Thursday, October 2 - Saturday, October 4
Join us for Homecoming 2015 on October 1-3.
2014 Homecoming Highlights
Here are some photo highlights from Homecoming 2014. Check back for more photos being posted throughout the weekend.
Schedule of Events
THURSDAY, OCTOBER 2
Network Night – Eagle Lounge
"Building Connections, Building Community, Building Careers"
Join us for a special evening networking with current students, alumni and local businesses. Our speaker, Stosh Walsh ’96 is a Certified Executive Coach and was a Gallup Practice Consultant for 10 years.
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 3
Alumni Chapel - Herrick Chapel
Join us for worship led by Josh Hoegh ’08, Pastor of Worship at First Baptist Church Elgin. The inspiring message will be presented by Distinguished Alumnus Ed Gilbreath ’92, Executive Director of Communications for Evangelical Covenant Church and author of Birmingham Revolution: Martin Luther King Jr.’s Epic Challenge to the Church.
11:15 AM – 12:30 PM
Lunch in Reed Room
Pay at the door – discounted alumni rate.
12:30 – 1:30 PM
Campus Tour – Starting at Lindner Commons
Class Delegates Congress - Reed Room
The inaugural Class Delegates Congress will meet with President Gene Crume, Alumni Director Bonnie Bienert and members of the Alumni Board.
Academic Open Houses
Meet the Deans and Faculty from your Department and learn of the exciting things happening in your major. Refreshments will be served.
School of Art, Design & Architecture – Harm A. Weber Academic Center
School of Education – Lindner Tower Classroom E & F
College of Liberal Arts & Sciences – Lindner Tower Classroom E & F
School of Leadership & Business – Lindner Tower Classroom E & F
Alumni Reunion Years (’64, ’69, ’74, ’79, ’84, ’89, ’94, ‘99, ‘04, ’09, ‘14) and Class Delegates Banquet
Gather your friends from your reunion year and join us for a banquet honoring all of our new Class Delegates and all of the reunion years. Dinner - $20/adults; $12/children ages 4-12.
Student/Alumni Improv Show emceed by David Hunter ‘02
Alumni Awards Ceremony - Herrick Chapel
David Hunter of GreenRoom Productions will emcee our hilarious student and alumni Improv show. During the Alumni Awards Ceremony, the Distinguished Alumni Award will be presented to Gayle (Medina ’88) Gianopulos, Stosh Walsh ’96 and David Hunter ’02, followed by our Alumnus of the Year Award, presented to Dr. Randy Gauger ’69.
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 4
Fun Run/5K - Fitness Center Outdoor Grounds – Registration Outside of Fitness Center @ 7:00 AM
Pancakes with the President - Fitness Center Gym
Get an exciting update from President Gene Crume on Judson’s Strategic Plan and Campus Master Plan. This opportunity is for alumni to provide feedback and formulate questions and answers with the President and Alumni Board.
9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Free Inflatable Obstacle Course for adults & Moonwalk for children
Hospitality Tent (by soccer field)
Alumni Games (Baseball, Softball, Co-Ed Soccer)
11:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Photo Booth under the Tent
Cohort and Current Adult Student Gatherings - Fitness Center Gym
Alumni from the School of Leadership and Business adult degree completion and MAOL programs have organized a cohort reunion. Reconnect with your classmates and faculty.
12:30 – 3:30 PM
Free Pony Rides & Petting Zoo – Hospitality Tent
Men’s Varsity Soccer vs Calumet College of St. Joseph
Women’s Varsity Soccer vs Calumet College of St. Joseph
Buffet Dinner - Faculty/Staff All Star Volleyball Team VS Alumni Team - Fitness Center
Faculty & Staff Appreciation Night
Homecoming weekend ends with a casual dinner in the Fitness Center, followed by competition between alumni and faculty/staff. This family-friendly atmosphere includes inflatable entertainment for kids.
Dinner - $3/person with a maximum of $15 per family.
Any Questions - Please call or email the Alumni Office at 847-628-2083 or alumni@JudsonU.edu