Save the Date and Register for CALC 2020
The 2020 Cornell Alumni Leadership Conference and class meeting will be held in Las Vegas, Nevada on February 21-22. Hotel reservations are now available at The Westin Las Vegas. Click here for reservation information. Conference registration is now open. The class will pay for registration of classmates. On the registration form, in the field for Complimentary Code, enter CLASS2020 and click "Apply". Click here to register. Note that guests (spouses) will need to register and pay separately.
Watch for more information on the class meeting, class dinner and golf outing.
Class Scholarship Recipients
Read about the recipients of our Class of 1961 sponsored scholarships for the current academic year. Click here.
Send e-mail with news, pictures, questions, information about classmates, thoughts on reunion, or just about anything to our class correspondents: Susan Williams Stevens or Doug Fuss . Read their current and past class columns In Cornell Alumni Magazine.
Class Meeting Minutes
A class meeting was held on February 8, 2019 in conjunction with the Cornell Alumni Leadership Conference (CALC) in Boston, MA. Among the topics discussed was the status of planning for our 60th Reunion in 2021. Read the minutes here.
While our next big Reunion will be in 2021, there will be mini-reunions among our classmates between now and then. Please share photos from these mini-reunions by sending them as e-mail attachments to the webmaster. They will be posted here.
Phi Gam '61 Reunion, September 2019, on Cornell Tech Campus. L-R, Phil Hodges, John Sobke, Warren Spicka, Robin Bissell, Dick Tatlow, Jack Neafsey, and Doug Uhler.
Bench shown above donated in honor of classmate Pete Meinig by the Phi Gam '61 golfers group.
Class President, Dick Tatlow, and Webmaster Larry Wheeler shared a round of golf and then dinner with wives Pat and Margaret (front row). Scottsdale, AZ, Oct. 2018
Reunion Co-Chairs: Pauline Degenfelder, Carol Franklin and Jim Moore
Our 60th Reunion in 2021 is in an advanced planning stage. Plan to attend, June 10-13, 2021, and invite your classmates to attend as well. Our Reunion Co-Chairs have assembled a team of volunteers with areas of responsibility as listed below.
Marshall Frank: Registration
Pat Richards: Welcome/Information Desk
Robin Bissell: Transportation
John Sobke: Clerk Management
Larry Wheeler: Website
Doug Fuss: Cornell Alumni Magazine
Jon Greenleaf: Logo, Marketing, Mailings and E-Mails
Carol Franklin: Decorations, Souvenirs, Friday Night Host
Rosanna Frank: Food and Beverages
Carmine Liotta: Singing Groups/Music
Jim Moore: Budget, Affinity, Saturday Night Host
Pauline, Carol, Jim and Dick Tatlow
We appreciate all who have come forward to help with reunion planning and administration. Additional classmates working on our team would be welcome. Please let us know of your availability and interest.
55th Reunion Report - Click here or select Reunion 2016 from the Site Index
Contribute to Our Class Website:
Provide contact information for any Missing Classmates.
Scan the In Remembrance page and provide a remembrance or brief bio for a special departed classmate.
And finally, please visit the Class Registration page and enter your latest personal data so that we can be sure you are receiving the latest class information.
Cornell61.org E-Mail Addresses
As part of our class website hosting arrangement , we can have free e-mail addresses of the form: email@example.com. If any classmate would like to have such an e-mail address, please contact the Webmaster and specify the "name" part of the e-mail address. You will be provided instructions for setting up your new e-mail address on webmail and on your computer's e-mail program.
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Date of Last Site Update: January 8, 2020 (In Remembrance, Class Notes).
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