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Schedule of Events

Friday, October 12, 2012

Registration
noon - 8:00 p.m.

Lobby, Ellis Hall

Classroom Experience for Parents
8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Attend a class with your student. Students must make arrangements with their professors in order to confirm that the class is visitor-friendly.

Parents Council Open Forum
3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Sill Boardroom, von Liebig Center for Science
All parents are invited to learn about the new Campus Master Plan which includes campus renovations and improvements over the next 20 years. Sponsored by Parents Council.

Alumni Career Panels
Join us as alumni share their career expertise and advice. Hear about how they got to where they are today!

Hillel's Homecoming Shabbat
5:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Congregation Agudath Achim, 10th and Washington St.
Join Hillel and the Huntingdon Synagogue for a Shabbat Service and dinner provided by local Jewish community members! Sponsored by Hillel and Congregation Agudath Achim. Registration is preferred, but walk-ins are welcome!

Apple Butter Making at the Raystown Field Station
6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Grove Farm, Raystown Field Station - directions
Stage one - peeling and coring.

Friday Night Live presents The Kevin Hurley Show
8:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.

Baker Refectory, Ellis Hall
Performer Kevin Hurley promises that this family-friendly, hypnosis comedy and magic event is so good "you will never remember and your friends will never forget"! Sponsored by Juniata Activities Board.

Class Competition
9:45 p.m. - 10:45 p.m.

Main Gym, Kennedy Sports and Rec Center
The Class of 2012 claimed the title last year. Will this year’s Seniors live up to the challenge? Will the new addition of Team Faculty and Staff make you laugh out loud? Come to the Class Competition and watch students and profs battle it out, Minute-To-Win-It style. Sponsored by Student Government.


Saturday, October 13, 2012

Registration
7:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Lobby, Ellis Hall

Breakfast with the President
9:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

Ballroom, Ellis Hall
All are invited to enjoy a buffet breakfast in honor of retiring President Thomas R. Kepple, Jr. followed by an interactive Q&A. After 15 years at the helm of our beloved Juniata, President Kepple will retire from service in the spring of 2013. Close up, the Juniata of today is like the one we all know – a warm and caring community focused on learning both in and outside the classroom. Zoom out and Kepple’s influence becomes evident. Kepple will discuss his tenure, the current state of the College and his hopes for the future of Juniata.

Apple Butter Making at the Raystown Field Station
9:00 a.m.

Grove Farm, Raystown Field Station - directions
Stage two - apple butter making and jarring. Finished apple butter by approximately 2:00 p.m.

Raystown Field Station Open House
10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Lakeside Center, Raystown Field Station - directions
Drive on your own to tour Shuster Hall and student lodges.

Friends of the Library Book Sale
10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Lobby, Beeghly Library

Juniata Admission Ambassadors Recruiting Stories
10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Enrollment Center
Alumni and parents are welcome to stop by before lunch to hear what a tremendous impact JAA volunteers had on our recruiting successes this past year! Learn how your Juniata stories can help to shape our future. Pick up some new publications and peruse our new training website. The office will be open - see the counselors in action. JAA Tours available at 11: 30 a.m. Please sign up for the meeting and tour separately on the registration page. JAA – changing lives, one student at a time!

 

Open Houses
10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Women's Rugby Game vs. Grove City College
11:00 a.m.

Ellis Field

Tethered Hot Air Balloon
11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Sunderland Hall Lawn
Up, up and away! Enjoy a view of campus from 50 feet in the air.

Class of 1997 Reunion
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Tent in front of Founders Hall
Rain Location - Calvert's/Faculty Lounge, Ellis Hall

It’s been 15 years! Catch up with classmates at this family-friendly event. Register for the picnic lunch and bring your meal to the tent designated for the Class of '97 or just stop by and visit. B.Y.O.B.

Carnival on the Quad
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Campus Quadrangle
Rain Locations - Ellis Hall and Lesher Residence Hall
For kids of all ages! A rock climbing wall, magician, caricaturist and more. Back by popular demand, the balloon artist and Tumblebus.

Marketplace
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Campus Quadrangle
Rain Location - von Liebig Center for Science
Browse unique gifts for sale by Juniata-related businesses and organizations. Learn about program opportunities for alumni, parents, and students. Connect with volunteer leaders and find out how you can make an impact on the Juniata community.

Juniata Admission Ambassadors Campus Tour
11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Enrollment Center
JAA volunteers, alumni and parents interested in becoming a volunteer may tour the campus and learn about all the latest additions and programs from a current student. This is a great way to increase your current knowledge of Juniata to share with prospective students. Please sign up for the meeting at 10:30 a.m., too!

Picnic Lunch
11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Campus Quadrangle
Rain Location - Baker Refectory, Ellis Hall
Enjoy lunch under the big tent! Pick up pre-paid tickets or purchase them at the registration area. No charge for students on the meal plan with ID.

Tethered Hot Air Balloon
11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Langdon-Goodale Field (baseball field)
Up, up and away! Enjoy a view of campus from 50 feet in the air and get a unique perspective on the football game.

Football vs. Ursinus College
noon

Knox Stadium
Watch the Eagles compete on the new turf field for the the first time at Homecoming and Family Weekend.

Men's Alumni Rugby Game
12:38 p.m.

Ellis Field
Rain Location - East Field

Contact Jim Kiely '81 at 717-606-6702 or by e-mail with questions.

Women's Soccer Game vs. Catholic University
1:00 p.m.
Winton Hill Field

The Health Professions Connection
1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Sill Boardroom, von Liebig Center for Science
Alumni, students and their families are invited to join us for an opportunity to mingle with old friends and make new ones.

Juniata River Canoe and Kayak Float
1:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Juniata River
Take in the beauty of the Juniata Valley with a float down the river. Bring your own kayak or canoe OR rent one. The float will last approx. 3 hours.

Women's Alumni Rugby Game
1:30 p.m.

Ellis Field
Rain Location - East Field
Immediately following men's rugby game (time is approximate). Contact Jaime Brace '13 by email or 412-719-9173 with questions.

Beer Garden
2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Tent in front of Beeghly Library
Enjoy the flavors of Fall, compliments of Chris Lampe '94, production manager of Weyerbacher Brewing Company. Must be 21 and show photo ID. Guests are limited to two drinks per person.

Men's Soccer Game vs. Catholic University
3:30 p.m.

Winton Hill Field

Sports Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony
4:00 p.m.

Sill Boardroom, von Liebig Center for Science
All are invited to celebrate the induction of five distinguished alumni into the Juniata Sports Hall of Fame. A reception will follow - registration required. Honorees include: Charles “Moon” Mullen ’57 (football), Jack McCullough ’76 (cross country, track and field), Shad Hoover ’95 (wrestling), Colleen Carver ’00 (women’s volleyball), and Matt Eisenberg ’01 (football, baseball).

Class of 2012—Class Gift Dedication
4:30 p.m.

Pavilion, near Sherwood Hall
Join the Class of 2012 as it presents one of its Class Gifts - the pavilion near Sherwood Hall - to President Kepple during a dedication ceremony.

Class of 2007 Reunion
4:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Calvert's/Faculty Lounge, Ellis Hall
It's been 5 years! Catch up with classmates at Calvert’s in Ellis Hall. Light snacks and non-alcoholic beverages provided. B.Y.O.B.

Buffet Dinner
5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Baker Refectory, Ellis Hall
Pick up pre-paid tickets or purchase them at the registration area. No charge for students on the meal plan with ID.

Class of 2002 Reunion
6:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Raystown Field Station, Shuster Hall
It's been 10 years! Catch up with classmates at this family-friendly celebration. Enjoy a picnic dinner catered by Clem's Wood-fired BBQ. B.Y.O.B.

Juniata Presents Brooklyn Rundfunk Orkestrata: The Hills Are Alive
7:30 p.m.

Halbritter Center for the Performing Arts
A miraculous mash-up of a concert. Imagine “Do-Re-Mi” as a Motown chartbuster! Rock, hip-hop, soul, country and jazz all take their turns as the singers and musicians of BRO reinvent a Broadway classic. Brooklyn Rundfunk Orkestrata (BRO) is a rock band led by Peter Kiesewalter, founder and arranger of GRAMMY® nominated opera revisionists East Village Opera Company (EVOC). Get ready as BRO puts a bold 21st century twist on the beloved score of The Sound Of Music.

Wine Tasting for Alumni and Parents
9:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.

Sill Boardroom and Pheasant Lounge, von Liebig Center for Science
Mingle with alumni and parents while sampling local and regional wines. Cost includes souvenir Juniata wine glass.


Sunday, October 14

Hillel's Homecoming Brunch
10:00 a.m.

Congregation Agudath Achim, 10th and Washington St.
Join Hillel and the Congregation Agudath Achim for Sunday brunch sponsored by the Congregation. This is a good opportunity for parents and alumni to meet or reconnect with members of the local Jewish community. Registration is preferred, but walk-ins are welcome!

Alumni Baseball Game
1:00 p.m.

Langdon-Goodale Field
The baseball coaching staff invites alumni to return to the field and play against the current baseball team.


All Weekend

Student Internship Poster Display
Hallways of Ellis Hall
Student internships will be highlighted throughout the weekend in the hallways of Ellis Hall.