Congratulations, Class of 1962!

This is your reunion year. We look forward to seeing you back on campus for your 55th Anniversary during Reunion Weekend, June 1 - 4, 2017.

Registration deadline is May 22. Register Now!

See who's already registered

Find your classmates on the Bucknell Alumni App!

Join the social media conversation using #BucknellReunion.

About Your 55th Reunion

Let your classmates know you plan to attend.

Add your name to the list of 1962 members planning to attend Reunion Weekend 2017.

Note: Adding your name to the list of those planning to attend does NOT mean you are registered for Reunion Weekend. You will need to register beginning in March.

List of 1962 classmates planning to attend

No Contact Information

View this list of classmates for whom we have no contact information. We want to invite them to the reunion! If you know them, ask them to send contact information to

Sad News

Each year, we mourn the loss of classmates who are no longer with us. Those who passed away recently, will be remembered at the Sunday morning Worship Service during Reunion Weekend. || See the list of Classmates We Will Miss (pdf).

Preview of Weekend Highlights

Thursday, June 1

  • Emeritus Classes Reception and Dinner

Friday, June 2

  • Welcome Picnic
  • Emeritus classes social

Saturday, June 3

  • President's Update and Alumni Awards
  • All-Class Lunch
  • Class Festival with Emeritus section
  • Emeritus Classes reception & dinner
  • Bison Blast and Jazz Bar

Sunday, June 4

  • Farewell Brunch
  • Worship Services

Outdoor activities, tours, Bucknell 360° educational sessions and more Friday and Saturday.

View the photos from last year.

View the complete schedule of weekend events
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Reunion Leadership Team

Reunion Chair: Connie Tressler

Outreach Chair: tbd

Program Chair: tbd

Reunion Outreach Committee

List of 1962 Outreach Committee members coming soon.

If you are interested in serving on the reunion committee for your class, complete the volunteer form at

Class of 1962 Reunion Goals


our attendance goal
(6% of the class of 1962).

Your challenge: Beat former 55th reunion classes. Set a record and win an attendance award. Encourage classmates to attend.
Classmate registrations as of May 29: 9

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Class of 1962 Alumni

Nancy (Dwyer) Kolb '62

2012 Alumni Association Award Winner: "Achievement in a Chosen Profession"

Awarded to an alumnus or alumna whose professional accomplishments and achievements are exceptionally noteworthy and distinctive in his/her profession

Nancy (Dwyer) Kolb '62

Thomas A. Alexander '62

Thomas was a key cog on the 1960 Bucknell football team that finished 7-2 and won the Lambert Cup as the best team in the East. He was inducted into Bucknell's Football Hall of Fame in 2009.

Thomas A. Alexander '62

About your class

583 Undergraduate students matriculated

459 Undergraduate students graduated

53 Graduate-level students

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R. Lyman Ott '62

Lyman Ott was named to the All-MAC Northern Division, All-Tri State and All-American teams. He was inducted into Bucknell's Soccer Hall of Fame in 1983.

R. Lyman Ott '62

Joseph B. Steiner '62

Joe Steiner was an All-East and All-Middle Atlantic Conference selection in 1961 and was a member of the All-Pennsylvania second team in 1961 and third team in 1962. Steiner achieved the rank of major in the United States Air Force. He was inducted into Bucknell's Basketball Hall of Fame in 1986.

Joseph B. Steiner '62

William C. Dorr '62

A three-year swimming letterman and twice co-captain of the Bison team, Bill Dorr helped lead Bucknell in 1960 to the first of its 18 conference swimming championships. He was inducted into Bucknell's Swimming Hall of Fame in 1995.

William C. Dorr '62

Ken Twiford '62

Ken Twiford was one of the top two-sport athletes during his days at Bucknell. He was offered a bonus to sign with the Kansas City Athletics following graduation. He later served as a football and baseball coach at Franklin & Marshall. He was inducted into Bucknell's Football and Baseball Hall of Fame in 2011.

Ken Twiford '62

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