Homecoming 2012

   

Homecoming 2012

Event Details

Early Registration for Homecoming 2012 is now closed.  You may register on-site Friday and Saturday for a fee of $15 per group ($5 non-refundable processing fee, $5 late registration fee and $5 tax-deductible gift to the 25th Anniversary Fund). There is a limit of 6 people per group.  The late registration tent is located between Griesedieck and DuBourg halls.


Join the SLU community in celebrating 2012 Homecoming Weekend.  In addition to all of the traditional events that you know and love, you will also have the opportunity to participate in a service activity on campus, listen to faculty presentations and meet with members of SLU's Jesuit community and take tours of the new projects on the Medical Center.

Click on the "Registration" button above to secure your Homecoming reservation.

Complete Schedule of Events
Thursday, September 27


6 p.m.
SCHOOL OF DENTISTRY ALUMNI REUNION 
St. Francis Xavier College Church (lower level)
Reminisce with your classmates as we present the School of Dentistry Alumni Merit Award. An invitation will be mailed separately.

Friday, September 28

DEPARTMENT OF OCCUPATIONAL SCIENCE AND OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY 20THANNIVERSARY
1 to 5 p.m. 
Continuing Education Program: Patterns of Practice  (4 contact hours)
Allied Health Building 
$40 registration fee
o 1 to 3 p.m. 
Renew your knowledge of our profession's Occupational Therapy Practice Framework and its application to your setting.
o 3 to 5 p.m.  
Enhance your patterns of occupation-based practice with fresh ideas.  Learn methods of documentation supportive of client-centered interventions.

5:30 to 7:30 p.m.
20th Anniversary Reception
Allied Health Building, Multi-Purpose Room
Celebrate the first 20 years of the Department of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy!  Visit with the 'founding mothers,’ original faculty and staff members, classmates and colleagues.
$10 per person

4 to 6 p.m.
OPEN HOUSE & TOURS OF THE JOE & LORETTA SCOTT LAW CENTER
100 N. Tucker Blvd.
Check out the new location for the School of Law, prior to renovations.  

4: 30 to 5:30 p.m.
SCHOOL OF PUBLIC HEALTH OPEN HOUSE 
Salus Center
Join alumni and friends of the SLU School of Public Health for an open house, including tours of the newly renovated first floor.  Parking is available in the Spring Hill parking lot located on Lafayette Avenue.

5 to 6 p.m.
SCHOOL OF COMMERCE AND FINANCE 50-YEAR REUNION, CLASS OF 1962
Cook Hall, Shanahan Atrium 
Mingle with fellow C&F classmates before the Golden Billiken Dinner.

5 to 6 p.m.
COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SCIENCES 50-YEAR REUNION, CLASS OF 1962
Samuel Cupples House
Join fellow A&S classmates for a cocktail reception before the Golden Billiken Dinner.

6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
EXECUTIVE MASTER OF INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS (EMIB) 20TH YEAR CELEBRATION
Cook Hall, Shanahan Atrium 
Join fellow EMIB alumni from ALL classes as we commemorate the 20th anniversary of the EMIB program and celebrate the milestones for the Classes of 1992, 1997, 2002 and 2007.  An invitation will be mailed separately.  For more information and to register, please e-mail Jill Newman at jnewma12@slu.edu.

5:45 to 7 p.m.
SCHOOL OF PUBLIC HEALTH ALUMNI MERIT AWARD PRESENTATION 
Salus Center
2012 Honoree: John L. (Jack) Ryan (PH ’55) 
Parking is available in the Spring Hill parking lot located on Lafayette Avenue.

6 to 10 p.m.
GOLDEN BILLIKEN DINNER, CLASS OF 1962
DuBourg Hall
Cocktails, Père Marquette Gallery 
Dinner, Sinquefield Stateroom
It’s time to celebrate the Class of 1962! Join us for cocktails, dinner and music to celebrate 50 wonderful years.
$45 per person

6 to 7 p.m.
FINE AND PERFORMING ARTS SOCIAL HOUR 
Boileau Hall
Join Fine & Performing Arts alumni at the Annual Faculty Art Show for drinks and hors d’oeuvres. Enjoy student and faculty musical performances and learn about recent accomplishments from all four areas of the department.

6 to 8 p.m.
TASTE OF MIDTOWN
Hotel Ignacio Park
Explore the tastes and sounds of the Midtown area – with food from the area’s best establishments – all set on the grounds of Hotel Ignacio, the area’s newest boutique hotel.
$15 per person

6 to 8 p.m.
HOST FAMILY PROGRAM’S KICK-OFF DINNER
Alumni a part of the Host Family Program are invited to join their international students for an evening of food and entertainment.  An invitation will be mailed separately. For more information about the Host Family Program, please contact Lulu Dong at ldong1@slu.edu.

6:30 p.m.
PARKS COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIP DINNER 
Parks Airport, Cahokia, ILL.
Join Parks alumni, faculty and staff to grow individual Parks scholarships and establish a fund in honor of  Jim Sebesta, S.J.  An invitation will be mailed separately. Click HERE for registration information.

7 p.m.
25-YEAR REUNION, CLASS OF 1987
Humphrey’s Patio
Join your classmates to reminisce.

7:30 p.m.
SLU vs. CINCINNATI, MEN’S ICE HOCKEY 
Webster Groves Ice Arena (off campus at 33 E. Glendale Rd, Webster Groves, MO 63119)
Pay at the door- admission is $6 for adults, $5 for students and free for children12 and under
For more information, visit http://www.billikenshockey.com


8 p.m.
ALPHA DELTA GAMMA ALUMNI RECEPTION
J&A’s Bar & Grill (10 N Newstead Ave., Saint Louis, MO 63108)
Reminisce with fellow alumni as we celebrate the 85th Anniversary of Alpha Delta Gamma.

Saturday, September 29

8:30 a.m.
PARKS COLLEGE FLY-IN BREAKFAST 
Parks Airport, Cahokia, ILL.
To benefit Alpha Eta Rho, International Aviation Fraternity.
$5 per person

9 a.m.
SLU LAW PILG AMBULANCE CHASE 5K RUN / 3K WALK
Law School Atrium
Join lawyers, students, alumni and friends to chase an ambulance to raise money for the Public Interest Law Group’s Summer Fellowship Fund! 
$20 per person; $25 per person if registered after Sept. 24

10 a.m. to 1 p.m. 
PARKS COLLEGE AND INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY ALUMNI MERIT AWARDS CEREMONY AND RECEPTION 
Il Monastero, 3050 Olive Street
2012 Honorees:
John (Jack) Groneck  Jr.  (IT ’58)
Edward James (Jim) Dunne (Parks ’62)


10 a.m. to Noon
DEPARTMENT OF PSYCHOLOGY OPEN HOUSE
Shannon Hall
Join alumni, faculty and students for coffee and conversation.  Visit our diverse research labs, as well as the Center for the Application of Behavioral Sciences and the Psychological Services Center.

10 to 11:15 a.m.
DOISY COLLEGE OF HEALTH SCIENCES OPEN HOUSE 
Allied Health Building
Join alumni and friends of the Doisy College of Health Sciences for an open house, including tours of the building and a chance to mingle with current faculty.

10 to 11:15 a.m.
SCHOOL OF NURSING OPEN HOUSE 
Nursing Building, Medical Center
Join alumni and friends of the SLU School of Nursing for an open house, including tours of the newly renovated Learning Simulation Laboratory and Heritage Hall.

11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SCIENCES ALUMNI MERIT AWARDS CEREMONY AND RECEPTION
Boileau Hall
2011 – 2012 Honorees:
Allan Figueroa Deck, S.J. (A&S ’69, ’73)
Hon. Jimmie M. Edwards (A&S ’78, Law ’81)
Dr. Theresa Monaco (A&S ’61, ’63, ’67) 
Marianne Muellerleile (A&S ’71)


11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
OPEN HOUSE  AND TOURS OF THE JOE AND LORETTA SCOTT LAW CENTER
100 N. Tucker Blvd.
Check out the new location for the School of Law, prior to renovations.  

11:30 to 1 p.m.
DOISY COLLEGE OF HEALTH SCIENCES LUNCH AND ALUMNI MERIT AWARD PRESENTATION 
Allied Health Building, Multipurpose Room (Third Floor)
2012 Honoree: Marty Clarke (Doisy ’81)
$10 per person

11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
SCHOOL OF NURSING ALUMNI MERIT AWARD CEREMONY AND LUNCHEON 
Nursing Building, Medical Center
2012 Honoree: Suzanne Mahon (Nurs ’83, ’86)
$10 per person

Noon to 2 p.m.
RECEPTION WITH THE JESUIT COMMUNITY
Busch Student Center, Outdoor Amphitheater
Meet and mingle with members of SLU's Jesuit Community.
Sponsored by the Office of Mission & Ministry


1 to 2:30 p.m.
HOMECOMING SERVICE PROJECT
DuBourg Hall, Refectory Hall (room 157)
Help SLU Cancer Center make fleece tie blankets for patients in need.  The blankets will go directly to cancer patients who are staying in SLU Hospital, patients who are undergoing chemotherapy treatment and also to cancer patients seeking assistance in the SLU cancer information center.
Volunteers must be able to cut and tie fleece blankets; there is no sewing involved.


1 to 7 p.m.
GRAND CENTER’S “DANCING IN THE STREET”
Check out Grand Center’s annual fall festival that showcases the beauty, athleticism and energy of dance.  Please visit www.grandcenter.org. 

1 to 4 p.m.
CAMPUS TRAM TOURS
See the wonderful developments happening around campus on this special tram tour.  Trams will be boarding from the Georgetown Loop, behind Griesedieck Hall.

1 to 5 p.m.
FAMILY FUN AREA
University Quad
Join us for games, treats and fun for Billikens of all ages.

1 to 3 p.m.
TOUR THE NEWEST FACILITIES AT THE MEDICAL CENTER: HEALTH SCIENCES EDUCATION UNION & RECREATION COMPLEX
Medical Center
Located in the heart of the Medical Center, the Education Union is a learning and social gathering place that enhances student life and strengthens the sense of community. The recreation complex features an NCAA-regulation soccer field circled by an eight-lane, 400-meter, NCAA-regulation track and is located just steps from the Education Union.  

1 to 3 p.m.
SWORD FIGHTING DEMONSTRATION
Grass between Laclede Garage and DuBourg Hall
Join the Center for Medieval & Renaissance Studies for demonstrations of sword, knife, and hand fighting techniques.

1 to 4 p.m.
PARKS COLLEGE AND INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY OPEN HOUSE
McDonnell Douglas Hall 

“BACK TO CLASS”
JOIN SLU EXPERTS & FACULTY FOR FOUR SPECIAL PRESENTATIONS!

Busch Student Center
Noon to 1 p.m.
Presidential Elections 2012
Join Dr. Kenneth Warren and other faculty members from the Department of Political Science for insight into the ongoing U.S. Presidential campaign. A local media celebrity is also expected to join the discussion.
Room 253 A & D

1:30 to 2:15 p.m.
Finding Christ in Prison: Why I Love Teaching on the Inside
Join Dr. Kenneth Parker, from the Department of Theological Studies and the Director of SLU’s Prison Program, to hear his story and learn what SLU is doing at a maximum security prison in Bonne Terre, Missouri.
Room 251 A & B

3 to 4 p.m.
The Scholar Athlete
Hear from a panel, including Dr. Robert Krizek from the Department of Communication and Janet Oberle  from Athletics, on how students excel in both the classroom and on the athletic field.
Room 253 A & D

4 to 5 p.m.
Student Strike Back: The Legacy of Campus Activism
Join Dr. Stefan Bradley, from the Departments of History and African American Studies, to explore the efforts of young people in the 1960s improve their colleges through protests, demonstrations and takeovers.  Now as alumni, how will they continue to improve higher education?  Sponsored by the Black Alumni Association.
Room 251 A & B

2 to 4 p.m.
CONCERT & ICE CREAM SOCIAL
University Quad
Enjoy frozen custard from Ted Drewes while enjoying music from local band, Griffin and the Gargoyles. Quantities are limited; ice cream will be given out on a first-come, first-serve basis.

2 to 4 p.m.
PIUS LIBRARY OPEN HOUSE AND TOURS
Pius Library
Visit the newly renovated Pius XII Memorial Library. Tours will conducted by faculty Librarians. Computers will also be available for alumni and their families if they need to access their email or the Internet.

2:30 to 3:30 p.m.
CAREER SERVICES PRESENTATION: JOB SEARCHING
Busch Student Center, Room 256
Join presenter, Kim Reitter, Ed.D, Director of Career Services to learn useful job search strategies that will help you gain a competitive edge.

3 to 4:30 p.m.
JOHN COOK SCHOOL OF BUSINESS MINI COOK CUP CLASSIC
Cook Hall
Come home to Cook Hall for an outdoor game of miniature golf and drinks with fellow JCSB alumni, families and friends! 

3:30 to 5 p.m.
SCHOOL FOR PROFESSIONAL STUDIES ALUMNI MERIT AWARDS CEREMONY AND RECEPTION
Brouster Hall Foyer, 3840 Lindell Blvd.
2012 Honoree: Jo Gardner  (SPS ’07)

4 p.m.
SLU vs. CINCINNATI, MEN’S ICE HOCKEY 
Webster Groves Ice Arena (off campus at 33 E. Glendale Rd, Webster Groves, MO 63119)
Pay at the door- admission is $6 for adults, $5 for students and free for children12 and under
For more information, visit http://www.billikenshockey.com


4 to 7 p.m.
A POURING AT THE CUPPLES HOUSE
Samuel Cupples House
Enjoy wine and smooth jazz on the patio of the historic Samuel Cupples House. For more information, please visit http://cupples.slu.edu.

4 to 5 p.m.
A LOOK BACK: SLU’S TRANSFORMATION OVER THE PAST 25 YEARS
Busch Student Center, Rooms 352 & 353
Join University Archivist John Waide for this compelling presentation on the last 25 years of Saint Louis University history.  View the remarkable growth and changes both on campus and in our Grand Center neighborhood.

5 to 7 p.m.
BILLIKEN TAILGATE
Tegeler Field
$5 adult, free for children 12 and under
Gather with your classmates as Billikens from near and far join together for music, food and fun at the Billiken Tailgate. Guests that register for the Tailgate will receive wristbands in their packets at the Registration tent (on the Quad).

5 to 7 p.m.
YOUNG ALUMNI TAILGATE
U.S. Bank Plaza (near fountain at the corner of Grand and Lindell Boulevards.) 
$5 per person
Join 2002-2012 graduates before the soccer game for food, drinks and tailgate games. Guests that register for the Tailgate will receive wristbands in their packets at the Registration tent (on the Quad).

6 p.m.
HOMECOMING PARADE
Enjoy our traditional golf cart parade, led by University President Lawrence Biondi, S.J.

6 to 8 p.m.
PARKS COLLEGE AND INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY 50-YEAR REUNION, CLASS OF 1962
McDonnell Douglas Hall
$15 per person

7:30 p.m.
MEN’S SOCCER GAME & FIREWORKS
Hermann Stadium
Cheer for the Billikens as they take on the University of Central Arkansas bears in this year’s Homecoming game.  Our annual fireworks show will begin at halftime.  

Sunday, September 30

10:30 a.m.
ALUMNI MASS
St. Francis Xavier College Church

11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
GOLDEN BILLIKEN BRUNCH (CLASS OF 1962 & EARLIER)
St. Francis Xavier College Church, lower level
Wrap up Homecoming weekend with fellow Golden Billikens.

Noon
BRUNCH WITH THE BILLIKEN
Busch Student Center, Wool Ballroom
$20 adult, $12 child


Contact Information
Office of Alumni Relations
One N. Grand Boulevard
St. Louis, MO 63103
314-977-2250
alumni@slu.edu
Date & Location
Date: 9/27/2012 to 9/30/2012
Location: Saint Louis University campus



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