Alumni Homecoming 2021 | Judson University Christian College
 

Homecoming and Family Weekend 2021 

Thursday, September 30 – Saturday, October 2

Anniversary years include:
1966, 1971, 1976, 1981, 1986, 1991, 1996, 2001, 2006, 2011, 2016, and our newest alumni - 2021
 

 
All times notes below are CST

Judson Campus Spirit Days

Monday – Dad Day – dress like a dad
Tuesday – Beach Day bring along your favorite beach accessories
Wednesday – Jean (Gene) Day in honor of Dr. Gene Crume
Thursday – Dream Job Day dress like you are living out your dream job
Friday – Decades Day dress in the fashion of your favorite decade

Thursday September 30

All Day
Virtual Network Day – Online using Judson Connect (Virtual Networking)
Be paired up with a Judson alumni mentor

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
"Ask Me Anything" Webinar – Online using Judson Connect (Ask Me Anything Webinar)
Panel discussion with Judson alumni

6:30-8:00 PM
Network Night / Alumni Insights – Lindner Tower, Reed Room & Virtual (Network Night
Zoom link available with registration
Interview with Dave Raymond, Founder of Sweet Baby Ray's BBQ Sauce
Free bottle of Sweet Baby Ray's BBQ Sauce for all in-person attendees

Friday, October 1

(Disc Golf – Open All Day – view course maps)
(Judson Spirit Store – Lindner Commons, Lower Level – Open 8:00 AM – 7:00 PM)

10:00 AM
Alumni Chapel / Family Chapel – Herrick Chapel (Facebook Live) or (YouTube)
Alumni Worship Team: Tim Caffee '18, Aaron Andries '15, Kenny Hass '18, Becky Johnson '21, Tiger Khokunthod, Anthony Stevens '19, Jeremy '16 and Lindsey (Mellema) Yap '20
Dr. Robert Currie will lead Singing with the Scriptures
Speaker: The Honorable Susan Christensen '88

11:15 AM – 1:00 PM
Lunch – Betty Lindner Campus Commons, Dining Hall
Pay in Advance – Discounted Alumni/Family Price $10

1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Alumni Open Houses or Exhibitions (Parents & Alumni)
1:00 pm - RISE Alumni Connection - University Center, Alumni Room
1:00 pm - A Taste of the DCWPA - Thulin Auditorium
2:15 pm - Ensemble Alumni Reception - Thompson Lounge

3:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Alumni Anniversary Year Gatherings – In-Person or register here to participate online

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
*Alumni Banquet & Alumni Awards Ceremony, Reunion Years and Delegates – Lindner Tower, Reed Room (Facebook Live)
*Must Register and Pay in Advance $30

Saturday, October 2

(Disc Golf – Open All Day – view course maps)
(Judson Spirit Store – Lindner Commons, Lower Level – Open 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM)

7:00 AM
Fun Run / 5K Registration - Lindner Fitness Center
*Students-Free / Alumni & Staff-$5 / All Others-$20
Receive a free t-shirt with registration

8:00 AM
Fun Run / 5K Race Begins

9:15 AM - 9:30 AM
Athletic Banner Presentation - Lindner Fitness Center

9:30 AM – 10:30 AM
Alumni Athletic Games - Women's Soccer & Softball – Athletic Fields

10:30 AM – 11:30 AM
Alumni Athletic Games - Men's Soccer – Dawson Soccer Field

11:30 AM – 1:00 PM
*Athletic Hall of Fame Banquet & Awards Ceremony –
Lindner Tower, Reed Room (Facebook Live)
*Must Register and Pay in Advance $30

12:00 PM – 1:30 PM
Women's Soccer Game – MAC Athletic Complex, 1310 Ridgefield Rd, Crystal Lake, IL
View online at: (https://www.twitch.tv/judsoneagles)

1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
Women's Volleyball Game – Lindner Fitness Center
View online at: judsoneagles.com/youtube

$7 Adults / $5 non-Judson students / Judson students and employees free with ID

1:30 PM – 2:30 PM
Dr. Stuart "Doc" Ryder Celebration of Life Service - Herrick Chapel (Facebook Live) or (YouTube)

2:00 PM – 3:30 PM
Resident Life Open House

2:30 PM – 3:30 PM
Faculty Book Signings – Betty Lindner Campus Commons, Judson Spirit Store
Dr. Robert Currie, "Hunger Winter"
Elliott Anderson, "Simon Says"
Varghese Mathai, "The Village Maestro and 100 Other Stories"

2:30 PM – 4:00 PM
Men's Soccer Game – MAC Athletic Complex, 1310 Ridgefield Rd, Crystal Lake, IL
View online at: (https://www.twitch.tv/judsoneagles)
Global Outreach Reunion Open House – 
University Center, Alumni Room

3:30 PM – 5:00 PM
Academic Department Open Houses (everyone welcome)
ARCH/INT/ART & DES > 3:30 PM Alumni Reception (Harm A. Weber Academic Center, Draewell Gallery) and Design Fest: Marketplace of Judson alumni and student's selling their creative work (Harm A. Weber Academic Center, Room 221)
BTS/BUS/CM/COMP SCI/ESS/HIST/PSY > Tailgate, Lawn Games & Snacks (Lindner Tower, Reed Room)
DCWPA > 3:30 PM Screening of DCWPA Documentary (Thulin Auditorium)
DCWPA > 4:15 PM Reception for Communication Arts, Music Business & Entrepreneurship, Music Performance and Worship Arts Alumni (Thompson Lounge)
DPS > 3:30 PM Division of Professional Studies: Escape Room, Judson Swag, Door Prizes and Snack Bar (LTOW E/F)
EDU > 3:30 PM Lawn games, prizes and snacks (Creekside South)
MATH/SCI > 3:30 PM Alumni Gathering and snacks (Math & Science Bldg)

4:00 PM – 5:00 PM
RISE Alumni & Advisor Mixer – 
 University Center, Alumni Room

5:00 PM – 6:45 PM
Pre-Game Tailgates–
Dundee Crown High School (1500 Kings Road, Carpentersville, IL)
  President's Tailgate –  Private event in football stadium
  *Alumni Tailgate –  Lower parking lot at football field
   *
Register by 9/26 for Special Early Bird Discount Rate of $10 (includes football game ticket) - After 9/26 Alumni Rate is $15 (includes football game ticket)
  JSO Sponsored Family Tailgate – 
 Upper parking above football stadium

7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Judson University Football Game – 
Dundee Crown High School (1500 Kings Road, Carpentersville, IL)
$7 Adults / $5 for JU Alumni & non-Judson Students / Free for JU Students & Employees with ID or you can watch online at: judsoneagles.com/youtube

Who's coming to Homecoming

 

View the Homecoming 2020 Photo Album on Flickr

Homecoming 2020

Questions?

Alumni Office
(847) 628-2083
alumni@judsonu.edu

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