Homecoming & Family Weekend set for September 30 – October 1

FOR RELEASE
2005-09-21

Huntington, Ind.—Huntington University will hold its annual Homecoming & Family Weekend on September 30-October 1, 2005. Various activities and events centered around the theme, “Reach for the Stars - Celebrating Huntington University,” will be held throughout the weekend. Annual events such as Forester athletic competitions and Davis Hall Follies will be combined with special events including a community ice cream social to celebrate the institution’s transition to university status. The public is cordially invited to attend the various activities and events. For more information about Homecoming & Family Weekend, contact the Huntington University Alumni Office at (260) 359-4047.

Huntington University is a comprehensive Christian college of the liberal arts offering graduate and undergraduate programs in more than 70 academic concentrations. U.S.News & World Report ranks Huntington among the top comprehensive colleges in the Midwest. Founded in 1897 by the Church of the United Brethren in Christ, Huntington University is located on a contemporary, lakeside campus in northeast Indiana. The University is a member of the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities (CCCU) and in 2004 was named one of the 50 best Christian places to work by Christianity Today magazine.

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HOMECOMING SCHEDULE 

Friday, Sept. 30 

 

Saturday,
Oct. 1
 

 

9 am-5 pm

Alumni Art Exhibit

8 am

Klopfenstein Classic Golf Outing

11 am

Men’s Golf Invitational

8 am

Alpha Gamma Pi 5K Run/Walk

11 am

Alpha Chi Induction
 (invitation only)

10 am-11 am

 

Powder Puff Championship Football Game

12 pm

Alpha Chi Luncheon (invitation only)

9 am-3 pm

HU Bookstore open

5:15 pm-6:45 pm

Dinner Through The Line

9 am-5 pm

Alumni Art Exhibit

5:30 pm-7 pm

Kick-off Ice Cream Social & Time Capsule Ceremony

9 am-4 pm

Alumni Star Walk of Fame

6 pm

Homecoming Coronation

10 am

Parents Association Brunch (invitation only)

7:30 pm-9 pm

Fred Garbo Inflatable Theater Co.

10 am

Softball Round Robin

9 pm-11 pm

Coffeehouse

10 am-3 pm

Homecoming Registration

 

 

10 am

Men’s Tennis Match

 

 

10 am

Women’s Tennis Match

 

 

11 am

E. DeWitt Baker Cross Country Invitational

 

 

11 am-1:30 pm

5-Year Class Reunions

 

 

11:30 am-1 pm

All School Lunch

 

 

1 pm

Women’s Soccer game

 

 

1:30-3 pm

STARLAB Planetarium

 

 

2 pm

Sure Thing: An Evening of David Ives Plays

 

 

3 – 5pm

Class of 1960 Reunion

 

 

3:30 pm

Men’s Soccer Game

 

 

4:30 pm

Alumni Baseball Scrimmage

 

 

5 pm

Alumni Family Dinner and Awards Presentations

 

 

7 pm

Davis Hall Follies

 

 

9:30 pm

Davie Hall Follies

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Ashley C. Smith
Associate Director for Media Relations
260.359.4171
Joanne Green
Sports Information Director
260.359.4284