Giving To Concordia


Golden Celebration

Schedule of Events - Friday, August 21*

Class of 1965 Early Arrivals Gathering 7 – 9 p.m.
Brian Boru (7652 Madison St, Forest Park)
The Snug is reserved for classmates coming in Friday to begin the weekend. Join friends for a pint or a bite.
Evening is ala carte. Didn't register in advance? No problem! Begin the weekend with a casual evening over a pint or bite. The cost for the evening is ala carte. Construction Notice: When arriving, it is recommended to enter the parking lot through the alley behind the bar off Jackson Blvd. The Snug, your reserved space, can then be accessed through the bar's patio doors. Click here for a map showing the area.

Schedule of Events - Saturday, August 22*

Registration 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Main Lobby, Koehneke Community Center (KCC)
Fees include reunion materials, refreshments and breaks, Saturday’s University Lunch and Class Dinner Gatherings, Sunday’s Celebration Banquet and academic apparel for Sunday’s Opening Service as well as Sunday's Welcome Festivities. $50 per person for weekend If unable to attend the entire weekend, alumni may register for $30 per person per day.

Golden Alumni Lounge 8:00 a.m. – 11:00 p.m.
Rugland Room, KCC
In the spirit of Campus Corner, meet up with classmates, enjoy refreshments or take a break from festivities.

University Bookstore Open 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Lower Level, KCC

Sense of Place Art Show featuring
Associate Professor of Art Nikkole Huss and her mother Pat Husse
The Ferguson Art Gallery, Kretzmann Hall

Alumni Choir Rehearsal 9:00 – 10:30 a.m. 
McCormick Recital Hall, Kretzmann
Prepare to share special music in Sunday morning’s worship service. Please indicate voicing during registration.

Campus Tours 10:30 a.m. OR 2:00 p.m. 
Lobby, KCC
Whether your first or 50th time on campus, take the opportunity to visit old haunts and to discover new favorites. A walking and driving route is available.

Service Saturday - Phil's Friends 9:00 - 11:30 a.m.
Alumni Room, KCC
Weeks of Welcome, our undergraduate orientation program, includes opportunities to live out our Core Value of Service. Join current student volunteers in a special project (to be announced) that benefits the entire Concordia community.

Welcome Luncheon with Greeting from Concordia's 11th President Daniel L. Gard
12:00 - 1:30 p.m. 
Bergmann Theater, Krentz Center -

Today's College of Education 2:30 - 4:30 p.m.
Room 200, Christopher Center
Dr. Kevin Brandon, Dean of the College of Education, and members of the faculty showcase Concordia’s facilities, curriculum and standards that are the foundations for students in 2015.

Evening Devotions 5:30 p.m.
Pillars Veranda, Addison Hall (Rain location: McCormick Recital Hall)
Current students join Golden Alumni at the Pillars for a short worship to honor all that He has provided.

Class Dinner Gatherings 6:30 – 9:00 p.m. (included)
Classmates, spouses and friends gather on campus for a light dinner buffet and beverages. The evening includes a class photo of reunion attendees. Groups celebrating include:

  • High School Classmates with Classes of 1964 and Earlier - Alumni Room, KCC
  • Class of 1965 - Bergmann Theater, Krentz Center

*Schedule subject to change. updated Thursday, August 20