Homecoming-Reunion Week is Sept. 29-Oct. 5
Fun’s in store at St. Thomas’ annual Homecoming-Reunion celebration. Plan on a week’s worth:
Tuesday, Sept. 30
Royalty competition: Homecoming royalty nominees will run an obstacle course at 11 a.m. on Foley Plaza. Cheer on your favorite competitors!
Barbecue: Join STAR for a Homecoming Week Lunchtime barbecue at 11:45 on the lower quad. It’s free if you have a UST student meal plan or are among the first 100 non-meal plan eaters.
Scooter’s Afternoon Coffeehouse:
Wednesday, Oct. 1
Grand Slam USA: STAR hosts a student trip to Grand Slam USA, an indoor amusement park in Eagan, from 7 to 10 p.m. Play miniature golf, take some swings in the batting cages, ride the bumper cars and play in the video arcade. Who said college isn’t fun? Tickets, $5 each, include transportation and pizza and pop; they’re on sale now in the Box Office.
Concert: STAR presents a concert by Stephen Kellogg, Peter Stuart, Matt Nathanson and Andy Stochansky. The music starts at 7 p.m. in Brady Educational Center auditorium. It’s free with a UST ID or $6 without one.
Thursday, Oct. 2
Royalty competition continues with as the candidates try to out-cheer each other at 11 a.m. in Foley Plaza. Help ’em out!
Concert: Enjoy great bands Panoramic Blue, Flavor and Shadow Box beginning at 7 p.m. in Scooter’s. Admission is free with a UST ID or $6 without.
Friday, Oct. 3
Hear the Guv: The St. Thomas Alumni Association’s popular First Friday Luncheon Series features a talk by Minnesota’s Gov. Tim Pawlenty. The luncheon begins at noon at The Depot, 225 Third Ave. S., Minneapolis. Cost is $10 for students and $20 for others, and reservations are due Tuesday, Sept. 30. Make reservations online or call (651) 962-6430.
Festival fun: Join a celebration of Tommie spirit at the Homecoming Festival on the upper quadrangle from 4 to 8:30 p.m. Outdoor games, a barbecue from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., a pep rally at 6:45 and the coronation of the 2003 Homecoming king and queen round out the fun. (The barbecue is free with a UST student meal plan or to the first 100 non-meal plan holders who attend.)
Homecoming 5K run/walk: UST’s Wellness Center hosts this event for students, faculty, staff and alumni. Register at 5:15 p.m. and begin the race at 6 p.m. at the Summit Avenue arches. All pre-registered finishers will receive a T-shirt!
Saturday, Oct. 4 Sunday, Oct. 5 Jazz: For further information about the Homecoming-Reunion celebration, please call the St. Thomas Alumni Association, (651) 962-6430, or STAR, (651) 962-6136.
in Murray-Herrick Campus Center. Welcome them warmly!
Homecoming-Reunion Mass: The university community, friends and neighbors gather for Sunday worship. Mass begins at 11 a.m. in the Chapel of St. Thomas Aquinas.
Sunday, Oct. 5
For further information about the Homecoming-Reunion celebration, please call the St. Thomas Alumni Association, (651) 962-6430, or STAR, (651) 962-6136.