Alumni Days 2014

Alumni Days & Summerfest 2014

Join in celebrating Mayville State University's 125th anniversary during Alumni Days 2014! A number of extra-special activities are planned in conjunction with Mayville-Portland's annual Summerfest June 19-22.

Schedule of Events

Thursday, June 19


Sanford Mayville 5K/10K Run *

7:00 p.m., Begins at Mayville Sanford Hospital.
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Friday, June 20


Official Grand Opening of the Edson & Margaret Larson Alumni and Leadership Center at Mayville State

11:00 a.m., Larson Alumni Center


Alumni Days Kickoff Celebration & Picnic

12:00 noon, on the Lawn at the MSU Larson Alumni Center
Thank you to our hosts for the picnic, the First and Farmers Bank of Mayville and Portland!
Everyone is welcome!. There is no charge for this event.

Alumni Art Show Reception

2:00 to 3:30 p.m., MSU Classroom Building
The art show will be on display throughout the weekend in the Levon West Gallery of the MSU Classroom Building.

Campus and Departmental Open Houses and Tours

2:00 to 4:00 p.m., Mayville State University Campus

Social to Honor Distinguished Alumni & Distinguished Service Award Recipients

3:00 to 5:00 p.m., Larson Alumni Center

Alumni Association Awards Dinner

5:30 p.m., MSU Campus Center Luckasen Room
This year's recipients of the Distinguished Alumni and Distinguished Service Awards will be honored at this banquet. Distinguished Alumni Award recipients will be Joe Dunn, Richard Davison, Ronald Gibbens, Michelle Worner Kommer, and Jackie Puppe Wotipka. Distinguished Service Award recipients are Cindy Petersen, Kim Lauf, and Shireen Grinager. A special invitation is extended to all past recipients of these distinguished awards. Tickets sell for $20 each. RSVPs are due Monday, June 9.

Click here to purchase your Alumni Association Awards Dinner tickets today!

If you prefer, you may send a check for $20 for each ticket and mail it to the MSU Foundation, 330 Third Street NE, Mayville, ND  58257. For more information, call 701-788-4687 or e-mail

Jam Session Featuring Fran Colby's Former Jazz Band Students

8:00 p.m., MSU Campus Center Foyer
Come and enjoy the music of Mayville State's award-winning former jazz band students. These Mayville State alumni are some of the best musicians in the country. Don't miss your opportunity to hear this talented group!

Alumni & Friends Socials

9:00 p.m. to 12:00 a.m., Top Hat and VFW Club in Downtown Mayville

Saturday, June 21


Masons Breakfast *

8:00 to 11:00 a.m., Masonic Lodge (formerly Sons of Norway building), next to Polar Communications in downtown Mayville

Summerfest Parade *

10:30 a.m., downtown Mayville

Food, Fun, and Games *

12:00 noon to 4:00 p.m., May-Port CG High School

Red Caps Baseball Reunion

12:00 noon to 2:00 p.m., MSU Larson Center

Friends of Terry Kemmer Reception

2:00 to 4:00 p.m., MSU Larson Center

Former MSU Employees of Bob Brown Reunion

2:00 to 4:00 p.m., MSU Campus Center Heritage Room
All of Bob's former employees at the Bookstore, in athletic training, and in the financial aid office are invited. RSVP to Laurie at by June 1.

Mayville State All-Class Reunion

4:00 to 8:00 p.m., MSU Larson Center
All Mayville State alumni and friends are invited to join in the fun! A catered meal will be available, reservations required. Tickets for the dinner sell for $15 each and must be purchased in advance. RSVP deadline is Monday, June 9. 

Click here to purchase your Mayville State All-Class Reunion tickets today!

If you prefer, you may send a check for $15 for each ticket and mail it to the MSU Foundation, 330 Third Street NE, Mayville, ND  58257. For more information, call 701-788-4687 or e-mail

Firemen's Street Dance *

9:00 p.m. to 1:00 a.m., in the street outside of Heros & Legends in downtown Mayville

Sunday, June 22


All Faiths Worship Service *

10:00 a.m., Island Park 

* Mayville-Portland Summerfest Activity
This preliminary listing is subject to change.
Check back often. The schedule will be updated as new details become available.