Schedule

October 12

Celebration of Authors in the BU Journal of Graduate Studies in Education

7:00 PM–9:00 PM

Come join us to honour authors from our BU Journal of Graduate Studies in Education. The event will recognize authors from volume 9, issues 1 and 2, with short presentations by several authors. Complimentary copies of the journal will be available for all guests attending.

RSVP: All guests are welcome, but an RSVP by September 30 will reserve your journal copies and ensure that we have chairs and refreshments for everyone. Please reply to Dr. Marion Terry: 204-727-9793, terry@brandonu.ca

Location: Room 107, Education Building (subject to move if we need a larger space)

SPECIAL HOMECOMING CONCERT & RECEPTION

7:30 PM–9:00 PM

Enjoy a casual evening of popular jazz tunes performed live by Brandon University School of Music Dean, Greg Gatien and School of Music Faculty Member and internationally acclaimed jazz pianist, Michael Cain. Meet and greet and reception to follow.

Complimentary for registered Homecoming guests.

October 13

VICTORIA INN HOSPITALITY ROOM 134

10:00 AM–11:45 PM

The hospitality room at the Victoria Inn, our host hotel, will be available for guests Friday, October 13, from 10:00 am to 11:45 pm and Saturday, October 14, from 8:00 am to 11:45 pm.

BOBCAT & COLLEGE CAP HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL COMMEMORATIVE GAMES

1:30 PM

High School Football Commemorative Games
1:30 pm | Neelin High School - 1020 Brandon Ave. |Neelin Spartans vs River East Kodiaks
3:30 pm | Vincent Massey High School - 715 McDiarmid Dr. | Vincent Massey Vikings vs Crocus Plainsmen

For more information about the games or the football reunion, contact Tyler Crayston, Athletic Services and Event Coordinator at (204) 727-7354 or craystont@brandonu.ca.

WOMEN'S VOLLEYBALL

3:00 PM

Brandon University Bobcats vs Lakehead Thunderwolves

HOMECOMING KICK-OFF

6:00 PM

Kick-off the weekend and reunite with classmates and friends! Enjoy pork on a bun, wraps, veggies, and refreshments in the alumni lounge. Show your colours and wear your BU gear old and new and cheer on the Bobcats. Everyone welcome!

6:00 pm | Women's Basketball | BU Bobcats vs Dakota College
8:00 pm | Women's Volleyball | BU Bobcats vs Winnipeg Wesmen

October 14

ATHLETICS WALL OF FAME BRUNCH

9:00 AM–12:00 PM

BU Athletics will be honouring the 2017 Dick and Verda McDonald Sports Wall of Fame class of inductees at a special ceremony at the Victoria Inn.

Doors open 9:00 am
Breakfast 9:30 am
Ceremony 10:00 am

CAMPUS BOOKS

1:00 PM–3:00 PM

Visit the Campus Bookstore for a wide selection of BU gear and merchandise.

REFRESHMENTS WITH STUDENT UNION REPS

1:00 PM–1:30 PM

Come to the Gathering Space in the John E. Robbins Library to chat with your friends and current BU students and enjoy refreshments, compliments of the Brandon University Students' Union.

BOBCAT WOMEN'S AND MEN'S SOCCER

1:00 PM

1:00 pm and 3:15 pm | Women's and Men's Soccer | BU Bobcats vs ACC Cougars | Healthy Living Centre

OPENING OF THE BRANDON COLLEGE PORTRAIT GALLERY

1:30 PM

John E. Robbins Library North Stacks (2nd Floor)
In honour of BU's 50th Anniversary, a permanent exhibit to celebrate individuals and artifacts that played important roles in the history of Brandon College will be officially opened. The exhibit will feature portraits of eleven individuals who helped shape the development of Brandon College, as well as the Senior and Lady sticks and the World War I Nominal Roll.

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL

1:30 PM

Vincent Massey High School - 715 McDiarmid Dr. | Neepawa Tigers vs Swan Valley Tigers

CAMPUS TOURS

2:00 PM–4:00 PM

Join a student-guided tour or take your own journey into the past as you explore the campus.

Meet at the entrance of the John E. Robbins Library

DINNER & AWARDS

5:30 PM–9:30 PM

Relax and enjoy an evening of friendship and a full-course buffet meal. Join in the celebrations as we recognize the accomplishments of the 2017 Alumni Awards Recipients.

Cocktails 5:30 pm
Dinner 6:30 pm

BOBCAT VOLLEYBALL

6:00 PM

6:00 pm | Women's Volleyball | BU Bobcats vs Winnipeg Wesmen | Healthy Living Centre

8:00 pm | Men's Volleyball | BU Bobcats vs BU men's alumni | Healthy Living Centre

October 15

FAREWELL BRUNCH

10:00 AM–12:00 PM

Share your stories and memories during the open mic as you bid farewell to fellow classmates...until next time.