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October 11, 2010
University of Dubuque Celebrates Homecoming 2010

University of Dubuque alumni/ae will return to campus for the University's 157th Homecoming celebration, October 12 - 17, 2010. Back to the Future is the theme for this year's gathering of alumni/ae and families.

Highlights of the weekend's activities include:

Tuesday, October 12

7:30 p.m.
Homecoming Women's Volleyball Game (vs. Simpson), Stoltz Sports Center

Thursday, October 14

5:45 p.m.
Heritage Society Reception & Dinner, Dubuque Golf & Country Club

7:00 p.m.
Homecoming Women's Volleyball Game (vs. Ashford), Stoltz Sports Center

Friday, October 15

11:00 a.m.
Alumni Chapel, Alumni Hall
Rev. B.J. Weber (S'78) will preach the sermon during this special Homecoming Service,

1:00 p.m.
Homecoming Service Projects, UD Campus
Alumni will have the opportunity to partner with current students in serving the community of Dubuque. From playing cards with residents of the Bethany Home Retirement Center to helping beautify the UD campus through landscaping duties, alumni will work alongside students to learn more about our continued passion for service.

4:30 p.m.
Choir Social, Alumni Hall

5:00 - 9:00 p.m.
Class Reunions and Alumni Social, Dubuque Golf and Country Club

9:00 p.m.
University Pep Rally, Concert, and Fireworks, Chalmers Field
Spark that Spartan Spirit ! Join students at Chalmers Field in the stands of the Chlapaty Recreation and Wellness Center as they get pumped up for the big football game between the University of Dubuque Spartans and the Simpson College Storm.

Saturday, October 16

11:00 a.m.
Homecoming Reception/Alumni/ae Dinner, Chlapaty Recreation and Wellness Center
Join us as we honor our special reunion classes, as well as the following Alumni and Athletic Hall of Fame recipients:

2010 Herbert E. Manning, Jr. Distinctive Service Award
B.J. Weber (S'78)

2010 Service to Community Award
Alan "Al" Spensley (C'55)

2010 Professional Achievement Award
Carol (Spencer) Kuhle (C'68)

2010 Alumnus of Distinction Award
Duane "Dewey" Feuerhelm (C'56)

Athletic Hall of Fame
Fred Van Iten (C'67)
Gary Kane (C'70)
Dawn (Laubach) Tschiggfrie (C'88)
William Johannsen (C'52)

11:00 a.m.
Homecoming Festival, University Quad
Fun for the whole family! We'll have entertainment, games, and a lot of fantastic food. The Festival is sure to get everyone in the spirit to enjoy the football game!

2:00 p.m.
Parade, UD Campus

4:00 p.m.
Homecoming Football Game (vs. Simpson), Chalmers Field

9:00 p.m.
Homecoming Dance, Grand River Center

Sunday, October 17

3:00 p.m.
UD Concert Choir Dessert Pops Concert, Blades Hall
There's no better way to wrap up Homecoming weekend than with this special UD Choir event to benefit the music program. Members of the UD Concert Choir will be performing while dessert is served. Please note seating is limited.


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.