Friday, Oct. 19

Class of '62 and Academy Class of '52 Reunion Luncheon
Jordan Science Center, Hollinger Atrium
11 a.m.–2:30 p.m.

Golden Grads Events
Each event below has been planned for those alumni who are celebrating or have already celebrated their 50th class reunions at Messiah College. Event registration is encouraged and is a la carte.

  • 1. Oakes Museum Tours
    Jordan Science Center, Oakes Museum
    1–2:30 p.m.

  • 2. Presidential Social & Pinning
    Jordan Science Center, Hollinger Atrium
    2:45–4:15 p.m.

    Enjoy a time of mixing and mingling with fellow Golden Grad alumni as well as President Kim Phipps. Those celebrating their 50th class reunion at Messiah College will be recognized in a special pinning ceremony.

  • 3. Talk by Morris Sider
    Kline 120
    4:15–5:15 p.m.

    The Character of Messiah College—A Mosaic of People and Events, by E. Morris Sider.

Messiah College Reunion Celebration Banquet (fee)
Eisenhower Campus Center, Brubaker Auditorium
6–9 p.m.

This will be a ticketed event. Please purchase tickets in advance.

Alumni celebrating their 5th, 10th, 25th and 50th class reunions are invited to join us for a special evening of celebration honoring each milestone reunion. Golden Grads are also invited to join in this special event to celebrate the rich history and legacy of Messiah College. The evening will include dinner and will feature student and alumni musical performances; an address from President Kim Phipps; and the 2012 alumni awards.

This event is $15 per person for those celebrating their 5th, 10th and 25th class reunions and free for those celebrating their 50th class reunion as well as our Golden Grads.

Saturday, Oct. 20
8 a.m.

Homecoming Registration
Eisenhower Campus Center
Commons 8:30 a.m.–5 p.m.

9 a.m.

Multicultural Alumni Brunch
Orchard Hill
9:30–11:30 a.m.

Falcon Fun Run (fee)
Starry Athletic Complex
outdoor track 8:30–9:15 a.m.

Register in the Eisenhower Campus Center Commons. Race begins on the outdoor track at 9:30 a.m.

Alumni Wrestling Practice
Sollenberger Sports Center
Wrestling Room 9:30 a.m.

10 a.m.

Alumni Field Hockey Game
Anderson Field
10 a.m.

Alumni Women's Soccer Game
Practice Fields
10 a.m.

Powderpuff: Seniors vs. First Years
Rec Fields
10 a.m.

College Ministries Reunion
Boyer 130
10–11 a.m.

Class of '72 (40th) Reunion
Boyer Hall, Howe Atrium
10–11:30 a.m.

Archives Open House
Murray Library, Archives
10 a.m.–3 p.m.

Oakes Museum – 10th Anniversary
Jordan Science Center, Oakes Museum
10 a.m.–5 p.m.

11 a.m.

Alumni Baseball Classic
Starry Athletic Fields, Baseball Field
11 a.m.

Class of '82 (30th) Reunion
Hostetter Chapel, Fellowship Hall
11 a.m.–12:30 p.m.

Alumni Softball Game
Starry Athletic Fields, Softball Field
11 a.m.

Prospective Messiah Student Pizza Reception
Jordan Science Center, Hollinger Atrium
11 a.m.–1 p.m.

Alums and their families with a high school student in grades 9-12 are invited to join us for a pizza reception hosted by the Admissions Office!

Powderpuff: Juniors vs. Sophomores
Rec Fields
11:15 a.m.

Noon

Book Reading
Jordan Science Center, Oakes Museum
Noon

Bring your little one to enjoy snacks and story time featuring the children's book "If You Give a Pig a Pancake."

Alumni Men's Soccer Game
Practice Fields
Noon

Intercultural Office Tours
Larsen Student Union, Intercultural Office
Noon–1 p.m.

Powderpuff: Cheerleading Competition
Rec Fields
12:30 p.m.

FalconFest Picnic (fee)
Eisenhower Campus Center, Hitchcock Arena
12:30–4 p.m.

Enjoy a tailgate-style lunch with your fellow Messiah College alumni! The meal will feature all your picnic favorites, including hot dogs, hamburgers, potato salad, chips and cookies! (Vegetarian options will be available.)

Li'l Falcon Zone
Eisenhower Campus Center, Hitchcock Arena
12:30–4 p.m.

Bring your little ones out to play games, win prizes, meet Fandango and have a blast in the inflatables.

1 p.m.

Powderpuff: Championship Game
Rec Fields
1 p.m.

Campus Tour
Departs from the Eisenhower Campus Center Lobby
1 p.m.

Varsity Field Hockey vs. Arcadia
Anderson Field
1 p.m.

Rafiki House Reunion
Rafiki House
1–2 p.m.

Class of '12 (Zero Year) Reunion
Orchard Hill
1–3 p.m.

Class of '92 (20th) Reunion
Eisenhower Campus Center, Brubaker Auditorium
1:30–3 p.m.

2 p.m.

College Honors and School of the Humanities Reunions
Boyer Hall
2–4 p.m.

  • 1. Welcome Reception
    Howe Atrium
    2–2:30 p.m.

    All College Honors Program and School of Humanities alumni are invited to join their favorite faculty and staff for a general reception, welcome and refreshments.

  • 2. Department and Program Reunions
    2:30–4 p.m.

  • College Honors Program Reunion
    Boyer Atrium
  • Biblical and Religious Studies Reunion
    Boyer 330
  • COMMunity Time!
    Boyer 235
    Join the Communication Department for a time of socializing, sharing and fellowship with fellow alumni.
  • English Department Reunion
    Boyer 336
  • History Department Reception
    Boyer 131
  • Modern Languages Alumni Discussion
    Boyer 130
    Join fellow alumni of the Modern Languages Department as they discuss their vocational path post-graduation.
  • Philosophy Department Panel Discussion
    Boyer 138
  • Politics Department Meet and Greet
    Boyer 230
    Join faculty and alumni from the Politics Department to connect, catch up and even learn advanced networking tips via LinkedIn.

Sustainability Tours
Departs from the Eisenhower Campus Center Lobby
2–4 p.m.

Alumni Concert Choir Rehearsal
Hostetter Chapel
2:30–4 p.m.

3 p.m.

Varsity Women's Soccer vs. Widener
Shoemaker Field
3 p.m.

Alumni Women's Lacrosse Game
Anderson Field
3 p.m.

4 p.m.

Campus Tour
Departs from the Eisenhower Campus Center Lobby
4 p.m.

Concert Choir Performance
Hostetter Chapel
4–5 p.m.

Alumni Men's Lacrosse Game
Anderson Field
4:30 p.m.

6 p.m.

Varsity Men's Soccer vs. Widener
Shoemaker Field
6 p.m.

9 p.m.

Homecoming Concert – Adam Brock
Larsen Student Union 9 p.m.
This is a free but ticketed event for alumni and students. Space is limited! Register today to reserve your tickets and then pick them up at registration on Homecoming day.