Homecoming Begins Monday

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September 7, 2017

Homecoming kicks off Monday, September 11.  Several events are planned on campus for the combined Homecoming, Founder's Day and Family weekend including:

**Lighting of the "B"
Monday beginning at 7:00 p.m. in the Founder's Circle, we will host the annual pep rally featuring student organizations, Kaboom! and fireworks. Hundreds of students will join together for the lighting of the "B" high atop Bradley Hall and the fireworks show that kick off Homecoming week. See the details of the tradition online.

Bradley Bowl III
The Bradley Bowl flag football Homecoming game will be played on Thursday at 5 p.m. on the Alumni Quad with the ​faculty/​staff team playing the student team. Faculty/staff have won the past few years.

Founder's Day Convocation
The annual Founder's Day Convocation will take place at Bradley University on Friday at 10 a.m. in Dingeldine Music Center, located at 1417 W. Barker Avenue. During the ceremony, founder, Lydia Moss Bradley, will be remembered and alumni, faculty and staff will be recognized for their many achievements.

Hilltop Trot & Gary R. Tippett Memorial 5k Race
These two races are being combined this year. It begins at 9 a.m. at the Markin Recreation Center.

Tailgate/Soccer
The annual soccer tailgate will be held at Shea Stadium Saturday beginning at 4:00 with the soccer game beginning at 7:00 against IPFW.