Schedule

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.
7pm – 8:30pm Athletic 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.
2pm – 3pm 50th Reunion Ceremony for the Class of 1966 @ Hoversten Chapel
3:30pm – 4pm Auggie Talk: Refirement (Location TBD)*
Jack Fortin of the Bernard Christensen Center for Vocation presents on ReFIREMENT – being your best self during the retirement years.*Auggie Talks are new this year! The entire Augsburg community is invited to join us for 30-45 minute sessions presented by professors and fellow alumni on topics spearheaded by class reunion groups.
4pm – 5pm Auggie Hour @ 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 for the 50-Year Reunion, 25-Year Reunion, and 10-Year Reunion (Location TBD)
6:30pm – 8pm Homecoming Dinner (Location TBD)
7pm Women’s Soccer vs. College of St. Scholastica @ Edor Nelson Field
7:45pm Homecoming Fireworks
8pm – 10pm Band Reunion, Political Science Reunion, other group programming.*
Saturday, September 24, 2016
9am – 9:30am Auggie Talk: History of Augsburg*
Professor Phil Adamo presents on the history of Augsburg. Sponsored by the Class of 1966, celebrating their 50-year reunion.

Auggie Talk: StrengthsFinder*
Matt Swenson ’91, founder of Metamorfos, will delve into the world of Strengths Finder, the assessment tool that helps you, colleagues, and employers better understand your strengths and talents. Sponsored by the Class of 1991, celebrating their 25-year reunion.*

10am Fun Run @ Anderson Hall
10K run open to all. Sponsored by Residence Life.
10am – 11am Homecoming Chapel @ Hoversten Chapel
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: The Generosity of Art*
Co-presented by the class of 2006 & the Augsburg Theater Dept. First Decade Award winner Kyle Loven ’06 presents on his work and the opportunities he’s found through the community of collaborators, presenters, grant organizations, Augsburg faculty, and Minneapolis companies that helped set him on his journey and allow him to continue making his art.

Auggie Talk: Augsburg Now, Augsburg Tomorrow*
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.*

1pm – 3:30pm Football Game vs. Carleton College @ Edor Nelson Field
1:45pm-2:15pm Auggie Talk: 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.
2:30pm-3pm Auggie Talk: Tour the Library’s Digital Archives
Members of the Lindell Library staff will introduce attendees to the library’s extensive digital archives, including the online yearbook and Echo.
3pm – 6pm Block Party
Enjoy live music, snacks, and beverages after the game.


* Homecoming event that is new or back by popular demand in 2016.