Park’s Homecoming and Alumni WeekendSeptember 17-19Parkville Campus
Leaves change color, the air is cooler, the sun feels a bit more precious, the sweaters come out of the closet. Get ready for a weekend of long-lasting memories and friendships! Celebrate with current Park students and meet Park alumni!
Online registration closed | Call (816) 584-6207 to register
Schedule (as of September 16)
Thursday, September 172:00-6:00pm Registration 2:00-5:00pm Hospitality Room for the Class of 1965 and Friends 6:00-8:00pm Golden Reunion Dinner
Friday, September 188:00-10:00am Welcome Alumni Reception and Continental Breakfast, White House 8:30am-5:00pm Registration 10:00-11:00am Update on the Parkville Campus 11:30am-1:00pm Alumni Awards Luncheon, Hilton President Kansas City (SOLD OUT) 2:00-5:00pm Hospitality Room 3:00-4:30pm Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for the New Home of the Ellen Finley Earhart Department of Nursing5:00-6:00pm Behind the Scenes of Park's 140th Anniversary History Book 5:00-7:00pm Park Track/Cross-Country Program 40th Anniversary Reunion, Em Chamas Brazilian Grill 6:00 Pirate Meet and Greet, American Legion, Parkville, MO 6:00-8:00pm Parkville Dine Around 7:00-8:30pm Women's Volleyball Homecoming Match vs. Hannibal-LaGrange University, Breckon Sports Center
Saturday, September 19 8:30am-5:00pm Registration9:00-10:00am Using Social Media to Connect with Park Family Members, Copley Quad Conference Center (Hear from John Roushkolb, Social Media Manager at Park, and Barbara McDowell Whitt, '65, as she talks about her blog, A 1961-65 Park College Diary) 9:00-10:30am Women’s Alumni Soccer Game, Julian Field 10:00-11:00am Women’s Alumni Basketball Game, West Breckon Dome 10:00-11:00am Women’s Alumni Volleyball Game, East Breckon Dome 10:00-11:30am Alumni Baseball Game, Comfort Field10:00-11:30am Alumni Softball Game, Park Softball Complex 10:15-11:15am Alumni Association Meeting and Golden Diploma Presentations, Copley Quad Patio 11:00am-12:00pm Men’s Alumni Basketball Game, West Breckon Dome 11:00am-12:00pm Men’s Alumni Volleyball Game, East Breckon Dome 11:30am-1:00pm Concession Stand Lunch at Julian Field 12:00-2:00pm Women’s Soccer Homecoming Match vs. Freed-Hardeman University, Julian Field 12:00-5:00pm Alumni Hospitality Tent 1:30-2:30pm Park Sing with Organ Music, Graham Tyler Memorial Chapel (Sing along as Nancy Taylor Custead ('68) plays '60s favorites on the Chapel organ and piano.) 2:00pm Athletics Family Reunion Photo, Julian Field 2:15-4:15pm Men’s Soccer Homecoming Match vs. Freed-Hardeman University, Julian Field 2:45-4:15pm Class of 1965 and Friends Guided Tour of Parkville 3:00pm Crowning of Homecoming Court, Julian Field4:30-6:00pm Men’s Alumni Soccer Game, Julian Field 4:30-6:00pm Class of 1965 and Friends Social at Wines by Jennifer 6:00pm Park Tent at Riverside Music Fest featuring The Romantics
Call (816) 584-6207 to register | 50th Reunion registration form (PDF format)
Hotel Courtyard Kansas City at Briarcliff 4000 N. Mulberry Dr. Kansas City, MO 64116
A block of rooms are available the nights of September 17-19 at the reduced rate of $119/night. Please call 1-816-841-3300 and indicate that you are with the Park University group when making your reservation. Senior discounts are also available at this hotel.
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