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Millikin University > Alumni & Friends > Events > Homecoming > Alumni Schedule of Events

Join us for Homecoming 2012, Oct. 5-7. This year's homecoming festivities have something for everyone! Check back soon for updates, including the Career Connection schedule.

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FRIDAY: OCTOBER 5

9 A.M. - 5 P.M. REMEMBER WHEN?

Staley Library archives, first floor. Explore the collection of Millikin historical material.

CAREER CONNECTIONS

Friday afternoon, various times and locations. Join us in classrooms as alumni share career experiences with current students. A full schedule will be available soon.

8 A.M. - 5 P.M. ZETA TAU ALPHA HOUSE TOURS

Zeta Tau Alpha alumnae are invited to stop by the Alumni and Development Center (formerly ZTA house) for a tour.

NOON - 5 P.M. ALUMNI ART EXHIBIT

Visit Perkinson Gallery in Kirkland Fine Arts Center for an exhibit by alumni including Annette Russo '80, Jamie Niess Kotewa '01, Katie Hinton '03, Tabitha Pennekamp '09, Richard Keen III '95 and Nathan Cox '97.

3-8 P.M. ALUMNI CHECK-IN AND INFORMATION TABLE

Lower Richards Treat University Center (RTUC)

4-5 P.M. CAMPUS TOURS

Leaving from lower RTUC every 30 minutes.

4 P.M. - 8 P.M. DELTA SIGMA THETA HOSPITALITY SUITE

Hospitality Suite @ Lindsay Schaub Lounge/Wood Room in RTUC

4:15 P.M. SCHOOL OF NURSING RECEPTION AND LEGACY OF THE LAMP CEREMONY

Westminister Presbyterian Church, 1360 W. Main St. 5 p.m. ceremony includes presentation of the SON's Alumnus of the Year Award to Mary Coventry '82.

6 P.M. ALUMNI AWARDS DINNER/ATHLETIC HALL OF FAME INDUCTION

Lower RTUC, all alumni and friends welcome. Recognizing 2012 Alumni Award recipients and Athletic Hall of Fame inductees. $20 per person. Reservations required. Always inspirational!

6 P.M. BIG BLUE VOLLEYBALL VS. WEBSTER UNIVERSITY

Griswold Physical Education Center. Followed by JV game at 8 p.m.

8:30 P.M. PEP RALLY & FIREWORKS DISPLAY

Frank M. Lindsay Field, sponsored by Student Homecoming Committee.

9-11 P.M. ALL ALUMNI RECEPTION

Alumni and Development Center, 1305 W. Main St. The weekend's kick-off reception. Complimentary hors d'oeuvres, cash bar.

SATURDAY MORNING: OCTOBER 6

8:30 A.M.-1 P.M. ALUMNI CHECK-IN AND INFORMATION TABLES

RTUC lower level and Griswold Physical Education Center. Coffee available. Registration/information for the classes of '62 and earlier in RTUC. At 9:30 a.m., registration/information table for classes later than '62 opens in Griswold for alumni attending 10 a.m. events.

9-11 A.M. CAMPUS TOURS

Leaving from lower RTUC every 30 minutes.

9 A.M. - NOON ALUMNI ART EXHIBIT

Visit Perkinson Gallery in Kirkland Fine Arts Center for an exhibit by alumni and faculty including Annette Russo '80, Jamie Niess Kotewa '01, Katie Hinton '03, Tabitha Pennekamp '09, Richard Keen III '95 and Nathan Cox '97.

9 A.M. CLASS OF 1972 SCHOOL OF MUSIC RECEPTION AND TOUR

Perkinson Music Center. For information, contact Kimm Hollis '72 at hollis@hanover.edu.

9 A.M. - NOON ALPHA CHI OMEGA BRUNCH

Alumni brunch

9 A.M. - 5 P.M. REMEMBER WHEN?

Staley Library archives, first floor. Explore the collection of Millikin historical material.

9:30 A.M.-NOON WJMU OPEN HOUSE HONORING 40 YEARS OF BROADCASTING

The Jimm Seaney Studio, lower level RTUC.

10 A.M. - 11:30 A.M. DELTA SIGMA THETA OPEN HOUSE

Open house at Millikin East Apartments.

10-11 A.M. SCIENCE OPEN HOUSE

Leighty-Tabor Science Center, second floor. Hosted by biology, chemistry and physics faculty.

10 A.M. MORNING MINGLER RECEPTION AND CLASS PHOTOS ('67-'07)

Complimentary coffee, juice and pastries for alumni, families and friends in Griswold Physical Education Center. Reception for reunion classes. Reunion photos taken at:

  • '67 (10:10)
  • '72 (10:50)
  • '77 (10:20)
  • '82 (10:25)
  • '87 (10:30)
  • '92 (10:35)
  • '97 (10:40)
  • '02 (10:45)
  • '07 (10:55)
  • DDD 100th Anniversary (11:00)

Not a reunion year for your class? You're welcome to mingle at the reception or join the class year of your choice.

11 A.M. - 12:30 P.M. ALPHA KAPPA ALPHA BRUNCH

Brunch @ SPEC. Invite only, contact Nashana Alexander for invite/info at nalexander@millikin.edu.

11 A.M. COMPLIMENTARY REUNION LUNCHEONS FOR CLASSES OF '37, '42, '47, '52, '57 AND '62

RTUC lower level. Served, sit-down luncheon. Reservations required; alumni from class years near these classes are invited to join the luncheon of their choice. Class photos taken there.

11 A.M. ALUMNI & FRIENDS COMPLIMENTARY LUNCHEON BUFFET

Griswold Physical Education Center. For classes less than 50 years out and all other alumni and friends. Free lunch; reservations encouraged. During and after lunch, enjoy children's activities, take a sport skill video assessment, learn about proposed campus building projects for theatre and dance, exercise science & sport and a new university center, get info about Greek life, get a free gift for high school students from MU's admission office and more!

11 A.M. SOFTBALL REUNION

Meet at Griswold Physical Education Center for lunch, followed by tailgating at the football game. For more information, contact Tessi Taylor '01 at tmtaylor@bradley.edu.

11 A.M.-1 P.M. OPEN HOUSE FOR FORMER RESIDENT ASSISTANTS

See the new offices for Residence Life in Dolson Hall. Residence Life staff welcome all alumni who served as resident assistants.

10:45 A.M. TAU KAPPA EPSILON ANNUAL ALUMNI GOLF OUTING

Scovill Golf Course, tee times starting at 11 a.m. Scramble format. For information, e-mail Dana Noble ’96 at dnoble@hf233.org or call 630-235-2411.

11 A.M. - 1 P.M. PI BETA PHI BRUNCH

House tours and brunch. Pi Beta Phi house.

SATURDAY AFTERNOON: OCTOBER 6

12 P.M. - 3 P.M. DELTA DELTA DELTA OPEN HOUSE

Open house at the DDD house.

1 P.M. BIG BLUE FOOTBALL VS. NORTH CENTRAL COLLEGE

Frank M. Lindsay Field. Alumni Award recipients and Athletic Hall of Fame inductees honored at halftime. Tickets sold at gate; alumni free with Alumni Association card.

Don't have a card? Pick one up at the eception following School of Music Class of '72 recital PMCcheck-in table in RTUC or Griswold.

1 P.M. ALUMNI CHOIR REHEARSAL

Kirkland Fine Arts Center, room 11. University Choir members of all eras welcome. The alumni choir performs at 2 p.m. Sunday at Central Christian Church.

1:15 P.M. - 2 P.M. ZETA TAU ALPHA OPEN HOUSE

Open house hosted by Linda Chapman Arends ’61 and Natalie Mauck McDowell ‘89. Alumni and Development Center (formerly ZTA house).

2-3 P.M. SCHOOL OF NURSING OPEN HOUSE

Leighty-Tabor Science Center, room 101.

3 P.M. DELTA SIGMA PHI ACB MEETING

ACB Meeting at New Hall 2

3 P.M. SIGMA ALPHA IOTA (MUSIC)

Alumnae Tea at Perkinson Music Center

3 P.M. - 5 P.M. ALUMNI ART RECEPTION

Visit with alumni artsist including Annette Russo '80, Jamie Niess Kotewa '01, Katie Hinton '03, Tabitha Pennekamp '09, Richard Keen III '95 and Nathan Cox '97, whose works are displayed in Perkinson Gallery in Kirkland Fine Arts Center.

3 P.M. - 5 P.M. DELTA SIGMA PHI OPEN HOUSE

Open house and cookout at New Hall 2

3:30 P.M. - 7 P.M. DELTA SIGMA THETA HOSPITALITY SUITE

Hospitality Suite @ Lindsay Schaub Lounge/Wood Room in RTUC

4 P.M. CENTER FOR MULTICULTURAL STUDENT AFFAIRS (CMSA) ALUMNI MEET AND GREET

East Room, lower RTUC. Learn about the programs and services provided by the CMSA, including opportunities for alumni involvement. Followed by Black Alumni Network BBQ and mixer with current students at 5 p.m., $10 per person. Sponsored by the Center for Multicultural Student Affairs, Multicultural Greek Council and Multicultural Student Council. There's also a dinner/dance for '60s-'80s black alumni and friends at the Decatur Club at 7 p.m. $45 per person; reservations required.

4 P.M. CLASS OF '72 SCHOOL OF MUSIC HOMAGE TO RECITAL HOUR

Kaeuper Hall. 1972 School of Music recital participants should contact Kimm Hollis '72 at hollis@hanover.edu by Sept. 1.

4:30 P.M. MEN'S BASKETBALL TEAM ALUMNI GAME

Griswold Physical Education Center. Contact Coach Matt Nadelhoffer at mnadelhoffer@millikin.edu if you plan to participate. Following the game, players will meet at LSB.

5 P.M. PHI MU ALPHA SINFONIA RECEPTION

Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia (Music) reception following School of Music Class of '72 recital PMC.

SATURDAY EVENING: OCTOBER 6

6 P.M. CLASS REUNION DINNERS: '52, '57, '62, '67

Decatur Club. Join one of 4 separate dinners and catch up with your classmates. $30 per person. Registration required.

6:30 P.M. '72 CLASS REUNION DINNER

JR's Steakhouse, Decatur Conference Center & Hotel. Pay at restaurant. Please register to attend.

6:30 P.M. '77 CLASS REUNION RECEPTION

Country Club of Decatur, 135 N. Country Club Rd. Catch up with old classmates. Cash Bar. $25 per person. Reservations required.

6 P.M. '82 CLASS REUNION RECEPTION

President's Dining Room, RTUC. Catch up with your classmates from the class of '82. $20 per person. Reservations required.

6:30 P.M. '87 CLASS STAR GAZING AND REFRESHMENTS

Leighty-Tabor Science Center, 4th floor. Spend time, weather permitting, star gazing with your classmates from the Class of '87. $20 each. Reservations required.

6 P.M. '92 CLASS REUNION RECEPTION

ADM Scovill Hall, first floor. Spend time catching up with classmates. $20 each. Reservations required.

6 P.M. '97 CLASS REUNION RECEPTION

Alumni & Development Center. Spend time catching up with classmates. $20 each. Reservations required.

6 P.M. '02 CLASS REUNION RECEPTION

Donnie's Homespun. Spend time catching up with classmates. Pay at restaurant. Make a reservation online.

6 P.M. '07 CLASS REUNION RECEPTION

Mi Pueblito. Spend time catching up with classmates. Pay at restaurant. Make a reservation online .

6 P.M. DELTA DELTA DELTA CENTENNIAL BANQUET

Decatur Conference Center and Hotel. For more information, visit deltaepsilon100.blogspot.com or call Barbara Zimmer Hazelrigg '59 at 217-429-2106.

8 P.M. KIRKLAND PERFORMING ARTS SERIES PERFORMANCE

Kirkland Fine Arts Center. "Broadway's Next Hit Musical" (improvised musical comedy). Tickets are $18 per person ($15 for alumni with Alumni Association membership card). Call Kirkland Box Office at 217-424-6318 to receive discount or order tickets online at www.millikin.edu/kirkland.

8:30-10 P.M. STAR GAZING

Requarth Observatory, Leighty-Tabor Science Center. Weather permitting, view the night sky through one of the Midwest's largest university-owned telescopes. Free.

9 P.M. - 12 A.M. ALPHA TAU OMEGA HOUSE DANCE

Dance held at the Alpha Tau Omega house.

SUNDAY: OCTOBER 7

10 A.M. WORSHIP SERVICE

Westminster Presbyterian Church, 1360 W. Main, next to campus. Homecoming guests welcome. Worship led by interim pastor Dr. Tim Kovalcik '96 and Rev. Jean Flanders Holmes '72 with other class of 1972 participants. Intervarsity Christian Fellowship Reunion to follow immediately.

11 A.M. CLASS OF '62 CELEBRATORY CLOSING BRUNCH

James Millikin Homestead, corner of West Main & Pine Street. $10 per person; reservations required.

11 A.M. ALUMNI SOFTBALL GAME

Borg-Warner Field. Contact Tessi Taylor '01 for more information.

11 A.M. SWIM TEAM ALUMNI MEET

Griswold Physical Education Center. Contact Coach Paul Yemm '06 at pyemm@millikin.edu if you plan to participate. Lunch to follow.

12:00 P.M. PI BETA PHI CENTENNIAL BRUNCH

Decatur Conference Center & Hotel. For more information, contact Darrah Hulva '14 at dhulva@millikin.edu or call 217-875-2958.

2 P.M. MILLIKIN CHORAL CONCERT

Central Christian Church, 650 N. William St. Members of the University Choir and Alumni Choir combine in performance. Also premiering alumni chamber choir, Vocasphere.

 
 
Millikin University - Decatur, IL
Millikin University - Decatur, IL
 
Millikin University - Decatur, IL
Millikin University - Decatur, IL
Millikin University - Decatur, IL
Millikin University - Decatur, IL