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Marietta College Homecoming 2019

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Marietta College

215 5th Street

Marietta, OH 45750

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SAME BRICKS, DIFFERENT STORIES

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We look forward to celebrating with everyone (especially the classes of 1969, 1994 and 2009, who will be back for their 50th, 25th and 10th reunions) and collecting many stories to share in the rich history of Marietta College!

Registration and Welcome Center

Welcome to Homecoming 2019! Please stop by our Welcome Center during any of the following days and times to pick up your name tag and most up-to-date schedule of activities for the weekend.

Hermann Fine Arts Center

Thursday, October 10 from 3:00 - 6:00 p.m.

Friday, October 11 from 8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Saturday, October 12 from 8:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Your name tag is your passport for the weekend, granting you access to the rec center, shuttle service, discounts at local merchants and more. So don't forget to make the Welcome Center your first stop!

Get your general homecoming admission tickets by clicking the "Tickets" button. Registering for the Homecoming Weekend is free.

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THURSDAY, OCTOBER 10

Lambda Chi Alpha Art Fordham Pig Roast

Harmar Tavern: 4:00 p.m.

Join the brothers of Lambda Chi to jump-start your Homecoming weekend festivities! Cost is $15 at the event for the pork dinner and the Harmar has a never-ending cash bar.

This event is free, but registration is requested; please click the"Tickets" button.

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FRIDAY, OCTOBER 11

Greenhouse Tour

The Greenhouse: 2:00 p.m.

We will offer 30 minute tours for each small group. The botany class will prepare some specimens to look at after the tour. For questions contact Erick Carlson.

Special Collections Exhibit and Open House

Legacy Library: 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Inspired by historian David McCullough's latest bestseller about early Marietta, the exhibition, Ohio Pioneers: "From such beginnings, much may be expected," is available for viewing on four floors of Legacy Library. Original artwork, rare books, and historical documents describe the founding and development of Marietta, the first organized U.S. settlement in the Old Northwest Territory. Additional materials used by McCullough while researching his book are displayed in the Special Collections reading room.

Class of 1969 & Friends Valley Gem Cruise Luncheon

Valley Gem Sternwheeler, 601 Front St.: 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Join your classmates and guests while you enjoy another view of Marietta on a beautiful boat ride down the Ohio River. This wonderful buffet lunch aboard the Valley Gem Sternwheeler is a great setting for you to reminisce and reconnect.

Registration is $30, click on the "Tickets" button to register now.

Special Presentation for the Class of 1969

TBD

10th Anniversary of the Anderson Hancock Planetarium Reception

Anderson Hancock Planetarium: 2:30 p.m. Planetarium Show, 3:30 p.m. Reception

Spring 2019 was the 10th anniversary of the Anderson Hancock Planetarium, so this will be the 10th Homecoming for the Planetarium. In honor of this the physics department is planning to have a reception in the lobby following the planetarium show. They will serve a 10th anniversary cake, there will also be a slideshow playing in the lobby with pictures and information about the planetarium. Contact Franci Bolden for questions at fjb001@marietta.edu.

Campus Tour

Meet on the Fifth St. side of Andrews Hall: 3:00 - 4:00 p.m.

Join fellow alumni and friends to explore and learn more about the Marietta College of today. This tour will be sure to showcase some of the many updates that have occurred on campus over the last few years.

Gallery Crawl

Legacy Library and Hermann Fine Arts Gallery 310: 4:00 - 6:00 p.m.

Join us at the Legacy Library for Ohio Pioneers: "From such beginnings, much may be expected," features displays of original artwork, rare books, and historical documents used by historian David McCullough while doing research for his newest bestseller about early Marietta. Inspired by David McCullough's bestseller, The Pioneers, the exhibit focuses on the initial expansion of the country from the original states into the “old Northwest” with the establishment of Marietta, the "first permanent settlement in the territory northwest of the Ohio." After the library, we will go to Hermann Fine Arts: Gallery 310 for “People of A Darker Hue,” a 14-minute short which invites the viewer to reflect on enforcement practices and policies that impact communities of color. Carrie Mae Weems, an influential contemporary American artist, narrates the film which will play continuously during museum hours. “People of A Darker Hue” complements the exhibition and the times we are living in.

Football Team of 1969 - Watch Football Practice with a Meet & Greet with the Team After

Don Drumm Stadium: Practice at 4:30 p.m., Meet & Greet at 5:30 p.m.

Please join your fellow teammates to watch the current Pioneer football team practice, and meet with the team afterward.

This event is free, but registration is requested; please click the"Tickets" button.

All Alumni and Friends Welcome

Tent on Christy Mall: 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.

Please join the Marietta College Alumni Association (MCAA) Board and fellow alumni, friends, faculty, staff and more for this signature Homecoming event! What a great time to visit and connect with friends to make plans for the weekend.

Football Team of 1969 - Dinner

Trustee Conference Room: 7:00 p.m.

This is a special dinner for the 1969 football team and their guests. There will be dinner and complimentary beverages.

Registration is $15, click on the "Tickets" button to register now.

New Plays in One Day Festival Begins

Hermann Fine Arts Center Lobby: 8:00 p.m.

For those interested in participating in the festival, please join us for this information/organizational session. Contact David Makuch for questions.

Old-Fashioned House Party with Live Music

Gathering Place: 9:00 p.m.

It’s an old-fashioned house party with live music sponsored by the Alumni Brothers of Lambda Chi! And all Marietta College alumni are invited.

This event is free, but registration is requested; please click the"Tickets" button.

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SATURDAY, OCTOBER 12

The 19th Annual Chuck Cornelius Memorial MC Homecoming 2 Mile Fun Run & Walk

Dyson Baudo Recreation Center: 7:00 a.m.

The 19th Annual Chuck Cornelius Memorial MC Homecoming 2 mile fun run & walk, sponsored by the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee, through the streets of Marietta. Course will be marked with race volunteers who will provide course direction and law enforcement agents will provide traffic control. All individuals will receive a t-shirt at the end of the race. Awards for Top Male Run, Top Female Run, Top Male Walk and Top Female Walk will be handed out.

Registration begins at 7:00 a.m., race begins at 8:00 a.m.

Pre-registration is $15, ($20 day of race) click on the "Tickets" button to register now.

Petroleum Engineering Alumni Event

Brown Petroleum Building Patio: 9:00-10:00 a.m.

Join fellow Petroleum Alumni on the patio of the Brown Petroleum Building for coffee and donuts. This event is hosted by the SWE (Society of Women Engineers).

Campus Tour

Meet in front of Andrews Hall: 9:00 - 10:00 a.m.

Join fellow alumni and friends to explore and learn more about the Marietta College of today. This tour will be sure to showcase some of the many updates that have occurred on campus over the last few years.

Alpha Sigma Phi Alumni Association Annual Meeting

The McDonough Center, Room 205: 9:00 - 10:00 a.m.

All Marietta Sig alumni are encouraged to attend this meeting, held annually to review the year’s activities and how our alumni have helped the Chapter and to elect officers for the coming year. Contact Dean Haine ’62 at deanhaine@mac.com for any questions.

Outstanding Pioneers Awards Ceremony

Tent on Christy Mall: 10:00 a.m.

A signature Homecoming event you don’t want to miss! Join the MCAA Board for a special ceremony recognizing our outstanding Pioneers. Gather on the Mall to celebrate and learn more about their accomplishments. If you know someone else who deserves one, don’t forget to nominate them and we could be recognizing them this time next year! Watch for the announcement about this year’s award winners!

Annual Alumni Softball Game

Marietta Field: 11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. - Slow Pitch Game vs. Current Team

Marietta Field: 12:30 p.m. - Team/Alumni/Family Picnic

The Marietta College Annual Alumni Softball Game is once again set to happen over Homecoming weekend. We will play a slow pitch game with the alumni vs. the current team. Then, we will have a picnic with the softball foster families before heading over to the football game.

You can purchase alumni tee shirts in advance for $12 (we added an extra quote on the back to make it alumni official).

This event is free, but registration is requested; please click the"Tickets" button. (For previous MC Softball players, only).

Pioneer Tailgate

Tent at Don Drumm Stadium: 12:30 p.m.

It's football time! Sit back and enjoy a traditional tailgate lunch complete with fun and games before the Pioneers take on Heidelberg at Don Drumm Stadium.

Registration is $10, click on the "Tickets" button to register now.

Football Game Marietta vs. Heidelberg

Don Drumm Stadium: 2:00 p.m.

Come cheer on the Pioneers. There will be a special halftime recognition of the reunion classes. The football team of 1969 will also be recognized at halftime.

All Greek Photo

In front of the blue seats at Don Drumm Stadium: after the football game

Make a lasting impression and take a group photo with your brothers and sisters of all Greek fraternities and sororities.

Reunion Reception

Tent at Don Drumm Stadium: after the football game

We are so glad you are returning to campus. This is a time set aside for you and your classmates to get together and reminisce and reconnect. We know you had friends in other classes so ALL ALUMNI are encouraged to attend the reunion celebration. Light snacks and a cash bar will be available.

This event is free, but registration is requested; please click on "Tickets" .

Meeting on the Porch with the Sisters of Sigma Sigma Sigma

Sigma Sigma Sigma House Side Porch: 3:00-4:30 p.m.

The Sisters of Sigma Sigma Sigma will be holding a gathering for all former Marietta College Tri Sigs and their family. Wine, beer, soft drinks and appetizers will be served. Please feel free to wear you lettered shirts or sorority pins. For questions contact Mary Korn at mary.korn@gmail.com or Jay Hauck-Bell at susanhauck13@gmail.com

This event is free, but registration is requested; please click on "Tickets" .

Class of 1969 50th Reunion Reception, Dinner and Special Collections Tribute

President's House and Dyson Baudo Recreation Center Court 2: 5:30 p.m.

Calling all Golden Pioneers! (Class of 1969, contiguous classes, and all those who have already celebrated their 50th). We are so glad you are returning to campus for this very special event. This is a time set aside for you and your classmates to get together, reminisce and reconnect. Begin the evening with a reception at President Ruud's home with a class photo. Then head to Dyson Baudo Recreation Center for dinner, music and a 50th Reunion special collections slide show.

Registration is $40, click on the "Tickets" button to register now.

Theatre Wine & Cheese Reception

Hermann Fine Arts Center Lobby: 7:00-8:00 p.m.

Theatre faculty, students, alumni and friends social hour. Open to everyone. For questions contact David Makuch.

This event is free, but registration is requested; please click on "Tickets" .

New Plays in One Day Performance

Hermann Fine Arts Center Lobby: 8:00-9:00 p.m.

Join us for this annual festival of new plays written, rehearsed and produced in just one day! For questions contact David Makuch.

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SUNDAY, OCTOBER 13

Farewell Breakfast

Gilman Dining Hall: 8:00 a.m.

Although it is bittersweet, this special weekend must come to an end. Join your classmates one more time before heading out of town to say see you later; no goodbyes this weekend!

Registration is $5, click on the "Tickets" button to register now.

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See everyone who will be attending Homecoming 2019.

Make a gift to Marietta College.

Library hours for Homecoming Weekend:

Friday, October 11 - Legacy Library 7:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.; Special Collections 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Library Student Worker Drop-In - Friday, October 11, 2:00 - 5:00 p.m. at the Legacy Library Fireplace Lounge

Saturday, October 12 - Legacy Library 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Please contact Annie Kubala, Program Support Coordinator, if you have any questions or problems with the Homecoming registration at (740) 376-4383 or ark005@marietta.edu.

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