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Charleston Bowling Day

Saturday, May 2, 2015 | Register Now

Join fellow alumni, friends and family at an afternoon of bowling at Charleston Lanes.

Saturday, May 2

Charleston Lanes


1310 E St


$15 per person includes bowling, shoes, a pizza per lane and soda.  A portion of the ticket will go towards Legacy Scholarships.

Four bowlers per lane, sign up with a group or come bowl with someone new. 


Register for event online or call 800-ALUM-EIU (800-258-6348)

Oakland A's vs Chicago White Sox

Saturday, May 16, 2015 | Register Now

Join the currently established San Francisco alumni group at an Oakland A's baseball game as they take on the Chicago White Sox!  Stick around after the game for an excellent fireworks show.


Saturday, May 16

6:10pm start time

Oakland A’s vs Chicago White Sox

Oakland/Alameda County Stadium


Tickets are $26 and located in the Club Seats. 


If you are interested in purchasing tickets contact group liaison, Greg Gardner, at gardner5@mac.com.  Tickets will be mailed out from Greg in advance.

FCS Meet and Greet

Saturday, May 30, 2015 | Register Now

Please join us for our FCS Meet and Greet!  Come network with FCS Alumni and current students and share your memories and experiences from EIU. 


Saturday, May 30


The University Club of Chicago

76 East Monroe St. Chicago, IL

Food and beverages included

Business casual dress code

Donations are encouraged checks can be made payable to EIU Foundation

Send checks to: EIU Office of University Development, 860 W. Lincoln Ave., Charleston, IL


RSVP online, calling 800-ALUM-EIU (800-258-6348) or by emailing alumeiu@eiu.edu.



Bourbon and Baseball

Saturday, May 30, 2015 | Register Now

Come join fellow EIU alumni and friends on the ultimate Louisville historical experience.  Enjoy a tour of historical Louisville Slugger Museum and Factory before getting the complete bourbon experience at Evan Williams with a tour and tasting.  


Louisville Slugger Museum and Factory Tour

800 West Main Street Louisville, KY



Evan Williams Bourbon Experience (and tasting)

528 West Main Street Louisveille, KY


Tickets: $22 a person (ticket inlcludes entry to both venues) 

All ages are welcomed, 21 and older allowed in Tasting Room following the Evan William tour.


Purchase tickets online, or by calling 800-ALUM-EIU.

Cincinnati Reds Game

Sunday, May 31, 2015 | Register Now

Join fellow alumni and friends for a day of baseball!

Sunday, May 31st   Cincinnati Reds baseball game

                Reds vs Nationals            


                Tickets $25 (a portion will go toward Legacy Scholarships)


                Complimentary pre-game reception at Toby Keith’s I love This Bar & Grill


                Appetizers and a cash bar will be provided


Purchase tickets online, or by calling 800-ALUM-EIU.

Housing and Dining Reunion

Thursday, June 4, 2015 | Register Now

Housing Staff Reunion, June 4-6, 2015

Join University Housing & Dining Services and the Eastern Alumni Association at the Housing Staff Reunion this June. Our shared experiences during our years at Eastern provided friendships and experiences that shaped our lives. We hope you’ll join us and encourage your friends to do the same as we reconnect and celebrate. If our gathering in 2011 is any indication we know everyone will have a great time. Registration and lodging details to follow.

Go to http://www.eiu.edu/alumni/housing.php for complete reunion details.  



Young Alumni Merlot and a Masterpiece

Saturday, June 20, 2015 | Register Now

Join other young alumni and friends in the area and enjoy an afternoon painting an EIU memory for you to take home. 

Saturday, June 20


                Merlot and a Masterpiece

                412 N. Main St.

                Bloomington, IL


                Tickets $45 (includes the canvas, easel, brushes, paints & aprons)

                Complimentary snacks will be provided. 


Purchase tickets online, or by calling 800-ALUM-EIU.

Annual Cardinals Game

Sunday, July 5, 2015 | Register Now

Join us for our Annual Alumni Outing at the Cardinals Party Suites!

Sunday, July 5
Cardinals vs Padres
1:15 p.m.
Busch Stadium
St. Louis, MO

The first 25,000 fans will receive an Ozzie Smith bronze statue replica.

Suite Tickets: $75 (Includes a seat in the Party Suites and unlimited food & beverages.)

A portion of proceeds from each ticket will go toward Legacy Scholarships.

Order your tickets online, or call 800-ALUM-EIU (800-258-6348). Please note that these tickets sell out quickly each year!  Tickets will be mailed 2 weeks before the game.

50 Years of Pink Panthers reunion

Friday, October 23, 2015 | Register Now

Save the date and join us in Charleston, IL as we celebrate 50 years of Pink Panthers during the EIU Homecoming weekend, October 23 &24, 2015.  

Friday, October 23 

            Alumni reception

Saturday, October 24

            Alumni Association breakfast

            EIU Homecoming parade

            Alumni Tent City tailgate

            Homecoming football game vs Tennessee Tech


More details to follow.


If you did not receive a Save-the-Date letter and magnet please email pinkpantheralumnI@eiu.edu or call 800-ALUM-EIU (800-258-6348).