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Cardy 2012. We leads the party we all believe in - the Cardy Party! Homecoming is September 21-22. 2012

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Friday, September 21

Photo of 3 students broadcasting on the radio station4:30 – 6:30 pm
Communication Showcase
Communication Building
Be on air! Be part of a newscast! Get quoted in the T&C! Are some of your most cherished Otterbein memories due to your experiences with the T&C, WOCC, WOBN, MOST or PRSSA? Engage with current student leaders of those organizations and others during the Showcase. The students will be available to share what's happening in their organizations and provide opportunities for you to relive your memories. (Note: Tan and Cardinal sports photography exhibit and reception under Exhibits and Tours)
INFO: Ryan Brechbill, RBrechbill@otterbein.edu.

5:00 pm
Quiz and Quill Alumni Reading
Towers Hall 112
Join current English majors, faculty, and alumni for a reception and reading. Whether you wrote your last poem, story, play, or essay 30 years or 30 days ago, we'd love to see what happens when you get in touch with your muse again. Alumni interested in reading up to 10 minutes of their own work should RSVP to quizandquill@otterbein.edu by September 1.

5:30 pm
Alumni Choir Reunion Meet and Greet Begins. The reunion takes place at 7:00 pm.
Rehearsal Friday in Battelle Fine Arts Center
Performance Saturday at 7:00 pm Battelle
INFO: Brandon Moss '05 at brandonlmoss@gmail.com and Brian Gray '05 at briancgray83@gmail.com
Advanced registration required.

Photo of students roasting marshmallows 6:00 pm
Annual Student Homecoming Cookout, Music Fest and Bonfire
Campus Center back patio
Sponsored by Bon Appetit, Panhellenic and Interfraternity Councils

6:15 pm
AFROTC/Angel Flight 60th Anniversary social hour, 7:00 pm program with dinner
Holiday Inn-North/Worthington
7007 N. High Street, 43085
Contact: Bud Warner '56 at budemcolo@msn.com
$30. Advanced registration required.

6:30 pm
Communication Connection Social
Jimmy V's, 1 S. State Street, Westerville
Reconnect with classmates and faculty, and connect with current students for primetime networking, hors d'oeurves, and a cash bar.
Advanced registration required.

7:00 pm
Women's Volleyball against John Carroll
Rike Center

Photo of an award winner with her daughter 7:00 pm
The Otterbein University Young Alumni Awards
Roush Hall Gallery
Join us as we recognize some of Otterbein's up and coming young alumni. Dessert reception immediately following recognition. The event is open to all alumni yet we ask for you to reserve your space by September 7 since seating is limited. Advanced registration required. Read more about the awardees here.

Community Engagement Award
Jonathan Juravich '05 and Bryan Z. Reat '05

Global and Intercultural Engagement Award
Sarah Martindell '08

Research or Creative Achievement Award
Samuel Jaeger '99

Professional Achievement Award
Scott Fais '98 and Julie Longstreth Moorehead '95

Leadership and Citizenship Award
J. Robert Burk '00 and Katherine Visconti Hagemann '97

Photo of 3 alumni 4:30 – 6:30 pm
8:00 pm
African American Student Union 25th Reunion
Evening of Entertainment
Old Bag of Nails
24 N. State Street, Westerville
Advanced registration required ($5), cash bar
Showcasing your talent through open mic, poetry, and comedy
INFO: Lisa Phillips, LPhillips@otterbein.edu.

Saturday, September 22
Saturday, September 22 is Community Athletic Day. Free admission to all athletic games!

8:15 a.m.
Pre-Parade Alumni Band Gathering
Where: Battelle Fine Arts Center
Host: Michael Yonchak, MYonchak@Otterbein.edu. Contact Michael at 614-823-1808 if you need to borrow an instrument.

8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Cross Country Invitational with 20 Colleges and High School Runners
Where: Cross country course off N. West St.
Host: Dave Lehman, DLehman@Otterbein.edu

Photo of runners 8:45 a.m.
5th Annual 5K Run/Walk
Sponsored by Up 'til Dawn to benefit St. Jude's Hospital. Registration, either online ($7) or on site ($10), is required.
Where: Meet at the Campus Center

9 a.m.
Hanby House (open 9 to 10:30 a.m., 1 to 4 p.m.)
Admission is $3 for adults, $2.50 for seniors, and $1 for children ages 6-17.
Where: 160 W. Main St.

9:15 a.m.
Past Otterbein Kings and Queens Gathering
Hear ye! Hear ye! Royalty to meet under the maypole! All former Otterbein kings and queens are invited to bring family and guests to view the parade from the grassy knoll.
Where: Grassy knoll by Otterbein sign, corner of Main Street and Grove Street.
Host: Colette Masterson '05 at colette.m.masterson@gmail.com

Photo of the marching band 10 a.m.
Homecoming Parade
Starts at the outdoor track to arrive in Uptown Westerville around 10:20 a.m. All kids invited to decorate their wheels to join the parade. Meet at the track at 9:30 and everyone gets a Cardy prize! Sponsored by the Alumni Club of Central Ohio and Liberty Mutual.
Where: Meet at outdoor track

11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m
Department of Chemistry Open House
Gather with Dr. Ogle's family, Dr. Bob Place, current chemistry faculty, and students for interactive experiences for alumni and children. Come create a reaction! Life science and physics majors also invited.
Where: Science Center, Room 208
Host: Michael Huston '86 at lahuston@roadrunner.com

11 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
Dr. J. Partick Lewis will be signing his children's books in the Campus Center. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

Photo of women with tailgate food 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
CARDY 2012 Carnival and Tailgate
For all ages, our Family Fun Zone with food, activities for children including service projects, and music. Tailgate prices are $7.25 for ages 12 and up, $3 for ages 6 to 11, and free for ages 5 and under.

Reunion tent for the Classes of '07, '02, '97, '92, '87, '82, and '77.

Photo of wild cats Columbus Zoo animals 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Share your Dr. Hancock stories in the Campus Center; sponsored by the Otterbein Archives.

Dr. Patrick Lewis will be signing his children's books; sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

Where: Campus Center

11 a.m.
AFROTC/Angel Flight Legacy Bench Dedication Ceremony
Where: Outside Library

11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Alumni Cardinal Couples Gathering
Come as a couple and and meet other Cardinal lovebirds.
Where: The Rock (former location of Cochran Hall)
Hosts: Chuck Erickson '76 at cerickson@columbus.rr.com
and Juanita Rusk '60 at juanitarisk@aol.com

Alumni Softball Game and Gathering
Where: Softball Field
Host: Christine Steines at csteines@otterbein.edu, 614-823-3506.

12:30 p.m.
Gospel Choir Performance
Where: Campus Center Lounge

1 p.m.
Reunion of '64 to '71 Basketball Teams, Managers and Coaches During Coach Curt Tong's Era
Where: Rike Center Lounge, second floor

1 p.m.
Women's Soccer vs. Transylvania
Where: Soccer Field

1:30 to 3 p.m.
What's Their Name?
We need help identifying faces in Otterbein Archive photos from the '70s and '80s. Make it a Coke date with a friend. Coke and napkins free!
Where: OtterDen in the Campus Center (former Roost)

Photo of football players2 p.m.
Football vs. John Carroll
Wear Cardy red!
Where: Memorial Stadium

Calling all alumni cheerleaders
Help cheer on the team! See Reunions for our special plans for alumni cheerleaders.

Halftime Tours
Alumni residents of Garst, Scott, Sanders and Engle: Want to see your "home, sweet home," visit with your hallmates and tour the suites? Come on over for snacks and cider.
Where: Tent in the courtyard in front of Scott Hall

Photo of students riding horses 2:30 to 3:30 p.m.
Van Shuttles to the Center of Equine Science
Where: Leaving the Campus Center at 2:30, 3 and 3:30 p.m.

3 p.m.
Cochran Hall Residents Reunion
Where: The Rock (former location of Cochran Hall)

3:30 p.m.
Otterbein Gallery Hop and Guided Campus Tours
Hop around the campus to view the various Otterbein art and photography exhibits or visit your favorite places and new spaces around campus.
Where: Meet at the Otter Bean in Courtright
Memorial Library

5:00 p.m.
Dedication of the Austin E. Knowlton Center for Equine Science (600 N. Spring Rd., Westerville, OH)
Equine demonstrations plus tours of the complex and arena from 5-5:45 p.m. The ceremony will be at 5:45 at the entrance gates.

5:30 p.m.
Annual "O" Club Homecoming Dinner
Note: RSVP to oclub-home@columbus.rr.com.
Where: Little Turtle Golf Club, 5400 Little Turtle Way, Westerville

5:30 p.m.
AFROTC/Angel Flight Informal Get-Together
(5:30 reception, 6:30 dinner)
Buffet, cash bar, and lots of fun and fellowship. $18. Advanced registration required.
Where: Old Bag of Nails, 24 N. State St., Westerville
Host: Bud Warner '56 at budemcolo@msn.com

7:30 p.m.
Alumni Choir performance with the current Otterbein Concert Choir
Admission is free.
Where: Battelle Fine Arts Center