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2015 Homecoming

Event Date and Time: 
Friday, September 25, 2015 (All day) to Sunday, September 27, 2015 (All day)
Details: 

 

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The Ohio Northern University Office of Alumni Relations invites Polar Bears back to campus to spend time reuniting and celebrating with alumni, friends, family, faculty and students!

Friday, Sept. 25

11:30 a.m.
Pettit College of Law Alumni Luncheon
Hanson Reading Room, College of Law – Contact: Deanna Cira, lawalumni@onu.edu
1 p.m.
Pettit College of Law PAD CLE
Large Moot Court Room 129, College of Law – Contact: Deanna Cira, cle@onu.edu
1-4 p.m.
'Images for Philip’s Poems' recent work by James Stewart
Elzay Gallery, Wilson Art Center – Contact: Melissa Eddings at m-eddings@onu.edu
6 p.m.
ONU Athletic Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony and Reception Banquet
Ballroom, McIntosh Center
This year’s inductees are William Lang, BA '75, David Grantier, BSME '88, Kristen Barron-May, BS '97 and Jaclyn Dight, BS '03. The 2015 Hall of Fame inductees will be featured in the Homecoming Parade and announced at the Ohio Northern football game against Heidelberg. All Hall of Fame inductees also will have special seating at the game.
7 p.m.
Men’s Soccer vs. Anderson (Ind.)
Kerscher Stadium
7 p.m.
Kappa Psi Reunion Reception
Dean’s Heritage Room, McIntosh Center – Contact: Isabel Cwikla, i-cwikla@onu.edu
7-9 p.m.
Theta Chi 50th Anniversary Welcome Reception
Theta Chi House, Affinity Village – Contact: Nathan Miller, nmiller_bandie@hotmail.com
7:30 p.m. and 10:30 p.m.

EDGES – Fall Studio Musical 
Edges is a song cycle about four burgeoning adults asking classic coming-of-age questions. Written by Tony-nominated Benj Pasek and Justin Paul (Dogfight, James and the Giant Peach). For tickets, Alum should call the box office at 419.772.2500

8 p.m.
Choral Collage
Snyder Recital Hall, Presser Hall – Contact: Ben Ayling, b-ayling@onu.edu
The annual Homecoming Choral Collage Concert features all four of the University's choral ensembles. Music will be offered from the University Singers, Chamber Singers, Men's Chorus, and Women's Chorus. The event is free and open to the public.

Saturday, Sept. 26

8 a.m.–1:30 p.m.
Registration King Horn Field House
8-10:30 a.m.
Theta Chi 50th Anniversary Breakfast and Pre-Parade Gathering
Theta Chi House, Affinity Village - Contact: Nathan Miller, nmiller_bandie@hotmail.com
Join the brothers of Theta Chi for breakfast before the Homecoming Parade at our house in the Affinity Village.
8 a.m.
Habitat for Humanity 5K Run/Walk
Registration is outside the English Chapel – Contact: Allison Maynard, a-maynard@onu.edu
Come out to the green monster and support ONU's chapter of Habitat for Humanity. Proceeds go toward our spring break trips and projects throughout the year.
9-10:30 a.m.
The James F. Dicke College of Business Administration Breakfast and Alumni Service Awards Ceremony, honoring Paul Carbetta, BSBA ‘90. James F. Dicke hall – Contact: Dacy Wilcox, d-wilcox.1@onu.edu. Mix and mingle with faculty members, past and present!
8:30 a.m.
Homecoming LIVE on WONB-FM
Main Street, Tailgate and Football Game
WONB 94.9FM will broadcast live from Main Street, in front of the James F. Dicke College of Business Administration, from 8:30 a.m. until the end of the Homecoming parade. After the parade, WONB will do live broadcasts from the Homecoming tailgate. Then, WONB will provide live coverage of the Homecoming football game, including the pre-game and halftime events.
8– 11 a.m.
Homecoming Health Fair sponsored by NCPA and the Raabe College of Pharmacy
Activities Room, McIntosh Center – Contact: Stephanie Mavrodin, s-mavrodin@onu.edu
9 a.m.
Tours of the Raabe College of Pharmacy
Alumni and Friends Entrance Plaza, Pharmacy Building – Contact: Pam Tenwalde, 419-772-2275 or p-tenwalde@onu.edu
9:30 a.m.
Tours of the T.J. Smull College of Engineering
Main Entrance, Biggs Engineering Building – Contact: Laurie Laird, 419-772-2421 or l-laird@onu.edu
Come to the main entrance of the Biggs Engineering Building to receive a tour of the college from a current student and find out what's changed!
9:45 a.m.

Delta Sig Scramble – $40 includes golf, cart, and prizes. Register ahead of time with one of the people listed below.
Location: Hidden Creek Golf Club, 6245 Sugar Creek Road, Lima OH 45801
Contact: Ryan  Cupp, ryancupp@googlemail.com or Garret Gottlieb, gottlieb.garrett@gmail.com

10:30 a.m.
Homecoming Parade Main Street, Village of Ada
11 a.m.
ZTA Luncheon  (immediately following the parade)
(approx.) Zeta House, located at 625 South Union Street
Contact: Jourdan Ujlaki, j-ujlaki@onu.edu
11 a.m.
All Alumni Meeting (immediately following the parade)
(approx.) Outside McIntosh (In case of inclement weather, meet in the McIntosh Activities Room)
Contact: Alumni Relations, alumni@onu.edu
11:15 a.m.
Reunion Photos (immediately following All Alumni Meeting)
(approx.) Outside McIntosh (In case of inclement weather, meet in the McIntosh Activities Room)
Contact: Alumni Relations, alumni@onu.edu
11 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
Tailgate Lunch King Horn Field House – Contact: Alumni Relations, alumni@onu.edu
11 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
Activities Tent Located on the Tundra between King Horn and Biggs
Get your ONU giveaways here! Visit with various campus organizations, colleges, academic departments and offices.
11 a.m.-3 p.m.
Inflatable Activities Tundra, near King Horn Field House
Enjoy face painting, caricatures and fun inflatable activities!
Noon
Zeta Tau Alpha Open House
Zeta Tau Alpha House – Contact: Taryn Stromback, ztadeltathetapresident@gmail.com
ZTA alumnae, please stop by the Zeta House to tour the house, meet current sisters and enjoy some delicious food!
Noon
Alpha Xi Delta XI Bear Brunch
Alpha Xi Delta House – Contact: Ashlee McDonnell, a-mcdonnell@onu.edu
Alpha Xi Delta alumnae and guests are invited to join the sisters for refreshments immediately following the Homecoming Parade!
1-4 p.m.
'Images for Philip’s Poems' recent work by James Stewart
Elzay Gallery, Wilson Art Center – Contact: Melissa Eddings at m-eddings@onu.edu
1 p.m.
Pre-Game Festivities: Introduction of the 2015 Athletic Hall of Fame inductees, Recognition of all Athletic Hall of Fame members, Recognition of William L. Robinson Young Alumni Award recipients. This year’s Young Alumni Recipients are Todd Bailey, BA ’01, and Natalie Dipietro-Mager, PharmD ’01. Dial-Roberson Stadium
1:30 p.m.
ONU Football Game vs. Heidelberg
Dial-Roberson Stadium – Homecoming King and Queen Coronation Ceremony at halftime
3:30 p.m.
Theta Chi 50th Anniversary History Tour
Theta Chi House, Affinity Village – Contact: Nathan Miller, nmiller_bandie@hotmail.com
4 p.m.
Alpha Sigma Phi Alumni Reunion
N-Men Building – Contact: Rod Thompson, astro21@zoominternet.net
4 p.m.
Phi Kappa Theta Reunion
Meeting room 3, The Inn at Ohio Northern University
4-7 p.m.
All Class Reunion Receptions
The Inn at Ohio Northern University – Contact: Alumni Relations, alumni@onu.edu
4 p.m.
Delta Zeta Alumnae Dinner Delta Zeta House, Affinity Village – Contact: Traci Ishler, t-ishler@onu.edu
The Sisters of Delta Zeta would like to invite our Alumnae to our house for food, laughter and memories!
4:30-5:15 p.m.
ONU 125th Marching Band Anniversary Concert
King Horn Field House – Contact: Charles Bates, c-bates@onu.edu
4:30 p.m.
N-Men's All Sports Reunion - N-Men Building located at 111 Central Avenue in Ada
All athletes are welcome to come to the N-Men's All Sports Reunion after the ONU football game. 
5 p.m.
Kappa Psi Reunion Dinner
Ballroom, McIntosh Center – Contact: Isabel Cwikla, i-cwikla@onu.edu
The brothers of Kappa Psi Pharmaceutical Fraternity would love to invite their Kappa Psi alumni brothers to join them on Saturday evening for dinner after all of the Homecoming festivities. There will be great food, raffle prizes, and lots of fun!
5 p.m.
Delta Sig ACB Meeting - An informal update of the previous year’s Chapter and ACB activities along with ACB member nominations and elections.
Location: Chapter House, 6 University Circle, Ada, Ohio 45810
Contact: Ryan  Cupp, ryancupp@googlemail.com or Garret Gottlieb, gottlieb.garrett@gmail.com
5:30 p.m.
Phi Mu Delta Alumni Dinner
Affinity Northwest – Contact: Hunter Reese, l-reese@onu.edu
After the game, at 5:30 p.m., Phi Mu Delta alumni and families will gather for a catered dinner in the south commons house of the Affinity Village NW complex (park in Lot A, east of the Kroger Shop24 machine). Reservations (for an accurate dinner count) should be made by e-mailing Dave Smittle at d-smittle@onu.edu or call/text to 419-230-8147.
6 p.m.
Theta Chi 50th Anniversary Family Dinner
Theta Chi House, Affinity Village – Contact: Nathan Miller, nmiller_bandie@hotmail.com
6 p.m.
Delta Sig Homecoming Dinner - Our annual dinner will be held at the Chapter House. Alumni, family, friends and undergraduates are welcome. $12.00 per person. Please register in advance.
Location: Chapter House, 6 University Circle, Ada, Ohio 45810
Contact: Ryan  Cupp, ryancupp@googlemail.com or Garret Gottlieb, gottlieb.garrett@gmail.com
 
 
7 p.m.
Delta Sig Award Presentations - Immediately following dinner the Loren Schoenberger Distinguished Alumnus Award and the James K. Dunn Scholarship for 2015 will be awarded.
Location: Chapter House, 6 University Circle, Ada, Ohio 45810
Contact: Ryan  Cupp, ryancupp@googlemail.com or Garret Gottlieb, gottlieb.garrett@gmail.com
 
8:30 p.m.
Homecoming Performance, Second City Fully Loaded
Freed Center for the Performing Arts – Contact: Alumni Relations, alumni@onu.edu

Sunday, Sept. 27

9 a.m.
ONU Sweetheart Vow Renewal
English Chapel – Contact: Alumni Relations, alumni@onu.edu
Join other ONU sweethearts at a special celebration and renew your wedding vows during a group ceremony.
9:30 a.m.
ONU Sweethearts Brunch
Wishing Well, McIntosh Center – Contact: Alumni Relations, alumni@onu.edu
10 a.m.
Theta Chi 50th Anniversary Golf Outing
Leaving from Theta Chi house at 10 a.m. – Contact: Nathan Miller, nmiller_bandie@hotmail.com
11 a.m.
Zeta Tau Alpha Rosie Bowl
Tundra – Contact: Taryn Stromback, ztadeltathetapresident@gmail.com
ZTA alumnae, please register to join our sisters for our annual Rosie Bowl! Play flag football against current sisters and enjoy some pizza!
2:00 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.
EDGES – Fall Studio Musical 
Edges is a song cycle about four burgeoning adults asking classic coming-of-age questions. Written by Tony-nominated Benj Pasek and Justin Paul (Dogfight, James and the Giant Peach).For tickets, Alum should call the box office at 419.772.2500

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