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Vanguard University Homecoming & Family Weekend 2011

Vanguard University Alumni Relations

Friday, February 25, 2011 at 8:00 PM - Sunday, February 27, 2011 at 11:00 PM (PST)

Costa Mesa, CA

Vanguard University Homecoming & Family Weekend 2011

Ticket Information

Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
Athletic Hall of Fame
Honorees Include: Coach: David McLeish, Men’s Soccer; Athlete: Mattias Johannson ’97, current VU Men’s & Women’s Tennis Coach; Team: 1985 Baseball Team; Meritorious Service: Dr. Wayne Kraiss and Ed Arnold
Ended $0.00 $0.00
Homecoming- Awards Luncheon
Honorees Include: Alumnus of the Year: Lloyd Zeigler ‘77 Career Achievement Award: Rick Myers ’85 Distinguished Service Award: Dale Coad ’76, MA ‘86 Young Alumnus of the Year: Brad Bentley ’96
Ended $20.00 $0.00
Homecoming- Alumni Family Tailgate
Join us for the pre-game festivities as we celebrate our school traditions. In-N-Out will be hosting our tailgate party by the Pit. Reserve seating will be provided for the Class of 1991 reunion. Face painting will be provided by the current SGA and student leaders. Dinner includes a hamburger, chips, and a drink from In-N-Out.
Ended $5.00 $0.00
Family Weekend- Friday & Saturday (ADULT)
Events include: FRIDAY- Class Visitation, Women's Softball vs. Patten University, Family Fun, Life on Campus, Athletic Hall of Fame, Theatre Production: The Mystery of Edwin Drood, SATURDAY: Breakfast with President Carol Taylor, Chapel with the President, Men's Baseball vs. Azusa Pacific, Swap Meet, Ultimate Frisbee, Men & Women's Tennis vs. Azusa Pacific, Lunch on Saturday, Family Weekend Concert, 1 meal at the Alumni Family Tailgate, and 1 ticket good for entrance to both the Basketball games.
Ended $30.00 $0.00
Family Weekend- Saturday (ADULT)
Events included are Breakfast with President Carol Taylor, Chapel with the President, Men's Baseball vs. Azusa Pacific, Swap Meet, Ultimate Frisbee, Men & Women's Tennis vs. Azusa Pacific, Lunch, Family Weekend Concert, 1 meal at the Alumni Family Tailgate, and 1 ticket good for entrance to both the Basketball games.
Ended $20.00 $0.00
Family Weekend- Friday and Saturday (CHILD)
Events include: FRIDAY- Class Visitation, Women's Softball vs. Patten University, Family Fun, Life on Campus, Athletic Hall of Fame, Theatre Production: The Mystery of Edwin Drood, Sibling Sleepover SATURDAY: Breakfast with President Carol Taylor, Chapel with the President, Men's Baseball vs. Azusa Pacific, Swap Meet, Ultimate Frisbee, Men & Women's Tennis vs. Azusa Pacific, Lunch on Saturday, Family Weekend Concert, Young Sibling Fun, 1 meal at the Alumni Family Tailgate, and 1 ticket good for entrance to both the Basketball games.
Ended $20.00 $0.00
Family Weekend- Saturday (CHILD)
Events included are Breakfast with President Carol Taylor, Chapel with the President, Men's Baseball vs. Azusa Pacific, Swap Meet, Ultimate Frisbee, Men & Women's Tennis vs. Azusa Pacific, Lunch, Family Weekend Concert, Young Sibling Fun, 1 meal at the Alumni Family Tailgate, and 1 ticket good for entrance to both the Basketball games.
Ended $10.00 $0.00

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Homecoming & Family Weekend 2011 Schedule

 

 **Asterisks denote Family Weekend activities**

Friday, February 25

*8:00 - 10:00AM         Registration/Parent Hospitality Room (Forrest Room)

Receive your registration packet, meet other families, or rest awhile between activities.

*8:00AM - 12:00PM    Class Visitation

Schedule of open classes provided in Family Weekend registration packets.

*1:30PM                      Women’s Softball vs. Patten University
  3:00PM                      Men's Baseball vs. Asuza Pacific University

Let’s cheer on our current Vanguard teams together! The softball and baseball fields on-campus will play host to our NAIA competitors. Siblings of current students and alumni will also receive a special Gold Pride gift.

*1:00 - 3:00PM           Family Fun (The Cove)

The whole family is encouraged to get involved in our Family Feud extravaganza. Please RSVP to syoud@vanguard.edu so that we can plan games and award prizes.

*3:00 - 4:00PM           Life on Campus (Needham Courtyard)

Meet faculty members, students, and other families within your student’s department. Find out why they chose their major, and what they can do with their degree. Light refreshments will be served.

*4:30 - 7:30PM           Dinner in the Café or on your own

Enjoy a delicious meal in our Café or go to your student’s favorite restaurant off-campus. 

*6:00 - 7:00PM           Registration/Parent Hospitality Room (Forrest Room)

Receive your registration packet, meet other families, or rest awhile between activities.

7:00PM                        Athletic Hall of Fame (Newport Mesa Church)

Our Vanguard Athletes are Champions of Character and prime examples of Gold Pride.  Join us as we recognize Alumni and loyal fans who continue to embody that legacy. FREE with rsvp.

Coach: David McLeish, Men’s Soccer
Athlete: Mattias Johannson ’97, current VU Men’s & Women’s Tennis Coach
Team: 1985 Baseball Team
Meritorious Service: Dr. Wayne Kraiss and Ed Arnold

*8:00PM                      Theatre Production: The Mystery of Edwin Drood (Lyceum)

Come enjoy a night at the theatre. Every performance has a different ending because the audience votes for who they believe is the culprit! Light refreshments will be served at intermission.

*10:00PM                    Sibling Sleepover Kick-Off (Cove)

This is a special time for our students to show their siblings what Vanguard is like first hand. We will kick off with a gathering for some goodies, and then for those siblings of appropriate age, it is off to the dorms. Those siblings of an opposite gender from their older brother or sister are welcome to stay the night with one of our Ambassador students. To arrange an overnight stay, please contact syoud@vanguard.edu

 

 

Saturday, February 26

*8:00AM - 12:00PM    Registration/Parent Hospitality Room (Forrest Room)

Receive your registration packet, meet other families, or rest awhile between activities.

9:00AM                        Breakfast with the President (Forrest Room)

Have an intimate yet casual time with Vanguard’s President. Mingle with other parents and administration to see what makes our campus feel like “home.” Continental breakfast will be served.

9:30AM                        Chapel with President Carol Taylor (Needham Chapel)

Join us for this Homecoming and Family Weekend tradition as we worship, read Scripture, and pray together. The message will be given by Dr. Carol Taylor, who will share the vision for the future of Vanguard. Music will be provided by one of Vanguard’s chapel worship bands. Chapel credit is offered for current students.

10:00AM – 5:00 PM    Homecoming Exhibit (Library)

Tour a special Homecoming exhibit of Vanguard traditions and archives at the O. Cope Budge Library on-campus. Yearbooks from each decade will be available on the study tables for Alumni and families to peruse as well.

                                                                                                                                          

Family Weekend Options:

*11:00AM                    Ultimate Frisbee (Heath Lawn)

*11:00AM                    Swap Meet (OC Fairgrounds - Meet at Needham Chapel)

Shop ‘til you drop at the Orange County Marketplace! Be sure to wear comfortable shoes. Meet at the tent in front of Needham Chapel.

*11:00AM/12:00PM   Men & Women’s Tennis vs. Azusa Pacific University

Meet at the tennis courts at Tewinkle Park [970 Arlington, Costa Mesa] to cheer on Vanguard.  

*12:00PM                    Lunch (Café)

Enjoy a delightful meal in our Café. This meal is included in the Family Weekend fee.              

 

 

                                                                                                         

11:00AM - 1:00PM      Alumni Awards Luncheon (Newport Mesa Church)

Hosted by your Alumni Board of Directors. The Vanguard Barber & Beauty Shop Quartets will be featured along with the Golden Vanguard Society (Alumni from 1920-1960). The Class of 1961 will be inducted as new GVS members. Alumni Awards will be presented to the following:

Alumnus of the Year: Lloyd Zeigler ‘77
Career Achievement Award: Rick Myers ’85
Distinguished Service Award: Dale Coad ’76, MA ‘86
Young Alumnus of the Year: Brad Bentley ’96

Cost $20 per person. Class of 1961 is complimentary with reservations.
Seating is assigned, so mark your reservation today!

 

2:00PM                        Family Weekend Concert (Newport Mesa Church)

Enjoy an afternoon concert of Vanguard’s world-renowned music ensembles including the Women’s Chorus, Concert Choir and Orchestra. Highlights will include the “Parent of the Year” essay contest award presentation. FREE.

*2:00PM                      Young Siblings Fun (Smith 101)

In lieu of attending the Family Weekend concert, siblings age 5-13 are welcome to join our Frontline staff for some fun activities. Bring tennis shoes and get ready for a great time.

5:00 - 6:30PM             Alumni Family Tailgate Party | IN-N-OUT Truck (Towers Lawn)

The In-N-Out truck will be by the Gym before the Vanguard Homecoming Basketball games. Bring your family & friends to join in on the fun. Face-painting will be provided by the current SGA and student leaders. A photo booth, bounce house… and dessert to celebrate 90 YEARS OF VANGUARD will also be a part of the celebration! *In case of rain, festivities will move inside to the Towers Lobby. Cost $5

5:00PM                        20 Year Reunion: Class of 1991 (Towers Lawn)

This year marks 20 years since the SCC Class of 1991 graduated. Bring your family & friends back on-campus for a time to reconnect. Special seating will be provided at the Alumni Family Tailgate Party. On behalf of the Alumni Relations team and Class Representative, Mike Hanson, we hope to see you there! *In case of rain, festivities will move inside to the Towers Lobby. Cost $5

5:30/7:30PM              Women & Men’s Basketball vs. The Master’s College (The Pit)

Cheer on our Vanguard Lions as they challenge The Master’s College! The Vanguard University Concert Choir will be singing the National Anthem and the Alumni Upperdeck will be open during halftime of both games. See who will be crowned the 2011 Homecoming king and queen too. Cost is $5 for adults, $3 for non-VU students with ID. Tickets may be purchased at the door.

 **Asterisks denote Family Weekend Activities**

RSVP online - http://vuhomecoming2011.eventbrite.com/

DON’T FORGET TO VISIT OUR FACEBOOK & TWITTER PAGES
FOR GIVEAWAYS AND FUN PRIZES THROUGHOUT THE MONTH!
http://www.facebook.com/VanguardAlumni
http://twitter.com/vanguardalumni

 

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Vanguard University
55 Fair Drive
Costa Mesa, CA 92626

Friday, February 25, 2011 at 8:00 PM - Sunday, February 27, 2011 at 11:00 PM (PST)


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