Homecoming 2014

Honoring the Past . . . Securing the Future!

October 17, 18 and 19


** Please Note **

Below is the 2013 Homecoming Schedule

This is the 2013 Homecoming Schedule, not the upcoming 2014 schedule.  While some activities will be different, this should give you an idea of the flow of the weekend's activities while we work on the 2014 schedule.


Click here to view a PDF version of the schedule with more details.

Thursday, October 10

7:30 p.m. Homecoming Musical Little Shop of Horrors --  Shaw Center/Shaw Family Auditorium

Friday, October 11

10:30 a.m. Baseball Alumni Golf Tournament -- Mt. Ayr Country Club $30 entry fee. Play starts at 12.
1 - 8 p.m. Homecoming Registration -- Helene Center/Atrium
1:00 p.m. Alumni & Friends Golf Tournament Registration - Lamoni Golf Course $35 entry fee.  Play starts at 1:30.
3:00 p.m. Dr. Adam Groh Faculty Recital -- Shaw Center/Carol Hall
5:00 p.m. 14th Annual Alumni Emeriti and Awards Banquet -- Shaw Center/Lobby
5:30 p.m. Women's Basketball vs. Alumni -- Closson Center
6:00 p.m. Women's Softball vs. Alumni -- North Park
7:00 p.m. Alumni Art Show and Reception --Helene Center/The Constance Gallery
7:30 p.m. Men's Basketball vs. Alumni -- Closson Center
8:00 p.m. Homecoming Musical Little Shop of Horrors --  Shaw Center/Shaw Family Auditorium
10:30 p.m. Student Airband Competition -- Closson Center

Saturday, October 12

8:30 - 4:00 Homecoming Registration -- Helene Center/Atrium
9:00 a.m. Outreach International 5K Run/Walk -- University Place turn-around
9:00 a.m. Women?s Volleyball Jackets vs. Yellowjackets -- ? Closson Center
9:00 a.m. Social Clubs Reunion -- MSC/Americas Rooms
9:00 a.m. Agape House Meet and Greet with Sweets -- Gunsolley Hall/Main Lobby
9 - 11 Science & Math Open House & Busy Bees Corner -- Resch Science & Technology Hall/Rm 104
9 - 12 Ackerley Computer Program Open House -- Resch Science & Technology Hall/Rms 130
10:00 a.m. Alumni Association Forum -- Shaw Center Amphitheatre
10:00 a.m. Future Student Campus Tours -- Higdon Administration Building/Lobby
10 - 10:40 a.m. Choir Rehearsal with Alumni -- Shaw Center/Rm 179
10:00 a.m. Women's Varsity Volleyball vs. Alumni -- Closson Center
10:30 a.m. Women's JV Soccer vs. Alumni -- "The Razz"
11:00 a.m. Pep Rally -- Shaw Center Amphitheatre
11:15 a.m. Hoop House Garden Presentation -- Shaw Center Amphitheatre
11:00 a.m. Concert Choir and Chamber Singers -- Shaw Center/Shaw Family Auditorium
11:30 a.m. Men's Volleyball vs. Alumni -- Closson Center
11:30 a.m. Future Student Sub and Pizza Party -- East of the Hampton Center
11:30 - 1:30 Tailgate Party -- Campus Quad
11:45 a.m. Homecoming Court Crowning -- Shaw Center Amphitheatre
12:00 p.m. Jazz Band -- Shaw Center Amphitheatre
12:45 p.m. Tug of War House Competition -- Campus Quad
1:00 p.m. Drumline Performance -- Shaw Center Amphitheatre
1-2:00 p.m. Graceland Players Improv Troupe -- Shaw Center/JR Theatre
1:00 p.m. “Go GU!” COC Congregational Reps Reception -- Higdon Administration Building/Harpham Chapel
1 - 5 p.m. Hoop House Garden Open House -- East of Water Tower
1 - 4 p.m. Emeriti, Class of '53, Class of '88 Hospitality Room -- MSC/Americas Rooms
2:00 p.m. Homecoming Football Game vs. Missouri Valley -- Huntsman Field $5 Adults/$3 Senior Citizens and Visiting Students w/ID/Children 12 and Under, GU Faculty, Staff and Students w/ID are Free
3:00 p.m. Music Department Recital -- Shaw Center/Carol Hall
3 - 5 p.m. 15th Annual GALA Reception -- Home of Bill & Lois Russell
3 - 5 p.m. Sariah Open House -- West Tess Morgan/Top Floor
5:00 p.m. Class of 1963 Honor Class Dinner -- Higdon Administration Building/Harpham Heritage Chapel
5:00 p.m. Honor Class Dinners -- Shaw Center/Lobby
6:00 p.m. 1998 Men's National Championship Reception -- Resch Science & Technology Hall/Rm 106
8:00 p.m. Homecoming Play Little Shop of Horrors -- Shaw Center/Shaw Family Auditorium
9:00 p.m. Graceland’s Got Talent…Homecoming Edition – Shaw Center Amphitheatre
    (Alumni are encouraged to perform.  Contact Alumni Programs at 866-484-3837.)

Sunday, October 13

8:00 a.m. Crescent Breakfast -- Harpham Heritage Chapel
9:30 a.m. Alumni Choir Rehearsal -- Shaw Center/Shaw Family Auditorium
10:30 a.m. Homecoming Worship Service -- Shaw Center/Shaw Family Auditorium
11:45 a.m. The President's Brunch -- MSC/Main Room -- By Invitation Only
2:00 p.m. Homecoming Musical Little Shop of Horrors --  Shaw Center/Shaw Family Auditorium

Honor Class Dinners

Honor Class Dinners will begin at 5:00 p.m. on Saturday, October 12, in the Shaw Center Lobby.  Tickets are required at $25 per person and may be purchased online or at Homecoming Registration in the Helene Center Atrium during Homecoming.  Day care will be available 4:30 - 11 p.m. at Funshine Learning Center, 423 N Walnut.