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Moravian College to Celebrate Homecoming Weekend

Bethlehem, Pa., October 12, 2010—Hundreds of Moravian alumni will return to their alma mater when the College holds the 2010 annual Homecoming Weekend from October 15 to October 17. The schedule of events includes the 19th Annual Rocco Calvo Invitational Alumni Golf Tournament, departmental reunions, Habitat for Humanity build, Homecoming parade, and the Homecoming football game complete with tailgating activities.

The weekend begins with the Rocco Calvo Golf Tournament on Friday, October 15. Registration is at 8 a.m. and tee time is set for 9 a.m. at the Bethlehem Golf Club. On Friday morning, students will frame a home right on campus for Habitat for Humanity, a continuing tradition at Moravian.

Saturday will open with reunions for the religion, philosophy, history, and mathematics and computer science departments. At 11:00 a.m., a tailgate party will be held on the practice field behind the Rocco Calvo field. At noon, the Homecoming parade will include an alumni band joined by the college marching band, cheerleaders, fraternities and sororities, who will march from Johnston Hall to the football game.

Kick-off time between the Moravian College Greyhounds and the Franklin and Marshall Diplomats will be at 1:00 p.m. at the Steel Field Athletic Complex. The field hockey team plays Goucher College at 1:00 p.m. at the Betty Prince Field. For more information on Homecoming or to register, please visit www.moravian.edu/alumni.

During Homecoming Weekend, the Biennial Conference on Moravian History and Culture will be taking place from Thursday, October 14 until Sunday, October 17. For more information on the conference, please visit www.moravianconferences.org.

Moravian College encourages persons with disabilities to participate in its programs and activities. Anyone who anticipates needing any type of accommodation or who has questions about the physical access provided should contact Kathi Roman at Katro@moravian.edu or 610 625-7880.

Moravian College is a private, coeducational, selective liberal arts college located in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. Tracing its founding to 1742, it is recognized as America’s sixth-oldest college. Visit the Web site at www.moravian.edu.