Homecoming

Homecoming

Join your classmates at Friends University Friday, Oct. 5, to Sunday, Oct. 7, 2018, as we welcome back all alumni for Homecoming 2018 and host reunions for the Class of 1968 (50th class reunion) and the Class of 1958 (60th class reunion)! Please complete your registration and RSVP by Sept. 28. 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.

Purchase tickets for Homecoming weekend events here.

Download the 2018 Homecoming Brochure here.

RSVP Online

RSVP for Class Reunions and pay for Homecoming events

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

Friday, Oct. 5

50th and 60th Class Reunion Luncheon
1-4 p.m.
Casado Campus Center, McKay Gymnasium

Campus Tours for 50th and 60th Classes
4-5 p.m.
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Distinguished Alumni and Athletic Hall of Fame Ceremony Dinner

6 p.m.
Casado Campus Center, McKay Gymnasium
Join us for dinner as the new members of the 2018 Friends University Distinguished Alumni and Athletic Hall of Fame members are inducted. All alumni, family and friends are welcome.
$15 per person

The following alumni or alumni groups will be recognized:

2018 Athletic Hall of Fame Inductees

Doug Bacon, 1976
Anthony Evans, 1990
Men’s Basketball Team, 1968-69
Men’s Golf Team, 1977

2018 Distinguished Alumni

Distinguished Alumni for Outstanding Achievement in R.I.S.E. Values:
Major Erik Nott, MD, United States Air Force

Distinguished Alumni for Outstanding Achievement in the Fine Arts:
James Gregory Gross

Distinguished Alumni for Outstanding Christian Leadership and Service:
David and Mae Kellum

2017 Distinguished Alumni Winners: Jim Nagy ’77 and Earnest Alexander ’79

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Saturday, Oct. 6

50th and 60th Class Reunion Brunch

TBD

Future Falcon Visit Day
Check in begins at 11:15 a.m.
Davis Administration Building, Room 209
High school students are invited to discover the ins and outs of the college search process as well as what it’s like to be a student at Friends. Experience Homecoming like a Falcon, tailgate with your friends and receive free tickets to see the only college football team in Wichita!
To register, go to friends.edu/visit or call 316-295-5103

Alumni Tailgate and Homecoming Carnival
1:30-3 p.m.
Parking lot north of Adair-Austin Stadium/Science Building Lawn
Enjoy lunch, inflatable rides, carnival games and activities.
Lunch: $10 adults; $5 children six to 12; free for children under six with paid adult
Carnival: Free

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Falcon Football vs. Bethany
3 p.m.
Adair-Austin Stadium
Join us in recognizing the 2018 Athletic Hall of Fame Inductees.
$8 adults; $5 students and seniors; free for children under 5
Tickets can be purchased at the gate.

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“Jazz Swings Western Style” with special guests The Cherokee Maidens and Sycamore Swing
7:30 p.m.
Riney Fine Arts Center, Sebits Auditorium
$12 adults; $6 students and seniors
Tickets can be purchased at the door or online at www.friends.edu/finearts.

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Sunday, Oct. 7

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 .

Holiday Inn Express & Suites – Wichita Airport
$99 per night
1236 S Dugan Rd
316-522-0008

Hotel at WaterWalk
$99 per night
711 S. Main St.
316-263-1061 (Mention Friends University Homecoming Group when calling)