Homecoming & Family Weekend
September 28-30, 2023
Registration is now open for Homecoming 2023! This event promises to be a grand celebration of the Judson community. We look forward to recognizing the accomplishments of our alumni as well as the following Alumni anniversary years: 1968, 1973, 1978, 1983, 1988, 1993, 1998, 2003, 2008, 2013, and 2018.
Homecoming & Family Weekend 2023 Schedule
Thursday, September 28 Events
11:00 am – 12:00 pm- Reed Room, Lindner Tower
Alumni are invited to join our guest speakers, Katie Hight and Todd Hertz, as they discuss how your social media presence affects your hiring potential.
- Katie Hight is the Senior Director of Christ Community Church in St. Charles, IL.
- Todd Hertz is the Communications Director at Christ Community Church in St. Charles, IL.
Virtual and In-person attendee options are available.
In-Person Location: Reed Room, Lindner Tower
Virtual Location: Zoom
Friday, September 29 Events
10:00 AM – 10:45 AM —Herrick Chapel and livestream
Speaker: Alumnus, Tracy Scott Miller ’86
- Aaron Andries ’15
- Zach Kranz ’16
- Tim May ’13/’18
- Jeremy Yap ’16
1:00 PM – 3:00 PM — Betty Lindner Commons, Upper Commons
Join the Judson University Mentoring Program (aka JUMP) for refreshments and conversation! During this time, JU Students, recent grads, and Alumni will have an opportunity to network and connect while learning more about the newly launched mentoring program! Current students, recent grads, and alumni are invited to join in, make connections, and learn more!
This event will feature an Ask Me Anything Alumni Panel beginning at 1:30 pm, and during this event our three Alumni panelists will share their experience and insights on things like job hunting, workplace culture, industry environments, resume tips, and more. Don’t miss this engaging event!
Alumni Panelists Include:
- Stevie Caterina ’17
- Pete Wach ’14/’21
- Allison Steiger ’18
3:00 PM – 4:00 PM — Thompson Hall, Thulin Auditorium
Hear the State of the University from Judson University President, Dr. Gene Crume, and have the opportunity to ask questions. Anniversary classes will meet afterwards to connect with one another.
4:00 PM – 5:00 PM — Thompson Hall, In-person
Join us as we recognize the following Graduation years and invite them to mingle with their peers!
- 1968– 55 year Anniversary
- 1973– 50 year Anniversary
- 1978– 45 year Anniversary
- 1983– 40 year Anniversary
- 1988– 35 year Anniversary
- 1993– 30 year Anniversary
- 1999– 25 year Anniversary
- 2003– 20 year Anniversary
- 2008– 15 year Anniversary
- 2013– 10 year Anniversary
- 2018– 5 year Anniversary
Saturday, September 30 Events
9:00 AM – 11:00 AM- University Center, Alumni Room
Join the class of 1973 to mingle and enjoy coffee & donuts, while also celebrating their 50th Class Anniversary!
Then join the class of 1973 on a campus tour and reflect on favorite memories from times past!
9:00 AM – 11:00 AM– Lindner Fitness Center, Dawson Field, Hoffer Field, Softball Field
10:00 AM – 11:30 AM – Visit Ohio Hall, Wilson Hall, Volkman Hall, and Lindner Tower
- Open House/Scavenger Hunt
- Photo booth
- Dorm t-shirts
11:30 AM – 1:30 PM – Lindner Tower, Reed Room * Must Register and Pay in Advance through Eventbrite- $30
- Sarah Dede – Track & Field, 2009-2013
- Concetta Lampugnano– Softball, 2009-2012
- Joel Popenfoose- Athletic Director and Leadership, 2013-2021
5:00 PM – 6:30 PM – Streamwood High School | everyone welcome > $10.00 per person
Please note: No alcohol is permitted on the grounds of Streamwood High School or Judson University.
7:00 PM – 9:30 PM – Streamwood High School
- Adults- $10.00
- JU Alumni & non- Judson Students- $7.00
- JU Students, Faculty, and Staff- FREE
Watch online at: judsoneagles.com/youtube
- Alumni/Student National Anthem (Alumni interested in singing with members of the JU Choir can email Warren Anderson at [email protected] for more information)
- Color Guard – recognition of military
- Recognition of Alumni & Family Weekend
- Hall of Fame & Alumni Award Winners
- Homecoming Court
Who is Coming to Homecoming 2023?
|First Name||Last Name||Maiden Name||Graduation Year|
|Benjamin||Glunz||2010 & 2012|
|Ginny||Guth||2002 & 2008|
|Pete||Wach||2014 & 2021|
Homecoming 2022 Highlights
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