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Homecoming 2016 will be a celebration of the greatest part of Evangel University…you! Mark your calendars for
October 20-22, 2016. The main events will be held on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, so join with fellow alumni to reconnect and celebrate. Graduation classes from 1966, 1976, 1991 and 2006 will enjoy a special reunion dinner surrounded with other Friday events like Kids U-Night and the Friday Festival on the Quad.
See the full schedule below and register today for Homecoming 2016!

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Thursday Friday Saturday

2016 Homecoming Schedule of Events

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Thursday, October 20th

Registration

9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Riggs Hall Atrium



  • 10:00 a.m.

    10:00 a.m.

    Chapel

    Alex Bryant (EU '95), and Heartsong, Spence Chapel

    Hear Alex Bryant powerfully communicate God's word and his testimony of living a life of impact. Bryant recently created a viral video with more than 34 million views


  • 11:00 a.m.

    11:00 a.m.

    Departmental Activities

    • 11 am - 12 pm - Business Department Alumni Panel, Trask 101
      Michael Johnson (EU '12), Brandon Hoffman (EU '14), Natalie Nordstrom (EU '13), Nick Reasor (EU '11)

  • 2:00 p.m. - 3:45 p.m.

    2:00 p.m. - 3:45 p.m.

    President's Leadership Forum

    Barnett Recital Hall

    Chris Beard (EU ’89), Emma Asante (EU ’97), Alex Bryant (EU ’95) Brian Schmidgall (EU ’96), moderator - Dr. Carol A. Taylor (EU '73). Each of these alumni are courageous leaders and influencing racial reconciliation in their communities.


  • 7:45 p.m. - 9:15 p.m.

    7:45 p.m. - 9:15 p.m.

    9/11 Panel

    Spence Chapel


    Former Attorney General John Ashcroft, Dr. Mark Hausfeld, Congressman Todd Tiahrt, Moderator - Rev John Lindell.


  • 9:00 p.m.

    9:00 p.m.

    Bonfire

    Lawn east of Perkins Apartments

  • End of
    Thursday
    Events!

Friday, October 21st

Registration

9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Riggs Hall Atrium



  • 8 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.

    8 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.

    Departmental Activities

    • 8:30 am - Social Work Program, Military Social Work & Loan Repayment
      Col Stan Remer (EU '66) and Scott Conner (EU '98)

  • 10:00 a.m.

    10:00 a.m.

    Chapel

    Special Speaker - Dr. Carol A. Taylor, President of Evangel University (EU '73, AGTS '78)


  • 11:00 a.m.

    11:00 a.m.

    CBC Prayer Garden Dedication

    Outside Spence Chapel


  • 12:00 p.m.

    12:00 p.m.

    Children of Alumni Luncheon

    Crusader Hall Room 115
    To register your child click here.


  • 1:00 p.m.

    1:00 p.m.

    Campus Tour, Riggs Hall


  • 1:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

    1:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

    Departmental Activities

    • 1:00 pm - Business Dept. Leadership Forum,Trask 101
      Gregg White (EU '77)
    • 1:00 pm - Behavioral and Social Sciences Dept. Reception, Behavioral and Social Sciences Lobddy (3rd floor Trask Hall)
    • 2:30 pm - Communication Dept. Wall of Fame Ceremony, Trask
      Stephen Yake (EU '81), Matthew Wilke (EU '94), Tamara Tarpley (EU '91), Refreshments to follow in the TV Studio.
    • 2:30 pm - Department of Natural & Applied Sciences Reception, Greenhouse Lounge Area (3rd floor of Zimmerman Hall)
      Refreshments will be served.
    • 3 pm - Kinesiology Department 2016 Distinguished Alumnus Award, Heritage Room Riggs Hall

  • 2:00 p.m.

    2:00 p.m.

    Campus Tour, Riggs Hall


  • 2:00 p.m.

    2:00 p.m.

    Islam in America

    William J. Seymour Chapel at AGTS
    Presented by Dr. Mark Hausfeld – President of AGTS (EU '80, AGTS '83)


  • 4:00 p.m.

    4:00 p.m.

    Coryell Field Dedication

    Southwest from Ashcroft Center


  • 4:30 p.m.

    4:30 p.m.

    EU County Fair

    The Quad


    Alumni family, join EU students for food, fun and a celebration with yard games, face painting and more!

    Optional Meal: $8/Adult $4/Child (10 and under).


  • 5:30 p.m.

    5:30 p.m.

    Class Dinners (New Venue), Casual Attire

    Hosted in the Crusader Dining Hall, the class dinners are your chance to connect with classmates. Photos will be taken.


    Honored Classes:

    • 50 Year Class of 1966
    • 40 Year Class of 1976
    • 25 Year Class of 1991
    • 10 Year Class of 2006

  • 5:30 - 9:30 p.m.

    5:30 - 9:30 p.m.

    Kid’s U-Night!

    Back by popular demand is Kid's U-Night presented by the Education Department. FREE childcare for ages 2 through young teens with activities and food provided in Zimmerman Hall.

    U-Night schedule coming soon!


  • 7:00 p.m.

    7:00 p.m.

    Night in the Quad

    Connect with classmates for an unforgettable night on the Quad, which will be lit by the glow of hot air balloons. Enjoy FREE food and live music as the campus glows like never before.

    Open lot between Krause Hall and Student Union


  • 8:30 p.m.

    8:30 p.m.

    EU's Got Talent

    Robert H. Spence Chapel


  • 10:00 p.m.

    10:00 p.m.

    Pep Rally @ Ashcroft Center

  • End of
    Friday
    Events!

Saturday, October 22nd

NOTE: Registration will be at University Plaza Convention Center



  • 11:00 a.m.

    11:00 a.m.

    Celebration Luncheon @ University Plaza (Casual Attire)

    FREE childcare provided as EU's alumni awards and trees of honor will be presented over a delicious luncheon. Purchase your celebration Luncheon tickets today!

    Remarks from Dr. Carol A. Taylor, President
    Alumni Awards - General Jeffery Johnson (EU '87), Rev. Greg Breggs(CBC '84), CH Delana Ingram (EU '08), Rev. Andy Estrella (CBC '04), CH John P. Smith (AGTS '04)
    Trees of Honor - Dr. Joseph Nicholson, Sandra Sorbo (EU '66), Dr. Terry Bleek, Dorothea Lotter (EU '03)


  • 11:00 a.m.

    11:00 a.m.

    Women's Soccer Game

    Coryell Field

    EU Campus


  • 1:30 p.m.

    1:30 p.m.

    Men's Soccer Game

    Coryell Field

    EU Campus


  • 3:30 p.m.

    3:30 p.m.

    Tailgate Party/Cookout

    Ozark Highschool Facility

    Enjoy the grill and get ready to see EU's first Homecoming game at Ozark stadium.

    $8/Adult $4/Child (10 and under).


  • 4:30 p.m.

    4:30 p.m.

    Kick-off against Central Methodist.

    Ozark Highschool Stadium

    Halftime Performance by the Evangel University Marching Band

    Coronation of Homecoming Queen and King

  • 7:30 p.m.

    7:30 p.m.

    TESOl and Coffee

    Big Momma's Espresso Cafe

  • End of
    Saturday
    Events!


Registration

Please call 417-865-2815 ext. 7333 if you’d like to register.