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Homecoming & Reunions

 

October 11 - 17, 2021
RSVPs Due October 2, 2021

The decision has been made to host in-person events on Friday, October 15 and Saturday, October 16. Watch your email for these exciting offerings!



 

Share your weekend with us when you arrive on campus. Be sure to post pictures to @westminsterpa.alumni on Instagram, @westminsterpa.alumni on Facebook and @westminster_alumni on Twitter use hashtag #WCHC21 when posting.

 

Homecoming Schedule of Events

Share your weekend with us when you arrive on campus. Be sure to post pictures to @westminsterpa.alumni on Instagram, @westminsterpa.alumni on Facebook and @westminster_alumni on Twitter use hashtag #WCHC21 when posting.

We’re thrilled to invite you back to campus for our 2021 Homecoming & Reunion Week! With the new campus additions and renovations, campus is alive with excitement. It’s a perfect time to call your roommate, text your teammates, and email your friends to ask them to meet you on campus during this year’s events. Please keep in mind we will be abiding by college, state and federal COVID guidelines at the time of our events.

Please keep checking the Westminster College COVID webpage for the most up-to-date on-campus COVID protocols.

Tuesday, October 12

3 p.m.

Virtual Tour of the Tiny House: An Exploration of this Unique Campus Space

Join host Claire Mock ’24 for a firsthand look at Westminster’s very own Tiny House constructed in 2017 as a one-of-a-kind living and learning space. Alumni can ask questions about environmentally-friendly living during a real-time chat. A link will be sent to registrants.

Wednesday, October 13

12 noon

Foster Art Gallery Virtual Tour of Brilliant: An Exhibition of LGBTQ+ artists– virtual only

An art exhibition celebrating LGBTQ+ identity and joy, curated by Heather Seno and Steph Blair of Art House on Elm in Youngstown, OH and in collaboration with Westminster College's SAGA student organization. The exhibition will feature an audience participation project along with works by LGBTQ+ artists. Viewing link to be sent to registrants.

6:30- 7:30 p.m.

Henderson Lecture with Dr. Deanne Buffalari

Join us in the Witherspoon Lakeview Room or virtually for the Henderson Lecture as Dr. Deanne Buffalari, neuroscience, presents "Basic Research in Neuroscience Promotes Our Understanding of Addiction" and discusses findings from her research on nicotine use, including its relationship with reward centers of the brain, addiction and memory.

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Witherspoon Lakeview Room or virtual
7 p.m.

Virtual Alumni Trivia

Join fellow Titans for three rounds of trivia and show what you know about Westminster College and other fun and fantastic topics. This event is planned by the Young Alumni Engagement Committee of Alumni Council. The link will be sent to registrants.

Friday, October 15

7:15 a.m. – 11 p.m.

Tub & 'WE' Cafe (Starbucks)

1st floor McKelvey Campus Center
8:10 a.m.

Virtual Social and Criminological Theory Course - with Dr. Kristen Park

An upper-level Criminal Justice Studies class that discusses classical and contemporary theories on such topics as social change and development, the causes and legitimations of social conflict and inequality, interpersonal interactions and individual decision-making. Link will be sent to registrants.

8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Campus Store

1st floor McKelvey Campus Center
8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Professional Development Center

1st floor McKelvey Campus Center
9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Foster Art Gallery

An art exhibition celebrating LGBTQ+ identity and joy, curated by Heather Seno and Steph Blair of Art House on Elm in Youngstown, OH and in collaboration with Westminster College's SAGA student organization. The exhibition will feature an audience participation project along with works by LGBTQ+ artists. Viewing link to be sent to registrants.

Patterson Hall
11:30 a.m. – 1:15 p.m.

On-Campus Dining

Galbreath Dining Hall
1 – 4:30 p.m.

Hospitality Area Classes of 1930–1971

Gather with friends and pick up your registration packets and weekend information. Light refreshments available.

McGill Library
2 p.m.

Campus Tour

Walking and riding options available

Departs from McGill Library
5 - 9 p.m.

On-Campus Dining

Galbreath Dining Hall
5 - 10 p.m.

Titan Radio Homecoming Special

The top songs of the 52 years that Westminster Radio has been on the air, including guest alumni DJ’s and alumni tributes. Tune in at 88.9 FM, at titanradiolive.com or on the Titan radio mobile app.

6 p.m. Class of 1970

50th Reunion Casual Gathering

Park Inn by Radisson main ballroom
West Middlesex, PA
6 p.m. Class of 1971

50th Reunion Casual Gathering

Park Inn by Radisson main ballroom
West Middlesex, PA
6 p.m.

Alumni Awards Reception & Dinner

Each year the Alumni Association recognizes alumni who have made outstanding contributions to their communities, professions and Westminster. This year we will honor the following alumni with the Alumni Citation Award: Michael Anthony ’77, Rebecca Bonner ’80, Karen Campman Emmett ’75, Doug Hill ’76, Major Robert Lytle ’97 and Jon Seltenheim ’75. Mike Disotell ’11 and Kelly Lake ’11 will receive the Outstanding Young Alumni Award and Samuel Accordino ’22 and Megan Parker ’21 will be the Rising Titan Award winners. We encourage you to attend this special dinner honoring these recipients.

Witherspoon Room McKelvey Campus Center

Saturday, October 16

7 a.m. - 12 noon

Titan Radio Homecoming Special

The top songs of the 52 years that Westminster Radio has been on the air, including guest alumni DJ’s and alumni tributes. Tune in at 88.9 FM, at titanradiolive.com or on the Titan radio mobile app.

9 a.m.

Virtual Titan Nation 5K check in. Race start time 9:15

Start off homecoming Saturday with a trek through campus. All participants will receive a Westminster College t-shirt. Proceeds support the Westminster College Sports Promotions Club which is a student group whose purpose is to heighten the game experience at Westminster College home athletic events. Signups are available online at https://runsignup.com/. Cost $15 adults.

9 – 10:45 a.m.

Sunrise Morning Mixer

Chalk boards to sign, tour our display of this year’s alumni award winners, complimentary smoothies and morning treats!

Outside 2nd floor entrance McKelvey Campus Center
9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Campus Store

1st floor McKelvey Campus Center
9 a.m. – 11 p.m.

TUB & 'WE' Cafe (Starbucks)

1st floor McKelvey Campus Center
9:30 a.m.

Homecoming Worship Service

All alumni are welcome to join in worship led by the classes of 1970 & 1971.

 Watch Virtually

Wallace Memorial Chapel
10 a.m.

Virtual Titan Nation Kids Fun Run check-in. Race start time 10:30

Kids 10 years and younger are encouraged to join us for a 1 mile fun-run around campus! Proceeds support the Westminster College Sports Promotions Club which is a student group whose purpose is to heighten the game experience at Westminster College home athletic events. Signups are available online at https://runsignup.com/. Cost $10.

10 a.m.

Women’s Volleyball Westminster vs. Thiel Tomcats

Intermural Gym, Memorial Field House
10 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Foster Art Gallery

An art exhibition celebrating LGBTQ+ identity and joy, curated by Heather Seno and Steph Blair of Art House on Elm in Youngstown, OH and in collaboration with Westminster College's SAGA student organization. The exhibition will feature an audience participation project along with works by LGBTQ+ artists. Viewing link to be sent to registrants.

Patterson Hall
10 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

TG2 Trailer - Campus Store

Burry Stadium
10:30 – 11:30 a.m.

All sorority and fraternity gathering opportunities will happen at the tailgating area at the field.

Ferguson Open House

Take a trip down memory lane on a guided tour of Ferguson Hall and with women from your chapter. Refreshments will be provided. (COVID precautions may move this event to a tented area outside of the front door of Ferguson).

Ferguson
10:30 a.m.

Legacy & General Alumni Campus Tours

Walking and riding options

Depart from outside the 2nd entrance McKelvey Campus Center
11 a.m. – End of the Football Game

Swimming and Diving Alumni Tailgate

Pregame Tailgate at the football game. Snacks and refreshments will be available. Open to all Swimming and Diving alumni and friends. For more info contact Pat Smith – swimming@westminster.edu

Green Tent in the Tailgate Area

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

11 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Walk-way leading to Burry Stadium and outside Intermural Gym

Join with family & friends and enjoy the All Campus Celebration! There will be something for everyone.

  • The homecoming court will be introduced
  • The Westminster marching band will play as they make their way to Burry Stadium
  • Catch-up with faculty members at the academic tables designated area
  • The Office of Faith & Spirituality invite their alumni and friends to stop and say hello
  • Food trucks will be on site including Seivers, Gravy Griddle, Cowgirl Concessions, Mission Mahi! and Westminster Baseball Concession
  • Traveling balloonist and face painter
  • Bouncy House
  • Games and fun for kids of all ages
  • Free popcorn courtesy of the Alumni Association
  • Make your own GIFS and Boomerangs with a photobooth provided by Creative Boothish
  • Join faculty and students from the Center for the Environment. See the inner-workings of a bee hive and taste some honey from Westminster’s apiary.
  • Tour the Dar Huey Heritage Center inside Memorial Field House
  • Titan Radio

11 a.m. – 1 p.m.

On-Campus Dining

Galbreath Dining Hall
11:30 a.m.

1970 National Championship Football Team Reunion Lunch– by invitation only

Lunch honoring the members of Westminster’s first national championship football team. Questions may be directed to Wendy Davis – daviswl@westminter.edu

Burry Stadium Track
12 p.m.

20th Cluster Reunion

Classes of 2000, 2001, & 2002
Reunion Photo will be taken at 11:45 a.m. in Old 77

Designated tent at the Homecoming Hot Spot, outside of intermural gym
1 p.m.

Titan Football Kick-off

Titans vs. Waynesburg

Burry Stadium

After the Game

5th Quarter Alumni Social

Gather after the Titan football game with classmates and friends and enjoy music by Major Morgan, an acoustic band from Grove City. Major Morgan plays an eclectic mix of classic rock, pop, country and blue grass. Each member brings years of experience, their unique background and talent to the band. They bring a wide selection of music to each venue including Santana, The Steeldrivers, Johnny Cash, Neil Young and other popular artists.

Hop Asylum Brewery
S. Market Street, New Wilmington
5 - 6:30 p.m.

On-Campus Dining

Galbreath Dining Hall
5 - 10 p.m.

Titan Radio Homecoming Special

The top songs of the 52 years that Westminster Radio has been on the air, including guest alumni DJ’s and alumni tributes. Tune in at 88.9 FM, at titanradiolive.com or on the Titan radio mobile app.

Reunion Receptions and Dinners

4:30 p.m.

5th Cluster Reunion
Classes of 2015, 2016, & 2017

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

10th Cluster Reunion
Classes of 2009, 2010, & 2011

Hop Asylum Brewery
S. Market Street, New Wilmington
5:30 p.m.

25th Reunion
Class of 1995

CR Room at the Crane Room
New Castle, PA
5:30 p.m.

25th Reunion
Class of 1996

CR Room at the Crane Room
New Castle, PA
5:30 p.m. Reception
6 p.m. Dinner

30th Cluster Reunion Dinner
Classes of 1989, 1990 & 1991

Park Inn by Radisson Sheffield Room
West Middlesex, PA
6 p.m. Reception
6:30 p.m. Dinner

40th Cluster Reunion Dinner
Classes of 1980, 1981 & 1982

Loft Room @ The New Englander
New Castle, PA
5:30 p.m. Reception
6:15 p.m. Dinner

45th Cluster Reunion Dinner
Classes of 1974, 1975 & 1976

Terrace Room @ The New Englander
New Castle, PA
5:30 p.m. Reception
6:30 p.m. Dinner

50th Reunion
Class of 1970

Old South Armory - Tara
Clark, PA
6 p.m. Reception
6:30 p.m. Dinner

50th Reunion
Class of 1971

Largo's - Avalon Golf & Country Club
Sharon, PA
6 p.m. Reception
6:40 p.m. Dinner

55th Reunion
Class of 1965

Gallo's Italian Villa - main ballroom
New Castle, PA
6 p.m. Reception
6:45 p.m. Dinner

55th Reunion
Class of 1966

Gallo's Italian Villa - main ballroom
New Castle, PA

Sunday, October 17

9:30 – 11 a.m.

Meditation Walk

Come on your own schedule

Field Station
Sandy Edmiston Memorial Labyrinth
11 a.m. – 1 p.m.

On-Campus Dining

Galbreath Dining Hall
11 a.m. – 11 p.m.

TUB & ‘WE’ Café (Starbucks)

1st floor McKelvey Campus Center
6:30 p.m.

Vespers Service

Rev. Jim Mohr, College Chaplain, will be the speaker.

Wallace Memorial Chapel

Titan Football on the Radio

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.

Titan Football on TV

The Westminster College Network (WCN) telecasts all 2021 home Titan Football games live and free of charge on cable television over Armstrong (Ch. 204) and Comcast (Ch. 183) Cable systems. These games also appear online at www.WCNLive.com, and are later archived for on-demand viewing at www.WCNLive.com. These broadcasts also appear on the PAC Digital Network via custom over-the-top (OTT) applications which include top streaming devices Apple TV and Roku. Titan head coach Scott Benzel and various Titan athletes appear on the weekly WCN show “Coaches Corner” that airs Thursday and Friday evenings at 7 p.m. on cable and on demand at https://vimeo.com/wcn247/videos.

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All live coverage will begin at 12:45 p.m. the day of the game.

RSVPs Due October 2, 2021 Register Online.

Reservation Options and Information: Reservations due by October 2, 2021

  • 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
  • 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.

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.