Homecoming & Reunion

Group of people stand in front of sign inside entrance to Mandel School

Save the Date for 2024: Nov. 14–17

Welcome back, alumni!

At Case Western Reserve, we enrich lives through the transformative power of collaboration, and the university's Homecoming and Reunion Celebration embodies that spirit. The mission of CWRU homecoming is to instill pride in our community—students and alumni, faculty and staff, family and friends—through engaging activities that encourage lifelong connection. 

The Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences and Dean Dexter R. Voisin look forward to welcoming you back to campus this fall!

Friday, November 15, 2024

Mandel School Alumni Awards and Reunion Celebration

5:30–7:30 p.m. | Mandel School Noble Commons and via Livestream

Join Dean Voisin for an update on the state of the school as we present the Mandel School Alumni Awards and celebrate reunions for the classes of 1974, 1984, 1994, 1999, 2014 and 2019.

Tickets are $10 for alumni and $20 for other guests, and include complimentary parking and hors d'oeuvres.

2024 Mandel School Alumni Association Award Winners

Distinguished Alumna Award
Jill L. Dickie, PhD (SAS '74)
Professional Achievement Award
Lisa McDuffie (SAS '93)
Nonprofit Leadership Award
Sherri Brandon (SAS ‘00, MNO '18)
Louis Stokes Community Service Leadership Award
Sharyse N. Jones (SAS '08) 
Early Career Success Award
Malcolm D. Burton (SAS '17)

Saturday, November 16, 2024

2024 Grace Longwell Coyle Lecture and Co-Chair Celebration

5–7:30 p.m. | Mandel School Noble Commons and via Livestream

Hear from Professors Sharon Milligan and Robert Fischer on the power of non-governmental organizations and social work linkages (pending approval, social work credits will be offered for attendees) followed by a celebration of the Grace Longwell Coyle Professorship appointments of Drs. Milligan and Fischer.

Tickets are $10 for alumni/faculty/staff and $20 for guests, and include parking and hors d'oeuvres.

Grace Longwell Coyle made a profound impact on group work study and its practice. Her books and classroom presentations were landmark additions to the field of group work education, contributing to the critical analysis of group leadership, group behavior and the professional education of social workers.

Stay Connected

For more information about Homecoming and Reunion Weekend, please visit the university's Homecoming web page or call 216.368.5349.

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Email mandelschoolevents@case.edu. We look forward to seeing you!

This list of hotels near campus may have reduced rates available for CWRU alumni.

The Coffee House (Coffee/Pastries)
L’Albatros Brasserie and Bar (French/American) 
The Jolly Scholar (American)
Beyond Juice and Eatery (Juices/Salads)
Michaelson and Morley (American)
Mia Bella Restaurant (Italian)
Michelangelo’s (Italian)  
BurgerIM (Burgers)  
Tacologist (Tacos)  
Maxi’s Bistro (Italian)  
Kantina (Kosher)   
Indian Flame (Indian)
Falafel Cafe (Middle Eastern)
Mitchell’s Ice Cream (Ice Cream)
Inn on Coventry (Breakfast)
Hofbrauhaus Cleveland (German)

  • Cleveland Botanical Gardens
  • Cleveland Cultural Gardens
  • Cleveland History Center
  • Cleveland Museum of Art
  • Cleveland Museum of Natural History
  • International Women’s Air and Space Museum
  • Little Italy
  • Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA)
  • Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
  • Rockefeller Park Greenhouse
  • West Side Market