Homecoming & Families Weekend

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Event Description


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

Wolverine Men’s Soccer vs. Christopher Newport

7:00 p.m., Scott Miller Stadium

Weekend Kick-Off, Doc Magrogan's Pub (Dover Downs)

7:30 p.m. - Get the weekend started with fellow alumni, Hall of Fame Inductees and friends. This event will also help raise funds for the Deborah Evans Memorial Scholarship and Doc Magrogan's has agreed to give a percentage of the profits to the scholarship!


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


Spirit of Philadelphia Cruise for GOLD Alumni (Graduates Of the Last Decade) and students - Dancing and dining under the stars!

7:00 p.m. Gateway opens - Cruise is scheduled from 7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Departs from Penn's Landing (401 Columbus Blvd, Philadelphia)
Appropriate dress is required: no collarless shirts, jeans or sneakers.  Men should wear nice slacks and jacket or button shirt.  Women should wear dresses, skirts or dress slacks.



*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 (3846 Mahan Corner Rd, Marydel, DE) 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                        

·         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 p.m.


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

6:30 p.m., Reception (all registrants) & Reunion Photos for 1954, 1964, 1969 & 1974 Class Years

7:00 p.m. Dinner and Program

Informal Alumni Gathering, Fraizer's Pub & Restaurant
9:30 p.m., Stop in and say hello to fellow classmates and other Wesley alumni!




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

BSU Alumni Brunch

11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m., McGlynn's Pub, 800 N State St, Dover
Please join us for brunch to discuss the success of this year's Homecoming and help plan for next year.  Your ideas and support are encouraged!  Reserve your space by contacting Yalonda Adams at 443-514-8561 no later than September 30.



*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