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FCS Centennial Celebration

EIU School of Family and Consumer Sciences
Centennial Celebration
October 22 – 25, 2014

Join the School of Family and Consumer Sciences at Eastern Illinois University as they celebrate their 100 year anniversary!  We will be marking the occasion with a special celebration in conjunction with EIU’s Homecoming the week of October 22-25, 2014.

Schedule of Events 

Wednesday, Oct. 22, Thursday, Oct. 23 & Friday, Oct. 24

100 Hours of Service to Celebrate 100 Years of FCS

Join with FCS faculty, staff, alumni and student organizations as we participate in community service activities that include:

  • Nike Reuse-A-Shoe
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters
  • One Stop Community Christmas (fleece blanket assembly)
  • 10 Different After School Sites (Student "Teachers" needed)
  • Senior Wishes

RSVP at the link below for the Service Day you will be attending.  If you are unable to attend and participate in a service project due to your employment or geographical location, please join our EIU School of Family and Consumer Sciences Centennial Celebration Facebook Page and share pictures and updates of any type of service that you do related to our profession.  We will count your service hours towards our 100 hours of service goal.  FCS Facebook page


Friday, Oct. 24, 2014

Alumni Open House Reception

4 - 6 pm, Klehm Hall, Room 1418

Join past and current FCS Faculty, staff, alumni and special guests in the Klehm Hall.  Tour classrooms and lab areas, mingle with fellow alumni, and enjoy refreshments prepared by an alumni guest chef and current FCS students.  

RSVP required (use link below)

Homecoming Pep Rally

7 - 9 pm, McAfee Gym-South

Show your Panther spirit as we join EIU students and alumni at the Homecoming Pep Rally!  


Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014

Homecoming Parade

9 am, 7th Street and Lincoln Ave 

Tailgating/Alumni Tent City

11 am, adjacent to O'Brien Field

Visit with friends as you walk through Tent City.  This annual tradition features food, entertainment and giveaways.....all free!

Football Game - EIU vs. Tennessee State

1:30 pm, O'Brien Field

Order your game tickets through the link below


RSVP and order tickets online at:  www.eiu.edu/alumni/events.php or by calling 800-ALUM-EIU (258-6348).  Tickets will be mailed to you prior to the event.  

Please RSVP by October 1, 2014.

EIU Campus Map

EIU Homecoming page

Questions?  Contact Dr. Katie Shaw at kashaw2@eiu.edu


Dr. Campanis

Update Your Contact Information. Be sure to update your alumni contact information so we can send you the latest on our celebration!  

EIU HC Parade Participants
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