Class of 1968 Golden Hawk Reunion

Thursday, September 20, 2018 - 4:00pm to Saturday, September 22, 2018 - 9:00pm
Golden Hawks Rockhurst University

Class of 1968, mark your calendars and make plans to join your classmates back in Kansas City at Rockhurst University for a memorable, fun-filled weekend. Official reunion events begin Thursday evening and run through Saturday evening. In between campus events there will be plenty of opportunities for you to check out some of Kansas City's best attractions, including the famous Plaza Art Fair running Sept. 21-23.

Formal invitations with reply cards will be mailed to your home this summer.

Schedule of Reunion Events (subject to change)

Thursday, Sept. 20 - Class of 1968 Happy Hour - Brady's (formerly Mike's Tavern) 4 p.m. - 6 p.m.
Kick off the weekend at a class happy hour! It is no longer Mike's Tavern, but Brady's still will provide a great space for you to gather with your classmates. Light appetizers will be provided. Following the happy hour, guests are invited to make their own dinner plans.

Friday, Sept. 21 - Golden Hawks Society BBQ (Pedro Arrupe, S.J., Hall, Rockhurst University) 5 p.m. - 7:30 p.m
Join your classmates and Golden Hawks from previous years for cocktail hour and delicious barbecue dinner. All members of the Class of 1968 will have the opportunity to be a part of the official class reunion photo. Dress is business casual. Cost to attend is $25 per person and includes all food and beverage.

Stick around after dinner and see the Hawk's mens soccer team host Truman State. Game is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. All members of the class are invited to enjoy the game from the alumni beer garden adjacent to the soccer field.

Saturday, Sept. 22 - Campus Tours and Lunch (meet in Einstein Brothers Bagels in Massman Hal) 11 a.m.
See all the exciting changes and additions to campus over the last 50 years on a guided tour from a Rockhurst University student ambassador. Students will answer all your questions about current student life and their experience on campus. Bring your walking shoes, the tour lasts between 60-90 minutes. Lunch will be provided following the tour. 

Saturday, Sept. 22 - Family and Alumni Weekend University Mass (St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church) 4 p.m.
Join the Rockhurst University community for a Mass celebrated by Rockhurst University president, the Rev. Thomas B. Curran, S.J. Tell the ushers you are with the Class of 1968 and they will guide you to your reserved seats.

Saturday, Sept. 22 - Class of 1968 Dinner with the President (Greenlease Library) 5 p.m.
Following Mass come over to Greenlease Library for cocktail hour and dinner for your final evening on campus. Prior to dinner being served, Fr. Tom Curran will provide a university update and answer questions from the audience. Dress attire for the evening is business casual. Cost is $35 per person and includes all food and drink.

Hotel Arrangements
Coming in from out of town? There are blocks of rooms available for members of class. Just ask for the "Rockhurst University Class of 1968" room block. Hotel options are both near the Country Club Plaza. Room rates are offered through August 20. 

Holiday Inn Country Club Plaza
One East 45th Street
Kansas City, MO 64111
$139/night
Reservations: 1-866-280-6326

The Raphael on the Country Club Plaza
325 Ward Parkway
Kansas City, MO 64112
$249/night
Reservations: 816-756-3800

Questions?
If you have questions please contact Brent Blazek, director of alumni and parent relations, at 816-501-4375 or brent.blazek@rockhurst.edu.