Main Events


10:25–11:15 a.m.
Homecoming Convocation: Presentation of the 2014 Alumni Award Recipients
A. J. Gordon Memorial Chapel

Homecoming Awards Celebration
7:30—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 2014 Alumni Awards (bios and awards detailed here), as well as a special performance by musicians Kenny Greenberg and Ashley Cleveland. Additional awards to be presented are the Athletics Hall of Honor inductees, select student and faculty awards, and the brand new Alumnus/a Entrepreneur of the Year award. Join the entire Gordon community for this wonderful evening of celebrating the gifts and talents God has given.
Program: Carlberg Worship Center, AJ Gordon Chapel
Reception: Celebration Tent, Quad


7:30–8:30 a.m. check-in
8:30 a.m. Fun Run start
9 a.m. race start
8th Annual Scot Trot and Kids Fun Run
Join us for a once-around-the-quad Fun Run for children age 10 and under (free!) and 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 at:
Check-in on the Quad

8 a.m.–4 p.m.
Welcome Tent and Bookstore Tent
Visit the Welcome Tent to get your day-of schedule, purchase hot air balloon tickets at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m., pick up your Golden Goose tickets, connect with Career Services, and get free coffee and tea!

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

12 p.m.
Women's Soccer vs. Endicott

12:45 p.m. (approx.)
125th Anniversary Cake Cutting
Celebrate the college’s 125th anniversary with the whole community on the quad at halftime of the women’s soccer game. Cupcakes will be handed out at Department Receptions at 1:30 p.m.

1-4 p.m.
125th Anniversary Photo Booth
A great way to remember the day, come with your friends and family for free photos!
Photo Tent near Emery Hall, Quad

1:30–2:30 p.m.
Faculty Department Receptions
See day-of schedule for specific locations
Various Campus Locations

2-4 p.m.
**NEW** Gordon’s Marketplace
Special for the 125th Anniversary, visit with students representing athletics teams, ministries, clubs, and other student groups at Gordon’s Marketplace. Find out more about those things that were once a big part of your Gordon experience and support students directly by purchasing some cool gear.
Celebration Tent, Quad

2:30 p.m.
Men's Soccer vs. Endicott

3-5 p.m.
125th Anniversary Hot Air Balloon Rides!
See campus like you’ve never seen it before: from above! Very limited tickets available for purchase in the Welcome tent at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m., first come, first served. (Weather permitting)
J.Tec White Baseball Field, Behind Bennett Athletics Center

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

7:30 p.m.
125th Anniversary Special: Goose with Suits, Golden Goose at Homecoming 2014
RESERVED SEATING IN CHAPEL IS FULL. Overflow seating available in MacDonald Auditorium, Ken Olsen Science Center.
Free event for the Gordon community, all are welcome. A fun and exciting show featuring students, faculty, and staff – a true Gordon tradition.
Reserved tickets must be picked up at the Welcome Tent by 4 p.m. or they will be relinquished.
Carlberg Worship Center, A.J. Gordon Memorial Chapel