DDays BW

Oct. 4-6, 2013

Friday, Oct. 4
7:30 a.m. — Annual Meeting of the Alumni Association, Muenster University Center, 401 E. Cherry Street.

9 a.m. - Morning Coffee and Brown Bag Lunch at the National Music Museum.  Enjoy free admission all day and alumnus Adam Nelson ‘05 on piano at noon. 

John A. Day Gallery and Gallery 110 in the Warren M Lee Center for Fine Arts are open 9 a.m.- 5 p.m.  Oscar Howe gallery is open 1-5 p.m. in Old Main.

1 p.m. — 'Yote Floats! Visit with USD students of today and participate in a new campus tradition, the weekly root beer float party in the lounge of the Muenster University Center!  Let us know you'll join in on the fun.

2 p.m. — Campus Tours: Enjoy seeing the places you remember as well as new additions to the campus landscape. This free one-hour tour will depart from the lounge area of the Muenster University Center, 401 E. Cherry St. Shuttle carts available.   Tell us to count you in for the trip down memory lane.

5 p.m. — Dakota Days Alumni Social and Dinner
Relish an evening of visiting with your fellow alumni in the Muenster University Center. Registration required.

  • 5 p.m., Social Hour
  • 6 p.m., Dinner and recognition of Alumni Achievement Award recipients
  • Classes celebrating their reunions will be seated together and will have class photos taken following dinner

8 p.m. - Occupational & Physical Therapy program 20-year milestone dessert reception, Lee Medical Building  RSVP

Saturday, Oct. 5
10 a.m. — 99th annual Dakota Days Parade
Watch the parade and enjoy morning refreshments on the front lawn of Inman House, the USD President’s residence, 415 E. Main Street.  

Immediately following the parade:

  • Class of '53, ’63 and ’73 class reunion lunches, Neuharth Center and Beacom Hall.  Please Register.
  • Nursing program 50-year anniversary alumni tailgate lunch, Lee Medical Buidling.  Please Register 
  • Coyote Tailgate Nation Pre-game Festivities, DakotaDome grounds

2 p.m. — USD Coyotes versus Missouri State at the DakotaDome. To buy tickets, visit www.goyotes.com or call the Coyote ticket office at 605-677-5959.

Sunday, Oct. 6
2 p.m. — Reunion Concert Performance by USD Chamber Singer alumni, Aalfs Auditorium

Visit www.vermillioncvb.com or www.southeastsouthdakota.com for information on area accommodations.   

 

                                                Subject to Change

 

 

Thursday, October 3, 2013

7 p.m.                  Presentation of the annual Al Neuharth Award for Excellence in the Media

Sponsored by the Freedom Forum and USD in the renovated Aalfs Auditorium in Slagle Hall. 

 

 

 

Friday, October 4, 2013

7:30 a.m.        Annual Meeting of the Alumni Association - Muenster Center

 

1:00 p.m.        ‘Yote Floats – visit with USD’s students of today and participate in a new campus tradition, the weekly root beer float party in the lounge of the Muenster University Center located at 401 E. Cherry St!

 

2 p.m.             Campus Tours - Enjoy seeing all the places you remember as well as new additions to the campus landscape.  This one-hour tour will depart from the pit lounge area of the Muenster University Center.  Shuttle carts available.  To assist in our planning, please RSVP online at www.usdalumni.com/events or call 800-655-2586.

 

5p.m.              Dakota Days Alumni Social and Dinner

Relish an evening of visiting with your fellow alumni in the Muenster University Center.

Registration required.  Register online at www.usdalumni.com/events or call 800-655-2586.

 

5:00 p.m.               Social hour

6:00 p.m.               Dinner and recognition of Alumni Achievement Award recipients

Classes celebrating their reunions will be seated together and will have class photos taken following dinner.

 

 

Saturday, October 5, 2013

10 a.m.           99th annual Dakota Days Parade

Watch the parade and enjoy morning refreshments on the front lawn of Inman House, the USD President’s residence, 415 East Main Street.  

 

Following      -    Class of 1953, ’63 and ’73 class reunion lunches

Parade                        -    Coyote Tailgate Nation Pre-game Festivities

                       

2 p.m.             USD Coyote Football Game vs. Missouri State

                        DakotaDome – Tickets are sold through the Coyote Ticket Office at 605-677-5959.

 

Visit www.vermillioncvb.com and www.southeastsouthdakota.com for a listing of area accommodations.            

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605-677-6734 or toll-free 800-655-2586
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