Giving To Concordia

Golden Celebration

Schedule of Events - Saturday, August 23*

Registration 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Main Lobby, Koehneke Community Center (KCC)
$50 per person
Fees include reunion materials, 150th Anniversary polo, refreshments and breaks, Saturday’s University Lunch and Class Gatherings, Sunday’s Celebration Banquet and academic apparel for Sunday’s Opening Service.

Golden Alumni Lounge 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 p.m.
Rugland Room, KCC
In the spirit of Campus Corner, meet up with classmates, enjoy refreshments or take a break from festivities.

University Bookstore Open 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Lower Level, KCC

150th Anniversary Invitational Faculty & Alumni Art Show
The Ferguson Art Gallery, Kretzmann Hall

Alumni Choir Rehearsal 9:00 – 10:30 a.m. 
McCormick Recital Hall, Kretzmann
Dr. Charles Brown prepares alumni to share special music in Sunday morning’s worship service. Please indicate voicing during registration.

Campus Tours 10:30 a.m. OR 2:00 p.m. 
Lobby, KCC
Whether your first or 50th time on campus, take the opportunity to visit old haunts and to discover new favorites.

Share Your Concordia Story 9:00 - 11:30 a.m.
Kretzmann Hall
You have a distinct perspective of the Concordia student experience. In and out of the classroom. In competition or in concert. In community. Reserve your opportunity to share this legacy through special recorded interviews. Each 30-minute session hosts two alumni sharing about one of four distinctive areas (topics to be announced at registration). Invite your roommate, teammate, bandmate or sweetheart to join you and help preserve the CUC story. Sessions are available on a first-come, first-serve basis and can be reserved during registration.

Welcome Luncheon with Greeting from Concordia's 11th President 12:00 - 1:30 p.m.
Oak Park/River Forest Room, KCC

Today's College of Education 2:00 - 3:00 p.m.
Christopher Center
Dr. Kevin Brandon, Dean of the College of Education, and members of the faculty showcase Concordia’s facilities, curriculum and standards that are the foundations for students in 2014.

Share Your Concordia Story 2:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Kretzmann Hall

Dinner on Own
Enjoy a favorite local restaurant OR
Dine at Golden Alumni Picnic
4:30 - 6:00 p.m. Triangle, Center of Campus
$15 per person

Evening Devotions 6:00 p.m.
Pillars Veranda, Addison Hall (Rain location: Chapel)
Current students join Golden Alumni at the Pillars for a short worship to honor all that He has provided.

Class Gatherings 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. (included)
Locations Announced at Registration  
Classmates, spouses and friends gather on campus for a reception with light snacks and beverages. The evening includes a class photo of reunion attendees. Groups celebrating include:

  • High School & Classes of 1958 and Earlier
  • Classes of 1959 - 1963
  • Class of 1964

*Schedule subject to change.