October 18-20, 2019

Homecoming 2019 Alumni Information

Homecoming 2019 Student Events

Homecoming 2019 Tailgating Policy


Alumni Homecoming Kick-Off
12 Noon – 3 p.m., Henry A. Ahnert, Jr. Alumni Center
Stop by the Henry A. Ahnert, Jr. Alumni Center to reconnect with classmates, enjoy a light lunch, pick-up your campus map and the weekend schedule of events. There will also be a special Homecoming 2019 themed giveaway for the first 100 alumni to arrive.

Campus Bus Tour
1 p.m., departs from the Henry A. Ahnert, Jr. Alumni Center
Join us for a bus-tour of campus with our fun and knowledgeable admissions ambassadors and student leaders.  The tour will last approximately one hour.

Remembrance Day Program
2 p.m., Beers Lecture Hall
Celebrate the lives of students, alumni, faculty, staff and friends of the ESU community who passed away during the last academic year.

Class of 1969 Reception with President Welsh
4 – 5 p.m., Stroudsmoor Country Inn, Stroudsburg, Pa.
50th Reunion kick-off celebration with classmates and ESU President Marcia G. Welsh, Ph.D. A class photo will also be taken at this time.

Annual Alumni Awards and All Alumni Reunion Banquet Celebrating the Class of 1969
5 – 9 p.m., Terraview at Stroudsmoor Country Inn, Stroudsburg, Pa.
The Alumni Association recognizes alumni and community members for their outstanding professional contributions and service achievements, and the Class of 1969 celebrates their 50th Anniversary Reunion. 5 p.m. – Social Hour, 6 p.m. - Dinner and Program.

ESU Physics Department 50th Anniversary Celebration
5:30 - 7:30 p.m., Warren E. ’55 & Sandra Hoeffner Science and Technology Center, ground floor
Celebrate the 50th anniversary of the ESU Physics Department with tours of the McMunn Planetarium and observatory. Pizza will be provided with innovative toppings to be decided by popular vote of students of the physics department. To RSVP, please contact Valerie Gutierrez at

ESU Annual Warrior Bonfire
7:30 p.m., Whitenight Field
An ESU Homecoming tradition! Celebrate ESU fall sports at the bonfire that includes entertainment and food.

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All Alumni Annual Tailgate
10 a.m.-3 p.m., Basketball courts behind Zimbar-Liljenstein Hall
An alumni tradition! Join us at the annual tailgate behind Zimbar-Liljenstein Hall and adjacent to Eiler-Martin Stadium. Featuring live music by the Jim Roberti Band, interactive games, tattoo artist, Best Tailgate Competition, and much more. Registration only required for vehicle entry/parking spot.

Homecoming 2019 Fan Zone
10 a.m. – 2 p.m., Zimbar-Liljenstein Hall Parking Lot
Alumni with families and students are invited to the fan-zone featuring food trucks, inflatable attractions, face painting, and other activities.

Class of 1969 Tailgate Class Party
10:30 a.m. – 2 p.m., Zimbar-Liljenstein Hall Parking Lot
The Class of 1969 celebrates their golden year gradation with a special tailgate zone inside Zimbar Lobby.  A paid admission will include tailgate style food and beverage. 

Warrior Field Hockey ESU vs. Mansfield
12 Noon, Whitenight Field
Join your Warrior Field Hockey Team during their Homecoming and Senior Day as they take on the Mansfield University Mounties.

Football Game ESU vs. Bloomsburg University
2:05 p.m., Eiler-Martin Stadium
Support the Warrior Football team and Head Coach Jim Terwilliger’s first Homecoming game as they take on rivals, the Bloomsburg University Huskies.

Warrior Volleyball ESU vs. Seton Hill
4 p.m., Koehler Fieldhouse
The Warriors take on the Seton Hill Griffins in this Homecoming match-up.  

Class of 1954 Class Party
(Invitation only)

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All Alumni Champagne Brunch and Planetarium & Wildlife Museum Tours with President Welsh
10 a.m.- 12 noon, Warren E. ’55, & Sandra Hoeffner Science and Technology Center
Close out Homecoming Weekend with a farewell brunch followed by a Planetarium Show and open house of the Schisler Museum of Wildlife and Natural History. All alumni and families are welcome.

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