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October 21-23, 2016

Plan to celebrate MNU's 50th Anniversary at Homecoming and Family Weekend 2016! Check back often for updates.

Schedule of Events

Click on links within the schedule to find out more about certain events. When you arrive for Homecoming, please stop by the Welcome Center and check in.

THURSDAY – OCTOBER 20, 2016

8:30 PM Alumni Volleyball Meet and Greet – Cook Center, Bell Family Arena

FRIDAY – OCTOBER 21, 2016

8:45 AM Mabee Learning Commons Ribbon Cutting Sponsored by the Olathe Chamber of Commerce - Mabee Learning Commons First Floor 
10:00 AM 50th Anniversary Homecoming Chapel – College Church, Sanctuary. Featuring Dr. Jim Diehl.
11:00 AM School of Business Homecoming BBQ Lunch - Campus Mall, Featuring MNU's own Dr. Smoke (Dr. Bob Humphery)
11:30 AM Appreciation Luncheon - College Church, Garrett. Cost: $12 per person. Open to all guests, honoring Homecoming award winners.
12:00 PM 6th Annual Athletics Hall of Fame Luncheon – Bell Center, Grand Lobby; $35 per person; RSVP Athletics 913.971.7360.
2:00 PM Meet and Sing With Heritage Choir – Bell Cultural Events Center.
3:00 PM Science and Math Panel - Come hear MNU graduates talk about their professional journeys after leaving MNU with a degree in science or math; This event is open to all; Light Refreshments will be served
5:30 PM 50 Years of Shining Stars Reception - Embassy Suites, 10401 S. Ridgeveiw Road, Olathe, Kansas.
6:30 PM 50th Anniversary Grand Celebration Dinner - Embassy Suites, 10401 S. Ridgeveiw Road, Olathe, Kansas; $50 per person.
7:00 PM Soccer Alumni Gathering & Tournament Draft - Location to be determind 
8:30 PM Homecoming Bonfire - Pioneer Stadium Parking Lot
8:30 PM  Late Night & Buck Night - Under the Big Tent; Buck Night BBQ (Assorted items for $1 each)

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 22, 2016

8:00 AM Pioneer Pathways 5K - $30 preregistered (t-shirt & breakfast included); $40 after October 14
8:00 AM Pioneer Pathways Half Marathon - $40 preregistered (t-shirt & breakfast included); $50 after October 14
8:00 AM Alumni Flag Football Game - MNU Pioneer Stadium
8:00 AM All-Day Celebration & Bake Sale - Under The Big Tent; Kids Zone Activities & School of Education Bake Sale
8:00 AM Pancake Bonanza Sponsored by MNU Womens Basketball – Under the Big Tent;  Cost is $8 (adult); $4 (children 12 and under)
8:30AM  Nazarene Theological Seminary Alumni Coffee Reception - Under the Big Tent 
9:00 AM Dr. Kathy Buxie Memorial Gathering - Mabee Learning Commons, First Floor; Drop In 
9:00 AM Alumni Baseball Game - Robbie Jones Field
9:00 AM Class of 1996 Reunion - Check in at Lanpher/Snowbarger Lobby
9:30 AM Class of 1981 Reunion - Garrett, College Church
9:30 AM Class of 1976 Reunion - Fireside Room, Campus Center
10:00 AM Class Reunions - Under the Big Tent, 2011, 2006, 2001, 1991, 1986.
10:00 AM Soccer Alumni Small-Sided Tourney & Mens Game - Soccer Field
10:00 AM Seventh Annual Pioneer BBQ Cook-Off – Pioneer Stadium Parking Lot, Near The Big Tent
11:00 AM Alumni Softball Meet and Greet Tailgate Lunch - Under The Big Tent 
11:00 AM BBQ Tailgate Lunch - Under The Big Tent $10 (adults); $5 (children ages 4-9)
12:00 PM BBQ Cook-Off Awards Presentation  - Under The Big Tent
12:00 PM Track & Field Alumni Tailgate Lunch - Under The Big Tent; $10
1:00 PM Womens Soccer Game VS Mount Mercy University - Game located at Olathe District Athletic Center, 21201 West 159th, Olathe, KS 66062. Cost $8 (adults); $3 (students); children under 4 free.
2:00 PM Pioneer Football Game VS Baker University – Game located at Olathe District Athletic Center, 21201 West 159th, Olathe, KS 66062. Cost $8 (adults); $3 (students); children under 4 free.
3:30 PM Pioneer Mens Soccer Game VS Mount Mercy - Game located at Olathe District Athletic Center, 21201 West 159th, Olathe, KS 66062. Cost $8 (adults); $3 (students); children under 4 free.
6:00 PM  Womens Basketball Alumni Game - Cook Center, Bell Family Arena
6:30 PM  MNU School Of Education Reception - Cook Center; RSVP to Gkmurray@mnu.edu
6:30 PM MNU ASG/Residental Life Staff Reunion - Cook Center, Allega Room
7:30 PM Mens Basketball Alumni Game - Cook Center, Bell Family Arena 

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 23, 2016

8 AM – 9 AM  President’s Memorial Prayer Breakfast – Bell Center, Grand Lobby.  Cost is $10
3:30 PM "Celebrations" Band Concert With Alumni - Bell Cultural Event Center, Mabee Performing Arts Hall

Contact Us

Kevin Garber
Director of Alumni Relations

Address
Attn: Alumni Relations
2030 E. College Way
Olathe, KS 66062

Phone: 913.971.3275
Fax: 913.971.3413
Email: alumni@mnu.edu

Office Hours
8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday

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Science and Math Alumni Panel.    Come hear MNU graduates talk about their professional journeys after leaving MNU with a degree in science or math.  This event is open to all.  Light refreshments will be served.