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Office of Alumni Relations

Letter from the Director

Nichole EllisOver the last year, in celebration of the Year of the Alumni, I have had the privilege to be a part of, attend, and engage with many of you at your work places, your company events, and at Marian University events. It has been an education in itself, being in the company of entrepreneurs, executives of unbelievably successful companies, venture capitalists, teachers, those in the health and science fields and the media. I am regularly asked where I work and what I do...read more.

Nichole Ellis
Director of Alumni and Donor Relations

Alumni Events

Alumni News Spotlight

Homecoming 2015: September 24-26

Save the date for Homecoming 2015! Events will include an alumni social on Thursday evening, the homecoming football game, and reunion dinners for classes ending in 0 and 5 on Saturday! Private reunion dinners will be held for the Classes of 1960, 1965, 1970,1975, and 1980. For more information, visit www.marian.edu/homecoming or email alumni@marian.edu.

For More Information

The Office of Alumni Relations, at alumni@marian.edu and 317.955.6240. Or, visit the contact page to contact a staff member directly. 

Alumni News

Alumni Hall Update

by Katie Bradley | Apr 02, 2014

Spring has officially sprung and construction of 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, is moving at warp speed.

Here’s a rundown of what’s happened in the last few weeks:

  • Brick is up on two portions of the building.
  • Work is underway on all of the roof-top units, including the necessary units for the HVAC system as well as kitchen exhausts and hoods.
  • Slabs are being poured in the building

In the coming weeks, interior framing of walls will begin and work to finish the roof of the building.

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.  

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