Change is roaring in at MU this year! With the inaugural season of football, newly constructed athletic fields and multipurpose buildings complete, campus has transformed so much since last year's Homecoming Weekend! See all the new and exciting changes happening at MU for yourself when you come back to campus for Homecoming Weekend 2012 on Friday, September 28 through Sunday, September 30!
Friday, September 28
10th Annual Athletics Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony, 7 p.m.
Anderson Sports Complex
The 2012 Athletics Hall of Fame Inductees are:
Athletics Hall of Fame Reception, 8 p.m.
Catherine Evans McGowan Conference Center, Mary Kintz Bevevino Library
Join us for a cocktail reception welcoming the 10th Induction class into the Misericordia University Athletics Hall of Fame. Reservations are required. $25 per person, which includes open bar and hors d’oeuvres. Call the alumni office at 1-866-262-6363 (option 3 then 4) for reservations and payment arrangements.
MU All Stars Talent Show, 8 p.m.
See what talents MU students bring to the stage at the annual student talent show provided by Student Activities!
Saturday, September 29
Fun on the Lawn!, 10 a.m.
MU Cougar Village, 10 a.m.-1 p.m.
Hafey-McCormick Science Building Lot
Bring your grill and a couple of friends and get ready to show your MU pride as MU takes on Stevenson University at 1 p.m.! Click here to access our tailgating policy and registration form. *$10 per space, must pre-register; NO same day registrations.
Go to http://athletics.misericordia.edu for MU football season schedule and tickets.
**Alumni, please help our students in supporting Misericordia’s mission of Service. Students will be collecting new or gently used children’s books at the Cougar Village or the Student Spirit tent near Mangelsdorf field. The books will benefit local libraries and schools for children K-8 grade.
Field house Dedication, 10:30 a.m.
Next to Mangelsdorf and Tambur Fields
The new field house, constructed in the Summer of 2012, which will accommodate all outdoor sports team as well as visitors throughout the various athletic seasons, will be formally dedicated as the John and Mary Metz Field House, an important part of the athletics expansion at MU.
|Show your Cougar Pride at these athletic games!|
|Men's Tennis vs Alvernia||11:00 a.m.|
|Volleyball vs Penn College||11:00 a.m.|
|Field Hockey vs Manhattanville - McGeehan Field||12:00 p.m.|
|Women's Soccer vs FDU-Florham - Mangelsdorf Field||5:00 p.m.|
|Men's Soccer vs FDU-Florham - Mangelsdorf Field||7:30 p.m.|
Alumni Hospitality Tent/Class of 1987, 25th Anniversary Reunion Gathering, 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Cougar Village, Hafey-McCormick Science Building Lot
The Alumni Association will host a light lunch of cold sandwiches, chips and beverages. Reservations required. Cost to attend is $10 per person.
PAPartyPix.com Photo Booth, 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Stop by the photo booth with some friends and capture some special Homecoming Weekend moments!
*Photo booth provided compliments of the Alumni Association and Student Activities.
MU Cougars vs Stevenson
Kickoff at 1 p.m.
**For additional athletic games during Homecoming Weekend, please visit athletics.misericordia.edu to view the schedule for your desired sport.
MU Overtime Party, 5 p.m.- 8 p.m.
Metro Bar and Grill, Memorial Hwy, Dallas
Enjoy good times and great conversation with friends and alumni, see our Alumni Association representative for a ticket to get your first beverage free! While you're there, participate in our interactive contest for the chance to win great prizes!
Homecoming Mass, 5 p.m.
Class of 1987 Reunion Dinner*, 8 p.m. - 11 p.m.
Sandy & Marlene Insalaco Hall, Rm 218 & 219
The Misericordia Class of 1987 will celebrate their 25th Anniversary Reunion with dinner and dancing at Insalaco Hall during Homecoming Weekend. If you are a member of the Class of 1987 and would like to register for the reunion dinner online, click here.
*Special invitation. This event is only open to the Class of 1987 alumni.
Sunday, September 30
Cougar Challenge Volleyball Tournament, 10 a.m.
Sand Court, McHale Lawn
Get some friends together to create a team to challenge President MacDowell on the volleyball court--for the last time!
16th Annual Legacy Brunch, 11:30 a.m.
Sandy & Marlene Insalalco Hall
Class of 2013 Clothing Drive
Donations can be dropped off in the white collection box behind McHale Hall, facing the athletic fields. The class of 2013 is looking for pre-bagged, gently used clothing and shoes. All items collected will be donated to deserving families in Pennsylvania via "Recycling for PA, Inc." For every 10 pounds collected, the Senior Class receives 10 cents, which they will be putting towards their Class Gift. For more information contact Tori Flormann, Class of 2013 President, at email@example.com.