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  • Alumni Weekend Schedule 2013

  • 04/12/13
  • Below is the schedule for this weekend's events.

     

    Friday, April 12, 2013

    Roanoke College Alumni Golf Tournament
    100 Years of Roanoke College Basketball
    Lunch: 11:00 a.m.
    Shotgun Start: 12:00 noon
    Roanoke Country Club
    Entry fee $125 per player ($500 per team)
    Get your team of four together & challenge members of four different coaching eras of Roanoke College Basketball. There will be Buddy Hackman (1967 & prior), Charlie Moir (1968-76), Ed Green (1977-89), & Page Moir (1990-present) flights available by your graduating class. Sign up for your flight & give your era pride! If your group posts the lowest score, you win a great prize! For the era that posts a combined low score, each participant will receive a prize package! We will have silent auction items available, so prepare your bid. There also will be prizes for straightest drive, closest to the pin, & longest drive, & a 50/50 raffle on every par three! All alumni are encouraged to answer the call. This will be a Captain's Choice format with lunch & snacks available before the tournament. Register & pay in advance by April 5, 2013. For more information, contact Brad Moore, Assistant Athletic Director of External Relations, at (540) 375-2344 or moore@roanoke.edu.

    Society of 1842 Luncheon & Medalist Awards
    12:00 noon
    C. Homer Bast Gymnasium
    By invitation only.
    The annual Society of 1842 Luncheon will honor the members that work to create educational opportunities for current & future students by generously including the College in their estate plans or by bestowing an endowment for scholarships, professorships, or other programs. We will also honor our 2013 Medalist recipients Ms. Judy Hall '69 & Mr. Geoff Ottaway '69. Contact Nella Hamm at (540) 375-2483 or hamm@roanoke.edu.

    Campus Tours
    2:00 - 4:00 p.m.
    Admissions Office, Roselawn
    See firsthand all of the exciting changes on campus. Tours are one hour in length & depart at 2:00 & 3:00 p.m.

    Alumni Weekend Information & FOTQ Tickets
    3:30 - 7:00 p.m.
    Atrium, Colket Center
    Pick up FOTQ tickets as well as a day program for the weekend's festivities. For your convenience, FOTQ tickets can also be picked up from the tent on the Athletic Quad from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m.

    Chemistry of Documents Lecture by Joseph Stephens '03 & Reception Honoring Dr. Vernon Miller
    Lecture: 4:00 - 5:00 p.m.
    Massengill Auditorium
    Reception: 5:00 - 6:00 p.m.
    Rooms 372 & 374, Trexler Hall
    Following a seminar by Mr. Stephens at 4:00 p.m., join the Chemistry Department for light snacks, an ice cream sundae bar, & drinks to mark the retirement of Dr. Vernon Miller. Contact Kelly Anderson at kanderson@roanoke.edu.

    Friday On The Quad
    4:30 - 6:30 p.m.
    Athletic Quad, adjacent to Kerr Stadium
    Rain location: Sutton Commons, Colket Center
    All alumni, students, faculty, & staff are welcome. Kick off the weekend's festivities with inflatable games sponsored by Campus Activities Board. Enjoy fun for the entire RC Family! Musical entertainment will be provided by Jacabone, featuring members of Indecision & Echoes Farm. Enjoy a high energy blend of funk, blues, & New Orleans grooves presented by Fritz Berry '89, Kent Raine '87, David Ibbeken, Doug Wanamaker, Ian Gilliam, & J.D. D'Errico. Cost: $9.50 per adult, $3 per child 3-10, & no charge for children 2 & under. Students, faculty, & staff show your Maroon Card. For your convenience, FOTQ tickets can be picked up from the tent on the Athletic Quad from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m.

    Class of 1963 Golden Reunion
    5:00 p.m.
    President's Home, 535 N. Market Street, Salem
    Alumni from the Class of 1963 are invited to enjoy cocktails & a buffet dinner hosted by Michael & Terri Maxey. A special invitation will be sent for this event.

    Sociology Department Reception
    5:00 - 6:00 p.m.
    Room 106, Trout Hall
    Please join the Sociology Department for light snacks, drinks, & good conversation. Contact Ramona Moore at rmoore@roanoke.edu.

    Chi Omega Alumnae Meet & Greet
    5:00 - 6:30 p.m.
    Chi Omega Quad, Chesapeake Hall
    Chi Omega alumnae & sisters are invited to join us for appetizers. Contact Paige Martin at plmartin@mail.roanoke.edu.

    Babysitting
    5:00 p.m. - 12:00 midnight 
    Garrett Meeting Room, Colket Center
    Provided by Alpha Phi Omega Service Fraternity. Recommended that your children bring a favorite toy, movie, & blanket. No infants, please. Advanced registration required.

    Art Majors Exhibition Opening & Reception
    5:30 - 7:30 p.m.
    Olin & Smoyer Galleries, Olin Hall
    Roanoke College fine arts majors will exhibit all media in an annual pre-graduation exhibition.

    Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony & Reception
    6:00 - 7:30 p.m.
    Wortmann Ballroom, Colket Center
    Please join us in recognizing the 2013 inductees in a celebration designed to honor alumni who have made history in the athletic programs at Roanoke College. The 2013 honorees are Amy Athey '97 for women's basketball, Bryant Lee '95 for men's basketball, Jodi Godbout Naasz '02 for field hockey, & Nicole Yodice '03 for field hockey. Cash bar.

    Honor Guard Reunion
    6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
    Pickle Lounge & Patterson Meeting Room, Colket Center
    Alumni from the Class of 1962 & prior are invited to enjoy food, fun, fellowship, & a performance by Looking for an Echo, RC's all-male a cappella ensemble. $25 per person includes cocktail buffet & two drink tickets. Cash bar.

    Showcase of Research & Creativity
    6:00 - 9:00 p.m.
    Fintel Library
    Students from all disciplines will be presenting their research & creative works throughout Fintel Library. Posters will be held on the main floor, with the first session from 6:00 to 7:30. Please roam throughout the first floor of Fintel & stop to talk to students as they stand by their posters. Oral presentations will be given throughout the library every 15 minutes from 6:00 to 9:00. Free to the public.

    Young Associates Reception
    6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
    Fowler Alumni House
    Join other Young Associates members while enjoying beer, wine, live music, & tasty treats. For information about the Young Associates program, visit www.roanoke.edu/youngassociates. A special invitation will be sent for this event.

    Alpha Sigma Alpha Social: Reunited & It Feels So Good
    7:00 - 8:30 p.m.
    ASA House, Elizabeth Campus
    ASA alumnae & sisters are invited to join us for dessert & a much-needed reunion. Contact Emily Roach at (540) 290-7229 or emroach@mail.roanoke.edu.

    Pi Lambda Phi Reunion
    7:30 - 10:30 p.m.
    Home of Brother Pollock
    Alumni & brothers of Pi Lambda Phi are invited to an evening of fun. A special invitation will be sent for this event.

    Men's Soccer Alumni Game
    8:00 p.m.
    Kerr Stadium
    Contact Coach Ryan Pflugrad '02 at (540) 375-4955 or pflugrad@roanoke.edu.

    20th & 25th Reunion Celebration
    8:00 - 10:00 p.m.
    Monterey, corner of Clay & High Streets
    Featuring the classes of 1988, 1993, & all surrounding classes. Musical entertainment will be provided by Jacabone, featuring members of Indecision & Echoes Farm. Enjoy a high energy blend of funk, blues, & New Orleans grooves presented by Fritz Berry '89, Kent Raine '87, David Ibbeken, Doug Wanamaker, Ian Gilliam, & J.D. D'Errico. $10 per person includes food, two drink tickets, & live entertainment. Cash bar.

    100 Years of Basketball Celebration
    8:00 - 10:00 p.m.
    Wortmann Ballroom, Colket Center
    Please join us at this special event to honor the illustrious history of our basketball program. We will celebrate alumni who have impacted the history of the sport at Roanoke College. Cash bar.

    Saturday, April 13, 2013

    Outdoor Adventures Canoe Trip
    8:00 a.m.  
    Meet at Campus Safety, Bowman Hall
    Enjoy a scenic float & paddle the James River. Return to campus in time for the Alumni Picnic on the Athletic Quad. Be sure to bring a towel, shoes that can get wet, & sunscreen. No flip-flops, please. Space is limited to 18 people. Once registered, please complete the medical form & bring one copy per family. The form can be found at www.roanoke.edu/alumniweekend. Guests ages 8 to 11 must be accompanied by parent/guardian. Guests ages 12 to 17 must have parent/guardian signature. Contact Jamie Burkhead '08 at (540) 375-2075 or barrow@roanoke.edu.

    Outdoor Adventures McAfee's Knob Hike (Advanced Level)
    8:00 a.m.  
    Meet at Campus Safety, Bowman Hall
    Join us for an advanced hike to McAfee's Knob. Take in the magnificent views of both nearby & distant mountain peaks. Return to campus in time for the Alumni Picnic on the Athletic Quad. Space is limited to 20 people. Once registered, please complete the medical form & bring one copy per family. The form can be found at www.roanoke.edu/alumniweekend. Contact Jamie Burkhead '08 at (540) 375-2075 or barrow@roanoke.edu.

    Honor Guard Induction & Breakfast
    9:00 a.m.
    Wortmann Ballroom, Colket Center
    Alumni from the Class of 1963 & prior are invited to a special induction ceremony & breakfast. This year's special honorees are members of the 50th reunion class, the Class of 1963, who will be inducted into the Honor Guard. Enjoy a performance by Mainstreet, RC's all-female a cappella ensemble. Complimentary.

    Alumni Weekend Information & Alumni Picnic Tickets
    9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
    Atrium, Colket Center
    Stop by to enjoy coffee & muffins. Pick up Alumni Picnic tickets & a day program for the weekend's festivities. For your convenience, Alumni Picnic tickets can also be picked up from the tent on the Athletic Quad from 12:00 to 2:00 p.m.

    Women's Volleyball Alumnae Game
    9:30 a.m.
    C. Homer Bast Gymnasium
    Contact Coach Blair Trail '99 at (540) 354-4081 or btrail@roanoke.edu.

    Kappa Delta Pi Education Honor Society Induction
    9:30 - 11:00 a.m.
    Pickle Lounge, Colket Center
    Please join us for the Education Department's induction of new members to the Kappa Delta Pi international honor society. A reception in honor of our inductees will precede the event. Contact Dr. Leslie Murrill at (540) 375-2564 or murrill@roanoke.edu.

    Outdoor Adventures Sawtooth Ridge Hike (Beginner Level)
    10:00 a.m.  
    Meet at Campus Safety, Bowman Hall
    Enjoy a beginner hike to Sawtooth Ridge. Take in the beautiful views from the overlook. Return to campus in time for the Alumni Picnic on the Athletic Quad. Space is limited to 20 people. Once registered, please complete the medical form & bring one copy per family. The form can be found at www.roanoke.edu/alumniweekend. Contact Jamie Burkhead '08 at (540) 375-2075 or barrow@roanoke.edu.

    Women's Soccer Alumnae Game
    10:00 a.m.
    Elizabeth Campus Fields
    Contact Coach Phil Benne at (540) 375-2480 or pbenne@roanoke.edu.

    Chi Omega Alumnae & Sisterhood Brunch
    10:00 - 11:30 a.m.
    Chi Omega Quad, Chesapeake Hall
    Chi Omega alumnae & sisters are invited to join us for brunch. Contact Paige Martin at plmartin@mail.roanoke.edu.

    Phi Mu Alumnae Punch & Pastries
    10:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon
    Phi Mu Quad, Chesapeake Hall
    Phi Mu alumnae & sisters are invited to join us for a fun morning of punch & pastries! RSVP to Molly Taylor at mmtaylor@mail.roanoke.edu.

    Women's Basketball Alumnae Game
    10:30 a.m.
    C. Homer Bast Gymnasium
    Contact Coach Susan Dunagan at (540) 375-2339 or dunagan@roanoke.edu.

    Celebration in Honor of Paul Henrickson
    10:30 a.m. - 12:00 noon
    Sutton Terrace & The Cavern, Colket Center
    All alumni are invited to a celebration in honor of Rev. Paul Henrickson. Rev. Paul will retire in June after serving the Roanoke College community for 30 years as Chaplain, mentor, counselor, & friend. Come join us as we enjoy a morning filled with memories, laughter, & libations. Please bring your favorite memories & images of Rev. Paul with you. Cash bar. Contact William Greer at (540) 375-5239 or greer@roanoke.edu.

    Department of Modern Languages Global Café
    10:30 a.m. - 12:00 noon
    Rooms 214 & 215, Lucas Hall
    Join us for brunch - good coffee, good pastries, & great conversation. Contact Janice Weeks at (540) 375-2391 or weeks@roanoke.edu.

    Planned Giving Open House
    10:30 a.m. - 12:00 noon
    Planned Giving Lobby, Resource Development
    (enter through Alumni Relations on Clay Street)
    Join Richard Poggendorf, Director of Gift Planning, to discuss how planned gifts can provide benefits for heirs, provide life income, avoid taxes, & protect value, while making a legacy gift that benefits Roanoke students & faculty. Contact Richard Poggendorf at (540) 375-2043 or rpoggendorf@roanoke.edu  

    Delta Gamma Alumnae Brunch & Trunk Show
    10:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
    Delta Gamma Quad, Chesapeake Hall
    Delta Gamma alumnae & sisters are invited to a brunch & a Stella & Dot trunk show in the Quad. RSVP to Jenny Prostoff '14 at jtprostoff@mail.roanoke.edu.

    Kappa Alpha Alumni 6th Annual Shrimp Cook-Out
    11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
    Kappa Alpha House, Elizabeth Campus
    Kappa Alpha alumni & families are invited to an afternoon of fun. Contact Nicholas Roch at njroch@mail.roanoke.edu.

    Pi Kappa Alpha Alumni Pig Roast & Lacrosse Tailgate
    11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
    Pike House, Elizabeth Campus
    Pi Kappa Alpha alumni & brothers are invited to an afternoon of fun. Contact Sean Walsh at scwalsh@mail.roanoke.edu.

    Sigma Chi Alumni Gathering & Social
    11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
    Sigma Chi House, Elizabeth Campus
    Sigma Chi alumni & brothers are invited to an afternoon of fun. For more information, contact Paul Sansone at pjsansone@mail.roanoke.edu.

    Hall of Fame Open House
    11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
    Joseph S. "Buddy" Hackman Hall of Fame Room, Bast Center Mezzanine
    Stop by to view the latest additions to the RC Athletic Hall of Fame.

    Men's Basketball Alumni Game
    11:30 a.m.
    C. Homer Bast Gymnasium
    Contact Coach Page Moir at (540) 375-2336 or moir@roanoke.edu.

    Children's Carnival
    11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
    Athletic Quad, adjacent to Kerr Stadium
    Rain location: Atrium, Colket Center
    Families are invited to a carnival featuring a balloon sculptor, a caricaturist, face painting, & more! Complimentary.

    Men's Tennis Alumni Match
    12:00 noon
    Tennis Complex, Elizabeth Campus
    Contact Coach Phil Benne at (540) 375-2480 or pbenne@roanoke.edu.

    Alumni Picnic
    12:00 - 2:00 p.m.
    Athletic Quad, adjacent to Kerr Stadium
    Rain location: Sutton Commons, Colket Center
    All alumni, students, faculty, & staff are welcome. Enjoy the RC Women's Lacrosse game & the Children's Carnival! Cost: $9 per adult, $3 per child 3-10, & no charge for children 2 & under. Current students show your Maroon Card. For your convenience, Alumni Picnic tickets can be picked up from the tent on the Athletic Quad from 12:00 to 2:00 p.m.

    RC Baseball vs. Bridgewater College
    12:00 noon
    Kiwanis Field

    RC Women's Lacrosse vs. Virginia Wesleyan College
    12:00 noon
    Kerr Stadium

    Religion & Philosophy Alumni Reception
    1:00 - 2:30 p.m.
    Garrett Meeting Room, Colket Center
    Join the Department of Religion & Philosophy for light snacks, drinks, & witty banter. Contact Dr. Brent Adkins at (540) 375-5152 or adkins@roanoke.edu.

    RC Men's Lacrosse vs. Hampden-Sydney College
    2:00 p.m.
    Kerr Stadium

    Alpha Sigma Alpha Social: We Are Sisters Tied By The Heart
    2:00 - 3:30 p.m.
    Pickle Lounge, Colket Center
    ASA alumnae & sisters are invited to join us for afternoon hors d'oeuvres, refreshments, & good times with old friends. Contact Emily Roach at (540) 290-7229 or emroach@mail.roanoke.edu.

    Biology Department Alumni Reception
    2:00 - 4:00 p.m.
    Massengill Auditorium Outdoor Plaza
    Rain location: Room 310, Life Science
    Please join the Biology Department for light snacks, drinks, & good conversation. Contact Len Pysh at (540) 375-2466 or pysh@roanoke.edu.

    English Department Alumni Reception
    2:00 - 4:00 p.m.
    Massengill Auditorium Outdoor Plaza
    Rain location: Miller Hall
    Please join the English Department for light snacks, drinks, & good conversation. Contact Channing Johnson at (540) 389-6547 or channing@roanoke.edu or Martha Kuchar at (540) 375-2320 or kuchar@roanoke.edu.

    Young Alumni Reunion
    2:00 - 4:00 p.m.
    Athletic Quad, adjacent to Kerr Stadium
    Rain location: Wortmann Ballroom, Colket Center
    Featuring the Classes of 1998, 2003, 2008, & all surrounding classes. Enjoy light hors d'œuvres, regional beer & wine, & a view of the RC Men's Lacrosse game. $10 per person includes food & two drink tickets. Cash bar.

    Maroon Club Reception
    2:30 - 4:30 p.m.
    Sutton Terrace
    All Maroon Club members are invited to attend the Maroon Club Reception during the Men's Lacrosse game. The Maroon Club is designed to ensure the continuation of Maroon success on the field, court, & track. Membership in the Maroon Club will help our student-athletes stay competitive in the ODAC & nationally at the Division III level. For more information about Maroon Club events during Alumni Weekend, please contact Brad Moore, Assistant Athletic Director for External Relations, at (540) 375-2344 or moore@roanoke.edu.

    Business Administration & Economics Alumni Reception
    2:30 - 5:30 p.m.
    1st Floor & Clay Street Lawn, West Hall
    Please join the Business Administration & Economics Department for light snacks, drinks, & good conversation. Contact Dreama Poore at (540) 375-2426 or dpoore@roanoke.edu.

    Pi Kappa Phi Alumni Barbeque
    2:30 - 5:30 p.m.
    Monterey, corner of Clay & High Streets
    Alumni & brothers of Pi Kappa Phi are invited to join Xi Chapter for a fun afternoon of brotherhood, refreshments, & nostalgia. Contact Ethan Hafey at (540) 765-7389 or ejhafey@mail.roanoke.edu.

    Public Affairs Alumni Reception
    3:00 - 4:30 p.m.
    Presidents' Dining Room, Colket Center
    What have you been up to & where? We'll share with you what's new in Public Affairs & what has not changed. Libations will be served to entertain us all. Contact Joshua Rubongoya at (540) 375-2444 or rubongoy@roanoke.edu.

    InterVarsity Alumni Reception
    3:00 - 5:00 p.m.
    Kresge TV Lounge, Colket Center
    Enjoy refreshments & catch up with current & former InterVarsity students. Contact Lizzie Keegan at (202) 288-1367 or keegan@roanoke.edu.

    History Alumni & Friends Reception
    3:30 - 5:30 p.m.
    The Bank Building Deck, corner of College & Main
    Come to the "reunion on the rooftop" of the bank & get a tour of the History Department's "digs." Munchies & refreshments will be provided. Contact Whitney Leeson at (540) 375-2451 or wleeson@roanoke.edu.

    Masterpieces & Premieres: A Recital of Art Songs & Arias for Voice & Piano
    4:00 - 5:00 p.m.
    Olin Recital Hall, Olin Hall
    Voice recital featuring Roanoke College alumna Sarah Dyson '03, soprano, assisted by Roanoke College faculty member Gordon Marsh in a program of music by Aaron Copland, André Previn, & Leonard Bernstein, with new works by Darius Jones, Gordon Marsh, & Robert Pannell '03. Lyric soprano Sarah Dyson holds an MM in Vocal Performance from Virginia Commonwealth University, where she performed as Susanna in Le Nozze di Figaro & in the title role of Suor Angelica. She recently performed Micaëla in an adaptation of Bizet's Carmen with the Bay View Music Festival.

    Psychology Department Alumni Reception
    4:00 - 5:30 p.m.
    Outdoor Balcony, Lucas Hall
    Rain location: Room 215, Lucas Hall
    Please stop by for some drinks & snacks with the Psychology Department. Contact Dr. Mary Camac, Chair, at (540) 375-2474 or mcamac@roanoke.edu.

    Babysitting
    4:00 p.m. - 12:00 midnight
    Garrett Meeting Room, Colket Center
    Provided by Student Phonathon Callers. Recommended that your children bring a favorite toy, movie, & blanket. No infants, please. Advanced registration required.

    Roanoke College Campaign Kickoff
    7:00 p.m.
    Back Quad
    Come & be part of Maroon history when Roanoke College announces the largest campaign in the history of the College. You will be transformed by the journey Roanoke College has experienced to reach incredible milestones. This journey has made us who we are today & you will learn who we strive to become tomorrow! By invitation. RSVP using reply card enclosed in invitation.

    Sunday, April 14, 2013

    Worship Service
    8:30 a.m. & 10:45 a.m.
    College Lutheran Church,
    College Avenue, Salem

    Brunch in the Commons
    10:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
    Sutton Commons, Colket Center
    $8 per person. Pay at the door.

    Roanoke College Children's Choir: "A Little Spring Music"
    Awards Ceremony:  1:30 - 2:30 p.m.
    Concert:  3:00 - 5:00 p.m.
    Shaftman Performance Hall, Jefferson Center
    The Roanoke College Children's Choir, under the direction of Kimberly Ruse Davidson, will present its 26th spring concert. Musical selections will include classical, folk, gospel, Broadway & patriotic. The concert's finale will include all 285 choristers singing selections from "Les Miserables," choreographed by Kevin Jones. Tickets are $19/$16/$13 ($3 discount for children 12 & under) & available at www.jeffcenter.org or by contacting the Jefferson Center box office at (540) 345-2550.

    Other Attractions:

    Bookstore:
    Friday, 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
    Saturday, 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

    Cavern:
    Friday, 11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
    Saturday, 5:00 - 11:00 p.m.

    CUPS on Campus:

    Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
    Saturday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

    Fintel Library:
    Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
    Saturday, 10:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
    Sunday, 12:00 noon - midnight

    Joseph S. "Buddy" Hackman Hall of Fame Room, Bast Recreation Center:
    Friday, 9:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
    Saturday, 11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

    Olin Hall Galleries:
    Friday, Saturday, Sunday, 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.

    Reunion Photo Times: 

    Photos will be taken at individual class reunions as follows:
    Class of 1963 - 50th reunion - Friday, Golden Reunion, President's Home
    Class of 1988 - 25th reunion - Friday, 9:00 p.m., 20th & 25th Reunion Celebration, Monterey
    Class of 1993 - 20th reunion - Friday, 9:05 p.m., 20th & 25th Reunion Celebration, Monterey
    Class of 1998 - 15th reunion - Saturday, 2:30 p.m., Young Alumni Reunion, Athletic Quad
    Class of 2003 - 10th reunion - Saturday, 2:35 p.m., Young Alumni Reunion, Athletic Quad
    Class of 2008 - 5th reunion - Saturday, 2:40 p.m., Young Alumni Reunion, Athletic Quad

  • Public Relations
  • (540) 375-2282
  • gereaux@roanoke.edu