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Homecoming 2014 Schedule

Friday, October 10

Time Event

10:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m.

Homecoming Registration
Ferris Lounge, Carithers Hall in Seymour Union
DVD copies of 1959, 1964, 1969, and 1974 films for sale-$5 each.

8:00 a.m.-3:50 p.m.

Return to the Classroom
You are invited to visit the following classes. Visit the fall course schedule page for more information and links to course descriptions. Room assignments will be available in September.

Period 1: 8:00-9:10 a.m.
MATH 227 Intro to Financial Mathematics, Kevin Hastings '76

Period 2: 9:20-10:30 a.m.
CS 141 Intro to Computer Science, John Dooley
CS 309 Parallel Programming, David Bunde
EDUC 201 School and Society, Joel Estes
ECON 301 Intermediate Microeconomics, Jonathan Powers
JAPN101 Elementary Japanese 1, Mat Matsuda
MUS 246 Music Theory III, Jeremy Day-O'Connell
PREC 115 Science Fiction and Human Identity, Jaime Spacco

Period 3: 10:40-11:50 a.m.
CS 141 Intro to Computer Science, John Dooley
CS 262 Information Management, Jaime Spacco
JAPN101 Elementary Japanese 1, Mat Matsuda
MUS 361 Music of Renaissance/Baroque Eras, Laura Lane
PREC 124 Human Rights, Duane Oldfield
PS 210 Survey of International Relations, Sue Hulett
RELS 113 Judaism, Christianity, and Islam, James Thrall
SPAN 101 Elementary Spanish, Jessie Dixon '89
THTR 121 Design & Technology for Stage & Screen, Craig Choma '93

Period 4: 12:00-1:10 p.m.
LAST 122 Intro to Latin American Politics, Karen Kampwirth '86
PREC 105 The Challenge of Sustainability, Jonathan Powers
PREC 131 Heroism, Kevin Hastings '76
PS 210 Survey of International Relations, Sue Hulett
PSYC 100 Intro to Psychology, Frank McAndrew

Period 5: 1:20-2:30 p.m.
ANSO 103 Contemporary Social Issues, Gabrielle Raley
HIST 121 Intro to Latin American History, Catherine Denial
PREC 128 Athens, Rome, and America, Jason Nethercut
PS 342 Modern Theorists, Lane Sunderland
SPAN 230C Spanish-Speaking Caribbean Culture, Jessie Dixon '89

Period 6: 2:40-3:50 p.m.
ANSO 246 Working: Culture of Work in the U.S., Gabrielle Raley
BIO/ENVS 319 Conservation Biology, Stuart Allison
CS 226 Operating Systems and Networking, David Bunde
GRK 101 Introductory Greek, Jason Nethercut
LAST 326 Comparative Revolutions, Karen Kampwirth '86
PSYC 100 Intro to Psychology, Frank McAndrew
RELS 101 Intro to Religious Studies, James Thrall
SPAN 230-A Cultural Spanish Speaking World: Spain, Robin Ragan


K Club Individal Golf Outing
Soangetaha Country Club
$56 fee may be paid at the Club upon arrival. Questions? Contact Chad Eisele '93, director of athletics, at or 309-341-7280.
Reservations required.

1:30-2:30 p.m.

Coffee with Professor Factor
Gizmo, Seymour Union
Stop by the Gizmo for coffee and conversation with Lance Factor, professor of philosophy. Professor Factor has taught at Knox since 1969, specializing in American philosophy and the philosophy of science. He is the author of Chapel in the Sky: Knox College's Old Main and Its Masonic Architect.

2:00 p.m.

Class of 1964 Discussion:  Pivotal Change in the 1960s
Location to be determined
Led by Konrad Hamilton, Associate Professor of History. All alumni welcome.

4:00 p.m.

Value of a Liberal Arts Education in Today's Global Market Place
Round Room, Ford Center for the Fine Arts
Panel discussion with Laura Behling, Dean of the College; Steve Cohn, Professor of Economics; Catherine Denial, Burkhardt Distinguished Chair in History; and Jaime Spacco, Assistant Professor of Computer Science.

5:00 p.m.

Computer Science Alumni Open House
Conference Room E-215, Umbeck Science-Mathematics Center

5:30-7:00 p.m.

President's Circle Reception
Alumni Hall (new location)
Ellen Browning Scripps Society, Lincoln-Douglas Society, President's Circle, and Finley Society Members
By invitation only.

6:00 p.m.

Knox-Lombard Athletic Hall of Fame
Induction Ceremony & Banquet
Oak Room, Seymour Union
Reservations required.

6:00 p.m. Reception
6:30 p.m. Dinner
7:30 p.m. Presentations

2014 Inductees
Steve Baumgartner '77
Bill Graning '60
Kevin Megli '07
Drew Sherman '00

7:00 p.m.

Knox Volleyball vs. Beloit College
Memorial Gym

7:00-9:00 p.m.

Alumni Art Exhibit and Opening Reception: Gwynnth VanLaven '04
Round Room, Ford Center for the Fine Arts
Gwynneth is an artist and educator whose practice includes photography, installation, writing, performance, and social engagement. In 2010 she received her MFA from George Mason University in Critical Art Practice. Gwynneth's visual and written works have been in numerous exhibitions and publications including The Washington Post and Performance Research, and at the Smithsonian Institution and the Kennedy Center.

7:00-9:00 p.m.

Annual Psychology Department Fechnerfest
Francois Classroom, E-117, Umbeck Science-Mathematics Center

7:00-10:00 p.m.

"Taste of Galesburg" All-Class Reception
All alumni are invited to gather in T. Fleming Fieldhouse for an all-class informal reception. Designated areas for Reunion classes ending in "4" or "9." Hors d'oeuvres provided by downtown Galesburg restaurants--Pizza House pizza, Landmark spinach bisque, Packinghouse cinnamon rolls, Uncle Billy's spinach bread, and much more! Cash bar available.
Reservations requested.

7:00-10:00 p.m.

Class of 1964 Welcome Back Reception
Party Room, Cherry Street Restaurant & Bar, 57 South Cherry Street
Reservations required.

9:00 p.m.

South lawn, Seymour Union
Sponsored by the Student-Athletic Advisory Committee

9:00 p.m.

Class of 1979 Meet & Greet
Fat Fish Pub, 158 North Broad Street

9:00 p.m.

Class of 1984 Meet & Greet
Jersey's, 65 South Cherry Street

9:00 p.m.

Class of 1989 Meet & Greet
Cherry Street Restaurant & Bar, 57 South Cherry Street

9:00 p.m.

Class of 2004 Meet & Greet
Budde's Pizza & Spirits, 425 East Main Street

9:00 p.m.

Class of 2009 Meet & Greet
Sidetrax, 441 East Main Street

9:00-11:00 p.m.

Alumni Jam Session
Bier Garten, Cherry Street Restaurant & Bar
57 South Cheery Street