Blue & White Days

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Friday, Sept. 25
9 a.m. Registration opens–McGovern Library
10 a.m. Campus Tour, begins at McGovern Library
2 p.m. Campus Tour, begins at McGovern Library
3 p.m.  Penny Fritze-Tietz, Monticello, MN, member of the Class of 1965 and published author of several books, will highlight one of her mysteries that is set on Dakota Wesleyan’s campus during Blue & White Days. Characters in the story are based on her fellow DWU choir members from the mid-60s. McGovern Library
6 p.m.     Legacy Banquet - honoring donors and distinguished alumni
Sherman Center
College of Arts and Humanities
Dorothy Alexander Collins '36
College of Leadership and Public Service
Don Hafner '65
Donna Starr Christen College of Healthcare, Fitness and Sciences
Don Thayer '67
$30 per person, preregistration required
Saturday, Sept. 26
9:30 a.m.   Alumni Gathering, Blue Tent
CorTrust parking lot
(1 block north of the Corn Palace)
10:00 a.m. Blue & White Days Parade, Main Street
11:30 a.m. Tailgate, Joe Quintal Field
1 p.m.   Homecoming Football Game
DWU vs. Hastings College
Joe Quintal Field
3/5:30 p.m.   Women's Soccer/Men's Soccer
DWU vs. Doane College
Pepsi-Cola Soccer Complex
5 p.m.   Volleyball
DWU vs. Midlands College
Christen Family Athletic Center



Saturday, Sept. 26

4-6 p.m.

Celebrating Forty Years of DWU Nursing Graduates
1975 marked the year that the first class of nursing students graduated from the Dakota Wesleyan Nursing Program.
All nursing graduates from 1975-2015 are invited back to celebrate an "All-Class Nursing Reunion."
Reception/Tours/Recognition - Glenda K. Corrigan Health Sciences Center
$10 per person; preregistration required

6 p.m.

Class of 1965 Golden Reunion
Wild Oak Golf Course
$25 per person; preregistration required
Sunday, Sept. 27
10 a.m. Fusion Contemporary Worship, Sherman Center


The DWU Theatre presents

"Always Patsy Cline"

Sept. 24-26
7:30 p.m.
Sept. 27 
2 p.m.

Patten-Wing Theatre, Hughes Science Hall
Admission charged at the door

Based on the true story of Patsy Cline's friendship with Houston housewife Louise Seger. Featuring all the songs that made Patsy famous, including "Anytime," "Walkin' After Midnight," "She's Got You," "Sweet Dreams," "Crazy" and more.


Don't Miss…

DWU Campus Bookstore
Hours: Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Saturday, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Java City Coffee Shop/McGovern Library and Legacy Museum
Dakota Discovery Museum (east side of campus)

Reunion years ending in 0 & 5
Does your class wish to plan a reunion?
Contact the DWU Alumni Office:
1200 W. University Ave., Mitchell, SD 57301 * 605-995-2603


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