reunion year 2000 alumni weekend 2018

October 4-5, 2019

Alumni Weekend and Homecoming

Register for the Pine Cone Guild Luncheon, Celebration of Leadership & Service, Alumni Social Hour, and other events.

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alumni weekend 2018

Alumni play an ongoing role in the life of the school by contributing their experience and understanding of school values to sustain our excellence for current students and future generations.

They provide mentorship to students, offer their expertise to guide student activities and projects, and share their knowledge in forums, surveys, and discussions. Their contributions to the world beyond Catlin Gabel are an ongoing source of pride for our community, and we celebrate their accomplishments in many ways including the annual presentation of our Distinguished Alumni Awards during Alumni Weekend.

Help make your reunion a success! Contact to learn how to join your reunion planning committee or begin the reunion planning process.

Alumni Stories

Nkenge Harmon-Johnson commencement speaker 2019

The head of the Urban League of Portland talks about keeping her perspective in Washington, D.C., returning to Catlin Gabel as a Trustee, and why it’s best to stop when the President is walking by

gus van sant portrait black and white

The Oscar-nominated filmmaker reminisces about art under the tennis court, and the making of his very first film—on the Catlin Gabel campus

Chris Keyes portrait

The Outside editor on Type Two Fun at Catlin Gabel, and why he still wants to name every plant he sees

Kevin Esvelt portrait in lab

The pioneering evolutionary engineer reflects on Pongi’s sludge experiment, Corkran’s “Relevant” stamp, the importance of confessing your ignorance