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Friday, September 26, 2014

9:00 a.m. Yesteryears Brunch * NEW TIME & LOCATION
Honoring Alumni who graduated in '64 or earlier.
Located in the newly remodeled dining commons.
Garlock Dining Commons
11:00 a.m. Presidential Inauguration Ceremony
Alumni, Faculty, Staff, Students and Special Guests are invited to participate in the Inauguration of President Deana L. Porterfield.
Sanctuary
Pearce Memorial Church
Overflow location – Andrews B. Hale Auditorium, Howard Stowe Roberts Cultural Life Center
12:00 -
2:00 p.m.
Community Celebration Lunch
Faculty, Staff, Students and Guests invited to a special lunch in Garlock immediately following the Inauguration Ceremony. (Student meal plan or ticket required ($6); tickets available at the door)
Garlock Dining Commons
12:30 p.m. Trustees' Presidential Luncheon
For Board of Trustees, Delegates, Alumni Class Representatives, and President Porterfield's Family and Friends.
(Registration required)
Family Life Center
Pearce Memorial Church
2:30 p.m. President’s Inaugural Symposium
Thriving in Leadership: Celebrating Heritage, Affirming Excellence, Embracing Hope.
Sponsored by Northeastern Seminary
Shewan Recital Hall 
Howard Stowe Roberts Cultural Life Center
(No ticket required. Limited seating; registration requested)
5:00 –
7:00 p.m.
Alumni Art Gallery Reception with Refreshments
Featuring Artists David Restivo'96 & Stephen Brayda'10.
David Restivo'96, a Glacier national park Visual Information Specialist, will be exhibiting photographs of the National Park landscapes. Stephen Brayda'10, a book cover designer for Penguin Books in NYC, will be displaying his book cover and poster designs.
Davison Art Gallery
Howard Stowe Roberts Cultural Life Center
5:15 p.m. 50th Class Reunion Dinner
Class of '64
Ellen Stowe Dining Room
Garlock Dining Commons
6:00 –
8:00 p.m.
Voller Athletic Center (Open at No Charge)
Pool, Racquetball, and Tennis Courts. Guest waiver(s) must be signed at main desk for each family member.
6:00 p.m. Women’s Alumni Soccer Game
7:15 p.m. Pizza reception at the tent on the field.
Artificial Turf Fields
7:30 –
10:00 p.m.
Men’s Alumni Soccer Tournament
Single elimination style soccer tournament.
10:00 p.m. Pizza reception at the tent on the field.
Artificial Turf Fields
7:30 p.m. Broadway Spectacular!
A Rodgers & Hammerstein and Andrew Lloyd Webber Concert.
Presented By RWCCT
& RWCCO
Come hear some of your favorite songs from the most famous music theater composers and lyricists of all time. Titles include: Some Enchanted Evening, People Will Say We’re In Love, Edelweiss, Climb Ev’ry Mountain, Any Dream Will Do, Music of the Night, Memory, and Don’t Cry for Me Argentina. The musicals represented span over 60 years of musical theater history and have become staples of the musical theater genre. Don’t miss this wonderful opportunity to enjoy the “best of the best!” of Rodgers & Hammerstein and Andrew Lloyd Webber.
Performed by the members of the Roberts Wesleyan College Community Theater and the Roberts Wesleyan College Community Orchestra.
Andrews B. Hale Auditorium
Howard Stowe Roberts Cultural Life Center
Tickets go on sale August 21, 2014. www.roberts.edu/CLC.
9:00 p.m. Maleficent Movie with Nachos & Popcorn Bar
Bring your blanket and enjoy free popcorn, nachos, and drinks. You won't get your beauty sleep during this thriller!
Sponsored by the Student Association Class of 2018 Council.
Voller Athletic Center Arena

Saturday, September 27, 2014

8:30 a.m. Family Breakfast
$5.00 per guest at the door
(Students swipe meal cards)
Garlock Dining Commons
8:30 a.m 16th Annual Greg Greve Alumni 5K Race
Race begins on the practice soccer fields (past the tennis courts and turf field) and goes through the Matt St. James Cross Country Trails.
Register at the Voller Athletic Center, Lower Level.
Pre-Registration - $15.00; Day of race (Until 8:20 am) - $20.00. Pre-Registration Deadline is Tuesday, September 23rd. You will be required to complete an Assumption of Risk Form on race day.
8:30 –
9:45 a.m.
2nd Annual Prayer Partner Homecoming Breakfast with
President Deana L. Porterfield

Invitation Only
Ellen Stowe Dining Room
Garlock Dining Commons
9:00 a.m. Class of '56 & '57 Breakfast
Barbara and Melvin Reber’s Home
7905 Sackett Road Bergen, NY 14416
9:00 a.m. –
9:00 p.m.
Bookstore Open
Voller Athletic Center, Upper Level
10:00 a.m. –
12:00 p.m.
Donor Café
We are inviting all donors who have given in the last year to join us for a light breakfast and coffee during Homecoming! You will have a chance to chat with some of our students and Advancement team members at the event. Stay tuned for your invitation
Invitation Only
Founders Garden, Updyke Hall, Quads
10:00 a.m. –
4:00 p.m.
Homecoming Tent
Meet friends from your decade and enjoy a variety of activities for the whole family. Fun food, lawn games and student group fundraisers. Inflatable obstacle course, kids bounce castle and much more!
Mersereau Greene (between Hastings Center for Academics & Cox Hall)
11:00 a.m. Homecoming Parade
Featuring Grand Marshall President Deana L. Porterfield, local marching bands, fire departments, student groups grocery cart FLOAT competition, Redhawk Mascot, honored guests and CANDY! (Great seats on Orchard Street!)
11:00 a.m. Women’s Volleyball Game vs. Mercy College
Voller Athletic Center Arena
11:00 a.m. 26th Annual Harry F. Anderson Invitational
Cross Country Invitational – Women’s Race
Practice Fields (Miller and Buffalo Roads)
12:00 noon 26th Annual Harry F. Anderson Invitational
Cross Country Invitational – Men’s Race
Practice Fields (Miller and Buffalo Roads)
12:00 noon 40th Anniversary Luncheon
Class of '74
Ellen Stowe Dining Room
Garlock Dining Commons
12:00 noon 25th Anniversary Luncheon
Class of '89
Fireside Room
B. Thomas Golisano Library
12:00, 1:00, 2:00 &
3:00 p.m.
Admissions Campus Tours
Meet at the Admissions table to join a tour of campus.
Homecoming Tent
12:30 p.m. Women’s Alumni Volleyball Game
Voller Athletic Center Arena
1:00 p.m. Women’s Soccer Game vs. Maine Fort Kent
Stadium
1:30 p.m. 50th Class Reunion Reception
Friendship Center
Pearce Memorial Church
2:00 –
3:00 p.m.
Cross Country Reunion: Runners from the 50’s and 60’s under Coach Anderson
Boardroom- President’s Side

Rinker Community Service Center
2:00 –
3:00 p.m.
Annual Apple Picking
The Harvest is ready! Come pick an apple from the Class of 2010 Apple Orchard. Enjoy up to 10 per family.
Located across from Orchard Street on Westside Drive
2:00 -
4:00 p.m.
Alumni Choir Rehearsal
For those participating in the Alumni Choir on Sunday, September 28 during the 10:30 a.m. Pearce Memorial Church Service. Questions please contact Tim Lambert ’07 for details; Lambert_Tim@pearcechurch.org
Pearce Sanctuary
Pearce Memorial Church
3:00 –
4:00 p.m.
Parents Event: Coffee and Cheesecake Reception
Dessert “meet and greet” for Parents of current students. (Due to space constraints, this event is intended for parents only.)
Fireside Room
B. Thomas Golisano Library
3:00 p.m. Tailgate at the Clock Tower for Current RWC Students
Face paint, noisemakers, signs and Mountain Dew. March down to the Men’s Soccer game at 3:30 p.m.
Crothers Clock Tower, Center Campus
3:30 p.m. Men’s Soccer Game vs. University of the District of Columbia  
Stadium
4:00 –
5:00 p.m.
Wind Ensemble Concert
Andrews B. Hale Auditorium
Howard Stowe Roberts Cultural Life Center
5:15 –
7:15 p.m.
Taste of Roberts: Hors D’oeuvres and Reunions
Alumni, Parents, Students…all are welcome! Reunion years (classes ending in ‘4’ and ‘9’) have designated areas throughout the building to meet. There will be opportunities for everyone to gather and reconnect.
A variety of gourmet foods will be hand passed by student hosts and provided at food stations throughout the Cultural Life Center. Enjoy food, friends, and music at this unique event! Registration is required. Cost is $10 for adults; $5 for children ages 6-12; 5 and under are free. Complimentary for current RWC Students.
Kodak Atrium
Howard Stowe Roberts Cultural Life Center
6:30 –
9:30 p.m.
Men’s Soccer Alumni Banquet: Featuring Playing Seasons 1994-2004
An evening to celebrate a special decade in the soccer program history. With many milestones to celebrate including 10, 15 & 20 year reunions with Coach Greg Gidman and 10 years with Coach Mark Fish.
Invitation Only
Family Life Center

Pearce Memorial Church
8:00 p.m. “Saturday Night Live”
(Doors open at 7:30 p.m.)
This annual variety show is full of music and comedy.
Admission is free and all are welcome!
Andrews B. Hale Auditorium
Howard Stowe Roberts Cultural Life Center
10:00 p.m. Late Night Live with Marvel Trio
Enjoy late night music in the newly renovated Garlock Dining Commons! Marvel Trio consists of Roberts Wesleyan College alumni.
Garlock Dining Commons

Sunday, September 28, 2014

8:00 –
10:00 a.m.
Pancake Breakfast
Fundraiser for Redhawks Women’s Basketball Team
Kids under 3-free; kids 3-8 - $3.00; adults $5.00 (pay at the door)
Garlock Dining Commons
10:30 a.m. Pearce Memorial Church Service
Featuring Guest Speaker Barbara Rose and RWC Alumni Choir.
Pearce Memorial Church