Homecoming 2024 – Albright College

Homecoming 2024

 

September 27 – September 28, 2024

Cheer on our athletic teams, go on group tours, take in the football game, tail gate with friends, celebrate your reunion, and much, much more! Remember to look for the Albright lion!

Visit the Freedman Gallery page to learn more about current exhibitions. We can’t wait to see you!

 

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Society of Black Alumni Student and Alumni Basketball Tournament
5 p.m. Scholl Lifesports Center. Free
Come on out to play a spirited round of basketball and challenge Albright students to a game with their alumni—may the best group win!Athletics Hall of Fame reception and dinner
6 p.m. Schumo Center Red & White room and atrium
Reception: Red & White Room at 6 p.m. Dinner: Schumo Center Lobby at 7 p.m. Call the athletics office at 610-921-7535 to make your reservation.

Night at the Theater
6:30 p.m. Student Center South Lounge $25
Enjoy a beer, wine and hors d’oeuvres pre-play reception and tickets to see the Domino Players production of “The Glass Menagerie.”
This is the first of a series of events during the 2024 – 2025 academic year to celebrate the Domino Players’ 100th anniversary!

Student Air Bands Competition
7 p.m., Merner-Pfeiffer-Klein Memorial Chapel. Free

Women’s Lacrosse Alumnae Game
9 a.m., Shirk Stadium. Free
Please call the athletics office at 610-921-7535 for more information.

Campus tours
10:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m., Depart from Pushman Cottage. Free
An interactive tour full of memories and new Albright sights and sounds, led by an Alumni Association Board member and a Lion Diplomat.

Central Check-In and Make your Own Swag Bags!
11 a.m. – 2 p.m., Student center, main lounge and bookstore. Free
Need Albright swag? We’ve got SWAG! Stop by the central check-in table to grab your football tickets, check in for tailgating or the picnic, and make your own swag bag!

Lion Pride Picnic
11 a.m. – 2 p.m., Kelchner Field. $25 
Pick a spot under the beautiful Albright trees and have a fun day with your Albright friends and your family.

Homecoming Tailgating
11 a.m. – 4 p.m., Turtle Dome. $30 for a spot, walk-ins are free.
Enjoy front row seats for the football game while you tailgate with Albright friends and family.
Please note: Participants must be 21 years of age or older. Children of alumni under 21
of any age are not allowed in tailgating. No pets, grills or glass containers please. See complete guidelines when reserving your spot. 

Albright football vs. Eastern
12 p.m., Shirk Stadium. Free tickets for alumni—please register in advance.
The first 200 fans will receive an Albright foam hand!

Graduates of the Last Decade (GOLD) reunion
4:30 p.m., Kelchner field. $18 for food and soft drinks, pay as you go for beer
Class years 2014 – 2024 are invited to attend the GOLD beer garden and reunion. Quaff some of craft beer brewed by two alumni-owned breweries, Blondes and Brewnettes, owned by Knute Mellon ’00, and New Trail, co-owned by Mike LaRosa ’13 and marketing director Don Rieck ’14. Alumni 21 years of age and older are invited to attend. Current students are not permitted. 

Men’s field hockey vs. Stockton
5 p.m., Shirk Stadium. Free

Men’s soccer vs. Berkeley College
7:30 p.m., Shirk Stadium. Free

 

All-Alumni Cocktail Party
5 p.m., Dining Hall.
All alumni are invited to attend and meet our interim President, Debra Townsley, Ph.D., and hear her speak about Albright’s future. Appetizers, wine and beer will be served! Enjoy beer brewed by two alumni-owned breweries, Blondes and Brewnettes, owned by Knute Mellon ’00, and New Trail, co-owned by Mike LaRosa ’13 and marketing director Don Rieck ’14. Enjoy live music by the alumni band Bad Publicity. All alumni are invited to attend!

Lion Pride Reunion
6:30 p.m. Dining Hall.
The music and fun from the cocktail party carry over to dinner! Class years ending in 4 and 9 celebrate reunions this year — but all alumni are invited to crash the party! Come together with LION PRIDE for fun, nostalgia and camaraderie at our all-alumni group reunion! Celebrate your special year with a delectable array of dishes to please every palate and preference. All alumni are invited to attend.

A block of rooms has been reserved for overnight accommodations for September 27 – 28, 2023 at the Double Tree by Hilton. Alumni should make reservations directly via a dedicated reservation page for Albright College by clicking on the link found below. Speical Albright rates available for the additional hotels listed below.  and on the Homecoming 2023 web page.

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Reading
701 Penn St,
Reading, PA 19601
(610) 375-8000
Albright rate: $142 per night, double occupancy
Deadline to reserve: August 29, 2024.
Click Here to Reserve Your Overnight Accommodations at The DoubleTree by Hilton Reading

Courtyard by Marriott Reading/Wyomissing
150 N Park Rd,
Reading, PA 19610
(610) 378-1137
Albright rate: $129 per night, double occupancy

Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Reading/Wyomissing
21 Meridian Blvd,
Reading, PA 19610
(610) 376-4400
Albright rate: $128 per night, double occupancy

Holiday Inn Express & Suites Wyomissing
405 N Park Rd,
Wyomissing, PA 19610
(610) 373-4444
Albright Rate: $89 per night for double occupancy

 

Enjoy these great shots from Homecoming 2023!