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Homecoming 2013: Come Home to the Arts

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Posted Aug 15, 2013

University of Dubuque alumni/ae will return to campus for the 160th Homecoming Celebration, October 10th thru 13th. The 2013 celebration centers around the opening of the beautiful Heritage Center, the newest addition to the UD campus. Spartan Nation is encouraged to "Come Home to the Arts."

Register online at http://alumni.dbq.edu or call the UD Alumni Office at 1.800.483.2586. 

Additional information about Homecoming 2013 is available at: Homecoming 2013: Come Home to the Arts

Schedule of the Events
(Please note, events marked with an asterisk (*) require advance registration)

 

Thursday, October 10th

5:30 p.m.
     Heritage Society Reception

6:00 p.m.
     Heritage Society Dinner

8:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
     Jim Wand, Hypnotist * 
     Heritage Center, John and Alice Butler Hall

Friday, October 11th

7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
     Registration in the Spartan Welcome Center
     Heritage Center, Straatmeyer Rehearsal Room

10:00 a.m - 11:00 a.m.
     Campus Tour *
     Heritage Center, Straatmeyer Rehearsal Room

11:00 a.m. - 11:20 a.m.
     Chapel Service
     Alumni Hall

11:30 a.m. - 12:20 p.m. 
     UD Classes: Function of Art with Alan Garfield *
     Dunlap Technology Center, Computer Graphics Studio

11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
     Class of 1963 President's Luncheon *
     Blades Hall

1:30 p.m. - 2:20 p.m.
     UD Classes: Music Appreciation with Chuck Barland *
     Dunlap Technology Center, Hadley Auditorium

1:30 p.m. - 2:20 p.m.
     UD Classes: Art of Puppetry with Amy Ressler *
     Heritage Center, Costume Shop

2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
     Heritage Center Tour *
     Heritage Center, A.Y. McDonald Lobby

3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
     Class Agent Workshop *
     Van Vliet Hall, Urbach Lounge

4:30 p.m. - 5:20 p.m.
     Choir Social *
     Alumni Hall

5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
     Barbeque on the U *
     UD Quad

6:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
     University Pep Rally
     UD Quad

7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
     The Piano Man - Jim Witter
     Heritage Center, John and Alice Butler Hall

9:30 p.m. - 11:00 p.m. 
     Spartan Social *
     Heritage Center, Straatmeyer Rehearsal Room

Saturday, October 12th

7:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
     Registration in the Spartan Welcome Center
     Heritage Center, Straatmeyer Rehearsal Room

6:30 a.m. - 8:00 a.m.
     Alumni Breakfast *
     Peters Commons

9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
     Campus Tour *
     Heritage Center, Straatmeyer Rehearsal Room

11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
     Alumni Awards Banquet *
     Heritage Center, Preiss Stage

11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
     Homecoming Festival *
     UD Quad

12:30 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
     Homecoming Parade
     University Avenue, Algona Street, Bennett Street, and McCormick Street

12:00 p.m.
     Women's Tennis vs. Grandview College
     Farber Tennis Courts

2:00 p.m.
     Homecoming Football Game vs. Luther College *
     Chalmers Field

4:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
     Alumni Choir Rehearsal and Dinner *
     Heritage Center, John and Alice Butler Hall/Babka Theatre

6:00 p.m.
     Class of 1963 Reunion Dinner *
     Grand River Center, 350 Bell Street, Port of Dubuque

6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
     Spartan Affinity Socials *
     Grand River Center, 350 Bell Street, Port of Dubuque

8:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
     Homecoming Dance
     Grand River Center Ballroom, 350 Bell Street, Port of Dubuque

Sunday, October 13th

11:00 a.m. 
     Festival Worship Service and Dedication of Heritage Center
     Heritage Center, John and Alice Butler Hall