Homecoming

October 25-27, 2019

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U.S. Route 59 Reopened - The east side of Atchison's Amelia Earhart Memorial Bridge, a main route to campus, has been reopened. More Information

A celebration of our alma mater, Benedictine College! Benedictine College welcomes back our alumni, students, families, and friends of the college. The beds will be racing, the teams will be marching to victory, and the residence halls will compete for the Raven Cup, the coveted Homecoming championship trophy.

Schedule of Events

Thursday, October 24
8:00 PMPep Rally in Ralph-Nolan Gymnasium
Friday, October 25
5:00 PMBed Races
6:00 PMThe Bavarian Blast
With the monks of St. Benedict's Abbey
Saturday, October 26
See the Athletics Schedule
10:00 AMHomecoming Parade
11:00 AMVolleyball VS Central Methodist University
Alumni and seniors honored during intermission
1:00 PMFootball VS Central Methodist University
5:00 PMWomen's Soccer VS Culver-Stockton College
6:30 PMHall of Fame Banquet
7:30 PMMen's Soccer VS Culver-Stockton College
Sunday, October 27
11:30 AMDedication of Westerman Hall
(Mass at 10:00 AM)
Monday, October 28
5:00 PMThe Benedictine / Rockhurst Rivalry Returns
(Game at 7:00 PM)

The Bavarian Blast

Friday, October 25 @ 6:00 PM

Join the monks of St. Benedict's Abbey for the Bavarian Blast – an evening of fellowship in anticipation of Benedictine College Homecoming festivities. RSVP is required for the event.

RSVP to the Bavarian Blast

Raven Volleyball Honors Alumni and Seniors

Saturday, October 26 @ 11:00 AM

Each year at homecoming the Raven Volleyball program takes time to recognize former members and/or supporters of our program. This year we are honoring Kelly Kraft Williams ’88 and Sandy Matthes ’88. Join us for the recognition during the intermission of our 11:00 AM match vs Central Methodist University.

About the Alumnae Honorees

Celebrate our Hall of Fame Inductees

Saturday, October 26 @ 6:30 PM

The Raven Athletic Hall of Fame Banquet takes place Saturday evening. We are proud to present our 2019 inductees: Terry Torline ’83, Paul Torline ’87, Stephen Torline ’93, Sara Figoni Lugo ’08

Location: Benedictine College Dining Hall

  • 6:30 PM: Cocktails
  • 7:00 PM: Dinner
  • 7:30 PM: Induction Ceremony

Register for the Banquet

Dedication of Westerman Hall

Sunday, October 27 @ 11:30 AM

Join us for the dedication of the new renovated and expanded Westerman Hall of Science and Engineering. See the schedule below:

  • 10:00 AM: Mass in St. Benedict's Abbey Church
  • 11:30 AM: Dedication in the Academic Quad in front of Westerman Hall
  • There will be a lunch following the dedication.

The Benedictine / Rockhurst Rivalry Returns

Monday, October 28 @ 5:00 PM

Homecoming weekend comes to an end with the Men’s Basketball team hosting Rockhurst on Monday, October 28, at 7:00 PM in Ralph Nolan Gymnasium.

Join us at 5:00 p.m. for an Alumni gathering at The Raven Roost (located in the Haverty Center). Relive your memories of this longtime rivalry with fellow alumni and friends before heading over to the game.

Appetizers will be served in The Raven Roost, with a cash bar available in the Monte Cassino Inn.

Registration:

  • $15.00 - Adults
  • $6.00 - Children under 12

Register for the Event

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