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Homecoming 2016

Friday, Oct. 21

5:30-7:30 p.m.: President’s Club Reception. By invitation only
East Cottage, 273 Dill Avenue 

9 p.m.: Special Student Event - All are welcome
Join current students for an evening of the hypnotic talents of Marshall Manlove
Rosenstock Hall, Hodson Auditorium

10:30 p.m.: Homecoming Late Night Extravaganza - students only
Free taco bar, DJ and other fun activities
Whitaker Campus Center Atrium

Saturday, Oct. 22

7 a.m.: Presidential Fun Run 5K Check-In; 7:30 a.m.: Runners/Walkers step off
Register here
Meet in front of the Ronald J. Volpe Athletic Center for check-in; the run will begin outside the adjacent soccer field.

9:30-11 a.m.: Legacy Brunch-Honor your family’s history at Hood. By invitation only
Whitaker Campus Center Commons 

10:30 a.m.-noon: Drop-in academic presentations and meet the faculty. All are welcome

  • Virginia Munson Hammell ’67 Trading Room-Business Management Faculty, Rosenstock Hall, 1st floor outside of Hodson Auditorium
  • Coastal and Watershed Studies Suite, Hodson Science and Technology Center, 3rd floor
  • Nursing Wing, Hodson Science and Technology Center, 3rd floor
  • Moot Courtroom, Tatem Arts Center, 2nd floor

10:30 a.m.: Women's Field Hockey vs. Lebanon Valley
Thomas Athletic Field

Noon-3 p.m.: Homecoming Festival and Tailgating. All are welcome

Due to the high winds, Homecoming and Fall Family Weekend festivities are being moved inside to Coblentz Hall and the Ronald J. Volpe Athletic Center!

Residential Quadrangle
Alumni hospitality tent 
Live band-Secondhand Ramblers 
Lunch ($8*) and hospitality tents   
Face painting/children’s activities 
Student organization activities 
Bookstore and Hood Ring sales 
Career Center information 
Graduate School information 
Office of Admission with tours of campus  
Beer garden 
Parent and athlete game tent 

12:15 p.m.: Women’s Soccer vs. Lycoming College 
Thomas Athletic Field 

3 p.m.: Men’s Soccer vs. Lycoming College 
Thomas Athletic Field

4:30-7 p.m.: Dinner in Coblentz Dining Room- Cost $9*. All are welcome

7:30 p.m.: Entertainment: Summer Blockbuster Movie - All are welcome
Hodson Outdoor Theater (weather permitting)

* Indicates price for parents, alumni and guests. Current undergraduate students are complimentary.

We hope to see you back on campus in October!

For questions regarding alumni activities, please contact the Office of Alumni Relations at 301-696-3900 or  For student activity related questions, contact the Office of Student Engagement at 301-696-3580.

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