Homecoming and Reunion Weekend: October 11-13, 2018

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Weekend Highlights:


Friday, Oct. 12, 2018

Coffee and Chat with the new Case School of Enginnering Dean  Venkataramanan “Ragu” Balakrishnan
10 to 11 a.m.

Tomlinson Hall, Lobby

The Case School of Engineering is attracting students in record numbers and the credentials of its undergraduate class underscore that these are among the best and brightest future engineers. Join the new dean as he shares the state of the school and responds to your questions.

Jolly Scholar Mixer with CIT and CSE Alums
3 to 5 p.m.

(No registration/cash bar) 

Meet-up at the on-campus brewery, The Jolly Scholar, to reconnect with old friends and colleagues. The Jolly Scholar is located in Thwing Center on the campus of CWRU.

133 Annual All-Classes Celebration: Innovation ShowCASE and Case Alumni Association Awards Presentation
5 to 8 p.m.

Larry Sears and Sally Zlotnick Sears think[box], Richey Mixon Building –  11201 Cedar Avenue 
Open to all engineering, math and applied science graduates, family and friends, our signature event includes student innovations, cool demonstrations—vote for your favorite! Plus food and beverage stations and a tribute to our alumni award honorees. $50 per person.

Here are our 2018 Alumni Award Winners


Saturday, Oct. 13, 2018

Brunch and Parade Watch with Dean Cyrus Taylor and Dean “Ragu” Balakrishnan
9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. 

Cleveland Botanical Garden, Woodland Hall
Enjoy brunch and live music with deans Cyrus Taylor of the College of Arts and Sciences and Dean Venkataramanan “Ragu” Balakrishnan of the Case School of Engineering. Afterward, we’ll gather outside to watch the Homecoming Parade pass by. Complementary valet parking.

1968 50th Class Reunion and CIT Grand Classes Lunch & Social
Noon-1:30 p.m.

Tomlinson Hall Lobby
Join alumni who graduated from the Case Institute of Technology in 1968 or earlier for a special reception and luncheon. $30 per person.


Additional Events:

Friday October 12
Observe Classes:

2:15 p.m. - 3:05 p.m.

EECS 132: Introduction to Programming in Java  (limited to 30 guests)
Course Description: Introduction to computer programming and problem solving with the Java language. 


4:25 p.m.- 5:15 p.m.

EMAE 360 Design and Manufacturing II
Bingham 108

This is the senior capstone design course for mechanical engineering majors. The outcomes of the course project teams in this class are working on the design of a motorcycle engine from first principles.

Saturday Oct. 13     

  • Sears think[box] tours, 1 to 3 p.m. (If you are unable to signup for a tour on Saturday, October 13, please use the following link to schedule a tour during our regular open hours: http://thinkbox.case.edu/access/tours
  • Case Amateur Radio Club tribute to Michelson Morley Experiment, all day  on Case Quad, Glennan
  • CWRU Spartans v. St. Vincent Bearcats, 1:00 p.m. DiSanto Field
  • Real Genius (movie) at Strosacker Auditorium, 7:00 p.m. and  9:30 p.m. showings.

Sunday Oct. 14 

Homecoming Concert, 3 p.m. Maltz Performing Arts Center

All registration for Homecoming and Reunion Weekend events, including Case Alumni Association events, is conducted through the Alumni Association of Case Western Reserve University. To register or to learn more, visit http://case.edu/events/homecoming/

Questions? Contact Kelly Hendricks, Director of Alumni Relations:  kelly.hendricks@casealum.org  or 216-368-0635

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