Homecoming 2017

Welcome Home: Homecoming 2017

There was a time when you called Northwest University home. It was where you lived, ate, studied, worshipped, and made good friends. On Friday, February 10 and Saturday, February 11, we’re bringing back a tradition just for you: Homecoming 2017. It will be a wonderful time of fun, food, worship, and reminiscing with fellow alumni and faculty. It’s our one chance this year to come together as a community and celebrate the people and times that have had an impact on our lives.

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An NU Celebration with No Tests or Essays

The last time you were here, there was a focus on academics. This time, your only assignment is to have a great time. There are lots of activities planned with a nice balance of free time to spend however you like. We can’t wait to see you at Homecoming 2017!

Friday, Feb. 10 Event Location
9:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.,
2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Shop at the Eagle Exchange to pick up the latest NU gear. Davis Building
10:00 a.m. and 11:20 a.m. Join us for Student Alumni Chapel as we hear a message from the 2016-17 Alumnus of the Year. Special music performance by Alumnus Woodrow Vaovasa. NU Butterfield Chapel
5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Enjoy dinner in the Caf or a fun night out in beautiful downtown Kirkland at one of the local restaurants. (Caf $6.25 per person) Various Locations
6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

During homecoming weekend we have our premier fundraising event of the year with President Castleberry. The Presidents Banquet is a table hosted event at $1000 a table.* This is a great opportunity to learn more about our University of possibility. Tables can be purchased by contacting Justin.Kawabori@northwestu.edu.

*Semi-formal Attire
Westin Hotel,
Bellevue, WA
Saturday, Feb. 11 Event Location
9:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Stop by our check-in table at the Butterfield Chapel before worship to pick up a schedule and a free NU gift. Donuts and coffee provided! NU Butterfield Chapel
10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Join us for the Alumni Worship Service as we hear from President Castleberry and announce the 2016–17 Alumnus of the Year. NU Butterfield Chapel
11:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Take a tour to see how the campus has changed since you were a student. Learn about our upcoming campus master plan revisions and revisit artifacts from the past. Fireside, HSC Building
11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Founder's Reunion brunch. The Founder's Reunion is the new name we are calling those who have graduated 50 plus years ago! Connect with fellow alumni and hear a special message from President Castleberry. This event will be hosted by Jack O'Brien ('63). Our Founder’s Reunion brunch is catered in the Private Dining room, and free for our alums to attend. The Caf Private Dining Room
11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Enjoy lunch out in Kirkland or with our students in the newly remodeled Caf! ($5.75 per person). The Caf
1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Reunions! Don't miss your chance to fellowship with other alums from your class. Beverages and appetizers provided. Business: Argue HSC 233/231
CAS Reception: Argue HSC Fireside/HSC104
Ministry: Rice 27/Faculty Lounge
Nursing: Argue HSC 102
Education: Dickey Plaza
Social Behavioral Sciences: Pecota Commuter Lounge
2:45 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Take a tour to see how the campus has changed since you were a student. Learn about our upcoming campus master plan revisions and revisit artifacts from the past. Fireside, HSC Building
2:45 p.m. – 3:45 p.m. Prepare for your future and attend a free Estate Planning workshop. This event will be hosted by Mark A. Sterley, CFP® ('00) and Jack O'Brien, LUTCF, FSS ('63). Guest presentation by Estate Planning lawyer, Steve Waltar, PS. This is a free service provided to our alumni and a benefit of the Alumni Association. All Alumni will be able to schedule a future appointment with Steve for a free 1 hour consultation at this workshop (valued at $500). HSC 104
4:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. Enjoy dinner in our newly remodeled Caf or a fun night out at one of the local Kirkland restaurants. (Caf $6.25 per person, Saturday Caf Hours are from 5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.) Various Locations
6:30 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. NU Eagles Women's Basketball @ 6:30 p.m., NU Eagles Men's Basketball @ 8:30 p.m. vs. Walla Walla University. Student performance at halftime. NU Pavilion

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