JBU Celebrates Homecoming Weekend 2016

SILOAM SPRINGS, ARK. (Sept. 28, 2016) – John Brown University will unveil the Angel of Vision statue that honors Sam and Helen Walton for the Walton International Scholarship program during Homecoming Oct. 7-8 on JBU’s main campus. The weekend welcomes hundreds of alumni, students and friends and begins with registration on Friday, Oct. 7 at 9 a.m. in the Walker Student Center. Highlights of the schedule of events are as follows:

Friday, Oct. 7

  • Alumni chapel at 10 a.m. in the Cathedral of the Ozarks, featuring alumni speakers Marvin Spees, Holly Beitel and Mike Kairis.
  • Nursing Program Inaugural White Coat Ceremony at 2 p.m. in the Berry Performing Arts Center.
  • Alumni basketball game at 7:30 p.m. in the Bill George Arena.
  • Theatre production of “Parfumerie” at 7:30 p.m. in the Berry Performing Arts Center. Tickets are available at jbu.edu/tickets or by phone at (479) 524-7382

Saturday, Oct. 8

  • Music majors and Cathedral Choir reunion brunch at 9 a.m. in Simmons Great Hall B.
  • Unveiling of Angel of Vision statue at 10:30 a.m. on the Central Sidewalk Promenade near the Walton Lifetime Health Complex.
  • Theatre production of “Parfumerie” at 1 p.m. in the Berry Performing Arts Center. Tickets are available at jbu.edu/tickets or by phone at (479) 524-7382.
  • Student and young alumni showcase at 7 p.m. in the Cathedral of the Ozarks.

To view a complete schedule, visit jbu.edu/alumni/homecoming/schedule/.

John Brown University is a leading private Christian university, training students to honor God and serve others since 1919. Arkansas’ top-ranked regional university (U.S. News Best Colleges, 2017), JBU enrolls more than 2,600 students from 40 states and 37 countries in its traditional undergraduate, graduate, degree completion and concurrent education programs. JBU offers more than 39 majors, with top programs including business administration, graphic design, engineering, construction management, counseling, teacher education and nursing.


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