Homecoming 2009: Howling Homecoming

Homecoming is a perfect opportunity for faculty and staff to catch up with former students and current friends of the university. Activities kick off Thursday, October 29 with the musical Applause! Applause! and continue through the weekend concluding with an alumni concert celebrating Bill Wyman's 35th anniversary at NWU.

And don't forget to show your Nebraska Wesleyan pride on Friday, October 30 when the campus holds "spirit day." Be sure to wear your Wesleyan attire, old or new! 

The following is a schedule of events for faculty and staff:

Thursday, October 29
7:30 p.m., Applause! Applause!, McDonald Theatre
9 p.m., Pep rally, Old Main Amphitheatre

Friday, October 30
Homecoming Spirit Day: Wear NWU attire
All day, Alpha Gamma Delta teeter-totter marathon
5 p.m., Music Alumni Award Reception, Gildersleeve Lounge
6 p.m., Annual Pops Concert, O'Donnell Auditorium
6 p.m., Junior varsity volleyball game vs. Morningside College, Snyder Arena
6 p.m., Legends and Legacies alumni award event, Country Club of Lincoln
7:30 p.m., Applause! Applause!, McDonald Theatre
7:30 p.m., Varsity volleyball vs. Morningside College, Snyder Arena

Saturday, October 31
9 a.m., Athletic Hall of Fame Induction, Dining Hall
10:45 a.m., Golf cart parade; route starts at Abel Stadium, progresses around campus and ends in front of the Weary Center
11 a.m., Ernie's in Ceresco tailgate party and carnival, Knight Field House
11 a.m., Junior varsity volleyball vs. Briar Cliff University, Snyder Arena
12:30 p.m., Varsity volleyball vs. Briar Cliff University, Snyder Arena. This is a "Dig Pink" event recognizing breast cancer awareness. A silent auction will also be held.
2 p.m., Football vs. Midland Lutheran College, Abel Stadium
5-7 p.m., Halloween festival, Story Student Center
6 p.m., Women's soccer vs. Mount Marty College, Abel Stadium
7:30 p.m., Applause! Applause!, McDonald Theatre
8 p.m., Men's soccer vs. Mount Marty College, Abel Stadium
10 p.m., Applause! Applause!, McDonald Theatre

Sunday, November 1
2 p.m., Applause! Applause!, McDonald Theatre
4 p.m., Alumni Choir Concert celebrating Bill Wyman's 35th anniversary as University Choir conductor, O'Donnell Auditorium 
5 p.m., Bill Wyman 35th anniversary reception, Gildersleeve Lounge