WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. - Lycoming College will celebrate its annual Homecoming and Reunion Weekend Oct. 15-17. The theme for this year's celebration is "Fall Back to Lyco."
On Friday, the festivities for alumni begin with the Thomas B. Croyle '70 Memorial Golf Tournament at 10:30 a.m. at the White Deer Golf Course in Montgomery. "A Sculpture and Stained Glass Walking Tour of Williamsport," with Dr. Amy Golahny, professor of art, begins at 1 p.m. in the Fine Arts Building lobby.
The Athletic Hall of Fame Induction Dinner will be held at 6 p.m. in the College's Recreation Center. This year's inductees are Robert Curry, football; Royce Eyer, wrestling; Jason D. Fesler, men's soccer; Frank Girardi, football; Chris Napier, men's basketball; Rebecca (Fox) Neil, women's swimming; and Jeanine (Evans) Page, softball. Reservations are required.
At 8 p.m., entertainment on the Quad begins with the sounds of Lycoming College Jazz Band and Long Island band Patent Pending, followed by the 5th annual Homecoming fireworks at 9 p.m.
On Saturday, the Homecoming Welcome Reception will be held from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in Burchfield Lounge, Wertz Student Center. An open house in the College Archives, Academic Center, will be held from 9 to 11 a.m.
The annual Alumni Brunch and Awards Presentation will be held in the Jane Schultz Dining Room, Wertz Student Center at 10:30 a.m. This year's award recipients are Dr. Eli Stavisky, Angela R. Kyte Outstanding Alumnus Award; Robert Vowler, Outstanding Achievement Award; and James Spencer, Dale V. Bower Service Award.
A Tailgate Picnic on the Quad will be held from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. The picnic will consist of grilled and cold foods as well as assorted drinks and desserts. The cost is $6.75 a person.
The Homecoming Parade, which features an expanded route, begins at 12:30 p.m. It will start at the Skeath Hall parking lot, travel through campus and Brandon Park and conclude at David Person Field, where the Warrior football team will host Widener at 1:30 p.m. The 2010 Homecoming King and Queen will be announced at halftime.
From 5 to 6:30 p.m., the All-Alumni Social Hour will take place at 33 East in Williamsport.
For the complete Homecoming and Reunion schedule, visit www.lycoming.edu/alumni/events/homecoming. For additional information, please call Lycoming's Office of Alumni Relations at (570) 321-4376.