Homecoming 2019: Sept. 27-28

Rekindle old memories and make new ones as you return to The Hill for Homecoming!

Homecoming Schedule


View the schedule of events below for this year's Homecoming celebration and Homecoming 2018 highlights.

Lodging Options

We have special rates available for Jewell alumni who are traveling for Homecoming.

TownePlace Suites Kansas City/Liberty
Call 816-415-9200 and reference William Jewell to receive the special rate or to book online follow this link: Book your corporate rate for William Jewell College.

Hampton Inn Kansas City/Liberty
Call 816-415-9600 and reference William Jewell to receive the special rate or to book online follow this link: www.KansasCityLiberty.HamptonInn.com. Enter the dates you would like to stay and click on “Add special rates code”, enter code 560043209 in the “corporate” rate box.

See the alumni and friends who joined us for Homecoming 2018!


Photo Gallery

Friday, September 27, 2019

  • Back to Class with Dr. Blane Baker, '86

    10-11 a.m. on Sept. 27
    Pryor Learning Commons, Room 112
    "Critical Thinking in a Sports Science Course"

    > Registration required

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  • Celebration of Golden Classes

    Registration, 11:30 a.m.; Lunch and Program, noon-4 p.m. on Sept. 27
    Yates-Gill College Union
    Registration Fee: $30

    All alumni who graduated in or before 1969 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.

    > Registration required

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

    Registration, 5:30 p.m.; Dinner and Awards Program, 6 p.m. on Sept. 27
    Yates-Gill College Union
    Registration Fee: $30

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

    • Truex Lifetime Alumni Service Award: Nancy Greene Leisinger, '52
    • Distinguished Alumni Service Award: Chris Leaver, '94
    • Young Distinguished Alumni Service Award: Landon Grace, '10 
    • Jewell Humanitarian Award: Heather Duncan, '88
    • Honorary Alumni Award: Kiki Strecker

    > Registration required

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Saturday, September 28, 2019

Class Reunions

We will update this page as class reunion plans are finalized. If you are interested in coordinating your class reunion, please email alumni@william.jewell.edu.