Class of 1971

Welcome to the Class of 1971 50th Reunion web page! Here you will find all of the resources you need to make the most of this exciting milestone. 

Every five years, your class converges on Homewood to meet with old friends, enjoy good food, revel in social, cultural and academic events, and — for better or for worse — relive college memories.

Wasn’t college great? Come back to Homewood virtually and do it all over again and celebrate your 50th Reunion!

Class Party: 50th Reunion:
Although we cannot be together in person this year, your class has several fun events going on during Alumni Weekend Goes Virtual!

Class of 1971 50th Reunion Kickoff with Jerry Schnydman
Friday, April 30 02:00pm - 3:00pm
Class of 1971 50th Reunion Crab Cake Lunch
Saturday, May 1 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Class of 1971 50th Reunion Cocktail Party
Saturday, May 1 6:00pm - 8:00pm 
Class of 1971 50th Reunion - Option to Purchase Crab Cakes Delivered to Your Home. 
Enjoy some Baltimore classics while you reconnect with your friends! Purchase Jimmy’s Famous Gift Box including:  2 Colossal Maryland Crab Cakes, a bowl of Maryland Style Crab soup, a bowl of Cream of Crab soup, a half pint of crab dip, and a container of Jimmy’s famous house dressing (Salad not included). Serving is intended for 2 people.


Reunion Committee:
Interested in getting involved with your reunion committee? We would love to have you! Please email and we will connect you with the staff liaisons who are working with your class. Want to find out who’s on the committee? Click here to find out!


Class Gift: 
Every gift you make shows the solidarity of our community in this challenging moment and will continue to solidify our standing as a top ten institution. It empowers our students and faculty to become the best leaders, researchers, innovators, and change agents they can be. Make a gift in honor of your reunion today!



President: Richard Nixon 
Popular Films: Diamonds Are Forever, The French Connection, Fiddler on the Roof, A Clockwork Orange
Cost of: Gas ($0.33), Stamp ($0.08), House ($25,250)  
US Population: 229.5 Million 
Popular Songs:"Knock Three Times" by Tony Orlando and Dawn, “Me and Bobby Mcgee” by Janis Joplin, “Maggie Mae” by Rod Stewart, “Brown Sugar” by The Rolling Stones  
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We’ve got answers. We want to make attending Alumni Weekend 2021 as easy as possible. Let us know if you have any questions. Send an email to or call 410-516-5185.




Class Giving Participation

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1971 Yearbook

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