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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:

  • christina wilks '13
  • Amy Springstube G'13
  • Michal Wanat '08
  • Deidre Swords '05
  • Brie McCormick '01
  • Micah Khan '13
  • Krystal James
  • Samantha Shomo '11
  • Caitlin Tefft '13
  • Kaitlyn O'Konis '12
  • Tony Vinciguerra '93
  • Kyle Knowles '06
  • Kristina Cossar '09/G'12
  • kevin murray '13
  • John Remmel '12
  • Andrew Roberts '13
  • Donald Barsalou '85
  • Harlan Spotts
  • Caitlin Foster '13
  • Sean Boucher '99
  • Jessie Succoso '12
  • Patrick Pilkons '13
  • Mohammad Dehghani
  • Candice Daly '00
  • Robert Foo '13
  • Justin Martins '11
  • Mike Gittleman '11
  • Kyle Hunter '13
  • Frank Liberti '12/G'13
  • Chris Morgan '13
  • Jessica Gero '11
  • Gabriella Ruggiero '13
  • Kaitlyn Hall '13
  • Jennifer Paquin '96
  • Tess O'Rourke '13
  • Noreen Vinciguerra '92
  • Kristen Wischhof '93
  • Jack Greeley
  • Lashawna Wright '12
  • Thomas Florence '82/G'85
  • Bahadir Akcam
  • William Sharon G'84
  • Karen Demers '93
  • William Kinley '13
  • Matt Meyerjack '11
  • Marilyn Gorman Fil
  • Jennifer Mears '13
  • Thomas Pisano '85
  • Anil Gulati
  • Shelby Van Huysen '13
  • Jaclyn Hicks '00
  • Katelyn Ryan '13
  • Chris Holzinger '13
  • richard oliveira '85/G'95
  • Alexandra Pepe '13
  • Ronelson Lovaincy '08
  • David Droz '79
  • Colleen Mulcahy '13
  • Andrea Melone '13
  • Steve Hennessey '08
  • Elizabeth Harrington '93
  • Helder Cerqueira '98
  • Alicia Hobin '13
  • Lauren Stock '12
  • Doug Tong G'13
  • Brian Fitzgerald
  • Chris Samuel '13
  • samantha carney '09
  • Christine Slattery '03
  • Abby Marcantonio '01
  • Kathleen Nelen '82
  • William Beauregard G'64
  • Patrick Cameron '13
  • Sharianne Walker
  • Leighann Camarero '13
  • Leo Belval '13
  • Shaun Kelly '12
  • Megan McNatt '10
  • Brie McCormick '01
  • Amy Lewis '88/G'00
  • Leigh-Ann Malke '10
  • Marilyn Pelosi
  • Donna LaVallee '92
  • Pete DeMello '93
  • Katie and Kyle McGuire '08
  • Kayla Cihal '12
  • Dominic Seguro '13
  • Erin Levine '93
  • Marisa Harris '13
  • Brett Castellano '04/G'08
  • Kim Therieau '06/G'08
  • Barbara Meaden '13
  • Kelly McCormick '11
  • Philip W Gorman Jr '76
  • Jennifer Unterburger '10
  • Brandon Case '13
  • May Lo
  • Mike Visconti '06/G'11
  • Michael Konarski '13
  • Marsha Stabler Hardiman '93
  • Sonia Maldonado '04
  • Gary Cromack '80/G'02
  • Jessica Koontz '13
  • Brian Coombs '06
  • Rick Varchol '71/G'97
  • Alyssa Obin '12
  • Chantel Branco '13
  • Katie Toth '12
  • Yong Wang
  • Robert Hassinger L'12
  • Amanda Ortega '04
  • Laura Solari '13
  • Veronica Miano '12
  • Elyse Gauvin '11
  • Jaclyn McMullen '09
  • Jennifer Tempone '10
  • Julie Siciliano
  • Michelle Cincotta '07
  • Michael McManus '12
  • Nathan Schwartz '06
  • Rachel Gerbehy '12
  • Bob DeMarco '76
  • John Coulter
  • Bridget Mayer '01
  • Marimar Escoto '13
  • Dylan Jones G'13
  • Stacie Chappell
  • Ashley Quiterio '11
  • Megan McNatt '10
  • Krystal Dunn '06
  • Ryan Dudzinski '11
  • Courtney Prendergast '12
  • Stephanie Odom '93
  • Jillian Ball '13
  • Kate Kimball '08
  • Matthew DeFranco '99
  • Nancy Fenton '92/L'95
  • Samantha Werner '13
  • Lisa Liberti
  • Justin Mello '13
  • Steve Daigneau '93/G'04
  • William Ferris
  • Christopher Roberts '10
  • Dennis Wells '11
  • Matthew Mangelli '13
  • Reginald Bush
  • mohammadsadegh mobin G'13
  • Scott Kukis '09
  • Vito Genova '06
  • Emily Savino '13
  • Simone Enright '13
  • Kellie Stanchak '09
  • Christine Mjnn '93
  • Monica Doffek
  • Jess Barnhart '06
  • Charlene Metcalf '85
  • Talia Mosley '13
  • Allison Waller '10
  • Jeffrey Stanwood '06
  • Kristen O'Shepa '13
  • Pablo Zayas '03
  • Molly Higbie '12
  • Alyx Raffo '12
  • Teresa Spaziani '12
  • Brenden Boucher '12
  • Samantha walsh '10
  • Laura Madaio '13
  • Brian Murphy '08
  • Heather Coulter '10
  • Trevor Fuller '13
  • Jackie Corson '87
  • IRL BROWN G'57
  • Jennifer Sabo '13
  • John Liberti '10
  • Marco Gomes '10
  • Christian Wneta '12
  • Daniel Swords '04
  • Jason Malek '96/G'99
  • George Allen G'68
  • Mat Nelson '93
  • Samaneh Maghoulan
  • Melissa brooks '10
  • Alyssa Caliguri '13
  • Joseph Gerard
  • William Bosworth
  • eric johnson '76
  • Daniel Boskey '76
  • Donna Blackburn '86
  • Malik Champlain '07
  • DAN GOULD G'86
  • James Liberti '10
  • Dana Harvey '12
  • Conor Lomas '11
  • Heather Hannon '02
  • Gary Pillion '13
  • Donald Trudeau G'70
  • Kyetah Bryan
  • Patrick Fraser '13
  • Cara Soltis '13
  • James Sexton '13