8 a.m.-5 p.m.
Melick Library Book Sale
, 1st Floor and Library Steps.
The tradition continues as Melick Library clears out closets and cubbie holes putting some dusty treasures out for purchase. You are sure to find a good read or reference book to add to you collection. All proceeds go to support library initiatives.
Homecoming Convocation, Becker Auditorium.
This event features the announcement of our 2019 Homecoming Royalty. Special guest comments will be made by 2019 Outstanding Young Alumnus, Travis Wilcoxen ' 05.
12:30- 3 p.m.
Carnival Student Festival, Burrus Dickinson Lawn.
All alumni are welcome to join in the fun on Friday afternoon as students enjoy homecoming festival activities.
Burgess Hall Art Gallery Presents Meet the Artist, "The National Park Project" by Beth Shadur
"The National Park Project" exhibit will feature several pieces including some of Shadur's smaller works and some of her art from Iceland. Also featured will be Bryce Canyon, Glacier, Zion and Theodore Roosevelt national parks through historical photographs, text from well-known conservationists and depictions of industry or something that is threatening the park."
VIP Reception for President Circle Members, Burgess Art Gallery, 3rd Floor of Burgess Hall.
(To inquire about becoming a President's Circle member, contact the Development Office at 877-892-7823.)
Black Alumni Association Open House, Gammon Room of Melick Library
All Alumni are welcome to join the fun as this event hosted by our Black Alumni Association. Food and fun for all! A post Meet and Greet Social will be at The Bowling Alley, Eureka, IL from 8:30 p.m. to midnight. All
Reagan Alumni Open House, Jacob House, 207 Campus Street.
Calling all Reagan Scholars and Fellows! Come to Jacob House for a wine, cheese and a chance to meet Dr. Duane Bruce, Dean of Student Engagement and Director of Leadership Activities
Bonfire and Homecoming Happening Pep Rally, Burgess Gravel Parking Lot
All Alumni are invited to join the fun as students pump up the football team at the traditional bonfire and Homecoming Happening pep rally.
Saturday, October 19
Cerf Center Burgoo, Bookstore Open
Make this your first stop on campus and pick up some Eureka Gear for the Big Game! Swing by and grab a cup of coffee or a snack in the Burgoo while you are at it!
Melick Library Book Sale Continues
10-11:30 a.m. Noon
Alumni Board Open House, Ben Major Lounge
Come to Ben Major Lounge and meet your alumni board members! There will be free coffee and donuts and a chance to hear all the alumni board is planning for the year!
Food Trucks Open
Along Reagan Southwest Lawn
Trailin' Smoke BBQ, Papa Murphy's Pizza by the slice, Deep Fried Delights, Wayne's Kettlecorn and Lemonade Shake Ups, Gramma Nana's Kitchen Sweets, Sodexo Gumbo and Jambalaya
Family Fun provided by Student Organizations.
2 - 4 p.m.
Alumni Board Tailgate Area Opens
Come enjoy live music by ZA Funk, Food Trucks and Fun!
Reagan Alumni Tailgate Opens
2- 6 p.m.
Children's Area Open
Attractions by Fun on the Run and the Unique Twist (Tennis Courts, weather permitting).
5th Quarter Party
at Chanticleer (All Alumni Welcome)
Finish off you day at the Chanticleer Backroom for free appetizers with alumni and friends.