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Homecoming Schedule 2017

Online registration for Homecoming 2017 is now closed, please contact Tiffany Gravis at 816-415-7567.

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 29

Back to Class with Dr. Rose Reynolds
10 a.m. - 11 a.m.
Pryor Learning Commons, Room 112

Celebration of Golden Classes
Registration: 11:30 a.m.; Lunch and Program: 12 p.m. – 4 p.m.
Yates-Gill College Union
All alumni who graduated in or before 1967 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 Hosted by the Alumni Board of Governors
Registration: 5:30 p.m.; Dinner and Awards Program: 6 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 – Bob Steinkamp ’67 and Cheryl Dunlop Steinkamp ’67
  • Young Distinguished Alumni Service Award –  Kate Noland ’05
  • Distinguished Alumni Service Award –  David Fulk ’85
  • Jewell Humanitarian Award – Betsy Bramon ’07
  • Honorary Alumni Award – Dr. Ken Chatlos

Lambda Chi Alpha 75/100 Anniversary
6 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Belvoir Winery, 1325 Odd Fellows Road, Liberty, MO
A whole hog BBQ dinner will be provided for attendees.
Optional donations will be put toward our scholarship fund. Click here to donate today.

Choral Reunion Concert
8:00 p.m. in Gano Chapel
All alumni who were members of choral programs while at Jewell are welcomed to participate in this unforgettable event! Register here today.
Your registration fee will cover dinner on Friday evening and the cost of the music.
For all of you that weren’t in a choir but are fans of great music, please join us for this complimentary concert that you won’t want to miss!

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 30

Nursing Excellence Alumni Scholarship 5K Run/Walk
Registration 7:30 a.m. | Race 8 a.m.

John Priest Greene Society Coffee and New Member Brick Dedication 
10 a.m. – 11 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.

Aeon Plaque Dedication
Dooley Plaza (Quad)
Coffee, 10:30 a.m.; Program, 10:45 a.m.
Aeon alumni are invited to join us for a plaque dedication recognizing the history of the special group.

Homecoming Pregame Celebration Hosted by the Alumni Board of Governors
11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Greene Stadium parking lot

Homecoming Football Game vs. Missouri S&T
$8 at the gate
1 p.m.
Greene Stadium 
Jewell’s undefeated 1967 Football team will be introduced prior to kick-off!

Athletic Hall of Fame Reception and Induction Ceremony
Dinner, 5 p.m.; Program, 6:30 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:

  • Art Davis ’61  (posthumously)
  • John Kiely ’88
  • Rodger LaBeth ’68
  • Allan Nekuda ’06
  • Ashley Roussel Richan ’03
  • 1976 Baseball Team (Coached by Fred Flook)
  • 1977 Baseball Team (Coached by Fred Flook)

CLASS 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 1992 – 25-Year Reunion Gathering
Saturday, September 30
11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Pregame Celebration, Tailgate, White Science Center Parking Lot (no registration needed)

Class of 1987 – 30-Year Reunion Gathering
Friday, September 29
6 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Chicken and Pickle, 1761 Burlington Street, North Kansas City, MO (no registration needed)

Class of 1977 40-Year Reunion Gathering
Saturday, September 30
2 p.m.- 5 p.m.
Liberty Guest House, 155 South Leonard Street, Liberty, MO

Class of 1967 – 50-Year Reunion Gathering
Saturday, September 30
2 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Belvoir Winery, 1325 Odd Fellows Road, Liberty, MO