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Homecoming Weekend 2013
HOMECOMING WEEKEND - OCTOBER 4 & 5
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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 Relations Office at 610-861-1366 at least one week prior to the event.

Friday, October 4

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 is required; includes green fees, cart, 
prizes, continental breakfast and lunch.
Hole sponsorships available; corporate name will be displayed on the course.
REGISTRATION DEADLINE SEPTEMBER 24.


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Habitat for Humanity Build 
9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. 
The Moravian College Chapter of Habitat for Humanity invites you to work side-by-side with other alums and students to construct the walls of a home for a family right here in the Lehigh Valley.  For more information and to participate, please contact Katie Danstin at communityservice@moravian.edu or 610-861-1498.


Study Abroad Reunion in the HUB UBC Room & Courtyard
8:00 p.m. to midnight
Come meet other alumni and current students who studied abroad and share how your experience enriched your Moravian education and your life.  The cost is $15 and includes international hors d’oeuvres, international beer and wine, and a DJ. Please note that this event is restricted to those 21 and older. Click here to register online for this event. If you have any questions please contact Kerry Sethi at 610 625-7896 or sethi@moravian.edu.


Saturday, October 5

Continental Breakfast in the HUB Pavilion
8:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.

Start the day off with coffee and a bite to eat. No charge.


Mini-Tour of Main Campus
9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.
Meet in the HUB Pavilion.


Meet the President in the HUB Pavilion
10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
Get a chance to meet President Bryon Grigsby '90 with an opportunity to ask questions.


Moravian Classroom Experience in PPHAC 101 & 102
11:00 a.m. to 11:45 a.m.
Come and experience the latest in classroom technology with Moravian faculty.


"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 Ursinus Bears. 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.

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, dog, 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 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 Ashley Pizzino ’08 at aepizzino@gmail.com 


Football Game vs. Ursinus College
1:00 p.m.(Pre-Game Program begins at 12:45)
Steel Field


Field Hockey Game
1:00 p.m. at Betty Prince Field
Moravian vs. The Catholic University of America


SIDE TRIPS...

Oktoberfest at SteelStacks
Friday, October 4 to Sunday, October 6
Experience an authentic German Oktoberfest with a special Pennsylvania flair. Highlighting the event is the 100-foot by 240-foot Yuengling Festhalle tent at PNC Plaza, featuring German food, beer, polka, rock and party bands, rides and more.  Visit www.artsquest.org/festivals/oktoberfest/ for more information.

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


Reunion Class Gatherings and Parties

Reunion celebrations for classes of '68, '73, '78, '83, '88, '93, '98, '03, '08, and '13 will take place during Homecoming Weekend!

Class of 1968 - 45th Reunion

Picnic: Friday at 6:00 p.m. in Colonial Hall
Tailgate Party: 11:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., 1968 Reunion Area of Homecoming Tailgate (Adjacent to Steel Field)
BYOB-no glass containers. More information coming soon.
Reception: 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. in the Priscilla Payne Hurd Academic Complex Atrium
The Class of 1968 Reunion Committee:  Eileen Doyle Bauer, Bob Bilse, Carol Morrow Dovan, Kathleen Doyle Dowd, Mike Dowd, Carol Henn, Kent Hollinger, Mary Kincaid, Peggy Bartholomew Melchoir, Don Powell, Jane Larzelere Wachinski

Class of 1973 - 40th Reunion

Tailgate Party: 11:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., 1973 Reunion Area of Homecoming Tailgate (Adjacent to Steel Field)
BYOB-no glass containers. More information coming soon.

Dear '73 friends,

 

Please come to an open house on Saturday night, Oct. 5th between  7:30 and 10:30 PM  at our home at 1032 Main St., between Fairview and Laurel Sts. Due to the permit zone we live in, please park on Laurel St. between Main and Monocacy or on Main St. past Laurel St. to be on the safe side.  Food and drink provided.  Please RSVP to: popicox@rcn.com by 9/30 if you will be coming. Hope to see you, reminisce and wonder where all the years have gone!

 

Martha Cox Popichak

 

Class of 1978 - 35th Reunion

Friday:  7:00 p.m. at Starters Clubhouse
Tailgate Party: 11:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., 1978 Reunion Area of Homecoming Tailgate (Adjacent to Steel Field)
BYOB-no glass containers. More information coming soon.
The Class of 1978 Reunion Committee:  Dave Abbuhl, George Boksan, Beth Ann Williams Boyer, Jim Dunstan, Mary Likman Graham, Bill Matz, Mary Mercer, Cindy Bear Pugnet, and Colin Sandercock

Class of 1983 - 30th Reunion

Tailgate Party: 11:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., 1983 Reunion Area of Homecoming Tailgate (Adjacent to Steel Field)
BYOB-no glass containers.
5th Quarter Reunion Party: 
Meet at Bethlehem Brew Works, 5:00 to 9:00 - Pay your own way. The Class of 1983 Reunion Committee looks forward to seeing you!
The Class of 1983 Reunion Committee: Michelle Young Battista, Bill Certo, Lori Rogora, Alison Krock Rothrock, and Elsie Kean Schwing

Class of 1988 - 25th Reunion

Tailgate Party: 11:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., 1988 Reunion Area of Homecoming Tailgate (Adjacent to Steel Field)
BYOB-no glass containers. More information coming soon.

Class of 1993 - 20th Reunion

No formal reunion has been planned, but all class of 1993 members are encouraged to come back to campus and celebrate your reunion. There will be a special section on the Homecoming Tailgate field (adjacent to Steel Field) reserved for your class. Tell your friends and have them meet you for the football game from 11:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m
Bring your own food and BYOB (no glass containers). 
The Class of 1993 Reunion Committee: Jocelyn Smith Mosher, Kim Kruse, and Christine Chila Hawkinson
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Class of 1998 - 15 Year Reunion

Tailgate Party: 11:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., 1998 Reunion Area of Homecoming Tailgate (Adjacent to Steel Field)
BYOB-no glass containers. More information coming soon.

Class of 2003 - 10th Reunion

Tailgate Party: 11:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., 2003 Reunion Area of Homecoming Tailgate (Adjacent to Steel Field)
BYOB-no glass containers. More information coming soon.
Reunion Party:  Meet at Roosevelt's immediately following the game.  Pick up a $1 drink ticket at the Alumni Assocation table at Tailgating.
The Class of 2003 Reunion Committee:  Kelly McLean Rindock, Jon Buskirk, Alyson Remsing, and Willie Reynolds

Class of 2008 - 5th Reunion

Tailgate Party: 11:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., 2008 Reunion Area of Homecoming Tailgate (Adjacent to Steel Field)
BYOB-no glass containers. More information coming soon.

Class of 2013 - 0 Year Reunion

Tailgate Party: 11:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., 2013 Reunion Area of Homecoming Tailgate (Adjacent to Steel Field)
BYOB-no glass containers. More information coming soon.


Area Accommodations

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