The year 1976 was filled with impactful highlights. The 48th presidential election took place, naming Jimmy Carter the next president of the United States. The first 4.6 miles of the Washington Metro subway opened, and a brand-new company, now known as Apple, was formed by Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak.
While all of these events will forever hold a special place in history, here at Sherman College we would argue that the most exciting day of that year would hands-down be September 18, 1976. That date represents a monumental occurrence for the college; it was on this day that the institution held its very first graduation ceremony and the Pioneer Class was formed.
In honor of this bright spot in history, the Office of Institutional Advancement, in collaboration with the Alumni Association, is hosting a virtual event for all alumni, current students, faculty and staff. This upcoming Zoom event will feature our honored guests, the Pioneer Class of 1976, as we dive into the past to gain some great insight, and share a few laughs, with the members of Sherman College’s very first graduating class.
Many of the graduates already registered for the upcoming event and have expressed great excitement about the reunion. Bobby Epstein remarked, ” Each and every one of us has stories and unique experiences regarding our initial impression, visit and eventual enrollment at Sherman. Please join me and the rest of our class on a Zoom call as we relive those exciting and interesting times over 48 years ago.”
Space is limited. Don’t miss out on the opportunity to engage with the Sherman community, win prizes from giveaways, and get the inside scoop from the class that started it all!