UA Engineering Homecoming 2017 | University of Arizona College of Engineering
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54th Annual Engineers Breakfast

We look forward to seeing you for the ideal start to an action-packed weekend. Catch up with your old classmates over breakfast and share in the successes of this year’s honored guests.

Friday, Oct. 27, 2017, 8 a.m. - 10 a.m.
Student Union Memorial Center, North Ballroom

Fee: $25 per person

Parking in the Second Street Garage is free for the first 200 eventgoers and available at an hourly rate for others. Hourly parking is also available in the Highland Avenue Garage and other campus garages.


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Engineering 2015


Homecoming Tailgate

Burgers ... Hot Dogs ... Drinks ... Cash Bar ... Stop by and visit with fellow alumni and friends at the tailgate tent – one of the best places to watch the spectacular Homecoming parade – before the Washington State football game.

Saturday, Oct. 28, 2017
UA Mall south of the Modern Languages Building
Tent opens at 2 p.m.
Parade starts at 2:30 p.m.

For College of Engineering Homecoming information, please contact Claudia Arias at 520.621.8051 or


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Departmental Events

Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering
Visit with Department Head
Stop by the College of Engineering’s tent on the UA Mall and chat with Jeffrey Jacobs, department head; Saturday, October 28, beginning four hours before kickoff.

Biomedical Engineering
Inaugural Student-Alumni Mixer
Enjoy refreshments and visit with alumni, students and faculty as BME starts a new tradition; Friday, October 27, from 5 to 7 p.m. in the Old Engineering courtyard.

Chemical and Environmental Engineering
Faculty Greeting
Join CHEE faculty at the College’s tent on the UA Mall; Saturday, October 28, beginning four hours before kickoff.

Civil Engineering and Engineering Mechanics
Centennial Awards Luncheon
Honor outstanding alumni and faculty at the University Park Hotel on Friday, October 27. Registration at 11:30 a.m., lunch at noon. RSVP today! Tickets are $35 per person.

Seismic’ Lecture
Hear Brian Morgen, of Magnusson Klemencic Associates, speak on “A Decade of Tall Buildings Utilizing Performance-Based Seismic Design;” Friday, October 27, at 3 p.m. in the Education Building, Room 211.

12th Annual Barbecue
Fuel up before the game at this alumni favorite; Saturday, October 28, three hours before kickoff in the CEEM courtyard. Free, but please RSVP so we can plan for the number of guests.

Electrical and Computer Engineering
A Conversation with Hal Tharp
Engage in a discussion with the associate department head; Friday, October 27. Meet at 10 a.m. in the ECE lobby on the main floor. Call Rozanne Canizales, 520.621.6193, for more information.

Materials Science and Engineering
Pregame Barbecue
Start the afternoon with good eats and great company; Saturday, October 28, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Arizona Materials Lab, 4715 E. Fort Lowell Road. RSVP to Elsa Morales at 520.626.6762.

Mining and Geological Engineering
12th Annual W.C. Lacy Distinguished Lecture
Take in a free, public lecture by Gary Goldberg, president and CEO of Newmont Mining; Friday, October 27, at 4 p.m. in the Center for Creative Photography auditorium.     

Systems and Industrial Engineering
Student Poster Presentation
Come see what SIE’s graduate students and clubs are doing these days; Friday, October27, from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. in the Old Engineering lobby.

Barbecue Gathering
Load up a plate and relax with friends. It’s free and all are welcome; Friday, October 27, from 11:15 to 1 p.m. in the Old Engineering courtyard.

Wildcat for Life

Campuswide Events

Learn more about Class of '67 Reunion events.

Visit the UA Alumni Association for details on UA Homecoming events.


Thursday, October 26

Class of 1967 Reunion and Silver & Sage Reception
5:30-7:30 p.m. | Old Main
Enjoy heavy hors d'oeuvres and a glass of champagne in the beautifully restored Old Main. Reunion attendees will be welcomed into the Silver and Sage Society, a community of UA alumni who graduated 50 or more years ago.

Friday, October 27

UAAA 120th Anniversary Luncheon
12:30-2:30 p.m. | Student Union Grand Ballroom South
Join friends, alumni, faculty, staff and students as we show our Wildcat pride, spirit, and love for the University.

UA Alumni of the Year Awards
2:30-5 p.m. | Student Union Grand Ballroom South
The 2017 Alumni of the Year Awards ceremony affords colleges an opportunity to honor and highlight their most accomplished alumni. The College of Engineering Alumnus of the Year is Alan Boeckmann. The ceremony is free and open to the public, but RSVP is required.

Homecoming Bonfire and King & Queen Crowning
7:15-8 p.m. | Old Main, west side
Join the Arizona football team, the Pride of Arizona Marching Band, Wilbur and Wilma Wildcat, UA cheerleaders and the 2017 Homecoming Court.

Saturday, October 28

Homecoming Parade
2:30 p.m. | UA Mall
Take in the Pride of Arizona Marching Band plus more than 50 floats during this treasured tradition.

Homecoming Football Game: Arizona Wildcats vs. Washington Cougars
6:30 p.m. | Arizona Stadium
Cheer on your Arizona Wildcats to victory against the Washington Cougars.

contact For College of Engineering Homecoming information, contact Claudia Arias at 520.621.8051 or email

50th Class Reunion

Looking back on Homecoming 1967. Photos © University of Arizona Desert 1967. All rights reserved.

Cheer 1967

Marching Band 1967


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