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On this page you'll find memories shared by the Class of 1975, so we welcome you to take a trip down memory lane and contribute to the discussion! We are looking forward to welcoming you back to campus in June!

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Class of 1975

Can you believe that it has been 40 years since your time at Puget Sound?


What are some of your favorite memories?

"Luaus! Intramural's with the Beta's, Football Program, Phi Delt gatherings! Birthday dips in the fountain! Dr. Prins salesmanship class, Hawaiians seeing snow for the first time. Ice blocking at Annie Wright..." Frank Washburn '75

“Tues. night dances. Social hour at the sub between classes.  Climbing the tree outside Jones Hall, balloon water fights on a nice day.“  Theo Shreve-Russell

“On sunny days going to Point Defiance Park with friends and throwing frisbee's.  Football games at the stadium.  Deep sea fishing trips with fellow Gamma Phi's.”  Linda Osborn

“The give and take in the classroom.“  Jim Catalinich

How would you describe your experience as a student?

“I loved my experience at University of Puget Sound.  I recieved a quality education and liked the chance to compete at the college level in sports.”  Donald Dillenburg

“UPS has always been a good memory for me, and it opened the door to a different world. I  shall always be grateful for the opportunities that I had later in life because of attending and graduating from UPS.”  Jean Dible

“The university provided me exactly what I needed when I needed it. The degree was a great foundation for a wonderful career.”  David Hailey


What faculty or staff members do you remember most?

“Department Head of Art History.  Also just being in F.T. Balls ceramic class.  All were more then just outstanding staff, they were real mentors of the first order!!!”  Richard Bannon

“Dr. Albertson, he ran the Pacific Rim tour, a great man.”  Theo Shreve-Russell





Highlight from 1975:

  •     Wheel of Fortune premieres on NBC.
  •     Bill Gates founded Microsoft in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
  •     NBC airs the first episode of Saturday Night Live.
  •     Apollo and Soyuz spacecraft take off for US-Soviet link-up in space (July 15).
  •     Home videotape systems (VCRs) are developed in Japan by Sony and Matsushita.
  •     The Herman Goelitz company introduced the gourmet jelly bean.
        The original flavors were: 
             Licorice, Lemon, Grape, Root Beer, Cream Soda, Green Apple, Tangerine and Very Cherry

What do you remember?

Do you want to share in the discussion? Send your thoughts and memories to alumoffice@pugetsound.edu or join the discussion on Facebook!