'70s Reunion Gathering

Join us for the '70s Decade Gathering celebrating the Classes of 1972 and 1977. Your reunion committees invite back all alumni from the 1970s to celebrate at this decade gathering! Join fellow Pioneers at this open event for all '70s alumni (1970-1979) celebrating the 45th reunion (Class of 1977) and 50th reunion (Class of 1972) milestones.

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Look Who's Coming

Hoping to connect with a former classmate during Homecoming & Reunion Weekend? Check the list!

Our Celebrations

Thursday, September 29

Old Main Society Reception & Dinner
4:30 - 9:00  p.m. | Stackner Ballroom, Campus Center | Invitation Only

Exclusive event for Old Main Society members, annual donors of $1,000 or more. Please watch the mail for your invitation.

Learn more about becoming an Old Main Society Member by clicking this link!

Friday, September 30

President’s Reception for 50th Reunion
4:00 - 5:00 p.m. | Medallion on Main Lawn | Cost included in 50th Reunion Dinner price

Exclusive gathering for 1972 Graduates celebrating their 50th reunion and their guests. Hosted by President Cindy Gnadinger and her husband John Gnadinger.


50th Reunion Dinner & Golden Pioneer Pinning Ceremony
5:30 - 9:00 p.m. | Stackner Ballroom, Campus Center | $55 per person

Pioneers from the Class 1972, along with friends, family and guests, will gather for this lively 50th Reunion celebration and Golden Pioneer pinning ceremony! Join fellow graduates and relive your days at Carroll, share stories, and connect with special guests from campus. Sit-down dinner includes main entree, salad, bread, and beverages.

Pioneer Party
5:00 - 10:00 p.m. | Raised Grain Taproom | FREE, refreshments available for purchase

Join fellow Pioneers at the Raised Grain Taproom (1725 Dolphin Drive | Waukesha) for an evening of libations and reminiscing. Make sure to try the limited-edition homecoming beer by our friends at Raised Grain!


Saturday, October 1

Golden Pioneer Brunch Reunion
11:00 a.m. | Stackner Ballroom, Campus Center | $25 per person

Brunch for all Golden Pioneers, any graduate from the class of 1972 or prior. This gathering will celebrate the milestone reunions for the classes of 1967 (55th Reunion), 1962 (60th Reunion), 1957 (65th Reunion), 1952 (70th Reunion) and 1947 (75th Reunion).


Pioneer Tailgate
11:00 a.m.

Check back for full list of affinity gatherings and tailgate locations.


70's Decade Gathering and 50th & 45th Reunions
5:00 - 8:00 p.m. | Humphrey Memorial Chapel | $20 per person

Open gathering for all ’70s alumni (1970-1979) celebrating the 50th Reunion (Class of 1972) and 45th Reunion (Class of 1977) milestones. Cost includes first drink and appetizers.


Pioneer Party
8:00 - 10:00 p.m. | Club 400 | FREE

The after party begins here! All alumni and friends are invited to hang out and celebrate Carroll together.


Sunday, October 2

Carroll Memorial Worship Service
10:00 a.m. | Humphrey Memorial Chapel | FREE

Service to remember those in the Carroll community we have lost this past year, and in reunion years as we conclude Homecoming & Reunion Weekend activities. Reception to follow.


Reunion Organizing Committees

  • 1972 Reunion Committee
    • Gary Chiaverotti
    • Jane Cross
    • Joan Deming
    • Joe Kremkoski
    • Jim Quirk
  • 1977 Reunion Committee
    • Marc '77 and Kay (Drews) '77 Whiten

Homecoming and Reunion Weekend  |  Sept. 29 - Oct. 2, 2022

Full Weekend Schedule

Class Gift Information

Carroll students from the 1970's

Class of 1972

Learn more about supporting our Class of 1972 Endowed Scholarship. The scholarship will support students in need of financial assistance.

Carroll students from the 1970's

Class of 1977

Learn more about supporting our Class of 1977 Endowed Scholarship. The scholarship will support students in need of financial assistance.

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