Marquette’s Ethnic Alumni Association hosts Reunion Weekend
Bo Ellis and friends help mark Association’s 10th Year
The Ethnic Alumni Association (EAA) of Marquette University will host its biennial EAA Reunion during Marquette University’s Alumni Reunion Weekend, July 28-31, on the Marquette campus. The signature Friday night dinner and dance, dubbed “EAA 10th Anniversary Celebration,” will feature Maurice “Bo” Ellis, a member of Marquette’s 1977 NCAA basketball championship team and comedian/actor Rondell Sheridan, who is known for his role as Victor Baxter in the television sitcom That’s So Raven.
This event will feature a fundraising raffle of sports memorabilia donated by Marquette alumni Glenn “Doc” Rivers, head coach of the NBA’s Boston Celtics, and Dwyane Wade of the NBA’s Miami Heat. Following dinner, entertainment will be provided by D.J. Tall Order, aka Tony Reeder, also a Marquette basketball alumnus. The cost of this Reunion celebration is $25 per person.
All EAA Reunion events are located on Marquette’s campus:
- Thursday, July 28 – EAA Family Bowling Night, 6-9pm, Union Sports Annex (corner of 16th and Wells Streets). This is a free event with the exception of food and beverages.
- Friday, July 29 – EAA 10th Anniversary Celebration, 6pm- Midnight (Program at 7:30 p.m.), Alumni Memorial Union (AMU), Monaghan Ballroom (1442 W. Wisconsin Avenue), $25 per person
- Saturday, July 30 – EAA Scholarship Brunch, 11a.m., AMU Lunda Room, $15 per person
- Sunday, July 31 – All-Reunion Mass, 9 a.m., Church of the Gesu (corner of 12th St. and Wisconsin Ave.)
- EAA will also offer latenight hospitality for reunion guests on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday at Bridging the Gap near Marquette’s campus (corner of 17th and State Streets).
All Marquette alumni, along with their family and friends, are welcome to attend. For more information and to register, visit www.marquette.edu/alumni/eaa or call (414) 288-7431. Registration is requested by Monday, July 25.
The EAA’s mission is to serve the Marquette community and Marquette’s alumni and students of color by promoting networking opportunities with alumni, supporting student recruitment and mentoring efforts, and fundraising for scholarships that benefit current students of color.