Homecoming 2019

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Friday, September 27, 2019 at 12:00 PM - Saturday, September 28, 2019 at 10:00 PM
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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.

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Alumni and Campus Community Lunch

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.
Price
Free
Registration Ends
September 27th, 2019

Interfaith Prayer Service

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.
Price
Free
Registration Ends
September 27th, 2019

Class of 1969 and Before Class Photo

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.
Price
Free
Registration Ends
September 28th, 2019

Homecoming Mass

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.
Price
Free
Registration Ends
September 27th, 2019

Class of 1969 and Before Celebration Dinner

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.
Price
Free
Registration Ends
September 27th, 2019

Alumni Art Gallery Opening and Reception

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.
Price
Free
Registration Ends
September 27th, 2019

Volleyball Game vs. University of Northwestern Ohio

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.
Price
Free
Registration Ends
September 27th, 2019

The After-Credits Reception with Chuck and Pat Derry; Celebrating a Decade in Derry Studios

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.
Price
Free
Registration Ends
September 20th, 2019

Performing Arts Showcase

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.
Price
Free
Registration Ends
September 27th, 2019

Trivia Night

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.
Price
Free
Registration Ends
September 27th, 2019

Dining Hall Tour and Lunch

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.
Price
Free
Registration Ends
September 28th, 2019

Cruzer's Tailgate

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.
Price
$10.00
Registration Ends
September 20th, 2019

Volleyball Game vs. Indiana Institute of Technology

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.
Price
Free
Registration Ends
September 28th, 2019

Men's Soccer Game vs. Lawrence Technological University

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.
Price
Free
Registration Ends
September 28th, 2019

Reunions Open House

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.
Price
Free
Registration Ends
September 18th, 2019

Women's Soccer Game vs. Lawrence Technological University

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.
Price
Free
Registration Ends
September 28th, 2019

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