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Homecoming Schedule 2017
2018 Homecoming Weekend is April 12-15!
If you can't be here in person, join us on our live-stream for First and Second Sabbath Services in the Keene Church, starting Sabbath at 9:00am. Watch on our Facebook page or on the Keene Church Youtube Channel.
Thursday, April 6, 2017
Registration | 1:00–5:00pm | Hopps Museum & Welcome Center
It's a western-themed banquet so wear your boots!
Friday, April 7, 2017
Annual Golf Tournament | 8:00am, Registration begins at 7:00am | The Retreat (7725 FM 1434, Cleburne, TX )
Prayer Breakfast, featuring Tom Patzer ‘72 | 8:30am | Hopps Museum & Welcome Center
Registration | 1:00–4:00 pm | Hopps Museum & Welcome Center
Campus Tours | 1:00–3:00 pm | Findley Administration Building
Dinosaur Science Museum | 1:00–4:00 pm | Bottom floor of Scales Hall, look for the signs!
Vespers, featuring SWAU Choral Concert | 7:30pm | Keene SDA Church
Sabbath, April 8, 2017
Keene Seventh-day Adventist Church
First Service Speaker: Rodney Draggon ‘77 | 9:00am
Sanctuary Sabbath School Speaker: Donna (Thrower) Berkner ‘92 | 10:15am
Elevate, Middle Service: Kevin Bruce '06 | 10:15am
Second Service Speaker: Phil Robertson ‘77 | 11:30am
Larry R. Moore Nursing & Administration Building Prayer of Dedication | 1:15pm | Building site, next to Findley
Alumni-Community Potluck | 1:30pm | Leiske-Pultar Gymnasium (If possible, bring a dish to pass)
Class Reunion Photos | 2:30pm | Leiske-Pultar Gymnasium
Departmental Open Houses | 3:00-5:00pm
- Computer Science Department: bottom floor, Scales Hall
- Dinosaur Science Museum and Research Center: bottom floor of Scales Hall; open 2:00–5:00 pm
- Education Department: Pechero Hall
- ESL & Modern Language: Evans Hall
- Hopps Museum: Retirement Reception honoring Dr. Andrew Woolley, hosted by the English Department
- Nursing Department: Hagen Hall—Alumni Tea Reception honoring Dr. Laurice Durrant and Mrs. Pat Cruz
Evening Concert Performance by The Heritage Singers, opening numbers by Tami Perez, '82 | 6:30pm | Keene SDA Church
Class Parties | 8:00pm
Young Alumni Party (1997–2016) Upper Room, Youth Room - Keene Seventh-day Adventist Church (New Location!)
Hosted by Jere (BBA ‘97) & Sandy (BS ‘96) Putnam and Josh (BS ‘97) & Mandy (AS ‘00) Samaniego
25th and 30th Reunion Class Party (1992 & 1987)
Mark & Dawn Miosi residence, see program for location
35th and 40th Reunion Class Party (1982 & 1977) Southwestern Student Center
Hosted by Robin Cooper (att.)
45th and 50th Reunion Class Party (1972 & 1967)...Earlier classes are welcome! Keene Seventh-day Adventist Church Fellowship Hall
Hosted by Yddo ’62 & Mary Ortiz, Helen Bailey (’63)
60th and 65th Reunion Class Party (1952 & 1957)
Don and Marie Redwine residence, see program for location
Hosted by Don (’52) and Marie Redwine
Sports Night | 8:00pm
Featuring basketball and volleyball Alumni vs Students games (see below for information to sign-up)
Sunday, April 9, 2017
5K Run for ADRA | 7:15am | Leiske-Pultar Gymnasium Parking Lot
Register here! Register by March 23 to insure your t-shirt size!
Pancake Breakfast | 8:30-10:30am | Student Center, support student missions!
Disc Golf Tournament | 9:00am, first round. 1:00pm, second round. register here! | Rex E Callicott Student Park
Alumni vs Students Soccer Games | 10:00am | Soccer Field (see below for information to sign-up)
Car, Truck, and Motorcycle Show | 12:00-4:00pm | Leiske-Pultar Gymnasium Parking Lot registration and sponsorship opportunities here!
Knight Ride - Alumni Motorcycle Ride benefiting student scholarships | 1:00pm | Chan Shun Centennial Library Parking Lot
register here! Register by March 23 to insure your t-shirt size!
You can register and purchase tickets for the Banquet, the Prayer Breakfast, the 5k, and the motorcycle ride all in one place! You can pick which you want to attend, or attend all of them! Purchase tickets here.