Homecoming 2016





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Friday, October 7

Social to Honor Athletic Hall of Fame & Athletic Coaches Hall of Fame Inductees

4 to 5:30 p.m., Edson and Margaret Larson Alumni and Leadership Center

Athletic Hall of Fame & Athletic Coaches Hall of Fame Dinner

6 p.m., MSU Campus Center Luckasen Room
Join in honoring the 2016 Athletic Hall of Fame and Athletic Coaches Hall of Fame members.  
This year's Athletic Hall of Fame inductees are Tim Miles, the 1995-96 men's basketball team, the 1996-97 men's basketball team, Randy Capouch, Herb Hasz, and Andee (Burris) Thompson. Rick Anderson, Mike Belseth, Ryam Brantl, Gary Gillis, Rick Metcalf, and Chad Omdahl will be inducted into the Athletic Coaches Hall of Fame.
The awards dinner is open to the public. Tickets sell for $20.00 each and must be purchased in advance. Reservation deadline is Monday, September 26, 2016.
Click here to purchase tickets online.

For more information, contact the MSU Foundation at 701-788-4687 or michelle.mclean@mayvillestate.edu.

Comets Volleyball vs. Dickinson State

5 p.m., Lewy Lee Fieldhouse

Alumni and Friends Social

8:30 to 11 p.m., Mayville Golf Club
Socialize with your Mayville State friends!

Saturday, October 8

Alumni Meet & Greet & Gathering of Former Homecoming Queens and Kings

9 to 11 a.m., Larson Alumni Center
All alumni and friends are invited to stop by for socializing and refreshments. All former Mayville State homecoming queens and kings are invited to gather to reminisce. The festivities will continue after the homecoming game at the All-Alumni Social that will be held at the Mayville Golf Club.
Click here to let us know if you'll be able to join in the fun at the gathering of queens and kings.

Refreshments by Gran Church WELCA

9 to 11 a.m., Coffee and Goodies
11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Lunch
Mayville Senior Center 

parade_route.jpgHomecoming Parade

11 a.m., Downtown Mayville
New this year! The homecoming parade will begin at Mayville's Island Park and head east through town on Main Street. The parade will turn north on Third Avenue and make its way through campus, ending near Jerome Berg Field. If you'd like to register an entry in the parade, contact Adam Edwards at 701-788-4822 or adam.edwards@mayvillestate.edu. All alumni and friends are invited to watch the parade from the grounds of the alumni center.

Remembrance Ceremony at the Military Honor Garden

12 noon, Edson and Margaret Larson Alumni and Leadership Center
Come and honor our alumni and friends who have served their country that we may live in freedom and that again there may be "peace on earth, good will toward men." The names of all who have been honored with plaques in the Military Honor Garden will be read. 


12:30 to 1:30 p.m., Edson and Margaret Larson Alumni and Leadership Center
Enjoy a bowl of chili and a beverage at the Larson Center! Freewill donations will be accepted to help defray expenses. 

MSU Bookstore Open

After the parade until 1:30 p.m., MSU Campus Center
The MSU Bookstore will be open for business! Stop by and pick up a new sweatshirt or T-shirt! Show your Comet Pride!

HPER Facility Replacement and Expansion Project Tour

1 p.m., Lewy Lee Fieldhouse
Check out the beautiful new and improved HPER facilities! The state-funded HPER project, which was wrapped up the end of March, involves replacement of the 1929 Old Gymnasium and expansion of classroom and lab/practice space for Sports Management, Fitness and Wellness, Health Education, and Physical Education.   

Homecoming Football Game

2 p.m., Jerome Berg Field
Mayville State University vs. Valley City State University
Come out and show your Comet Pride! Cheer the Comets to victory! The homecoming honorees will be recognized during half-time.

All-Alumni Homecoming Reunion

4 to 9 p.m., Mayville Golf Club
All alumni and friends are welcome to gather for refreshments and socializing. Call your friends. Bring some memories. Greet the Athletic Hall of Fame, Athletic Coaches Hall of Fame, and Performing Arts Hall of Fame inductees. Meet your former classmates, professors, and friends! This will be the site for a reunion of former Mayville State Homecoming queens and kings. A picnic-style supper will be served, beginning at 4 p.m. until it's gone. Freewill donations will be accepted. Cash bar.

Comets Volleyball vs. University of Jamestown

7 p.m., Lewy Lee Fieldhouse

Sunday, October 9

Homecoming Concert & Performing Arts Hall of Fame Induction

2 p.m., MSU Classroom Building Auditorium
Top off the weekend with a concert featuring the MSU Concert Choir and Band. The 2015 Performing Arts Hall of Fame inductees will be recognized at intermission. This year's inductees will be announced soon.

Performing Arts Hall of Fame Reception

Following Concert, MSU Campus Center Luckasen Room
The Alumni Association Board will host this reception to honor the Performing Arts Hall of Fame inductees. Everyone is welcome to join in congratulating these individuals.

More Information

Keep checking back. This page will be updated with more information as it becomes available. Feel free to call 701-788-4750 or e-mail alumni.mail@mayvillestate.edu if you have questions.

Overnight Accommodations

Contact the Mayville Hometown Inn at 701-786-9081.

Many thanks to our event sponsor!


Hometown_Inn-web.jpgThank you to the Hometown Inn for sponsorship of this event via the Comet Connections for Business program. This program provides your business astronomical visibility for a down-to-earth investment, while helping a young person achieve the dream of an education. For more information contact John Klocke.