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Homecoming Highlights

Highlights from 2016

Battle of the Basketball Teams!Alumni basketball

Friday at 7:30 p.m. in the Bill George Arena

Current Men's Team vs. Alumni team (former players)  

Watch the JBU Men's basketball team warm up their season with a fun game against former Golden Eagle players.

Fall Drama Production

At the Berry Performing Arts Center
Friday, October 7 at 7:30 p.m. and Saturday, October 8 at 1:00 p.m.

Check back for updated production information and ticket sales in September.

Music Majors & Cathedral Choir Reunions

Majors Reception: Friday at 9:30 p.m. in Berry Performing Arts Center

Majors & Cathedral Choir Brunch: Saturday at 9:00 a.m. in Simmons Great Hall B
Cathedral Choir Practice: Saturday at 11:00 a.m. in the Cathedral of the Ozarks

Celebrate the teaching legacies of Mr. Paul Smith & Dr. Jan Wubbena as they complete their final year of teaching at JBU. The JBU Music Department invites you to a reception on Friday night with Dr. Wubbena for Music Majors and a brunch with both Dr. Wubbena and Mr. Smith on Saturday morning for majors and Cathedral Choir members. Cathedral Choir members are invited to join the current choir in the Showcase Performance on Saturday night.


Natural Science Alumni Reunion & Memorial Rededication

Saturday from 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. on Bell Science Hall East Lawn

$8 per adult, $4 kids (4-12), Free for kids 3 & under

We invite you to join us for a rededication of the Woodland-Wills Memorial, which has recently come home to Bell Science Hall. Lunch will be served as we enjoy this time of fellowship, reflect on the important contributions of two former science professors - Dr. Dorothy Woodland and Dr. Irvin Wills - and hear about current initiatives of the Natural Science Division.


alum awards dinnerAlumni Awards Dinner

Saturday at 5:00 p.m. in the Simmons Great Hall

$25 per person

Join alumni across the years to honor this year's award recipients. Plated dinner, live music, and an evening of enjoyment.

$25 per person. Tickets must be purchased in advance and will be issued with your registration packet.




Friday 5:00-10:00 p.m.; Saturday 8:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m. Children ages 6 weeks - 12 years

For future JBU alumni, KidZone is the place to be! Activities include arts and crafts, gym relays, Saturday night pool party in the JBU indoor pool (lifeguard on duty, children over age 6 and independent swimmers only), and much more! KidZone is designed for children ages 6 weeks thru 12 years. Lunch, afternoon snack, and dinner provided.
Cost ($25/child or $50/family) includes snacks, meals, and a KidZone shirt for each child. Friday is $10; Saturday is $15.
Please fill out children's registration form online to ensure adequate staffing. Parents will receive an email with important details the week before Homecoming. Contact Jennifer Heathcote ( for questions or concerns.

Reunion Gatherings

Class of '66 50 years!
Class of '71 45 years
Class of '76 40 years
Class of '81 35 years
Class of '86 30 years
Class of '91 25 years
Class of '96 20 years
Class of '01 15 years
Class of '06 10 years
Class of '11 5 years
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