Friday, October 6
Social to Honor Athletic Hall of Fame & Athletic Coaches Hall of Fame Inductees4 to 5:30 p.m., Edson and Margaret Larson Alumni and Leadership Center
Athletic Hall of Fame & Athletic Coaches Hall of Fame Dinner6 p.m., MSU Campus Center Luckasen RoomJoin in honoring the 2017 Athletic Hall of Fame and Athletic Coaches Hall of Fame members. This year's Athletic Hall of Fame inductees are the 1988 baseball team, Melissa Charboneau-Folch, Stu Gilman, Neil Steffes, and Lonnie Thomas. Nick Storhaug will be inducted into the Athletic Coaches Hall of Fame, and Gwen Shaffer will be presented with the Distinguished Service Award. See biographies of the 2017 Athletic Hall of Fame and Athletic Coaches Hall of Fame inductees. The awards dinner is open to the public. Tickets sell for $20.00 each and must be purchased in advance. Reservation deadline is Monday, September 25, 2017.
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For more information, contact the MSU Foundation at 701-788-4687 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Comets Volleyball vs. University of Jamestown7 p.m., Lewy Lee Fieldhouse
Alumni and Friends Social8:30 to 10:30 p.m., Mayville Golf ClubSocialize with your Mayville State friends! Cash bar will be available.
Saturday, October 7
Alumni Meet and Greet9 to 11 a.m., Edson and Margaret Larson Alumni and Leaderhip CenterStop by and see your friends at the alumni center!
Men's Basketball Alumni Gathering11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Check in at Lewy Lee FieldhouseAll former men's basketball players are invited to come "home" to Mayville State, meet head coach Darren Tighe, as well as the other coaches, and find out what's happening with men's basketball at Mayville State. See more about the men's basketball gathering.
Homecoming Parade11 a.m., Downtown MayvilleThe homecoming parade will begin on campus, starting at the parking lot west of the Campus Center. The route will turn and head south at the Larson Center, then head west on Main Street, and end near Island Park. If you'd like to register an entry in the parade, contact Adam Edwards at 701-788-4822 or email@example.com. All alumni and friends are invited to watch the parade from the grounds of the alumni center.
Remembrance Ceremony at the Military Honor Garden12 noon, Edson and Margaret Larson Alumni and Leadership CenterCome and honor our alumni and friends who have served their country that we may live in freedom and that again there may be "peace on earth, good will toward men." The names of all who have been honored with plaques in the Military Honor Garden will be read.
Comets Volleyball vs. Dickinson State University12:00 noon, Lewy Lee Fieldhouse.
Meet and Greet Lunch12:30 to 1:30 p.m., Edson and Margaret Larson Alumni and Leadership CenterEnjoy a bowl of chili and a beverage while socializing with your Mayville State friends. Free-will donations will be accepted to help defray expenses
MSU Bookstore OpenAfter the parade until 1:30 p.m., MSU Campus CenterThe MSU Bookstore will be open for business! Stop by and pick up a new sweatshirt or T-shirt! Show your Comet Pride!
Homecoming Football Game2 p.m., Jerome Berg FieldMayville State University vs. Presentation CollegeCome out and cheer the Comets to victory! The homecoming honorees will be recognized during half-time.
All-Alumni Homecoming Reunion4 to 9 p.m., Mayville Golf ClubAll alumni and friends are welcome to gather for refreshments and socializing. Call your friends. Bring some memories. Greet the Athletic Hall of Fame, Athletic Coaches Hall of Fame, and Performing Arts Hall of Fame inductees. Meet your former classmates, professors, and friends! A picnic-style supper will be served, beginning at 4 p.m. until it's gone. Free-will donations will be accepted. Cash bar.
Sunday, October 8
Homecoming Concert & Performing Arts Hall of Fame Induction2 p.m., MSU Classroom Building AuditoriumTop off the weekend with a concert featuring the MSU Concert Choir and Band. The 2017 Performing Arts Hall of Fame inductees will be recognized at intermission. This year's inductees are Caroline Brown, Robert Gust, Dr. Joseph Hegstad (posthumous), and David "White Thunder" Trottier. See biographies of the 2017 Performing Arts Hall of Fame inductees. Homecoming Alumni Choir: MSU Music Director Dr. Cody Hunter invites all alumni to join the current concert choir for a special performance of a couple songs at the Homecoming Concert on Oct. 8. There will be a rehearsal for alumni and friends at 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 7 and another rehearsal with the current concert choir at 12:30 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 8. Click here for details and to RSVP.
Performing Arts Hall of Fame ReceptionFollowing Concert, MSU Campus Center Luckasen RoomThe Alumni Association Board will host this reception to honor the Performing Arts Hall of Fame inductees. Everyone is welcome to join in congratulating these individuals.
More InformationKeep checking back. This page will be updated with more information as it becomes available. Feel free to call 701-788-4750 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org if you have questions.
Overnight AccommodationsContact the Mayville Hometown Inn at 701-786-9081.
Many thanks to our event sponsor!
Thank you to Gate City Bank for sponsorship of this event via the Comet Connections for Business program. This program provides your business astronomical visibility for a down-to-earth investment, while helping a young person achieve the dream of an education.
For more information about the Comet Connections program, contact Brock Sherva.
Gran WELCA Homecoming Cafe Bake & Craft Sale
Saturday, Oct. 7 - 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. - Mayville VFW
Morning refreshments will be served, and there will be a bake and craft sale before, during, and after the homecoming parade.