Homecoming 2022: Sept. 30-Oct. 1

Homecoming Events


We have a lot to celebrate! We can't wait to see alumni on The Hill. Check out the schedule of events below and highlights from our last Homecoming.

Thursday, Sept. 29

  • Homecoming Chapel

    Homecoming Chapel – A Service of Welcome, Remembrance and Hope
    7 p.m., Second Baptist Church, 300 E. Kansas St., Liberty
    All members of the Jewell Family and friends are invited to attend this service, hosted by Jewell's Center for Faith and Culture

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Friday, Sept. 30, 2022

  • Celebration of Golden Classes and Alumni Awards

    Social Hour High Upon the Hill!
    5:30 p.m., Yates-Gill College Union, Atrium and Terrace
    Gather with friends, old and new, while enjoying special drinks to toast our milestone classes and our 2022 Alumni Award Honorees!

    6:00 p.m., Quad
    Alumni Celebrating their 50-, 60- and 70-year reunions are encouraged to join us on the Quad for a group photo.

    Dinner and Program
    6:30 p.m., Yates-Gill College Union, Gill Family Meeting Rooms
    Join us for a program that will feature our alumni who are celebrating their 50-, 60- and 70-year reunions with special individual recognition. We will also hear from our Alumni Board of Governors as they present our 2022 Alumni Award Honorees:

    • John F. Truex Award for Lifetime Service – Dr. Ronilue Beery Garrison, ’63
    • Distinguished Alumni Service Award – John Gill, ’79
    • ​Honorary Alumni Award – Dr. Cecelia Robinson, Professor Emerita
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Saturday, Oct. 1, 2022

  • 60 Years of Delta Zeta at Jewell

    9-10:30 a.m., Shumaker Hall Commons and Delta Zeta Wing
    Delta Zeta alumnae are invited to attend a celebration commemorating over 60 years of the Zeta Rho chapter at William Jewell!

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  • Groundbreaking Ceremony for The Link

    10:30 a.m.
    Bowles Drive Triangle (in the street by the stadium entrance)

    The Link is Jewell’s largest capital project to date and is 100% donor-funded! The Link will have a much-needed impact on the Jewell experience from the moment you arrive on campus.

    > We welcome all alumni to join us for this exciting groundbreaking!

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  • Homecoming Pregame Tailgate

    Hosted by the Alumni Board of Governors

    11:00 a.m. -1:00 p.m.
    Parking lot by Greene Stadium

    Bring your family and friends and join us for some fun on the Hill for the tailgate and pre-game celebration!

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  • Jewell Alumni Band

    Dr. Dorothy Glick Maglione, associate director of bands and assistant professor of music, conducts and coordinates The Cardinal Sound athletic band program at Jewell. Dr. Maglione would like to welcome back alumni who played in a Jewell band during their time on The Hill to play with current students during the Homecoming game!

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  • Cardinal Football vs. McKendree University

    1 p.m., Greene Stadium

    > Tickets may be purchased at the gate or in advance here.

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  • Cardinal Volleyball vs. McKendree University

    4 p.m., Mabee Center

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