Homecoming and Reunion Weekend Schedule 2017

This schedule is subject to change.


Friday, Sept. 22, 2017

Time
Event
  Location
8 a.m.–8 p.m.

Welcome Center and Check-In

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

Alumni Association Board of Directors Annual Meeting

  Thomas Commons
8 a.m.-9 p.m.

Golf Carts Available

Call 319.895.4334

   
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.-1 p.m.

Class of 1967 Reunion Luncheon

Exclusively for the Class of 1967, this luncheon is the kick-off to your 50th reunion celebration weekend.

  Thomas Commons
Noon-1:15 p.m.

Alumni Board and Class Agents Lunch

  Garner President's House
1-3 p.m.

Classes without Quizzes

  Various locations
2-3 p.m.

Guided Renovated Spaces Tours

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
 3-4 p.m.

Art Reception - Karl Appel collection


  Cole Library, 3rd Floor
3:15-4:15 p.m.

Beta Omicron Distinguished Alumni Lecture

Sponsored by the Berry Career Institute.

  Armstrong Hall
4-5:30 p.m.

Presidents Society Reception

By invitation only.
  Hall-Perrine Room, Thomas Commons
 4:30-6 p.m.

Beta Omicron Gathering


  Scott Wolfe farm
5-6 p.m.

Cornell Connections: Student-Alumni Networking Reception

New event!  Socialize and connect current students with their greatest resource--other Cornellians. Business cards may be exchanged. Co-sponsored by the Berry Career Institute. 

  Orange Carpet, Thomas Commons
6-8:30 p.m.

Homecoming Kick-Off Reception & Dinner

Cash bar beginning at 6 p.m. with buffet dinner served from 6:30-8 p.m. Reserved tables for each reunion class. Limited seating available. Registration from 5:30-8 p.m. Casual dress.

  Smith Dining Room, Thomas Commons

 

 8-11 p.m.

Moonlight Lounge

New event!  A casual cash bar where you will find all of your friends.  Open to all alumni.

  Bardsley Grand Foyer, Thomas Commons
8:30-9:30 p.m.

Homecoming Pep Rally and Fireworks

  Ash Park Football Field
8:30-11 p.m.

Class of 1967  Hospitality Gathering

 

Scott Alumni Center


Saturday, Sept. 23

Time
Event
  Location
7:30 a.m.-2 p.m.

Welcome Center and Check-In

  Bardsley Grand Foyer, Thomas Commons
7:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m.

Golf Carts Available

Call 319.895.4334

   
8-9:30 a.m.

C Club Breakfast & Hall of Fame Inductions


  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 Berry Career Institute's Program for Law & 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
 9:30-10:30 a.m.

Economics & Business Academic Network & Social


   Hall-Perrine Room, Thomas Commons
 9:30-10:30 a.m.

 Leaving a Legacy: Estate Planning Seminar

   Thomas Commons
 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

1991 Championship Football Team Gathering


  Home of Steve '65 and Ruth Keefe Miller '66
3 Hillcrest Heights, Mount Vernon
10:30 a.m.

Organ Recital

  King Chapel
11 a.m.-noon


Homecoming Convocation

Attend this ceremony that celebrates tradition and celebrate success stories form some of Cornell's most decorated alumni. Awards are presented, 50th reunion alumni are honored, and the college organist performs.

  King Chapel
Noon-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

 

11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.

Alumni Luncheon

One of two homecoming lunch options. An opportunity to sit inside and enjoy conversation with Cornellians across generations. Registration required.

  Smith Dining Room, Thomas Commons
12:30-2 p.m.

Homecoming Tailgate

New event! One of two homecoming lunch options. Celebrate Cornell, tailgate-style. Beer, soda, and grilled items will be available for purchase. Open to all.

  Ash Park Stadium
 Noon-2 p.m.

 Intercultural Life Open House

  Stoner House
1-2 p.m.

Guided Renovated Spaces Tours

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. Beloit College

Cheer on the Rams as they battle Midwest Conference rival Beloit College. Hall of Fame recipients and the 1991 Championship Football team 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 ’25 and Stephen Lacey '65 in the home of the Center for the Literary Arts, tour the emerging Foxden Press & share the excitement about the iron Washington Press while perusing archival materials and early samples of the letterpress work.

 

Van Etten-Lacey House
408 3rd Street SW

 Halftime

 Altoona Hall Reunion

   Home of Jim Englebrecht '76 and Jackie Engelbrecht
3-5 p.m.

Homecoming Art Show Reception

  Luce Gallery, McWethy Hall
3-5 p.m.

Sorority Halftime Teas

  various locations
5:30-6:30 p.m.

Alumni of Color Social

New event! Get to know fellow Cornellians of color across generations at the inaugural alumni of color social.

  Thomas Commons
5:30-6:30 p.m.

Pride (LGBTQIA Alumni) Social

New event! Get to know fellow LGBTQIA-identified alumni at the inaugural Pride Social.

  Thomas Commons
 5:30-6:30 p.m.

 The 1853 Society (Young Alumni Loyalty Society) Reception

   Ringer Dining Room, Thomas Commons
 6-10 p.m.

Beta Omicron 100th Anniversary Dinner


  Doubletree Hotel & Convention Center, Ballroom C
350 1st Ave NE, Cedar Rapids
Evening

Class Reunion Parties

All reunions, excluding the Class of '66 50th reunion, are open to all alumni.  Not your reunion year? Join another reunion class at our reunion decade parties.  Casual attire. See specific party information below.
 

various locations

 

5:30-8 p.m.

Golden Alumni Dinner

Open to all who have celebrated their 50th reunion.

  Thomas Commons
6:30-9 p.m.

Class of 1967 50th Reunion dinner

Exclusive to the Class of 1967. Cocktails and class photo from 6-7 p.m. Dinner and program at 7 p.m. Business attire.

  Elmcrest Country Club, Cedar Rapids
6:30-9 p.m.

1970's Decade Dinner: Celebrating 1972 45th and 1977 40th Reunions

  Thomas Commons
6:30-9 p.m.

1980's Decade Dinner: Celebrating 1982 35th and 1987 30th Reunion

  Thomas Commons
6:30-9 p.m.

1990's Decade Party: Celebrating 1992 25th and 1997 20th Reunion

  Thomas Commons
6:30-9 p.m.

2000's Decade Party: Celebrating 2002 15th and 2007 10th Reunion

  Thomas Commons
6:30-9 p.m.

2010's Decade Party: Celebrating 2012 5th and 2017 Zero Reunion

  Thomas Commons
8 -11 p.m.

Celebrate Cornell: Student-Alumni Social featuring Dueling Pianos

New event! Open to all students and alumni, this social will feature the Midwest Dueling Pianos, an interactive musical comedy experience that will have you singing along. Cash bar will be available.

  Orange Carpet, Thomas Commons
9:30 p.m.-midnight

Class of 1967 Hospitality Gathering


  Elmcrest Country Club, Cedar Rapids

Sunday, Sept. 24

Time
Event
  Location
10 a.m.

Class of 1967 Memorial Service

  Allee Chapel
11:30 a.m.

Class of 1967 Farewell Brunch

  Thomas Commons