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(PDF) (DOC) (JPG)September 10, 2010

(MAHWAH, NJ) – The Ramapo College Alumni Association, in conjunction with the college’s Student Government Association, will sponsor Reunion Weekend 2010 during Octoberfest, October 1, 2 and 3.

Octoberfest will be an opportunity for alumni to reconnect in a festive atmosphere and enjoy entertaining and informative events.  Friday evening will feature concerts by Cartel and Saves the Day.  Saturday provides a full day of alumni and family fun.  At the Bandshell there will be music, hayride games, pick a pumpkin, cotton candy, inflatables and other activities.  Also planned are mini-classes presented by Ramapo professors, tours of recently completed buildings at the College and workshops on the college admissions process and graduate programs.  All of the Ramapo College Art Galleries will be open.  For sports enthusiasts, there will be a men’s soccer game versus Kean University and field hockey versus Montclair State University. 

An Alumni Welcome Reception for the Classes of 1985, 2000 and 2005 will be hosted Saturday evening at the president’s residence, the Havemeyer House.  The reception will establish a new tradition as the college celebrates the five, 10 and 25-year anniversaries of it graduating classes.   That same evening at the Berrie Center, there will be a performance by folk-rocker Luka Bloom in the Sharp Theater, which is not included in the Octoberfest admission.

The fun continues on Sunday with Powder Puff Football and a Male Cheerleading Competition.

For more information or to make a reservation for Alumni Weekend Reunion 2010 events, please call Purvi Parekh, 201.648.7115 or e-mail,  Please note this event is open to Ramapo College students and all alumni.


Ramapo College of New Jersey is the state’s premier public liberal arts college and is committed to academic excellence through interdisciplinary and experiential learning, and international and intercultural understanding. The College is ranked #1 among New Jersey public institutions by College Choice, has been named one of the 50 Most Beautiful College Campuses in America by CondeNast Traveler, and is recognized as a top college by U.S. News & World Report, Kiplinger’s, Princeton Review and Money magazine, among others. Ramapo College is also distinguished as a Career Development College of Distinction by, boasts the best campus housing in New Jersey on, and is designated a “Military Friendly College” in Victoria Media’s Guide to Military Friendly Schools.

Established in 1969, Ramapo College offers bachelor’s degrees in the arts, business, data science, humanities, social sciences and the sciences, as well as in professional studies, which include business, education, nursing and social work. In addition, the College offers courses leading to teacher certification at the elementary and secondary levels, and offers graduate programs leading to master’s degrees in Accounting, Business Administration, Creative Music Technology, Data Science, Educational Technology, Educational Leadership, Nursing, Social Work and Special Education, as well as a post-master’s Doctor of Nursing Practice.


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