Homecoming

HOMECOMING 2022

October 6-9

Refresh your memories!

We’re excited to welcome alumni back to campus this fall for a

weekend of showcases, tours, lectures and nostalgia.

view our award winners' videos

highlights

Case School of Engineering Dean’s Reception 

Friday, October 7, 4:45 pm to 6 pm, lobby of Nord Hall

 

Reconnect with classmates and meet some of our stellar students at the
Dean’s Reception, where light refreshments will be served. Then walk over to Strosacker Auditorium for the 137th Awards Program.

137th Annual CAA All-Classes Celebration and Awards Presentation

(Hybrid)

Friday, October 7, 6 to 7:15 pm, Strosacker Auditorium

Our signature Homecoming event is a tribute to our alumni award winners, who will be introduced with short videos. University President Eric Kaler and Dean Ragu Balakrishnan will deliver opening remarks.

Coffee and Chat with the dean

(Hybrid)

Saturday, October 8, 9 to 10 am, Strosacker Auditorium

 

The Case School of Engineering is attracting students in record numbers. Join Dean Venkataramanan “Ragu” Balakrishnan as he shares the state of the school and answers your questions. Complimentary coffee, tea and cider will be served.

Case Quad Open House

Saturday, October 8, 10 am to 1 pm, start in Nord Hall.

Tour the recently renovated Case Quad and the labs that make it a world-class research center. Stop by Nord Hall to pick up your tour guide, your gift from the Case School of Engineering (one per family), and a list of activities.

Case School of Engineering Picnic

Saturday, October 8, 11:30 am to 1 pm, Tomlinson Hall.

 

Alumni, students, and their families are invited to our inaugural Case School of Engineering Picnic. Admission covers a make-your-own taco bowl andbeverage from the Tomlinson dining hall. All engineering alumni receive a gift.

(Hybrid)

Saturday, October 8, 3 to 4 pm, Strosacker Auditorium.

As he pioneers neural engineering and smart prosthetics, Professor Dustin Tyler, PhD ’99, addresses the exciting opportunities and the ethical questions posed by advances in biomedical engineering. The director of Case’s Human Fusions Institute will lead a panel of alumni experts as they discuss where the science is taking us and how to manage social impact. 

Additional reunion opportunities at homecoming 2022

CIT  Grand Classes Lunch

CIT Class of 1972 – 50th Reunion

Sears think[box] Employee Reunion

Delta Upsilon, all classes

Sigma Nu Reunion classes 1971-1973

Pi Kappa Alpha Reunion classes 1970-1973

MEM 20th Anniversary Networking Event  

SILVER BOWL

Ken Loparo, PhD ’77

GOLD MEDAL

Chi-Foon Chan, MS '74, PhD '77

GIVELBER

Jim Treleaven '69, MS '70, PhD '77

YOUNG ALUMNI

Carlin Jackson '15, MSM '16

Ka-Pi Hoh '84, MS '87, PhD '89

MERITORIOUS

Larry Enterline ’74

MERITORIOUS

Marla Perez Davis, PhD ’91

MERITORIOUS

Carmen Fontana ’00, MSE ’05

Kicher & Merat: Highlights from 140 years of Case history 

Former Dean Tom Kicher ’59, MS ’62, PhD ’65, and Professor Emeritus Frank Merat ‘72, MS ’75, PhD ’78, are helping the Kelvin Smith Library (KSL) document the 140 year legacy of the Case School of Engineering. In this presentation Frank shares his favorite findings and shares memorabilia from his remarkable collection while introducing the online history platform being built by KSL.

More than a Game: How Case uses computer gaming for meaningful fun

Three pioneering professors of game design will join game developer Ty Taylor ’11 to explain how Case uses gaming for meaningful fun. You’ll hear from Taylor — the creator of  Tumblestone and The Bridge, a Case IGF Student Showcase nominated game — as well as from Case professors Marc Buchner and Michael Fu, MS ’06, PhD ’11, and Cleveland Institute of Art Professor Anthony Calabro.

VIRTUAL GAMING ARCADE – “LET THE GAMES BEGIN”

Play original video games developed by CWRU students over the past five years in the Kevin Kranzusch Gaming, Simulation, and Visualization Lab. When the link goes live on Friday, October 22nd you have access to the Case Gaming Library, curated by the CWRU ESports team.


Individuals attending Case Western Reserve events are expected to be fully vaccinated, including booster if eligible. Masks are not required at this time, but we respect the choices of those who elect to wear them. University leaders continue to monitor pandemic developments and will adjust health protocols as circumstances warrant.

Questions? Email kelly.hendricks@casealum.org or call  216.368.0635