Homecoming Week next year is September 25-30, 2017



Homecoming 2016
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Monday, Sept. 19     
6 pm #SouthfieldSpirit Community Photo   Municipal Campus Lawn
  Join Southfield residents, elected officials, and business professionals in a community photo for the Southfield 2017 calendar.  
9 pm Fowling    Tech Transit departs Buell
  Play this football bowling pin game and find out what the buzz – and the fun – is all about.   Athletic Field


Tuesday, Sept. 20    
11:30 am - 5 pm Career Services Company Crawl   Tech Transit Departs Buell
  Check out Fortune 500 companies right here in Southfield!  
6 pm Annual LTUAA Business Meeting and Dinner   Quad (UTLC Gallery) 
  The LTU Alumni Association Board of Directors will introduce its newly elected members, discuss its activities over the past year, and outline plans for the coming year, as well as present alumnus Fred Butters, BSAr'83, BAr'84, MAr'15, with the Ray Award for his exceptional volunteerism. Both the meeting and dinner are free and open to all alumni.  
9 pm Homecoming Fun Run   Quad (UTLC Bridge)
  Join the sisters of Chi Omega Rho in their annual fundraiser in support of breast cancer research.  


Wednesday, Sept. 21    
5 pm, Reception following Grand Opening Celebration   Taubman Complex 
  A. Alfred Taubman Engineering, Architecture, and Life Sciences Complex, Home of the Marburger STEM Center   
  Celebrate and tour LTU's newest building. This architectural gem features high-tech labs, a spectacular glass atrium, and what might be Michigan's most interesting staircase - a three-story-high black "orb" made of carbon-reinforced fiber.   
  RSVP by September 16   
  More information: 248.204.2303  
7 pm, Reception following Presidential Symposium    Marburger Auditorium,         S100
  "NAFTA Revisited: The Way Forward in the 21st-Century Global Economy"   
  What's the truth about this controversial trade agreement? Find out in this symposium moderated by Tom Marx, Director, Center for Leadership, LTU College of Management, with distinguished panelists Douglas George, Consul General of Canada; Juan Manuel Solana Morales, Consul of Mexico; and Paul Traub, senior business economist, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago.   
  Register and more information  
7 pm Women’s Volleyball vs. University of Northwestern-Ohio   Ridler Field House


Thursday, Sept. 22    
9:30 - 11 am Taubman Complex Student Open House   Taubman Complex
  Explore the state-of-the-art labs and cool sustainable features of LTU’s newest building. Enjoy cider and donuts.
Sponsored by DeMaria 
8:30 pm Faculty vs. Students Flag Football Game   Athletic Field
  Students should wear blue shirts.  
9 pm Powder Puff Game
  Athletic Field
  Please arrive at 8:45 pm to receive your shirt and team assignment.  
9:30 pm Homecoming Bonfire   South Housing Parking Lot
  Warm up with hot donuts and cider.   


Friday, Sept. 23    
5 pm Night of Champions Student Athletes Dinner   Ridler Field House
  A celebration of LTU's student-athletes and their accomplishments on the field, in the classroom, and in the community.   
7:30 pm 7th Annual Homecoming Concert Featuring Headliner Lil Dicky   Quad
  wsg Blackout Crew and Border Patrol  
8 pm Men's Hockey White vs. Ferris State University   Southfield Sports Arena


Saturday, Sept. 24    
8 am - 12 pm Belle Isle Service Project   Meet in the Buell atrium 
  Plant flowers and help beautify this special state park.  
11 am True Blue Reunion Brunch   Buell atrium
  Alumni from class years ending in a two or seven are invited to join fellow classmates, former LTU faculty and staff, and President Virinder Moudgil to kick off this year's True Blue Challenge reunion giving competition and recognize the 2015-16 challenge winners from the classes of 1956 and 1976.  
  More information  
12 pm Homecoming Tailgate   Athletic Field
  Face Painting, Pumpkin Painting, Inflatables, and other fun stuff!   
12:30 pm Women’s Soccer vs. Cornerstone University   Athletic Field
1 pm Alumni Tailgate Tent    Athletic Field
  Refreshments, Karaoke, Caricaturist, Photo Booth  
  Sponsored by Liberty Mutual Insurance   
Moved to Saturday, 10/08/16 Blue Devil Motorsports Grand Prix    Parking Lot C 
  See LTU's motorsports vehicles in action against those of visiting university teams.   
4 pm Men's Soccer vs. Cornerstone University    Athletic Field
8 pm Men's Hockey Blue vs. Ferris State University   Southfield Sports Arena


Homecoming Sponsors


Liberty Mutual Insurance McVee's Bar & Grille
DeMaria    Alumni Association