Homecoming 2017

October 6, 2017 (All day) to October 8, 2017 (All day)

Get ready for Big Blue fun and games at #BigBlueHC17! Join your MU friends on Main Street for the Homecoming parade, play games on Miller Quad and tour the new University Commons

Registration is now open through Oct. 1.

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Veterans Day Salute

Col. Thomas Rotondi Jr. ’74

November 10, 2017, 6:30pm to 9:30pm

Join us Veterans Day concert by the Millikin Symphonic Wind Ensemble, featuring guest conductor Col. Thomas Rotondi Jr., retired leader and commander of the U.S. Army's band, Pershing's Own, and a 1974 MU alum. 

Come early for a pre-concert chat and stay for a complimentary dessert reception immediately following the show. 

Friday, Nov. 10

  • 6:30-7 p.m., Pre-concert Chat, Kirkland Fine Arts Center, Room 128
  • 7 p.m., Veterans Day Salute concert, Kirkland Fine Arts Center
    • Followed by a complimentary dessert reception

This event is free and open to the public. No RSVP or ticket required. 

For more information, contact the Alumni & Development Office at 217.424.6383 or email alumnews@millikin.edu.

2017 Holiday Jazz Reception

MU Faculty Jazz Sextet

December 9, 2017, 6:30pm

Decatur-area alumni and friends: Join us for a complimentary dessert and coffee reception Saturday, Dec. 9, at 6:30 p.m. in Perkinson Gallery at Kirkland Fine Arts Center, immediately prior to the 10th Anniversary Holiday Jazz performance by the Faculty Jazz Sextet at 7:30 p.m.

Please RSVP by Wednesday, Dec. 6, with the names of all attending to Lindsay Nolan, director of donor relations, at lnolan@millikin.edu or 217.424.6355.

Tickets for the 7:30 p.m. Holiday Jazz concert are available through the Kirkland Ticket Office by phone, 217.424.6318, or the Kirkland website.

Alumni & Friends Disney Trip

Magic Kingdom, Walt Disney World

October 10, 2018 (All day) to October 14, 2018 (All day)

Plan now to join Millikin faculty, staff, alumni and friends on a magical trip to the happiest place on earth! Enjoy the full Disney World experience with your MU family during the annual Epcot International Food & Wine Festival, Oct. 10-14, 2018.

Trip package includes:

  • Four nights in a Walt Disney World moderate resort.
  • A five-day “Park Hopper” ticket for Walt Disney World, allowing you access to multiple parks (Magic Kingdom, Epcot, Hollywood Studios, Animal Kingdom) on the same day.
  • Trip T-shirt
  • Group meal
  • And much more! 

Pricing and other details coming soon! 

PLEASE NOTE: Participants will be responsible for their own travel to and from Orlando, in addition to food and beverage expenses outside of the group meal.

Space is limited! Contact Alyse Knust, senior director of alumni engagement, at 217.424.6383 or aknust@millikin.edu to indicate your interest.