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The 2008 Black Student Reunion committee has planned another unforgettable weekend at EIU.
The purpose of the Black Student Reunion is to raise money for scholarships to assist our current students. With your support, these scholarships can help our institution with recruitment and retention for students of color.
Tentative Schedule of Events
Friday, October 31
- 5 - 8 pm: Registration: MLK University Union (Bridge Lounge)
- 5 - 8 pm: Black Expo opening: For the first time in Charleston, we will be hosting our 2008 Black Expo in the University Ballroom. It will be our hope to have not only vendors from the Decatur/Champaign/Chicago area but we would encourage our alumni with businesses to be a part of this event. Guideline, cost and registration information about the Expo will be available soon. MLK Union (University Ballroom)
- 8 - 10:30 pm: 2008 Laff Jam Supershow: Featuring comedians Deon Cole, featured on Jamie Foxx’s Laffapalooza, HBO’s Def Comedy Jam and BET’s “Comic View”; Lil Rel, seen on BET’s “Comic View"; Kelly “K-Dubb” Walker, seen on P-Diddy’s “Bad Boys of Comedy"; and Chastity Washington (seen on BET’s “Coming to the Stage”). MLK Union (Grand Ballroom)
- 11 pm - 1:45 am: After Party: featuring DJ V-Dub, Mixshow DJ for 107.5 FMWGCI Radio-Chicago. McAfee Gymnasium
- 11 pm - 1:45 am: Game Night: MLK Union (7th Street Underground - formally the Rathskeller)
Saturday, November 01, 2008
- 10 am - 3 pm: Registration: MLK Union (Bridge Lounge)
- 10 - 11 am: Continental Breakfast: MLK Union (University Ballroom)
- 10 am - 6 pm: Black Expo: MLK Union (University Ballroom)
- 11 am - 1 pm Tailgating: behind O’Brien Stadium
- 1:30 pm: Football Game: EIU vs. Murray State: O'Brien Stadium
- 7 - 10 pm: Annual Step Show: Lantz Arena (Student Recreation Center)
- 11 pm - 1:45 am: Union Party: MLK Union (Grand Ballroom)
Sunday, November 2
- 10 - 11 am: Alumni Recruitment Training: MLK Union (Charleston-Mattoon Room)
To register, please call 1-800-ALUM-EIU or complete and return this .pdf order form.
For immediate assistance or please call the Minority Affairs Office 217-581-6690 or visit the Minority Affairs web site.
Check the Panther Pride page for more information.
You’re invited to join fellow alumni, family and friends for an exciting evening of Panther Basketball when EIU takes on IUPUI at the Conseco Fieldhouse.
Pre-game party 6 - 7:30 pm (location TBA)
Game time: 7:30 pm
125 Pennsylvania St
Indianapolis, IN 46204
Tickets include pre-game party admission, game admission and an EIU spirit t-shirt compliments of EIU Athletics.
To order tickets, please call 1-800-ALUM-EIU or complete and return this .pdf order form. Tickets and t-shirts will be mailed one week prior to the game.
Join fellow alumni, family and friends to see the Saltimbanco, Cirque du Soleil's signature show inspired by the urban fabric of the metropolis and its colorful inhabitants.
Showtime: 7:30 p.m.
Sears Centre Arena
5333 Prairie Stone Parkway
Hoffman Estates, IL 60192
Tickets are $77.00 and will be mailed one week prior to the event.
To order tickets, please call 1-800-ALUM-EIU. A .pdf order form will be coming soon.