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Schedule of Events

Thursday, April 18

5:00 - 7:30 pm Young Alumni Networking Mixer - Troesh Conference Center
This event helps kick off Ӱ̳'s Alumni Weekend, as we invite everyone from alums and students to friends and community members to join us. We invite you to participate as an organization representative and have a promotion table at our event or participate as an attendee. Click here to register.

Friday, April 19

10:00 am - 3:00 pm Homecoming Check-in - Student Center
Stop by the Homecoming Lounge in the Student Center to check in for the weekend, get some special collectible ribbons, and more.
11:45 am - 1:00 pm Alumni Luncheon - Dining Commons $12.00 / person
1:00 - 2:00 pm Honors Presentations - Cactus Room ✦
Learn how our Honors students are changing their world through scholarship.
2:00 - 3:00 pm La Sierra Legacy Society Appreciation Reception - Cactus Room
An annual event expressing our gratitude to alumni and friends who support the future of La Sierra education through their will or estate. To join the legacy society, contact Planned Giving Officer Christine Cales at ccales@lasierra.edu or 951-785-2386. Complimentary registration requested.
2:00 - 4:00 pm Woodpecker Walk - Outside Student Center
Take a stroll through the heart of La Sierra's campus and hear from biologist Dr. Nate Sutter the story of our Acorn Woodpeckers. To them, our campus is the perfect oak woodland. Binoculars will be provided. Meet in front of Student Center.
3:00 - 4:00 pm Discovering New Estate Planning Opportunities - Cactus Room
An interactive conversation on family, ministry, and legacy.
3:00 - 4:00 pm “La Sierra’s Presidents: 100 Years of Leadership” Lecture by Dr. Andrew Howe - Matheson Chapel

4:00 - 5:30 pm

Banquet Check-in - Zapara School of Business Rotunda

4:30 - 5:30 pm Banquet Mocktail Hour - Zapara School of Business Atrium
5:30 - 7:30 pm

Recognition Banquet - Troesh Conference Center ✦ $79.00 / person
Join us for this Homecoming highlight as we honor the Class of 1974; present the Alumni Awards for Rising Stars, Honored Alumni, and Alumnus of the Year; enjoy dinner and conversation; and bring in the Sabbath together with music and devotion.

Saturday, April 20

9:00 - 11:00 am

Homecoming Check-in - Ӱ̳ Church

9:00 - 9:50am Liturgical Worship Service - Ӱ̳ Church
10:00 - 11:00 am Alumni Sabbath School - Ӱ̳ Church Destination Sabbath School - Erik Nielsen, research on the Intertestimental Period.
11:15 am - 12:15 pm

Alumni Worship Service - Ӱ̳ Church. Speaker: Rick Rice

Music: Ӱ̳ Orchestra and Choir

12:00 - 3:00 pm Homecoming Check-in - Student Center
Stop by the Homecoming Lounge in the Student Center to check in for the weekend, get some special collectible ribbons, and more.
12:30 - 2:00 pm Sabbath Lunch - Dining Commons $12 / person
12:30 - 2:00 pm Premium Classes Reunion Luncheon - Alumni Center $10 / guest
A reunion for alumni of the classes of 1973 and earlier.
12:30 - 2:00 pm 50-year Reunion Luncheon - Cactus Room $10 / guest
A reunion for alumni of the class of 1974.
2:30 - 3:00 pm Library Name Unveiling Ceremony in Honor of Dr. Fritz Guy - Front of University Library
3:00 - 5:00 pm
Open Houses - Various locations on Campus
Including the HMS Richards Divinity School (will serve Strawberry Shortcake), World Museum of Natural History and Center for Near Eastern Archaeology.
3:30 - 5:00 pm Archaeology Presentation: Center for Near Eastern Archaeology
"A King, a God, and a Temple: Deciphering a Sumerian Inscription from the Cohen Family Collection at CNEA"  by Dr. Kent Bramlett.

4:00 - 5:00 pm

"Telling the Old, Old Story: Adventist Historians and The Faith" - Jonathan Butler, Presenter - Matheson Chapel 
4:00 - 5:00 pm "La Sierra Before the War" Lecture by Michael Scofield - Angwin Chapel.  Join Michael Scofield presentation about the culture of La Sierra prior to World War 2. 
5:00 - 6:30 pm Alumni Dinner - Dining Commons $12 / person
7:00 pm Concerto Concert - Hole Memorial Auditorium
Featuring the winner of the Concerto Competition.
8:00 - 9:15 pm ARTS MIX & MINGLE - Brandstater Gallery
Art, Music & Tacos! Connect with alumni and students over tacos, while experiencing music, improv and art. Shop the A+D Pop-Up and discover art and merch that match your vibe.

Sunday, April 21

4:00 - 7:00 pm Festival of Nations - Office of Student Involvement @ Sculpture Plaza
Festival of Nations is our annual cultural food & entertainment fair that helps our student organizations fundraise! Join us in supporting their efforts to promote cultural understanding and appreciation. Travel the world without leaving the country as you get to enjoy delicious dishes from around the world!

 

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