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Alumni Homecoming 2021

Alumni Events

*Registrations required for complimentary events due to possible CDC restrictions.*
 

*BSU has an indoor mask policy in place. Please wear a mask at all times while indoors.*


**PLEASE BE ADVISED ONLINE REGISTRATIONS FOR ALUMNI EVENTS WILL CLOSE AT MIDNIGHT ON THURSDAY, OCT. 21. WALK INS ARE WELCOME DAY OF EVENT. PAYMENT ACCEPTED VIA CREDIT CARD OR CASH AT THE DOOR**

 

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 22, 2021

 

Time Event Description Location Cost

12 - 2 p.m.

Golden Reunion

All alumni who graduated over 50 years ago are invited to join us for a luncheon buffet and learn about the latest updates at the University. 

The parking for the Golden Reunion is located in the Moakley Lot. Shuttles to Dunn Conference Suite will be provided.

Dunn Conference Suite $35
4 - 10 p.m. Alumni Radio Takeover   WBIM
Rondileau Student Union
 

4 - 5:30 p.m.

50th Reunion “Walk Down Memory Lane”

50th reunion classes (1970 & 1971) are invited to reunite and reminisce about their time at Bridgewater with special guest host, David Wilson, '71. Check out the complete schedule of 50th Reunion events and our package pricing.

The parking for the 50th Reunion is located in the Moakley Lot. Shuttles to Horace Mann for Walk Down Memory Lane and back to Dunn Conference Suite will be provided.

Horace Mann Auditorium FREE

5:30 - 9 p.m.

50th Reunion Reception

Classes of 1970 and 1971 are invited for appetizers and a dinner buffet to reconnect with their fellow Bridgewater graduates. Cash bar.

Dunn Conference Suite $60

7 - 10 p.m.

Welcome Home Party

Getting into town on Friday night? Swing by Greyhound Tavern (formerly Tony’s Cantina/Larry’s at 39 Broad Street, Bridgewater) to enjoy some live music featuring John Balutis, '92, and some special treats. 

Greyhound Tavern FREE

 

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 23, 2021

 

Time Event Description Location Cost
8 a.m. - 6 p.m. Alumni Radio Takeover   WBIM
Rondileau Student Union
 
8:30 - 9 a.m. Bear Paw Pavilion Ribbon Cutting and Dedication Join members of the BSU Athletics community as we officially open the newly completed Bear Paw Pavilion and dedicate the new Bear Head Sculpture, a symbol of Bridgewater Bears past, present and future. Bear Paw Pavilion FREE

9:30 - 10:30 a.m.

BAA Annual Meeting

Join the Bridgewater Alumni Association for University and alumni updates and to recognize this year’s BAA and Afro-Am Alumni Award winners. All alumni are welcome. 

Horace Mann Auditorium FREE

9:30  - 11 a.m.

SWAN/CEU Homecoming Event The SWAN (Social Work Alumni Network) will be hosting a complimentary CEU event for all Social Work Alumni. Enjoy networking with your fellow Bridgewater Social Work professionals followed by a presentation featuring Dr. David O'Malley, Professor in the School of Social Work as he discusses the topic of Sustainability and Environmental Justice. Coffee and light refreshments will be provided. Burnell 132 FREE

10 a.m., 11a.m.,

12 p.m., 1 p.m. (SOLD OUT), 

2 p.m.  & 3 p.m.

Trolley Tours

(10AM & 11AM - Boyden Hall Harrington Bus Stop)

(12PM, 1PM (SOLD OUT), 2PM, 3PM -University Park Roundabout)

All alumni, friends and families are welcome to take a 45-50 minute guided tour of Bridgewater’s beautiful campus to see what has changed since you were a student. Win Bridgewater swag for trivia prizes. First come, first serve on the day of homecoming.

Boyden Hall or University Park FREE

10:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Alumni Champagne Brunch

This year’s brunch in the Ballroom will feature interactive breakfast stations and a Mimosa and Bloody Mary bar. Ticket price includes one alcoholic beverage and cash bar thereafter. 21+ event.

Ballroom  $40

12:30 - 3 p.m.

70s Decade Cookout at Citizens Club

Reconnect with your classmates from the 70s. Ticket price includes a barbecue lunch. Cash bar, no credit cards accepted. 

Citizens Club $15

2:30 - 6 p.m.

Rathskeller Tent

Our infamous campus bar, the Rathskeller, doesn’t exist in the campus center these days, but we resurrect it every year for homecoming while watching the game right outside the end zone! Enjoy beer, wine, cider or seltzer. Live music will feature Brian Buckley, '91, and JD, Billy & Ken. Ticket price includes three alcoholic beverages and classic tailgating fare.

Tent (Swenson Field) $30

6:30 - 10:30 p.m.

Bear Bash ft. Jim Plunkett

Celebrate Homecoming night with the legendary Jim Plunkett and his DJ, Improper Bostonian. Enjoy good drinks, good food, and all your fellow BEARS! Door prizes and cash bar. 21+ event.

This event has been moved outside to the tent at Swenson Field. Please dress accordingly.

Tent (Swenson Field) $20

7 - 11 p.m.

Homecoming After Party Visit one of Bridgewater's local late night entertainment venues (Barrett's Ale House, 425 Bedford Street, Bridgewater) and enjoy food, drinks and a live DJ. Door prizes and giveaways. 21+ event. Barrett's Alehouse, Bridgewater $20

 

HOTEL INFORMATION

*The deadline for discount reservations is October 15, 2021.*

 

RESIDENCE INN BRIDGEWATER

2020 Pleasant Street, Bridgewater MA, 02324 

$189 per night

508.697.1412

*SOLD OUT*

​​​​​​COURTYARD MARRIOTT RAYNHAM

37 Paramount Drive, Raynham, MA 02767

$129 per night 

508.822.8383

Book your room now!

HAMPTON INN RAYNHAM

600 New State Highway, Raynham, MA 02767

$106 per night 

508.822.6222

Book your room now!

 

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Contact Us

Alumni Relations

Jones Alumni House
Bridgewater State University
26 Summer Street
Bridgewater, MA 02325
United States

Development

Jones Alumni House
Bridgewater State University
26 Summer Street
Bridgewater, MA 02325
United States

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BSU Foundation (address check to "BSU Foundation")
P.O. Box 42
Bridgewater, MA 02325
United States