Homecoming Schedule


  • FRIDAY, OCTOBER 13, 2017
9:00 a.m. - 11:50 a.m.

Join Art Professor, Deb Whistler, in her Design, Thinking and Problem Solving class

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

Join Art Professor, Deb Whistler, in her Illustration class

1:20 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Join Professor of History, Larry Thornton as he discusses Nazi Germany. The class will be discussing German foreign Policy from 1936-39 which would be the events leading up to the outbreak of World War II—what steps did the Nazi government take which moved Europe closer to war and how were those steps seen and responded to by governments in neighboring countries? Reading materials will be provided beforehand for all interested in attending this discussion.

3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Campus Tours available - TBD (details still pending)

6:30 p.m. - 11:30 p.m.

Class of 1982 Friday Night Gathering at the Shoebox - private event

7:30 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.

Class of 1967 Friday Night Gathering at the Red Bicycle Hall in downtown Madison. Cost to attend is included in reunion fee.

8:00 p.m.

Homecoming Concert will be held on the Quad (sponsored by the Campus Activities Board)

  • SATURDAY, OCTOBER 14, 2017

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 a.m. at The Point

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

Hanover College Bookstore located in the Campus Center will be open

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

Dinosaur Exhibit - Meet Tinker the Dinosaur in the Science Center

11:00 a.m.

Click your class year below for more information:

  • Class of 1982 hosted by Kevin Keefe and Lisa Fleming, Tailgate gathering.
  • Class of 1992 (25 Year Reunion) Join your class in the 20' x 20' tent in the tailgate lot! Make sure to bring your lawn chairs and coolers. Walk up food purchases are available in the Hanoverfest Tent.
  • Class of 2007 hosted by Lindsay Raines Faulstick, will gather on the Campus Center patio for mimosa's and bagels.
  • Class of 2012 hosted by Sara Homburg, will gather in the Hanoverfest Tent under their reunion banner.

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

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

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


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

  • Inflatables will be available for adults and children
  • Visit the photo booth inside the Hanoverfest Tent to capture the memories. (available until 1:30)
  • Alumni Brewery Tent (TBD)

12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.

VIP Brunch - Invitation Only Event

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

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

1:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Golden Panther Reunion Celebrations:

The Golden Panther gathering recognizes alumni who graduated 55 years or more from Hanover College. Join us in the Alumni Lounge for an afternoon of hors d'oeuvres and desserts. Click your class below for more information:

1:30 p.m.

Football game: Hanover vs. Bluffton University at Alumni Stadium

Evening Reunions

Milestone Reunion Celebrations: Click your class below for more information

  • Class of 1967 (50 Year Reunion) in Ogle Center and hosted by Mary Burkert Balph.
    5:30 p.m. Reception with cash bar
    6:00 p.m. Dinner
  • Class of 1977 (40 Year Reunion) in the Science Center and hosted by Jean Ross Ozols.
    6:00 p.m. Reception with cash bar
    6:30 p.m. Dinner Buffet

Other Evening Reunion Celebrations:

  • Class of 1972 hosted by Phil Mullins, located in the Alumni Lounge/Faculty Dining Room in Campus Center
    6:30 p.m. Reception in Alumni Lounge with cash bar
    7:00 p.m. Dinner Buffet in the Faculty Dining Room

8:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.

Saturday Night Gathering in the Withrow Center for ALL alumni, faculty, staff and students. The evening will feature a full band, The Greene Room, which includes Bill Bettler, (Professor of Communications) and Craig Phillips (Associate Professor of Chemistry). Music will cover an array of genres.

A cash bar and light refreshments will be available throughout the evening.