Saturday, September 13, 2014
9 a.m. - Noon | Art Show
Lumberyard Arts Center | 718 High St.
Artist Sonia Reeder-Jones presents oil portraits of local Kansans, such as John, a tall, unassuming individual with a great sense of humor.
8:30 - 10 a.m. | BU Legacy Breakfast
For more than 150 tears, Baker University has passed along a tradition of generations graduating from the Baldwin City campus. Parents, grandparents, uncles, aunts and siblings of current students are closely intertwined with the Baker family tree. If you have a student attending Baker this year and you or a member of your family attended Baker before them, you are invited to our Legacy Breakfast. Hosted by the Alumni Association, the free event at the former Phi Mu house on Eighth Street is a perfect occasion to catch up with your relatives as they share their Baker memories.
11 a.m. - 4 p.m. | Bookstore Open
Long Student Center, 1st Floor
Browse the Baker Bookstore for your latest Baker gear including T-shirts, sweatshirts, hats, blankets and much more.
11 a.m. - 1 p.m. | Brunch
Dining Hall, Long Student Center
The dining hall provides an all-you-care-to-eat brunch, including hot entrees and sides, salad bar, fresh fruit, deli bar, desserts and beverages. Door price is $8. Students may use their meal plan account.
11 a.m. | Phi Eta Sigma Initiation
Phi Eta Sigma National Honor Society, the oldest and largest first-year honor society, rewards first-year collegiate scholarship. Family and friends are welcome to join the ceremony and celebration as we initiate new members.
11 a.m. - 1 p.m. | Parade of Homes
Visit your student's home away from home . . . and his or her friends' too. Residence halls main doors will be open during this time.
1 - 4 p.m. | Old Castle Museum
Fifth Street Behind Collins Gym | Campus Map (31)
Visit the place where Baker started! The Old Castle Museum displays items of local and University history, housed in the building where classes first began in 1858. The current exhibit highlights politics and politicians at Baker.
1 - 4 p.m. | Quayle Bible Collection Tours
The 2014 Quayle Bible Exhibit is based on research done by students during the spring 2014 course called Books and Culture. The books were selected to reflect cultures in different geographic areas and different eras. Included are a New Testament in the Cherokee language, a Koran, a scroll of the Book of Esther in Hebrew and a King James Bible published in 1631. Also on display is an Italian manuscript Bible with a letter on the flyleaf in Old Danish about a dispute between the Cathedral in Roskilde and the Bishop of Ribe.
1 p.m. | Men's Soccer vs. Hastings College
The Baker men's soccer team will host perennial soccer power Hastings College. Admission: adults $6, students with ID $4, military (with valid military ID) $4, senior citizens (62 and older) $4, children under 5 are free, Baker students, faculty, staff with ID are free. Come on out and help cheer the Wildcats to victory.
2 p.m. | National Society of Collegiate Scholars Induction Convocation
McKibbin Recital Hall
The National Society of Collegiate Scholars is an international honor society for first- and second-year students engaged in leadership and service programs. The Baker University chapter of NSCS will host its annual Induction Convocation to induct new members into the society. Parents and family members are encouraged to attend with their student. Refreshments will be served following the ceremony.
2:30 p.m. | Women's Soccer vs. Grace University
Come on out and help cheer the Wildcats to victory. Admission: adults $6, students with ID $4, military (with valid military ID) $4, senior citizens (62 and older) $4, children under 5 are free, Baker students, faculty, staff with ID are free.
4 p.m. - 6 p.m. | Dinner
Dining Hall, Long Student Center
The dining hall provides an all-you-can-eat meal, including hot entrees and sides, pizza, gluten-free choices, grill, salad bar, fresh fruit, deli bar, potato bar, soup, desserts and beverages. Cost is $8 at the door. Students may use their meal plan account.
4 - 6 p.m. | 9th Annual Mungano Alumni Tailgate
Liston Stadium Parking Lot
Come mingle with Mungano members of the past and present. During this event Mungano alums will provide insight and history about the organization as well network with the current Mungano members. Please join us for a tailgate meal, prize drawings and games!
5 - 9 p.m. | The Daily Grind (Coffee Shop) Open
Long Student Center, First Floor
The Daily Grind offers an assortment of Starbucks coffees and teas, both hot and cold, Jamba Juice smoothies and an array of baked goods such as muffins, bagels, scones and cookies. To-go options include prepackaged salads, sandwiches, wraps and our signature homemade pub-style chips.
6 p.m. | HAAC vs. KCAC Football Challenge
The Baker University football team opens the home portion of its schedule against Sterling College in the annual HAAC vs. KCAC Challenge, and it's a rematch of the 2013 NAIA-FCS first-round play-off match in which Baker defeated Sterling 10-7 at Liston Stadium for its first play-off win since 1993. Tickets may be purchased at the front gate entrances at Liston Stadium. Admission: adults $6, students with ID $4, military (with valid military ID) $4, senior citizens (62 and older) $4, children under 5 are free, Baker students, faculty, staff with ID are free. Come on out and help cheer the Wildcats to victory.