Homecoming

Join your classmates at Friends University Friday, Oct. 3, to Sunday, Oct. 5, 2014, as we welcome back all alumni for Homecoming 2014: The Greatest Homecoming on Earth and host reunions for the following groups:

  • Class of 1954 - 60th class reunion
  • Class of 1964 - 50th class reunion
  • Class of 1989 - 25th class reunion
  • Singing Quakers - 90th Anniversary

Singing Quaker 90th Anniversary Photos
Singing Quakers 90th Anniversary photos are now available for purchase!


Friday, Oct. 3

Registration and Information Station
5 - 8 p.m. – Casado Campus Center

Falcon Soccer vs. Sterling College
Women at 6 p.m. and men at 8:30 p.m. – Adair-Austin Stadium
$7 adult; $2 students and seniors; free for children under 12

Homecoming Reunion Reception
6:30 p.m. – Casado Campus Center
$15 per person

  • All alumni are welcome! Join the classes of 1954, 1964 and 1989 to reacquaint, reconnect and make new friends.

Jazz Ensemble I Concert
8 p.m. – Sebits Auditorium, Riney Fine Arts Center
$9 adults; $6 students and seniors

Falcon Volleyball vs. Bethany College
7 p.m. – Garvey Physical Education Center
$7 adult; $2 students and seniors; free for children under 12

Friday with Friends

  • High School juniors and seniors, come spend Friday with Friends!  You will have an opportunity to take a campus tour, sit in on a class, visit with a professor, connect with current students, meet your Admission Counselor and enjoy lunch in our dining hall.
  • You also have the option of an overnight experience in Green Residence Hall the night before where you will get to stay with a current student and participate in campus activities.
  • To Register, go to www.friends.edu/visit or call 316-295-5103

 

Saturday, Oct. 4

Registration and Information Station
5 - 8 p.m. – Casado Campus Center

Breakfast with Friends featuring University Interim President Dr. Darcy Zabel
8:30 a.m. – Casado Campus Center
$10 per person

  • Enjoy a continental breakfast and meet Interim President Dr. Darcy Zabel.

Coffee with Friends Reunion Gatherings
Singing Quakers 90th Reunion

  • 9:30 a.m. rehearsal - Casado Campus Center, McKay Gymnasium
  • 10:15 a.m. photo – Davis Administration Building, front steps
  • 10:35 a.m. reunion gathering – Casado Campus Center, McKay Gymnasium

25th, 50th and 60th Class Reunions

  • 10:30 a.m. photo – Davis Administration Building, front steps
  • 10:35 a.m. class reunion gathering – Davis Administration Building, first floor
  • Catch up with classmates, reminisce about your days at Friends University and arrange for a campus tour during this informal gathering.

Falcon Alumni Volleyball Scrimmage
11 a.m. – Garvey Physical Education Center
Free

Homecoming Parade
1 p.m.

Parade route

  • Make special memories in this year’s parade.  Floats, motorcycles, classic car drivers and more are welcome to participate.  Or volunteer your convertible for Homecoming royalty.
  • For more information or to sign up, contact the Alumni Office at 316-295-5900 or email alumni@friends.edu

Alumni Tailgate with Friends and Carnival
1:30 p.m. – Garvey Practice Field
Lunch: $7 adults; $4 children six to 12; free for children under six with paid adult
Carnival: Free

  • Enjoy lunch, the Friends University Jazz Band, inflatable rides, carnival games and more!

National Anthem Performance
12:30 p.m. rehearsal – Riney Fine Arts Center, C-6
2:45 p.m. performance – Adair-Austin Stadium

  • A Friends University Tradition!  Former members of Friends’ choral groups are welcome to join in leading the national anthem before the football game.  For more information or to sign up, contact Concert Choir Director Rolaine Hetherington at 316-655-2261 or email hetherington@friends.edu.

Falcon Football vs. Kansas Wesleyan University
3 p.m. – Adair-Austin Stadium
$7 adult; $2 students and seniors; free for children under 12

Singing Quakers 90th Reunion Concert
7 p.m. – Riney Fine Arts Center, Sebits Auditorium

  • Free with free-will offering benefiting the Singing Quakers tour.
  • Singing Quakers Alumni Choir, the current Singing Quakers, and all former Singing Quakers will present a 90th anniversary concert.  Reception to follow.


Sunday, Oct. 5


Singing Quakers Heritage Sunday
10 a.m. – University Friends Church

  • Join the University Friends Church congregation and the Singing Quakers in worship and fellowship.

If you have any questions please contact the Alumni Office at 316-295-5900 or toll free 1-800-794-6945 ext. 5900 or alumni@friends.edu