Redefining the Classroom

Great Lake State Weekend

Detailed Schedule of Events

Saturday November 9, 2013

8 am - 5 pm
Remember to pick up your registration packet in the Cisler lobby before 5:00 pm today.
9 am
The Alumni Board of Directors annual meeting - Alumni Room Cisler Center

10:00 am
Start your morning with a 5k run or stroll through campus – join us for the 17th annual Campus Challenge 5k Fun Run/Walk, beginning at 10:00am. This is not a competitive race, but the distance is accurately measured. The first 70 registered participants will receive a cool long-sleeve tee and door prizes will be awarded randomly to finishers.

10:30 am
LSSU Campus Tour - Enjoy a leisurely student lead tour of our lovely campus.
Meet in the Library Auditorium (room 203) for a pre-tour Admissions' presentation.
The tour departs the library at 11:00 am

11:00 am
At 1pm star-gazers will get the scoop on The Sky Tonight at the Planetarium show in the Benjamin Long Planetarium. Free for GLSW registrants.

11:00 am to 1pm
Brunch in the Quarterdeck
today is only $5 for registered GLSW participants!

11:00 am to 2:00 pm
After you fuel up, stop by the Huron room to give blood for the annual Laker Blood Drive.

1 to 4pm
If you want to kick back and relax, stop by Lukenda Alumni House for a tour, to get a snack and to test out the couches.

3 pm
Or, if you’d rather fire up, stop by the Cooper Gym and cheer on your Laker hoopsters as they take on Missouri-St. Louis in the Preseason GLIAC vs. GLVS Challenge!

1 - 3 pm
Kids Kollege
from 1 to 3pm has activities, games and programs for the younger set, including scientific experiments and stuff to make. Geared to kids 6 to 12, but youngsters 5 & under are also welcome with a parent or older sibling.

2:00 pm
Pink in the Rink vendor booths open in the SAC

2:00 pm
Raffles for Pink in the Rink baskets re-open including the Silent Auction

2-4 pm
Tour the Laker Hockey Locker Room and the Living Learning Communities.

2 - 4 pm
School of Education - 21st Century Learning Environment, (CAS 102. Faculty will be available to talk about the innovations in teaching and learning for the 21st century.

2-4 pm
Check out the amazing manniquins in LSSU's Simulation Lab.

Tours at 2 & 3 pm
See what they are creating in the Product Development Center - Tours will be given at 2 & 3 pm.

4:00 pm
Stop by the SAC for the Pre-game Bash, Pig Roast and Beer Tent!

Fun and games for young and old at the Student Activity Center. The softball team will be roasting a pig right outside the door - you can support the team by buying your dinner from them. And starting at 4:30 pm, adults 21 and over can duck into the beer tent outside the SAC for a cold one. Be sure to bring your ID if you wish to imbibe!

4:00 pm
The highlight of the weekend will be- our annual Alumni Awards banquet, where LSSU will honor five outstanding individuals at the Alumni Awards Banquet. All are welcome to join us for a reception from 4:00 until 4:30 pm; plan ahead to get your banquet tickets for the meal and program beginning at 4:30 pm.

Outstanding Alumnus -
Tad Malpass ‘82
Kenneth J. Shouldice
Alumni Achievement Award
Rick Comley ‘71 
Paul Ripley Young Alumna Award
Christopher Fink ’99
Donald & Catherine
Finlayson Award

Dave and Pat Hubbard

Purchase your Alumni Awards Banquet tickets online

6:30 - 9 pm
Drop by the Hockey Alumni box in the Taffy Abel Arena for an Alumni Reception

7:07 pm
The Lakers meet Alaska-Fairbanks in game two of the weekend series at Taffy Abel Arena starting at 7:05pm. Join other Laker Alumni for a reception in the hockey alumni box during the game.

9:30 pm
Skate with the Lakers in the Taffy Abel Arena -
Bring your skates & join the Lakers on ice after the game.

If you won a Pink in the Rink jersey, pick up your jersey on ice.

10:00 pm
The fun isn't over after the final puck drops! Head down to Moloney's Alley and pick up another poker card. Members of your Alumni Board will be holding down the fort, waving the Laker flag and giving away small gifts to alumni who come over and greet them.

Turn in your poker hand to Alumni Board Members at Moloney's.

The best three hands win Laker prizes!!!