Homecoming Schedule

 
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Schedule of Events

Click on links within the schedule to find out more about certain events.  If you would like to go to a different homecoming page, please use the links above.

When you arrive for Homecoming, please stop by the Welcome Center and check in.
 
Welcome Center Locations:
 
Friday, October 24, 2014:
The Merc (inside Campus Center), 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
College Church Lobby, 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
 
Saturday, October 25, 2014:
Big Tent (Pioneer Stadium Parking Lot), 7:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
 
Thursday |  Friday  |  Saturday  |  Sunday
 

THURSDAY – OCTOBER 23, 2014

6:00 PM Alumni Volleyball Game – Cook Center

FRIDAY – OCTOBER 24, 2014

7:30 AM Golf on your own – Heritage Golf Course (Olathe). Call 913.829.4653 for tee time. Cost: $41 (not included in Pioneer Pass).
10:00 AM Homecoming Chapel – College Church, Sanctuary
11:30 AM Alumni Award Lunch - College Church, Uphaus Hall. Cost: $12 per person or Pioneer Pass.
12:00 PM Athletics Hall of Fame Banquet – Bell Center, Grand Lobby.  Cost is $35; not included in Pioneer Pass.  RSVP to Athletics Office at 913.971.3760.
2:00 PM Meet and Sing – Bell Center, East Hall. With Dr. John Leavitt, Director of Choral Activities and Heritage Choir. Participate with the new Heritage Choir. Reception following.
3:00 PM Communiversity – Bell Cultural Events Center.  Guest Lecturer – Dr. Lisa (Smith, '80) Clements.
4:00 - 6:00 PM The American Nurse - Santa Fe Commons, Room 202, 13536 Mur-Len, Olathe, KS. Presented by the MNU School of Nursing and Health Sciences. Cost is $10, which supports Chi Eta's Nursing Scholarship program and includes 1.5 CEU.
5:00 PM Track and Field Reception - 15013 W. 149th St., Olathe, KS 66062. Reception to welcome new coach Nate Wiens.
7:00 PM Homecoming Concert – College Church, Sanctuary.  Featuring Rend Collective, Urban Rescue, Moriah Peters and Gareth Gilkeson.  Cost is $40 for deluxe tickets; $18 for general admission; $15 for groups of 10 or more; $12 for MNU students with MNU student I.D.; included in Pioneer Pass.
8:30 PM Late Night – Under the Big Tent in Pioneer Stadium parking lot. Free coffee and gourmet s'mores.
8:30 PM Buck Night – Under the Big Tent in Pioneer Stadium parking lot. Your buck buys a sample of each BBQ team's flavors. No RSVP needed. Bring your friends and your bucks.

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 25, 2014

8 AM – 1 PM All-Day Celebration and Kids Zone – Under the Big Tent in Pioneer Stadium Parking Lot
8:00 AM Pioneer 5K Fun Run – Check in at 7:30 AM under the Big Tent.  $15 entry fee (before Oct. 8), not included in Pioneer Pass.  $20 late entry fee.
8:00 AM Pancake Bonanza – Under the Big Tent.  Sponsored by Women’s Basketball.  Cost is $8 (adult); $4 (children 12 and under); included in Pioneer Pass.
7:30 AM - 9:00 PM Homecoming Bake-Off - Drop off your entry at the Welcome Center under the Big Tent
10:00 AM Class Reunions - Under the Big Tent.  Classes of 2009, 2004, 1999, 1994, 1989, 1984, 1979, 1974.  Kid's Zone activities and inflatables near the Big Tent.
10:00 AM – 12:30 PM Fifth Annual Pioneer BBQ Competition – Under the Big Tent
10:00 AM Alumni Softball Game - Williams Field
10:00 AM Alumni Baseball Game - Robbie Jones Field
10:45 AM - 12:00 PM People's Choice Pulled Pork Sampling - Under the Big Tent
11:00 AM Homecoming Bake-Off Awards Presentation - Under the Big Tent
11:-00 AM – 1:00 PM Tailgate Lunch and Alumni Gathering – Under the Big Tent.  BBQ Lunch is $10 for adults; $5 for children ages 4-9; included in Pioneer Pass.
12:30 PM BBQ Cook-Off Awards Presentation – Under the Big Tent
12:30 PM Pioneer Women’s Soccer Game – MNU Soccer Field.  Cost is $5 for adults or Pioneer Pass; $3 for students; children under 4 free.
2:00 PM Pioneer Football Game – Game located at ODAC.  Cost is $8 for adults or Pioneer Pass; $3 for students; children under 4 free
3:30 PM Pioneer Men's Soccer Game – MNU Soccer Field.  Cost is $5 for adults or Pioneer Pass; $3 for students; free with Pioneer Pass; children under 4 free.
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM Comedy Clash Reunion - Smith Building, Room 200. Show at 9:06 PM.
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM Women's Basketball Alumni Game - Cook Center
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM MNU School of Education Reception - Cook Center, Allega Room. Please RSVP to gkmurray@mnu.edu.
7:30 PM - 8:30 PM Men's Basketball Alumni Game - Cook Center
7:45 PM - 8:45 PM Alumni & Friends Reception - Cook Center, Allega Room. Hosted by Alumni Relations and Nazarene Theological Seminary.

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 26, 2014

8 AM – 9 AM  President’s Memorial Prayer Breakfast (A celebration of remembrances of those who passed away during the year) – Bell Center, Grand Lobby.  Cost is $10; included in Pioneer Pass.

Contact Us

Kevin Garber
Director of Alumni Relations and Conferences

D’Wayne Leatherland
Associate Director of Alumni Relations and Conferences

Jeremy Hoffpauir
Coordinator of Alumni Relations and Conferences

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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