Homecoming

Homecoming

Join your classmates at Friends University Friday, Oct. 4, to Sunday, Oct. 6, 2019, as we welcome back all alumni for Homecoming 2019 and host reunions for the Class of 1969 (50th class reunion) and the Class of 1959 (60th class reunion)! Please complete your registration and RSVP by Sept. 27. If you have any questions please contact the Alumni Office at 316-295-5810 or toll free 800-794-6945 ext. 5810 or alumni@friends.edu.

Download the 2019 Homecoming Brochure

RSVP Online

RSVP for Class Reunions and pay for Homecoming events

Visit the RSVP page to view those currently planning to attend.

Friday, Oct. 4

Golf Tournament
• 8:30 am – 1:30 pm
• $150 per person | $600 per team
• Derby Golf & Country Club
2600 Triple Creek Dr
Derby, KS 67037

Visit www.friendsathletics.com/homecominggolf-classic for more information and sponsorship opportunities or call 316-295-5700

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Friends Alumni Softball Game
• 4 pm
• BBQ to follow
• Free T-Shirts to all alumni who attend
• Two Rivers Youth Complex
For more information, please contact
Suzanne Unruh, Head Softball Coach at
316-323-8795 or
suzanne_unruh@friends.edu.

 

Athletic Hall of Fame Ceremony and Alumni Awards Dinner

• 6 pm – 7 pm | Social Hour
• 7 pm – 9 pm | Dinner & Program
• $30 per person
• Hyatt Regency Wichita

Join us for dinner as the new 2019 Friends
University Athletic Hall of Fame members
are inducted and the Distinguished Alumni
Awards are presented.

2019 Athletic Hall of Fame Inductees

• 1974 Football Team
• Sean Balke ‘97, Football
• Joseph Mitchell ‘10, Basketball

2019 Distinguished Alumni

• Outstanding Achievement in the Fine Arts – Barbara “Babs” Mellor ‘49
• Outstanding Achievement in R.I.S.E. Values – Benjamen Hutton ‘08
• Outstanding Christian Leadership & Service – Mary Hendershott ‘85


Saturday, Oct. 5

’59 and ’69 Class Reunion

• 10 am – 10:30 am | Brief Welcome from Dr. Carey in Alumni Auditorium
• 10:30 am – Noon | Meet & Mingle in Davis Administration Building, 3rd Floor

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Falcon Volleyball vs. McPherson and vs. Randall (2)

• Noon – 2:00 pm

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Alumni Tailgate and Homecoming Carnival

• Noon – 2:00 pm
• $8 per person | Free for children under 5 with adult
• Qdoba will be served
• Adair-Austin Stadium

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Falcon Football vs. McPherson
• 1:30 pm
• Football Ticket included with tailgate purchase. $8 adults | $5 students & seniors | free for children under 12
• Adair-Austin Stadium

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Zoo Science Reunion

• 5 pm – 8 pm
• Sedgwick County Zoo

To register, please contact
Michael Walz at 316-295-5810
or michael_walz@friends.edu

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Men’s and Women’s Falcon Soccer vs. Tabor 

• Women @ 6 pm

• Men @ 8:30 pm

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“The Universal Language of Jazz”

• 7:30 pm

• Ft. Jazz Ensemble I & Jazz Trumpeter Dr. Todd Kelly
• $12 for Adults | $9 for seniors & Students
• Sebits Auditorium
Tickets can be purchased at the door or online at www.friends.edu/finearts.

 


Sunday, Oct. 6

Singing Quakers Heritage Sunday
10 a.m.
University Friends Church
Join the Singing Quakers to celebrate the Quaker heritage of Friends University and our ties with University Friends Church.

 


Accommodations

Friends University has reserved a block of rooms at Holiday Inn Express and Hotel at WaterWalk .

Friends University has reserved a block of rooms at Hotel at WaterWalk and Hyatt Regency Wichita.

Please call to reserve your room by September 8, 2019 to confirm your rate.
Hotel at WaterWalk
• $89 per night
• 711 S. Main St.
• 316-263-1061
Mention Friends University Homecoming Group when calling.

Hyatt Regency Wichita
• $109 per night
• 400 W Waterman St.
• 316-293-1234