Homecoming 2014


Download the Homecoming 2014 mailer, which includes the full schedule of events for the weekend.


Friday, October 3

Homecoming Art Show Open House

doug_anderson.jpg4:00 to 6:00 p.m., MSU Campus Center Heritage Room

See the works of Doug Anderson, Cavalier, N.D., 1974 Mayville State graduate. Visit with the artist and enjoy refreshments. Doug's artwork, in watercolor, pencil, and colored pencil, depicts local landmarks and people, along with other subjects. The show can be viewed in the Levon West Gallery, located in the MSU Classroom Building, throughout the homecoming weekend.


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

4:00 to 5:30 p.m., Edson and Margaret Larson Alumni and Leadership Center

Athletic Hall of Fame & Athletic Coaches Hall of Fame Dinner

6:00 p.m., MSU Campus Center Luckasen Room
Join in honoring the 2014 inductees and ALL Athletic Hall of Fame and Athletic Coaches Hall of Fame members, who will be gathering for a reunion. 
The 2014 Athletic Hall of Fame inductees are Richard Fugleberg, Ross Johnson, Travis Lindgren, Lindsey (Eliason) McMenamy, and the 1960-61 basketball team. Members of the team were Gil Herbel, Ray Herbel, Gene Anderson, Don Ostenson, Larry Wold, Doug Eiken, Dale Keena, Doug Halcrow (d), Vern Spitzer, Ross Julson, Don McIntyre, Vern Wegge, Duane Morris (d), and Grady Rostberg. Head coach was the late Al Meyer.
The 2014 Athletic Coaches Hall of Fame inductees are Rod MacDonald, Fabian Shoults, Curtis Strand, and Paul Twenge.
The awards dinner is open to the public. Tickets sell for $20.00 each and must be purchased in advanced. Reservation deadline is Monday, September 22, 2014.
Click here to purchase your Hall of Fame dinner ticket(s) now.

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

Comets Volleyball Game

7:00 p.m., Lewy Lee Fieldhouse
Mayville State vs. Dakota State

Saturday, October 4

Alumni Meet & Greet

8:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m., Larson Alumni Center
All alumni and friends are invited to stop by for socializing and refreshments.

Homecoming Parade

10:00 a.m., Downtown Mayville
The homecoming parade will begin at the MSU Campus Center and make its way through town.

MSU Bookstore Open

11:00 a.m. to 2:00 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!


11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., Jerome Berg Field
All alumni are invited to stop by the Alumni Association tent located outside of Jerome Berg Field. Meet your friends! Catch up on the latest from Mayville State! Celebrate being a Mayville State alum! There will be music, lawn games, and inflatable games for kids young and old. Kids ages 4 through 11 can compete in the pedal tractor pull! Food will be available for purchase.
Check out the coloring contest for kids!

Comets Volleyball Game

11:30 a.m., Lewy Lee Fieldhouse
See the Comets volleyball team in action versus Presentation College in a homecoming volleyball contest.

Homecoming Football Game

2:30 p.m., Jerome Berg Field
Mayville State University vs. Presentation College
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

4:00 to 7:00 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! A picnic-style supper will beserved, beginning at 4:00 p.m. until it's gone. Freewill donations will be accepted. Cash bar.

125th Anniversary Homecoming Dance Featuring the Fabulous Downtown Horns!

dance250x250.jpg7:00 to 11:00 p.m., MSU Campus Center Luckasen Room
Celebrate Mayville State University's 125th anniversary during this special homecoming dance featuring the fabulous Downtown Horns! The evening will include dancing, socializing, an hors d'oeuvres buffet, and cash bar. Must be at least 21 years of age to attend. Tickets sell for $20 each, and purchase of tickets in advance is encouraged. 
Click here to purchase your 125th Anniversary Homecoming Dance tickets now.

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

Sunday, October 5

Comets Baseball vs. Presentation College

12:00 p.m., Scott Berry Field

Homecoming Concert & Performing Arts Hall of Fame Induction

2:00 p.m., MSU Classroom Building Auditorium
Top off the weekend with a concert featuring the MSU Concert Choir and Band. The 125th Anniversary Reunion Choir will perform as well! The 2014 Performing Arts Hall of Fame inductees, Kris Eylands, Jeff Nelson, Bob Sylskar, and Tony Thein will be recognized at intermission. 
Would you like to join the 125th Anniversary Reunion Choir? One hundred twenty-five voices are being assembled for a choir that will perform a couple of numbers at the MSU Music Department homecoming music concert. This opportunity is available to all Mayville State alumni and friends.

Click here to sign up!


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.


Homecoming T-Shirts

The Mayville State University Student Alumni Ambassadors are selling the official Homecoming 2014 T-shirt! Shirts sell for $15 each, and proceeds will support the Ambassadors in their work at Mayville State.

 Purchase your official Mayville State Homecoming 2014 T-shirt online now. 


More Information

For more information, call 701-788-4750 or e-mail alumni.mail@mayvillestate.edu.