Alumni Weekend and Homecoming 2014
All alumni are invited back to campus to celebrate
(330) 823-2030 or email at email@example.com
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(schedule subject to change)
Friday, October 17:
5:30 p.m.: 25th Reunion Reception (Class of 1989), Alliance Country Club
Celebrate this milestone reunion reception to reconnect with classmates and say what you've been doing for the past 25 years since graduating from Mount Union. Plus join the class facebook page for conversations plus Throwback Thursday photos and event details. Contact Class Agent Bob Kerr at firstname.lastname@example.org if interested in serving on the planning committee.
6:00 p.m.: 45th Reunion Reception (Class of 1986), Alliance Country Club
Class Ambassadors have arranged this celebration to bring classmates back to campus to reunion together before Saturday's Alumni Weekend events. Stop by for heavy appetizers and a cash bar. A class facebook page is also available for conversations.
6:30 p.m.: Choir Reunion Check-in and Rehearsal, Cope
Alumni who participated in the Mount Union choir as a student are invited to reunion together and perform with members of the current choir on Saturday during the Alumni Brunch and pre-game. Register using the online form (coming soon) or mail in the rsvp card (coming soon) to allow Choral Director, Grant Cook, prepare for rehearsal.
Saturday, October 18:
8 a.m. - 3 p.m.: Alumni Check-in, Hoover Price Campus Center
Stop by the Alumni table in the lobby to create a nametag to help classmates remember who you are, pick up a campus map and "Where's MUcaw" walking tour information, review the schedule of events, view milestone reunions class photos on the screens and more!
8a.m.: Alumni Choir Reunion Rehearsal
Members of the Mount Union choir are invited back to campus to reunion together plus perform during the Alumni Brunch and perform the National Anthem prior to the football game. RSVP requested to the Alumni Office in order to prepare music.
8 a.m.: 31th Annual 5k Run-A-MUC
- Registration begins at 6:30 a.m. in the MAAC (former Timken Building)
Online registration will open summer '14
- 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
Shirts available only to pre-registered participants - register by October 10
Students in the Mount Union Sports Business Association coordinate this annual Homecoming 5K run
Kid's Race, immediately following the Run-A-MUC. Pre-Registration required.
Race for children 7 years and under consists of one lap around the track - each participant will receive a prize. Pre-registration required to ensure everyone receives a prize. T-shirt are not available for kids race as indicated on the online form. NOTE: Kids Race begins after all Run-A-MUC runners have finished.
8 a.m.: Alumni Association Executive Meeting, Alumni Room, Hoover-Price Campus Center
Members of the Executive Branch of the Alumni Association will meet to discuss current committee work and future projects.
9:30 a.m.: Alumni Brunch, Tent near Bracy Hall
Brunch includes a short presentation for our Alumni Award recipients plus special recognition of our current legacy families and milestone reunion classes. Join us for this Alumni Weekend highlight event.
Cost $10 adults (ages 10- adult) and $5 child (ages 2-9).
Pre-registration requested by October 10 (walk-ups accepted if space available).
RSVP by calling (330) 823-2030 or use the online form below (coming summer '14)
Event is open to alumni, parents and their guests.
Game day PURPLE attire is appropriate
Greek Open Houses
Open house events are coordinated by each chapter
- Alpha Delta Pi Silent Auction: 10:30 a.m. West Room
- Alpha Xi Delta Open House; details coming
- Delta Sigma Tau Alumnae Tea; details coming
- Phi Tau Alumni BBQ; details coming
10 a.m. - 5 p.m.: University Store (Bookstore) open, HPCC
Visit the bookstore to purchase Raider gear!
11 a.m.: Alumni Swim Meet, 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. Contact Coach Mojock at email@example.com for more information and to register.
11:00 - 1:25 p.m.: MUcaw's Birthday Celebration
11:00 a.m.: 30's, 40's & 50's Reunion Gathering, East Room, Hoover Price Campus Center
Classmates from those era's are invited to reunion together in the East Room of the Campus Center. Includes milestone reunions for 1939, 1944, 1949, 1954 and 1959.
11:00 - 1:25 p.m.: 60's - 00's Milestone Reunion Gathering
Contact your friends and invite them to meet you on-campus for pre-game refreshments and socializing with each other to reconnect...bring the family too! Class photo taken for all milestone class reunion years.
2014 Milestone Reunions include: 45th (1969), 40th (1974), 35th (1979), 30th (1984), 25th (1989), 20th (1994), 15th (1999), 10th (2004), 5th (2009), 1st Alumni Weekend (2014)
Noon: Men's Basketball Reunion & Cookout,tent near the football stadium south entrance
Alumni and parents are invited to watch the Purple & White scrimmage then enjoy a cookout prior to the football game. Contact Coach Mike Fuline to make a reservation and for more information at firstname.lastname@example.org
12:15 p.m.: Parade through campus
The parade steps off from the HPCC parking lot, heads east on Simpson, turns at the campus lakes and heads back through campus to end at the stadium.
Children (plus Mom & Dad) are invited to walk in the parade as part of MUcaw's birthday celebration! Free t-shirts for children under 12 (quantity limited so check-in early) or wear your Raider gear to be part of this Mount Union tradition!
1- 5 p.m.: Visit the Brumbaugh Nature Center, 16146 Daniel St NE, Minerva, OH
The Nature 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
To purchase game tickets, contact the Athletic Office directly at (330) 829-4100. All seats are reserved in the stadium (both sides are considered home).
1:30 p.m.: "Where's MUcaw?"...Self led tours of campus
Stop by the Alumni Welcome table in the HPCC for detailed campus information to assist you on a tour to find MUcaw hiding around campus!
3 p.m. & Beyond; Post-Game Gatherings for ALL alumni
All alums within each decade are invited to reunion together to socialize and visit with classmates!
- Grad years of the 60's, 70's & 2000's: Chives Grill, 2355 S. Union Ave. (Former Bier Haus)
- Grad years of the 80's and 90's: The Hood, 848 W. State Street
5 p.m.: BSU Gathering, Chives (formerly Bier Haus)
Members of the Black Student Union are invited to reunion together at Chives.
Sunday, October 19:
9 a.m.: Memorial Service, DeWald Chapel
Memorial service to celebrate the lives of alumni that past away this year. Service organized by Rev. Marty Cashburless and fellow classmates. Everyone is welcome to attend. Want to be involved in the planning? Contact the Alumni Office
10 a.m.: Alumni Men's and Women's Soccer Game & Lunch, Mount Union Stadium
Men's game is at 10 a.m.
Women's game is at 11:15 a.m.
Alumni Men and Women soccer players come back to play a game (or cheer on the sidelines) with the current JV squads followed by lunch all together. Meet the coaching staff - Men’s head coach Nick Stirrett and Women’s head coach, Kelley Clark, get an update on the season plus meet the current teams. Bring the whole family – players will be available to kick the ball around with your children! Legacy families are welcome to attend. Contact Coach Kelley Clark to register or for more information at email@example.com.
Noon: Alumni Baseball Home Run Derby, Game & Cookout, 23rd Street field
Baseball alumni are invited back to campus starting with a Home Run Derby at Noon. 1 p.m. is the Alumni vs. Alumni game - no pressure game with lots of fun! Come back to play one inning, the whole game, or assist in other capacities followed by a cookout. For more information and to register, contact Coach Paul Hesse at (330) 823-4878 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
See you back home on campus soon!
Contact the Alumni Office directly at (330) 823-2030 to register for events or use the online form.