Homecoming - October 23 - 25, 2014

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!

You may notice some events that have traditionally been part of the Homecoming schedule are not mentioned in this year's Homecoming schedule. This is because these events took place during the Gallaudet Reunion in July 2014. These events will resume next year during the 2015 Homecoming when we return to a normal Homecoming schedule.

Weekend Schedule

Thursday, October 23

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
1 - 5 p.m. Class of 1989 Silver Anniversary Reunion Registration
Kellogg Conference Hotel, Ballroom Foyer
2 - 3 p.m. Campus Tour
Edward Miner Gallaudet Building , Front Lobby
3 - midnight Social (Happy Hour 4-8 p.m.)
Jordan Student Academic Center, Rathskellar
6 - 9 p.m. GUAA Board Fall Meeting
Peikoff Alumni House, Conference Room
7 - 9 p.m. Kappa Gamma Conclave
Peikoff Alumni House, Upper Level
7:30 - 9:30 p.m. Pep Rally
Hotchkiss Field
7:30 - 9:30 p.m. Theatre Arts Department
*Visible Language* A world premiere musical based on the 1890s battle between Alexander Graham Bell and Edward Miner Gallaudet.  Info and tickets: Gallaudet.Ticketleap.com;
Elstad Aud., Eastman Studio Theater.
Contact: Juanita Cebe, juanita.cebe@gallaudet.edu for more information.

Friday, October 24

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 1989 Silver Anniversary Reunion Registration
Kellogg Conference Hotel, Ballroom Foyer
8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Bison Shop
Jordan Student Academic Center 

11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. Class of 1959 Luncheon
President's Residence, House One 
11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. Class of 1989 Memory Lane Luncheon
Plaza Dining Hall, Upper Level
2 - 4 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: 2014dst402@gmail.com
Kellogg Conference Hotel, Swindells Auditoirum  
3 p.m. - 2 a.m. Rathskellar
Jordan Student Academic Center, Ground Floor
4:15 - 5:15 p.m. 9th 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 Soccer vs. Penn College 
Hoy Field
7 p.m. Women's Volleyball vs. St. Mary's College
Field House
8 p.m. -  1 a.m. Pre-Game Bash
Peikoff Alumni House, Upper Level

Saturday, October 25

7:45 - 9:15 a.m. Class of 1989  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. - 5 p.m. Bison Shop
Jordan Student Academic Center
11 a.m. - 5 p.m. Food and Information Booths 
To reserve a booth for Homecoming Day, contact David Bruno at: david.bruno@gallaudet.edu
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. Mount Ida
Hotchkiss Field
5 p.m. - midnight Class Reunions
various locations
5:30 p.m. - 8 p.m. Alumni of Color Reunion
Open to all alumni.
Jordan Student Academic Center, Multipurpose Room
Contact: Delia Lozano-Martinez at delia.lozano-martinez@gallaudet.edu
6 p.m. - 2 a.m. Rathskellar
Jordan Student Academic Center
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