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Fall Festival 2013

October 10-13

 Happy Fall Festival!

Online registration is closed. Please make ALL ticket purchases as soon as possibleby calling 978-934-3140.

Please also note that all tickets purchased in advance can be picked up at the event registration table for each individual event.

We look forward to seeing you!

Thursday Oct. 10


A Celebration of Philanthropy

This event recognizes our most generous lifetime benefactors and those who support the University with annual gifts totaling $1,000 or more.
5:30 p.m., reception and dinner, Grand Ballroom, UMass Lowell Inn & Conference Center
By invitation only

UMass Lowell Women’s Volleyball vs. Robert Morris University Colonials
Watch your women’s volleyball team in action.
7 p.m., game, Costello Athletic Center
Free admission

Friday, Oct. 11


Celebration of Scholarship
Student scholarship recipients meet the generous benefactors who make their scholarships possible. Celebrate the great impact philanthropy has on our University community.
11:30 a.m., luncheon, Grand Ballroom, UMass Lowell Inn & Conference Center
By invitation only


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View Photos from some of last year’s Fall Festival celebration.

Student Leader, Greek Life and Athletic Reunion

Golden Alumni Luncheon

Celebration of Scholarship

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Use the discount code: “UMass Lowell” or call (978) 934-6920 to receive your alumni discount rate.
 

Interested in helping out on a reunion committee? Contact
Alumni Relations Office
978-934-3140
alumni_office@uml.edu


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  $1,000 DodgeBall Tournament
Watch student teams compete for a prize of $1,000 at our state-of-the-art Campus Recreation Center.
3 p.m., tournament, Campus Recreation Center
Free admission


UMass Lowell Women’s Volleyball vs. University of Hartford Hawks
Watch your women’s volleyball team in action.
7 p.m., game, Costello Athletic Center
Free admission

UMass Lowell Men’s Hockey Home Opener vs. Sacred Heart University Pioneers
Cheer on your Hockey East champion River Hawks. Alumni enjoy a special seating section at the game. Members of UMass Lowell Greek Life are encouraged to wear their letters and colors to the game. Can’t make it? Check out the live action at www.GoRiverHawks.tv.
6 p.m., rally, lobby of Tsongas Center
7 p.m., game, Tsongas Center
Contact the Office of Alumni Relations for a special alumni rate: $7 tickets (limit four per alumnus/a).
General tickets will be available through the Tsongas Center Box Office and at tsongascenter.com/tickets.php.
The Sage Bank Pavilion will be open to the public after the game.


Saturday, Oct. 12


15th Annual Jennifer’s 5K Fun Run/Walk

Lace up for this event benefiting the Jennifer D’Amour Scholarship Fund, supporting women’s cross country and track and field scholarships at UMass Lowell.
7:30 a.m., registration, lobby of Tsongas Center
9 a.m., race begins
$25 per person
$20 per person (UMass Lowell students and those under age 18)


Alumni Athletic Games

Rekindle memories of college athletics, whether you participated in the stands or on the field. Players retake the fields and courts that hold memories. Alumni of men’s lacrosse, softball and women’s volleyball are invited to play and bring friends and families to watch. Then join us at the Oktoberfest tent after the games for a special-themed menu! Contact the coaches and staff for more information: Ted_Priestly@uml.edu (men’s lacrosse), Sean_Cotter@uml.edu (softball) and Karen_McNulty@uml.edu (women’s volleyball).
Softball, 10 a.m., River View Softball Field
Men’s lacrosse, 10 a.m., Cushing Complex
Women’s volleyball, 4 p.m., Costello Athletic Center
$25 per alumni player (includes T-shirt and food at Oktoberfest).
Graduates (2003 - 2013) contact coaches for complimentary admission.
Free admission for spectators


Women’s Basketball Intra-Squad Scrimmage
Watch your women’s basketball team in action.
11 a.m., game, Costello Athletic Center
Free admission


Golden Alumni Luncheon
Classes prior to 1963
Have you already celebrated your 50th Reunion? Don’t miss this great opportunity to come back and meet with former classmates, other alumni, retired faculty and friends. Reconnect over lunch and hear about some of the remarkable changes at UMass Lowell.
Noon, Ballroom, UMass Lowell Inn & Conference Center
$20 per person


Family Day
Join us as we celebrate UMass Lowell students, faculty, staff, friends and family with music, a BBQ and fun activities for children. Take part in an innovation station. Support the 100-plus unique student organizations in their fundraising efforts as they provide a variety of activities. UMass Lowell’s own marching band will kick off the event and live music will be featured throughout the day. Fun offerings for all ages!
Noon – 4 p.m., back lawn, Tsongas Center
Free admission


Campus Tours
View the University’s unprecedented growth and construction during a campus tour. Shuttle buses will leave from the front of the Tsongas Center.
Campus tours: 1 p.m. and 2:30 p.m.
Free admission


Oktoberfest
Willkommen! Enjoy an afternoon at our Hoftbräu Tent. This event features music as well as festive food and beverages for your purchase.
Open to the public.
1-3 p.m., tent behind the Tsongas Center.
Free admission


Open Skate
This is your opportunity to skate on the same ice as your Hockey East champion River Hawks! Bring your own skates or take advantage of free rentals (sizes and quantities limited).
1-3 p.m., Tsongas Center
Free admission


Student Leadership Alumni Reunion
Connect with Student Affairs staff and alumni. The fifth annual Student Leadership Alumni Reunion will take place in the Talon Club before the hockey game against the UMass Amherst Minutemen. (This event is for alumni who were involved in Residence Life, the Student Government Association, Orientation, Omicron Delta Kappa, etc.)
4-6:30 p.m., tent behind the Tsongas Center
$25 per person
$10 per child 10 and under.
(Includes food, hockey game ticket and a donation to support the new University Crossing Student Center)


UMass Lowell Women’s Basketball Chalk Talk
Listen to a behind-the-scenes coach‘s talk and enjoy a reception featuring our women’s basketball Head Coach Sarah Behn. Then cheer on the River Hawk’s men’s hockey team.
5-6:30 p.m., talk and reception, West Party Room, Tsongas Center
$40 per person
(Includes a donation to benefit the women’s basketball program and a ticket to the hockey game).


Military Veterans Legacy Ball and Veterans Alumni Hall of Fame
Join us in honoring our alumni and meet current veteran students.
5:30 p.m., cocktails
6:30 p.m., dinner
Lowell Memorial Auditorium
50 Merrimack Street
Lowell, Mass.

Contact veterans@uml.edu or their office phone at 978-934-2461

Parent Canal Boat Tour and Pre-game Party
Are you a parent of a current or former UMass Lowell student? Join members of the Parents Advisory Board and fellow UMass Lowell families in celebrating the excitement of a new fall semester.
3:00 p.m. Lowell National Historic Park Canal Boat Tour *SOLD OUT*
Depart by Trolley from the Tsongas Center and enjoy a 50-minute historical boat tour of the Lowell canal system.
$5 per person (Limited space available)
4-6:30 p.m. Parents Pre-Game Party
Gather with fellow UMass Lowell families before the game for appetizers and trivia in the Fall Harvest Tent, located behind the Tsongas Center.
$15 per person (includes party and game ticket)
7:00 p.m. Cheer on our River Hawks as they take on the UMass Amherst Minutemen in Division I hockey.
Game ticket included with party registration



Black Alumni Network Hosts: Tapas & Insights
Professionals often miss opportunities to naturally build relationships that last a lifetime, while they are networking. Join Sam Divine ’98, CEO of Cross Atlantic Business Advisors, fellow alumni and friends for a special presentation, while expanding your network and learning vital relationship building skills. Enjoy amazing perspectives, great food and wonderful company.
5-7 p.m., Lower Locks, UMass Lowell Inn & Conference Center
$20 per person
$10 per person for alumni from 2003-2013.


UMass Lowell Men’s Hockey vs. UMass Amherst Minutemen
UMass Lowell alumni will have a special section to cheer on our River Hawks. Can’t make it? Watch the live action at www.GoRiverHawks.tv.
7 p.m., Tsongas Center
Contact the Office of Alumni Relations for a special alumni rate: $7 tickets (limit four per alumnus/alumna).
General tickets will be available through the Tsongas Center Box Office and at www.tsongascenter.com/tickets.php.
The Sage Bank Pavilion will be open to the public after the game.


Greek Life Gala
Enjoy a special gala celebration with live entertainment for all fraternity and sorority alumni.
7-10 p.m., Ballroom, UMass Lowell Inn & Conference Center
$50 per person
$25 per person for alumni from 2003-2013.
(Includes a donation to support the new University Crossing Student Center).


Sunday, Oct. 13


UMass Lowell Women’s Volleyball vs. Providence College Friars
Watch your women’s volleyball team in action.
1 p.m., Costello Athletic Center
Free admission


UMass Lowell Women’s Soccer vs. University of Hartford Hawks
Watch your women’s soccer team in action.
1 p.m., Costello Athletic Center
Free admission

 
 




















 

 





 
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