Schedule

REUNION 2017 SCHEDULE


The Reunion Weekend 2017 schedule is continuing to evolve! Check back often for updates regarding programming. Families and guests are welcome to join you in celebrating your reunion milestone. View the FAQ page for more information regarding children's activities. The Tepper School reunion is held in conjunction with Carnegie Mellon University's annual Spring Carnival. This means that in addition to the Tepper School's social and academic opportunities listed above, you will have access to supplemental events that will be happening throughout the campus during your reunion visit. View the Spring Carnival website for details.


FRIDAY, APRIL 21, 2017


University Bookstore Hours
8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. | Cohon University Center
Sidewalk Sale times are 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

TWIB Alumna of the Year Award Luncheon
12:30 to 1:30 p.m. | Rachel Mellon Walton Room
The Tepper Women in Business club invites alumnae in the Pittsburgh area to join us for the 2017 Tepper Alumna of the Year Award ceremony and luncheon. The Alumna of the Year Award was founded in 2013 to recognize alumna who excel in their industry or company and demonstrate ongoing involvement and contribution to the Tepper community. Please join us this year in honoring Jill Haugabrook (MBA ‘07), Senior Vice President, Enterprise Risk Management, Lead Risk Researcher at SunTrust Bank.

Special appreciation goes to our corporate sponsor, Eaton, for its commitment to women in business. Check back soon for registration information

Tepper School Reunion Registration
1 to 7 p.m. | Nobel Laureates Hallway

Back@Tepper: Networking for Students & Recent Graduates
3:30 to 5 p.m. | Posner Center
Robert Kelley, Distinguished Service Professor of Management
Join Professor Robert Kelley as he moderates a lively and energetic networking session designed to bring together students and alumni from the classes of 2016, 2012 and 2007 (and their guests). Food and beverages will be provided. Back@Tepper is sponsored by the MBA Class of 2013.

Tepper Quad Tour
3:30 p.m. Departure from GSIA Lobby | Tour will return to GSIA Lobby by 4:30 p.m.
Take a tour of the Tepper Quad construction site with Jamie Sawa, Director of Building Operations & Facilities for the Tepper School. Closed-toe shoes and long pants required. Safety vests and helmets will be provided. This tour is limited to 10 participants, and advance registration is highly recommended, Email jlehosky@andrew.cmu.edu to reserve your spot today.

Class of 1992 - 25th Reunion Time Capsule Reveal
4 to 5 p.m. | Posner 152
Class of 1992 and guests: Meet us in Posner 152, where we'll head down to the ground floor to open your 25th Reunion Time Capsule from the wall. We'll then take the capsule back up to Posner 152, where you'll be able to explore the contents and reminisce about your time at GSIA! 

Alumni B**rs
5 to 7 p.m. | Main Lobby and Courtyard
Join our current Masters students for this unique business school tradition. Faculty will be invited to join us as well. Appetizers and beverages will be provided.

MBA/MSIA Class Parties
7:30 to 9:30 p.m. unless otherwise noted | Various Locations
After B**rs, join your classmates for an exciting evening in Pittsburgh. Your class committee will be choosing a designated spot in the city for your classmates to meet and catch up on life events. Class parties are included in the cost of registration unless otherwise noted. Details will be updated on this webpage as they become available.


2016: Social at Bakery Square
2012: Ace Hotel (East Liberty)
2007: Ace Hotel (East Liberty)
2002: B&B Fired Up Goodness (Shadyside)
1997: Hidden Harbor (Squirrel Hill) 
1992: Olive or Twist (Downtown)
1987: Casbah (Shadyside) **8:00pm-10:00pm
1982: The Loft at Sharp Edge Bistro (Downtown)
1967: Vallozzi's (Downtown)

 

SATURDAY, APRIL 22, 2017


University Bookstore Hours
10 a.m. to 5 p.m. | Cohon University Center
Sidewalk Sale times are 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Tepper Quad Tour
8:30 a.m. Departure from GSIA Lobby | Tour will return to GSIA Lobby by 9:30 a.m.
Start your morning with a tour of the Tepper Quad construction site with Jamie Sawa, Director of Building Operations & Facilities for the Tepper School. Closed-toe shoes and long pants required. Safety vests and helmets will be provided. This tour is limited to 10 participants, and advance registration is highly recommended, Email jlehosky@andrew.cmu.edu to reserve your spot today.

Tepper School Reunion Registration
9 a.m. to 3 p.m. | Nobel Laureates Hallway

Coffee & Donuts with the Class of 1967
9 to 9:45 a.m. | Dean's Conference Room
Class of 1967: Reunite with your classmates over coffee and donuts before Saturday's sessions begin.

Coffee & Donuts with Classmates
9 to 9:45 a.m. | Rachel Mellon Walton Room
Reunite with classmates over coffee and donuts before Saturday's sessions begin.

Coffee & Conversation with the Black Business Association and the Latin American Business Club
9 to 9:45 a.m. | Posner 153
View Event Details | Email Jocelyn Melchor for more information or to register: jmelchor@tepper.cmu.edu

Coffee & Conversation with the South Asian Business Association
9 to 9:45 a.m. | Posner 146
View Event Details |
Please RSVP: https://goo.gl/forms/HU0mab6HNuYnOZFd2 or email Anwesha Roy for more information: anweshar@tepper.cmu.edu

Coffee & Conversation with the Tepper Veterans Club
9 to 9:45 a.m. | Posner 151
Email Alec Burtner-Abt for more information or to register: aburtner@tepper.cmu.edu

On the Move: Building for the Future
10 to 10:45 a.m. | Mellon Auditorium
Dr. Bryan A. Routledge, Associate Professor of Finance and Co-Chair, new Tepper Quad Working Group
Learn exciting details about the new home for the Tepper School of Business

School Updates with Dean Dammon
11:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. | Mellon Auditorium
Dean Robert M. Dammon, Professor of Financial Economics; Recipient of Tepper School of Business - George Leland Bach Teaching Award in 1989, 1997, and 2007
The Dean will discuss the future of the Tepper School and share other relevant updates.  Time will be reserved for Q&A.

Buffet Lunch
12:30 to 1:30 p.m. | Main Lobby and Courtyard 

Class of 1967: Lunch with Dean Dammon
12:30 to 1:30 p.m. | Dean's Conference Room

Leadership Alumni Panel
1:30 to 2:30 p.m. | Posner 152
Faculty Host:  Laurie Weingart, Richard M. and Margaret S. Cyert Professor of Organizational Behavior and Theory; Senior Associate Dean of Education
Alumni Panelists:
- Jane Black (MSIA 1982), Senior Vice President/Principal at Senn Delaney
- John Bugos (MSIA 1992), Chief Financial Officer, HCA International Ltd.
- Lyenda Simpson Delp (MSIA 1997), Managing Director, Institutional Client Business, BlackRock Financial Management
- Paul Fonteyne (MSIA 1987), President and CEO at Boehringer Ingelheim USA 
- Tony Muscato (MSIA 1987), President and CEO at Diamond Crystal Brands, Inc.

Technology Innovation Alumni Panel
1:30 to 2:30 p.m. | Posner 153
Faculty Host:  Jeffrey R. Williams, Professor of Business Strategy; Recipient of Tepper School of Business - George Leland Bach Teaching Award in 1985, 1993, and 2012. 
Alumni Panelists:
Hakan Altintepe (MSIA 1997), Owner at Technology for Alpha LLC
- David Betts (MSIA 2002), Principal at Deloitte Consulting, LLP
- Jason Doran (MBA 2012), Autonomous Vehicle Strategy & Operations
- Krista (Noel) Markert (MSIA 1997), Senior Director, M&A Program Office, BlackBerry

Tepper Tea 
2:30 to 3 p.m. | Main Lobby
Enjoy tea, coffee, and sweet treats between afternoon sessions.

Entrepreneurship Alumni Panel
3:00 to 4:00 p.m. | Posner 152
Faculty Host:  David Mawhinney (MSIA 1990), Associate Teaching Professor of Entrepreneurship; Executive Director of the Swartz Center for Entrepreneurship; Executive Director, Donald H. Jones Center for Entrepreneurship
Alumni Panelists:
- Ray Houck (MSIA 1982), CEO at Thar Pharmaceuticals
- Jeff Mataya (MBA 2012), Co-Founder & CTO at Stealth eCommerce Company
- Reed McManigle (MSIA 1992), Mentor in Residence; Senior Manager, Business Development and Licensing at Carnegie Mellon University
- Ari Rabban (MSIA 1997), CEO, Phone.com Inc.
- Austin Webb (MBA 2017), CEO & Co-Founder at RoBotany

Tepper Quad Tour
4:00 p.m. Departure from GSIA Lobby | Tour will return to GSIA Lobby by 5:00 p.m.
Take a tour of the Tepper Quad construction site with Jamie Sawa, Director of Buillding Operations & Facilities for the Tepper School. Closed-toe shoes and long pants required. Safety vests and helmets will be provided. This tour is limited to 10 participants, and advance registration is highly recommended, Email jlehosky@andrew.cmu.edu to reserve your spot today. 
 
Invitation Only: Tepper School Alumni Awards Honorees VIP Reception
5:30 to 6:30 p.m. | Heinz Field, East Club Lounge
Tepper School Alumni Awards 2017 honorees and their special guests are invited to join the Dean for an intimate reception prior to the All-Class Reunion Celebration at Heinz Field in the East Club lounge.

Tepper School All-Class Reunion Celebration at Heinz Field
6:30 to 10 p.m. | Heinz Field, East Club Lounge
This is the highlight of the weekend! You don't want to miss this opportunity to celebrate your reunion with classmates and faculty one more time before going home. Join us for the closing event of Reunion Weekend 2017.

- Passed hors d'oeuvres, food stations, and hosted bar
- Class photos
- Photo booth
- Music and dancing
- Alumni Awards
- Child care

SUNDAY, APRIL 23, 2017


Check back for updates on additional optional outings and informal gatherings organized by class committees!

Class of 2012 Brunch and Frick Park Walk
9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. | Brunch at Square Cafe (1137 S. Braddock Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15218); extra seating available next door at D's Six Pax & Dogs
11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. | Walk in Frick Park (entrance near Square Cafe)
For 2012 Alumni and guests who may be looking to drain some energy (or build it back up) following Saturday's celebrations! Join your classmates for a family and dog friendly brunch-on-own and walk in Frick park to follow. For questions, contact classmate Chris Gassman 

Tepper Holi Festival 
11 a.m. to 3 p.m. | Mid to Lower Mall (Closer to Hamerschlag Building)
South Asian Business Association takes immense pleasure in inviting all Tepper Students, partners, alumni, and guests to SABA Holi 2017!
Come celebrate Holi - one of the biggest and most colorful festivals of the world - with music, dance, food and, of course, colors!
RSVP at https://goo.gl/forms/xVulWUxju09cEses1 or by emailing anweshar@tepper.cmu.edu 

General activities going on in Pittsburgh include: 

Pittsburgh Pirates vs. New York Yankees
"Kids Day" at PNC Park*
1:35 p.m. | PNC Park
Tickets on your own.
*Includes Family Fun Zone on Federal Street from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m