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Homecoming 2012
Schedule of Events for Alumni & Friends

 FRIDAY | SATURDAY | SUNDAY  |  EVENTS FOR STUDENTS
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  *Preregistration requested. All events subject to change.

FRIDAY, Oct. 19, 2012

7:15 am-
1 pm
Alumni Leadership Conference*
ALUMNI ROOM, STUDENT UNION BUILDING (enter the Alumni Room at the west end of The Hub/formerly called the Quiet Lounge)
Network with alumni leaders and learn about volunteer and leadership roles available to Truman alumni. Includes breakfast and lunch. Free but seating is limited; please pre-register to reserve a seat.
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9 am-
5 pm

Alumni Center Open
STUDENT UNION BUILDING (LOWER LEVEL)
The Alumni Center serves as alumni headquarters during Homecoming weekend. Stop by the Alumni Center to:
▪ Purchase tickets for Homecoming events
▪ Register for door prizes
▪ Pick up Truman gifts for alumni (while supplies last)
▪ Buy Homecoming apparel
▪ Leave messages for friends

▪ Enjoy FREE refreshments and drinks for alumni

Noon Women's Soccer: Truman vs. Fort Hays State
SOCCER FIELD


1:15 pm Truman Alumni Board of Directors Meeting
ALUMNI ROOM, STUDENT UNION BUILDING

2 pm Men's Soccer: Truman vs. Lindenwood (Mo.)
SOCCER FIELD

6 pm

Alumni & Friends Celebration/Hall of Fame Banquet ($)*
(Banquet includes
Golden Alumni Diploma Ceremony)
STUDENT UNION, GEORGIAN ROOM
Program includes introduction of Homecoming honorees and inductees into the Truman Athletics Hall of Fame and the Golden Alumni Diploma Ceremony; members of the Class of 1962 and earlier classes who are participating in the Golden Alumni Diploma Ceremony for the first time can receive one complimentary ticket for this banquet.
TICKETS:
$20 for adults/$10 for children age 12 and under.  Preregistration requested.

7 pm Women's Volleyball: Truman vs. Pittsburg State ($)
PERSHING ARENA
Pay at the door: $3 for adults or $2 for children & senior citizens (ages 60+)

7 pm Pep Rally
STOKES STADIUM (Rain site: Pershing Arena)

9 pm Association of Black Collegians (ABC) Ebony Essence Ball ($)
DOWN UNDER, LOWER LEVEL IN STUDENT UNION BUILDING
Doors open at 8:30 p.m.; $5 at the door
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SATURDAY, Oct. 20, 2012

8 am

5K Race ($)*
REGISTRATION BEGINS AT 7 AM AT BARNETT HALL
Age Divisions (Men and Women): 18 & under, 19-24, 25-34, 35-44, 45-54, 55-64, and 65 & older; Medals will be awarded to 1st, 2nd, 3rd place winners in each division.  Packet pick-up will be available on race day. All participants receive a Truman 5K T-shirt. Sponsored by the Truman Alumni Association, Cardinal Key, Phi Epsilon Kappa & Intramural Recreational Sports

Early-bird entry fee $12; $15 after Sept. 28.

8-9 am

Complimentary Coffee & Donuts for Alumni
GEORGIAN ROOM, STUDENT UNION BUILDING

9 am-
2 pm

Alumni Center Open
STUDENT UNION BUILDING (LOWER LEVEL)
Stop by the Alumni Center to:
Purchase tickets for Homecoming events
▪ Register for door prizes
▪ Pick up Truman gifts for alumni (while supplies last)
▪ Buy Homecoming apparel
▪ Leave messages for friends

▪ Enjoy FREE refreshments and drinks for alumni


9 am

Parade
PARADE BEGINS DOWNTOWN KIRKSVILLE & PROCEEDS SOUTH ON FRANKLIN STREET THROUGH CAMPUS  
View Parade Route
Sponsored by Blue Key
Inside seating provided in the Georgian Room and Alumni Room in the Student Union Building for Golden Alumni to watch parade.

10:30 am
1:30 pm
Greek Life Alumni Reception*
ALUMNI ROOM, STUDENT UNION BUILDING
A new event this year, this reception gives alumni from all organizations and years the chance to come together, catch up with fellow Greeks and learn about the current activities of today's Greeks. Opportunities to donate to Greek Life or purchase Greek Life items will also be available. There is no charge to attend, but RSVPs are requested by Oct. 1. RSVP online or call (660) 785-4222 between 8 a.m-5 p.m., Mon-Fri.

10:30 am-
Noon
Nursing Alumni Reception
HEALTH SCIENCES BUILDING, ROOM 3205
All nursing alumni are invited to attend and enjoy light refreshments.  Stop by the Health Sciences Building (east wing added to the Pershing Building).
10:30 am-
Noon
School of Business Homecoming Reception
VIOLETTE HALL, UPSTAIRS COMMON AREA
All alumni and friends invited.

11-11:30 am Barnett Hall Psychology Wing Opening & Dr. James L. Tichenor Honorary Classroom Unveiling
BARNETT HALL
Join us for the Barnett Hall Psychology Wing Opening. Ceremony to feature the unveiling of the Dr. James Tichenor Honorary Classroom.

11 am-1:15 pm Enjoy Lunch in a Residence Hall
RYLE HALL, CENTENNIAL HALL, MISSOURI HALL
Pay at the door; $4.90 per person.
11:30 am

Cluster Class Reunion Luncheons ($)*
STUDENT UNION BUILDING
Luncheons are open to alumni of all class years, friends of the university, families and guests. Group photos of the each reunion class will be taken during the luncheons.
All alumni and guests attending a Cluster Class Reunion Luncheon will receive a gift courtesy of the Truman Alumni Association.

TICKETS: $10 for adults/$7 for children age 12 & under. Preregistration requested.

Reunion Classes:

  • Golden Alumni/Class of 1962 & All Prior Classes (Georgian Room, Main Level)

  • Classes of 1971, 1972 & 1973 (Activities Room, Top Level)

  • Classes of 1981, 1982 & 1983 (Activities Room, Top Level)

  • Classes of 1986, 1987 & 1988 (Activities Room, Top Level)

  • Classes of 1991, 1992 & 1993 (Activities Room, Top Level)

  • Classes of 2001, 2002 & 2003 (Activities Room, Top Level)

11:30 am-1:30 pm Cardinal Key Alumni Luncheon
UNIVERSITY CLUB, 516 E. PATTERSON STREET

1 pm Truman Rugby Alumni Game
RUGBY FIELD/SOUTH FIELD, LA HARPE AND FLORENCE STREETS

2 pm Football Game: Truman vs. Emporia State ($)
STOKES STADIUM
If you are a member of a Truman Alumni Chapter, show your membership card for FREE admission to the game. Tickets for the game can be purchased at the gate or online at the Truman Athletics Store. General admission: $8 for adults/$5 for children ages 6-17 & senior citizens (ages 60+). Children age 5 and under admitted FREE.

4-7 pm Classical & Modern Languages Department Open House
UNIVERSITY CLUB, 516 E. PATTERSON ST. (behind Ryle Hall)
Did your foreign language professors enrich your academic experience at Truman and beyond? We would love to see you again and hear where in the world you have been lately. Get together with old classmates, network with other alums, sample international cuisine, and re-connect with your old professors. Please stop by our open house!

7 pm Women's Volleyball: Truman vs. Central Oklahoma ($)
PERSHING ARENA
Pay at the door: $3 for adults or $2 for children & senior citizens (ages 60+)

7 pm Step Show ($)
BALDWIN AUDITORIUM
$8; Pay at the door

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SUNDAY, Oct. 21, 2012

Noon Women's Soccer: Truman vs. Nebraska-Kearney
SOCCER FIELD

2 pm Unique Ensemble Gospel Choir Concert
ACTIVITIES ROOM, STUDENT UNION BUILDING

2 pm Guest Artist Vocal Recital
OPHELIA PARRISH PERFORMANCE HALL

2 pm Men's Soccer: Truman vs. Southwest Baptist (Mo.)
SOCCER FIELD

    *Preregistration requested. All events subject to change.

Purchase Tickets Online
To purchase tickets online and register for Homecoming events, visit the Truman Alumni Store

 

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