GREEN & GOLD CELEBRATION WEEKEND

Join Us September 21-23, 2018

Schedule of Events

There are so many incredible things to do during Green & Gold Celebration Weekend! We invite you to explore our tentative schedule below, which is sorted by day and time, with the exception of our 2018 Signature Events. You'll find those at the top of each list. Questions? Contact the Office of Community Relations at Events at (315) 279-5602 or [email protected]

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Center for Art and Design Ribbon Cutting Celebration

5:30 pm to 6:00 pm

Welcome Party

6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
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Let's get Green & Gold Celebration weekend off to a fantastic start by mingling together and enjoying savory hors d’oeuvres.

Campus Activities Board (CAB)- Sponsored Event

Students & Families

9:00 pm to 11:00 pm

From dance parties, to comedians, to epic prize-winning rounds of Bingo, Keuka College's Campus Activities Board always puts on impressive and exciting events for our students. This year will be no exception! More details to come as CAB reveals our Friday night signature event.

Campus Tours

10:00 am to 11:30 am

If you haven’t visited Keuka College lately, you'll be amazed at the changes we've made. Join us for a tour of our ever-evolving campus, visit our newly renovated spaces, or return to your favorite spots when you were a student. Whether it's your first time here, or if you’re already familiar with the College, we’re sure you’ll discover something new.

Green & Gold Welcome Center & Check-In

10:00 am to 6:00 pm

Come visit our central hub for all things Green & Gold! You can check-in, pick up essential information (event brochure, campus map and other goodies), and register for any events that are still open. 

Pathfinders Luncheon and Medallion Ceremony

Alumni

12:30 pm to 2:30 pm
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Join us in honoring our Pathfinders (those who graduated 50 or more years ago). While we celebrate the Classes of 1943, 1948, 1953, 1958, 1963, and our newest Class of 1968, all Pathfinders are welcome to attend. Photos will be taken following the luncheon in the Ball Hall Burke Plaza (rain location: Ball Hall Alumni Lounge.

Photo Times

  • 2 p.m. - Pathfinders Photo, classes up to and including 1968
  • 2:15 p.m. – Class of 1968 Photo
  • 2:15 p.m. – Class of 1963 Photo
  • 2:30 p.m. – Class of 1958 Photo
  • 2:30 p.m. – Classes of 1943, 1948 and 1953 Photo

Class Acts: Faculty Presentations

2:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Hear from our esteemed faculty on one of several topics which inspire and motivate them and their students.

Inter-Professional Exhibition & Reception

6:00 pm to 9:00 pm
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Learn about all the ways our nursing, management, criminal justice and social work students are translating their academic learning into professional practice. Enjoy wine and cheese while mingling with fellow Center for Professional Studies (CPS) students and alumni.  

Men’s Lacrosse Alumni Game

Alumni

8:00 pm to 10:00 pm
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Former men's lacrosse players can sign up to play in friendly competition with fellow alums.

Bonfire at the Point

8:00 pm to 10:00 pm

Sponsored by the Future Alumni Network (KC FAN), join us for a cozy evening at Point Neamo as we roast marshmallows, eat snacks and reminisce on the shores of our beautiful lake. Wine and beer will be available for purchase. 

Alumni Association Breakfast Meeting

Alumni

9:00 am to 10:00 am
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For alumni and their families, join us for a breakfast, hear from your Alumni Executive Council and learn about what's coming up this year. 

Green & Goldapalooza Homecoming Celebration

12:30 pm to 3:30 pm

This is one event you won't want to miss! Cheer on our athletic teams and celebrate all things Keuka College with fun activities all afternoon. Enjoy food trucks, wagon rides, beer and wining tastings, caricatures, inflatables, games, face painting, a souvenir photo booth, and the latest in gaming tech inside our Gaming RV. And don't forget to join Kacey the Wolf in rooting for the men's and women's soccer teams as they face off against SUNY Cobleskill. 

Athletics Hall of Fame Induction and Dinner

6:00 pm to 9:00 pm
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The Athletics Hall of Fame honors those whose achievements and contributions to the athletics program have established a standard of excellence and cultivated a winning tradition. Help us congratulate and honor our 2018 Athletics Hall of Fame inductees. ​Cocktail hour begins at 6 p.m. followed by dinner and formal ceremony at 7 p.m.

Green & Gold Homecoming Dance

8:00 pm to 10:30 pm

Join us for an evening of good tunes and dancing as we celebrate another great Green & Gold Weekend. And don't forget to use our photo booth for a take-home souvenir!

Fireworks Show

9:30 pm to 9:45 pm

Keuka College has been lighting up careers for decades, but we also know how to light up the sky. Watch our marvelous fireworks show from the main lawn or any other comfortable location on campus.

Green & Gold Welcome Center & Check-In

8:00 am to 12:00 pm

Come visit our central hub for all things Green & Gold! You can check-in, pick up essential information (event brochure, campus map and other goodies), and register for any events that are still open. 

Flu Shot Clinic

9:00 am to 12:00 pm

Why worry about the flu in the middle of fall? Because when it comes to the flu, the best defense is to be vaccinated before flu season begins. Our clinic will be conducted by Rite Aid, and we encourage you and your family to stop by. Just bring your insurance card for vaccination coverage, or pay $25 out-of-pocket

Women's Volleyball vs. College of St. Elizabeth

10:00 am to 12:00 pm

Cheer on our women's volleyball team as they compete against College of St. Elizabeth.  

Professors Sander Diamond and Stan Wilczek Jr. Book Signings

10:00 am to 2:00 pm

Hear Keuka College authors Prof. Sander Diamond and Prof. Stan Wilczek Jr., discuss their recent novels and purchase your own signed copy at the Campus Bookstore.

  • In Diamond's “The Herod Mosaic,” follow the story of two First Century C.E. scholars as they find themselves in a thriller-adventure involving the Israeli elite, the Iranians, Palestinians, and the Vatican.
  • “Last Witness,” Wilczek’s fourth novel, is the tale of Reece Landis, who, as a 4-year-old, stood just 20 feet from the presidential limousine in Dallas as shots rang out on Nov. 22, 1963.

Alumni Athletic Games & Gathering

Alumni

10:15 am to 12:00 pm
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Relive your shining moments as a student-athlete! Sign up for this event if you're interested in getting together with former players, either to play in friendly competition, or to swap stories of your glory days. Games available for women's and men's soccer, baseball, softball or women's lacrosse (men play separately), but we welcome all student-athletes to gather together.

Celebrating and Remembering: Memorial Service

10:30 am to 11:15 am

Reflect in the architectural splendors of the College’s spiritual center, and light a candle to honor and remember an alum, classmate or friend who is no longer with us.

Campus Tours

11:00 am to 12:30 pm

If you haven’t visited Keuka College lately, you'll be amazed at the changes we've made. Join us for a tour of our ever-evolving campus, visit our newly renovated spaces, or return to your favorite spots when you were a student. Whether it's your first time here, or if you’re already familiar with the College, we’re sure you’ll discover something new.

Occupational Therapy Open House

11:00 am to 12:30 pm

Come see for yourself why our Occupational Therapy graduates are among the most sought after in the region. From state-of-the-art lab spaces, to knowledgeable professors, to engaging projects and scholarship opportunities, get your own hands-on look at the Occupational Therapy Division.

Create & Celebrate Art Class

11:30 am to 1:00 pm
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Join Professor Melissa Newcomb and members of the Yates County Arts Center in painting a Keuka College campus scene. We'll provide the canvas, paints, brushes and direction to help you create your own unique memento. No artistic experience is necessary – just a willingness to be creative! Space is limited.

Class of 1958 - 60th Reunion Luncheon

Alumni

11:30 am to 1:00 pm
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Class of 1983 - 35th Reunion Luncheon

Alumni

11:30 am to 1:30 pm
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Class of 1968 - 50th Reunion Luncheon

Alumni

11:30 am to 2:30 pm
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Women's Volleyball vs. Penn-State Abington

12:00 pm to 2:00 pm

Cheer on our women's volleyball team as they compete against Penn-State Abington. 

Class of 1953 - 65th Reunion Luncheon

Alumni

12:00 pm to 2:00 pm
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Class of 1963 - 55th Reunion Luncheon

Alumni

12:00 pm to 2:00 pm
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Class of 1988 - 30th Reunion Luncheon

Alumni

12:00 pm to 2:00 pm
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Splintered Sign Making Workshop

1:00 pm to 2:30 pm
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Create a custom, hand-painted sign with designs and guidance from Splintered Design

Women's Soccer vs. SUNY Cobleskill

1:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Cheer on our women's soccer team as they compete against SUNY Cobleskill. 

Class of 2013 - 5th Reunion Gathering

Alumni

2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
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Presidential Open House for Students & Families

Students & Families

3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
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President Jorge L. Díaz-Herrera warmly invites students and their families to a reception for light refreshments and conversation. Chat with the President, and hear his vision for the future.

Men's Soccer vs. SUNY Cobleskill

3:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Cheer on our men's soccer team as they compete against SUNY Cobleskill. 

Milestone Reunion Receptions & Class Photos

Alumni

5:00 pm to 6:00 pm
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You might not remember their names, but you’ll be glad to see their faces at this milestone reunion gathering. Open to alumni celebrating reunion years ending in ’3 and ‘8, this event will give alumni the opportunity to rekindle old friendships, and reminisce. We'll take class photos starting at 4:30 p.m., with the reception beginning at 5 p.m.

Class Photo Schedule

  • Class of 1968: Class photos will be taken during the Pathfinders Luncheon and Medallion Ceremony Friday afternoon.
  • 4:30 p.m. – Class of 1973
  • 4:40 p.m. – Class of 1978
  • 4:50 p.m. – Class of 1983
  • 5 p.m. – Class of 1988
  • 5:10 p.m. – Class of 1993
  • 5:20 p.m. – Class of 1998
  • 5:30 p.m. – Class of 2003
  • 5:40 p.m. – Class of 2008
  • 5:50 p.m. – Class of 2013
  • 6 p.m. – Class of 2018

Class of 1973 - 45th Reunion Dinner

Alumni

6:15 pm to 8:15 pm
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Class of 1978 - 40th Reunion Dinner

Alumni

6:15 pm to 8:15 pm
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Student Leader Reunion and Reception

7:00 pm to 8:00 pm
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The College's mission strives to create exemplary citizens and leaders, so it’s no surprise leaders flourish on campus. Always have, always will. Past and present student leaders — RAs, mentors, senators, club officers — are invited to join us for networking, conversation, and reminiscing.

Bar Crawl

9:30 pm to 12:00 am

If you’re looking to continue the celebration off-campus with friends and fellow alumni, several downtown Penn Yan pubs will be offering drink specials and other promotions for you to enjoy. Students and alumni can also pick up vouchers for use of the Keuka Taxi

Women's Field Hockey vs. Sage College

1:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Cheer on our field hockey team—winners of the 2017 North Atlantic Conference West Division Championship—as they compete against Sage College.

Yoga

9:00 am to 10:00 am

Want to stretch Green & Gold Weekend just a bit further? Stop by our basic yoga class to relax and destress. It's a great chance for you to unwind and enjoy yourself.

All-Weekend Awesomeness

Check out these great things all weekend long

Explore Campus

Explore Campus

Depending on the last time you were on campus, there are so many new things to see and do. Check out Keuka Commons, the refurbished lounges in Space, Saunders and Davis Halls, our Digital Learning Commons in Lightner Library, our newly dedicated Sweet Court in the Athletics Center, and so much more!

Art Exhibit

Artwork by Jose Portas

Enjoy an exhibit featuring the creative work of a local artist. More details coming soon!

Friday: 7:30 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Saturday: 10 am. - 6 p.m.
Sunday: Noon - Midnight

Campus Bookstore

People cheering and wearing Keuka College gear.

Have your Keuka College t-shirts and sweatshirts turned into dust rags? Update your alumni apparel and any other items in your collection at our Campus Bookstore, located in Keuka Commons. All guests will receive a 10% discount on imprinted clothing and gift items.

A representative from Jostens will be here from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. on Friday and Saturday for all your Class Ring needs.

Friday & Saturday: 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Sunday: 10 a.m. - Noon

Visit the All-New Wolf Den Café

7:30 a.m. - 10:30 p.m. Every Day • Keuka Commons

When to Eat

If you're not coming to an event that serves a meal, here's when you can grab some grub in the Geiser. Pay at the door if you aren't on the College meal plan.

Friday

Breakfast: 7:30 - 10:30 a.m.
Lunch: 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Dinner: 5 - 7:30 p.m.

Saturday

Brunch: 10:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Dinner: 5 - 7:30 p.m.

Sunday

Brunch: 9:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Dinner: 5 - 6:30 p.m.

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