Homecoming Activities Oct. 18-23

Oct. 18

Cow Bingo

1 p.m. • Quadrangle (Canceled if lightning)

Cowboy Card Games
5:30 p.m.
SUB Activities Room
(Poker, Black Jack, Texas Hold’Em, Cowboy Trivia)

8 p.m. • SUB Down Under

Oct. 19

Truman Round Up

3:30 p.m.
Centennial Hall Field
Rain site: SUB Activities Room & SUB Down Under
(Roping, Potato Sack Races, Slingshot, Pie Eating, etc.)

Faculty Night Out
6 p.m. • SUB Alumni Room

Oct. 20

Sand Volleyball - canceled due to weather

1:30 p.m. • Ryle Hall & Centennial Hall Pits (Canceled if lightning)

Scavenger Hunt
3:30 p.m.
SUB Down Under

Skit Competition
7 p.m.
Baldwin Auditorium

Memorial Service - canceled due to weather

Following Skit
Flame to the Second Century

Oct. 21

Mechanical Bull

1-5 p.m. • Mall

18th Annual Alumni Golf Tournament
10:30 a.m.
Kirksville Country Club

Lip Sync Competition
6:30 p.m.
Baldwin Auditorium

Alumni and Friends Celebration and
Hall of Fame Banquet
6:30 p.m.
SUB Georgian Room
Cost is $15 for adults and $8 for children age 12 and under. Pre-registration requested.

Following Lip Sync
Baldwin Auditorium

Pep Rally
9 p.m. or following
Coronation • Red Barn
Rain site: Pershing Arena (Hay rides to Pep Rally and Bon Fire)

Oct. 22

5K Run

8 a.m. (Registration at 7 a.m.) • Barnett Parking Lot
(Canceled if lightning)

9 a.m. • Franklin Street (Canceled if lightning)

Magruder Hall Ribbon Cutting Ceremony
10:30 a.m.
North side of Magruder Hall

Ceremony for the Renaming of the McKinney Center
11 a.m. • North side of the McKinney Center

Tailgate Picnic
11 a.m.-1 p.m.
Parking lot west of Dog Kennels/Football Field
Rain site: Pershing Arena
The cafeterias and Mainstreet Market will be closed. Meal plans can be used. Cost is $5. Pre-registration is requested. The mechanical bull will be available at the picnic.

Class Reunion Luncheons
Class of 1955 and prior, Class of 1965, Class of 1975, Class of 1980, Class of 1985 and Young Alumni (1995-2005)
11:15 a.m. • SUB
Pre-registration requested. Cost is $9 for adults and $5 for children age 12 and under.

Pre-game Activities
1 p.m. • Stokes Stadium

Football Game
2 p.m. • Stokes Stadium

Presentation of Honorees and Competition Winners
Halftime • Stokes Stadium

SAB Comedian
6 p.m. • Baldwin Auditorium

Step Show
8 p.m. • Baldwin Auditorium

Oct. 23

Unique Ensemble Gospel concert
1 p.m. • SUB Activities Room

Go to http://homecoming.truman.edu to view the student activities or http://alumni.truman.edu/Homecoming.asp to view the events for alumni and friends.

Schedule of Events for Alumni & Friends

FRIDAY, October 21

9 a.m.-6 p.m.
Event Registration, Ticket Sales, Homecoming Apparel for Sale, FREE Gifts!!!

Located in Student Union Building (main level)
Stop by the Alumni Center to pick up or purchase tickets for Homecoming events, buy Homecoming apparel, sign the message boards, register for door prizes, or get additional Homecoming info. The Alumni Center is a great place to meet up with other alumni and friends.

10:30 a.m.
18th Annual Bulldog Classic Golf Tournament
$55 per person

Open to all alumni and friends (18 and older). Individual entries will be paired on teams. $55 entry fee includes golf pack, lunch and golf-cart rental. Registration at 10:30 a.m., lunch at 11 a.m., tee-off at 11:30 a.m.Entry form for golf tournament is available on the
Homecoming Brochure. Click here for print version of Homecoming Brochure

Noon-1:30 p.m.
Complimentary Estate Planning Seminar and Luncheon
RESERVATIONS REQUESTED* to reserve your space

Student Union Building, Activities Room

You are invited to attend this complimentary seminar/ luncheon to find out more about your estate-planning options. There is no charge for seminar and luncheon but RSVP is requested.

4-6 p.m.
Social Hour
Kirksville Country Club
Free hors d'oeuvres, cash bar

6 p.m.
Truman Intra-Squad Swim Meet
Pershing Natatorium

6:30 p.m.
Alumni and Friends Celebration & Hall of Fame Banquet
Adult $15/Children age 12 and under $8

Student Union Building
Alumni, friends and families are invited to this annual banquet. Alumni honorees, such as Alumni of the Year, Young Alumni of the Year, recipients of the Distinguished Service Awards and Athletic Hall of Fame inductees -- will be introduced. Banquet followed by musical entertainment and coffee across the hall in the Quiet Lounge.

6:30 p.m.
Lip Sync Competition
Baldwin Auditorium
Sponsored by the women of Sigma Kappa and the men of Pi Kappa Phi

Approx. 8:30 p.m. (will follow the Lip Sync Competition)
Homecoming King and Queen Coronation
Baldwin Auditorium

Sponsored by Tau Lambda Sigma

8 p.m.-Midnight
Ebony and Essence Homecoming Dance
Student Union Building, Down Under

Approx. 9 p.m. (will follow King and Queen Coronation)
Pep Rally
Red Barn Park (rain site is Pershing Arena)

SATURDAY, October 22

7 a.m. Registration
8 a.m. Run begins
20th Annual Bulldog 5K Run
$12 in advance/$15 after Oct. 15

Run begins in front of Barnett Hall

Men's and women's divisions: 18 and under, 19-24, 25-34, 35-44, 45-54, and 55 and older. All participants receive a free T-shirt. Medals will be awarded to 1st-, 2nd- and 3rd-place winners in each age division. Registration opens at 7:30 a.m., race begins at 8 a.m. Sponsored by Cardinal Key, Phi Kappa Epsilon, and the Truman Alumni Association. Entry form for race is available on the
Homecoming Brochure. Click here for print version of Homecoming Brochure

8-9 a.m.
Complimentary Coffee and Donuts Before Parade
Student Union Building

9 a.m.-2 p.m.
Event Registration, Ticket Sales, Homecoming Apparel for Sale
Located in Alumni Center, Student Union Building (main level)

9 a.m.
Homecoming Parade
Franklin Street

10 a.m.-Noon
Reunion of Voices and Luncheon
$6 for lunch
Fine Arts Center/Student Union Building
All former NEMO singers and Cantorians invited to meet in the Fine Arts Center/Ophelia Parrish and sing some old favorites, followed by a luncheon at noon in the Student Union Building Spanish Room. The group will also meet at Stokes Stadium to sing the National Anthem before the football game.

10:30  a.m.
Magruder Hall Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony/Tours
North end of Magruder Hall (formerly Science Hall)
The newly renovated and expanded science facility will be open for tours following the Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony. Check out the new Brick Plaza located outdoors at the north end of Magruder Hall that is filled with bricks engraved with special messages from alumni and friends. Orders for personalized bricks and miniature keepsake versions are being accepted until OCT. 24! To order a brick online visit the Truman Alumni Store or call (800) 452-6678 or (660) 785-4133.

10:30 a.m.-noon
Nursing Reception
Student Union Building, Room 307

11 a.m.-1 p.m.
Missouri Hall 40th Anniversary Open House

Missouri Hall

Refreshments and tours of Missouri Hall

11  a.m.
Ceremony for the Renaming of the McKinney Center to the Col. and Mrs. Robert L. McKinney Center
McKinney Center

The McKinney Center will officially be renamed in honor of both Col. Robert McKinney ('36) and his wife Fran. The late Col. McKinney served Truman for more than 30 years as assistant to the president and head of public relations, and the building was officially named for him in 1973. Fran served as Truman's international student advisor from 1965 to 1994. She died in 2003.

11 a.m.-1:30  p.m.
Tailgate Picnic

New location near Stokes Stadium and Red Barn Park in parking lot west of the football field.

11:15 a.m.
Reunion Luncheons
Adult $9/Children age 12 and under $5
Student Union Building

Members of the Reunion Classes and their guests are invited to these special luncheons honoring this year's reunion classes.
• Class of 1955 & prior (all Golden Alumni are invited to this reunion)
• Class of 1965
• Class of 1975
• Class of 1980
• Class of 1985
• Young Alumni (1995-2005)

11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.
Education Reception
Sunken Garden (south of Kirk Memorial)

1:30 p.m.
Pre-Game Activities
Stokes Stadium
Homecoming Court introduced.

:30-2 p.m.
Senate Alumni Reception
Down Under, Student Union Building

2 p.m.
Truman Football Game - Truman vs. Pittsburg State (Kan.)
Stokes Stadium
Homecoming alumni honorees will be introduced at halftime. Football tickets can be purchased in advance or at the game:
General admission: $7
Children & Senior Citizens: $5
FREE admission for children under age 5
FREE admission for members of Truman's alumni chapters (must show current alumni chapter membership card)

5-9 p.m.
All Alumni Mixer
$3 (buy tickets in advance* or at the door)
Days Inn, Ballroom
All alumni and friends are invited to enjoy an evening of music, dancing, and food. Guests will be treated to a wide selection of hors d'oeuvres, and many door prizes will be given away throughout the night. Cash bar. All those attending any of the Class Reunion Luncheons may receive FREE tickets for this event...pick up your free tickets at your Class Reunion Luncheon.

6-8 p.m.
Lambda Alliance Reception for Truman GLBT
University Club, 516 E. Patterson

6 p.m.
Comedian: John Wesley Austin
Baldwin Auditorium
$2, pay at the door
Alumni and friends are invited to see John Wesley Austin, a cowboy comedian known for his side-splitting stand-up comedy routine. Sponsored by the Student Activities Board.

Step Show (following comedian, see above.)
$10, pay at the door
Baldwin Auditorium
Sponsored by the National Panhellenic Council.

SUNDAY, October 23

1 p.m.
Unique Ensemble Gospel Concert
Student Union Building

* Tickets for Homecoming Events

Tickets may be purchased online through the
TRUMAN ALUMNI STORE or you may order tickets from the Homecoming Brochure.
Click here for print version of the HOMECOMING BROCHURE .

If you would like to have a Homecoming Brochure mailed to you, contact (800) 452-6678, (660) 785-4133, e-mail alumnievents@truman.edu.

All events subject to change

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