HOMECOMING WEEKEND 2017
September 22 & 23
Homecoming + Celtic Class = Perfect Together
Moravian's Homecoming 2017 will be held during Celtic Classic, making it a busy weekend in Downtown Bethlehem. Please see our list of area accommodations below to make your reservations early!
Current Forecast (as of 9-21-17): SUNNY and 84°
Friday, September 22
7:00 a.m. Check-in, 9:00 a.m. Shotgun Start
Rocco Calvo Alumni Golf Tournament
Whitetail Golf Club, 2679 Klein Road, Bath, PA 18014
Alumni and friends are invited to the 26th annual Rocco Calvo Alumni Golf Tournament. Pre-Registration required; includes green fees, cart, prizes, continental breakfast, and lunch. $100 per person.
11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Habitat for Humanity Build
The Moravian College Campus Chapter of Habitat for Humanity invites you to work side-by-side with other alumni and students to complete a project with Habitat for Humanity of the Lehigh Valley. For more information and to participate, please contact
Suzy Moyer ’13, email@example.com or 610-861-1509
4:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Downtown Bethlehem will be bustling with the activities of Celtic Classic so why not join in on the fun! Please feel free to park in Lots A, B, C, D, M, N, or O and ride the shuttle to Hurd Campus to enjoy these activities. Shuttle pick-up is located outside the HUB and at the main door to the H.I.L.L. on the Hurd Campus. The shuttle picks up at the HUB on the hour and half hour and at the H.I.L.L. on the quarter after and quarter of the hour. The last shuttle from Hurd Campus to Main campus will be at 2:15 a.m.
7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Pat's Posse Charity Pig Roast
Pat's Posse will be hosting a Pig Roast at Roosevelt's in memory of Pat Malloy ’80 with all funds going to ALS Awareness. Stop by for good food and music by Cunningham and Associates. Tickets are $50 and can be purchased by contacting Patspromise76@gmail.com or check out their Facebook Page for more information. You can also purchase your Pat's Posse t-shirt by visiting their Facebook Page.
Saturday, September 23
9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
Sally Breidegam Miksiewicz Health Sciences Building
10:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
State of the College Address by President Grigsby
Sally Breidegam Miksiewicz Health Sciences Building
9:30 a.m. Set-up, 11:00 a.m. Field Opens
Football practice field (Calvo Field)
Join us on the field where you can catch up with your friends while watching the Hounds take on the Ursinus Grizzly Bears. Bring your own food and drink or stop by the SigEp Charity Pig Roast. Awards will be given out to the best Tailgates in the following categories: Most School Spirit and Best Food.
Tables will be available to rent for the Tailgate for $10 per table with a limit of 2 tables per person. All tables must be reserved by Wednesday, September 13th, no refunds will be available for tables ordered. Please note no tables will be provided on the field without a pre-rental. Rentals are not accepted the day of Tailgate.
- No Automobiles
- No Glass
- No charcoal or wood grills
- No staking items into the ground
- You must be 21 years of age or accompanied by your own parent to enter.
- Proper identification is required for all no matter your age, please have ID ready.
Should you be bringing food, your own tables, or other items, please feel free to join us for set-up starting at 9:30 a.m. Tailgate will end 30 minutes after the end of the game.
- This year's Homecoming Game will be played in memory of Pat Malloy ’80 who passed away in 2017 of ALS. Stop by their table at the Tailgate to learn about how you can help spread awareness, and check out the Pat's Posse Facebook page for information on all their upcoming events including those surrounding Homecoming!
- Kid Zone:
- SPECTRUM Face Painting - get your face painted by the members SPECTRUM for a suggested donation of $1. Your donations will go to The Bradbury-Sullivan LGBT Community Center
- Brain Club Tattoos and Keychains - stop by Brain Club's table to get your temporary tattoo and to create a neuron keychain for a suggested donation of $2-5. Your donations will go to the ALS Foundation.
- SigEp Pig Roast - The brothers of SigEp will have their charity pig roast again this year. Stop by and pick up a plate.
Homecoming Parade and Alumni Band Pre-Game Show
The parade will start in front of Johnston Hall. If you are interested in performing with the combined current and alumni bands for pre-game, please contact Dr. Carl Hess at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Calvo Field | Moravian vs. Ursinus College
John Makuvek Field | Moravian vs. The University of Scranton
Reunions of the classes of 1972, 1977, 1982, 1987, 1992, 1997, 2002, 2007, 2012, and 2017 will be held during Homecoming. If you're interested in serving on your reunion committee please contact Amanda Werner ’13, Assistant Director of Alumni Engagement, at email@example.com or 610-861-1342.
Class of 2017
Join us at the Tailgate - look for the 2017 sign. Bring food to share with classmates, BYOB (no glass containers), register online so we can unlock our catering credit!
Committee Members: Katie Dickinson, Angelo Fattore, Jaclyn Smith, Kate Polles, Curtis Wetzel, Adam White
Class of 2012
Saturday, September 23rd
- 11:00 AM - Stop by the 2012 Reunion tables at TAILGATE
- Bring food and memories to share during the tailgate
- BYOB - No glass containers, please!
- 3:00 PM - The 2012 Tailgate doesn’t stop! Join us at Tocci’s Tailgater’s Bar & Grill - 1313 Center Street Bethlehem, PA, to continue the celebration!
Check out the conversation on Facebook by visiting the: 2012 Reunion Page
Committee Members: Melissa De Lucia, Melissa Andreas, Michelle Hanna Collins
Class of 2007
Visit the Class of 2007 Facebook page for all the up-to-date information!
Committee Members: Ted Colegrove, Jillian McMullen
Class of 2002
Join us at the Tailgate.
Class of 1997
Friday night, September 22 - Informal gathering at Robin North Stankowski's house in Bethlehem. Just a few miles from campus. If you are interested in stopping by, email Robin at firstname.lastname@example.org
Saturday, September 23 - Join us at the Tailgate - look for the 1997 sign. Bring food and memories to share. BYOB - please no glass containers. Tables will be provided, please bring chairs.
Post Game Party - Bar hopping around Bethlehem (OBT & Roosevelt's - old JP McGillicuddy's). Pay your own way.
Committee Members: Kelly Davis Everitt, BethAnn Schrey Folcher, Wendy Morgans Laird, Kris McGurrin Rooney, Robin North Stankowski
Class of 1992
Friday, September 22 - Campus Tour: 10:30-11ish TBD - Meet at Admissions in Colonial Hall. We'll grab lunch afterwards. All are welcome. RSVP to Sherry Clancy at email@example.com so we have a headcount.
Saturday, September 23
Tailgate: 11:00 AM - Join us at the 1992 Reunion Table! Bring snacks, chairs, and memories to share. BYOB - No glass containers. Please register.
Tree Dedication: 4:00 PM - Tree Dedication in Honor of David Weinlick and in Memory of Andrew Walsh, in the courtyard of the Sally BreidegamMiksiewicz Center for Health Sciences. Casual reception with refreshments in the HUB will follow. All are welcome.
Post Game Party: We'll meet up at the Grand Pavilion South at Celtic Classic (take Main St past South Campus where it becomes Spring St; beer tent behind ticket booth on Spring St). Pay your own way.
Committee Members: Sherry Reccek Buss, Sherry Rohn Clancy, Kevin Drake, Paula Giancamilli Hardin, Mike Kriner, John Krupka, Susan Sandt Lopez, Scott Pfeiffer, Stephanie Reimers, Jennifer Peeney Richardson, Michael Roth, Todd Sturza, Denise Carro Valle
Class of 1987
Join us at Tailgate for a potluck style gathering. Look for the 1987 sign.
Following Tailgate meet for an informal gathering at Celtic Classic.
Committee Members: Sandy Cinque, Kathleen Hoke, Ann McGuire, Diane Taylor
Class of 1982
Friday, Sept. 22 - All are invited to attend Pat's Posse ALS Fundraiser at Roosevelt's 21st, 21 E. Elizabeth Ave., Bethlehem, 7:00-10:00 PM. This is in memory of Pat Malloy '80 who passed away from ALS this past January. The cost of $50 includes a Pig Roast Buffet (until 9:00PM), domestic beer, house wine and soda, and music by Cunningham & Associates. Tickets can be purchased at the door or online. Please visit their Facebook Event Page for more information!
Saturday, Sept. 23 -
Tailgate - Main dish will be provided by the committee, please feel free to bring sides, snacks, and desserts to share. BYOB - no glass containers. Tables and chairs will be provided, additional chairs will be welcomed. Look for the Class of 1982 sign.
Post Game Party - Tocci's Tailgaters Pub & Grill (1313 Center Street - across from Steel Field on the corner of Center and Elizabeth). Pay your own way.
Committee Members: Vanessa Schukis, Jeff Bartlett, Cheryl Baker, Lori Vargo Heffner, Mary Elen Kollman, Jim McAdoo, Joanne Belletti Molle, Judy Mazzucco Oehrle, Brian Oswald, Christie Heske Taunton, Fred Smollinger, Pat Murray Hanna
To help with planning, the committee would like to learn your interest in attending these events. Please complete this very brief survey: https://www.surveymonkey.com/
Class of 1977
Join us at the Homecoming Tailgate - look for the Class of 1977 sign.
Post game event at Celtic Classic is in the works! Check back for more details.
Committee Members: Tom Bonard, Dave Corrigan, Mary Hubbs Gasdaska, Gregg McNelis
Class of 1972
Friday, Sept. 22 - Join us at the Steelgaarden Lounge (lower level) at Bethlehem BrewWorks starting at 6 pm. Look for reserved tables for the Class of 1972. Starting at 7:30 pm head over to Corked for a reservation under Lou Pektor at the back couches and tables. Both events are pay your own way.
Saturday, Sept. 23 - Cheer on the Greyhounds at the Homecoming Tailgate. Look for the Class of 1972 table. Bring food, drinks, and memories to share! Please remember no glass is allowed on the field.
Delta Tau Delta 20th Anniversary
Calling all Delts! Join us on Saturday, September 23 to celebrate not only Homecoming but the 20th Anniversary of the Theta Tau Chapter of Delta Tau Delta.
- The tailgate will kick off at 11:00 am. We will be at the Delta Tau Delta canopy on the tailgate field.
- Food will be provided but feel free to bring snacks and desserts if you would like. Drinks will be BYOB (no glass containers).
- Additional events for the weekend will be announced.
- If you’re interested in attending, please complete this very brief survey https://goo.gl/forms/
View accommodation list (.pdf)
Thanks to Our Sponsor!
Should you have any general questions on the weekend, please contact Amanda Werner ’13, Assistant Director of Alumni Engagement, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 610-861-1342.
Should you have any questions regarding the Calvo Alumni Golf Tournament, please contact Anisa Albertson ’11, Director of Annual Giving, at email@example.com or 610-861-1369.
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.