Homecoming 2021   

   November 12-13


Times and locations are subject to change. Please check back here for the most current updates. Masks are required at all indoor campus events.

Friday, November 12, 2021

President’s Prayer Breakfast
President Henry Spaulding invites faculty, staff, alumni, parents, and community guests to share breakfast and join together in prayer for the university. Space for breakfast and the president’s address is limited. Place your reservation online at this link.
  • Foster Hall
  • Friday, November 12, 2021
  • 8–9 a.m.
Departmental Alumni Presentations
Alumni guest lecturers and presenters will be available in classrooms throughout campus as arranged by faculty members.
  • Classrooms
  • Friday, November 12, 2021
  • 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Homecoming Chapel
Students are invited to hear the stories of alumni who are working and serving around the world. Their experiences and perspectives are curated to provide insight to the curricular theme of the chapel semester.
  • Chapel
  • Friday, November 12, 2021
  • 10:20–11:15 a.m.
Golden Grad Luncheon
Our Golden Grads from the classes of 1970 & 1971 are invited to lunch after receiving their recognition at Homecoming Chapel. Reservations are required.
  • Hyson Campus Center, President’s Dining Room
  • Friday, November 12, 2021
  • 11:30 a.m.
Boesger Business Symposium
Christian business leaders who have successfully led organizations with ethics and excellence share with MVNU students. The symposium is made possible by a generous endowment from Len and Betty Boesger. This year's featured speakers are MVNU alums Aaron Boggs ’00 (President) and Hannah Hinerman ’18 (Lead Digital Marketing Strategist) from RevLocal. RevLocal is a provider of Digital Marketing Services located here in central Ohio.
  • JSB 133
  • Friday, November 12, 2021
  • 3 p.m.
Cougar Women Basketball Game
Cougars vs Thomas More
  • Ariel Arena
  • Friday, November 12, 2021
  • 5 p.m.
Queen’s Coronation
Elected class representatives are announced as the Homecoming Court features student leadership and service profiles followed by the announcement of the student-elected queen.
  • Ariel Arena
  • Friday, November 12, 2021
  • 6:50 p.m.
Cougar Men Basketball Game
Cougars vs IU East
  • Ariel Arena
  • Friday, November 12, 2021
  • 7:30 p.m.
Pioneer Social for Class of 1970 and 1971
Following Men's Basketball Game; more details TBA
The 586 located in Ariel/Prince Student Union is open until midnight for food and drinks.
  • Ariel Arena
  • Friday, November 12, 2021

Saturday, November 13, 2021

Join the Homecoming tradition and catch up with your classmates. For specific details on your reunion, visit the reunions page.
  • Various Times and Locations.
  • Saturday, November 13, 2021
Chapel Gathering
Gather with your classmates and others on campus celebrating a reunion year.
  • R.R. Hodges Chapel Auditorium
  • Saturday, November 13, 2021
  • 9:30–10 a.m.
3-On-3 Basketball Tournament
This tournament is for alumni, students, faculty and staff! Prizes for the winning teams in each division! Single or double elimination depending on the number of teams. We are offering a Men's A Division, Men's B Division, and Women's Division. If you have any questions please reach out to us by email at alumni@mvnu.edu.
  • Prince Student Union
  • Saturday, November 13, 2021
  • 10 a.m.
Affinity Group Gatherings
Individual interest groups, leadership teams, or departmental groups gather at specified locations.
  • TBA
  • Saturday, November 13, 2021
  • 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Music Department Concert
MVNU student choirs and wind ensembles provide a medley of musical entertainment.
  • R.R. Hodges Chapel Auditorium
  • Saturday, November 13, 2021
  • 1 p.m.
Men’s Basketball Alumni Game
Former players are invited back for a fun and friendly exhibition game. Come support your fellow classmates!
  • Ariel Arena
  • Saturday, November 13, 2021
  • 3 p.m.
Carpenters Tribute Concert
Back for another performance, Haley Joy Harris will perform music from the famed 1970s duo. Haley is a Branson performer with a voice that is an exact match for Karen Carpenter. This concert will be free, but tickets are required.
  • R.R. Hodges Chapel Auditorium
  • Saturday, November 13, 2021
  • 6 p.m.
Pioneer Spirit Pizza Party
Classes of 1970-1975; place your reservation online at this link.
  • R.R. Hodges Chapel Lobby
  • Saturday, November 13, 2021
  • 8 p.m.