Homecoming & Families Weekend

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Event Description

Homecoming/Families Weekend 2014


Weekend Schedule



Athletic Hall of Fame Awards Ceremony, Wesley Chapel

5:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m. – Reception for inductees, their families and friends

6:00 p.m. – Induction Ceremony


Informal Dinner for Class of 1969

Sambo’s Restaurant, 283 Front St, Leipsic, DE

(Dinner reservations are required by emailing Jim Gibson at jim@gibsonbuilders.com

cash required


Pep Rally

8 p.m., Dashiell Amphitheatre


Spirit of Philadelphia Cruise for GOLD Alumni (Graduates Of the Last Decade) and students Details TBD



*Wolverine 5k Race/Walk (to support the Wolverine Women's Lacrosse Team)
8:30 a.m. (8 a.m. Registration), Silver Lake Recreation Area $15/person with pre-registration; $20/person on site.


Guided Campus Tours

Tours will leave every half hour from 9 – 11 a.m. from the Bookstore (DuPont College Center, Ground Floor).  Please feel free to walk around on your own or take a guided tour before checking in at the Welcome Tent.


*Brunch at the home of Professor and Mrs. Terry Higgins 10:00 – 11:30 a.m.

There is no fee for this event but registration is required for planning purposes


Homecoming Parade & Family Activities

10:30 a.m., Begins at Fulton Street/State Street intersection and ends at William Street/Pearl Street intersection (please refer to the parade map for specific route)


Alumni Check-in & Welcome Station

9:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m., Alumni Tent across from Scott Miller Stadium

All alumni should check in here to pick up materials and a free gift (for pre-registered alumni).


*Pre-game Alumni Picnic & Wolverine Village Tailgate Area

11:00 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Alumni Tent across from Scott Miller Stadium


Blue and White Package (Free tent admission for children 10 and under)

$17/Person includes:

·         Buffet Lunch (11:00 a.m.-1:30 p.m.)

·         One adult football game ticket


Wolverine Village Tailgating Package - $25/Vehicle

·         1 Tailgate Parking Spot (reserved area for alumni only with extended tailgating hours*)                         

·         Alumni Tent Party Admission for 1                          

        ·         1 Adult Football Game Ticket

Please review the tailgating policy at
www.alumni.wesley.edu/tailgating so you are prepared to follow the guidelines as outlined.                                                             


Individual Passes:

·         Tent Pass - $14/person

·         Football Fan Pass - $5/person     

·         Junior (children ages 10 and under) Football Fan Pass- $2/person


TBD – Activities and novelties for all ages (sponsored by the Student Activities Programming Board)

11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m., Scott Miller Stadium


Wolverine Football vs. Louisiana College

1 p.m., Scott Miller Stadium

Reduced pricing with pre-registration alumni packages OR buy at the gate  $8/adults, $3/children 10 and under


Wine and Cheese Social for Wesley Society members (by invitation only)

5:00 p.m.-6:30 pm.


Wolverine Men’s Soccer vs. Christopher Newport

6:00 p.m., Scott Miller Stadium


*All Class Reunion Dinner, The Outlook at Duncan Center, $32/person

6:30 p.m., Reception (all registrants) & Reunion Photos for 1964, 1969 & 1974 Class Years

7:00 p.m. Dinner and Program




Homecoming Worship Service with Hope United Methodist Church

9:30 a.m., Hope United Methodist Church (Wesley Chapel)


*Golden Grads Brunch (classes of 1964 and earlier)

10:30 a.m., Annie J. Cannon House, President’s Home (34 South State Street)
Members of the 50th Reunion Class are recognized as new Golden Grad Members



*Pre-registration required.

All times, locations and activities are subject to change.

Early Bird Registration - Register by September 8 and receive a special gift!

NOTE: A $10 late fee will be applied to registrations received after 9/17.

We cannot offer refunds on registration fees.

Contact Information
Office of Alumni Relations and Annual Giving
Cathy Nosel
(302) 736-2317

Angela Palmer

Date & Location
Date: 10/3/2014 to 10/5/2014
Location: Wesley College