Homecoming & Family Weekend

Homecoming and Family Weekend 2021 will be held October 1-2.

Homecoming 2020 Schedule

(links remain active to virtual events)

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 30, 2020
11:20 a.m. Legacy Family Chapel – podcast featuring Steve ’65 & Karen (Greer ’65) Lynip
THURSDAY, OCTOBER 1, 2020
11:00 a.m. First Year Student Tradition Event
7:00 p.m. Best Talks: Ron Raccuia
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 2, 2020
Alumni Art Exhibition

RECOLLECTIVE offers new perspectives to a familiar place. This is a space for exchange and reunion to build something new together once again. Through visual art and design in variety of media as well as written work, the alumni artists ask critical questions and carefully consider their experience at Houghton and the time after.

Highlander 5K

Participate between 8:00 a.m. Friday, October 2 and 12:00 p. m. Saturday, October 3. Pre-registration is required with a suggested donation of $10.00 per person. All proceeds will support the Students Government Association Turkey Drive for Allegany County families. Prizes will be awarded.

11:20 a.m. Homecoming Legacy Chapel
12:00 p.m. Campus Tour
4:00 p.m. Alumni Art Panel Discussion
4:30 p.m. Houghton Alumni Family Dinner Conversations: Learning to Discuss Difficult Topics in a Polarized Context
Moderated by President Shirley Mullen
6:00 p.m. Society Celebration (by invitation only)
8:00 p.m. Homecoming Collage Concert

Concert Program (PDF)

Due to copyright, this performance will only be available for viewing through Friday, October 9.

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 3, 2020
10:00 a.m. Equestrian Exhibition
10:00 a.m. The Power of Endowment (virtual seminar by Office of Advancement) Watch on YouTube
11:00 a.m. Highlander Locker Room (virtual gathering for alumni student-athletes)
11:45 a.m IMPACT Celebration (virtual celebration for the extraordinary generosity of the Houghton Faithful throughout IMPACT: The Campaign for Greater Houghton)
12:00 – 2:00 p.m. “Hands on Houghton” Festival

1:00 5th Reunion- Class of 2015
35th Reunion- Class of 1985
30th Reunion- Class of 1990
2:00 10th Reunion- Class of 2010
15th Reunion- Class of 2005
20th Reunion- Class of 2000
6:00 p.m. Mosaic Center Round Table
7:00 p.m. 25th Reunion- Class of 1995
10:00 p.m. SPOT

Homecoming Schedule

See the complete list of activities.

Event Schedule

Homecoming Reunions

Reunion classes from 5th to 35th celebrate during Homecoming and Family Weekend.

Class Reunions

Alumni Awards

Celebrate with us as we recognize the accomplishments of Houghton alumni during a special chapel.

Alumni Awards