2018 Homecoming and Fall Family Weekend

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Oct. 5 through Oct. 7

Register for Homecoming


Presented by:

HirtleCallaghan&Co

Friday, Oct. 5
friday-activities

3-7 p.m. Registration
Fred M. Rogers Center

6 p.m. Alumni of Distinction and 25th and 50th Anniversary Reception
Fred M. Rogers Center

6:30 p.m. Pep Rally
Melvin Platz

7 p.m. Alumni of Distinction and 25th and 50th Anniversary Dinner
Fred M. Rogers Center
Awardees
Jolene H. Bogner, C’88
Atty. Kevin J. Coakley, C’68
Reverend Kevin Dominik, S’88
Peter C. Juliano, C’63
Frank William Mocek, M.D., C’83
James B. Pieffer, C’83
Michael A. Polechko, C’68
Recent Alumnus/Alumna
Achievement:

Lloyd M. Cheatom, C’13

7 p.m. Vinny’s Birthday Party
Robert S. Carey Student Center Lounge

7 p.m. Women’s Volleyball vs. Washington & Jefferson
Robert S. Carey Student Center Gymnasium

Saturday, Oct. 6
saturday-events

6:45 a.m. Morning Prayer with the Benedictines
Basilica

7:30 a.m. Monastery Mass
Basilica

8-11 a.m. Sidewalk Chalk Art Competition
Robert S. Carey Student Center

9-11 a.m. Men’s Lacrosse Alumni Game 
Turf Field

9-11 a.m. Women’s Tennis Alumni Doubles Tournament
Tennis Courts

10 a.m.-6 p.m. Registration
Hospitality Tent, Outdoor Basketball Court

10 a.m.-noon Alumni Hospitality 
Hospitality Tent, Outdoor Basketball Court

10 a.m.-noon McKenna School/MBAA Tailgate
McKenna School Tent, Tailgate Lot


10 a.m. Alumni Swim Meet
Frank and Elizabeth Resnik Swimming Pool, Robert S. Carey Student Center

10:30 a.m.-noon Boyer School Reception
Sis and Herman Dupré Science Pavilion

10:30 a.m. Planetarium Show
Angelo J. Taiani Planetarium, Sis and Herman Dupré Science Pavilion


11 a.m.-1 p.m. Bearcat Brunch 
Community Center, Placid Hall

11 a.m. Planetarium Show
Angelo J. Taiani Planetarium, Sis and Herman Dupré Science Pavilion


11:30 a.m. Homecoming Parade

11:30 a.m. Planetarium Show
Angelo J. Taiani Planetarium, Sis and Herman Dupré Science Pavilion

Noon-4 p.m. Open Swim
Frank and Elizabeth Resnik Swimming Pool, Robert S. Carey Student Center

Noon Education Department Alumni Reception
Education Office Suite, Prep Hall


1 p.m. Bearcat Football vs. Thiel College
Chuck Noll Field

3:30-6 p.m. Fall Fest Carnival
Softball Field

4-7 p.m. Alumni Social, Hospitality Tent
Outdoor Basketball Court

4:30 p.m. Alumni Memorial Mass
Mary, Mother of Wisdom Student Chapel

5 p.m. Parish Mass
Basilica

7 p.m. Juggler/Comedian Ivan Pecel
Performing Arts Center, Robert S. Carey Student Center

7-9 p.m. Alumni Art Exhibition Reception
Gristmill

8:15 p.m. Trolley Ghost Tours
depart from Robert S. Carey Student Center Lounge every half hour

Sunday, Oct. 7
basilica

6:45 a.m. Morning Prayer with the Benedictines
Basilica

7:30 a.m. Monastery Mass
Basilica

9:30 a.m. Parish Mass
Basilica

11:30 a.m. Parish Mass
Basilica

1–3 p.m. Women’s Lacrosse Alumni Game
Turf Field

  • Alumni of Distinction and 25th and 50th Anniversary Dinner

    Friday, Oct. 5, 2018
    6 p.m. Reception
    7 p.m. Dinner
    Fred M. Rogers Center

    Menu - $50 per person 
    Bibb Lettuce Salad with Roasted Beets, Goat Cheese and Candied Walnuts with White Balsamic Vinaigrette
    Petite Filet and Salmon
    Asiago Mashed Potatoes
    Asparagus
    Dinner Rolls with Butter
    Ice Water
    Coffee, Tea, Decaf
    Apple Crisp with Chantilly Cream

    Kids' Menu - $15 per child 4-10 years old
    Chicken Fingers 
    French Fries
    Applesauce
    Cookie


  • Bearcat Brunch

    Saturday, Oct. 6, 2018
    11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
    Community Center, Placid Hall

    Menu:
    Self Serve Fruit, Yogurt and Granola Bar

    Waffle Station with Whipped Butter, Whipped Cream,
    Cinnamon Whipped Butter, Syrup,
    Strawberries and Blueberries

    Pizza Station with Cheese, Pepperoni and Pierogie Pizza

    Made to Order Deli Sandwiches with Assorted Deli Meats,
    Pasta Salad, Cole Slaw, and Broccoli Salad

    Grill Station with Hamburgers, Hot Dogs, Turkey Burgers,
    Grilled Cheese Sandwiches, French Fries

    Full Service Salad Bar with Italian Wedding Soup

    Roasted Turkey with Whipped Potatoes and Gravy,
    Honey Roasted Carrots, Penne Pasta Marinara Bake,
    Scrambled Eggs, Sausage Links, Potatoes O'Brien, 
    French Toast with Syrup


  • Alumni Social

    Saturday, Oct. 6, 2018
    4 to 7 p.m.
    Hospitality Tent, Outdoor Basketball Court

    Menu:
    Slider Bar: Bacon Cheeseburger, Black Bean Burger and Mini Corn Dogs with Mustup
    Hot Pretzel Sticks with Beer Cheese, Grain Mustard, Chocolate Sauce and Roasted Apple Caramel Sauce
    Homemade Old Bay Potato Chips with Hot Crab Dip
    Sauerkraut Balls with Thousand Island Dip
    Roasted Root Vegetable Display
    Warm Donut Holes with Assorted Toppings:
       Cinnamon Sugar, Powdered Sugar, Espresso Sugar
       Vanilla and Cream Cheese Icing
       Chocolate, Strawberry, and Caramel Sauce
       Crushed Oreos, Granola, Sprinkles and Crushed Heath Bars
    All Saints Brewing Company Beer Selection, Bella Terra Wine, Latrobe Lemonade Cocktails
    Assorted Soda and Water


  • Class of 1963 Reunion Brunch and Dinner

    Reunion Brunch
    Saturday, Oct. 6, 2018
    Time: 9 - 10:30 a.m.
    Location:  Placid Hall, Faculty Dining Room
    $18 per person

    Menu:
    Scrambled Eggs
    Homefried Potatoes
    Belgian Waffles with Assorted Toppings
    Bacon
    Fresh Fruit
    Penne Pasta with Feta and Tomato
    Assorted Breakfast Pastries
    Coffee, Decaffeinated Coffee, Hot Tea
    Orange Juice


    Reunion Dinner
    Saturday, Oct. 6, 2018
    Time: 6 p.m. Cocktails (Cash Bar), 6:30 p.m. Dinner
    Location:  Latrobe Country Club
    $45 per person

    Menu:
    Tossed Baby Greens Salad
    Choice of Entree: Chicken Caprese, Herb Roasted Pork Loin, Pasta Primavera
    Roasted Redskin Potatoes
    Green Beans
    Coffee Service
    Ice Water
    New York Cheesecake with Seasonal Berries

  • Class of 1988 Reunion Dinner

    Reunion Dinner
    Saturday, Oct. 6, 2018
    Time: 6 p.m. Cocktails (beer and wine) and Dinner
    Location:  Fred M. Rogers Center
    $30 per person

    Menu:
    Domestic Cheese and Cracker Tray
    BBQ Pulled Pork Mini Sliders
    Caprese Mini Sliders
    Chicken Bacon Cheddar Mini Sliders
    Hot Spinach Artichoke Dip
    Hot Buffalo Chicken Dip
    Vegetable Tray
    Homemade Chips
    Mini Cookies and Mini Dessert Bars
    Coffee Station

  • Class of 1993 Reunion Dinner

    Reunion Dinner
    Saturday, Oct. 6, 2018
    Time: 6 p.m. Cocktails (beer and wine) and Dinner
    Location:  Fred M. Rogers Center
    $30 per person

    Menu:
    Domestic Cheese and Cracker Tray
    Mixed Green Salad with Ranch and Italian Dressing
    Penne Pasta and Cheese Filled Tortellini
    Meat Sauce, Marinara Sauce and Alfredo Sauce
    Meatballs
    Parmesan Cheese and Red Chili Pepper Flakes
    Breadsticks
    Mini Cookies and Mini Dessert Bars
    I
    ce Water
    Coffee Station

  • Class of 1998 Reunion Picnic and Dinner

    Reunion Tailgate Picnic (Bring Your Own Beverages)
    Saturday, Oct. 6, 2018
    Time: 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
    Location:  Tailgate Area, Class of 1998 Tent
    $12 per person

    Menu:
    Hamburgers
    Hot Dogs
    Potato Chips
    Condiment Packets (ketchup, mustard, mayo, relish)
    Fresh Fruit
    Marinated Vegetable Slaw
    Pasta Salad
    Brownies
    Iced Tea/Lemonade Cartons



    Reunion Dinner
    Saturday, Oct. 6, 2018
    Time: 6 p.m. Cocktails (beer and wine) and Dinner
    Location:  Fred M. Rogers Center
    $40 per person

    Menu:
    Domestic Cheese and Cracker Tray
    Artichoke, Feta and Roasted Pepper Flatbread
    Caramelized Onion and Sage Flatbread
    Roasted Vegetable Tray
    Fruit Tray with Dip
    Vegetable Stuffed Mushrooms
    Coconut Shrimp
    Tomato Bruschetta
    Coffee Service
    Ice Water
    Assorted Mini Tartlets and Mini Dessert Bars

  • Class of 2003 Reunion Picnic

    Reunion Tailgate Picnic (Bring Your Own Beverages)
    Saturday, Oct. 6, 2018
    Time: 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
    Location: Class of 2003 Tailgate Tent
    $12 per person

    Menu:
    Hamburgers
    Hot Dogs
    Potato Chips
    Condiment Packets (ketchup, mustard, mayo, relish)
    Fresh Fruit
    Marinated Vegetable Slaw
    Pasta Salad
    Brownies
    Iced Tea/Lemonade Cartons

  • Class of 2013 Reunion Picnic

    Reunion Tailgate Picnic (Bring Your Own Beverages)
    Saturday, Oct. 6, 2018
    Time: 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
    Location: Class of 2013 Tailgate Tent
    $12 per person

    Menu:
    Hamburgers
    Hot Dogs
    Potato Chips
    Condiment Packets (ketchup, mustard, mayo, relish)
    Fresh Fruit
    Marinated Vegetable Slaw
    Pasta Salad
    Brownies
    Iced Tea/Lemonade Cartons


     

  • PRICING

    Family Package
    First two registrations free, ticket to Bearcat Brunch, name tag, lanyard, rally towel and 10 tickets to Fall Fest Carnival. Additional tickets to Bearcat Brunch may be purchased for $15 (adult) or $12 (child 4-12).

    ALUMNI PACKAGES:
    The Basic Package
    rally towel, name tag and lanyard (Bearcat Swag) - FREE

    The Bearcat Package
    Ticket to either Bearcat Brunch OR Alumni Social, Bearcat Swag and 10 tickets to Fall Fest Carnival. $15 adult, $12 child 4-12

    The Wimmer Package
    Tickets to both Bearcat Brunch AND Alumni Social, Bearcat Swag, and 10 tickets to Fall Fest Carnival. $25 adult, $20 child 4-12

    NOTE: Graduates of the Last Decade (G.O.L.D. - C'07 - C'18) receive a $5 discount on all packages

    Alumni of Distinction Reception and Dinner - $50 adult, $15 child 4-10
    Football Tickets - $5 each
    Homecoming/Fall Family Weekend T-shirt - $12 (S-XL), $14 (2X/3X)

  • WEEKEND HOURS

    Office of Admission
    9 a.m. - noon

    Winnie Palmer Nature Reserve
    Friday 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
    Saturday 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

    Saint Vincent Gallery
    Friday 1 - 4 p.m.
    Saturday 1 - 4 p.m.
    Sunday 1 - 4 p.m.

    Foster and Muriel McCarl Coverlet Gallery
    Friday 5 - 8 p.m.
    Saturday 3 - 6 p.m.

    College Bookstore
    Friday 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
    Saturday 9:30 a.m. - 6 p.m.

    Basilica Gift Shop
    Friday 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
    Saturday 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
    Sunday 8:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.

    Gristmill General Store
    Friday 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
    Saturday 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

    The Shack
    Friday 8 a.m. - 9 p.m.
    Saturday 1 - 9:30 p.m.
    Sunday 1 - 10 p.m.

    Barista Café
    Friday 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
    Saturday Noon - 7 p.m.

  • WHO'S COMING

    Donald Duman, P’48, C’53, S’57
    Charles Scott, C’61
    Dr. William Fronczek, C’62
    Peter Juliano, C’63
    Zoltan Kristof, C’63
    Mike Mickinak, C’63
    Jerry Slavonia, C’63
    Dennis Ufnar, C’63
    Dr. Michael Polechko, C’68
    John Reilly, C’68
    John Luckey, C’69
    Bob O'Grady, C’69
    Richard Bienvenue, C’70
    Gregory Ehalt, C’70
    Gene Forbes, C’70
    Mike Lawrence, C’70
    Chad Rittle, C’70
    Jim Scott, C’70
    Kevin Flanagan, C’72
    M. Brian Biggins, P’68, C’73, S’77
    Jon Close, C’78
    John Meinert, C’78
    David Semelsberger, C’78
    David Trentin, C’78
    Thomas Kuss, C’82
    Brian Cross, C’83
    Rege Garris, C’83
    Mark Barberich, C’85
    Roberta (Bobbi) (Kellar) Mutinelli, C’85
    Margy (Tercero) Arena, C’88
    Patricia Chabala, C’88
    Greg Chesson, C’88
    Rev. Kevin Dominik, S’88
    Paul Guevara, C’88
    Mary (McLeigh) Kim, C’88
    Amy Panebianco, C’88
    Brenda (Vrabel) Pearson, C’88
    Maria (Paul) Person, C’88
    Bernie Shaughnessy, C’88
    Sharon White, C’88
    Lindale (Patterson) DeBone, C’91
    Paul Becker, C’92
    Misty (Seeley) Patcyk, C’92
    Kelly (Ehrensberger) Breindel, C’93
    Stephen Gannon, C’93
    Gretchen Gardner, C’93
    Scott Leasure, C’93
    Corinne (Roman) Leasure, C’93
    Juli (Scatena) McGuire, C’93
    KenP eak, C’93
    Kate (Conroy) Scanga, C’93
    Amy Stein, C’93
    Kristen (Bieller) Begeman, C’96
    Matthew Comer, C’98
    Francis Gajski, C’98
    Ann Giacobbi, C’98
    Heather (Evans) Kracklauer, C’98
    Marisa (Meucci) Harmon, C’03
    Nicole (Yohman) Purnell, C’03
    Sarah (O'Connor) Kepes, C’06
    Amy (Janocsko) Bodle, C’08
    Laura (Echard) Deglau, C’08
    Nathan Harig, C’08
    Emily Kamarchik, C’08
    Michael Palcsey, C’08
    Amanda Reese, C’08
    Ryan Retter, C’08
    Jeanine (Kelly) Seidling, C’08
    Sherrie Dunlap Gallagher, C’09
    Christopher Rea, C’09
    Deanna (DeKlaven) Wolkiewicz, C’09
    Judy (Spelz) Haas, C’10
    Zachary Kupec, C’10
    Alé (Muzika) Simmons, C’10
    Michelle Allemang, C’11
    Julie (Shannon) Kupec, C’11
    Andrew Miller, C’11
    Jeremy Smith, C’11
    Mary Ann( Stas) Dunlap, C’12
    Sara (Berger) Novosel, C’12
    Salvatore Re, C’12
    Christie Cyktor, C’13
    Catherine Czapski, C’13
    Megan DePrimio, C’13
    Emily Graham, C’13
    Diana Hric, C’13
    Jovaughn Johnson, C’13
    Aaron Kushner, C’13
    Alexander Miller, C’13
    Robert Mitrik, C’13
    Anthony Weisenburger, C’13
    Stephanie (Cheplic) Williams, C’13
    Marla Crawford, C’14
    Stacie Sikora, C’14
    Maggie (Garvey) Wilkinson, C’14
    Mary Brady, C’15
    Tessa Hennessy, C’15
    Patrick Kenna, C’15
    Anna (Hoffman) Schreckengost, C’15
    James Athelstone, C’16
    Katie Lucas, C’16
    Alyssa Luther, C’16
    Emily Mahoy, C’16
    Marisa McAndrews, C’16
    Angela Nowacki, C’16
    Cameron Roth, C’16
    Jimmy Singer, C’16
    Kyli Stoner, C’16
    Chris torm, C’16
    Bridget Synan, C’16
    Zaza Yanosick, C’16
    Adam Burgh, C’17
    Jordan Conville, C’17
    Brian Niemiec, C’17
    Amelia Rashid, C’17
    Scott Reichard, C’17
    Anna Rifilato, C’17
    Emily Samara, C’17
    Hannah Smereczniak, C’17
    Samantha Striner, C’17
    Rachel Baumann, C’18
    Scott Becker, C’18
    Amanda Bernola, C’18
    Joshua Centore, C’18
    Kaitlyn (Sciullo) Conville, C’18
    Ashley Dubos, C’18
    Cheyenne Dunbar, C’18
    Luke Good, C’18
    Ande Greco, C’18
    Jen Haseleu, C’18
    Claire Jackman, C’18
    Matthew Jodis, C’18
    Courtney Kahl, C’18
    Julia Lundy, C’18
    Serena Martinez, C’18
    Brett McCourt, C’18
    Jessica Radicic, C’18
    Katie Smith, C’18
    Casi Smith, C’18
    Sara Weisz, C’18
    Teresa Yanicko, C’18