CONTACT: GEORGE MCCRORY
100 Old Public Library
Iowa City IA 52242
(319) 384-0012; fax (319) 384-0024
Release: Sept. 27, 1999
Homecoming activities planned for alumni reunion celebrations
IOWA CITY, Iowa -- University of Iowa alumni celebrating
their class reunions will have a full slate of activities to enjoy during
the University of Iowa Alumni Association's Homecoming Reunion Weekend Oct.
The Alumni Association is hosting reunions for UI
Classes of 1974, 1979 and 1989, along with the College of Pharmacy Classes
of 1969 and 1994, the College of Law, Nursing and Liberal Arts Class of 1969,
and the Henry B. Tippie College of Business Class of 1994.
College events, class dinners and pre-game tailgates
are just some of the activities Homecoming Weekend. In addition, all alumni
are invited to the Alumni Association's Third Annual Homecoming Tailgate before
the Iowa/Indiana game Saturday, Oct. 23.
More than 300 graduates are registered to attend Homecoming
Reunion Weekend, and the Association expects 400 to attend the tailgate at
the UI Recreation Building, just a block away from Kinnick Stadium.
"The Alumni Homecoming Tailgate is a great opportunity
for all alumni to come back to campus and enjoy fun, food and Hawkeye football,"
said Staci Prochaska, the Alumni Association's reunion director. The pre-game
festivities are in an indoor setting with a lunch buffet and great Hawkeye
prizes, plus appearances by Herky, the UI cheerleaders, and the Alumni and
Kickoff for the game is scheduled for 1:05 p.m. in
Kinnick Stadium (subject to change). Most game-day activities, including the
Alumni Tailgate, begin two hours prior to kickoff. Registration deadline
for the Alumni Association activities is Oct. 7. For more information, call
the Alumni Association at (800) IOWALUM or (319) 335-3294.