Alumni

Upcoming Events

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 2017  
Illinois College Alumni Baseball and Softball Game
:: Saturday, September 23
:: 3 p.m.
:: Joe Brooks Field 
Former Lady Blues and Blueboys who played softball and baseball at Illinois College are invited to play an alumni softball game on the newly renovated Joe Brooks Field. Alumni are invited to attend the Illinois College Varsity Club Reception immediately following at the south end of England Stadium. Call 217.245.3065 or email rsvp@ic.edu to make your reservation. 
Illinois College Varsity Club Reception
:: Saturday, September 23
:: 5:30 p.m.
:: Varsity Club Tent, south end of England Stadium
 Illinois College Varsity Club members and their guests are invited to watch the Blueboys take on the University of Chicago under the Varsity Club Tent while enjoying complimentary food and refreshments. The football game kicks off at 6 p.m. Call 217.245.3065 or email rsvp@ic.edu to make your reservation. 
Homecoming Alumni Wine and Cheese Reception
:: Friday, October 6
:: 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.
:: Alumni House
 Join Illinois College alumni and friends at a reception hosted by the Alumni Association Board of Directors. Enjoy live entertainment and complimentary hors d'oeuvres and beverages.
Homecoming Parade
:: Saturday, October 7
:: 10 a.m.
:: corner of Church and State Streets
 One of Homecoming's best loved events, the annual Homecoming parade steps off at the corner of Church and State Streets in downtown Jacksonville and will feature nearly 100 College and community entries.
Alumni Swim Meet
:: Saturday, October 7
:: 11 a.m.
:: Coultas Natatorium, Bruner Fitness and Recreation Center
Former Illinois College swimmers are invited to participate in the third annual Alumni Swim Meet. Warmups will begin at 10:30 a.m. with the meet beginning at 11. Prizes will be awarded for heat winners, and alumni are welcome to create their own relay. Call swimming coach Chris Sykes at 217.245.3343 or email christopher.sykes@ic.edu for more information. 
Donor Recognition Lunch
:: Saturday, October 7
:: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
:: Homecoming Celebration Tent, corner of Edgehill Road and Park Street
 All 2016-2017 or 2017-2018 Illinois College donors who have made gifts of at least $50 are invited to attend this private event. In addition to a complimentary lunch, our guests will be treated to live musical entertainment, refreshments and a Bloody Mary bar.
Homecoming Reception Honoring Karen Dean
:: Saturday, October 7
:: 1:30 to 3:30 p.m.
:: Homecoming Celebration Tent  
After nearly 34 years of service on the Hilltop, Karen Dean, Pixley Professor of Social Sciences, plans her retirement from Illinois College this year. Alumni, friends and families are welcome to attend the complimentary event to celebrate Dr. Dean under the Homecoming Celebration Tent.  
Homecoming Reunions
:: Saturday, October 7
:: 2 to 4 p.m.
:: True Blue Lounge, Homecoming Celebration Tent
 Classmates from reunion years are invited to meet and reconnect in a special lounge area under a private tent, complete with complimentary appetizers and refreshments. Official class reunion photos for the classes of 1987, 1992, 1997, 2002, 2007 and 2012 will be taken during this time.
Homecoming Reunions
:: Saturday, October 7
:: 7 to 9 p.m.
:: Barnes House
 Hearty hors d'oeuvres, refreshments and musical entertainment will set the stage for an intimate gathering with friends and family hosted by President Barbara Farley. Official classes reunion photos will be taken for the classes of 1972, 1977 and 1982 during the reception.
Illinois College Varsity Club Reception
:: Saturday, October 21
:: 12 noon to 3:30 p.m.
:: Varsity Club Tent, south end of England Stadium 
Illinois College Varsity Club members and their guests are invited to watch the Lady Blues and Blueboys' soccer teams battle Lake Forest under the Varsity Club Tent while enjoying complimentary food and refreshments. While the women's game begins at 11 a.m., the tent opens at 12 noon and will close at 3:30 p.m. that afternoon. RSVP at 217.245.3065 or rsvp@ic.edu
Illinois College Varsity Club Reception
:: Saturday, October 21
:: 5:30 p.m.
:: Varsity Club Tent, south end of England Stadium  
Illinois College Varsity Club members and their guests are invited to watch the Blueboys take on Knox College under the Varsity Club Tent while enjoying complimentary food and refreshments. The football game kicks off at 6 p.m. Call 217.245.3065 or email rsvp@ic.edu to make your reservation.  
Sheedy Shores Winery Alumni Event
:: Thursday, October 26
:: 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.
:: 10300 Johns Creek Road, Loami, Ill.
 Join Illinois College alumni, parents and friends for a reception at Sheedy Shores Winery just west of Springfield. Complimentary hors d'oevres and wine tastings will be offered, as well as a cash bar and food made to order. Call 217.245.3065 or email rsvp@ic.edu to make your reservation.
WHAT'S NEXT ... Illinois College alumni, parents and friends are urged to check back often for updates and added events.
 


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