50th Reunion

Corpus Cordis Aureum Photo

Candler hosts a celebration each year for those who graduated from Candler 50 years ago. The celebration takes place on the weekend of University Commencement, which is the second weekend of May. The Candler dinner allows the class to reminisce about their time at Candler and catch up with their former classmates.


Class of 1964 Reunion
Saturday, May 10, 2014

3:30 p.m. Candler Building/Art Tour
5:00 p.m. Candler Singers Concert
6:30 p.m. Class of 1964 Reunion Dinner

Corpus Cordis Aureum

Also, as a graduate of 50 years or more, you are invited to be a part of the Emory Alumni Association’s Corpus Cordis Aureum, meaning "Golden Corps of the Heart". To learn more about this special honor, visit the Emory Alumni Association.

Sunday, May 11, 2014
3:30 p.m. Corpus Cordis Aureum Ceremony

On Commencement Monday, all members of Corpus Cordis Aureum, are invited to march during the University's Commencement procession. Clad in gold robes donned during a breakfast reception in Candler Library, Corpus Cordis Aureum members enter the quadrangle with the graduating class and sit at the front in the VIP section. During the ceremony, Corpus Cordis Aureum is invited to stand and be recognized, symbolizing all Emory alumni who have graduated prior to the graduating class. Candler members are then welcome to join the Candler community in the diploma ceremony.

Monday, May 12, 2014
6:30 a.m.    Breakfast
8:00 a.m.    University Commencement
10:00 a.m.  Candler School of Theology Diploma Ceremony 
12:00 p.m.    Candler School of Theology Lunch

Fall Reunions

fall reunion picture

In 2014, Candler will host reunions for the following classes:

Class of 1989 – 25th Reunion

Class of 2004 – 10th Reunion

Class of 2009 – 5th Reunion

Check back for details! If you would like to volunteer to help with your class reunion, please email or call 404.727.6352.