2017 Alumni Weekend & Homecoming
Saturday, September 30

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

(schedule subject to change)
Friday, September 29:

6:30 p.m.:  Band Reunion, Cope Music Hall
Band alumni are invited back to campus to reunion together and perform with the current marching band during the football pre-game show on Saturday.  A special concert is planned for members of the Alumni Brass Choir on Saturday.  Click here to view the entire Band Reunion schedule.


Saturday, September 30:  

8 a.m.:  34th 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
Shirts available only to pre-registered participants - must register by September 22 
(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 10 years and under and consists of one lap around the track. T-shirt is not available for the kids race (each child will receive a prize at the finish).  NOTE:  Kids Race begins after all Run-A-MUC runners have finished. 

8:30: Alumni Band Rehearsal, Cope Music Hall

 

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.  All alumni and friends are invited to attend.  

  • Dodie Davis Alumni Service Award -
  • McKinley Fellow Award -
  • Young Alumni Award -

Event is a sit down buffet brunch beginning at 9:30 a.m. (please plan to arrive by 9:30 a.m. for nametag and assigned seating)

  • Cost $12 adults (ages 10- adult) and $5 child (ages 2-9) 
  • Pre-registration requested by September 22 
  • RSVP required by calling (330) 823-2030
  • Game day PURPLE attire is appropriate

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 (2 design options!).  Information will also be available at the Info Desk in the lobby of the campus center.  

        

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 tent 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- 1 p.m.: Entertainment - A.C. Jones Band, Gulling Center parking lot
Enjoy musical entertainment from recently signed country band AC Jones featuring alum Amanda Myhal '15.  Band will be in the grassy area near the Gulling Center parking lot!  Event is free.

11 - 1:15 p.m.: MUcaw Fun Zone, Quad
Bring the kids to the MUcaw Fun Zone for games, bounce house, balloon art, ice cream truck, painting pumpkins and more!

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.  Reunion group photos, Legacy family photos and family/friend photos - 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.  Class reunion photo will be taken.  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.: Brass Choir Rehearsal, Cope Music Hall

 

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. Ohio Northern, 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 p.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
the post-game reunion locations, to head to area restaurants for dinner or back to the hotel.

 

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 Grille, 2355 S. Union Ave. (Former Bier Haus) 
    Enjoy a musical performance by Pete Pontiac!
  • The Hood, 848 W. State Street

4 p.m.: 1992 25th Class Reunion, Chives Grille
Can you believe its been 25 years since you were a student at Mount Union?  Reconnect with classmates and find out what everyone is up to since graduation.  Enjoy free appetizers and a cash bar.  RSVP to alumni@mountunion.edu or (330) 823-2030

 

5:30 p.m.:  Black Student Union Alumni Gathering, Tent in the King Hall lot
Come and socialize with former members of the BSU during an evening full of music, conversation and refreshments.  Catch up with fellow members and friends.  RSVP requested to Callie Flonnoy at flonnoki@mountunion.edu or (330) 823-2039.

4-7 p.m.: Food Trucks, Outside Bracy Hall
Stop by and grab something delicious to eat before heading to the off-campus gatherings. Event sponsored by the Alliance Chamber of Commerce.  Trucks participating
include:
Wild Spork (Lee Negrelli'08); Get Stuffed; The Nosh Box/216 Bistro;Southern
Thangs;
Ye Olde Sweets and Treats; Fat Freddies BBQ; Manna Truck CLE; A Twist of Leona; Flamingo Jacks; The Raging Avocado; Fork Fuel and
The Sweet Spot

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. 


7:30 p.m.:  Brass Choir Performance,
Brush Theatre
Enjoy a performance by the Alumni Brass Choir (SPAD).  Event is free.

 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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