Homecoming & Family Weekend 2014

Students, families, alumni and friends are invited to join us on October 17-19, 2014, for Homecoming & Family Weekend!

Celebrating milestone reunions for the Classes of 1964 and 1989 and a cluster reunion for the classes of 2009-2014!  Show your Simpson spirit and 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. Click here to add your name to the Who’s Coming list without registering for a specific event.

 

Friday, October 17
1-2 p.m. Class of 1964 class observation (RSVP here)
2:10-3:10 p.m. Class of 1964 class observation (RSVP here)
3 p.m. Campus tours (contact us to reserve your spot)
3:30-4:45 p.m. Class of 1964 campus tour with remarks from President Simmons (RSVP here)
5:30 p.m. Class of 1964 Class Reunion at Summerset Winery (RSVP here)
5:30 p.m. Alumni Recognition Reception in Kent Campus Center  honoring award recipients Bill Schweiker ’76, Corey Bix ’02, Tom Cambridge ’57, Travis Mickle ’95, Joshua Brown ’05, Collin Rice ’07, Bob Downing ’63 and Ardene Kildal Downing ’62, Denny Whalen ’75 and Jane Whalen ’90, Jean McKinnie Sanders ’66 and Melissa Deer ’10.  Advanced reservations and payment required. Register here.
 6 p.m. Red and Gold Celebration in Kent Campus Center honoring award recipients John Hatfield ’98, Kimberly Griffin Powell ’98, Casey Spree Witjen ’02, Jessica Nauman ’03, Charity Halupnick Campbell ’96, William Wright ’92 and Richard Willis ’74. Advanced reservations and payment required. Registration available soon.
7:30 p.m. Theatre Simpson and Simpson College Opera present Carousel (tickets required and available to public 9/22/14)
8:30 p.m. Yell Like Hell, Cowles
 
Saturday, October 18
Time TBD
Pedestrian Plaza Dedication
10 a.m. – 12 noon 50 Years @ Dunn Library
10 a.m. – 12 noon Decades Brunch for classes 1940-1970 (RSVP here)
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. Little Stormchasers free children’s activities
10 a.m. – 1 p.m. Class of 1989 Reunion tailgate party in Hillman parking lot hosted by Mark Roberts ’89 (RSVP here)
1 p.m. Storm Football vs. Coe College
3:30 p.m. Theatre Simpson and Simpson College Opera present Carousel (tickets required and available to public 9/22/14)
4 p.m. Classes of 2009-2014 Homecoming Reunion at Mojos (RSVP here)
6 p.m. Class of 1989 Reunion at Brickhouse Tavern (RSVP here)
6-7:30 p.m. Music and Theatre Alumni Reception in Blank Performing Arts Center (RSVP here)
8 p.m. Theatre Simpson and Simpson College Opera present Carousel (tickets required and available to public 9/22/14)

Sunday, October 19
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
2 p.m. Theatre Simpson and Simpson College Opera present Carousel (tickets required and available to public 9/22/14)

 

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

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Attention Classes of 1964, 1989 and 2009-2014!

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

If you would like to be listed in the “Who’s Coming” list for Homecoming and Family Weekend 2014, click here.

View the photo album from Homecoming and Family Weekend 2013!