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Homecoming 2014 Activities

(subject to change)
Alumni Get-Together

Sept. 19 from 7 p.m.-Midnight
Circle Tap, 1345 W Locust Street
Meet friends at the Circle's covered patio. Appetizers and beer provided.

19th Annual Killer Bee 5K Run/Walk
Sept. 20 at 8 a.m.
Rogalski Center Lawn
Awards for the top male and female alumni finishers, plus 13 age-category awards and post-race celebration.

Bumble Rumble Fun Run for Kids
Sept. 20 at 9 a.m.
Rogalski Center Lawn
Two fun runs for kids: ages 6 and under, and ages 7-10.

Campus Tours
Sept. 20 from 10:30 - 11:30 a.m.
Meet at the Rogalski Center (east entrance)
Student-led campus walking tours every 30 minutes

SAU Archives Open House
Sept. 20 from 10 a.m.–noon
St. Ambrose Library, first floor
Visit years gone by through photos, yearbooks and memorabilia from the SAU archives. Light refreshments provided.

Ambrose Hall Blessing
Sept. 20 at 10:30 a.m.
In front of Ambrose Hall (rain location - Beehive)
Gather with students, faculty, staff, and alumni to bless the newly refurbished Ambrose Hall.

Taste of Ambrose
Sept. 20 from 11 a.m.–1 p.m.
Brady Street Stadium
Purchase a variety of foods prepared by SAU clubs and organizations.  Make sure to stop by the Alumni Hospitality Tent

Fighting Bees Football
Sept. 20 at 1 p.m.
Brady Street Stadium
Cheer the Fighting Bees on to victory!

Class Reunions
Class of 1964, 1974, 1984, BOLD (including 2004, and 2009) will gather to celebrate their time at St. Ambrose. 
Click here to view the special events planned for these reunions.

Other Reunions
Check back to see what other groups will be gathering during Homecoming weekend.

Homecoming Mass
Sept. 21 at 10:30 a.m.
Christ the King Chapel

Heritage Day Brunch
Sept. 21 from 11:45 a.m.–1:30 p.m.
Outing Club
By special invitation only. A brunch for Heritage Roll of Honor, those who have made provisions for St. Ambrose in their estate plan.  Classes of 1964 and 1974 invited as special guests.

Pacem in Terris Peace & Freedom Award
Sept. 21 at 3 p.m.
Christ the King Chapel
Free and open to the public.  Honoring Sr. Simone Campbell, Executive Director of NETWORK, a nonprofit Catholic social justice lobby based in Washington DC, organized the "Nuns on the Bus" campaign in 2012 that riveted the nation's attention.

Other questions?  Check out the Homecoming 2014 FAQ sheet.

Whats Next

Send us pictures from your adventures during Homecoming! They can be anything: meeting up with old friends, cheering at the game, running the Killer Bee, etc. We'll add them to SAU's Alumni Flickr page.