Congratulations, Class of 1947!

This is your reunion year. We look forward to seeing you back on campus for your 70th Anniversary during Reunion Weekend, June 1 - 4, 2017.

Find your classmates on the Bucknell Alumni App!

About Your 70th Reunion

Plan to Attend: June 2 - 4

Return home to Bucknell to celebrate.
Register now for Reunion Weekend and
on-campus housing. Early bird discount deadline is April 17. Registration deadline is May 22. Register Now.


View your 1947 L’Agenda here.

View the photos from last year

Reunion 2016 photos

Let your classmates know you plan to attend.

Add your name to the list of 1947 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 1947 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
  • Alumni 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 complete schedule of weekend events
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Class of 1947 Reunion Goals


our attendance goal
(5% of the class of 1947).

Your challenge: Beat former 70th reunion classes. Set a record and win an attendance award. Encourage classmates to attend.

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Alumni pinning
Emeritus pins

Class of 1947 Alumni

William M. Hoeveler '47

1992 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. 

William M. Hoeveler '47

Robert F. Sykes '47

2014 Bucknell Engineering Alumni Association Award Winner: "Distinguished Engineering Alumni Award"

Awarded to a College of Engineering alumna or alumnus who has shown extraordinary commitment to the College and the University, exemplary professional achievement, or noteworthy contributions to society.

Robert F. Sykes '47

About your class

470 Undergraduate students matriculated

369 Undergraduate students graduated

52 Graduate-level students

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