Homecoming 2018 Events at Southwestern College

Southwestern College will celebrate 2018 Homecoming Friday, Oct. 19, through Sunday, Oct. 21.  Numerous activities have been announced.
For more information on any of the Homecoming festivities, contact Charles McKinzie, director of alumni programs, at (620) 222-1135. For schedule updates, refer to the homecoming website—

Friday’s schedule includes:

  • 2 to 5 p.m.— Registration for class reunions in the Christy Administration Building lobby.
  • 5:30 p.m.—Junior varsity volleyball versus Kansas Wesleyan in Stewart Field House.
  • 6 to 7:30 p.m. — All class Homecoming dinner, Roy L. Smith dining hall.  Recognition of 50-year class, 51 and above classes, and all class hosts.
  • 7 p.m.—Varsity volleyball versus Kansas Wesleyan, Stewart Field House
  • 7:30 p.m. — Kaleidoscope concert, Richardson Performing Arts Center.  SC music ensembles with the South Kansas Symphony, ($10 suggested donation, tickets available at the door).
  • 9:30 p.m.  — Bonfire and pep rally, north end of the grass soccer field.

Saturday’s schedule includes:

  • 9 a.m. — Homecoming parade, Main Street between 15th and 10th Street.
  • 10 a.m. — Alumni registration, Stewart Field House foyer.
  • 10 a.m.—Athletic Hall of Fame induction ceremony, Roy L. Smith student center dining hall.
  • 10:30 a.m.—Performing arts reception, Darbeth lobby.
  • 10:30 a.m.— Family Fun ’Round the Mound – Cole Mound Plaza. Concert by Worship Outreach, Royal Game Theater mobile gaming truck and more.
  • 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m.—Professional class photos, King Plaza, photo times (class photos will be done separately by class):  11:45 – classes of 1973, 1978; noon –classes of 1983 and 1988; 12:15 p.m. – classes of 1993 and 1998; 12:30 p.m. – classes of 2003, 2008, and 2013.
  • 12 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. – Homecoming picnic, Stewart Field House, $9 per person, $4.50 for children.
  • Noon – President’s Luncheon for 51+ years alumni, Country Club.
  • 1:30 p.m. — Homecoming football game vs. Bethel College.
  • 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. — Class reunion dinner gatherings. (For full details on class reunion activities, check the Homecoming website for specific class—
  • 5:30 p.m. — Class of 1968 reunion dinner, Winfield County Club, $30 per person RSVP required.
  • 5:30 to 7 p.m. — Class reunion dinner gatherings. (For full details on class reunion activities, check the Homecoming website for specific class—
  • 5:30 p.m.—Women’s soccer versus Tabor College, Jantz Stadium.
  • 8 p.m.—Men’s soccer versus Tabor College, Jantz Stadium.
  • 8 p.m. — “Eternal Quest Game Show” Campus Players game show of the century, Richardson Performing Arts Center. RSVP to perform or to be a contestant. Campus Players of all ages - alumni and current students - will compete to name actors, characters, designers, song titles, play titles, and other miscellaneous tidbits of information from the 100th anniversary SC theatre season and the theatre seasons from the Homecoming 2018 reunion years.  Questions will feature super short scenes, songs, or other memorable moments from productions performed by current students and alumni volunteers.

Sunday’s schedule includes:

  • 9:30 a.m. — Alumni breakfast buffet, Roy L. Smith dining hall, $7 per person.
  • 10 a.m.—Class of 2010 farewell breakfast at Hunters Café, 1020 Manning.
  • 10:50 a.m. — Homecoming worship service, Grace UMC, Rev. Ashley Alley Crawford ’98 guest speaker.
  • 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.—Sunday brunch buffet, Roy L. Smith dining hall, $8 per person.
  • 6 p.m. – SC Youth Symphony Concert – RPAC. $8 adults/$5 children (5-18)/Free children under 5
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