Homecoming 2016 Schedule

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Thursday, Oct. 13

Geology and Geophysics Banquet
6–9 p.m. | Havener Center


Friday, Oct. 14

Homecoming Registration
10 a.m.–7 p.m.
Hasselmann Alumni House

Miner Alumni Association Committee Meetings
9 a.m.–4 p.m.
Hasselmann Alumni House

Order of the Golden Shillelagh Executive Committee Meeting
10–11 a.m.
Castleman Hall, Room 107

Miner Legends Luncheon
Noon–1:30 p.m.
Hasselmann Alumni House, Kinyon-Koeppel Grand Hall
Help us honor some of our most distinguished alumni as they receive awards from the Miner Alumni Association.
Tickets: $20 general admission. Complimentary for Miner Alumni Association board members and Missouri S&T academy members.

Biological Sciences Picnic
Noon–2 p.m. | Outside Schrenk Hall facing Parking Lot A

Department Open Houses
3–4 p.m.
Air Force ROTC, Harris Hall, second floor
Army ROTC
Arts, languages, and philosophy
Business and information technology, Room 114 Fulton Hall
Chemical and biochemical engineering
Civil engineering
English and technical communication
Electrical and computer engineering, Emerson Electric Co. Hall, first-floor lobby
History and political science
Physics
Psychology

Kennedy Experimental Mine Building Dedication
4:30 p.m. | Experimental Mine
Take Bridge School Road to Spencer Road

Silver and Gold Gathering
5–9 p.m.
Hasselmann Alumni House
Reception 5 p.m.
Dinner Buffet 6–8 p.m.
Tickets: $25 for adults. $10 for children ages 6–12. Free for children under age 6.

SUB Laughfest
8 p.m. | Gale Bullman Building
Tickets: $10 for students. $15 for alumni. $25 general admission.


Saturday, Oct. 15

Homecoming Registration
10:30 a.m.–1 p.m. | Alumni Tent, Gale Bullman Building parking lot

Coffee and Doughnuts
8–10 a.m. | Curtis Laws Wilson Library

Miner Alumni Association Board of Directors Meeting
8–11 a.m. | Hasselmann Alumni House, Kinyon-Koeppel Grand Hall
The association’s annual meeting will be held in conjunction with this event.

Homecoming Parent Meeting and Reception
9:30 a.m. | Havener Center, St. Pat’s Ballroom

Homecoming Parade
10:30 a.m. | Havener Center
Parade follows State Street to 11th Street past Hasselmann Alumni House.

Miner Alumni Association Tailgate Party
11 a.m.–1 p.m. | Alumni Tent, Gale Bullman Building parking lot
Join us for an authentic tailgate party with grilled hot dogs and hamburgers, beverages and other tailgate goodies. A special section will be reserved for engineering management alumni as part of the department’s anniversary celebration.
Tickets: FREE for those who pre-register online or call by Oct. 9, 2016
Tickets purchased at the door: $10 for adults. $5 for children ages 6–12, Free for children under age 6.

Missouri S&T Athletic Hall of Fame Room open to visitors
11:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m. Gale Bullman Building

Football Game: Miners vs. Lincoln University
1 p.m. | Allgood-Bailey Stadium
Tickets: $8 for adults. $5 for students (K–college) and seniors age 65+. Free for children under age 6 and S&T students with a valid ID.

Miner Alumni Social
6–8 p.m. | Public House Brewing Co., 600 N. Rolla St.
Wrap up your Homecoming weekend with a pint and some down time with fellow alumni. We’ll serve complimentary Alex’s Pizza. Come and go as you please.

Jackling Jocks Annual Banquet and Business Meeting
6–9 p.m. | Havener Center, Carver/Turner Room


Sunday, Oct. 16

Chancellor’s Advisory Committee on African American Recruitment and Retention Meeting
noon–3 p.m.  | Havener Center, Carver/Turner Room


Anniversary Celebrations

Jackling Jocks 19th Annual Reunion
5 p.m. Friday, Oct. 14
Hasselmann Alumni House
The Jacking Jocks Dinner at the Silver and Gold Gathering. For more information contact Delbert Day: 573-364-5569, day@mst.edu or Newton Wells: 979-690-3650, mnwells1@verizon.net.

Engineering Management and Systems Engineering Golden Anniversary Celebration Banquet
6 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 13
Matt’s Steak House

Engineering Management and Systems Engineering 50th Anniversary Reception
3–5 p.m. Friday, Oct. 14
Engineering Management Building

Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Centennial Open House
3–4 p.m. Friday, Oct. 14
Toomey Hall Atrium
Mechanical and aerospace engineering celebrates its centennial anniversary. For more information on events contact Debi Willy at 573-341-4772.

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