Homecoming Themes

1925 No theme announced
1926 The Spirit of 50 Years (in conjunction with 50th anniversary of the college)
1927-1935 No theme announced
1936 Sixtieth Anniversary of the College
1937-1944

No theme announced

1945 No official theme, but an underlying message of "Welcome Home"
1946 Homecoming of the Veterans
1947 The Good Old Days
1948 None
1949 The Home of Champions
1950 Half-Time of the Twentieth Century
1951 Seventy-Five Years of Teacher Education
1952 Panthers for President
1953 Panther Prowl
1954 None
1955 Spirit of '55
1956 Campaign for Victory
1957 United for Victory
1958 Pantherville Pageant
1959 T. V. (Teachers Victory) Spectacular
1960

Fabulous Sixties

 

1961 The SCI's the Limit
1962

SCI Storybook

 

1963 SCI Futurama
1964

Olympics on the Hill

 

1965 SCI-Lites
1966 Homecoming is . . . .
1967 Something Old, Something New
1968 UNIverse in '68
1969 An Odyssey
1970 In the Year . . . .
1971 Kaleidoscope
1972 Reach Out
1973 Celebrate
1974 Flashback
1975 UNIification
1976 Excellebrate 100
1977 Do You Remember?
1978 Mission: Celebrate Change
1979 Fall into Fantasy
1980 Visions of the Future
1981 Heroes
1982 Famous Firsts
1983 Northern Lights
1984 Panthermonium
1985

Purple Fever: Temperature's Risin'

1986 Cruisin' with the Cat
1987 Panther Tracks . . . Full Steam Ahead
1988 Under the Big Top
1989 Rock Around the Clock
1990 Field of Dreams
1991 UNI, Jamaica Me Happy
1992 Showtime
1993 Wild, Wild West
1994 Groovin' 70s Style
1995 Beach Party
1996 Let the Games Begin
1997 Come Together
   
1998 Panther Reign
   
1999 Millenium of Memories
2000 Panther Pride
2001 If You Could See Us Now (in honor of UNI's 125th anniversary)
2002 Surfin' UNI
2003 Paint the Town Purple
2004 It's Showtime!
2005 Wild with Pride
2006 Rock the Dome
2007 Pride on the Prowl
2008 Pump up the Purple
2009 I Spy UNI
2010 Let the good times ROAR
2011 At Home in the Dome
2012 Throwback
2013 Purple Tie Affair
2014 Students by Day, Panthers by Night
   

 

Compiler: 

Compiled by Gerald L. Peterson, University Archivist, with research by Shanna Taylor, Nick Jordan, and other student assistants, and scanning by Library Assistant Gail Briddle, Special Collections and University Archives, September 2005; last updated September 30, 2010 (GP).