Homecoming/Reunion Weekend 2015 October 23rd - 25th
The years may have gone by but the memories remain the same. Mark your calendars to come back! There is no better time than Homecoming/Reunion Weekend to see old friends and catch up.
Join us for a fun-filled weekend packed with exciting events to reconnect you with fellow classmates and former professors, while getting reacquainted with our beautiful campus. All events are free of charge unless denoted below.
Opening the Tomb of Tutankhamun Birk Center for the Arts
Available Friday - Sunday, 8am - 9pm
Visit the Birk Center for a self-guided tour of a mini-exhibition of 50 images by photographer Harry Burton, prepared by our Museum Studies students. The images represent items found during the discovery of ancient Egyptian pharaoh Tutankhamun. Bookstore David Center 1st Floor
Stop by to grab the latest Walsh & Walsh Alumni gear.
Friday: 9am – 4pm Saturday: 10:30am – 2:30pm A booth also will be available at the tailgate from 4pm – 6pm. Lodging
Hilton Garden Inn, 330.966.4907
Comfort Inn Canton, 330.492.1331 Ask for the “Walsh Rate” Friday Oct 23rd Guided Tour of the Hoover Historical Center Hoover Historical Center (Across the street from Walsh)
Tours conducted hourly, 1pm - 4pm
Come experience the legacy of the life of W.H. “Boss” Hoover and the history of The Hoover Company. Campus Tours David Center Atrium
3pm – 7pm
Stop by for a customized tour of campus. Whether you graduated 5 or 50 years ago, experience how Walsh has grown over the years. Alumni Social "The Ox Roast" Hoover Dance Hall
All alums are invited to join us for a night at the Hoover Park Dance Hall and Patio. Enjoy music, dinner, dancing and socializing with fellow alums and your favorite Walsh faculty/staff members! Cornhole, a s’more bar and outdoor activities available – weather permitting. $15/person *Reservation required, 21+ only Women’s Soccer Game - Walsh vs. Grand Valley St. Milazzo Soccer Field
Volleyball Game - Walsh vs. Lake Superior St. Cecchini Health & Wellness Complex
Saturday, Oct 24th
Campus Tours David Center
9am – 3:30pm
Stop by for a customized tour of campus. Whether you graduated 5 years ago or 50 there is something new to see! Women’s Soccer Alumni Game Milazzo Soccer Field
All alums are encouraged to come support your fellow classmates as they return to the soccer field for a pick-up game. If you are a soccer alum wishing to play, please RSVP online or to email@example.com. Lunch will be provided to those participating. *RSVP’s requested Volleyball Alumni Game Cecchini Health & Wellness Complex
12pm Volleyball Alumni & Student Lunch (Cavalier Room)
All alums are invited to come show your support as our Volleyball alumni head to the gym to re-live the glory days. Following the game, volleyball alums and their families are invited to join us for lunch with Walsh’s current volleyball team before the big game.Those interested in playing, please RSVP online or to
firstname.lastname@example.org. *RSVP’s requested Softball Alumni Game & Reunion Softball Field 11:00am Brunch 12:30am Game *RSVP's requested Alumni Reunion Lunch David Center Atrium & Game Room
11:30am – 1:30pm
All alumni wishing to celebrate with the classes of ’65, ’75, ’85, ’95 & ‘05 are invited to join us for lunch with your family & friends. Catch up with your classmates and favorite professors!
$10/adult, $5/child (ages 5-12), Under 5 free. *RSVP requested
Walking tour of the campus with President Richard Jusseaume at 1:30pm for those interested.
WUSG Reunion Lunch Barrette Business & Community Center
12:30pm – 2:30pm
All alumni who were involved with student council or student government are invited to come together for a chance to reconnect and look back at what the group has collectivity achieved for the Walsh University student body. It’s a great opportunity to mingle with current students in WUSG and to network with those who shared similar roles during their time at Walsh.
$10/person *RSVP requested Guided Tour of the Hoover Historical Center Hoover Historical Center (Across the street from Walsh)
Tours conducted hourly, 1pm - 4pm
Come experience the legacy of the life of W.H. “Boss” Hoover and the history of The Hoover Company. Men’s Soccer Alumni Game Milazzo Soccer Field
We invite all alums to come cheer on your men’s soccer alums as they head to the turf. Those interested in playing, please RSVP online or to email@example.com. Lunch will be provided for those participating. RSVPs requested Volleyball Game - Walsh vs. Northwood Cecchini Health & Wellness Complex
Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium Events
Price below includes admission to tailgate and football game
$10/adult, $5/child (ages 5-12), Under 5 free These discounted tickets are available pre-sale only. Individual sales for football & tailgate will be available that night at the gate. Tailgate Inside Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium
4pm – 6pm
Enjoy hamburgers, hot dogs, and drinks in the traditional tailgate atmosphere. Other activities include: cornhole, face painting, a spirit sign contest and more! *RSVP required. Press Box Party Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium
President Jusseaume will be welcoming all alumni celebrating their reunion year (’65, ’75, ’85, ’95, ‘05 ) in the press box & rooftop patio throughout the game for hors d’oeuvres and beverages. Complimentary. Walsh Cavaliers vs. Wayne State Football Game Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium
After Game Alumni Social Geisen Haus
Immediately following the game.
Sunday, October 25th Pancakes on Parade Barrette Business and Community Center
9:30am – 11:30am
Enjoy various kinds of pancakes prepared by Walsh’s own faculty, staff, and students. Donations accepted at the door. Alumni Mass Our Lady of Perpetual Help Chapel
Alumni Luncheon Barrette Business and Community Center
Join us as we bring the weekend to a close with our annual alumni luncheon. Spend time reminiscing and reflecting on your time at Walsh as we honor those who have continued to live the legacy in their own profession and community involvement. Whether you personally know these individuals or not, we can guarantee that you will feel a sense of Walsh pride when you hear their stories. Outstanding Alumni Award Winners
John "Jack" Dowling '69
Gloria Talarico '86 David Maynard '86 Distinguished Service Award Winners
Don '72 & Paulette '72 Caster
Lifetime Achievement Award Winners
Cindy Staudt $15/adult, $7/child (ages 5-12), under 5 free *RSVP’s required Men’s Soccer Game - Walsh vs. Lake Erie Milazzo Soccer Field
The Academy on the Road Presented by the Lifelong Learning Academy Join us as we visit three unique Catholic institutions in Akron. Throughout the trip you will experience an organ recital, hear an interpretation on the grotto, and learn the history of the Summit County Catholic population. For complete details visit walsh.edu/lifelong-learning-academy RSVP’s required. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org by 10/21