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Homecoming Weekend 2014
HOMECOMING WEEKEND - OCTOBER 17 & 18
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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 17

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 OCTOBER 8.
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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 communityservice@moravian.edu or 610-861-1498.


10th Anniversary of the Center for Leadership & Service/Leadership Center in Colonial Hall
6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Join us in celebration of the 10th Anniversary of the Center for Leadership & Service/Leadership Center.  Gather with alumni, friends, and current students to exchange stories, share successes, and learn about what's next.  Wine, beer, and appetizers will be served.  Contact Suzanne Moyer ’13 at moyers@moravian.edu or 610-861-1498 for more information. 
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Saturday, October 18

Continental Breakfast & Tour of Renovated Collier Hall of Science
9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.

Meet in the Collier Hall of Science Lobby
Join us for a tour of ​the Collier Hall of Science. During the tour you will see the renovated teaching and research laboratories (anatomy and physiology lab), the new student study spaces, faculty offices, Computational Modeling and GIS Lab and most notably, the Super Lab that includes a Bio-Chemistry Lab, Analytical Chemistry Lab, Seminar Room and Instrumentation Room.  No charge.


Dedication of the Renovated Areas of Collier Hall of Science
10:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.


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


 "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.

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.

 


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. Susquehanna University
1:00 p.m.(Pre-Game Program begins at 12:45)
Steel Field


Men's Soccer Game
1:00 p.m. at the HUB Quad
Moravian vs. Susquehanna University


Women's Soccer Game
3:30 p.m. at the HUB Quad
Moravian vs. Susquehanna University


SIDE TRIPS...

Runner's World Half Marathon & Festival
Friday, October 17 to Sunday, October 19
The festival weekend includes a 5K, 10K, half marathon, kids races, seminars, and live music. The racecourses feature Bethlehem's historic neighborhoods, including some of the town's original 1741 settlement, our very own Moravian College, Lehigh University, and the former Bethlehem Steel complex–where the backbone of the nation was literally forged. Use promo code: Moravian and receive $5 off the 5K and 10K, use promo code: Reunion to receive $10 off the Half Marathon and Hat-trick (running all 3 races over 2 days).
Visit http://rw.runnersworld.com/rwhalf/ 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 '69, '74, '79, '84, '89, '94, '99, '04, '09, and '14 will take place during Homecoming Weekend!

Class of 1969 - 45th Reunion

Tailgate Party: 11:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., 1969 Reunion Area of Homecoming Tailgate (Adjacent to Steel Field) BYOB-no glass containers.
Class of 1969 Cocktail Reception:  5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.  The Cafe`, 221 W. Broad Street, Bethlehem, 2nd Floor.  Cash bar and menu selections for purchase.  For dinner resrvations following the reception call (610) 866-1686.
The Class of 1969 Reunion Committee:  Maureen Brandafi Cort, Wally Hatfield, Steve Haupert, Jeanne Krenicky Kipp, Bertie Francis Knisely, Ray Orth, Sue Clay Smith, Chris Mesko Snyder 

 Class of 1974 - 40th Reunion

Tailgate Party: 11:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., 1974 Reunion Area of Homecoming Tailgate (Adjacent to Steel Field) BYOB-no glass containers.
5th Quarter Party:  Meet at McCarthy's Red Stag Pub & Whiskey Bar after the game.  Pay your own way.
The Class of 1974 Reunion Committee: Ann McKittrick Claussen, Linda Shay Garder

Class of 1979 - 35th Reunion

Tailgate Party: 11:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., 1979 Reunion Area of Homecoming Tailgate (Adjacent to Steel Field) BYOB-no glass containers.

5th Quarter Party:  Meet at McCarthy's Red Stag Pub & Whiskey Bar after the game.  Pay your own way.

Class of 1984 - 30th Reunion

Tailgate Party: 11:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., 1989 Reunion Area of Homecoming Tailgate (Adjacent to Steel Field) BYOB-no glass containers.
More information coming soon.

Class of 1989 - 25th Reunion

Tailgate Party: 11:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., 1989 Reunion Area of Homecoming Tailgate (Adjacent to Steel Field) BYOB-no glass containers. 
The Class of 1989 Reunion Committee: Rich McGinnis, Kerri Selland Pepoy, Kurt Poling, Scott Stanilious, Allison Deerson Steffaro 

Class of 1994 - 20th Reunion

Tailgate Party: 11:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., 1994 Reunion Area of Homecoming Tailgate (Adjacent to Steel Field) BYOB-no glass containers.

Class of 1999 - 15 Year Reunion

Tailgate Party: 11:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., 1999 Reunion Area of Homecoming Tailgate (Adjacent to Steel Field) BYOB-no glass containers. 
Class of 1999 Reunion Committee: Joshua Dodd and Jennifer Coffin Dodd

Class of 2004 - 10th Reunion

Tailgate Party: 11:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., 2004 Reunion Area of Homecoming Tailgate (Adjacent to Steel Field) BYOB-no glass containers. 
5th Quarter Party:  Meet at the Bethlehem Brew Works Steelgaarden Bar after the game for food, libations and fun.  Pay per consumption.
The Class of 2004 Reunion Committee:  Amy Barikos, Kim Broadbent, Deb Leibensperger Klokis, Brynn Saltzer Buskirk, Lauren Pany
 

Class of 2009 - 5th Reunion

Tailgate Party: 11:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., 2009 Reunion Area of Homecoming Tailgate (Adjacent to Steel Field) BYOB-no glass containers. 

Class of 2014 - 0 Year Reunion

Tailgate Party: 11:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., 2014 Reunion Area of Homecoming Tailgate (Adjacent to Steel Field) BYOB-no glass containers. 


Area Accommodations

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