Tentative Schedule of Events

Homecoming 2015

Weekend Event Schedule

Heritage Alumni and Jeremiah Society Luncheon

Friday | 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. SSC President's Dining Room

Members from these respected societies are invited to join the Alumni Office for our annual luncheon and hymnsing. Admission to this event is complimentary, but registration is required.

All-Alumni Luncheon

Friday | 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. SSC Event Rooms

The All-Alumni Luncheon is simply that — a luncheon for any and all alumni! This is a come-and-go event that provides an opportunity to interact with alumni council members as well as our 2014 alumni award recipients and new President, Dr. White. Admission is complimentary for this event.

Prayer Breakfast with Greg Dyson*

Saturday | 9:00 a.m. - 9:45 a.m. SSC Event Rooms

Join 2013 Alumni Award Winner and Cedarville's own Greg Dyson in a time of worship and prayer for our families, our alma mater, our nation, and the expansion of the Gospel. Admission is complimentary

New Alumni Reunion**

Saturday | 10:30 a.m. - 3 p.m. Lakeside Plaza

Too old to be a student? Too young to have a reunion? Meet up with your favorite yellow jackets from the years around you at the New Alumni Reunion Tent at CU by the Lake. Current seniors are invited to stop and enjoy the sweet company of their "real world" friends.

Tented Class Reunions

Saturday | 10:30 a.m. - 3 p.m. Lakeside Plaza

Families celebrating 5th, 10th, or 15th reunions are invited to stop by reunion tents to meet up with fellow classmates and enjoy reunion activities! These tents will be located at CU by the Lake, the annual Homecoming Fair, for you to visit at your convenience.

Luncheon Class Reunions

Saturday | 12:00 p.m. - 2 p.m.

It’s what you’re here for! Take this opportunity to visit with classmates and reminisce about dorm life, dating life, near-demerit experiences, and weather hazards that created your fond Cedarville memories.

  • Class of 1994 | 20-year reunion — BTS 102/103
  • Class of 1989 | 25-year reunion — DMC Alumni Hall
  • Class of 1984 | 30-year reunion — SSC Event Rooms
  • Class of 1979 | 35-year reunion — Potter Residence, Cedarville
  • Class of 1974 | 40-year reunion — BTS 101
  • Class of 1969 | 45-year reunion — SSC PDR
  • Class of 1964 | 50-year reunion — DMC Board Room

Chi Theta Pi (Pre-Med Dessert Reception)

Friday | 7:30 p.m - 9:30 p.m. BTS 102/103

The Department of Science and Mathematics, in conjunction with the student organization Chi Theta Pi, is hosting a dessert reception for alumni in the medical and dental professions. This event provides our current premed/prePA students opportunity to interact with alumni in these fields. Registration is required. (Admission is complimentary, and families are welcome.)

WSRN/U99/Resound Radio 25th Reunion*

Friday | 8:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Lower SSC

Calling all broadcasters! Whether you cut your radio teeth in Collins Hall on WSRN or U99 or helped with the transition from U99 to Resound Radio in the Stevens Student Center, Professors Wes Baker and Jim Leightenheimer invite you to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the launching of student radio at Cedarville.

Model UN Lunch Reunion*

Saturday | 1:00 p.m. - later Jenista Residence, Cedarville

Frank and Barb Jenista invite any former Model UN members to their home in Cedarville. Lunch will be provided and guests are welcome to join starting at 1:00 p.m. The party will last as long as we want it to!

SEAM Dessert Reunion

Saturday | 2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. ENS 340

Dr. Tom Thompson and the Department of Engineering and Computer Science invite all form SEAM members, along with engineering graduates who are involved with Missions to this dessert reception. Come share what God has done across the globe using Cedarville graduates as catalysts!

Residence Life Reception

Saturday | 3:00 p.m. - 5 p.m. SSC 161/162

Residence life is having a party to reconnect fellow RAs and RDs from the 2000s. Join us in the Residence Life Office to reminisce about old times and be reminded about the significant friendships you developed as an RA and RD. Registration is requested for this event; admission is complimentary.

Music and Worship Dessert Reception

Friday | 9:15 p.m. - 10:30 p.m. DMC Board Room

The department of music and worship is hosting a dessert reception following the Homecoming Praise Concert for music alumni. Registration is requested for this event; admission is complimentary.

History and Government Reception

Saturday | 10:30 a.m. - 3 p.m. Lakeside Plaza

The Department of History and Government is hosting a table during CU by the Lake. All current and former history and government students are welcome to stop by and see former professors and catch up on the program. Registration is not required for this event.

School of Business Forum and Reunion Dinner

Friday | 4:00 p.m. - 6 p.m. Apple 103/Lounge

The school of business administration is hosting an alumni forum and reunion dinner. All current and former business students are welcome to attend. Registration is required for this event; admission is complimentary.

Kinesiology and Allied Health Breakfast Reunion

Saturday | 8:30 a.m. - 9:45 a.m. Callan 219

The Department of Kinesiology and Allied Health (formerly Exercise and Sports Science or Health and Human Performance) is pleased to host a continental breakfast for all former majors. This includes Physical/Health Education, Exercise Science, Athletic Training, Sport and Exercise Studies, Sport Management, and Allied Health Majors.

Engineering and Computer Science Breakfast Reunion**

Saturday | 8:30 a.m. - 9:45 a.m. ENS Atrium

The Elmer W. Engstrom Engineering and Computer Science Department invites you to attend a reunion breakfast to celebrate its 20-Year Reunion. Former majors will have a chance to visit with faculty members, classmates, and view design projects, as well as see a first look at the ENS rennovation plans.

School of Education Reception

Saturday | 10:30 a.m. - 2 p.m. Lakeside Plaza

The School of Education invites all of its graduates to visit this tented reunion during CU by the Lake on Saturday after the Homecoming Parade. Enjoy complimentary refreshments as you visit with former classmates and favorite professors.

School of Nursing Lunch Reception

Saturday | 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. HSC 3rd Floor

Stop by the School of Nursing Reunion in the new Health Sciences Center for lunch and a tour of the new nursing facilities. Registration is required for this event.

Alumni Acoustic Fire/Interruption*

Friday 2:00 p.m. - 3 p.m. Lakeside Plaza

Remember the days of sitting in the Hive and listening to your friends sing while you studied for that exam? Now you can relive this favorite memory with this musical alumni event.

Cardboard Canoe Race

Friday | 3:00 p.m. - 5 p.m. Cedar Lake

We all love watching the boat race that requires aspiring engineers to paddle boats made of only cardboard and packing tape. Hosted by the Elmer W. Engstrom Department of Engineering and Computer Science, this year’s race is sure to provide enjoyment for the whole family.

Fall Play | Little Women

Friday | 8:00 p.m.
Saturday | 2:00 p.m.
Saturday | 8:00 p.m.
Lakeside Plaza

Tickets sold separately.

Homecoming Prism of Praise Concert

Friday | 8:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. DMC Jeremiah Chapel

Held in the Jeremiah Chapel of the Dixon Ministry Center, the annual Praise Concert features most of the Department of Music and Worship’s vocal and instrumental groups, as well as performances by music faculty. This event is free and open to the public.

Homecoming Kickoff Party**

Friday | 9:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m. Lakeside Plaza

Bring your family and join current students as we celebrate this year’s Homecoming Weekend with a Friday night bonfire at 9:00 and an outdoor movie at 9:30.

5K Race

Saturday | 8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. Elvin King Cross Country Course

The annual 5K race is held on the Elvin R. King Cross Country Course on Saturday, October 5. Check-in for the race opens at the course at 7:30 a.m. and includes alight breakfast. The race kicks off at 8 a.m. Participants will receive a complimentary homecoming T-shirt. Runners of all ages are welcome to take part. Registration is required for this event.

Homecoming Parade

Saturday | 10:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Main Street, Cedarville

This event is a weekend highlight. Stroll on down to Main Street in Cedarville and enjoy the costumes, floats, corvettes, and free candy that come with the Homecoming Parade!

CU by the Lake

Saturday | 10:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Lakeside Plaza

After the parade on Saturday morning, be sure to make your way to the Lakeside Plaza for an all-alumni party! This event features several class and academic reunion tents, as well as food, games for the kids, and an all-around good time. Complimentary admission wristbands will be given at Homecoming registration. Activity tickets can be purchased at the event.

Peter and the Wolf Tunes & Tales*

Saturday | 11:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. DMC Recital Hall

Children and families can enjoy this musical telling of Prokefiev's Peter and the Wolf and receive a free book or CD after the event.

Alumni Dorm Tours**

Saturday | 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Depart from Dorm Lounges

It’s been a while since you’ve had to live in close quarters with 16 other rambunctious college students. Why not stop by your old stomping grounds to see if the mark you made is still on the walls?

Barbeque Tailgate*

Saturday | 5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. Yellow Jacket Soccer Complex

Join us for our first ever barbecue tailgate before the Homecoming Soccer game. Purchase grill items or bring your own food and make it a picnic.

Jazz Band Concert

Saturday | 8:00 p.m. - 9 p.m. BTS Atrium

Dr. Mike DiCuirci will lead the Jazz band in their annual Homecoming concert on Saturday night. This event is free and open to the public.

Firework Show*

Saturday | 9:00 p.m. - 9:15 p.m. Cedar Lake

That's right, folks! Stick around Saturday night for a firework show to provide the perfect finale for your weekend at Cedarville!

Alumni Chapter Event Dessert Reception*

Friday | 7:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. SSC 245

Are you enjoying Homecoming? Why not enjoy the sweet company of your alumni friends all year long? Join Rita Heaton, Coordinator of Communication and Regional Events, for a dessert reception and a first look at alumni events coming to your area.

Creating a College Financial Plan

Friday | 1:00 p.m. - 1:45 p.m. SSC 244

If you are wondering how students fund their Cedarville University education, be sure to come to this presentation by University Admissions. Everything you want to know about financing an education at Cedarville University will be explained and displayed in this highly practical and informative presentation by Roscoe Smith, Director of Admissions. This event is free and open to the public.

Provide & Protect Estate Planning Seminar

Saturday | 8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. BTS 101

The Department of Gift Planning is hosting a free estate planning seminar and continental breakfast. The seminar will teach you the basics of estate planning using our online wills planner. Registration is required for this event.

Homecoming Chapel

Friday | 10:00 a.m. - 10:45 a.m. DMC Jeremiah Chapel

Every day at 10 a.m. You remember when and where ... don’t you? Attend our special homecoming chapel in the Dixon Ministry Center Jeremiah Chapel. This event is free and open to the public.

Legacy Banquet

Friday | 5:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Doden Field House

The Legacy Banquet is a special event in thankful recognition of those who financially support the University through the Cedarville Society, The Gibson Society, and the Legacy Circle. The evening provides an opportunity for fellowship with others who share a heart for giving and with students who personally benefit from those who generously give. The Legacy Banquet is by invitation only.

Alumni Scholarship Auction**

Saturday | 2:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. Lakeside Plaza

Do you remember this auction from Homecomings gone by? Join us at the stage in raising funds for the Alumni Scholarship Award and you could go home with photos, paintings, gift certificates, family excursions, and more!

Alumni Athletic Games

Watch your alumni friends and former CU stars compete one another.

  • Men's Soccer: Friday | 7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. — Yellow Jacket Soccer Complex
  • Women's Soccer: Saturday | 12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. — Yellow Jacket Soccer Complex
  • Men's Tennis: Saturday | 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. — Johnson Murdoch Tennis Complex
  • Baseball: Saturday | 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. — Yellow Jacket Baseball Diamond
  • Softball: Saturday | 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. — Yellow Jacket Softball Diamond

Lady Jackets Soccer Game ($3 for alumni)

Saturday | 3:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. Yellow Jacket Soccer Complex

Support Cedarville Lady Jackets in their game against Campbellsville! This game is the perfect event to attend after you've enjoyed CU by the Lake and won prizes from the Alumni Scholarship Auction.

Homecoming Men's Soccer Game ($3 for alumni)

Saturday | 6:00 p.m. 8:00 p.m. Yellow Jacket Soccer Complex

Come one, come all to support the Varsity Jackets Soccer Team in their battle against Shawnee State. There’s no better time than the Homecoming Game to show that We Are Jackets!

*Indicates a new event.
**Indicates an event returning after several years.