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Homecoming Weekend 2012

OCTOBER 12 & 13

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SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
Friday, October 12

Rocco Calvo Alumni Golf Tournament
Bethlehem Golf Club, 400 Illicks Mill Road, Bethlehem
7:30 a.m. Registration and Breakfast
9:00 a.m. Tee time, 4 person scramble, shotgut start
REGISTRATION DEADLINE OCTOBER 8..
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Habitat for Humanity Build
9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
The Moravian College Campus Chapter of Habitat for Humanity along with the local affiliate Habitat for Humanity of the Lehigh Valley invite you to join them on Friday October 12th from 9am – 3pm as they work to build a house during the annual Homecoming Build on campus! Work side-by-side with other alum, current Habitat members and other students in creating a much needed new home for a family right here in the Lehigh Valley. Join us for all or part of the day. For more information and to participate, please contact Nicole Nugent, Community Service Coordinator, at nugentn@moravian.edu or 610-625-7857.


Walking Tour – "Death and Dying in Early Bethlehem: Going Home"
Tour begins at the 1741 Gemeinhaus, the Moravian Museum of Bethlehem, located at 66 W. Church Street

Take a walking tour led by Historic Bethlehem Museum & Sites and learn about he way of life and death of the early Moravians. Meet inside Bethlehem's oldest building, visit other historic buildings and end in the oldest cemetery in the city. This tour is a vigorous walk through downtown North Bethlehem. Guests are exposed to seasonal elements. Umbrellas, casual wear, and comfortable shoes are encouraged.

Tours are offered by the Historic Bethlehem Museum & Sites.For more details about the tour including times, cost and registration click here.

This program is an iniative of the Lifelong Learning Committee.
Lifelong Learning

 
Saturday, October 13

Contintntal Breakfast in the HUB Pavilion
9:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Start the day off with coffee and see the recently updated HUB and the new bookstore. (Bookstore Hours: Friday 8:30-5:00; Saturday 9:00 - 4:00) Check it out!
No charge. Click here to register.


Mini Tour of Main Campus
10:30 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.
Meet in the HUB Pavilion
Tour the campus and see the renovtions and additions to our beautiful campus.
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"Tailgate Party"
Football Practice Field
11:00 a.m.
Join us on the field where you can catch up with your friends while watching the Hounds beat the Susquehanna Crusaders. Bring your own food and drink. Tables and chairs will be available on a first come first served basis; feel free to bring your own. Use the Field House entrance located on Laurel Street. Gate opens at 11:00 AM. You may unload your tailgating items at the entrance to the practice field before parking your car.

Buy your Moravian gear at the BOOKSTORE tent on the field or visit the store in the HUB, Friday 8:30-5:00 or Saturday 9:00-4:00.

Please note:

  • You must be 21 years of age to enter and show proper identification.
  • Those under 21 must be accompanied by their parents.
  • Cost: No charge to enter field. Ticket to game required to enter the stadium.
  • No automobiles, glass bottles, charcoal grills, tents or games that require stakes are permitted on the field.
  • Tailgate will end 30 minutes after the end of the football game.

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Homecoming Parade & Alumni Band
12:00 p.m.
Everyone loves a parade! Don't miss this Homecoming tradition as the marching band, cheerleaders, fraternities and sororities, the band, and other student groups march to the football field to cheer the Hounds on to victory. The parade will begin in front of Johnston Hall.

Any alumni interested in participating with the alumni band on the field should contact Ashley Pizzino ’08 at aepizzino@gmail.com


Field Hockey Game
12:00 p.m.
Betty Prince Field
Moravian vs. Neumann University


Football Game vs. Susquehanna University
1:00 p.m.(Pre-Game Program begins at 12:45)
Steel Field
"Blue Out!" Join all Hound fans by waring a blue Moravian shirt (or any dark blue shirt).
Special Recognition: Rocco Calvo and Gil Gillespie will be honored as inductees into the MAC Hall of Fame at halftime.


Women's Volleyball Game vs. Susquehanna University (Landmark Conference Tournament)
1:00 p.m.
Johnston Hall


Men's Soccer Game vs. U.S. Merchant Marine Academy
3:00 p.m.
HUB Quad


SIDE TRIPS...

Bethlehem Harvest Festival
Saturday, October 13
Beer and wine tastings, food crefts, and more. For more information visit downtownbethlehemassociation.com or click here.

Third Bethlehem Conference on Moarvian History and Music
Thursday, October 11 to Sunday, October 14
For more information visit www.moravianconferences.org.


 
Reunion Class Gatherings and Parties

Reunion celebrations for classes of '82, '87 '92, '97, '02, '07, and '12 will take place during Homecoming Weekend!

Class of 1982 - 30 Year Reunion

  • Tailgate: 11:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., 1982 Reunion Area of Homecoming Tailgate (Adjacent to Steel Field)
    BYOB-no glass containers. Check back for more information.
  • 5thQuarter Reunion Party: 5:00 p.m. - 800 p.m., The Bethlehem Brew Works (Downstairs in the Steelgaarden Annex)
    Click here for more information and online registration.
  • The Class of 1982 Reunion Committee looks forward to seeing you!
    Cheryl Baker, Pat Murray Hanna, Lori Vargo Heffner, Mary Elen Kollman, Jim McAdoo, Joanne Belletti Molle, Judith Mazzucco Oehrle, Brian Oswald, Christy Paul, Fred Smollinger

Class of 1987 - 25 Year Reunion

  • Tailgate: 11:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., 1987 Reunion Area of Homecoming Tailgate (Adjacent to Steel Field)
    Bring food and memores to share during the football game tailgate...BYOB-no glass containers
  • 5thQuarter Reunion Party: Location TBD
    Check back for more information.
    The Class of 1987 Reunion Committee looks forward to seeing you!
    Kathleen Hanifan Hoke, Anne Boutin McGuire, Diane Hvizkak Taylor

Class of 1992 - 20 Year Reunion

  • Tailgate: 11:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., 1992 Reunion Area of Homecoming Tailgate (Adjacent to Steel Field)
    Bring food and memores to share during the football game tailgate...BYOB-no glass containers

Class of 1997 - 15 Year Reunion

  • Tailgate: 11:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., 1997 Reunion Area of Homecoming Tailgate (Adjacent to Steel Field)
    Bring food and memores to share during the football game tailgate...BYOB-no glass containers BYOB-no glass containers

Class of 2002 - 10 Year Reunion

  • Tailgate: 11:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., 2002 Reunion Area of Homecoming Tailgate (Adjacent to Steel Field)
    Bring food and memores to share during the football game tailgate...BYOB-no glass containers
  • 5th Quarter Reunion Party: 5:00 - 9:00 pm, The Bethlehem Brew Works (Downstairs in the Steelgaarden).
    Everyone will pay their own way.
  • The Class of 2002 Reunion Committee looks forward to seeing you!
    Julie Jones Shilane,Christina Mondschein, Michelle Forster Hoegg, Brian Corvino

Class of 2007 - 5 Year Reunion

  • Tailgate: 11:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., 2007 Reunion Area of Homecoming Tailgate (Adjacent to Steel Field)
    Bring food and memores to share during the football game tailgate...BYOB-no glass containers
  • Reunion Party: Post football game, Roosevelt's 21st
    Everyone will pay their own way.
  • For more information contact reunion chairs, Julia Gasdaska or Matt Muttarelli.

Class of 2012 - 0 Year Reunion

  • Tailgate: 11:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., 2012 Reunion Area of Homecoming Tailgate (Adjacent to Steel Field)
    Bring food and memores to share during the football game tailgate...BYOB-no glass containers
  • Reunion Party: Post football game, Roosevelt's 21st
    Everyone will pay their own way.
    Check back for more information.

Area Accommodations

View accommodation list (.pdf) Please note that blocks of rooms are being held until September 12 at several area hotels for alumni attending Moravian's Homecoming.
Make your reservations now.


Bookstore

Don't leave campus before visiting the newly renovated bookstore and purchasing your Moravian gear and gifts!
Hours: Friday 8:30 to 5:00; Saturday 9:00 to 4:00


We extend a special thank you to Liberty Mutual Insurance whose generosity helped support Homecoming.