Homecoming & Family Weekend

Homecoming and Family Weekend 2013

Students, families, alumni and friends are invited to join us on October 11-13, 2013, for Homecoming & Family Weekend!

Celebrating milestone reunions for the Classes of 1943, 1963 and 1988!  Show your Simpson spirit and help us encourage others to attend.  Call your friends, e-mail, Facebook and tweet!  Encourage them to register online so their names can be added to the Who’s Coming list.  View Who’s Coming list for 19431963 and 1988.

 

Friday, October 11
9 a.m. Keeping the Good News Good workshop with Professor AJ Levine
1 – 6 p.m.              Joe Walt Estate Book Sale, Dunn Library
3 p.m. Campus tours (contact us to reserve your spot)
3 – 8 p.m. $10 Golf at Deer Run Golf Course (call 515-961-5445) to reserve your tee time
4 p.m. Class of 1963 Campus Tour hosted by Nickie Crouse Brown ’63 and David Brown ’62.  Meet on first floor of the Kent Campus Center.  Register here.
5:30 p.m. Red and Gold Celebration in Kent Campus Center (advanced reservations and payment required) recognizing award recipients Jesse Harris ’03, Michelle Stover Juon ’02, Brent Parrott ’98, Terry Lillis ’77, Jon Friest ’88 and Kyle Owens ’81.  Register here.
5:30 p.m. Class of 1943 Reunion, Cathy Barker Office Suite, Hillman Hall.  Register here.
5:30 p.m. Alumni Recognition Reception in Kent Campus Center (advanced reservations and payment required) recognizing award recipients Jay Nugent ’64, Mike Sadler ’89, Rich Willis ’74, Amy Templeton ’06 and Steve Ellens ’96.  Register here.
6 p.m. Class of 1963 Reunion at Bob and Ardene Downing’s home.  Register here.
7:30 p.m. Simpson Opera “Suor Angelica” and “Curlew River” in Lekberg Hall
8:30 p.m. Yell Like Hell, Cowles

Saturday, October 12
9 a.m. – 1 p.m. Joe Walt Estate Book Sale, Dunn Library
10 a.m. Baseball scrimmage at McBride Field, weather
permitting
10 a.m. – 1 p.m. Little Stormchasers free children’s activities
10 a.m. – 1 p.m. Tailgate party in Hillman parking lot - purchase food and beverages or bring your own!
10 a.m. – 1 p.m. Class of 1988 Reunion, tailgate party in Hillman parking lot
10:30 – 11:30 a.m. Parent Connections in Senate Room, Kent Campus Center
11 a.m. Cowles/Carse Renovation Tour
11 a.m. – 1 p.m. Alpha Chi Omega Celebration, Dirlam Lounge, Smith Chapel
11 a.m. – 1 p.m. Greek Gatherings at fraternity and sorority houses
11:30 a.m. Cowles/Carse Renovation Tour
Noon Cowles/Carse Renovation Tour
1 p.m. Football vs. Central
4:30 p.m. Post-game party with Dueling Pianos in The Principal Financial Group Black Box Theatre
5 p.m. Women’s soccer vs. Luther
7 p.m. Men’s soccer vs. Luther
7 p.m. Class of 1988 Reunion, Sports Page
7:30 p.m. Simpson Opera “Suor Angelica” and “Curlew River” in Lekberg Hall
10:30 p.m. Late night Dueling Pianos show in The Principal Financial Group Black Box Theatre

Sunday, October 13
10 a.m. Worship service in Smith Chapel. Holy Grounds coffee shop will open at 9:30 a.m.
10:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. Community Brunch in Pfeiffer Dining Hall
11 a.m. – 1 p.m. Joe Walt Estate Book Sale, Dunn Library
2 p.m. Simpson Opera “Suor Angelica” and “Curlew River” in Lekberg Hall

 

Additional activities may be added to the schedule as the date approaches. Check back frequently to stay up to date.

Alumni and families celebrated Homecoming and Family Weekend 2012

Attention Classes of 1943, 1963 and 1988!

If you are interested in helping with your class reunion, please contact the alumni office to let us know!

View the photo album from Homecoming and Family Weekend 2012!