Salem College Reunion Weekend 2023 Schedule

Salem welcomes all alums, with recognition of classes ending in 3s, 8s, and Class of 2022.

Friday, April 14th

9 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Elberson Fine Arts Center

Health Leadership Forum

Salem Academy and College will hold its second annual Health Leadership Forum on Friday, April 14, 2023. The Health Leadership Forum will feature a selection of women in health leadership roles who are widely recognized as experts and innovators in their fields.

The Katherine Graham Howard A’1913, C’1917 keynote address will be given by Patrice Harris, MD, who is Chief Executive Officer of eMed and the first former African American president of the American Medical Association. Her body of professional work focuses on diversity and health-related inequities and disparities.

Forum includes a networking lunch (no charge) in the Corrin Refectory with tables hosted by Salem alumnae.

Learn more about the the Health Leadership Forum and register to attend.

Noon – 4 p.m. Elberson Fine Arts Center

Reunion Weekend (3s, 8s, Class of 2022) Check-In

All alums will need to check in for weekend festivities.

2 – 2:45 p.m.

Vitis Vinifera: The Biology and Chemistry of the Wine Grape

presented by Dr. Craig Miller Rondthaler Science Building, Room 107
3 – 3:45 p.m.

You Can Draw Main Hall

presented by Dr. John Hutton Huber Theater

My Favorite Lecture

Select from compelling topics as you relive your college days, this time you don’t have to take notes.

4:15 – 5 p.m. Elberson Fine Arts Center – Hanes Auditorium

Founders’ Day Convocation Salem Academy and College

Each class will have one class member walk in the procession. The college Class of 1973 will walk in together.

5:15 – 9 p.m. Bryant Hall Patio & Gym

Reunion Weekend Kick-Off Reception

Featuring a buffet dinner and Salem’s favorite band, The Black & Blue Experience.

Saturday, April 15th

8:30 a.m. – Noon Elberson Fine Arts Center

Saturday Reunion Check-In (3s, 8s, Class of 2022)

All alums will need to check-in prior to the weekend festivities.

9 – 10 a.m. Lawn behind Main Hall

Salem Society Donors Breakfast

By special invitation

10:30 a.m. – Noon Main Hall Front Steps

Class Photos

  • C’68 at 10 a.m.
  • C’73 at 10:10 a.m.
  • C’78 at 10:20 a.m.
  • C’83 at 10:30 a.m.
  • C’88 at 10:40 a.m.
  • C’93 at 10:50 a.m.
  • C’98 at 11 a.m.
  • C’03 at 11:10 a.m.
  • C’08 at 11:20 a.m.
  • C’13 at 11:30 a.m.
  • C’18 at 11:40 a.m.
  • C’22 at 11:50 a.m.

12:15 – 1:30 p.m. Bryant Hall Gym

Alumnae Association Meeting and Awards Luncheon

1:15 – 4 p.m. Campus Center

Salem Block Party

Enjoy a special screening of the documentary, “Journey to Salem”, join a campus tour, shop the new Mercantile store, pop by the beer and wine tent or shop for beautifully crafted, uniquely Salem items.

12:30 – 4 p.m. Outside of the Student Center

Reunion Bazaar

1:30 – 4 p.m. Behind Main Hall

Beer/Wine Garden and Hospitality Tent

1:30 – 2:30 p.m.

First Showing

Huber Theatre
3 – 4 p.m.

Second Showing

Huber Theatre

Journey to Salem – PBS Documentary Film

Enjoy the screening of the documentary film produced by Salem Alumna, Alex Klein C’08.

2 – 3:30 p.m. Strong Hall Friendship Rooms

President's Office Drop-In

2:30 – 3:30 p.m. Inspector's House

Center for Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (EDI) Drop-In

2:30 – 3:30 p.m. Gramley Library Reading Room

Order of the Scorpion Tea and Drop-In

By special invitation only.

3 p.m. Lily Pond, near the Rondthaler Science Building

Dedication of Bench in Memory of Dr. Steve Nohlgren


6 – 8 p.m. Corrin Refectory

Golden Alumnae Dinner

We honor the Class of 1973 at their 50th Reunion. All previous Golden Dinner classes are invited.

7 p.m. Shirley Recital Hall

The Mathias Concert

A concert supporting choral music at Salem Academy and College. Free and open to all Academy and College alums and their guests.

Evening Check with Class Leaders on Location and Times

Individual Class Reunions and Class Meetings

Have fun on the town or plan a quiet event, whatever you decide, this evening is set aside for each class to enjoy on their own.