Events

What's going on in the QU alumni world

September 22, 2016

Quincy University Homecoming Balloon Glow
QU Friars’ Field
6:00 pm to 10:00 pm

Join QU students, alumni, faculty and staff with other members of the University community as they host the second annual Homecoming Balloon Glow for the Quincy area.  Watch balloonists fire their burners and light up at the same time for a spectacular hot air balloon display.  Balloons inflate and light themselves from within.  The sight of hot air balloons lit up like giant light bulbs is breathtaking.  The balloons will glow on Thursday, September 22 around 8:30 pm.  Don’t miss the glow at our Homecoming!

Thank you to our sponsors:

Heetco
WGEM
Fairfield Inn & Suites
Holiday Inn & Suites
Adams Fiber
Pepsi
Quincy Medical Group
QU Athletics


September 23-25, 2016

Homecoming 2016
Quincy University

Save the date for Quincy University’s annual Homecoming weekend. Visit our Homecoming 2016 homepage for more information.


 

September 30, 2016

2nd Annual Alumni Day of Service:Feed My Starving Children
Aurora, IL
6:00 pm to 7:30 pm

Chicagoland alumni, family and friends are invited to pack meals for malnourished children at the Feed My Starving Children facility in Aurora (555 Exchange Court). Feed My Starving Children is a Christian 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. A single meal costs less than 25 cents to produce, and FMSC devotes more than 90 percent of total donations to feeding kids.  For safety reasons, no one under the age of 5 is allowed in the packing area.  Please RSVP to Ed Andrade ’94 at edrad@aol.com


 

October 5, 2016

Alumni Day of Service
Quincy University
9:00 am to Noon

Join the Quincy University community as they participate in a day of service at local area organizations.  Contact Dr. Megan Boccardi at boccame@quincy.edu or Rachel Peterson at peterra@quincy.edu for more information.


 

October 8, 2016

4th Annual Rotary Oktoberfest
9th & York–Quincy, IL
Dick Brothers Brewery

Quincy University alumni and friends are invited to Rotary’s Oktoberfest in the District in Quincy, Illinois.  There will be brewery tours with tunnels and caverns under Dick Brothers Brewery from noon to 8 pm ($10/person).  You may purchase advance tickets here.  Also, for those needing to eat and drink at the same time, there is a 0.2 Beer & Brat Dash.  Sign up now to secure your spot!  Click here to purchase your ticket.

Activities:

  • Heidelberg Band 1 – 5 pm
  • Bolzen Beer Band – 5:30pm – 9:30pm
  • Home & Craft Brew Tastings in Brewery Caverns – $10
  • Brats and other delicious food cooked and served hot!
  • Kinder Strasse: German-themed kid’s activities with Quincy Art Center’s talented staff
  • Free Shuttle/Parking at the Quincy Senior Center from 1 – 6 pm

 

October 8, 2016

17th Annual QU Baseball Alumni & Friends Golf Tournament
Arrowhead Heights, Camp Point, Illinois

Quincy University baseball alumni and friends are invited to participate in a 4-player golf scramble.  Entry fee is $500 per foursome and $125 per player.  Fee includes golf and cart, beer and soda, lunch and prizes.  Click here for electronic registration.  For mail-in registration form, click here.  In case of rain, lunch will still be served and prizes will be distributed.  Prizes to be determined.  For questions, contact Josh Rabe at 217-228-5294 or rabejo@quincy.edu

10:00 am     Check-In and Lunch

11:00 am     Shotgun Tee-Off

Par 3 Hole-in-One & Closest-to-Pin Challenge


 

October 26, 2016

Effingham Alumni Gathering
firefly grill, Effingham, IL
6:00 pm-8:00 pm

Join us in Effingham for an alumni gathering on Wednesday, October 26, 2016 at the firefly grill  (1810 Avenue of Mid-America).   QU staff will present a program highlighting Quincy University initiatives.  Appetizers and drinks will be provided.  Contact Rachel Peterson, coordinator of alumni events and programs, at 217-228-5209  or peterra@quincy.edu for more information.


 

October 27, 2016

Springfield Alumni Gathering
Engrained, Springfield, IL
6:00 pm-8:00 pm

Join us in Springfield for an alumni gathering on Thursday, October 27, 2016 at Engrained (1120 W. Lincolnshire Blvd).  QU staff will present a program highlighting Quincy University initiatives.  Appetizers and drinks will be provided.  Contact Rachel Peterson, coordinator of alumni events and programs, at 217-228-5209  or peterra@quincy.edu for more information.