We are looking forward to welcoming the following classes back to Poly for your reunion May 5-6, 2023!
 
Celebrating the classes of 1973, 1978, 1983, 1988, 1993, 1998, 2003, 2008, 2018.

All alumni, their families, parents of alumni and current and former faculty and staff are invited to join in Alumni and Reunion Weekend activities. Just look for “open to all” in the schedule below! 

Questions about your reunion? Please reach out to us at alumni@polytechnic.org or 626-396-6334.

Alumni and Reunion Weekend Schedule

Schedule is subject to change, please check back for updates.

FRIDAY, MAY 5

50-Year Club Reception and Dinner
  • 4:30 p.m.–5:00 p.m. Reception
  • 5:00 p.m.–6:30 p.m. Dinner and Program
Open to alumni in the classes of 1973 and prior. 
The 50-Year Club recognizes Poly alumni who graduated 50 or more years ago. Join us as we celebrate our returning members and induct the class of 1973 in recognition of their 50-Year reunion. 

SATURDAY, MAY 6 

Continental Breakfast
9:30 a.m.–10:30 a.m. 
Open to all.
Start the day catching up with your fellow alumni from all classes over a casual breakfast.
 
Alumni Roundtable
10:30 a.m.–11:30 a.m.
Open to all.
Topic and panelists will be announced in February. In the meantime, watch last year’s Alumni Roundtable featuring alumni in the arts, Deborah Brown ’73, Anna Christy Stepp ’94, DAA ’16, and Tania Verafield ’00 in conversation with moderator John Horn '78. 
 
Picnic
11:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m.
Open to all.
ALL alumni, their families, and parents of alumni are invited to join us for this annual alumni and reunion weekend picnic. See photos from last year’s event.
 
All Class Reception & Class Photos
6:30 p.m.–7:30 p.m.
Open to reunion celebrants.
Reunion classes will kick off their celebrations with cocktails and mingling with reunion celebrants from all years. Class photos will be taken at this time. See photos from last year’s festivities.
 
Class Reunion Dinners
7:30 p.m.–10:00 p.m.
Reunion celebrations for the classes of 1973, 1978, 1983, 1988, 1993, 1998, 2003, 2008, 2018.
 
Optional Reunion Class Planned Activities
Interested in planning an event or activity for your class over the reunion weekend? Contact us at alumni@polytechnic.org

Reunion Committees 2023

Help make your reunion a success, volunteer for your reunion committee!  You do not have to be local and the time commitment is flexible. Contact us at alumni@polytechnic.org for more information.

Class of 1973
Ken Jurgensen

Class of 1978
Committee is forming now! 

Class of 1983
Brian Venerable 
Justine Wolcott

Class of 1988
Ella McCormick Brittingham
Melissa Culross
Greg Shockro


Class of 1993

Katrina Kuehn Onderdonk
Ted Smith
Ari Wiseman

Class of 1998
John Winter

Class of 2003
Catherine Stephens Gill
Jessica Mamey
Evan Stone
Natalie Kolawa Stone
 
Class of 2008
J.P. Alanis
Alex Ketchum
Aubrey Rho

Class of 2018
Committee is forming now! 

Are You Ready for Your Reunion?

Update Your Contact Information
If you are in a reunion year and haven't heard from us in a while, please contact us at alumni@polytechnic.org to update your information and/or your email subscription preferences. 

Get Involved
Make your reunion a success! There are many ways to get involved:
Join PolyConnect
Get the reunion started early! Find your classmates by joining Poly’s exclusive networking platform, PolyConnect. In addition to finding classmates and fellow alumni in your region or sector, Polyconnect enables you to join a group, participate in forum discussions, or sign up to mentor students or alumni.
All alumni and current Poly juniors and seniors are encouraged to sign up. Take advantage of the opportunity to build connections with the worldwide Poly community!

Alumni and Reunion Weekend FAQ

List of 10 frequently asked questions.

  • How do I know if I’m celebrating a reunion?

    This year we are celebrating the classes 1973, 1978, 1983, 1988, 1993, 1998, 2003, 2008, and 2018.

    Don’t see your class year here but would like to organize a reunion for your class or club, interest group, etc? Contact us at alumni@polytechnic.org.
  • I’m not celebrating a reunion, am I invited to attend?

    Yes! Alumni and Reunion Weekend is open to all alumni, parents of alumni, and current and former faculty and staff.  Look for “Open to all.” Events that might be of interest include: the Saturday continental breakfast, Alumni Roundtable, Picnic and more! Please note, there are reunion events that are only open to specific classes. 
  • When does registration open?

    Registration will open in February.
  • Do I need to register in advance?

    Yes please! For the seated 50-Year Club and the reunion classes dinners it is strongly recommended that you register in advance so we can ensure that we can easily accommodate everyone.
  • How much does it cost to participate?

    While many of the events are free to attend, some reunion events have an additional fee such as the class reunion dinners, etc.
  • What is the suggested dress for the weekend?

    Casual dress is suggested for daytime activities. Business casual or festive attire is recommended for the 50-Year Club and class dinners but please carefully consider your footwear as some events will take place on the grass. And of course, Poly orange is always welcome!
  • Who can I contact with questions regarding making a gift?

    If you have questions about making a gift to Poly, or questions about what will count in your class’ reunion gift total, please reach out to giving@polytechnic.org.
  • How do I make a gift?

    The easiest way to make a gift is with a credit card online at polytechnic.org/donate. You can also learn more about other methods, including gifts by check, wire transfer, stock, mutual fund transfers, and corporate matching funds.
  • What counts in my Class Reunion Gift total?

    Gifts made between July 1, 2022 and June 30, 2023 will count towards the class reunion totals.
    Class Participation will include classmates who have made a gift between July 1, 2022 and June 30, 2023. Gifts to all funds at Poly count towards your class reunion dollars and participation totals. 
    Each year the Alumni Association awards the Willis Stork Award to the class with the highest participation and the Founders Cup to the class with the highest dollar amount raised for the Poly Fund. Gifts received by May 6 at 12 p.m. will count towards the giving awards announced at the Saturday night Reunion Class Reception.


Alumni Roundtable 2022

State of the Arts: Reflections on the Challenges, Inspiration, and Creative Process During and Post-Pandemic

Alumni in the arts, Deborah Brown ’73, Anna Christy Stepp ’94, DAA ’16, and Tania Verafield ’00 join moderator John Horn '78 for a roundtable discussion during the 2022 Alumni & Reunion Weekend.