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Homecoming, Alumni Reunions & Family Day 2022

SATURDAY, SEPT. 17

We’re so excited to welcome everyone back to campus for Homecoming 2022. This year, in addition to the traditional Homecoming festivities, we’re celebrating 75 Years of Agriculture at Wilmington College!

Class of 1972 – 50th Reunion

Special reunion events will be held for the Class of 1972 in celebration of their 50th Reunion. Please follow the link below to register for your events. Deadline: Sept. 9
Class of 1972 Registration

Schedule of Events

8:30 a.m. – 2 p.m. Alumni Tent Open for Check-In | Collett Mall (near Hermann Court)

9 a.m. Class of 1972 Emeriti Breakfast and Medallion Ceremony | Collett Mall (Alumni Tent) *INVITATION ONLY EVENT* REGISTER ONLINE

9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Bookstore Open | Pyle Student Center

9:30 a.m. Alumni Swim Meet | WC Natatorium (Hermann Court)

10 a.m. Harcum Art Gallery and Quaker Heritage Center Open

Harcum Art Gallery presents Hal Shunk, The Retirement Exhibit.

The Quaker Heritage Center presents “Rooted Among the Ashes: Hibakujumoku / The A-Bombed Trees” – a special exhibit commemorating the 77th anniversary of the U.S. atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Japan, with a photography exhibit by photographer and artist Katy McCormick.

10 a.m. Tours and Tailgates with WC Admission | CSA 149

10 a.m. – 2 p.m. WC Tailgating | Center for the Sciences & Agriculture Parking Lot

10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Family Friendly Activities | Collett Mall (near Hermann Court) REGISTER ONLINE

As part of Family Day, we will provide entertaining activities for any future WC Quakers you may have with you, including inflatables, eurobungy, cornhole and more!

10:30 a.m. Athletic Hall of Fame Brunch | Lobby, Boyd Cultural Arts Center *LIMITED SEATING*

10:30-11:30 a.m. Arboretum Walking Tour with Brad Schwamberger ‘83 | Hazard Arboretum 

11 a.m. Greek Bed Races | Withrow Circle

11 a.m. Special Classroom Session I | Center for Sport Sciences Lobby

Learn about two of our new Master’s programs (Occupational Therapy and Athletic Training), straight from the masters themselves!

11 a.m. – 2 p.m. Natural Sciences Tent | Hermann Court Sidewalk
Join current faculty members, students, and alumni in the Natural Sciences tent along the sidewalk in front of Hermann Court for fellowship and activities

11 a.m. – 3 p.m. Food Truck Alley | Elm Street

Noon – 2 p.m. Aggieville | Corner of Elm & College Streets

Wilmington College Agriculture celebrates its 75th anniversary this academic year! Join retired and current faculty members, students, alumni and friends on the corner of Elm and College Streets to celebrate. 75th Anniversary apparel will be available for sale.

1 p.m. Special Classroom Session II | Lecture Hall 148, Center for the Sciences & Agriculture

Learn about our new Master of Organizational Leadership program straight from the masters themselves!

2 p.m. Kickoff, WC Football vs. Otterbein Cardinals | Williams Stadium *TICKETED EVENT – SEE DETAILS BELOW*

The Homecoming game starts at 2 p.m. Special seating will be available for the 50th Anniversary of the Class of 1972. At halftime we will crown the 2022 Homecoming King and Queen, and announce the Athletics Hall of Fame inductees.

Free tickets are available to WC alumni at www.wilmingtonquakers.com/tickets. Digital tickets will be scanned at entry. Use the discount code released in the September 2022 WC Connections E-newsletter at checkout. Need the code? Ask us at alumni@wilmington.edu.

4:30-5:30 p.m. BSI/CBS/MSU Alumni Reception | Boyd Cultural Arts Center Lobby

All are welcome to attend this reception.

6-8 p.m. Alumni Awards & Milestone Reunions for the Classes of 1972, 1982, 1992 & 2002 *COST: $35 per person, REGISTRATION REQUIRED*
The newly renovated TOP Dining Hall (Pyle Student Center) REGISTER ONLINE

6-8 p.m. First Decade Society Reunion Party for the Classes of 2012-2022 | TinCap Cidery (59 W. Sugartree St.)

7 p.m. Kickoff, WC Women’s Soccer vs. Wooster Fighting Scots | Williams Stadium *TICKETED EVENT – SEE DETAILS BELOW*

Free tickets are available to WC alumni at www.wilmingtonquakers.com/tickets. Digital tickets will be scanned at entry. Use the discount code released in the September 2022 WC Connections E-newsletter at checkout. Need the code? Ask us at alumni@wilmington.edu.

Contact

Assistant Director of Annual Giving, Sarah Holtsclaw ’18 – sarah_holtsclaw@wilmington.edu