Wagner Weekend Schedule of Events

Wagner Weekend Schedule of Events

Friday, September 16 - Saturday, September 17, 2022


Thank you for your interest in Wagner Weekend! Online registration is now closed. For events on Friday, we will be accepting on-site registration for the 50th Reunion Golden Seahawks Luncheon and Grand Celebration directly at the event location. Student and family events do not require a registration for Friday evening; please email sea@wagner.edu for questions. For events held on Saturday, you can register on-site at the designated event locations. For Wagner Weekend on the Oval, on-site registration will be held from 1-3:15 p.m. Football game tickets will be sold at the stadium ticket booth only. If you have already registered for the Oval and football tickets, your packet will be available for pick-up from 1-3:15 PM. If you have any questions, please email us at alumni@wagner.edu or call us at 718-390-3224.

Wagner Weekend (Homecoming & Reunion) is back this September 16-17, 2022! This is an amazing opportunity for the Wagner community to come together and celebrate the past, present, and future of our great institution. Wagner Weekend gives all Seahawks the chance to relive old memories and create new ones.

The weekend’s festivities will feature both Homecoming and Reunion activities to enjoy with your friends and family. This year's weekend kicks off on Friday with a 50th Reunion Golden Seahawks Luncheon, followed in the evening by student and family activities, and the Grand Celebration for alumni! During the Grand Celebration, we will honor our anniversary class years, the 2022 alumni award recipients, and celebrate with dinner and dancing! Saturday’s festivities include a Memorial Service featuring the alumni and student choir, an affinity group gathering, and the Hall of Fame Induction. Then, join us on the Oval for food, fun, and entertainment. We will enjoy fare from some of Staten Island's favorite restaurants and alumni-owned businesses. Celebrate with music, interactive games, and our Float Parade, a long-standing tradition dating back 50 years.

Please note, events are subject to change as we abide by NYC guidelines and Wagner protocols.

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50th Reunion Golden Seahawks Luncheon $30, $25 Early-Seahawk pricing
Faculty Dining Room, Union
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Golden Seahawks and friends welcome graduates of the class of 1972 into their ranks! All Golden Seahawks (members of any graduating class prior to 1972), family, and friends are invited to attend this fun-filled celebration. You will also get the chance to meet our Wagner College President Angelo Araimo. Lunch, wine, and beer will be available for all attendees. Check-in is in the Faculty Dining Room, Union.
Wagner College Holocaust Center Tour
Holocaust Center, Union 201
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Visit our newly opened center that pays tribute to the courage of individuals of all faiths who risked their lives to resist the Nazis and rescue others. A special section is devoted to Holocaust survivors and World War II veterans connected to Wagner College, with original artifacts. This tour will be guided by Prof. Lori Weintrob, Founding Director. For more information, contact: holocaust.center@wagner.edu
Pep Rally (Open to all Students and their Families)*
Pape House Lawn (Rain Location: Spiro Sports Center Gym)
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
The Wagner College marching band, cheerleaders and the Seahawk will lead the pep rally as we cheer on the Football team before Saturday's Wagner Weekend game and meet the candidates for Wagner Weekend’s Royalty Court. The pep rally will take place in front of Pape House from 7:00 to 8:00 p.m. Registration is not required. This event is open to all members of the Wagner College community.
Post Pep Rally Dessert Reception (Open to all Students and their Families)*
Patio, Union (Rain Location: Atrium, Union)
8:30 PM
Enjoy a dessert reception after the Pep Rally with your family and friends. Registration is not required.
Grand Celebration, featuring the Alumni Awards $65 pricing, *$55 Early Seahawk pricing, $45 Young Alumni pricing (2012-2022), $10 Child Pricing (12 and under)
Main Dining Hall, Union
7:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Join us to celebrate your reunion, our 2022 Alumni Association Award winners, and your alma mater! Guests will enjoy a delectable dinner with drinks followed by a short program hosted by the Alumni Association Board of Directors honoring and recognizing the service and achievements of our impressive 2022 Alumni Award winners. All guests are expected to remain seated during this program. Immediately following the program, we will continue with our reception. Cocktail attire is suggested for all guests. Please note, no shorts or flip flops permitted. Check in is on the 2nd floor landing in the Union.
*Important Note: This event is for alumni and their guests only and will be closed to all Wagner students. All participants, regardless of age, MUST register to attend. 
*Note for students: The Main Dining Hall will be closed from 2:00 pm on and there will be no dinner service. Make sure to head over to the student events hosted by the Office of Student Engagement and Activities instead!

Alumni Choir Rehearsal*
Pape House Rear Lawn (Rain Location: Horrmann Library)
8:00 AM – 10:00 AM
Warm up those vocal cords with fellow members of the Alumni Choir — just like the old days! Select members of our student choir will also join to meet and mingle with alumni. Light breakfast will be available at 8:00 a.m. in the lobby of Pape House with rehearsal to follow behind Pape House promptly at 8:45 a.m. before the Memorial Service. Check-in is in the Pape House Lobby.
Memorial Service with the Alumni and Student Choir*
Pape House Rear Lawn (Rain Location: Horrmann Library)
10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Remember and honor the contributions of alumni and friends of the College whom we have recently lost. Special performance by select members of the Wagner College Alumni Choir and Student Choir. Check-in is at the Pape House Rear Lawn.
Alumni Affinity Group Reunion*
Manzulli Boardroom, Foundation Hall
11:30 AM – 1:00 PM
This event is for alumni only. Were you a part of a student organization or club on campus as a student? This event is for you! Reconnect with your sorority, fraternity, or student club at our designated affinity group reunion. Organizations will have designated tables. Upon registering, list which organizations you’re a part of. Light dessert and coffee service will be available.
Alumni of the Alumni Association Board of Directors Social (Invite Only)
Alumni of the Alumni Association Board of Directors (former board members) are invited to meet and mingle with current board members at a private social gathering. A light snack service will be provided. A separate registration page will be available to select members only.
Nicolais School of Business Alumni & Student Social (Invite Only)
Alumni who graduated from the Nicolais School of Business are invited to meet and mingle with our Dean Aarti Ivanic, Ph.D. and current students from the Nicolais School of Business. A separate registration page will be available to select members only.
Parents Coffee Break*
Atrium, Union
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
Mix and mingle with Wagner’s administration and fellow Seahawk parents and families to receive helpful information, and discuss important resources that are available to our parent community. *Please note this event is open to current Wagner parents and families only. Registration is not required.
Athletics Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony*
Spiro Sports Center Hall of Fame Room
12:30 PM – 2:00 PM
Honoring the 2022 Hall of Fame Inductees:
  • Andrew Bailey, Baseball - 2003-2006
  • Morgan Miller, Softball - 2004-2007
  • Phil Thies, Football - 1977-1980
  • Heather George, Women's Lacrosse - 2003-2006
Registration is not required. Check-in is in the Spiro Sports Center Hall of Fame Room.
Wagner Weekend on the Oval  $25 per person (Early Seahawk w/ 20 tickets and a Wagner Weekend t-shirt discounted at $5), $20 per person (w/out t-shirt)
Sutter Oval (Rain Location: Spiro Sports Center Gymnasium)
1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
This is the can't-miss event of the weekend! Join us on the Oval for our biggest Wagner Weekend celebration yet. We will have a variety of food and soft drink options from local Staten Island restaurants and alumni-owned businesses, along with a beer and wine tent. Attendees can vote on the best banner presented by student organizations, which will be displayed on our Wagner Weekend float. The float is a tradition that dates back 50 years ago at Wagner. Entertainment and fun for all ages will include a rock-climbing wall, variety performers, games, and more! You won't want to miss this jam-packed kick-start to the big game! Before the game, enjoy a mini-parade and cheer on our football team and the Wagner Weekend Royalty on our float.
Please note, food and drinks will be available for purchase by ticket (Wagner bucks) only. One ticket is a $1 value. Most food and drink items will range from 2 to 7 tickets. All beer and wine will cost $5 per beverage (5 tickets). Early Seahawk package includes 20 tickets and 1 Wagner Weekend t-shirt per 1 registrant. The first 150 people to sign up with our early Seahawk pricing will receive a discounted Wagner Weekend t-shirt ($10.00 Value). A limited amount of Wagner Weekend T-shirts will be sold on-site.
All alumni, families and guests who are pre-registered can check directly on the Oval beginning at 1:00 PM for Wagner Weekend on the Oval. Ticket sales will be available from 1:00 to 3:45 pm.
Wagner Weekend Football Game $10 per adult, $6 per child. Students do NOT need to register.
Hameline Field
4:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Bring your Seahawk pride over to Hameline Stadium and cheer on the Wagner College Seahawks as they take on the St. Francis University Red Flash. Enjoy performances by the Wagner Seahawk Marching Band and the half-time Wagner Weekend Royalty coronation.
*Students do not need to register for the football game.