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Homecoming 2021 – Wild With Pride

Thiel College invites you to get Wild With Pride during Homecoming 2021! Join us for a weekend of in-person and Zoom events from Friday, Oct. 1 through Sunday, Oct. 3.

Homecoming weekend is a very special time for the Thiel community to come together and celebrate our shared experiences at this institution, and we're hoping to make Homecoming 2021 the biggest in the College's history!

Register today via this link or create a free Thiel Connect account to register.

Download the Homecoming schedule of events today!

Events Quick Guide:

Thursday, Sept. 30:

  • All Day - Thiel Spirit Day
  • 6-7:30 p.m. - Joining Generations Cookout at St. Paul’s
  • 7-8 p.m. - Nursing Program Whitecoat Event (moved to Stamm Lecture Hall, James Pedas Communication Center)

Friday, Oct. 1:

  • 10 a.m. - Blue-Gold Golf Outing (shotgun start)
  • 1-4 p.m. - Campus Tours (starting in the HMSC)
  • 2-4 p.m. - Class of 1970 Wine Tasting Open House (Langenheim Memorial Library)
  • 3:30-4:30 p.m. - Alumni Career Conversations, download the event brochure today!
  • 4-6 p.m. - Class of 1971 Wine Tasting Open House (Langenheim Memorial Library)
  • 4:30-6:30 p.m. - Student & Alumni Networking Reception (James Pedas Communication Center)
  • 6-8 p.m. - Heitzenroder House Dedication
  • 6:30 p.m. - Hall of Fame Reception and Athletic Hall of Fame Dinner (New location: Tented Area in the Quad)

Saturday, Oct. 2:

  • 8-9 a.m. - Worldwide Zoom Call
  • 8:30-10 a.m. - Class of 1970 Reunion Breakfast (Sawhill Georgian Room)
  • 8:30-10 a.m. - Class of 1971 Reunion Breakfast and Dedication of the 1971 Quadrangle (Tented Area in the Quad)
  • 10 a.m.-noon - Campus Tours (starting in HMSC)
  • 10:15 a.m. - Dedication for the Entrance to the The Dr. Barry ’70 and Carol ’71 Stamm Track & Field Complex
  • 10:30-11:30 a.m. - Choir Alumni Gathering (New location: Lutheran Heritage Room, HMSC)
  • 11 a.m.-2 p.m. - “Welcome Home Tailgate Celebration” co-hosted by Audra (Schell) Ganiear ’93 and son John Ganiear (current Phi Theta Phi president)
  • 11 a.m.-2:30 p.m. - All Tomcat Lunch (TC Cafe)
  • 11:30 a.m.-1:15 p.m. - Alumni Awards Luncheon (New location: Tented Area in the Quad)
  • 12-3 p.m. - Alumni and Student Tailgate Zone and Alumni Tent
  • 1 p.m. - Phi Theta Phi House 42 Ribbon Cutting
  • 1:45-2:15 p.m. - Homecoming Parade
  • 2:30-3 p.m. - Meet Thiel's new Community Leaders (Alumni Stadium)
  • 3 p.m. - Homecoming Football Game vs. Westminster
  • Organization of Black Collegiates (OBC) Annual Cookout during halftime show (Alumni Stadium)
  • 5-7 p.m. - Sigma Phi Epsilon BBQ (Bane Hall)
  • 5:30 p.m. - Bonfire for Alumni, Students and Friends - Sponsored by the Outdoor Recreation Club (Outside of Greenville Hall)
  • 6:30-11 p.m. - Class of 1970 Dinner (Haer Family Science & Arts Connector)
  • 6-11 p.m. - Class of 1971 Dinner (Avalon Country Club)

Check out the Thiel Alumni Spotify Playlist for Homecoming 2021!

Sunday, Oct. 3:

  • 10:30 a.m.-noon - Classes of 1970 and 1971 Brunch with Faculty
  • 11 a.m.-noon - Service of Remembrance (David Johnson Memorial Chapel)
  • 11 a.m.-2 p.m. - All Tomcat Brunch (TC Cafe)

Don't forget to register for Thiel Connect, our new online platform that provides the latest and easiest way to keep alumni, students, faculty and staff members and friends of the College linked together for social and professional connections. Register today!

Contact

For more information about this year's Homecoming, contact David Hummel '83, director of alumni relations, at alumni@thiel.edu.