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Homecoming 2017: Driving the Future

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Friday, October 6
Alumni Dinner, "Driving in Style"
Weaner Center Gymnasium, $25 per person
5:00 p.m. - Cocktails and hors d'oeuvres
6:15 p.m. - Dinner
7:15 p.m. - Award Presentations

Beta Sigma Gathering
Kissner's, downtown Defiance, $10 per person
8:00 p.m. to midnight

TKE Homecoming Party
Kissner's, downtown Defiance
8:00 p.m. to midnight


Saturday, October 7
Hall of Fame Breakfast
Serrick Campus Center, $15 per person
9:00 a.m. 

Campus Tour
Admissions Office, Serrick Campus Center
10:00 a.m. & 4:00 p.m.

Baseball Reunion, "Nine Innings of Golf"
Eagle Rock Golf Course, $50 per person, cart included
10:00 a.m.
If you can't attend the golf outing, drop by the field for lunch and reconnect with your team members.

Yellow Jacket Tailgate
Justin F. Coressel Stadium
Brats, burgers, hot dogs, chips, soft drinks, and beer available
11:00 a.m.

Gatherings at the tailgate:

  • McMaster School
  • Class of 1967
  • Beta Sigma
  • 1977 Football Team


Softball Alumnae Reunion
Sal Hench Field with box lunch
11:30 a.m.

Yellow Jackets VS Manchester Spartans
Free admittance for REGISTERED alumni.
Half-time recognition for all Hall of Fame members in attendance
1:30 p.m.

Class of 1967, "Golden Reunion"
President's House
5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Beta Sigma Celebration Dinner
Serrick Campus Center, $25 per person
5:30 p.m. - Reception
6:15 p.m. - Dinner

TKE Reunion Dinner
Serrick Campus Center, $25 per person
5:30 p.m. - Reception
6:30 p.m. - Dinner


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Four years at Defiance College means you are forever part of the DC family.

The Institutional Advancement Office is here to help alumni maintain a special connection with the College – staying current on the latest news and events, maintaining those important relationships you forged with faculty and classmates during your time here, and making you feel at home every time you return.

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Institutional Advancement
Phone: 419-783-2303
Email:  alumni@defiance.edu
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Photos from Homecoming 2016 and President Mankey's Inauguration are available to view online.