Homecoming & Family Weekend Schedule of Events

Thursday, October 5

TimeEvent
2 p.m. Alumni Association Executive Board (AAEB) MeetingShangraw Performance Hall, Mary Lindsay Welch Honors Hall

Friday, October 6

TimeEvent
8 a.m. to 12 p.m. Alumni Association Executive Board (AAEB) Meeting - Shangraw Performance Hall, Mary Lindsay Welch Honors Hall
12 p.m. Arrival

1 p.m. Shotgun Start

Thomas B. Croyle '70 Memorial Golf TournamentWilliamsport Country Club, 800 Country Club Drive

Lunch, beverages and post-play hors d’oeuvres provided. A collared shirt is required. Cargo shorts and denim are not allowed.
$110 per person, $70 per member

Advance registration required

3 to 9 p.m.

Homecoming & Family Weekend Check-In and Registration - Burchfield Lounge, Wertz Student Center

All are encouraged to sign-in, pick up your itinerary and Lycoming Athletics passes, and enjoy snacks with alumni and friends. You can also check-in for the Beer & Pretzel Tent at the registration table, allowing you to by-pass the line at the door.

3 to 5 p.m.

Archives Open House - The College Archives, located in Snowden Library
Join us for light refreshments and a stroll down memory lane. Please consider donating your own college memorabilia and documents to our growing collection.

4 p.m.

Barbara Haller Endowed Lectureship in Biology and Chemistry - Heim Building, Room G-11

Dr. Lindsey Welch ’06 will share a presentation “Life on the Edge:  My Surface Science and Catalysis Experience After Lycoming.”  Dr. Welch earned her B.S. in chemistry from Lycoming College and a Ph.D. in chemistry from Lehigh University.  She works as an assistant professor in the department of chemical and physicals sciences at Cedar Crest College in Allentown, PA.  Dinner will follow the lecture for those who pre-registered in the Jane Schultz Room of the Wertz Student Center at 5:30 p.m.  Advance registration is required for the dinner.  The lecture is open to the public and does not require advance registration. 

4 p.m.

Lycoming Invitational Volleyball TournamentLamade Gymnasium

Please see the Athletics website for more detailed information.

4 to 9 p.m.

Lycoming College Downtown Art Gallery - 25 West Fourth Street, Williamsport

Artist John Willis shares "With Justice and Freedom For all, Wiconi Win Wakan (All Life Is Sacred)."

4:30 p.m.

Food Truck FestivalCollege Place

Plan to spend time on College Place where alumni, parents, students and friends can enjoy dinner from any of the four food trucks on campus for the evening: Grilled Cheese Café, Taco Bill’s, Leonard’s Backyard Bistro and Real Taste. No dinner would be complete without dessert from Bruster’s Ice Cream Truck, also participating in the festival. Vendors only accept cash. An ATM is available on the second floor of the Wertz Student Center. College Place will be closed to all traffic to accommodate this festival.

6:30 to 8 p.m. Warrior Club Advisory Council Meeting - Shangraw Performance Hall, Mary Lindsay Welch Honors Hall
6 to 10 p.m.

Converge Art Gallery Opening Show: “Two Faced” featuring Michael Bell ’94 and Dillon Samuelson - Converge Gallery, 140 W. Fourth Street

Michael Bell '94 is a renowned American artist best known for his cinematic, narrative series works and for his infamous portrait painting clientele, which includes John Gotti and numerous actors from hit crime shows and mob movies such as the “Sopranos,” “Goodfellas,” “A Bronx Tale” and more. Bell has always been naturally gifted in art, winning 1st-place in the first art show he ever entered at the age of five. As an emerging artist, Bell spent a lot of his time in and around New York City studying art with his maternal grandmother, Violet Vallery, a self-taught artist from Lyndhurst, N.J. This is when Bell began to explore life’s psychological issues through his paintings.

7 p.m.

Homecoming & Family Weekend Concert - Clarke Chapel

Performance featuring the Lycoming College Band and Chamber Choir.

7:30 to 10:30 p.m.

8th Annual Beer & Pretzel Tent - Fultz Quadrangle

Make plans to attend the event that kicks Homecoming into high gear! Gather with new and old friends for snacks, and fill your commemorative Homecoming cup with beverages brewed by talented Lycoming alumni, including Yuengling, Tröegs and Rusty Rail beers, and Frozen Run white birch beer. This event is open to all alumni, family members and seniors age 21 and over.

$10 per person
Advance registration required.

8 p.m.

Theatre Performance: “Stop Kiss” by Diana Son - Mary L. Welch Theatre

The center of this powerful drama serves as both an indictment of hatred and a moving study of the perils inherent in living life fully.

Tickets are available for purchase two weeks before the show date.

8 p.m.  Bonfire on the Quad - Fultz Quadrangle
The Student Senate of Lycoming College and the Alumni Office are your hosts for a bonfire on the Fultz Quadrangle! Enjoy visiting with students, alumni, faculty, staff and friends around a huge fire as we eat s'mores and get pumped up for the athletics competition and activities to be held this weekend!

Saturday, October 7

TimeEvent
7:30 to 10 a.m. Warrior Club Advisory Council Meeting - Shangraw Performance Hall, Mary Lindsay Welch Honors Hall
8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Homecoming & Family Weekend Welcome Reception - Burchfield Lounge, Wertz Student Center

All are encouraged to sign-in, pick up your itinerary and complimentary Lycoming Athletics passes, and enjoy a Warrior Coffee tasting with alumni and friends.

9 a.m.

Brandy Lee Sudol Auction - East Hall Coffee House

Gamma Delta Sigma invites you to a basket raffle held to honor the memory of a lost sister, Brandy Lee Sudol '91, who died of Hodgkin’s disease. Funds raised will support a scholarship in Brandy’s honor.

10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Lycoming Invitational Volleyball TournamentLamade Gymnasium

Please see the Athletics website for more detailed information.

10 a.m.

Alumni and Student Choir Rehearsal - Clarke Chapel

Gather with fellow choir alumni to sing under the direction of Dr. Daniel Hall, Lycoming’s new assistant professor of music and director of choral activities. Light refreshments will be served.

10 to 11:30 a.m.

Planetarium Shows - Lynn Science Center

Enjoy a Planetarium show in the Detwiler Planetarium.

Shows will be held at 10 a.m. and 10:45 a.m. on a first come, first seated basis.

10 a.m.

KDR Alumni Meeting - Fine Arts Building Lecture Hall ("old Hilltop Gymnasium")

All KDR brothers are invited to join in the alumni meeting.

10:30 to 11:30 a.m.

Academic Department Receptions - Various Locations
Spend time with Lycoming faculty, students and alumni at one or more of our academic department receptions. Learn about the exciting curriculum and opportunities available to our students while sharing your Lycoming experiences and your path since graduating from Lycoming with families. 

Institute for Management Studies (IMS), Academic Center: Accounting, Business Administration, Economics, Corporate Communication
Fine Arts Building: Art, Film and Video Arts (DCOM)
Lynn Science Center: Astronomy, Physics, Astrophysics, Chemistry
Mary L. Welch Theatre Lobby, Academic Center: Theatre, Music
1st Floor Lobby, Heim Building: Biology
Center for Enhanced Academic Experiences (CEAE), 2nd Floor, Academic Center: Criminal Justice/Criminology, Psychology, Sociology/Anthropology, Philosophy, Archaeology, History, Religion, CEAE
Snowden Library: Education, English, Modern Language Studies, Mathematics, Library
Political Science: Please visit the Political Science Tailgate at the Shangraw Athletic Complex anytime between 10:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.

 

10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. 

Book SigningBurchfield Lounge, Wertz Student Center

Michael Bell ’94 will be available to sign a copy of his first book, Dual Lives: From the Streets to the Studio. Copies of the book may be purchased in the Streeter Campus Store.

10:30 or 11:30 a.m.

Alumni & Student Quizzo Brunch - Dining Hall, Wertz Student Center

The Alumni Association Executive Board (AAEB) and Student Senate invite you to a special blend of trivia over brunch. Join a student and alumni Quizzo team to test your knowledge of the finer points in life for three rounds at two different times, 10:30 or 11:30 a.m.

$8.50 per guest, cash or credit cards accepted, walk-ins welcome

11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Park and ride to the Shangraw Athletic Complex - Academic Center Parking Lot
The Peter Herdic Trolley will provide continuous round-trip transportation from the Academic Center parking lot to the Shangraw Athletic Complex. We hope you will make use of this fun and efficient shuttle.

10 a.m to 1:30 p.m. Affinity Tailgating - Shangraw Athletic Complex


10 a.m. Clergy and Church Professionals Tailgate
All clergy and church professionals are invited to a social gathering before the football game. To join the tailgate, contact David McElwee ’06 with your name and the dish you will bring to share at 570-769-6434 or dmcelwee@susumc.org.

11 a.m. Political Science Tailgate
Join professors Jonathan Williamson and Caroline Payne for food, drinks and fun. RSVP to Dr. Payne at payne@lycoming.edu.

11 a.m. KDR Alumni Tailgate
KDR brothers and their guests are invited to a pre-game tailgate. Food will be provided and cash donations will be accepted. BYOB; no glass containers. RSVP to Phil Sunderland ’04 at sunphil81@gmail.com.

11 a.m. Lambda Chi Alpha Tailgate
Active members and Lambda Chi Alpha alumni are invited to tailgate the football game at the Shangraw stadium. The active brothers plan to bring a grill with hot dogs and hamburgers and a cooler of soft drinks. This event is BYOB and no glass containers are allowed. 

11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

“OX” Roast Tailgate LunchShangraw Athletic Complex

Join alumni, friends and families at a tailgate lunch under the tent at the Shangraw Athletic Complex. Lycoming’s fraternity, Theta Chi (OX), enjoyed a long-standing tradition of slow-roasting beef overnight in a fire pit before serving it up on sandwiches at the Homecoming football games. We worked with Theta Chi alumni to recreate the “OX” Roast for Homecoming this year and can’t wait to see you there. This event is family friendly and features a bounce house for the kids!

$15 per person
Advance registration required.

Menu: Beef pit sandwiches with dipping sauces, chicken corn chowder, homemade chips, cookies, lemonade and water. Beer will be available to those age 21 and over in a commemorative Homecoming cup. We will not be able to offer substitutions on this menu for those with dietary restrictions. We apologize for the inconvenience.


Advance registration required.

1:30 p.m. Football Game: Lycoming vs. FDU Florham- David Person Field, Shangraw Athletic Complex

Show your Warrior pride by sitting in the combined alumni and student section.

Group Photo Opportunities: On the bleachers at the west end zone.
  • 1:35 p.m. Gamma Delta Sigma
    1:45 p.m. Phi Kappa Psi
  • 2:00 p.m. Tau Kappa Epsilon
  • 2:10 p.m. Alpha Rho Omega
  • 2:20 p.m. Alpha Xi Delta
  • 2:30 p.m. Theta Chi
  • 2:45 p.m. Kappa Delta Rho
  • 3:00 p.m. Lambda Chi Alpha
  • 3:10 p.m. Alpha Sigma Tau
  • 3:20 p.m. Beta Phi Gamma
  • 3:40 p.m. Alpha Sigma Phi
  • 3:50 p.m. Mu Sigma Upsilon
  • 4:00 p.m. Sigma Pi
4 to 6 p.m.

Lambda Chi Alpha "East Beach" Hangout - East Hall Lawn, East Hall and the Fultz Quad

Please join active brothers and alumni for a fun hangout with horseshoes, cornhole, and great conversation. Afterwards, we will go downtown to Pine Sqaure for dinner options and the Party at Pine Square.

5 to 10 p.m. Lycoming Party at Pine Square - 343 Pine Street


Head downtown to Pine Square, the hot spot to find alumni, students, families and plenty of Warrior spirit! Food and beverage are available for purchase at The Brickyard Restaurant & Ale House and The Stonehouse Wood-Fired Pizza and Pasteria.

5 p.m.

KDR Mixer - 343 Pine Street

Join your KDR brothers and other alumni downtown at the Lycoming Party at Pine Square. See you there!

5 to 9 p.m.

Lycoming College Downtown Art Gallery - 25 West Fourth Street, Williamsport

Artist John Willis shares "With Justice and Freedom For all, Wiconi Win Wakan (All Life Is Sacred)."

6:30 p.m.

President’s Annual Dinner - Williamsport Country Club, 800 Country Club Drive, Williamsport

This event is by invitation only

7 to 11 p.m.

Gamma Delta Sigma 40th Anniversary Dinner - Farrington Place, 416 West Third Street, Williamsport
$65 per person
RSVP by September 1 by venmo: @GDS40thAnniversary or by check, Lynn Malzone Ierardi, 5 Forest Road, Wayne, PA 19087

8 p.m.

Theatre Performance: Stop Kiss by Diana Son - Mary L. Welch Theatre

The center of this powerful drama serves as both an indictment of hatred and a moving study of the perils inherent in living life fully.

Tickets are available for purchase two weeks before the show date.

8 p.m.

Family Friendly Entertainment - Clarke Chapel

Entertainment act to be announced later this summer.

Sunday, October 8

TimeEvent
8:30 a.m.

Heritage Club & Tower Society Breakfast with President Kent and Sharon Trachte - Jane Schultz Room, Wertz Student Center

Enjoy breakfast with those celebrating 50 or more years as a Lycoming alumnus or alumna, as well as those who are members of the Tower Society.

$15 per person
Advance registration required.

 

10:30 a.m.

Chapel Service - Clarke Chapel

Attend a Protestant Ecumenical Chapel Service that includes a musical interlude by a combined student and alumni choir.

All are welcome

11 a.m.

Blue-Gold Swim Meet - Lamade Gym Natatorium

All are invited to watch Lycoming Warrior Swimming's first “meet” of the season! Any swimmer-alumni who are interested in swimming an event or two should bring their suit and contact Coach Hammaker for more info!  

11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.  

Alumni Council for Fraternity and Sorority Life (ACFSL) Meeting- East Hall Coffee House

Lunch will be available starting at 11:30 a.m. and the meeting will begin promptly at 12 p.m.

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Deadline for reservations (and cancellations) is September 28. Refunds cannot be offered after this date.

  • Complimentary athletics event tickets will be available at the registration table in Burchfield Lounge.
  • Please call the Alumni Office with any questions at 570-321-4376 or 800-345-3920 ext. 4376 or email alumni@lycoming.edu
  • Please note, if you would like to have a printed Homecoming Registration Form mailed to you, please contact the Alumni Office.

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