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Events marked with $ have an associated cost.
Events marked with # require a reservation.
Events marked with R are reunion activities..

Friday, October 18


 Noon Meaning of Life Lunch
Bring a lunch, bring a friend and discuss life’s deeper purpose with faculty and students.
Weeks House

"Monmouth to MFA" Exhibition Reception
Celebrate four Monmouth alumni who have either just completed or who are working on a master of fine arts degree: Brennan Probst ’12, Alexandra Dupont ’16, Azul Nogueron ’17 and Lily Guillen ’18. The artists will give a gallery talk about their work, beginning at 3:30pm. 
Hewes Library, Len G. Everett Gallery

3:30-5:00pm Monmouth Intercultural Network of Alumni Panel
The Monmouth Intercultural Network of Alumni works to build a multicultural community of support and engagement through involvement with Monmouth College by connecting prospective students to the College, supporting and mentoring current students, and engaging with other alumni. MINA members will participate in a panel discussion with students, and alumni will share how their Monmouth experience informed their careers. 
Hewes Library, Barnes Electronic Classroom
4:00pm Hoptimistic Thoughts#
Dr. Brad Sturgeon and Dr. Steve Murmann ’80 will discuss their pico-brewery start-up, DeNovo Beverage. Learn the science behind what makes beer taste just right or a leg shy of a jump while enjoying samples of their brews. 
Center for Science and Business, Room 201 Nutrition Lab 
5:30pm 2019 Alumni Impact Awards#
A recognition of alumni and members of the Monmouth College community who have made a significant impact in their field, their career or on the College.
  • Hall of AchievementWilliam Goldsborough '65
  • Hall of Achievement - Karen Chism '65
  • Distinguished ServiceBill Urban
  • Distinguished Alumnus - Robert Riley '70
  • Young Alumnus - Jennifer Sanberg ’10
  • Hatch Distinguished TeachingTrudi Peterson
  • Family of the YearThe Tanney Family
Center for Science and Business, Mellinger Commons
8:00pm Homecoming Spirit Shout
The students will dance and shout to cheer the Fighting Scots to victory over the weekend. The Homecoming Queen and King will be named, along with the court. We’ll close the evening with a spectacular fireworks show.
April Zorn Memorial Stadium
8:00pm Class Welcome ReceptionR
  • 1979: Mellinger Teaching and Learning Center$#
  • 1984: Danny’s Tap (120 S. A St.)
  • 1989: Danny’s Tap (120 S. A St.)
  • 1994: Danny’s Tap (120 S. A St.)
  • 1999: Bijou Pub (221 S. Main St.)
  • 2004: Bijou Pub (221 S. Main St.)
  • 2009: Bijou Pub (221 S. Main St.)
  • 2014: Danny’s Tap (120 S. A St.)

Saturday, October 19


M Club Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony

  • Jaime (Jones) Goin ’02
  • Dante Daniels ’08
  • Ashley (Yeast) Tanney ’08
  • Mitch Tanney ’06
Huff Athletic Center, Main Concourse

Fraternity and Sorority Life Hall of Fame Inductions

  • Dwayne Hughes ’87 (OX)
  • Richard “Doc” Kieft (ZBT) 
  • Amy (Stark) Spong ’99 (AXD)

Center for Science and Business, Mellinger Commons


Parade Reunions
Classes of 1984, 1999 and 2014 meet your classmates to march and ride in the parade! 
Faith Church Parking Lot, East Second Avenue



Parade Meet-ups

  • 1989: Meet in front of Admission
  • 1994: Meet in front of Dahl Chapel and Auditorium
  • 2004: Meet in front of Development House
  • 2009: Meet in front of Center for Science and Business
  • Kappa Delta: Meet by Monmouth College sign in front of Wallace
  • Monmouth Intercultural Network of Alumni: Intercultural House
11:00am Parade
See the floats, hear the pipe band, marching band, and fraternity songs during the age-old tradition.
11:30am Kappa Delta Meet-Up 
Center for Science and Business, Room 300
11:30-12:30pm Educational Studies Department Gathering 
Post-parade gathering with fellow alumni and department faculty. All are welcome. 
Wallace Hall, Second Floor
11:30-12:30pm Communication Studies and Public Relations Open House 
Post-parade gathering with fellow alumni and department faculty. All are welcome.
Wallace Hall 317 (WPFS radio studios) 
11:30-12:30pm Department of Theatre and Crimson Masque Gathering 
Enjoy a slideshow of past years and conversation with alumni and current faculty. All are welcome. 
Wells Theater Lobby
Noon-2:00pm Cookout with the Faculty$#
Join Monmouth faculty for lunch before the game.
East Hilltop, April Zorn Memorial Stadium
Noon Class Photos and Reunion Class Gift PresentationsR
  • 12:00pm – 1979
  • 12:05pm – 1984
  • 12:10pm – 1989
  • 12:15pm – 1994
  • 12:20pm – 1999
  • 12:25pm – 2004
  • 12:30pm – 2009
  • 12:35pm – 2014
Glennie Gymnasium 
Noon-2pm Holt House Open House 
Open house of the founding home of Pi Beta Phi’s alpha chapter. 
Holt House, 402 E. 1st Ave. 
Noon-2pm Stewart House Open House 
Open house of Kappa Kappa Gamma’s founding home. Guided tours are available or explore on your own. Light refreshments will be served. Visitors will also be able to access Kappa’s new digital archive. 
Stewart House, 1015 E. Euclid Ave.

Alumni Tailgate$#
Gather for an alumni tailgate! Please reference the Monmouth College Tailgating Policy for more information. The following reunion committees plan to have spots reserved for their classes: 1994 and 1999.

Pattee Hall Parking Lot, North Sixth Street

1:30pm Fighting Scots Men’s Soccer vs. Lake Forest College 
Peacock Athletic Field
2:00pm Fighting Scots Football vs. Illinois College 
April Zorn Memorial Stadium
2:00pm  Class of 1989 Football Game Gathering$#R 
Mellinger Teaching and Learning Center 
  Donor Appreciation Reception 
Invite Only. Members of the 1853 Society, McMichael Heritage Circle and/or 10+ year members of the Loyal Scots Society are special guests at this private reception. 
5:00pm Class of 1979 Dinner$#R
Poling Hall, Morgan Room 
5:00pm Class of 1989 Happy Hour Reception$#R
Center for Science and Business, Mellinger Commons
6:00-9:00pm All Alumni Mixer in memory of Richard “Doc” Kieft
Ten years after “Doc” Kieft’s passing, gather with alumni to reminisce and remember the classmates and faculty of your days at Monmouth College. All alumni and friends are welcome to celebrate with a DJ, hear stories and toast “Doc.” Heavy hors d’oeuvres provided. Sponsored by Friends of “Doc.” 
American Legion, 1110 N. 11th St. 

Sunday, October 20


Homecoming Concert
Dahl Chapel, Kasch Performance Hall
*Note: This is a schedule change from what was listed in the printed brochure.*