News & Events Newsletter – Homecoming Edition!

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In this issue:

-Dartmouth Homecoming 2018

(Oct 26-27) – Please come!

-The Head of the Charles

(Oct 19, 20, 21) – ’85 gathering on Saturday, Oct 21

-Dartmouth Football @ Columbia (Oct 20)

-Letter from Joe Riley ’85, our Class President

-Picture from Class Officers Weekend (COW)

-Picture from Boston’s Women of Dartmouth Fall Apple Picking event

July Events Update

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This month’s update includes info on the Bartlett Tower Society, events in Connecticut, Rhode Island, and Boston, and info on having a great time at Camp Dartmouth with the whole family.

April Events Update

Click here for this month’s events. In this issue:

  • 85th day of the year 2018 (March 26th)
  • Breaking News:  Mindy Kaling ’01 is Class of 2018 Commencement Speaker
  • Dartmouth Day of Service 2018 (May 5th)
  • Camp Dartmouth 2018 (July 27th-30th)
  • Bartlett Tower Society
  • The Dartmouth College Fund
  • Dartmouth Events for April 2018 

February 2018 Monthly Update

Dear Jeff,

Please click here to read our February 2018 Dartmouth Class of 1985 “Monthly News & Events” e-newsletter!


In this issue:

  • Burgers, Beers, and Basketball in NYC on the Upper West Side – THIS SATURDAY!  (rsvp now)
  • Congratulations to our own Jenny Page ’85‘s daughter, Keaton McCargo:  Winter Olympics – bound!!
  • Dartmouth College Fund
  • Bartlett Tower Society
  • Dartmouth Events in February 2018  

December 2017 Monthly Update

Please click here to read Part 1 of our December 2017 Dartmouth Class of 1985 “Monthly News & Events” e-newsletter.

In this issue:

  •  Link to pay your CLASS DUES (2017/2018)
  • MENTORS NEEDED / Winter Term (Boston – Portland, OR – White River Junction, VT – Jefferson, VT – Chicago – NYC – Los Angeles)
  • Homecoming 2017 / 2018
  • BOARD OPENINGS / Dartmouth Partners in Community Service (DPCS)
  • The Dartmouth College Fund (DCF)
  • 1985 Mini-Reunion in NYC – SAVE THE DATE:  Dartmouth Men’s Basketball @ Columbia & gathering / February 3, 2018
  • YOUR FEEDBACK requested by this Monday 12/4 – re:  Dartmouth student body size
  • Dartmouth reception co-hosted by Joe Riley ’85 (our class president)
  • Call for contributions – Winter 2018 (print) newsletter
  • Bartlett Tower Society


Please click here to read Part 2 of our December 2017 Dartmouth Class of 1985 “Monthly News & Events” e-newsletter!


In this issue:

  • Link to pay your CLASS DUES
  • Pictures!!!  Dartmouth Football @ Fenway Park 2017 and Sigma Nu Reunion
  • Dartmouth Events in December 2017 (including Dartmouth Club Holiday Parties where you live –or– where you may be traveling this month)


As always, if there is news you would like to feature, please let us know.

Fall Events Update

New events and details about upcoming events like Dartmouth football at Fenway and Harvard, educational events, and more! Check the Events calendar on our website or getting all the details here: Fall Events 2017.

Class Events at Homecoming 2017

Gather for Homecoming with your fellow 85s! We hope to see many of you there, and please join us for our class events:

Friday Night:

7 PM: Alumni Parade! Join fellow 85s (corner of Crosby & Wheelock Streets, near front gate of the football stadium – *look for the 85 banner*) to line up for the parade.

After the parade, for the bonfire: meet in front of Reed Hall. That’s the white building set a bit in front of the three buildings of Dartmouth Row.

Saturday 10/7:

11am to 1:30pm gametime: Tailgating!! Join us for a Class of 1985 mini-reunion at our tailgating tent at Blunt Alumni Center. We will be joining forces with the ’82s, ’83s, and ’84s. The Cords (one of Dartmouth’s fabulous acapella groups) will serenade us around 12/12:30pm! Food and drinks provided and more festive if you can bring something, too!  … let Valerie Hartman ’85 know if you can bring an appetizer, dessert, etc.

What: A pre-game Mini-Reunion Homecoming reception for the Classes of ’85, ’84, ’83 and ’82! 
Where – At the large white tent adjacent to Blunt Alumni Center, Saturday, October 7

When:  Coffee and donuts starting at 11 am / a cappella concert and chili starting at noon / Football game starts at 1:30

Please let Valerie Hartman ( know if you are planning to come and how many in your group (not a firm rsvp-just trying to get a general headcount).  Food/drink will be plentiful.  Homemade goodies always welcome:-) 
Go Big Green!!!
1:30pm Kick-off!  Dartmouth Football v. Yale (Dartmouth’s Memorial Field)
Visit the Dartmouth Alumni website for more details about Dartmouth Night and Homecoming events and remember to check back here often for more specifics about Class of 1985 plans
Questions?  email: Valerie Hartman ’85 and/or Todd Cranford ’85