Homecoming 2018

Homecoming 2019 Schedule

Register for Homecoming 2019!

Information will be added frequently, so be sure to check back for updates!

Thursday, November 7, 2019

6:00 p.m.

Entrepreneurship Speaker: Ashley Lauren Kerr '07: Rinker Auditorium, Lynn Business Center

Stetson alumna Ashley Lauren Kerr '07 will share her entrepreneurial journey in the fashion industry. As the founder of National Dress Day and designer of ASHLEYlauren, her fashion line is highly sought after by women around the world. Her dresses will be featured at the Campaign Celebration during the Friday evening of Homecoming, as she gifted five music students with evening wear and custom-designed Vice President Lua Hancock's gown for the evening. Visit her website to see more!

6:30 p.m.

Lambda Chi Alpha Homecoming Warm-Up: The Abbey Bar, 17 N. Woodland Blvd. 

9:00 p.m.

Headlining Entertainment: Dave Coulier, Edmunds Center

Friday, November 8, 2019

8:30 a.m.

Wes Berner Homecoming Classic: Debary Golf and Country Club, 300 Plantation Club Dr. 

View the brochure for more information on sponsorship or to register your foursome! 

10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Registration and Information: Rinker Welcome Center
Come and Register for Homecoming, pick up your free gift, grab some food and meet fellow Hatters in the Rinker Welcome Center! If you pre-registered for Homecoming online, swing by to check-in and get your free gift!

12:00 - 2:30 p.m.

Lambda Chi Alpha Lunch: Persimmon Hollow Brewery, 111 W. Georgia Avenue

5:00 - 6:30 p.m.

Phi Sigma Kappa Open House

5:00 - 8:00 p.m.

Food Truck Round-Up: Rinker Field Parking Area

5:30 p.m.

Class of 1969 - 50th Reunion Welcome Reception: Meadows Alumni House, 217 East Michigan Avenue
Complimentary hors d'oeuvres, beer and wine will be provided. 
Rain Location: duPont-Ball Library
(Registration Requested) 

6:00 p.m.

Alpha Tau Omega Open House

Class of 2009 - 10-Year Reunion Gathering: The Boulevard, 208 N. Woodland Blvd. 
(Registration Requested)

Delta Sigma Phi Dinner: Delta Sigma Phi House

Homecoming Shabbat Dinner: Allen Hall, 508 N. Woodland Blvd.
Sponsored by Stetson Hillel

Pi Kappa Alpha Gathering: The Elusive Grape, 129 N. Woodland Blvd. 

Stetson Baseball vs. UCF: Melching Field at Conrad Park, 555 S. Woodland Blvd.

6:30 p.m.

Class of 1994 - 25th Reunion Get-Together: Persimmon Hollow, 111 W. Georgia Avenue
(Registration Requested)

Pi Kappa Phi Dinner: Brian's BBQ, 795 N. Spring Garden Avenue

6:30 - 10:00 p.m.

Campaign Celebration: Carlton Union Building

Stetson celebrates the successful culmination of its $200 million fundraising campaign, Beyond Success - Significance. Black-tie event. First-come, first-served seating. Visit the website for more information. 

6:30 - 11:00 p.m.

Lambda Chi Alpha Dinner and Dance: Lambda Chi Alpha House
Featuring The Roy Baker Band

7:00 p.m.

Class of 1984 Gathering: Airport Bar & Grill 
(Registration Requested)

Delta Sigma Phi All Fraternity Chapter, Including Bond Eternal Ceremony: Delta Sigma Phi House

7:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.

Sigma Nu Alumni Outreach Event at the Sigma Nu House

8:00 – 10:00 p.m.

Airwaves: Edmunds Center
In the culminating event of Greenfeather, teams and individuals will perform in a lip-sync battle! 

Saturday, November 9, 2019

8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Registration and Information: Rinker Welcome Center
Come and Register for Homecoming, pick up your free gift, grab some food and meet fellow Hatters in the Rinker Welcome Center! If you pre-register for Homecoming online, swing by to check-in and get your free gift!

8:00 – 11:00 a.m.

Stetson Rowing Alumni Reunion and Open House: Sandra Stetson Aquatic Center, 2636 Alhambra Avenue
All of our former rowers are invited to participate in our 3rd annual GREEN TEAM vs. WHITE TEAM practice. Alumni will have the opportunity to don their school colors and row in mixed boats side by side with current and former teammates. After practice, alumni will have the opportunity to indulge in coffee and donuts while touring the Sandra Stetson Aquatic Center. Please contact Head Coach of the Men’s and Women’s Rowing Programs, Katie Thurstin at kthurstin@stetson.edu or 386-822-8157.

8:30 - 10:30 a.m.

Pi Beta Phi Alumnae Brunch: Pi Beta Phi House

9:00 - 10:30 a.m.

President's Breakfast and Awards Presentation: Stetson Green **Sold Out**

We host this campus-wide breakfast annually at Homecoming to honor several special guests, including members of the Stetson Society and award recipients. A short program, that you won’t want to miss, will include a university update and the presentation of Alumni and University Awards. ($10 Registration Fee)

Beach Volleyball Alumni Reunion: Cooper Beach Volleyball Pavilion
All Stetson Beach Volleyball Alumni are invited to gear up and meet at the Cooper Beach Volleyball Pavilion for a light breakfast, followed by some beach volleyball action. Please contact Head Beach Volleyball Coach, Kristina Hernandez for more information: khernan1@stetson.edu or 386-822-8134.

Delta Sigma Phi ACB & Chapter Meeting and Elections: Delta Sigma Phi House

Lambda Chi Alpha Alumni Association Business Meeting: Lambda Chi Alpha House

Phi Sigma Kappa Alumni Board Meeting: Phi Sigma Kappa House

9:00 - 11:00 a.m.

Alpha Xi Delta Homecoming Brunch: Alpha Xi Delta House

9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Men’s and Women’s Tennis Alumni Reunion: Mandy Stoll Tennis Center
All Stetson Tennis Alumni and friends are invited to gear up and meet at the Mandy Stoll Tennis Center for a light breakfast, followed by some tennis action. Please contact the following coaches for more information:
Head Men’s Tennis Christophe Noblet: cnoblet@stetson.edu / 386-822-8145
Head Women's Tennis Travis Sandlant: tsandlant@stetson.edu / 386-822-8146

9:30 a.m.

Stetson Softball Alumnae Homerun and Bunting Derby: Patricia Wilson Field

For more information, contact Joanna "JJ" Payette '06 at jpayette@stetson.edu. 

9:50 a.m.

HatterWalk: Hatter Village
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 and Hatter Village. Bring your cowbells, signs and Stetson spirit to cheer them on!

10:00 a.m.

Alpha Tau Omega Tailgate: Corner of East Winnemissett Ave. and S. Alabama Ave.

Class of 1989 Tailgate: Parking Lot 4

Delta Delta Delta Alumnae Brunch: Delta Delta Delta House

Delta Sigma Phi Tailgate: DeLand Elks Lodge, 614 S. Alabama Ave. 

GOLD (Graduates of the Last Decade) Pre-Game Tailgate: Hatter Village Parking Lot
Whether you graduated a decade ago or just this past spring, the Classes of 2009-2019 are invited to join the Office of Alumni and Parent Engagement to reconnect with friends and other young alumni just before the start of the football game against San Diego! While you’re there, enjoy complimentary food and beverages and pick up a complimentary giveaway from the Alumni Association. (Registration Requested)

Phi Sigma Kappa Tailgate

School of Business Tailgate

Sigma Nu Tailgate: Parking Spots 33, 35 and 36 at the Elks Lodge, 614 S. Alabama Ave. 

Stetson University Admissions Info Session and Tour: Rinker Welcome Center
Potential “Future Hatters” joining you for Homecoming? We invite you and your high school-aged student to join the Office of Admissions for a 30-minute information session and 90-minute walking tour of campus to provide your student an opportunity to imagine their life on campus as a Hatter. Register Here!

Volusia County Veterans’ Day Parade: Through Downtown DeLand, Woodland Blvd.
Please be aware that this event will run down Woodland Blvd. and will cause new traffic patterns starting at 8:00 a.m. and congestion that morning. Visit the website to learn more! 

10:30 - 11:30 a.m.

Pi Kappa Alpha Awarding of the John Layton Scholarship: Pi Kappa Alpha House

Edmunds' Scholar Reunion: 3rd Floor Conference Room, Rinker Welcome Center

11:00 a.m.

Baptist Collegiate Fellowship Homecoming Brunch: Allen Hall, 508 N. Woodland Blvd.

Kappa Alpha Theta Homecoming Brunch: Kappa Alpha Theta House

Lambda Chi Alpha – Tutt’s Tailgate: Parking Lot 5

Alpha Chi Omega Tailgate: Parking Lot 4

11:30 a.m.

Stetson University Admissions Info Session and Tour: Rinker Welcome Center
Potential “Future Hatters” joining you for Homecoming? We invite you and your high school-aged student to join the Office of Admissions for a 30-minute information session and 90-minute walking tour of campus to provide your student an opportunity to imagine their life on campus as a Hatter. Register Here! 

12:00 p.m. ** NEW TIME**

Football Game vs. University of San Diego: Spec Martin Stadium, 260 E. Euclid Ave.
Come cheer on the Stetson Football team as they face rivals from the University of San Diego for the Homecoming game! Discounted tickets are available by visiting http://www.gohatters.com/promocode and entering SUALUMHC19. For more information, visit GoHatters.com/tix, call 386-738-HATS (4287) or email HatterTickets@Stetson.edu

4:00 - 6:00 p.m.

Hymn Sing Happy Hour: Stetson Wesley House, 520 N. Woodland Blvd.

Celebrate Homecoming with Stetson Wesley at their first-ever Hymn Sing Happy Hour. Live musicians will be leading sing-a-longs of popular hymns and songs and food trucks will be on-site and drink tickets for beer and wine will be $5. Your purchases will support our ongoing campus ministry at Stetson University and other local colleges. 

5:00 p.m.

Alpha Tau Omega - Brendan Sullivan Memorial Dedication: South-side of CUB

5:00 – 6:30 p.m.

Honors Program Alumni Drop-In Reception: The Home of Dr. Michael A. Denner, 723 N. Amelia Ave.
All Honors Program alumni and current students are invited to attend an informal reception at Dr. Denner’s home for an opportunity to reconnect with each fellow alumni and chat with current students to learn about the Honors Program of today. Light hors d’oeuvre will be served. (Registration Requested)

5:00 - 7:00 p.m.

Alpha Chi Omega Open House

5:30 p.m.

Class of 1969 - 50th Reunion Cocktail Reception and Dinner: Rinker Welcome Center
5:30 – 6:00 p.m. Cocktail Reception
6:00 – 8:00 p.m. Dinner and Light Program
Celebrate this milestone with your classmates as you receive your 50-year diploma and pin to commemorate this special occasion. Suggested dress is Business Casual. ($10 Registration Fee)

5:30 – 7:30 p.m.

9th Annual Multicultural Alumni Family Reunion: Stetson Room
The 9th Annual Multicultural Alumni Family Reunion celebrates the diverse cultural identities of Stetson University’s alumni community. We gather to reconnect with our SU community, deepen our bonds, and enhance our university for the next generation of Hatters. (Registration Requested)

5:30 - 9:00 p.m.

Phi Sigma Kappa Dinner Under the Stars: Phi Sigma Kappa House

6:30 – 11:00 p.m.

Lambda Chi Alpha "Italian Night" Dinner: Lambda Chi Alpha House

7:00 p.m.

1970s Decade Celebration: Venue 142, 142 N. Woodland Blvd.
The Classes of 1974 and 1979 invite all alumni from the 1970s to join them as they celebrate their reunions! $10 Registration fee covers hors d'oeuvres and your first drink at the bar! 
(Registration Requested)

Class of 1984 – 35th Reunion Dinner: The Table, 100 E. New York Ave.
(Registration Requested)

Class of 1994 - 25th Reunion Reception: Faculty Lounge, First Floor of Carlton Union Building
Complimentary hors d'oeuvres, beer and wine will be provided. 
(Registration Requested)

Class of 1999 – 20th Reunion: Persimmon Hollow, 111 W. Georgia Avenue
(Registration Requested)

Class of 2004 - 15th Reunion: Cafe DaVinci, 112 W. Georgia Avenue
(Registration Requested)

Class of 2009 - 10th Reunion: Persimmon Hollow, 111 W. Georgia Avenue
(Registration Requested)

Class of 2014 - 5th Reunion: Cafe DaVinci, 112 W. Georgia Avenue
(Registration Requested)

8:00 p.m.

Sigma Nu Alumni Bash: Sigma Nu House

9:00 p.m.

Delta Sigma Phi "To the Bars!"
Meet up with brothers downtown at various locations.

10:00 p.m. 

Phi Sigma Kappa - PSKaraoke: The Blind Pig, 148 West New York Avenue

Sunday, November 10, 2019

9:00 - 9:20 a.m.

Vietnam Veterans Gathering: Vietnam Remembrance Site
Following the gathering, guests will head to the Veterans' Recognition Breakfast together. 

9:00 – 10:30 a.m.

Veterans’ Recognition Breakfast: Stetson Room, Carlton Union Building
All Stetson University alumni, students, faculty and staff who have served in the United States Armed Forces or have graduated from the ROTC program, and their immediate family members, are invited to come together in community for the Third Annual “Veterans Recognition Breakfast”. Breakfast will be provided compliments of the Student Veterans Organization. (Registration Requested)

Decade of the Fifties Gathering: Allen Hall, 508 N. Woodland Blvd. 
This the first of what is planned to be an annual event that welcomes ten years of Hatters. This year, we honor the Class of 1959 as they celebrate their 60th Anniversary. 

(Registration Requested)

11:00 a.m.

Alumni Chapel: Lee Chapel, Elizabeth Hall
The Chapel Service will include music with members of the Stetson University Concert Choir and University Organist and alumnus Dr. Boyd Jones. Stetson Alumni singers are welcomed to join the choir for the Alma Mater. The service will feature a moment of golden silence for those alumni who have passed away. A light continental breakfast will be available prior to the service in the Elizabeth Hall foyer.