Homecoming 2016 schedule

Saturday, Oct. 15, 2016

9 a.m.-5 p.m. ART EXHIBIT
"Silent Treatment" includes works by current Bluffton art faculty Andreas Baumgartner, Jim Fultz, T.R. Steiner and Philip Sugden

Grace Albrecht Gallery, Sauder Visual Arts Center

10 a.m.-noon

Enjoy refreshments and meet Bluffton faculty artists Andreas Baumgartner, Jim Fultz, T.R. Steiner and Philip Sugden.

Grace Albrecht Gallery, Sauder Visual Arts Center

10 -11 a.m.

Open House
Explore this wonderful collection of art and books and learn about our educational outreach program from director Louise Matthews. 
Located in the lower level of Schultz Hall, Riley Court 

The Lion and Lamb Peace Arts Center


Baseball alumni game
Former baseball team members are invited back for some friendly competition. Email head coach James Grandey at grandeyj@bluffton.edu your plans to play and preferred position so he can organize two teams. Bring your family and enjoy a complimentary lunch at the alumni tailgate tent.

Emery Sears
Athletics Complex 
Noon - 1:30 p.m.

ALUMNI Tailgate Tent
Bring your family to the alumni tailgate tent at the stadium for a complimentary lunch before the football game. We'll have prizes for those who pass the Beaver sports history quiz. Younger kids will enjoy the Kid Zone.

Emery Sears Athletics Complex
12 - 2 p.m.

Kid Zone
Inflatables available for kids ages 5-10. Snap pictures with mascots J. Denny and Jenny! Adult supervision provided.

Emery Sears Athletics Complex
1:30 p.m.

Football game
Cheer on your Beavers as they face Hanover on our Alumni Field! Purchase tickets at the gate: $5 for adults, $3 for youth, free for children age 4 and under.

Salzman Stadium

Homecoming Court Coronation

Salzman Stadium
4 p.m. 

Ultimate Frisbee
Alumni and friends are invited to join current students and faculty 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
Join President Harder and Karen Klassen Harder to celebrate milestones of achievement, service and generous giving. Honorees include Judy (Mull '63) Pierman, Diego Rodriguez '04 and members of the President's Society, Heritage Society and Noah C. Hirschy Legacy Society.
Reservations required by Sept. 30.
Contact the alumni office at 419-358-3456 or byersa@bluffton.edu

Founders Hall


Sunday, Oct. 16, 2016

2:30 p.m. Music Performance 
Inspiring music performed by talented students from Bluffton's Camerata Singers, University Chorale and Concert Band. Enjoy their performances in a world-class recital hall! 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