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

Schedule of Events - Homecoming 2021

Thursday, September 30, 2021

Time Event
1 p.m. to 8 p.m.

AAEB (Alumni Association Executive Board) Meeting - Jane Schultz Room, Wertz Student Center

Friday, October 1, 2021

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

AAEB (Alumni Association Executive Board) Meeting - Jane Schultz Room, Wertz Student Center

10:30 a.m. Arrival

11 a.m. Shotgun Start

Thomas B. Croyle '70 Memorial Golf Tournament - NEW LOCATION White Deer Golf Course, 352 Allenwood Camp Lane, Montgomery

Please note the location change for this event. Lunch, on-course beverages, and post-play reception are provided.

$75 per person

Advance registration is required.

3 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Homecoming 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 - Academic Center (AC), Room D-001

Enjoy a presentation from Justine (Titko) Drake '10, entitled "Forensic Science and Toxicology," then at 5:30 p.m. make your way to dinner on the Burchfield Lounge Patio.

RSVP to Debbie Smith at smithdeb@lycoming.edu.

4 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Food Truck Festival - Sidewalk between the Academic Center and Heim Science Building/Forest Hall

Plan to spend time with alumni, parents, students, and friends while enjoying dinner from local favorite food trucks on campus for the evening.

JUST ADDED! The Hatchet House, Williamsport's throwing AXE-perts, will join us for some complimentary interactive fun! 

Please Note: Several vendors only accept cash. An ATM is available on the second floor of the Wertz Student Center. In the event of inclement weather, seating will be available in Pennington Lounge. 

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

ACFSL (Alumni Council for Fraternity & Sorority Life) - Trogner Presentation Room, Krapf Gateway Center

7 p.m. to 11 p.m.

Theta Chi Gathering - Location TBD

Contact Gary Spies ’72 for details and to RSVP at lafaydad@hotmail.com.

7:30 p.m.

Homecoming Concert - Music Tent on the Upper Quad

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

Advance registration is required. 

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 Bald Birds Brewing, Yuengling, and Tröegs beers. This event is open to all alumni, family members, as well as seniors (Class of 2021) who are aged 21 and older.  

$10 per person

Advance registration is required and will be capped to allow for appropriate physical distancing. 

Alumni and parents/family members may use the online form to register. Unfortunately, the deadline for students to register in the student involvement office has passed.  

10:30 p.m.

Homecoming Surprise - Academic Center Parking Lot

Gather in the Academic Center parking lot for a surprise that is guaranteed to light up the night sky. 

Saturday, October 2, 2021

Time Event

Virtual 5K: Running for Warriors - Worldwide

Join in a virtual race that you can run or walk at any location. Choose your route, print your Lycoming Homecoming 2021 race bib to wear with Warrior Pride, and complete the 5K. You can choose to run/walk the 5K in honor or in memory of a Warrior when registering. Upload photos to social media with #LycoHoco2021 (don’t forget to make your post public) or email them to alumni@lycoming.edu. 

$25 per person includes a commemorative t-shirt and a donation to Scholarships in memory or honor of your favorite Warrior. 

Advance registration is required. 

A selection of 5K routes for the greater Williamsport area will be provided shortly for those alumni, family, and friends attending Homecoming in person to be run at their leisure.

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

Homecoming Check-In and Registration - 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. 

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 11:30 a.m.

Alumni and Student Choir Rehearsal - Music Tent on the Upper Quad

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. & 11 a.m.

Planetarium Shows - Lynn Science Center

Enjoy a Planetarium show in the Detwiler Planetarium.

Shows will be held at 10 a.m. and 11 a.m. on a first-come, first-seated basis, with a limited number of seats available per show to allow for appropriate distancing.

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 and enjoy a snack and beverage.  All are welcome!

Criminal Justice Tailgate
Alumni and families are invited to join criminal justice and criminology professors for food, drinks, and fun.
RSVP to Dr. Richmond at richmond@lycoming.edu

Gamma Delta Sigma Tailgate
The sisters of Gamma Delta Sigma 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 24-hour challenge.  All GDS sisters are invited to join us for snacks and beverages (BYOB). 
RSVP to the alumni office at alumni@lycoming.edu.

Institute for Management Studies Tailgate
Alumni and families are invited to join accounting, business administration, economics, and corporate communication professors for food, drinks, and fun.
RSVP to Dr. Kurtz at kurtz@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.

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

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. 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.

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

1 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:

  • 1:15 p.m. Lambda Chi Alpha
  • 1:30 p.m. Tau Kappa Epsilon
  • 1:40 p.m. Alpha Rho Omega
  • 1:50 p.m. Alpha Xi Delta
  • 2:00 p.m. Alpha Sigma Tau 
  • 2:10 p.m. Kappa Delta Rho
  • 2:20 p.m. Phi Kappa Psi
  • 2:30 p.m. Theta Chi
  • 2:40 p.m. Beta Phi Gamma
  • 2:50 p.m. Gamma Delta Sigma
  • 3:00 p.m. Alpha Sigma Phi
  • 3:10 p.m. Mu Sigma Upsilon
  • 3:20 p.m. Sigma Pi
  • 3:30 p.m. Lambda Sigma Upsilon
4 p.m.

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

5 p.m. 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.

President’s Annual Dinner and Founders Society Recognition - DiSalvo's Restaurant

The dinner will be held outdoors under a tent on the Courtyard and in the Wine Bar. Please chose your outfit for this event to accommodate the weather. 

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

We cannot accept walk-in registrations.

6:30 p.m.

Beta Phi Gamma 45th Anniversary Celebration - Grand Ballroom, Holiday Inn Downtown Williamsport

Beta Phi Gamma sisters are invited to enjoy an evening celebrating the sorority starting with the Founders and Alumnae Cocktail reception from 6 to 7 p.m.  Then, if your schedule allows, stay for a ’70s disco theme fall formal and dinner that follows from 7 to 9 p.m.

The cocktail reception features a cash bar, and walk-in registrations are encouraged but not required.

The fall formal and dinner ticket is $28 per person and advanced registration is required.

For more information or to register, please email alumni@lycoming.edu to be placed in contact with a member of the planning committee.

7 to 9 p.m.

Family Friendly Entertainment Kaos Fun Zone at Liberty Arena, 315 Hepburn Street, Williamsport

Come out for a fun-filled evening with Lycoming families. Choose from bowling, laser tag, the arcade, and Fly Zone. Please check in with a Lycoming College representative upon arrival at Kaos Fun Zone to gain complimentary access to activities.

Advance registration is appreciated.

Sunday, October 3, 2021

Time Event
10:30 a.m.

Chapel Service - Keiper Recreation Center

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

All are welcome.

The deadline for advanced reservations (and cancellations) has passed.

  • Complimentary athletics event tickets will be available at the registration table in Krapf Gateway Center.
  • Please call the Alumni Office with any questions at 570-321-4036 or 800-345-3920 ext. 4036, or email alumni@lycoming.edu.

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