Homecoming 2019

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Friday, September 27, 2019 at 12:00 PM - Saturday, September 28, 2019 at 10:00 PM
America, Detroit
Madonna University Livonia, Michigan, United States of America
Hosted by: University Advancement and Alumni Office
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Fun for all ages, Homecoming is a wonderful time to reconnect with classmates, faculty and friends. Bring the family and meet current students and faculty, and friends from the community, while enjoying the many events offered.

For questions about Homecoming, please contact the University Advancement and Alumni Office at 734-432-5837.

HOW TO REGISTER:  For each event you plan on attending, select it from the drop down "Ticket Type."  Then, use the plus sign (+) to indicate multiple events.  If you plan on bringing family or friends, use the "Additional Guests" button to add additional guests and then, add "Event Ticket Type" for each guest to let us know which events each guest is attending.

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Alumni and Campus Community Lunch

Friday, September 27, Time: 12:00 - 2:00 p.m. Location: University Center Dining Hall Please join us in our newly renovated University Center Dining Hall. All guests are invited! Lunch is $8 per person, to be paid at the door. Cash or card accepted. Dietary considerations are available, for specific needs, consult a member of the dining hall staff. Reserved seating will be available for the Class of 1969 and Before.
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Free
 
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Interfaith Prayer Service

Friday, September 27, Time: 2:00 - 3:00 p.m. Location: Outdoor Gazebo and Cardinal Square The prayer service will include readings and songs from various faiths represented by members of the Madonna community. In case of inclement weather, location will be changed.
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Free
 
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Class of 1969 and Before Class Photo

Friday, September 27, Time: 3:15 - 4:00 p.m. Location: Outdoor Gazebo Following the Interfaith Prayer Service, members of the Class of 1969 and Before are invited to join us for a class photo. A copy of the photo will be printed and mailed to each participant.
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Free
 
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Homecoming Mass

Friday, September 27, Time: 4:00 - 4:30 p.m. Location: University Center Chapel Special blessings will be offered for the Class of 1969 and other alumni at our Homecoming Mass.
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Free
 
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Class of 1969 and Before Celebration Dinner

Friday, September 27, Time: 4:30 - 7:00 p.m. Location: Franciscan Center Gathering Space We will be honoring the Class of 1969 and Before at this Celebration Dinner. This event begins with hors d'oeuvres and drinks. Come prepared to mingle with your fellow classmates. Dinner and remarks will begin at approximately 5:30 p.m. We will be joined by President Michael and Mrs. Nancy Grandillo and Director of Development John Doyle '01.
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Free
 
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Alumni Art Gallery Opening and Reception

Friday, September 27, Time: 4:30 - 7:30 p.m. Location: Exhibit Gallery, 2nd Floor The Exhibit Gallery will be filled with art created by Madonna Alumni. Join us for an opening reception with remarks by Dr. Chris Seguin, Chair of the Art Department, at approximately 5:30 p.m. The Exhibit Gallery is located on the second floor (accessible by elevator or stairs), above Kresge Hall and outside the University Library. Showcased artists: Karen Clawson '05, Hannah Glodich '15, Chris Haldane '17, Lauren Levinsky '17, Ann Marie Miruzzi '15, James Naugle '12, Jacob O'Connell '17, Michelle Sutherby '16, Dwiti Ved '10.
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Free
 
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Volleyball Game vs. University of Northwestern Ohio

Friday, September 27, Time: 7:00 p.m. Location: Activities Center Come out and cheer on the Crusaders as the seek the program's 18th appearance in the NAIA National Tournament and look to snap the longest losing streak in the series with the Racers. Madonna is 15-3 all-time against the Lima, Ohio program, but dropped both matches last season – you can be the difference! Admission to the game is free for all attendees. The Activities Center is located just west of Levan Road.
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Free
 
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The After-Credits Reception with Chuck and Pat Derry; Celebrating a Decade in Derry Studios

Friday, September 27, Time: 7:00 - 9:00 p.m. Location: Derry Studios, Franciscan Center Broadcast and Cinema Arts, Television and Video Communications, Video Communications, and Visual Communication and Design alumni are invited to join Chuck '93 and Pat Derry '72, '93 as they celebrate ten years in the Derry Studios. The Derrys will be joined by faculty members: Sue and Dan Boyd, Cheryl Chodun, former WXYZ Channel 7 news reporter, and Chris Nickin '13. Strolling reception will take place in the Derry Studios. Hors d'oeuvres and drinks will be provided.
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Free
 
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Performing Arts Showcase

Friday, September 27, Time: 7:30 - 8:30 p.m. Location: Kresge Hall Includes performances by the Chorale, Gospel Choir, Jazz Ensemble, Lyric Theatre, MUse Dance Ensemble, Pep Band, and Repertory Theatre.
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Free
 
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Trivia Night

Friday, September 27, Time: 9:00 p.m. Location: Franciscan Center Gathering Space Bring your smartest friends and family members for a night of trivia. Madonna knowledge encouraged! Two games of trivia will be played. Snacks and non-alcoholic beverages provided. Cash bar available. Teams and individuals are welcome.
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Free
 
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Women's Alumni Basketball Game

Saturday, September 28, Time: 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Location: Activities Center
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Free
 
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Dining Hall Tour and Lunch

Saturday, September 28, Time: 12:00 - 1:00 p.m. Location: University Center Dining Hall Please join us in our newly renovated University Center Dining Hall. All guests are invited! 10-15 minute tours will be given by Sodexo Catering Services General Manager, Paul Daniels or Chef Carlos Garcia. Lunch is $8 per person, to be paid at the door. Cash or card accepted. Dietary considerations are available, for specific needs, consult a member of the dining hall staff.
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Free
 
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First-Year Experience, Residence Life, and Student Life Reunion

Saturday, September 28, Time: 11:00 a.m. Location: Room 1411 Join us anytime between 11:00 and 1:00 p.m. to see old friends, make new friends, share memories, and tell stories. Tours of the newly renovated Dining Hall and the recently-built residence halls will be available.
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Free
 
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College of Nursing and Health Alumni Luncheon

Saturday, September 28 Time: 12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m. Location: Dining Hall Join us and fellow alumni at 12:00 p.m. for an alumni lunch. Dr. Judith McKenna, the new College of Nursing and Health, will also be in attendance.
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Free
 
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Men and Women's Cross Country Milestone Reunion

Saturday, September 28, Time: 12:00-1:00 p.m. Location: Tent in the Madonna Athletic Complex Parking Lot We invite all men and women's alumni and their families and guests are invited to attend the reunion celebrating 25 years of Madonna Cross Country. Tailgate fare is available for $10 per person and includes hamburgers, hot dogs, potato salad, apple cole slaw, cookies, and blondie bars, punch, and water. Cash bar is available along with veggie burgers and dogs. All alumni will receive one complimentary drink ticket. Head Coach Patrick Daugherty will give remarks.
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Free
 
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Men's Soccer Milestone Reunion

Saturday, September 28, Time: 12:00-1:00 p.m. Location: Tent in the Madonna Athletic Complex parking lot We invite all men's soccer alumni and their families and guests are invited to attend the reunion celebrating 25 years of Madonna Men's Soccer. Tailgate fare is available for $10 per person and includes hamburgers, hot dogs, potato salad, apple cole slaw, cookies, and blondie bars, punch, and water. Cash bar is available along with veggie burgers and dogs. All alumni will receive one complimentary drink ticket. Head Coach Mark Zathey will give remarks.
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Free
 
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Cruzer's Tailgate

Saturday, September 28, Time: 1:00 - 6:00 p.m. Location: Outdoor Tent at the Madonna Athletic Complex Please join Cruzer for his first-ever tailgate at the outdoor tent at the Madonna Athletic Complex. All alumni, friends, family, and students are invited to attend. Tailgate fare is available for $10 per person and includes hamburgers, hot dogs, potato salad, apple cole slaw, cookies, blondie bars, punch, and water. Cash bar available along with veggie hamburgers and hot dogs. The tailgate will begin one hour prior to the start of the Men's Soccer game and will continue through the end of the Women's Soccer game. Challenge Cruzer or your friends to a game of cornhole, kan jam, or other outdoor game! If your plans change and you are no longer able to attend, no refunds will be given. Your tailgate fee will be donated to the Madonna Fund.
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$10.00
 
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Volleyball Game vs. Indiana Institute of Technology

Saturday, September 28, Time: 1:00 p.m. Location: Activities Center The Blue and Gold have dominated the Warriors to the tune of a 25-10 record. Madonna is 12-3 at home and has not dropped a home match to the team from Fort Wayne, Indiana since Sept. 14, 2010 – come cheer on the Crusaders and keep the streak alive! Admission to the game is free for all attendees. The Activities Center is located just west of Levan Road.
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Free
 
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Men's Soccer Game vs. Lawrence Technological University

Saturday, September 28, Time: 2:00 p.m. Location: Madonna Athletic Complex The two-time defending Wolverine-Hoosier Athletic Conference regular season champion Crusaders begin their title defense against the team that knocked them out in the tournament semifinals last season – Prior to that 1-0 defeat MU was undefeated against the Blue Devils at home – come cheer on the Blue and Gold and help them exact their revenge! Admission to the game is free for all attendees. The Madonna Athletic Complex is located on Newburgh Road at Five Mile.
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Free
 
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Men's Alumni Basketball Game

Saturday, September 28, Time: 4:00-6:00 p.m. Location: Activities Center
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Free
 
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Reunions Open House

Saturday, September 28, Time: 4:00 - 7:00 p.m. Location: President Michael and Mrs. Nancy's Grandillo's Home, Northville, MI (exact address details will be included in invitation) President and Mrs. Nancy Grandillo invite the milestone reunion classes of 1994, 1989, 1984, 1979, 1974, and 1969 and Giving Club Members to their home in Northville for a special Homecoming open house reception. Please feel free to drop by anytime between 4:00 and 7:00 p.m. Hors d'oeuvres and drinks will be provided. Shuttle service will be provided from an off-site parking location to their home.
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Free
 
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Women's Golf Milestone Reunion

Saturday, September 28, Time: 4:00-5:00 p.m. Location: Tent in the Madonna Athletic Complex parking lot We invite all women's golf alumni and their families and guests are invited to attend the reunion celebrating 25 years of Madonna Women's Golf. During the reunion, we will celebrate the 10 year anniversary of the Men's Golf championship. All men's golf alumni and their families and guests are invited to attend. Tailgate fare is available for $10 per person and includes hamburgers, hot dogs, potato salad, apple cole slaw, cookies, and blondie bars, punch, and water. Cash bar is available along with veggie burgers and dogs. All alumni will receive one complimentary drink ticket. Head Coach Ronnie Pollack will give remarks at approximately 4:45 p.m.
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Free
 
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Women's Soccer Game vs. Lawrence Technological University

Saturday, September 28, Time: 4:30 p.m. Location: Madonna Athletic Complex Come cheer on the Crusaders as they open Wolverine-Hoosier Athletic Conference play against the Blue Devils whom they own an 8-0 record against including a 3-0 shutout last season! Help the Blue and Gold as they being their trek toward the team’s first conference title since 2008! Admission to the game is free for all attendees. The Madonna Athletic Complex is located on Newburgh Road at Five Mile.
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Free
 
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Men's Golf WHAC Championship Celebration

Saturday, September 28, Time: 4:00-5:00 p.m. Location: Cruzer's Tailgate tent in the Madonna Athletic Complex parking lot All men's golf alumni and their families and guests are invited to celebrate the 10 year anniversary of the first-ever Men's Golf WHAC Championship. Tailgate fare is $10 per person and includes hamburgers, hot dogs, potato salad, apple cole slaw, cookies, blondie bars, punch, and water. Cash bar available along with veggie burgers and dogs. Alumni will receive a complimentary drink ticket. Remarks will be given by Head Coach Ronnie Pollack at approximately 4:45 p.m.
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Free
 
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Student Fall Fest (current students only)

Saturday, September 28 6-10 p.m. at Three Cedars Farm, located at 7897 Six Road in Northville. Come prepared in your casual attire as we party in a barn with cider and donuts. The event also includes hayride, corn maze, photo booth, pumpkin painting, and a bonfire. Cost is $10 per person and can be paid at the door. Guests are permitted, but must be accompanied by a Madonna student.
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$10.00
 
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