Homecoming 2014

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Friday, October 10, 2014

Registration
8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
Founders House
1307 Marseillaise Pl.


Campus Tours
10:00-11:30 a.m.
Includes tours of Alumni Hall, Wackerlin Center and Crimi Auditorium

Lunch
Noon-1:30 p.m.
University Banquet Hall
Complimentary
Reservations required.

Founders Convocation

2:00 p.m.
Crimi Auditorium
Reunion classes will be recognized.

Alumni Awards Dinner
6:00 p.m.
University Banquet Hall
Join President Rebecca L. Sherrick to celebrate alumni achievements, hear today's choir students perform and learn more about AU today.
Distinguished Alumni Award recipients include: Guadalupe Reyes, '70, Brian Grimwood, '64, Shenin Sachedina, '85, and the newest member of the Spartan Hall of Fame, Cal Myers, '64.
$25 per person
Reservations required.

Saturday, October 11, 2014

Registration
8:00-11:00 a.m.
Founders House

Conversation with President Sherrick
9:30 a.m.
Perry Theatre
Join alumni and students in conversation with President Sherrick.

Dedication of the Homer Easley Education Center
10:45 a.m.
John C. Dunham STEM Partnership School
Followed by tours of the school

All-campus Homecoming Lunch
11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
Quadrangle
Complimentary
Reservations required.

Arrival of the Spartan Torch
12:45 p.m.
Vago Field
Continuing the tradition begun in 1954 and revived in 2012, students will run the Spartan Torch from Mendota to Aurora, concluding at Vago Field for the opening kickoff of the football game.
Homecoming Football Game: AU vs. Concordia University Wisconsin
1:00 p.m.
Vago Field
Refreshments and children's activities will be available on Spartan Terrace.

STEM Education at Aurora University
2:00-3:30 p.m.
Homer Easley Education Center
John C. Dunham STEM Partnership School

Featuring AU faculty teaching in the STEM school

Dinner on your own

Class of 1964 Dinner
5:30 p.m.
Tucker Room in the Wackerlin Center for Faith and Action
Complimentary
Reservations required

Class of 1969 Dinner
5:30 p.m. Reception
Followed by dinner
University Banquet Hall
Complimentary
Reservations required

Celebrating Arts & Ideas Concert: Gregg Edelman and the Don Cagen Orchestra
7:30 p.m.
Crimi Auditorium
Celebrate favorite Broadway tunes and classic melodies from the Great American Songbook as four-time Tony Award nominee Gregg Edelman performs with the energetic Don Cagen Orchestra. A storyteller, Edelman will share his experiences from his rich history of working on Broadway in productions such as “City of Angels,” “Anna Karenina” and “1776.”

Sunday, October 12, 2014

Service of Remembrance
10:00 a.m.
Perry Theatre
A time of fellowship and remembrance led by members of the Class of 1964 and the Class of 1969. All are invited to attend.

Brunch
11:00 a.m.
Institute for Collaboration Atrium
Complimentary
Reservations required.

Conversation with a Virtuoso
1:00 p.m.
Perry Theatre
Join Arts & Ideas performer Gregg Edelman for a conversation with AU students about his career in musical theatre, film and television.

Archival Photography
3:00 p.m.
Doris Colby Archives, Phillips Library, 2nd Floor
Join fellow alumni in helping Phillips Library staff identify photos in the archives.

Sunday Farewell Dinner
5:00 p.m.
University Banquet Hall
Join alumni for an informal dinner before heading home.
Complimentary










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Office of Development and Alumni Relations
alumni@aurora.edu
800-377-2782
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