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56th Annual Engineers Breakfast

The action-packed weekend starts here! Catch up with old classmates over breakfast and celebrate this year’s honorees.

Friday, Nov. 1
8 - 10 a.m.
Student Union Memorial Center, North Ballroom
$25 per attendee

Parking in the Second Street Garage is free for the first 200 eventgoers. Hourly parking is available in the Highland Avenue Garage and other campus garages.

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Engineering 2017


Homecoming Tailgate

Remember those days of friends, food and fun before the big game? Relive those memories with your fellow alumni at the tailgate tent. We’ll have burgers, hot dogs, drinks and a cash bar. You’ll have a blast with a perfect view of the Homecoming parade while we get fired up for the game against Oregon State.

Saturday, Nov. 2
UA Mall 
Tent opens and parade starts at 9:30 a.m.

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

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UA Homecoming

Departmental Events

Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering

Visit With Department Dean
Stop by the College of Engineering’s tent on the UA Mall and chat with Peiwen “Perry” Li; Saturday, Nov. 2, beginning four hours before kickoff.

Civil and Architectural Engineering and Mechanics

Centennial Awards Luncheon
Honor outstanding alumni and faculty at the Tucson Marriott University Park Hotel on Friday, Nov. 1. Registration is at 11:30 a.m., lunch at noon. Tickets are $35 per person.

14th Annual Barbecue
Fuel up before the game at this alumni favorite; Saturday, Nov. 2, three hours before kickoff in the CAEM courtyard. Free.

Chemical and Environmental Engineering

Faculty Greeting
Join CHEE faculty at the college’s tent on the UA Mall; Saturday, Nov. 2, beginning four hours before kickoff.

Electrical and Computer Engineering

Visit with Department Head and Associate Department Head
Stop by the College of Engineering’s tent on the UA Mall and chat with department Head Tamal Bose and associate department Head Hal Tharp; Saturday, Nov. 2, beginning four hours before kickoff.

Mining and Geological Engineering

14th Annual Lacy Distinguished Lecture
Take in a free public lecture, “Safer and More Sustainable Mining Through Technology,” by Jean Savage, Caterpillar's vice president of surface mining and technology; Friday, Nov. 1, at 4 p.m. in the Center for Creative Photography auditorium.

Materials Science and Engineering

Pregame Barbecue
Start the afternoon with good eats and great company; Saturday, Nov. 2, from 11 a.m. to
2 p.m. at the Arizona Materials Lab, 4715 E. Fort Lowell Road. For more information, call Elsa Morales at 520.626.6762.

Systems and Industrial Engineering

Student Poster Presentation
Come see what SIE’s graduate students are doing these days; Friday, Nov. 1, 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, Nov. 1, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Old Engineering courtyard.

Wildcat for Life

Campuswide Events

Learn more about Class of ‘69 Reunion events.

Visit the Arizona Alumni Association for further details on Homecoming events.

Sunday, October 27

Lighting of ‘A’ Mountain
5:00 pm | MSA Annex
Watch the glow over Tucson! Celebrate with students, alumni and the Tucson community as we kick off Homecoming week festivities with the traditional lighting of "A" Mountain.

Thursday, October 31

Arizona Alumni of the Year Awards
2-5 pm | Student Union
The 2019 Alumni of the Year Awards ceremony affords colleges an opportunity to honor and highlight their most accomplished alumni. Free to the public, RSVP required.

Friday, November 1

Richard F. Caris Mirror Lab Tours
Three tour times: 10 am, 11 am and 1 pm | Richard F. Caris Mirror Lab
These 60-minute tours provide a unique opportunity to see how innovative engineering and optical technology meld with manufacturing techniques to produce the largest and most advanced giant telescope mirrors in the world.

Class of 1969 Reunion Reception
4:30 - 7 pm | Sonora Room, Level 1, Student Union

Homecoming Bonfire and King & Queen Crowning
7:30 pm | West side of Old Main
Join the Pride of Arizona marching band, Wilbur and Wilma T. Wildcat, UA cheerleaders, the 2018 Homecoming court, and more at the annual Homecoming bonfire and crowning of the king and queen. The program begins with a march from the Bear Down Friday Night Pep Rally at Main Gate to the Old Main Fountain.  Don't miss the crowning of the 2018 Homecoming king and queen. The bonfire starts immediately after the crowning. 

Saturday, November 2

Homecoming Parade
9:30 am | UA Mall
Enjoy our most treasured Homecoming tradition with more than 50 floats, Homecoming royalty and the Pride of Arizona marching band. Bring the whole family to celebrate the Homecoming spirit!

Homecoming Football Game: Arizona Wildcats vs. Oregon State Beavers
1:30 pm | Arizona Stadium
Cheer on your Arizona Wildcats to victory against Oregon State.

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

50th Class Reunion

Cheer 1967

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