Homecoming

Double the Fun in 2021!

Homecoming 2021
Oct. 22-24

Registration is open!

MOCOHOCO is almost here!

More classes. More friends. More fun. We’re honoring getting through a once-in-a-lifetime year with a once-in-a-lifetime celebration. For the first time, meet up with your friends from 17 different reunion years. Catch up with how your under (or upper) classmen are doing while enjoying a Homecoming mega-bash in true Monmouth fashion. Registration is now open!

Schedule of Events:

Friday’s Events

 

Friday, October 22nd

12pm

Meaning of Life Lunch

 

Bring a sack lunch, bring a friend and discuss life’s deeper purpose with faculty and students.

3-4:30pm

Art Exhibit: University of Iowa Grad Student Prints

4pm

Labyrinth Dedication Ceremony

5pm Alumni Impact Awards
 

A recognition of alumni and members of the Monmouth College community who have made a significant impact. Winners include:               

 Dr. Frederick Kaskel ’67 (Hall of Achievement),                                                     Sen. Mattie Hunter ’76 (Hall of Achievement),                                                       Dr. Wendell Shauman ’68 (Distinguished Alumnus),                                            Alex Tanney ’11 (Young Alumnus),                                                                         Jeff Rankin (Distinguished Service),                                                                         Dr. Laura Moore (Hatch Teaching Award),                                                            The Sondgeroth Family (Family of the Year).

7pm 40th Reunion Welcome Reception - $15
  Join classmates from the Class of 1980 and 1981 for refreshments and reminiscing with a special viewing of the Spirit Shout fireworks.
7pm Fighting Scots Volleyball vs. Lawrence University
8pm Spirit Shout Gathering
  Students will dance, shout and cheer for a Fighting Scot’s victory; Homecoming Queen and King will be named; and we’ll close the evening with a spectacular fireworks show. There will be a special viewing area designated for the Class of 2020.

Saturday’s Events

 

Saturday, October 23rd

8:30am

M Club Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony & Coach Burek Memorial Dedication

 

Former Coach Kathy Wagoner, Justin Zigler ’06 and Peter Sprecher ’08 will be inducted into the M Club Hall of Fame.

9am-12:30pm Admission Open House
  Come for an official information session and tour at 10 a.m. at the  Center for Science and Business (reservation required) or drop in at the Admission Office anytime between 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Current high school students who are children or family members of alumni should stop by for a special gift.
9:30am Reunion Parade Meet-Ups
  Classes celebrating a reunion will meet with classmates to march in the parade!
10am Homecoming Parade
  See the floats, and hear the pipe band, marching band and fraternity songs.
11am Fraternity and Sorority Life Hall of Fame Induction
  Gena Corbin Alcorn ’88 (KKG), Louise Lauder Roos ’49 (KKG), Dr. Mike Danner ’91 (ATO) and Jeff Bakker ’90 (ZBT) will be inducted into the Order of Omega Alumni Hall of Fame.
11am Fighting Scots Women’s Soccer vs. Beloit College
11:30am Fighting Scots Volleyball vs. Ripon College
12pm Reunion Class Photos
  Reunion classes will gather to have group photos taken.
12pm Alumni and Faculty Lunch - $15
  Join fellow Fighting Scots alumni and faculty for lunch before the game.
10am Alumni Tailgate -$45 per vehicle
  Gather for an alumni tailgate! Greek Organizations and the Class of 2020 will have a pre-reserved space.
12-2pm Holt House Open House
  Tour the historic founding home of Pi Beta Phi’s Alpha chapter.
12-2pm Stewart House Open House
  Take a guided tour or explore on your own the birthplace of Kappa Kappa Gamma. Visitors will also be able to access Kappa’s digital archive.
1:30-3:30pm Admission Meet and Greet
  Stop by the Admission tent to say hello, ask questions, or refer a student and be entered to win a special gift.
1:30-3:30pm Alumni Tent
  Visit the Alumni Tent to say hello to Alumni Board members, get snacks and swag (while supplies last).
1:30pm Fighting Scots Men’s Soccer vs. Beloit College
2pm Fighting Scots Football vs. Cornell College
2pm Marching Scots
  Marching band alumni are invited to bring their instruments and join the marching band in the stands, as we cheer on the Fighting Scots football team to victory.
6-8pm All- Alumni Reunion Celebration
  Gather with fellow alumni for hors d’ouerves and reminisce about your days at Monmouth College. All alumni and friends are welcome to join the celebration. Sponsored by the Alumni Board.
7:30pm Chorale Concert

Sunday’s Events

  Sunday, October 24th
11am Class of 2020 Commencement Ceremony
  Celebrate with the Class of 2020 as they are recognized, following their COVID-shortened senior year.
2pm Wind Ensemble Concert

Register Here!

Homecoming 2021 Shirt

No MOCOHOCO is complete without a commemorative shirt made by our very own Scots at Haase Embroidery. You may pick up your shirt at registration or have it shipped to you (shipping fees extra). Orders must be received by 10/1/2021 in order to be shipped and received prior to Homecoming.  Don’t miss out on this year’s for your collection! Click here to order

Registration FAQ

 

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