Two Awards for Yale70
The Virtual Reunion 2020
We met online for luncheons, webinars, yoga, cocktails, music, res-college get-togethers, panel discussions and a memorial service. We shipped two books to classmates.
50th Reunion Book
Greatest Hits 1970-2020 | Led by Stephen Morris and John Boak this book was been shipped to classmates. It has chapters on our brand, our blog, our class notes, the arrival of women, reunions, and memories of the deceased. It also has a directory with photos and essays, which were collected by classmate submission on the web. 4-color throughout. 506 pages.
Before Too Late
Classmates met online on 10/17/20 to discuss the challenging issues of the upcoming election and its aftermath. It was a continuation of our May 30 Zoom Forum, “How Ya Gonna Save the World NOW, Bulldog?” Click here for video of the event.
Places | This is a photo-based collection about spaces and places at Yale. Ben Slotznick and Stuart Cohen gathered remembrances of campus architecture and how it affected us, as well as memories of events grounded in the specific places on campus in which they occurred. All the photos were shot by Stuart in the past two years, specifically for this book. 4-color throughout. 112 pages. Click here for a pdf of Places.
Moreno: Alumni Fellow of the Yale Corporation
Our classmate Carlos Moreno was voted in as an Alumni Fellow of the Yale Corporation. In the decades since Carlos Moreno graduated from Yale, the pursuit of justice has been his life’s work. Click here for more about our wonderful classmate.
Zoom Songs & Stories
Live music/ live mic every other Thursday night. Zoom links and passwords sent via email, so make sure we have yours.
Lessons from the Yale Class of 1970 Reunion in May 2020 | a guide for alumni relations professionals and volunteers | 100 pages of how-we-did-it from Ben Slotznick. An ebook on Amazon — Click to get it.
The Class Blog can be found here. This blog is a place for photos (and news) of classmate get-togethers. Send news and pix to Ben Slotznick of casual encounters, planned group vacations, or full-blown Class Reunions.
Facebook Closed Group | Join our group . Keep track of online gatherings. See what others are doing. Add to the conversation.
Watch for More...
We will be posting plans for 2021, as well as other ongoing events. To paraphrase William Gibson, “The Reunion is already here. It is just not evenly distributed.”
>>> Click here for the May 2020 pre-reunion postings.
Email our class Secretary Randy Helm or webmaster John Boak.
Class Notes | Yale Alumni Magazine’s archive of Class Notes, 1995 to the present. If you do not have an account with the Magazine, the link above will take you to sign-up.
The 1970 Album | Click here and listen to Richard Alfieri, Gerard Cameron, William Corell, Scott Drum, Lawrence Eyre, William Harwood, Richard Hays, Philip Howard, Richard Peiser, Orrin Persky, David Sauvage, Albert Sokol, Russell Thomas, Richard Zuckerman
The book for our 40th Reunion back in 2010. Structured around a Conroy survey, edited by Tom Weil, and chock full of writing by our classmates. Available at Amazon.
Our first book, on the occasion of our 35th Reunion. Fourteen chapters with short pieces from many classmates. Available at Amazon.
The 40th reunion visual arts book. Work is shown from John Boak, Tom Chakas, Stuart Cohen, Ed Landler, Jonathan Morse, Charles Nesbit, George Pilling, Mark Pines, Scott Simpson, Richard Smith, Michael Stanton, Ben Slotznick, Jim Tarlow, Garry Trudeau, Tom Walker, Joe Wheelwright, Bob Witkowski. Available here.