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  • Homecoming 2018

    September 28 – 30 2018

    Come back to campus to celebrate Homecoming 2018! All students, faculty, staff and alumni, and their families and friends are invited to Blackburn Homecoming 2018. It takes place September 28-30.

    • Places to stay (to be updated)
    • Schedule of events (see basic schedule below)

    Preliminary Homecoming Schedule ‘18

    Friday, September 28th

    10am  – Athletics Golf Outing  [Carlinville Country Club]

    10am – Open Registration  [Jaenke Alumni Center]

    12pm – Nifty Fifties Luncheon  [Mahan, Snyder Atrium]

    6pm – President’s Dinner  [Woodson ABC]

    7pm – Alumni Volleyball Game  [Dawes Gym]

    8pm – Blackburn’s Got Talent  [Bothwell Auditorium]

    Saturday, September 29th

    7:30am – Beaverthon 5K  [Dawes Gym]

    8:30am – Breakfast with Barney  [Demuzio Campus Center]

    8:30am – Open Registration  [Jaenke Alumni Center]

    8:30am – Campus Shuttle in Operation  [Campus-wide]

    9am – Reunion Class Photos  [Bothwell Lobby]

    (every 10 minutes)

    9am – Campus Guided Tour  [meet at Jaenke Center ]

    10am – Alumni Choir Rehearsal  [Bothwell, Room 132]

    10am – Alumni College  [Bothwell Auditorium]

    11am – Event TBD

    12pm – Alumni Luncheon and Meeting  [Mahan, Snyder Atrium]

    (RSVP required)

    12pm – Meet Me at the Tent  [Soccer Field]

    1pm – Women’s Soccer  [Soccer Field]

    1:30pm – Blackburn Alumni Author Reading  [Lumpkin Learning Commons]

    2pm – Event shuttle bus  [Jaenke Alumni Center]

    2pm – Barney’s Bar Stool Olympics  [meet at Jaenke Center]

    2pm – Women’s Volleyball  [Dawes Gymnasium]

    3pm – Men’s soccer  [Soccer field]

    3pm – Campus guided tour  [meet at Jaenke Center]

    5pm – Barney’s Bar Stool Olympics Closing Ceremony  [Jaenke Center]

    6pm – Relax at the Refuge  [Refuge Coffee House]

    Sunday, September 30th

    10am – Alumni Choir Rehearsal  [Hudson, Clegg Chapel]

    11am – Ecumenical Worship Service  [Hudson, Clegg Chapel]

    12pm – Heritage Society Luncheon  [McKinley House]

    (RSVP required)