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Join us for Homecoming on Oct. 14, 2017. See what is new on campus and have a great time with old friends! Among the highlights being organized for the weekend are:

  • Class of 1967 50th Reunion and Induction into Emeritus Club
  • Reunion for the entire decade of the '70s, including a banquet after the football game
  • Commemoration of 100th Anniversary of Jubilee Hall, with tours and displays
  • Meet and greet sessions with President David Black

Contact LaJill Edge at or 920-565-1023 ext. 2158 for questions.

9 a.m.
Musical prelude, Ley Chapel

Join us for coffee and pastries while enjoying music played on the Chapel's new piano, which was purchased in memory of Lew and Gerry Schmidt '58 '59. Contact Linda Bosman at or 920-565-1023 ext. 2151. Registration is preferred.

9 a.m.
Women's basketball alumni game, Wehr Center, Woltzen Gymnasium

Join women's basketball alumnae for some friendly competition. Registration is preferred to play; none is needed to watch the game. Contact Aaron Nester at 920-565-1024 ext. 2200 or .

9:30 a.m.
Chapel service, Ley Chapel

Join our campus chaplain and student members of the Spiritual Life Council in a celebration of faith. A 30-minute service will include music. Contact Linda Bosman at or 920-565-1023 ext. 2151. Registration is preferred.

10 a.m.
Softball alumni game, Softball diamond

Join softball alumnae in a friendly competition. Registration is preferred to play; none is needed to watch the game. Contact Tammy Utley at 920-565-1024 ext. 2190 or .

10 a.m.
Baseball alumni game, Baseball diamond

Join baseball alumni in a friendly competition. Registration is preferred to play; none needed to watch the game. Contact Coach Michael Bachar at 920-565-1024 ext. 2175 or .

10:15 a.m.
Emeritus Club/Class of 1967 champagne brunch, Laun Center, David & Valerie Black Room, 209

Membership in the esteemed Emeritus Club is limited to alumni with a Mission House or Lakeland College graduation date of at least half-a-century ago. Each year, the newest members of this respected club are inducted during Homecoming and recognized for their longstanding relationship with their alma mater. Included in the celebration is an address from President David Black. All Emeritus Club members and class of 1967 members are welcome. Contact Linda Bosman at or 920-565-1023 ext. 2151. Registration is required and there is a cost to attend.

11 a.m.-1 p.m.
Tailgate lunch, Taylor Field, outdoor tent

Join us for our annual Homecoming celebration! Enjoy lunch prepared by area food trucks. No advance registration needed. Food trucks accept cash and credit card.

11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
Jubilee Hall tours

Remember all those fun times in Jubilee Hall? The laughs, the camaraderie and great conversations that often went deep into the night? Lifelong friendships were formed and cemented in that wonderful dormitory. Please join us on Homecoming Saturday as we celebrate the 100th anniversary of Jubilee Hall. We'll give tours of the venerable building from 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., and our president, David Black, will be stationed on the fourth floor of the building – now William A. Krueger Hall, or WAK – to reminisce about the good ol' days of Jubilee Hall, and provide updates about Lakeland's future.

Noon
Women's volleyball match, Wehr Center, Woltzen Gymnasium

Bump, set, spike. Catch the women's volleyball team take on Alverno College before the football game.

1 p.m.
Football game, Taylor Field

Kickoff! Go Muskies. The Homecoming game features Lakeland University vs. Benedictine University.

Postgame-6 p.m.
Fifth Quarter and '70s decade reception, Taylor Field, outdoor tent

It is time to celebrate the Lakeland University Homecoming win! This festive post-game gathering will have complimentary hors d'oeuvres and a cash bar featuring craft brews and wine. Meet up with alumni from the '70s for post-game refreshments before heading over to The Osthoff Resort for banquet and program. Complimentary snacks and a cash bar. Contact LaJill Edge or 920-565-1023 ext. 2158.

5:30 p.m.
Hall of Fame induction reception, Tiede Plaza, Wehr Center, ceremony Woltzen Gymnasium, Wehr Center

The class includes:
  • Angelo Tinsley '94 (football)
  • Martins Bondars '96 (basketball)
  • Imants Katlaps '96 (basketball)
  • Vance Henning '02 (baseball)
  • Kim (Wooster) Paasch '03 (volleyball)
  • Monica (Draeger) Maurer '04 (volleyball)
Induction program begins at 6 p.m. Reservations are required. $25 per person. Contact Karen Westley at or 920-565-1024 ext. 2173.

6 p.m.
'70s decade reunion banquet, Osthoff Resort, Elkhart Lake

The classes of 1972 and 1977 are celebrating their 45th and 40th reunions and invite all alumni from any class in the '70s to join them for a buffet and program at The Osthoff Resort in Elkhart Lake. Contact Linda Bosman at or 920-565-1023 ext. 2151. Registration is required and there is a cost to attend.
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Reservations for Lakeland University Homecoming 2017 are now closed. We hope you will still come and join us for the Football game at 1 p.m. If you would like to attend one of the events with a reservation fee, please contact the event coordinator listed above.

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