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OVU Fall Homecoming 2017 - Nov. 10-11

Join us for Fall 2017 Homecoming!
November 10-11

Big changes are coming!

Mark your calendar and celebrate Homecoming weekend with us November 10-11, 2017. Join faculty, fellow alumni, and friends for an amazing weekend! Main event highlights as well as the full schedule below!

Main Events

Reunions:

  • Pied Piper/Ambassadors (Nov. 10  /  2PM) - Find Out More
  • Honor Class - S'mores & Hot Chocolate (Nov. 10  /  6PM) - Find Out More
  • Bible Department Reunion Breakfast (Nov. 11  /  9AM) - Find Out More
  • King & Queen's Tea (Nov. 11  /  4:30PM) - Find Out More

Events:

Highlights

OVU Homecoming 5K - Nov. 11

OVU 5K Trail Run

November 11
Check-in - 7:30AM-8:45AM  /  OVU Main Campus
Start - 9:00AM

COST: $20 (if received by Nov. 4)  /  $25 (late registration)
AGE DIVISIONS: 14 & Under  / 15-18  /  19-25  /  26-35  /  36-49  /  50+
RACE INFO: The race will be hand timed only and run entirely on the trails and fields of OVU's campus. It is a very challenging course consisting of 2 laps on a 1.55 mile loop.
AWARDS: Top 3 overall male & female finishers along with age group winners

VETERAN'S DAY: In honor of Veteran's Day, registration fee will be waived for all current/former military personnel!

Run in the 5K

Pied Piper and Ambassador Reunion/Show

OVU/NCJC Pied Piper & Ambassador Reunion/Show

Reunion/Rehearsal: November 10  /  2:00PM
Performance: November 11  /  10:45AM

Location: Reunion/Rehearsal and Performance location will all be at the Erickson Theater on the OVU South Campus.

All OVU/OVC/NCJC Pied Piper and Ambassadors Members are invited back to campus for a special reunion (Nov. 10) and performance (Nov. 11)! Dr. David Kellar will be our special guest director!

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Honor Class Reunion - S'mores & Hot Chocolate

Honor Class Reunion S'Mores & Hot Chocolate

November 10  /  6:00PM
Fire Pit / Main Campus

Join us for s'mores, hot chocolate and a nice campfire! We will be honoring OVU/OVC/NCJC alumni classes that end in 3 and 8! (’63, ’68, ’73, ’78, ’83, ’88, ’93, ’98, ’03, ’08, & ’13), but ALL ARE WELCOME!

COST: FREE - Please let us know if you are attending so we have a count. Thanks!

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Bible Alumni Reunion Breakfast

Bible Department Reunion Breakfast

November 11  /  9:00AM
Room 139 / Main Campus

All OVU/OVC/NCJC Bible students and Bible alumni are invited back for fellowship and breakfast together. In addition to current full-time faculty, Dr. Charles Aebi, Dr. Bill Bowen, Dr. Duane Wardon, and Dr. Bob Young have confirmed their attendance. Please RSVP if you plan to attend!

COST: FREE - Please let us know if you are attending so we have a count. Thanks!

I want to attend!

Fall Show: A Night at the Erickson - Nov. 10-11

Fall Show: A Night at the Erickson

November 10-11  /  8:00PM
Erickson Theater  / South Campus

A night of comedy and short sketches performed by our students!

A NOTE ABOUT EXPRESSIONS: While the OVU theater department is doing a smaller production for Fall Homecoming, don't worry, we will still have Expressions this Spring!

COST: $5 per person - Seating is limited, advance reservations required

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OVU Alumni Chorus - Nov. 11

Alumni Chorus

Rehearsal: November 10  /  7:00PMRoom 11
Performance: November 11  /  10:45AMErickson Theater

Alumni Director: Charles Savage (OVC '78)
Former members of the A Cappella Singers, Express, and any alumni that wish to participate are invited! Don't forget the Friday evening rehearsal (7PM, Nov. 10)

Song Selection
At the River by Aaron Copland, Holy, Holy by William Holloway, Allelujah by William Hollway, Great is the Mystery of God by Laura Hamm

Sing in the Alumni Chorus

Honor Class Reunion - S'mores & Hot Chocolate

Alumni Awards Dinner

November 11  /  5:30PM
Roberts Hall  / Main Campus

Plan to join alumni and friends Saturday evening for a very special Alumni Awards Dinner where we’ll honor several extraordinary alumni for their outstanding lifetime achievements.

Alumni Award Winners:
Jerry Patton (NCJC 1984) – Alumnus of the Year
Fred (Jim) and Carol (Garrett) Bailey (NCJC 1970) – Christian Service
Jeff Dimick – Honorary Alumnus
John Paul Suchecki (OVU 2008) – Medal of Merit in Bible
Jeremy Woodard (OVU 2002) – Medal of Merit in Business
Dixie (Carberry) Harper (OVU 1967) – Community Service
Jerry Frazier (NCJC) – Medal of Merit in Education
Marty Davis (OVU 1985) – Medal of Merit in Marketing
Trish (Longenette) Hudkins (OVU 2006) – Medal of Merit Social Science

COST: $20 (adults) / $10 (children 12-under) - Seating is limited, advance reservations required

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Friday, November 10, 2017

11:00AM

Alumni Chapel

Roberts Chapel / Main Campus

2:00PM

OVU & NCJC Pied Piper & Ambassador Reunion/Rehearsal

Erickson Theater / South Campus

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3:00PM

Games on the Lawn

Main Campus

6:00PM

S'mores & Hot Chocolate w/ Honor Classes & Friends (OVU & NCJC)

Fire Pit / Main Campus

We will be honoring classes that end in 3 and 8 (’63, ’68, ’73, ’78, ’83, ’88, ’93, ’98, ’03, ’08, & ’13), but ALL ARE WELCOME!

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7:00PM

Alumni Chorus Rehearsal

OVU Music Room / Main Campus

Sing in the Alumni Chorus

8:00PM

Fall Theater Production

Erickson Theatre / South Campus

Cost:

$5 per person

Seating is limited, advance reservations required

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Saturday, November 11, 2017

9:00AM

1st Annual OVU Homecoming 5K

Outside / Main Campus

Cost:

$20 per person

In honor of veteran's day, registration fee is waived for all current/former military personnel.

Run in the 5K Race Details

9:00AM

Bible Department Reunion

Rm 139 / Main Campus

In addition to current full-time faculty Dr. Charles Aebi, Dr. Bill Bowen, Dr. Duane Wardon, and Dr. Bob Young have confirmed their attendance. This event is for Bible alumni, please RSVP if you plan to attend!

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10:45AM

Alumni Performances:
OVU & NCJC Pied Pipers, Ambassadors & Chorus

Erickson Theater / South Campus

Enjoy improv and skits from Pied Pipers and Ambassadors as well as great singing from the Alumni Chorus! Special guest Piper/Ambassador director Dr. David Keller. Alumni Chorus Director, Charles Savage (OVC '78)

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Noon

OVU Tailgate

Stanley Student Center / South Campus

Join us for some delicious food, meet the 2017 OVU Men's Basketball Team, and take photos with McGregor (OVU Mascot)!

Cost:

FREE!

The meal is free, but please sign-up so we know how many are attending. Thanks!

I want to attend

2:00PM

Fighting Scots
Men's Basketball vs. Wright State-Lake

Snyder Activity Center / South Campus

Halftime

Homecoming 2017 Fall King & Queen Coronation

Snyder Activity Center / South Campus

4:30PM

King & Queens Tea

Room 139 / Main Campus

Special event for former Homecoming Kings and Queens

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5:30PM

Alumni Awards Dinner

Roberts Hall / Main Campus

Full Alumni Awards list in highlights section above

Cost:

$20 (adults) / $10 (children 12-under)

Seating is limited, please RSVP

RSVP Today Dinner Details

8:00PM

Fall Theater Production

Erickson Theatre / South Campus

Cost:

$5 per person

Seating is limited, advance reservations required

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