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Homecoming Weekend 2013
7/25/2013 2:04:00 PM by Doug

October 4-6
Siena Heights University
Adrian, Michigan

Friday, October 4

• “Back to Class” Classroom Visits: Contact Alumni Office for details.
 Early-Bird Lunch in McLaughlin: Pay at the door.
• “Dominican Roots” Heritage Tour with Trudy McSorley, 2 p.m.
• 2013 Alumni Awards Presentation Ceremony, 4-5:45 p.m.
• “The stART of it All!” Homecoming Kick-Off Reception & Gallery Opening, 6-8:30 p.m. (Wine and cheese, hors d’oeuvres and desserts, good friends and good art in Studio Angelico)

Friday Night Lights
Women’s Soccer vs. Indiana Tech, 5:30 p.m. (O'Laughlin Stadium)
Women’s Volleyball vs. Adrian College, 7 p.m. (Fieldhouse)
Men’s Soccer v. Davenport, 8 p.m. (O'Laughlin Stadium)
• Theatre Siena: “RENT”, 8 p.m. (Francoeur Theater) (“Talk Back” with “RENT” director Doug Miller ’74 and the entire cast on stage after the show)

Saturday, October 5

• Coffee and Career Conversation, 9:30 a.m. (Students networking with alumni about the transition from campus to career)
• Admissions Open House, 10 a.m. (Prospective students tour campus and learn about admissions, financial aid, and student life)
• Alumni Baseball Game & Tailgate, 10 a.m. (Baseball field) (Alumni vs. alumni if enough can make it; otherwise, alumni vs. current Saints!)
• Dedication of the McLaughlin University Center, 10:30 a.m.
• Homecoming Brunch in McLaughlin University Center, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.
• SHU Family Fun Tailgate, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.
• Varsity Football vs. St. Francis (Ind.), 1 p.m. (Halftime featuring: SHU Cheer & Dance, Band, Alumni Award winners & Athletic Hall of Fame)
• Eclipse 40th Anniversary Publication Release Party, 4:30 p.m. (Dominican Hall)
• All-Alumni Reception, 5:30-6:30 p.m.
Athletic Hall of Fame Banquet (Honoring the 2013 Hall of Fame Inductees), 7 p.m.
All-Alumni Banquet (Reunions, Award Winners, All Returning Alumni), 7 p.m.
• Theatre Siena:  “RENT”, 8 p.m. (Francoeur Theater)
• Octoberfest!, 9 p.m.-midnight (Fieldhouse) (SHU Jazz Band early, then DJ. Music and dancing. Beer, wine, pop, coffee. Photo booth. Saturday night live with faculty and friends!)

Sunday, October 6

• Homecoming Mass, 9:30 a.m. (St. Dominic Chapel) (Fr. Dan Lannen, OSF ‘05 presiding)
Celebration Champagne Brunch, 10:30 a.m. (Good food, a bit of bubbly and sparkling conversation to wrap up your weekend; featuring Sister Pat Walter, OP '66)
• 15th Annual Saints Golf Scramble, 9:30 a.m. (Wolf Creek Golf Club) (Breakfast, steak dinner, greens fees, cart, prizes — benefiting SHU Athletics)


• Erika Wolcott Henry ’07 (Dunwoody, Ga.)Recent Graduate Award
• Sister Jean Joseph Hughes, OP ’68 (Chicago, Ill.)Saint Dominic Award
• Michael P. Morgan ’83 (Farmington, Conn.): Outstanding Alumni Award
• Jason G. Sanderson ’92 (Toledo, Ohio)Outstanding Alumni Award
• Catherine Zick Robinson ’69 (Ypsilanti, Mich.)Sister Ann Joachim Award
• Jennifer Hamlin Church (Petersburg, Mich.)Honorary Alumni Award


• Jerry Frebes ’86 (wrestling)
• Matt Baaki ’01 (basketball)
• Andy Power ’02 (soccer)
• Chitranjan Greer-Travis ’03 (track & field)
• Matt Miller ’03 (track & field)
• The 2002 Women’s Soccer Team


(mention Siena Heights Homecoming)
Carlton Lodge:  517-263-7000
Holiday Inn Express:  517-265-5700
Super 8 Motel:  517-265-8888

Registration & Ticket Information

• There’s a jazzy nametag and “Halo” button for you when you get here.

Athletic Tickets

• Friday, Oct. 4: Women’s Volleyball, Men’s & Women’s Soccer: Tickets at the door/gate.
• Saturday, Oct. 5:  Football tickets at the gate – or – advance-purchase tickets at
• All games: $5 general admission; $3 children or seniors

Hall of Fame Banquet and Saints Alumni Golf Outing Tickets

• Hall of Fame Banquet: Oct. 5, 7 p.m.
Adult: $35
Children (age 10 and under): $15

• Saints Alumni Golf Outing: Oct. 6
Cost: $100/person

To register and pay for either of these events, contact the SHU Athletic Office at 517-264-7870 or

Questions About Homecoming Weekend?

SHU Alumni Office: 517-264-7143

Contact Us at (800) 521-0009.
Siena Heights University Main Campus. 1247 E. Siena Heights Dr. Adrian, MI 49221.