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Homecoming 2019  |  October 25-26, 2019

East Texas Baptist University invites alumni from the College of Marshall (COM), East Texas Baptist College (ETBC), and East Texas Baptist University (ETBU) back to the Hill to celebrate past and present traditions during Homecoming weekend.

Alumnus Dr. William Everett (’57) receives the Golden Lightkeeper Award. The award is bestowed upon alumni who graduated 50 years ago or more and demonstrate continuing achievement in their vocation, church, and community.
Homecoming Awards Chapel
October 25 | 10:00 a.m.

Every year, the University family gathers in Baker Chapel to honor alumni and friends of the University who have served ETBU in various capacities. Each year, we induct a new class of Golden Blazers, the 50-year reunion class, honor six alumni for their contributions to their alma mater or society. There is an honoree luncheon immediately following Chapel in Ornelas Student Center. 

The Perkins brothers perform Light of That City at the Perkins Family and Friends Reunion Concert on October 26. More than 10 members of the Perkins Family are graduates or current students of ETBU.
Perkins Family and Friends Reunion Concert
October 25 | 7:00 p.m.

Join us for a free concert for the whole family as the Perkins family and various East Texas choirs lead us in worship in Baker Chapel. More than 10 members of the Perkins family have graduated or are currently attending ETBU. 

Late Night Breakfast 2018
Late Night Breakfast
October 25 | 8:30 a.m.

There isn't anything better than breakfast for dinner! Enjoy some pancakes while you fellowship with your fellow Tiger Alumni in Bennett Student Commons. Tickets available soon! 

Alumni Brunch
Decade Reunion Brunches
October 26 | 10:00 a.m.

Whether you graduated 50 years ago or 10 years ago, we would love to welcome you back to the Hill. Enjoy complimentary brunch with your fellow Tiger Alumni in the Ornelas Student Center to celebrate your 10, 25, 40 or 50-year reunion. Registration coming soon! 

The Grove 2018
Tiger Family Carnival and Tailgating
October 26 | 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Join us in The Grove for a free and fun time for the whole family. There will be bounce houses, games, and a free lunch. Enjoy spending time with friends before finding your seats at Ornelas Stadium to cheer on the Tiger. 

Tiger Football 2018
Tiger Football
October 26 | 2:00 p.m.

After you enjoy lunch in The Grove, cheer on the Tigers in an exciting Homecoming match up. There will be additional Homecoming awards presented at halftime. 

If you weren't able to join us for Homecoming 2018, check out the Homecoming video and article.