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HOMECOMING WEEKEND

OCTOBER 14 & 15


Moravian College encourages persons with disabilities to participate in its programs and activities. If you anticipate needing any type of accommodation or have questions about the physical access provided, please contact the Alumni Engagement Office at 610-861-1366 at least one week prior to the event.


Friday, October 14

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, shotgun start
Registration is required; includes greens fee, cart, 
prizes, continental breakfast and lunch.
Hole sponsorships available; corporate name will be displayed in the program and on the course.


Habitat for Humanity Build 
10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. 
The Moravian College Chapter of Habitat for Humanity invites you to work side-by-side with other alums and students to complete a project for the Habitat for Humanity of the Lehigh Valley.  For more information and to participate, please contact Suzy Moyer ’13 at 610-861-1509 or moyers@moravian.edu.


NEW! - Welcome Back Block Party
PPHAC Patio
6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Kickoff Homecoming weekend with a block party for students and alumni hosted by the Office of Alumni Engagement and MAC (Moravian Activities Council). Music, food trucks, and plenty of activities. Guest 21 years of age may purchase a wristband for three drinks at our beer and wine bar for $10.

No outside alcohol may be brought to the Block Party.
Registration is required for all participants regardless of age. 

Participating Food Trucks:

 

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http://www.blendlife.com/
Blendlife accepts Cash, Credit, and Debit Cards
 http://www.haistreetkitchen.com/food-truck/about

 

 

Saturday, October 15

Continental Breakfast
9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
HUB Pavilion


State of the College Address by President Bryon Grigsby ’90
10:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
HUB Pavilion


 "Tailgate Party"
Football Practice Field - Adjacent to Calvo Field
9:30 a.m. Set up for large parties, 11:00 a.m. Tailgate Opens
Join us on the field where you can catch up with your friends while watching the Hounds beat the Susquehanna River Hawks. 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. You may unload your tailgating items at the entrance to the practice field before parking your car.

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, registration required
  • No automobiles, glass bottles, charcoal grills, dogs, tents or games that require stakes are permitted on the field.
  • Tailgate will end 30 minutes after the end of the football game.

KID'S ZONE! Bring the kids over to the Kid's Zone to get face painting, henna tattoos, glitter tattoos, and to paint their own pumpkin to take home!

PHOTOBOOTH! Make sure to stop by the photobooth to capture a few memories from your day with the Hounds!

TABLE DECORATING CONTEST! Make sure to bring all the supplies you need to make your table look the best. Prizes will be awarded to the tailgating table that is The Most School Spirited, The Best Celebration of 275 Years of Moravian, and The Best Food. Judging will take place at approximately 1:30 pm. 

NEW! Sigma Phi Epsilon's Charity Pig Roast - The brother of SigEp will be onsite selling plates at their charity pig roast. All profits support their philanthropy - the Race for Adam Foundation and research towards Neimann-Pick Disease Type C and other related neurodegenerative diseases. For more information on the organization, visit RaceforAdam.org. Plates will be available for reservation - more information coming soon!


Homecoming Parade & Alumni Band Pre-game Show
12:00 p.m.Everyone loves a parade! Don't miss this Homecoming tradition as the cheerleaders, fraternities and sororities, 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.

If you are interested in performing with the combined current and alumni bands for a pre-game show, please contact Dr. Carl Hess at hessh@moravian.edu


Football Game
1:00 p.m. at Calvo Field
Moravian vs. Susquehanna


Women's Soccer Game
4:30 p.m. at Makuvek Field
Moravian vs. Catholic University


Men's Soccer Game
7:30 p.m. at Makuvek Field
Moravian vs. Catholic University


Click Here to register for all Homecoming 2016 activities!


SIDE TRIPS...

Crayola Experience
Visit the new Crayola Experience.  Click here for a discounted rate.


Reunion Class Gatherings and Parties

Reunion celebrations for classes of 1971, 1976, 1981, 1986, 1991, 1996, 2001, 2006, 2011, 2016 will take place during Homecoming Weekend!

Class of 1971 - 45th Reunion

  • Friday, Oct. 14, 6-9 pm - Meet at the reserved tables at the Welcome Back Block Party (register through the main Homecoming registration page)
  • Saturday, Oct. 15 , 11 am - Meet at the reserved tables on the Tailgate Field (register through the main Homecoming registration page)
  • Saturday, Oct. 15, 6 pm - 5th Quarter Dinner Party in the Priscilla Payne Hurd Academic Complex Atrium, 6-6:45 pm Reception, 6:45 pm Dinner
    • $25 per person includes  dinner of salad, roast turkey, roast potatoes, vegetable and dessert. Please include any dietary restrictions in registration.
    • Additional $5 per person for 3 drinks at the beer and wine bar
    • Register with Doug Bauder by Oct. 8th, 817 W. Baywood Drive, Bloomington, IN 47403
  • Class of 1971 Survey

 Class of 1976 - 40th Reunion

  • Saturday, Oct. 15, 9:45 am - Meet in the HUB Pavilion for a Tour of Main Campus
  • Saturday, Oct. 15, 10:30 am - State of the College Address by President Grigsby in the HUB Pavilion (register through the main Homecoming registration page)
  • Saturday, Oct. 15, 11 am - Meet at the reserved tables on the Tailgate Field (register through the main Homecoming registration page)
  • Saturday, Oct. 15, 5 pm - Meet at the Steelgarden Lounge of the Bethlehem BrewWorks for a 5th Quarter Party (pay your own way)

Class of 1981 - 35th Reunion

  • Saturday, Oct. 15, 11 am - Meet at the reserved tables on the Tailgate Field (register through the main Homecoming registration page)

Class of 1986 - 30th Reunion

  • Saturday, Oct. 15, 11 am - Meet at the reserved tables on the Tailgate Field (register on the main Homecoming registration page)

Class of 1991 - 25th Reunion

  • Saturday, Oct. 15, 11 am - Meet at the reserved tables on the Tailgate Field (register on the main Homecoming registration page)

Class of 1996 - 20th Reunion

Class of 2001 - 15 Year Reunion

  • Saturday, Oct. 15, 11 am - Meet at the reserved tables on the Tailgate Field (register on the main Homecoming registration page)

Class of 2006 - 10th Reunion

  • Saturday, Oct. 15, 11 am - Meet at the reserved tables on the Tailgate Field (register on the main Homecoming registration page)

Class of 2011 - 5th Reunion

  • Saturday, Oct. 15, 11 am - Meet at the reserved tables on the Tailgate Field (register on the main Homecoming registration page)

Class of 2016 - 0 Year Reunion

  • Saturday, Oct. 15, 11 am - Meet at the reserved tables on the Tailgate Field (register on the main Homecoming registration page)

Area Accommodations

View accommodation list (.pdf)


Liberty Mutual

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