Homecoming/Reunion Weekend 2014 Events Registration

REGISTER FOR 2014 HOMECOMING/REUNION WEEKEND EVENTS


Saturday, September 13, 2014

Alumnae Lady Saints Volleyball Game & BBQ

Calling all alumnae volleyball players! Have some fun and join Coach Cara Currier for a game against our Lady Saints team or watch from the bench. Stay for a barbeque on the quad!

Saturday, Sept. 13
3 p.m.
Sullivan Recreation Center
Complimentary
(Register by Aug.29 for a free game shirt)

 


Friday, September 19, 2014

Hospitality Suite

All alumni, parents and friends are welcome to get acclimated with campus and mingle with fellow USF community members. Catch up with friends before the Reunion Dinner or Night at the Pub!

5 p.m to 7 p.m.
Executive Conference Room
Motherhouse 3rd Floor
Complimentary

 

Assisian Club Champagne Reception

Classes of 1964 and before will join President Arvid Johnson for a champagne toast and hors d’oeuvres celebrating their 50+ anniversary class reunions

6 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Conference Rooms A & B, Motherhouse 3rd Floor
Complimentary

 

Alumni & Friends Reunion Dinner

All class years are welcome to enjoy a delicious dinner to celebrate our honored classes of 2009, 2004, 1999, 1994, 1989, 1984, 1979, 1974, 1969, 1964, 1959, 1954 and before. Come together and reminisce your years at USF with old friends!

7 p.m. to 9 p.m.
San Damiano Hall
Motherhouse 3rd Floor
Alumni Complimentary; Guests $15

 

Parents’ Network Night at the Pub

Parents of current students are invited to join us for a fun night with drinks and appetizers at USF’s brand new “Bernie’s Pub” on campus! Mingle with fellow parents, meet up with your student and stay for the weekend. Hosted by Parents’ Network President, Classandra Green.

7 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Bernie’s Pub
Motherhouse 1st Floor
Complimentary

 

Student Dance

Alumni are invited to join students for DJ entertainment, party with friends and dance the night away. Food and drink included. Sponsored by Student Activities Board.

8 p.m. to 11 p.m.
Sullivan Recreation Center
$5 per person or five canned goods for charity donation

 


Saturday, September 20, 2014

Alumni, Parents & Friends Breakfast

Start your morning with a tasty breakfast, hot cup of coffee, a newspaper and some friends.

8 a.m. to 10 a.m.
Terrace Café
Tower Hall 1st Floor
$5 per person

 

Business Alumni Network (BAN) Breakfast & Meeting

Join fellow business alumni as they network, plan events, discuss business-related topics and more. A continental breakfast is available for participants. Interested in joining, but can’t make it to campus? Participate by phone at (888) 204-5987, access code 3281760.

8:30 a.m.
Moes Room
Tower Hall 1st Floor
Complimentary

 

Education Alumni Network (EAN) Breakfast & Meeting

Join fellow education alumni as they network, plan events, discuss educational issues and more. A continental breakfast is available for participants. Interested in joining, but can’t make it to campus? Participate by phone at (888) 204-5987, access code 3035201.

8:30 a.m.
Presidents Room
Tower Hall 1st Floor
Complimentary

 

Challenge Center Day

Sponsored by: Recreation, Sport & Tourism Management Alumni Network

All alumni and their families are invited to join us for a series of team-oriented obstacles designed to challenge groups to work together to accomplish a task. It’ll be a fun-filled morning! Hosted by Dr. Syd Sklar, Chair of Recreation, Sport and Tourism Management and Challenge Center Director.

9 a.m. to 11 a.m.
Challenge Center Teams Course
409 Nicholson St., Joliet
Complimentary

 

“A Walk Down Memory Lane” Campus Tour

Take a tour of Tower Hall, the dormitories in Marian Hall, Brown Library and the beautiful, historic and newly-renovated Motherhouse. Led by USF Saints Ambassadors.

10 a.m. to 11 a.m.
Depart from Uno Lounge
Complimentary

 

Homecoming Alumni Baseball Game

Participate or watch from the bench while the older alumni take on the younger alumni! Morning includes batting practice, home run derby, infield/outfield practice and game.

10 a.m.
Silver Cross Field, Joliet
Complimentary
(Register by Aug. 29 to get a t-shirt)

 

Annual Alumni Association Board Meeting

Want to learn about the Alumni Association or get more involved? Join us for the annual meeting open to all alumni.

10:30 a.m. (w/lunch to follow)
Board Room
Motherhouse 2nd Floor
Complimentary

 

Nursing Alumni Network “High Tea”

Join fellow nursing alumni and enjoy an upscale delicious, light lunch as we celebrate and welcome the current senior class of nursing students.

Noon
Fireside Lounge
Motherhouse 1st Floor
Complimentary

 

Homecoming Lady Saints Alumnae Softball Game

Softball girls, come out on the field and play a slow pitch game with former teammates and bring your families to watch from the stands!

Noon
Inwood Softball Complex, Joliet
Complimentary
(Register by Aug. 29 to get a t-shirt)

 

“Joliet Gems” City Tour & Lunch

Tour historic Joliet aboard the USF shuttle and tour the famous Joliet Historical Museum, other well-known buildings and landmarks and a mouth-watering, delicious lunch at Merichka’s!

11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Off Campus w/shuttle
$15 per person. Space is limited.

 

USF History in Photos

Lots of great memories will be on display! Reminisce through old pictures with USF Archivist Jennifer Ho who will be on hand to assist. Copies of photos available upon request.

2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Library Archives
Brown Library 2nd Floor
Complimentary

 

Homecoming Tailgate & Football Game

Join the USF family for our Homecoming tailgate and football game! Enjoy free food, music, giveaways, children’s activities and other great fun before the big game.

2 p.m. Tailgate (Sponsored by the Alumni & Parent Relations Office and Student Activities Board)
4 p.m. USF vs. Trinity International University
Joliet Memorial Stadium
Complimentary

 

Bob Kase Jazz Quartet Concert & Cocktail Hour

Mingle with friends and have some cocktails and hors d’oeuvres before the Dinner Theater. Enjoy a jazz concert with USF’s very own Bob Kase, Dean of the College of Arts & Sciences.

3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Turk Theater
Tower Hall 1st Floor
Complimentary

 

Dinner Theater – “Sister Bernie’s Bingo Bash”

Alumni, parents and friends are invited to join Sister Bernie, live on-stage, for the funniest bingo game in town, chock-full of fun, laughter and prizes! Dinner will be served during the performance.

5 p.m.
San Damiano Hall
Motherhouse 3rd Floor
$20 per person

 

Homecoming Saints Football Alumni Reunion

Join Coach Curry and other Saints football alumni after the Homecoming football game for food, drinks and camaraderie!

7 p.m.
Traditions Restaurant & Pub (inside the Park District)
Complimentary

 

Young Alumni Reunion

Gather with your alumni friends after the big game for appetizers and drinks! Co-hosted by Laura Eggert ’09 and Corey Richardson ’09.

7 p.m.
Traditions Restaurant & Pub (inside the Park District)
Complimentary

 

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Sunday, September 21, 2014

Alumni Memorial Mass & Honoring the Sisters of St. Francis

All alumni and friends are invited to worship as a community of faith as we offer thanks for our lives and remember those alumni and friends who have gone before us. We will also be honoring the university’s founders, the Sisters of St. Francis, as they celebrate 150 years.

9 a.m.
St. Joseph Chapel
Motherhouse 3rd Floor
Complimentary

 

Alumni Reunion Brunch & Awards Ceremony

Complete your nostalgic weekend with a scrumptious brunch as we gather to honor this year’s distinguished alumni award winners presented by Dr. Arvid C. Johnson, USF President.

10 a.m.
San Damiano Hall
Motherhouse 3rd Floor
$10 per person; Honorees are complimentary

 

“A Walk Down Memory Lane” Campus Tour

Take a tour of Tower Hall, the dormitories in Marian Hall, Brown Library and the beautiful, historic and newly-renovated Motherhouse. Led by USF Saints Ambassadors.

Noon
San Damiano Hall
3rd Floor Motherhouse
Complimentary

 

Our Lady of Angels Visit with the Nuns

Ride the USF shuttle bus to OLA for an afternoon visit with the Sisters of St. Francis. Coffee, tea and treats will be served and transportation to and from the event will be provided.

Noon to 2 p.m.
Shuttle Bus Pick-Up & Drop-Off
Motherhouse Parking Lot
Complimentary

 

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