Alumni Weekend and Homecoming 2015
All alumni are invited back to campus to celebrate

(330) 823-2030 or email at alumni@mountunion.edu  

 

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 (schedule subject to change)
Friday, October 9:

5:30 p.m.: 25th Reunion Reception (Class of 1990), 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.  Anyone interested in being a Class Agent to assist with planning?


Saturday, October 10 

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!

All Day:  "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! 

8 a.m.:  32nd Annual 5k Run-A-MUC
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  • Race begins at 8:00 a.m. in front of the MAAC (former Timken Building)
  • Race day check-in begins at 6:30 a.m. in the MAAC lobby 
  • 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 - must register by October 2

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. Pre-registration required to ensure everyone receives a prize.  T-shirt are not available for kids race.  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 
Highlight event of Alumni Weekend and includes a short presentation of our Alumni Award recipients  plus recognition of our current legacy families and milestone reunion classes.  All alumni and friends are invited to attend.  RSVP requested.  Event is a sit down buffet brunch beginning at 9:30 a.m.

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

Greek Open Houses
Open house events are coordinated by each chapter

  • Alpha Chi Omega:
  • Alpha Delta Pi:
  • Alpha Xi Delta Open House;
  • Delta Sigma Tau Alumnae Tea;
  • Phi Tau Alumni BBQ;
  • Sigma Nu; 4-6 p.m.

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 mojockea@mountunion.edu for more information and to register.

11:00 a.m.:  '40, '45, '50, '55, '60 & '65 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.  

11:00 - 1:25 p.m.: Milestone Reunion Gathering for '70, '75, '80, '85, '90, '95, '00, '05, '10, Peterson Field House
Contact your friends and invite them to meet you in the field house for pre-game refreshments and socializing with each other to reconnect...bring the family too!  

Class photo taken for all milestone class reunion years from 11:30-12:30 p.m. 

Reunion Volunteers:  Is 2015 your reunion year…1940, 1945, 1950, 1955, 1960, 1970, 1975, 1980, 1985, 1990, 1995, 2000, 2005, 2010?  The Alumni Office is seeking reunion volunteers for each class to contact former classmates and friends to assist in planning.  If interested, contact alumni@mountunion.edu.  Instructions will be provided!


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 or Kelsey Tillis at tilliskm@mountunion.edu


12:15 p.m.:  Parade through campus
The parade steps off from the Family Dollar parking lot (across from the Union Ave Methodist Church), heads west on Hartshorn, turns at the Stadium and ends at the campus center.  *NOTE new parade route
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!  Meet up in the Family Dollar parking lot.

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. Ohio Northern, Mount Union Stadium
To purchase game tickets, order online through the Athletic site.
   All seats are reserved in the stadium (both sides are considered home).

3 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!
  

  • Grad years of the 60's, 70's, 80's & 2000's: Chives Grill, 2355 S. Union Ave. (Former Bier Haus)
  • Grad years of the 90's: The Hood, 848 W. State Street

5:30 p.m.:  BSU Gathering, Chives (formerly Bier Haus)
Former members of the Black Student Union are invited back to campus to reunion together at Chives.  Sponsored by the Black Student Union.

6:30 p.m.:  TBA, Campus Grounds, HPCC
Event sponsored by Raider Programming Board.  Event is free and open to everyone.

Sunday, October 11:

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, 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.  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 clarkkm@mountunion.edu.

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 hessepr@mountunion.edu.

 

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