Welcome to your golden panther reunion website

Congratulations, alumni, on your Golden Panther Reunion! The College looks forward to celebrating you during Homecoming Weekend, October 7-9, 2022.  All alumni who graduated 51 or more years ago are invited to the Golden Panther Luncheon Reunion on Saturday, October 8, 2022.  Mark your calendar now and plan to join classmates and friends for great food, mingling, and reminiscing.  More information will be coming soon.  Registration will be available by July 1, 2022.  

To prepare for this occasion, please be sure to:

  • Make your hotel reservation today. This list of local Madison and surrounding area accommodations is a great resource.
  • Update your contact information to ensure you receive updates on your reunion.

See you on campus in October!

Friday, October 7, 2022

  • 5:30 p.m. - Alumni Awards Presentation on the Campus Center patio under a tent (Doors open at 5:00 p.m.)
    • Alumni Achievement Award Honorees
      • Deby Grosskopf Dihoff '73
      • Charles Stewart '63
    • Distinguished Young Alumni Award Honorees
      • Adam Clevenger '05
      • Devon Sharpe '13
      • Okletey Wilson-Tei '09
  • 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. - Reception
    Join Alumni Award Honorees, trustees, faculty, staff, and students on the patio of the Campus Center as we welcome everyone back to campus for Homecoming Weekend. Enjoy heavy hors d'oeuvres and a cash bar.
  • 8:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. - Bingo 
    Join students, alumni, faculty, and staff in the Withrow Activities Center (Campus Center) for a great bingo game! 

Saturday, October 8, 2022

  • 8:00 a.m. - The Scenic: 5K with a View.  - TBD
    Begin and end at Alumni Stadium. Check-in begins at 7:30 a.m.
  • 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. - Campus Bookstore
    The College Bookstore is on the lower level of the Campus Center and has a small store at Alumni stadium.
  • 10:00 a.m. Coach Mentoring Program Presentation  & Meet & Greet- TBD
    Join current student mentees and alumni mentors in Lynn Hall to learn about Hanover's newest mentor program. Presented by Jenny Siepler Moss '06, Executive Director of the Levett Career Center & Christy Hughes, Director of Alumni Relations. Mini Continental Breakfast Provided
  • 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. -  Science Center 
    Take a self-guided tour and enjoy displays that include colorful minerals, rare & unusual fossils, art & cultural exhibits, a butterfly collection, and more. Take a ride on the science side!  Make sure to stop by to see The Burning Tree Mastodon - the world's most-complete American mastodon on permanent display!

  • 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. - Walking Campus Tour
    The campus walking tour will last for approximately one hour. Your group will depart from the campus clock at Ball Drive and Scenic Drive (near Admissions). A student ambassador will lead your group, stopping at each location on the route to provide additional information and answer questions. This is an outdoor event, and we recommend you bring good walking shoes and dress for the weather. Please note: The Admission Office will be closed. If you would like to talk with an admission counselor, please see our visit options at https://www.hanover.edu/admission/.
  • 11:00 a.m.  - Volleyball Reunion and Alumni Matchup 
    The match-up game will be held in Horner Center, followed by a reunion in the tailgate lot. Make sure to register for the match-up to help us determine if there is interest.
  • 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.  – GOLDEN PANTHER REUNION LUNCHEON
    All alumni celebrating 51+ years of being a Hanover graduate are welcome for a special luncheon.
    • Location:  Withrow Activities Center/Campus Center
    • Cost: TBD
    • Great Food, coffee, water, tea, and an open bar with mimosas, wine, and beer
    • Class Photos: 11:30 a.m.
    • 1:30 p.m. - watch the football game from the Alumni Lounge
  • 11:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.HANOVERFEST - Located in the tailgate lot and is open to all guests. 
    • Food Trucks
    • Inflatables 
    • Photo Booth
    • Give-a-ways
    • Face Paint
  • 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. - VIP Reception - Invitation Only - TBD
  • 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. – Football vs. Blufton- GO PANTHERS!
  • 1:30 p.m.Champions Club Gathering - TBD
    Champions Club members, are you coming to the Homecoming football game on Oct. 8nd? If so, you are welcome to spend some time in the President's box with the President and other Champions Club members between 1:15 and the game's conclusion. Seating in the box is minimal, so you may want to watch the game from the bleachers but feel free to stop by the box for a bit of snack and to say hi.  
  • 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. - ALL ALUMNI DINNER REUNION (new)
    Location:  Campus Center Main Dining Room and Patio
    • Cost:  TBD - Buffet meal with open bar 
    • Reception Hour
      • 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. - Check-in to receive your nametag
      • 6:50 p.m. - Campus update and dinner prayer by President Lake Lambert
    • Dinner Hour
      • 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
        Enjoy a special buffet created by Parkhurst Chef and Food Network Chopped Challenger Andrew Welenken.
    • Social Time 
      • 8:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. 

Sunday, October 9, 2022

  • 10:00 a.m. - Sunday Morning Service at Hanover Presbyterian Church
    Join President Lambert at the Hanover Presbyterian Church, located at 174 East Main Street, Hanover, IN  47243, as he leads the church services on Sunday, October 3. Rev. Dr. Catherine Y.E. Knott, Ph.D., will provide the Holy Communion.


Our Hanover gives you private access to the online alumni directory, allows you to update your alumni profile, check out the alumni-only benefits you have access to, and gives back to the college even easier. Don't forget to visit often your alumni page https://our.hanover.edu/alumni-home for up-to-date information on the Alumni Association and the College, learn about upcoming alumni events, and keep your information current.


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  • Share your ideas for future reunions and alumni events
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Christy Hughes
Director of Alumni Relations

Nicole McKown
Director of Constituency Engagement and Annual Fund