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Spring Alumni Weekend

This is a tentative schedule for the 2012 Alumni Weekend. More details will be posted in mid-February.

Friday, April 27, 2012

11:00 – 2:00 p.m. 
Class of 1962 Golden Reunion and
All Class Reunion and Alumni Registration
Campus Center Lounge

11:00 – 6:00 p.m.
Class of '62 Life Experiences Exhibit
Courtright Memorial Library, 1st floor

Alumna Art Exhibit
Debbie Ewell Currin '67
Courtright Memorial Library, 1st floor

12:30 – 1:30 p.m.
"Share your dining hall stories" over lunch
Campus Center Dining Hall, Room 1
$7.15 pp, all you can eat

Uptown restaurant options within walking distance:

Jimmy V's Grille & Pub
Old Bag of Nails Pub
Pasquale's Pizza & Pasta Restaurant
Thai Grille
Graeter's Ice Cream
Clucker's House of Wings
Dairy Queen

1:30 p.m. 
  • Classes Without Quizzes
    • History of Otterbein – Dr. Tom Kerr, President Emeritus and Stephen Grinch '98, Archivist
    • Student presentation around the 5 Cardinal Experiences
  • Shuttle Transportation – Frank Museum of Art, Center for Equine Science
    Meet at Towers Plaza
  • Hanby House Open – Admission $3-Adults, $2.50-Seniors, $1-Children, under 6-free
  • Behind the Scenes Tours – Cowan stage for 'Gypsy', Physical Plant/Science HVAC, Bon Appetit Food Service
  • Campus Tours by host and tour students
  • Walking Tours on your own, or by golf cart from Towers Plaza Science Center, Philomathean Room, President's Gallery, Dunlap-King, and Clements Recreation Center
  • Videotaping of your Otterbein Cardinal Tales – Roush Hall, first floor

3:15 p.m.
Founders Convocation/Reception following
Battelle Fine Arts Center, Riley Auditorium or Cowan Hall

6:15 Reception/7:00 p.m.
Dinner 
Golden Reunion Celebration for the Class of 1962
Hosted by President Kathy A. Krendl
TBD location

6:00 pm
Fourth Friday Festival in Uptown Westerville
Sponsored by the Westerville Visitors and Convention Bureau

6:00 p.m.
Dinner Theatre for "Gypsy"
Location TBD

6:00 – 8:30 p.m.
2012 Kid's Night Out
Clements Recreation Center
The Student Athletic Council welcomes you to drop the kids off to play and learn 6 introductory sports. Otterbein athletes will sign autographs with Cardy providing high fives and popsicles.

Limit is 100
Ages: kindergarten to 5th grade

7:00 p.m.
Student Greek Lip Sync, a highlight of Greek Week
Rike Center

8:00 p.m.
Musical Theatre Performance: “Gypsy”
Cowan Hall, Fritsche Theatre
Advance tickets necessary

Saturday, April 28, 2012

8:30 – 10:00 a.m.
All Class Reunion and Alumni Registration
Roush Hall Gallery, North side

9:30 a.m.
President's Message/Master Plan (tentative)

9:00 – 10:15 a.m.
Walking Tours on your own, or by golf cart from Towers Plaza
Science Center, Philomathean Room, President's Gallery, Dunlap-King, and Clements Recreation Center

9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Life Experiences Exhibit – Class of 1962
Courtright Memorial Library

10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Kid's Soccer Clinic
Soccer Field
The Otterbein Women's Soccer Team, Division III finalist in 2010 will host a soccer clinic for ages 6 – 11 years to provide skills, techniques and FUN!

10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Communications Student-Alumni Networking
33 Collegeview Ave.

10:30 a.m.
2012 Alumni Awards Ceremony
Battelle Fine Arts Center, Riley Auditorium


12:00 p.m.
All - Alumni Luncheon featuring the 2012 Alumni Award Recipients and the Golden Reunion Class of 1962
Roush Gallery, 1st and 2nd floor

1:00 p.m.
Class Photos
Battelle Fine Arts Center
Photo Schedule
1:00 p.m. – Pre-1962 Classes
1:20 p.m. – Class of 1962 50th Reunion

1:00 p.m.
Women's Softball Home vs. Capital
Women's Tennis vs. Capital

1:30 p.m.
Cardinal Couples Cake Reception in the Chapel

1:30 p.m.
Dessert Reception for Class of 1957 - 55th reunion, 1952- 60th reunion and 1947- 65th reunion
Towers Hall, Philomatheon Room

2:00 p.m.
Alumni Women's Soccer Match with the current team
Soccer Field

2:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
  • Classes Without Quizzes
    • Student presentation on 5 Cardinal Experiences
    • Alumni to community garden, alumni flower plot or community service project
  • Campus Tours
  • Behind the Scenes Tours – Cowan stage for ‘Gypsy', Physical Plant/Science HVAC, Bon Appetit Food Service
  • Shuttle Transportation – Frank Museum of Art, Center for Equine Science
    Meet at Towers Plaza
  • Hanby House – Admission $3-Adults, $2.50-Seniors, $1-Children, under 6-free
  • Videotaping of your Otterbein Cardinal Tales
    Open House Alice G. Salt Reading Room
    Otterbein Archives, Courtright Memorial Library

Reunion Gatherings
See the box at right.

 7:00 p.m. and 9:00 p.m.
‘Spring Sing'
Sponsored by the Otterbein Music Department
Battelle Fine Arts Center, Riley Auditorium
A variety show featuring an outstanding line up of soloists and student ensembles performing jazz, musical theatre, and popular vocal styles. Tickets will be sold at the door; admission is $5 for adults, students are free.

7:00 p.m.
Alumni Greek Mixer
Old Bag of Nails restaurant, 24 N. State St., Westerville

8:00 p.m.
Musical Theatre Performance: “Gypsy”
Cowan Hall, Fritsche Theatre
Advanced tickets necessary

 

Sunday, April 29, 2012

9:00 a.m.
Class of 1962, Golden Reunion Brunch
CC Dining Hall, 1847 Room

11:00 a.m.
Sunday Brunch for all reunions

11:00 a.m.
Class of 1962 Worship Service
Church of the Master

Pennant with the word reunions on it

Saturday

5:30 p.m.
55th and 60th Reunion
Otterbein Campus Center, 1847 Room

5:30 p.m.
Class of 1962, Golden Reunion Dinner
Social Hour at 5:30 p.m., Dinner Program at 6:30 p.m.

Holiday Inn-Worthington
7007 N. High Street, Worthington, OH 43085

6:00 p.m.
Class of 1972 – 40th Reunion
Jimmy V's, 1 S. State St., Westerville

Class of 1967 – 45th Reunion
Frank Museum of Art, 39 S. Vine St., Westerville
New

Announcing NEW Otterbein Affinity Reunions

If you were on the air, on the stage, on the playing field or in a Greek Council then get ready for these new affinity reunions.

  • Athletics
    Saturday 1 and 2 p.m.
  • Fine Arts
    Friday and Saturday evening
  • Greek Life
    Saturday 7 p.m. at the Old Bag of Nails, 24 N. State St.
  • Communications
    Saturday at 10:30 a.m. in the Art and Communication Building, 33 Collegeview Ave.
Photo of 2 cheerleaders
Can't wait to see you! Check back soon for registration information.