Aerial view of campus with Williamsport, the Susquehanna River and Bald Eagle Mountain as a backdrop

Alumni Schedule of Events - Homecoming & Family Weekend

Thursday, October 3, 2019

Time Event
1 p.m.

AAEB (alumni association executive board) Meeting - Mary Lindsay Welch Honors Hall

8 p.m.

Theatre Performance: “Dancing at Lughnasa” by Brian Friel - Mary L. Welch Theatre

Winner of the 1992 Tony Award for Best Play, Dancing at Lughnasa is the story of five unmarried sisters in rural Ireland, as told through the memory of the illegitimate son of one of the women. Though Michael was only seven in 1936, when the events of his memory occur, he guides us through this haunting tribute to the spirit and courage of the past — and through late summer full of mystery, music, nostalgia, and bitter truths. Directed by C. Austin Hill, tickets are available from the Box Office two weeks before the show date.

Friday, October 4, 2019

Time Event
7:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

AAEB (alumni association executive board) Meeting - Mary Lindsay Welch Honors Hall

9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

President’s Leadership Council Meeting - Seminar Rooms, 3rd Floor, Krapf Gateway Center

10:30 a.m. Arrival

11 a.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.

$125 per person

Advance registration is required.

3 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Homecoming & Family Weekend Check-In and Registration - 2nd Floor Atrium, Krapf Gateway 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.

4 p.m.

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

Brewing Up a Career: My Path from Lycoming College to Brewmaster

Jeff Musselman '03, brew master at Millworks in Harrisburg, PA, began his career as a chemist at Merck, but left that industry to enroll in the master brewer program UC Davis. His brewing career includes positions at Weyerbacher and Tröegs. Immediately following the lecture, enjoy dinner in the Jonas Room of the Wertz Student Center.

RSVP to Debbie Smith at smithdeb@lycoming.edu.

4 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Food Truck FestivalCollege Place

Plan to spend time on College Place where alumni, parents, students and friends can enjoy dinner from local favorite food trucks on campus for the evening.

Please Note: Several 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.

5 p.m.

Women’s Volleyball Match:  Lycoming vs. Nazareth- Lamade Gym

5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

ACFSL (alumni council for fraternity & sorority life) Meeting - McKenney Board Room, Long Hall

6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Warrior Club Advisory Council Meeting - Mary Lindsay Welch Honors Hall

7 p.m.

Women’s Volleyball Match:  Lycoming vs. RIT- Lamade Gym

7 p.m. to 11 p.m.

Theta Chi Gathering - Hampton Inn, Williamsport

Make your way to the Hampton Inn Downtown where Theta Chi alumni gather with friends and family to kick off Homecoming weekend.

7 p.m.

Homecoming & Family Weekend Concert - Clarke Chapel

Join the Lycoming College Band and Chamber Choir for an evening performance featuring talented Lycoming students.

7:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.

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 glass with beverages brewed by talented Lycoming alumni, including Fleur de Lis, Yuengling, and Tröegs beers. This event is open to all alumni, family members, as well as seniors (Class of 2020) who are aged 21 and older.  Alumni and Parents/family members may use the online form to register, but students MUST pre-register in the student involvement office on the 3rd floor of the Wertz Student Center by September 20 to be able to attend.  

$10 per person

Advance registration is required.

8 p.m.

Bonfire on the Quad - 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! 

8 p.m.

Theatre Performance: “Dancing at Lughnasa” by Brian Friel - Mary L. Welch Theatre

Winner of the 1992 Tony Award for Best Play, Dancing at Lughnasa is the story of five unmarried sisters in rural Ireland, as told through the memory of the illegitimate son of one of the women. Though Michael was only seven in 1936, when the events of his memory occur, he guides us through this haunting tribute to the spirit and courage of the past — and through late summer full of mystery, music, nostalgia, and bitter truths. Directed by C. Austin Hill, tickets are available from the Box Office two weeks before the show date.

Saturday, October 5, 2019

Time Event
7:30 a.m. to 10 a.m.

Warrior Club Advisory Council Meeting - Mary Lindsay Welch Honors Hall

8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Welcome Reception and Krapf Gateway Center Open House - 2nd Floor Atrium, Krapf Gateway Center

All are encouraged to sign in, pick up your itinerary and complimentary Lycoming Athletics passes, and enjoy a snack with alumni and friends. Explore Lycoming’s newest building that features a rock climbing wall, café, study rooms, premier lecture space, and the new home for Outdoor Leadership & Education, Admissions, the Center for Enhanced Academic Experiences, and the Office of Advancement.

8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Career Closet Clothing Drive - Center for Enhanced Academic Experiences, 2nd Floor Atrium, Krapf Gateway Center

Help Lycoming students dress for success! The Career Closet on campus is in need of business professional and business casual attire in excellent condition. Donations of clean, up-to-date but conservative styles of clothing in all sizes for men and women will be accepted during Homecoming & Family Weekend.

8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m

Academic Center Open House Renovations on 2nd and 3rd floor

Check out the modernized classrooms, hallways, lounges, and computer labs in the Academic Center.

9 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Archives Open House - The College Archives, located in Snowden Library

Join us for a stroll down memory lane. Please consider donating your own College memorabilia and documents to our growing collection.

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 11 a.m.

Alumni and Student Choir Rehearsal - Clarke Chapel

Gather with fellow choir alumni to rehearse selections that a combined student and alumni choir will sing at the Sunday morning Chapel Service under the direction of Dr. Daniel Hall, assistant professor of music and director of choral activities. Light refreshments will be served.

Advance registration is preferred.

10 a.m. & 10:45 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.

11 a.m.

Affinity Tailgating - Shangraw Athletic Complex

Alumni Association Tailgate
The AAEB (alumni association executive board) invites all alumni to stop by their tailgate! We are proud to feature a tasting of the beer brewed by Zack Farr ’07, winner of the Sam Adams Longshot competition, during his Alumni & Reunion Weekend 2019 class. All are welcome!

Institute for Management Studies Tailgate
Alumni and families are invited to join accounting, business administration, and economics professors for food, drinks, and fun.
RSVP to Professor Kremer at kremer@lycoming.edu

Alpha Sigma Tau Tailgate
The sisters of Alpha Sigma Tau won the “Greek Life Challenge” as part of Lycoming’s Day of Giving, with the highest percentage of alumni gifts of any fraternity or sorority during the 12-hour challenge.  All AST sisters are invited to join us for snacks and beverages (BYOB). 
RSVP to the alumni office at alumni@lycoming.edu

Political Science Tailgate
Join the political science faculty for food, drinks, and fun.
RSVP to Dr. Payne at paynec@lycoming.edu

Kappa Delta Rho Alumni Tailgate
Kappa Delta Rho 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

Phi Kappa Psi Tailgate
Phi Kappa Psi brothers and their guests are invited to a tailgate at the Shangraw Athletic Complex. Food will be provided and cash donations will be accepted. BYOB; no glass containers.
RSVP to Todd Hartsock '14 at 302-753-2033 or todd.hartsock@gmail.com.

Tau Kappa Epsilon Tailgate
Tau Kappa Epsilon brothers and their guests are invited to tailgate at the Shangraw Athletic Complex. Food will be provided; BYOB (no glass containers).
RSVP to Phil Levesque '00 at 603-566-2463 or levphil@gmail.com.  

11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

“OX” Roast Tailgate LunchShangraw Athletic Complex

Join alumni, friends, and families for 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. Theta Chi alumni will again recreate the “OX” Roast for Homecoming and can’t wait to see you there. This event is family-friendly.

$15 per person

Advance registration is required.

Menu: Beef pit sandwiches with dipping sauces, roasted corn chowder, homemade chips, cookies, lemonade, and water.
We will not be able to offer substitutions on this menu for those with dietary restrictions. We apologize for the inconvenience.

11 a.m.

Calling All Band AlumniShangraw Athletic Complex

Band alumni are invited to join the Pep Band in the stands to play music during the football game. Gather at the Shangraw Athletic Complex to settle into a memorable afternoon of music making. All alumni who pre-register and attend will receive a t-shirt. If you need to borrow an instrument to participate, please contact Bill Ciabattari, Ph.D., at Ciabatta@lycoming.edu at least two weeks prior to the event, and he will gladly make the arrangements.

Advance registration is appreciated, walk-ins are welcome.

12 p.m. 

Football Game: Lycoming vs. Delaware Valley - David Person Field, Shangraw Athletic Complex

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

Group Photo Opportunities:

  • 12:15 p.m. Lambda Chi Alpha
  • 12:30 p.m. Tau Kappa Epsilon
  • 12:40 p.m. Alpha Rho Omega
  • 12:50 p.m. Alpha Xi Delta
  • 1:00 p.m. Alpha Sigma Tau 
  • 1:10 p.m. Kappa Delta Rho
  • 1:20 p.m. Phi Kappa Psi
  • 1:30 p.m. Theta Chi
  • 1:40 p.m. Beta Phi Gamma
  • 1:50 p.m. Gamma Delta Sigma
  • 2:00 p.m. Alpha Sigma Phi
  • 2:10 p.m. Mu Sigma Upsilon
  • 2:20 p.m. Sigma Pi
  • 2:30 p.m. Lambda Sigma Upsilon
12:30 p.m.

Women’s Soccer Match:  Lycoming vs. Widener - UPMC Field, Shangraw Athletic Complex

3:30 p.m.

Men's Soccer Match - Lycoming vs. Widener -  UPMC Field, Shangraw Athletic Complex

4 p.m.

Women’s Volleyball Match:  Lycoming vs. Marywood - Lamade Gym

4 p.m.

Remembering Ethan Sellers ’12: A Celebration of LifeNew Trail Brewery, 240 Arch Street, Building 18, Williamsport

Friends of Ethan Sellers ’12 invite you to an informal gathering at New Trail Brewery to share memories and celebrate his life. 

Food and beverages are available for purchase.

Please RSVP HERE.  Walk-ins are welcome.

5 to 10:30 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, as well as Boom City Brewing Co., just outside Pine Square.

6:30 p.m.

The Campaign for a Greater Lycoming Celebration Keiper Recreation Center

This event is by invitation only and advance registration is required.

We cannot accept walk-in registrations.

8 p.m.

Family Friendly Entertainment: Dale K- Almost Evil Comedy Hypnotist Clarke Chapel

For two decades, Dale K has entertained audiences World with his hypnosis. A consultant for NBC and the SyFy Network, Dale will show you just how powerful your imagination can be!

8 p.m.

Theatre Performance: “Dancing at Lughnasa” by Brian Friel - Mary L. Welch Theatre

Winner of the 1992 Tony Award for Best Play, Dancing at Lughnasa is the story of five unmarried sisters in rural Ireland, as told through the memory of the illegitimate son of one of the women. Though Michael was only seven in 1936, when the events of his memory occur, he guides us through this haunting tribute to the spirit and courage of the past — and through late summer full of mystery, music, nostalgia, and bitter truths. Directed by C. Austin Hill, tickets are available from the Box Office two weeks before the show date.

Sunday, October 6, 2019

Time Event
8:30 a.m.

Heritage Club & Tower Society Breakfast - Peter Herdic House, 407 W. Fourth Street, Williamsport

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.

$20 per person

Advance registration is required.

10:30 a.m.

Chapel Service - Clarke Chapel

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

All are welcome.

Deadline for reservations (and cancellations) was SEPTEMBER 26.
Refunds cannot be offered after this date.

  • Complimentary athletics event tickets will be available at the registration table in Krapf Gateway Center.
  • Please call the Alumni Office with any questions at 570-321-4370 or 800-345-3920 ext. 4376 or email alumni@lycoming.edu

Hours

  • Downtown Art Gallery Hours: Friday 4 p.m. - 8 p.m. | Saturday 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. & 5 p.m. - 9 p.m.
  • Streeter Campus Store Hours: Friday 8 a.m. - 7 p.m. | Saturday 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. | Sunday 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.