University of Dubuque Celebrates Homecoming 2012

Oct 1, 2012 | University of Dubuque Theological Seminary

October 01, 2012
University of Dubuque Celebrates Homecoming 2012

University of Dubuque alumni/ae will return to campus for the University's 159th Homecoming Celebration, October 11 - 14, 2012.  Spartan Nation is the theme for this year's gathering of alumni/ae and families.

Highlights of the weekend's activities include:

Thursday, October 11

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

Friday, October 12

8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Registration in the Spartan Welcome Center, Charles and Romona Myers Center, Welch Dining Room

11:00 a.m.
Chapel Service, Alumni Hall - Reflect with students and alumni/ae during this special Homecoming Service

2:30 p.m.
Performing Arts and Campus Center Presentation, Charles and Romona Myers Center Auditorium
(Room 146)

4:30 p.m.
Choir Social, Alumni Hall
Alumni/ae share their vocal talents with current members of the Concert Choir

7:00 p.m.
University Pep Rally, UD Quad
Show your Spartan Spirit!  Join students on the UD Quad as they get pumped up for the soccer matches and the big football game between the Spartans and Kohawks of Coe College.

7:00 p.m. - Midnight
Class Reunions and Alumni Social, Dubuque Golf and Country Club

Saturday, October 13 

10:00 a.m.
Performing Arts and Campus Center Presentation, Charles and Romona Myers Center, President's Conference Room

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!

1:00 p.m.
Homecoming Parade, UD Campus

1:00 p.m.
Women's Soccer vs. Coe College, Oyen Soccer Complex

3:00 p.m.
Homecoming Football Game vs. Coe College, Chalmers Field

3:30 p.m.
Men's Soccer vs. Coe College, Oyen Soccer Complex

6:30 p.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:

2012 Service to Community

         Lloyd Alamsha (C'56, S'60)

2012 Herbert E. Manning, Jr. Distinctive Service Award

         Curtis Karns (S'84) 

2012 Athletic Hall of Distinction

         Maurice "Maury" Waugh (C'62)        

2012 Athletic Hall of Fame

            Robert "Bob" Glenn (C'67)

         Lisa (Demerath) Schultz (C'02)          

9:00 p.m.
Homecoming Dance, Grand River Center, 500 Bell Street, Port of Dubuque

Sunday, October 14

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, Presbyterian, 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 identity that dates back to the University's founding in 1852.


Photographs available upon request.

For additional information please contact University Relations, 563.589.3164