Alumni Weekend & Homecoming Schedule

2018 Alumni Weekend & Homecoming Schedule

Friday, October 12 - Sunday, October 14

*Schedule subject to change. Please check back for updates.*

Friday, October 12

Welcome Back!
4 to 6:30 p.m. in the Kennedy Lounge, Alumni Hall (1st floor)
Announce your arrival with the SUNY Delhi Alumni office and enjoy social time with fellow alumni, faculty and staff in the college’s newly renovated cocktail lounge.  Cash bar and complimentary hors d’oeuvres.

Dinner Options
Enjoy a delicious meal on campus at Signatures, SUNY Delhi’s student restaurant. Reservations are required and may be made by calling 607-746-4351 Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Seatings are available from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. The restaurant is located on the second floor of the Alumni Hall Hospitality Center.

Enjoy a delicious meal at an area restaurant and be sure to mention that you’re a SUNY Delhi alum! Reservations are encouraged for many options including Café on the Green, the charming club house that sits on The College Golf Course, a beautiful setting with great food and spirits. If you’re staying overnight in Oneonta, there are more great choices, many with great reviews on Tripadvisor.

Weekend Movie
9 p.m. in The Okun Theatre, Farrell Student & Community Center (1st floor)
Ant-Man and The Wasp
No tickets needed to see one of Hollywood’s latest releases.


Saturday, October 13

Check In, Tickets & Info Booth
9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Sanford Hall, Centennial Lounge

Re-Discover Delhi Open House
Academic Fair
9 a.m. to Noon in Farrell Student & Community Center (1st floor)
An interactive opportunity to learn more about SUNY Delhi’s unique academic programs today.

Resnick Library
9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Visit SUNY Delhi’s beautifully appointed library and special collection rooms.  College yearbooks and an archive of student newspapers will also be available to peruse.

Veterinary Technology Peer Mentor 20th Anniversary Reunion with Professor Alan Franks ‘74
Calling all Vet Tech Peer Mentors from 1999 – 2018 to gather with founding faculty and alum Alan Franks to reminisce  
and catch up on what’s happening.
10:30 to 11 a.m., Special tour in Farnsworth Hall
11 to 11:30 a.m., Memories of DuBois Hall Living & Learning Environment/Stroll to Lunch
11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Lunch in MacDonald Hall – Many food & beverage selections for $5/per person
12:45 p.m., Cake and punch in Russell Hall’s new, expanded Vet Tech Living & Learning Environment

Tours
11 a.m. to 1 p.m. (shuttle every half hour)
Departs from Farrell Student & Community Center (2nd floor)
Valley Campus:  Decker Auto Lab, Delhi Campus Child Care Center, Electrical Utilities Yard, Large Animal Facility/College Farm, The College Golf Course

11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Walking Full Campus Tours (approximately 1 hour)
Departs from Farrell Student & Community Center (1st floor)

Guests will be led on an hour-long tour of main campus with stops at:  academic buildings, dining facilities, field house, library and residence halls.
Residence Halls only walking tours (approximately 20 minutes)

20th Annual American Culinary Federation Competition
11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 4 to 5 p.m. in Alumni Hall (2nd floor)
SUNY Delhi’s Hospitality program hosts student and professional chefs in competition for this annual competition held at the college since 1998.  Guests are welcome to watch as the chefs compete and are judged.

Brunch
11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in MacDonald Hall Dining Center (2nd floor)
Enjoy brunch in the college’s main dining venue for just $5! Options include: Eggs Benedict, stuffed French toast, cheesy herb roasted potatoes, carved roast pork loin, rice pilaf and roasted root vegetables. Plus, stations for omelets, pasta, pizza, burgers, skillet and deli options and an array of hot and cold beverages. Vegetarian entrées are served at every meal, too.

Men's Lacrosse Game:  Students vs. Alumni
Noon
Lacrosse Field (outdoors near the mini-dome)
Alumni lacrosse athletes take on the Men's Bronco Lacrosse Team.

You Choose Recreation
Enjoy the fitness center (Clark Field House) college pool and sauna (Kunsela Hall), and tennis courts (near mini-dome).

Remembering the 1968 Era with with Special Guests
1 to 2:15 p.m.

Centennial Center, Sanford Hall
Step back in time to the tumultuous year of 1968 with Sussex County Historian Wayne McCabe, Class of 1970.  Then hear the impressions of alumni from that same era as Janice Raiford '68, Christine Wickham Pierce '68 and Ralph Smith '69 reflect upon how they and the campus were impacted by this historical year.  Time will be allotted for others to share and ask questions, too.

Mixology with Associate Professor Michael Barnes ‘75
2 to 3 p.m. in the Kennedy Lounge, Alumni Hall (1st floor)
Learn the art of consummate cocktail making from Associate Professor of Business & Hospitality and SUNY Delhi alum.

Test Your Knowledge While You’re Back at College
3 to 5 p.m. in the Kennedy Lounge, Alumni Hall (1st floor)
Trivia, back by popular demand!  Pop culture, world affairs and Delhi trivia.  What do you know? What can you win? Prizes courtesy of the SUNY Delhi Alumni Association!

An Evening of Enchantment

Something’s Brewing Cocktail Hour
5 to 6 p.m. in the Kennedy Lounge, Alumni Hall (1st Floor)
Cash bar and complimentary hors d’oeuvres

Fall Harvest Dinner
6 to 7 p.m. in Farrell Student & Community Center (1st floor)
Seasonal selections including: tossed salad, vegetables, fish and carving station with beef and turkey, homemade pies and soft drinks. 

SUNY Delhi Alumni Awards
7:15 p.m. in Farrell Student & Community Center (1st floor)
Join us in a special toast to the special anniversary classes of 2018: 1963, 1968 and all class years ending in 3 and 8. Then help us recognize the 2018 Distinguished Alumni, Alumni of Merit and Exemplary Service Award honorees who will include:

  • Daniel Barusch ’10, Architectural Technology – Alumnus of Merit              
  • Jordan Polumbo ’12, Hospitality Management – Alumna of Merit
  • Kenneth C. Pyle ’69, Associate Professor Emeritus Veterinary Science– Exemplary Service

Groovin: Ghostly Legends & Friends
8 p.m. in Farrell Student & Community Center (1st floor)
Classic rock hits from Elvis, The Mamas & The Papas, Janis Joplin, John Lennon, Led Zeppelin, Tom Petty, and more!  A full band of talented musicians and hauntingly artful performers will keep us all enchanted.

Weekend Movie
4 p.m., 8 p.m. & 10 p.m. in The Okun Theatre, Farrell Student & Community Center (1st floor)
Ant-Man and The Wasp
No tickets needed to see one of Hollywood’s latest releases.

Sunday, October 14

Farewell Breakfast
9 to 11:30 a.m. in MacDonald Hall Dining Center (2nd Floor)
Find a wide variety of options for just $5. Options include: peach pancakes, sausage patties, hash brown patties, carved top round, fresh broccoli, and Pasta al Forno, plus stations for omelets, pasta, pizza, burgers, skillet and deli options and an array of hot and cold beverages. Vegetarian entrées are served at every meal, too.

Bronco Home Games
Women’s Volleyball, Clark Field House, Gym
11 a.m. vs. Green Mountain College
3 p.m. vs. Rosemont College

Men’s Soccer
Soccer Field (Near Mini-Dome)
1 p.m. vs. University of Valley Forge

20th Annual American Culinary Federation Competition
Beginning at 10 a.m. in Alumni Hall (2nd floor)
The Cold Food Salon will be open for public viewing. The ACF Competition Awards will begin around 3:30 p.m.

The College Golf Course at Delhi
Friday, Saturday & Sunday
Enjoy 18 holes of golf with a cart, for just $25!  Sign up individually or in groups. Let us know your desired tee time and we can help pair you with other golfers, too. Contact the College Golf Course at 607-746-GOLF (4653) for a tee time and mention “Alumni Weekend."

Barnes & Noble Campus Store
Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday, 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Farrell Student & Community Center
Shop for mementos. SUNY Delhi Alumni receive a special 20% discount!