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Homecoming and Family Weekend 2017 Wrap Up: Alumni, Parents, and Students Show Their Purple Pride

Images from Homecoming and Family Weekend 2017
October 27, 2017


Academics | Alumni Outcomes | Athletics | Student Success

Alumni and parents joined current students on campus for Homecoming and Family Weekend 2017, on October 20-22. The Football team played Nichols College under blue skies, defeating the visiting team 46-16.

Before and after the game, fans decorated pumpkins and enjoyed cider and treats at the Fall Fun Fest, and practiced their batting and pitching skills at the Red Sox Showcase.

Photos: (Saturday Afternoon) Football, Fall Fest, Red Sox Showcase

Homecoming events included a celebration of the 40th anniversary of the Nursing program; a meet-and-greet for African-American, Latino, Asian/Asian American, and Native American (ALANA) students and alumni; and a Reunion Reception for the classes of 1962, 1967, 1972, 1977, 1982, 1987, 1992, 1997, 2002, 2007, and 2012.

Photos: (Friday Night): Nursing 40th Celebration and ALANA Meet-and-Greet Event

Photos: (Saturday Night) Alumni Basketball Games and Class Reunions

Families of current students had the chance to connect informally with College instructors at the annual Family and Faculty Breakfast. Other Family Weekend sessions included a Center for Career Development open house, and a faculty-led discussion of how families can best support their students after high school. 

Photos: (Saturday Morning) Family/Faculty Breakfast, EvvGirl Charity Hike, and more

Other events included a charity hike to benefit the Evvgirl Foundation, women's and men's alumni basketball games, men's and women's soccer senior night, a presentation on planned giving, and a music brunch.

Video: Men's Soccer Celebrates Seniors
Video: Women's Soccer Celebrates Seniors