News Release

REF NO.: 18

SUBJECT: MUNdays 2015 is here!

DATE: October 14, 2015

Tomorrow, Thursday, Oct. 15, Memorial University ramps up the fun as its annual fall celebrations, MUNdays, begin!

A full itinerary of events and activities are planned, encouraging students, staff, faculty and alumni to come together and celebrate spirit at Memorial. On the East Coast, I Love MUNdays and I Love MI MUNdays takes place Oct. 15-19; on the West Coast, I Love Grenfell takes place Oct. 23-28.

Some highlights for media for tomorrow, Thursday, Oct. 15, follow below:

St. John’s campus

  • Disaster Chef and Emergency Preparedness Fair, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Bruneau Centre    
  • Student Innovation Showcase, 1-3 p.m., University Centre, UC-3018

Marine Institute

  • Breakfast Bazaar, MI Cafeteria, 8-10 a.m.
  • Living Library, Dr. C.R. Barrett Library, 12-2 p.m.


Some highlights for media for Friday, Oct. 16, follow below:

St. John’s campus

  • Kindness Friday: Fill The Square food drive, Paton College Court, all day
  • Pancake Breakfast, Main Dining Hall, 7:30-9:30 a.m.

Marine Institute

  • Floor Hockey Tournament, MI Gym, 5-10 p.m.
  • #MILife Instagram contest, all day


Many class and faculty reunions will take place beginning Friday, Oct. 16. From the Frecker Institute’s first-ever reunion in St. Pierre to the 1965 Beothuks Hockey Championship reunion, there are a number of notable anniversaries being recognized by the Memorial community this weekend. (On Oct. 26 during I Love Grenfell, the Class of ’75 will celebrate its 40-year reunion!)

President Kachanoski himself will also mark some major milestones: alumni celebrating 50 years of graduation from the Parade Street and Elizabeth Avenue campuses will be recognized at the President’s Golden Celebration on Sunday, Oct 18.

The topper of the fun-filled week for alumni, friends and students will be the Super TSC Night Concert at the Rock House on George Street in St. John’s on Saturday, Oct. 17. Memories of former concerts and parties held in the revered Thomson Student Centre (TSC) will be relived and will inspire getting down on the dance floor. Grenfell Campus will get the night started right with a Super TSC Night pre-party for Grenfell alumni at the Gypsy Tea Room in St. John’s.Local comedian Matt Wright will host the concert, which boasts an all-star lineup with performances by The Secrets, Barry Canning and Billy and the Bruisers. Alumni and friends are all invited!

Be sure to follow along in the fun on the MUNdays Twitter feed @ilovemundays with the #MUNdays2015 hashtag and the Facebook page at I Love MUNdays.

MUNdays highlights the diversity, ingenuity, excellence, kindness and community spirit that set Memorial apart from all other post-secondary institutions.

For the full schedule of events on the St. John’s campus, please visit www.mun.ca/mundays. For Grenfell Campus, please visit www.grenfell.mun.ca/love-grenfell/Pages/default.aspx. For the Marine Institute, please visit www.mi.mun.ca/mimundays.                                                                       

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