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Schedule of Events

Friday, October 9th

12:00 Noon — Meaning of Life Lunch (Sam Thompson Society) 
A time to discuss the questions that shape our lives. Bring a lunch, bring a friend and join us for an hour of food for thought.

Located at the Weeks House

4:00 — Monmouth Intercultural Network of Alumni (MINA) networking event
Join us at the Intercultural House for an opportunity to network and engage with current students and alumni.

Located at the Center for Intercultural Life

5:30 PM — 2015 Alumni Impact Awards
Distinguished Alumnus – Daniel A Cotter ’88
Distinguished Service – George “Deeks” Carroll Jr. ’62
Young Alumnus – Carl H. Larson ’02
Family of the Year – Rankin Family
Hatch Teaching Award – Kenneth L. Cramer
Hall of Achievement – To be announced

Located in the Mellinger Commons - Center for Science and Business

7:00 — All Alumni & Friends Social
Join fellow Scots alumni and friends to reminisce on your favorite Monmouth memories. Cash Bar.

Located at Petey's Pub and Grill

8:00 PM — Spirit Shout
Catch the Homecoming spirit! Competitive dance routines by student organizations, shout and banner contests and introduction of the 2015 Homecoming court. The event will culminate with a spectacular fireworks
display.

Located at April Zorn Memorial Stadium

8:00 PM — Class of ’75 Reception
Join classmates at an evening reception for drinks, fellowship and a great view of the fireworks.

Located at the Mellinger Teaching and Learning Center

9:00 PM — Star Gazing
Join the Physics Department in the Adolphson Observatory to view the heavens through the new 20-inch Trubeck telescope. Weather permitting.

Alophson Observatory - Center for Science and Business

Saturday, October 10th

8:00 a.m. — Campus Tours
Get a firsthand look at Monmouth’s magnificent residence halls and academic buildings, with commentary from student guides.

Located in the Admission Building

8:30 AM — M Club Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony
Slated to receive this year’s highest honor for athletic achievement are Molly McNamara ’03, John Herman ’89, Eric Holmes ’01 and Ryan Johnson ’03.

Located at the Main concourse - Huff Athletic Center

9:00 AM — Admissions Welcomes Future Scots
Bring a prospective student to tour campus and visit with an admission counselor.

Located in the Admission Building

9:30 a.m.— All-Alumni Meet and Greet
Enjoy pastries and beverages with fellow alumni and friends, courtesy of the Alumni Board. Find a spot along Broadway and enjoy the parade!

Located in the Veterans Memorial Great Room - Center for Science and Business

9:45 a.m. — Class Photos: 1975, 1980, 1985, 1990, 1995

Located in the Veterans Memorial Great Room - Center for Science and Business

10:00  — All-Alumni Campus Tour
Get a first hand look at Monmouth’s magnificent residence halls and academic buildings, with commentary from student guides.

Located in the Admission Building

10:00  — Alumni Band Rehearsal
Past Band members are invited to join Matthew Wanken, Director of Bands, for rehearsal followed by parade participation. After the parade, alumni band members are invited to join the Fighting Scots Marching Band in the stands of the April Zorn Memorial Stadium to support the Fighting Scots football team as they take on Beloit.

Located in the rehearsal room - Dahl Chapel

10:15 a.m. — Class Photos: 2000, 2005, 2010, 2015

Located in the Veterans Memorial Great Room - Center for Science and Business

11:00 AM — Homecoming Parade
Thrill to the music of the Monmouth College Pipe Band and the Fighting Scots Marching Band, while enjoying colorful floats and saluting special guests.

Located on Broadway from 6th street to 9th street

11:30 a.m. — History/Classics Open House
All are welcome!

Located at the Wells Room in Wallace Hall

11:30 a.m. — All-Greek Meet and Greet
Join fellow Greeks of all ages for a lunch mixer prior to the first Greek Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony. Proudly support your sorority or fraternity by wearing your letters! Continental lunch provided.

Located in the Mellinger Commons - Center for Science and Business

Noon — Greek Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony
Slated to receive acceptance into the Order of Omega Hall of Fame are Evelyn M. Kyle ’32, Gail Owen ’74 and Bradley Nahrstadt ’89.

Noon — Picnic Lunch
Reservations requested.

Located on the East Hilltop - April Zorn Memorial Stadium

Noon — 2015 Senior Class Gift Dedication
Join us as we celebrate our Scottish heritage with the dedication of a bronze piper statue outside the gates of the football field.

Located at the Boucher Plaza

12:30 p.m. — Alumni Hospitality Tent:
Complimentary popcorn and beverages courtesy of the Alumni Board. Check out information about alumni chapters, alumni in your area and our events calendar for this year.

Located on the East Hilltop - April Zorn Memorial Stadium

1:00 p.m.Fighting Scots Football vs. Illinois College
Wear your favorite MC gear to cheer the Fighting Scots to victory! 

Located at the April Zorn Memorial Stadium

3:30 p.m. — Alumni & Faculty Social
(Reservations required) Join our faculty, current and emeriti, for drinks, hors d’oeuvres and fellowship.

Located at the Collier Level of the Hewes Library

5:30 p.m. — Scots Celebration
Come out for a post-game celebration and enjoy fellowship, music and a cash bar

Located at Danny's Tap

5:30 p.m. — Class Dinners

  • Class of 1975
  • Class of 1985
  • Class of 2005

7:30 p.m. — Homecoming Concert
Enjoy traditional and contemporary chorale music, as well as college songs, performed by the Monmouth Chorale, Concert Choir, Chamber Choir, Scotsmen and Sassy Lassies. 

Located in the Kasch Performance Hall of the Dahl Chapel and Auditorium

 

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