Join us! Stay connected with your fellow alumni by attending Carthage lectures, plays, and music concerts. Return to campus for Homecoming and Christmas Festival, or attend some of the special alumni events hosted around the region every year.
Upcoming Alumni Events
August 10th, 2018
Kenosha Carthage Alumni Chapter: Tall Ship Red Witch Sunset Cruise
6:00pm - 9:30pmEnjoy an evening aboard the commercial sailing schooner, the Tall Ship Red Witch, with other Carthage alumni and friends!
August 12th, 2018
Chicago Carthage Alumni Wrigley Rooftop Event: Chicago Cubs vs. Washington Nationals
12:20pmJoin the Chicago Alumni Chapter for a day of Chicago Cubs baseball vs. the Washington Nationals on Sunday, August 12! Please note that the time of this event is yet to be determined based on the announcement of the game’s time.
August 23rd, 2018
Carthage Alumni Chapter: Minnesota Twins vs. Oakland A’s
7:10pmCheer for your favorite team when the Minnesota Twins face off against the Oakland A’s at 7:10 p.m., on Thursday, Aug. 23, at Target Field. Tickets are on sale for $18. Tickets include a $5 gift to the Alumni Association Scholarship.
September 28th, 2018
All DayJoin us for Homecoming Weekend 2018! Carthage will celebrate Homecoming Sept. 28-30.
Pep Rally, Homecoming Royalty Coronation, and Raising of Championship Banners
6:15pmAlumni can witness the crowning of the Homecoming King and Queen, participate in the pep rally, and cheer for Carthage Athletics!
Sean Bott Performance
8:30pmFinish the first day of homecoming with a performance by Mentalist, Comedian, and Entertainer Sean Bott!
September 29th, 2018
Festival Grounds Open
All DayEnjoy an expanded Festival Grounds experience, including food options provided by student organizations, face painting, balloon animals, and more!
Alumni Breakfast Honoring 2018 Alumni Association Scholarship Recipients
8:30amStart your day of Homecoming festivities enjoying breakfast and celebrating with our 2018 Alumni Association Scholarship recipients.
Tower Ribbon Cutting
10:00amWitness the opening of the Tower, the newest dorm on the Carthage campus!
Guided Tower Tours
10:30am - 11:30amTake a tour of the Tower, the College’s newest residence hall!
Future Carthage Alumni Decoration Station
10:45amThe Alumni Office provides streamers and other decorations for alumni and families to assist “Future Carthaginians” in decorating bikes, wagons, strollers, etc. Children, grandchildren, etc. are invited to join in the fun! Each entrant receives a gift.
11:30amFeaturing “Future Carthage Alumni,” the Alumni Council, student organization floats, sororities, fraternities, music, and more!
Office Dedication for Richard Sjoerdsma, Professor Emeritus of Music
4:00pmRoom 131 will be officially and permanently named in honor of Dick and his 50 years of commitment and leadership to Carthage.
Carthage Lambda Kappa 40th Reunion Reception and Dinner
5:00pmLambda Kappa alumni are invited to attend the 40th reunion reception and dinner as part of this year’s Homecoming festivities.
Gold Plus Reunion (50+ Years) Reception and Dinner
5:00pmAlumni who are celebrating 50 years or more since their Carthage graduation are invited to the Gold Plus reunion reception and dinner.
Class of 1968 50th Reunion Reception and Dinner
5:00pmAlumni from the class of 1968 are invited to a 50th reunion reception and dinner.
Beta Phi Epsilon Reunion Reception and Dinner
6:00pmBeta Phi Epsilon alumni are invited to attend the Beta Phi Epsilon 60th reunion reception and dinner.
Carthage Choir, Wind Orchestra, and Alumni Concert
7:30pmThe Carthage Choir, Wind Orchestra, and Alumni Concert is the perfect way to end a day of Homecoming festivities!
September 30th, 2018
Coffee Reception and Fellowship
9:30amBegin the last day of Homecoming with a coffee reception and fellowship!
Homecoming Worship Service
10:00amBe inspired by music from Carthage’s excellent choral and instrumental ensembles. Reflect on the scriptures with the Rev. Kara Baylor, Campus Pastor, and celebrate Holy Communion with the Carthage family.