Siloam Springs, Ark. (October 3, 2006) - John Brown University will welcome over 500 alumni and friends to campus on Friday, Oct. 6 and Saturday, Oct. 7 for its annual Homecoming celebration.

Notable events occruing throughout the weekend include: an Alumni Career Fair from 1 p.m.-3 p.m., the 25th Rugby Team Reunion Banquet at 7 p.m. on Friday, the premier of the student drama: The Curious Savage at 10 p.m. on Friday, and The Homecoming Showcase at 7 p.m. on Saturday.

Jerry Rollene, director of alumni and parent relations, as well as a JBU graduate of the class of ’75, said the weekend would be a great chance for past and present JBU students to celebrate the impact the University has had on their lives.

β€œThe showcase is the perfect integration of current and graduated students celebrating JBU,” Rollene said.

Interested parties can find a complete Homecoming schedule of events by going to, or calling 1-888-JBU-ALUM (toll free).

John Brown University is a private Christian university, ranked sixth by U.S. News & World Report in the Southern Region. JBU enrolls more than 2,000 students from 43 states and 40 countries. JBU is a member of Arkansas’ Independent Colleges and Universities and the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities.

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