Alumni Weekend and Homecoming 2016
All alumni are invited back to campus to celebrate
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Questions? Contact the Alumni Office at (330) 823-2030 or email alumni@mountunion.edu   

(schedule subject to change)
Friday, October 7:

6:30 - 10 p.m.:  Alumni Choir Reunion,
Cope
Alumni choir members are invited back to campus to reunion together, share memories and practice for a musical sharing during the Alumni Brunch on Saturday.  Members of the 1966 World Choir Tour are invited back for a 50th reunion of the trip. 
Click here to view the entire Choir Reunion schedule including rehearsals.

TBA: Theatre Production


Saturday, October 8:  

8 a.m.: Choir Rehearsal, Cope Music Hall
One more rehearsal for the musical sharing during the Alumni Brunch and pre-game.

8 a.m.:  33rd Annual 5k Run-A-MUC    
Sponsored by    

Race day check-in begins at 6:30 a.m. in the MAAC lobby 
Race begins at 8:00 a.m. in front of the MAAC (former Timken Building)
Participants in the Run-a-MUC must read and agree to the waiver on the registration form to participate 

  • $20 pre-registration / $25 day of event. Mount Union students $5 with ID
    Click here to download a registration form
    Shirts available only to pre-registered participants - must register by September 30 
    A Mount Union Sports Business student coordinates this annual Homecoming 5K run   
  • Kid's Race (free), immediately following the Run-A-MUC. Pre-Registration required.
    Race is for children 7 years and under and consists of one lap around the track. Pre-registration required.  T-shirt are not available for the kids race (each child will receive a prize). 
    NOTE:  Kids Race begins after all Run-A-MUC runners have finished. 

9:30 - 11 a.m.: Alumni Brunch,Tent in King Hall parking lot 
Highlight event of Alumni Weekend which includes a short presentation of our Alumni Award recipients  plus recognition of our current legacy families and milestone reunion classes.  The Alumni Choir will provide musical sharing and singing of the Alma Mater.
All alumni and friends are invited to attend.  
Event is a sit down buffet brunch beginning at 9:30 a.m. (please plan to arrive by 9:30 a.m. for assigned seating)

  • Cost $13 adults (ages 10- adult) and $5 child (ages 2-9). 
  • Pre-registration requested by September 30 (walk-ups accepted if space available).
  • RSVP required by calling (330) 823-2030
  • Game day PURPLE attire is appropriate

10 a.m - Midnight:  Alumni Weekend Shuttle - FREE!
Go Green and ride the free Alumni Weekend Shuttle Service all day!  Transporting alumni to and from campus with pickups from Alliance hotels every 30 minutes.  Avoid the hassle of driving or where to park.  Grab the shuttle to attend alumni weekend events on-campus then take the shuttle to area restaurants for dinner, to meet
up with friends at the post-game reunion locations and/or back to the hotel.

10 a.m. - 2 p.m.:  Alumni Weekend Headquarters, tent near the stadium
Stop by the tent outside the main stadium entrance to create a nametag to help classmates remember who you are, pick up a campus map and walking tour information, update your contact information, pick up a schedule of events and purchase an Alumni Weekend t-shirt for $10.  Information will also be available at the Info Desk in the lobby of the campus center.  

10 a.m.: BSU Alumni & Student Cookout, Gulling Parking Lot
Former and current members of the Black Student Union are invited to this family friendly pre-game cookout. 

10 a.m. - 5 p.m.:  University Store open (bookstore)Hoover Price Campus Center 
Visit the bookstore to purchase Raider gear and other items for the entire family!

All Day:  Self led tours of campus
Stop by the Alumni Weekend Headquarters or the Info Desk in the HPCC for detailed campus information to assist you on a tour! 

Greek Open Houses
Open house events are coordinated by each chapter - check back for details

  • Alpha Chi Omega:
  • Alpha Delta Pi:
  • Alpha Xi Delta;
  • Delta Sigma Tau;
  • Alpha Tau Omega;
  • Phi Tau;
  • Sigma Alpha Epsilon;
  • Sigma Nu; 

11- 12:45 p.m.: Entertainment - John Hampu Band, Hartshorn Street Stage
Enjoy musical entertainment from the 60's, 70s' and 80's by local Alliance favorite John Hampu Band on the south side of the stadium near the Gulling Center parking lot!  Are you interested in joining the band for a song?  Contact the Alumni Office.

11 - 1:15 p.m.: MUcaw Fun Zone
Bring the kids to the MUcaw Fun Zone outside the Mount Union Stadium to paint pumpkins and take photos with 'MUcaw'.

11 - 1:15 p.m.: Photo Booth
Stop by the photo booth outside the SE corner of the Mount Union Stadium to take fun group photos with friends, family and classmates.  Be sure to hold up your reunion year sign!

11 a.m. - 1:15 p.m.:  '40's, '50's & '60's Reunion, Newbold Room, Hoover Price Campus Center
Classmates from those era's are invited to reunion together in the East Room of the Campus Center.  Enjoy sharing memories and what you've been doing for the past few years with each other.  RSVP to alumni@mountunion.edu or (330) 823-2030.

11 - 1:15 p.m.: 70's - 2000's Reunion, Tent on Hartshorn
Grad years of '71, '76, '81, '86, '91, '96, '01, '06, '11
Contact your friends and invite them to meet you for pre-game refreshments in the Reunion Headquarters tent plus reconnect with each other...bring the family too!  RSVP to alumni@mountunion.edu or (330) 823-2030

11 a.m.: Alumni Swim Meet & Cookout, pool
Ready to get  back in the pool...or cheer on fellow alumni?  Men and Women alumni swimmers are invited to the annual alumni swim meet with the current team.  Warmups begin at 11 a.m. with the meet starting at Noon.  A cookout will follow on the south lawn of Chapman Hall.  
Contact Coach Mojock at mojockea@mountunion.edu for more information and to register. 

11 a.m.:  Pre-Law Society Reunion, Campus Grounds, HPCC
Former Legal Studies minor, Pre-Law minors, and Pre-Law Society members are invited to join Dr. DeSario and current students for brunch and networking. Please RSVP to Dr. Jack DeSario at desarijp@mountunion.edu 

12:15 p.m.:  Parade through campus
The parade steps off from the Giese Center for the Performing Arts and heads west on Simpson towards the campus center, turns onto Stadium Drive to go past the stadium and ends at Beeghly Hall.  Take a moment to line the parade route and enjoy this Mount Union tradition! Children (plus Mom & Dad) are invited to walk in the parade.  Wear your Raider gear!  Event coordinated through Raider Programming Board.

1- 5 p.m.: Visit the Brumbaugh Nature Center, 16146 Daniel St NE, Minerva, OH
Stop by the Nature Center to enjoy walking trails and the visitor center.  The Center is located six miles south of Mount Union on Daniel Street, just off of Route 183 (Union Avenue).

1:30 p.m.:  Football vs. Heidelberg, Mount Union Stadium
Game tickets are $10 each and available at the gate.  Advance ticket sales is not available.
   All seats are reserved in the stadium (both sides are considered home).

3:30 p.m. & Beyond; Post-Game Gatherings for ALL alumni to attend
All alums within each decade are invited to reunion together to socialize and visit with classmates at the following locations on their own.
   Leave your car parked and take the free shuttle! The reunion shuttle will make a continuous loop along State Street and Union so you may join up with friends and classmates then return to area hotels.

  • Buffalo Wild Wings, 310 W. State Street
  • Chives Grill, 2355 S. Union Ave. (Former Bier Haus) 
  • The Hood, 848 W. State Street

3:30 p.m.: 1991 25th Class Reunion, Chives
Can you believe its been 25 years since you were a student at Mount Union?  Join together for a reunion with free appetizers and a cash bar at Chives (formerly the Bier Haus) in the middle room to celebrate this milestone and find out what everyone has been up to since graduation.  RSVP to alumni@mountunion.edu or (330) 823-2030

 

3:30 p.m.:  Social Responsibility Class Reunion, Alliance Country Club
Did you take Dr. Kramer's Social Responsibility class?  Share memories and stories from over the years about your experience at this informal reunion in the lower level Grille Room.  Light refreshments and cash bar available.  The reunion shuttle will make a stop so you may join up with friends and classmates at the additional reunion locations.

 

5:30 p.m.: 1966 Choir World Tour 50th Reunion, Giese Center for the Performing Arts
Members of the 1966 "One Orbit in Song" world tour are invited to reconnect, share memories and reunion together in honor of your 50th reunion of the tour.  Dinner and singing are included.  RSVP required.  Cost is $20 per person.

7 p.m.:  Coffeehouse, Campus Grounds
Enjoy an evening of entertainment (music, poetry, comedy, etc.) with students at this popular event located in the campus center.  Event is free and open to everyone.  Sponsored by the Raider Programming Board.  Alumni interested in participating should contact Amy Achenbach at achenbap@mountunion.edu

7 p.m.:  Black Student Union Alumni Gathering, Tent in the King Hall lot
Former members of the BSU are invited to socialize together (adults only please).  Enjoy refreshments, conversations and dancing.  RSVP requested.

Sunday, October 10:

11 a.m.: Worship Service - led by the 1966 World Choir Tour reunion, Dewald Chapel
Alumni and friends are invite to worship together with current students.  This service will be led by members of the 1966 world choir tour reunion guests who will perform several songs.  

See you back home on campus soon!
Contact the Alumni Office directly at (330) 823-2030 with questions or to register for events.

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