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Simpson University’s Homecoming 2012 will be like no other homecoming we’ve had before. We have a week filled with events for students, leading up to a weekend full of great activities for anyone who calls SU home! Students, alumni, friends of Simpson, faculty & staff. You will not want to miss any of it! Click on any of the events below for more details, and be sure to come back during the weekend to see pictures and recaps!
|SU student leadership teams are going above and beyond to create a spirit week for students packed full of themed dress up days, fun activities (like GYRAD, do you alumni remember that?), and contests and competitions with prizes! The excitement starts on Monday with something each day, building to Saturday where we will celebrate with a Tailgate Party before the big games against Jessup.|
|Pajama Day||80’s Day||Fancy Day*|
*In honor of Grandparent Day
If you are local alumni and want to check out the fun happening during the week on campus, we would love for you to stop by and join in the festivities!
|Jared and the intramurals team are planning a Powder Puff Basketball Tournament with games during Homecoming Week on Tuesday, Feb. 7 at 10:30 p.m. The championship finals will be Thursday, Feb. 9. So ladies, get some teammates together and recruit some guys to cheer you on. For sign-ups and/or more information, contact Jared directly at 707.703.7875. Even if you are not planning to play, definitely mark your calendars to come down and watch.|
|Alumni that are visiting the SU campus are welcome to visit most classes on Friday, Feb. 10. If you are interested, please check during registration to see if the class that you would like to visit is on the approved list. (Some classes are filled to maximum capacity with students and, therefore, cannot accommodate visitors.) First class starts at 8:00 a.m.|
|Grandparents of SU students will be joining us for a day of special activities planned just for them! Our 3rd Annual Grandparent Day activities include professional photos with their grandchildren, attendance at chapel, a tour of the Simpson campus, and dessert with President McKinney. Registration opens at 8:30 a.m.|
|The SU Invitational Softball Tournament will be held at Big League Dreams (BLD) sports complex. BLD is located here in Redding. Cost for park entrance is $3.00 (Children under 12 years. are free). The tournament begins at 9 a.m. on Friday, Feb. 10 and championship games are scheduled for Saturday, Feb. 11. For more information or directions to the park, please log onto the Big League Dreams website: redding.bigleaguedreams.com|
|10||Fri||SU vs. Eastern Oregon||9am||Yankee (1)||1-0 (EO)|
|10||Fri||Biola vs. Corban||9am||Wrigley (2)||1-0 (C)|
|10||Fri||CU-Portland vs. Menlo||9am||Fenway (3)||7-2 (CP)|
|10||Fri||OIT vs. Holy Names||9am||De Moines (4)||4-1 (OIT)|
|10||Fri||SU vs, College of Idaho||11:30am||Yankee (1)||11-1 (CI)|
|10||Fri||Jessup vs. Corban||11:30am||Wrigley (2)||12-2 (C)|
|10||Fri||UBC vs. CU-Irvine||11:30am||Fenway (3)||12-3 (CI)|
|10||Fri||Northwest Christian vs. Menlo||11:30am||De Moines (4)||6-5 (M)|
|10||Fri||Southern Oregon vs. Azusa||11:30am||Pawtucket (5)||3-2 (A)|
|10||Fri||Jessup vs. CU-Portland||2pm||Yankee (1)|
|10||Fri||Northwest Christian vs. Biola||2pm||Wrigley (2)||4-3 (B)|
|10||Fri||College of Idaho vs. Holy Names||2pm||Fenway (3)||7-4 (CI)|
|10||Fri||OIT vs. UBC||2pm||De Moines (4)||2-1 (OIT)|
|10||Fri||Eastern Oregon vs. Azusa||2pm||Pawtucket (5)||8-0 (A)|
|10||Fri||SU vs. CU-Portland||4:30pm||Yankee (1)||4-3 (SU)|
|10||Fri||CU-Irvine vs. Corban||4:30pm||Wrigley (2)|
|10||Fri||Southern Oregon vs. Holy Names||4:30pm||Fenway (3)|
|10||Fri||OIT vs. Menlo||4:30pm||De Moines (4)|
|10||Fri||Eastern Oregon vs. Biola||4:30pm||Pawtucket (5)||6-1 (EOU)|
|10||Fri||Jessup vs. College of Idaho||7pm||Yankee (1)||6-0 (CI)|
|10||Fri||CU-Irvine vs. Southern Oregon||7pm||Wrigley (2)||8-6 (CI)|
|10||Fri||UBC vs. Azusa||7pm||Fenway (3)||15-6 (A)|
|10||Fri||Northwest Christian vs. Patten||7pm||De Moines (4)||5-3 (NWC)|
|11||Sat||SU vs. Sothern Oregon||9am||Yankee (1)||14-5 (SU)|
|11||Sat||Northwest Christian vs. Azusa||9am||Wrigley (2)||6-0 (A)|
|11||Sat||Jessup vs. Eastern Oregon||9am||Fenway (3)||5-4 (WJ)|
|11||Sat||UBC vs. Holy Names||9am||Pawtucket (5)||2-1 (HN)|
|11||Sat||SU vs. Corban||11:30am||Yankee (1)||7-6 (SU)|
|11||Sat||CU-Irvine vs. CU-Portland||11:30am||Wrigley (2)|
|11||Sat||OIT vs. Biola||11:30am||Fenway (3)||2-1 (OIT)|
|11||Sat||College of Idaho vs. Patten||11:30am||De Moines (4)||10-2 (CI)|
|11||Sat||UBC vs. Menlo||11:30am||Pawtucket (5)||8-0 (UBC)|
|11||Sat||Northwest Christian vs. Jessup||2pm||Yankee (1)|
|11||Sat||CU-Irvine vs. Eastern Oregon||2pm||Wrigley (2)|
|11||Sat||OIT vs. Azusa||2pm||Fenway (3)||2-1 (OIT)|
|11||Sat||Corban vs. Holy Names||2pm||De Moines (4)||3-2 (C)|
|11||Sat||Southern Oregon vs. Patten||2pm||Pawtucket (5)||6-1 (SOU)|
|11||Sat||SU vs. UBC||4:30pm||Yankee (1)||11-9 (SU)|
|11||Sat||Biola vs. College of Idaho||4:30pm||Wrigley (2)|
|11||Sat||CU-Portland vs. Azusa||4:30pm||Fenway (3)||6-4 (A)|
|11||Sat||Eastern Oregon vs. Holy Names||4:30pm||De Moines (4)||3-2 (HN)|
|11||Sat||Southern Oregon vs. Menlo||4:30pm||Pawtucket (5)||10-1 (SOU)|
|11||Sat||SU vs. Northwest Christian||7pm||Yankee (1)||6-5 (NWC)|
|11||Sat||CU-Irvine vs. College of Idaho||7pm||Wrigley (2)|
|11||Sat||CU-Portland vs. Biola||7pm||Fenway (3)||8-6 (B)|
|11||Sat||OIT vs. William Jessup||7pm||De Moines (4)|
|11||Sat||Menlo vs. Corban||7pm||Pawtucket (5)|
|Join us at 10:20 a.m. as we welcome and recognize distinguished alumni and grandparents. Our special guest speaker, Albert Vang (‘06) will be sharing details about his life in ministry since his time at Simpson. Ed Klose (‘02), former beloved RD will also be in attendance at chapel to be honored with an award by the Alumni Association. This is a chapel event that you will not want to miss.|
|A guided tour starting at 1:30 p.m. We would love to allow visiting alumni the opportunity to tour the Simpson University campus and reminisce about the great times spent here. Remember the pond, the clock tower, your old dorm? We’d like to give the opportunity to visit them again “for old-time-sake.” We would also like the opportunity to tell you about the wonderful things in store for the future of Simpson.|
Join the men’s baseball team for their game at Tiger Field. Game starts at 6 p.m.
NEWS STORY: Red Hawks go 2-1 against Willamette
Join us along with our honored guest Sarah Herring at 6:00 p.m. in the JD Williams Suite in the Owen Center building. Sarah, former SU Psychology Instructor and Director of Student Development and Spiritual Formation, will be back on campus as our honored guest and speaker for this special evening.
In addition, our own Dr. Glenn Schaefer, distinguished professor and coordinator of Simpson University for Seniors, will be presenting the 25-and 50- year returning alumni with their medallions on behalf of the Alumni Association.
This will be an evening to enjoy connecting with old friend and perhaps make some new ones. Please plan to join us for this catered dinner event. Childcare will be provided.
|SU student leadership will be hosting a night of intrigue, excitement and adventure, as students join together in teams to solve a murder mystery game – a real live CLUE game in action! Student sleuths will cover the campus in search of clues and attempt to find out… Who Done It? With What? When ..and Where? The winning team will win a CASH prize to be awarded at the bon fire gathering following the game. Smores will be served- YUM! There may even be a few faculty members who join in on the fun, so stay tuned!|
A fun time for all, the SU Tailgate Party, sponsored by the Alumni Association, is from 4:00-7:00 p.m. This is a “rain-or-shine” event that has something for everyone. We want you to come, bring your family and friends to get revved up for the big basketball games against William Jessup University. We will have free-throw contests, face painting, a jump house and inflatable basketball game, a 30 ft. fun course, Dutch Bros Coffee, Fat Boys tri-tip, chicken and pulled pork BBQ (provided at a special rate for students and alumni) games and a chance to win gift cards on the prize wheel, visits from the red hawk mascot, and more!
In addition, SU students will have booths set-up with carnival style games, free trade sale items, popcorn and more, with all proceeds benefiting student mission teams! Plan to come by, have some fun with the family, and support student mission teams while you’re waiting for the big game to start.
Watch the Lady Red Hawks beat Jessup – home game starts at 5:30 p.m.
Click on the link below at 5:30 p.m. PST to see this game.
*There will be a discounted rate of $3 for alumni who join us for the tailgate party.
As always, SU students will get in free of charge with a valid student ID.
Click on the link below at 7:30 p.m. PST to see this game.
NEWS STORY: Red Hawks beat Jessup by two at Homecoming
Crowning of Homecoming King and Queen
Join the FYE students for the "Club Hawk" After Party in the transformed Emeriti Dining Center. There will be fun, games and dancing immediately following the Men's Basketball game on Saturday night.