By Ida Hernandez
SAN ANTONIO—Hello Saints! Who’s ready for a weekend of fun? Family, friends, current students, faculty/staff and alumni are welcomed to attend OLLU Homecoming 2017. All homecoming events will begin on November 2 through November 5. Many organizations and departments such as, Saints Productions Board, OLLU Greek Council, Student Leadership and Development, Alumni/Family Relations and much more are hosting events all weekend long. Make sure to check your email daily for information regarding the listed events or head over to the OLLU website for the weekend schedule and more. This is a year for new experience and endless memories, don’t miss out! We hope to see you at most of the events listed below.
Thursday, Nov. 2
7 – 9 p.m.
Mr. and Ms. OLLU Showcase
7 – 8:30 p.m.
Women’s Basketball vs. Texas A&M International University
Friday, Nov. 3
5 – 6 p.m.
Greek Life Alumni Social
St. Ann’s Courtyard
6 – 9 p.m.
Current OLLU students are FREE!
$20 per adult includes food, beverages and $1,000 worth of playing chips.
6 – 7:30 p.m.
Volleyball vs. Jarvis Christian College
Saturday, Nov. 4
9 – 11 a.m.
Breakfast and Providence Reflection with the Sisters of Divine Providence
Regan Hall Community Room, Convent
11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Welcome Home BBQ Picnic
1 – 2:30 p.m.
Volleyball vs. Texas College
2 – 4 p.m.
College of Arts and Sciences Events
2- 3 p.m. Attend a special screening of “Quest for Honor,” and Q&A with Mary Ann Bruni, director and producer in Thiry Auditorium. “Quest for Honor” premiered at the Sundance Film Festival and was shortlisted for an Academy® Award nomination for Feature Documentary.
2 – 4 p.m. Meet Veronica Salazar, current students, and experience the upgrades to the Lake Front news room in the Veronica Salazar Media Center.
Communication Disorders School Naming Ceremony
Harry Jersig Center
Celebrate the naming of our Communication Disorders Program for alumna and founder Elizabeth Carrow Woolfolk, PhD, and her husband Robert M. Woolfolk, and its official elevation as the Woolfolk School of Communication Sciences and Disorders.
Worden School of Social Services celebrates 75 years
Worden School of Social Service professors and students will provide an open house. Social Work professionals are invited to participate in workshops for CEUs.
2:30 – 3:30 p.m.
Volleyball Alumni Game
Mabee Gym Reconnect with alumni from 2007-2016!
3 -5 p.m.
Art and Wine
Providence West Social Room
$20 per person includes instruction, supplies, appetizers and beverages
4:30 -7 p.m.
Class of 1967 Reunion
6 -8 p.m.
Women’s Basketball vs. Southwestern Assemblies of God University
Hoppy Saints Craft Beer Tasting
Sunday, Nov. 5
University Mass honoring Special Class Years
Sacred Heart Chapel
Join us for a special mass honoring the class of 1967, 1992, 2007 and 2012. Special class year attendees are asked to meet in Sacred Heart Chapel’s vestibule at 9:30 a.m. to line up for procession.
11:15 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
Alumni Awards Brunch
$20 per person includes brunch, please contact us at 210-431-3985 for table purchases.