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2016 WIU Homecoming

October 7, 2016 @ 8:00 am - October 9, 2016 @ 5:00 pm

DU/WIU Quick Schedule (WIU schedule below)

Fri., Oct. 7th
6-8:00 p.m.  – Sign In at DU House
Sat., Oct. 8th
7-7:45 a.m.  – Old Stompin’ Ground Runaround Registration, Alumni House
8:00 a.m. – Old Stompin’ Ground Runaround: 5K Run/1.5 mile walk
8:30 a.m. – Reunion Recognition Brunch & Social, Alumni House
9:30 a.m. – All-Alumni Breakfast, Alumni House (Complimentary coffee and donuts)
10:30 a.m. – Homecoming Parade
11:30 pm – Annual Alumni Meeting
After Alumni Board Meeting – Corporation Board Meeting
Noon-3 p.m. – Alumni Cookout at “The Right Place” tent – in Q LOT
3:00 p.m – Leathernecks Football Game vs. Indiana State – Hanson Field
6:30 p.m. – Dinner TBD
Sun., Oct. 9th

8-10: a.m. – Breakfast at DU House

WIU Homecoming Schedule

October 7-8, 2016
featuring the Classes of 1966, 1976 and 1991
“Rocky In Space: Our Pride Is Out Of This World”

Join us for an “out of this world” good time!

Friday, October 7
5 p.m. – 9 p.m.
All Alumni Social, Alumni House
Complimentary food, beer, wine and soda; cash bar available

Saturday, October 8
7 a.m. – 7:45 a.m.
Old Stompin’ Ground Runaround Registration, Alumni House

8 a.m.
Old Stompin’ Ground Runaround 5K Run/1.5 mile walk, Alumni House
Cost: $15 per person
Visit http://wiu.edu/alumni/race.php to see the race route.

8:30 a.m.
Reunion Recognition Brunch & Social, Alumni House
(Class of 1966, 1976 and 1991 attendees will be introduced)

9:30 a.m.
All-Alumni Breakfast–Complimentary coffee and donuts, Alumni House

10:30 a.m.
Homecoming Parade
Watch from the Alumni House and Gwendolyn Brooks Park; the
parade leaves the Macomb square at 10:30 a.m. and will
travel by the Alumni House around 11 a.m.

12 p.m. – 3 p.m.
Alumni Cookout, “The Right Place”
NEW LOCATION: The big tent in Q Lot
Cost: $5 per person
Tickets only needed for food; tickets are not needed to
join us under the tent.

New in 2016
Be sure to join us under the big tent in a new location in
Q-Lot from noon-3 p.m. to enjoy our Homecoming tailgate
before the Leathernecks take on Indiana State. Everyone is
welcome – no invitation is needed. While there, you’ll see
the following colleges and departments in decorated golf
carts coming around to greet all of our alumni and friends
for Homecoming 2016. See you there!

* Alumni Association
* Bachelor of Arts in General Studies
* Centennial Honors College
* College of Arts and Sciences
* College of Business and Technology
* College of Education and Human Services
* College of Fine Arts and Communication
* Student Services
* University Libraries

3:00 p.m.
Leathernecks Football vs. Indiana State, Hanson Field
Tickets: $15 per person in advance
Visit wiu.com/alumni to purchase your tickets.

Other Homecoming Week Activities

If you have already registered, we look forward to seeing
you! If you are interested in attending, registration is
needed only for the Old Stompin’ Ground Runaround, Reunion
Brunch, Memory Booklet, the Alumni Cookout, football
tickets, Homecoming mums and t-shirts.

Register online at www.wiu.com/alumni! For more information,
call the Alumni Association at 309-298-1914, check out our
website at http://www.wiu.edu/alumni or email

25/40/50 Year Reunion
Did you graduate in 1966, 1976 or 1991 or the years around
them? If so, make sure you also register for all the Reunion
events planned just for you. Join us on Saturday morning for
the Reunion Recognition Brunch and Social at the Alumni
House. Drop by any time after 8:30 a.m. on Saturday,
October 8 to reminisce with former classmates, renew old
friendships, enjoy brunch before others arrive and experience
wonderful entertainment!

Reunion check-in for the Classes of 1966, 1976 and 1991
starts at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, October 7 and continues
through the weekend.

Even if you are unable to attend, be sure to submit your
information for the Memory Booklet! Visit
http://wiu.edu/alumni/memory_booklet/index.php to fill out
the Memory Booklet form online, or call 309-298-1914 to
have a form mailed to you.

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October 7, 2016 @ 8:00 am
October 9, 2016 @ 5:00 pm


Lee Smith


DU House
620 W Elting St.
Macomb, IL 61455 United States
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