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Homecoming Schedule

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 6

Class of 1986 Reunion ($15)
The classes of 1984, 1985, 1987 and 1988 are invited to join the Class of 1986 for a 30-year reunion celebration.
5:30-8:30 p.m.
Granfalloon, Country Club Plaza

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 7

Back to Class with Dr. Brendon Benz
10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Pryor Learning Commons, Room 112

Celebration of Golden Classes ($30)
Registration: 11:30 a.m.; Lunch and Program: 12:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Yates-Gill College Union
All alumni who graduated in or before 1966 are invited to return to campus on the eve of Homecoming to enjoy a full afternoon of activities. Alumni celebrating 50-, 60-, and 70-year reunions will receive special recognition during the medallion presentation. 

Alumni Awards Dinner ($25)
Hosted by the Alumni Board of Governors
Registration: 5:30 p.m.; Dinner and Awards Program: 6:00 p.m.
Yates-Gill College Union

Join us as we celebrate alumni who have shown exemplary service to the College.

This year’s honorees are:

  • John F. Truex Lifetime Alumni Service Award – Neita Frohmuth Geilker ’56 
  • Young Distinguished Alumni Service Award – Meredith Moore ’12 
  • Distinguished Alumni Service Award – Bill Dillingham ’97 
  • Jewell Humanitarian Award – Kimberly Flowers ’99
  • Honorary Alumni – Phil and Ann Posey

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 8

Nursing Excellence Alumni Scholarship 5K Run/Walk ($25)
Greene Stadium
Registration: 7:30 a.m.
Race: 8:00 a.m.
Join us for a run through campus to kick off Homecoming day and to raise money for scholarships for our Nursing students! Participants will receive a t-shirt and race packet.

70 Years of Alpha Gamma Delta 
9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. 
Shumaker Hall, Greek Commons
Join alumni and current members as we celebrate 70 years of sisterhood! 

Aeons Reunion Breakfast ($15)
9:00 a.m.
Yates Dining Room

John Priest Greene Society Coffee and New Member Brick Dedication 
10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Pryor Learning Commons, Quad Level
All Jewell Fund leadership donors who are members of the John Priest Greene Society are invited to kick off Homecoming day with a special reception and new member brick dedication.

Homecoming Pregame Celebration
Hosted by the Alumni Board of Governors
11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Parking lot by White Science Center
To reserve your personal tailgate spot (no cost!) email alumni@william.jewell.edu! Space is filling up quickly so be sure to get your spot today! We offer an optional lunch catered by Jack Stack BBQ. The cost is $15.00 for pre-purchase and $20.00 at the door.

Homecoming Football Game vs. Quincy University ($8 at the gate)
1:00 p.m.
Greene Stadium 

Athletic Hall of Fame Reception and Induction Ceremony ($25)
5:00 p.m.
Yates-Gill College Union

Jewell’s Hall of Fame was established in 1994 to recognize outstanding achievement by alumni and/or faculty in the areas of athletic achievement or coaching, or other noteworthy accomplishments in athletic-related areas. The selection is based solely on what the individual or team accomplished while associated with Jewell. This year’s inductees are:

  • Lynsay Gallagher Holst ’05
  • Steve Hodges ’84
  • Gary Patton ’77
  • Blake Ryan ’05
  • Weldon Stubbs ’94
  • 1980 Football Team
  • 1981 Football Team

William Jewell College Black Alumni Reunion Dinner and Fellowship ($25)
6:00 p.m.
Gano Assembly, William Jewell Campus

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 9

William Jewell College Black Alumni Reunion Worship and Praise Service
10:15 a.m.
First Baptist Church, Liberty, MO

Reunions

We will update this page as reunion plans are finalized. If you are interested in coordinating your class reunion, please email alumni@william.jewell.edu.

Class of 1956 60-year Reunion Gathering
Friday, October 7
9:00 a.m.
Yates-Gill College Union, Yates Dining Room 

Class of 1966 50-year Reunion Gathering ($20)
Saturday, October 8
2:00 p.m.- 5:00 p.m.
Liberty Guest House (Old Phi Gamma Delta House), 155 South Leonard Street, Liberty, MO