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Mount Union College Alumni Weekend 2005 to Be Held June 10-11

June 8, 2005

Alumni will have a chance to 'remember when' as they return to Mount Union College's campus during the weekend of June 10-11 in celebration of Alumni Weekend 2005 to enjoy a host of events, including class reunions, and reminisce about their days at the institution.

 

'Remember when' is the theme of this year's Alumni weekend. Kicking off the events will be the Golden Anniversary Luncheon for the Class of 1955 on Friday, June 10 at the President's Home followed by a guided tour of the campus departing from the registration area at the Hoover-Price Campus Center (HPCC) at 4 p.m. The afternoon's events will conclude with the Kick-Off Cookout at 5:30 p.m. on the Campus Grounds Patio at the HPCC.

Friday evening events include Greek gatherings for Alpha Chi Omega, Alpha Delta Pi, Alpha Xi Delta, Delta Delta Delta, and Sigma Nu. At 8 p.m. at Don Pancho's at 2105 W. State St., there will be a Welcome Back reception.

Events to be held on Saturday start off with the Heritage Club Breakfast at 8:30 a.m. in the solarium of the Hoover-Price Campus Center. The Alumni Council will meet at 9 a.m. in the Alumni Room in the HPCC and at 9:30 a.m. in the Main Lounge of the HPCC, the National Cabinet of Mount Union Women will be meeting.

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At 10 a.m., there will be several special interest sessions. Dr. Scott Dorsey, associate professor of the music and department chair, accompanied by members of the Mount Union Choir, will delight all with their talents in 'How Do You Get Them to Sound Like That?' in the Campus Grounds of the HPCC. Reverend Marty CashBurless, chaplain of the College, will discuss the many facets of faith demonstrated on campus while presenting 'Chaplain of the Church of What's Happening Now' in Dewald Chapel. Harry Paidas, vice president for public affairs and marketing, will use 'Shake the Echoes' to give an insider's view of the history of the 'Grand 'Ole College' in the Private Dining Room of the HPCC.

At 11 a.m. in the Campus Grounds of the HPCC, there will be a farewell reception for president Jack and Mrs. Cynthia Ewing.

The annual Alumni Luncheon will be held at 12:15 p.m. in the Kresge Dining Commons of the HPCC. Alumni Association President Sue (Dugle '67) March will be mistress of ceremonies. Special features will include the recognition of the Dodie Davis Alumni Service and McKinley Fellow Award recipients.
The dedication of the Memorial Tree will take place after the luncheon outside of the Dewald Chapel at 2:30 p.m. and a self-guided campus tour will depart from the registration area in the HPCC.
Class reunion will be held that afternoon from 3-6 p.m. at various locations.

A number of open houses will be held on campus Saturday. Some campus facilities will be open from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. and Greek open houses will take place from 2-3 p.m. with the Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity cookout from 2-5 p.m.

 

The Black Cultural Center, located at 243 W. Simpson St., will host an open house from 2.-3 p.m. and the President's Home will be open from 4:30-6 p.m.

The day will conclude with an informal organ recital in Dewald Chapel at 6:30 p.m. and the Alumni Buffet in the Kresge Dining Commons of the HPCC at 6:30 p.m.

Mount Union Theatre will present 'Finding Neverland' at 8:15 p.m. on Friday and Saturday. The Campus Bookstore will be open from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. on Friday and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. on Saturday. In addition, the 'Raiders Cove' of the Campus Grounds, formerly known as the 'Snack Bar,' will be open on Friday from 5-11 p.m. and Saturday until 11 p.m.

Overnight accommodations for alumni and families are available in Bica-Ross Residence Hall, an air-conditioned building with suite-style rooms located west of the HPCC.

Registration is appreciated for Alumni Weekend events. To register or for more information, please contact the Office of Alumni Activities by calling (330) 823-2030 or (800) 992-6682, ext. 2030, or e-mailing alumni@mountunion.edu.

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