Concordia University, Nebraska Hosts Annual Homecoming Celebration

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The 2012 Homecoming and Alumni Reunion celebration at Concordia University, Nebraska, will be Friday, Oct. 12, through Sunday, Oct. 14.

Concordia University, Nebraska Homecoming

Concordia University, Nebraska will host Homecoming Oct. 12-14. Visit for a full schedule and registration.

The 2012 Homecoming and Alumni Reunion celebration at Concordia University, Nebraska, will be Friday, Oct. 12, through Sunday, Oct. 14. Aside from hundreds of former Concordians returning to Seward, most activities are open to the public as well. Visit for more information and to register, or call 402-643-7408. Many events are complimentary and others require reservations or tickets. Deadline to register is by Sept. 28.

Friday, Oct. 12
8 a.m.    Golf Outing; Seward Country Club. Call 402-643-6659 to register.
8:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.    Visit Day for prospective students; register online at
8 – 9 a.m.            Visit Day Registration, TLEC Mainstreet
9:30 a.m.            Chapel
10 a.m. – 5 p.m.    Homecoming and Reunion Registration and check-in, Janzow Campus Center Main Lobby
10 – 11 a.m.            Music Department Reunion round table discussions
11:30 a.m.    Golden Years Reunion Lunch; complimentary for current and former golden reunion alumni; Walz Human Performance Complex, Hall of Fame Room reservations required
1 – 3 p.m.    Alumni Pictorial Historical Revue, TLEC Auditorium
1 – 2 p.m.    Music Department Reunion round table discussions, Music Building
1:30 – 4 p.m.    Campus Open House; wander the halls, visit with faculty and students, see the latest at Concordia!
1:30 – 3 p.m.    Heritage Society Reception and Presentation, Link Library
3 p.m.    Guided Campus Tour, leaves from Janzow Campus Center Main Lobby
3:30 – 4:30 p.m.    Gala Recital featuring faculty, ensembles and students, Music Building
5 – 6 p.m.    Music Reunion Reception, JD’s Coffee Shop; reservations required
5 – 6 p.m.    Welcome Home Social Hour, Janzow Campus Center Main Lobby; reservations required
6 p.m.    CHS Class of ’62 Dinner and Class Meeting, Seward Country Club; reservations required
6 – 7 p.m.    Athletic Hall of Fame Banquet, Janzow Campus Center; reservations required
7 – 9 p.m.    Athletic Hall of Fame Induction Program, Janzow Campus Center
9 p.m.    Pep Rally, Walz Human Performance Complex, Arena
Saturday, Oct. 13
8 a.m.    Breakfast with the President, Janzow Campus Center; reservations required
9 a.m.     “Concordia’s Top 10: What Are Yours?” with Pres. Brian Friedrich, Janzow Campus Center
9:30 – 11 a.m.            Alumni Awards Presentation, Janzow Campus Center
10 a.m. – 12 p.m.        Homecoming Fair, Old PE Building
11 a.m. – 12 p.m.    Organ Hymn Sing and Recital featuring Dr. Charles Ore and
Paul Soulek, Music Building, Recital Hall
11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.    Pre-game BBQ Tailgate, Walz Human Performance Complex, South Main Lobby & Patio; reservations required
12 p.m.            Music Reunion group photo, Music Building, Recital Hall
12 – 1 p.m.    Alumni Pictorial Historical Revue, Walz Human Performance Complex, Viewing Suite
12:30 – 1 p.m.    Honored Years class pictures, Walz Human Performance Complex, North end of fieldhouse on bleachers
1 p.m.    Football vs. Northwestern, Bulldog stadium; tickets required
5 p.m.    Women’s Soccer vs. Morningside, Bulldog stadium
5 – 8 p.m.    Class Reunion get-togethers:
CHS ’62—VFW in Seward, 243 S. 9th Street
CHS ’72—Seward Country Club, Main Dining Room,
                 1046 Country Club Drive
CO ’72—Seward Country Club, Lower Level Banquet Room,
CO ’87—JD’s Coffee Shop – North side of Seward Square
CO ’02 and Young Alumni of the last decade—James Arthur Vineyard, 2001 West Raymond Road, Raymond, Neb.
5:30 p.m.    Concordia Worship Service, St. John Lutheran Church
7:30 p.m.            Men’s Soccer vs. Morningside, Bulldog stadium
9 p.m.–Midnight    Homecoming Dance, Janzow Campus Center
Sunday, Oct. 14
8:30 & 11 a.m.    Communion Worship at St. John Lutheran Church featuring the University A Cappella/Brass Ensemble at 8:30 a.m.

A full schedule of events and ticket information is available at
For questions about homecoming, please contact Concordia’s alumni office at 402-643-7408 or via email at

Concordia University, Nebraska, founded in 1894, is a fully accredited, coeducational university located in Seward, Neb. that currently serves over 2,200 students. Concordia offers more than 50 professional and liberal arts programs in an excellent academic and Christ-centered community that equips men and women for lives of learning, service and leadership in the church and world. For more information, visit

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