Please join us for the 50th Anniversary Homecoming Event!
Saturday, September 15, from 11 am – 2 pm
This family-friendly Homecoming will feature games and activities sponsored by various College departments and programs, and is sure to be a hit with all ages.
Timeline of Events:
11:00 am Various Family Friendly Activities
Lunch in Kish Café-$5.00*
Fall Plant Sale (Greenhouse)
11:15 am Campus Tour (Meet outside the Bookstore)
11:30 am Kish Family Reunion Gathering (Dining area off of Kish Café)
12:00 pm K9 Demonstration (Courtyard Area)
12:15 pm Campus Tour (Meet outside the Bookstore)
1:00 pm 50th Anniversary Unveiling (Second floor of Student Center, outside C2160)
Men’s Soccer Game Vs. Carl Sandburg College (Soccer Field)
1:15 pm Campus Tour (Meet outside the Bookstore)
2:00 pm Event concludes
Kids will enjoy:
- playing with bubbles and sidewalk chalk
- bounce houses
- making slime
- touch-a-truck featuring Kish College vehicles and local law and safety
- Fanuc Industrial Robot demonstration
- building a circuit, using LEDs
- clay baseball interactive art with artist Jeremy Foy
In addition, guests can enjoy:
- 50th Anniversary pop up museum
- College trivia with prizes
- 50% of Kish Gear in the Bookstore-anything that says Kishwaukee College
- Lunch in Kish Café
- Campus Tours
- And MORE!
Don’t miss the Fall Plant Sale in the Greenhouse. Sale will feature Fall mums, Asters, Cold hardy perennials, and mixed containers. Have your own container? No problem! Bring yours and our Hort faculty and staff will help you select plants and they will even pot them for you! In addition, fall silk arrangements and wreaths will be available for purchase.
At 1:00 pm, the Kishwaukee College Foundation will unveil new donor display and Kish Administration will unveil the College’s new strategic plan, mission, and vision statement, and Board of Trustees plaques.
After the ceremony, wander over to the soccer field and cheer on the Men’s Soccer team as they play Carl Sandburg College in their inaugural home game.
We can’t wait to see you on September 15 at Kishwaukee College!
*$5 Meal Deal includes: pulled pork sandwich or hot dog; chips; coleslaw; fountain beverage; and cookie