NEO Centennial Celebration
6:00 PM / Calcagno Family Ballroom
A black tie optional affair to celebrate NEO’s 100th anniversary, this elegant evening includes dinner, program and entertainment by renowned pianist David Osborne. Tickets are $100 and reservations are required. For reservations, call 918-540-6201.
NEO Student Centennial Party
8:30 PM / Student Activity Center
NEO students are invited to kick off the Centennial Celebration with a concert in the SAC. One of the area’s hottest bands, Sugar Pill, is coming to campus. The event is free and open to students with current NEO ID. For more information, please call 918-540-6212.
NEO Softball Centennial Alumni Weekend
Eric Iverson Field
NEO Softball Alumni will be coming back to town on the 15th to prepare for two full days of Lady Norse softball on March 16 and 17. Coach Eric Iverson has a host of activities planned for former softball players including an evening reception at Buffalo Run on Friday night. For more information, please call 918-540-6327.
Top Ten Freshman Ceremony / 10 Year Reunion
4:00 PM / Calcagno Family Ballroom
This year marks the 10th anniversary of the Top Ten Celebration. A new class of NEO’s best and brightest students will be honored and former Top Ten recipients are invited back to campus for a reunion. Admiral Jeff Trussler will serve as this year’s keynote speaker and a reception will follow. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, please call 918-540-6785.
Centennial Human 100 Aerial Photo and Party on the Lawn
11:00 AM / Campus Lawn – North of Shipley Hall
Be a part of history! Free T-shirts to the first 400 participants. After the photo is taken, NEO Sodexo is serving lunch on the lawn from 11am to 1:30pm. Lunch is free with a meal plan, and all others can enjoy lunch for just $3. A giant birthday cake makes this celebration complete! For more information, please call 918-540-6115.
Faculty & Staff Appreciation Night
6:00 PM / Synar Farm Arena
Faculty and Staff are invited to bring the whole family for a free and fun evening complete with a chuck wagon meal catered by Sodexo, live music, and activities for kids! To RSVP, please call 918-540-6201.
Motivational Speaker Todd Frazier
6:00 PM / Calcagno Family Ballroom
Podcast Host and Business Strategist Todd Frazier loves helping and inspiring others. His inspirational message is sure to make a big impact. As part of the evening, the Student Body Government Association will kick off NEO’s 100 Acts of Kindness. The event is free and open to the public. Seating is limited. For more information, please call 918-540-6212. Following the event, enjoy a free ice cream sundae bar!
Thursday, March 28
Frank Warren, PostSecret
7:30 PM / Fine Arts Building
Frank Warren started PostSecret as a community art project where he invited total strangers to anonymously mail in their secrets on a homemade postcard. Today his website lists thousands of anonymous secrets from strangers. The event is free to NEO students and employees with current NEO ID. General admission tickets are available to the community for $15. Doors open at 6:45pm. For more information, please call 918-540-6785.
NEO Founders’ Day Student Remembrance
11:00 AM / Campus Lawn, North of Shipley Hall
NEO Students will honor and remember student Jesse Hernandez with the planting of a tree on campus.
NEO Founders’ Day Celebration
11:30 AM / Campus Lawn, North of Shipley Hall
The 10th Annual Founders’ Day celebration will include the groundbreaking of a Centennial Outdoor Classroom sponsored by NEO Women and Friends and the NEO Student Body Government Association. A chuck wagon lunch will be served on the lawn following the groundbreaking. This event is free and open to the public. For more information, please call 918-540-6250.
NEO Aggie Days
This year marks the 69th annual Aggie Days hosted by the NEO Ag Department. During the week, hundreds of students from across the four-state area will travel to NEO to compete in this sweepstakes-style contest. Aggie Days is open to any student who is a member of 4-H or FFA. Participants range in age from third grade to high school seniors. Students will compete in a variety of agriculture-related categories. For more information, please call 918-540-6368.
NEO Retirees Reception
1:00 PM / NEO Student Union
NEO retirees and former longtime employees are invited back to campus for a reception. At 3:00 pm, the Retiree Centennial committee will unveil the restored Odin statue outside the Administration Building. The event is free and open to all retirees and former employees. To RSVP for the event or for more information, please call 918-540-6314.
NEO students celebrate the spring semester with a week filled with fun campus activities and community service opportunities. For more information, please call 918-540-6212.
3:00 PM / NEO Campus Lawn
The 2018-2019 SBG Representatives will unveil their Centennial historic campus sign at the Annual SBG Reception. Outgoing officers will be honored and the 2019-20 SBG leadership will be introduced. The SBG will also announce their selections for Faculty and Staff of the Year. A reception will follow. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, please call 918-540-6212.
AICE Centennial Pinning
4:00 PM / Kah-Ne Hall
NEO’s American Indian Center for Excellence will host its centennial class pinning in the Charles Banks Wilson Gallery of Kah-Ne Hall. The event will include a special guest speaker followed by a reception. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, please call 918-540-6785.
NEO’s Nursing Pinning Ceremony
2:00 PM / Fine Arts Building
The public is invited to celebrate the last nursing class of NEO’s century. Following the ceremony, a reception will be held for graduates and their family and friends in the Calcagno Family Ballroom. For more information, please call 918-540-6316.
Chimes Restoration Unveiling
4:00 PM / Chimes Tower
The faculty will unveil their centennial project, the restoration of the Chimes tower. The event will include a group photo of faculty members to commemorate the Centennial Year.
7:00 PM / Red Robertson Field
The public is invited to celebrate the last class of NEO’s century. Following the commencement ceremony, a reception will be held in the Calcagno Family Ballroom for graduates, guests, and NEO Faculty and Staff.
1969 National Championship Football Team’s 50th Reunion
Former players, coaches, students and fans are invited to relive the glory days with an entire weekend of fun and fellowship. The team and coaches will be formally honored during the home football game on Saturday evening. For more information, please contact 918-540-6327.
NEO’s Centennial Homecoming and Alumni Reunion Weekend
NEO’s homecoming festivities will kick off on Wednesday with activities and dinner on the mall. Thursday will feature NEO’s beloved tradition of the homecoming pageant, followed by a pep rally on Friday night. Alumni on Saturday won’t want to miss various class reunions, the Outstanding Alumni Banquet, homecoming parade, tailgate party and football game. For more information, please contact 918-540-6314.
Centennial Tribal Monument Unveiling
In celebration of Native Heritage month, NEO A&M College will unveil a Centennial tribal monument representing ten area tribes. For more information, please call 918-540-6314.