Homecoming - October 25-27, 2013

Welcome alumni and guests! There are a lot of exciting activities and events planned for you to enjoy and opportunities to reconnect with Gallaudet and old friends!

Weekend Schedule

Thursday, October 24

7 - 9 a.m. Class of 1963 Breakfast
Peikoff Alumni House, Upper Level
7:30 - 9 a.m. Classes of 1948, 1953, and 1958 Breakfast
President's Residence (House One)
8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Gallaudet Archives
Merrill Learning Center
9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Bison Shop
Jordan Student Academic Center
10 - 11 a.m. Campus Tour
This is a tour that starts at the Visitors Center and moves counterclockwise around Lincoln Circle. A turn around the circle will give participants a sense of Gallaudet's rich history and a glimpse into the University's future. Historical buildings along with selected newer buildings are included in this tour.
Edward Miner Gallaudet Building, Front Lobby
12 - 4 p.m. Class of 1988 Silver Anniversary Reunion Registration
Kellogg Conference Hotel, Front Lobby
1 - 5 p.m. GUAA Board Fall Meeting
Peikoff Alumni House, Conference Room
2 - 3 p.m. Campus Tour
Edward Miner Gallaudet Building , Front Lobby
3 - 4:20 p.m. Alumnae Panel
Deaf Women’s Studies students will host a panel of Gallaudet alumnae from anniversary classes to learn how women studied, played, and lived at Gallaudet in years past. Open to all. Contact: arlene.kelly@gallaudet.edu
Peikoff Alumni House, Upper Level
3 - midnight Social (Happy Hour 4-8 p.m.)
Jordan Student Academic Center, Rathskellar
5 - 11 p.m. Delta Epsilon Conclave
Peikoff Alumni House, Upper Level
Contact: itopazfae@gmail.com
6 - 10 p.m. Kappa Gamma Conclave
Kellogg Conference Hotel, Swindells Auditorium
Contact:
secretary@kappagamma.org
6 - 10 p.m. Phi Kappa Zeta Conclave
Jordan Student Academic Center, Multipurpose Room
Contact:
social@phikappazeta.org
6:47 - 11:47 p.m. Alpha Sigma Pi Conclave
Jordan Student Academic Center, Multimedia Room 1011
Contact:
don.miller@gallaudet.edu
 

Friday, October 25

8 - 11:30 a.m. GUAA Board Fall Meeting
Peikoff Alumni House, Conference Room
8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Gallaudet Archives
Merrill Learning Center
9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Bison Shop
Jordan Student Academic Center
10 a.m. - noon Tour of President's Office and College Hall
College Hall
10 a.m. - 1 p.m. Your Photo in the Tower Clock
During Homecoming week, the Gallaudet University Museum is offering a rare opportunity to have a personal professional photograph taken inside the historic Tower Clock for a special price. Funds raised will go towards "Gallaudet at 150 and Beyond" Exhibition scheduled to open April 8, 2014 in Chapel Hall. There will also be an Open House of the Gallaudet University Museum during this time. Contact: Shane Dundas at shane.dundas@gallaudet.edu or Jane Norman at jane.norman@gallaudet.edu. Website: http://gallaudet.edu/museum
Chapel Hall
11:30 a.m. - 12:45 p.m. Seminar, "Looking Toward the Future: The Importance of Estate Planning"
Learn the importance of making a will and discover the truth behind some of the myths about making a planned gift. Learn how your planned gift can provide the greatest benefit to you and to Gallaudet. Become a member of the Abraham Lincoln Heritage Society. Lunch is provided. To RSVP, contact: giving@gallaudet.edu  
Edward Miner Gallaudet Building, First Floor Conference Room  
11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. Class of 1963 Golden Anniversary Luncheon
Peikoff Alumni House, Upper Level
11:30 a.m. - 2:35 p.m. Class of 1988 Memory Lane Luncheon
Plaza Dining Hall, Upper Level
2 - 3 p.m. Alumni Emeriti Club Induction Ceremony
The purpose of the Alumni Emeriti Club is to honor alumni who attended Gallaudet University 50 or more years ago. Alumni from classes up to 1963 will be recognized in a ceremony and receive special medallions.
Chapel Hall
2 - 3 p.m. Campus Tour
Edward Miner Gallaudet Building, Front Lobby
3 p.m. - midnight Rathskellar
Jordan Student Academic Center, Ground Floor
3:15 - 4:15 p.m. Alumni Lecture Series 
The 25th anniversary class selects one or more individuals to present a topic of interest to the community. This year Mary Malzkuhn, '77 & G-'79, is the guest speaker, who taught the Class of 1988 when they were students 25 years ago, will be presenting about the impact of DPN on the Class of 1988, and how DPN impacted future classes.
Kellogg Conference Hotel, Swindells Auditorium
4:30 - 5:30 p.m. 8th Annual College Bowl Competition
An alumni team (members of the 50th and 25th anniversary classes) will participate in a fun and friendly competition with the current Gallaudet College Bowl team (students).  Contact: robert.weinstock@gallaudet.edu
Kellogg Conference Hotel, Swindells Auditorium
6 p.m. Women's Volleyball vs. Hood College 
Field House
7 - 8 p.m. President's Circle Reception
The Development Office is honoring members of the 2013 President's CIrcle at a private Homecoming reception. we invite you to make a pledge or a donation of $1,000 or more and join the celebration. The President's Circle at Gallaudet University is composed of individuals and organizations who generously support the University's mission and transformation with a leadership gift of $1,000 or more annually. To RSVP, contact: giving@gallaudet.edu
Peikoff Alumni House, Upper Level
7:30 p.m. Pep Rally
Field House
8 p.m. -  1 a.m. Pre-Game Bash
Kellogg Conference Hotel Ballroom
 

Saturday, October 26

7:45 - 9:15 a.m. Class of 1988  Silver Anniversary Breakfast
Plaza Dining Hall, Upper Level
9:30 - 11:30 a.m. Anniversary Class Reunion Photo
Chapel Hall Steps
10 - 11:30 a.m. Open House for Alumni
President's Residence (House One)
10 a.m. - noon Your Photo in the Tower Clock 
Chapel Hall
10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Bison Shop
Jordan Student Academic Center
10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Food and Information Booths 
To reserve a booth for Homecoming Day, contact Michael Hesser at: guhomecomingday2013@gmail.com
Hotchkiss Field
12:15 - 12:45 p.m. Class Parade 
Hotchkiss Field (Classes meet in front of Field House at noon)
1 p.m. Football Game vs. Husson College
Hotchkiss Field
1 - 5 p.m. Your Photo in the Tower Clock 
Chapel Hall
5 - 8 p.m. Alumni of Color Reunion
Open to all alumni. Contact: alumni.relations@gallaudet.edu
Jordan Student Academic Center, Multipurpose Room
5 p.m. - midnight Class Reunions
various locations
6 p.m. - 2 a.m. Rathskellar
Jordan Student Academic Center
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