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Homecoming: Welcome to Spartan Nation!

Come one, come ALL to the Spartan Nation! Alumni young and old are encouraged to return to campus for one of our biggest weekends of the year.

10/11/2012 to 10/14/2012
When: 10/11/2012
Where: University of Dubuque
2000 University Ave
Dubuque 52001
United States
Contact: David Moore

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HOMECOMING 2012 SCHEDULE
 

Thursday, October 11

5:45 p.m.

Dubuque Golf & Country Club (1800 Randall Pl.)

*Heritage Society Reception

 

6:15 p.m.

Dubuque Golf & Country Club

*Heritage Society Dinner

The Heritage Society honors those who have indicated the University of Dubuque will receive a future gift from their estate. Dress is semi-formal.

 

Friday, October 12

8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Charles and Romona Myers Center (CRMC)

Registration in the Spartan Welcome Center (Welch Dining Room)

Check-out who is attending while you check-in for Homecoming. Pick up your Official Homecoming 2012 Packet including the weekend program, your name tag, and tickets! Then enjoy snacks while reminiscing with friends and flipping through yearbooks.

 

9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.

UD Campus

*UD Classes in various locations

We are pleased to offer courses for our Alumni to take part in while being back on campus. Courses include: Judeo-Christian Journeys or Survey of British Literature.

 

10:00 a.m.

CRMC

*Campus Tour

Join our Student Ambassador’s on a tour of UD’s beautiful and ever-expanding campus, where you’ll see all the new buildings, renovations, and student resources.

 

11:00 - 11:20 a.m.

Alumni Hall (the Old Chapel)

Chapel Service

Reflect with Alumni and students during this special Homecoming Service.

 

11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Blades Hall

*Class of 1952 and 1962 President’s Luncheon

Join with classmates for a delicious lunch and an update on the University of Dubuque from President Jeffrey Bullock. This event is exclusive to Class ’52 and ‘62 members and their spouse/guest. Dress is casual.

 

1:30 p.m. - 2:20 p.m.

UD Campus

*UD Classes in various locations

We are pleased to offer courses for our Alumni to take part in while being back on campus. Courses include:

Philosophy at the Movies or World Civilization.

 

2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

President's Conference Room (CRMC)

*Performing Arts and Campus Center Presentation/Tour (PACC)

Take the opportunity to listen to this very exciting presentation on UD’s PACC. We will explore all the lovely aspects of this new building and how UD campus will be impacted with this addition.

 

4:30 p.m. - 5:20 p.m.

Alumni Hall

*Choir Social

Share your vocal talents by joining the current UD Choir in rehearsal. Join long-time friends, classmates, and current students in this musical and social event. Everyone is welcome.

 

5:30 – 7:00 p.m.

UD Quad

*Barbeque on the U

Join us for a good old fashion barbeque before the University Pep Rally!

 

7:00

UD Quad

University Pep Rally

Show your Spartan Spirit! Join students on the University Quad as we get pumped up for the big football game between the University of Dubuque Spartans and Coe College!

 

7:00 – 12:00

Dubuque Golf & Country Club

*Alumni Social

Classmates, guests and all friends of the University of Dubuque gather to socialize at the Dubuque Golf & Country Club and reminisce on life during and after your time at the University of Dubuque. Dress is casual.

It does not have to be your reunion year to come out and have fun with other alumni! Everyone is invited!

 

Saturday, October 13

7:30 – 2:30 p.m.

CRMC

Registration in the Spartan Welcome Center (Welch Dining Room)

Check-out who is attending while you check-in for Homecoming. Pick up your Official Homecoming 2012 Packet including the weekend program, your name tag, and tickets!

 

7:30 - 9:00 a.m.

Peter’s Commons

*Alumni Breakfast
Relive your days as a student in the Peters Commons Dining Hall for breakfast. All are welcome. Cash only, please.

 

9:00 a.m.

CRMC

*Campus Tour

Join our Student Ambassador’s on campus tours of UD’s beautiful and ever-expanding campus, where you’ll see all the new buildings, renovations, and student resources.

 

10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

President's Conference Room (CRMC)

*Performing Arts and Campus Center Presentation/Tour (PACC)

Take the opportunity to listen to this very exciting presentation on UD’s PACC. We will explore all the lovely aspects of this new building and how UD campus will be impacted with this addition.

 

11:00 a.m.

Presidents Conference Room (CRMC)

*Class Agents Workshop

All Class Agents are invited for an update about UD and learn about the upcoming year. Interested in becoming a Class Agent? This will be a wonderful opportunity to learn more about our program!

 

10:00 a.m./2:00 p.m.

Stoltz Sports Complex

UD Spartan Volleyball

Let’s rally the Spartan Nation as our Spartans take on Augustana and Iowa Weslyan at the UD Triangular!

 

11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

UD Quad

*Homecoming Festival

The Homecoming Festival on Saturday afternoon will be fun for the whole family! We’ll have entertainment, games, and a lot of fantastic food. This event is open to all and food will be available for purchase. The festival is sure to get you in the spirit to enjoy the football game!

 

12:00 noon

Stoltz Sports Complex

UD Alumni Volleyball Match

Our alumni will join together to play the University of Dubuque JV Volleyball Squad! Contact Coach April Elsbernd at (563) 589-3231 or email her at aelsbernd@dbq.edu for more details.

 

1:00 p.m.

UD Campus

Homecoming Parade

Watch as our UD community showcases a procession of Spartan Spirit through our beautiful campus. Interested in having a float? Contact our Director of Student Activities Lindsey Konken, at (563) 589-3583.

 

1:00 p.m.

Oyen Field

Women’s Soccer

Cheer on our Spartans as they take on Coe College!

 

3:00 p.m.

Chalmers Field

 **Homecoming Football Game

Plan to join us for an exciting and fun afternoon as the University of Dubuque Spartans take on Coe College. Go Spartans!

 

3:30 p.m.

Oyen Field

Men’s Soccer

Support our Spartans as they challenge Coe College!

 

*Homecoming Reception/Banquet

6:30 p.m. Chlapaty Recreation and Wellness Center

Join President Bullock and all of our Alumni and Athletic Hall of Fame recipients for a fabulous dinner and the opportunity to reunite with your friends and classmates. Dress is business-casual.

Join us as we honor special reunion classes, as well as the following Alumni & Athletic Hall of Fame recipients:

Alumni Awards:

 

Service to Community

Lloyd Alamsha C’56 & S’60

 

Manning Award

Curtis Karns S’84 

 

Athletic Hall of Fame Awards:

Athletic Hall of Distinction 

Maurice Waugh C’62

 

Athletic Hall of Fame

Robert "Bob” Glenn C’67 

Lisa (Demerath) Schultz C’02 

 

7:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

*Spartan Affinity Socials

Spend your Saturday night celebrating with other UD Alumni from various affinity groups at the Grand River Center (Athenaens, Phi Omicron, Mu Sigma Beta, Thirteen’ers, Lambda Tau Delta, Zeta Phi, Gamma Phi Delta, Delta Phi Sigma, Black Student Union (BSU), Campus Ministry & Alpha Eta Rho).

 

8:00 p.m.

Grand Harbor Hotel (350 Bell St.)

*Class of 1972 Reunion

All members of the Class of 1972 are invited to come together to celebrate their 40th reunion!

 

9:00 p.m. – Midnight

*Spartan Send-off Alumni Social

Grand River Center (500 Bell St.)

Calling ALL ALUMNI! Have another opportunity to meet up with friends and classmates. Hors d’ourves and cash bar provided.

 

9:00 p.m. - Midnight

Grand River Center

Homecoming Dance

Don't forget your dancing shoes – after the banquet, join the UD students and dance the night away or meet up with your former classmates in one of the affinity socials.

 

Sunday, October 14

Worship in Local Churches

Various Locations

Church information and worship times will be available at the Spartan Welcome Center.

 

11:30 a.m.

Port of Dubuque

Class of 1962 River Cruise Lunch

Cruise on down the beautiful Mississippi River and have a final chance to connect with your classmates. Seating is limited.

 

12:00 p.m.

Urbach Lounge in Van Vliet

Alumni Board Meeting

 

3:00 p.m.

Blades Hall (Seating is limited)

*UD Concert Choir Dessert Pops Concert

There's no better way to wrap up your Homecoming weekend than with this special UD Choir event to benefit the music program. Members of the UD Concert Choir will be performing while you are served dessert. Dress is casual.

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