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Golden Club Alumni Mixer

Fri, 10 May 2013 20:00:00 GMT - Fri, 10 May 2013 22:00:00 GMT

Join the classes of 1938, 1943, 1948, 1953, 1958 and 1963 for this intimate reunion mixer. Hosted by Diana Dawdy Chesley ’58 and Roger Ezard ’58, commencement reunion classes are invited to a social at the new Alumni House at the corner of Mound and Lincoln avenues. Complimentary hors d’oeuvres, refreshments and prizes will be offered by the Illinois College Alumni Association.

Osage Orange Festival

Fri, 10 May 2013 22:00:00 GMT - Sat, 11 May 2013 00:30:00 GMT

Open to the Illinois College family and the Jacksonville community, this year’s Osage Orange Festival has been moved back outdoors to a new location on the Illinois College Walkway. A barbecue buffet featuring pulled pork, chicken, baked beans, macaroni and cheese, coleslaw, watermelon and sweet tea will be available for $11 (adults), $6 (children 5-12) and free (children 4 and younger.) Meals are complimentary for the Class of 2013.

Free inflatable games will be offered in Memorial Gymnasium while southern Illinois bluegrass band “The Harmans” will entertain outdoors, compliments of the Illinois College Alumni Association.

50th Reunion Luncheon for the Class of 1963

Sat, 11 May 2013 16:00:00 GMT - Sat, 11 May 2013 18:30:00 GMT

The Class of 1963 is invited back to Jacksonville for a social, 50th reunion diploma ceremony and meal. Each attendee will be afforded time to address the rest of his or her class to update them on professional and personal achievements, and explain how Illinois College has shaped his or her life. If unable to attend, please send an update to be read aloud at the luncheon.
The cost of the luncheon is $20 per person and payable at the door. 

Literary Society Pre-Love Feast Social

Sat, 11 May 2013 19:00:00 GMT - Sat, 11 May 2013 21:00:00 GMT

Open to all literary society alumni, actives and their families, the first ever Literary Society Pre-Love Feast Social will be held outdoors on the Illinois College Walkway. Entertainment by Sigma Pi alumni Wes Prather ’02 and his acoustic band “Chasing the Turn” will be offered, complimentary hors d’oeuvres and a cash bar. The Dean's annual awards will also be presented.
Each respective literary society will hold their love feast following the social.  

Illinois College Baccalaureate Service

Sun, 12 May 2013 14:30:00 GMT - Sun, 12 May 2013 15:30:00 GMT

The Illinois College Department of Music will provide prelude music prior to the baccalaureate service at 10 a.m. This year's baccalaureate message will be delivered by Bishop Thomas John Paprocki, Diocese of Springfield.

Steuer Walkway Dedication

Sun, 12 May 2013 15:30:00 GMT - Sun, 12 May 2013 16:00:00 GMT

Join graduating seniors, parents, friends and Illinois College family members as President and Mrs. Steuer are recognized for their dedication and service to the Hilltop community during a special ceremony to officially rename the beautiful walkway adjoining the College’s upper and lower quads the Steuer Walkway.

179th Illinois College Commencement

Sun, 12 May 2013 19:00:00 GMT - Sun, 12 May 2013 22:00:00 GMT

Join the entire Illinois College campus community in saluting the Class of 2013 during the 179th Illinois College Commencement Exercise outdoors on the Historic Upper Quadrangle. In the case of inclement weather, the ceremony will take place in Sherman Gymnasium located in the Bruner Fitness and Recreation Center.