SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 4, 2019

Check-in will be available at the Welcome Reception beginning at 6pm on Friday evening inside the Campus Center

Alumni are invited and welcome to attend any of the following classes:

9:20 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

COM 327: Interpersonal Communication - taught by Val Young, Associate Professor of Communications @ Center for Fine Arts Room 204

9:20 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

CLA 172: Ancient Epic - taught by Kent Gregory, Assistant Professor for the Business Scholars Program @ Science Center Room 133

9:20 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

EDU 340: Early Literacy & Development - taught by Deb Hanson, Associate Professor of Education and Director of Teacher Education @ Newby Hall Room 8

10:40 a.m. to 11:50 a.m.

EDU 240: Children's Literature - taught by Deb Hanson, Associate Professor of Education and Director of Teacher Education @ Newby Hall Room 8

10:40 a.m. to 11:50 a.m.

BSP 411: Business Strategy - taught by Kent Gregory, Assistant Professor for the Business Scholars Program @ Science Center Room 102

12:00 p.m. to 1:10 p.m.

BSP 411: Business Strategy - taught by Kent Gregory, Assistant Professor for the Business Scholars Program @ Science Center Room 145

1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Education Alumni Open House @ Newby Hall Lobby

5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Class of 1969 Gathering at Betsy Milligan Johnson '70 and the late Jerry Johnson '69 home. More details can be found on the reunion page.

6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Welcome Reception for all Alumni, Faculty, Staff & Friends - Campus Center Lobby
Kick-off Homecoming Weekend with President Lambert, college leadership, families, alumni, students, faculty, and staff. Light appetizers and a cash bar will be available.

8:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.

Campus Concert & Bingo- Withrow Activities Center - Campus Center
Come and enjoy an evening listening to the Brighton Boys. Bingo will also be offered during the band's break times with special prizes for alumni and students!

The Brighton Boys are a four-piece alt-rock band from New Brighton, Pennsylvania, they gained initial success by their renditions of hit songs from classic eras, along with their original rock-driven music with elements of soul and R&B

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 5, 2019

HOMECOMING AND REUNION CHECK-IN WILL TAKE PLACE IN THE TAILGATE LOT. REUNION CLASSES WILL BE ABLE TO CHECK IN AT THEIR REUNION LOCATION. CHECK YOUR REUNION PAGE FOR MORE DETAILS

8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Panther Shuttle Service
Every 20 minutes, Golf carts will be available to take guests between the Campus Center and the Tailgate Lot. All other requests need to be filled through Hanover Security by calling 812-866-7999.

8:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.

Complimentary Continental Breakfast - Campus Center Lobby
Enjoy a continental breakfast with fellow alumni, students, and campus community members. Registration is required to attend due to catering purposes (available soon).

8:30 a.m. - Race begins
(7:30 a.m. check-in)

The Scenic: A 5K with a View. This run/walk begins and ends at the Alumni Stadium.


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


Hanover College Bookstore,
located in the Campus Center, will be open.

9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.

Long College for Women at Hanover College
Presentation by Linda Cunningham Morice '70 will present her research and experience. Held in Duggan Library near archives.

Are you a woman who studied at Hanover between 1947 and 1978? If so, you were actually enrolled in the Long College for Women. This session presents little-known information about Hanover's women's college, funded by Indianapolis lumber and real estate magnate, Henry C. Long. Learn about Long's vision for women's education, how Long College came to be, and reasons for its closure. Vintage photos will be shared, and men are welcome!

10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

Campus Tours
Join student ambassadors for a walking tour around campus. Each tour will last approximately 50 minutes.

Tour 1 - Leaves promptly from the Campus Center at 10:00 a.m.
Tour 2 - Leaves promptly from the Campus Center at 10:15 a.m.

10:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

50 year anniversary of the Sigma Chi Proclamation of '69. HC was the first Sig chapter to integrate within national Sigma Chi to rush an African American student by the name of Terry Robinson '74. Join fellow brothers to commemorate this important moment.

10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

Music for Pianos featuring Dr. Kimm Hollis and Dr. Madlen Batchvarova - CFA
Dr. Kimm Hollis and Dr. Madlen Batchvarova will be presenting a two-piano concert in Fitzgibbon. This is open to the public.

11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Live Band: The Men's Room. Featuring Professors Bill Bettler and Craig Philipp


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


All Alumni and Reunion Check-In/Registration
(in the red tent unless otherwise noted below).

HANOVERFEST AND REUNIONS
11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

All alumni are invited to join us for Hanoverfest in the Tailgate Lot! Open seating is available on a first-come, first served basis in the lunch tent.


HANOVERFEST- Tailgate Lot
11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Join the fun! There's something for everyone!

  • Food Tent will offer walk-up food purchases for all guests (cash only)
  • Decade reunion tents for the 60s, 70s, 80s, 90s, 00s, and 10s
  • Photo Booth - free - available until 2 pm
  • Inflatables - free - available for all ages until 4 pm
  • Animals MUST be on a leash at all times
  • BYOB - cans only - No glass will be allowed in the Hanoverfest area. This location is for the safety of our student-athletes who practice on the field throughout the year.

Specific Reunion Information Below:

CLASS REUNIONS (class photo times will be available soon)
Click your class year below for more information. Reunion tents will be based on decades with a 60s tent for the '64 and '69 classes, a 70s tent for the '74 and '79 tent, etc. There will also be a food tent with walk-up food purchases and seating available for all alumni and guests. BYOB is allowed (no glass due to the area being a practice field for student-athletes)

All homecoming attendees are highly encouraged to register regardless of a paid gathering or not. This is due to table and chairs rentals, as well as, catering needs.

CLASSES OF 1954, 1959, and 1964
Golden Panther Reunion

  • Time: 1:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. - Golden Panther Reunion - Campus Center
    Location: Campus Center/Alumni Lounge/Employee Dining Room

CLASS OF 1969- 50-Year Milestone Reunion
Reunion Host(s): Jan Favinger Brinkman and Linda Brown

Friday, October 4, 2019

  • Friday Night Gathering - Betsy Milligan '70 and the late Jerry Johnson '69 Residence at 2255 South Logan's Point, Hanover, IN 47243

Saturday, October 5, 2019

  • 11:00 a.m. - Hanoverfest - Tailgate Lot Reunion Tent
    11:00 a.m. - Shoebox Patio - If it's too hot or too cold, stop by the reserved area at the Shoebox. Located across from the tailgate lot.
  • 5:00 p.m. - Reunion Reception - Science Center
  • 6:00 p.m. - Reunion Dinner

CLASS OF 1974 - 45-Year Reunion
Reunion Host: Brian Haag, Nancy McFarland Gatewood, and Suzanne Oakes

Friday, October 4, 2019

Saturday, October 5, 2019

  • 11:00 a.m. - Hanoverfest - Tailgate Lot Reunion Tent
  • 6:00 p.m. Reunion Dinner at Bad Apple Macs in downtown Madison

CLASS OF 1979- 40-Year Milestone Reunion
Reunion Host: N/A

  • 11:00 a.m. - Hanoverfest - Tailgate Lot Reunion Tent
  • 5:30 p.m. - Reunion Reception - Ogle Center
  • 6:30 p.m. - Reunion Dinner

CLASS OF 1984 - 35-Year Reunion
Reunion Host: N/A

  • 11:00 a.m. - Hanoverfest - Tailgate Lot Reunion Tent

CLASS OF 1989 - 30-Year Reunion
Reunion Host(s): Eric and Lori Newlin Plinke

  • 11:00 a.m. - Hanoverfest - Tailgate Lot Reunion Tent

CLASS OF 1994 - 25-Year Milestone Reunion
Reunion Host: Laurel Voris Wahl

  • 11:00 a.m. - Hanoverfest - Tailgate Lot Reunion Tent

CLASS OF 1999- 20-Year Reunion
Reunion Hosts:

  • 11:00 a.m. - Hanoverfest - Tailgate Lot Reunion Tent

CLASS OF 2004 - 15-Year Reunion
Reunion Hosts: Bryce and Jenni Lyter Wissel, Trisha Strietelmeier Gilbertson, Allison Rainey English, Sheena Essert Lee, Lauren Williams Littlefield, Grant and Amy Ochoa Carson, Seth Ernstberger, Terrell Cummings, Jackie Negovetich Grimault, and John Henry

  • 11:00 a.m. - Hanoverfest - Tailgate Lot Reunion Tent

CLASS OF 2009- 10-Year Reunion
Reunion Hosts: N/A

  • 11:00 a.m. - Hanoverfest - Tailgate Lot Reunion Tent

CLASS OF 2014 - 5-Year Reunion
Reunion Hosts: Robert Bader, Lauren Bowers, Kathleen Brinegar, Al Butcher, Dylan Dunlop, Rachel Jones, Shawn Melton, Matt Perkins, and Emilee Roberts

  • 11:00 a.m. - Hanoverfest - Tailgate Lot

11:45 a.m.

Bring your pet for the Pet Parade! Check in is located at 149 File Street (white house next to sand volleyball courts). There is a $10 registration fee and is free to faculty, staff, and students. All pet owners will receive a gift.

12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.

VIP Reception by invitation only
Location: Campus Center Patio

1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

GOLDEN PANTHER REUNION-
Classes of 1954, 1959, and 1964

1:30 p.m.

Champions Club Gathering - Private event
(Located in the President's Box of Alumni Stadium)

1:30 p.m.

HC Football vs Anderson
GO PANTHERS!

$7.00 Adults
$2.00 Seniors (60 & up)
$2.00 Children (12 & under)
Free Students, faculty and staff (with I.D.)

EVENING REUNIONS

CLASS OF 1969 - 50-Year Reunion - Science Center
Reunion Hosts: Jan Favinger Brinkman and Linda Brown
5:30 p.m. - Reception - Science Center
6:30 p.m. - Dinner (A Night in Tuscany with live food stations)

CLASS OF 1979 - 40 Year Reunion - Ogle Center
Reunion Host: N/A
5:00 p.m. - Reception
6:00 p.m. - Dinner

8:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.

Saturday Night Concert

Join all alumni, faculty, staff, and students for a Saturday night concert in the Withrow Activities Center featuring John Rush!

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 6, 2019



10:00 a.m.

Sunday Worship
Hanover Presbyterian Church
174 East Main Street
Hanover, IN 47243

Sermon by Lake Lambert and musical performance by Hanover College students and Dr. Madlen Batchvarova, Professor of Music.