Return to the Hill and relive special moments from your time at William Jewell.You can re-connect with classmates at the Homecoming Dinner, where we gather to re-kindle old friendships, listen to an update on the College, and recognize alumni service award winners and Athletic Hall of Fame honorees. After dinner, join your classmates at a decade reunion at various locations in downtown Kansas City. Visit the Jewell website at www.jewell.edu and click on the Alumni and Friends bar at the top, then Events, then Homecoming for the latest homecoming information.
Friday, October 13
16th Annual Homecoming Golf Tournament
Claycrest Golf Club (10:00 a.m. shotgun start)
Join alumni and friends for a day on the golf course to benefit Cardinal Athletics. To reserve your spot, complete the registration forms on the last page of the Homecoming brochure included with this edition of Achieve, or contact us at (816) 415-7565 or email@example.com.
Saturday, October 14
Return to campus to experience the newly renovated Yates-Gill College Union. Inside, visit the remodeled Barnes & Noble bookstore (bring your Homecoming brochure and receive 25% off one item), enjoy a cup of coffee in the new coffee shop overlooking the expansive atrium and join us for a “tailgate” lunch in the updated dining halls. Stop by one of many academic department open-house receptions taking place from 11:00 a.m. to noon. And don’t miss the action at Greene Stadium as the Cardinals take on the Graceland Yellowjackets at 1:00 p.m.
Annual Alumni Dinner and Receptions
Hyatt Regency Crown Center
Registration in the main lobby occurs from 5:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Arrive early to attend the Athletic Hall of Fame Reception, which takes place from 5:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. A free-flowing general reception occurs from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., offering plenty of time to meet and greet alumni from your class and surrounding class years.
The dinner begins at 7:00 p.m., and includes a college update from Dr. David Sallee and presentations to Athletic Hall of Fame and alumni service award honorees. This year’s honorees include:
Alumni Service Awards
Young Alumni Service Award
Michael Hodges Dermody, Tyler Griffin
Distinguished Alumni Award
John F. Truex Lifetime Alumni Service Award
Juarenne Hester Owen
Honorary Alumni Awards
Bob Saunders, Ron Mullennix
Athletic Hall of Fame Awards
Bob Hawkins ’58, Larry Libeer ’69, Brook Russell ’96, Elizabeth Young ’82, 1976 Cross Country Team, 1977 Track Team
Downtown Kansas City (9:00 p.m. to Midnight)
The night isn’t over! After the Alumni dinner, the conversations will continue at several decade gatherings located in or near the Hyatt Regency Crown Center. Locations of the decade receptions are as follows:
1940s, 1950s, and 1960s – Spectators Lounge, located just one floor below the location of the Alumni Dinner in the Hyatt Regency Crown Center Hotel.
1970s and 1980s – Milano, a restaurant located in the Crown Center Shopping Center, just a short walk from the Hyatt Regency Crown Center Hotel.
1990s and 2000s – The Cashew, located three blocks from the Hyatt Regency Crown Center Hotel at 2000 Grand Boulevard.