Homecoming 2014

Friday, October 10, 2014

8:30 a.m. 10th Annual Hugh “Tiger” Joyce Golf Scramble
Highland Springs Golf Course
Registration limited to the first 144 golfers. For more information or to register, contact Debbie Soly at (304) 829-7240 or dsoly@bethanywv.edu or, click here to register online. Prizes will be awarded at the lunch buffet beginning at 1:30 p.m.
1 - 4 p.m. Tailgate Tent Set-up
Hummel Field House
6 - 9 p.m. Athletic Hall of Fame Induction
Commencement Hall
  The Bethany College Athletic Hall of Fame was founded in 1977 to bestow honor upon persons who have made exceptional contributions to the intercollegiate athletics program at Bethany. Since inception, more than 150 former student-athletes have been inducted, as well as four former coaches and one team, the 1994 men’s soccer national championship team.
This year’s Hall of Fame induction will honor:
Jodi Jackfert '98 - Softball
Kathleen (McGowan) Wack '98 – Swimming & Diving/ Track & Field/ Cross Country
Michael Mezerski '99Men’s Tennis
Jill (Kamerer) Smith '01 – Women’s Basketball
Nevada Smith '02 – Men’s Basketball
7 p.m. Women's Soccer vs. Grove City
Bison Stadium
7 - 8:30 p.m. Reunion Class Reception #
Harder Hall
8 - 10 p.m. Invited Alumni Artists' Exhibition and Reception
“Pictures & Poetry” featuring Marc ’73 & Cheryl '74 Harshman
Renner Art Gallery, Bethany House

Saturday, October 11, 2014

9:00 a.m. - noon Bethany Beanery Open
9:00 a.m. - 1 p.m. Bookstore Open
8:30 a.m. Allison's Run (Registration)
Cunningham Soccer Complex
9-10:30 a.m.

Tours of the Old Main Clock Tower
$5 donation to the Bethany Fund
Last tour starts at 10 a.m. 

9:45 a.m. Jordan Hall Dedication
Campbell Village
10:30-11:30 a.m. Larry E. Grimes Lecture Series Inaugural:
"Eros, Thanatos, Hemingway, Jesus and Me" - Dr. Larry Grimes '64
Academic Parlour
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. Homecoming Parade
12 p.m.
Men's Soccer vs. Grove City
Special halftime presentation for 1994 NCAA Championship team
Hoag Field
Noon - 1:10 p.m. Class Photos
Alumni Tent 
2013     1-year reunion       noon
2009     5-year reunion       12:10 p.m.
2004     10-year reunion     12:20 p.m.
1999     15-year reunion     12:30 p.m.
1994        20-year reunion        12:40 p.m.
1989        25-year reunion        12:50 p.m.
1984        30-year reunion        1:00 p.m.
1979        35-year reunion        1:10 p.m.
Noon - 2 p.m.

Book Signing by Dr. D. Duane Cummins & Dr. Larry Grimes*
Alumni Tent 

2 p.m. Football vs. Carnegie Mellon
Bison Stadium
Pregame: Introduction of Hall of Fame Inductees
Halftime: Crowning of 2014 Homecoming King & Queen
5:30 p.m. Post-Pigskin Pink Out Scholarship Dinner**
Class of 1979 Scholarship Fundraiser in memory of Beth Mayer Hersh '79 
6:30 - 8 p.m. Donor Recognition Reception***
Christman Manor at Pendleton Heights


Sunday, October 12, 2014

10:45 a.m.                   Bethany Memorial Church Worship Service
Rev. Alan Dicken '09 to deliver sermon 

# The Reunion Class Reception is for members of the classes of: 1979, 1984, 1989, 1994, 1999, 2004, 2009 and 2013.

*Book signing is free, but it is required that books be pre-purchased and brought to the book signing. 

**Ticket purchase is required. Contact the Alumni Office at 304-829-7299 for details.

*** The Donor Recognition Reception is for members of the President's Associates and Order of the Bronze Bison.