2010 Reunion - Homecoming Weekend

Honoring Classes of 1960, 1970 and 1985

ONE trip to Macomb...TWO great events!

2010 Reunion
September 24-25, 2010

Alumni HouseThe 2010 Reunion Weekend will honor the classes of 1960, 1970 and 1985. Plans are already underway for the 2010 Reunion which will be held on September 24-25, 2010. Below is a tentative schedule. More details will be announced soon.

The WIU Alumni Association hopes you can join us for a fun-filled weekend. We also encourage the classes of 1959 and 1961 to attend and share memories with the 50-year graduates, as well as the classes of 1969 and 1971 to attend and share memories with the 40-year graduates.

You will have the chance to reconnect with former friends and classmates and experience all our exciting Homecoming events. Get ready to join us September 24-25 for the 2010 Reunion and Half-Century Club Induction.


Friday, September 24, 2010

11:00 AM or 2:00 PM

Walking Tour of Campus, meet in the Admissions office in Sherman Hall

1:00 to 3:00 PM

Photo Extravaganza, Malpass Library in the Archives Department on the 6th floor

2:00 PM

Check-in at the Alumni House, located at 1009 W. Adams Street. It continues throughout the weekend.

5-10 PM

All-Alumni Social, Alumni House (Complimentary food and beverages)

Saturday, September 25, 2010

8:30 AM

Breakfast, Alumni House (Complimentary coffee and donuts)

10:30 AM

Homecoming Parade

12-3 PM

Alumni Cookout - Menu: burgers, hot dogs, chips, cookies, drinks and cash bar - The Right Place (tent directly west of Hanson Field)

3 PM

Leathernecks Football Game - Hanson Field; Western Illinois University vs. Indiana State

6 PM

Reunion Social, University Union

6:30 PM

Reunion Class Photo, University Union

7 PM

Reunion & Half-Century Club Banquet, LaMoine Room of the University Union*
Please join us right after the game for the Reunion banquet...come as you are!

*Attention Classes of 1960, 1970 and 1985
The 2010 Reunion Weekend will culminate on Saturday evening with an exciting new event format! Drop by the LaMoine Room in the University Union anytime between 6 p.m. and 8 p.m. on Saturday, September 25 to reminisce with former classmates, renew old friendships, dine at our many exotic food stations and experience wonderful entertainment! A short program will be held at 7:15 p.m. to introduce all of our reunion attendees and give each an opportunity to tell a favorite WIU memory! We will also induct the newest members of the Half-Century Club and be done in plenty of time for you to attend other Homecoming or Reunion activities you may have planned elsewhere! Feel free to come dressed casually in your football attire, or if you prefer to be more formal – just dress as you please!

***ATTENTION: Reunion Classes of 1960, 1970 and 1985 (and graduates from 1959, 1961, 1969 & 1971)


Click here to update your classmates on what you have been doing all these years. Fill out the form and submit by clicking on the SEND button at the bottom of the form. You will then receive an email confirmation. If you do not receive an email confirmation within 48 hours of your submission, contact the Alumni Association at 309-298-1914. Even if you can not make it to the reunion, send us your information anyway so it can be shared with your classmates and be included in the Memory Booklet! We are compiling the information from you and all your classmates and will distribute the Memory Booklet at the reunion. If you can not make it, we will send you one for $10. Just call 309-298-1914 to place your order. We hope to see you in September!

Need a hotel? We have some reserved just for Reunion attendees. Click here to see a listing of area accommodations. Blocks of rooms have been reserved at Rodeway Inn, Days Inn, Best Western Macomb Inn, Super 8 in Macomb and Hampton Inn-Macomb. There is a special code for Reunion guests; call the WIU Alumni Association at 309-298-1914 for the code.

Click here to see photos from the 2009 Reunion.