Half-Century Reunion

Alumni from the Classes of 1970, 1971 and 1972, join us for your 50th anniversary reunion! We invite you and your spouse/guest to celebrate on May 12-13, 2022!


Additionally, we are inviting members of the 55 and 60 year classes back to campus. This will encompass the classes of 1965, 1966 & 1967 as well as 1960, 1961 & 1962.


Classes of 1970, 1971 & 1972  Half-Century Reunion Schedule


Thursday, May 12th

5:00-8:00 pm  Cocktails, Program, Dinner & Dance 
Join us for a dinner and dance with a live band playing hits from the 60's and 70's in the Jack H. Overman Student Center.


Friday, May 13th

8:30 am  Breakfast
Enjoy breakfast with President Scott at the Jack H. Overman Student Center.

10:00-11:30 am Free Time

  • Enjoy Pittsburg
  • Shop at the University Bookstore
  • Attend Military Commissioning at 10am

Noon Half Century Induction Ceremony & Luncheon
Jack H. Overman Student Center-Crimson & Gold Ballroom

  • Emcee, Jon Bartlow, PSU Alumni Executive Director
  • Welcome, President Steve Scott
  • Recognition of current Half Century Club members
  • Induction into the PSU Half Century Club; receive 50-year medallion from President Steve Scott

Additional guests will include previously inducted members of the Half Century Club, deans, vice presidents, faculty & staff.

1:30-2:00 pm Class Picture

2:00-4:00 pm Guided bus tour of campus & Pittsburg with stops and private tours:

  • Block 22
  • Robert W. Plaster Center
  • Bicknell Family Center for the Arts
  • Veterans Memorial Amphitheater

5:00-6:00 pm 2022 PSU Spring Commencement
Members of the classes of 1970, 1971, and 1972 will have the chance to be recognized at commencement in the Weede Gymnasium.

Transportation is provided from the Alumni Center to and from commencement ceremonies.


Lodging Information
Make reservations as soon as possible

Comfort Inn & Suites*

Holiday Inn Express*

Lamplighter Inn & Suites*

LaQuinta Inn & Suites*

Hampton Inn & Suites*

Super 8

* Represents rooms blocked at discounted rates 


Browse the Kanza Yearbooks

They were the best of times… Relive the fashions, hairstyles, and shenanigans of your collegiate years.

Find Your Yearbook


Want to learn more about the Half Century Reunion?

Click below to watch a short video highlighting the event!
Half Century Reunion Video






50 Year Classes of 1970, 1971 & 1972

 55 Year Classes of 1965, 1966 & 1967

60 Year Classes of 1960, 1961 & 1962

Current Half Century Club Members

PSU Faculty & Staff


Registration is required for reunion attendees, spouses and guests. Please register by Friday, April 29th.


 Class of 1969

  Class of 1969 (2)

 2021 Virtual Memory Book

Class of 1969 Photo Album

Class of 1968 Photo Album









Please contact Alumni & Constituent Relations with questions at 877-PSU-ALUM, 620-235-4758, or email alumni@pittstate.edu.