Homecoming 2017

Park’s Homecoming and Alumni Weekend
September 14-16
Parkville Campus

Leaves change color, the air is cooler, the sun feels a bit more precious, the sweaters come out of the closet. Get ready for a weekend of long-lasting memories and friendships! Celebrate with current Park students and meet Park alumni!

Online Registration  Download and Print Registration form (PDF)

DRAFT Schedule (as of July 10)

Wednesday, September 13
10:00am-1:00pm Fall 2017 Career Expo & Fair, East Breckon Dome

Park University Constitution Day Program (7:00-8:00pm)
Featured Speaker: Dr. Allan W. Austin, Professor of History, Misericordia University
Topic: Ambassadors of Goodwill: Japanese American Student Resettlement during World War II
Graham Tyler Memorial Chapel

Thursday, September 14

2:00-6:00pm Registration and Packet Pick-Up, McCoy Meetin’ House (Lower)
2:00-5:00pm Hospitality Room, McCoy Meetin’ House (Upper)
6:00-8:00pm Golden Reunion Dinner and Golden Diploma Presentations (Class of 1967 and Friends), Norrington
6:00-8:00pm 55th Joint Reunion Event (Classes of 1961-63 and Friends), McCoy Meetin’ House (Upper)

Friday, September 15
8:00-10:00am White House Centennial Alumni Reception and Continental Breakfast, White House
8:30am-5:00pm Registration and Packet Pick-Up, McCoy Meetin’ House (Lower)
10:00-11:00am Update on the Parkville Campus and Centennial of the Park University White House, McCoy Meetin’ House (Upper)
11:30am-1:00pm Alumni Association Annual Awards Luncheon, Courtyard by Briarcliff

2017 Alumni Award Honorees
Distinguished Alumnus - Walter Pearson, '90
Marlowe Sherwood Memorial Service Award - Michael Woolstrum, '12
Torchlighter Award - Benny Lee
Park Promising Young Professional Award - Casi Joy McCall, '12

2:00-3:00pm Park Limestone Tour, Meet at Top of Mackay Hill (note: heavy walking involved)
2:00-5:00pm Hospitality Room, McCoy Meetin' House

3:00-4:30pm Park College, World War I and Nisei Exhibit Opening

5:00-6:00pm Alumni Association Meeting, McCoy Meetin' House (Upper)
5:30-7:00pm Women's Volleyball Homecoming Match, Breckon Dome
7:00-8:30pm 2017 Wall of Honor Induction Banquet, Park Avenue (Underground)
8:00pm-on After Hours Party, American Legion, Parkville, MO
8:30-9:00pm 2017 Wall of Honor Viewing, 600 Corridor (Underground)

Saturday, September 16
8:00-9:00am Meet the Alumni Council and Continental Breakfast, Norrington Center Patio
8:30am-5:00pm Registration and Packet Pick-Up, McCoy Meetin’ House (Lower)

8:30-10:30am Alumni Council Training Session, Norrington Center
 Department of Nursing Open House, Academic Plaza, MA 380 (Underground)

10:30-11:30am Pirate Storytelling Event, Norrington Center

11:30am-1:00pm BBQ Lunch, 6th Street Entrance
12:00-5:00pm Alumni Hospitality Tent, 6th Street Entrance
1:00-5:00pm Downtown Parkville Event
7:00pm Possible Cultural Event

Family Fun Day Activities 
10:30-11:30am Pirate Storytelling Event, Norrington Center
11:30am-1:00pm BBQ Lunch, 6th Street Entrance
Afternoon/Evening Fun and Play at Great Wolf Lodge, Kansas City, KS


Alumni Games Homecoming Soccer Activities

9:00-10:30am Women’s Alumni Soccer Game, Hemingway Field
10:00-11:00am Women’s Alumni Basketball Game, West Breckon Dome

10:00-11:30am Alumni Baseball Game, Comfort Field
10:00-11:30am Alumni Softball Game, Softball Field  
11:00am-12:00pm Men’s Alumni Basketball Game, West Breckon Dome
4:30-6:00pm Men’s Alumni Soccer Game, Hemingway Field
4:30-6:00pm Men’s Alumni Volleyball Game, East Breckon Dome 
4:30-6:00pm Women’s Alumni Volleyball Game, East Breckon Dome
5:00pm Beer Mile (Track and Cross Country Alumni Event), Park Track

12:00-2:00pm Women’s Soccer Homecoming Match, Julian Field
2:00-2:15pm Presentation of 2017 Wall of Honor Class, Julian Field
Men’s Soccer Homecoming Match, Julian Field
3:00pm Crowning of Homecoming Court, Julian Field




A limited block of rooms are available for Family Fun Day attendees at the Great Wolf Lodge in Kansas City, KS.

Rooms are available from 9/14-9/17/2017 for $112/night at the Hyatt Place Kansas City Airport.  To reserve your room, call (816) 891-0871 x 3 and ask for the Park University Corporate Rate  or visit http://kansascityairport.place.hyatt.com/en/hotel/home.html?corp_id=32482.


Check your registration package for a coupon courtesy of the Park Bookstore. 

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