Blue & White Days

Join us for Blue & White Days 2017

Sept. 28-30

Click here to register
Click here for photo gallery from the week

Schedule of Events

Monday, Sept. 25

9 p.m. – Wesleyan's Got Talent (student event, Sherman Center)

Tuesday, Sept. 26

8:30 p.m. – Burning of the "W," in front of the Christen Athletic Center
9 p.m. – Dakaboom (comedian -- student event, Sherman Center)
10 p.m. – Blue & White Days Coronation, Sherman Center
To view the press release with winners, click here.

Thursday, Sept. 28

4:30 p.m. – Dedication of the DWU Theatre and the Turchen Welcome Center - phase I, open to public with ribbon cutting
All photos from the event have been posted here.

Friday, Sept. 29

9 a.m. – Registration: McGovern Library
10 a.m. – Campus Tour: Begins at Java City, McGovern Library
11 a.m.-1 p.m. – Kickoff Celebration with First National Bank, First National Bank on Lawler Avenue
2 p.m. – Campus Tour: Begins at Java City, McGovern Library
3-5 p.m. – Meet & Greet with Wesley the Tiger, First National Bank, Lawler Avenue
6 p.m. – Legacy Banquet: Honoring Donors and Distinguished Alumni; Sherman Center; $30 per person; preregistration required

  • College of Leadership and Public Service: Betty Oldenkamp ’82
  • Donna Starr Christen College of Healthcare, Fitness and Sciences: Terry Dolan ’62
  • College of Arts and Humanities: Jim Gritzner ’69

8 p.m. – "A Musical Revue: A Look Back at Past Years of DWU Musicals," DWU Theatre, tickets: $12 for community, $5 for DWU staff and faculty; free for DWU students

Saturday, Sept. 30

8 a.m. – Tiger Trail Trek (5K Run): Kiwanis Woodlot Park (on Indian Village Road)
$35 per person; preregistration from Aug. 1 through Sept. 29; $40 at the park
Click here to sign up
9:30 a.m. – Alumni Gathering: CorTrust Bank Parking Lot (one block north of Corn Palace)
10 a.m. – Parade: Mitchell Main Street. Theme: "The 1990s"
11 a.m. – Blue & White Pep Rally, in front of Joe Quintal Field (with tailgating)
11:30 a.m. – Tailgate: Joe Quintal Field (Pay at site.)
1 p.m. – Homecoming Football Game: DWU vs. Midland University; Joe Quintal Field
5 p.m. – Blue & White Unite: All-Alumni Reunion Highland Conference Center (2000 Highland Way) Register here. Theme: There's No Place Like Home
8 p.m. – "A Musical Revue: A Look Back at Past Years of DWU Musicals," DWU Theatre, tickets: $12 for community, $5 for DWU staff and faculty; free for DWU students

Sunday, Oct. 1

8:30 a.m. – Traditional Worship: Mitchell First United Methodist Church (310 N. Rowley St.)
10 a.m. – Fusion Contemporary Worship: Sherman Center
11 a.m. – Blended Worship: Mitchell First United Methodist Church (310 N. Rowley St.)
2 p.m. – "A Musical Revue: A Look Back at Past Years of DWU Musicals," DWU Theatre, tickets: $12 for community, $5 for DWU staff and faculty; free for DWU students

Click here to read a press release about "A Musical Revue"

Click here to download the schedule