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Homecoming Weekend

Registration for Homecoming Weekend is now open online! Whether you were a Centaur or a Bulldog, Homecoming brings together everyone for a weekend filled with fun and DeSales University spirit.

Friday, September 28, 2018
9:00 AM Annual Alumni Golf Tournament
Gather up friends or play as an individual in the annual alumni golf tournament, a Homecoming tradition!

Friday, September 28, 2018
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM Service and Leadership Reception
All alumni who were involved in service and leadership on campus are invited back for a cocktail reception with Linda Zerbe, dean of students, and Jaime Gerhart, director for the Center for Service and Social Justice. During the reception our Alumni Leaders of Distinction will also be honored.

Friday, September 28, 2018
6:00 PM Athletic Hall of Fame 6:00pm - Cocktails 7:00pm - Dinner and Ceremony

Join us as we honor five alumni who made a difference in DeSales University athletics at the Athletics Hall of Fame Dinner and Ceremony. 

This year's honorees include:

  • Eileen Cannon Schwitter '80 Volleyball & Softball
  • Victor Longo '01 Track
  • Stefanie (Poh) Huber '98 Volelyball
  • Brett Vargo '04 Baseball
  • John Plachko '98 Basketball
  • Janet Both '01 Softball
  • 1972 Men's Basketball Team

Friday, September 28, 2018
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM Academic Department Receptions

Meet up with former classmates, network with alumni within your major or department, and talk to current professors and staff. Alumni from all programs including traditional undergrad, ACCESS, Masters, and Doctoral are invited to attend with a guest.

Business Division: Gambet Center
Mathematics/Computer Science: Dr. Bede Computer Lab, Dooling Hall
Natural Science: Hurd Science Center Lobby
Nursing: Gambet Center
Physician Assistant: Gambet Center
Sport and Exercise Physiology: Sport and Exercise Physiology Area, Dooling Hall

Friday, September 28, 2018
8:30 PM - 10:30 PM DeSales Quizzo
Join us for a fun and competitive game of DeSales Homecoming Quizzo! Grab your friends, create a team and have tons of fun in this team trivia event hosted by DeSales' own Nick Luchko, director of student engagement & leadership.

Saturday, September 29, 2018
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Ryan Leadership Alumni Brunch
All alumni of the Ryan Leadership Institute are invited to come together to socialize, enjoy a delicious brunch, and learn how to be involved with the alumni efforts of the Ryan Leadership Institute.

Saturday, September 29, 2018
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM Alumni Athletic Game - Men's Lacrosse
If you were a member of the Men's Lacrosse team here at DeSales, come back to compete against other alumni athletes in a fun and friendly competition.

Saturday, September 29, 2018
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM Alumni Athletic Games (Soccer, Cross Country, Track & Field)
If you were a member of the Men's Lacrosse team here at DeSales, come back to compete against other alumni athletes in a fun and friendly competition.

Saturday, September 29, 2018
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM Class Agent Brunch and Meeting
All current Class Agents are invited to join us for our annual meeting to discuss the upcoming year. 

Saturday, September 29, 2018
1:00 PM - 6:00 PM Tailgating

There's a special area for tailgating in the DeSales University Center parking lot. BYOB, but no glass bottles or kegs are permitted. Bring your ID. Due to the new location, space is limited so please register online to reserve a parking spot for tailgating. If you are not planning to park in the tailgate area then there is no need to register.

Saturday, September 29, 2018
1:30 PM - 3:30 PM Alumni Oasis
Step away from the mundane and come into our very own tropical paradise on campus. We'll feature beer and wine from local breweries and wineries and a specialty tropical cocktail complete with a tiny umbrella. Enjoy catered food from Red Robin inside the tent along with some great tunes!

Saturday, September 29, 2018
6:30 PM - 11:00 PM Alumni Party and Alumni Awards 6:30-7:30pm - Cocktails 7:30pm - Alumni Awards Presentation 7:45-10:30pm - Buffet dinner, open bar, music & dancing 

All alumni are invited to celebrate Homecoming & Reunion weekend and honor our Alumni Award winners at the annual Alumni Party featuring great food, drinks, music, dancing, and more! Whether you are celebrating a reunion or not, you don't want to miss the party! So gather up your friends and sign-up today.

These annual awards recognize alumni who bring honor and pride to DeSales University.

  • Jackie (Nash) Miller '88 Alumni Achievement Award
  • Meredith Longo '03 Alumni Service Award

Friday, September 28

More dates through September 29, 2018

DeSales University 2755 Station Avenue, Center Valley PA 18034

Event Type

Alumni & Friends


Contact Name

Lina Barbieri '94

Contact Info, 610-282-1100 ext. 1783

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