Homecoming Weekend

Omicron hosts a weekend of activities for alumni returning for Homecoming Weekend, including an informal meet-and-greet on Friday night, a tailgate at Bartels Hall (the Field House) before the game, and the traditional cocktail hour and banquet at the house on Saturday evening.

The annual meeting of ISWZA Fraternity, including the election of directors, takes places on Saturday morning. All brothers are welcome and encouraged to attend.

For additional information, please contact the High Rho at highrho@iswza.org.

Homecoming 2009

This year, our chapter and alumni board have decided to expand our programming for the weekend in the hopes of creating a new tradition for what to expect with LXA Homecomings in the future.

We really want to encourage and welcome our alumni to come back to campus year after year, reminisce about your time in the house, catch up with old friends, learn about the current chapter and continue to make new lasting connections with other alumni and current students. Our chapter has a long history at Cornell, and it is our alumni which make us stronger.

Friday, Oct. 16

Morning: Play a round of Golf at the Robert Trent Jones Cornell University Golf Course. Limited tee times available starting at 9:20am. Contact Dave Cronheim (davidbcronheim@gmail.com) for further details, cost and team information. Advanced RSVP required

Evening: 2 Parallel Events starting at 5:30pm.

  • Drinks and Dinner at the Statler Hotel on campus for the classes of the 60’s. Space very limited. Contact Sandy Gilbert (Sandem133@aol.com) for additional information. Advanced RSVP required.
  • Alumni/Undergraduate BBQ at 125 Edgemoor Lane (all alumni and guests welcome)

After Dinner, we invite you to continue to mix and mingle at 125 Edgemoor or visit the local establishments in Collegetown–Chapter House, The Palms, Ruloffs, Dino’s, Stella’s, etc.

Saturday, Oct. 17

8:00 a.m.–10:00 a.m.—ISWZA Board Meeting at 125 Edgemoor Lane*

10:00 a.m.–11:30 a.m.—Alumni Meeting of Omicron Zeta at 125 Edgemoor Lane (all alumni welcome)

* All alumni are welcome to attend the early board meeting as well, but we are strongly encouraging attendance at the general alumni meeting, where we will be giving an overview of the house, introducing officers, answering questions, etc. The first meeting will primarily be the business aspect of Omicron Zeta and ISWZA.

11:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.—Alumni/Undergrad Tailgate: Kite Hill Parking Lot (all alumni & guests)

12:30 p.m.–4:00 p.m.—Football Game (Cornell vs. Fordham) **

**Football Tickets: We would be happy to secure tickets for you at ($15) each. Please indicate the quantity and return with a check made payable to Lambda Chi Alpha Fraternity. Your tickets will be in your welcome packet when you arrive

5:00 p.m.–6:00 p.m.—Wine and Cheese Cocktail Reception at 125 Edgemoor Lane (all alumni & guests)

6:00 p.m.–8:00 p.m.—Dinner at 125 Edgemoor Lane (all alumni & guests)

8:00 p.m.—Celebration of Traditions & Dessert Reception at Edgemoor Lane (all alumni & guests)

Sunday, Oct. 18

9:00 a.m.–11:00am—Brunch at 125 Edgemoor Lane

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Lodging Information

Alumni are encouraged to make lodging arrangements early. For a list of hotels, motels, and inns, see the Tompkins County Chamber of Commerce’s page of lodging options.

Alumni who intend to stay at the chapter house are asked to notify the undergraduates so that space may be made available. The Iswza Board is discouraging the use of first floor space for weekend lodging.

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Future Homecoming Dates

  • October 17-19, 2014
  • September 18-20, 2015