GFU homecoming set for the weekend
George Fox University will host its annual homecoming celebration Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 2-3, with a number of activities in store for Bruins new and old, including an activities fair, football game and reunions for classes of varying age groups.
"The event begins Friday (Oct. 1) with an invitation for guests to attend morning and early-afternoon classes, enjoy lunch in the Canyon Commons dining hall, attend a networking event (1-2:30 p.m.), tour the university's new medical sciences building (3-4 p.m.) and, for those who graduated in or before 1971, a Classic Bruins dinner (5 p.m.)," a release said. "Also featured on the first day will be an art open house and auction in the school's Minthorne and Lindgren galleries (4-7 p.m.), reunions for the classes of 2000, 2001, 2010 and 2011 (6-7:30 p.m.) and a homecoming concert (7:30-9 p.m.)."
Saturday's events include a young alumni coffee hour (9 a.m.); an alumni board open house (9 a.m.); campus tours (10 a.m.); and homecoming games and activities in the quad (11 a.m. to 1 p.m.), the release said. The football game against Willamette University kicks off at 1 p.m. Saturday.
The classes of 1990 and 1991, as well as 1980 and 1981, will also host special gatherings that day from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., the release added.
For more information, visit georgefox.edu.
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