Events Include Performances from South
Pacific; a Carnival with Games and Amusements; Reunions;
a Children’s Halloween Party; and a Presentation of the College’s International
Faculty Members --
Queens College’s Annual Homecoming Weekend will welcome
returning alumni and their families with a full lineup of activities designed for
renewing old acquaintances and making new ones. Events will include a talk by Hollywood movie
producer Alan Siegel ’73; a performance by singer, pop icon, and reality show
star Cyndi Lauper; a carnival with games, activities, and amusements; reunions;
and a presentation of the college’s international programs by Queens College
Sunday, October 20, 2013, 12 - 6:30 pm
Saturday, October 19: Special anniversary reception for the classes of 1943. 1953, 1963 and 1973, 5 - 7 pmWHERE:
Queens College, 65-30
Kissena Boulevard, Queens, New York.
Campus Map: http://www.qc.cuny.edu/about/directions/2d/Pages/default.aspx
SCHEDULE: For a complete schedule of events and to register, visit http://www.qc.cuny.edu/homecoming
BACKGROUND: With over
40% of its 100,000 alumni residing in the borough, Queens College proudly
welcomes back one who went West: Hollywood movie producer Alan Siegel '73, who
will discuss the many stages of his Hollywood career on Sunday, October 20, as
the homecoming keynote speaker. Siegel’s many credits include the movies Olympus
Has Fallen, Playing for Keeps, Machine Gun Preacher, and Law
Singer, reality show star, and pop icon Cyndi
Lauper, will perform her hits and songs from her Tony Award-winning musical Kinky
Boots. Lauper, a Queens native, will return to the borough for her only
hometown show. This tour marks the 30th anniversary of Lauper’s
hit album, She's So Unusual, and the last time Lauper will sing pop
classics like “Girls Just Want to Have Fun” and “Time After Time” live in their
In addition, the college will host a carnival on the Quad
with games, activities, and amusements.
Students will perform excerpts from South Pacific; faculty
members will present the college’s international programs; and the Dept. of Athletics will host a tailgating party and soccer scrimmage.
General Admission tickets
include all events, a luncheon, and a closing reception. The “All Event
Package” includes the general admission ticket and mezzanine concert tickets to
Cyndi Lauper’s concert.
Contact Alumni Relations at (718) 997-5534 or visit http://www.qc.cuny.edu/homecoming
for more information.