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Homecoming

Homecoming Weekend 2018

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Thank you for a wonderful Homecoming and Reunion Weekend 2018!

 

 

In case you missed it, this is what happened during Homecoming and Reunion Weekend 2018…

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 10

Student Led Campus Tours 10:00 a.m., 11:00 a.m., 1:00 p.m., and
3:00 p.m.
Patterson Lodge
Campus guests, alumni, parents, and friends are invited for a walking tour of campus with special commentary from guest tour guides

Ruth Winter Lecture with Dr. Heather Ann Thompson 7:00 p.m.
Chapel
Lecture by Author of the Pulitzer-Prize winning book, Blood in the Water: The Attica Prison Uprising of 1971 and its Legacy

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 11

Book Store Open 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Stuart Commons
Purchase Lake Forest College merchandise

Student Led Campus Tours 10:00 a.m., 11:00 a.m., 1:00 p.m., and
3:00 p.m.
Patterson Lodge
Campus guests, alumni, parents, and friends are invited for a walking tour of campus with special commentary from guest tour guides.

Durand Gallery Opening Reception 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Durand Art Institute
A Legacy of Excellence: Studio Art Prizes, 1997-2018

Oppenheimer Lecture 7:00 p.m.
First Presbyterian Church
Join us for this annual Homecoming event featuring this year’s speaker, Dr. Daniel Gilbert, social psychologist, author, and professor at Harvard University

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 12

Homecoming and Reunion Weekend Welcome Center
8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Outside SkyBox, Mohr Student Center
Register, pick up your name tags, itinerary, and visit with classmates

Book Store Open 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Stuart Commons
Purchase Lake Forest College merchandise

Student and Alumni Led Campus Tours 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Stuart Commons— Welcome Center
Campus guests, alumni, parents, and friends are invited for a walking tour of campus with special commentary from guest tour guides

Soup and Stories: Growing up Clueless 11:00 a.m. to Noon
SkyBox, Mohr Student Center
A series dedicated to highlighting the personal, culturally-related experiences of each particular presenter. Our speaker will be Professor Matt Kelley, chair of the psychology department and chair of the neuroscience department

Gallery Open 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Durand Art Institute
A Legacy of Excellence: Studio Art Prizes, 1997-2018

Jim Kidney ’69 Lecture SEC & Goldman Sachs and the “Big Short” 2:00 p.m.
McCormick Auditorium, Lillard Science Center
Jim will speak about his experiences as a trial attorney for the US securities and exchange commission

Virtual Space Open House 3:00 p.m.
Donnelley and Lee Library—Room 212
Experience the virtual reality head set that allows you to move in 3-D space

Lillard Science Center Grand Opening Reception 5:00 p.m. to
7:00 p.m.
Lillard Science Center
Join us to toast the new Lillard Science Center. Dress code: Come as you are, come to celebrate!

Lake Forest after Dark 7:00 p.m.
The Lantern, 768 N. Western Ave, Lake Forest
Casual gathering for classmates with food and drinks


SATURDAY, OCTOBER 13

Homecoming and Reunion Weekend Welcome Center 8:30 a.m.
to 11:00 a.m.
Outside SkyBox, Mohr Student Center
Register and pick up name-tag

Faculty Celebration Breakfast 8:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.
Hart Dinning Hall, Mohr Student Center
Celebrate our Lake Forest College faculty and staff. Hosted by The Alumni Board. $10 Fee

Book Store Open 9 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Stuart Commons
Purchase Lake Forest College merchandise. Collect 20% off coupon at registration Welcome Center 

Coffee with the Deans—Supporting Student Success with New Academic Strategies and Resources 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Mohr Student Center— Lower Level
Opportunity to talk with the Deans over a cup of coffee 

Athletic Recognition Ceremony 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.
Calvin Durand Hall
2018 Hall of Fame Induction

Forester Walk 11:00 a.m.
Starting on North Campus, and ending on South Campus
Come cheer on the football team as they march across campus

Men’s Soccer vs. Monmouth College 11:00 am.
Grass field behind the ice rink

Paula J. Dau ’58 Homecoming Parade 11:30 a.m. to 11:45 a.m.
Viewing along Sheridan Road

Forester Fan Fest Lunch 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Sports Center and Buchanan Parking Lot

Event Rules


Forester Rummage Sale Noon to 3:30 p.m.
East end zone on Farwell Field
Purchase past athletics apparel

Women’s Soccer vs. Monmouth College 1:30 p.m.
Grass field behind the ice rink

Football Game: Foresters vs. Cornell College 2:00 p.m.
Farwell Field

 

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 14

Triptow Golf Outing 8:30 a.m.
White Deer Run Golf Course
For more details please contact Blake Theisen, associate athletic director at 847-735-6155