Schedule



 
              
 

Big Red Weekend 2013
October 4-6
Granville, Ohio

* All events are subject to change.  Please check back often for updates.

Online registration has closed for Big Red Weekend 2013
You may still register by going to the Big Red Weekend Welcome Center  (located in the lobby of the Burton D. Morgan Center). The Welcome Center will be open from 9am -6:30pm on Friday and 9am-5:30pm on Saturday.



 Friday, October 4
All day
Cross Country - All-Ohio Championship
Away in Cedarville, OH
8:30am - 3:30pm Admissions Office Open ~ schedule an interview by calling 1.800.DENISON at least two weeks in advance
Beth Eden
8:30am - 4:30pm Bookstore Open
Slayter Second Floor
8:30am - 9:00pm William Howard Doane Library Open
Doane Library
8:30am - 4:30pm Alumni Relations Office Open
Burton D. Morgan, Suite 205
9:00am - 6:30pm
Registration
Burton D. Morgan, Atrium
9:00am
2nd Annual TED BARCLAY Big Red Swim & Dive Golf Classic
Registration for this is event is now closed
Granville Golf Course
10:00am - 10:00pm
Photography Exhibit: Off-Campus Study ~ Striking pictorial records of the experiences of Denison's Off-Campus Study students.
Slayter Hall, Second Floor
10:00am - 8:00pm
Heart of Ohio Quilters Guild Quilt Show ~ Jubilation: Capturing the Joy of Quilting. Presenting over 100 quilts made by HOQG members featuring artist Ive Winsh. Hourly demonstrations, vendors, door prizes and a silent auction
Bryn Du Mansion, Granville
11:00am - 2:45pm
Lunch ($)
Huffman Dining Hall
11:30am - 1:00pm

Curtis Dining Hall
11:00am - 2:45pm

Noon - 5:00pm
Denison Museum Open ~ Current Exhibits
Burke Hall of Music and Art, West Broadway at Cherry Street
2:00pm - 7:00pm
Bryn Du Art Show ~ Alchemy: Earth Wind Fire
Juried art exhibition of local artists in the mansion and grounds
Bryn Du Mansion
537 Jones Road
Granville

3:30pm - 5:00pm
Philosophy Coffee ~ What do Parents Owe Their Children? What do Children Owe Their Parents?: What obligations do parents have towards their children? Are these moral obligations or "merely" legal ones? What grounds these obligations, i.e., what makes them obligations? Conversely, what obligations do children have towards their parents? What grounds these obligations?
Burton D. Morgan Center, Knobel Hall
3:00pm
Black Alumni Association: Alumni and Student Networking
By Invitation
Burton Morgan, Second Floor
4:00pm
Field Hockey vs Oberlin
Away game at Oberlin
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Big Red Networking ~ Hosted by Career Exploration and Development
Slayter Hall, Second Floor
4:30pm - 8:00pm
Dinner ($)
Huffman Dining Hall
5:30pm - 8:00pm

Curtis Dining Hall
4:30pm - 7:00pm
5:00pm - 6:30pm
Black Alumni Association: Meeting with Black Student Union
By Invitation

BSU Lounge
6:30pm
Varsity D Induction and Hall of Fame Ceremony
Mitchell Center, Atrium
7:00pm
Black Alumni Association ~ Hors d'oeurves
Curtis Veggie
7:30pm
Men's Soccer vs. Hiram
Barclay-Thomsen Field
7:30pm
Planetarium Program
F.W. Olin Science Hall, Planetarium
8:00pm
Student A Cappella Concert ~ Denison's favorite men's and women's a cappella groups, Ladies Night Out, The Hilltoppers, DU Wop, and Tehillah will perform for your listening pleasure.
Swasey Chapel
8:00pm
Fall Festival: All Student Production
Familiar Stranger
by Hongyi Tian '13
Directed by Will Brackenbury

Call 740-587-6527 to purchase tickets
Burke Black Box
8:15pm
Planetarium Program
F.W. Olin Science Hall, Planetarium
10:00pm
Big Red Bash Featuring Scott Celani Band ~ Enjoy drinks at the Roost and complimentary "Big Red Cookies" while listening to a cover band that plays a great mix of songs that bridge generations: Michael Jackson, Van Morrison, Dave Matthews, etc.
Slayter Hall, Third Floor

Saturday, October 5
8:00am -10:30am
Varsity D Association Board Meeting
By Invitation
The Mitchell Center, Varsity D Room
8:30am -12:30pm
Admissions Office Open ~  schedule an interview, by calling 1.800.DENISON at least two weeks in advance
Beth Eden
9:00am - 4:00pm
Granville Antique Fair
221 East Broadway, Granville
9:00am - 5:00pm
Bookstore Open
Slayter Second Floor
9:00am - 2:00pm
Camp Denison ~ Fun for children of all ages, including pumpkin painting, inflatables, and more!! Advanced registration requested. Please plan to stay with your children, Camp Denison is a family activity and not a drop off childcare
The Mitchell Center
9:00am - 5:30pm
Registration
Burton D. Morgan, Atrium
9:00am - 10:00am
Conversation with the President ~ get an update on Denison today followed by a Q&A session.
Herrick Auditorium
9:30am
Swimming & Diving Alumni/Family Meet
The Mitchell Center, Trumbull Aquatic Center
10:00am - 10:00pm
Photography Exhibit: Off-Campus Study ~ Striking pictorial records of the experiences of Denison's Off-Campus Study students.
Meet the Student session 11:00 am - Noon

Slayter Union, Second Floor
10:00am
Black Alumni Association: Alumni to Alumni Networking
By Invitation

Black Studies Dept. Knapp, Room 209
10:00am - Noon
Student Development Research Poster Display ~ Members of Student Development will discuss trends within Denison's student population, along lines of demography, academic and co-curricular engagement, post-Denison outcomes, and well being to name a few. Departments included:
Academic Support & Enrichment
Career Exploration & Development
Center for Cross-Cultural Engagement
Center for Religious & Spiritual Life
Center for Service Learning
Center for Women & Gender Action
Counseling Services
Dean of First Year Students
Residential Education & Housing
Student Conduct & Campus Values

Curtis West Lounge
10:00am
Cross Country/Track and Field Gathering
Burton D. Morgan, Faculty Common
10:00am
Softball Tournament at OSU
OSU, Columbus, OH
10:00am - Noon
Kappa Kappa Gamma Open House
Kappa Kappa Gamma House
10:00am - Noon
Delta Delta Delta Alumnae Brunch
Delta Delta Delta House
10:00am - Noon
Academic Department Open Houses:
Biology
Black Studies
Chemistry and Biochemistry
Cinema
Communication
East Asian Studies & Modern Languages
Economics
Math and Computer Science

Political Science
Psychology
Sociology/Anthropology
Studio Art
Theatre Department

Talbot Hall
Knapp, 209
Ebaugh Main Lobby
Cinema House
Higley Hall, 311
Fellows, Third Floor
Higley Hall, Second Floor
F.W. Olin Science Hall, 2nd Floor
Knapp, 304
Knapp, 406
Blair Knapp Hall, 103
Bryant Arts Center
Theatre Arts Building
10:00am - 4:00pm
History Book Fair: Sponsored by the Granville Historical Society
Old Academy Building, Granville: Located at the corner of Elm and South Main St.
10:00am - 5:00pm
Heart of Ohio Quilters Guild Quilt Show ~ Jubilation: Capturing the Joy of Quilting. Presenting over 100 quilts made by HOQG members featuring artist Ive Winsh. Hourly demonstrations, vendors, door prizes and a silent auction
Bryn Du Mansion, Granville
10:00am - 7:00pm
Bryn Du Art Show ~ Alchemy: Earth Wind Fire
Juried art exhibition of local artists in the mansion and grounds

Bryn Du Mansion, Granville
10:30am - 11:30am
Delta Gamma Parent & Alumni Brunch
Delta Gamma House
10:30am - 9:00pm
William Howard Doane Library Open
Doane Library
10:30am
Tennis Alumni Gathering
Lamson Lodge
11:00am - 1:00pm
GLBTAA & Outlook Brunch with Discussion
Slayter Hall, Roost
11:00am
Hillel Bagel Brunch
The Open House, Center for Religious and Spiritual Life
11:00am
Field Hockey vs. Ohio Wesleyan
Deeds Field ~ Piper Stadium
11:00am - 1:00pm
Kappa Alpha Theta Parent Open House
Kappa Alpha Theta House
11:30am - 1:30pm Lunch and Summer Research Poster Display ($)
The Mitchell Center
Noon - 5:00pm
Denison Museum Open ~ Current Exhibits
Burke Hall of Music and Art, West Broadway at Cherry Street
Noon
Denison Swim & Dive Hall of Champions Induction
Curtis Dining Hall, Veggie Room
Noon - 1:00pm
Homestead Cabin Dedication Ceremony
The Homestead
1:00pm
Looking at 180 years of Denison's Presidents: A walk around the Denison President Portraits with Dr. Tony Lisska
The Presidents Room, William Howard Doane Library
1:00pm
Women's Soccer vs Hiram
Barclay-Thomsen Field
1:00pm
Volleyball vs. Allegheny
Livingston Gymnasium
2:00pm - 3:30pm
Black Alumni Association: Business Meeting
By Invitation

Higley Hall
2:00pm
Football vs. DePauw ~ The 2013 Varsity D Hall of Fame Inductees will be recognized at halftime
Deeds Field ~ Piper Stadium
2:00pm
Burpee's Seedy Theatrical Company Performance
Slayter Union, Auditorium
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Fraternity & Sorority Open Houses:
Beta Theta Phi
Delta Chi
Delta Gamma

Kappa Sigma
Lambda Chi Alpha
Pi Beta Phi
Phi Delta Theta
Sigma Chi

Beta House
Schaff House
Delta Gamma House
Kappa Sigma House
Morrow House
Pi Beta Phi House
Preston House
Sigma Chi House
4:00pm
Men's Soccer Alumni Game
Barclay-Thomsen Field
4:30pm - 7:00pm
Dinner ($)
Huffman Dining Hall
5:30pm - 7:30pm

Curtis Dining Hall
4:30pm - 6:30pm

5:00pm - 6:00pm
Parent Leadership Donor Reception  ~ by invitation
Monomoy Place, Henderson Gardens
5:30pm
Swimming and Diving Cocktail Reception
By Invitation
The Mitchell Center, All American Room & Atrium
5:30pm
Alpha Eta Alumni Association of Beta Theta Pi Semiannual Business Meeting
Beta Theta Pi House
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Black Alumni Association: Dinner Banquet
By Invitation

Burton D. Morgan, Knobel Hall
7:00pm
Singers Theatre Workshop presents a Broadway Revue featuring selections from the musicals: Miss Saigon, Chicago, Spamalot, Chess, Shrek, and The Full Monty. Admission is Free
Burke Recital Hall
8:00pm
Fall Festival: All Student Production
A Night of Shakespeare's Comedic Couples
Act I - The Taming of the Shrew- directed by Deven Dara
Act II - Much Ado About Nothing - directed by Grace McQueeny

Call 740-587-6527 to purchase tickets
Burke Black Box
8:30pm
Black Alumni Association: Social Gala
By Invitation

Burton D. Morgan, Atrium

Sunday, October 6
8:30am - 9:45am
Men's Lacrosse Parent Breakfast
Lamson Lodge
10:00am - Noon
Men's Lacrosse Team Scrimmage
Deeds Field ~ Piper Stadium
10:00am - 10:00pm
Photography Exhibit: Off-Campus Study ~ Striking pictorial records of the experiences of Denison's Off-Campus Study students.
Meet the Student session 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Slayter Union, Second Floor
10:00am - 11:00am
Granville Friends Meeting (Quaker)
The Open House, Center for Religious and Spiritual Life
10:30am - 2:00am
William Howard Doane Library Open
Doane Library
1:00pm - 5:00pm
Bryn Du Art Show ~ Alchemy: Earth Wind Fire
Juried art exhibition of local artists in the mansion and grounds

Bryn Du Mansion, Granville
3:00pm
Fall Festival: All Student Production
Familiar Strangers
by Hongyi Tian '13
Directed by Will Brackenbury


Call 740-587-6527 to purchase tickets
Burke Black Box
4:30pm - 5:30pm
Roman Catholic Mass
Swasey Chapel


General Information
Program Updates
Please continue to visit this website for program updates as Big Red Weekend draws near. In addition, when you arrive, be sure to check in at the Registration Desk for up-to-date program information.
Travel Assistance
A Note about Accessibility
If you have questions concerning access, or wish to request a sign language interpreter or accommodations for a disability, please contact Alumni Relations at 877.336.8648 option 4.
Early requests are encouraged; two weeks generally will allow us to provide seamless access.
Office of Alumni Relations
Denison University, 100 West College St., Granville, Ohio 43023
877-336-8648, option 4