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Homecoming 2013

September 27-29

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GOLDEN BEARS FOREVER!

Come back to campus for all the fun: You don't want to miss a single minute of Homecoming festivities, including reunions, children's activities, a 5K road race on Sunday, and plenty of opportunities to reconnect with your old friends and professors. Cheer on Golden Bear football and other teams. Homecoming is kid- and family-friendly and a great opportunity to rekindle your Golden Bear spirit.

Come join us!



SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

Friday, September 27

11:00 a.m.
Golden Grads Luncheon

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President Anthony S. Caprio welcomes alumni who are celebrating a 50+ year reunion. For more information, contact Kathy Pappas G'98 at 413-782-1478.

6:00 p.m.
Downes Hall of Fame Dinner
Rivers Memorial Hall

Inductees:
Donna Blackburn ’86  Women’s Basketball
Jason Connelly ’06  Baseball
David Hendrickson ’88  Men’s Soccer
Allison Jameson ’07  Field Hockey
Booker Lester ’90  Football/Wrestling/Men’s Lacrosse
Jamie Carney Platt ’03  Women’s Basketball/Women’s Cross Country/Women’s Lacrosse
For tickets or more information, contact Joanne Bovat at 413-782-1202.


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Saturday, September 28

pawssigngifWelcome! Please park at the Kevin S. Delbridge Welcome Center lot. On-campus transportation will be provided to and from Golden Bear Stadium, or just follow the paw prints to the athletics area.

11:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.
Registration Tent
Golden Bear Boulevard (Campus Utilities Building Parking Area) across from the tennis courts.
Free admission to the football game and a Homecoming souvenir! Check in at the Registration Tent and receive your hand stamp for entry into the football game.


10:45 a.m.
College of Engineering Order of the Engineer Induction and Reunion,
Ring Ceremony

Aerobics Room, Alumni Healthful Living Center
Followed by reunion on Golden Bear Blvd. "Re-engineering the College of Engineering." See the exciting changes with our renovation/expansion of Sleith Hall. For more information, call 413-782-1272.

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11:00 a.m. and 12:00 p.m.
Walking Tours of the Campus
Kevin S. Delbridge Welcome Center
Join us for a walking tour of the University to see all the campus changes.

11:00 a.m.
Men's Soccer vs. Nichols College

Suprenant Field

11:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.
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Golden Bear Boulevard
Reunite with more than 20 College of Business faculty representing all majors. Learn about exciting new programs and the new Portfolio Management course where students trade $100,000 of real money as part of the Cohen Estate gift to the College of Business.

11:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.
College of Arts and Sciences Reunion
Golden Bear Boulevard
"Celebrating the Fine Arts," our students and faculty will talk about their majors and programs, including new developments in our fields.

11:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.
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Golden Bear Boulevard

11:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.
School of Law
Golden Bear Boulevard
Meet Dean Eric Gouvin and learn about the variety of programs the School of Law has to offer.

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11:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.
College of Pharmacy Tent
Golden Bear Boulevard
Visit us for a health screening. Meet the learners, faculty, and administration to learn about our program and interests in health care.

11:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.
Expanding Horizons:
Student Involvement
Golden Bear Boulevard
Meet current students involved in your favorite campus organizations and see what they’re up to: CAB, Senate, GSA, Cupola, Mortar Board, and many others.

11:00-3:00 p.m.
Classic Photos
Have your photo taken with classmates, family, and friends in front of some of the most popular and unique backdrops on campus at our special photo tent.

11:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.
Hospitality Tent and "Grab and Go" Food
Golden Bear Boulevard
Concession-style lunch and snacks. Hospitality tent for alumni and guests 21 and over.

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11:00 -3:00 p.m.
Children's Activities
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Golden Bear Boulevard
Fun activities for kids of all ages, including the inflatable slide (right) and face painting.

11:00-3:00 p.m.
Rock Wall & ROTC Display
Golden Bear Boulevard

Noon.-2:00 p.m.
Dynamic Influence: Roving Magician Robert Hackenson '04
Catch his amazing act!

Noon
Women's Tennis vs. Eastern Nazarene
Tennis Courts

11:30 a.m.-12:30
Dance Team Performance
Golden Bear Boulevard

12:30-1:30 p.m.
Martial Arts Exhibition
Golden Bear Boulevard
Marvel at the student and alumni members of the Martial Arts team as they demonstrate two-man fighting, weapons forms, self-defense, the Lion Dance, board breaking, and more!

1:00 p.m.
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Golden Bear Stadium
Halftime: Recognition for the Alumni Association Board of Directors.
For free access to the game, get your hand stamped at the Registration Tent.

1:00 p.m.
Women's Volleyball vs. University of New England
Alumni Healthful Living Center

1:30 p.m.-2:30 p.m.
Improv on the Rocks
Golden Bear Boulevard
Get ready to laugh with the University's improvisational comedy troupe.

1:30 p.m.
Women's Soccer vs. Nichols College
Suprenant Field

1:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m.
Class of '93 20th Reunion
The Class of '93 will gather informally at the football game to reunite and reminisce. Later in the evening the reunioners will host a Happy Hour at Theodores. For information, contact Liz Harrington Costifas at ekharrington@yahoo.com.

6:00 p.m.
Field Hockey vs. Nichols College
Golden Bear Stadium

6:00 p.m.
Women's Basketball Social
Casa De Nana
$10 per person. To RSVP, contact Kristina Oleksak at 413-782-1557.

6:30 p.m.
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Rivers Memorial Hall
For more information, please contact Assistant Dean of Diversity Services Yvonne Bogle ’83/G’91 at 413-782-1594.

8:00 p.m.
Comedian Steve Rannazzisi
Alumni Healthful Living Center
Join us for an evening of laughs. Rannazzisi is known for playing "Kevin," the League Commissioner on FX's hit show "The League." Presented by CAB. Audience members must be 18-plus. For more information, contact Kristina Oleksak at 413-782-1557.


 

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Sunday, September 29

10:00 a.m.
Brandon Turbet Memorial Homecoming 5K
AHLC
Join classmates of Brandon Turbet in a run to honor his memory and raise money for the Brandon Filip Turbet Memorial Fund. Registration for this race and 1.5 mile fun run/walk begins at 8:30 a.m. To register, contact Kristina Oleksak at 413-782-1557.

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11:00 a.m.
Men's Soccer Alumni Game
Suprenant Field
To RSVP, contact Kristina Oleksak at 413-782-1557. Picnic lunch to follow the game.

 


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Baby Changing Stations:

Alumni Healthful Living Center

 

Homecoming Parking Available Only at the
Kevin S. Delbridge Welcome Center Lot


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Look who is already registered:

  • Malik Champlain '07
  • Ashley Skeete '10/G'12
  • Michael Stasiowski '80/G'84
  • John Coulter
  • Frank Liberti '12/G'13
  • Michael Konarski '13
  • James Liberti '10
  • Nathan Schwartz '06
  • Megan McNatt '10
  • Jackie Corson '87
  • Lashawna Wright '12
  • Kristen Gordon '96
  • Paul Costanzo
  • Bryan Scivolette '11
  • Donna LaVallee '92
  • Jaclyn McMullen '09
  • Megan Frank '13
  • Kristina Borstein '12
  • Alison Castellano '03
  • Andrea Melone '13
  • Gary Cromack '80/G'02
  • kevin murray '13
  • Antonio Rosa '10
  • Jason Jansak '13
  • Michelle Cincotta '07
  • Daniel Narvesen '01
  • Jack Greeley
  • John Remmel '12
  • Lisa Gray '12
  • Ryan Dudzinski '11
  • Dominic Seguro '13
  • Erin Levine '93
  • Alyssa Caliguri '13
  • Kristina Cossar '09/G'12
  • mohammadsadegh mobin G'13
  • Tony Vinciguerra '93
  • Kenneth Labrie '11
  • Melissa brooks '10
  • Barbara Meaden '13
  • Shahzeb Ahmed '12
  • Simone Enright '13
  • Michael Muia '93
  • Marisa Harris '13
  • Marilyn Gorman Fil
  • Daniel Agostinelli '11
  • James Sexton '13
  • Dan Montuori G'01
  • Jeffrey Stanwood '06
  • Sean Normoyle '13
  • Leighann Camarero '13
  • Bryan Schmutz '99
  • Jennifer Sabo '13
  • Shelby Van Huysen '13
  • Karl Walczak G'98
  • Matt Vetere '13
  • David Droz '79
  • Christopher Roberts '10
  • William Ferris
  • Krystal Dunn '06
  • Jillian Ball '13
  • Monica Doffek
  • Courtney Prendergast '12
  • DEIDRA JEFFERSON '12
  • Walter Bush '77
  • Samantha Moniz '11
  • Shaun Kelly '12
  • Laura Madaio '13
  • Lisa Liberti
  • Bridget Mayer '01
  • Sharon Simoncelli '07/G'09
  • Julie Siciliano
  • Rachel Gerbehy '12
  • Talia Mosley '13
  • Jason Grondin '03
  • Stephanie Odom '93
  • Marsha Stabler Hardiman '93
  • samantha carney '09
  • Taiany Goulart '11
  • Arleen Fuller '87
  • Jenna Schall '07
  • Kristen O'Shepa '13
  • Brian Stromwall '98
  • Christine Galinski '13
  • Elyse Gauvin '11
  • Bryan Schmutz
  • William Force
  • Ashley Quiterio '11
  • Matt Meyerjack '11
  • Richard Willis '80
  • Charlene Metcalf '85
  • Anil Gulati
  • John Wilcox '93/G'02
  • Christine Slattery '03
  • James Chase
  • Brendan Gustafson '13
  • Michael Salva '13
  • Jaclyn Hicks '00
  • Kate Kimball '08
  • John Parsons '11
  • Stephanie Barrow '09
  • Heather Coulter '10
  • George Allen G'68
  • Steve Hennessey '08
  • Christopher Chew '12
  • Ashley Jones '07
  • Paul Glantz '79
  • Patrick Fraser '13
  • Tess O'Rourke '13
  • Veronica Miano '12
  • Taryn Belowsky '11
  • Alexandra Carter '13
  • Kim Therieau '06/G'08
  • Noreen Vinciguerra '92
  • Leo Belval '13
  • Christian Wneta '12
  • Joseph Grieci '13
  • Allison Jameson '07
  • Joseph Gerard
  • Jordyn Peck '10
  • richard oliveira '85/G'95
  • Robert Straub '13
  • Beth Lally '13
  • Alison Pisano '86
  • Justin Martins '11
  • Harlan Spotts
  • Steve Daigneau '93/G'04
  • Alyssa Obin '12
  • Jessica Stanwood '06
  • Morgan Vogt '12
  • Richard Ziemba '64/G'68
  • Andrew Roberts '13
  • Harvey Shrage
  • Donna Thomas (Stepanek) '93
  • Daniel Swords '04
  • Brody Savoie '09
  • Lauren Stock '12
  • Gabriella Ruggiero '13
  • Helder Cerqueira '98
  • Sean Boucher '99
  • Abby Marcantonio '01
  • Donald Barsalou '85
  • Katelyn Ryan '13
  • Deidre Swords '05
  • Lindsay Vendetta '13
  • Jennifer Mears '13
  • John Liberti '10
  • Stacie Chappell
  • Sharianne Walker
  • Andrea Buccelli '86
  • Brittany Degennaro '09
  • Jessica Gero '11
  • Jeremy Notestine '13
  • Jess Barnhart '06
  • Mat Nelson '93
  • Kyle Michell '13
  • Kaitlyn Slattery '13
  • Kate McAfee '00
  • Renise Washington '13
  • Mike Visconti '06/G'11
  • Jennifer Unterburger '10
  • Colin Garry '13
  • Conor Lomas '11
  • Chris Morgan '13
  • Robert Hassinger L'12
  • Corianne Olsen '07
  • Samaneh Maghoulan
  • Pete DeMello '93
  • Roy Weldon '99/G'02
  • Bobby Bielsky '09
  • Jim Cummings '76
  • Marimar Escoto '13
  • Kellie Stanchak '09
  • Micah Khan '13
  • Amanda Ortega '04
  • Ed Lavoie '99
  • Sinead Ruane
  • Mike Wysocki '13
  • Vito Genova '06
  • Katie and Kyle McGuire '08
  • Cara Soltis '13
  • William Healy '87
  • Scott Kukis '09
  • Christopher Wells '13
  • Bahadir Akcam
  • Brian Fitzgerald
  • eric johnson '76
  • Olivia Mazzarella '10
  • Jessica Koontz '13
  • Scott Massey '12
  • Melissa Knott
  • christina wilks '13
  • Richard Willis
  • Trevor Fuller '13
  • Amy Springstube G'13
  • Julia and Brian Donaldson '94/G'97
  • Kerri Jarzabski '98
  • Brandon Case '13
  • Brie McCormick '01
  • Allison Waller '10
  • Kathleen Nelen '82