Homecoming Weekend

Come home to D&E for a special weekend with alumni, former classmates and lifelong friends!

Special Events/Reunions Planned: President's Dinner with 70-year Honors for Dr. Gloria Payne; 50th Reunion of the Class of 1965; Class Reunions for the Classes of ’70, ’75, ’80, ’85, ’90, ’95, ’00, ’05 ; Half Century Club Luncheon; Education Alumni Reunion; Football Alumni Reunion; Athletic Games; Alumni Awards Reception; Homecoming Concert; and much more...

Registration coming soon.

Schedule is subject to change
$ = cost associated with this event
 

Friday, October 9

8:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

D&E Bookstore Open

Madden Student Center

9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

The Stirrup Gallery Open

Myles Center for the Arts

11:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Registration and Welcome/Information Desk Open

Great Hall, Halliehurst

12:00-2:00 p.m.

Mini-Wellness Fair

Sponsored by the Sport Science Department.

Hilda and Robert R. Butler Lobby, The McDonnell Center

3:00-4:30 p.m.

D&E High Tea with Current and Retired Faculty and Staff

Halliehurst

6:00-8:00 p.m.

President's Dinner including 70-year Honors for Dr. Gloria Payne $

The Joni and Buck Smith Arts Forum, Myles Center for the Arts

7:00 p.m.

Volleyball vs. Kentucky Wesleyan College

The McDonnell Center

9:00 p.m.

Alumni Party featuring The Hybrids

The Icehouse

 

Saturday, October 10

8:00 - 11:00 a.m.

Registration and Welcome/Information Desk Open

Great Hall, Halliehurst

8:00-9:30 a.m.

All Alumni and Students Breakfast $

Hosted by D&E's National Alumni Council.

Benedum Dining Room

9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

D&E Bookstore Open

Madden Student Center

9:00 a.m.

Sigma Phi Epsilon Alumni Volunteer Corporation Annual Meeting

Sigma Phi Epsilon Lodge

9:00 a.m.

Alpha Sigma Phi Business Meeting

Alpha Sigma Phi Chapter Room, Darby Hall

9:00 a.m.

Tau Kappa Epsilon Business Meeting

Jennings Randolph Hall 2nd floor

9:00 a.m.

Baseball Game - Alumni vs. Current Senators

D&E Baseball Field, Allen Athletic Fields

9:00 a.m.

Softball Game - Alumni vs. Current Senators

Joni Smith Softball Field, Allen Athletic Fields

10:00 a.m.

Dedication of the Allen Chair and Lecture in Education featuring Dr. Robert G. Smith, '65

Booth Library

10:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon

The Stirrup Gallery Open

Myles Center for the Arts

11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

The Icehouse "Past and Future"

The Icehouse

11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

All Campus Picnic with Alumni and Students $

Memorial Gymnasium/Martin Field House

12:00 noon

Women's Soccer vs. Ursuline College

Halftime introduction of women's lacrosse team and game demonstration.

Nuttall Field, Allen Athletic Fields

12:30-2:00 p.m.

Class of 1965 Induction and Half Century Club Luncheon $

Open to all alumni from the Class of 1965 and before. Complimentary for Half Century Club members and induction class. Guests $

The Joni and Buck Smith Arts Forum, Myles Center for the Arts

1:00 p.m.

Volleyball vs. Trevecca Nazarene University

The McDonnell Center

2:30 p.m.

Men's Soccer vs. Chowan University

Halftime introduction of men's lacrosse team and game demonstration.

Nuttall Field, Allen Athletic Fields

6:00-8:00 p.m.

D&E Bookstore Open - Satellite Location

Myles Center for the Arts

6:00 p.m.

Alumni Awards Presentation and Reception $

Distinguished Alumnus: Mike Ross, '61

Tower Award: Karen Harmeier Berner, '64

Outstanding Young Alumnus: Michael J. Knox, '08

The Joni and Buck Smith Arts Forum, Myles Center for the Arts

7:30 p.m.

Homecoming Concert featuring Nate Evans Temptations Revue Tribute and Sounds of the Supremes with 70s/80s Supreme Kaaren Ragland $

Harper-McNeeley Auditorium, Myles Center for the Arts

10:00 p.m. - 12:30 a.m.

Student Homecoming Dance

Includes the presentation of Miss D&E and Mr. Senator.

Pit Dance Studio, Myles Center for the Arts

 

Sunday, October 11

9:00 a.m.

1904 Society and Heritage Society Breakfast

Hosted by Board of Trustees Chair June Myles and President Buck and Joni Smith. Members only. For information about becoming a member, contact Director of Alumni Engagement and Support Wendy Morgan at 304-637-1341.

Timms Lounge, Madden Student Center

10:30 a.m.

Chapel Service

Includes Memorial Service honoring alumni and members of the D&E community who died within the past year. Led by Rev. Samuel G. Strohm, '65.

Robbins Memorial Chapel

11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Alumni Farewell Buffet Brunch $

The Joni and Buck Smith Arts Forum, Myles Center for the Arts

1:00-2:00 p.m.

Farewell Gershwin Concert with D&E Artist-in-Residence Jack Gibbons

Robbins Memorial Chapel

 

Monday, October 12

7:30 p.m.

Phipps Lecture with the Rev. Dr. Serene Jones

Halliehurst