2019 Alumni Reunion Weekend

The theme is Kentucky Derby! Break out your fanciest hat or most garish bow tie and join the Bellarmine Alumni Association for your upcoming reunion. We’ve planned a weekend of festivities to commemorate the classes of 1969, 1979, 1994 and 2009 and to celebrate the future of your alma mater. Win, place and show up to the party, reminisce about your college days and enjoy a weekend of Southern hospitality in your old Kentucky home!

FRIDAY, MAY 31, 2019

50th Reunion Reception – CLASS OF 1969
4:30-6 p.m. | W. L. Lyons Brown Library
Valet Parking at Franciscan Circle

Kick off Reunion Weekend with a special reception exclusively for the class of 1969. This business causal event is free and includes cocktails and appetizers.


Ursuline Tour Down Memory Lane – CLASS OF 1969
10 a.m.-Noon | Ursuline Motherhouse Building #10
The Ursuline Sisters invite alumnae from the class of 1969 to a special campus tour followed by lunch. RSVP to Ellen McKnight at 502.515.7526 by May 17.

Bellarmine Campus Tour
4:30 p.m. | Park at Frazier Hall
Park your cars at Frazier Hall and hear from student tour guides about the wonderful new additions to campus. This optional 45-minute tour will conclude at the cocktail reception. Some walking required; weather permitting.

Cocktail Reception & Dinner
5:30-9 p.m. | Park at Frazier Hall
Join President Susan M. Donovan and your classmates for a Kentucky-inspired event complete with hot brown appetizers, mint juleps, bourbon balls galore and a derby-themed gift! Snag some gear in the campus store and pose for your official class photo. This event is $25 per person. Dress is business casual or dress to impress in derby attire.

SUNDAY, JUNE 2, 2019

Reunion Mass
10:00 a.m. | Our Lady of the Woods Chapel
Celebrate Mass with the reunion classes at the beautiful Our Lady of the Woods chapel. Parking available near the chapel.

Day at the Races
11:30 a.m |Churchill Downs, Starting Gate Suites
And they’re off! Join your reunion class and the Bellarmine Community for a day of racing, chef’s buffet brunch, silent auctions and cash bar in Churchill Downs’ newest VIP venue, the Starting Gate Suites. Each reunion class will have a specially reserved suite for you and your guest. Purchase your winning ticket for the discounted reunion price of only $45 per person (normally $60). This event is hosted by the Bellarmine Women’s Council and proceeds benefit Bellarmine students.

The Louisville Marriott Downtown is the official hotel for Bellarmine's Alumni Reunion Weekend. The hotel is located at 280 W Jefferson Street | Louisville, KY 40202 - just 4 miles from campus. To receive the discounted price of $159.00 per night + tax, reservations must be made by Monday, April 29, 2019 by calling 800-533-0127 or online here

Emily Trager

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