Class of 1978

Memories of 1978. A beloved musical film debuts. An iconic company takes a giant step forward. An American icon is immortalized. And the Class of 1978 headed off towards brilliant careers.

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When and Where

In 1978, the movie musical Grease is released and becomes an instant classic. Apple becomes incorporated less than one year after its founding, and Susan B. Anthony dollars were first struck at the Philadelphia Mint.


Celebrate your wonderful Booth memories with your friends, classmates, faculty, staff, and alumni across the generations at Reconnect 2018.


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Reconnect 2018

April 27-28, 2018

Chicago, Illinois

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To see the full list of all Reconnect attendees, please visit our Why Attend page.

List updated weekly on Thursdays.

Who's Coming

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First Name Last Name Class Year Program Company
First Name Last Name Class Year Program Company
Michael Armstrong 1978 Full Time MBA San Jose Federated City Emp Retirement
Donna Dolan 1978 Full Time MBA none
Dennis Dombroski 1978 Full Time MBA Pfizer
Lawrence Harris 1978 Full Time MBA Private Investor
Howard Hodel 1978 Full Time MBA Hawaii Employees' Retirement System
Gary Kash 1978 Full Time MBA Gary Kash Marketing Insights
Herman Reepmeyer 1978 Full Time MBA none
Elizabeth Silverman 1978 Full Time MBA The Peddie School
Steve Silverman 1978 Full Time MBA ironbound capital
Gary Singer 1978 Full Time MBA A.T. Kearney, Inc.
John Woodward 1978 Full Time MBA Front Porch

Thursday, April 26

Reconnect Happy Hour 
6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
Gleacher Center, Room 621

Start off Reconnect Weekend by celebrating with your friends, classmates, and Booth alumni from across the generations.

Friday, April 27

Alumnae and Student Breakfast
9:30 – 11:00 a.m.
Gleacher Center, Room 621

Booth women (alumnae and students) are invited to a fun speed networking event.

Management Conference
11:00 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Fairmont Hotel and Gleacher Center 

For over 60 years, Management Conference has shaped the theory and practice of business.

Networking Reception
5:00– 6:30 p.m.
Howells & Hood

Class Dinner
6 p.m.
Gleacher Center


Join your classmates for an evening of celebration and rich discussion with special guests Harry Davis, Gene Fama, and Bob Hamada.


Saturday, April 28

Back to the Classroom Sessions
11 a.m.– noon
Charles M. Harper Center

Get back in touch with Booth’s renowned spirit of inquiry and analysis with esteemed faculty. 

Homecoming BBQ 
Noon – 4:00 p.m. 
Charles M. Harper Center

Celebrate a reunion-wide barbecue. This event is family friendly and open to only reunion alumni and their guests.

Reunion Committee

Mike Armstrong
Larry Harris
Gary Kash
Elizabeth Silverman, Gift Chair
Steve Silverman, Gift Chair
Gary Singer, Chair


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