2018 Alumni Weekend & Homecoming
October 6, 2018
Full Schedule available Summer 2018

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     

please email alumni@mountunion.edu or call 330.823.2030 to register for events. Online registration is closed.

 (schedule subject to change)

Friday, October 5:

6:30 p.m.:  Choir Reunion, Cope Music Hall
Choir alumni are invited back to campus to reunion together and perform the alma mater during the football pre-game show on Saturday.   
The entire Choir Reunion Schedule will be available summer of 2018.


Saturday, October 6 

8 a.m.:  35th 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 
$25 day of event. Pre-registration is currently closed. Mount Union students $5 with ID

Shirts available only to pre-registered participants - must register by September 31 
(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. 

 

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 - TBA
  • McKinley Fellow Award - TBA
  • Young Alumni Award - TBA

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 31
  • 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: create a nametag, 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

 

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.

11 a.m.: Triple Crown XC & Track Reunion (1977-1978), Alumni Room
Members of the 1977 Cross Country and Track teams are invited back to campus to celebrate the 40th anniversary of winning three OAC titles in one year (cross country, indoor & outdoor track).  

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 Nashville Records artist AC Jones featuring alum Amanda Myhal '15.  Band will be in the grassy area near the Gulling Center parking lot!  Event is free.  Come cheer on Amanda with your friends and family.

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. - 1 p.m.: Wrestling Alumni & Parent Cookout, Gulling Lot
Head Coach Josh Malave and the current wrestling program invite alumni to a cookout prior to the football game in the Gulling parking lot.  Reach out to your teammates to join you!  Contact Coach Malave at malavejm@mountunion.edu for more information and to rsvp.

11 a.m. - 1 p.m.:  Pre-Law Society Gathering, Alumni Room

11 a.m.: BSU Pre-Game Gathering, Gulling Parking Lot
Former and current members of the Black Student Union are invited to this pre-game gathering.  Food will be available at 11:30 a.m.  RSVP to Ron Holden at holdenrf@mountunion.edu or (330) 823-2138.

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. Wilmington, Mount Union Stadium
Game tickets are $10 each and available at the gate.  Advance ticket sales are 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 Grille, 2355 S. Union Ave. (Former Bier Haus) 
  • The Hood, 848 W. State Street

 

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.

 

7 p.m.:  Men's Soccer vs. TBDMount Union Stadium

Cheer on the men's soccer team as they compete against OAC rival Ohio Northern. 


 

Sunday, October 7: 

Noon:  Baseball Alumni Game & Cookout 23rd Street Field 
Former members of the Mount Union baseball team are invited back to campus to participate in an alumni game.  Come back to play one inning, the whole game or assist in other ways.  Stay after the game for a cookout at the Hood to socialize with former Raiders.  For more information and to register, contact Assistant Coach Cory Douglas at douglaco@mountunion.edu.

 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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