2015 Homecoming Schedule

subject to change


Friday, Oct. 9, 2015
Time
Event
Location/Price
All day

Self-guided photo tour of campus

How well do you know Cornell's iconic spaces? Use photo clues as a guide across Cornell's campus. Historic information will be posted at each destination. Tour information available at registration or Thomas Commons Information desk.
Pick up tour information at Registration, lobby, Thomas Commons
8 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Registration

Lobby, Thomas Commons
8 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Alumni Board of Directors Annual Meeting

Ringer Dining Room, Thomas Commons
8:15-8:45 a.m.

Sign up for Classes without Quizzes


Lobby, Thomas Commons
9 -11 a.m.

Classes without Quizzes

Be a college student again! A limited number of academic classes will be available to alumni, beginning at 9 a.m. Registration required.
Various Locations
Noon

Class of ’65 kick-off luncheon

Hall-Perrine West,
Thomas Commons
3:15-4:15 p.m.

Beta Omicron Distinguished Alumni Visitor lecture

Peabody Award winning alumna Ellen Horne '95, executive producer of NPR's Radiolab

Hedges Conference Room, Thomas Commons
4-5:30 p.m.

Presidents Society Reception

By invitation only.
Garner President's House
5:30-7 p.m.

Registration

Small Multi-Sport Center
6-9 p.m.

All Alumni Kick-Off Reception & Buffet Dinner

Join alumni for the Homecoming weekend kick-off  buffet dinner, featuring a meal by Cornell's food service provider Bon Appetit. Cash bar from 6-9 p.m. with buffet dinner from 6:30-8 p.m. Reserved tables for each reunion class. Registration from 5:30-8 p.m. Casual dress
Small Multi-Sport Center



7:30 p.m.

Reunion Class Awards

Cheer on reunion classes as they vie for the second-annual reunion awards - The Purple Pride award, Solid as  Rock award, and President's Award -  which recognize outstanding reunion class performance in giving and attendance.
Small Multi-Sport Center
9 p.m.

Pep Rally

Ash Park
9:30 p.m.

Fireworks

Ash Park
After fireworks

Bonfire   


Intramural fields
After Hours

Class of ’65  hospitality suite

Cedar Rapids Marriott

Saturday, October 10
Time
Event
Location
All day

Self-guided photo tour of campus

How well do you know Cornell's iconic spaces? Use photo clues as a guide across Cornell's campus. Historic information will be posted at each destination. Tour information available at registration or Thomas Commons Information desk.  
Pick up tour information at registration, lobby, Thomas Commons
7:30 a.m.-2 p.m.

Registration

Lobby, Thomas Commons
8-9:30 a.m.

C Club Breakfast & Hall of Fame inductions

Location TBA
 8-9:30 a.m.

Dimensions: Center for the Science and Culture of Healthcare Reunion Breakfast

 Location TBA
8:30 a.m.

Law alumni breakfast

The Law Alumni Breakfast is an opportunity for alumni with a JD degree to meet with pre-law students to share insights about their careers in and out of the formal practice of law. Join us to help prepare the next generation of Cornellians moving towards law school.
Sponsored by the Center for Law and Society

Ringer Dining Room, Thomas Commons
9:30-10:30 a.m.

Coffee with a Prof

Join professors from across campus for "Saturday Office Hours!"  Visit with professors in this casual setting.

Orange Carpet, Thomas Commons
10 a.m.

Cornell baseball intersquad scrimmage & open house of newly renovated baseball field

Ash Park Baseball Field
10:30 a.m.

Organ Recital

King Chapel
10:45 a.m.

Class of ’65 lines up for Convocation

King Chapel
11 a.m.


Homecoming Convocation

Please join us for a special convocation honoring alumni.  The Class of '65 will receive its Golden Alumni pins and alumni award recipients will be honored.

Honorees:
Distinguished Achievement: Judy Hessler Jorgensen '60
Leadership & Service: Ann Ruby Hemken '54
Duane Carlson '55
Robert McLennan '65
Andrea Herrera '85

King Chapel
11:30-1 p.m.

Alumni Picnic luncheon

Small Multi-Sport Center
2 p.m.

Football Game vs. Grinnell College

Cheer on the Rams as they battle Midwest Conference Grinnell College. Hall of Fame recipients will be recognized during halftime.
Ash Park
3-5 p.m.

Homecoming art show reception

Luce Gallery, McWethy Hall
 4-5:30 p.m.

All-Greek Alumni Reunion

Whether you know them as Social Groups or Greeks, you are invited to visit with current students at a reception on the OC.  Hosted by the Greek Council.

Orange Carpet, Thomas Commons
5:30 - 9 p.m.
times vary

Class Reunion Parties

Reunion parties are not restricted to class members.  Feel free to join in with a class by making your reservation online.
Various Locations (click on link to view details)
 6 p.m.

Eyes of the World Culture Show

The annual Culture Show is the major event for Eyes of the World and features a fashion show, song, dance, cultural cuisine, and audience participation.  Students from 20 different countries entertain the campus with this popular program.
Kimmel Theatre

After Hours

Class of '65 Hospitality Suite


Cedar Rapids Marriott

Sunday, Oct. 11

Time
Event
Location
10 a.m.

Class of '65 memorial service

Allee Chapel
11 a.m.

Class of '65 farewell brunch

Garner President's House