Homecoming Reunion Weekend 2019 Schedule of Events

Thursday, October 17

11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
AOPi Alumni Luncheon

Cork and Cleaver, 650 S. Hebron Ave. Evansville, IN 47714
For more information, contact Ms. Jane Purdie at 812-480-1276

11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Annual Chili Bowl Sale

Hyde Hall Lawn
All bowls are $10 with chili or purchase just chili for $5.
(End time subject to when chili and bowls sell out)

2:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
"The Harlaxton Heist" Book Launch

Dunigan Lounge, Schroeder Family School of Business Administration Building
Linda Minton, author of The Harlaxton Heist, will be conducting a reading and book signing session. Copies of The Harlaxton Heist will be available for purchase. Linda is generously donating 10 percent of the proceeds to the Harlaxton Society.
Open event to all alumni, students, and UE Community.

Friday, October 18

If it’s Friday at UE, it’s purple Friday. Wear your best purple!

1:30 - 3:00 p.m.
UE Science and Mathematics - Student Poster Presentations

South Atrium, Koch Center for Engineering and Science
Open event to all alumni, students, and UE community.

3:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Homecoming Headquarters Open

Class of 1957 Atrium and Grand Lobby, Ridgway University Center

3:00 p.m.
Dr. Guy Banta Distinguished Lecture Series – Maria Weber, PhD ’08

Vectren Lecture Hall, Koch Center room 100
Join Maria Weber, PhD, a 2008 physics graduate of UE, as she presents “CHOOSING MY OWN ADVENTURE: How I Created a Career in Science and Public Outreach.” Open event to all alumni, students, and UE community. Reception to follow.

3:00 p.m.
Research in Gerontology Symposium

Harkness Hall/Room 162, Schroeder Family School of Business Administration Building
Presentation as part of the Sociology 100th Anniversary. Open event to all alumni, students, and UE community. Reception to follow.

4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Sociology 100th Anniversary Reception

Bernhardt Atrium, Schroeder Family School of Business Administration Building

4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Science Alumni Reception

South Atrium, Koch South Center for Engineering and Science

5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Class of 1969 Social

Dunigan Lounge, Schroeder Family School of Business Administration Building

6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Alumni Awards Celebration

Class of 1959 Gallery and Lounge and Eykamp Hall, Ridgway University Center
Celebrate at the inaugural Alumni Awards Gala to recognize the 2019 award recipients:

  • Distinguished Alumnus – Lloyd Winnecke ’82 and posthumously William Bell ’49
  • Young Alumni Award – Amelia McClain ’03 and Wes Grantom ’03
  • Samuel Orr Honoree Alumnus – Bob Bowen and posthumously Angela Williams
  • Edie Bates Volunteer – Brad Coomer ’93
Cocktail reception at 6:00 p.m. followed by dinner and awards ceremony at 7:00 p.m. Cocktail attire. Tickets are $50/person.

7:30 p.m.
UE Theatre Presents: The Three Musketeers!

Shanklin Theatre
A bold, new adaptation of this beloved classic tale is set in 17th-century France but reimagined in a world where men and women are equally empowered. In the true fashion of “musketeering,” these familiar characters engage in daring and romantic adventures with bravado, flamboyance, and valiant ideals. This theatrical re-telling mixes witty wordplay with swashbuckling sword fighting and fast-paced action culminating in a sensational story sure to leave audiences believing in the heroic motto, “One for all, and all for one!”
Advanced ticket sales are $15. Tickets purchased at the theatre box office are $20.

Saturday, October 19

8:00 - 11:00 a.m.
Science Alumni Council Annual Meeting

Room 102, Koch Center for Engineering and Science

8:00 - 1:00 p.m.
Alumni Association Board of Directors Meeting

Vectren Board Room, Schroeder Family School of Business Administration Building

9:00 a.m. - Noon
Homecoming Headquarters open

Class of 1957 Atrium and Grand Lobby, Ridgway University Center

9:00 a.m.
Sigma Alpha Epsilon Brothers Only Breakfast

St. Benedict Cathedral School
RSVP to Rick Shipley at 812-454-6511

9:00 a.m.
Fourth Annual Ace Race to benefit Ace CARE

Ridgway University Center
Sponsored by DPT students
Ace CARE is a pro bono physical therapy clinic run by University of Evansville Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) students. Patients who are uninsured, underinsured, or homeless have the opportunity to receive physical therapy services on the University of Evansville campus at no cost to the patient. Help support our efforts by signing up for AceRace Skelefun Run, Ace CARE’s main fundraiser!

9:30 a.m.
Campus Tour

Office of Admissions, Olmsted Administration Hall

11:00 a.m.
Zeta Tau Alpha Alumnae and Chapter Service Project

Eykamp Hall Room 252, Ridgway University Center
ZTA alumnae and active members are invited to come together for a service project that will assist Susan G. Komen Evansville Tri-State’s mission to better the lives of those facing breast cancer in the local community. Participants will be crafting and preparing tote bags that are distributed to those diagnosed with breast cancer.
ZTA memorabilia will be displayed during the event, as well as historic composites and scrapbooks available for purchase as a fundraiser for the ZTAF ZA Endowed Scholarship Fund. Light refreshments provided.

11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Class of 1969 50th Reunion Luncheon

Eykamp Hall Rooms 253 – 255, Ridgway University Center

11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Sigma Alpha Epsilon Open House

SAE House

1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Zeta Tau Alpha Open House

ZTA Suite
Alumnae are invited to revisit the suite on campus and meet the Zeta Alpha Chapter. Alumnae and chapter members are encouraged to walk to the Homecoming Tailgate together.

2:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Homecoming Tailgate

H-Lot
Sponsored by SAB and the UE Alumni Association.
Food trucks, music, and games. Reserved tailgate spots for UE Vets, ZTA, and Department of Sociology. Interested in reserving a tailgate spot for your group and friends? Contact the Office of Alumni and Parent Relations at 812-488-2586 or alumni@evansville.edu. Free entry for alumni, families, and community guests.
No advance registration required.

2:30 - 4:30 p.m.
Athletics Garage Sale

Maikranz Gym, Carson Center
Athletics is selling old jerseys, T-shirts and equipment and other miscellaneous items.

5:00 p.m.
Men’s Soccer vs. Drake

Arad McCutchan Stadium
Advance ticket sales are only $3. Regular gate admission prices are $7 for adults and $5 for children.

6:00 - 7:00 p.m.
UE Veterans and Angel Flight Cocktail Hour

Class of 1959 Gallery and Lounge, Ridgway University Center
UE Veterans, Angel Flight, ROTC alumni, and guests are invited to join us for a reception in their honor. Cash Bar. Dinner to follow.

7:00 - 9:00 p.m.
UE Veterans and Angel Flight Reunion Dinner

Eykamp Hall, Ridgway University Center
UE Veterans, Angel Flight, ROTC alumni, and guests are invited to join us for a buffet style dinner. Program honoring alumni group members included.
$20 registration fee. Cash bar provided during dinner.

7:30 p.m.
UE Theatre Presents: The Three Musketeers!

Shanklin Theatre
A bold, new adaptation of this beloved classic tale is set in 17th-century France but reimagined in a world where men and women are equally empowered. In the true fashion of “musketeering,” these familiar characters engage in daring and romantic adventures with bravado, flamboyance, and valiant ideals. This theatrical re-telling mixes witty wordplay with swashbuckling sword fighting and fast-paced action culminating in a sensational story sure to leave audiences believing in the heroic motto, “One for all, and all for one!”
Advanced ticket sales are $15. Tickets purchased at the theatre box office are $20.

Sunday, October 20

10:30 a.m. - Noon
John Collins Moore Society Homecoming Brunch

Eykamp Hall, Rooms 251-255, Ridgway University Center
This brunch is complimentary for alumni who are part of the John Collins Moore Society and members of the class of 1969. Advance registration is required.

1:00 p.m.
Catholic Mass

Neu Chapel

2:00 p.m.
UE Theatre Presents: The Three Musketeers!

Shanklin Theatre
A bold, new adaptation of this beloved classic tale is set in 17th-century France but reimagined in a world where men and women are equally empowered. In the true fashion of “musketeering,” these familiar characters engage in daring and romantic adventures with bravado, flamboyance, and valiant ideals. This theatrical re-telling mixes witty wordplay with swashbuckling sword fighting and fast-paced action culminating in a sensational story sure to leave audiences believing in the heroic motto, “One for all, and all for one!”
Advanced ticket sales are $15. Tickets purchased at the theatre box office are $20.

7:30 p.m.
University Worship Service

Neu Chapel

Office Phone:
812-488-2586

Office Email:
alumni@evansville.edu

Office Location:
Alumni House, 525 S. Rotherwood Ave