Class of 1978
Welcome back, class of 1978! Our reunion weekend will be filled with friends and fun. We can reminisce not only with our class, but with our friends from ’77 and ’79 as well! It is a great opportunity to catch up with former classmates and spend time on our beloved campus.
Class of 1978 Events (’77 and ’79 are invited to attend as well!)
Friday, September 20th
- Dinner and reception at 6:30 p.m.
Includes hearty appetizers, free non-alcoholic drinks, your first beer or wine, and additional drinks for purchase (costs $30/person)
Sunday, September 21st
- QuadFest BBQ at 11:45 a.m.
Cost: $15/person, $8/kids 8 and younger, and free for kids 2 and younger
- Happy Hour at 4:30 p.m.
Includes appetizers, free non-alcoholic drinks, your first beer or wine, and additional drinks for purchase (costs $10/person)
For a look at all Alumni Weekend events, click here. There are lots of options for things to do throughout the weekend, including campus tours, department open houses, athletic games, Zena Forest and Farm tour, museum tours, opportunities to visit the archives, Greek open houses, and much more. You won't want to miss it!
Your registration packet will be mailed to you in July, so be on the lookout! Those can be returned to Willamette University, 900 State St., Salem, OR 97301. You may also register online starting July 1. If you register by August 31st, you will get a 10% discount!
A room block has been set up at the Grand Hotel and information about how to make your reservation can be found on the right side of this web page.
Have questions? Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Willamette Archive, part of the Hatfield Library, unveiled a new website last year containing recorded Glee songs from many years across the last century.
See the rest of the Glee collection, including the 1978 program. You can navigate between videos, photos programs programs and more by using the headings at the top of the table.
Class of 1978 Committee
Questions about Alumni Weekend? Contact our office at email@example.com or 503-375-5304.
Looking for a classmate? Sign in to The Compass and use the directory to reconnect with your peers.
It Happened in 1978...
- Karol Cardinal Wojtyla of Poland becomes Pope John Paul II (Oct. 16).
- Three Albuquerque, NM, men, Ben Abruzzo, Larry Newman, and Maxie Anderson, make the first successful transatlantic balloon flight in the helium-filled Double Eagle II.
- Balloon angioplasty is developed to treat coronary artery disease.
- Cost of a first-class stamp: $0.13 ($0.15 as of 5/29/78)