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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 (George R. Newman Center)

1:00 PM: Kick-Off lunch in the Dining Hall (Student Center)

1:00 PM – 5:00 PM: Campus Tours (George R. Newman Center)
Student ambassadors will lead campus tours.  Golf carts available for those who need assistance.

TBD: Class of ’69 Dinner:  Off campus at a local restaurant

Saturday, September 21

10:00 AM – 5:00 PM: All Day Check-in and Late Registration (Student Center Green)
Student ambassadors will help direct guests upon check-in.

10:00 AM: Welcome Breakfast with the President (Alumni Theatre Lobby)
All alumni, faculty, staff, students, families and friends are invited to join Dr. Blattner.

11 AM:  President’s State of the University Address and Alumni Awards Ceremony (Alumni Theatre)
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 awarded.

11 AM: Women’s Soccer Match vs Goldey Beacom (Soccer field)

11:30-2:30 PM: Homecoming Party on the Plaza and BBQ (Newman Center Plaza)
Lots of family fun activities, food, beverages. (beer & wine for guests 21 + with valid ID)

12 PM: Class of 1969 – 50th Reunion Lunch (The Dining Hall, Student Center)
50th Reunion Lunch for class of 1969 and guests only.

1:00 PM – 5:00 PM: Campus Tours (George R. Newman Center)
Student ambassadors will lead campus tours.  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: Men’s Soccer Match vs Goldey Beacom (Soccer field)

2:30 PM: 50th Reunion Champagne Reception formerly known as the Golden Anniversary Tea (Old Bookstore, Newman Center)
Class of 1969 will be welcomed by the past 50th anniversary alumnae

3:30 PM: Music Department Concert: Faculty Favorites (Alumni Theatre) Reception to follow

3:30 PM: Class of 1969 “Just US” (Reference Room, Jennings Library)
Mix and mingle with classmates while looking through yearbooks, photos, materials from the Jennings Library archives and items you brought to share, etc.

4:00 PM: Men’s Alumni Soccer Match (Soccer Field)

4:30 PM:  Homecoming Liturgy (Sister Mary Dominic Tweedus Chapel)

5:30 PM: Class of 1969 Celebratory Buffet (Cougar Den, Student Center)
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 (Alumni Theatre) Pre-Reception at 5:30 PM (Alumni Theatre Lobby)

Sunday, September 22 

Time to be announced:  Class of ’69 Farewell Breakfast (Best Western Fairfield Executive Inn, Fairfield, NJ