Homecoming Schedule

Mark your calendars now for Homecoming and Family Weekend 2015 - October 2 and 3. Terrific food, opportunities to reconnect with classmates, faculty and staff, and a time to enjoy fall at Gordon! Questions, contact  or 978.867.4238.

The 2015 Homecoming schedule is up and continuously being updated - come back often for more info.

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 2–SATURDAY, OCTOBER 3, 2015


 

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 2

Visit a Class
For parents and alumni – information available at Admissions check-in desk

Barrington Merger Anniversary Dinner
Celebrating the 30th Anniversary of the United College and the shared heritage of both institutions
All Barrington alumni invited
Special Invite to Reunion Classes of 1985, 1980, 1975, and 1970
6-7:45 p.m. Location TBD
$25 per person; RSVP to alumni.office@gordon.edu

Homecoming Awards Celebration
8-9:30 p.m. MacDonald Auditorium, Ken Olsen Science Center
Honoring the service, work and lives of alumni and friends of the college
Free and open to the community with a dessert reception immediately following

 

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 3

9th Annual Scot Trot and Kids Fun Run
7:30–8:30 a.m. check-in, 8:30 a.m. Fun Run start, 9 a.m. race start
Information and online registration

Welcome and Bookstore Tent
8 a.m.–4 p.m.
Reunion Check-in and registration; voucher pickup, maps, general schedule information

Men's Lacrosse Info Session
8:45-9:30 a.m.
For parents of men's lacrosse players - an opportunity to share coffee and hear from Coaches and team captains.
Bennett Center Mezzanine, Bennett Athletics Center

Barrington Art Gallery: Painting exhibit by Grant Drumheller
9 a.m.–7 p.m.

Parents' Reception with President and Mrs. Lindsay
9:30–10:30 a.m.
For parents of current students
Wilson House (President's Residence)
Free; Registration required – space limited to the first 100 registrants

Phi Alpha Chi Honor Society Reception
10-11 a.m.
Contact Dr. Craig Story, Advisor, for more information about this reception.
Phillips Recital Hall, Phillips Music Center

Alumnae Softball Game
10 a.m.
Contact Coach Katie Woolf for more information
Softball Field, Bennett Athletics Center

Alumni Baseball Game and Cookout
10 a.m.
Batting practice opens at 9 a.m. and a cookout for alumni and current team members will follow the game. Contact Coach Rob Mansfield with questions.
J.Tec White Field, Bennett Athletics Center

Alumni vs. Student Swim Meet
10:30 a.m.-noon
Great competition and great fun to be had by all, including lunch with the team immediately following the meet.
Pool, Bennett Athletics Center

Women's Tennis vs. ENC
11 a.m.
Brigham Athletic Complex Courts

Women's Field Hockey vs. Endicott
11 a.m.
Brigham Athletic Field

Children’s Story Time
Time and location TBD

Lunch/Food Options (a la carte)
11 a.m.–4 p.m.
Food trucks and local vendors will be showcased this year with delicious options to enjoy!

Gordon Class Reunions

2010 and 2005 – Your reunion gathering will be held on Saturday evening from 7-10 p.m. at the new Atomic Café location in downtown Beverly! Free appetizers, cash bar; RSVP online, space is limited. Visit Gordon during the day to reconnect with faculty, staff and friends and pick up a reunion discount ticket to the food vendors around the quad (pick up at the Welcome Tent)

2000 and 1995 – Your reunion gathering will be held on the Frost Hall Lawn overlooking Coy Pond. Enjoy free picnic desserts and come and go as you’d like between 12-3 p.m. Visit the welcome tent to pick up a reunion discount ticket to the food vendors around the quad, as well.

1990, 1985, 1980, 1975, & 1970
Your official reunion gathering will be held together at the beautiful home of friends of the college, Tom and Lyn Shields, at 122 Hart Street in Beverly Farms, giving you and your classmates time to connect over great food. Space is limited; RSVP to alumni.office@gordon.edu before September 18th to guarantee a spot! Cost is $25 per person.

Barrington class reunions - 1985, 1980, 1975, and 1970 - will be held on Friday evening at the Merger Celebration



Women's Soccer vs. Curry
12 p.m.
Quad

Children's Activities
12–3 p.m.
Flying Squirrel, Moon Bounce and more!
Frost Hall Lawn

Photo Booth
Time and Quad Location TBD

Faculty Department Receptions
12-4 p.m.
Quad

Men's Soccer vs. Curry
2:30 p.m.
Quad

Men's Alumni Lacrosse Game and Dinner
4:45-6:45 p.m.
Men's lacrosse alumni vs. current men's team - a great competition for all! Dinner to follow - please RSVP with Coach Warren Shumate
Brigham Athletics Complex

Coy Pond Piranhas
5-6 p.m.
Come hear the Gordon College Jazz Ensemble, The Coy Pond Piranhas, perform a selection of favorites.
Patio in front of Phillips Music Center

Young Alumni Party at Atomic Cafe
7-10 p.m.
Atomic Cafe, 268 Cabot Street, Beverly, MA
For all alumni from 2015 through 2005. Free appetizers. A chance to win a brand new stand-up-paddleboard and paddle. Cash bar. Time with friends. Space is first-come, first-served. Don't miss this.