2014 Homecoming Schedule

subject to change


Friday, Oct. 17, 2014
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.
Registration
Orange Carpet, Thomas Commons
Tee times beginning at 8 a.m.

Golf outing

Gather with friends for a round of golf to start off your weekend! Call Kernoustie Golf Course, Mount Vernon, at (319) 895-8193 to arrange a tee time.
Kernoustie Golf Course, Mount Vernon

8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Registration

Orange Carpet, 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


Orange Carpet, 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 ’64 kick-off luncheon

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

Beta Omicron Distinguished Alumni Visitor lecture

Derek Johnson '04, Executive Director at Global Zero
Hedges Conference Room, Thomas Commons
4-5:30 p.m.

Presidents Society reception

By invitation only.
Hall-Perrine Room,
Thomas Commons
5:30-8 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 beginning at 6:30 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 ’64  hospitality suite

Cedar Rapids Marriott

Saturday, October 18
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, Orange Carpet, Thomas Commons
7:30 a.m.-2 p.m.

Registration

Orange Carpet, Thomas Commons
8-9:30 a.m.

C Club Breakfast & Hall of Fame inductions

Hall of Fame inductees: Jim Wallace '68, Kelly Dodd '00, Matthew Ditch '04
Thomas Commons
8:30 a.m.

Law alumni breakfast

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!"
3rd Floor Lobby, Cole Library
10:30 a.m.

Organ recital

King Chapel
10:45 a.m.

Class of ’64 lines up for Convocation

King Chapel
11 a.m.


Homecoming Convocation

Please join us for a special convocation honoring alumni.  The Class of '64 will receive its Golden Alumni pins and alumni award recipients will be honored.

Leadership & Service: Ralph "Chris" Christoffersen '59, Christine Larsen-Dopolus '83, Nick Even '84
Young Alumni: Harper Reed '01, Derek Johnson '04

King Chapel
11 a.m.

Men's soccer vs. St. Norbert


Soccer Complex
11:30 a.m.

Softball Alumni BBQ

All alumni from the women’s softball program are invited to gather for a BBQ lunch. Contact Coach Shanda Ness at sness@cornellcollege.edu for more information.

 Softball Field
noon-1:30 p.m.

Alumni & Friends Homecoming luncheon

 

Small Multi-Sport Center
1:30 p.m.

Women's soccer vs. St. Norbert

Soccer Complex
noon-2 p.m.

Paul K. Scott Alumni Center open house

Paul K. Scott Alumni Center at Rood House
2 p.m.

Football Game vs. Knox

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

Homecoming art show reception

Now and Then: Current and Emeriti Studio Art Faculty
Featuring work by  current faculty Tony Plaut, Susannah Biondo-Gemmell, Sandy Dyas, and Sue Coleman; and emeriti faculty Vivian Heywood, Hugh Lifson and Doug Hanson.

Gallery hours: Friday 9 a.m.-8 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m.-5 p.m., and Sunday 2-4 p.m.

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

BACO/Frank J. Armstrong House Open House

All alumni, friends, supporters and members of the African American Society of Cornell College, Students for Black People, and BACO are invited to the reunion.
Frank J. Armstrong House, behind The Commons
5:30 - 9 p.m.

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)
After Hours

Class of '64 Hospitality Suite


Cedar Rapids Marriott

Sunday, Oct. 19

Time
Event
Location
8:30 a.m.

Class of '59 breakfast


Cedar Rapids Marriott
10 a.m.

Class of '64 memorial service

Allee Chapel
11 a.m.

Class of '64 farewell brunch

Garner President's House
11 a.m.-1 p.m.

Class of '74 farewell brunch


Reservation under "Cornell College"
Class Act Restaurant at Kirkwood Hotel, Cedar Rapids
11 a.m.

Men's soccer vs. Lawrence University


Soccer Complex
1:30 p.m.

Women's soccer vs. Lawrence University


Soccer Complex