Schedule of Events
Events and locations are subject to change.
Check Lindenwood website frequently for most up-to-date Homecoming and Reunion information.


RSVP for 2015 Homecoming and Reunion

Thursday, October 15, 2015

7:00 p.m.
-- Lip Sync Dance Contest and Pep Rally
GO LIONS! Our students, alumni, parents, and friends will get pumped for the weekend. Enjoy the student performances in the Lip Sync Dance Contest and see the excitement with appearances from the fall sports teams and the LU marching band during the Pep Rally!
Location: Hyland Arena

7:30 p.m.
-- Columbinus
The grim ecosphere of the average American high school is analyzed with sympathy and precision in columbinus, a new play that aims to expose the cultural and personal pathologies that gave rise to the horrific events in Littleton, Colo., in 1999, when two students went on a rampage at Columbine High School, killing a dozen students and a teacher before killing themselves.
Location: J. Scheidegger Center for the Arts
Visit LUBoxOffice.com for show and ticket information.
Friday, October 16, 2015

1:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
-- Homecoming and Reunion Guest Registration
Pick up your Homecoming and Reunion packets. Extra lunch tickets ($8) and T-shirts ($5) can be purchased at this time.
Location: Hyland Arena

1:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
-- Alumni ID Station
Apply for your new photo ID during registration.
Location: Hyland Arena

1:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
-- Alumni and Guest Reception
Reconnect with fellow alumni and reminisce about your days as a Lindenwood student!
Location: VIP Room, Hyland Arena

1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
-- Table Française
Join the students and faculty of the Lindenwood French program for their French chat -- Table Française. This is a great way to practice your French, even if you are a little rusty.
Location: Spellmann Center Dining Hall

2:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
-- Archeological Dig
Join Lindenwood students as they uncover items from Lindenwood’s past.
Location: Southeast Corner of Harmon Hall Parking Lot

2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
-- Dorm Tours
Visit your old dormitory; students will be available at all dorms to let visitors in to see their former living spaces.
Location: All on-campus dormitories

2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
-- The Lions’ Red Cross Blood Drive
Donate blood to the American Red Cross. One donation can save as many as three lives; it feels great to donate!
Location: The Connection, Spellmann Center

2:00 p.m.
3:00 p.m.
3:45 p.m.
-- Historic Campus Bus Tours
Three 45-minute bus tours will be available for you to reminisce on the Heritage Campus and to familiarize yourself with the new areas of campus. Tours are available from 2 p.m. - 2:45 p.m., 3 p.m. - 3:45 p.m., and 3:45 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Location: Hyland Arena

2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
-- President's House Reception for the Class of 1965
This is a special tour and dessert reception for members of our returning 50th Anniversary Class. Welcome back, class of 1965! Tickets can be picked up at registration.
Location: Lindenwood House

3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
-- Rediscover Lindenwood
Join Lindenwood’s Archivist Paul Huffman, MLS, as he elaborates on the rich history of Lindenwood.
Location: Spreckelmeyer Room, Hyland Arena

4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
-- 4th Annual Alumni Fashion Showcase featuring Nelly Don: Giving Back in Style
Meet LU Fashion Design alumni and current LU Fashion Design students as they showcase their talents in the fashion industry and enjoy a special tribute to Nelly Don: Giving Back in Style.
Location: J. Scheidegger Center for the Arts, 2nd Floor

4:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. - "Mocktail" Reception
4:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. - "Fashionable Conversation" about the history of the Lindenwood University Fashion Programs, including the “Nelly Don Era” and her 50-year affair with the fashion program.
Special Tribute: Nelly Don – Giving Back in Style
5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. - Alumni Showcase
4:30 p.m.
-- Ayres Hall Ribbon Cutting
Be a part of the ribbon cutting to introduce Ayres Hall as an all-women’s residence hall. Ayres was a men’s and women’s residence hall (alternate floors) in 1968, and as more men enrolled, it became an all-male dorm in 1969. Due to the need for more women’s housing, it became an all-women’s dorm in August 2015.
Location: Ayres Hall

6:30 p.m.
-- Class of 1965 50-year Reunion Dinner
Alumnae from the class of 1965 are invited to a special 50-year reunion dinner! 1965 class agents have set up accommodations for a dinner for the class of 1965. Information was mailed to all 1965 alumnae; attendees will purchase their own meals.
Location: Miss Aimee B’s Tea Room, 837 First Capitol Drive, St Charles, MO 63301

7:00 p.m.
-- Film Series - Godzilla (2014)
Location: Young Hall Auditorium
Ticket Prices:
Free to all LU Alums and Students with a Valid Lindenwood ID or Alumni Benefits Card:
$5.00 for the general public.

Film Series Website
7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
-- Athletic Hall of Fame Dinner
Join Lindenwood alumni, friends, and sports fans as we induct our seventh class of exemplary athletes into the Lindenwood Athletic Hall of Fame. Tickets are $30 per person. For more information or to purchase tickets, please contact Lisa Hundelt at (636) 949-4600 or lhundelt@lindenwood.edu.
Location: St. Charles Convention Center

Congratulations to these Lindenwood alumni athletes and coaches who will be induced into the 2015 Lindenwood Athletics Hall of Fame:

Coaches
Joseph Parisi - Wrestling

Individuals
Nenad Curic - Men's Soccer Jeff Hynes – Football
Jamieson Dregallo Johnson – Field Hockey, Women’s Basketball, Women’s Volleyball, Tennis
Erika Kliokmanaite – Women’s Volleyball
Devin Shiroma – Men’s Volleyball

Teams
2007-08 Wrestling Team
2008-09 Lion Line Dance Team
2009 Football Team
7:30 p.m.
-- Columbinus
The grim ecosphere of the average American high school is analyzed with sympathy and precision in columbinus, a new play that aims to expose the cultural and personal pathologies that gave rise to the horrific events in Littleton, Colo., in 1999, when two students went on a rampage at Columbine High School, killing a dozen students and a teacher before killing themselves.
Location: J. Scheidegger Center for the Arts
Visit LUBoxOffice.com for show and ticket information.
Saturday, October 17, 2015

8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.
-- Breakfast with the President
All are invited to join President Michael D. Shonrock for breakfast. Welcome him to campus and listen to his address about the school while enjoying the company of alumni and friends.
Location: Anheuser-Busch Leadership Room; Spellmann Center

8:30 a.m.
-- Race to be King - 5K Run and Walk
7:30 a.m. registration, 8:30 a.m. start. Join us for our annual Homecoming and Reunion 5K Run and Walk! Starting at Roemer Hall, the event will end at the 50-yard line in Hunter Stadium. Entry is $20 in advance and $25 after October 14. All proceeds support the Make-A-Wish Foundation.
Location: Roemer Hall
Visit Race to be King - 5K Run and Walk Page
9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
-- Alumni Association Annual Meeting
All alumni are invited to participate in the annual Alumni Association meeting.
Location: Anheuser-Busch Leadership Room; Spellmann Center

10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
-- Homecoming Reunion and Parade
Homecoming and Reunion parade. Watch as Lindenwood’s marching band, cheerleaders, dance team, and student organizations prepare for the game against the University of Nebraska - Kearney. Are you interested in being in the parade? Contact Nikki Cornwell at (636) 949-4717 or ncornwell@lindenwood.edu.
Location: Lindenwood Campus
Visit Parade Page
10:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
-- Homecoming and Reunion Registration
Pick up your Homecoming and Reunion packets. Extra lunch tickets ($8) and T-shirts ($5) can be purchased at this time.
Location: Lower level parking lot, Spellmann Center

11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
-- Lindenwood Library and Academic Resources Center (LARC)
Learn about the new Lindenwood Library and Academic Resources Center currently under construction on First Capitol. Join Elizabeth MacDonald and members of the Institutional Advancement staff as they talk about the new facility and the current campaign underway for the structure.
Location: Butler Library, Lobby

11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
-- Barbecue Luncheon
Luncheon is included in your bundle purchase. Limited tickets will be available for $8 per person the day of the event. All children age 5 and under are free. Students with meal plans do not need lunch tickets.
Location: Lower level parking lot, Spellmann Center
11:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
-- Linden Scroll Reunion
Former Linden Scroll alumni, please join the current Linden Scroll students at the Linden Scroll table located at the barbecue luncheon to reconnect!
Location: Lower level parking lot, Spellmann Center

11:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
-- Emeritus Faculty Reunion
Faculty emeriti will have a reserved table at the barbecue luncheon; please join other faculty emeriti at the luncheon to reconnect!
Location: Lower level parking lot, Spellmann Center

11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
-- Kid’s Den
Bring your little lions to the Kid’s Den at the pregame tailgate event. Kids can enjoy games and activities hosted by various student groups.
Location: Spellmann Center Parking Lot

11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
-- Football Tailgate
Join other alumni, parents, and friends at the annual tailgate! Enjoy the pregame activities before you cheer on the Lions to a Homecoming victory! Tailgate music by Broken Hipsters.
Location: Dorm parking lot across from Spellmann Center

12:15 p.m.
-- Service in Sibley Chapel
Lindenwood Chaplain Timothy Butler will conduct a service in the historic Sibley Chapel.
Location: Sibley Chapel

1:30 p.m.
-- Homecoming Football Game
Cheer on the Lions to a Homecoming victory as they take on the University of Nebraska - Kearney! Football admission is included in your wristband bundle, or tickets may be purchased separately at the ticket office.
Location: Hunter Stadium
6:00 p.m.
-- Softball Alumnae Reunion Game and Recognition
Join former LU softball players for an alumnae game and recognition!
Location: Lou Brock Sports Complex
7:00 p.m.
-- Alumni Athletes Networking Event
Hosted by Alumni Relations and Athletic Development, all alumni are welcome to this evening networking event to conclude 2015 Homecoming and Reunion. Network with old and new alumni. Cash bar will be available.
Location: Off-campus TBD
7:00 p.m.
-- Evening Entertainment
Student Life will present a fun entertainment option for Homecoming and Reunion attendees!
Location: TBD
7:00 p.m.
-- Film Series - Godzilla (1954)
Location: Young Hall
Ticket Prices:
Free to all LU Alums and Students with a Valid Lindenwood ID or Alumni Benefits Card:
$5.00 for the general public.

Film Series Website
7:30 p.m.
-- Columbinus
The grim ecosphere of the average American high school is analyzed with sympathy and precision in columbinus, a new play that aims to expose the cultural and personal pathologies that gave rise to the horrific events in Littleton, Colo., in 1999, when two students went on a rampage at Columbine High School, killing a dozen students and a teacher before killing themselves.
Location: J. Scheidegger Center for the Arts
Visit LUBoxOffice.com for show and ticket information.

Cheer on the Lions!! Don’t miss these exciting sporting events Homecoming Weekend!
Campus Map
Wednesday, October 14, 2015
Men’s Soccer vs Missouri S&T, 7 p.m., Hunter Stadium

Friday, October 16, 2015
Women’s Field Hockey vs Bellarmine, 5 p.m., Hunter Stadium
Women’s Volleyball vs Southwest Baptist, 7 p.m., Hyland Arena
Women’s Soccer vs Northwestern State, 7:30 p.m., Hunter Stadium

Saturday, October 17, 2015
Women’s Field Hockey, 11 a.m., Track Complex
Football vs Southwest Baptist, 1:30 p.m., Hunter Stadium
Women’s Rugby, 2 p.m., Track Complex
Women’s Lacrosse, 4 p.m., Track Complex
Softball, 6:30 p.m., Lou Brock Complex
Women’s Volleyball vs Northwestern State, 7 p.m., Hyland Arena

Sunday, October 18, 2015
Women’s Field Hockey vs Dowling, 11 a.m., Hunter Stadium
Women’s Soccer vs Central Oklahoma, 2 p.m., Hunter Stadium
Women’s Rugby, 2 p.m., Track Complex



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