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Class of 1966 50th Reunion

Friday, October 21, 2016 | Register Now

Friday, Oct. 21

4-5 pm 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.

5-6pm Social Hour – MLK Jr. University Union: University Ballroom - This is an opportunity for you and your classmates to join together and catch up on the last 50 years. 

5:45pm Livingston C. Lord Society Pinning Ceremony The Livingston C. Lord Society was established to honor members of the 50th year class who return to campus for their 50th class reunion.  In recognition of this honor, members of the class will be individually recognized and presented their pin.  A class picture will be taken following the pinning ceremony.

6:00pm Livingston C Lord Society Dinner will commence directly following the pinning ceremony.  Tickets are $20 per person.


Saturday, Oct. 22

8:00-9:30am Alumni Association Breakfast- East Lawn of Blair Hall-  The Alumni Association will be serving a hot breakfast before the parade.  Meet the Alumni Association Board Members and the alumni being honored as our Distinguished Alumni.  Tickets are $15 per person.

9:30am Homecoming Parade The parade route will be through 6th and 7th street.

11:00-1:00pm Tent City – Behind O’Brien Stadium – stop by the Alumni Association tent before kickoff.

1:00pm Homecoming Football Game – O’Brien Stadium EIU hosts Murray State for the Homecoming football game.  Tickets are $18. 

6:00pm Alumni Awards Dinner – MLK Jr University Union: Grand Ballroom- Join us as the Alumni Association honors ten Alumni during the 2016 Alumni Awards Dinner.  Tickets are $30

2016 Alumni Awards Dinner

Saturday, October 22, 2016 | Register Now

Join us for the 2016 Alumni Awards Dinner as we honor nine of our alumni for outstanding achievements.

Saturday, October 22, 2016

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 – Maurice Cheeks ’07

Louis V. Hencken Alumni Service Award – Matt Davidson ’82 

Distinguished Educator – Harry Cavanaugh ’69 and PJ Caposey '04

Distinguished Alumna/us –  Kathy Bollinger ’77, ‘78 

                                         Steve Corbin ’13 

                                         Joe Fatheree ’89 

                                         Nancie King Mertz ’77 

                                         Lawrence Tucker ’89 

                                         Randy Wright ’70 

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