Homecoming 2014 Event Schedule

Friday, September 26


Back to Class with Dr. Gary Armstrong
10 a.m.
Pryor Learning Commons, Room 112
Join Dr. Gary Armstrong, associate dean of the core curriculum and professor of political science, for his lecture "1914 and 2014:  Does the Rise of China Mean We Will See The Same Thing All Over Again?"

Celebration of Golden Classes
11 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Yates-Gill College Union
All alumni who graduated on or before 1964 are invited to join us as we honor the classes of 1944, 1954 and 1964.

Alumni Awards Dinner

5:30 p.m. Reception; 6 p.m. Dinner and Awards Program
Yates-Gill College Union
The Alumni Awards Dinner honors alumni who have shown evidence of ongoing meritorious service to the College and have an ongoing campus presence.

Choral Reunion
Check-in begins at 1:30 p.m.; Free concert at 8 p.m.
Gano Chapel

Join fellow Choral Alumni for the reunion. Conductors include Lisa Forbis, Don Brown, Arnold Epley and Anthony Maglione.

Homecoming Day - Saturday, September 27


The Bookstore will be open all day, beginning at 10 a.m. Look for their Cardinal apparel through halftime of the football game, too!

100 Years of Teacher Education
9-11 a.m.
Yates-Gill College Union
All Education alumni are invited to join us for breakfast as we celebrate 100 years of Teacher Education at William Jewell College!

John Priest Greene Society Coffee and New Member Brick Dedication
10-11 a.m.
Pryor Learning Commons
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. We will take a walk around the Quad to view your bricks and offer tours of Pryor Learning Commons. For additional information contact Laura Hanavan at hanavanl@william.jewell.edu or 816-415-7804.

Pillsbury Music Center 40th Anniversary
10-11 a.m.
There will be an open house for alumni to tour the building and connect with current and past faculty.


Homecoming Pre-Game Celebration
11 a.m.-1 p.m.
White Science Center Parking Lot
The Alumni Board of Governors invites you to join the festivities for a pre-game Homecoming celebration. Reconnect with your Jewell friends and enjoy Kansas City barbecue, live music and family-friendly activities.

Homecoming Football Game
1 p.m.
Greene Stadium
William Jewell vs. South Dakota School of Mines and Technology

Class of 1964 Reunion
1-6 p.m., open house
Hosted by Tony and Linda Landers.

Class of 1984 Reunion
4 p.m.
Hosted by Scott and Sara McConnell.

Athletic Hall of Fame Dinner Reception and Induction Ceremony

5 p.m.
Yates-Gill College Union
Join us for a reception of heavy hors d’oeuvres followed by the induction ceremony. 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.


Sunday, September 28


Nursing 40th Anniversary
11 a.m.-1 p.m.
Yates-Gill College Union
All Nursing alumni are invited to join us for brunch as we celebrate 40 years of Nursing at William Jewell College!




Homecoming 2014

Event Schedule 
Celebration of Golden Classes
Alumni Awards Dinner 
Choral Reunion Concert 
100 Years of Teacher Education 

Pre-Game Celebration
 Athletic Hall of Fame Dinner 
Nursing 40th Anniversary



Alumni Service Award Honorees

John F. Truex Lifetime Alumni Service Award
Ann (Hoover) Henning ’52

Jewell Humanitarian Award
Edna (Steiner) Mitchell ’52
Distinguished Alumni Service Award
Dawn (Barnes) Morhaus ’85

Young Distinguished
Alumni Service Award
Tom Farinacci ’11

Honorary Alumnus
Raejean Overholtzer

Athletic Hall of Fame Inductees

1964 Men's Golf Team

1994 Men's Tennis Team

Bob Buschmann '68

Tom Cook '52

Matt Levingston '04

Ray Ritchey '65

Kirk Shawver '83



Ann (Hoover) Henning ’52