Founder’s Day

Founder’s Day Weekend 2020
April 3-5, 2020

As always, all alumnae are invited back for reunions, but this year specifically celebrates the reunions of the following classes: 1950, 1955, 1960, 1965, 1970, 1975, 1980, 1985, 1990, 1995, 2000, 2005, 2010, 2015, and 2019.

Founder’s Day Weekend is a closed campus, registered event. For you and our campus community’s safety, all alumnae and their guests on campus during the weekend MUST be registered and wear name tags at all times.

To register online CLICK HERE

Printable Registration Form

Online registration will close March 3, 2020. 

Registration will be taken by phone or mail through March 24. For questions, or to register by phone, contact the Office of Alumnae Relations at 417-667-8181 ext. 1492.

Meal tickets will NOT be available after March 3 or available for on-site purchase.

On-site registration fee will not include meals and will include a $50 late fee

FOUNDER’S DAY WEEKEND SCHEDULE OF EVENTS*

FRIDAY, APRIL 3

Event                                                 Location                                                                   Time

Registration                                   Center for the Arts Lobby                                  1-8 p.m.

Campus Open House                    All Buildings                                                           1-5 p.m.

Bookstore Open                            Basement of Main Hall                                        1-5:30 p.m.

Campus Tours                                Begins at Chapel Steps                                        2-5 p.m.

Faculty/Staff Reception             Center for the Arts- P.E.O. Art Gallery           3-5 p.m.

Class Agent Meeting                     Missouri Recital Hall                                           3:30 p.m.

Dinner                                              Raney Dining Room (Robertson Hall)               5:30 p.m.

Virginia Alice Cottey Celebration     Chapel                                                                       6:45p.m.

Chellie Club Open                         Hinkhouse Basement                                          7-10 p.m.

Class Reunions                              Rubie Burton Academic Center                       7:30-9:30 p.m.

 

SATURDAY, APRIL 4

Registration                                   Center for the Arts Lobby                                  9-11a.m.

President’s Reception                 President’s House                                                9-10 a.m.

Bookstore Open                            Basement of Main Hall                                        9-10:30 a.m.

Class Photos                                    Steps of Main Hall                                                 10-11a.m.

Founder’s Day Luncheon            Raney Dining Room (Robertson Hall)               11 a.m-12:30 p.m.

Awards Program                           Raney Dining Room (Robertson Hall)               noon

Campus Tours                               Begins at Chapel Steps                                        1-3 p.m.

Bookstore Open                            Basement of Main Hall                                        1-3:00 p.m.

Campus Open House                    All Buildings                                                           1-3 p.m

Chellie Club Open                         Hinkhouse Basement                                          2-5 p.m.

Homecoming Celebration          Center for the Arts Auditorium                       3-5 p.m.

Class Photos                                    Fine Arts Building Atrium                                  5-6 p.m.

Students Dinner                            Raney Dining Room (Robertson Hall)               5-6 p.m.

Alumnae Dinner                            Raney Dining Room (Robertson Hall)               6-7 p.m.

Saturday Night Sing                     Senior Sidewalks (weather permitting)             7 p.m.

Chellie Club Open                         Hinkhouse Basement                                          8-10 p.m.

 

SUNDAY, APRIL 5

Campus Open House                    Select Buildings                                                     9 a.m.-Noon

Brunch                                              Raney Dining Room (Robertson Hall)               10:30 a.m.-1 p.m.

*SCHEDULE SUBJECT TO CHANGE

 

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