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Homecoming/Alumni Reunion Weekend

Sept. 17 & 18, 2021

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The pandemic has presented challenges for each of us, and high on the list has been our inability to get together with many friends and loved ones during the last year. For us at Wilmington College, we always enjoy gathering with alumni throughout the year, but especially on those blue sky, autumn weekends at Homecoming. This Sept. 17 and 18, WC is presenting a Homecoming like no other and we want you to be a part of it. It will serve as the culmination of the College’s 150th anniversary observance, which will go out with a bang. Yes, there will be fireworks! Also, football, food trucks, music, pageantry, attractions on the mall for children young and old, special reunions and, best of all, this festive atmosphere will provide a backdrop for your reconnecting with friends and classmates.

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Laine HardyAdditional details will be forthcoming. The College will adhere to all established safety protocols regarding COVID that may still be in effect this fall.

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 16

  • Campus Celebration
  • Student Events
  • Unveiling of the Quaker Time Capsule

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 17

  • Behind the Scenes tour of the Quaker Heritage Center with Director Tanya Maus (QHC) at 3 p.m.
  • Laine Hardy Performance and Block Party in Downtown Wilmington presented in conjunction with CCCVB
  • 50th Year Reunion Celebration (Classes of 1970 and 1971) at The Loft (by invitation only)

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 18

  • Homecoming
  • Alumni Gatherings
  • Back to the Classroom Sessions
  • Honorary Naming Ceremonies
  • The Vinyl Countdown Concert
  • Fireworks by Rozzi

Contact

Event Coordinator, Hanna Fugett – hanna_fugett@wilmington.edu
Annual Fund Coordinator, Sarah Holtsclaw ’18 – sarah_holtsclaw@wilmington.edu
Director of Alumni Engagement, John Schrantz – john_schrantz@wilmington.edu