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Chalon Campus

Early Bird price: $40 registration by October 21
$50 registration starting October 22

Registration includes:

  • Champagne brunch
  • Workshops
  • Entertainment
  • Wine and cheese reception
  • Parking

    Program

  • 9:00 a.m. - Registration
  • 10:00 - 11:00 a.m. - Founders Day Mass
  • 11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. - Champagne Brunch and Awards Ceremony in the newly renovated Campus Center
  • 12:45 - 2:00 p.m. - Concurrent Workshops
  • 2:15 - 3:30 p.m. - Concurrent Workshops
  • 3:30 - 5:00 p.m. - Wine and Cheese reception in the Circle 

Homecoming Workshops At a Glance

Concurrent Workshops 12:45 – 2:00 p.m.

Sweet Techniques – Cupcake Decoration –This hands-on workshop led by the Mount’s pastry chef, Marayaha Goebel, will teach you the secrets of creating beautiful, mouth-watering cupcakes. Create your own edible work of art! Space is limited.

Keeping Your Digital Treasures – Most of us take plenty of pictures with our digital cameras and smart phones. But where do the photos end up? Gone are the days when you can put them in a shoebox or desk drawer and leave them for a couple decades. Hear tips and tricks for preserving your digital memories from Vicky McCargar, MSMC Archivist – the Lone Arranger! In addition to her work at the Mount, Vicky teaches digital preservation online in the San Jose State library school and has consulted on digital issues for the Annenberg Foundation, Library of Congress and Tribune Co.

The Art of Thinking on Your Feet - Intro to Improv – Improv is basically how we live our lives – unscripted - and it teaches skills that are transferrable to the workplace. Join Kim Kenny, assistant vice president for institutional advancement at MSMC, graduate of Upright Citizens Brigade and former sketch comedy performer.

2:15 – 3:30 p.m.

Social Media 101: So, About this Facebook – Learn to navigate three of the top social media networks: Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. Unravel the mysteries of modern communication with your guide, Phillip Jordan, MSMC manager of public relations.

Advance Directives – Dealing with Care-Giving Issues for You and Your Loved Ones – presented by Yadira Garcia ’02, B.A. in sociology from MSMC, M.A. in gerontology from USC. She is an Elder Law Social Worker and will discuss powers of attorney for finance, advanced directives for health care and their requirements, capacity, revocation, elder abuse and more. Be proactive before the need arises – make your wishes known.

Tai Chi – the Philosophy for Mobility - Dr. Debbie Lowe, director and chair of MSMC’s department of physical therapy will present research on the health benefits of Tai Chi and discuss the basic philosophy of Sun Tai Chi. You will learn a few of the forms to get you started on your own program.

2013 Outstanding Alum Awards
Outstanding Alum for Professional Achievement- Alejandra Ceja '96

Outstanding Alum for Service to the College- Mickey (Leahy) Payne '64 and Peggy (Leahy) Starr '64

Rising Star- Karina Macias '10

Calling all Reunion Years! This is Your Time to Celebrate!
Celebrate the anniversary of your graduation, catch up with old friends and have your class photo taken to record the memories.

Reunion Years - ’53, ’58, ’63, ’68, ’73, ’78, ’83, ’88, ’93, ’98, ’03, ’08 will be celebrated with special recognition.