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The Arcadia University Alumni eNewsletter  |  September 4, 2012

Back to the Green at Homecoming 2012

Women's Soccer plays Hood University on Haber Green at Homecoming.

Haber Green will once again be the site of NCAA athletics, as the Women's Soccer team takes on Hood College at Homecoming on Saturday, Oct. 13, at 1 p.m.

Alumni student-athletes who once played on the field in the center of campus will be honored during a brief half-time ceremony around 1:45 p.m. To participate, stop by the alumni registration table outside the Commons beforehand.

Current players would love to have alumni spectators cheering them on to victory. Attend other Homecoming games as well, including Women’s Volleyball (11 a.m. in the Kuch Center), Field Hockey (2 p.m. at Easton Field) and Men's Soccer (5 p.m. at Easton Field). Be sure to stay for the alumni picnic dinner and fireworks.

View the complete schedule and register at www.arcadia.edu/homecoming.

The New Season of Arts at Arcadia

Arcadia University Theater presents Meshuggah-Nuns!Arcadia University Theater kicks off the new production season on Thursday, Oct. 11, with Meshuggah-Nuns. The play features a group of musical nuns presenting a cruise ship show after the on-board actors fall ill. The show promises to be a hit among audiences, especially as alumni return to campus for Homecoming on Saturday, Oct. 13. Special presentations will be held at 2 and 8 p.m. Schedule and ticket info.

The Writers Series, which brings authors and poets to campus, begins its new season on Friday, Oct. 26, at 7 p.m. with a reading by alumna Laren McClung, co-editor of the anthology Inheriting the War. McClung's first collection of poetry, “Between Here and Monkey Mountain: Poems,” was published in April 2012 and will be available for purchase.

The Art Gallery presents the U.S. debut of Martha Wilson: Staging the Self, a touring exhibition organized by Independent Curators International (ICI) on view through Nov. 4. Visit exhibition website.

Read more about other upcoming Arts at Arcadia events.

Highlights from the Campus 'Bulletin'

Reconnect in California This October

With the fall upon us, Alumni Relations invites you to join us in sunny California for the first of what we hope to be many California network gatherings. Join Alumni Relations Director Kevin Brown and fellow alumni in the Golden State on Oct. 23, 24 and 25. With stops in San Diego, Newport Beach, Santa Monica and San Francisco, this year’s California gatherings are the perfect opportunity to hear about exciting campus updates, reconnect with former classmates, and rekindle lasting friendships.

Postcard invitations will be mailed to California residents in the coming month. If you are not a resident of California but would like to receive an invitation, please click here or call the Office of Alumni Relations at 215-572-2160.

2012 Annual Fund Award Winners Announced

The Class of 2007 won the 2012 Harry Kuch Award.One of the highlights at the close of a successful fundraising year is to announce the winning classes for the 2012 Annual Fund Awards. The Class of 2007 has won the 2012 Harry Kuch Award that is presented to the class from the past decade with the highest percentage of participation. In addition, the five-year Reunion class won a challenge among the recent alumni classes (1997-2011) for the highest percentage of participation and the donors are receiving special edition Arcadia T-shirts.

The Class of 1957 celebrated its 55th Reunion year with gifts both large and small that contributed to it winning the 2012 Annual Fund Awards for the Largest Gift, the Largest Gift Increase and the Highest Percentage of Participation. In addition, the South Terrace of the Commons has been named in honor of the class for having met an expanded class goal. This naming opportunity was celebrated during Reunion Weekend with a champagne toast from President Carl (Tobey) Oxholm III.

The 2012 Annual Fund Awards will be presented during the Alumni Leadership Summit on Saturday, Oct. 13.

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