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Thiel College Announces 2012 Homecoming Schedule

GREENVILLE, Pa.—Thiel College invites all alumni, students, staff and friends of the college to share in the Homecoming 2012 celebration, “Around the World,” from Sept. 28 to 30.

The schedule of events for the weekend is as follows (events marked with an asterisk require reservations):

Friday, September 28

8:30 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Alumni Registration/Hospitality
Friends of Art Lounge, Howard Miller Student Center

Kappa Sigma See Saw-A-Thon
Donations accepted all weekend long (from noon on Thursday to noon on Sunday)

8:30 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Thiel College Bookstore Open
Howard Miller Student Center

10 a.m. (11 a.m. - Shotgun start)
*Blue-Gold Golf Scramble Registration
Greens of Greenville, 365 Mercer Road, Greenville, Pa.

11 a.m. - 5 p.m.
College Archives Open
Library, 1st floor

2 - 4 p.m.
*Around the World Wine Tasting
William A. Robinson Theater

3 p.m.
*Class of 1962 50th Reunion Festivities

  • 3 - 4:30 p.m. - Wine & cheese reception, Weyers Lounge, HMSC
  • 5 p.m.  - Reunion dinner, Sawhill-Georgian Room, HMSC

4 p.m.
*Post-Golf Scramble Reception
Greens of Greenville

6 - 7:30 p.m.
*Alumni Awards Reception and Ceremony
Lutheran Heritage Room, HMSC

  • The following awards will be presented: Service to Thiel, Distinguished Alumni and Young Alumnus.

8 - 10 p.m.
Concert, Court Announcement and Zambelli Fireworks
Alumni Stadium Parking Lot, Gate opens at 7 p.m.

  • Country musicians Chris Higbee and Chris Cagle will perform beginning at 8 p.m. Visit www.thiel.edu to purchase tickets ($20 each). Concert is followed by the announcement of the 2012 Homecoming Court. Fireworks will cap off the evening.

Saturday, September 29

8 a.m. – noon
Alumni Registration/Hospitality
Friends of Art Lounge, Howard Miller Student Center

8:30 – 10:30 a.m.
Choir Alumni Breakfast
Home of Rae (Weiss) Johnson '59, Greenville, Pa.

9 a.m.
3rd Annual Homecoming Motorcycle Ride
Meet at Alumni Stadium

  • 1 1/2 hour ride around Pymatuning and Conneaut Lakes.

9 a.m.
*Reunion Breakfast
Masters Dining Room, Howard Miller Student Center

  • For alumni from reunion years (those ending in ’2 and ’7)

9 - 10:15 a.m.
*Society of 1866 Brunch
Sawhill-Georgian Room, Howard Miller Student Center

10 a.m.
Welcome Back Worship Service
Johnson Memorial Chapel

11 a.m.
Class of 2012 Gift Dedication
Green space near Financial Services Building

11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Tommy Tomcat's Kids' Zone
Alumni Stadium Parking Lot (under blue and gold tent)

  • Future Tomcats (ages 3-12) can enjoy fun activities, including caricatures, henna tattoos and many more.

11 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Tailgate Lunch ($5)
Alumni Stadium Lawn

11:30 a.m.
Homecoming Parade
Riverside Park to Campus

Noon
Women's Volleyball vs. Chatham
Gymnasium

12:30 p.m.
Tomcat Marching Pride Pre-game Show
Alumni Stadium Parking Lot

1:30 p.m.
Homecoming Football Game - Thiel vs. Waynesburg
Alumni Stadium

4 - 5:30 p.m.
Post-Game Party Tent
Lawn near stadium parking lot

  • For those 21 and over.

4 p.m.
Women's Volleyball vs. Westminster Gymnasium

4 - 10 p.m.
A Farewell to Bill Robinson, 23rd Annual Thiel Players Reunion
William A. Robinson Theater

6 p.m.
*Alumni Dinner
Lutheran Heritage Room, Howard Miller Student Center

6 - 8 p.m.
1967 and 1972 Football Team Reunion Reception
Sawhill-Georgian Room, Howard Miller Student Center

8 p.m. - 2 a.m.
*Tomcat Prowl

  • Tour of popular Greenville haunts for Tomcat alumni.

9 p.m.
Homecoming Dance
Glen Johnson Center

Sunday, September 30

11 a.m.
Alpha Xi Delta Alumni Tea
Sawhill-Georgian Room, Howard Miller Student Center

Noon
Alumni Baseball and Softball Games
Tomcat Park

Men's Soccer vs. Thomas More
Alumni Stadium

1 p.m.
Alumni Volleyball Game
Gymnasium

2 p.m.
Women's Soccer vs. Thomas More Alumni Stadium

For more information, call 724-589-2027.


About Thiel College

Founded in 1866, Thiel College is an independent liberal arts, sciences and professional studies institution located on a 135-acre campus in Greenville, Pa. just 90 minutes from Pittsburgh, Cleveland and Erie. Committed to combining the best of the liberal arts tradition with career and life skills, the Thiel College faculty offers a high quality undergraduate education to more than 1,100 students across more than 60 majors and minors in 19 discipline areas that inspire, challenge and prepare students to succeed.


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