Homecoming Schedule

Hanover College
Homecoming 2015
Schedule of Events as of 5/18/15

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.


2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
History Class for 1960s and 1970s Alumni
Join history students and Dr. Sarah McNair Vosmeier in "Great Works: Autobiography" to discuss the movie American Graffiti. What was it like to leave home for college in the 1960s and 1970s? How has the college experience changed since then? Seats limited! To participate in the 2:00 p.m. class on Friday, Oct. 2 in Classic Hall, email Ann Leslie Inman ’86 by Friday, Sept. 25.


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


4:00 p.m.
Alumni and Faculty Reception
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 Winetasting
Classic Hall


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. – 10:30 a.m.
Homecoming/Reunion Check-In & Registration
Campus Center Lobby


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


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


Time TBD
Shakespeare in England Alumni: Fiftieth Anniversary Dedication
Classic Hall
Reception for alumni who participated in Shakespeare in England either as students or alumni, and recognition of the donors to the program.
Dr. Jon Smith, professor of English


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

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

6:30 p.m.
Class of 1950 Reunion Reception & Dinner
Science Center Room TBD
6:30 p.m.
Class of 1955 Reunion Reception & Dinner
Science Center Room TBD
6:30 p.m.
Class of 1960 Reunion Reception & Dinner
Science Center Room TBD
6:30 p.m.
Class of 1965 Reunion Reception & Dinner
Science Center Room TBD
6:30 p.m.
Class of 1970 Reunion Reception & Dinner
Science Center Room TBD
6:30 p.m.
Class of 1975 Reunion Reception & Dinner
Science Center Room TBD
6:30 p.m.
Class of 1980 Reunion Reception & Dinner
Science Center Room TBD
6:30 p.m.
Class of 1985 Reunion Reception & Dinner
Science Center Room TBD
6:30 p.m.
Class of 1995 Reunion Reception & Dinner
Science Center Room TBD
6:30 p.m.
Class of 2000 Reunion Reception & Dinner
Science Center Room TBD
6:30 p.m.
Class of 2005 Reunion Reception & Dinner
Science Center Room TBD
6:30 p.m.
Class of 2010 Reunion Reception & Dinner
Science Center Room TBD
8:00 p.m.
Inaugural Gala
Science Center
Jamey Aebersold Band

Sunday, October 4, 2015

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

Greek Events
Saturday, October 3, 2015
Alpha Delta Pi
• 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Open House
• 11:00 a.m. – Half-Time
Tailgate Cookout
All Alumnae and their families are invited to an open house, and then tailgate at 11 a.m. prior to the game through half-time!
Chi Omega
• 10:00 a.m - 2:00 p.m.
Open House
• 11:00 a.m.- 1:00 p.m.
Cookout at the House
Lambda Chi Alpha
• 11:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Tailgate Luncheon
• Everyone welcome!
Phi Delta Theta
• 9:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Chapter House open for alumni and families with food in the new dining room and at the tailgating tent. Just look for the Phi Delt Flag.
• 10:00 a.m. Phi Delt House Corporation Meeting
Phi Mu
• 10:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Tailgating
• 12:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Open House
Alumnae and visitors are invited to join us for snacks, Carnation Collection and scrapbooks.