Join us for a weekend for of fun — for alumni, families, reunion classes and more.
|Thursday, September 22, 2016|
|3:30pm – 5:30pm||Dual Hat Reception @ Einstein’s, Christensen Center*
Augsburg is one of the top 10 employers of Auggies—it’s time to celebrate Augsburg alumni who are also Augsburg staff and faculty.
|5:30pm – 6:30pm||Athletic Hall of Fame Pre-event @ Einstein’s, Christensen Center
Honor Hall of Fame athletes and coaching award inductees.
|7pm – 8:30pm||Academic Hall of Fame Ceremony @ Hoversten Chapel|
|7pm||Men’s Soccer vs. Viterbo University @ Edor Nelson Field|
|Friday, September 23, 2016|
|10am – 11am||Distinguished Alumni Awards Convocation @ Hoversten Chapel
The annual Homecoming chapel service celebrates the Distinguished Alumni Award recipients.
|11:30am – 12:30pm||Distinguished Alumni Awards Lunches @ East Commons, Christensen Center|
|2pm – 3pm||50th Reunion Ceremony for the Class of 1966 @ Hoversten Chapel|
|3:30pm – 4pm||Auggie Talk 1: Refirement (Location TBD)* New this year! Join us for 30-45 minute insightful sessions presented by professors and fellow alumni on topics spearheaded by class reunion groups.
Jack Fortin of the Bernard Christensen Center for Vocation presents on ReFIREMENT – being your best self during the retirement years.
|4pm – 5pm||Auggie Hours @ Foss Atrium|
|5pm – 6:30pm||Distinguished Alumni Awards @ Hoversten Chapel
Homecoming is the time when we honor the contributions and significant accomplishments of alumni and friends with the Distinguished Alumni, Spirit of Augsburg, and First Decade awards.
|6:30pm – 7:30pm||Reunion Dinners (Location TBD)|
|6:30pm – 8pm||Homecoming Dinner (Location TBD)|
|7pm||Women’s Soccer vs. College of St. Scholastica @ Edor Nelson Field|
|8pm – 10pm||Band Reunion and other group programming.*|
|8:30pm – 9pm||Homecoming Fireworks|
|Saturday, September 24, 2016|
|9:30am – 10am||Auggie Talk 2: History of Augsburg*
Professor Phil Adamo presents on the history of Augsburg. Sponsored by the Class of 1966, celebrating their 50-year reunion.
|Legacy Reception @ Oren Gateway Center Lobby
Join us for a continental breakfast celebrating families who have multiple Auggies in their family tree.
|10am – 11am||Homecoming Chapel @ Hoversten Chapel|
|Fun Run (Location TBD)|
|11am – 2pm||Taste of Augsburg @ Murphy Park
Bring the whole family and enjoy games, bounce houses, booths featuring food from local restaurants, treats supporting Augsburg clubs, and the Athletics department’s famous pork chop on a stick.
|11am – 11:30am||Auggie Talk 3: StrengthsFinder
Matt Swenson ’91, founder of Metamorfos, will delve into the world of Strengths Finder. Sponsored by the Class of 1991, celebrating their 25-year reunion.*
|1pm – 3:30pm||Football Game vs. Carleton College @ Edor Nelson Field|
|2pm – 2:30pm||Auggie Talk 4: Augsburg Today*
A panel of current faculty, staff and students will present on what Augsburg looks like today. Sponsored by the Class of 2006, celebrating their 10-year reunion.
|2:30pm – 3pm||Auggie Talk 5: Remembering Martin Sabo*
Remembering and celebrating the life of Representative Martin Sabo, Augsburg Class of 1959. Sponsored by the Class of 1976, celebrating their 40-year reunion.
|3pm – 6pm||Block Party @ Lot K
Enjoy live music, a s’mores buffet, and beverages after the game.
* Homecoming event that is new or back by popular demand in 2016.