Homecoming Weekend

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Friday, October 12, 2018

9:00 a.m.

Presentation with Dr. Nico Pronk, '86

Dr. Pronk is president of HealthPartners Institute and chief science office of HealthPartners, Inc. in Bloomington, Minn. He also serves as an adjunct instructor in social and behavioral sciences at the T.H. Chan School of Public Health at Harvard University.

The McDonnell Center

9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

D&E Bookstore Open

Madden Student Center

9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

The Stirrup Gallery Open

Myles Center for the Arts

10:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Everything D&E Open

204 Davis Avenue, Downtown Elkins

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

Registration and 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

12:00-4:00 p.m.

"One Loop at a Time" Hooked Rug Exhibit by June Myles

Paull Gallery, Myles Center for the Arts

3:00 p.m.

Founders' Day Convocation Honoring Alumni Award Recipients

Alumni Award Recipients:

  • Distinguished Alumnus: Reginald "Reggie" Owens '83 
  • Tower Award: Maribeth Headley Robenolt '82
  • Outstanding Young Alumna: Kaia Kater '16

Reception to follow.

Harper-McNeeley Auditorium, Myles Center for the Arts

4:00-6:00 p.m.

Alumni Football Reunion

American Legion, Post 29

4:30-5:30 p.m.

The Naylor Learning Center Open House and Reception

For alumni of the William James House and Supported Learning Program, and current students and their families.

Second Floor, Albert Hall

5:30-7:30 p.m.

Special Dinner with President Chris A. Wood and First Lady Lisa Wood for Members of the Half-Century Club and Class of 1968 $

Hearthstone, the President's House

8:00-10:00 p.m.

All Campus Reception

Honoring all alumni reunions and celebrating the history of D&E soccer and the 50th anniversary of the 1968 National Championship team. Cash bar.

Graceland

 

Saturday, October 13, 2018

8:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

D&E Bookstore Open

Madden Student Center

8:30-11:00 a.m.

Registration and Information Desk Open

Great Hall, Halliehurst

8:30 a.m.

Breakfast with the Presidents $

  • President Chris A. Wood
  • Board of Trustees Chair William W. Nuttall '70
  • National Alumni Council President Cory A. Toth '06
  • Student Assembly President Madeline "Maddy" Brown '21

Timms Lounge, 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, Moyer Hall

9:00 a.m.

Tau Kappa Epsilon Business Meeting

Graceland

9:00 a.m.

Alumni vs. Current Team Baseball Game

Allen Athletic Fields

10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

The Stirrup Gallery Open

Myles Center for the Arts

10:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Everything D&E Open

204 Davis Avenue, Downtown Elkins

10:00 a.m.

Q&A with Recording Artist and Outstanding Young Alumna Kaia Kater '16

"From D&E to the International Stage"

Robbins Memorial Chapel

10:00 a.m.

Athletic Hall of Fame Induction

  • Shellie Burda '91
  • Glenn A. Davis '83
  • William R. Hitchner '59
  • John "Jack" Sanzari '56
  • Carmel L. Shearer '82
  • Charles A. Straw '70

Hilda and Robert R. Butler Lobby, The McDonnell Center

11:00 a.m.

Alumni vs. Current Team Softball Game

Joni Smith Softball Field, Allen Athletic Fields

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

All Campus Picnic $

Complimentary for Half-Century Club Members and the Class of 1968.

The McDonnell Center

12:00-4:00 p.m.

"One Loop at a Time" Hooked Rug Exhibit by June Myles

Paull Gallery, Myles Center for the Arts

12:30 p.m.

Men's Soccer vs. Ohio Dominican University

Crowning of Miss D&E and Mr. Senator immediately following.

Nuttall Field, Allen Athletic Fields

1:00 p.m.

Poetry in the Parlor - "The Letting Go," A Special Poetry Reading with Professor Bill King

Parlor, Halliehurst

2:00 p.m.

Tedford Choir Reunion

Library, Halliehurst

3:00 p.m.

Panhellenic Afternoon Tea for Alumni Sisters

Sponsored by Phi Omega Mu and Zeta Alpha Xi.

Graceland

3:30 p.m.

Women's Soccer vs. Ohio Dominican University

Nuttall Field, Allen Athletic Fields

4:00 p.m.

Concert Featuring International Recording Artist and Outstanding Young Alumna Kaia Kater '16

Robbins Memorial Chapel

5:00-7:30 p.m.

Pig on the Porch $

Benedum Dining Room

6:00 p.m.

Alumni Football Dinner

C.J. Maggie's

7:00 p.m.

Celebration of Soccer Banquet $

Featuring recognition of the 50th anniversary of the 1968 National Championship team. $50/person; $12 children 12 and under. Proceeds benefit D&E soccer programs.

The McDonnell Center

9:00 p.m. - midnight

The Icehouse 50th Anniversary Celebration $

$5 cover charge with registration. $10 cover charge without registration. Cash bar. Fundraiser for The Icehouse Preservation Fund.

The Icehouse

 

Sunday, October 14, 2018

8:45 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Hike

Led by Dr. Rick Gage, assistant professor and director of outdoor recreation management. Bring water and wear appropriate attire. Lunch provided.

Meet on the Halliehurst porch

9:00 a.m.

1904 Society and Heritage Society Breakfast

Hosted by President Chris A. Wood and First Lady Lisa Wood. By invitation.

Halliehurst

10:00 a.m.

Paintball

Veterans Paintball Course, Allen Athletic Fields

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 the student Chapel Team of D&E's 1001 New Worshiping Community.

Robbins Memorial Chapel

11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Farewell Buffet Brunch $

Graceland

Schedule is subject to change.
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