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Reunions
  • Golf Outing Sponsored by the Alumni Board
    • 28
    • 10:30 AM
    • 5:00 PM
    • | Sycamore Golf Club

    This year’s Homecoming Golf Outing is set for Friday, September 28, at the Sycamore Golf Club, North Manchester, IN. Register at 10:30 and enjoy lunch at 11. A shotgun start at noon opens the scramble tournament with space for at least 12 teams of four. The cost of $60 per person includes lunch, golf, cart and prizes.
    Learn more


  • Choir and Band Alumni Performances and Reception
    • 28
    • 7:30 PM
    • 8:30 PM
    • | Cordier Auditorium

    Consider joining current students for the annual Homecoming concert, Friday, September 28, in Cordier Auditorium. If you are a singer or play an instrument and love music, come join our students! For more information, contact the Music Department at 260-982-5296 (Choir) or 260-982-5331 (Band). If you don’t play an instrument or sing but enjoy listening to those who do you can sit in the audience and enjoy the concert, free of charge.
    Learn more


  • Annual Student Bonfire
    • 28
    • 8:08 PM
    • 9:59 PM

    Its the Annual Homecoming Bonfire! Grab your friends and head to the softball fields. Bonfire starts at 8:08pm. Come for Hotdogs, music, and "Smore" fun!
    Learn more


  • Memorial Reflections
    • 29
    • 9:00 AM
    • 3:00 PM
    • | Petersime Chapel

    Visit Petersime Chapel to reflect on those who have passed.
    Learn more


  • Homecoming t-shirt sale
    • 29
    • 9:00 AM
    • 1:30 PM
    • | Track

    Get your 2018 Homecoming t-shirt to commemorate your fun! Shirts can be purchased in the track for $6. Purchase yours while supplies last.
    Learn more


  • Pharmacy Health Fair
    • 29
    • 9:00 AM
    • 1:30 PM
    • | Pharmacy tent inside the track

    Join Manchester pharmacy students and faculty from 9am to 1:30pm Saturday at a health fair where they will provide education on important health topics and conduct health screenings. The health fair is in the Pharmacy tent inside the track and is free for all visitors.
    Learn more


  • Peace Studies Plaque Dedication and Reception
    • 29
    • 10:00 AM
    • 11:00 AM
    • | Gladdys Muir's Peace Garden

    Alumni are invited to honor the legacy of Fannie Lou Hamer as we add her name to the Peacemakers Wall in the Gladdys Muir's Peace Garden at 10 a.m. Saturday. The garden is located on the southwest side of campus.
    Learn more


  • Ultimate Frisbee
    • 29
    • 10:00 AM
    • 12:00 PM
    • | Track

    Meet just south of the track at 10 a.m. Saturday, September 29 for a round of Ultimate Frisbee. No experience is necessary! Don’t miss this opportunity to participate in a college tradition!
    Learn more


  • Jean Childs Young Intercultural Center Ribbon Cutting
    • 29
    • 11:00 AM
    • 11:30 AM
    • | Jean Childs Young Intercultural Center

    The Jean Childs Young Intercultural Center: A new home for intercultural experiences. Join Ambassador Andrew Young for the ribbon cutting ceremony for the new Jean Childs Young Intercultural Center at 11am.
    Learn more


  • Jean Childs Young Intercultural Center Tours
    • 29
    • 11:30 AM
    • 3:00 PM
    • | Jean Childs Young Intercultural Center

    Talk a walk through the new Jean Childs Young Intercultural Center between 11:30 and 3pm on Saturday, September 29. The Center includes spaces for events, office space and more comfortable spaces for students to study and relax.
    Learn more


  • Encore Lectures
    • 29
    • 1:10 PM
    • 3:00 PM
    • | Academic Center

    Spend some time with former and current Manchester University faculty. They will discuss current events, what Manchester is doing now in other parts of the world, and how to better manage your health.
    Learn more


  • Homecoming Football Game against Earlham
    • 29
    • 1:30 PM
    • 3:30 PM

    Cheer on your Manchester Spartans as they take on Earlham College at 1:30pm.
    Learn more


  • General Dinner Available
    • 29
    • 4:30 PM
    • 7:00 PM
    • | Haist Commons

    Enjoy dinner in Haist commons located in the Jo Young Switzer Center with students after the game.
    Learn more


  • Environmental Studies Award and Celebration
    • 29
    • 5:30 PM
    • 7:00 PM
    • | Log Cabin north of the football field

    Please join us as we honor Dr. Jerry Sweeten and Melinda Sweeten for their many years of work in support of Environmental Studies Program.
    Learn more


  • Special Performance
    • 29
    • 7:30 PM
    • 8:24 PM
    • | Cordier Auditorium

    Come watch a Homecoming production of the one-act play, "The Meeting" at 7:30 p.m. in Cordier Auditorium. It's a powerful depiction of a fictional meeting between Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. and Malcolm X, discussing their convictions and contrasting beliefs on the way to best work toward racial equality.
    Learn more


  • Golf Outing Sponsored by the Alumni Board
    • 28
    • 10:30 AM
    • 5:00 PM
    • | Sycamore Golf Club

    This year’s Homecoming Golf Outing is set for Friday, September 28, at the Sycamore Golf Club, North Manchester, IN. Register at 10:30 and enjoy lunch at 11. A shotgun start at noon opens the scramble tournament with space for at least 12 teams of four. The cost of $60 per person includes lunch, golf, cart and prizes.
    Learn more


  • Alumni Honor Banquet
    • 28
    • 5:00 PM
    • 7:00 PM
    • | Jo Young Switzer Center.

    Each year the University accepts nominations for outstanding alumni and friends who are making great strides in improving the human condition. Please join us at the Honor Award banquet, Friday, September 28, in the Jo Young Switzer Center. Cost is $8 for child 6-12 and free for 5 and under.
    Learn more


  • Choir and Band Alumni Performances and Reception
    • 28
    • 7:30 PM
    • 8:30 PM
    • | Cordier Auditorium

    Consider joining current students for the annual Homecoming concert, Friday, September 28, in Cordier Auditorium. If you are a singer or play an instrument and love music, come join our students! For more information, contact the Music Department at 260-982-5296 (Choir) or 260-982-5331 (Band). If you don’t play an instrument or sing but enjoy listening to those who do you can sit in the audience and enjoy the concert, free of charge.
    Learn more


  • Alumni Registration
    • 29
    • 9:00 AM
    • 1:30 PM
    • | North East corner of the PERC

    Register for Homecoming near the North East corner of the PERC between 9am and 3pm. There will be schedules and maps available there.
    Learn more


  • Memorial Reflections
    • 29
    • 9:00 AM
    • 3:00 PM
    • | Petersime Chapel

    Visit Petersime Chapel to reflect on those who have passed.
    Learn more


  • Homecoming t-shirt sale
    • 29
    • 9:00 AM
    • 1:30 PM
    • | Track

    Get your 2018 Homecoming t-shirt to commemorate your fun! Shirts can be purchased in the track for $6. Purchase yours while supplies last.
    Learn more


  • Pharmacy Health Fair
    • 29
    • 9:00 AM
    • 1:30 PM
    • | Pharmacy tent inside the track

    Join Manchester pharmacy students and faculty from 9am to 1:30pm Saturday at a health fair where they will provide education on important health topics and conduct health screenings. The health fair is in the Pharmacy tent inside the track and is free for all visitors.
    Learn more


  • Induction to the Hall of Fame Luncheon and Reception
    • 29
    • 9:30 AM
    • 12:00 PM
    • | Jo Young Switzer Center.

    Please join us for the induction and award luncheon in the Jo Young Switzer Center. Cost for the luncheon is $25 per person, $12.50 for ages 6-12, and free for children 5 and younger. Please register online. There is no charge if you wish to only attend the ceremony, however an R.S.V.P online is necessary so we have enough seating.
    Learn more


  • Kids Zone
    • 29
    • 10:00 AM
    • 1:30 PM
    • | Behind the stage, at the East end of the track.

    Homecoming is for kids of all ages. Your future Spartans will love bouncing in the jumpy castle, getting their face painted, and playing other fun games. This space is behind the stage, at the East end of the track.
    Learn more


  • Tailgate!
    • 29
    • 10:00 AM
    • 1:30 PM
    • | Inside the Track

    Come and join the Tailgate party inside the track. Check out all of our new food tents!
    Learn more


  • Peace Studies Plaque Dedication and Reception
    • 29
    • 10:00 AM
    • 11:00 AM
    • | Gladdys Muir's Peace Garden

    Alumni are invited to honor the legacy of Fannie Lou Hamer as we add her name to the Peacemakers Wall in the Gladdys Muir's Peace Garden at 10 a.m. Saturday. The garden is located on the southwest side of campus.
    Learn more


  • Ultimate Frisbee
    • 29
    • 10:00 AM
    • 12:00 PM
    • | Track

    Meet just south of the track at 10 a.m. Saturday, September 29 for a round of Ultimate Frisbee. No experience is necessary! Don’t miss this opportunity to participate in a college tradition!
    Learn more


  • Alumni of Color Reunion and Luncheon
    • 29
    • 10:00 AM
    • 12:30 PM
    • | Old Intercultural Center

    Alumni of color are encouraged to meet at the “old” Intercultural Center located on College Ave. Join other alumni and current students to connect and network. Once everyone is assembled, the group will take the annual pilgrimage to the original AAFRO house location (corner of Miami and Bond). Then you can attend the ribbon cutting at the new Jean Childs Young Intercultural Center (corner of East and College). Then, after the 11am ribbon cutting enjoy the first meal in the new Center during the Alumni of Color Luncheon from 11:30 – 12:30.
    Learn more


  • Class Photos and Luncheons for the Classes of ’73, ’78, ’83, ’88, ’93, ’98, ’03, ’08, ’13
    • 29
    • 11:00 AM
    • 1:00 PM
    • | PERC

    Gather at Wine Recital Hall for class photos at 11am, and then head to the PERC to have lunch with your classmates. Cost is $12 for adult, $6 for children ages 6-12 and free for children 5 and under.
    Learn more


  • Jean Childs Young Intercultural Center Ribbon Cutting
    • 29
    • 11:00 AM
    • 11:30 AM
    • | Jean Childs Young Intercultural Center

    The Jean Childs Young Intercultural Center: A new home for intercultural experiences. Join Ambassador Andrew Young for the ribbon cutting ceremony for the new Jean Childs Young Intercultural Center at 11am.
    Learn more


  • College Connections Tent
    • 29
    • 11:00 AM
    • 12:00 PM

    Come by the College Connection tent to see all your Professors!
    Learn more


  • Jean Childs Young Intercultural Center Tours
    • 29
    • 11:30 AM
    • 3:00 PM
    • | Jean Childs Young Intercultural Center

    Talk a walk through the new Jean Childs Young Intercultural Center between 11:30 and 3pm on Saturday, September 29. The Center includes spaces for events, office space and more comfortable spaces for students to study and relax.
    Learn more


  • Encore Lectures
    • 29
    • 1:10 PM
    • 3:00 PM
    • | Academic Center

    Spend some time with former and current Manchester University faculty. They will discuss current events, what Manchester is doing now in other parts of the world, and how to better manage your health.
    Learn more


  • Homecoming Football Game against Earlham
    • 29
    • 1:30 PM
    • 3:30 PM

    Cheer on your Manchester Spartans as they take on Earlham College at 1:30pm.
    Learn more


  • General Dinner Available
    • 29
    • 4:30 PM
    • 7:00 PM
    • | Haist Commons

    Enjoy dinner in Haist commons located in the Jo Young Switzer Center with students after the game.
    Learn more


  • Environmental Studies Award and Celebration
    • 29
    • 5:30 PM
    • 7:00 PM
    • | Log Cabin north of the football field

    Please join us as we honor Dr. Jerry Sweeten and Melinda Sweeten for their many years of work in support of Environmental Studies Program.
    Learn more


  • Special Performance
    • 29
    • 7:30 PM
    • 8:24 PM
    • | Cordier Auditorium

    Come watch a Homecoming production of the one-act play, "The Meeting" at 7:30 p.m. in Cordier Auditorium. It's a powerful depiction of a fictional meeting between Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. and Malcolm X, discussing their convictions and contrasting beliefs on the way to best work toward racial equality.
    Learn more


  • Golf Outing Sponsored by the Alumni Board
    • 28
    • 10:30 AM
    • 5:00 PM
    • | Sycamore Golf Club

    This year’s Homecoming Golf Outing is set for Friday, September 28, at the Sycamore Golf Club, North Manchester, IN. Register at 10:30 and enjoy lunch at 11. A shotgun start at noon opens the scramble tournament with space for at least 12 teams of four. The cost of $60 per person includes lunch, golf, cart and prizes.
    Learn more


  • Memorial Reflections
    • 29
    • 9:00 AM
    • 3:00 PM
    • | Petersime Chapel

    Visit Petersime Chapel to reflect on those who have passed.
    Learn more


  • Homecoming t-shirt sale
    • 29
    • 9:00 AM
    • 1:30 PM
    • | Track

    Get your 2018 Homecoming t-shirt to commemorate your fun! Shirts can be purchased in the track for $6. Purchase yours while supplies last.
    Learn more


  • Pharmacy Health Fair
    • 29
    • 9:00 AM
    • 1:30 PM
    • | Pharmacy tent inside the track

    Join Manchester pharmacy students and faculty from 9am to 1:30pm Saturday at a health fair where they will provide education on important health topics and conduct health screenings. The health fair is in the Pharmacy tent inside the track and is free for all visitors.
    Learn more


  • Tailgate!
    • 29
    • 10:00 AM
    • 1:30 PM
    • | Inside the Track

    Come and join the Tailgate party inside the track. Check out all of our new food tents!
    Learn more


  • Peace Studies Plaque Dedication and Reception
    • 29
    • 10:00 AM
    • 11:00 AM
    • | Gladdys Muir's Peace Garden

    Alumni are invited to honor the legacy of Fannie Lou Hamer as we add her name to the Peacemakers Wall in the Gladdys Muir's Peace Garden at 10 a.m. Saturday. The garden is located on the southwest side of campus.
    Learn more


  • Ultimate Frisbee
    • 29
    • 10:00 AM
    • 12:00 PM
    • | Track

    Meet just south of the track at 10 a.m. Saturday, September 29 for a round of Ultimate Frisbee. No experience is necessary! Don’t miss this opportunity to participate in a college tradition!
    Learn more


  • Jean Childs Young Intercultural Center Ribbon Cutting
    • 29
    • 11:00 AM
    • 11:30 AM
    • | Jean Childs Young Intercultural Center

    The Jean Childs Young Intercultural Center: A new home for intercultural experiences. Join Ambassador Andrew Young for the ribbon cutting ceremony for the new Jean Childs Young Intercultural Center at 11am.
    Learn more


  • Jean Childs Young Intercultural Center Tours
    • 29
    • 11:30 AM
    • 3:00 PM
    • | Jean Childs Young Intercultural Center

    Talk a walk through the new Jean Childs Young Intercultural Center between 11:30 and 3pm on Saturday, September 29. The Center includes spaces for events, office space and more comfortable spaces for students to study and relax.
    Learn more


  • Encore Lectures
    • 29
    • 1:10 PM
    • 3:00 PM
    • | Academic Center

    Spend some time with former and current Manchester University faculty. They will discuss current events, what Manchester is doing now in other parts of the world, and how to better manage your health.
    Learn more


  • Homecoming Football Game against Earlham
    • 29
    • 1:30 PM
    • 3:30 PM

    Cheer on your Manchester Spartans as they take on Earlham College at 1:30pm.
    Learn more


  • General Dinner Available
    • 29
    • 4:30 PM
    • 7:00 PM
    • | Haist Commons

    Enjoy dinner in Haist commons located in the Jo Young Switzer Center with students after the game.
    Learn more


  • Environmental Studies Award and Celebration
    • 29
    • 5:30 PM
    • 7:00 PM
    • | Log Cabin north of the football field

    Please join us as we honor Dr. Jerry Sweeten and Melinda Sweeten for their many years of work in support of Environmental Studies Program.
    Learn more


  • Special Performance
    • 29
    • 7:30 PM
    • 8:24 PM
    • | Cordier Auditorium

    Come watch a Homecoming production of the one-act play, "The Meeting" at 7:30 p.m. in Cordier Auditorium. It's a powerful depiction of a fictional meeting between Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. and Malcolm X, discussing their convictions and contrasting beliefs on the way to best work toward racial equality.
    Learn more