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Office of Alumni and Parent Engagement

Save the Dates 

Plan now to join us for these upcoming Marian University events. See you there!

Family Weekend

  • Friday, September 29 through Sunday, October 1

Campus Trick-or-Treat

  • Thursday, October 26

Homecoming Weekend 

  • Friday, October 27 through Sunday, October 29
    Join us for all the festivities, including class reunions for 2s and 7s, an all-alumni reception, the Knights taking on Sienna Heights in football, and more!

Gala

  • Friday, November 10
    JW Marriott, downtown Indianapolis

Alumni Basketball Game

Join us Saturday, February 18 for the 11th annual Marian University Alumni Basketball Game. Registration begins at 9 a.m., the women's alumni game begins at 9:30 a.m., and the men's alumni game begins at 11 a.m. At noon, there will be an all-alumni players reception. There will also be free-throw and three-point competitions between games with separate awards for men and women!

We encourage you to make a day of it by staying on campus as both Marian University teams take on Goshen College—Coach Katie Gearlds' women's team at 1 p.m. and the men's team at 3:30 p.m—and basketball alumni will be introduced at half time.

Register to play in an alumni game and/or purchase tickets for the all alumni players reception by emailing alumni@marian.edu. The $25 fee includes participation in an alumni game (if desired), the luncheon, and one basketball ticket for the afternoon.

Collegiate Career Expo

NEW Collegiate_Career_Expo_Logo_FinalThe College Career Center Consortium of Indiana will host a Collegiate Career Expo on Thursday, February 23. The event will take place in Indianapolis at the Marriott Downtown, 350 West Maryland Street from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

—  If you're a student, alumni, or a recruiter, visit http://www.cccc-in.org/ for more information. 
—  If you have questions, contact Jenny Morris, director of career development, at jmorris@marian.edu.

Spring Play Antigone with Special Alumni Reception

Support the Department of Theatre and its talented students by attending Antigone, this spring's play. Join us for a special alumni reception prior to the show on Saturday, February 25 (curtain at 7:30 p.m.) by stopping by the Upper Lobby at 6 p.m. for light refreshments.

For more information about Antigone which runs from Friday, February 25, through Sunday, February 27, visit the Theatre Department website. You can buy tickets online or at the Box Office.        

All Call for Volunteers :: Networking Knights

On Wednesday, March 22, there will be a Networking Knights hosted at The Exchange.

— Contact Cathy Siler, director of alumni and parent engagement, at csiler@marian.edu if you are interested in participating as a volunteer.

Homecoming 2016 Photos

Thanks to all who participated in Homecoming/Reunion Weekend 2016!  Information regarding Homecoming/Reunion Weekend 2017 will be coming soon, so stay tuned.

View Homecoming 2016 pictures on Flickr

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Alumni News

Alumni Hall January Update

by Katie Bradley | Feb 04, 2014

As we get closer to spring, frequenters of the Marian University campus will start to see significant progress on Alumni Hall, the new 18,500-square-foot student center being built along Cold Spring Road, just north of the Mother Theresa Hackelmeier Memorial Library.

Construction has moved from the foundation of the building to the framing of it. Most of the steel is already in place, including what will be the bookstore, food court, and Starbucks Café. These are the first steps in enclosing the building, which is set to open in the fall of this year.

Alumni Hall will serve as the family room of the university, providing a place for alumni, students, faculty, and staff to gather. This facility will provide greater opportunities for community building throughout the university in addition to providing Marian University alumni a visible “home” on campus.  

Building features include:

  • Open concept design using a curtain wall of windows to look out onto the center of campus
  • Food court will house a Papa Johns and grill option
  • Full Starbucks Café along the west end of the building
  • New location for the campus bookstore
  • Large living room providing a variety of seating options and small group discussion areas and can be converted to a banquet hall that holds just over 300 people
  • Front, side, and back terrace areas providing outdoor seating and gathering areas
  • Three small nooks with screens and computer hookups to provide small group collaboration areas
To keep up with the progress of Alumni Hall, follow @MUProjects1 on Twitter or visit the website at www.marian.edu/alumnihall.

For More Information

Contact Cathy Siler in the Office of Alumni and Parent Engagement at alumni@marian.edu or 317.955.6241.

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