Alumni Reunion Schedule


Alumni Reunion Weekend 2018 celebrates the graduating classes of 1938, 1943, 1948, 1953, 1958, 1963, 1968, 1973, 1978, 1983, 1988, 1993, 1998, 2003, 2008, 2013 and 2018; however, everyone, regardless of graduation year is invited and encouraged to attend.


Friday, September 14
Distinguished Alumni Awards Ceremony
and Reception
7:00 - 10:30 p.m.
Marygrove College Theatre
All alumni are invited to attend the award ceremony in the Theatre and then enjoy refreshments and conversation at the reception that follows in Denk Chapman Hall.

Saturday, September 15
Registration and Continental Breakfast
9:00 - 10:00 a.m.
Madame Cadillac Building

50-Year Class Celebration and Induction
10:00 - 11:00 a.m.
Denk Chapman Hall

All Other Reunion Classes Roundtable
Main Dining Room

Reunion Brunch & President Burns’ Report
to the Alumni
11:45 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Alumnae Hall

Saturday, September 15 (continued)
Explore Marygrove
1:00 - 3:45 p.m.

  • Alumni Art Exhibition
    The Gallery, Liberal Arts Building, 4th Floor(dessert served)
  • Alumni Showcase
    (publications, art, jewelry, etc., created by alumni)
    Liberal Arts Building, 1st Floor Hallway
  • IMD Dance Performance
    Marygrove Theatre
  • Program Updates and Faculty Research
    Liberal Arts Building, 2nd Floor Classrooms
  • Alumni Catch-Up Conversations
    Delahanty Student Lounge & Welcome Center
    Liberal Arts Building, 1st Floor Main Lobby
  • Alumni Sing
    Sacred Heart Chapel
  • Class Photos
    (individual class time schedule as printed)
    Liberal Arts Building Front Steps

4:00 p.m.
Sacred Heart Chapel

Singers, Lectors, and Eucharistic Ministers Needed for Saturday Liturgy
If you are interested in participating in the liturgy as a member of the choir, lector or Eucharistic Minister, please sign up on the registration form. Music and details will be sent to choir members and the choir will rehearse in the chapel at 3:00 p.m. prior to the liturgy.

Class Gifts
In recognition of significant reunion years, you are invited to make a special reunion gift to Marygrove. Many reunion classes choose to support a special project, make a gift in memory of deceased classmates or in honor of special professors, or simply donate in recognition of the outstanding education Marygrove provided. Please contact Dennis Howie, vice president for Institutional Advancement at dhowie@marygrove. edu or (313) 927-1451 for more information, or you may make your contribution on the attached Alumni Reunion Weekend 2018 Registration Form or online at


Hotel Information
A limited block of rooms is being held at the Holiday Inn Express & Suites Downtown Detroit, located at 1020 Washington Blvd., Detroit, MI 48226. Rooms may be reserved at a discounted rate for Thursday, Friday, and Saturday. Accommodations include free wifi access and a complimentary breakfast buffet daily. Hotel rates are subject to state and local taxes.

To make reservations, call the Holiday Inn at 313-887-7000 then select 1 for reservations. Ask for the group code MGC or the group name Marygrove College.

Reserve by 8/23/18 to guarantee the discounted rate. There is an additional $30 per day fee for Valet Parking with unlimited in and out privileges. You may choose to park on your own at any private lot in the vicinity of the hotel, but you will need to pay each time you reenter the lot. The hotel is across the street from a Detroit People Mover station and in the vicinity of the Q-Line. MGM Grand Casino and Greektown Casino are within walking distance of the hotel.

Benefits & Service

Benefits & Services

The Marygrove College Alumni Association provides numerous benefits and services available to all alumni of the college.

Distinguished Alumni Award

Distinguished Alumni Award

The Marygrove College Distinguished Alumni Award is an honor bestowed by Marygrove College and the Marygrove College Alumni Association to recognize and honor alumni who have distinguished themselves and their alma mater.

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