Homecoming and Family Weekend 2019
September 20 and 21, 2019
Friday, September 20
12:00 PM: Opening Liturgy and Dedication of the Sister Mary Dominic Tweedus Chapel
1:00 PM: Kick Off lunch in the Dining Hall
1:00 PM – 5:00 PM: Campus Tours
Student ambassadors will lead campus tours. Golf carts available for those who need assistance.
6:30 PM: Class of ’69 Dinner
Saturday, September 21
**Please note, alumni soccer matches have been postponed until Spring 2020**
10:00 AM – 5:00 PM: All Day Check-in and Registration
Student ambassadors will help direct guests upon check-in.
10:00 AM: Welcome Breakfast with the President
All alumni, faculty, staff, students, families and friends are invited to join Dr. Blattner.
10:00 AM – 4:00 PM: scin·til·late by Mauricio Cortes and Blurred Boundary by Dionisio Cortes Ortega
Visit the Mueller Gallery and see the first show of the fall semester.
11 AM: President’s State of the University Address and Alumni Awards Ceremony
Dr. Nancy Blattner will give an update on the university. The Peggy Harris Alumna/us of the Year Award and The Family Legacy Award will be presented.
11 AM: Men’s Soccer Match vs. Goldey-Beacom
11:30-2:30 PM: Homecoming Party on the Plaza and BBQ
Lots of family fun activities, food, beverages. (beer & wine for guests 21 + with valid ID) The mission of Caldwell University calls us to “foster the well-being of this and future generations.” In this spirit, Caldwell University is asking you to bring toiletries so they can be distributed during the Midnight Run opportunities in New York City. Donations can be dropped off at the Campus Ministry table.
11:45 AM: What is esports? Learn about e-sports and take a tour of our new facility with faculty and students.
12 PM: Class of 1969 – 50th Reunion Lunch
50th Reunion Lunch for class of 1969 and guests only.
1:00 PM – 5:00 PM: Campus Tours
Student ambassadors will lead the campus tour. Golf carts available for those who need assistance.
1:30 PM: Guided campus tour for the Class of 1969 Student ambassadors will lead campus tours. Golf carts available for those who need assistance.
1:30 PM: An Introduction to the Saint John’s Bible by Dr. Marie Mullaney The Saint John’s Bible is the first handwritten and illuminated Bible commissioned by a Benedictine monastery since the invention of the printing press in the 15thcentury.
1:30 PM: Women’s Soccer Match vs. Goldey-Beacom
2:00 PM: Women’s Alumnae Basketball Game, Reception to follow.
All alumnae are invited to attend! Current player meet and greet, t-shirt giveaway and Athletics facilities tour.
2:30 PM: 50th Reunion Champagne Reception formerly known as the Golden Anniversary Tea
Class of 1969 will be welcomed by the past 50th anniversary alumnae
2:30 PM: Student Research Presentations – Biofuel Production: Anjali Prakash, and Aarion Romany
Plastic Degradation by Fungus: Christabel Osei-Du, Chennelle Lawrence, and Venice Abanilla
3:00 PM: Mingle with a Sister
Come join us for wine and cheese and get to know the Sisters of Saint Dominic.
3:30 PM: Class of 1969 “Just US”
Mix and mingle with classmates while looking through yearbooks, photos, materials from the Jennings Library archives and items you brought to share, etc.
4:30 PM: Homecoming Liturgy
5:30 PM: Class of 1969 Celebratory Buffet
Class of 1969 and guests only; pre-registration required. Reconnect with classmates over good food, wine, and 60’s music.
6:00 PM: Music Department Concert: Faculty and Alumni Concert.
Pre-Reception at 5:30 PM
Sunday, September 22
9:00 AM: Class of 1969 Farewell Breakfast