Pancake and Sausage Breakfast
Titan Pep Band
As part of Family Fun on the Quad, listen to the ever popular Titan Pep Band, under
the direction of Ed Risinger.
Eckley Quad, on the steps of State Farm Hall
Family Fun on the Eckley Quad
Join us under the Big Top! Fun for kids ages 2 to 102. Bring the family and enjoy
face painting and glitter tattoo artists from Wild Style Design Company, balloon creations
from Aaron’s Party Balloons, demonstration and activity from School of Art, Chemistry
Club, Physics Club, inflatables, pumpkin patch, popcorn, games, IWU Cheerleaders,
Tommy Titan, prizes and more.
Explore artifacts from 168 years of IWU history at the Homecoming Museum. Browse through
past editions of the Wesleyana and other memorabilia.
Nell Eckley Lounge
School of Music Alumni Reception & Continental Breakfast
Visit and reminisce with faculty, staff, and alumni.
Presser Hall, Smith Reception Room
The Annual School of Nursing Distinguished Alumna Award
Attend this Social and Awards Ceremony honoring this year’s award winner, Susan Okuno-Jones
‘86. Immediately following the social, she will present her
“Don’t Forget Your WHY.”
Tours of the School of Nursing will also be available after the presentation.
Wilson Atrium, Center for Natural Sciences (CNS)
IWU: A Phoenix for the Duration Campus Historical Tour
Did you know that the first 10 acres for Illinois Wesleyan were all donated by a generous
community leader named Franklin Kelsey Phoenix? Did you know that Old Main, IWU's
largest building when it existed, was hit by a tornado, burned nearly to the ground,
but still survived and had three different names during its time in the center of
what's now the quad? Walk down memory lane and see all your favorite buildings still
in existence, learn about IWU's incredible history, and be inspired by the duration
of this special university on this walking tour led by Bobby Castillo '13 and Nancy
Steele Brokaw '71.
Tour starts in Nell Eckley Lounge, Memorial Center
Collegiate Choir Alumni Choir Rehearsal
Rehearsal for 10:00am Sunday chapel service. Directed by Professor Scott Ferguson.
Greek Alumni Network Reunions
Return chapter houses to reunite with alumni and meet active members. Sigma Pi Alumni
will meet in the
Davidson Room, Memorial Center
, Delta Sigma Theta Alumni will meet in the
Cartwright Room, Memorial Center
and AOII Alumni will meet in the
Henning Room, Memorial Center.
Alumni Volleyball Game
Watch a volleyball match between IWU Volleyball alumni and IWU’s current JV team.
For more information, please contact Kim Nelson-Brown at email@example.com.
Alumni Swim Meet
Join fellow alumni and current students for this intersquad and alumni competition.
All alums are welcome whether they competed at IWU or not. Warmup begins at 9:15am.
For more information, please contact Teresa Fish at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Titan Tailgate including Local Food Trucks
Join alumni, family, and friends to celebrate before the Titans take on Carthage College.
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Shirk Parking Lot
Milestone Reunion Tailgate, sponsored by the IWU Alumni Association
All milestone reunion members and special guests are invited to celebrate your Titan
Spirit with friends and family. Registration includes food, beer, wine, and one ticket
to the door. $15 registration before October 5th, $20 registration at the door.
Shirk Parking Lot, East Lot
Esports Arena Tour
The Illinois Wesleyan League of Legends team and Esports Club
are hosting an open house to talk about the new Esports program and give a tour of
Hansen Student Center, Esports Arena
Educational Studies Homecoming Brunch
Stop by to meet the current teacher-scholars and catch up with your fellow Titans.
Refreshments will be served.
Center for Liberal Arts (CLA) 3rd Floor Lobby
Citizen Scholar Lecture
The Action Research Center (ARC) will host a box lunch and lecture by Veronica Watson
‘14 for alumni and the Citizen Scholar First Year students in the Peace Garden Outdoor
just east of the Welcome Center parking lot on McLean and University Streets.
Veronica is the Indiana Director of Patronicity. Patronicity is a civic crowdfunding
& crowdgranting platform. They bring together local citizens and sponsors to support
community initiatives. Veronica was engaged with ARC as a student at IWU then went
on to serve as an AmeriCorps VISTA in New Orleans and Indianapolis.
Peace Garden Outdoor Classroom (Rain location: Welcome Center Auditorium)
Football Game, IWU vs. Carthage College
Alumni football players should assemble at the east end of the stadium at 12:45pm
and form a tunnel to cheer the Titans onto the field. Join us at halftime for the
2018 Homecoming King & Queen, to honor the alumni award winners and to
recognize CCIW championship teams of 1977, 1992, and 2007.
Ames School of Art Exhibits and Alumni Reception
Visit the exhibit and enjoy a special alumni reception in the Merwin and Wakeley galleries.
In the Merwin Gallery, Dorothea Bilder '62 is showcasing paintings and prints through
her exhibition Brazilian Experience. Dorothea Bilder will generously donate all sales from her exhibition to support programming
in the School of Art. In the Wakeley gallery, Grace Sheese is showcasing ceramics.
Ames School of Art
Peace Garden Harvestfest
Join Professor Jim Simeone and environmental studies interns and students to learn
more about the history of the Peace Garden. Cider from the nearby apple orchard and
pizza from the Peace Garden bread oven will be served.
Peace Garden - Corner of University/Evans, one block east of the Minor Myers jr. Welcome
School of Theatre Arts (SoTA) - “The First Five Years”
Class of 2014
is invited to come back and speak to the current SoTA majors about work experiences,
life events, and tips for navigating the “real world” as they enter their fifth year
after graduation. Open forum for the student body of SoTA; everyone is welcome.
McPherson Hall, Jerome Mirza Theatre
Sociology and Anthropology Reception
All sociology and anthropology alums are invited to reconnect with faculty and fellow alumni. Recently retired and retiring faculty members will be honored, including Jim Sikora, Teddy Amoloza, and Chris Prendergast.
Center for Liberal Arts, Second Floor Lounge
Minority Alumni Networking
The Office of Diversity and Inclusion will host The Minority Alumni Network (The Network) Reception - All current MALANA
students and alumni of color are invited to attend this networking session.
Shirk Center, Niepagen Room
International Alumni and Student Reception
Join Director Stacey Shimizu and International Student & Scholar Advisor Robyn Walter
as they welcome the newly formed International Alumni Network. Current students are
invited for networking.
Memorial Center, Davidson Room
Theatre Arts (SoTA) Wine & Cheese Reception
Faculty and staff of the School of Theatre Arts will host an evening of refreshments
E. Melba Johnson Kirkpatrick Laboratory Theatre
IWU Women's Soccer Game
Come cheer on the
IWU Women's Soccer
team at their 4:30pm match against North Park.
7th Annual Club Tommy: All Titan Homecoming Celebration
All IWU alumni, family, friends, faculty, staff and guests are welcome
to enjoy a DJ, heavy hors d’oeuvres, beer and wine.
is the perfect place to meet up with friends and classmates before heading out for
the rest of your evening. Celebrating milestone reunions will be classes from 2008,
2013, and 2018.
$20 registration fee
New location this year! Hansen Student Center
IWU Men's Soccer Game
Come support the IWU
team at their 7:00pm match against
“Golden Titan Club” Reunion Dinner - All Class Years Through 1967
6-6:30 p.m. Cocktails 6:30 p.m. Dinner
Join Golden Titan Club members for dinner and cocktails.
Redbird A and C, Marriott Hotel and Conference Center, 201 Broadway Ave., Normal
Class of 1968 – 50 Year Class Reunion Dinner
6-6:30 p.m. Cocktails 6:30 p.m. Dinner
Cap off your class reunion weekend by joining fellow class members for cocktails and
a dinner buffet.
Redbird B and C, Marriott Hotel and Conference Center, 201 Broadway Ave., Normal
Class of 1978 – 40 Year Class Reunion Celebration
Reminisce with your fellow class members in a truly historical landmark, and enjoy
heavy hors d’oeuvres and cocktails.
McLean County Museum of History/Old Courthouse, 200 N Main St, Bloomington - Governor
Fifer Courtroom, located on the second floor
Class of 1988 – 30 Year Class Reunion Celebration
Cap off your class reunion weekend by joining fellow class members for heavy hors
d’oeuvres and a cash bar.
Satio Wine Bar, 306 N Center St #102, Bloomington
Class of 1993 – 25 Year Class Reunion Celebration
Join fellow class members and enjoy heavy hors d’oeuvres, beer, and wine.
McLean County Arts Center, 601 N East St, Bloomington
Class of 1998 – 20 Year Class Reunion Celebration
Cap off your class reunion weekend by joining fellow class members for appetizers
and a cash bar in a fun arcade atmosphere.
8 Bit Arcade Bar, 236 E Front St, Bloomington