Quincy University will host a virtual Homecoming September 20 – 27, with numerous virtual events planned for alumni. Festivities kick-off on Sunday, September 20, with a Music Department Showcase, featuring the talents of current QU students. 

On Monday night, the university will host two online alumni colleges, featuring a lecture from David Costigan, Ph.D., emeritus professor of history, at 7 p.m. and a lecture from Jonathan Miles, Ph.D., associate professor of philosophy and Kimberly Hale, Ph.D., professor of biological sciences, at 8 p.m. Alumni will have the opportunity to take a virtual tour of the president’s house on Tuesday, at 7 p.m., followed by a live Q&A with President McGee. On Wednesday night, alumni can participate in a book discussion facilitated by Megan Boccardi Ph.D., associate professor of history. Alumni will test their knowledge of QU history at the Quincy College/University Trivia Night on Thursday, at 7 p.m. 

On Friday at 7 p.m., alumni can join the president in a virtual cooking class, Cooking with Chartwells and President McGee, from the comfort of their kitchen, as well as a Virtual Wine Tasting with Verve Imports. The QU FUNd Run begins at 10 a.m. Saturday and the week-long celebration concludes with a virtual alumni mass in the chapel on Sunday, at 6 p.m.

The Art Alumni Exhibit, featuring works by alumna Veronica “Viki” (Peterson) Sandercock ’91 of Quincy, Ill. is available to view  at https://www.quincy.edu/gray-gallery/, or in-person through October 9. An artist’s reception will be held Saturday, September 26, from 3 – 4:30 p.m. This exhibit is free and open to the public. 

For a complete list of Homecoming activities or to sign up online, visit www.quincy.edu/homecoming.  For more information, please contact Alumni Services at 217-228-5209 or qualumni@quincy.edu.

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