NORTHFIELD, Vt. — Norwich University will host more than one thousand alumni and their guests during annual Homecoming festivities Sept. 23 to Sept. 26, which follows the Presidential Inauguration for its 24th president, Dr. Mark Anarumo, on Wednesday, Sept. 22.
Homecoming 2021 is packed with special events that pay tribute to Norwich’s traditions, celebrate alumni and unite the Norwich family. This year will honor class years ending in 0 and 5 (reunion classes from last year, who celebrated with virtual events because of the coronavirus pandemic) plus classes ending in 1 and 6.
Eighteen events will be livestreamed throughout the week for those who cannot attend in person. Check the full schedule here: https://alumni.norwich.edu/hc/schedule .
Highlights of Homecoming 2021, which are open to the public:
Thursday, Sept. 23
• 4 p.m. - Legacy of Learning: NU Women Kicking Glass.
Friday, Sept. 24
• 1 p. m. - Reading of the Roll of Honor.
• 3 p. m. - Harmon Memorial Wall Ceremony.
• 4:15 p. m. - Corps of Cadets Retreat Parade with Review.
Saturday, Sept. 25
• 9:30 a. m. - Alumni Parade and Corps Review
• 11:30 a. m. - Food trucks and 14th Star Beer Garden
• 2 p. m. - NU Cadets football vs. Endicott College
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About Norwich University
Norwich University is a diversified academic institution that educates traditional-age students and adults in a Corps of Cadets and as civilians. Norwich offers a broad selection of traditional and distance-learning programs culminating in baccalaureate and graduate degrees. Norwich University was founded in 1819 by Captain Alden Partridge of the U.S. Army and is the oldest private military college in the United States. Norwich is one of our nation's six senior military colleges and the birthplace of the Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC). www.norwich.edu