Alumni Events

Homecoming bonfire

Upcoming Events

Grant Park Music Festival Concert
July 10, 2015

Ring of Fire
July 17, 2015

Ohio Alumni Luncheon
July 20, 2015

White Sox vs. Cardinals Game
July 21, 2015

Night at with the Peoria Chiefs
August 21, 2015

4th Annual Lincoln Bowl
September 5, 2015

Homecoming 2015
October 9–10, 2015

Rocktober Vacation in Vegas
October 16–18, 2015

Millineum Park

Grant Park Music Festival’s Concert at Millenium Park

July 10

Songs and Suites from Sondheim’s greatest and most popular repertoire

Join Chicago Area Alumni for a wonderful evening in Millenium Park enjoying a little night music and celebrating the award-winning master of the musical, Stephen Sondheim. Led by Broadway conductor and long-time Sondheim collaborator Paul Gemignani, the Grant Park Orchestra and renowned vocalists will perform Sondheim favorites, including selections from Sweeney Todd, Company, Into the Woods, and more. An evening not to be missed! Watch for info on a pre-concert gathering in the next issue of Maroon & Gold.


Jay Pritzker Pavilion
Concert: Friday, July 10, 2015, 8:00pm – 10:00pm
Cost: $35 per person (non-refundable tickets rain or shine!)
Email to reserve your tickets now or call 877-892-7823


Ring of Fire: The Music of Johnny Cash

Friday, July 17, 2015

Calling all Musical Theatre Lovers! Alumna and Chicago freelance lighting designer/educator Shelley Strasser Holland ’87 and the Alumni Office invite you to join us for a wonderful night of musical theatre enjoying the Mercury Theatre Chicago production of Ring of Fire. Shelley has designed the lighting for this outstanding production. This is a great opportunity for the 1987 cast of Eureka College’s GREASE production to celebrate a long wished for reunion! Details are below:

Ring of Fire: The Music of Johnny Cash
Created by Richard Maltby, Jr.
Friday, July 17, 2015
Time: 8:00 p.m.
Place: Mercury Theatre Chicago, 3745 North Southport Avenue, Chicago, IL 60613

Cost: $35 per person (non‐refundable tickets rain or shine!) Reserve your tickets now at or call 877‐892‐7823.
From the iconic songbook of Johnny Cash comes this musical about love and faith, struggle and success, rowdiness and redemption, and home and family. More than two dozen Johnny Cash hits ‐ including “I Walk the Line,” “A Boy Named Sue,” “Folsom Prison Blues,” and the title tune ‐ performed by a multi‐talented cast featuring Kent M. Lewis, Cory Goodrich and Michael Monroe Goodman, take audiences on an inspired musical journey that promises to be a foot‐stompin’, crowd‐pleasin’ salute to an American legend!

DOC luncheon

Cleveland Ohio Alumni Luncheon to be held during the DOC General Assembly

July 20, 2015

Join the Eureka College Alumni Office in Cleveland, Ohio a special luncheon at the General Assembly of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ). All alumni are welcome to attend regardless of conference registration.
Details are below:
Eureka College Luncheon
Monday, July 20, 2015 * 11:00 AM – 12:45 PM
Tickets: $20
Youth Tickets: $10
Speaker: President, J. David Arnold, Chaplain Fowlkes and DOC Ministry Students
Hyatt Regency Columbus – Nationwide A

Email to reserve your tickets now or call 877-892-7823

White Sox

Join Us for a White Sox vs. Cardinals Game at Cell Field in Chicago this Summer!

July 21

Come join fellow Eureka College Alumni and friends at U.S. Cellular Field on July 21 when the Chicago White Sox take on the St. Louis Cardinals! Enjoy a full meal at the famous White Sox Patio Party between 5:30 and 7:30 p.m. The game starts at 7:10 p.m. Tickets are $63 per person including patio party and seats. Email to reserve your tickets now or call 877-892-7823

golf outing

The Eureka College Golf Outing Rescheduled to July 31

The Eureka College golf outing has been rescheduled for Friday, July 31st at the Den at Fox Creek in Bloomington.

Support for the golf outing directly supports EC student-athletes.
For reservations or questions please contact Christi at or call 309‐467‐6828.


Eureka College/Six Flag Weekends

August 7‐8 and 14‐15, 2015

The Alumni Relations Office and Six Flags Great America are partnering to offer Eureka College Alumni and Friends a substantial savings of nearly 55% of of their regular admission pricing.

Tickets to to Six Flags Great America in Gurnee, Illinois will be available for $35 per person for the weekends of August 7‐8 and August 14‐15, 2015.

Why not plan a end of summer weekend getaway to Six Flags Great America with your family and fellow alumni?
For more information regarding online ordering or questions please contact or call 877‐892‐7823.

Lincoln Bowl trophy

Eureka College to host 4th Annual Lincoln Bowl

September 5, 2015

Join the Eureka College Red Devil Nation on September 5 as the Red Devils fight to return the Lincoln Bowl Trophy to its rightful home in Reagan Center with a 3rd victory over rival Knox College. Kick off of the football game between the Knox College Prairie Fire and your Eureka College Red Devils will be at 1 p.m. at McKinzie Field. The festivities will kick off at 11:30 with Civil War re-enactors, food and music! Rumor has it that Honest Abe will return to campus again! Don’t miss this chance to celebrate our unique history with Knox College as two of only three institutions of higher education that hosted President Lincoln as a campus speaker.

homecoming 2015

Homecoming 2015

October 9 & 10, 2015

Save the Weekend: Homecoming is October 9 & 10, 2015!
Homecoming has become come a tradition on campus that is NOT to be missed! The parade, the tailgating, the royalty, the GAME, the Chanticleer party and all the alumni and friends have made this a great weekend to celebrate EUREKA! Mark your calendars and plan to come home to Eureka this fall!

Las Vegas

Save the Weekend: Rocktober Vacation in Vegas

October 16-18, 2015

Bradley Kenny, ’89 has invited Eureka College Alumni back again for an October gathering in Las Vegas, NV. If you love Vegas, what better weekend to go than one hosted by Eureka College alum, Bradley Kenny!

This year the weekend will include a Friday night ride on “The High Roller,” the world’s largest observation wheel located at the heart of the Las Vegas Strip, followed by a gathering at the Las Vegas Bowl, an incredible Saturday evening Cirque du Soleil show and Sunday Brunch at the House of Blues. There is even talk of a alumni pool party on Saturday afternoon! Celebrate your alma mater and make some new memories with classmates that you won’t soon forget. Start planning now to join us for this great weekend in Las Vegas! Space is limited so contact us at or 877-892-7823 for more information.