Homecoming Edition
Homecoming Edition
SUU Alumni
News from the Nest                                                                      September 2021
SUU Homecoming 2021
Homecoming 2021
We are less than two weeks away from SUU Homecoming, and we hope you will be on campus for the celebration. The schedule is filled with lots of events, including the Alumni Banquet, Forever Red, the Pancake Breakfast, the Parade and Thunderbird Athletics. We hope to see you and let us know if you have any questions
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Sandra Lord Thomas Derral Eves Whitney Johnson
Annual Homecoming Banquet
You are invited to the annual Homecoming Banquet on Thursday, September 23, at 6:30 p.m. in the Gilbert Great Hall as we celebrate our alma mater and the connection we share as alumni and friends of SUU. Three individuals will be recognized for their contributions and service: Derral Eves, Sandra Lord Thomas and Whitney Johnson. Call (435) 586-7777 or click the link below to make your reservation.
Make Your Alumni Banquet Reservation
Derral Eves A.P.E.X. Event
Homecoming Week's A.P.E.X Presentation
Derral Eves ('99), one of the world's leading YouTube strategists, will present this year's Homecoming A.P.E.X. Event on Thursday, September 23, 11:30 a.m. in the Gilbert Great Hall of the Hunter Alumni Center (Conference Center).
Derral is the founder/CEO of Creatus, a hugely successful video marketing and strategy company, as well as the founder of VidSummit, a popular annual event in Los Angeles for video creators and marketers. He has helped 27 YouTube channels go from zero to more than a million subscribers and has generated 64 billion views on YouTube. He is also the founder and executive producer of The Chosen, the highest grossing crowdfunded movie project of all time.
Learn More about Derral's Presentation
Livestream the Event Here
Forever Red
Forever Red 10th Anniversary Celebration
This year's Homecoming is particularly special because we will celebrate the 10th Anniversary of Forever Red! This much-anticipated event will fill the Upper Quad with live music (Journey's former lead vocalist Steve Augeri, Metro Music Club, local favorite Chris Peterson), red and white lights, family-friendly activities and colorful fireworks.
More on Forever Red
Pancake Breakfast
Pancake Breakfast & Parade
We will be flipping pancakes at 9 a.m. on Saturday, September 25 at the Hunter Alumni Center Parking Lot (formerly the Hunter Conference Center). Bring your appetite and enjoy a complimentary breakfast. The Homecoming Parade gets underway at 10 a.m., and the Hunter Alumni Center is the perfect place to watch. We will provide bleachers, chairs, plenty of shade (thanks to the large sycamore trees) and restroom access.
Homecoming 2021 Schedule
Additional Homecoming Events
September 23: Nursing Department Alumni Dinner, 5:00 p.m. on the Science Center Lawn. Activities for the children and a meal served at 6 p.m. RSVP to nursing@suu.edu.
September 23: Volleyball Match vs. Eastern Washington, 6:30 p.m., America First Event Center. Purchase tickets at tbirdtickets.com.
September 24: Soccer Match vs. Northern Colorado, 4 p.m., SUU Soccer Field. Free. 
September 24: President & Mrs. Wyatt Farewell Reception, 4:30 p.m., Hunter Alumni Center Patio (formerly the Hunter Conference Center).
September 24: Alumni Band Concert - Virginia Stitt Tribute, 7 p.m. at the Heritage Center in downtown Cedar City. Learn more
September 25: SUMA Exhibit, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Southern Utah Museum of Art. Stop by following the parade and enjoy the final day for The Corset as Art: Past and Present; and Texture, Thread, Clay: Works from the Permanent Collection
September 25: Volleyball Match vs. Idaho, Noon, America First Event Center. Purchase tickets at tbirdtickets.com.
September 25: Football Game vs. Eastern Washington, 6 p.m., Eccles Coliseum. Purchase tickets at tbirdtickets.com.
September 26: Soccer Match vs. Montana, Noon, SUU Soccer Field. Free. 
Homecoming 2021 Schedule
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