Park’s Homecoming and Alumni WeekendSeptember 17-19Parkville Campus
We have planned a great weekend for the Class of 1965 and Friends!
Schedule (As of September 16)
Thursday, September 172:00-6:00pm Registration, Park House 2:00-5:00pm Hospitality Room for the Class of 1965 and Friends, McCoy Meetin' House 6:00-8:00pm Golden Reunion Dinner, Parkville Commercial Underground (50th Reunion Dinner for the Class of 1965, Free to class members and their plus one)
Friday, September 188:00-10:00am Welcome Alumni Reception and Continental Breakfast, White House 8:30am-5:00pm Registration, Park House 10:00-11:00am Update on the Parkville Campus delivered by Park leadership (Hear from senior leaders about Park's current initiatives and future plans) 11:30am-1:00pm Alumni Association Annual Awards Luncheon, Hilton President Kansas City (SOLD OUT) 2:00-5:00pm Hospitality Room 2:00-3:00pm Class of 1965 Limestone Tour (Paul Gault ('65) will provide a behind the scenes tour of Park's limestone above and below ground) 3:00-4:30pm Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for the New Home of the Ellen Finley Earhart Department of Nursing (Join the celebration as Park officially opens its newest facility) 5:00-6:00pm Behind the Scenes of Park's 140th Anniversary History Book, McCoy Meetin' House 6:00 Pirate Meet and Greet, American Legion, Parkville, MO 6:00-8:00pm Parkville Dine Around
Saturday, September 198:30am-5:00pm Registration 9:00-10:00am 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) 10:15-11:15am Alumni Association Meeting and Golden Diploma Presentations (Participate in this great Park tradition, the annual presentation of golden diplomas to members of the Class of 1965) 11:30am-1:00pm Concession Stand Lunch at Julian Field1:30-2:30pm 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.) 2:45-4:15pm Class of 1965 and Friends Guided Tour of Parkville3:00pm 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 Dine on your own or Park Tent at Riverside Music Fest
For a list of Park Homecoming athletics games, view the full Homecoming Weekend schedule.
Online registration closed | Call (816) 584-6207 to register
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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