Homecoming Schedule
Registration will closed on 09-14-16


  • FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 30, 2016

1:20 p.m. - 2:10 p.m.

Join the disuccsion on the Cultural History of the American Middle Class taught by Sarah Vosmeier in Classic 203. Please join her regular class and be a part of this discussion.

Join current history students to discuss life at Hanover in the 1960s and 1970s as revealed by articles they have selected from the Triangle and the Madison Courier. How did student culture at Hanover fit with college culture elsewhere? How does Hanover today compare with Hanover of your time? Register now and receive the readings by email (on Sept. 23).

2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Science Center Tour with Professor Emeritus Stan Totten.

4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Welcome Back Reception for alumni, faculty and staff at the President’s Home.
Check-In/Registration for Homecoming weekend will also be available.

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

Homecoming at the Broadway Tavern in downtown Madison. Everyone is invited to the Homecoming celebration gathering for great evening of food, fun and friends. Complimentary appetizers (from 6:30 pm - 6:45 pm) and a cash bar will be available.

6:00 p.m.

Fiji Football Run (concludes at 4 a.m. on Saturday, October 1)

7:00 p.m.

Homecoming Concert will be held at the Water Tower (sponsored by the Campus Activities Board)
Free tickets are available online only
Opening Band: 7:00 p.m. Grey Lamb (www.greylambmusic.com)
Headliner: 8:30 p.m. Zach Longoria Project (www.zlpmusic.com)
$10 admission requested
Rain Location is Struck Gymnasium

7:00 p.m.

Duo Kontrasti Concert - free admission
Trinity United Methodist Church, 412 West Main Street, Madison, IN
Featuring Dr. Madlen Batchvarova, piano - Professor of Music, Hanover College and Dr. David K. Lamb, organ - American Guild of Organists National Councillor

The concert is present as part of the Madison Performing Arts Foundation Concert Series

7:30 p.m.

Theater Performance held at The Other Place: Endgame by Samuel Beckett and directed by Mark Fearnow '80


8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.

Check-in and Registration will be held in the Campus Center Lobby. A complimentary breakfast will be provided in the Withrow Center where you can meet with prospective students.

Alumni with high school age children are invited to hear about the $3000 Legacy Scholarship during this time too! Register to attend Hanover at a Glance! This is a weekend preview day and group event that provides prospective students and their families an opportunity to:

  • Take a walking tour of campus with a current Hanover student
  • Receive vital admission and financial assistance information
  • Meet the admission staff
  • Meet members of our outstanding faculty

8:30 a.m.

The Scenic: A 5K with a View at The Point. Check in begins at 7:30. Please click link to register.

9:00 a.m.

Men's Lacrosse Alumni Game

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

Hanover College Bookstore located in the Campus Center will be open

9:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Phi Delta Theta Open House with food available with 10:00 a.m. House Corporation Meeting. All alumni and families are invited.

10:00 a.m. - 11:30 p.m.

VIP Brunch -by invitation only

10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Volleyball Reunion Tent in Tailgate Lot

10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Alpha Delta Pi Open House with cookout beginning at 11:00 a.m. until half time. All alumnae and their families are invited

10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Phi Mu Open House with food and tours

10:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Alumni Check-In/Registration in red tent in Tailgate Lot

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

RA Reunion in Donner Hall

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

Vendor Fair located near the Hanoverfest Tent will offer:
1. HBSP Information Table with Steve Steiner and Darleen Connolly.
Are you a Hanover alum working in a medical profession? Maybe an alum with a child interested in the medical professional? If so, stop by the Health and Biomedical Sciences program tent to meet some of our current pre-med students and learn more about HBSP and how Hanover is educating those students.

2. Free Fingerprinting and Child Identification Card for your Children.
The City Of Hanover will be available to do fingerprinting for your children. Don't miss this chance!

11:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Education Alumni Gathering in Tailgate Lot

All alumni are invited to join us for Hanoverfest in the Tailgate Lot!


11:00 a.m. until 1:30 p.m.
Walk up food purchases will be available such as walking tacos, nachos, cotton candy, bags of chips, hot dogs, hamburgers and snow cones. Inflatables will be available for adults and children and then make sure to visit the photo booth to capture the memories.

11:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m.

Inflatables will be available for adults and children and then make sure to visit the photo booth inside the Hanoverfest Tent to capture the memories.

Don't forget to visit the Alumni Brewery Tent that will feature samples from breweries who have a Hanover alumni connection: Sun King, Resignation (KCCO) and Upland. Alumni and friends will have an opportunity to visit each brewery’s table at their own pace during the biergarten’s operating hours.

Proper ID will be required to enter and each participant will receive one punch card in order to sample the beer from each brewery.

Reunion classes that end in 1's and 6's will have reserved seating in the Hanoverfest Tent.

11:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Volleyball Reunion in Tailgate Lot near Greenwood

11:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Class of 1956 Reunion Luncheon in the Ogle Center.
Coffee hour begins at 11:00 a.m.
Photo: 11:30 a.m.
Lunch begins at 12:00 p.m.

11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.Sigma Chi Tailgate Tent and House tours are available
Memorial Dedication in Ogle Parking Lot at 11:45 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Fiji Open House with appetizers from 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Join us in the Tailgate Tent where we will grill out from 12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Open House with appetizers from 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Greiner Art Gallery Open - Featuring Jonpaul Smith '02 with his exhibit of One More Thing. Stop in from 12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. for an in gallery workshop!

11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Lambda Chi Alpha Tailgate Tent Luncheon

12:00 p.m.

Class of 1991 - 25 Year Reunion in the Tailgate Lot near the Hanoverfest Tent. Look for the balloons!
Group Photo: 12:30 p.m.
Bring your chairs and coolers (no glass bottles are permitted in this area).

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

Baylor House Dedication

12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Library Archives - Celebrate the 60's with Jen DuPlaga

12:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Friends of the Business Scholars Program at the Shoebox with Jerry '69 and Betsy Milligan Johnson '70. All alumni, students and parents are invited to join the faculty and staff of the Business Scholars Program for conversation and refreshments.

12:30 p.m. - start of 3rd quarter

Hanover College Bookstore will be open at the Alumni Stadium in the Facility Corridor

1:00 p.m.

Men's and Women's Lacrosse Tailgate Tent.

1:00 p.m.

Women's Soccer game against Manchester

1:30 p.m.

Football game: Hanover vs. Mount St. Joseph at Alumni Stadium

1:30 p.m.

Champion's of the Panther Club Gathering in Alumni Stadium at the President's Box/Alumni Patio

1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Alumni Recital in CFA

Post Football Game

Class of 1996 - Gather at the Shoebox for a pay-as-you-go gathering

5:00 p.m.

HC Volleyball vs. Manchester

3:00 p.m.

Women's Soccer Pitch-In Gathering at the YMCA Shelter House

3:30 p.m.

Men's Soccer against Manchester

5:30 p.m.

Class of 1961 - Reunion Dinner in Ogle Center - hosted by John and Della Parks Maudlin '61
Reception with Cash Bar at 5:30 p.m.
Dinner begins at 6:30 p.m.
Photo: 7:30 p.m.

5:30 p.m.

Class of 196650th Reunion Dinner at the Science Center
Reception with Cash Bar at 5:30 p.m.
Photo: 6:00 p.m.
Dinner begins at 6:30 p.m.

6:00 p.m.

Class of 1971 - Reunion Dinner at the Point - hosted by Joe Hale '71
Reception begins at 6:00 p.m.
Dinner begins at 7:00 p.m.
Photo: 6:30 p.m.

6:00 p.m.

Class of 1976 – 40th Reunion Dinner at the Campus Center
Reception with Cash Bar begins at 6:00 p.m.
Photo: 8:00 p.m.
Dinner begins at 7:00 p.m.

7:30 p.m.

Theater Performance held at The Other Place: Endgame by Samuel Beckett and directed by Mark Fearnow '80

  • SUNDAY, OCTOBER 2, 2016

10:00 a.m.

Homecoming Worship Service at the Hanover Presbyterian Church with President Lake Lambert and the Hanover College Choir.

10:30 a.m.

Women's Tennis vs. Franklin

11:00 a.m.

Brunch in the Campus Center Dining Room (pay at the door)

4:00 p.m.

Women's Tennis vs. IU-Southeast