Blue & White Days

Celebrate the 100th Anniversary of Blue & White DaysTigers Through Time:  100 Years of Blue & White Pride

Sept. 27-28, 2013
Alumni Registration Headquarters: McGovern Library 

Schedule of Events

Friday, Sept. 27                                                                 

9:30 a.m. 

Coffee and conversation; Java City, McGovern Library

Coffee available for purchase at Java City  

11 a.m.

Inauguration of Amy Novak, 20th president of DWU; Sherman Center  


Inaugural picnic; East Main Dining Room

2 p.m.

Alumni campus tour; begins at McGovern Library

6 p.m.



Legacy Banquet honoring  donors and distinguished alumni; Sherman Center

Alumni award recipients:

·       College of Leadership and Public Service –  Dorothy Hubbard Schwieder ’55

·       College of Arts and Humanities – Jill Callison ’77

·       Donna Starr Christen College of Healthcare, Fitness and Sciences – Myles Tieszen ’84

$30 per person; preregistration required


Saturday, Sept. 28

10 a.m.

Alumni Gathering; CorTrust Bank parking lot, one block north of the Corn Palace. Watch the parade with fellow alumni and enjoy coffee and donuts served by DWU Alumni Board members.

10:30 a.m.

Blue & White Days Parade; Main Street                                   

11:30 a.m.

Tailgate; Joe Quintal Field

1 p.m.

Homecoming football game; Joe Quintal Field

DWU Tigers vs. Hastings College Broncos

4:30 – 7 p.m.

Farney Festival; Glenda K. Corrigan Health Sciences Center

Celebrate DWU’s new state-of-the-art teaching facility and see Dr. Farney at his finest!  Open House:  tours, food, refreshments and fun festivities for all. 

7 p.m.

Class of 1963 Golden Reunion Dinner; Chef Louie's Steak House

$25 per person; preregistration required

7 p.m.

“Come Together” Reunion (Classes of 1968 – 1973); Hosts: Dave’70 and Deanell Quiett Backlund ’70, 41131 Backlund Place

$10 per person; preregistration required


Planning a class reunion?  Contact the DWU Alumni Office at

While on campus don’t miss the McGovern Legacy Museum, the Dakota Discovery Museum and purchase your DWU gear at the Campus Bookstore.

Sept. 27-28, 2013
Blue & White Days 100th Anniversary
Tigers Through Time:  100 Years of Blue & White Pride

Phone: 605-995-2603

1200 W. University Ave., Mitchell, SD 57301

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