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10:25–11:15 a.m.
Homecoming Convocation: Presentation of the 2013 Alumni Award Recipients
A. J. Gordon Memorial Chapel

*Homecoming Awards Celebration*
7:30 p.m. Reception (preregistration required)
8-9 p.m. Awards Program
Dessert reception to follow

An evening honoring the kingdom work done by alumni, faculty, and students, including the presentation of the 2013 Alumni Awards, Athletics Hall of Honor awards and select faculty and student honors. Join the entire Gordon community for this wonderful evening of celebrating the gifts and talents God has given.
Ken Olsen Science Center, MacDonald Auditorium and Loggia


7:30–8:30 a.m. check-in, 9 a.m. race start
7th Annual Scot Trot
Join us for a 5K trail race through the Gordon woods, finishing around the quad. Prizes for top finishers and a lot of fun for all! Pre-registration required:
Check-in on the Quad

8 a.m.–4 p.m.
Welcome Tent
Visit the Welcome Tent to meet Gordon authors and musicians, connect with Career Services, register for prizes, and get coffee, tea, popcorn and ice cream!

9:30–10:30 a.m.
Parents' Reception with President and Mrs. Lindsay
For parents of current students. Preregistration requested.
Wilson House (President's Residence)

11 a.m.–12 p.m.
Faith and Vocation Panel
Come hear a panel of accomplished alumni discuss how their Gordon experience prepared them to respond to God's calling in their lives. Moderated by President Lindsay.
Phillips Recital Hall, Phillips Music Center

11:30-4 p.m.
Captain Dusty's on the Quad
For the first time at Homecoming, Captain Dusty's ice cream will be available for purchase on the Quad. However, if you register for Homecoming by September 20th, each person in your registration will receive a coupon for 1 FREE! Captain Dusty’s ice cream. Pick up your coupon at the Welcome Tent and redeem it at Dusty’s booth on the Quad on Saturday, September 28.

12 p.m.
Women's Soccer vs. Eastern Nazarene College

2-3:30 p.m.
Enjoy an alumni and student short film screening and panel discussion led by Rini Cobbey '96, Department Chair, Communication Arts, Media Studies, and Dan Stevens '07, Creative Director of IN THE CAR.
Cinema Room, Barrington Center for the Arts

2:30 p.m.
Men's Soccer vs. Eastern Nazarene College

3:30-5 p.m.
Through the Grapevine: Homecoming’s Professional Networking Event
All students, parents and alumni are invited. Come to meet others with common interests, share connections and exchange ideas with professionals who share a Gordon connection—past, present and future.
Chester's Place, Lane Student Center

4:30-6 p.m.
Contemporary Cultures and the Prospects for Christian Faith
Attend a moderated discussion with distinguished alumnus and author Christian Smith '83.
Fowler Auditorium (Room 109), Ken Olsen Science Center

7:30 p.m.
Jimmy Needham in Concert
Christian singer-songwriter Jimmy Needham will perform a free concert for the Gordon Community.
A.J. Gordon Memorial Chapel