Family Weekend 2014Friday, September 19, 2014
St. Louis Rams vs Dallas CowboysSunday, September 21, 2014 - Register Online Now
Join us in watching EIU Notable Alumnus, Tony Romo '03, and the Dallas Cowboys take on the St. Louis Rams in St. Louis in September.
Sunday, September 21 12:00pm
St. Louis Rams vs Dallas Cowboys
Edwards Jones Dome
901 N Broadway St. Louis, MO
Tickets $105 SOLD OUT
Pre-game tailgate Sunday, Sept 21 (tickets sold separately)
Tickets $20 (unlimited food and beverages)
Please RSVP by registering online, calling 800-ALUM-EIU (258-6348), or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Chicago Blackhawks Training CampMonday, September 22, 2014
Join fellow alumni, family and friends at the Chicago Blackhawks Training Camp Festival! Watch a live practice and scrimmage of the Chicago Blackhawks! Appearances from Blackhawk alumni, live music, food and drink, and entertainment for all ages.
First 12,000 fans will receive a Duncan Keith bobblehead!
Monday, September 22 @ 5:00pm
United Center - 1901 W Madison St, Chicago, IL
Tickets $8 (A portion of the ticket will go towards Legacy Scholarships)
*Tickets will be mailed out in advance.
Purchase tickets online, calling 800-ALUM-EIU (258-6348), or emailing email@example.com.
FCS Centennial CelebrationWednesday, October 22, 2014 - Register Online Now
The School of Family and Consumer Sciences at Eastern Illinois University is officially 100 years old! They will be marking the occasion with a special celebration in conjunction with EIU’s Homecoming the week of October 22-25, 2014. Join with FCS faculty, staff, alumni, friends, and students from Wednesday, October 22 to Friday, October 24, as we participate in community services activities.
- 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
Please RSVP for the Service Day you will be attending. For more information on service dates, please visit our website.
FRIDAY, OCT. 24
- 4 - 6 p.m. - FCS Open House Reception Klehm Hall, Room 1418
- 7 - 9 p.m. - Homecoming Pep Rally McAfee Gym - South
SATURDAY, OCT. 25
- 9 a.m. - Homecoming Parade 7th Street and Lincoln Avenue
- 10:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. - Tailgate/Alumni Tent City adjacent to O'Brien Field; visit with friends as you walk through Tent City. This annual tradition features food, entertainment and giveaways ... all free!
- 1:30 p.m. - Homecoming football game EIU vs Tennessee State
- Tickets: Adult $20, Senior $18, Youth $5
Please RSVP and order tickets online. Tickets may also be purchased over the phone by calling 800-ALUM-EIU (258-6348). If you have any questions please call 217-581-6076.
Homecoming Weekend 2014Friday, October 24, 2014
Class of 1964 50th ReunionFriday, October 24, 2014 - Register Online Now
Welcome back the class of 1964!
The EIU Alumni Services office is preparing a special celebration for Golden Anniversary, 50th Class Reunion, to be held in conjunction with Homecoming Weekend, October 24-25, 2014
Classmates attending the reunion dinner will be inducted into the Livingston C. Lord Society, named in honor of EIU’s first President.
Friday, October 24
4:00 pm – Riding campus tour
* Will leave from MLK Jr. University Union
50th Class Reunion Dinner – MLK Jr. Union – University Ballroom
5:00 pm- Social Hour
5:30pm- Livingston C. Lord Pinning Ceremony
6:00pm- Livingston C. Lord Society Dinner
Saturday, October 25
9:30am- EIU Annual Homecoming parade
10:30am- Tent City - O'Brien stadium
1:30pm- Homecoming football game- Eastern Illinois vs Tennessee State
Annual Alumni Awards Dinner – MLK Jr. Union – Grand Ballroom
Join us as the Alumni Association honors eight of our alumni for their outstanding achievements.
6:00pm- Social Hour
7:00pm- Awards Dinner and presentation
Order tickets to any event online or by calling 800-ALUM-EIU (258- 6348). If you have any questions please feel free to call or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
2014 Alumni Awards DinnerSaturday, October 25, 2014 - Register Online Now
Join us for the 2014 Alumni Awards Dinner as we honor eight of our alumni for outstanding achievements.
Cocktail Reception: 6 p.m.
Awards Dinner: 7 p.m.
Martin Luther King Jr. University Union
Tickets: $25 a person
Guests of Honor
Outstanding Young Alumnus – Kristofer Howard ‘00
Louis V. Hencken Alumni Service Award – Jerry Zachary ’61, ‘88
Distinguished Educator – Eric Bright ‘12
Distinguished Alumna/us – Suzanne Barchers ‘67
Charles Bell ’67, ‘69
Nance Elwess ‘76
Michelle Hanlon ‘93
Mary Anne Hanner ’72, ‘74
Please purchase tickets by October 21 online or by calling 800-ALUM-EIU (258-6348).
80's Mystery DinnerSaturday, November 15, 2014 - Register Online Now
80's Mystery Dinner
- Saturday, November 15
- Rathskeller Room
- MLK Jr. University Union
- Eastern Illinois University
- Tickets: $45 (includes a full-course dinner, drinks, & an evening of entertainment)
This is your chance to be in a real life detective story, complete with professional actors and props! Join us for an evening of intrigue and mystery, food and fun. Feel free to dress the part, the stage will be set in the 80's...or come as you are!
Register for this event online, or by calling 800-ALUM-EIU (258-6348)