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2018 Homecoming

Date and Time: 
Friday, October 26, 2018 - 1:00pm to Sunday, October 28, 2018 - 2:00pm
Event Location: 
525 South Main Street, Ada, OH 45810
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2018 ONU Homecoming

Friday, Oct. 26, to Sunday, Oct. 28

Register by Oct. 12!

The main registration area will be open on Saturday, Oct. 27, in the King Horn Field House from 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Wristbands for the tailgate lunch, the inflatable activities and the football game are available for purchase or pickup at registration. A completed schedule and details are below.

Friday, Oct. 26

  • 1-4 p.m. Women’s Rights Are Human Rights: International Posters on Gender-based Inequality, Violence and Discrimination – Elzay Gallery – Contact: Melissa Eddings-Mancusco,
  • 5-7 p.m. Biz Bash Dicke school spirit event featuring free food, t-shirts, and activities.- James F. Dicke Hall Lawn – Business college spirit event featuring free food, T-shirts and activities –Contact: Kristie McHugh,
  • 6 p.m. Athletic Hall of Fame Banquet – King Horn Sports Center – *Invitation Only* The 2018 Hall of Fame inductees will be featured in the Homecoming Parade and announced at the Ohio Northern football game against Mount Union. All Hall of Fame inductees also will have special seating at the game –Contact: Tom Simmons,
  • 7-9 p.m. Kappa Psi Reunion Reception – RE 212 – Contact: Scott Mitsko,
  • 7 p.m. Choral Collage and 90th Anniversary of Music Department – Presser Hall –  Celebration of 90 years of music with a Choral Collage concert, followed by reception for all alumni participants in the music department – Contact: Patty Warner,

Saturday, Oct. 27

  • 8 a.m.-2p.m. Registration – King Horn Field House
  • 8 a.m. Law Dean’s Homecoming Breakfast Join the Interim Dean, David Crago, of the College of Law for a breakfast buffet in the Hanson Reading Room– Hanson Reading Room, Taggart Law Library – Contact: Jennifer Grismore, Register to attend at 
  • 8 a.m. ONUMB Homecoming Festivities Alumni of the ONUMB can register to march in the Homecoming parade, pregame show, and/or play in the stands during the game– Dial-Roberson Stadium – Contact: Travis Yammine,
  • 8:30 a.m. Homecoming LIVE on WONB-FM – Main Street, in front of the James F. Dicke College of Business Administration, activities tent and at the football game. 
  • 8:30-9:30 a.m. Morning Coffee in the Department of Nursing, Morning coffee with alumni, faculty and students – MT 136 – Contact: Kami Fox,
  • 8:30 -10 a.m. Sweetheart Breakfast, Calling all ONU sweethearts! Come enjoy a romantic breakfast with your true love – Wishing Well, McIntosh Center – Nicole Neely,
  • 9:30 a.m. Pettit College of Law PAD CLE, 2.5 hours professional conduct (CLE) credit pending approval with the Supreme Court of Ohio – Celebrezze Large Moot courtroom 129 – Contact: Deanna Cira, – Register to attend at 
  • 9-10:15 a.m. ​TJ Smull College of Engineering Dean’s Update followed by building tours – Biggs Engineering Building, Room 239 – Contact: Laurie Laird, 419-772-2421 or
  • 9:30-10:15 a.m. Raabe College of Pharmacy Tours– Pharmacy Building, Alumni and Friends Entrance Plaza – Contact: Pam Tenwalde, 419-772-2275 or
  • 9:30 a.m. Alumni Cheerleaders – Parade Starting Line – Contact: Kristie McHugh,
  • 10 a.m.-Noon - New engineering building tours
  • 10 a.m. Sigma Phi Epsilon Homecoming Meeting – Sigma Phi Epsilon Fraternity House – Contact: Jaret Shook,
  • 10:30 a.m. Homecoming Parade – Main Street, Village of Ada
  • 11 a.m. Delta Sigma Phi Bowling Tournament, Alumni of Delta Sigma Phi, family, and friends are welcome to join the 2nd Annual Bowling Tournament – Norada Lanes – Contact: Kevin Carper,
  • 11 a.m. Snacks @Heterick Library – Heterick Memorial Library – Contact: Kathleen Baril,
  • 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Mobile Clinic Health Fair, tour the ONU Mobile Health Clinic; NCPA will host blood pressure, cholesterol and glucose screenings – Tundra between King Horn and Biggs – Contact: Amy Fanous,
  • 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Activities Tent – Tundra between King Horn and Biggs.
  • 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Inflatable Activities – Tundra, near King Horn Field House.
  • 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Tailgate Lunch – King Horn Field House – Contact: Alumni Relations,
  • 11:30 a.m. Zeta Tau Alpha Luncheon and Open House – Zeta Tau Alpha House – Contact: Cheyenne Gonzalez
  • 11:30 a.m. Delta Zeta Alumnae Luncheon – DZ House – Contact: Jacey Higbie, 
  • Noon Reunion Photos –King Horn Field House – Contact: Alumni Relations,
  • Noon Alumni Cheerleaders – Dial Roberson Stadium End Zone – Contact:  Kristie McHugh,
  • 1 p.m. Women’s Soccer vs. Mount Union – Kerscher Stadium – Senior Day and 30th Anniversary Celebration
  • 1 p.m. Pre-Game Festivities: Introduction of the 2018 William L. Robinson Young Alumni Award recipients, Elizabeth (Fomum) Ekole, PharmD ’06, and Brendan Thompson, BSME ’03, and the 2018 Hall of Fame Inductees – Dial-Roberson Stadium.
  • 1:30 p.m. ONU Football Game vs. Mount Union– Dial-Roberson Stadium – Homecoming King and Queen Coronation Ceremony at halftime.
  • 1-4 p.m.  Women’s Rights Are Human Rights: International Posters on Gender-based Inequality, Violence and Discrimination – Elzay Gallery – Contact: Melissa Eddings-Mancusco,
  • 4 p.m. Alpha Sigma Phi Alumni Reunion – TBD – Contact: Rod Thompson,
  • 4 p.m. BSU Alumni and Student Reception – McIntosh Center, Wishing Well – Contact: Saundra Holmes,
  • 4 p.m. Sharing & Growing Our Faith, 1971 to the present, A time for alumni that were active in chapel activities to gather and fellowship with one another and with current students! – English Chapel - Contact: Debbie Roehrle,
  • 4-5:30 p.m. Dip Party with Alumnae - Kappa Alpha Theta Affinity House – Contact: Jacklyne Woods,
  • 4-6 p.m. Women’s Soccer Alumni Reception and 30th Anniversary Celebration – McIntosh Center, Bear Cave – Contact: Mark Batman,
  • 4-7 p.m. 1968, 1973, 1978, and 1983 Class Reunion Receptions (50, 45, 40, 35) – The Inn at Ohio Northern University, Rooms 1 and 2 – Contact: Alumni Relations,
  • 4-7 p.m. 1988, 1993, 1998, and 2003 Class Reunion Receptions (30, 25, 20, 15) – The Inn at Ohio Northern University, Rooms 3 and 4 – Contact: Alumni Relations,
  • 5 p.m. Delta Sigma Phi Alumni Corporation Board (ACB) Meeting and Bond Eternal Ritual Delta Sigma Phi Alumni, family, and friends are welcome to join to receive a status update on the chapter – Delta Sigma Phi Chapter House – Contact: Kevin Carper,
  • 5 p.m. Theta Chi Alumni Dinner – Affinity Commons – Contact: Jack Raney, 
  • 5 p.m. Phi Mu Delta Alumni Dinner – Affinity Commons – Contact: Tyler Nason,
  • 5:30 p.m. Sigma Pi Alumni Dinner - TBD - Contact: Erik Branham,
  • 5:30 p.m. Phi Mu Alpha 10 Year Ceremony - Lawn between Presser and Wilson - Contact: Ian Smith, Celebrating the 10th year anniversary of the Rho Pi chapter of Phi Mu Alpha. Pinning ceremony for the chapter’s founding fathers. Open to brothers, family, and friends.
  • 6 p.m. Delta Sigma Phi Alumni Dinner A catered BBQ dinner from Harlan's BBQ. There will be raffles and a 50/50 drawing at dinner. Dinner is $15 per person.– Delta Sigma Phi Chapter House - Contact: Kevin Carper,
  • 6:30-9 p.m. Kappa Psi Reunion Dinner – Viva Maria – Contact: Lauren Osadczuk
  • 7:30 p.m. Freed Center Performance – "Mystic India: The World Tour, a Bollywood Dance Spectacular"
  • 9-11 p.m. Young Alumni Social with Reunion celebrations for the class of 2013 and 2008, Graduates of the past 10 years are invited to our Young Alumni Social hosted by the Young Alumni Council – The Cask Room – Contact: Nicole Neely,


Sunday, Oct. 28

  • 10 a.m. Scholarship Brunch – Ballroom, McIntosh Center – Invitation only. Celebration of endowed scholarship donors, family and friends – Contact: Nicole Neely,
  • 11 a.m. Zeta Tau Alpha Alumni Brunch – James F. Dicke Hall - Contact: Cheyenne Gonzalez,

Register by Oct. 12!