Grebel's 60th Anniversary Celebrations

Grebel in the '60s

Celebrating 60 years of inspiring community

Get ready to join the celebration as Conrad Grebel University College prepares to commemorate the College's 60th anniversary in 2023-24. With a range of exciting events and special reunions planned throughout the year, Grebel's 60th anniversary promises to be an unforgettable experience for students, faculty, staff, alumni, and friends of the College.

60 Interesting alumni - do you remember someone from your days here who was particularly interesting or has gone on to be inspirational? Please take some time to nominate them for our collection. 

60th Events

Watch for a variety of special events over our 60th year.

Black lines and shapes form a leaf, dove, and the Grebel peaked rooves. There is a rainbow of colours in the windows, with red flowing shapes above. Reads: Conrad Grebel University College, Inspiring community since 1963, and 60 in bold, red.
Sunday, September 10, 2023 2:00 pm - 7:00 pm EDT

60th Anniversary Alumni Picnic

Enjoy an afternoon on the Grebel grounds including an Ultimate tournament, a Hymn Sing, a retired faculty panel, family-friendly activities, tours, displays, and dinner program hosted by Peter Ellis BES’02 and Kendra Whitfield Ellis BA’00, MTS’04


Saturday, November 25, 2023

Join us for a three-choir extravaganza at St. Matthew’s Lutheran Church. The program will include a new choral work commissioned especially for Grebel's 60th Anniversary.

Wednesday, October 11, 2023 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT

60th Anniversary Gala Dinner

Celebrate the impact of Grebel’s 60 years in the spirit of Community Supper. Featuring special guests from every decade, we'll recreate Grebel's Community Supper and raise money for residence facility renewal projects. Hosted by Eric Friesen BA’67.