Homecoming and Family Weekend 2017

WE’VE GOT IT…LET’S FLAUNT IT!
Join us for Homecoming and Family Weekend 2017 and be a part of the festivities.
There is no better way to show your Simpson pride!

 

Homecoming and Family Weekend 2017 Activities

Friday, October 13

Discounted Golf at Indianola Country Club ($40 for 18 holes and ½ cart). Reservations must be made by emailing jason@indianolacountryclub.com at least 1 week in advance.

1963-1968 members of Lambda Chi Alpha and Delta Delta Delta Reunion @ the home of Jay and Cheri Nugent | 4707 63rd Street, Urbandale | Bring an appetizer and beverage of choice | Contact Cheri at cherinugent45@gmail.com to rsvp | 12:00 p.m.

Guest Lecturer Stephen Henrich ’13 presents  “Bionanotechnology: An Emerging Paradigm in Cancer Therapy” | Jordan Lecture Hall, Carver Science Center | 1:00 – 2:00 p.m.

Class Observation | Kent Campus Center | 2 – 3:15 p.m.

Campus Tour | Kent Campus Center | 3:30 – 4:30 p.m.

Alumni Recognition Reception | Great Hall | 5 p.m. social time, 5:30 program | $10/person; pre-registration and payment required.  Join us as we recognize and celebrate our 2017 award recipients.  Alumni Achievement Award: Terry Lillis ’77, Shari Winslow Thompson ’71 and John Viner ’71. Recent Alumni Achievement Award: Jacob Abel ’04.  Alumni Loyalty Award: John Iles ’69, Carl Pullen ’65 and Norma McBride Pullen ’66Recent Alumni Loyalty Award: Emily Keller Lampman ’09Humanitarian Service Award: Tricia McCoy Gonyo ’98Recent Humanitarian Service Award: Kelsey Johnson ’11.

Red and Gold Celebration | Hubbell Hall I, Kent Campus Center | 7 p.m. social time, 7:30 program | $20/person; pre-registration and payment required, recognizing and celebrating our 2017 award recipients. Hall of Fame: Janelle Claiborne Duffy ’05, Tiffany Everding Goodchild ’07, Jason Ripke ’07 and Lisa Simpson Klein ’91. Coaches Hall of Fame: Joe Blake ’71 and Henry Christowski. Double “S” Award: Ed Johnson ’88, Kandi Kaster Baxter ’81 and Karl Nolin, Jr. ’60. Dick Buxton Award: Barb McMurry.

Theatre Simpson: Tartuffe | Blank Performing Arts Center | 7:30 p.m. (tickets must be pre-purchased at http://simpson.tix.com)

Yell Like Hell | Cowles Fieldhouse | 8:30 p.m.


Saturday, October 14

Discounted Golf at Indianola Country Club ($40 for 18 holes and ½ cart). Reservations must be made by emailing jason@indianolacountryclub.com at least 1 week in advance.

Smith Chapel 50th Anniversary Open House | Smith Chapel | 9 – 11 a.m.

Parents’ Coffee & Conversation with the President | Craven Room, Dunn Library | 9 – 10 a.m.

Decades Brunch sponsored by The Village for all alumni from ’40-’70 | Matthew Simpson Room, College Hall | 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. | Complimentary

Tailgate with music from White Catfish | Hillman Parking Lot | 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Little Stormchasers children’s activities | Carver/Hillman Courtyard | 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Simpson Couch Photos | Pedestrian Plaza | 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.

ATO & Tri-Delta Overton Family Presentation | Delta Delta Delta Chapter House | 11 a.m.

AXO Annual Celebration of Sisterhood | Dirlam Lounge, Smith Chapel | 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. | $15 payable at the door | RSVP to Kathy Bell at nahkunstbell@gmail.com or 515-720-3817.

Pi Beta Phi Open House & Luncheon | Pi Beta Phi Chapter House | 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Simpson College Football vs. Luther College | Buxton Stadium | 1 p.m. kickoff (tickets may be purchased at gates)

’97 Class Post-game Gathering | Dirlam Lounge, Smith Chapel | 3:30 p.m.

’91 College World Series Baseball Team Celebration Reception | Sports Page, 1802 W 2nd Ave | 4 p.m.

’97 Football National Semi-Finals Team Celebration Reception | Hubbell Hall I, Kent Campus Center | 4 p.m.

’97 National Champion Softball Team Celebration Reception | Hubbell Hall II, Kent Campus Center | 4 p.m.

10th Class Reunion Post-game Gathering @ The Zoo | 102 W Ashland Ave | 4 p.m.

25th Class Reunion Celebration Cocktail Reception | Home of Gary ’90 and Kamie Downing Haynes ’92 | 12514 Fulton St, Indianola | 6 p.m.

50th Class Reunion Celebration Cocktail Hour and Dinner | Matthew Simpson Room, College Hall | 6 p.m. | $15/person

Theatre Simpson: Tartuffe | Blank Performing Arts Center | 7:30 p.m. (tickets must be pre-purchased at http://simpson.tix.com)

Theatre Simpson Company Celebration | Room 201, Blank Performing Arts Center | 9:30 p.m.


Sunday, October 15

Discounted Golf at Indianola Country Club ($40 for 18 holes and ½ cart). Reservations must be made by emailing jason@indianolacountryclub.com at least 1 week in advance.

Campus and Community Brunch | Pfeiffer Dining Hall | 10:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. | $6.50/person

Campus Worship @ Smith Chapel with the First United Methodist Church | 11 a.m.  **NEW TIME**

Theatre Simpson: Tartuffe | Blank Performing Arts Center | 1 p.m. (tickets must be pre-purchased at http://simpson.tix.com)

 

 

To register, visit www.simpson.edu/alumni/homecoming2017rsvp