Half-Century Reunion

Alumni from the classes of 1972, 1973 and 1974, join us for your 50-year reunion! We invite you and your spouse/guest to celebrate this milestone anniversary May 9-10, 2024!

Additionally, we are hosting members of the 55 and 60-year classes back on campus. This includes the classes of 1964 and 1969.

Classes of 1972, 1973 & 1974 Half-Century Reunion Schedule

Thursday, May 9th

5:00-8:00 pm Dinner & Dance
Crimson & Gold Ballroom, Jack H. Overman Student Center
Reconnect with classmates and enjoy live music from the 60's and 70's.

Friday, May 10th

8:30-10:00 am Breakfast
Crimson & Gold Ballroom, Jack H. Overman Student Center
Enjoy breakfast with former classmates and President Dan Shipp.

10:00-11:00 am Free Time
Explore Pittsburg, shop at the University Bookstore, or attend Military Commissioning (10:00 am, Veterans Memorial).

11:00 am Check-In
Crimson & Gold Ballroom, Jack H. Overman Student Center

11:30-1:00 pm Half-Century Induction Ceremony & Luncheon
Crimson & Gold Ballroom, Jack H. Overman Student Center
Receive 50-year medallion from University President Dan Shipp and celebrate induction into the Half-Century Club.

1:00-1:30 pm Class Picture

1:30-3:00 pm Bus Tour of Campus

  • Robert W. Plaster Center
  • Bicknell Family Center for the Arts
  • Irene Ransom Bradley School of Nursing Simulation Hospital

3:30-4:30 pm Commencement
Attendees participating in commencement will depart from the Wilkinson Alumni Center. Upon arrival at commencement (begins at 4:00 pm), you will receive regalia to participate in the processional. Please wear your medallion. Spouses and guests are invited to sit in a reserved section.


Lodging Information

We encourage guests to reservations as soon as possible.

Comfort Inn & Suites*

Holiday Inn Express*

Lamplighter Inn & Suites*

LaQuinta Inn & Suites*

Hampton Inn & Suites*

Super 8

*Room blocks and discounted rates available.


Browse the Kanza Yearbooks

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

Find Your Yearbook


Half-Century Video Highlight


Half-Century Memory Books

Check out the memory books from the reunions in 2021, 2022, and 2023!

2021 Memory Book

2022 Memory Book

2023 Memory Book

50-Year Classes of 1972, 1973 & 1974


Memory Book Submission


Check out who's attending from the classes of 1972, 1973, and 1974!


55 & 60-Year Classes of 1964 & 1969


More Information & Attendee List

Current Half-Century Club Members


Pitt State Faculty & Staff

To register, please email Stacie Nelson at sanelson@pittstate.edu Include your department, number of attendees, and any dietary restrictions. Cost is $15/person and your department will be invoiced.

Registration is required for reunion attendees, spouses and guests. Please register by Friday, April 26th.


Class of 1971

 HC 2023 Class of 1971

Class of 1972

 HC 2023 Class of 1972

Class of 1973

HC 2023 Class of 1973


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