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50th Reunion - Class of 1969

Homecoming & Reunion Weekend registration is open. Join fellow classmates Oct. 24-27, 2019 for an exciting weekend of fun, friends and Tiger memories as we celebrate our 50th reunion! The weekend is jam-packed with events, so make sure you mark your calendars for our class-specific activities!

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Register for our 50th Reunion as well many other great Homecoming and Reunion Weekend events!

Meet Your Class of 1969 Reunion Planning Committee

Thursday, Oct. 24

  • Class of 1969 & 1979 Welcome Back Reception
    6:00 – 8:00 p.m.
    Koch Hall
    Happy 50th and 40th anniversaries! Celebrate with your classmates from 1969 and 1979. Enjoy complimentary hors d’oeuvres. Cocktails and other beverages will be available for purchase.

    *Interested in displaying your art, music, or literature on at the reception on Thursday night? Contact classmate Bev Goldie at bevgoldie@columbus.rr.com

Friday, Oct. 25

  • Homecoming Info & Check in for All Reunions
    8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
    Information Desk, Benham Pence Student Center
    Pick up your reunion info, name badge, and get all your Homecoming Weekend questions answered.

  • Classroom Experience for all Reunion Attendees
    9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
    Pick up your class pass at the Homecoming Info desk in Benham-Pence Student Center.

  • HWA Opening Celebration
    6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
    HWA Complex
    Alumni, students, faculty, staff and the Springfield community are invited to celebrate the official opening of the HWA.

  • 50th Reunion late night reception - $18 per person
    8:00 – 11:00 p.m.
    Springfield Country Club
    Join us after the HWA Celebration for time to revisit our Wittenberg memories. Includes late night snacks.

Saturday, Oct. 26

  • Homecoming Info & Check in for All Reunions
    8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
    Information Desk, Benham Pence Student Center
    Pick up your reunion info, name badge, and get all your Homecoming Weekend questions answered.

  • HWA Tours
    Didn’t make it to the HWA Opening Celebration on Friday, Oct. 25? Maybe you are just ready for another walk through the facility? No problem! RSVP for a free tour when you register for other Homecoming events.
    Tour times:
    9:00 a.m.
    9:30 a.m.
    10:00 a.m.

  • Reunion Brunch Class of 1989, 1979, and 1969 - $18 per person
    10:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
    Tent by Hollenbeck
    Registration is required. Includes brunch buffet and one mimosa

  • Indoor Hospitality Area and Now & Then Photo Booth
    10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
    Thomas Library
    Looking for a break from the Homecoming Tailgate? Stop by Thomas Library for light refreshments, puzzles and games for the entire Tiger family to enjoy.

    For Witt Grads from 1959, 1964, 1969, 1974, 1979, 1984, 1989, or 1994, the library will also host a photo booth at which we’ll pair your senior yearbook photo with a current selfie to create a “now and then” digital picture suitable for sharing on social media.

  • Wittenberg vs. Denison Football Game
    1:00 p.m.
    Edwards-Maurer Field
    Cheer the Tigers on to a Homecoming victory!

  • Class of 1969 50th Reunion Cocktail Hour & Dinner - $40 per person
    6:30 – 10:00 p.m.
    1929 Fieldhouse
    The 50th reunion main event! Don’t miss this opportunity to be with classmates, hear from President Frandsen, and enjoy a wonderful dinner on campus. Includes appetizers, two drink tickets, dinner, and dessert reception.

Sunday, Oct. 27

  • Coffee and Doughnuts Fellowship Time
    10:30 a.m.
    Weaver Chapel

  • Homecoming Worship Service with Holy Communion
    The Rev. David Moreland '69, Hamma '73, preaching
    Special music by The Wittenberg Choir, Dr. Erik Zinter, Director

    11:00 a.m.
    Weaver Chapel

Registration coming soon! Find our reunion event on Facebook

Want to book your hotel now?

  • Holiday Inn
    204 Raydo Circle
    Springfield, OH 45505
    $135/night
    (937) 505-1670
    Book by phone or booking link by Sept. 1
  • Fairfield Inn & Suites
    1870 W First St
    Springfield, OH 45504
    $127/night
    (937) 323-9554
    Book by phone or booking link by Sept. 1

  • Courtyard by Marriott - SOLD OUT Friday, Oct. 25, and Saturday, Oct. 26
    100 S Fountain Ave
    Springfield, OH 45502
    $113/night
    Phone: (937) 322-3600
    Book by phone or booking link by Sept. 1
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