Early Bird Pricing is now open until January 30, 2019.
Tickets include cocktail reception, plated dinner, after-party, alumni gift, valet parking and a ticket voucher for the men's Homecoming basketball game on Saturday, Feb. 9, 2019.
6 p.m.: Reception with hors d’oevres and open bar, featuring music by Ben Walz ‘01
7 p.m.: Dinner with wine and beer service
8:15 p.m.: Awards ceremony
9:15 p.m.: After party with open bar and live music provided by STAYS IN VEGAS
Semi-formal attire: suit and tie for men, cocktail dress for women
The 2019 Alumni Awards dinner had almost 600 people in attendance. Thomas Munninghoff, Esq., Diane Strickeln-Jordan, Barry Kienzle, Brady Jolly and Arnie Slaughter were honored during the evening, as our 2019 award recipients. Check out your 2019 Alumni Award winners and their stories below!
What: Join fellow NKU Alumni at our first annual Northern Taste event prior to the NKU Men’s Basketball game vs. Oakland at BB&T Arena. Northern Taste is a place for NKU alumni to gather at Homecoming and enjoy samples from some of our favorite Northern Kentucky eateries.
When: Saturday, February 9, 2019 | 5:30 - 7 p.m.
Where: BB&T Arena – Braxton Beer Garden
*Must have a Men's Basketball ticket to attend this event
Homecoming and Alumni Weekend continued on Saturday, February 9 at the BB&T Arena for Northern Taste and to cheer on the men’s basketball team as they beat Oakland 79-64, setting a Division 1 attendance record at 6,782. A big thank you to our 2019 Northern Taste vendors: City Barbeque, Eli’s Barbeque, Joella’s Hot Chicken, Penn Station, The Pop Shop, Savor and Strong’s Pizzeria. We look forward to next year’s Northern Taste during Homecoming weekend.
What: Men's Basketball vs. Oakland
When: Saturday, February 9, 2019 | 7 p.m.
Where: BB&T Arena
*Admission to the game is included with Alumni Award Tickets
* Use promo code NKUALUMNI for special discounted tickets
The Black Alumni Council had some amazing events and a great turnout for Homecoming and Alumni Weekend. The weekend started with the Step Show on Friday evening followed by an alumni after party. On Saturday, the Black Alumni Council organized a tailgate before the men’s basketball game and attended the concert outside the stadium. The weekend was capped off with a brunch at the Baptist Student Center, with special honorees Arnie Slaughter and Kim Vance.
What: Alumni Weekend is your chance to be a part of our Campus Recreation Center for free. Enjoy some active fun without paying for any guest fees, just bring your photo ID!
When: February 8 - 10, 2019
Where: NKU Campus Recreation
*The Campus Recreation Center is a sponsor of Alumni Awards
What: Alumni will receive 10% off merchandise during Homecoming and Alumni Weekend. Stop by the Bookstore kiosk at the Men’s basketball game on Saturday, February 9 and show your Homecoming Weekend email (sent on February 5, 2019).
When: February 9, 2019
Where: Kiosk at the BB&T Arena
*Use discount code WELCOME50