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Join us in reuniting with your fellow Wildcat alumni Oct. 3-8, 2022!

2022 Schedule of Events

Tuesday, Oct. 4

  • 3:30-4:30 p.m. WSC Alumni Employee Appreciation Social, Student Center Atrium. All WSC faculty and staff invited to celebrate our alumni employees with desserts and entertainment.
  • 7 p.m. Men's Basketball Black vs. Gold Scrimmage, Rice Auditorium (no cost to attend)

Wednesday, Oct. 5

  • 12 p.m. Scholarship Luncheon, Frey Conference Suite, Student Center (scholarship donors invited)

Thursday, Oct. 6

  • Artswalk – Watch students celebrate the arts across campus through expressions of music, art, language, and literature.
  • 12 p.m. Scholarship Luncheon, Frey Conference Suite, Student Center (scholarship donors invited)
  • 5:30-7 p.m. Trustee Welcome Reception, Hahn First Floor (trustees invited)
  • 7 p.m. Homecoming Kick-Off Party, Willow Bowl – Royalty Coronation, Pep Rally, Tegan Nissen Band

Friday, Oct. 7

  • 9-11:30 a.m. Annual Trustee Workshop, Gardner Auditorium, Gardner Business Building
  • 12-1 p.m. Trustee Luncheon, Frey Conference Suite, Student Center (trustees invited)
  • 12-1 p.m. Lunch for Visitors, Dining Hall or Cat’s Corner, Student Center
  • 1:30-2:30 p.m. Annual Trustee Meeting, Gardner Auditorium, Gardner Business Building (trustees invited)
  • 1:30 p.m. Planetarium Show, Carhart Science Building
  • 2-5 p.m. Natural History Museum Open House, Carhart Science 113 – "Sun, Earth, Universe" Exhibit
  • 3-4 p.m. Campus Art Collection Walking  Tour – Visit the Welcome Table in the Student Center Atrium to begin your tour of art pieces displayed on campus.
  • 3-5 p.m. Carhart Alumni Reunion, PV Library Room 105, Carhart Science Building (Please RSVP. No cost.)  
  • 3:30-5 p.m. Opening Reception for the WSC Alumni and Faculty Art Exhibi, Nordstrand Visual Arts Gallery, Conn Library – Art Show by Department of Art and Design Faculty and Alumni
  • 7 p.m. Planetarium Show, Carhart Science Building
  • 5:30 p.m. Trustee and President’s Society Social, Frey Conference Suite
  • 7:30 p.m. Chanticeleer Concert, Ley Theatre – Grammy award-winning a cappella vocal ensemble (RSVP to the Alumni Office at 402-375-7526. Limited to first 150 registrants.)

Saturday, Oct. 8

  • 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Campus Tours – Visit the Welcome Table in the Student Center Atrium to begin your tour!
  • 9:30-10:30 a.m. Homecoming Parade, Main Street (sponsored by Student Activities) – The parade will end at the Willow Bowl.
  • 9:30 a.m. Band Day, Main Street – Concert in the Willow Bowl will follow the parade at 10:30 a.m.
  • 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Presidents Society and Honored Classes Brunch, Frey Conference Suite, Student Center – President Society members and Honored Classes 1962, 1972, 1982 for 60-, 50-, and 40-year reunions invited. (RSVP required)
  • 12 p.m. Wildcat Tailgate Party, South End Zone, Bob Cunningham Field (cost: $8 per person at event)
  • 1 p.m. Football Game, WSC vs. Minnesota State – Pre-game and Halftime Show by WSC Marching Band (general admission: $10, K-12 $5)
  • 2 p.m., 3 p.m., 4 p.m. Planetarium Shows, Carhart Science Building
  • 5:30 p.m. Outstanding Alumni Social and Banquet, Social at 5:30 p.m., Banquet at 6:15 p.m., Frey Conference Suite, Student Center