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Thursday, September 20, 2018

4:30 PM
mud volleyball

Lower Fields

Kick-off homecoming weekend with a mud volleyball tournament!

Immediately following mud volleyball

Pep Rally & Bonfire

Lower Field

Pep Rally on the Lower Field featuring Cheerleaders and the Pep Band.

Friday, September 21, 2018

1:00 PM
Alumni Registration

Kelly Center Lobby

Check-in to receive your Alumni Reunion Weekend information, alumni pin, and spend time reminiscing with classmates while everyone gathers. 1965-1968 yearbooks will be available for your perusal.


2:00 PM
“See What’s Changed: Campus Tour”

Kelly Center Lobby

Much has changed, much has stayed the same. Take a campus tour with Admissions Counselors and Alumni Staff as we update you on new buildings and programs, and we invite you to share your alumni memories along the way.


4:00 PM – 6:00 PM
50th Anniversary Class Dinner & Alumni Awards

2017 Alumni AwardsBoyd Cultural Arts Center Lobby
$25 per person

Honoring the Class of 1968 and presentation of Alumni Citation Awards. All alumni, friends, and family invited.

All members of the Class of 1968 will be inducted as Quaker Emeriti and receive medallions.

RSVP Required

7:00 PM – 10:00 PM
20th, 25th, 30th, 35th Anniversary Class Reunion

Damon’s Grill
Cash Bar
$10 per person

Honoring the Classes of 1983, 1988, 1993, and 1998. Spouses/significant others welcome.

RSVP Required


9:00 PM – 12:00 AM
First Decade Society (graduates of the past 10 yrs) Alumni Reunion

The Escape
Cash Bar
RSVP

For some of you, this is your first reunion, for others your 10th, for the rest of you, somewhere in between.

As a graduate between the years 2008-2018 you are a member of Wilmington College’s First Decade Society (FDS)!

To celebrate your connection to this significant era we are inviting you to The Escape, Friday, September 21 beginning at 9:00 pm for a casual night of corn hole, dancing and a whole lot of fun! Cash Bar.

RSVP Preferred

 

Saturday, September 22, 2018

8:30 AM – 3:00 PM
Alumni Tent Open

Collett Mall

Check-In, gather, socialize, and enjoy the various activities going on in and around your home base for the day! There will be plenty of seating while you take a break as you visit the various activities throughout the day, enjoy lunch from the various food trucks, and enjoy the special features inside the Alumni Tent.


9:00 AM
State-of-the-College Breakfast with Jim Reynolds and special guest: actor gary sandy

Pyle Center, Dining Rooms C&D
Cost $10

Join President Jim Reynolds for a casual breakfast and get an update on the new programs and projects at Wilmington College. Actor Gary Sandy will immediately follow Jim to share some fun behind-the-scenes moments of “WKRP in Cincinnati” and special memories of his student days at Wilmington College, as well as audience Q&A.

RSVP Required


9:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Abraham Lincoln Collection Display with Gary Kersey ’68

Thomas Lounge, Pyle Center

View this remarkable collection of artifacts and learn more about the 16th President, Abraham Lincoln, from our own class of ’68 grad and renowned expert, Gary Kersey.


9:30 AM
Alumni Swim Meet

2018 Alumni Swim Meet

Hermann Court, WC Natatorium

As a member of the WC Swim family, we invite you to spend Saturday morning with us for Homecoming and our annual Swim Meet. Mingle with coaches, current student-athletes, and old friends.

RSVP for Alumni Swim Meet


10:00 AM – 12:30 pm
Equestrian Open House

WC Equestrian Center

Learn about the equestrian program from our students while the kids enjoy painting horse pictures. Refreshments provided.

Special Feature: Take a brief tour of campus on horse-drawn carriage rides every 15 minutes, departing near the Alumni Tent.


10:00 AM
Children’s Activities Begin

Alumni Tent/Collett Mall

Featuring inflatables, corn hole, kid’s activity table, face painting, and a dunking booth for adults & kids.


10:00 AM – 10:45 AM
Gardening with Monte Anderson

Learn expert gardening techniques for everyday life with WC Professor Monte Anderson, Agriculture Department Chair.

All attendees should meet at the Arboretum entrance promptly at 10:00 am.


10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Fire Truck Tour

Take this chance to tour a fire truck and learn about fire safety! A perfect event for kids and adults alike!


10:30 am
greek bed races

Elm Street


10:00 AM
2017-80s-90s-Tailgate-Web80’s & 90’s Alumni Tailgate

CSA Parking Lot

If you are a 1980s or 1990s alumni, including the 20th, 25th, 30th, 35th Reunion classes, join us for tailgating!


10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Silent Auction

Alumni Tent

Bid on fabulous items to support Alumni Council sponsored events such as Cookies with Santa and the WC Helping Hands Fund. Auction winners announced at 2:15 PM


10:30 AM
Athletic Hall of Fame Bruch

Boyd Cultural Arts Center Lobby

Cost $25, limited seating, RSVP Required

Congratulations to the Wilmington College Athletic Hall of Fame Class of 2018!

RSVP for Hall of Fame Brunch


Noon
WC Women’s Volleyball Game 1

Hermann Court

Fightin’ Quakers vs St. Mary of the Woods Pomeroys

10:30 AM – 1:30 PM
Music with DJ Aaron Judd

Alumni Tent

Enjoy great music from our Disc Jockey. If you have a song request and it’s in his repertoire, he’ll play it.


11:00 Am – 12:00 pm
Arboretum Tour with Brad Schwamberger ’83

Frank O. Hazard Arboretum

Walk along during this guided tour to learn about the more than 230 species of woody plants, shrubs, and trees found on these 13.43 scenic acres. This takes place at the Arboretum entrance.

All attendees should meet at the Arboretum entrance promptly at 11:00 a.m.


11:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Food Truck RallyFood Truck Rally

Elm Street

Plenty of choices for lunch! Try the delicious food/drinks offered by these fantastic vendors: Fertile Grounds, Ignition BBQ, DP Grill, Generations Pizza and Paradise Ice


11:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Know a Future Quaker?

Admission Tent, Collet Mall

Let our Admission Counselors know of any family members or friends who would thrive as future WC students!


Noon – 2:00 PM
50/50 Drawing

Alumni Tent

Proceeds support the Joshua Keith Memorial Scholarship.


Noon – 2:00 PM
Aggieville

2018-Aggieville

Collet Mall

Calling all Aggie Party Animals! Join us during WC’s 2018 Homecoming/Alumni Reunion Weekend at our annual Aggieville Celebration! Yes Smokey Pig himself, Don Chafin, will be there serving up his famous fried bologna & DTS Lil’ Sis will be hosting their annual fall mum sale.

RSVP for Aggieville


Noon – 2:00 PM
Open Tailgating

CSA Parking Lot

Tailgating is welcome in any of the remaining open spots.


2:00 PM
2017-Football-Homecoming-WebKick-Off Football Game

Williams Stadium

Join us as the Fightin’ Quakers take on the Muskingum Muskies! Reserved seating for the Class of 1968 and WC special guests.


Halftime
Athletic Hall of 

Fame Inductees &Crowning of the 2018 King & Queen

2017-King-and-Queen

Williams Stadium

Enjoy the introductions of our Hall of Fame recipients inducted this morning, and our 2018 Homecoming King & Queen as they are crowned.


4:00 PM
Wc women’s volleyball game 2

Hermann Court

Fightin’ Quakers vs Boyce College Bulldogs


4:30 PM – 6:00 PM
Annual BSI/CBS/MSU Alumni Reception

Boyd Cultural Arts Center Lobby

All Alumni who were involved with Black Student Initiative (BSI), Concerned Black Students (CBS), or Multicultural Student Union (MSU) are invited to this special reunion.


6:00 PM
Women’s Soccer Game

Cheer on the Fightin’ Quakers as they take on the Albion Britons!