Half-Century Reunion

Alumni from the classes of 1971, 1972 and 1973, join us for your 50-year reunion! We invite you and your spouse/guest to celebrate on May 11-12, 2023!

Additionally, we are inviting members of the 55 and 60 year classes back to campus. This will encompass the classes of 1966, 1967 & 1968 as well as 1961, 1962 & 1963.


Classes of 1971, 1972 & 1973  Half-Century Reunion Schedule

Thursday, May 11th

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 12th

8:30 am  Breakfast
Enjoy breakfast with President Shipp 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

12:00 pm Half Century Induction Ceremony & Luncheon
Jack H. Overman Student Center-Crimson & Gold Ballroom

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

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

(Time TBD) 2023 PSU Spring Commencement
Members of the classes of 1971, 1972, and 1973 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 1971, 1972 & 1973

Class of 1971 Attendee List
Class of 1972 Attendee List
Class of 1973 Attendee List
Memory Book Submission

55 Year Classes of 1966, 1967 & 1968

More Information & Attendee List

60 Year Classes of 1961, 1962 & 1963

More Information & Attendee List

Current Half-Century Club Members

More Information & Attendee List

PSU Faculty & Staff


Registration is required for reunion attendees, spouses and guests. Please register by Friday, April 28th.


 Class of 1970

  Class of 1970

Class of 1971

 Class of 1971

Class of 1972

Class of 1972

2021 Virtual Memory Book

2022 Memory Book






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