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, live performances and much more,
become reacquainted with your alma mater
and explore the many exciting things happening on campus.


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Spring Weekend – Events 2016

 

Monday - Friday, April 18-22, 2016

Various times

Open Classrooms

The College of Basic and Applied Sciences and the College of Liberal Arts are holding "Open Classes/Labs Week" during Alumni Spring Weekend. Our faculty have opened up their classrooms for alumni to come and learn alongside our students and engage in the total life of our college. Many classes are available but space is limited. You must register to attend. View the list of classes here. 



Thursday, April 21, 2016

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.


8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

BFA Studio (224A) 210 & 224, Todd Hall.

Exit exhibit for Studio Art majors seeking a Bachelors of Fine Arts degree.

This is a free exhibit and open to the public.

 

2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Social Work Alumni Panel

Professional and Academic social work alumni will share their experience and will field questions from current students

James Union Building Dining Room C. Please RSVP to Dian White.

 

4:45 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Human Sciences Individualized Nutrition Evaluation and Caching

Senior dietetics students and a registered dietitian will provide personalized nutrition needs and knowledge for maintaining or losing weight.

Cason Kennedy Nursing Building (CKNB). Please email Ginny Bogle to schedule your free one hour coaching session.

 

4:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

Walker Library

Gallery Talk, presented by a guest curator in Walker Library

They will be discussing a new exhibit that is in the Special Collections reading room of the Walker Library. 
Presentation at 5:00 p.m. followed by a short reception.
Free and open to the public

 

6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

The Circus: Moral Panic and Nineteenth Century Childhood

Presentation by Dr. Ellen Donovan, MTSU Professor of English.
This is a free exhibit and open to the public.
Parking available in the Bell Street lot.

 

7:30 p.m. – April 20th – 24th

MTSU Arts presents West Side Story

Tucker Theater

In 1957 Shakespeare’s timeless classic Romeo and Juliet had a rebirth as the Tony award winning musical, West Side Story, in which a young Caucasian boy and Puerto Rican girl fall madly in love. Their families or “gangs” will not accept this union.   Headlines are still filled with gang fights breaking out across the country and young people are still falling in love.

Purchase tickets online here.

 

Friday, April 22, 2016

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.

 

8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

The Center for Popular Music (Bragg Media & Entertainment Building, Room 140)
The Center for Popular will be open for tours of the library and archive.

 

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.

4th 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.

2:00 p.m.

CBAS Awards Ceremony

JUB


5:00 p.m.

Casual Dinner at The Boulevard
The corner of East Main Street and Middle Tennessee Boulevard

Before the evening's festivities begin, join the MTSU Alumni Association for a casual dinner. Enjoy no lines and no waiting in the private dining room of the restaurant that is a Blue Raider favorite, right at the edge of campus. Grab a bite and visit with fellow alums before the star party, West Side Story and the MTSU Chamber Winds concert. $5 per person.  RSVP here. 

 

6:00 p.m.

Aerospace BBQ & Movie

Gather with MTSU Aerospace alumni & friends. There will be tours/demo’s available for the flight simulators in the new building and a screening of the movie The Bob Hoover Project: Flying the Feathered Edge.

Donald McDonald Building, Murfreesboro Municipal Airport.

No charge for this event and children are welcome!

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

 

6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

MTSU First Friday Star Party

Science Building (SCI), room 1006

Enjoy a general astronomy lecture on Buying and Using a Telescope followed by telescope observing at the MTSU Observatory. Free! Kids are welcome! 

 

7:30 p.m.

MTSU Chamber Winds

T. Earl Hinton Music Hall, Wright Music Building.

This event is free and open to the public.

 

7:30 p.m. – April 20th – 24th

MTSU Arts presents West Side Story - Alumni Night (special ticket pricing)

Tucker Theater

In 1957 Shakespeare’s timeless classic Romeo and Juliet had a rebirth as the Tony award winning musical, West Side Story, in which a young Caucasian boy and Puerto Rican girl fall madly in love. Their families or “gangs” will not accept this union.   Headlines are still filled with gang fights breaking out across the country and young people are still falling in love.

Special ticket pricing is for Friday night only - Use code "Alumni" when purchasing tickets online here. 


 

Saturday, April 23, 2016

 
9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

Alumni Spring Weekend – Info Table

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.

 

8:30 a.m. - 1:45 p.m.

Psychology Department hosts Middle Tennessee Psychological Association Spring Meeting featuring Dr. Thomas R. Kwapil as keynote speaker

Alumni roundtable luncheon and after event social.

Business and Aerospace Building (BAS). Please RSVP to Dr. Will Langston.

 

10:00 a.m. - Noon

Aviation Technology – Air Traffic Control, Technology Lab and Focus Lab & Airport Tour

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

Aerospace Department Airport Facilities Tour - Flight training building and aircraft, maintenance training building, simulator building
Jean A. Jack Flight Education Center Lobby at 
Murfreesboro City Airport

 

10:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

CBHS Alumni Social

Enjoy refreshments, view department displays and reconnect with fellow CBHS alumni.

Cason Kennedy Nursing Building (CKNB). 

 

10:00 a.m.

Tour the state-of-the-art Science Building        

A guided tour of the 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 new Photography Building during an open house.

Photography is the longest running program in the College of Mass Communication and has been around for well over 50 years. The new facilities opened last year 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. – Noon

Tour the Baldwin Photographic Gallery.

Student photography will be on display.

John Bragg Mass Communication Building, 2nd floor.

 

10:00 a.m. – 2:00 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. - 12:45 p.m.

HHP Aquatic Therapy and Rehabilitation Center Tours

Learn how activity based therapy is enhancing mobility for individuals with spinal cord injuries and other disabling health conditions. 

Please RSVP to the Alumni Relations Office for the guided tour. alumni@mtsu.edu or 615.898.2922


 

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.

12:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Alpha Tau Omega Crawfish Boil

Featuring 2,000 lbs of all you can eat crawfish, potatoes and corn!  $20 per person with proceeds benefiting Global Brigades
Murphy Center Lawn

6:00 p.m.

Ag Alumni Banquet

James Union Building

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

 

7:30 p.m. – April 20th – 24th

MTSU Arts presents West Side Story

Tucker Theater

In 1957 Shakespeare’s timeless classic Romeo and Juliet had a rebirth as the Tony award winning musical, West Side Story, in which a young Caucasian boy and Puerto Rican girl fall madly in love. Their families or “gangs” will not accept this union.   Headlines are still filled with gang fights breaking out across the country and young people are still falling in love.

Purchase tickets online here.

 

8:00 p.m.

MTSU Symphony Concert

T. Earl Hinton Music Hall, Wright Music Building.

This event is free and open to the public.

 

Sunday, April 24, 2016

7 p.m.

MTSU Brass Chamber Ensemble Orchestra

T. Earl Hinton Music Hall, Wright Music Building

No Charge for this event

 

7:30 p.m. – April 20th – 24th

MTSU Arts presents West Side Story

Tucker Theater

In 1957 Shakespeare’s timeless classic Romeo and Juliet had a rebirth as the Tony award winning musical, West Side Story, in which a young Caucasian boy and Puerto Rican girl fall madly in love. Their families or “gangs” will not accept this union.   Headlines are still filled with gang fights breaking out across the country and young people are still falling in love.

Purchase tickets online here.