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Virtual Reunion Events

The Class of 1970 celebrates their 50th reunion online


Upcoming Events

Past events will be listed at the bottom of the page


What Happened to History Since 1962
Tuesday, May 3
8 p.m. ET | 5 p.m. PT

Three history majors from our class will talk about some of the changes in teaching and writing about history since we left Swarthmore: Judith Markham Hughes, Ronald G. Suny, and Daniel Headrick. The panel will be moderated by Evelyn Edson. Read more about the speakers [pdf]. 

Join the Class Listserv!

We are launching an opt-in forum for classmates to contact one another alum-to-alum. The listserv is opt-in only so you will only be able to contact classmates who have joined the listserv and you will only receive messages if you opt-in by completing this form. You can send mail to the group or unsubscribe at any time.

Join the Class of 1962 listserv today

Past Events

Feb. 22 - 60th Reunion Kickoff Event

Tuesday, Feb. 22
8–9:30 p.m. ET

Join fellow Class of ‘62 classmates for a kickoff Zoom event in celebration of our 60th reunion! We will meet and then break out into rooms of approximately three to five people to catch up and answer the question, “What would we study if we were students at Swarthmore today, and why?” 

Feb. 24 - 30th Reunion Class Gathering

Thursday, February 24
8-9 p.m. ET

Join the class of 1992 for our first virtual reunion event! Make sure to register for the event to get the Zoom information.

March 10 - 1997 Virtual Class Gathering

Thursday, March 10
8-9 p.m. ET

Join the class of 1997 for our first virtual reunion event! Make sure to register for the event to get the Zoom information.

March 16 - 1982 Virtual Gathering

Wednesday, March 16
8-9 p.m. ET

Join the class of 1982 for our first virtual reunion event! Make sure to register for the event to get the Zoom information.

March 16 - 70th Reunion Virtual Events Conversation

Wednesday, March 16
6–7 p.m. ET

Join Barbara for a Zoom conversation about possible online activities during April and early May.  We're expecting to have at least one Zoom meeting, but would be glad to consider two or three.  All classmates would be invited to these later meetings.  If you can't attend the planning meeting but wish to contribute to the conversation, please email Barbara at

March 20 - 1972 Open Mic Virtual Event

1972 Open Mike Virtual Event
Sunday, March 20
4–6 p.m. ET

Join the class of 1972 for an Open Mike Show! If you are interested in performing, please email Mark Shullenberger by February 25th.

March 20 - 1971 Virtual Social

Sunday, March 20
8-9:30 p.m. ET

We had so much fun with virtual socials last year so we are hosting one this year as well. This will be a casual social event with breakout rooms so we can catch up and reconnect with each other. 

March 23 - An Evening with Four Class of 1962 Poets

Tuesday, March 22
8–⁠9:30 p.m. ET

Moderated by Valerie Van Isler, featuring Andrea Neiman Jackson, Lise Menn, David Swanger, and John Wright. The evening will include: introductions, readings, discussion with the poets, and at least a half hour of “hanging out” among ourselves to socialize. 

Stay tuned! We are planning at least another three Zoom sessions for our class between now and the on-campus reunion (Friday, May 27 – 29), and hope to announce the dates and subject soon.  If any of you have a topic you like to see on a Zoom or on campus, please let any of us know by emailing

Read the moderator and poet bios.

March 23 - 65th Reunion Zoom Kickoff

Wednesday, March 23
3 p.m. ET

Join the Class of 1957 for a Zoom Reunion Kickoff event. We’ll use Zoom breakout rooms to gather in small groups of 3-4 people and catch up, cycling through a few rounds of conversation with different group partners. 

2012 Virtual Class Gathering

Thursday, March 31
8-9 p.m. ET

30th Reunion Survey Event

Sunday, April 3
2 - 3 p.m. ET

Improving World Health and the Health of Americans

Tuesday, April 12
8 p.m. ET | 5 p.m. PT

Class of 1977 Getting Reacquainted Virtual Reunion Social Gathering

Sunday, April 24
3:00 - 4:30 p.m. ET

Class of 1972 Virtual Gathering

Sunday, April 24
5:00 - 6:30 p.m. ET

1982 Parrish Palrlor Talks

Wednesday, April 27
8 - 9 p.m. ET