Homecoming 2023

September 30, 2023

Homecoming 2023

Registration is now LIVE for Homecoming 2023! Check out the great line-up of events, including the Hall of Fame Banquet, chapel service, alumni athletic games, the Alumni Awards and Emeritus Club Induction Banquet, tailgating, and the football game!

Friday Events

Buffet dinner is open at 5:30 p.m., with the induction program beginning at 6:15 p.m. Reservations are required. $35/adult, $15/child. Please contact Justin Jurek at jurekj@lakeland.edu or 920-565-1024 ext. 2214 with any questions. This class includes:

  • Cleveland Clark Jr. '86 - Football
  • Kimani Chambers '00 - Football
  • Bryon Vandlen '06 - Football
  • Steve Plucinski '06 - Baseball
  • Sara (Roberts) Hall '10 - Softball

Saturday Events

Join our campus chaplain in a 30 minute celebration of faith and moments of remembrance as we honor those we have lost this past year.

Help us celebrate this year's alumni award recipients and the inductees into the Emeritus Club. Membership into 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. This year, we will honor the class of 1973. Reception will start at 9:45 a.m., with an official program starting at 10 a.m.. Cost is $20/person and includes delicious brunch items. There also will be a mimosa and bloody mary bar available for cash purchases.

Registration is required. If you are a member of the class of 1973, please contact us at (alumni@lakeland.edu or 920-565-1023 ext. 2159), as your entry is complimentary.

The alumni award winners are:

  • Vin Mannix - Honorary Alumni Award
  • Emily Rendall-Araujo '11 MBA '14 - Outstanding Young Alumni Award
  • Wayne Wildman '79 - Service to the Community Award

Join baseball alumni in a friendly competition! Contact Logan Mann (MannLR@lakeland.edu), Chris Madison (MadisonCA@lakeland.edu, or Justin Jurek (JurekJ@lakeland.edu) if interested.

Join softball alumnae in a friendly competition! Contact Tammy Utley (utleytm@lakeland.edu) if interested.

Join the Lakeland University band for rehearsal! The band will be playing during the game, and alumni are encouraged to play along with them in the stands! You'll rehearse a few tunes during the rehearsal. If you don't have your own instrument, some school instruments are available. To request an instrument for the day, or if you have any questions, please contact Evan Chancellor, Professor of Music and Director of Bands, at chancellore@lakeland.edu.


Join us for our annual Homecoming tailgate before the game! There is a tailgate lunch available ($12/adult, $6/child - 12 and under) and non-alcoholic beverages available for purchase! Payment at the tent only (cash or credit card).

Gather with friends before kickoff with drink specials at The Pub! Due to NACC policy, alcoholic drinks are prohibited on Taylor Field.

Join the Lakeland choir for a short rehearsal! Afterwards, help our choir sing the National Anthem before football kicks off at 1 p.m.! Any questions, please contact Evan Chancellor, Professor of Music and Director of Bands, at chancellore@lakeland.edu.


Kickoff! Go Muskies! The Homecoming game features the Lakeland University Muskies vs. the St. Norbert College Green Knights! Concessions will be available for purchase.

It's time to celebrate the Homecoming win! Meet up with alumni and reminisce about good times!

Cheer on the women's volleyball team as they take on Aurora University.

Register Today!