Homecoming Weekend

Homecoming 2015: September 18–20

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Another Big Weekend is upon us: the formal dedication of the new Edgemoor, after more than a year of construction and more than a decade of planning. The inauguration of Dr. Elizabeth Garrett at the 13th President of Cornell University takes place on Friday, with festivities capping Cornell's Sesquicentennial Year.

For questions about the event, please contact Doug Levens ’92 at levens@cox.net or 203.984.3538. Register online through CornellConnect. And make your hotel reservations early!

Schedule of Events

The Construction Committee will make its report to the alumni association, and as work concludes on the first phase of construction, work begins on making the second phase and the restoration of the Grand Stair a reality. But first, we can take a weekend to celebrate our accomplishments, and, in Fisch’s words, “hang up our hats, get out our old pipes and be boys once more.”

For more information about the event, contact Mark Fernau '82, Alumni President, at mfernau@ametsoc.org.

Friday, September 18

6:00 p.m.–9:00 p.m.— Meet with friends at Edgemoor. Food and drink available./p>

Saturday, September 19

8:30 a.m.–10:00 a.m.— ISWZA Board of Directors Meeting*

10:00 a.m.–11:00 a.m.— ISWZA Annual Meeting and Elections at Edgemoor (all alumni welcome)

11:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.— House tours

1:00 p.m.–3:00 p.m.—Alumni/Undergrad Tailgate: Kite Hill Parking Lot (all alumni & guests)

3:00 p.m.–6:00 p.m.—Football Game (Cornell vs. Lehigh) **

5:30 p.m.–7:00 p.m.—Wine and Cheese Reception at Edgemoor (all alumni & guests)

7:00 p.m.–8:00 p.m.—Dinner at Edgemoor Lane (all alumni & guests)

8:30 p.m.–9:00 p.m.—Dessert and Renovations Q&A

9:00 p.m.–late— Socializing

Sunday, September 20

9:00 a.m.–11:00am—Brunch at Edgemoor

* All brothers are welcome to attend the Board of Directors meeting; however, this is a regular business meeting for the board. Topics of general interest to alumni will be presented and discussed at the Annual Meeting which follows.

** Please note that football tickets must be purchased separately in advance. They will be distributed at the Annual Meeting, during the house tours, and at the tailgate.

Registration Fee

  • Adults: $100
  • Children 12 and under: $50
  • Football tickets: $9

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

  • September 23-24, 2016
  • September 29-30, 2017