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Homecoming and Family Weekend

It's not welcome back. It's welcome home.

To all of our alumni, current students, families, friends, and supporters—welcome home to Endicott's Homecoming and Family Weekend on September 21-23, 2018. 

Whether you want to relive the sights and sounds of years past, witness firsthand the College's structural transformation, or experience our welcoming campus community, Homecoming and Family Weekend is for everyone.

The schedule of events includes an international reception, presented by La Chanterelle, Endicott's training ground for tomorrow's hospitality management professionals; the Class of 2018's heartfelt tribute to former classmate Craig Sampson III through an endowed scholarship; athletic events featuring the College's nationally-lauded varsity and club athletic programs; and a bevy of alumni receptions and get-togethers. All we need now is you

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Homecoming and Family Weekend—List of Events

Set your itinerary for Homecoming and Family Weekend! Be sure to visit endicotthomecoming2018.eventbrite.com to reserve your spot at several of the ticketed events.  

  • Friday, September 21st

    3:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
    Homecoming and Family Weekend Central

    Location: Lower Level of the Callahan Center
    Please stop by to pick up your meal tickets, purchase additional tickets, get a copy of the latest schedule for the weekend, the parade route, a listing of area happenings and ask any questions you might have.

    4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
    Scholarship Recognition Tea

    Location: Misselwood Tent
    Honoring students who have received endowed scholarships and our generous donors who have made these recognitions possible.

    5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
    Honors Reception

    Location: Lobby of the Gerrish School of Business / Judge Science Center
    Join us in a celebration honoring students in the Endicott Scholars Program, Alpha Phi Sigma, Eta Sigma Delta, Iota Gamma Chi, Kappa Delta Pi, Lambda Pi Eta, Mortar Board, Phi Alpha Theta, Phi Epsilon Kappa, Phi Sigma, Psi Chi, Pi Sigma Alpha, Sigma Beta Delta, Sigma Iota Rho, Sigma Tau Delta, Sigma Theta Tau and Sigma Xi honor societies.

    7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
    La Chanterelle Reception *
    Location: Misselwood
    Cost: $25.00
    Join students from the School of Hospitality Management as they prepare and serve international specialties.

    8:30 p.m.– 10:30 p.m.
    CAB presents: Homecoming BINGO!

    Location: Field House
    Campus Activities Board brings you their famous monthly program, BINGO!  All are welcome to join in the fun – who knows; maybe you’ll win a prize!!

    9:00 p.m. – 12:30 a.m.
    Gully’s

    Location: Gully’s
    A $5 cover will be charged, but your first drink is free!
    Come enjoy Endicott themed trivia and appetizers.

  • Saturday, September 22nd

    8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
    Family Weekend & Homecoming Central

    Location: Lower Level of the Callahan Center
    Please stop by to pick up your meal tickets, purchase additional tickets, get a copy of the latest schedule for the weekend, the parade route, a listing of area happenings and ask any questions you might have.

    9:15 a.m.- Noon
    Service Opportunity

    Volunteer at The Food Project in Wenham, MA. Email Lauri Rawls, lrawls@endicott.edu, to sign up.

    8:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
    Silent Auction Sponsored by the Alumni Council

    Location: Lower Level of the Callahan Center
    Visit our Annual Silent Auction to bid on gift cards, gift baskets, tickets, sports memorabilia, and much more! All items can be bid on by students, parents, alumni, and staff/faculty. All proceeds benefit the Alumni Council Scholarship given annually to an Endicott student.

    9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
    President's Welcome, Athletic Tributes and Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony

    Location: MacDonald Gymnasium
    Kickoff Homecoming weekend with alumni, family, friends and the Endicott Community at the Homecoming welcome which includes: Athletic Banner Raising Celebration, Athletic Hall of Fame Inductions.

    10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
    Endicott’s Famous Brunch*

    Location: Dining Hall, Callahan Center
    Cost per guest: $20
    Board students may use one allocated meal to attend the Brunch. Students’ guest meals may not be used
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    10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m.
    Academic School Alumni Receptions*

    Arts & Sciences: 2nd Floor of the Judge Science Center
    Business: Atrium of the Gerrish School of Business (hosted by DECA)
    Communication: Wax Academic Center, Courtyard Café
    Education: Misselwood House
    Hospitality Management: Misselwood House
    Sport Science & Fitness: Hospitality Suite
    All alumni are invited to join faculty, staff, and fellow alumni of their academic school to network and reconnect. Light breakfast items will be available.

    10:00 a.m.- 12:00 p.m.
    Office of International Education - Open House

    Location:  106 - 110 Halle Library
    Please stop by to discuss study abroad opportunities for a semester or 3 weeks during an intersession period, as well as international internship opportunities and on-ca.m.pus intercultural activities.

    10:15 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.
    Internship and Career Services Presentation

    Location: Room 128 in the Gerrish School of Business / Judge Science Center
    Join the Directors from the Internship and Career Center and current students for a discussion about services provided to assist students and tips for success.

    11:00 a.m.
    Homecoming Parade

    Location: Hempstead Stadium and around Campus
    There will be a parade around campus ending at the Stadium.

    12:00 p.m.
    Football vs. Hobart College

    Location: Hempstead Stadium
    Cost: Tickets purchased at gate. A special alumni-only presale available at endicotthomecoming2018.eventbrite.com
    Note: Tailgating is not permitted due to anticipated excessive crowds.

    12:00 p.m.
    Women’s Tennis vs. Roger Williams

    Location: Tennis Courts                       

    1:00 p.m.
    Field Hockey vs. Salve Regina

    Location: North Field               

    1:15 p.m.-1:30 p.m.
    Class of 2018 –Gift Dedication*

    Location: Craig’s Corner - Outside of the entrance to the Gerrish School of Business / Judge Science Center (across from Callahan Center)
    Join our most recent alumni to officially dedicate the Craig Sampson III Scholarship.

    1:00 p.m. –5:00 p.m.
    Family Fun Festivities

    Location: Around the Lakes and Gully’s
    Activities include: Live entertainment, a variety of food vendors, inflatables and games, and much more.

    1:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
    Alumni Tent*

    Location: Wax Academic Center, Courtyard Café Tent
    Cost: $5 cover charge; appetizers and first two drinks are complimentary
    Visit the tent to reconnect with alumni, friends, staff, and faculty. Cash bar and non-alcoholic beverages will be available. Must be 21+ to enter; please have your ID. Please note: current Endicott students are not permitted regardless of age.

    2:00 p.m.
    Women’s Volleyball vs. Nichols College

    Location: MacDonald Gymnasium                    

    2:00 - 5:00 p.m.
    Silent Auction Check Out

    Come back to the lower Callahan to see if you were the winning bidder on our Silent Auction items. Winners will provide payment and will then receive their items. Please note: cash, credit, and check are accepted.

    4:30 p.m.
    Women’s Soccer vs. Salve Regina University

    Location: Hempstead Stadium 

    5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
    President’s Reception

    Location: Beechwood
    Please join Interim President Dr. Katie Barnes and the Endicott Community for light refreshments and conversation at the President’s home.

    6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
    Traditional Dinner*
    Location: Callahan Center
    Cost $25
    Join us for dinner in Callahan Dining as we wind down after a busy day of activities with food, music, and friends. Dinner will be served until 7:45 p.m. Board students may use one allocated meal to attend dinner. Students’ guest meals may not be used.

    6:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
    New England Lobster Bake– Advanced Tickets Required*

    Location: Callahan Dining Hall
    Cost: $35 for Endicott students and $40 per person for family members
    Please join us for a traditional New England lobster bake as we wind down after a busy day of Family Weekend and Homecoming activities with food, music and friends.  There will be a cash bar available (beer and wine) from 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Dinner will be served until 7:45 p.m.
    Reservations are required.  Students may not use their meal plans for this meal.

    7:00 p.m.
    Men’s Soccer vs. Salve Regina University

    Location: Hempstead Stadium             

    7:00 p.m.
    Friends and Families Concert: Endicott Ensembles*
    Rose Performance Hall
    General Admission: $15, Seniors (65+) and Students of other Institutions: $5, and EC ID Holders: $1
    Experience the great vitality of the performing arts programs at Endicott College with a taste of what the Endicott Singers, Harmonelle, Bassline, Modern Band Project, Pep Band, Chamber Ensemble, Jazz/Rock Ensemble, dance and theater have to offer. Funded in part by the van Otterloo Family Foundation.

    8:30 p.m. – 12:30 a.m.
    Karaoke Homecoming Celebration at Gully’s

    Location: Gully’s
    Come sing along with your friends and family while enjoying light refreshments. Cash Bar (beer and wine.)

  • Sunday, September 23rd

    9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
    Family Weekend & Homecoming Central

    Location: Callahan Center, Student Activities Booth
    Please stop by and grab a listing of area happenings and ask any questions you might have.

    10:00 a.m.
    Chapel Service and Coffee Chat with Chaplain

    Location:  Chapel

    10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
    Sunday Family Brunch*

    Location: Dining Hall, Callahan Center
    Guest cost: $15
    Board students may use one allocated meal to attend the Brunch.  Please note students’ guest meals may not be used.

Senior Class Gift

Class of 2018 to Honor Classmate's Memory with Endowed Scholarship at Homecoming and Family Weekend

Commencement 2018 students listening to guest speaker
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Wear the Endicott blue and green.
Everyone knows Homecoming and Family Weekend wouldn’t be complete without the football game. Gear up and gather at the bleachers of Hempstead Stadium to proudly cheer on your fellow Gulls.
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Reconnect with alumni.
See old friends, make new connections, and embrace the Endicott community. Last year approximately 4,000 people visited during this event—that’s a lot of old friends to snap a selfie with.
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Bring the entire family.
From the famous Endicott brunch to the family fun activities around the ponds—this is an event the whole family will enjoy. Whether you’re dancing to live entertainment or jumping in inflatable games, it’s a great day to be a Gull.