Homecoming

Homecoming

Homecoming

Homecoming is the largest and most exciting event to bring alumni back to campus each year. This year, Millersville's campus will once again be buzzing with special events and programs to welcome you back as you revisit the past among friends and classmates. Save the date: October 23, 2015!

HOMECOMING WEEK SCHEDULE

(does not include all Student Homecoming events) 

     (Alumni deadline for reservations is Friday, October 16.)

#villehc2015 

 

Thursday, October 22, 2015

6:00 PM Xi Chi Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau International Nursing Reception and Annual Awards.  Ford Atrium, McComsey Hall. Reception and light refreshments followed by Annual Awards and Presentations in Myers Auditorium, McComsey Hall. Speaker: Dr. Ruth McDermott-Levy.  Free contact hour for continuing education for RNs. Community Food Drive – please bring canned goods to donate to a homeless shelter. RSVP by October 14, 2015 tobarbara.zimmerman@millersville.edu

7:00 PM Xi Chi Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau International Nursing Distinguished Lecture Series. Myers Auditorium, McComsey Hall. Speaker: Ruth McDermott-Levy, RN, Villanova University. Lecture: TBA. Free.

7:30 PM Vocalocity, a cappella group. The Winter Center. This group has taken their performance to a whole new dimension by creating their own unique style of music, blended with fun choreography, comedy, and plenty of audience interaction. This concert is made possible by the Melva S. McIllwaine concert and masterclass endowment. General Admission: $10. Students: Free.

 

Friday, October 23, 2015

8:00 AM – 4:30 PM Science and Mathematics Student Research Poster Display. Caputo Hall Lobby. Undergraduate and graduate research projects will be displayed. Free.

8:30 AM – 5:00 PM University Store Open for MU apparel and insignia items. Student Memorial Center.

10:00 AM – 3:00 PM Alumni and Friends Golf Outing. Crossgates Golf Course, 1 Crossland Pass, Millersville. This outing is open to alumni, faculty, staff and friends. Price: $125 per golfer. register

5:00 PM Campus Tour. Members of the Class of 1965 are invited to a special riding tour of campus. Meet at the Student Memorial Center Main Entrance/Clock Tower. Registration required. Free. register

6:00 PM Class of 1965 Meet and Mingle. Gordinier Hall. All members of the class of 1965 are invited to kick-off their reunion weekend with a casual reception. Price: $15. register

6:00 PM 21st Annual Athletic Hall of Fame Reception and Dinner. Lehr Room, Bolger Conference Center, Gordinier Hall. Honoring the 2015 Athletic Hall of Fame inductees Price: $35 per person, $15 per child. Former inductee: $20. register

 

Saturday, October 24, 2015

8:00 AM – 4:30 PM Science and Mathematics Student Research Poster Display. Caputo Hall Lobby. Undergraduate and graduate research projects will be displayed. Free.

8:30 AM – 5:00 PM University Store Open for MU apparel and insignia items. Student Memorial Center.

9:00 AM Millersville Community Parade “Superheroes.” Herr Avenue, Landis Avenue and N. George Street, Millersville. The 19th annual parade includes over 2,000 participants along a two-mile route. One of Lancaster County's largest parades, with 15-20 varied music groups (i.e., Millersville University and high school bands, drum and bugle corps, bagpipers, U.S. Armed Forces bands, a steel drum band, a Philadelphia Mummers band), floats, impersonators, mascots/inflatable costumed characters, fire and emergency groups, twirlers, antique vehicles and more. Toys for Tots will be on hand to collect new toys from parade spectators for less fortunate children in Lancaster County. Free.

9:00 AM – 11:30 AM Global Education and Partnerships International Porch Party Cumberland House. Alumni who studied abroad are invited to socialize and enjoy light refreshments. Contact Olivia Cordero for information at 717-871-7506. Free.

10:00 AM Alumni Baseball Game. Cooper Park Baseball Stadium. Baseball alumni are invited back to play in the Alumni Baseball game sponsored by Coach Jon Shehan and the MU Baseball Team. Batting practice will start at 8:40 AM.  Jon Shehan: 717-871-5736 or jonathan.shehan@millersville.edu. Free.

11:00 AM – 3:00 PM Alumni & Friends Tailgate Zone Tent. High School Avenue, (between the Sugar Bowl Pizzeria and Biemesderfer Stadium). Stop in for refreshments and reconnecting before the Homecoming football game at 2:00p.m.  Photo I.D. is required for beverage service. This event is open to all alumni, faculty, staff and friends. Free. register

11:00 AM – 2:00 PM Marauder Zone. Byerly parking areas (adjacent to Biemesderfer Stadium).  Join in on the fun for a family friendly event featuring student organizations, games, student performances and other entertainment. Free. 

11:00 AM Phi Sigma Pi Reunion. Location TBD. All Brothers are invited to campus to reconnect. Wear your letters and bring any memorabilia to celebrate the Fraternity. For more information, contact Ryan Schgier: rgschgie@millersville.eduPrice: TBD.

11:00 AM Sigma Phi Omega Sorority Reunion. Bolger Conference Center, Gordinier Hall.  All members of Sigma Phi Omega Sorority are invited to campus to reconnect.  Details TBD. 

12:30 PM Parade Volunteers and Friends Luncheon. Lehr Room, Bolger Conference Center, Gordinier Hall. This buffet luncheon is open to all parade volunteers, alumni and friends after the parade and before the football game. Price: $15. register

12:30 PM – 2:00 PM Science & Mathematics Alumni Gathering. Breezeway of Caputo Hall. Science and Mathematics alumni are invited for dessert and beverages. Free.

12:30 PM – 2:00 PM Sociology / Anthropology Department Alumni Gathering.  Location TBD.  Sociology / Anthropology Alumni are invited for dessert and beverages. Free.

1:00 PM Wrestling Luncheon Reunion.  Chryst, Field, Biemesderfer Stadium.  Current wrestlers and their families and wrestling alumni are invited to attend this picnic before the Homecomeming football game.  For further information, contact Coach Todd Roberts at todd.roberts@millersville.edu or by phone at 717-872-3795.  Price: $23 (includes general admission football).  

2:00 PM Marauder Football vs. Lock Haven University. Chryst Field, Biemesderfer Stadium. Pre-game: the 2015 MU Athletic Hall of Fame inductees introduced. Half-time: MU Student Homecoming King and Queen presentation. Tickets can also be purchased at the main gate. General Admission: $8. Reserved: $10. Senior Citizens: $6. 

2:00 PM Campus Tour. Student Memorial Center Main Entrance/Clock Tower. Open to alumni and friends; tour the campus during this special riding tour. Free.

5:30 PM Class of 1965 50th Reunion Reception and Dinner. Bolger Conference Center, Gordinier Hall. All members of the class of 1965 are invited to campus for a reception, dinner and special program. Price: $40. 

6:00 PM 50 Years of Mu Alpha Kappa MAK Fraternity Reunion. Join us to celebrate at the Homecoming Football game under the tent and then after the game at Crossgates Golf Club for a dinner buffet. Crossgates is located at 1 Crossland Pass, Millersville, PA. MAK Brothers and their guests are invited to this reunion event, $56 per person. For more information, contact Carl Borst '72 at 757-592-5626, Dave Van Gilder '71 at 570-743-7448 or Lorie Mahoney at 717-871-7551.

6:30 PM Class of 1970 and Class of 1975 Reunion Reception and Dinner. Bolger Conference Center, Gordinier Hall. All members of the class of 1970 and 1975 are invited to attend this event.  Price $30. 

 

Sunday, October 25, 2015

2:00 PM Launching the Dream: A benefit for Breast Cancer Awareness. The Ware Center. Dr. Dennis Denenberg has been an advocate for breast cancer awareness after his sister, Diana, died of the disease. This fundraiser will debut a brand new song from a poem Diana wrote, put to music by a Millersville student. The event will also feature selections from Denenberg’s one man show – “Hooray for Heroes”. Ticket cost $20 for adults, $5 for students. Proceeds will benefit the Diana’s Dreamers endowment fund at Millersville University.

 MU TICKET OFFICE

Tickets may be purchased online at MUTicketsOnline.com, at the Student Memorial Center Ticket Office (Room 103), by calling the Ticket Office at 717-871-7600 or at the Ware Center Box Office (42 N. Prince St., Lancaster). Ticket offices are open Monday through Friday, 8 AM - 4:30 PM The Winter Center Box Office will be opening one hour prior to showtime.