Homecoming 2019 Schedule of Events

Thursday, October 17

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

West Lawn of Hughes Hall
All bowls are $10 with chili or purchase just chili for$5.

Friday, October 18

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

8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. University Bookstore open

Ridgway University Center
15% discount on sportswear and other fan items to all alumni all weekend!

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 – Dr. Maria Weber ’08 Physics

Vectren Lecture Hall, Koch Center room 100
Open event to all alumni, students, and UE community.

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

Koch South Atrium

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

Class of 1959 Gallery and Lounge and Eykamp Hall
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 attire and $50/person tickets.

Saturday, October 19

8:00 – 11:00 a.m. Science Alumni Conference Annual Meeting

Koch Center Room

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. Ben’s
RSVP to Rich Shipley at 812-454-6511

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

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 Hall

10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. University Bookstore Hours

Ridgway University Center
15% discount on sportswear and other fan items to alumni all weekend

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

Location TBD

11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. West of Neu Chapel, Free Tour of the Archaeological Excavation on Campus: Learn about the History Beneath Your Feet!

Join members of the ARCH340 Field Methods in Archaeology class for a free tour of an archaeological excavation. Students have been searching for remains of demolished student apartments known as Tin City and in the process have made some intriguing discoveries about how one small portion of the University of Evansville campus has been used over the years. In addition to sharing a little bit about the history of UE, student-guides will also explain how an archaeological excavation works.
Tours will take place between 11:00 and 2:00 on Saturday and last just 15 minutes, weather permitting.

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

Eykamp Hall Rooms 252, Ridgway University Center

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

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

Zeta Tau Alpha Suite
Alumnae are invited to revisit the suite on campus and meet the Zeta Alpha Chapter. Light refreshments provided. Alumnae and chapter members will 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. A free entry for alumni, families, and community guests come enjoy live music, food trucks, games, and UE spirit. No advance registration required.

5:00 p.m. Men’s Soccer vs. Drake

Arad McCutchan Stadium
Advance ticket sales are only $3 (regular gate admission prices are $7 and $5).

6:00 - 8:00 p.m. 100 Years of Sociology Anniversary

6:00 - 7:00 p.m. UE Veterans and Angel Flight Reunion Dinner

Class of 59 Gallery
Cocktail Reception. Cash Bar.

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

Eykamp Hall
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.

Sunday, October 20

9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. University Worship Service

Neu Chapel

10:30 - 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 the Class of 1969. Advance registration is required.

Noon - 2:00 p.m. University Bookstore Hours

Ridgway University Center
15% discount on sportswear and other fan items to all alumni all weekend

1:00 p.m. Catholic Mass

Neu Chapel

Office Phone:
812-488-2586

Office Email:
alumni@evansville.edu

Office Location:
Alumni House, 525 S. Rotherwood Ave