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Schedule of Events

Let’s have a great time!
We’re so excited to bring together the Marquette family - let’s celebrate and enjoy a great weekend! 

Register for Alumni Reunion Weekend

FRIDAY, MAY 31, 2024

Alumni Reunion Weekend Headquarters | 9 a.m. – 5 p.m., Alumni Memorial Union (AMU), second floor, Marquette University campus
Stop by for all your registration needs! Pick up your keepsake reunion nametag, relive favorite memories by checking out the Marquette Archives exhibit, and grab a weekend guide that includes event locations and a campus map.

Faith in Everyday Life Morning Reflection | 10 – 11:30 a.m., AMU, Room 254, Marquette University campus
Begin the weekend with some time for prayer, reflection and Ignatian spirituality. Reconnect and reflect with others through the wisdom of St. Ignatius as we remember how we are called to “see God in everyday life”.

Walking Tour of Campus | 10 – 11:30 a.m. and 1 – 2:30 p.m., Tour begins at AMU, second floor information desk, Marquette University campus
See how Marquette's campus has transformed over the years and discover the exciting advancements shaping the future of the university. The tour will last approximately 90 minutes and cover a mile with multiple stops.

St. Joan of Arc Chapel Tour | 11 a.m. – 12 p.m. and 2 – 3 p.m., St. Joan of Arc Chapel, Marquette University campus 
Explore the St. Joan of Arc Chapel and the surrounding grounds.

Educational Opportunity Program (EOP) Open House | 2 – 4 p.m., Coughlin Hall, third floor, 1303 W. Wisconsin Avenue, Marquette University campus
Join EOP students for tours of EOP’s new home in Coughlin Hall. Be sure to hang around for snacks and games.

Reunion University

 

Reunion University | 3 – 4 p.m.
Go back to school through interactive tours, panel discussions with faculty, students and alumni, and more. Reunion University lets you explore how Marquette is staying ahead of the curve.

  • Afternoon Reflection: Visitation of the Blessed Virgin Mary Programs | Donald Schneider Chapel, Dr. E. J. O’Brien Jesuit Residence, 1345 W. Wells Street, Marquette University campus
    Join us for an opportunity to reflect on the journey of the Blessed Virgin Mary.

  • Diederich's Student Powered Communication Agency: A New Model for Building Student Professional Experience | Carl Collective, Johnston Hall, Room 510, 1131 W. Wisconsin Avenue, Marquette University campus
    Meet Dean Sarah Feldner and tour the Carl Collective

    Learn about the Carl Collective, a newly formed university-agency partnership that is providing students with real-world experience and clients access to young talent. Different than a student run agency, where stakes and budgets can be low, the Carl Collective is a professional agency that runs off of student insights and efforts.

  • James W. Foley Archives Collection Open House | University Archives, Raynor Memorial Libraries, third floor, 1355 W. Wisconsin Avenue, Marquette University campus
    Explore the James Wright Foley Archives Collection, a collection of material created by and about Marquette University alumnus James Foley, Arts ’96. The Foley Collection is made accessible to the public in partnership with the James W. Foley Legacy Foundation. The foundation was created in 2014 to honor the legacy of James Foley, a Marquette graduate and freelance journalist who was captured in Syria in 2012, kept as a hostage, tortured, and murdered by ISIS in 2014.  The Foley Collection includes his work as a journalist in Iraq, Afghanistan, Libya, and Syria including letters and notes from captivity, personal writings, digital photos and videos taken during his reporting, as well as much of the material used in the documentary, “Jim: The James Foley Story.”

    Attendees should check in with the Library's visitor registration counter and then proceed to the University Archives on the third floor.
 

 

Friday Night Parties

 

Friday Night Parties

  • 50-year through 60-year (Class of 1964 – 1974) | 7 – 9:30 p.m., Wisconsin Club, Deutscher Room, 900 W. Wisconsin Avenue, Milwaukee SOLD OUT
    Enjoy an evening with fellow classmates from the classes of 1964, 1969 and 1974. Includes heavy appetizers.

  • 30-year through 45-year (Class of 1979 – 1994) | 7 – 9:30 p.m., Wisconsin Club, Grand Ballroom, 900 W. Wisconsin Avenue, Milwaukee
    Enjoy an evening with fellow classmates from the classes of 1979, 1984, 1989, and 1994. Includes heavy appetizers.

  • 25-year (Class of 1999) | 7 – 9:30 p.m., AMU, Lunda Room, second floor, Marquette University campus NEW LOCATION
    Enjoy an evening with fellow classmates. Includes heavy appetizers.

  • First Reunion through 20-year (Class of 2004 – 2023)  | 8 – 10 p.m., Broken Bat Brewery, Lumber Room, 135 E. Pittsburgh Avenue, Milwaukee
    Enjoy an evening with fellow classmates from the classes of 2004, 2009, 2014, 2019, and 2023. Includes heavy appetizers and your first drink is on us! Street parking is available.

    Broken Bat Brewery is owned by Marquette alumnus, Tim Pauly, Arts '10.

  • Hispanic Alumni Association (HAA) | 8 – 10 p.m., Pilot Project Brewing, The Venue, 1128 N. 9th Street, Milwaukee
    Kick-off this milestone celebration with fellow alumni at a downtown hotspot and delight in a brief program, great food and a mariachi band. Street parking is available.
 


Educational Opportunity Program Welcome Reception and Cocktail Hour
| 8 – 10 p.m., Haggerty Museum of Art, 1234 W. Tory Hill Street, Marquette University campus

Join fellow EOP alums for the official kick-off of the EOP 55th Anniversary. The evening will include heavy appetizers, cocktails, and a brief program. Sunday best attire suggested.

 

SATURDAY, JUNE 1, 2024

Alumni Reunion Weekend Headquarters | 8 a.m. – 5 p.m., Alumni Memorial Union (AMU), second floor, Marquette University campus
Stop by for all your registration needs! Pick up your keepsake reunion nametag, relive favorite memories by checking out the Marquette Archives exhibit, and grab a weekend guide that includes event locations and a campus map.

Golden Jubilee 50, 55, and 60-year Reunion Mass and Class Breakfast | Mass: 8:30 a.m., AMU, Room 227; Breakfast: 9:30 a.m., AMU, Monaghan Ballroom, Marquette University campus
These are the golden years! Enjoy this momentous milestone with a special Mass, breakfast and program to celebrate the Classes of 1964, 1969 and 1974. Registration fee includes breakfast, mimosas, Bloody Mary’s, coffee, tea and juice.

Marquette Fun Run/Walk | 9 a.m., Lake Park – Picnic Area #6, 2975 N. Lake Park Road, Milwaukee
Join fellow alumni for a casual meet-up at Milwaukee’s lakefront to start your Saturday off right with a brisk walk, jog or run! Enjoy healthy snacks and water. Run starts and ends at Picnic Area #6. Limited street parking is available in the park.

Navy ROTC Alumni & Friends Assoc. Meeting and Open House | Meeting: 9 – 10:15 a.m.; Open House: 10:30 a.m. – 1 p.m., Old Gym, 1532 W. Clybourn Street, Marquette University campus
Members and alumni or friends who are interested in becoming members, are invited to attend our annual update on the "State of the Marquette NROTC Alumni & Friends Association”. Afterwards, the NROTC unit hosts an opportunity for you to see the updated unit spaces and facilities. A buffet lunch and refreshments will be served.

50, 55 and 60-year Reunion Headquarters with Special Archives Exhibit | 10 a.m. – 1 p.m., AMU, Henke Lounge, Marquette University campus
The Classes of 1964,1969, and 1974 are invited to take a walk down memory lane as you view special photo displays and Marquette memorabilia from your time here at Marquette. Reminisce with your classmates about the years you spent on campus and enjoy this dedicated space for your class.

Army ROTC Golden Eagle Battalion Alumni Open House | 10 – 11 a.m., Old Gym, 1508 W. Clybourn Street, Marquette University campus
Visit the Old Gym, home of Golden Eagle Battalion, and catch up with former classmates.

Reunion Prayer Circle | 10 – 11 a.m., AMU, Room 227, Marquette University campus 
Join us as we gather together for a time of reflection and prayer, recalling God’s call and care for us when we were Marquette students and celebrating God’s continuing call and care for us today.

Reunion University

 

Reunion University | 11 a.m. – 12 p.m.

  • 'En Todo Amar y Servir' Hispanic Alumni Association Panel Discussion | AMU, Room 163, Marquette University campus
    The Hispanic Alumni Association will be hosting a panel of alumni who will reflect upon their journeys after Marquette and what “En Todo Amar y Servir” (To Love and Serve in Everything) means to them.
     
  • Haggerty Museum of Art Behind-the-Scenes Tour | Haggerty Museum of Art, 1234 W Tory Hill Street, Marquette University campus 
    Don't miss this rare opportunity to go behind the scenes at Marquette University's Haggerty Museum of Art! Alumni will be treated to a private tour led by Haggerty Acting Director, Emilia Layden, and includes exclusive access to the Museum’s collections storage and art handling areas. The tour will also include the Haggerty’s newest exhibitions, "The Greater Milwaukee Foundation's Mary L. Nohl Fund Fellowships for Individual Artists 2023" and "Road Trip! American Photographs, 1968 – 2005," which open to the public on May 31. Registration is limited to forty participants.

  • Roadmap to the Future – Marquette’s Campus Master Plan | Dr. E. J. and Margaret O’Brien Hall, Room 305, 1530 W. Wisconsin Avenue, Marquette University campus
    Marquette’s campus master plan is a road map defining our capital projects for the next 10 to 20 years and helps ensure a transformative student experience — where the vitality of the campus builds community, fuels engagement, and celebrates our Catholic and Jesuit values. Join us as Lora Strigens, vice president for planning and facilities management, leads a unique campus tour that shares the vision of Marquette’s future and the path that will take us there.
 


Educational Opportunity Program 55th Anniversary Luncheon
| 12 – 1:30 p.m., AMU, Monaghan Ballroom, Marquette University campus  
This signature event will include a brief program featuring the keynote speaker, Rasheeda S. Liberty, Bus Ad '94, Grad '98, Global Head of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at Amazon UC, Certified NFL and CFL Agent and International President, Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc. Enjoy remarks from EOP executive director, the premiere of "Igniting the Flame: Blazing the Trail to the Next 50 Years" documentary, student testimonials as well as a buffet and raffle.

Block Party

 

Block Party | 12 – 4 p.m., Central Mall, Marquette University campus
Reconnect with fellow alumni during an afternoon block party in the heart of campus. There will be dedicated space for each class to gather and partake in lawn games and enjoy some of the best food trucks Milwaukee has to offer. Pay-as-you-go beer, wine and food trucks will be available.

The '77 Golden Ale, a limited edition beer by a Marquette student-run business venture, Blue and Gold Brewing Co., will be available for purchase at the event. This private label, Marquette-affiliated craft beer is the product of a unique collaboration with Marquette alumni brewing leaders from Broken Bat Brewing Co., Gathering Place Brewing Company and Good City Brewing Co. 

 


Reunion University – Special 50-Year+ Reunion Session
| 2 p.m., Neuro Recovery Clinic, Cramer Hall, Room 104, 604 N. 16th Street, Marquette University campus

The Science That Heals: An Inside Look at Marquette’s Neuro Recovery Clinic
Marquette’s Neuro Recovery Clinic (NRC) is a first-in-the-state facility embodying the university’s pillars of excellence, leadership and service through its impact on our students and the community. Learn from clinic faculty and a current PT student about how they are making a difference for adults and children coping with disorders from spinal cord and brain injuries to degenerative diseases like Parkinson’s disease and multiple sclerosis.

Marquee Night

 

Marquee Night | 6 – 10 p.m., Dr. E. J. and Margaret O’Brien Hall and North Lawn, 1530 W. Wisconsin Avenue, Marquette University campus
Celebrate your reunion with fellow alumni as you dine on some of Wisconsin’s favorite foods and dance the night away with live music from the Bluewater Kings Band in our great new campus space. We will utilize both the indoor and outdoor space of O’Brien Hall for the event, so please dress accordingly. Registration fee includes dinner and hosted beer, wine, hard seltzer drinks and soda.

 


Reunion After-party hosted by EOP and HAA
| 10 p.m. – 12 a.m., Saint Kate Hotel, lobby, 139 E. Kilbourn Avenue, Milwaukee
Keep the celebration going at the Reunion After-party at Saint Kate’s hotel lobby. Complimentary sweet treats available as well as a cash bar, 360 Photobooth and a DJ. 

SUNDAY, JUNE 2, 2024

Educational Opportunity Program Morning Worship Service  | Breakfast: 9 a.m.; Worship Service: 10 a.m., Greater New Birth Church, 8237 West Silver Spring Drive, Milwaukee
Join EOP alumnus and bishop at Greater New Birth Church, Ricky Burt, Sr., Arts ’84, as he delivers an inspirational, spirit-filled message that will be sure to uplift you. Continental breakfast will be provided prior to service.

Reunion Mass | 10:30 a.m., Church of the Gesu, 1145 W Wisconsin Avenue, Milwaukee
Join us for a special Reunion Mass celebrated by Rev. Joseph Simmons, S.J., Arts' 04, as we close out the weekend.

 

Proceeds from reunion events will benefit the Marquette Fund.