Homecoming Weekend 2012 Scheduled for Oct. 5-7
Thursday, August 16, 2012 by Doug


Friday, October 5

  • “Back to Class” Classroom Visits
  • Early-Bird Lunch in Benincasa
  • “Dominican Roots” Heritage Tour
  • International Studies Open House
  • Alumni Awards Ceremony
  • Gala Welcome Reception, Studio Angelico
  • Klemm Gallery Faculty Exhibition
  • Gallery 10 Alumni Mini-Exhibition
  • Men’s Soccer vs. Concordia
  • Women’s Volleyball vs. Lawrence Tech
  • Women’s Soccer vs. Rochester
  • Theatre Siena: “To Kill a Mockingbird”

Saturday, October 6


  • Admissions Open House (Spotlight Day)
  • Alumni Baseball Game & Tailgate
  • Men’s Basketball Alumni Tailgate
  • Coffee with the President: Sister Peg Albert
  • Poetry with Sister Pat Schnapp, RSM
  • Alumni Brunch in Benincasa 
  • StadiumFest: alumni tent, student groups, academic departments, games, family fun
  • Dedication of the Spencer Athletic Complex
  • Varsity Football vs. Olivet Nazarene (Ill.)
  • All-Alumni Reception
  • Alumni/Reunion/Hall of Fame Banquets
  • Theatre Siena:  “To Kill a Mockingbird”
  • Octoberfest

Sunday, October 7

  • Homecoming Mass
  • Celebration Champagne Brunch featuring “Minds on Fire! The Transformative Role of the Liberal Arts” (Prof. Joseph Raab and Students)
  • Saints Golf Outing

Class Reunions

50th Reunion Class of 1962
25th Reunion Class of 1987
Plus all classes ending in “2” or “7”


Alumni Award Winners

The honorees below will be recognized throughout Homecoming weekend.
Recent Graduate Award
Lacey Wilmot Rao ’02
Traci Stewart ’02
Sister Ann Joachim Award
Anne Birnbryer Eichman ’67
Patricia Siemen, OP ’72
Saint Dominic Award
Sister Angela Susalla, OP ’63, ’70
Outstanding Alumni Award
Douglas Miller ’74
Honorary Alumni Award
Patricia Schnapp, RSM

Athletic Hall of Fame Inductees

Gary Gill ‘83 (baseball)
Paul Bodenbach ‘84 (trainer; administrator)
Deanna Koppelman Stalker ‘96 (softball)
Sean Carlson ‘02 (basketball)
Sam Skeels ‘02 (soccer)
The 1995 Softball Team


(mention Siena Heights Homecoming)
Carlton Lodge:  517-263-7000
Holiday Inn Express:  517-265-5700
Super 8 Motel:  517-265-8888

NOTE: The Bookstore, Klemm Gallery, Adrian Dominican Historical Area, Dominican Life Center, circle cemetery, plus old and new SHU buildings will be open for you to explore.

For a printable brochure, click here.

For more information, contact the SHU Alumni Office at 517-264-7143.