Blue & White Days

Online registration is closed.

Please register at event site.

For more information call (605) 995-2603

Class of 1970 Reunion Schedule of Events

Please specify the number of people attending each event.
Registration closes Wednesday, September 22.
Friends of the class of 1970 are welcome to join us for all events!
For questions about the Class of 1970 events, feel free to email Anna Marie Teachout Thatcher at

Order your Class of 1970 Reunion t-shirts here
All t-shirt orders are due by noon, Sept. 3, 2021
WHAT ARE YOU DOING NOW? Let us know what you’ve done since graduation! There will be a display in the McGovern Library and during our Meet & Greet Lunch. Share a note or photo with news of your family, honors, awards, work or anything else. Be creative! Email photos or documents to Gary Longwell at or bring your larger memorabilia with you.

Thursday, September 23

11 a.m. - School of Business, Innovation and Leadership Dedication  
Southeast side of campus
Honoring donors and distinguished alumni
Sherman Center, DWU campus
If you aren’t attending the Legacy Banquet, join us for pizza; or come after the banquet. Bring your own beverage and a snack to share. Donations to cover the pizza can be made that evening.
Registration requested
Comfort Inn and Suites, 2020 Highland Way

Friday, September 24

9 a.m. – 3 p.m. - Alumni Registration  
McGovern Library, DWU campus
10 a.m. - Opperman Lecture  
Dave '70 and Deanell Quiett '70 Backlund
Tiger Café, DWU campus
Meet at the McGovern Library, DWU campus
11 a.m. - Class of 1970 and Friends Pre-Lunch Meet & Greet  
Blarney’s Sportsbar & Grill, Outfield Room
Registration Required
Burger, chicken breast, and salad bar
Cash bar
Blarney’s Sportsbar & Grill, Outfield Room
Meet at the McGovern Library, DWU campus
(Repeat of the morning tour)
(Price at the door $20)
All alumni class reunion with designated seating for the Class of 1970 & 1971
Food, entertainment and door prizes
Cash bar
Sherman Center, DWU campus
7:30 p.m. - DWU Volleyball Game  
DWU vs Briar Cliff
Christian Family Athletic Center, DWU campus

Saturday, September 25

9 a.m. - Class of 1970 and Friends Parade “Float” Gathering
“The Vintage Class of 1970” will be chauffeured in vintage cars.
Contact Karen Riley Sievers at if you want to help or ride.
Location TBA
Enjoy coffee and donuts before the parade
CorTrust Bank Parking Lot
(One block north of Corn Palace)
10 a.m. - Blue & White Days Parade
Main Street
11:30 a.m. - Tiger Tailgate  
Joe Quintal Field
Pay on site
1 p.m. - Homecoming Football Game  
DWU vs Hastings College
Joe Quintal Field
Home of Dave and Deanell Backlund, 41131 Backlund Pl.
Cost is $20, Registration required
To register call 605-995-2603 or email
Sherman Center, DWU campus
Registration required
BBQ ribs, fried chicken and fettucine alfredo with sides
Cash bar
Chef Louie's, 601 E. Havens Ave.

Sunday, September 26

Registration required
Tiger Café, DWU campus
2 p.m. - Homecoming Concert  
Sherman Center, DWU campus
Sunday Church Services
9:30 a.m. - Traditional Worship  
Mitchell First United Methodist Church - 310 N. Rowley St.
10 a.m. - Fusion Contemporary Worship  
Sherman Center, DWU campus

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