Homecoming

JBU Homecoming 2022
Save the Date! 
October 7 & 8

 

Online Registration - Click Here!

 

Accommodations

For discounted room prices during homecoming weekend, reserve with Quality Inn, Best Western (West Siloam), or the Apple Crest Place (Gentry). All you need to do is mention that you are JBU Alumni here for Homecoming. Unfortunately, the others will be unable to extend discounts due to other regional events happening the same weekend. 

 

Tentative Schedule

** Class of 1972 and their spouses will have complimentary meals
on campus provided by University Advancement. **

Friday, October 7

8 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Registration, Simmons Great Hall 

10 a.m. - 11 a.m.
Homecoming Chapel, Cathedral of the Ozarks
Speaker: Hollie Schaub '01, CEO and Chief Baker Fed by Bread

11 a.m. - 1:30 a.m.
Lunch on your own, or in Kresge ($10/person, pay as you enter)

1 p.m. - 3 p.m.
New! Alumni Board Series - You won't want to miss this!

     Session 1: Ted Song, Chief Diversity Officer
     "A Biblical View on Diversity"

     Session 2: Dr. Keith Jagger, University Chaplain and Dean of Christian Formation
     "Hebrews 13 and Our Sacrifice of Praise: Joining the Historic Church in Remaining
     True to Jesus in Troubling Times"

5 p.m. - 7 p.m.
Class of 2012 Reunion, Pizza in the Park
Bob Henry Park, Large Brick Pavilion 

5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Scholarship Dinner (by invitation only)
Simmons Great Hall

6 p.m. - 10 p.m.
Class of 1972 Reunion
Alumni Welcome Center (1635 Holly Place, Siloam Springs)

7 p.m.
Women's Volleyball vs Southwestern Christian (OK)
Free admission, Bill George Arena

7:30 - 9:30 p.m.
Fall Theater Performance, Berry Performing Arts Center
"Agatha Christie's Murder on the Orient Express" 
Tickets

8:30 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
5K Glow Run benefitting JBU Scholarship Fund
Sign up at homecoming registration ($20/person)

Additional times:

5 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Walton Lifetime Health Complex Open
(visit Health Complex for open pool times)

8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Alumni Welcome Center Open House
Visit our Archives and fellowship with other alumni

8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Windgate Visual Arts East and West Art Shows
East: Junior, Wyatt Glosson
West: JBU Art Professor, Peter Pohle

8 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Ground Floor Coffee Open

9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
JBU Bookstore Open (Walker Student Center)


Saturday, October 8

8 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Registration, Simmons Great Hall

8:30 a.m. - 10 a.m.
Alumni Breakfast, Simmons Great Hall
Speaker: TBD

10 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Class of 1972 Heritage Society Induction, Cathedral of the Ozarks
All Heritage Society members are invited and encouraged to come!

10 a.m. & 11 a.m.
Campus Tours, meet at the registration tables

10 a.m.
Ultimate Frisbee

11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Rugby

11:30 a.m. - 2 p.m.
BBQ Lunch on the Quad/in Kresge ($10/person, pay as you enter)

1 p.m. - 3 p.m.
Fall Theater Performance, Berry Performing Arts Center
"Agatha Christie's Murder on the Orient Express" 
Tickets

1 p.m.
Women's Soccer vs. Science & Arts (OK)
Free admission, Alumni Field

2 p.m. - 4 p.m.
Class of 1972 Reunion 
John & Judy McCullough's home (ask registration for address)

2 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Class of 1997 Reunion
Alumni Welcome Center (1635 Holly Place, Siloam Springs)

3 p.m.
Men's Soccer vs. Science & Arts (OK)
Free admission, Alumni Field

5:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Dinner & Theater with Alumni Awards
Simmons Great Hall and Berry Performing Arts Center
Tickets for the dinner may be bought during registration, $10/person
"Agatha Christie's Murder on the Orient Express" 
Tickets

Additional times:

7 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Walton Lifetime Health Complex Open
(visit Health Complex for open pool times)

8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Windgate Visual Arts East and West Art Shows
East: Junior, Wyatt Glosson
West: JBU Art Professor, Peter Pohle

10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
JBU Bookstore Open (Walker Student Center)

12 p.m. - 2 p.m.
Alumni Welcome Center Open House
Visit our Archives and fellowship with other alumni.
Archive staff will be available.

 

5K Glow Run

Friday, October 7 

Grab your running or walking shoes and strollers! This fun for the whole family event starts in the parking lot between J. Alvin and the Soderquist Business Center at 8:30 Friday night. Water, snacks, glow sticks, and a free t-shirt for everyone who registers early, plus prizes for our winners! 

Alumni should sign up when registering for Homecoming.

Community members register here: 5K Glow Run Registration (Community Link)


All proceeds benefitting:
JBU Scholarship Fund

Thank you!

 

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