Homecoming

Friday, Oct. 3

Noon

Baseball Golf Outing

Lake Creek Golf Course
Contact Coach Steve Eddie SL'00/MS'07 at eddies@bvu.edu for details or to register.
Lunch starts at noon; tee-off at 1 p.m. $70 registration fee.

5:30 p.m.

Campus Tour

Meet at the Information Desk, Siebens Forum
One of several opportunities throughout the weekend to see campus again. Student tour guides will show you what's new!

6:30 p.m.

Alumni Volleyball Game

Siebens Fieldhouse
Contact Coach Lori Slight SL'98 for details at slightl@bvu.edu. Show off your bump, set, spike in a match with BVU's current team! Gym opens at 5 p.m. for warm-ups.

7 p.m.

Delta Phi Rho Reception

Siebens Forum Room 5
Contact Steve Spark SL'69 at stevespark3@yahoo.com.

7:30 p.m.

All-Alumni Gathering

Puff's, 1205 E. Lakeshore Dr., Storm Lake
A designated meeting location for you and your friends. See who's back in town. Drink specials all night! All alumni who are part of a class reunion year can pick up a commemorative Homecoming reunion button and drink ticket at Puff's between 7:30 and 10 p.m. Wear your button to the End Zone Beer Garden on Saturday and your ticket will get you a free drink!

Saturday, Oct. 4

9:45 a.m.

Beaver Coach Meet & Greet

Siebens Fieldhouse Lobby
The Department of Athletics invites all alumni student-athletes and Beaver fans to meet with the coaching staff of their former team(s) and favorite Beaver programs. Talk vision and goals with those coaches who are new to the Blue & Gold as well as coaches who have represented BVU for some time. All coaches will be present except men's and women's soccer as they will be competing at Loras College in Dubuque. Rolls and coffee will be served compliments of the National Alumni Association. GO BEAVERS!

9:30 a.m.

Campus Tours

Meet at the Information Desk, Siebens Forum
Haven't been back on campus in a while? Student tour guides will show you all that's new on campus.

10 a.m.-
2:30 p.m.

Carnival and Activities

South Forum Lawn
Inflatables, balloon artist, beaver tattoos, lawn games, and more!

11 a.m.

Remembering Dr. John Madsen

School of Business Suite, Siebens Forum
Reminisce and celebrate the life of this amazing teacher and mentor with Dr. Sandy Madsen, Kaaren (Madsen) Quezada SL'91 and Mike Madsen SL'94.

11 a.m.-
2:30 p.m.

The End Zone Picnic & Beer Garden

South Forum Lawn
The place to be before the game... then find a seat in the stadium or stay on the lawn to watch the football game.

Food options available on the lawn, hosted by the National Alumni Association:

  • Hamburgers/Hot Dogs/Brats off the grill
  • Nachos
  • Complimentary soda and bottled water

Or, eat a picnic meal from the servery in Siebens Forum for $6.75/person; 11 a.m.-1 p.m.

End Zone Beer Garden:

  • $2 keg draws
  • Additional bottled beverage options available
  • Must be 21 or older to enter, ID required for admittance
  • Those with reunion buttons/tickets receive one free keg draw. See the Puff's event on Friday for details

11 a.m.

Alumni Awards Luncheon

Siebens Forum, Larson Dining Room
A special event that includes the presentation of the 2014 National Alumni Association Awards. Advanced registration required, e-mail Amy Jones at jonesa@bvu.edu. The 2014 honorees are:

  • Henry Olson Distinguished Service Alumni Award: Sherman "Sherm" Wollesen SL'62
  • John Fisher Alumni Award: Dr. Susan (Hickey) Donovan SL'80
  • Keith Briscoe Alumni Award: Jeremy SL'09 and Wendy (Lehman) SL'07 Peichel
  • Wendell Halverson Outstanding Friend Award: Dr. Thomas Huerter

1 p.m.

BVU Football vs. Simpson College

J. Leslie Rollins Stadium & Peterson Field
Cheer the Beavers to a victory! Half-time will feature introduction of the National Alumni Association Award Winners as well as the student homecoming royalty.

Post-
game

Fifth Quarter Fest

Siebens Forum, Grand Ballroom
A favorite tradition! Appetizers and a free drink for everyone who attends compliments of the National Alumni Association. Don't miss this celebratory event. Alumni, faculty members and fellow Beaver fans are all welcome!

Sunday, Oct. 5

11 a.m.-
1:30 p.m.

Marquis Brunch

Siebens Forum, Grand Ballroom
Adults: $14/Children 12 & under: $7 Senior Citizens 62 & older: $12

3 p.m.

Homecoming Concert

Schaller Memorial Chapel
Presented by the BVU Concert Band and Concert Choir