EVENTS @ FREDONIA

Homecoming Weekend 2018

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Homecoming 2018 Schedule

Friday, October 19, 2018

7:30 AM –  6 PM  Freedonia Marxonia Exhibit  Reed Library.  Free.

A free shuttle bus will continuously circulate the parking lots and campus for your convenience.

9 AM – 5 PM  Bookstore is Open   University Commons (formerly Cranston Hall).

Noon Golden Alumni Luncheon  Horizon Room, lower level of Williams Center (formerly known as the Campus Center). For all graduates of 1968 and before. $20/person. Reservations recommended.

Noon – 9 PM  Marv Bjurlin: A Potter’s Path.  The Cathy and Jesse Marion Art Gallery, Rockefeller Arts Center. Free.

1 PM – 5 PM  Registration and Ticket Pick Up  Alumni House, 286 Central Ave.

2:30 PM Fredonia 1891 Opera House Tour Village Hall, Fredonia, NY. Free.

3 PM  Biology Keynote Speakers/Reception to follow   Deborah Ellwanger Bruner  ’85 and Mark Bruner ’85.  Science Center Atrium.

4 PM Biology Keynote Presentation. Deborah Ellwanger Bruner  ’85 and Mark Bruner ’85. Room 105 Science Center. Free.

4 PM English Department Keynote Speaker, Sharon Flake, a Young Adult author who is celebrating the 20th anniversary of her groundbreaking book, The Skin I’m In, Room 209 McEwen Hall. Reception to follow. Free.

5 PM   Homecoming Dinner   Main Floor, Williams Center. Celebrating the Classes of 1953, 1958, 1963, and 1968, recognition of Alumni Award recipients, and the 6oth anniversary of  Georgiana von Tornow’s contributions to the Theatre Department. Williams Center (formerly known as the Campus Center) Reservations recommended. Seating is limited. $25.00/person.

7 PM – 9 PM  Marv Bjurlin: A Potter’s Path Exhibit Reception for Artist.   The Cathy and Jesse Marion Art Gallery, Rockefeller Arts Center. Free.

7 PM College of Education UK Exchange (Swansea, Exmouth, Plymouth) Reunion Alumni House. $10.00 per person. For tickets.

7 PM – 9 PM Recreational Public Ice Skating. Ice Arena. Nominal rental charge for skates.

8 PM   Noises Off  Marvel Theatre, Michael C. Rockefeller Arts Center.  Tickets are $25.00 per person and may be purchased after Aug. 27,, at www.fredonia.edu/tickets or by calling the Fredonia Campus Ticket Office at (716)-673-3501.

8 PM  FREDONIA’S GOT TALENT, Student Talent Show with special  Fredonia Dance Team performance. Indoor Track, Steele Hall.  Crowning of Homecoming King and Queen. Free.

Saturday, October 20, 2018

7:45 AM Track/Cross Country Alumni Complimentary Pancake Breakfast Indoor Track, Steele Hall.  to make your reservations, please contact Coach Wilson at Thomas.Wilson@fredonia.edu

8 AM – 5 PM Registration and Ticket Pick Up at Williams Center Information Booth.

Coffee may be purchased at STARBUCKS and TIM HORTONS.

TBA Alumni Dance Workshops  Sponsored by the Fredonia Dance Team. Contact Elizabeth Reilly reil3634@fredonia.edu  for more information.

A free shuttle bus will continuously circulate the parking lots and campus for your convenience.

9 AM Biology Breakfast. Major Alice Sam Conference Room, Science Center Atrium. Free.

9 AM Ruterbusch 5K Run  Meet at Indoor Track, Steele Hall. Register hereFor more information please contact Track and Cross Country Coach, Tom Wilson:  Thomas.Wilson@fredonia.edu 

10 AM Men’s Alumni Soccer Game  University Stadium.

10 AM – 4 PM  Third Annual Fredonia Mini Maker Faire  Williams Center & Science Center.   Co-sponsored by Erie 2-Chautauqua-Cattaraugus BOCES. For more information:  www.makerfairefredonia.com

11 AM – 1 PM Alumni Health Panel featuring David DiPalma ‘13, Zachary Eklum ‘17, Leah Kerns Webb ‘12, Laura Paradisi ’13, and Jenny Shen ‘04. Room 105 Fenton Hall.  Free

11 AM Campus Tour  Meet at Information Booth, Williams Center

11 AM – 5 PM Bookstore is Open. University Commons (formerly known as Cranston Hall).

11 AM Fredonia Radio Station Birthday Celebration  McEwen Hall. Free.

Noon – 6 PM  Marv Bjurlin: A Potter’s Path Exhibit.   The Cathy and Jesse Marion Art Gallery, Rockefeller Arts Center. Free.

Noon – 6 PM  Freedonia Marxonia Exhibit Reed Library.  Free.

12:30 PM    Class of 1968 Luncheon  Horizon Room, lower level Williams Center $20.00/ person. Reservations recommended.

1 PM Men’s Soccer Game  Fredonia vs SUNY Plattsburgh. University Stadium.

1 PM Radio Station Panel Discussion G24/G26 McEwen Hall.

2 PM  Varsity Women’s Basketball Alumnae game. Steele Hall Fieldhouse. For more information, contact Sarah Cartmill Cartmill@fredonia.edu

2 PM - 4 PM  Alumni Get Together  Dods Grove/Tent/DJ. Nominal charge for beer. Please bring ID.  Food trucks will be located in parking lot.

2 PM  Black Student Union Alumni/Current Student Networking Reception. Room S222, Williams Center. Free.

5 PM – 7 PM  School of Business Reception for all Accounting, Business, Economics, Sport Management, and Music Industry grads  Dennis Costello Room, located inside entrance of Rockefeller Arts Center (that faces Steele Hall).  Complimentary refreshments. Free.

6 PM  Fredonia Dance Team Reunion Dinner  Demetri’s on the Lake, 6-8 Lakeshore Dr. West, Dunkirk. Contact Elizabeth Reilly for more information and to make a reservation: reil3634@fredonia.edu

6 PM Athletic Hall of Fame Dinner   Dods Hall Gym. Recognition of this year’s inductees. For more information contact Athletic Director Gerald Fisk at Gerald.Fisk@fredonia.edu.

6 PM – 9 PM Class of 1998   Twenty Year Reunion Happy Hour   Old Main Inn, Water St. Complimentary munchies. Cash Bar.

7 PM – 9 PM Recreational Public Ice Skating Ice Arena. Nominal rental charge for skates.

7:30 PM  Folk Concert by Dan Berggren  Opera House, Village Hall, Fredonia, NY. Good will offering at door.   All proceeds benefit the Excellence in Audio and Radio Scholarship. Concert will cap the radio station’s birthday festivities.

7:30 PM   Noises Off   Marvel Theatre, Michael C. Rockefeller Arts Center.  Tickets are $25.00 per person and may be purchased after Aug. 27, at www.fredonia.edu/tickets or by calling the Fredonia Campus Ticket Office at (716)-673-3501.

8 PM Black Student Union Alumni Dinner  Horizon Room, lower level Williams Center (formerly known as the Campus Center/Student Union), $25.00/person. For reservations:

8 PM  College Symphony Orchestra  Conducted by Dr. David Rudge. King Concert Hall, Rockefeller Arts Center. Free.

9 PM Class of 2008  Ten Year Reunion Happy Hour   Old Main Inn, Water St. Complimentary munchies. Cash Bar.

9 PM-  Downtown Meetings Look for location assignments at Homecoming Registration Booth.  All honored classes (1973, 1978, 1983, 1988, 1993, 1998, 2003, 2008, and  2013) will have opportunities to convene at designated establishments downtown.

Sunday, October 21, 2018

Noon – 4 PM  Marv Bjurlin: A Potter’s Path  Exhibit.   The Cathy and Jesse Marion Art Gallery, Rockefeller Arts Center. Free.

Noon –  Midnight  Freedonia Marxonia Exhibit Reed Library.  Free.

2 PM   Noises Off,  Marvel Theatre, Michael C. Rockefeller Arts Center.  Tickets are $25.00 per person and may be purchased after Aug. 27,  at www.fredonia.edu/tickets or by calling the Fredonia Campus Ticket Office at (716)-673-3501.

 

Friday, October 19 at 8:00am to 11:00pm

More dates through October 21, 2018

State University of New York at Fredonia Campus
280 Central Ave., Fredonia, NY 14063

Event Type

Alumni, Special Events, Homecoming, Reunions

Topic

Alumni

Audience

Alumni

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