Many events have already come and gone but none are forgotten. Below is a list of past events. Feel free to explore and if you were there, please leave a comment, we'd like to hear from you
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We launched our 50th Anniversary in Orillia with a pancake breakfast!
We launched our 50th Anniversary in Thunder Bay at LUSU’s Winter Carnival. Nearly 1,000 people celebrated with us!
Lakehead University is hosting the Midwest Region Conference and Steel Bridge Competition in March 2015. This will be the first time that the Midwest Region Conference and Competition has been held outside the USA.
Celebrate Lakehead's 10th Annual Research and Innovation Week from March 7 - March 13, 2015.
Join History Professor Peter Raffo in exploring Lakehead’s motto “Achievement through Effort” while going through through some of the major milestones of the institution.
Celebrate our 50th birthday at Couchiching Beach Park on Canada Day!
Celebrate our birthday July 1, 2015 at Marina Park in Thunder Bay!
All aboard! The GTA Chapter of our Alumni Association has planned a special event on Friday, July 3rd, 2015.
Join us in celebrating 20 years since graduation!
Join the class of 1975 in celebrating our 40th Anniversary since graduation!
7pm at the Embassy - Finlandia Club (Above the Hoito Restaurant) Admission is FREE; All past and present philosophy students welcome! For more information, contact the Department of Philosophy: 807-346-7725 or email@example.com
Rooster's Bistro is offering 25% off coupon to alumni attending Lakehead University's Homecoming Weekend and showing Homecoming spirit by wearing blue and gold. Coupons will be available at the Homecoming registration desk in the Agora on October 2 & 3.
The Class of 1965 is spearheading a reunion of students, faculty and staff who were at Lakehead University during the 1960's. This event will give guests the opportunity to mix and mingle with old friends. Cost to attend is $5.00 per person. Guests will enjoy complimentary appetizers and a cash bar. Entry is by guest list only so register today!
Hosted by Francis Clayton, all wrestling alumni are invited to reconnect during Homecoming Weekend, October 2-4, 2015.
The Nursing Class of 1981 is planning a reunion during Homecoming Weekend in Thunder Bay, October 2nd-4th, 2015.
In the fall of 2015, Lakehead will be launching its inaugural Homecoming Weekend. This celebration will be the first of many and a tradition we want alumni and the Lakehead community to be a part of. Visit this page to register for Homecoming events and purchase Gala tickets.
Our Homecoming Gala on October 3, 2015 is now SOLD OUT! Thank you so much to everyone who purchased tickets! We look forward to celebrating 50 years with you!
We are proud that 2015 marks Lakehead University’s 50th Anniversary. In order to celebrate this momentous achievement, Lakehead is hosting events throughout the year bringing Alumni, Students, Staff and Faculty together. As part of this effort, Lakehead Orillia’s Faculty of Education has organized a special evening for you, our community members, to come by Heritage Place and join us in our 50th Anniversary celebration. We are hosting an Open House evening on October 15th from 5:00pm through 7:00pm. Alumni can socialize with students, network with Faculty, engage with the community, and reminisce with former classmates. The Open House will feature student art, math, science and digital technology projects, and complimentary food and beverages. Please help us create an event to remember, at a place we hope you will never forget. Date: OCTOBER 15th 2015 Time: 5pm-7pm Location: Heritage Place, Faculty of Education 1 Colborne St. Orillia, ON L3V 7X5 RSVP: By October 10th 2015 to firstname.lastname@example.org
Take part in ESports Games Day, Saturday October 24, 2015 at the Outpost. Visit this page for registration information.
Attend our In Conversation event at the Orillia Public Library to learn about “Lakehead at 50” Tuesday, November 10, 2015 from 6:15 – 8 pm. Dr. Doug West, professor with the departments of Interdisciplinary Studies and Political Science, will lead a conversation among a distinguished panel of academics, students and community members in a discussion about how Lakehead University has become a leader in Canada and around the world.
Lakehead University invites all of its graduates to return to campus for its inaugural Homecoming. This exciting annual tradition is a culmination of everything you love about Lakehead – sports, friends, food, entertainment, and the people who have helped prepare you for your career. Visit this page to register for Report to the Community Luncheon, Roller Skating, and Homecoming Dinner and Dance.
The 50th Homecoming Dinner and Dance at Casino Rama on November 13, 2015 is SOLD OUT! Thank you to everyone who purchased tickets, we look forward to celebrating 50 years with you!
We invite you to join us at a Political Science Alumni Event, November 20, 2015 from 5-7PM at the University Club. 380 University Avenue, Toronto. Hosted by Dr. Douglas West and Dr. Philip Cain. Visit this page for more information.