Community invited to Trine Homecoming events

ANGOLA (09/05/2017) Trine University's 2017 Homecoming and Family Weekend, Sept. 15-17, features many activities for members of the Angola community. Events are free of charge unless otherwise indicated.

On Saturday, Sept. 16, and Sunday, Sept. 17, the Alumni & Fans Tennis Tournament will begin at 8 a.m. each day at the Ryan Tennis Center.

Other Saturday events include:

Pancake Breakfast eating and decorating contest, 9 a.m., Zollner Stadium Lawn

Live Music Under the Tent with Island Vibe, 9 a.m., Zollner Stadium Lawn

Thunder 5k, 9 a.m., Ryan Skywalk. Registration is $35 and begins at 7:30 a.m.; online registration is available at

Thunder Zone Activities, 10 a.m., Rick. L. and Vicki. L. James University Center Lawn

Tour de Trine/Tour de Alumni Tricycle Race, 10 a.m., Thunder Drive

Tailgate lunch, 11 a.m., Whitney Commons, University Center. There is a $10 per person charge for the lunch, and tickets must be purchased in advance.

Thunder Football vs. Wisconsin Lutheran, 1 p.m., Zollner Stadium. Tickets for the football game are $8; senior citizens and children under 6 are free.

Amy Grant in concert, 8 p.m., T. Furth Center. Tickets range from $45-$67 and can be purchased at

On Sunday, Christian Campus House will hold a worship service in Fabiani Theatre at 10 a.m. and Homecoming events conclude with the Red Wings Legends game in the university's new Thunder Ice Arena at 2 p.m. Tickets for the game are $12 and are available at, but selling quickly.

The Thunder Ice Arena will be open for the public to tour throughout the weekend.

For more information, visit or call 260-665-4129.

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Trine University, an internationally recognized, private, co-educational, residential institution, offers associate's, bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees in the Allen School of Engineering & Technology, Ketner School of Business, College of Graduate and Professional Studies, Franks School of Education, Jannen School of Arts & Sciences and Rinker-Ross School of Health Sciences. Trine is a member of the Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association and offers 23 varsity sports (introducing men's and women's ice hockey, bowling, esports and women's triathlon in fall 2017). Its golf program includes the university-owned 18-hole championship Zollner Golf Course. Founded in 1884 and accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (, Trine operates a 450-acre main campus in Angola, Indiana, and education resource centers throughout Indiana and Michigan.