May Day details
May 2, 2015
Highlights of May Day 2015 will include:
May Day Run/Walk
A four-mile race/College Cabin walk sponsored by the Bluffton University Alumni Association with support from Bluffton Hospital. Register early to reserve your tech-fabric shirt. Medals awarded to top three finishers in each age/gender bracket. Trophies awarded to fastest male and fastest female. Every participant eligible for a door prize. Walk-up registration for the half-mile Family Fun Run and Toddler Trot.
7 a.m. check in and walk-up registration begins;
8 a.m. START four-mile race and College Cabin walk
9 a.m. START 1/2-mile Family Fun Run
9:15 a.m. START Toddler Trot around Copeland Court with J. Denny
9:20 a.m. Door prizes, medals and trophies awarded
Registration opens spring 2015
Alumni choir sing
Revive your musical energies, share your talents with current students and take time to reflect on your experiences as a student. The alumni choir will gather again to sing "The Lord Bless You and Keep You" to close the May Day ceremony.
Yoder Recital Hall
Class reunions and lunch
Come and reminisce. Reconnect with your classmates, renew friendships and celebrate Bluffton! Because of growing crowds, two venues have been established. A buffet luncheon will be available in Marbeck Center for all alumni, family and friends through 1999. A picnic lunch will be available inside Burcky gym for all alumni, family and friends for classes 2000-2014; and for 2015 graduates and their families, and for current students .
Marbeck Center Commons and Burcky Gym
11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Tickets required and available in spring 2015
MAY DAY CEREMONY - NEW TIME
This event celebrates the end of an academic year, the beginning of a new chapter for graduates and the remembrance of times past for alumni. It includes the colorful Maypole dance performed by first-year students, crowing of the queen and king and recognition of graduating seniors.
Centennial Hall lawn