all UB schools, plus gather with your own school if you wish. Reception includes beverages and hors d’oeurves.

Cost: Yes / Included in Golden Reunion package

Registration

Links to register coming soon.  

6:30-8:30 p.m. MBA Reunion Classes of 1980-1985

Home of Dean Paul Tesluk

Open to all alumni and their guests

Are you a member of the School of Management’s MBA class of 1980 through 1985?  Join fellow alumni for a very special evening at the dean’s home.

Cost: TBD

Registration

Links to register coming soon.  

Sunday, June 6, 2020

8-11 a.m. Spring Lecture Featuring Roy Vongtama, MD, '00

Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences Building, 955 Main Street., Buffalo, Second Floor Atrium and M&T Bank Auditorium, Buffalo

Open to all alumni and their guests

The Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences annual spring lecture featuring alumnus, actor and board certified oncologist Roy Vongtama, MD ’00.

Breakfast will be available from 8 – 9 A.M.; program begins at 9 A.M.

Cost: Yes / Included in Golden Reunion package

Registration

Links to register coming soon.  

Noon-1:30 p.m. Golden Reunion Luncheon

Harriman Hall, Ballroom, South Campus

Open to all alumni from classes 1970 and earlier

Did you graduate from UB in 1970 or earlier?  Everyone who graduated 50 or more years ago is invited back to campus to celebrate with fellow alumni at this formal luncheon inside iconic Harriman Hall.

Cost: Yes / Included in Golden Reunion package

Registration

Links to register coming soon.  

2-4 p.m. Campus Tours

UB North and South Campus

Open to everyone; limited space

Tour UB North and South campuses by bus, with highlighted stops along the way. Note: The same tours offered Friday.

Cost: Yes / Included in Golden Reunion package

Registration

Links to register coming soon.  

5-7 p.m. Department of Psychology Centennial Celebration

UB North and South Campus

Open to everyone

Join UB’s Department of Psychology as it celebrates its 100th anniversary! With an evening of networking, camaraderie and reminiscing about the tremendous growth of the department since 1919, the reception includes beverages and hors d’oeurves in the beautiful upper level of the Anderson Gallery. Alumni can connect with one another and with current and former faculty members.

Cost: Free, registration required

Registration

Links to register coming soon.  

6-9 p.m. Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences Reunion Dine Arounds

Various locations around Buffalo –see registration page for details

Open to UB medical school reunion celebrants 

Alumni of the Jacobs School gather at Buffalo venues to celebrate medical school reunions with their classmates! Find out where your reunion is located by viewing the registration page.

Cost: Yes

Registration

Links to register coming soon.  

6:30-9:30 p.m School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences 25th–50th Class Reunions

Giancarlo’s Sicilian Steakhouse, Amherst

Open to pharmacy alumni celebrating a reunion from 25th to 50th year.

Reconnect with fellow pharmacy alumni as we celebrate 25th – 50th reunions.

Cost: Yes

Registration

Links to register coming soon.  

Recommended Hotels

We have negotiated discount rates at the following two hotels. Please use the links below to book your rooms. Don't forget to mention University at Buffalo in your reservation. Limited number of rooms available, book early!

The Reikart House

Hurry! Only a limited number of reserved rooms blocked

5000 Main Street, Amherst, New York 14226
Call: 716-839-2200
Email: info@reikarthouse.com
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Hyatt Place

5020 Main St, Amherst, NY 14226

Call: 716-839-4040
Email: info@reikarthouse.com
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Contact us

If you have any questions please contact Janice at 716-645-3312 or email us at ub-alumni@buffalo.edu.

Shuttle service

On-campus shuttle service will be provided. Friday morning pick-up and afternoon drop-off will take place on North Campus near the UB Football Stadium. Saturday morning pick-up and afternoon drop-off will take place on South Campus.  Additional details to follow as we get closer to the event.

Interactive Map

Printable PDF Maps

Regional Map

Regional map of our three campuses.

South Campus Map

Map of UB's South Campus.

North Campus Map

Map of UB's North Campus.

Downtown Campus Map

Map of UB's Downtown Campus.

Honor Your Anniversary

The Golden Reunion is the perfect opportunity to give back to the university that gave so much to you. Help support the UB students of today and tomorrow, like those before did for you.