Congratulations, Class of 1948!

This is your reunion year. We look forward to seeing you back on campus for your 70th Anniversary during Reunion Weekend, May 31 - June 3, 2018.

Reconnect. Reminisce. Relive.

The weekend is filled with opportunities to reconnect with classmates, reminisce about student days and enjoy class events, interactions with students and faculty, educational sessions, recreational opportunities and much more. Make your plans to return home to Bucknell.

Class of 1948 Reunion Goals

as of May 13, 2018

Participation Goal

Our Class Participation Goal:

43 Donors

Current Total Class Members
Who Have Made a Gift or Pledge:

35 Donors

Background image

About Your 70th Reunion

Help With Your Reunion

Help make it a Reunion Weekend to remember! Volunteer  to serve on your class reunion outreach committee.

Invite a classmate using a Bucknell e-card.

Preview of Weekend Highlights

Thursday, May 31

  • Emeritus Classes Reception and Dinner

Friday, June 1

  • Welcome Picnic
  • Emeritus Social

Saturday, June 2

  • 1940s Appreciation Lunch
  • Emeritus Classes reception & dinner
  • Bison Blast and Jazz Bar

Sunday, June 3

  • Farewell Brunch
  • Worship Services

Recreational opportunities, campus tours, alumni awards, Bucknell 360° educational sessions, open houses, receptions and more.
View the complete schedule of events.

View the photos from last year.

Background image

Make A Gift

Give Now

The Cornerstone Society

A cornerstone of the University's success and progress is the loyal generosity of alumni. Donors who support Bucknell for three or more consecutive years are recognized as members of this society. Continue or establish your membership by making a gift today. Contact Amanda Craig, Annual Fund Program Manager, at for more information.

Make a Gift

The Bertrand Society

Have you considered contributing to your class's reunion giving total by naming Bucknell as a beneficiary of your retirement plan, life insurance policy, will or living trust? If you have included Bucknell in any of these ways, or would like information about doing so, please contact Dan Clark, associate director of gift planning, at

Make a Gift

Your Reunion Contacts

Reunion Leadership Team

Carl MarchioliN/A
Kyle Moran

Charles Waddell
Charles Waddell

Reunion Outreach Committee

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

Update Your Contact Information

Does Bucknell have your current email address? Visit the Alumni App to view your information. Submit updates by using the app, emailing or completing our online form at


Contact or 570.577.7300 regarding Reunion Weekend.

For accessibility assistance at Reunion Weekend, contact Bucknell's Office of Accessibility Resources.

Contact or 570.577.3223 for information about other alumni programs.

Be HerdThe Bucknell Alumni Association Board of Directors invites you to share comments, concerns and questions to Be Herd.

Class of 1948 Alumni

Profiles of classmates who have been recognized by Bucknell

Robert H. Taylor '48

1977 Alumni Association Award Winner: "Loyalty to Bucknell"

Awarded to an alumnus or alumna whose service, dedication and commitment to alma mater are extraordinary.

Read More

Julia Shank Dawson '48

1998 Alumni Assocation Award Winner: "Service to Humanity"

Awarded to an alumnus or alumna whose selfless and caring work and deeds benefit society and humankind.

Read More

Places I've Been

The following links are virtual breadcrumbs marking the 27 most recent pages you have visited in If you want to remember a specific page forever click the pin in the top right corner and we will be sure not to replace it. Close this message.