Western State Colorado University
to the Future!
your trip back to Gunnison this September for Homecoming 2012. We spent the
last year looking back at an amazing 100 year legacy…but now it’s time to get BACK to the business of looking forward
towards our awesome FUTURE. Western
is officially a UNIVERSITY! And if that’s not reason enough to celebrate, come
back and check out all the new construction and campus improvements. You’ll be
glad you did! We’re still YOUR alma mater and we’re still WESTERN! Plan your
For complete details and to rsvp, log onto www.westernalum.org/events or
Plan your own Golf Outing – Skyland Golf Course
Rios Golf Course in Gunnison is unavailable this Homecoming due to a statewide
golf tournament. HOWEVER, Skyland Golf
Club in Crested Butte (970.349.6127) is offering a discounted rate of $75
for 18 holes including a cart. Plan your foursome and hit a round!
12:00 pm Homecoming Lawn games
TBD. Join us for fun, music and food.
5:30 pm Tour
New Pinnacles Apartment Complex
7:00 pm Homecoming
Kick-Off Celebration and the traditional lighting of the “W”
Center. This is the big event everyone
looks forward to all year. We’ll have a
live band, fireworks, the lighting of the “W” and lots of good cheer. This event is free—everyone is welcome!
A section of a room at the Aspinall-Wilson
Conference Center will have a banner for your group for you all to have a
gathering place for the 1963 RMAC Men’s Basketball RMAC Champions 50-Year
9:00 pm Homecoming
Mountaineer Bowl Parking lot
8:00 am President's
Breakfast/Taylor Hall Tour and Art Tour
Taylor Hall Welcome Center. President Jay
Helman will be hosting a breakfast before the parade on Saturday morning to
mark this historic homecoming—our first as a University—with a state of the
college address for all alumni and friends. You won't want to miss this
breakfast with the President! Tours of Taylor Hall follow. Taylor Hall art will
be featured on these tours and we are expecting several of the artists to join
10:00 am Homecoming Parade on Main Street
will be a float to ride on for the 1963 RMAC Men’s Basketball Champions 50-Year
Reunion group and the current Men’s Basketball team will join you. The float will pick you up in front of the
College Center (northwest doors) at 9:30 A.M.
A.M. Watch the current Men’s Basketball
Team practice in the gym.
After practice, the team will escort
the 1963 Men’s BasketballRMAC Championship Team 50-Year Reunion group to an
area near Mountaineer Bowl for the MAA tailgate BBQ
11:00 am Tour New Pinnacles Apartment Complex
11:00 am Rugby
field south of campus
12:00 pm Lacrosse game
following the Rugby game, same field, same fans…
1:00 pm Football
game – WSC vs. Adams (Colorado Classic)
the game will be a post-game MAA social at a location to be announced. The 1963 RMAC Men’s Basketball Championship Team
50-Year reunion group is invited to attend.
4:30 pm Campus
like there’s been a lot of new construction on campus in the last few years?
Have you missed all of the previous tours? Let us show you around! We’ll take
you on a VIP tour of the entire campus so you can check out everything new at
9:00 pm Decade
Reunion Parties around Gunny
‘50s & ‘60s –
Sunday, September 16
for the 1963 RMAC Men’s Basketball Championship Team 50-Year
Reunion group at the College
Center in the Rare Air Café. Greg
Director, will be on hand after
the breakfast to give you a tour of the changes and
updates to our athletic
Basketball Championship 50 Year Reunion - (1962 – 1963 Team)
It's been 50 years since this team has hit the hardwood; but it's time
to strap on those Chuck Taylors and head back to Gunnison.
To celebrate 30 years since the women’s swim team won the RMAC
championship (1982) as well as the re-introduction of women’s swimming at
Western, we are inviting ALL swim team alumni—men and women-- to head back to
Gunnison for a giant all-inclusive swim team reunion. Make the plunge and head
back to Gunnison this September to see all your former teammates.
We have set up Decade reunion parties all around town on Saturday
evening. Join your former classmates and reminisce the good old days!
Check out our website for details on all of these reunions. We'll be
updating the site frequently with more and more details, so check back
*If you would like to organize something specific for your class,
please contact Marques Bravo at firstname.lastname@example.org or