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Each year, Ohio Dominican students, alumni, family and friends return to campus to celebrate Homecoming Weekend. Join us for new and traditional alumni events, and to cheer on our Panthers as they take the field against the Hillsdale College Chargers!


Homecoming is an exciting week for alumni and current Panthers alike! Download our Homecoming Week event list (PDF) to see a full list of events. We've highlighted our Oct. 6 and 7 alumni events below, and we hope to see you there!

  • October 6 – Athletic Hall of Fame Awards Dinner
    A quartet of former Panthers in Mike Bell '96, Kevin Green '98, Paul Page and Gina Schneider '13 comprise the 2017 Ohio Dominican Athletic Hall of Fame class, and that group will be recognized during the Athletic Hall of Fame Recognition Dinner on Friday, October 6, at 6 p.m. in the Bishop James A. Griffin Student Center. 

    RSVP to Dinner

    Cost for the dinner is $25 a person. There is limited space for this event, so please RSVP at the link above. We hope to see you there!
  • Prior to the tailgate, there will be a special Planned Giving seminar offered, BE A LIVING LEGACY, in the President’s Dining Room in the Bishop James A Griffin Student Center from 9:45 to 10:45 a.m. Seminar is free and a continental breakfast will be provided. For registration, questions or additional information, please contact Whitney G. Briggs, Director of Gift & Estate Planning, via phone at 614-253-4804 or by e-mail at briggsw@ohiodominican.edu.
  • October 7 – Homecoming 2017 Alumni Tailgate & Game
    Join alumni, faculty, staff and friends for Homecoming 2017! The tailgate is FREE and all are welcome to attend. There will be great food, refreshments, games, giveaways and more! Take the opportunity to meet ODU's new President, Dr. Robert Gervasi, and his wife, Jen.

    When: Saturday, October 7, 2017
    Time: 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. 
    Where: Outside of Panther Football Stadium near main entrance

    RSVP to Tailgate

    The ODU Panthers take on Hillsdale with kickoff at noon. If you come to the tailgate, we will provide you with free tickets to the game! Please RSVP so that we can plan for appropriate catering. We hope to see you there. GO PANTHERS!

We are excited about continuing our annual tradition of having an Alumni Tailgate Picnic as part of Homecoming, and hope that you and your family will join us! It's a great day to be a Panther! We hope to meet you and spend quality time with you at your Alma Mater on this special day!

For any questions, please e-mail Kyrsten Stenerson, Assistant Alumni Director, at stenersk@ohiodominican.eduor call her at 614-251-4458.