Homecoming 2018

Homecoming 2019 Schedule

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

Thursday, November 7, 2019

6:30 p.m.

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

9:00 p.m.

Headlining Entertainment: Edmunds Center

Friday, November 8, 2019

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

12:00 - 2:30 p.m.

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

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. (Registration Requested) 

6:00 p.m.

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

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

(Registration Requested)

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

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

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)

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 on 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.

9:00 a.m.

President's Breakfast and Awards Presentation: Stetson Green **Note New Location**

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. (Registration Requested)

9:00 – 10:30 a.m.

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

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 with some beach volleyball action. Please contact Head Beach Volleyball Coach, Kristina Hernandez for more information: khernan1@stetson.edu or 386-822-8134.

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.

Volusia County Veterans’ Day Parade: Through Downtown DeLand, Woodland Blvd.
School of Business Tailgate

10:30 - 11:30 a.m.

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

John Layton ’54 will present the first award to an undergraduate of the John Lloyd, Jeffrey Lloyd and Christian Lloyd Layton Delta Upsilon Educational Scholarship. Jeff was a 2012 initiate of Delta Upsilon and established the scholarship at the National Fraternity with an initial gift of $25,000.

Alpha Tau Omega - Brendan Sullivan Memorial Dedication

11:00 a.m.

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

Kappa Alpha Theta Homecoming Brunch: Kappa Alpha Theta House

10:00 a.m - 12:00 p.m.

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)

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

Alpha Chi Omega Tailgate: Parking Lot 4

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

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. (Registration Requested)

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. Our presence and participation sets the example for future alumni and is critical to complete the tapestry of our colorful alumni network. (Registration Requested)

6:00 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! (Registration Requested)

6:30 – 11:00 p.m.

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

7:00 p.m.

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

Class of 1999 – 20th Reunion: Persimmon Hollow, 111 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)

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)

1950s Decade Gathering: Allen Hall
(Registration Requested)

11:00 a.m.

Alumni Chapel: Lee Chapel, Elizabeth Hall
Chapel will feature a moment of golden silence for those alumni who have passed away. Breakfast will be available prior to the service in the Elizabeth Hall foyer.