Bring your family and friends and join us for a great weekend
of campus activities and Blue Raider fun!
From tours, lectures, reunions, meet-and-greet events, baseball, football and much more,
become reacquainted with your alma mater
and explore the many exciting things happening on campus.


Campus Map

 

Spring Weekend – Events 2015

 

Friday, April 17, 2015

6:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Campus Recreation Center Tour and/or Workout

Take a tour and experience all the recently expanded Student Health, Wellness and Recreation Center has to offer. Pick up your complimentary one-day workout pass at the Alumni Relations Office or the Student Union Building during registration hours on Saturday. Recreation Center, front desk.

 

7:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Phillips Bookstore Salute to Spring

Enjoy a 20% discount on all clothing and gifts. Pick up your 20% off gift certificate at the Alumni Relations Office or at the Hall of Fame during registration. The Student Union, 1st floor.

 

8:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

College of Graduate Studies Office, Ingram Building

Come out and enjoy an open house, meet the College of Graduate Studies’ staff and faculty; graduate students and members of the Graduate Students Association. Refreshments and door prizes will be available.

Ingram Building, 1st floor.

 

8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Alumni House Open House (2259 Middle Tennessee Blvd.)

Come by the Alumni House and pick up a campus map with all of the activities for Alumni Spring Weekend, a 20% off coupon for Phillips Bookstore, a one-day alumni pass for the campus rec center or look through past yearbooks and meet the Alumni Relations Staff.

 

9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

The Center for Popular Music (Bragg Mass Communications Building)

The Center for Popular will be open for tours of the library and archive in Room 140.

There will also be a Western Swing exhibit on display.

John Bragg Mass Communication Building, Room 140.

 

9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Albert Gore Research Center, Todd Hall 128

An open house on finding your history at MTSU will be open for all visitors. Visit the Albert Gore Research Center for a behind the scenes tour of their collections, including University Archives and the history of MTSU. The archival collections include many topics of MTSU’s history; from American veterans, American democracy and Middle Tennessee history & culture. Visitors will enjoy two main exhibits: “Traditions of Excellence” about MTSU history and “Warriors with Words and Faith” about war correspondent Marion Coleman Peck and decorated Vietnam War veteran Donald A. Price.

 

11:30 a.m.

3rd Annual 1911 Society Luncheon

Honoring individuals and families who, through their estate plans, have established a planned gift benefiting MTSU, along with their 40 year + donors to MTSU. MT Center, Sam Ingram Building.

 

4:30 p.m.

Aerospace Alumni Cookout

Swap stories with fellow members of the MTSU Aerospace community and celebrate the retirement of Dr. Ron Ferrara.

Donald McDonald Hangar at the Murfreesboro Municipal Airport.

Please RSVP here by April 15 or 1-800-533-6878


6:00pm - 12am

2015 MTSU Relay for Life  (inside the MTSU Rec Center)

Get more details on their website on how to be involved with this event.


6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

MTSU First Friday Star Party

New Science Building (SCI), room 1006

Enjoy a general astronomy lecture followed by telescope observing at the MTSU Observatory. Kids are welcome! SCI 1006

 

6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Alumni Night at the Discovery Center

Please join us for a complimentary family outing at the Discovery Center in Murfreesboro. You will be able to experience all of the exhibits with other MTSU alumni, guests and families after hours. The Discovery Center, 502 S.E. Broad Street in Murfreesboro.

Please RSVP to the Office of Alumni Relations by calling 615.898.2922 or alumni@mtsu.edu.

 

Saturday, April 18, 2015

Theatre and Dance Alumni Reunion

Theatre and dance alumni are invited to various activities throughout Alumni Spring Weekend to celebrate the department.

11:30am - 1pm  Alumni Spring Weekend Lunch at Student Union Grill. $5 per person

1:00pm Deborah Anderson and Crosby Hunt retirement reception in the Studio Theatre

2:00pm Campus Walking Tour

6:30pm Alumni Reunion Dorethe Awards in Tucker Theatre

8:00pm Alumni Reception at The Boulevard Bar and Grille (2154 Middle Tennessee Blvd)

RSVP for all Theatre Reunion events here by April 10

 

8:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

Alumni Spring Weekend Registration

Student Union Building, 1st Floor

*Please feel free to park in the white decal lot across from the Student Union Building

You will receive your Rec Center coupon and 20% off coupon to Phillips Bookstore and a map of Spring Weekend events.


8:00 am – 12:00 pm

Land of Milk & Honey Alumni Breakfast & Open House
MTSU Dairy Science Club is sponsoring the Land of Milk & Honey Alumni Breakfast open to all alumni and guests. The cost for the breakfast is $8 for adults and $5 for children 5 & under. The MT Dairy Processing Plant will also be open during this time for tours and a tasting of their delicious milk!
To RSVP, please email Debbie Strobel at Debbie.strobel@mtsu.edu or call 615.898.2523.
MT Dairy Processing Plant parking lot, behind the Ag Building. 

 

9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Aviation Technology – Air Traffic Control, Technology Lab and Focus Lab

Alumni can tour the State of the Art, one of a kind Air Traffic control simulation lab along with other labs. Business & Aerospace Building, South Lobby – BAS Rooms S112, S116 & S216

 

10:00 a.m.

Tour the new state-of-the-art Science Building

A guided tour of the brand new crown jewel of MTSU, the Science Building will start from the lobby at 10:00 a.m. This tour will cover the entire building and should last around 30 minutes.

 

10:00 a.m. – Noon

Tour the Center for Innovation in Media

Tour the new home of WMOT-FM public radio, WMTS-FM student-run radio, MTTV, Sidelines and MTSU Records. Explore Studio 2 and the virtual newsroom with green screen & robotic cameras!

John Bragg Communications Building, 1st Floor.

 

10:00 a.m. – Noon

Tour the Baldwin Photographic Gallery

Faculty photography will be on display.

John Bragg Mass Communication Building, 2nd floor.

 

10:00 a.m. – Noon

Tour the new Photography building during an open house

Photography is the longest running program in the College of Mass Communications and has been around for well over 50 years. The new facilities opened this semester with a complete remodel of the McFarland Building. The new space includes a completely new digital lab, a student photo gallery, two classrooms, traditional darkrooms and photo processing facilities. It also has two large photo studios with daylight capabilities, one for tabletop photography and the other features a 180 degree coved hard cyc. 

 

10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

The Center for Popular Music (Bragg Mass Communications Building)

The Center for Popular will be open for tours of the library and archive in Room 140. There will also be a Western Swing exhibit on display.

John Bragg Mass Communication Building, Room 140.

 

10:00 a.m. – 2: oo p.m.

Phillips Bookstore Salute to Spring

Enjoy a 20% discount on all clothing and gifts. Pick up your 20% off gift certificate at the Alumni Relations Office or at the Hall of Fame during registration. The Student Union, 1st floor.

 

11:00 a.m.

Campus Bus Tour

Take a riding tour to get reacquainted, and explore all the new construction and growth taking place on campus. Bus leaves from the Student Union Building.

Please RSVP to the Office of Alumni Relations by calling 615.898.2922 or alumni@mtsu.edu.

 

11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Alumni Spring Weekend Lunch

Student Union Building, Blue Raider Grill, $5 per person

Enjoy a great lunch with other alumni, families and guests. Lunch includes sirloin burgers, chicken fingers, chips, 
fruit salad, cookies, tea, water and soft drinks

Please RSVP to the Office of Alumni Relation – alumni@mtsu.edu or 615.898.2922 or online here

 

1:00 p.m.

The annual Spring Football game.

Come out and see the first glimpse of the Blue Raider football team for the upcoming 2015 season!

Floyd Stadium

 

6:00 p.m.

Ag Alumni Banquet

James Union Building

Contact Debbie Strobel to register or for more information at 615.898.2523/

 

Sunday, April 19, 2015

8:00 a.m.

7th annual Alpha Delta Pi-athlon

The race takes place on campus. The 300 meter swim is in the Rec Center’s indoor pool.  The 10 mile bike ride is on and around MTSU’s campus, and the 3.14 mile run is all on MTSU’s campus.  It is open to students, faculty/ staff, alumni, community members, and anyone who wants to participate.  We attract all ages for this event. 8-80 years of age! The money raised benefits Ronald McDonald House and scholarships for MTSU students. The event starts at the Rec Center.

To register or for more information, please visit - https://runsignup.com/Race/TN/Murfreesboro/AlphaDeltaPiAthlon

 

7 p.m.

MTSU Chamber Orchestra

T. Earl Hinton Music Hall, Wright Music Building

No Charge for this event