49ers Celebration and Alumni Homecoming

Date: Thu. 16 Oct, 2014 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Duration: 12 Hours
Location: New Mexico Tech

The annual 49ers Celebration, noting the 125th anniversary of the founding of the New Mexico School of Mines in 1889, continues with special events.  

An alumni reception will be from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Alumni Office on the second floor of the Fidel Center. Alumni can sign in for the weekend's events.

Campus tours will be available from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Tech Talks! from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Faculty and alumni will deliver fun and informative talks about science, engineering, discovery, careers, life and more. $10 for alumni; $20 for others; FREE for current students. Third floor ballrooms of the Fidel Center (A schedule of talks will be released later.)

Pink Pong 2 p.m. 5 p.m. Fidel

Hard hat tour of the new Bureau of Geology building, which is under construction on campus. Meet in the Fidel Center atrium at 3:45 p.m.

Comedy Night: "Mission IMPROVable" 8 p.m. Macey

49ers Opening Reception -- 7 to 9 p.m. on the second floor of the Fidel Center. Appetizers and a cash bar.

Vigilante Band at the Capital Bar -- 9 p.m. to 1 a.m.

Tech Traditional Initiation Digging Ceremony 10 p.m. Mud Bog pit

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