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Class of 1967 50th Class Reunion

Friday, October 20, 2017 | Register Now

Join us in commemorating of the Class of 1967 and the 50th Anniversary of your graduation from EIU. Our office will host a celebratory weekend in your honor in conjunction with EIU’s 2017 Homecoming on October 20 & 21. 


The 2017 Homecoming Weekend schedule will be as follows:


Friday, October 20                    

4pm Campus Tour Enjoy a riding tour around campus and experience first hand all the exciting changes that have been taking place over the last 50 years.  

5pm Social Hour: MLK Jr. University Union University Ballroom Enjoy this time to catch up with old classmates

5pm Livingston C. Lord Society Pinning Ceremony: MLK Jr. University Union University Ballroom The Livingston C Lord Society was established to honor members of the 50th years class who return to campus for their 50th class reunion.  In recognition of this honor, members of the class of 1967 will be individually called forward to receive their Lord Society pins.  

6pm Livingston C. Lord Society Dinner: MLK Jr. University Union University Ballroom

Saturday, October 21

8:30am Alumni Association Breakfast: Blair Hall Lawn Join us before the parade for a hot breakfast in the Alumni Association tent.  Meet the Alumni Association Board members and the alumni being honored as our award recipients.  

9am  Homecoming parade: 6th Street and 7th Street    

11am  Alumni Tailgate at Tent City: Behind O'Brien Stadium Enjoy Billy Backyard tailgating and stop by the Alumni Association tent prior to the kick off!

2pm Homecoming Football Game: O'Brien Field EIU hosts Jacksonville State for the Homecoming Football Game.  

6pm Alumni Awards Dinner: MLK Jr. University Union Grand Ballroom Join us as the Alumni Association honors our Alumni during the 2017 Alumni Awards Dinner

EIU Football and Cheerleader Reunion - 100th Homecoming Football Game

Friday, October 20, 2017 | Register Now

This year, EIU will celebrate its 100th Homecoming football game, and we are honored to invite you back to campus to participate in this once-in-a-lifetime event. Join your former football and cheerleading squad members this fall and enjoy the unique nostalgia and excitement that only an EIU Homecoming weekend can provide!

Save The Dates!

Homecoming weekend takes place Friday and Saturday, October 20 and 21, 2017, and includes:

Friday, October 20

     4:00pm - O'Brien Tour 

               Enjoy of tour of O'Brien facilities and see all the exciting changes that have taken place over the years.  

     6:00p.m.-8:00p.m. Social Reception - Grand Ballroom - University Union 

               This is an opportunity for you and your former teammates to join together and catch up.  Hors d'oeuvres and cash refreshments will be available.  

Saturday, October 21 (Homecoming Day)

      9:30am - Homecoming parade 

      11:30am - Reunion Tailgate - O'Brien Stadium

                  Enjoy a tailgate with former football players, cheerleaders, family and friends.  $10 for a ticket which includes lunch and a cash bar will be available.  Food catered by WB's.

       2:00pm - Homecoming Football Game vs Jacksonville State 

                   EIU hosts Jacksonville State for the100 Homecoming football game.  Game tickets are $15 for adults, $7 for high school age and $5 for youth, ages 4 and up.  (Discounted price is for advance ticket sales only)


If you are planning to attend Homecoming 2017, we strongly encourage you to book rooms by making your reservations at a local hotel. A listing of available accommodations is available at www.eiu.edu/alumni/lodging.php.



2017 Alumni Awards Dinner

Saturday, October 21, 2017 | Register Now

Join us for the 2017 Alumni Awards Dinner as we honor nine of our alumni for outstanding achievements.

Saturday, October 21, 2017

Cocktail Reception: 6 p.m.

Awards Dinner:  7 p.m.

Grand Ballroom

Martin Luther King Jr. University Union

Second Floor

Tickets: $30 a person


Guests of Honor

Outstanding Young Alumnus – Timothy Martin ’06

Distinguished Educator – Kevin Settle ’76

Distinguished Alumna/us   

                                       Roscoe “Dan” Cougill ’63

                                       John Craft ’69, ’74

                                       Major Charles B. Hall ex ’42

                                       Nancie King Mertz ‘77

                                       Larry Morton ’82

                                       Alan Nielsen ’87

                                      Jenifer Wyss ’94



Please purchase tickets by October 18 online or by calling 800-ALUM-EIU (258-6348).

Sociology/Anthropology 50th Anniversary

Saturday, October 21, 2017 | Register Now

Alumni and Current Students, Faculty, Staff, and Friends!

Eastern Illinois University Department of Sociology & Anthropology will be hosting a 50th Anniversary Homecoming Reception in the Foyer of Blair Hall, our campus home. Join us for breakfast beverages and an assortment of treats and share a piece of yourself with us! The Homecoming Parade begins just outside of Blair, so you will not miss a second of the action!


50th Anniversary Homecoming Reception 

Saturday, October 21, 2017 

8:00am - 9:30am

Blair Hall Foyer

*no cost to attend

Refreshments and sweets compliments of the Department of Sociology & Anthropology 


We hope to see you there, please RSVP below if you are able to attend.

2017 All Greek Reunion

Saturday, October 21, 2017 |

It’s time to head back to EIU to meet up with old friends and see what’s new at EIU.

There’s plenty of things happening on and around campus during this year’s homecoming weekend - parade, tailgating, football and, of course, the All Greek EIU Reunion. Reserve your rooms and send your RSVP to Tom Memmen '84 at tgmemmen6@gmail.com right now!


Saturday, Oct 21

9:30am Parade 

11am Billy Backyard and Tailgate 

2 pm Homecoming Football Game: EIU vs Jacksonville St 

Purchase tickets by calling 217-581-2106 or purchase them at the door before the game.

7-11pm All Greek Reunion - Mother's 


*This is not an Eastern Illinois University sponsored event for more details, including cost please contact Tom Memmen '84 at tgmemmen6@gmail.com