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Olivet College to celebrate Homecoming Oct. 13-15
Sep 28, 2011

Olivet College will celebrate its 2011 Homecoming Thursday through Saturday, Oct. 13-15, with the theme, “The Future is Ours.”

A meeting for the Olivet College Board of Trustees will be held Thursday at 12:30 p.m. in Dole Hall’s Klock Commons. On Friday, festivities kickoff with Kappa Sig and All-Alumni golf outings; WOCR Open House; 25th Reunion for the Class of 1986; All-Alumni Social Recognizing the 1991 Football Team; International Chemistry 100th Year Celebration; and an exhibition featuring paintings, drawings and illustrations by artist Gerald Hodge.

Saturday includes fundraiser breakfasts for the women’s golf, tennis and volleyball teams; 15th Annual Wrestling Alumni Golf Outing; Music Collage Concert; Celebration Booths featuring societies, organizations and academic departments; Silent Auction; Homecoming Parade; and much more. Distinguished Alumni Award recipients Irv Sigler ‘65, Scott Sigler ‘91, and Larry ‘64 and Mary Martha ‘65 Melendy will be recognized during the “Red and White” Luncheon at The Cutler Event Center’s Hathaway Court. President Steven M. Corey, Ph.D., his wife, Traci, and daughter, Karli, will be recognized as the Homecoming Grand Marshals at the luncheon, as well. Also on Saturday, the Comet football team will take on Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association rival Kalamazoo College at 2 p.m. at the Cutler Athletic Complex.

A number of alumni receptions, concerts, athletic events and additional activities are also planned throughout the weekend. For a complete list of Homecoming activities, visit Olivet’s website at www.olivetcollege.edu, or call Marty Jennings, director of alumni relations, at (269) 749-7644.


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