The grandeur of the Illinois State University Alumni Center will be showcased during this year’s Homecoming celebration. Plan now to attend the Center’s official unveiling, which will be a red carpet event.

Alumni will enjoy an evening of celebration that will include delicious hor d’oeuvres, entertainment and an opportunity to appreciate the University’s new alumni home with other graduates and campus friends.

“The Red Carpet Unveiling of the new Illinois State University Alumni Center is going to be a very special evening for everyone in the Redbird family,” said Stephanie Epp, executive director of Alumni Relations. “Homecoming is the perfect time to celebrate the opening of the University’s first on-campus home for our alumni and friends. We are excited about the opportunity to showcase this marvelous new facility as well as the talents of our University music groups and ensembles. Everyone is invited to join the fun!”

This special event will be held Saturday, Oct. 18, beginning at 7 p.m. The dress for the evening is black tie-optional. Tickets are $50 per person and must be obtained in advance. Reservations can be made by calling (309) 438-3204 or by clicking on Unveiling.