Homecoming 2016 Schedule

Sunday, October 30, 2015

12:00 -4:00 p.m.

Greenfeather Challenge
Location: Rinker Field

The ultimate field day event… the Challenge will feature a number of obstacles sure to bring out your team’s competitive side. Get ready to be messy! The fastest teams move on, but only one champion will be crowned.

Monday, October 31, 2015

Chalk Art
The Rock, next to the Carlton Union Building

Bring you inner artist to this competition. Using chalk, teams will be assigned a segment of sidewalk to turn into an amazing depiction that incorporates their chosen theme.

Tuesday, November 1, 2015

1:00 - 3:00 p.m.

Greenfeather Day of Service
Locations: TBA

Wednesday, November 2, 2015

7:00 - 9:00 p.m.

Stetson's Got Talent
Elizabeth Hall, Lee Chapel

Thursday, November 3, 2015

7:00 p.m.

Edmunds Center

The ultimate lip sync competition! Lights, stage, and the best dancing you'll see at Stetson, Airwaves is one of the most anticipated events at the university all year.

Friday, November 4, 2015

8:00 a.m.

26th Annual Wes Berner Homecoming Classic Fundraiser
Victoria Hills Golf Course, 300 Spalding Way, DeLand

Wes Berner served as both the first soccer and golf coach for Stetson University. In 1973, Berner lost his battle with cancer at age 52. The Wes Berner Homecoming Classic Fundraiser was founded in 1990 to honor him and the legacy he left in Stetson Athletics. Proceeds collected from this fundraiser will be used to benefit the 18 Hatter sports programs. Registration will include a continental breakfast and lunch for participants, as well as other gifts and prizes. If you can’t make it for the entire golf tournament, you may also register to be a guest at our luncheon celebration. We look forward to a day filled with fun, food, and fellowship, as we honor Coach Berner and celebrate a very special Hatter Homecoming!
(Reservation required)

10:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Information and Registration
Rinker Welcome Center

3:30 p.m.

Campus Tours
Departing from Holler Fountain

Come meet us at the Holler Fountain to take part in this guided walking tour, led by our current Student Ambassadors. Visit some of your favorite buildings on campus, learn about recent and upcoming renovations to the DuPont-Ball Library and Carlton Union Building and hear about the new Welcome Center at the heart of campus. Please register for these events to let us know how many groups to prepare for and if there are special accommodations you require.

5:00 p.m.

Class of 1956 Reunion Reception
Home of Mel Ott '56

More information will be forthcoming. (Reservation required)

7:30 p.m.

School of Music Showcase Concert
Lee Chapel, Elizabeth Hall

7:00 - 10:00 p.m.

Rinker Field

EVERYONE is invited to this Friday night kickoff event! See the schedule below for details.

7: 00 p.m. - Outdoor Carnival and Food Truck Festival: Rinker Field

8:00 – 9:00 p.m. Comedy Hour: Edmunds Center

9:00 – 10:00 p.m. Pep Rally and Bonfire: Rinker Field

Get loud with the Hatter Band and cheerleaders as we bring the Stetson spirit and end the night with the bonfire!

Saturday, November 5, 2015

9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Information and Registration
Rinker Welcome Center

9:00 - 10:30 a.m.

President's Champagne Breakfast
President's Home
Rain Plan: Rinker Fieldhouse

President Wendy B. Libby, Ph.D., and her husband, Dr. Richard M. Libby, host this campus-wide breakfast to honor several special guests, including members of the Stetson Society, Edmunds Scholar alumni and 2015 award recipients. A short program will celebrate the recent launch of Beyond Success – Significance: The Campaign for Stetson University, and include a university update and the presentation of Alumni and University Awards. (Reservation required)

11:00 a.m.

Hatter Village
Alabama Avenue, Downtown DeLand

Beginning three hours before kick-off, Hatter Village will open on the paved lot adjacent to the popular Fan Central Station (on the southwest corner of Hubbard Avenue and Alabama Avenue).

11:30 p.m

Class of 1955 Luncheon
The Cloisters, 400 East Howry Avenue, DeLand

12:45 p.m.

Hatter Village, Alabama Avenue, Downtown DeLand

Come watch as the football team, coaching staff, cheerleading squad and John B. make their HatterWalk to the Stadium! Starting from the South end of Alabama, the team will make their way through the crowds in Fan Central Station and Hatter Village. Bring your cowbells, signs and Stetson spirit to cheer them on!

2:00 p.m.

Football Game vs. Marist
Spec Martin Stadium, 260 East Euclid Avenue, DeLand

Come cheer on the Stetson Football team as they face Marist for the Homecoming game! Special announcements and presentations during the game will be honoring our Alumni Award recipients and our Legacy Cup winners. A special Halftime show will include the crowning of 2015’s Homecoming King and Queen and the winner of the 2015 Greenfeather Cup! Be sure to stick around after the game for the fireworks show.

6:30 p.m.

Class of 1956 - 60th Reunion Dinner
Allen Hall

More information will be forthcoming. (Reservation required)

7:00 p.m.

6th Annual Multicultural Alumni Celebration
Location: TBD

Stetson University multicultural alumni represent vast successful career backgrounds and have extensive knowledge in leading lives of success and significance. At this dinner event, alumni will engage with students facilitating candid and meaningful conversations about strategies for success after graduation. This powerful networking event leads to ongoing meaningful relationships between current Hatters and Hatter alumni. Please contact lhancock@stetson.edu for more information.

7:00 p.m.

Class of 1966 - 50th Reunion Dinner
Location: TBD

Celebrate this milestone with your classmates as you recieve your 50 year diploma and pin to commemmorate this special occasion.
(Reservation Required)

Sunday, November 6, 2015

10:00 a.m.

Alumni Chapel
Elizabeth Hall, Lee Chapel

Chapel will feature a moment of golden silence for those alumni who have passed away and a performance of the alumni choir. Breakfast will be available immediately following the service in the Elizabeth Hall foyer.