Giving To Concordia


Golden Celebration

Schedule of Events - Friday, August 21*

JUST ADDED! 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. To help us in planning, please indicate attendance when registering for the weekend.

Schedule of Events - Saturday, August 22*

Registration 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Main Lobby, Koehneke Community Center (KCC)
$50 per person for weekend
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. If unable to attend the entire weekend, alumni may register for $30 per person per day.

Golden Alumni Lounge 9:00 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 9:00 - 11:30 a.m.
Location announced at registration
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.

Oak Park/River Forest Room, KCC

Today's College of Education 2:30 - 4:30 p.m.
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: Chapel)
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)
Locations Announced at Registration  
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 1959 and Earlier
  • Classes of 1960 - 1964
  • Class of 1965

*Schedule subject to change.