Return to campus for Homecoming and Family Weekend 2018 and enjoy first-hand the tradition that we all know as the Simpson Experience! Check out all of the fun activities listed below!

 

Homecoming and Family Weekend 2018 Activities

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Friday, October 5

*Class Observation and Reception with guest lecturer Clarence Stennes, professor of economics from ’66 – ’70 | Kent Campus Center | 2 – 3:15 p.m.

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

Simpson Women’s Soccer vs. Buena Vista University | Buxton Stadium | 4 p.m.

*Alumni Recognition Reception (Alumni Awards) | Great Hall | 5 p.m. social; 5:30 – 7 p.m. program | $10/person

  • Chad Buchanan ’95 (alumni achievement)
  • Fritz Polite ’82 (alumni achievement)
  • Elizabeth Wood Shelton ’01 (alumni achievement)
  • Steven Alan Ramsey ’11 (recent alumni achievement)
  • Gary ’90 and Kamie Downing Haynes ’92 (alumni loyalty)
  • Leroy ’49 and Kathryn Fisher Moore ’50 (alumni loyalty)
  • Perry Hunter ’71 (humanitarian)
  • Brady Held ’22 (Alumni Board legacy scholar)

Simpson Men’s Soccer vs. Buena Vista University | Buxton Stadium | 6 p.m.

*Red & Gold Celebration (Athletic Awards) | Hubbell Hall I, Kent Campus Center | 7 p.m. social; 7:30 p.m. dinner and program | $20/person

  • Katelyn Whiton Brelsford ’08 (hall of fame)
  • Dustin Brewer ’08 (hall of fame)
  • Tiffany Everding Goodchild ’07 (hall of fame)
  • Erika Amfahr ’10 (double s)
  • Tom DeSio ’73 (double s)
  • Karl Nolin, Jr. ’60 (double s)
  • Ed Tierney ’81 (Dick Buxton)

*50th Class Reunion Wine & Cheese Reception | The Local Vine, 126 West Ashland Ave, Indianola | 7 – 9 p.m.

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

Saturday, October 6

Softball Alumni Slow Pitch Game and Tailgate | Slow Pitch Game @ Softball Complex | 8:30 a.m. | Tailgate on Pedestrian Plaza | 10:00 a.m. | Click here to register

*President’s Mimosa Reception for donors of the 50th, 25th, and 10th reunioning classes | Farnham Galleries, Mary Berry Hall | 9 – 10 a.m.

Parents’ Coffee & Conversation with the President | Craven Room, Dunn Library | 9:30 – 10:30 a.m.

*Decades Brunch sponsored by The Village for all alumni from 1940-1970 | Matthew Simpson Room, College Hall | 10 a.m. – 12 noon

Tailgate with music from The Jury featuring Kent Mick ’85 | Hillman Hall Parking Lot | 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.

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

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

AXO Annual Celebration of Sisterhood | Dirlam Lounge, Smith Chapel | 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. | $15/person payable at the door

Storm Football vs. Coe College | Buxton Stadium | 1 p.m. kickoff

*10th Class Reunion Post-game Gathering @ The Zoo | 4:00 p.m.

*25th Class Reunion Cocktail Hour at the home of Jay ’93 and Katie Byers | 6 – 7 p.m.

*25th Class Reunion HomeDitty House Concert featuring Miles Nielsen and the Rusted Hearts at the home of Jay ’93 and Katie Byers | 7 – 9 p.m.

*50th Class Reunion Celebration Cocktail Hour and Dinner | Matthew Simpson Room, College Hall | 6 – 9 p.m.

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

Theatre Simpson Post-Show Party and Retirement Reception for Steve McLean | Blank Performing Arts Center | 9:00 – 10:30 p.m.


Sunday, October 7

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

Campus and Community Worship @ Smith Chapel with the First United Methodist Church | Smith Chapel | 11 a.m. – 12 noon

*Golden Sweethearts Brunch for all Simpson Sweethearts who have been married 50+ Years | Matthew Simpson Room, College Hall | 12 noon – 2 p.m. | $10/person

Theatre Simpson presents Silent Sky | Blank Performing Arts Center | 1 p.m. (tickets must be pre-purchased at simpson.tix.com)

 

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