Homecoming 2019 Events at Southwestern College

Southwestern College will celebrate 2019 Homecoming Friday, Oct. 25, through Sunday, Oct. 27.  Numerous activities have been announced.

For more information on any of the Homecoming festivities, contact Jessica Dibble, director of annual giving and alumni engagement, at (620) 229-6155. 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.
• 2 p.m.—“Listening Chair” live podcast recording featuring David Dault, Deets Library.
• 4 p.m.—Annual Smith-Willson lecture with podcaster, speaker, and author, David Dault, Messenger Recital Hall.
• 5 p.m.—Ribbon cutting and open house for the Center for Career and Vocation, Deets Library.
• 5 p.m.— Cheer & Dance Alumni Event, White P.E. Building
• 6 to 7:30 p.m. — All Class Homecoming dinner, Roy L. Smith dining hall, RSVP required. 
• 7 p.m.—Men’s basketball alumni game, Stewart Field House
• 7:45 p.m. — “Things Not Seen” live podcast recording hosted by David Dault.  SC professors Jackson Lashier and Jacob Goodson will be interviewed at Wheat State Winery (23622 Springhill Farm Dr, Winfield) – Limited to the first 250 who register. 

Saturday’s schedule includes:
• 8-5 p.m.—100 years of Campus Players display, President’s Art Gallery in the Darbeth Fine Arts Center.
• 9 a.m. — Homecoming parade, Main Street between 15th and 10th Street. 
• 10 a.m.—Athletic Hall of Fame induction ceremony, Roy L. Smith student center dining hall.
• 10:30 a.m. — Alumni registration, Stewart Field House foyer.
• 10:30 a,m.—Communications, computer science, and English reception, Christy 13
• 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, face painting, and rock painting for the Mound.
• 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. – Homecoming picnic, Stewart Field House, $9 per person, $4.50 for children.
• Noon – President’s Luncheon for 51+ years alumni, Winfield Country Club, RSVP required. 
• 1:30 p.m. — Homecoming football game vs. Friends University, Richard L. Jantz Stadium.
• 5 p.m.—Class of 1969 photo, Winfield Country Club (2916 Country Club Rd. Winfield).
• 5 to 7:30 p.m. — Campus Players reunion dinner, Baden Square (700 Gary St. Winfield), RSVP required.
• 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 1969, 50-year reunion dinner, Winfield Country Club, RSVP required. 
• 6 p.m.—Women’s soccer alumni meet and greet and scrimmage, Jantz Stadium.
• 8 p.m. — Campus Players Centennial Showcase, Richardson Performing Arts Center.  Open to the public, free-will donation to be taken. 

Sunday’s schedule includes:
• 10:50 a.m. — Homecoming worship service, Grace UMC, Rev. Mike Marion ’77 guest speaker.
• 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.—Sunday brunch buffet, Roy L. Smith dining hall, $8 per person.

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