Bethel To Announce Changes During Homecoming

Bethel will soon publicly announce an address change for the college, dedicate a new residence hall and celebrate 50 years of men’s basketball. It all takes place during Bethel’s 61st annual Homecoming celebration Nov. 7 and 8, 2008.

Address Change:

The college will officially announce the new address of 1001 Bethel Circle on Saturday, Nov. 8 at 1:15 p.m.

Residence Dedication:

Following the announcement of the new address will be the dedication of the new 45,000-square-foot apartment-style residential center at 1:30 p.m. on Nov. 8. An open house for the facility is scheduled afterwards from 2 p.m. to 5p.m.

50 Years of Basketball:

The Bethel Men’s Basketball team will play Calumet College at 3 p.m. on Nov. 8. The halftime program will honor players from the first 50 seasons of intercollegiate basketball. The overtime celebration starts at 7 p.m. and will recap Bethel’s 50 seasons, plus honor two outstanding alumni, Jody Martinez ’90, ’07 and Dick Riddle ’64.

Schedule of all homecoming events:

Friday, November 7

10:00 a.m. Alumni Chapel 6:00 p.m. Men’s Basketball Tip-Off Classic Game  8:00 p.m. Men’s Basketball Tip-Off Classic Game 8:00 p.m. King and Queen Pageant

Saturday, November 8

7:30 a.m. Pilots 5K Run/Walk Registration 8:45 a.m. Pilots 5K Run/Walk Begins 9:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. Homecoming Information and Hospitality Desk Open 9:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Kid’s Zone 9:30 a.m. Kid’s Fun Run 10:00 a.m. – 10:50 a.m. Class Without a Quiz – Session 1 10:00 a.m. Women’s Basketball Alumnae Game 10:15 a.m. – 10:45 a.m. Campus Tour 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Homecoming/Reunion Brunch 1:15 p.m. Street Naming and Dedication of 1001 Bethel Circle 1:30 p.m. Residential Center Open House 1:15 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Kid’s Book Sharing Time in Mae’s Corner 1:30 p.m. – 2:20 p.m. Class Without a Quiz – Session 2 1:00 p.m. Men’s Basketball Tip-Off Classic Game  2:15 p.m. – 2:45 p.m. Campus Tour 3:00 p.m. Men’s Basketball Tip-Off Classic Game  5:30 p.m. Post-Game Reception (pre-reservation required) 7:00 p.m. Overtime: 50 Seasons Celebration and Alumni Award Presentations