Greetings Alumni and Friends of Jarvis Christian College:
Founders/Homecoming is a time to reconnect with classmates, professors, friends, and family and make new memories all while getting back to the familiar sights and sounds of Jarvis Christian College.
Jarvis’ 107th Founders/Homecoming is set for March 18-24. This year’s celebration will be great!
The Founders/Homecoming Convocation is set for 10 a.m. Tuesday March 19. Our speaker is the Rev. Dr. William Barber, II, the president and senior lecturer of Repairers of the Breach and pastor of the Greenleaf Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), Goldsboro, North Carolina. Barber, a fiery orator, is a national board member for the NAACP, past president of the North Carolina NAACP and the recipient of a MacArthur Foundation Genius Grant.
The J.N. Ervin Lecture is set for 11 a.m. Thursday March 21. Guest speaker is the Rev. Virzola Law, pastor of Northway Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), one of the largest Christian churches in Dallas. Law is a Jarvis graduate.
The Pioneer Hall of Fame and Preeminence Awards Gala is set for 7 p.m. Saturday March 23 featuring The Ohio Players.
Congratulations to this year’s anniversary classes: 1949, 1959, 1969 (Golden Anniversary), 1979, 1989, 1994 (Silver Anniversary), 1999, and 2009. A variety of activities has been planned for your participation and enjoyment. Please enjoy this celebration and let’s continue to support Jarvis financially. You can pay your registration fees at www.jarvis.edu/donate.
A tentative schedule, hotel information, registration form and the nomination form for the Preeminence Awards are below. Please complete and return all pertinent forms to my attention at the Office of Alumni Relations. I am available at 903.730.4890 extension 3002 or at firstname.lastname@example.org. I look forward to seeing you in March!
Executive Director of Alumni Relations