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Alumni Weekend

May 23-25, 2014

Welcome classes of '59, '54, '49, '44, '39

We are pleased to welcome our honored classes of 1959, 1954, 1949, 1944 and 1939 home to Augustana. We are also looking forward to seeing the Class if 1964 on Sunday, May 25th, for Baccaluareatte, brunch and Commencement.  We encourage you to make your hotel registrations today.

Main registration

Class of 1964 registration

Please contact the hotels directly for reservations:

Stoney Creek Inn, Moline, (800) 659-2220

Radisson Hotel, Davenport, (across from the Blackhawk), (563) 322-2200

Holiday Inn, Rock Island, (309) 794-1212

For more information or assistance, email or call Dawn Camlin, 800-798-8100, ext. 7589.

Friday, May 23

Registration and packet pick-up, 4 p.m.

College Center Lobby
Stop by to check in and pick up your tickets and reunion booklet. Tickets will not be mailed in advance of the weekend.

Opening reception for all honored classes, 5 p.m.

Wilson Center
Reconnect with your classmates at the opening reception. Heavy hors d'oeuvres and beverages will be provided. At 6 p.m., Kai Swanson '86, executive assistant to the president, will share a few historical stories that perhaps involve you!

Following the receptions, shuttles will be running from Centennial Hall Circle to Stoney Creek Inn (from approximately 7:30 p.m. until everyone has returned to the inn.)

Casual gathering, 8 p.m.

Hospitality Room at Stoney Creek Inn
Not ready to head to your room quite yet? Continue the reminiscing and reconnection at a hospitality room at Stoney Creek Inn. Snacks and a cash bar will be available.

Saturday, May 24

Shuttles will begin picking guests up at Stoney Creek Inn at 8:30 a.m. and will continue until about 9:30 a.m.

Registration and packet pick-up, 8:30 a.m.-2 p.m.

College Center Lobby

Stop by to check in and pick up your tickets and reunion booklet. Tickets will not be mailed in advance of the weekend.

President's Open House and Continental Breakfast, 9-10:30 a.m.

Dahl Presidents Home

Jump aboard a trolley in Centennial Hall circle for a ride to the Dahl Presidents Home. President Steve Bahls and Jane Easter Bahls will host a continental breakfast. 

Special Gathering: DON Fraternity Reunion, 9 a.m.

Wilson Center

Augustana Art Museum Tour, 10:30 - 11:15 a.m.

Centennial Hall
View this year's senior art exhibition featuring Grace Bunderson, Adrielle Louise Canda, Monica Hill, Lindsay Hohertz, Reji Kaur, Chris Madison, Samantha Paddock, Live Reinacher, Ameilia Ruzek, Sara Siever, Samantha Stanton and Erin Williams.

Reunion Lunch: Classes of 1959, 1954, 1949, 1944, 1939, noon-1:30 p.m.

College Center Dining Hall
Members of the same class will be seated together.

Reunion Classes Photos (8x10 prints)

Denkmann Memorial Building, Wallenburg Hall
Class of 1959, 1:45 p.m.
Class of 1954, 1:55 p.m.
Class of 1949, 2:05 p.m.
Class of 1944, 2:10 p.m.
Class of 1939, 2:15 p.m.

Shuttles will be available from Centennial Hall Circle to Stoney Creek Inn beginning at 2:30 p.m. for those who wish to go back to the hotel. 

Old-Fashioned Band Concert on the Lawn, 2:30 p.m.

In front of Bergendoff Hall, 7th Avenue
Shuttles from Stoney Creek Inn to Abbey Station begin at 5 p.m. If you prefer to drive, there is ample parking.

Reunion Classes Dinner, 5:30 p.m.

Whether it's your 55th, 60th, 65th, or 70th Augustana Reunion, tonight's the night to celebrate. Join us for this special buffet commemorating your time at Augie. Shuttles to Stoney Creek Inn will be available following dinner. 

Festival Concert, 8 p.m.

Centennial Hall
Everyone is welcome; free admission. Shuttles to Stoney Creek Inn will be available following the concert.

Sunday, May 25

Sleep in and enjoy your complimentary breakfast at Stoney Creek Inn. Shuttle vans to Centennial Hall Circle will be available at 9 a.m.

Baccalaureate Service, 10 a.m.

Centennial Hall
Please arrive early to find your seat. Seating is on a first-come, first-served basis.

Honored Classes Brunch, 11:15 a.m.

Wilson Center
Shuttle from Centennial Hall Circle to the iWireless Center, Moline at 1:45 p.m.

Honored Classes Robing for Commencement, 2 p.m.

iWireless Center
Graduates of 1964, 1959, 1954, 1949, 1944, 1939

Following Commencement, a shuttle will be available to take you to Stoney Creek Inn or to campus.