Homecoming Celebration 2018

September 28-30, 2018

Homecoming is a special tradition at Roberts Wesleyan College, where alumni, students, parents and friends come together and celebrate our community of friendship, scholarship and transformation.

This year is all about our NEW Homecoming Festival & Reunions on Saturday, September 29th. Alumni, Parents, Students and friends are invited to enjoy the new live-music stage, fun food tents, shopping, and inflatables. Alumni vendors and student group fundraisers will be selling arts & crafts, coffee, jewelry, kettle corn and more!

Food tents will be provided by Metz Culinary featuring BBQ Platters, Loaded Mac & Cheese, Tacos, Nachos, Redhawk Plates, Hot Dogs, Hamburgers and all the sides to go with them. There’s even a sweets tent! Food can be purchased between 11am-3pm and are Cash Only. ATM's Available. Check out the full menu with prices at www.roberts.edu/homecoming/food.

Homecoming 5-Year Reunions at the Festival

If it’s your Five-Year reunion (classes ending in ‘8’ and ‘3’), you will have a designated tent to catch up with your classmates for lunch. First, grab your lunch from our various food tents, then find your class reunion tent. Note: For 25th and 40th Reunions – Registration for your reunion includes food vouchers. 

Share your memories and pictures with us by using #HOMEatRWC on social media!

Highlights of Homecoming 2018:

 Friday, September 28

  • Yesteryears Brunch: Honoring Alumni who graduated in '68 or earlier, Faculty Emeriti and and Guest Speakers Gary Walsh ’68. NEW LOCATION in Parmerter Hall, Pearce Memorial Church. *
  • Evidence of God's Grace in American Films - Special Chapel Service
  • Dwell: Explorations of Being - Art Exhibit Reception
  • 50th Class Reunion Dinner & Medallion Ceremony – Class of ‘68*
  • Circle Member Hors d'Oeuvres Reception* (Invite Only)
  • Men's Alumni Soccer Tournament*
  • A Night at the Movies – Music from the Silver Screen RWCCO Concert*
  • Incredibles 2 Movie with Popcorn Bar

 Saturday, September 29

  • Raiders & Redhawks Alumni 5K Race*
  • Prayer Partner Coffee Hour*
  • Roberts Today: RED Talks (AM Session)
  • NEW Homecoming Festival & Reunions*
  • Homecoming Parade
  • Parents Tent*
  • Northeastern Seminary Tent*
  • Campus Tours
  • Men’s Alumni Tennis Match*
  • Women's Soccer Game vs. LIU Post
  • Women’s Alumni Lacrosse Game*
  • Roberts Today: RED Talks (PM Session)
  • Celebrating 30 years of the Communication Program*
  • Annual Apple Picking
  • Men's Soccer Game vs. LIU Post
  • Wind Ensemble Concert
  • Women's Alumni Soccer Game*
  • Pearce Memorial Church Worship Service featuring special guest speaker Dr. Kevin Mannoia ’77.
  • Saturday Night Live - Entertainment by Students

Sunday, September 30

  • Pancake Breakfast: Fundraiser for Redhawk Athletics Club
  • Pearce Memorial Church Worship Service featuring special guest speaker Dr. Kevin Mannoia ’77.
  • Women’s Tennis Match vs. Salem International Universe

*Registration Required

Watch our 2017 Homecoming Celebration campus closeup video to get a glimpse of what it was like at Homecoming!