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Homecoming 2014

Oct. 10-12

Honoring the classes of 1964, 1969, 1974, 1979, 1984, 1989, 1994, 1999, 2004, & 2009
Registration packets will be mailed to reunion classes in June.

Schedule of events

(Events subject to change)

Dinosaurs to Diamonds and Fossils to Fluorescent Minerals
Augustana's Fryxell Geology Museum 
Monday-Friday 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Saturday and Sunday 1-4 p.m.
Special Homecoming hours for Friday, Oct. 10th 6-8:30 p.m. 

Friday, Oct. 10th

Registration and Packet Pick-up
College Center Lobby, 2:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Reunion Estate Planning
3:00 p.m., Location TBD
"Want to learn more about the different types of planned gifts available and if they might be right for you? Please come and join Scott Park, Assistant Vice President of Gift Planning here at Augustana, who will review the various ways available that you can participate in your class challenge, over and above your annual giving. He will "demystify" planned giving and answer any questions about planned gifts you might have.

Class of 1964 Walking Tour with Kai Swanson '86, Special Assistant to the President
4:00 p.m., Centennial Hall Circle

Class of 1964 Champagne Toast
5:15 p.m. - 6:15 p.m., Class of 1964 Commons, Old Main

Class of 1964 Celebration of Life Service
6:30 p.m. - 7:15 p.m., Wallenberg Hall inside Denkman

Class of 1964 50th Reunion Dinner
7:30 p.m., Wallenberg Hall inside Denkman

Class of 1969 45th Reunion Dinner
7:00 p.m., Wilson Center

Vi-King and Vi-Queen coronation and SING competition
7 p.m., Centennial Hall

Class gatherings, 8- 11 p.m.
1974: Ken Anderson Club House
1979: Black Ram - wine tasting and appetizers
1984: Evald
1989: TBD-Contact Kelly Noack kellynoack@augustana.edu if you would like to help plan
1994: Cool Beanz
1999: Blue Cat
2004: Blue Cat
2009: Blue Cat

Saturday, Oct. 11th

Registration
College Center Lobby, 8 a.m-4 p.m.

5K Dome Dash
8:30 a.m., Austin E. Knowlton Athletic Complex-Paul Olsen Track and Field

Walking tour with Kai Swanson '86, Special Assistant to the President
9-10 a.m., Starting in Centennial Circle, ending in the Quad

Campus Ministries Brunch
9-11 a.m., Founders Hall lower level

Student activities fair and cardboard regatta
10-noon, Quad
Stop by the Quad and learn about our student organizations.  Don't miss the popular cardboard regatta in the slough!

Augustana Art Museum Tour
Time TBD - Centennial Hall

Reunion picnic lunch on the Quad
11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Viking Football
1:00 p.m., Lindberg Stadium

President's Post Game Open House
3:30-5 p.m., Dahl Presidents Home

Class Pictures
Pictures will take place during the Presidents Open House at the Dahl Presidents Home
3:30 p.m. - 1964
3:40 p.m. - 1969
3:50 p.m. - 1974
4:00 p.m. - 1979
4:10 p.m. - 1984
4:20 p.m. - 1989
4:30 p.m. - 1994
4:35 p.m. - 1999
4:40 p.m. - 2004
4:45 p.m. - 2009

Hall of Fame dinner sponsored by the athletic s department
6 p.m. reception; 6:30 p.m. dinner, College Center lobby and dining hall

Viking Gala reception and dinner
6:45 p.m. reception; 7:30 p.m. dinner, Hanson Science Atrium and Quad
Join faculty members and fellow classmates for our annual Viking Gala.  All alumni are invited to dine beneath our chandelier-lit tent in the quad.  Tables will be organized by class year to allow classmates to sit together.  This is a sell-out event, so please register early as seating is limited!

Sunday, Oct. 12

Sunday morning worship with Pastor Richard Priggie '74 and Pastor Kristen Glass-Perez
10:30 a.m. service, Ascension Chapel
Join us for an open ecumenical service with a Lutheran Perspective

Met and Wed renewal of vows ceremony
Following 10:30 a.m. service, Ascension Chapel
Whether you met and wed at Augustana, or after you graduated; join other alumni and their spouses in this renewal of vows ceremony led by Pastor Priggie. (if you and your spouse didn't meet at Augustana but would like to renew your vows, please join us.

Roman Catholic Mass
5 p.m., Ascension Chapel