The Class of 1966 – 55th Reunion

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The class of 1966 will be celebrating their 55th class reunion with the classes of 1964, 1965, and 1967 at Homecoming & Reunion Weekend, Nov. 5-7. Plans are being made in accordance with Healthy Elon guidelines and specific requirements will be shared closer to the date. We hope you will return to campus to celebrate your reunion with classmates, family and friends no matter where your journey has taken you since graduation. Whether or not you are able to join us, we ask you to mark this reunion by giving back. We encourage you to make a gift of any amount that is meaningful to you.

For reunion information or volunteer opportunities, please contact Chandler Thompson Boyle, director of annual giving.


Reunion Events

Golden Alumni Luncheon and Class of 1970/1971 Induction

Friday, Nov. 5
12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
McKinnon Hall 

Members of the classes of 1970 & 1971 and all Golden Alumni are invited to attend this special luncheon, honoring the 50th reunion. Help us welcome the classes of 1970 & 1971 into the Golden Alumni Family!

Golden Alumni Campus Bus Tour

Friday, Nov. 5
2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Pick up at bus loop outside of Moseley Student Center

This is a bus tour of campus for members of the 50th reunion (Classes of 1970 & 1971) and other Golden Alumni (graduated in 1971 or earlier).

55th Reunion Dinner at the Cutting Board

Friday, Nov. 5
7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
The Cutting Board

Join us at the Cutting Board Restaurant in the Encore Room (2699 Ramada Road, Burlington, NC 27215; Telephone: 336-229-2770) for a casual dinner with Alumni and guests from the Classes of 1964, 1965, 1966, and 1967. Dinner will be off the menu and reservations are requested.  Reservations will be taken in the order received up to the maximum seating capacity of the room. Please email Mary Benson Daniels ’66 with your dinner reservations at Please include your name, cell phone number, email address, and the number of people in your party. We hope to see you there!

The Magnificents at Elon

Friday, Nov. 5
8:00 p.m. – 10:30 p.m.
McKinnon Hall 

Join us for live music by the Magnificents for memories of many years ago! Cash bar available. Doors open at 7:30 and the band begins at 8 p.m.

Golden Alumni Coffee and Bus Transportation to Tailgate

Saturday, Nov. 6
10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Johnston Hall

Gather at Johnston Hall for coffee and conversation. First shuttle leaves at 11:00 a.m. for the All Alumni Tailgate Village. Return transportation will be provided periodically throughout the day.

55th Reunion Tailgate

Saturday, Nov. 6
11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Lake Mary Nell Promenade
Tickets: $15 per person

The ticket price includes a hearty lunch (vegetarian and vegan options available) and your favorite tailgate lawn games. If you are not participating in the lunch, we hope you will stop by our tent and visit with classmates and friends (at no cost). The 55th reunion tailgate is part of the All Alumni Tailgate Village.

Football Game: Elon vs Villanova

Saturday, Nov. 6
2:00 p.m.
Rhodes Stadium
Tickets: TBD

Don’t miss out on the Elon Phoenix facing the Villanova Wildcats! Choose to sit with our class by using the drop-down menu on the registration page.

55th Reunion Dinner

Saturday, Nov. 6
7:00-9:00 p.m.
LaRose Student Commons

Time to celebrate 55 years! The Class of 1966 invites the classes of 1964, 1965, and 1967 and guests to join us for a special event. We will start the evening with cocktails and conversation from 7:00 – 7:30 pm. Dinner will begin at 7:30 pm. Enjoy nostalgic slide presentations with 1960’s music and songs from today. We will take a trip down “Memory Lane” with photos during our years at Elon and reunions over the past 50 years. Please join us for this special event!

Hotel Accommodations

The Class of 1966 has a limited number of rooms available in a block at the Country Inn & Suites.

Elon Class of 1966 Alumni Hotel Block November 5-6, 2021
Location: Country Inn and Suites, 311 Wilson Drive, Burlington NC 27215
Phone: 336-584-115
Group Name: “Elon Class of 1966 Alumni”
Reservation deadline: October 18, 2021
Rates: Single King Suite $122, Double Queen Suite  $132
*The rates do not include a state and occupancy tax of 9.75%
Check in: 3pm
Check out: Noon

Reunion Committee

Eileen Cobb ’66
Mary Benson Daniels ’66
Stan Switzer ’66