Homecoming 2017

Park’s Homecoming and Alumni Weekend
September 14-16
Parkville 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  Download and Print Registration form (PDF)Great Wolf Lodge Reservations - DEADLINE EXTENDED

DRAFT Schedule (as of September 12)

Wednesday, September 13

Park University Constitution Day Program (7:00-8:00pm)
Featured Speaker: Dr. Allan W. Austin, Professor of History, Misericordia University
Topic: Ambassadors of Goodwill: Japanese American Student Resettlement during World War II
Graham Tyler Memorial Chapel


Thursday, September 14

2:00-6:00pm Registration and Packet Pick-Up, McCoy Meetin’ House (Lower)
2:00-5:00pm Hospitality Room, McCoy Meetin’ House (Upper)
3:00-5:00pm Screening of Lindy Lou, Juror Number 2, Alumni Hall
6:00-8:00pm Golden Reunion Dinner and Golden Diploma Presentations (Class of 1967 and Friends), Norrington
6:00-8:00pm 55th Joint Reunion Event (Classes of 1961-63 and Friends), McCoy Meetin’ House (Upper)

Friday, September 15
8:00-10:00am White House Centennial Alumni Reception and Continental Breakfast, White House
8:30am-5:00pm Registration and Packet Pick-Up, McCoy Meetin’ House (Lower)
10:00-11:00am Update on the Parkville Campus and Centennial of the Park University White House, Graham Tyler Memorial Chapel
11:30am-1:00pm Alumni Association Annual Awards Luncheon, Courtyard by Briarcliff

2017 Alumni Award Honorees
Distinguished Alumnus - Walter Pearson, '90
Marlowe Sherwood Memorial Service Award - Michael Woolstrum, '12
Torchlighter Award - Benny Lee
Park Promising Young Professional Award - Casi Joy McCall, '12


2:00-3:00pm Park Limestone Tour, Meet at Top of Mackay Hill (note: heavy walking involved)
2:00-5:00pm Hospitality Room, McCoy Meetin' House

3:00-4:30pm Park College, World War I and Nisei Exhibit Opening

5:00-6:00pm Alumni Association Meeting, McCoy Meetin' House (Upper)
5:30-7:00pm Women's Volleyball Homecoming Match, Breckon Dome
6:30-8:30pm 2017 Wall of Honor Induction Banquet, Park Avenue (Underground)

2017 Wall of Honor Inductees
Ed Nelson, Director of Athletics (1961-1979)
Brandon Voorhees, Men's Basketball (2006-2007)


8:00pm-on After Hours Party, American Legion, Parkville, MO
8:30-9:00pm 2017 Wall of Honor Viewing, 600 Corridor (Underground)

Saturday, September 16
8:00-9:00am Meet the Alumni Council and Continental Breakfast, Norrington Center Patio
8:30am-5:00pm Registration and Packet Pick-Up, McCoy Meetin’ House (Lower)

8:30-10:00am Alumni Council Training Session, Norrington Center
10:00-11:00am Tax Reduction Strategies Seminar (no cost) Thompson Commons, Gibson Room (3rd Floor)  
10:30-11:30am Faculty Meet and Greet, Norrington Center
10:30-11:30am Pirate Storytelling Event, Norrington Center

11:30am-1:00pm BBQ Lunch, 6th Street Entrance
12:00-5:00pm Alumni Hospitality Tent, 6th Street Entrance 

Family Fun Day Activities 
10:30-11:30am Pirate Storytelling Event, Norrington Center
11:30am-1:00pm BBQ Lunch, 6th Street Entrance
Afternoon/Evening Fun and Play at Great Wolf Lodge, Kansas City, KS

 

Alumni Games Homecoming Soccer Activities

9:00-10:30am Women’s Alumni Soccer Game, Hemingway Field
10:00-11:00am Women’s Alumni Basketball Game, West Breckon Dome

10:00-11:30am Alumni Baseball Game, Comfort Field
10:00-11:30am Alumni Softball Game, Softball Field  
10:30-12:00pm Men’s Alumni Soccer Game, Hemingway Field
11:00am-12:00pm Men’s Alumni Basketball Game, West Breckon Dome

4:30-6:00pm Men’s Alumni Volleyball Game, East Breckon Dome 
4:30-6:00pm Women’s Alumni Volleyball Game, East Breckon Dome

12:00-2:00pm Women’s Soccer Homecoming Match, Julian Field
2:15-4:15pm Men’s Soccer Homecoming Match, Julian Field
3:00pm Crowning of Homecoming Court, Julian Field

 

ONLINE REGISTRATION  DOWNLOAD AND PRINT REGISTRATION FORM (PDF)

Hotel

A limited block of rooms are available for Family Fun Day attendees at the Great Wolf Lodge in Kansas City, KS.

Rooms are available from 9/14-9/17/2017 for $112/night at the Hyatt Place Kansas City Airport.  To reserve your room, call (816) 891-0871 x 3 and ask for the Park University Corporate Rate  or visit http://kansascityairport.place.hyatt.com/en/hotel/home.html?corp_id=32482.

BOOKSTORE

Alumni receive a 10% discount at the Park Bookstore. 

Office of Alumni Relations
8700 NW River Park Drive, Box 65, Parkville, MO 64152
(816) 584-6209 | (800) 488-7275 | Fax: (816) 741-7741 
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8700 NW River Park Drive
Parkville, MO 64152-3795
 

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