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Homecoming Highlights

Highlights from 2015

Battle of the Basketball Teams!Alumni basketball

Friday Oct. 2nd 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.


At the Berry Performing Arts Center:
Friday, October 4 at 7:30 p.m. and Saturday, October 3 at 1:00 p.m.
Friday, October 9 at 7:30 p.m. and Saturday, October 10 at 7:30 p.m.

Elwood P. Dowd insists on including his friend Harvey in all of his sister Veta’s social gatherings. Trouble is, Harvey is an imaginary six-and-a-half-foot-tall rabbit. Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Drama, this play has been adapted for film (starring James Stewart) and television. A unique comedy, it will leave you smiling!

Ticket prices are $14 for adults, $12 for alumni/senior adults, $6 for non-JBU students, and $3 for JBU students. Tickets will go on sale September 4 at or call 479.524.7382. Department of Music & Theatre:

Digital Cinema Lunchdigital cinema

Saturday at 12:00 p.m. in Windgate Visual Arts East

Professor Steve Snediker and alumnus film producer Jacob Roebuck host a digital cinema student and alumni lunch in the Windgate Visual Arts East building.

alum awards dinnerAlumni Awards Dinner

Saturday at 5:30 p.m. in the Simmons Great Hall

Wonderful food, amazing music and great examples of the exciting things JBU alumni are doing around the world. The recipients of the Alumni Awards will also be announced.

$20 per person. Order your tickets when registering and pick them up at the registration table upon arrival. Tickets must be purchased in advance.

Loving LyndaLoving Lynda

Saturday at 7:00 p.m., Berry Performing Arts Center

Exclusive movie screening of "Loving Lynda," the compelling true love story of long-time JBU faculty Dr. Jim Walters and his wife, Lynda. "Loving Lynda" is the latest film by JBU alumnus and award winning filmmaker Jacob Roebuck '97. Don't miss the sneak peek opportunity to see the film before it is released in theaters in Spring 2016.
At the end of the movie you will have the opportunity to ask questions of Jim Walters and Jacob Roebuck.

Tickets are $5 per person and can be purchased when you register or by calling 1.888.JBU.ALUM (528.2586). There are six (6) wheelchair seats available upon request. Please indicate in the comments of the online registration page or when you call if you need a wheelchair accessible seat. They can also be purchased at the registration table as long as tickets are available.


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 '65 50 years!
Class of '70 45 years
Class of '75 40 years
Class of '80 35 years
Class of '85 30 years
Class of '90 25 years
Class of '95 20 years
Class of '00 15 years
Class of '05 10 years
Class of '10 5 years
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