Homecoming 2018

2018 Homecoming

Fun for all ages, Homecoming is a wonderful time to reconnect with classmates, faculty and friends. Bring the family and meet current students and faculty, and friends from the community, while enjoying the many events offered – most of which are free!!

Hotel Blocks

Courtyard Detroit Livonia
17200 N Laurel Park Drive
Livonia, MI 48152-3915
Single King and Double Queen Rooms available at $99/room and $89/room. State and local taxes (currently 10.5%) are in addition to the room rates.

To make a reservation, call 1-800-321-2211 or 734-462-2000 before Friday, September 7, 2018 and reference the Madonna University Homecoming at the Courtyard Detroit Livonia.

Additionally, guests can reserve online at: Book your group rate for Madonna University Homecoming Alumni Room Block After Friday, September 7, 2018, rooms and rates cannot be guaranteed.

Best Western Hotel
16999 S Laurel Park Drive
Livonia, MI 48154
Single King and Double Queen Rooms available at $80/room. State and local taxes (currently 10.5%) are in addition to the room rates.

To make a reservation, call 1-800-780-7234 or 734-464-0050 before Friday, September 28, 2018 reference the Madonna University Homecoming at the Best Western Hotel.

Additionally, guests can reserve online with Best Western Hotel.

Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Men's Soccer vs. Concordia University

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM

Madonna Athletic Complex (MAC) 15090 Newburgh Rd., Livonia
Show your school spirit for the Crusaders who are coming off their best season yet! Support them at The MAC as they take on Concordia!

Woman's Volleyball vs. Lawrence Technological University

7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Activities Center
Cheer on the Crusaders as they battle the Blue Devils in their quest to earn a seventh-straight trip to the NAIA National Tournament!

Woman's Volleyball vs. Lawrence Technological University

7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Activities Center
Cheer on the Crusaders as they battle the Blue Devils in their quest to earn a seventh-straight trip to the NAIA National Tournament!

Thursday, September 27, 2018

Preferred Madonna Partners Appreciation Reception

6:00 PM to 7:30 PM

By invitation only. To become a PMP and receive an invitation, please visit www.madonna.edu/pmp or contact Tom Laabs, assistant director of development, at 734-432-5838.

Friday, September 28, 2018

Madonna Bookstore Sale

8:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Enjoy a 50% off discount on MU Clearance Merchandise at the bookstore in the Academic Building.

Lunch

11:00 AM to 1:00 PM

Enjoy lunch in the University Center Dining Hall!

Alumni Registration

12:00 PM to 5:00 PM

Franciscan Center Gathering Space

Interfaith & Diversity Prayer Service

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM

Gazebo and St. Francis Pond
Share in a celebration of our Franciscan value of respect for the dignity of all people as we pray for peace and justice.

Alumni Art Exhibit & Reception

4:00 PM to 6:30 PM

Exhibit Gallery
Enjoy light hors d’oeuvres as you take in a collection of Madonna Alumni Art, curated by the Art Department.

Homecoming Strolling Reception for Giving Club Members and the Class of 1993

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM

Hors d’oeuvres, cocktails, and reminiscing, with special recognition of members of the class of 1993. By Invitation Only. Please see invitation for RSVP details.

Performing Arts Showcase

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM

MU Activities Center
An informal presentation of the talents of the various Madonna University Performing Arts ensembles.

Friday Late Night at the Madonna Movies

9:00 PM to 10:30 PM

Suchyta Lecture Hall (S100)
Featuring the 2017 student-produced feature-length film People like Me.

Saturday, September 29, 2018

Madonna Bookstore Sale

8:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Enjoy a 50% off discount on MU Clearance Merchandise at the bookstore in the Academic Building.

Alumni Registration

10:00 AM to 3:00 PM

Franciscan Center Gathering Place
Shuttle service to/from the MAC for the Women's and Men’s Soccer games beginning at 1 and 3 p.m.

Brunch with President and Mrs. Grandillo

11:30 AM to 1:00 PM

Join President Michael Grandillo and Nancy Grandillo in the University Center Dining Hall for brunch before the Women’s Soccer team takes on Siena Heights University.

Multicultural Concert

12:00 PM to 1:30 PM

Tent by St. Francis Pond
Enjoy the diverse music of Polish, Reggae and Mariachi bands, as they perform a free concert.

Women’s Soccer vs. Siena Heights University

1:00 PM to 3:00 PM

Madonna Athletic Complex (MAC) 15090 Newburgh Rd., Livonia
Shuttles will run between the Franciscan Center Gathering Space and MAC from 12:30 - 5:30 p.m.

Volleyball vs. Concordia University - Ann Arbor

1:00 PM to 3:00 PM

Madonna University Activities Center
Cheer on the Crusaders as they seek their seventh-straight trip to the NAIA National Tournament. Alumni will be honored between the second and third sets.

Open House - Academania

1:30 PM to 5:00 PM

Main Academic Building 1400 Hallway, Franciscan Gathering Space and outside at Cardinal’s Square
Explore the many academic program activities around campus!

Men's Soccer vs. Siena Heights Univeristy

3:00 PM to 5:00 PM

Madonna Athletic Complex (MAC) 15090 Newburgh Rd., Livonia
Shuttles will run between the Franciscan Center Gathering Space and MAC from 12:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m.

Men's Basketball Alumni Game

4:00 PM to 6:00 PM

Madonna University Activities Center

Homecoming Mass

4:30 PM to 5:30 PM

Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary Chapel (Central Convent).

Celebration Tent

5:00 PM to 11:00 PM

Tent by St. Francis Pond
Flashback to the 80's Alumni Celebration! All alumni, guests, friends 21 and over are welcome.

Class of 1968 Reunion Celebration

5:30 PM to 8:00 PM

Franciscan Center Gathering Space
By invitation only. Please see invitation for RSVP details.

Women's Basketball Alumni Game

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Madonna University Activities Center