TAKE ME HOME! Albright Homecoming 2018

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Friday, September 28, 2018 at 11:00 AM - Sunday, September 30, 2018 at 04:00 PM
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Albright College
Hosted by: Albright Alumni Association
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TAKE ME HOME TO ALBRIGHT!  I remember the hall we lived in and the classes we took together. Take me home to where professors still recognize me and I can picture my first “ponding.” Yes, it’s been much too long. Take me home to Albright Homecoming weekend Fri, Sept. 28-Sun., Sept. 30, 2018!

General Registration and Free Joffrey’s Coffee

Sat., 9/29/18: 10 a.m. - 3 p.m., McMillan Student Center, Main Lounge

"Honey, I'm Home!" Pick up your weekend schedule, nametag, event tickets, campus map, Albright goodies and more! Be sure to grab a warm cup of Joffrey's Coffee on the house!  Owned by alumnus, Ted Abrams ’83, Joffrey’s is Albright's new Jake’s Java coffee partner.  

Registration is required for all events, including complimentary activities.  To register, visit https://albright.360alumni.com/events/view/4493, or call Albright Alumni & Donor Engagement at 610-921-7510.  When you arrive on campus, please proceed to the registration area in the McMillan Student Center Main Lounge from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m on Saturday, September 29 to obtain your tickets, a weekend schedule, campus map, and complimentary gift. And don't forget your free cup of Joffrey's Coffee!

 

Albright Bookstore

Friday, September 28th from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Saturday, September 29th from 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

The bookstore will be open both days for your shopping convenience!  Also, receive your special 10% alumni discount on all purchases!

 

Freedman Gallery

Saturday, September 29, 2018 from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Sunday, September 30, 2018 from 1 - 4 p.m. 

The Freedman Gallery will feature the exhbit Anna Chupa: Altar/Alter. There will be a homecoming open house and artist gallery talk Sat., Sept. 29 from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. and the exhibit will be open for viewing Sun., Sept. 30 from 1 - 4 p.m.

 

View or print a map of campus online at Albright.edu/map

 

Overnight Accommodations

Alumni and families should make arrangements for overnight accommodations directly with the hotel of their choice.  Rooms and starting rates have been blocked for Albright College Homecoming at the locations below. Take advantage of special rates by asking for the Albright College Homecoming block. 

 

Best Western Reading Inn and Suites -$105

2299 Lancaster Pike

Reading, PA 19607

610-777-7888

Deadline: 9/14/18

 

Courtyard by Marriott Reading -$129

150 N. Park Rd

Reading, PA 19610

610-378-1137

Deadline: 9/7/18

 

Crowne Plaza Reading -$119                         

1741 Paper Mill Road,                        

Wyomissing, PA  19610                     

610-376-3811

Deadline: 8/29/18

 

Days Inn Reading -$72

910 Woodland Rd

Reading, PA 19610

610-374-1500

Deadline: 8/31/18                                         

 

DoubleTree Reading -$135

701 Penn St

Reading, PA  19601

610-375-8000

Includes Hot Breakfast

Deadline: 9/16/18

 

Holiday Inn Express Reading -$130

2389 Bernville Rd

Reading, PA 19605

610-372-0700

Deadline: 9/8/18

 

The Inn at Reading -$89

1040 Park Rd

Wyomissing, PA 19610

610-372-7811

Includes Hot Breakfast

Deadline: 8/28/18

Ticket Information


Fri., 9/28/18 - 50+ Club Luncheon & Class of 1968 Celebration

ONLINE REGISTRATION FOR THIS EVENT IS NOW CLOSED, YOU CAN STILL REGISTER FOR THIS EVENT AT THE DOOR 11:30 a.m., McMillan Student Center, South Lounge - All my memories, gather around here... It's time to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the graduating class of 1968 and welcome its members into the 50+ Club. JJoin us for the annual 50+ Club luncheon where you’ll hear from Albright’s president, Jacquelyn S. Fetrow, Ph.D. ‘82 and learn the latest news at Albright. All classes that graduated more than 50 years ago are welcome. Special tables will be reserved for attendees from the class of 1968, who will be recognized for their 50th reunion, and the class of 1958, in honor of their 60th anniversary! We will also have the honor of having Dr. Patricia Hummel, Assistant Professor Emerita, Dr. David Martin, Professor Emeritus ’67 and Joan Reppert joining us as our special guests. $25. Following the luncheon, members of the class of 1968 will be officially inducted into the 50+ Club. These classmates are invited to linger, reminisce and reconnect with friends they made five decades before.
Price
$25.00
 
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Fri., 9/28/18 - Albright vs. Hood College Field Hockey Game

3:30 p.m., Gene Shirk Stadium - Watch the Lady Lions corral the Blazers back to their stables as they defeat Hood College.
Price
Free
 
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Fri., 9/28/18 - Athletic Hall of Fame Reception and Dinner

6 p.m., Schumo Center for Fitness and Well-Being - Class of 2018 Athletics Hall of Fame inductees include Terron Buchanon ’04, David Miller ’99, Shawn Stratz ’00 and Courtney Kroh Walzer ’03. The evening kicks off with a 6 p.m. reception in the Red and White Room, followed by dinner at 7 p.m. in the Schumo Center lobby. Honorees will be inducted into the Albright Hall of Fame after dinner, and will be recognized at halftime of the football game against FDU-Florham on Saturday, Sept. 29. $35.
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$35.00
 
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Fri., 9/28/18 - MOSAIC, a Domino Players Production

8 p.m., McMillan Student Center, Wachovia Theatre - MOSAIC, directed by Jeffrey Lentz ‘85, opens the 2018-2019 Domino Players season, dedicated to addressing issues of social justice. This production is a collection of original works of physical theatre pieced together in a visual and aural mosaic celebrating the resiliency of the human spirit. Reserve Will Call tickets now, or purchase at the box office (as available). $8. This event is now closed online, however you can purchase tickets at the Center for the Arts Box Office, based upon availability.
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$8.00
 
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Fri., 9/28/18 - Welcome Back Reception

ONLINE REGISTRATION FOR THIS EVENT IS NOW CLOSED, YOU CAN STILL ATTEND THE EVENT AND REGISTER AT THE DOOR. 8 p.m., Crowne Plaza Reading, Goodnites Lounge - Reunite and toast to old times! Pay as you go.
Price
Free
 
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Fri., 9/28/18 - Air Bands Student Competition

10 p.m., Memorial Chapel - Watch this iconic student competition and experience what music is hot right now! Plus, be amazed by our most talented students!
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Free
 
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Sat., 9/29/18 - Alumnae Lacrosse Game

8:30 a.m., Shirk Stadium - Alumni Women Lacrosse Players are invited to play in the Alumnae Lacrosse Game to reconnect with old friends and teammates. Former players interested in playing in the game, please contact Coach Jen Willis at jwillis@albright.edu.
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Free
 
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Sat., 9/29/18 - Baseball Alumni Game

10 a.m., Kelchner Field - Annual baseball alumni game at Kelchner Field. Batting practice for alumni will begin at 9 a.m. Spectators are invited to check out Kelchner Field renovations that include updated seating, restrooms and press box.
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Free
 
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Sat., 9/29/18 - Unique Tour of Campus for Alumni & Students

10 a.m., Departs in front of Selwyn Hall - Take me home, country roads! Albright alumnus and trustee, Scott Keaton ’88, and a current Student Ambassador offer a special perspective on the campus, both then and now. Both alumni and students are encouraged to participate to make this a true interactive exchange. Depart from front of Selwyn Hall.
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Free
 
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Sat., 9/29/18 - Strolling Lunch

ONLINE REGISTRATION FOR THIS EVENT IS NOW CLOSED, YOU CAN STILL REGISTER FOR THIS EVENT AT MAIN REGISTRATION ON SATURDAY STARTING AT 10 A.M. 10:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., Kraras Commons and Sylvan Pond - Stop by the heart of campus to grab some down-home cooking. A variety of food stations will be set up to serve your old favorites and some popular new ones. Vegetarian options will be available. Alumni will receive two complimentary drink tickets that can be enjoyed in the Sculpture Terrace. Each lunch purchase also comes with a complimentary Homecoming football game ticket. $17.
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$17.00
 
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Sat., 9/29/18 - Football Tailgating

REGISTRATION FOR THIS EVENT IS NOW CLOSED, ONLY THOSE THAT PRE-REGISTERED WILL BE ABLE TO BRING THEIR CARS INTO THE LOT. 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Armory Lot - Open to alumni, students, parents and friends who are 21 or older. IDs will be checked at the entrance and wristbands will be distributed. Registration is required to park a vehicle. Gates open at 11 a.m., and everyone must vacate the lot by 5:30 p.m. Kegs, glass containers and charcoal grills are NOT permitted. College and state alcohol regulations will be enforced. Please respect campus rules and help us keep our parking lot clean. $30 per vehicle.
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$30.00
 
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Sat., 9/29/18 - Albright vs. FDU-Florham Football Game

ONLINE REGISTRATION FOR THIS EVENT IS NOW CLOSED, YOU CAN STILL PURCHASE TICKETS TO THE FOOTBALL GAME AT THE STADIUM BOX OFFICE 1 p.m., Shirk Stadium - Come support your Lions while they send the Devils home packing! Halftime will feature the crowning of this year’s Homecoming King and Queen on the field as well as recognition of our 2018 Hall of Fame inductees. Alumni who register for the strolling lunch or their class reunion will receive a complimentary ticket to the game. Your tickets will be distributed in your registration packet at the McMillan Student Center Main Lounge. Otherwise, on the day of the event, you can pay $5 at the gate of Shirk Stadium.
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$5.00
 
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Sat., 9/29/18 - Unique Tour of Campus for Alumni & Students

3:00 p.m., Departs in front of Selwyn Hall - Take me home, country roads! Albright alumnus and trustee, Scott Keaton ’88, and a current Student Ambassador offer a special perspective on the campus, both then and now. Both alumni and students are encouraged to participate to make this a true interactive exchange. Depart from front of Selwyn Hall.
Price
Free
 
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Sat., 9/29/18 - Women's Soccer Game vs. Lycoming

5:30 p.m., Shirk Stadium - Cheer on the Lady Lions Soccer Team as they kick the Lycoming Warriors out of our house!
Price
Free
 
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Sat., 9/29/18 - Class of 2013 - 5 Year Reunion

ONLINE REGISTRATION FOR THIS EVENT IS NOW CLOSED, YOU CAN STILL ATTEND AND REGISTER FOR THIS EVENT AT THE DOOR OF THE RECEPTION 7 p.m. to 2 a.m., Science Center Lobby followed by Pub Crawl - How much has changed after only five years??? We welcome you back home to catch up with your classmates with an hors d'oeuvres reception, including open bar of beer and wine. Afterwards, join classmates for a pub crawl of some of your favorite local Reading watering holes. Transportation will be provided for the pub crawl. 5th reunion members are encouraged to book overnight accommodations at the Inn at Reading, rate valid until 8/29. $25. Pub crawl is pay as you go. Pub Crawl schedule: Captains Cove: 9-10:30 p.m. Shirleys: 10:30 p.m.-12 a.m. The Pike: 12-1:30 a.m. Reunion committee members: Helen Anderson, Julia Miller, Melissa (Ervin) Shilko, Emily Summers, Justin Talarowski, Sarah Timmons, Rebecca (Rose) Welker and Miriah Wilson
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$25.00
 
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Sat., 9/29/18 - Class of 2008 - 10 Year Reunion

ONLINE REGISTRATION FOR THIS EVENT IS NOW CLOSED, YOU CAN STILL ATTEND AND REGISTER FOR THIS EVENT AT THE DOOR OF THE RECEPTION 7 p.m., to 12 a.m., Roessner Hall, First Floor Atrium followed by Pub Crawl - Your classmates welcome you back home to an hors d'oeuvres reception, including open bar of beer and wine in the Roessner Hall First Floor Atrium. We will also have special guests joining us - President Emeritus Lex O. and Dottie McMillan III, Assistant Dean Emerita Sally Stetler, and Lois Kubinak. Following the reception, they have planned a pub crawl at 10 p.m. to Chatty Monks & Brewers. Transportation provided from Courtyard of Marriott to Albright and then to the West Reading area. Your committee suggests booking overnight accommodations using the Class of 2008 room block at the Courtyard by Marriott Reading. $25. Pub crawl is pay as you go. To connect with classmates before the event, join the class facebook page at “Albright College, Class of 2008 Reunion” Reunion committee members: Ashley Chambers, Pauline Del Rosario-Mansfield, Meghan (Hurst) Daney, Alissa (Trapp) Etzel, Jacqueline Kappler, Lacey Kondracki, Chris Lind, Anna Mills, Sara (Ashenfalder) Nelson and Sheritta Wilkerson.
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$25.00
 
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Sat., 9/29/18 - Class of 1993 - 25 Year Reunion

ONLINE REGISTRATION FOR THIS EVENT IS NOW CLOSED, YOU CAN STILL ATTEND AND REGISTER AT THE DOOR 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., Roessner Hall, Second Floor Lobby - Take, take me home, ‘cause I don’t remember! Join your classmates for a reception including hors d'oeuvres, beer and wine while we bring back the fab music of the 90s! $20 To connect with classmates before the event, join the class facebook page at “Albright College - Class Of 1993 25th Reunion” Reunion committee members: Patricia Fitzgerald, Jill (Dorrler) Sandomeno and Candis (Brocklesby) Siatkowski
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$20.00
 
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Sat., 9/29/18 - Class of 1988 - 30 Year Reunion

ONLINE REGISTRATION FOR THIS EVENT IS NOW CLOSED, YOU CAN STILL ATTEND AND REGISTER FOR THIS EVENT AT THE DOOR 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., Sylvan Pond followed by the Pike Cafe - Take me home to the place I belong! Your committee has planned an outdoor reception by the pond with hors d'oeuvres beer and wine. Following the reception, head to The Pike Cafe to keep the party going. Class of 1988 members are encouraged to stay overnight at the Courtyard by Marriott Reading. $20 To connect with classmates before the event, join the class facebook group at “Albright College Class of 1988 Reunion” Reunion Committee members: James Altrichter, Chris Barto, Steve Beasty, Scott Keaton, Suzannah Nolt, Tom O’Rourke, Jessica (Zuber) Pfennig and Melissa (Houck) Wardwell
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$20.00
 
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Sat., 9/29/18 - Class of 1983 - 35 Year Reunion

ONLINE REGISTRATION FOR THIS EVENT IS NOW CLOSED, YOU CAN STILL REGISTER & ATTEND THIS EVENT AT THE DOOR 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., Sylvan Pond and McMillan Student Center - Join us in your Home Sweet Home for pond-side reception with wine, beer and hors d’oeuvres from 6 – 7 p.m. Then enjoy a sit-down dinner inside to the South Lounge while you rock to your favorite 80s tunes! We will also have special guests joining us – Retired Accounting Professor, Terry Reilly and his wife, Dorothy, and Charlotte March, Former Manager of the Campus Center. $35. To connect with classmates before the event, join the class facebook page at “Albright College Class of 1983 – 35th Reunion (Sat., September 29, 2018)” To make a Class Gift to support The Class of 1983 Endowed Scholarship Fund, go to https://www.givecampus.com/schools/AlbrightCollege/albright-college-the-fund-for-albright. (On this page, click "Give Now" then select "Other" in the designation drop down and fill in "The Class of 1983 Endowed Scholarship Fund") Reunion Committee members: Anthony Bruno, Mary (Cregger) Copeland, Carolyn (Crane) Cutilli, Jeff Gilmore, Kristine (Burns) Hazzard, Larry Hazzard, Francine Joyce-Martin, Peter Kish, Ron Scheese, Maryann (Parisi) Sharpe and Thomas “Drac” Williams
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$35.00
 
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Sat., 9/29/18 - MOSAIC, Domino Players Production

8 p.m., McMillan Student Center, Wachovia Theatre - MOSAIC, directed by Jeffrey Lentz ‘85, opens the 2018-2019 Domino Players season, which is dedicated to addressing issues of social justice. This production is a collection of original works of physical theatre pieced together in a visual and aural mosaic celebrating the resiliency of the human spirit. Reserve now and pick up tickets at Will Call or purchase at the box office, based on availability. $8 This event is now closed online, however you can purchase tickets at the Center for the Arts Box Office, based upon availability.
Price
$8.00
 
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Sat., 9/29/18 - Men's Soccer Game vs. Lycoming

8 p.m., Gene Shirk Stadium - Come support your fellow Lions as they dominate the Warriors!
Price
Free
 
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Sun., 9/30/18 - Worship Service and Historic Talk

10 a.m., Sylvan Chapel - Join us at Sylvan Chapel for a morning Worship Service and Service of Remembrance for our Albrightians that have passed away in the last year. After the service, history buffs will enjoy learning about the significance of this spot, how it figures into the location of the college and possible connections to Ben Franklin!
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Free
 
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Sun., 9/30/18 - Alumni Brunch

ONLINE REGISTRATION FOR THIS EVENT IS NOW CLOSED, YOU CAN STILL REGISTER FOR THIS EVENT AT THE DOOR OF THE EVENT 11 a.m., McMillan Student Center, South Lounge - This is your last chance to celebrate your college friendships over comfort food to send you on your way until your next return to Albright. Check-in will be at the door. $15
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$15.00
 
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Sun., 9/30/18 - President's Council Reception

12 p.m., Center for the Arts Mezzanine - By invitation only, this event honors Albright’s most generous donors. Attendees will have an opportunity to meet Albright’s president, Jacquelyn S. Fetrow, Ph.D. ’82, as well as receive complimentary tickets to to see the Domino Player’s Production MOSAIC following the reception. For more information about how to become a member of the President’s Council, please contact Kathleen Sutton at 610-929-6608 or ksutton@albright.edu.
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Free
 
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Sun., 9/30/18 - MOSAIC, Domino Players Production

2 p.m., McMillan Student Center, Wachovia Theatre - MOSAIC, directed by Jeffrey Lentz ‘85, opens the 2018-2019 Domino Players season, which is dedicated to addressing issues of social justice. This production is a collection of original works of physical theatre pieced together in a visual and aural mosaic celebrating the resiliency of the human spirit. Reserve now and pick up tickets at Will Call or purchase at the box office, based on availability. $8 This event is now closed online, however you can purchase tickets at the Center for the Arts Box Office, based upon availability.
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$8.00
 
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