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  • Homecoming 2017 
    Forever Red 

    October 2-7  

    Monday, Oct. 2  

    • Community Block Party, 4:30-8:00pm, Campus Mall  
      • Music, Inflatable Games, Balloon Artists, Airbrush Artists, Free food & more
      • Pep Rally, 8:00pm, Campus Mall

    Tuesday, Oct. 3 

    • Frederick Winters, Hypnotist, 7:30pm, Hansen Theatre

     Wednesday, Oct. 4

    • Torch's Ice cream Palooza with lawn games, noon to 3pm, Campus Mall (free)
    • Pi Your Professor with Math Club, noon to 3pm, Campus Mall
    • Macbeth, 7:30pm, Gaede
    • Battleship, 8:30pm registration, event begins at 9:00pm, Nemzek Pool

     Thursday, Oct. 5 

     Friday, Oct. 6 

     Saturday, Oct. 7 

    •  Parade, 11am
      • Parade begins on 11th St and heads south to 9th Ave. Following 9th to 14th St and going north to 6th St., the parade ends at Nemzek just in time for tailgating. 
       
    •  Dragon Fire Endzone Extravaganza, 11:30 to 2pm, Nemzek  
      • Inflatable games, Food Trucks, Photo Booth, Beer Garden, bag toss, MSUM's Commercial Ensemble & more
    •  Alumni Swim Meet, noon, Nemzek
    •  Dragon Football, 2:00pm, Nemzek 
    • Dragon Volleyball, 5:00pm, Nemzek
    • CMU 50th Year Celebration, 5:00pm, Comstock Memorial Union 
    • DragonFire After Party, 6:30pm, J.C. Chumley's
    • Macbeth, 7:30pm, Gaede Stage

    Other Activities

    • Dragons Give – Donate new toiletry items, used cellular phones, non-violent children’s toys and non-perishable food items at various locations around campus. All items are given to the Rape & Abuse Crisis Center and Great Plains Food Bank for members of our community in need.
    •  Office Decorating Judging – Tuesday, Oct. 3rd 

    Alumni Reunions
     

    CMU 50th Year Celebration

    The Comstock Memorial Union at MSUM opened to serve the campus community in 1967 - that's 50 years of connecting students and being a home for Dragon Pride. Join us for a free family-friendly celebration with games, food, prizes, and some surprises. Plus, the CMU recently finished a remodel and addition. Please celebrate with the CMU and see how your student union continues to evolve while we honor its legacy and share your memories of the Union on social media using #CMUCelebrating50. 

    What: CMU 50th Year Celebration
    Where: Comstock Memorial Union, MSUM Campus
    When: Following the MSUM Homecoming Football Game on October 7

     
    Eurospring - All Year Reunion

    Greetings, Eurospring alumni!  In 3 weeks MSUM celebrates Homecoming 2017- “Forever Red”, and we are hosting a Eurospring alumni Reunion!  We’ll meet at Usher’s House lower level (700 1st Ave North in Moorhead) from 5:00 – 7:00 PM on Saturday, October 7.  We’ll have food and memories to share, and a cash bar will be available.

    Space is limited to 50 people, so please RSVP to haak@mnstate.edu so we know who to expect.  It’s a great weekend to reconnect with your Eurospring peers and check out the activities at the university.  Former faculty leaders will also be invited.  

    We face challenges as the funding structures for higher education in Minnesota change, so we’ll talk about the future as well.  Please send photos and memories to me at the e-mail listed above, whether you can join us or not, and I’ll prepare a slide show highlighting your contributions. There are a lot of fantastic restaurants in the F-M area, so plan to come to Usher’s house and then continue your reunion over dinner with friends.  I hope to see you there!