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Reunion 2019

Registration for events is a la carte, which means
you can pick-and-choose which events you wish to attend. 




Thursday, July 18, 2019

Forget-Me-Not Best Ball Charity Golf Tournament - 9 a.m.
Humber Valley Resort, Deer Lake 

REGISTRATION FORM for golf tournament

You must register for the Forget-Me-Not Charity Best Ball Golf Tournament using the registration form and submitting that and your cheque to the Forget Me Not Cenotaph Fund Inc. address listed at the bottom of the registration form.

** Please note: we can help arrange alumni teams for the tournament, so if you are interested in playing but do not have four players for a team, please complete the registration form and send an email to Heather Dawson (hdawson@grenfell.mun.ca) to be placed on an alumni team.

Friday, July 19, 2019

Campus Tour - 10 a.m.
Arts and Science Atrium, Grenfell Campus
See how our campus has grown and evolved since your last time here. We'll be hitting all the highlights on the tour, including a stop at the Grenfell Campus Bookstore.

Danger Tree Memorial Site Soldier Dedication - 2 p.m.
Danger Tree Site, Grenfell Campus
Join the Forget-Me-Not Committee and Grenfell Campus as we unveil the second sculpture of the Danger Tree installation, the sculpture of First World War soldier Pte. Hugh McWhirter by Memorial University alumnus Mr. Morgan McDonald. A reception with special guests The Ennis Sisters will follow the unveiling.

Corner Brook Come Home Year Opening Ceremonies - 7 p.m.
Front Parking Lots, Grenfell Campus
Join us for a night of outdoor music and festivities over-looking our beautiful City as we celebrate the opening night of Corner Brook Come Home Year 2019 with our host, Platinum Sponsor, Grenfell Campus!  The Sharecroppers will kick off the night with their upbeat music we have all grown to love and into the evening with Midnight Crescent to dance the night away followed by fireworks.   Beer Garden provided by GCSU.  Follow us on facebook, twitter or check our website www.cornerbrookcomehomeyear2019.com


Saturday, July 20, 2019

Kids + Adults U "School of Witchcraft and Wizardry" - 1:30 p.m
GSCU Dining Hall, Grenfell Campus
Calling all Harry Potter fans! Grenfell's School of Witchcraft and Wizardry will be in session during our reunion for children and adults alike. Join us for an afternoon of fun with potions, a scavenger hunt, photo booth and more. A BBQ will be served at 1:45pm.

Gros Morne Theatre Festival (Tempting Providence) - bus departs Grenfell Campus around 5:30 p.m. (exact time will be confirmed with ticket holders)
Warehouse Theatre, Cow Head
The ever-popular Gros Morne Theatre Festival is back and we're planning a road trip to Cow Head. As part of the Harlow 50th Anniversary celebrations, we've arranged for a round-trip bus from Corner Brook - Cow Head and a discount to Tempting Providence thanks to Theatre Newfoundland and Labrador. Tempting Providence is the story of Nurse Myra Bennett who was known as Newfoundland and Labrador's "Florence Nightingale of the North". Your ticket to this event includes the bus trip, dinner and ticket to the show. We hope you can join us for what guarantees to be a fantastic time!

Monday, July 22, 2019

Campus Tour - 10 a.m.
Arts and Science Atrium, Grenfell Campus
See how our campus has grown and evolved since your last time here. We'll be hitting all the highlights on the tour, including a stop at the Grenfell Campus Bookstore.


Women in Science and Engineering TED-Style Talks - 1:30 p.m.
Room 2026, Arts and Science Building, Grenfell Campus
Join us for TED-Style Talks (10 minutes or less) from faculty and staff of Grenfell Campus, including:

  • Dr. Svetlana Barkanova, is an internationally-known researcher who joined our new physics program in 2017. She will talk about particle physics and the hunt for Dark Matter. 
  • Dr. Karen Doody is the coordinator of the Aging Research Centre of Newfoundland and Labrador. She is a biomedical researcher that is currently seeking to understand susceptibility to disease and to find potential therapies.
  • Dr. Julie Sircom is a biologist with a research interest in bees and their role as pollinators. More specifically, she is trying to understand the causes, incidents and impacts of changes in the bumblebee population. 
  • Dr. Maria Kilfoil is is the manager of the Makerspace in the Navigate Centre, and a physicist that is currently helping to lead a new NSERC PromoScience program on campus to promote science to youth in Western Newfoundland, particularly groups in rural areas, female students, and indigenous students.

Campus Tour - 3 p.m.
Arts and Science Atrium, Grenfell Campus
See how our campus has grown and evolved since your last time here. We'll be hitting all the highlights on the tour, including a stop at the Grenfell Campus Bookstore.

Western Regional School of Nursing Alumni Reception - 7 p.m. - please note this event has been cancelled
Arts and Science Atrium, Grenfell Campus
The Western Regional School of Nursing invite all RN and BN graduates for an evening of reminiscing and reconnecting, while looking to the future of nursing education in Western Newfoundland.

Tuesday, July 23, 2019

Night at the Observatory - 7 p.m.
Arts and Science Atrium + Grenfell Observatory, Grenfell Campus
Have you ever been curious about the night sky? Join Dr. Svetlana Barkanova, physics professor at Grenfell Campus, for a lecture about the night sky and celestial folklore, following by tours of the Observatory (Newfoundland and Labrador's only professional telescope), crafts and snacks.

Thursday, July 25, 2019

From Woods Island to the Curling Waterfront: the Furlong Brothers and the Bay of Islands Fishery, 1920s to 1950s - 6 p.m.
Corner Brook Public Library, 4 West Street
A public talk with Dr. Rainer Baehre and Richard Furlong. Dr. Baehre teaches Canadian and environmental history at Grenfell Campus. Richard Furlong's father co-founded the Furlong Brothers and their fishing and timber supply business.

A reception will follow the talk in the Birchy Cove Room at the Glynmill Inn with snacks and a cash bar. Everyone is welcome to attend. Please RSVP to rsvp@grenfell.mun.ca

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