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Homecoming & Reunions

Homecoming October 14 and 15, 2022



 

Reunions to be Celebrated


If you are interested in helping to plan reunion festivities, please contact the alumni office at 724-946-7364.

 

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Homecoming Schedule of Events


We like a good party...

...and this year, we’re celebrating the culmination of Westminster College’s 170th birthday year during Homecoming & Reunion Weekend, October 14 and 15!

Please review up to date COVID policies by visiting our website www.westminster.edu/covid

Friday, October 14

1 – 4:30 p.m.

Homecoming Welcome Center

Join us for a warm start to the Homecoming weekend. Enjoy light refreshments and greetings with fellow alumni. Weekend information available.

Lobby of Remick Admissions House, Maple St.
2 p.m.

Campus Walking and Riding Tours

Departs from Remick Admissions House
5 p.m.

Phi Mu Alumni Gathering

Rapid lion-get to connect with former and current Phi Mu sisters and have meaningful conversations within our network.

RSVP: callk22@westminster.edu

TBD
6 p.m.

Class of 1972 50th Reunion Casual Gathering

Join classmates and friends for a casual light dinner to start your reunion celebrations.

The Terrace Room at The Crane Room, New Castle
6 p.m.

Alumni Awards Reception & Dinner

This year, join us for our signature Homecoming & Reunion weekend Alumni Awards Reception and Dinner as we celebrate and honor the following outstanding Titans for their above-and-beyond service to their communities and to Westminster.

Dr. Adel Abdul-Malek ’62, Alumni Citation Award
Darnelle Clark ’09, Alumni Citation Award
Dr. David Dado ’09, Alumni Citation Award
Alina Clough ’18, Outstanding Young Alumni Award
Baylee Horvath ’23, Rising Titan Award

Witherspoon Room, McKelvey Campus Center

 

Saturday, October 15

9 a.m.

Phi Kappa Tau 70th Anniversary Breakfast

Kick-off the homecoming week in celebration of Beta Phi’s 70th chapter anniversary and 25th house anniversary. It is also the recognition of the Class of 1972’s 50th reunion. Alumni should state how many people are coming, graduation year, and any photos from your time in the chapter for the anniversary slideshow.

RSVP: pktbetaphi69@gmail.com

311 Maple Street
9 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

Westminster Men’s Basketball Alumni Game

KThe Westminster Men’s Basketball program invites past players to participate in the 2nd annual alumni basketball game. Join us!

Questions? Contact Dylan O’Hara 330-559-2650

Old 77 Gymnasium
9 – 11 a.m.

Top of the Morning with the Titan

Meet us in the TUB for a danish and coffee with your favorite mascot compliments of the Alumni Association. Look through our Alumni Award Winner display and sign one of our famous chalkboards.

TUB, McKelvey Campus Center
9:30 a.m.

Homecoming Worship Service

All alumni are welcome to join in worship led by the class of 1972.

Wallace Memorial Chapel
9:30 a.m.

Campus Walking Tour

Departs from 2nd floor, McKelvey Campus Center
10 a.m. – 11 a.m.

Alpha Gamma Delta Alumni Event

Alumni are invited to join current sisters.

New Hoyt lounge area overlooking the football field
10 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Alpha Sigma Phi Open House

The brothers of Alpha Sigma Phi invite all Alpha Sig alumni back to Westminster for Homecoming 2022! All alumni and their families are invited to attend our open house (129 Waugh Avenue) on Saturday, October 15th, from 10:00am until 1:00pm, and our annual alumni tailgate at the football field from 12:00pm until 4:00pm. No cost for alumni to attend either event.

Contact Adam Stahon, adamstahon@gmail.com, with any questions. 

Alpha Sig House,
129 Waugh Avenue
10:30 – 11:30 a.m.

Ferguson Open House

Reconnect with women from your chapter in the chapter rooms and see what they are doing in their suites. Refreshments available.

Ferguson Hall
10:30 – 12 p.m.

Reunion Photos

 Reunion Photo Schedule

Orr Lobby
11 a.m.

Alumni Art Exhibition & Reception

Peruse alumni art submissions and enjoy light snacks to culminate the end of the installation. The exhibition will be available for viewing Friday and Saturday 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Foster Art Gallery, Patterson Hall
11 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Westminster Homecoming Hot Spot: An All Campus Celebration!!!

Creek side along the new Hoyt entrance

Westminster Homecoming Hot Spot: An All Campus Celebration!!!

11 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Meet us creek-side near the new Hoyt Science Center entrance for our Homecoming Hot Spot and 170th birthday festivities!

 Food Trucks

El Canelo
Sandy’s Meltdown Gourmet Grilled Cheese
Erwin Concessions (Sweet Treats)
The Babcia’s Luchbox (Polish Delectables)

 Live Band

 Alumni Association 170th Birthday Central and Information Table

Stop and pick-up a special recognition button for all recent donors.

 Sit-down Campus Luncheon

Burgers
Pulled Pork
BBQ Chicken
Black Bean Burgers (upon request)
Baked Beans
Chips
Coleslaw
Pasta Salad
Apple Crisp
Iced Water
Iced Tea
Lemonade

Student swipe cards accepted. This will be the primary location for lunch on Homecoming Saturday for students.

 Meet the Homecoming Court

 Westminster Marching Band

 Titan Radio

 Honors Program Tent

 School of Nursing Tent

 WC Bee Company honey sales and sampling, as well as lessons about the role of pollinators in the environment.

 Traveling balloonist and face painter

 Bouncy house and fun for kids of all ages

 Free Pittsburgh Popcorn

 Creative Boothish Photo Booth

 Black Student Union

 12:30 p.m. Walking Tour Departs from Alumni Association Tent

Outside the Stadium

10 a.m. – End of Game

TG2 Trailer

Our Mobile Campus Store

 
10:30 a.m. – End of Game

Sigma Kappa Alumni Tailgate

Join the sisters for light refreshments and fun before and throughout the game. Open to all past sisters and alumni.

Contact Katie Henningsen, hennmk22@westminster.edu

 
10:45 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Phi Kappa Tau Alumni Tailgate

RSVP: pktbetaphi69@gmail.com

 
11 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Zeta Tau Alpha Alumni Tailgate

Tailgate with us and catch up with the current sisterhood. Enjoy cornhole and friends!

RSVP: mcgiaq52@westminster.edu.

 
11 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Theta Chi Alumni Tailgate

RSVP: hendmj22@westminster.edu

 
11 a.m. – 1 p.m.

School of Communication Alumni Tailgate

Live Broadcast including alumni interviews, The Holcad, The BEA, Lambda Phi Eta, and other student organizations.

Contact Colleen Merrick, merriccm@westminster.edu, for more information.

 
12 p.m. – 4 p.m.

Alpha Sigma Phi Alumni Tailgate

The brothers of Alpha Sigma Phi invite all Alpha Sig alumni back to Westminster for Homecoming 2022! All alumni and their families are invited to attend our open house (129 Waugh Avenue) on Saturday October 15th from 10:00am until 1:00pm, and our annual alumni tailgate at the football field from 12:00pm until 4:00pm. No cost for alumni to attend either event.

Contact Adam Stahon, adamstahon@gmail.com, with any questions. 

 
1 p.m.

Titan Football Kick-off

Titans vs. The Thiel Tomcats

Adults $10
Youth $5
Senior Citizens $5

Tickets can be purchased at the gate.

 Broadcast Information

Burry Stadium

After the Game

4:30 p.m.

Post Game After Party (Alumni Discount)

Hop Asylum Brewery, S. Market Street
4:30 p.m.

Theta Chi Alumni Meeting

Contact Mitchel J. Henderson, hendmj22@westminster.edu.

Fraternity House, North Market Street
4:30 p.m.

Phi Kappa Tau House Tours

Fraternity House, 311 Maple Street
5 p.m.

Just Kickin’ It Alumni and Student Kickball Game

This family friendly game is open to faculty, staff, alumni, and current students. To register, email your name, phone number, and affiliation to Sarah Holzer, Campus Rec. GA, at campusrec@westminster.edu

UPMC Sports Complex
5 p.m.

Sigma Phi Epsilon Alumni BBQ

Join the brothers for a BBQ following the game. Connect with former brothers and hear from current undergraduates about what is going on in the chapter.

RSVP: adamsj22@westminster.edu

Fraternity House, South New Castle Street
7:30 p.m.

Phi Kappa Tau Concert with Stationary Pebbles

311 Maple Street
7:30 p.m.

Alumni Jazz Ensemble Concert

Come hear the delightful sounds of our alumni jazz ensemble as they take the stage in Berlin.

Alumni musicians are encouraged to take part in this special concert. Rehearsal for the performance will occur directly after the football game (4:30-6:00). Contact Dr. Tim Winfield with questions, winfietd@westminster.edu.

Berlin Lounge, McKelvey Campus Center

Reunion Receptions and Dinners

5 p.m.

15th Cluster Reunion, Classes of 2006, 2007, & 2008

Four, 2409 Wilmington Rd., New Castle
5 p.m.

25th Reunion, Class of 1997

Four, 2409 Wilmington Rd., New Castle
5:30 p.m.

All Alumni Reunion Gathering

Do you want to keep the party going but you aren’t celebrating a reunion this year? This is your event! Enjoy appetizers and connecting with Titans. Cash bar.

Four, 2409 Wilmington Rd., New Castle
6 p.m.

35th Cluster Reunion, Classes of 1986, 1987, & 1988

Four, 2409 Wilmington Rd., New Castle
5:30 p.m. Reception | 6 p.m. Dinner

50th Reunion, Class of 1972

Special vocal performance by the School of Music

Main Banquet Room at Gallo's Italian Villa, 2420 Wilmington Rd., New Castle
5:30 p.m. Reception | 6 p.m. Dinner

55th Reunion, Class of 1967

Dining Room at Gallo's Italian Villa, 2420 Wilmington Rd., New Castle
5:30 p.m. Reception | 6 p.m. Dinner

60th Reunion, Class of 1962

Dining Room at Gallo's Italian Villa, 2420 Wilmington Rd., New Castle
5:30 p.m. Reception | 6 p.m. Dinner

65th Reunion, Class of 1957

Dining Room at Gallo's Italian Villa, 2420 Wilmington Rd., New Castle

 

Reunion Photo Schedule


10:30 a.m.
25th Reunion, Class of 1997
10:45 a.m.
35th Cluster Reunion, Classes of 1986, 1987, & 1988
11 a.m.
50th Reunion, Class of 1972
11:15 a.m.
55th Reunion, Class of 1967
11:30 a.m.
60th Reunion, Class of 1962
11:45 a.m.
65th Reunion, Class of 1957
12 p.m. (Noon)
15th Cluster Reunion, Classes of 2006, 2007, & 2008

 

All photos will be taken in Orr Lobby

 

Broadcast Information


WKBN TV 27, Youngstown, Ohio will be providing live television and streaming coverage of the Thiel at Westminster homecoming football game.

WWNW 88.9 FM broadcasts all Westminster football games live throughout Lawrence County at 4,000 watts and live on the internet at www.titanradiolive.com and www.westminster.edu/athletics. Fans can also listen to broadcasts on their smart phones or mobile devices by downloading the FREE Titan Radio 88.9 app on iTunes and the Google Play app stores.

itan head coach Scott Benzel and various Titan athletes and coaches appear on the weekly WCN show “Coaches Corner” that airs Thursday, Friday and Saturday on WCN cable and on demand at https://vimeo.com/wcn247/videos. Check the program guide for airtimes.

 

Dining Facility Hours


Friday

Galbreath

Lunch:    11:30 a.m. – 1:15 p.m.

Dinner:    5 – 9 p.m.

TUB & Starbucks

7:15 a.m. – 11 p.m.

Saturday

Galbreath

Dinner:    5 – 6:30 p.m.

TUB & Starbucks

9 a.m. – 11 p.m.

Sunday

Galbreath

Brunch:    11 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Dinner:    5 – 6:30 p.m.

TUB & Starbucks

11 a.m. – 11 p.m.

 

Campus Store Hours


Monday – Friday: 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Saturday: 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

TG2 Trailer @ Burry Stadium

Saturday: 10 a.m. – End of Game

 

Register Now for Homecoming!


RSVPs Due September 30, 2022

Reservation Options

  • Register online
  • Mail reservation form and check payable to Westminster College to Wiley Alumni House, Westminster College, 319 South Market Street, New Wilmington, PA 16172.
  • By phone (724) 946-7364

Important Information

  • No tickets are issued for reunion luncheons, receptions or dinners. Please check in at the door.
  • Football tickets may be purchased at the Memorial Field ticket booth.
  • Sorry, no refunds after September 30.

Reservations are due by September 30, 2022!

 

Campus Alcohol and Tobacco Statement


Please remember alcohol and illicit drugs are prohibited on the grounds of Westminster College. There shall be no use, possession, sale, or serving of alcoholic beverages while on or in College property. This policy applies to all members of the College community as well as to guests and visitors to our campus. Also, smoking is prohibited at Burry Stadium and Memorial Field House as well as at all varsity outdoor athletic venues. Public Safety will be enforcing each of these restrictions. Thank you for your cooperation.