Homecoming 2016

Friday, October 7, 2016

8:30 a.m. 12th Annual Hugh “Tiger” Joyce Golf Scramble
Highland Springs Golf Course
 

Registration limited to the first 144 golfers. For more information, contact Debbie Soly at (304) 829-7240 or dsoly@bethanywv.edu.

11 a.m. Installation of Dr. Tamara Nichols Rodenberg
as Bethany's 20th President

Commencement Hall
1 - 4 p.m. Tailgate Tent Set-up
Hummel Field House
4 - 6 p.m.

Department of Communications & Media Arts Open House and Faculty Mixer
BBN TV studio of Johnson Visual Arts Center

6 - 9 p.m. Athletic Hall of Fame Induction
Commencement Hall
 

Inductees: Dr. John Cunningham, soccer; Ray Koch '67, football; J. Thomas Laeng '68, football; Andrea Paige Pertz Ilkanipour ’90, swimming & diving; and
Amy Schafer '03, softball.

7 - 8:30 p.m. Reunion Class Reception *
Mountainside Conference Center
8 - 10 p.m. "Gems of Memory" Art Exhibition and Reception
Renner Art Gallery, Bethany House

Saturday, October 8, 2016

8:30 a.m. Allison's Run (Registration)
Cunningham Soccer Complex
9 a.m. - 1 p.m. Bookstore Open
9-10 a.m.

Tours of the Old Main Clock Tower
$5 donation to the Bethany Fund
Last tour starts at 9:30 a.m. 

10:30-11:30 a.m.

Larry E. Grimes Lecture Series
Speaker
: Dr. Adrian Melott '68
Professor at the University of Kansas, Cosmology/Astrophysics/Astrobiology
"Blast in the Past: How Supernovae Affected Life on Earth"
Weimer Lecture Hall

11:30 a.m. Registration at the Alumni Tent
Bison Stadium
11:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Bookstore open at Alumni Tent
11:45 a.m.                               Memorial Bench & Tree Dedication
for Dr. T. Gale Thompson
Lawn area between Oglebay/Kirkpatrick & Steinman Halls
12:30 - 2:00 p.m. Class Photos
Alumni Tent 

2015     1-year reunion            12:30 p.m.
2011     5-year reunion            12:40 p.m.
2006     10-year reunion           12:50 p.m.
2001     15-year reunion           1:00 p.m.
1996     20-year reunion           1:10 p.m.

1991        25-year reunion        1:20 p.m.
1986        30-year reunion        1:30 p.m.
1981        35-year reunion        1:40 p.m.
1976        40-year reunion        1:50 p.m.
1971        45-year reunion        2:00 p.m.

1:00 p.m. Women's Soccer vs. Grove City
Hoag Field
2 p.m. Football vs. Case Western
Bison Stadium

Pregame: Introduction of Hall of Fame Inductees
Ceremonial Coin Toss with the Undefeated 1966 PAC Championship Football Team
Halftime: Announcement of the 2016 Homecoming King & Queen

3:30 p.m. Men's Soccer vs. Grove City
Hoag Field

Sunday, October 9, 2016

10:45 a.m. Church Service
Guest Preacher: Rev. Thaddeus Allen '92         
Bethany Memorial Church

 * The Reunion Class Reception is for members of the classes of: 1971, 1976, 1981, 1986, 1991, 1996, 2001, 2006, 2011 and 2015.