Homecoming Schedule
Schedule of Events as of 06-03-15

Friday, October 2, 2015

1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. - History Class for All Alumni
Join history students and Dr. Sarah McNair Vosmeier in “American Women’s History” in making sense of women’s lives in the nineteenth century. Do a little homework, and come prepared to discuss the readings alongside our current students. Seats limited! To participate in the 1:00 p.m. class (site TBD) on Friday, Oct. 2 email Ann Leslie Inman ’86 by Friday, Sept. 25.

3:30 p.m. - John Finley Crowe Society Induction Ceremony at the President’s Home

4:00 p.m - Alumni and Faculty Reception at the President’s Home

6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. - Class of 1970 Gathering
Jerry '69 and Betsy Milligan '70 Johnson’s Home
Logan’s Point, Hanover
(Classes of 1969 and 1971 are also invited!)

6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. - Class of 1965 Gathering
The Shoebox

6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m - Class of 1955 Gathering
Crystal and Jules
709 West Main Street
Lower Madison



8:00 p.m.
Homecoming Eve Concert
Hosted by the Campus Activities Board
Water Tower
Gates open at 8 p.m.
Show starts at 9 p.m.

Saturday, October 3, 2015
8:30 a.m.
7th Annual THE SCENIC: A 5K with a View
Cross Country Course

9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
Homecoming/Reunion Check-In & Registration
Campus Center Lobby

9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Tornado Eyewitness Collection
Were you here for the 1974 tornado? We need your help identifying photographs! The Hanover College Archives is looking to enrich our photograph collection. Come share your stories and help us identify the people, places, and events seen in our photographic collections.
Campus Center Lobby

9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Barnes & Noble College Bookstore Open
J. Graham Brown Campus Center Lower Level

9:00 a.m. - 11:30 p.m.
Shuttles on campus will assistant pedestrian traffic on Homecoming Day, particularly during peak travel times before and after the Inaugural Ceremony, before the football game, and before reunions and the Inaugural Gala. Call 812/866-7999 with your location to arrange a ride on a first come, first served basis.


9:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Business Scholars Internship Poster Presentations
Lynn Residence Hall

10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Tornado Display
Campus Center Lobby
Do you remember where you were at 3:51 p.m., 40 years ago on April 3, 1974? Come visit the archival display commemorating the infamous F4 tornado and its aftermath on campus.

10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Lynn Hall Open House
The newly remodeled Lynn Residence Hall and Classrooms will be showcased. Students available to show rooms in this uniquely renovated living environment.

11:00 a.m.
Inauguration of Dr. Lake Lambert III
Inauguration Ceremony
The Point
In the time-honored tradition of colleges and universities around the country, Hanover College will install our sixteenth president, Dr. Lake Lambert III. Be sure to see this historic ceremony!

11:00 a.m. – 2:30pm

Homecoming/Reunion Check-In & Registration
HC Panther Tent, Tailgate Lot

11:00 a.m. – 2:30pm
Hanoverfest
Tailgate Lot Tent
Join alumni and friends of Hanover College in the tailgate lot for the first annual HanoverFest! Enjoy traditional German cuisine, sample beers from alumni-owned breweries and participate in activities sponsored by the student-led German Club. Activities for the kids will be available!

12:00 p.m.
Lacrosse Recruiting Event
Tailgate Lot

12:30 – 1:30 p.m.
Lynn Hall Open House
The newly remodeled Lynn Residence Hall and Classrooms will be showcased. Students available to show rooms in this uniquely renovated living environment.

12:30 p.m. – start of 3rd Quarter
Barnes and Noble College Bookstore
Football Stadium – Main Hall

12:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Friends of the Business Scholars Program
The Shoebox

12:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Tornado Eyewitness Collection
Were you here for the 1974 tornado? We need your help identifying photographs! The Hanover College Archives is looking to enrich our photograph collection. Come share your stories and help us identify the people, places, and events seen in our photographic collections.
HC Red Panther Tent, Tailgate Lot

12:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Art Exhibition
Center for Fine Arts, Greiner Art Gallery

1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Health Professions Alumni Tent
Come join us in celebrating Hanover College’s long history of preparing students for professions in health care. Meet with current students who are preparing for careers in the medical field. Sponsored by the Health and Biomedical Sciences Program (HBSP).
Tailgate Lot

1:30 p.m.
Hanover College Varsity Football Game
Hanover v. Bluffton

4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Open House for Returning Learning Center Tutors
Duggan Library, The Gladish Center for Teaching and Learning

6:00 p.m.
Class of 1950 Reunion Reception & Dinner
Science Center Room TBD

6:00 p.m.
Class of 1955 Reunion Reception & Dinner
Science Center Room TBD

6:00 p.m.
Class of 1960 Reunion Reception & Dinner
Science Center Room TBD

6:00 p.m.
Class of 1970 Reunion Reception & Dinner
Science Center Room TBD

6:00 p.m.
Class of 1975 Reunion Reception & Dinner
Science Center Room TBD

6:00 p.m.
Class of 1980 Reunion Reception & Dinner
Science Center Room TBD

6:00 p.m.
Class of 1985 Reunion Reception & Dinner
Science Center Room TBD

6:00 p.m.
Class of 1990 Reunion Reception & Dinner
Science Center Room TBD

Also, gather at the Class of 1990 banner in the Homecoming Tailgate Tent during Tailgate time!

6:00 p.m.
Class of 1995 Reunion Reception & Dinner
Science Center Room TBD

6:00 p.m.
Class of 2000 Reunion Reception & Dinner
Science Center Room TBD

6:00 p.m.
Class of 2005 Reunion Reception & Dinner
Science Center Room TBD

6:00 p.m.
Class of 2010 Reunion Reception & Dinner
Science Center Room TBD

6:30 p.m.
Class of 1965 Reunion Reception & Dinner
Campus Center Patio and Lobby

8:00 p.m.
Inaugural Gala
Science Center
Jamey Aebersold Band

Sunday, October 4, 2015

10:00 a.m.
Worship Service with the Hanover College Choir
Hanover Presbyterian Church
Reverend Katrina Pekich-Bundy, Reverend John Gable ’78 and Dr. Lake Lambert

GREEK EVENTS

Friday, October 2, 2015
Sigma Chi
• 7:00 pm -11:00 pm
Sigs at the Shoebox
Sigma Chi Alumni are invited to join the active brothers at the Shoebox

Saturday, October 3, 2015
Alpha Delta Pi
10:00 am - 2:00 pm: Open House
11:00 am – Half-Time: Tailgate Cookout
All Alumnae and their families are invited to an open house, and then tailgate at 11:00 am prior to the game through half-time!

Chi Omega
10:00 am - 2:00 pm: Open House
11:00 am - 1:00 pm: Cookout at the House

Kappa Alpha Theta
10:00 am - 6:00 pm: Open House
All alumni and families, snacks provided and tailgating, lunch provided

Lambda Chi Alpha
11:00 am – 6:00 pm: Tailgate Luncheon
Everyone welcome!

Phi Delta Theta
9:30 am - 2:00 pm: Open House
All alumni and families are invited for food in the new dining room and at the tailgating tent. Just look for the Phi Delt Flag.
10:00 am: Phi Delt House Corporation Meeting.

Phi Mu
10:00 am - 7:00 pm: Tailgating
12:00 pm – 5:00 pm: Open House
Alumnae and visitors are invited to join us for snacks, Carnation Collection and scrapbooks.

Sigma Chi
9:00 am to 2:00 pm: Open House
Chapter House will be open to alumni and guests for tours.

10:00 am to 11:00 am: Re-dedication of the Charter
The Grand Officers of the Sigma Chi Fraternity will be rededicating the original charter of Chi Chapter which was originally signed in 1871 and was recently recovered by the chapter. All alumni and guests are invited to witness this historic event.

11:00 am to 6:00 pm: Tailgate Luncheon
All alumni and guests are invited to join the active members at our tailgate tent for a luncheon and yard games.