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|
|8pm – 10pm||Band Reunion and 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.*
|9:30am||Legacy Reception @ Oren Gateway Center Lobby
Join us for a continental breakfast celebrating families who have multiple Auggies in their family tree.
|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*
|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.