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2019 Homecoming Schedule


Registration                                                                                  3:00-6:00 PM
Pick up your packets, tickets and nametags!                             Alumni Lobby, Student Center

Alumni-in-Action Dinner                                                               6:00 PM
Alumni volunteers leading class and/or dorm devotions            Alumni Lobby, Student Center
are invited. 

Academy of Engineering Induction Banquet                               6:00 PM
Join us in celebrating the next class to be inducted into              Abbott Great Room, Student Center
the Academy!



Registration                                                                                       8:00 AM-1:00 PM and 4:00-7:00 PM
Early registration for guests in town for Friday events                    Belcher Center Lobby                           

Alumni Chapel                                                                                    10:50 AM
Join our students in worship and hear from an alumnus                  Belcher Center Auditorium
as we celebrate our reunion groups and families.

Golden Jackets Luncheon                                                                  11:45 AM
Lunch reunion for all Golden Jackets (those who graduated           Abbott Great Room, Student Center
50+ years ago) and induction of the Class of 1969.
All Golden Jackets - please fill out the Biographical Info Form 
for a special Reunion Yearbook 

Hootenanny Tailgate                                                                             2:00-3:00 PM
Grab a root beer float and visit with LETU friends while                   
Allen Family Student Center Patio
enjoying music, lawn games and fun activities. All alumni,
parents, students and friends are invited.

Dr. Bill Graff Celebration Dinner                                                            5:00 PM
Join us in honoring a man who has meant to much to our                 
Abbott Great Room,  
university! Dr. Graff-inspired ties are mandatory for this event.           
Student Center 

Hootenanny                                                                                             7:00 PM
Join us for the annual variety show LETU students have been             Belcher Auditorium 
performing for over 50 years!

Hootenanny Alumni & Parent Reception                                               Intermission
Alumni and parents are invited to a time of fellowship, laughter          
Allen Lobby, Belcher Center 
and snacks in between acts. 



Buzz Run 5K                                                                                             7:30 AM
LETU's Track & Field team will host a 5K throughout campus.           
Solheim Athletic Center
Perfect for runners, walkers, students, children & families!

Homecoming Breakfast led by LETU Sting Flight Team                        8:00 AM
Precision flight team fundraiser breakfast and aviation center              Abbott Aviation Center 
tours. Alumni, families and students invited! Also congratulate
Mr. Bitikofer on his retirement!                                                                                              

Cardboard & Duct Tape Boat Speed Build                                               8:30 AM
Student teams will be supplied with cardboard and tape to                   The Pond
build a boat in 3 hours. 2019 Rules

LETU Admissions Preview Day                                                                  9:00 AM
Prospective students and families are invited to a preview                     
Admissions Office, Student
event hosted by the Office of Admissions.                                               

LETU Tennis Match vs. Southwestern University                                      9:30 AM
Cheer on the YellowJackets! Tennis alumni will be recognized.               Tennis Courts, Solheim Center

Cardboard & Duct Tape Boat Races and CataMelon                                11:00 AM
Watch students race their ingenious creations in the Pond!                      The Pond
Students will also show off their design skills during the 
CataMelon Launch. 2019 Rules

Picnic at the Pond                                                                                       11:30-1:00 PM
Alumni, parents, students and friends are invited to this popular           
The Pond
event featuring Bodacious BBQ!

Inter-Society Rope Pull                                                                                1:00 PM
Traditional (and muddy!) rope pull among society members.                   The Pond

LETU Softball Game vs. University of Texas-Dallas                                    1:00 PM
Cheer on the YellowJackets!                                                                         Softball Field 

LETU Baseball Game vs. Howard Payne University                                   1:00 and 3:00 PM
Cheer on the YellowJackets!                                                                         Baseball Field

Campus Tour                                                                                                  1:30 PM
Join our previewing families for a tour of the LETU campus.                     Admissions Office

Alumni Soccer Game                                                                                     2:00 PM
Our alumni take on the varsity team!                                                           Soccer Field

Welding/Materials Joining Demonstration                                                  4:00 PM
See what our MJ students have been doing this year in a                            Kielhorn Welding Lab
creative demonstration 

Athletic Hall of Fame Banquet                                                                       6:00 PM
All are welcome to join us in honoring a group of gifted athletic               
Abbott Great Room
alumni who have demonstrated the very best of our student-athlete

Dessert Receptions                                                                                         7:30 PM
Engineering alumni, Athletic Hall of Fame attendees,                                   Various Locations 
Golden Jackets and alumni and families are invited to 
Dessert Receptions to close out Homecoming & Family

Gilbert Hall Reunion                                                                                        7:30 PM
The ladies of Gilbert invite hall alumni and families to join them                  Gilbert Hall 
in the hall lobby for a special reunion celebrating the Gilbert's
20th anniversary!