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Curry College Student Center at Homecoming and Family Weekend

Friday, October 20, 2023

Register for Homecoming and Family Weekend Events

Curry College Bookstore Open
8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Student Center, 2nd Level

Curry College Fitness Center
7:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Student Center, 2nd Level

1st Annual Curry Classic Golf Tournament
8:00 a.m. - Registration
9:00 a.m. - Shotgun Start
Juniper Hill Golf Course, Northborough, MA
Information and Registration

Homecoming and Family Weekend Registration
4:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Student Center

Stop by and let us know you are home on campus. Check out the weekend’s schedule and enjoy some light refreshments.

Curry Council and Curry Family Council Reception with the President (Invite Only)
4:30 - 5:30 p.m.
Student Center, Large Meeting Room

Picnic Under the Stars
5:30 p.m.
Student Center, Westhaver Park

Bring your blanket and enjoy a picnic under the stars at Westhaver Park with games and music provided by the students at WMLN. This is a great opportunity to gather with alumni, students, and families all together celebrating Curry. (Please note: There is a $15 cost associated with this event. Payment can be submitted upon registration.)

Men’s Soccer vs. University of New England
6:00 p.m.
Walter M. Katz '89 Field

Saturday, October 21

Register for Homecoming and Family Weekend Events

Curry College Bookstore Open
9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Student Center, 2nd Level

Curry College Fitness Center
10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Student Center, 2nd Level

Art Exhibit: Persephone’s Graffiti
(Open throughout the weekend)
Student Center, Shelley Hoon Keith Quiet Study Lounge/Gallery

Throughout the fall semester the Shelley Hoon Keith Gallery at Curry College presents: Persephone’s Graffiti, a new exhibit by the artist Olivia Parker. The exhibit will run August 28 – November 1, 2023. Check it out while you are on campus.

Morning Yoga
9:00 - 10:00 a.m.
Student Center, Westhaver Park

Autumn is when summer transitions into winter. Join Curry alum Brittany Capozzi '10 as we transition from breathwork to sun salutations and yoga nidra (yoga sleep). In the spirit of Homecoming and Family Weekend, practitioners will be invited to explore haysa yoga (Laughter Yoga) while transitioning between traditional poses.

Homecoming and Family Weekend Registration
9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Student Center

Stop by and let us know you are home on campus. Check out the weekend’s schedule and enjoy some light refreshments.

Curry in the Classroom (Session options below):
10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Pal Open House for Families and Alumni
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
PAL, Webb Learning Center

You are invited to drop-in to visit with representatives of the Program for Advancement of Learning (PAL). Please come see our students in action and also visit with PAL professors.

Hands-on Nursing in the SIM Lab
Session 1: 10:00 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.
Session 2: 11:00 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.
Kennedy Building

Presented by: Dr. Michelle McMahon, School of Nursing Dean and Dr. Julianne Walsh, School of Nursing Chairperson.

Curry is proud to house a state-of-the-art experiential nursing simulation center, a unique asset that provides our students with hands-on healthcare training. During these sessions, the School of Nursing faculty will lead you through the assessment skills using our new CAE Juno Manikins and the START triage method of rapid assessment often faced by nurses in the field. NOTE: RSVP required due to limited capacity.

Marketing with Dr. Shawn Scott
Session 1: 10:00 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.
Session 2: 11:00 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.
Location TBD

Join Curry College Marketing Professor Shawn Scott in some interactive games relating to consumer senses and connections with brands.

Meet & Greet with Dr. Catherine McCabe, Dean of the School of Business and Computer Science
Session 1: 10:00 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.
Session 2: 11:00 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.
Location TBD

Learn what drew Dr. McCabe to Curry College and what she sees as her vision is for the School of Business and Computer Science.

Women’s Volleyball vs. Nichols
11:00 a.m.
Student Center, Dr. Eleanor Meyerhoff Katz Gymnasium

Fall Fest
11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Student Center, Westhaver Park

Join in on all the fun presented by Curry’s student organizations.

  • Food Trucks
    • Muddy Water Food Truck
    • Second Food Truck (TBD)
  • Photo Magnets
  • Mini Golf
  • Scrape Art
  • Face Painter
  • Family Corn Hole Competition
  • Lawn Games

Welcome from President Gonzalez
12:00 p.m. – 12:45 p.m.
Learning Commons 101/102

This is a great opportunity to meet and hear from Curry College’s 15th President, Jay Gonzalez, regarding where Curry is today and his vision for the College.

Endzone Fun Zone
12:30 p.m.
Endzone area of the Football Field

Provided by the Student Athletic Advisory Council - Bring the kids and have some fund while watching the game!

Football vs. University of New England
1:00 p.m.
Walter M Katz ‘89 Field

Sip and Social
3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Walter M. Katz '89 Field, Under the Tent

Join alumni, families, faculty, and staff in Curry’s Beer Garden featuring Widowmaker Beer from Ryan Lavery ’06 (Chili & Chowder will also be served).

Women’s Soccer vs. University of New England
5:00 p.m.
Walter M Katz ‘89 Field

Curry Athletics Hall of Fame
5:00 - 7:30 p.m.
Student Center, Dr. Eleanor Meyerhoff Katz Gymnasium

This year the Curry Athletic Department will be inducting eight alumni from various sports. The event will begin with a reception at 5:00 p.m. followed by the ceremony at 6:00 p.m. (Please note: There is a $25 (under 20 yrs. old) or $50 (adults over 20) cost associated with this event. Payment can be submitted upon registration.)

Sunday, October 22

Register for Homecoming and Family Weekend Events

Curry College Bookstore Open
9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Student Center, 2nd Level

Curry College Fitness Center
10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Student Center, 2nd Level

Charity Hike to Benefit EvvGirl Foundation
9:00 a.m.
Blue Hills Reservation

This event is organized by the Curry College Student Nurses Association. Participants will be asked to make a $10 donation to benefit the EvvGirl Foundation.

2nd Annual School of Nursing Dean’s Brunch for Alumni/Faculty Emerita
9:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Student Center, Large Meeting Room

This event is open to alumni from the School of Nursing, and we would love to have you join us. Dr. Karen Daley, Curry College School of Nursing Alumna and served from 2010-2014 as the President of the American Nurses Association - the nation’s largest nursing organization representing the interests of the nation’s 3.5 million registered nurses - will speak with our guests about her experiences and the nursing profession today. Please RSVP and join us for this event.

Spiritual Meditation Session
9:30 a.m.
Student Center, James P. O’Toole Chapel

Rev. Ian Mevorach, Director of Spiritual Life, will lead a mediation session.

Baseball Alumni Game
10:00 a.m.
Jack Valley Diamond and the Walter M. Katz ’89 Field

Arts Brunch
10:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Student Center

All alumni, families, students, faculty, and staff are welcome to join us in this celebration of Curry College’s artistic endeavors. Please join us for student and faculty performances and displays.

Softball Alumni Game
11:00 a.m.
Softball Field

Women's Volleyball Alumni Game
11:00 a.m.
Student Center, Dr. Eleanor Meyerhoff Katz Gymnasium