Golden Alumni Reunion

The 50-year anniversary of the graduating class of 1965 begins on May 19, 2015.       Sam O'Keefe/Missouri S&T

The 50-year anniversary of the graduating class of 1965 begins on May 19, 2015. Sam O’Keefe/Missouri S&T

On May 19–20, 35 members of the class of 1965 and their guests returned to their alma mater 50 years after graduation for the 2015 Golden Alumni Reunion. Pictured at right, Bob, CE’65, and Carol Otto dance to classic Beatles tunes in the Kinyon-Koeppel Grand Hall. Entertainment was provided by Ticket to the Beatles, a St. Louis-area tribute band. Pictured below on the front porch of Hasselmann Alumni House, the alumni and their guests gathered to celebrate and reminisce over luncheons, banquets and a campus update from Chancellor Cheryl B. Schrader. Alumni toured their departments and other interesting campus spots like the Kummer Student Design Center.

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