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Homecoming 2014: Student Schedule

Doane College Homecoming 2014

September 28 - October 5

Homecoming 2014 Registration

Please register for events online by Wednesday, September 17thth or call the Alumni Office 402.826.8561.

Nontraditional Student Week Dinners - GPS Lincoln Campus - September 22-27th

Sunday, September 28
2-5 p.m. Welcome to the Jungle! (Lincoln Children’s Zoo, Lincoln) Join us where the wild things are at the Lincoln Children’s Zoo! Meet alumni, students, faculty and staff from the School of Graduate and Professional Studies in Lincoln. Special meet and greet with FREE admission, door prizes and other surprises when you register online.
Monday, September 29
5 - 7 p.m. Non-Traditional Student Week Dinner (GPS Grand Island Campus) The annual Non-Traditional Student Week dinner is designed to celebrate the accomplishments of our students.
8 p.m. Hypno Empowerment Workshop (Crete Campus, Heckman Auditorium) Looking for a burst of positive energy? Hypno empowerment is a must for those individuals seeking a way to empower and motivate themselves to be the star of the show everyday.
2 and 4:15 p.m. Tiger Soccer v. Graceland University (Crete Campus)
7 p.m. JV Football v. Midland University (Crete Campus)
Tuesday, September 30
5-7 p.m. Non-Traditional Student Week Dinner (GPS Grand Island Campus)
8 p.m. Sailesh the Hypnotist (Crete Campus, Heckman Auditorium) Proclaimed by MTV Europe as the best hypnotist in the world, the future of live entertainment and comedic hypnosis is headed to Doane! With over 10 million combined hits on YouTube alone, you know the live show is worth the watch.
Wednesday, October 1
11:45 a.m. – 1 p.m. FUSION! Coffeehouse Series (Crete Campus, Common Grounds)
4:00 p.m. Student Life Window Painting and Decorating (Crete Campus, Perry Campus Center)
5-7 p.m. Non Traditional Student Week Dinner (GPS Lincoln, Grand Island Campus)
5 and 7:15 p.m. Tiger Soccer vs. Nebraska Wesleyan University (Crete Campus)
6 and 7:30 p.m. Tiger Vollebyall @ Midland University (Fremont)
6:30 p.m. College to Career Center Employment Panel (Crete Campus) Sharpen your interview skills. Fine tune your resume. Negotiate your salary. Join local alumni as we help open the door for student success. Contact sarah.begay@doane.edu for more information.
Thursday, October 2
5-7 p.m. Non Traditional Student Week Dinner (GPS Grand Island Campus)
7:30 p.m. Theatre Production of "Around the World in 80 Days" (Crete Campus) *NEW PRODUCTION ANNOUNCED* Pack your bags for a trip Around the World in 80 Days. London. 1872. Phileas Fogg believes that, with modern transportation, it's now possible to travel around the world in 80 days. Impossible! It's a whirlwind journey filled with exotic locales, daring adventures, narrow escapes and great fun. Beware! There's villainy, secret plots, a damsel in distress and narrow escapes that will keep you guessing. Jules Verne's masterpiece will keep you on the edge of your seat—at least until you begin to roll in the aisle with laughter. Reserve your tickets at http://www.doane.edu/theatre-ticket-reservations.
10 p.m. Pep Rally and Coronations (Crete Campus, Haddix) Join us for the evening as we kick off the big show and display our Tiger pride. The Doane Duke and Duchess will be announced and the skits are sure to start your adrenaline pumping for an exciting weekend!
Friday, October 3
5 and 6:30 p.m. Tiger Vollebyall vs. Dordt College (Crete Campus)
5 p.m. Capital Alumni Chapter Friday Afternoon Club (Lincoln) Join us at the N Zone in the Lincoln Haymarket. Appetizers provided and cash bar available.
5 p.m. Omaha Chapter FAC (Omaha)
5 p.m. Rocky Mountain Alumni Chapter FAC (Denver)
5 p.m. Kansas City Alumni Chapter FAC (Kansas City)
5 p.m. Tri-City Alumni Chapter FAC (Chicken Coop, Grand Island)
7:30 p.m. Theatre Production of "Around the World in 80 Days" (Crete Campus) *NEW PRODUCTION ANNOUNCED* Pack your bags for a trip Around the World in 80 Days. London. 1872. Phileas Fogg believes that, with modern transportation, it's now possible to travel around the world in 80 days. Impossible! It's a whirlwind journey filled with exotic locales, daring adventures, narrow escapes and great fun. Beware! There's villainy, secret plots, a damsel in distress and narrow escapes that will keep you guessing. Jules Verne's masterpiece will keep you on the edge of your seat—at least until you begin to roll in the aisle with laughter. Reserve your tickets at http://www.doane.edu/theatre-ticket-reservations.
10 p.m. Big Bucks Bingo (Crete Campus, South Dining Room) This is not your normal church basement BINGO! Get five in a row and be eligible to win prizes that will knock your tiger stripe socks off. Sponsored by the Student Programming.
Saturday, October 4
9 a.m. Discover Doane High School Visit Day (Crete Campus, Art & Ed) It’s the best way to experience the vibrancy of campus and student life! Register your high school age family members or friends and they will receive a VIP campus tour and lunch with our Admissions staff. Contact suzy.cochnar@doane.edu to reserve their spot today.
9:30 a.m. Alumni/Student Baseball Game Crete Campus, Baseball Complex
10:30 a.m. Women's Alumni/Student Basketball Game (Crete Campus, Haddix)
11 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Tiger Tailgate (Crete Campus, Communications Parking Lot) Food trucks…it’s not just for TV competitions anymore. Join us for lunch from local vendors including Nitro Burger, Heoya, Rolling Fire Catering, Mama’s Kitchen, and Runza. Invite your family to test out the carnival games at the FREE Tiger Cub Club on the north side of the football field.
11:30 a.m. Inter Greek Alumni Association Forum (Crete Campus, Communications) Stop by CM02 in the Communications Building to hear more about the Greek revitalization plans at Doane and strategic plan overview.
1 p.m. Tiger Football vs. Nebraska Wesleyan University (Crete Campus) Let the fur fly! This year marks the 100th matchup between Doane and Nebraska Wesleyan. The rivalry dates back to 1896, and the Tigers have a 47-46-6 all-time record against the Prairie Wolves. Check out the news stories and purchase t-shirts for the game.
1 and 3:15 p.m. Tiger Soccer at Mount Marty College (Yankton, South Dakota)
4 - 6 p.m. 5th Quarter Party (Crete Campus, Fuhrer Fieldhouse) Time to celebrate with music, snacks and a cash bar! All fans, friends and family are invited to join us after the game for fun in the newly renovated Fuhrer Fieldhouse. Hear from President Carter, catch up with friends, and win prizes.
5:30 p.m. - 12 a.m. Dancing in the Streets with Crete's Beats (Crete, 12th and Main Street) Did someone say STREET DANCE?! Doane is partnering with Crete's Beats to host a community street dance. Gates open at 5:30 p.m. Dancing and martial arts at 6 p.m. Husker game at 7 p.m. Live music by Switchbak (country) and DJ Hoss (hip hop and Latin flair) at 9 p.m. Beer gardens and food. Be there!
7 p.m. Glow Doane 5K (Crete Campus, Communications Parking Lot) Lighting the path for a brighter future! You can run, walk or skip around campus, but be sure to glow from head to toe! Costume contest, photo booth and t-shirt included. $30 for alumni and friends / $15 for students. A portion of the proceeds goes toward the Doane Scholarship Fund. RSVP before September 17th. Check in takes place from 6:30 – 7:15 p.m. on the day of the race.
7:30 p.m. Theatre Production of "Around the World in 80 Days" (Crete Campus) *NEW PRODUCTION ANNOUNCED* Pack your bags for a trip Around the World in 80 Days. London. 1872. Phileas Fogg believes that, with modern transportation, it's now possible to travel around the world in 80 days. Impossible! It's a whirlwind journey filled with exotic locales, daring adventures, narrow escapes and great fun. Beware! There's villainy, secret plots, a damsel in distress and narrow escapes that will keep you guessing. Jules Verne's masterpiece will keep you on the edge of your seat—at least until you begin to roll in the aisle with laughter. Reserve your tickets at http://www.doane.edu/theatre-ticket-reservations.
Sunday, October 5
3 p.m. Homecoming Concert (Crete Campus, Heckman Auditorium)