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September 18, 2017

Homecoming is THIS WEEKEND!

Homecoming is a special tradition at Roberts Wesleyan College, where alumni, students, parents and friends will come together to celebrate community, friendship, scholarship and transformation. Homecoming at Roberts Wesleyan will take place Friday, Sept. 22, through Sunday, Sept. 24, on campus.

This year, internationally acclaimed photographer Rick Guidotti will be on campus to talk about transforming the way we perceive people living with genetic, physical, intellectual and behavioral differences, and how we can be a more inclusive, compassionate community. His Positive Exposure photography exhibit, presented by the Golisano Foundation, will be displayed in the Howard Stowe Roberts Cultural Life Center as a centerpiece of discussion for the weekend.

The public are welcome to attend all events except alumni reunions.

Members of the media are welcome to attend any of Roberts Wesleyan College’s Homecoming activities throughout the weekend. For questions or additional information, call or text Ryann Bouchard-Guglielmo at 585-794-3806.

2017 Homecoming Schedule:

Bonus event: 6 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 21

  • Film “On Beauty” and Q&A with Rick Guidotti at The Little Theater

Friday, Sept. 22

  • 9 a.m.: Yesteryears Brunch: Honoring Alumni who graduated in ’67 or earlier
  • 11 a.m.: FRAME Workshop by Rick Guidotti
  • 4 p.m.: Lecture: “Change How You See, See How You Change” by Rick Guidotti
  • 5-6:30 p.m.: Visual Arts Faculty Exhibit & Positive Exposure Reception
  • 5 p.m.: 50th Class Reunion Dinner & Medallion Ceremony
  • 7 p.m.: Women’s Volleyball Game vs. University of Bridgeport
  • 7 p.m.: Men's Alumni Soccer Tournament
  • 7:30 p.m.: Ella at 100 Concert, featuring local vocalists who are graduates from Roberts Wesleyan
  • 9:30 p.m. Wonder Woman Movie with Popcorn Bar

Saturday, Sept. 23

  • 8:30 a.m.: Raiders & Redhawks Alumni 5K Race
  • 10 a.m.: 40th Reunion Nurses Coffee Hour
  • 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m.: Homecoming Tent, Family Entertainment, Food and Student Fundraisers
  • 11 a.m.: Homecoming Parade
  • Noon: Women’s Volleyball Game vs. Mercy
  • 1 p.m.: Women's Soccer Game vs. Molloy College
  • 3 p.m.: Golisano Library 10th Anniversary Celebration
  • 3:30 p.m.: Men's Soccer Game vs. Molloy College
  • 4:15 p.m.: Wind Ensemble Concert
  • 5 p.m.: Taste of Roberts: Hors D’oeuvres and Reunions — the centerpiece of Homecoming with Five-Year Reunions
  • 8 p.m.: Saturday Night Live — Entertainment by Students

Sunday, Sept. 24

  • 9 a.m.: Newly appointed Lead Pastor, Dr. Roger Haskins’81 will bring the morning message, featuring Alumni Vocalists

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