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Inauguration Week Schedule of Events

Saturday, September 14 ― Inspiring Excellence
Join us as the Illinois College Blueboys take on the Pioneers of Grinnell College in the first home game of the 2013 football season. President Farley will toss the coin at the beginning of the game at 1 p.m. Visit www.illinoiscollegeathletics.com for details.

Fine Arts Series Concert: Debby Lennon, female jazz vocalist performs in Sibert Theatre at 7:30 p.m. Open to public; tickets $15 per person, students of all ages admitted free. For more info visit www.ic.edu/fas.

Sunday, September 15 ― Inspiring Connection
Movie: “Connected,” sponsored by the IC Leadership Program; discussion time following the film. Details to follow.

Monday, September 16 ― Inspiring Service
IC Connections Convocation: “The Dream of Civic Engagement,” with speaker Adam Davis. Begins at 11 a.m. in Rammelkamp Chapel. Open to the public.

Campus-wide service event through Kids Without Hunger 2 – 4 p.m.; take the challenge and package 14,000 meals to honor the Installation of our 14th President.

Tuesday, September 17 ― Inspiring Community
Student event: True Blue Palooza, dinner served 5 – 7 p.m.; games and special activities 5 – 9 p.m.; outdoor film begins at 9 p.m. (internal event, for IC students)

At 5 p.m. join soccer enthusiasts as the women’s soccer team takes on Robert Morris University.

Wednesday, September 18 ― Inspiring Memories

Service of Welcome for President Farley begins at 10 a.m. in Rammellkamp Chapel. Everyone is invited.

Got soccer? Join IC soccer fans as the men's soccer team takes on Robert Morris University at 5 p.m.

Watch some great tennis action on our courts as the women’s tennis team takes on Monmouth College at 4 p.m.

Visit the Pomp and Circumstance: An Illinois College Student Art Exhibition Grand Opening from 5 - 8 p.m. in the Woodcock Art Gallery in McGaw Fine Arts Center.

Thursday, September 19 ― Inspiring Leadership ― Spirit Day! Wear your True Blue!
The Staff Celebration Brunch will be held on the Historic Upper Quad from 9 – 11 a.m.

Faculty Celebration at Duncan Mansion 4 – 6 p.m. for spouses and partners, family included; hors d’oeuvres and drinks for adults, special fare for kids. Brief program―including a fun surprise―with a celebratory toast at 5 p.m.

More women’s tennis, right here at home! The match against Milliken University begins at 4 p.m.

Saturday, September 21 ― Inspiring Achievement
Installation Ceremony (open to the public) begins at 2:30 p.m. in Bruner Fitness and Recreation Center. Faculty will process and be seated together on floor of gym. Staff will have reserved seating on floor of gym (must R.S.V.P. in advance). Faculty and staff guests will be seated on side risers. Everyone is invited to the reception following the Installation Ceremony. Weather permitting; the reception will be hosted on the Historic Upper Quad with Rammelkamp Concourse in Bruner as the rain location.

For questions or additional information contact Rebecca Spencer at inauguration@ic.edu.

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