Geneva College

Homecoming 2012 Schedule

Geneva College Homecoming 2012
Saturday, October 20th

I Spy Geneva

"Come back to where your search began"
Affinity Groups: Alumni Band, Young Life, Baseball, Volleyball

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8 a.m. Registration - Old Main Lawn
All alumni, parents and students are asked to stop at the registration tent to check in, pick up any necessary information or tickets and receive a free gift from the Alumni Council.

9-11 a.m. Campus Tours - Alexander Hall, lower lobby
Campus tours will leave from the Office of Enrollment Services every 15 minutes for those who would like to learn more about Geneva. Admissions Counselors will also be available to meet with prospective students after the campus tour. Click here to register for a tour or call 800-847-8255.

10 a.m. Alumni Brunch - Alexander Hall
All alumni are invited to gather together for a brunch as we celebrate this year′s reunion classes: ′82, ′87, ‘92, ‘97, ‘02, and ′07. President Ken Smith will give a brief campus update. David Carver ′82, David Howell ′82, Ann (O′Data) Lawson ′87, Andy McCracken ′87, Scott South ′82, and William Sterrett ‘67 will be presented with the Geneva College Distinguished Service Award. Reservations are required. $10/person, $5 for children under 12.

10 a.m.-4 p.m. College Hill Festival - Pedestrian Mall
Artisans, vendors, live music and great food come together to make this a day of fun on Geneva′s campus. Open to the public.

10 a.m. Old Main Stage - Old Main Lawn
Join the "I Spy Geneva" celebration by checking out a wide selection of local groups displaying their various skills and talents. You won′t want to miss it! Check the registration tent for specific group times.

10 a.m. Memorial Stage - Memorial Lawn
Come listen to great music by some of our area′s most talented musicians. Check the registration tent for specific group times.

11 a.m. Geneva Women′s Soccer vs. Grove City - Merriman Athletic Complex
Support the Golden Tornadoes as they face the Grove City College Wolverines.

11:30 a.m. Reunion Photos - Benedum Room
Members of the classes of ′82, ′87, ′92, ′97, ′02, and ′07 are asked to please join us in the Benedum Room to have your class photo taken with your classmates.

12-12:30 p.m. Genevan′s Concert - John White Chapel
Help kick off The Genevans′ 75th Anniversary season with a free concert in John White Chapel, billed as "Geneva nostalgia." You won′t want to miss this opportunity to hear one of their first performances conducted by Dr. David K. Smith!

12-3 p.m. President′s Council VIP Tent - Northwood Lawn Tent
Members of the President′s Council are invited to stop by and visit with the staff of the Institutional Advancement team and enjoy hot beverages throughout this time.

12:30-3:30 p.m. Little Inspector′s Academy - McKee Lawn
Kids are invited to enjoy games, crafts, face painting and a petting zoo!

1 p.m. Geneva Men′s Soccer vs. Grove City - Merriman Athletic Complex
Support the Golden Tornadoes as they battle the Grove City College Wolverines.

1 p.m. Volleyball Reunion - Field House
Alumni Volleyball team members are invited to join with our current volleyball team members for a game and reception. The game will be held at 1:00pm, with a reception to follow at 3:00pm.

1 p.m. Alumni Band Luncheon-Alexander Dining Hall
Alumni Band members who are participating in half-time show will be gathering for lunch at this time. Please contact Don Kephart at to register and for more information about the day′s schedule.

1-3 p.m. Young Life Reunion-Northwood 013
Alumni who worked in Young Life during their time at Geneva or are currently working with Young Life are encouraged to gather together for light refreshments and a time of reminiscing. Please contact Leslie Liecher at to register!

1-3 p.m. Alumni Baseball Game - Baseball Field
Alumni baseball team members are invited to join with our current baseball team for an alumni game.

1:30 p.m. Golden Tornado (ages 60+) Reunion - McCartney Library, West Reading Room
Our "golden" alumni are encouraged to stop by the library and get reconnected with former classmates and friends over hot drinks and sweet treats!

2-3 p.m. 1987 Reunion Gathering - McCartney Library Lawn Tent
Members of the 1987 class are encouraged to gather together under the McCartney Library Lawn Tent at this time to enjoy fellowship and refreshments with their former classmates! Come celebrate your 25th Reunion year together!

3:30 p.m. Pregame Homecoming Crowning Ceremony - Reeves Field
Witness the crowning of the 2012 Homecoming king & queen, as well as the musical talents of Geneva′s marching band.

4 p.m. Football Game: Geneva vs. Waynesburg - Reeves Field
Support the Golden Tornadoes as they play the Yellow Jackets! The Alumni Band will perform at half-time. Purchase tickets at the registration area on Old Main lawn or at the Reeves Field ticket booth before the game. Tickets can be purchased the day of Homecoming at the registration tent until 4pm, and then they will be available at the ticket box before the game. Tickets are $5 adults; $3 college student, Child (12 and under), or senior citizen. (NOTE: Geneva students are free with ID)