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Spring class reunions – May 12-15, 2022

Celebrating the classes of 1976, 1975, 1971, 1970, 1966, 1965, 1961, 1960, 1956, 1955, 1951 and 1950

Note: Effective May 9, masks are required indoors in all public areas on campus.

We're always excited to host class reunions, but this year, even more so! Please join us May 12-15 — to tour our growing campus, hear our talented student musicians, cruise the Mississippi River, and of course reconnect with your classmates.

Registration is online only. Those who register by Wednesday, April 27, may pick up their printed name tag on Friday, May 13, at the Information & Hospitality area in the Brunner Theatre Center lobby. Anyone needing assistance may contact Linda Warne, 309-794-7589.

Getting around campus: On-campus golf cart and shuttle van transportation will be provided on Friday, on a loop including Centennial Hall, the Tredway Library and the Gerber Center.

The following schedule of events is subject to change. Please check back for updates.

Thursday, May 12

7-10 p.m. Class of 1970 and Class of 1971 Informal Dinner Gathering
Ken Anderson Club and Patio (on campus in the football stadium)  
7 p.m. Doors open
7:30-7:45 p.m.  Bent River Brewery begins serving; Happy Joe's Pizza will be delivered. Whitey's mini malts will be available.
(Cash bar for beer and wine; pizza and Whitey's will be complimentary)

Friday, May 13

8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.  Augustana Bookstore is open

10 a.m.-4 p.m.  Fryxell Geology Museum is open 

10:30 a.m.-4 p.m.  Information & Hospitality Area
Brunner Theatre Center lobby
There is no need to check in or pick up a packet this year. Printed name tags will be available to those who register online no later than April 27. Also, a limited number of Augustana aluminum water bottles will be available on a first-come, first-served basis.

11 a.m.-noon  Campus Building Tour led by Sam Schlouch '10
Meet outside the Brunner Theatre Center lobby. No charge; registration is required.

Noon  Classes of 1970 and 1971 Video Presentation
Olin Auditorium, lower level
No registration required.

1-3 p.m.  Golden Viking Luncheon
Meet and greet at 1 p.m.; buffet lunch begins at 1:30 p.m.
Gävle rooms, Gerber Center
This luncheon is for the classes of 1971, 1970, 1966, 1965, 1961, 1960, 1956, 1955, 1951 and 1950. No charge; registration is required.

3-4 p.m.  Historical Walking Tour led by Kai Swanson '86
Meet in the Gävle lobby in the Gerber Center. No charge; registration is required.

Canceled: 4:30-5:30 p.m.  Class of 1976 Celebration of Life Ceremony
Ascension Chapel, Founders Hall
No registration required.

6:15 p.m. Reunion Dinner for the Classes of 1950, 1951, 1955, 1956, 1960, 1961, 1965 and 1966
Lindberg Center
    5:15 p.m. Class photos
Cost of $50 includes a class photo and dinner. Registration is required.

6:45 p.m.  Reunion Dinner for the Classes of 1970 and 1971
Gävle rooms, Gerber Center
    6:15 p.m.  Class photo 1970
    6:30 p.m.  Class photo 1971

Cost of $50 includes dinner and a class photo. Registration is required.

6:30 p.m.  Reception for the Classes of 1975 and 1976
7 p.m.  Reunion Dinner for the Classes of 1975 and 1976

The University Club, 1526 5th Ave., Moline
Cost is $50; registration is required.

Saturday, May 14

10 a.m.-5 p.m.  Augustana Bookstore is open

10 a.m.-4 p.m.  Fryxell Geology Museum is open

10-11 a.m.  Brodahl Addition Dedication and CSD Open House
Registration will be handled through a separate link, which will be added here at a later date.

11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.  Celebration Belle River Cruise
Professor Emeritus of Geography Dr. Norm Moline will narrate the lunch cruise. Open to all alumni.
Cost is $40; registration is required.

7-9 p.m.  Class of 1965 Reception at the home of Marie Lindmark
Light snacks will be provided; bring a favorite beverage.
No charge; registration is required.

7 p.m.  Augustana Symphonic Band Concert
Centennial Hall

Sunday, May 15

11-11:45 a.m.  Breakfast in Founders Courtyard
Join Pastor Melinda Pupillo for pastries and coffee before the worship service.
No charge; registration is required.

Noon – Worship Service 
Ascension Chapel, Founders Hall

1-4 p.m.  Fryxell Geology Museum is open