Congratulations, Class of 1988!

This is your reunion year. We look forward to seeing you back on campus for your 30th Anniversary during  Reunion Weekend, June 1 - 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 1988 Reunion Goals


as of Dec. 11, 2017

Participation Goal

Our Class Participation Goal:

225 Donors

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

92 Donors

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Attendance Goal

Our Class Attendance Goal:

132

Current Total Class Member Registrations:

Registration Available in
Early March

Registration
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About Your 30th Reunion


Save the Date: June 1 - 3

Mark your calendar to return to Bucknell. Reunion Weekend registration for events and on-campus housing will be available in March. Make off-campus lodging reservations early.

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

Friday, June 1

  • Welcome Picnic
  • Class Decade Party

Saturday, June 2

  • All-Class Lunch and Class Festival
  • Class of 1988 reception & dinner
  • Bison Blast and Jazz Bar

Sunday, June 3

  • Farewell Brunch
  • Worship Services

Outdoor activities, tours, President's remarks, Alumni awards, Bucknell 360° educational sessions and more Friday and Saturday.

Complete schedule available in March.

View the photos from last year.

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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 amanda.craig@bucknell.edu 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 dan.clark@bucknell.edu.

Make a Gift

Your Reunion Contacts


Reunion Leadership Team

Carl Marchioli

Reunion Chair
Susan Wallace

Kyle MoranOutreach Chair
Stephen "Mel" Blount



Charles WaddellOutreach Chair
Jonathan Leef

Charles Waddell
Program Chair
Margaret Samek-Smith

Reunion Leadership Team

Carl MarchioliLeadership Team Member
Anne (Seibold) Drapeau
Kyle MoranLeadership Team Member
John McCusker


Charles WaddellLeadership Team Member
Heather (McBride) Leef
Kyle MoranLeadership Team Member
Mary Beth (Allan) Fetterolf


Reunion Leadership Team

Carl MarchioliLeadership Team Member
Noel (Bowen) Bittner
Kyle MoranLeadership Team Member
Karen (Leonard) Marden


Charles WaddellLeadership Team Member
Stephen Winiarski
Kyle Moran

Reunion Outreach Committee

List of 1988 Outreach Committee members coming soon.

If you are interested in serving on the reunion committee for your class, complete the volunteer form at Bucknell.edu/Reunion.

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 records@bucknell.edu or completing our online form at Bucknell.edu/Alumni.

Questions?

Contact reunion@bucknell.edu or 570.577.7300 regarding Reunion Weekend.

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

Contact alumni@bucknell.edu 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 1988 Alumni


Profiles of classmates who have been recognized by Bucknell

Andrea Stahl '88

Stahl is the first female commander of the U.S. Army Center for Environmental Health Research. In 2011, she became the first woman to be named deputy commander of the U.S. Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases.

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Mary Elizabeth McGlynn '88

In 2007, McGlynn won the American Anime Award for Best Female Voice Actress for her portrayal of Major Motoko Kusanagi in Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex. In 2008, she won a Society for the Promotion of Japanese Animation award for Best Director.

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Rachel Skovronsky Bandarenko ’88

2003 Alumni Association Award Winner: "Young Alumni Award" 

Bandarenko served as president of the Junior League of Annapolis with responsibility for 340 volunteers and she is a participant in the U S Naval Academy's "home away from home" program.

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Charles Cole ’88

Cole led the Bison cross country team to four consecutive East Coast Conference championships as well as a pair of NCAA Championship appearances in 1986 and 1987. Cole was a top-100 finisher (94th and 91st) in his two national meets. Cole was inducted in Bucknell's Hall of Fame in 2010.

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Ed Curran ’88

Ed Curran was a three-time East Coast Conference wrestling champion. Hall of Famer Tom Scotton is the only other Bucknell wrestler to make that claim. He qualified for the NCAA Tournament three times and was a quarterfinalist in 1986. Ed was inducted into the Bucknell Hall of Fame in 2005.

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James Given ’88

Given, the Bison football team's starting quarterback for three straight years, earned the Lewisburg Touchdown Club Award as the team MVP as a junior and senior. He was a First Team All-Patriot League selection and an Associated Press Honorable Mention All-American in 1986. Given was inducted into the Bucknell Hall of Fame in 2007.

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James Harvey ’88

Harvey graduated as the owner of eight individual school records. Harvey dominated the East Coast Conference, winning 11 of a possible 12 individual races while swimming as a member of eight winning relay teams. He was named the Outstanding Swimmer of the Meet in each of his four years. He was inducted into the Bucknell Hall of Fame in 1999.

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Stacey Spitko Reeder ’88

Spitko Reeder earned Academic All-America honors in basketball and softball at Bucknell. One of the leading women's basketball scorers in Bucknell history, she led the East Coast Conference in assists for three straight years and was a second team Academic All-American in 1987. Stacey was inducted into Bucknell's Hall of Fame in 1995.

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