Homecoming 2018: Oct. 5-6

Homecoming Schedule


Thanks for joining us we gathered on The Hill in celebration of our alumni.

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See the alumni and friends who joined us for Homecoming 2017!


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Friday, October 5, 2018

  • Back to Class

    10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. on October 5
    Pryor Learning Commons, Room 112

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  • Celebration of Golden Classes

    Registration Fee: $30
    Registration, 11:30 a.m.; Lunch and Program, 12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. on October 5
    Yates-Gill College Union

    All alumni who graduated in or before 1968 are invited to return to campus on the eve of Homecoming to enjoy a full afternoon of activities. Alumni celebrating 50-, 60-, and 70-year reunions will receive special recognition during the lapel presentation.

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  • Alumni Awards Dinner, Hosted by the Alumni Board of Governors

    Registration Fee: $30
    Registration, 5:30 p.m.; Dinner and Awards Program, 6:00 p.m. on October 5
    Yates-Gill College Union

    Join us as we celebrate alumni who have shown exemplary service to the College. This year’s honorees are:

    • Truex Lifetime Alumni Service Award: Anita McPike Gorman, ’53
    • Distinguished Alumni Service Award: Brad Douglas, ’84
    • Young Distinguished Alumni Service Award: Ryan Harwell, ’05
    • Jewell Humanitarian Award: Walter Franz, ’74
    • Honorary Alumni Award: James McCrossen
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  • Cardinal Soccer vs. Rockhurst University

    Women: 5:00 p.m.; Men: 7:30 p.m. on October 5
    Greene Stadium

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Saturday, October 6, 2018

  • Nursing Excellence Alumni Scholarship 5K

    7:30-9 a.m. on Oct. 6
    Commuter Parking Lot

    Sign up to walk or run, or if you can't attend, see our "sleep-in" option! Special pricing for Jewell students.
    T-shirts will be distributed on Pryor Learning Commons 1st floor from 8 a.m.-noon on Friday, Oct. 5, and before and after the race on Oct. 6.

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  • Phil Maslin ’68 Art Exhibit, Opening Reception

    Stocksdale Gallery

    All are welcome to stop by and enjoy this wonderful exhibit by Phil Maslin ’68. Homecoming Day will kick-off the exhibit which will run through November 9, 2018.

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  • 25 Years of Pryor Leadership Program

    9-11 a.m. on October 6
    Pryor Learning Commons

    Pryor Leadership Program alumni are invited back to the Hill to join Kevin Shaffstall, Shirley Neff Pryor ’56, Fred Pryor ’56, Becky Pryor '86 and current students as we celebrate 25 years of amazing experiences!

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  • John Priest Greene Society Coffee and New Member Brick Dedication

    10-11 a.m. on October 6
    Location TBD.

    All Jewell Fund leadership donors who are members of the John Priest Greene Society are invited to kick off Homecoming day with a special reception and new member brick dedication.

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  • Homecoming Pregame Celebration, Hosted by the Alumni Board of Governors

    11 a.m. – 1 p.m. on October 6
    Commuter Parking lot next to Greene Stadium

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  • Homecoming Football Game vs. Southwest Baptist University

    1 p.m. on  October 6
    Greene Stadium

    Tickets may be purchased at the gate.

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  • Athletic Hall of Fame Reception and Induction

    Registration fee: $30
    Dinner, 5 p.m.; Program, 6:30 p.m. on October 6
    Yates-Gill College Union

    Jewell’s Hall of Fame was established in 1994 to recognize outstanding achievement by alumni and/or faculty in the areas of athletic achievement or coaching, or other noteworthy accomplishments in athletic-related areas. The selection is based solely on what the individual or team accomplished while associated with Jewell. This year’s inductees are:

    • Ed Elliott ’60, Football/Wrestling
    • Bob Hatcher ’65, Cross Country/Track and Field
    • Drew Mathews ’06, Basketball
    • Mark Brackman ’07, Baseball
    • Mike Stockton, Baseball coach
    • 1961 Men’s Cross Country Team
    • 1963 Men’s Cross Country Team
    • 2003 Women’s Basketball Team

    Registration is closed.

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  • Liberty Symphony Orchestra Community Outreach Concert

    7:30 p.m. on October 6
    Garrison School – Clay County African-American Legacy, Inc.
    502 Water Street, Liberty, MO

    Enjoy this free concert by making reservations online at libertysymphony.org/tickets as limited seats are available. The orchestra includes some Jewell faculty, current students and alumni. The performance features selections by African-American classical music composers: Clarence Cameron White-Bandanna Sketches-Four Negro Spirituals, William Grant Still-Wood Notes, and aTribute to Duke Ellington.

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Class Reunions