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Homecoming & Reunions

October 24 - 27, 2019

savethedate.jpg2019 Special Events

Important Links:

Contact the Office of Alumni Engagement with any questions at alumni@wittenberg.edu or (937) 327-7424

2019 Schedule

Thursday, Oct 24

  • Class of 1969 & 1979 Welcome Back Reception
    6:00 – 8:00 PM
    Koch Hall
    *Interested in showcasing your art, music, or literature on at the reception on Thursday night? Contact classmate Bev Goldie at bevgoldie@columbus.rr.com

Friday, Oct 25

  • Classroom Experience for all Reunion Attendees
    9:00 AM – 3:00 PM
    Pick up your class pass at the Homecoming Info desk in Benham-Pence Student Center.
  • Reenactment of Walkout
    10:00 – 11:00 AM
  • Admissions Mini Session
    1:00 – 2:30 PM
    Founders Pub, Benham-Pence Student Center
    Legacy Families and Prospective Families are invited to learn more about the Wittenberg experience.
  • 50th Anniversary of the CBS Walkout Panel Discussion
    1:30 – 3:30 PM
    Bayley Auditorium, Barbara Deer Kuss Science Center
    Learn more about the history of the CBS student organization and the Walkout in 1969.
  • Admissions Mini Session
    3:00 – 4:30 PM
    Founders Pub, Benham-Pence Student Center
    Legacy Families and Prospective Families are invited to learn more about the Wittenberg experience.
  • CBS Walkout 50th Anniversary Reception
    4:00 – 6:30 PM
    Geil Lounge, Benham-Pence Student Center
  • Chemistry and BMB Alumni Panel
    4:00 – 5:00 PM
    Barbara Deer Kuss Science Center, Room 248
  • Business Colloquium: Climbing the Ladder (2 Paths)
    4:45 – 6:00 PM
    Bayley Auditorium, Barbara Deer Kuss Science Center
  • Admissions Mini Session
    5:00 – 6:30 PM
    Founders Pub, Benham-Pence Student Center
    Legacy Families and Prospective Families are invited to learn more about the Wittenberg experience.
  • HWA Opening Gala
    Time TBA
    Pam Evans Smith Arena
    Visiting alumni will join members of the Springfield community and other friends of Wittenberg to celebrate the official opening of the HWA complex at a gala dinner event.
  • Class of ’78, ’79, ’80 Mix and Mingle
    8:00 – 11:00 p.m.
    Founders Pub, Benham-Pence Student Center
    Classmates who don’t plan to attend the HWA gala can plan to kick off the late night reception at 8:00 PM before those who attend the HWA gala join the party.
  • Class of 1989 Meet and Greet
    8:00 – 11:00 PM
    Station 1
    Classmates who don’t plan to attend the HWA gala can plan to kick off the late night reception at 8:00 PM before those who attend the HWA gala join the party.
  • Class of 2009 Welcome Home Reception
    9:30 – 11:00 PM
    Station 1
  • 50th Reunion Late Night Reception
    8:00 – 11:00 p.m.
    Springfield Country Club
    Classmates who don’t plan to attend the HWA gala can plan to kick off the late night reception at 8:00 PM before those who attend the HWA gala join the party.

Saturday, Oct 26

  • African American Alumni Society Business Meeting
    8:00 – 9:30 a.m.
    Alumni Room, Benham-Pence Student Center
  • Admissions Mini Session
    10:00 – 11:30 a.m.
    Founders Pub, Benham-Pence Student Center
    Legacy Families and Prospective Families are invited to learn more about the Wittenberg experience.
  • Alumni Achievement Awards Brunch
    10:00 a.m. – noon
    Shouvlin 105
    The Alumni Association recognizes and celebrates the accomplishments of Wittenberg alumni at an annual awards ceremony during Homecoming Weekend.
  • University Honors Alumni Open House
    10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
    Matthies Honors House
    Open house for current and alumni Honors students to stop by, chat, and reconnect.
  • Education Department Alumni Gathering
    12:00 – 3:00 PM
    Blair Hall: Room 101
  • Homecoming Tailgate
    10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
    East Campus Drive
    An annual Witt Homecoming tradition. Register your group on the tailgate site beginning mid-July. Special brunch for reunion attendees from the classes of 1969, 1979, and 1989 in the tent near Hollenbeck Hall. New this year, a Kids Zone supported by the Student Alumni Association. Bring your little Tigers along to enjoy the inflatable games and other activities.
  • Reunion Brunch Class of 1989, 1979, and 1969
    10:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
    Tent by Hollenbeck
  • Swim & Dive vs. Red & White Alumni
    1:00 p.m.
    Natatorium, HWA
  • Wittenberg vs. Denison Football Game
    1:00 p.m.
    Edwards-Maurer Field
    Cheer the Tigers on to a Homecoming victory!
  • Class of 2009 Reception
    4:30 – 7:00 p.m.
    Hobson Atrium, Barbara Deer Kuss Science Center
  • Women’s Soccer vs. Denison
    5:00 p.m.
    Edwards-Maurer Field
  • Class of 1989 Reunion Reception
    6:00 – 11:00 PM
    Founders Pub, Benham-Pence Student Center
  • Class of 1969 50th Reunion Cocktail Hour & Dinner
    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.
  • Class of 1979 40th Reunion Cocktail Hour & Dinner
    6:30 – 10:00 p.m.
    105 Shouvlin
    The 40th reunion main event! Reconnect with classmates and enjoy a wonderful dinner on campus.
  • Men’s Soccer vs. Denison
    7:30 p.m.
    Edwards-Maurer Field
  • Class of 1999 20th Reunion Reception
    8:00 p.m.
    Station 1
  • The Black Excellence Soiree
    8:00 – 10:30 p.m.
    Room 212, HWA
    A celebration of excellence and place of gathering for current students and alumni in their best dressed.

Sunday, Oct 27

  • Coffee and Doughnuts Fellowship Time
    10:30 a.m.
    Weaver Chapel
  • Homecoming Worship Service with Holy Communion
    11:00 a.m.
    Weaver Chapel
  • 30th Reunion Farewell Gathering
    10:00 a.m. – noon
    Mike and Rosy’s

Future Homecoming Dates:

  • Oct. 2-4, 2020
  • Oct. 8-10, 2021
  • Sept. 30-Oct. 2, 2022
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