Events start Monday, Sept. 28, to Saturday, Oct. 3.


As alumni and friends return to campus to celebrate, a full slate of activities will mark Wesley College’s 2009 Homecoming week. Festivities will start on Monday, Sept. 28, and run through the Homecoming football game against Frostburg University on Saturday, Oct. 3.

“Homecoming is an important tradition for students, alumni, faculty and staff and local community members at colleges and universities across the country. It is a time to welcome back our various constituents to campus to be a part of the Wesley College spirit. At Wesley, we value the Dover community and want them to celebrate with us in this special yearly event,” said Beth Fisher, director of student activities at the college.

The first event of the week will be hosted by the student activities office and will feature a series of novelty events from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the College Center Lobby.
Homecoming’s newest event, Spa Night will begin at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 29, in the Underground located at the College Center.

Those attending during the week can see comedian Hasan Minhaj at 8 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 30, in the Wells Theater, Slaybaugh Hall. Minhaj has been featured on NBC’s National College Touring Company.

Movie night is next, with “The Proposal” starring Ryan Reynolds and Sandra Bullock playing at 9 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 1, in Wells Theater.

Wesley students and guests are welcome to attend the Red Carpet Event from 10 p.m. to 2 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 1, in the Field House. Admission is $5 at the door, or tickets can be purchased in advance for $3. Wesley students and guests must show proper ID. All guests must be 18 years or older.

The annual Homecoming Celebrity Carnival will be held from 3 to 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 2, on Fulton and N. Bradford streets. There will be games, an obstacle course and food.

The parade will roll through town starting at 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 3, stepping off at Loockerman and State streets. Following the parade, the ninth-ranked Wesley College Wolverines will host Frostburg University at 1 p.m. in Scott D. Miller Stadium for the 2009 Homecoming football game.
Homecoming activities will come to an end with a women’s soccer match, as the Lady Wolverines will host Division III rival Catholic University at 6 p.m. in the stadium.

For more information, call Beth Fisher, director of student life, at 736-2579 or Mark Gregorio, director of public information, at 736-2330.