Homecoming 2015 schedule

Saturday, Oct. 10, 2015

9 a.m.-5 p.m. ART EXHIBIT
Instruments of Peace includes miniaturist paintings and decal ceramics by Goshen artists Justin and Brooke Rothshank.

Grace Albrecht Gallery, Sauder Visual Arts Center

9:30-10:30 a.m.

Open House
In the lower level of Riley Court you'll discover a wonderful collection of art and books including the recently published Swords to Plowshares written by Lisa Weaver, illustrated by Amanda Huston. 

The Lion and Lamb Peace Arts Center


Baseball alumni game
Head coach James Grandey invites former team members back to show they've still got it! After the game, bring your family to the Alumni Tailgate Tent for a complimentary lunch.

Emery Sears
Athletics Complex 
10 a.m.-noon

Artist Reception
Enjoy refreshments, meet Goshen-based artists Justin and Brooke Rothshank and visit with Bluffton art faculty.

Grace Albrecht Gallery, Sauder Visual Arts Center

Noon - 1:30 p.m.

ALUMNI Tailgate Tent
We are celebrating the new Alumni Field with free BBQ, Beaver football trivia prizes and more! Bring your family to the stadium early to get in on the fun!

Emery Sears Athletics Complex
12 - 2 p.m.

Kid Zone
Activities for children ages 5-10 include inflatables and arts/crafts. Snap pics with J. Denny and Jenny! Adult supervision provided.

Emery Sears Athletics Complex
1:30 p.m.

Football game
Come root for your Beavers as they take on Rose-Hulman. Tickets may be purchased at the gate and are $5 for adults, $3 for students and free for children 4 and under.

Salzman Stadium

Homecoming Court Coronation

Salzman Stadium
4 p.m. 

Ultimate Frisbee
Alumni and friends are invited to join current students for a pick up game of Ultimate.

Library green
5:30 p.m. President's Banquet reception Burcky Gym
6:30 p.m. President's Banquet honoring alumni and donors
The President's Banquet celebrates achievement, service and generous giving. Personal invitations will be mailed to Alumni Award recipients, their special guests and members of the President's Society, Heritage Society and Noah C. Hirschy Legacy Society. Call the alumni office before Sept. 25 to reserve your place at the banquet: 419-358-3456.
Founders Hall
2015 Alumni Award recipients
  • Marcia Gallant  will receive the Faculty/Staff Service Award, which honors a retired faculty or staff member who fostered a spirit of community and was an inspiration to students.
  • Charles stapleton '78 will receive the Professional Achievement Award, recognizing a graduate who has continued the pursuit of intellectual growth and achieved notable success in his or her career.


Sunday, Oct. 11, 2015

2:30 p.m. Music Performance 
Come enjoy uplifting performances by Concert Band, Camerata Singers and the University Chorale. No tickets required.
Yoder Recital Hall


Make lodging reservations early. Ask for Bluffton University rate.

Bluffton Comfort Inn - 419-358-6000
Drury Inn and Suites, 820 Trenton Ave, Findlay, OH 45840, 419-422-9700
Marriot Courtyard, 936 Greely Chapel Road, Lima, Ohio, 419-222-9000

For more information contact:
Julia Szabo
Director of Alumni Engagement
szaboj@bluffton.edu,  419-358-3245