Pierce Pride Weekend

September 23, 2017

Welcome Home, Raven Nation!

Alumni, families, friends, and the public are welcome to join the Franklin Pierce community for an exciting day of Pierce Pride celebration on the College at Rindge campus.

Explore the academic, creative, and cultural pursuits and accomplishments of our students and faculty, enjoy fall foliage festival fun, take in a Raven Nation sporting event, and celebrate the Installation of Franklin Pierce’s sixth President Mooney with dancing and a barbeque on the Manor Lawn.


Time Event Description Location
11 a.m. Registration Opens    
11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Academic Showcase Learn from the best and brightest students at presentations of art, science, communications, and more. Campus-wide
12 p.m. Fall Festival Explore the beautiful fall foliage, carve pumpkins, snack on kettle corn and candy apples, and then cheer on the Ravens at the Homecoming football game vs. West Point. Campus-wide
1 p.m.-4 p.m. Installation Celebration Enjoy a barbeque-style luncheon with live music and dancing to celebrate the installation of Franklin Pierce University’s sixth President Kim Mooney. Tent on Manor Lawn
4:30 p.m. Homecoming Field Hockey game vs. Merrimack   Sodexho Field
5 p.m. Flock of Food Trucks Indulge in some dessert or game day fare from one of the food trucks in the flock. DiGregorio Parking Lot
7 p.m. Homecoming Women’s Soccer Game vs. Southern Connecticut State University   Sodexho Field
9 p.m. Fireworks Presentation To wrap up an exciting day, we welcome students, alumni and their families to gather on the Manor Lawn for a fireworks presentation, courtesy of Raven Athletics.  

Accommodations and Loding

Need a place to stay? Visit our lodging page to view the closest accommodations to the College at Rindge campus of Franklin Pierce University.


Photos of Past Events