Homecoming - October 22 - 24, 2015

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!

As more information on various events becomes available, they will be added to the schedule. Please check back for updates.

Weekend Schedule
(As of May 28, 2015)

Thursday, October 22

7:30 - 9 a.m. Class of 1965 Breakfast
Peikoff Alumni House, Upper Level
7:30 - 9 a.m. Classes of 1945, 1950, 1955, and 1960 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
10 a.m. - 1 p.m. Gallaudet University Museum
Chapel Hall
1 - 5 p.m. Class of 1990 Silver Anniversary Reunion Registration
Kellogg Conference Hotel, Ballroom Foyer
2 - 3 p.m. Campus Tour
Edward Miner Gallaudet Building , Front Lobby
3 - 4:20 p.m. Alumnae Panel
This popular and fascinating program is led by "Deaf Women's Studies" studients. They 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 Dr. Arlene B. Kelly, 2015DST402@gallaudet.edu
Peikoff Alumni House, Upper Level
3 p.m. - midnight Social (Happy Hour 4 - 8 p.m.)
Jordan Student Academic Center, Rathskellar
5 - 11 p.m. Alpha Sigma Pi Social
Sorenson Language and Communication Center (SLCC), Room 2300AB
6 - 9 p.m. GUAA Board Fall Meeting
Peikoff Alumni House, Conference Room
6 - 9 p.m. Kappa Gamma Social
Living and Learning Residence Hall Six (LLRH6), CoLab
6:30 p.m. Phi Kappa Zeta Social
Peikoff Alumni House, Upper Level
 

Friday, October 23

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 - 11 a.m. Class of 1990 Silver Anniversary Reunion Registration
Kellogg Conference Hotel, Ballroom Foyer
8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Bison Shop
Jordan Student Academic Center 

10 a.m. - noon Tour of College Hall and President's Office
This tour gives alumni an opportunity to see the President's Office, formerly used as dorm rooms for boys for many years, Edward Miner Gallaudet's desk, doorball, and the famous Black Iron Dog among other treasures.Meet at the President's Office to participate in the tour.
College Hall
10:45 - 11:30 a.m. Anniversary Class Reunion Photos
(Classes of 1945, 1950, 1955, 1960 and 1965)
Chapel Hall steps
11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. Seminar: Estate Planning 101
Learn the importance of making a Will and debunk some myths you may have heard 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 Legacy Society. Lunch is included. To RSVP, contact Nicholas Gould, nicholas.gould@gallaudet.edu
Edward Miner Gallaudet Building
11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. Class of 1965 Golden Anniversary Luncheon
Peikoff Alumni House, Upper Level
11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. Class of 1990 Memory Lane Luncheon
Plaza Dining Hall, Upper Level
2 - 3 p.m. Alumni Emeriti Club Induction Ceremony
The Alumni Emeriti Club is honors alumni who attended Gallaudet 50 or more years ago. Alumni from classes up to 1965 will be recognized in a graduation-like ceremony and will receive special medallions.
Chapel Hall
3 - 4 p.m. Presentation: The International Design Competition for Gallaudet's New Gateway
Patricipate in the Office of Campus Design and Planning's presentation about Gallaudet's new gateway international design competition and its impact on the deaf community, DC, and the rest of the world. Contact Derrick Behm, derrick.behm@gallaudet.edu
Kellogg Conference Hotel, Swindells Auditorium
3 p.m. - 2 a.m. Rathskellar
Jordan Student Academic Center, Ground Floor
4:15 - 5:15 p.m. 10th Annual College Bowl Competition
The alumni team (members of the 50th and 25th anniversary classes) compete in a fun and friendly match with the current Gallaudet College Bowl team (students) to see who has the best trivia knowledge about Gallaudet's history and current events. Contact Robert Weinstock,  robert.weinstock@gallaudet.edu
Kellogg Conference Hotel, Swindells Auditorium
5 - 6:30 p.m. Pep Rally
Field House
8 p.m. Women's Volleyball vs. SUNY Poly
Field House
8 p.m. -  1 a.m. Pre-Game Bash
Kellogg Conference Hotel, Ballroom
 

Saturday, October 24

7:45 - 9:15 a.m. Class of 1990 Silver Anniversary Breakfast
Plaza Dining Hall, Upper Level
9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Gallaudet University Museum
Chapel Hall
9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Your Photo in the Tower Clock
Get your picture taken inside Gallaudet's famous Tower Clock! $35 per person. $25 for current students with ID. Contact Meredith Peruzzi, meredith.peruzzi@gallaudet.edu
Chapel Hall
9:30 - 11:30 a.m. Anniversary Class Reunion Photo
(Classes of 1970, 1975, 1980, 1985, 1990, 1995, 2000, 2005 and 2010)

Chapel Hall Steps
10 - 11:30 a.m. Open House for Alumni
President's Residence (House One)
10 a.m. Women's Volleyball vs. Morrisville State
Field House
10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Bison Shop
Jordan Student Academic Center
11 a.m. - 5 p.m. Food and Information Booths 
Contact Student Body Government (SBG) Homecoming Week Chair, Jaddua Johnston, jaddua.johnston@gallaudet.edu
Hotchkiss Field
12 p.m. Women's Volleyball vs. SUNY Cobleskill
Field House
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
Hotchkiss Field
5 p.m. Men's Soccer vs. SUNY Cobleskill
Hoy Field
5 p.m. - midnight Class Reunions
Various Locations
6 - 10 p.m. Alumni of Color Reunion
The Office of Diversity and Equity for Students (ODES) welcomes all Gallaudet alumni to the annual Alumni of Color Reunion. Come dance and mingle with old friends and get updates about what is new at Gallaudet, while enjoying a delicious array of food. For questions about the event, contact Vanessa Slade, vanessa.slade@gallaudet.edu
Jordan Student Academic Center, Multipurpose Room
6 p.m. - 2 a.m. Rathskellar
Jordan Student Academic Center
7 p.m. Women's Soccer vs. SUNY Cobleskill
Hoy Field
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