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Homecoming Events

Join us online for Homecoming 2021. Hear about your faculty, reconnect with fellow alumni, and make new life-long friends. Enjoy talks with professors, on-demand content, and much more. 

All live and on-demand events will be happening on our Hopin platform. The main stage is where all Homecoming attendees can enjoy our key events. Additional events can be found on-demand in our expos and sessions. Sessions act as meeting spaces where attendees can participate with other registrants, event hosts, and partake of activities that interest them.

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Schedule of Events

Thursday, Oct. 14

Open Event

On-Demand Content

Virtual Events

Join us online for Homecoming 2021.

Open Event

BISC – Gardener's Question Time

Virtual Events

Enjoy an overview of the Herstmonceux Castle Estate at the Bader International Study Centre (BISC) and learn about future plans to develop the gardens and grounds with beauty and wildlife in mind. Following the talk, Herstmonceux's head gardener will be answering questions about the work on the estate.

Panel Discussion

Road to Recovery

Virtual Events

The COVID-19 pandemic has challenged the Queen’s community to think creatively about how they can harness their expertise and research skills to help confront the crisis, socially, economically, politically, and technologically. With ongoing vaccine distribution and case numbers decreasing, there is an opportunity to have thoughtful and candid conversations about the future beyond COVID-19.

Faculty Event

Smith School of Business - Smith Connect

Virtual Events
Join host and Smith's new Dean, Dr. Wanda Costen, for a compelling hour featuring a performance and Q&A with Smith alumnus, comedian, and keynote speaker, Joze Piranian, MIB’13 and a fireside chat with five-time Olympic medalist and three-time World Champion, Tessa Virtue.

Friday, Oct. 15

Homecoming Signature Events

Women in Leadership Panel

Virtual Events

The Women in Leadership Panel Discussion will feature a diverse panel of prominent alumni who actively work to advance women in leadership through the fields of business, the media, health care and education - and beyond. Registrants will be contacted prior to the event to collect questions for the panel.

Open Event

BISC – Performance by the BISC Choir

Virtual Events

Fondly remember your time spent singing as the Bader International Study Centre (BISC) choir takes the stage. Or, if you never joined us before and wonder what it was all about, spend a little time discovering your own voice. Great for confidence building and wellbeing. Join choristers Shelley and Dianna for this not-to-miss musical event. 

Class Events
Homecoming Signature Events

Arts'60 Virtual Reunion

Virtual Events

Join this private reunion celebration. Spend some time with fellow members of Arts'60, reunite with classmates and make new friends. This event is taking place on Zoom. You need to register for this event when you register for virtual Homecoming.

Clubs Reunions

Reunion Volunteer Event

Virtual Events

Join host Irene Wood, Artsci'79, Director, Reunion Coordinator, QUAA Board of Directors, to share stories with fellow class Reunion Coordinators and discuss future opportunities to connect around reunion planning.

Faculty Event

Faculty of Education – Pedagogy and Wellness Panel

Virtual Events

As we move back into the classrooms, join Faculty of Education alumni to share in their experiences supporting wellness and learning during COVID-19.

Class Events
Homecoming Signature Events

PHE'86 Virtual Reunion Gathering

Virtual Events

Join this private reunion celebration. Spend some time with fellow members of PHE'86, reunite with classmates and make new friends. This event is taking place on Zoom. You need to register for this event when you register for virtual Homecoming.

Class Events
Homecoming Signature Events

Arts'70 - 51st Reunion Virtual Gathering

Virtual Events

Join this private reunion celebration. Spend some time with fellow members of Arts'70, reunite with classmates and make new friends. This event is taking place on Zoom. You need to register for this event when you register for virtual Homecoming.
 

Faculty Event

Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science – ViRitual

Virtual Events

We know your Homecoming would not be the same without a ritual celebration, so we are bringing it to you! Join fellow reunioning alumni from all decades as we celebrate together. There will be an update from Dean Deluzio, some games, faculty announcements, and special messages from our students.

The first 100 alumni to register will receive a special Homecoming package!

Class Events
Homecoming Signature Events

Sc'76 45th Reunion Gathering

Virtual Events

Join this private reunion event and connect with other members of the Sc'76. The evening will be casual and a nice opportunity to check in with each other, and with Queen's.

Class Events
Homecoming Signature Events

Sc'96 Virtual Reunion

Virtual Events

Join the private reunion event and connect with other members of the Sc'96. The evening will be casual and a nice opportunity to check in with each other, and with Queen's.

Class Events

Arts, Com, PHE'71 - 50th Reunion Virtual Gathering

Virtual Events

Join this private reunion celebration on Friday, Oct. 15 at 7 pm. Spend some time with fellow members of Arts, Com, PHE'71. This event is taking place on Zoom. You need to register for this event when you register for virtual Homecoming.
 

Class Events

Artsci'91 Virtual Reunion Gathering

Virtual Events

Join this private reunion celebration. Spend some time with fellow members of Artsci'91, reunite with classmates and make new friends. This event is taking place on Zoom. You need to register for this event when you register for virtual Homecoming.

Class Events
Homecoming Signature Events

Biology'75 Virtual Reunion Gathering

Virtual Events

We had so much fun last year, we're doing it again! Join other members of Biology'75 as we celebrate our time at Queen's and the years since. This event is taking place on Zoom. You need to register for this event when you register for virtual Homecoming.

Class Events

PHE'56 - 65th Reunion Virtual Gathering

Virtual Events

Join this private reunion celebration. Spend some time with fellow members of PHE'56. This event is taking place on Zoom. You need to register for this event when you register for virtual Homecoming.
 

Class Events
Homecoming Signature Events

PHE'76 Virtual Reunion Gathering

Virtual Events

Spend some time with fellow members of PHE'76, reunite with classmates and make new friends. This event is taking place on Zoom. You need to register for this event when you register for virtual Homecoming.

Class Events
Homecoming Signature Events

Sc'61 - 60th Reunion Virtual Gathering (Part 1)

Virtual Events

The Sc'61 Virtual Reunion will take place over two days on Zoom. Friday events include:

7:00 PM "A Class Act"
7:30 PM Classmates Video

Register for the reunion when you register for the weekend. You’ll be sent the Zoom link in early October.

Class Events

Sc'71 Reunion Virtual Gathering

Virtual Events

Spend some time with fellow members of Sc'71, reunite with classmates and make new friends. This event is taking place on Zoom. You need to register for this event when you register for virtual Homecoming.

Class Events

Sc'91 - 30th Reunion Virtual Gathering (Part 1)

Virtual Events

Join our private class events. To accommodate various time zones and schedules this virtual gathering is offered as two sessions. Register for one or both gatherings to spend some quality time with your classmate. This event is taking place on Zoom. You need to register for this event when you register for virtual Homecoming.

Faculty Event

School of Nursing – Homecoming Social

Virtual Events

Join the vice-dean and director of the School of Nursing for an evening of Queen’s nursing trivia, fun cocktails/mocktails, and an opportunity to meet and socialize with former classmates as well as alumni from other classes. Get ready for an evening of virtual fun, healthy competition, and an amazing display of Queen’s school spirit!

 

Saturday, Oct. 16

Class Events

Sc'91 - 30th Reunion Virtual Gathering (Part 2)

Virtual Events

Join our private class events. To accommodate various time zones and schedules this virtual gathering is offered as two sessions. Register for one or both gatherings to spend some quality time with your classmate. This event is taking place on Zoom. You need to register for this event when you register for virtual Homecoming.

Homecoming Signature Events

Homecoming Main Event

Virtual Events

Join hosts Shelagh Rogers, Artsci'77, LLD'19, host and producer of CBC Radio One’s The Next Chapter, and Rico Garcia, Artsci'13, Queen’s University Alumni Association President in celebrating Homecoming 2021.

Faculty Event

Faculty of Arts & Science – Dean Crow Remarks and Last Lecture on Earth

Virtual Events

Join the Faculty of Arts and Science for a fun, nostalgic event including the chance to hear directly from Dean Barbara Crow on what's new within the faculty, followed by a re-imagined version of the ever-popular 'Last Lecture on Earth' series.

Faculty Event

Faculty of Health Sciences – Homecoming Event

Virtual Events

The Faculty of Health Sciences is embarking on a journey towards radical collaboration – across research, education and health systems – to build towards a healthier world. Meet Dean Jane Philpott, hear about the faculty’s exciting new strategic direction, share your input and engage in a facilitated conversation with Vice-Deans Marcia Finlayson and Erna Snelgrove-Clarke and students.

Faculty Event

Faculty of Arts & Science – Coffee with Dean Crow

Virtual Events

Drop in to meet Dean Barbara Crow for a casual coffee and catch up on what is happening in the Faculty of Arts and Science. Don't miss this exciting opportunity to learn from the Dean of Arts and Science, connect with your classmates and peers, and learn more about the future of Arts and Science at Queen's University.

Faculty Event

Faculty of Law – Conflict Analytics Lab

Virtual Events

Join us for an expository workshop designed to give the Queen's alumni a glimpse into the student-built legal Artificial Intelligence projects at the Conflict Analytics Lab.

Open Event

School of Graduate Studies – Three-Minute Thesis Sessions

Virtual Events

One slide, no props, three minutes – that's all it will take for three of our graduate students to tell you about their research. Then it's your time to ask them questions. 

Faculty Event

Faculty of Health Sciences – Research Talk with Dean Philpott and Dr. Eisenhauer

Virtual Events

Dr. Eisenhauer’s research has transformed the fields of cancer clinical trials and cancer drug delivery. Her fundamental contributions to the clinical evaluation of new anti-cancer agents, as well as cancer research strategy and clinical trials development, have been critical in the development of new treatments for cancer.

Class Events
Homecoming Signature Events

Rehab'70 Virtual Reunion Gathering

Virtual Events

We had such a wonderful time online this past winter, we thought we'd do it again. Join us during Homecoming and spend some time with fellow members of Rehab'70, reunite with classmates and make new friends. This event is taking place on Zoom. You need to register for this event when you register for virtual Homecoming.

Open Event

DDQIC – Startup Showcase

Virtual Events

In 2021, Queen's was named The Entrepreneurial University at the Deshpande Symposium for Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Higher Ed. This honour recognizes the work of over 30 units at Queen's, including the Dunin-Deshpande Queen's Innovation Centre (DDQIC).

Faculty Event

School of Nursing – Homecoming Event

Virtual Events

Join us in a moderated discussion focusing on three foci of which the School of Nursing is prioritizing throughout our 80th anniversary year – nursing practice, wellness, and equity, diversity, inclusion, and Indigeneity (EDII).

Class Events

Sc'54 - 67th Virtual Reunion Gathering

Virtual Events

Join this private reunion celebration. Spend some time with fellow members of Sc'54. This event is taking place on Zoom. You need to register for this event when you register for virtual Homecoming.

Athletics
Community Event
Open Event

Athletics & Recreation – Homecoming Football Game Viewing Party

Virtual Events

Cheer on Queen's Golden Gaels as they face the Carleton Ravens for the Homecoming football game. Join your friends, classmates, and peers for a viewing party. We'll be streaming the Richardson Stadium game and watching together during this virtual event. 

Faculty Event

Faculty of Law – Homecoming 2021 Event

Virtual Events

Dean Mark Walters invites you to join the Faculty of Law as we reflect on where we've come, hear from students, faculty, Queen's clinics, learn how you can get involved, and much more. Reconnect with old classmates, make new friends, and join your alumni for Homecoming 2021.

Class Events

NSc'76 - 45th Reunion Virtual Gathering

Virtual Events

Join this private reunion celebration. Spend some time with fellow members of NSc'76. This event is taking place on Zoom. You need to register for this event when you register for virtual Homecoming.
 

Class Events

Reunion Zero – Mixology Workshop

Virtual Events

Join your peers from the Class of 2021 during an exciting Signature Drink Mixology session. You'll have a chance to learn a new recipe while networking with fellow alumni during this Reunion Zero event.

Class Events

Reunions – 10th Anniversary Celebrations

Virtual Events

Drop in to say hello and catch up with fellow members of the Class of 2011. This is an informal chance to connect and celebrate your milestone anniversary.

Class Events

Reunions – 25th Anniversary Celebrations

Virtual Events

Drop in to say hello and catch up with fellow members of the Class of 1996. This is an informal chance to connect and celebrate your milestone anniversary.

Class Events

Meds'56 - 65th Reunion Virtual Gathering

Virtual Events

Join this private reunion celebration. Spend some time with fellow members of Meds'56. This event is taking place on Zoom. You need to register for this event when you register for virtual Homecoming.
 

Class Events

NSc'86 - 35th Reunion Virtual Gathering

Virtual Events

Join this private reunion celebration. Spend some time with fellow members of NSc'86. This event is taking place on Zoom. You need to register for this event when you register for virtual Homecoming
 

Class Events

Rehab'86 - 35th Reunion Virtual Gathering

Virtual Events

Join this private reunion celebration. Spend some time with fellow members of Rehab'86. This event is taking place on Zoom. You need to register for this event when you register for virtual Homecoming.

Class Events

Sc'61 - 60th Reunion Virtual Gathering (Part 2)

Virtual Events

For the second event of our 60th Reunion we'll enjoy the following:

7:00 PM Bursary Fund Presentation
7:30 PM Science '61 Cocktail
8:00 PM Breakout Room Chats

Register for this event when you register for the weekend.

Class Events

Meds'91 - 30th Reunion Virtual Gathering

Virtual Events

Join this private reunion celebration. Spend some time with fellow members of Meds'91. This event is taking place on Zoom. You need to register for this event when you register for virtual Homecoming.