2016 Homecoming Schedule

This schedule is subject to change.


Friday, Oct. 21, 2016

Time
Event
Location/Price [Early Bird/Regular]
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, Bardsley Grand Foyer, Thomas Commons
8 a.m.–8 p.m.

Registration

Bardsley Grand Foyer, Thomas Commons
8 a.m.–3 p.m.

Alumni Board of Directors Annual Meeting

Hedges Conference Room, Thomas Commons
8:15-8:45 a.m.

Sign up for Classes Without Quizzes


Bardsley Grand Foyer, 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
11:30 a.m.

Class of 1966 Kick-Off Luncheon


2 p.m.

Guided Renovated Spaces Tours

Buildings they are a-changin'!  Join us for an insider's tour of Cornell's most recent renovations to see how these buildings are serving today's students.

Begin in Bardsley Grand Foyer, Thomas Commons
3:15-4:15 p.m.

Beta Omircon Distinguished Alumni Lecture

Hall-Perrine Room, Thomas Commons
4-5:30 p.m.

Presidents Society Reception

By invitation only.
Garner President's House
 5-6 p.m.

Student-Alumni Networking Reception

Location TBA
6-8:30 p.m.

All Alumni Kick-Off Dinner

Smith Dining Room, Thomas Commons

 

7:30 p.m.

Reunion Class Awards

Cheer on reunion classes as they vie for the third-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. Dinner tickets required to attend.
Smith Dining Room, Thomas Commons
 8-11 p.m.

Moonlight Lounge

Bardsley Grand Foyer, Thomas Commons
9 p.m.

Pep Rally and Fireworks

Ash Park Football Field
After Hours

Class of 1966  Hospitality Suite

Scott Alumni Center

 TBD

 Mock Trial Alumni Gathering

Home of Abbe Stensland

Saturday, Oct. 22

Time
Event
Location/Price [Early Bird/Regular]
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, Bardsley Grand Foyer, Thomas Commons
7:30 a.m.-2 p.m.

Registration

Bardsley Grand Foyer, Thomas Commons
 TBD

 Planned Giving Session

Garner President's House
8-9:30 a.m.

C Club Breakfast & Hall of Fame Inductions

Honorees:
John "Jack" Woodman '66
Chris Heller '92
Max Bjerke '95
Lynn Schneider '05

Smith Dining Room, Thomas Commons

8-9 a.m.

Law Alumni Breakfast

The Law Alumni Breakfast is an opportunity for alumni with a J.D. 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
9-10 a.m.

Cornell Fellows Celebration

Hall-Perrine 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
 9:30-10:30 a.m.

Academic Network: Psychology

Shaw Lounge, Thomas Commons
10:30 a.m.

Organ Recital

King Chapel
11 a.m.


Homecoming Convocation

Please join us for a special convocation honoring alumni.  The Class of '66 will receive its Golden Alumni pins and alumni award recipients will be honored.

Honorees:
Distinguished Achievement: Robert Martin '66
Leadership & Service: Jack Sunderlage '61, James Haley '71, Allan Ruter '76, Ben Miller '86

King Chapel
 11 a.m-2 p.m.

Residence Halls Open

Once known as “dorms,” the residence halls will be open for alumni and friends to see how living on campus has evolved over time. Be sure to visit the newly renovated Pauley-Rorem, Tarr, and Dows Halls!

various locations

 

Noon-2 p.m.

Alumni Luncheon

Smith Dining Room, Thomas Commons
Noon-2 p.m.

Intercultural Life/Alumni of Color Gathering

Stoner House

 

 12:30-2:30 p.m.

 Homecoming Tailgate

Outside Ash Park Stadium
1-2 p.m.

Guided Renovated Spaces Tours

Buildings they are a-changin'!  Join us for an insider's tour of Cornell's most recent renovations to see how these buildings are serving today's students.

Begin in Bardsley Grand Foyer, Thomas Commons
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 Football Field
 2-5 p.m.

 Van Etten-Lacey House and Foxden Press Open House

Celebrate the legacies of Winifred Mayne Van Etten and Stephen Lacey in the new home of the Center for the Literary Arts, tour our emerging Foxden Press & share our excitement about our iron Washington Press as you peruse archival materials and early samples of our letterpress work.

Van Etten-Lacey House
408 3rd Street SW

3-5 p.m.

Homecoming Art Show Reception

"Homecoming 2016 Photo Alumni Invitational" features works by Will Widmer ’04, Stephanie Penn ’05, Katelynn McAllister ’90, Rachel Minier’12, and Kevin McCusker’15.  Works in documentary photography, landscape photography, both urban and rural, and photo collage will be displayed.

Luce Gallery, McWethy Hall
 3-5 p.m.

Sorority Halftime Teas

various locations
 3:30-4:30 p.m.

Demonstration Mock Trial

Location TBA
 5-6 p.m.

 Pride (LGBTQI Alumni) Gathering

Scott Alumni Center
 5:30-8 p.m.

Golden Alumni Dinner

Hall-Perrine Room, Thomas Commons
 6-9:30 p.m.

Class of 1966 50th Reunion dinner

Elmcrest Country Club, Cedar Rapids
 6-8 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

 6-9 p.m.

1970's Cluster: 1971 45th and 1976 40th Reunion

Smith Dining Room, Thomas Commons
 6-9 p.m.

1980's Cluster: 1981 35th and 1986 30th Reunion

Zamora's Market, Thomas Commons
 6-9 p.m.

1990's Cluster: 1991 25th and 1996 20th Reunion

Ringer Dining Room, Thomas Commons
 6-9 p.m.

2000's Cluster: 2001 15th and 2006 10th Reunion

 Bardsley Grand Foyer West, Thomas Commons
 6-9 p.m.

2010's Cluster: 2011 5th and 2016 Zero Reunion

Bardsley Grand Foyer East, Thomas Commons
 8 p.m.-midnight

Cornell Celebration

Orange Carpet, Thomas Commons
After Hours

Class of 1966 Hospitality Suite


Cedar Rapids Marriott

Sunday, Oct. 23

Time
Event
Location/Price [Early Bird/Regular]
10 a.m.

Class of 1966 Memorial Service

Allee Chapel
11:30 a.m.

Class of 1966 Farewell Brunch

Garner President's House