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September 30, 2005
University of Dubuque Celebrates Homecoming 2005


University of Dubuque alumni/ae will return to campus for the University 154th Homecoming celebration, October 7- 9. Moments to Remember is the theme for this year's gathering of alumni/ae and families.

Highlights of the weekend's activities include:

Thursday, October 6
5:30 p.m.
Heritage Society Reception and Dinner, Blades Hall


Friday, October 7
1:00- 5:00 p.m.
Join us on the Quad for the Homecoming Festival and Games on the Quad.

1:00- 3:00 p.m.
Alumni Open Golf Tournament, The Meadows

4:30 p.m.
Men's Soccer vs. Wartburg College
Oyen Field


5:00- 8:00 p.m.
Alumni Social, 3100 Club - Midway Hotel

7:00 p.m.
Women's Soccer vs. Aurora University
Oyen Field


9:00 p.m.
University Pep Rally, McCormick Gymnasium
Don't miss the crowning of the 2004 Homecoming King and Queen along with the Spirit Stick competition led by our cheerleaders and mascot.


Saturday, October 8
11:00 a.m.- 1:00 p.m.
Tailgate Barbecue, Chalmers Field
Join us for food, fun, and spirit as we get charged up for the big game. Adding to the atmosphere, Dick Sturman (C'63) will perform with his Dixieland Band, with vocals by Genevieve Gourley (C'75).

1:00 p.m.
Spartan Football vs. Wartburg College, Chalmers Field


6:00 p.m.
Homecoming Alumni and Athletic Hall of Fame Reception and Banquet, Grand River Center

9:00 p.m.- 1:00 a.m.
Homecoming Dance, The Julien Inn


Sunday, October 9
12:45 p.m. & 5:00 p.m.
UD Choir Concert & Dinner, Blades Hall
Wrap up Homecoming weekend with a special UD Choir event to benefit the music program. Students will perform Disney tunes while concert-goers enjoy a spaghetti lunch or dinner with all the trimmings. Please note there are two separate show, limited seating is available.


The University of Dubuque is a private, coeducational, professional university with a focus in the liberal arts. Our commitment to encouraging students to explore their fullest potential is part of a rich Christian heritage that dates back to the University's founding in 1852.