Blue Block Party 2.0
7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11471 Euclid Avenue
Join the campus community as we kick off Homecoming weekend on Toby's Plaza at Case Western Reserve University for a dynamic street festival with food, music, entertainment and more. Creative blue attire encouraged.
12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
2138 Adelbert Road (on campus)
Reconnect with your friends, classmates, fellow alumni, faculty and other special guests over a delightful lunch and join us for one of the most memorable gatherings on campus, as we unveil the winners of the university Alumni Association awards.
Cost: $20 (free for alumni from 1931-1963 and 2003-2013)
The Grand Lecture - CWRU's Newest Generation of Stars
1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
2138 Adelbert Road (on campus)
It's no surprise that alumni of CWRU are a talented group of professionals. Young alumni in particular seem to be a generation almost impatient to change the world. This year's grand lecture focuses on some of the university's brightest stars under the age of 30. A panel will discuss their victories, defeats and, ultimately, their road to achieving such success at a young age.
Think Forum: Excavating the Past - The Earliest Humans
3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Biomedical Research Building (BRB)
2109 Adelbert Road (on campus)
Join Dr. Bruce Latimer as he explains what was found in a subterranean cave in Israel. Below the ground’s surface in this Israeli cave are hundreds of thousands of years of remains that can provide valuable insights into the development of the human face and teeth. The site includes skeletal remains, including a 58,000-year-old partial skull, along with tools and other revelatory debris reaching back up to 200,000 years. Throughout the cave lies hint after hint about how the Neanderthals lived and about their dramatically different facial and dental structures compared to modern humans. A person’s craniofacial structure has health implications, as it fundamentally influences our lives, down to how we eat and breathe. It also has implications for the interrupted breathing in sleep apnea and obstruction that causes choking.
1.5 hours of free dental continuing education.
Dental Reception and Dance Party
6:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.
Presentation of the 2013 Distinguished Alumnus Award
Ritz-Carlton Cleveland, Ballroom
1515 West 3rd Street
Join fellow classmates and friends for a cocktail/hors d’oeuvres reception that begins at 6:00 p.m. with the smooth jazz sounds of Just About Music. The 2013 Distinguished Alumnus Award will be presented to Page W. Caufield '73 at 7:30 p.m., followed by music from the DJs at Rock the House Entertainment and dancing to your favorite songs. Make sure you wear your party shoes, because we’ll keep the music going until 11:00 p.m.!
$20 includes heavy hors d'oeuvres, (2) drink tickets, souvenir photos, the dance party and more.
Continuing Education Course / Continental Breakfast
Renaissance Cleveland Hotel
24 Public Square
Complimentary Continental Breakfast
8:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.
Join us for a light morning refreshment at 8:30 a.m. before the continuing education course that begins at 9:00 a.m.
Continuing Education Course - Fraud Can Happen: Steps to Detection and Prevention
9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
David E. Sems, CPA, CITP, CFF will discuss what motivates people to commit fraud, how it can be detected and more importantly how to prevent fraud from damaging your business. He is a CPA and fraud investigator that has conducted investigations both locally and around the globe over the past 15 years. This informative session will be filled with real-world examples and practical steps you can implement in your dental practice or any other business.
1.5 hours of free dental continuing education credit.
Reignite your Spartan Spirit at the Homecoming parade, tailgate and football game where the CWRU Spartans will take on the Linfield Wildcats. Tickets are free with advance registration.
Parade and Parade Watch
10:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
11310 Juniper Road (on campus)
11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Outside Leutner Commons
1619 Mistletoe Drive (on campus)
1672 East 117th Street (on campus)
Lunch with Dean Jerold Goldberg / Walking Tour of the Dental School
CWRU School of Dental Medicine
2124 Cornell Road (on campus)
Patient Waiting Area
Lunch with Dean Jerold Goldberg
Join Dean Jerold Goldberg and the Alumni Association for lunch in the patient waiting area on the ground floor at the School of Dental Medicine.
Cost: $15 for lunch.
Walking Tours of the Dental School
1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Tour groups will depart from the patient waiting area. Relive your school days and take a complimentary guided tour of the school. Observe the exciting changes and hear firsthand about the new programs underway.
Transportation provided from Renaissance Hotel to the dental school.
Dental Reunion Class Dinners and Class Photos
5:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Renaissance Cleveland Hotel, Ambassador Room
24 Public Square
Gather with your classmates for a time of reminiscing. Class dinners will be held at the Renaissance Hotel and other locations. Class photos will be taken during this time.
Stephanie Tubbs-Jones Gospelfest Concert Celebration
4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
John Hay High School, Main Auditorium
2075 Stokes Boulevard
Showcasing the talents of local musicians, churches and youth organizations in an annual celebration of the rich heritage of gospel music in Cleveland. Named in honor of Stephanie Tubbs-Jones--a dedicated public servant and dual alumna of Case Western Reserve, the concert also serves as the culminating celebration of Homecoming weekend.