Family & Alumni Weekend
The weekend's flexible schedule provides a great balance between family bonding and Rockhurst-sponsored fun. We have planned events that allow for a very personalized experience with your family, friends, alumni, and the entire Rockhurst community.
Please look for additional information on how to register on our website and in the mail soon!
September 27-30, 2012 Tentative Weekend Schedule
Thursday, September 27th
George F. Will
11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Join us in welcoming George F. Will - America's foremost political commentator and columnist - as the first speaker within the new Rockhurst University Leadership Series. He will present commentary on the Washington political scene, offer a glimpse into what the future holds for political affairs, public policy and leadership and ethics in American society. For more information contact Mary Landers, director of alumni and constituent relations, at 816-501-4199.
Friday, September 28
3 - 7 p.m. Welcome Center & Check-In — Lower Bourke
4 - 5 p.m. Campus Tour — Rock Room
5-7:30 p.m. Golden Hawks reception and dinner (induction ceremony) — Massman Gallery
5-7:30 p.m. Class reunions — Lower Bourke
5-10 p.m. Hawk Fest and hospitality tent on Lower Bourke
5 p.m. Women's soccer game vs Quincy, Athletic Hall of Fame Induction in between soccer games — Bourke Field
7:30 p.m. Men's soccer game vs Quincy — Bourke Field
*Spirit Squad performances during halftime of soccer games
Saturday, September 29
8:30 a.m. - noon Continental breakfast - Rock Room
9 a.m. Classroom Experiences: Current State of Health Care Policy by Jim Dockins, Ed.D. — Conway 103
9:30 a.m. - noon Family and alumni service project — Meet at the Bell Tower at 9:15 a.m.
11 a.m. Classroom Experiences: the Rhetoric of Persuasion: the Power of Speech in Politics by Charles Kovich, Ph.D. — Conway 103
4 p.m. Family & Alumni Mass at St. Francis Xavier Church
5-7:30 p.m. Dinner on your own in Kansas City
7:30 p.m. Evening entertainment - Lower Bourke
Sunday, September 30
10 -11:30 a.m. Family and alumni brunch — Convocation Center
Noon Women's soccer game vs Illinois-Springfield — Bourke Field
2:30 p.m. Men's soccer game vs Illinois-Springfield — Bourke Field
For more information about the Family and Alumni Weekend, please contact:
Assistant Director of Student Life
Assistant Director of Alumni Relations