Homecoming 2017

October 27-28

Save the date for Homecoming 2017. Return to Bison Hill for the biggest alumni party of the year! Close to 1,000 alumni and family members will return to celebrate, reconnect with friends and professors and see all the great things happening on Bison Hill. We will honor class years ending in "2" and "7," and will also recognize several outstanding alumni. See below for a tentative schedule of events and check back for updates.

Save the Date Postcard

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Homecoming Schedule

* Reservations Required | ^ Cost for Ticketed Event | ⁰ Tier Priced Event

Friday, October 27

9 a.m. - Homecoming Ticket Pick-Up and Registration
Geiger Center, Upper Level

10 - 11 a.m. - Campus Tours*
Geiger Center, South Doors
Walking or Driving. Please pre-register.

10:30 a.m. - Registration for Golf Tournament, Driving Range Opens
Shawnee Country Club, 2501 Augusta
Range balls and boxed lunch are included in the registration cost. Lunches available beginning at 11 a.m.

11:30 a.m. - 50-Year Club Luncheon Honoring Classes of '42, '47, '52, '57 & '62 *^⁰
Geiger Center, Upper Level

11:30 a.m. - Class of 1967 Golden Anniversary Reunion Luncheon *^⁰
Geiger Center, Upper Level

Noon - Homecoming Golf Tournament Tee-Off *^⁰
Shawnee Country Club, 2501 Augusta


2:30 - 4 p.m. - Reunion Fellowship 
Geiger Center, Lower Level 
50-year club reunion classes (including Class of 1967) and friends are invited to continue their fellowship. Refreshments and Yahnsehs provided.

2:30 - 3:30 p.m. - Campus Tours *
Geiger Center, South Doors
Driving only. Please pre-register.

6 p.m. - Harvest Dinner *^⁰ 
Geiger Center, Upper Level 

8 p.m. - Fine Arts Showcase ^ 
Raley Chapel, Potter Auditorium

9 p.m. - Olde Fashioned Ice Cream Social
Café on the Hill - Geiger Center, Upper Level
All alumni and families are invited. Honoring the 50-Year Club and the reunioning classes of '67, '72, '77, '82, '87, '92, '97, '02, '07 and '12.

Saturday, October 28

9 a.m. - Homecoming Ticket Pick-Up and Registration
Geiger Center, Upper Level

8:30 a.m. - ODK Breakfast
Benedict Street Marketplace, 613 N. Pottenger

10 - 11 a.m. - Academic College Reunions
Take time to reunite with former professors and classmates from your academic college. Students and current faculty will be present to share the latest news from their programs.

11 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. - Children's Festival *^⁰
Shawnee Hall, second floor, east end 

11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. - Class Reunion Luncheons *^⁰
Join your former classmates for lunch and spend time reuniting, reminiscing and sharing memories. This year we are celebrating the classes of '72, '77, '82, '87, '92, '97, '02, '07 and '12. Didn't graduate with one of these classes, but have friends who did? Don't miss the opportunity to reconnect. All alumni are invited to attend. 

Noon - Future Bison Campus Tours and Lunch for 7th-12th Graders *
TBA | Lunch in Café on the Hill

2 p.m. - Bison Football^
Crain Family Stadium at the Hurt Memorial Track Complex

2 p.m. - Bison Connection
Crain Family Stadium at the Hurt Memorial Track Complex
Alumni are invited to visit and peruse through Yahnsehs from their era in the tent located on the southeast side of the stadium, inside the gates. (football tickets required)

5:30 - 7:30 p.m. - Alumni & Friends Fest
Following the football game, join alumni, friends and family on the oval for lawn games and music.

5:30 - 7:30 p.m. - Art on The Hill
Art Building