Homecoming collage.

Schedule

Friday, October 9
  6:30 p.m. Informal Alumni Gathering
Bahan's Tavern (214 North East Street)
Saturday, October 10
  7:30 a.m. Michalson Monster 5K Run/Walk Registration
Hospitality Tent, south of the tennis courts
  8 a.m. Michalson Monster 5K Run/Walk*
Hospitality Tent, south of the tennis courts
  8 – 11:30 a.m. Baseball Pancake Breakfast
Knights of Columbus (320 East State Street)
For tickets, contact Coach Austin Brough at 217-479-7153 or Athletic Director Justin Fuhler at 217-479-7142.
  9 – 10 a.m. President's Reception
Bennington Lobby, Putnam/Springer Center
All alumni and friends are welcome to attend.
  9 – 10 a.m. Art Exhibit "Seeing the Light" by Mary Lou Hicks '67
Applebee Art Gallery, Putnam/Springer Center
  9 a.m. – 2 p.m. Registration
Hospitality Tent, south of the tennis courts
  9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Bookstore Open
Gamble Campus Center
New event or change in venue or time. 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Henry Pfeiffer Library and Annie Merner Chapel Open
Stop by the library and share your MacMurray memories with the staff as they begin to compile an oral history of the College.
New event or change in venue or time. 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Second location for the bookstore
Hospitality Tent, south of the tennis courts
  10 a.m. Homecoming Parade
The parade will step off on the corner of Clay and State streets. It will progress west down State to the Central Park Plaza, take a right around the square following Sandy south to College where it will head east back to campus. If you would like to participate in the parade, please contact Student Life via phone at 217-479-7123 or via email.
New event or change in venue or time. 11 a.m. Maggie Tree 100th Anniversary Celebration
Outside Putnam/Springer Center, corner of State and Clay streets
  11 a.m. – 12 p.m. Art Exhibit "Seeing the Light" by Mary Lou Hicks '67
Applebee Art Gallery, Putnam/Springer Center
  11 a.m. – 1 p.m. Student Food Booths
South of the tennis courts
A variety of food available for purchase. Support MacMurray student organizations!
  11 a.m. – 3 p.m. Activities for Children
Southwest of the tennis courts
Free — Sponsored by the Alumni Board
  12 p.m. Women's Soccer vs. Clarke University
Soccer Field
  12 – 4 p.m. Beer Tent
Julian Hall parking lot
Sponsored by Chartwells
  12:15 p.m. Campus Tours by the Admissions Office
Has it been a while since you were on campus? Meet at the front steps of Kathryn Hall for a 45-minute tour and relive the past by stepping into your old dormitory and see what's new on campus! The tour will end at the Hospitality Tent.
  12:30 p.m. Phi Nu Tea*
Rutledge Hall Lounge
New event or change in venue or time. 12:30 – 3 p.m. Class Reunion Photos
Henry Pfeiffer Library
Commemorate your reunion with a professional photo taken by Express Photography.
  • 12:30 — Class of 1975
  • 12:40 — Class of 1980
  • 12:50 — Class of 1985
  • 1:00 — Class of 1990
  • 1:10 — Class of 1995
  • 1:20 — Class of 2000
  • 1:30 — Class of 2005
  • 1:40 — Class of 2010
  • 1:50 — Class of 1970
  • 2:00 — Class of 1965
  • 2:10 — Class of 1960
  • 2:20 — Class of 1955
  • 2:30 — Class of 1950
  • 2:40 — Class of 1945
  • 2:50 — Class of 1940
  • 3:00 — Class of 1935
  • 3:10 — Holy Fools
  12:30 – 3 p.m. Athletic teams selling concessions
Freesen Field House
  1 p.m. Football vs University of Northwestern (MN)
Freesen Field
  2 p.m. Men's Soccer vs Clarke University
Soccer Field
New event or change in venue or time. 2:30 - 3:30 p.m. MacMurray College Q & A Session
Thoresen Recital Hall, Putnam/Springer Center
Enjoy a laid-back atmosphere where you can ask questions about MacMurray College and have them answered by members of the Board of Trustees and Alumni Board.
New event or change in venue or time. 2:30 - 4:30 p.m. Social Work Reunion*
MacMurray Hall, 2nd floor, Social Work Suite
Join your fellow social work alumni to find out what's happening with the program and reminisce about your time on campus.
  5 – 6:30 p.m. Alumni Reception*
McClelland Dining Hall
Come on up to the dining hall following the football game. No need to don those fancy clothes. Enjoy an informal evening of fellowship, appetizers, and drinks. Entertainment for the evening will be provided by alumni Craig Witt '01 and Debbie Wissler '76 Witt.
New event or change in venue or time. 6:15 p.m. Annual Alumni Association Meeting**
McClelland Dining Hall
This meeting is for all alumni.
  7 – 8 p.m. Alumni Awards Ceremony*
Thoresen Recital Hall, Putnam/Springer Center
Celebrate the accomplishments of fellow Highlanders at this year's awards ceremony. The Alumni Association Board will present four alumni with distinct honors.
Sunday, October 11
New event or change in venue or time. 8 a.m. Belles Lettres Breakfast*
Hamilton's Banquet Hall (110 North East Street)
New event or change in venue or time. 9:30 - 10:30 a.m. Worship Service
Annie Merner Chapel
Do you remember the ceremonies and services you attended in the beautiful and historic Annie Merner Chapel? Here's your opportunity to fold down a chair and relive that experience. Worship with us before saying your weekend farewells. Holy Fools will deliver the sermon on their 40th reunion.
  10 a.m. – 1 p.m. Bookstore Open
Gamble Campus Center
New event or change in venue or time. 10:30 - 11:30 a.m. Athletic Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony
Thoresen Recital Hall, Putnam/Springer Center
The Athletic Department will present those being inducted into the MacMurray Hall of Fame. Come celebrate the athletic accomplishments of your fellow Highlander teammates. Afterwards, join us in fellowship while enjoying a light lunch together in the Bennington Lobby of Putnam/Springer.
  1 p.m. Annual Alumni Omega Theta Psi Flag Football game
Rutledge Hall Lawn
Contact the Office of Student Life for more information at 217-479-7123.

* Reservations required.
** Alumni Association information table is located outside the registration tent.
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