Homecoming 2011 Photo Album

Homecoming 2011: Blueprint for Success was a great weekend full of reconnecting, community events, and many celebrations. Take a peek at some of the action below, and don't miss Homecoming 2012 next fall to get in on the action yourself!

Thursday night's Homecoming Music Showcase kicked off the weekend with great performances from alumni and faculty.

A string trio delighted crowds at the Music Showcase to kick off the weekend.

Dr. Joe Lill, conductor of the jazz ensemble and concert band at North Park, played in the Homecoming Music Showcase.

Dr. Linda Duncan welcomes alumni, faculty, staff, and students at a reception honoring the opening of the new Nursing Simulation Lab.

Dr. Linda Duncan, dean of the School of Nursing, cuts the ribbon opening the new Nursing Simulation Lab on Foster Avenue, with the help of President David Parkyn and current nursing students.

Alumni and friends enjoyed guided tours of the new Nursing Simulation Lab, where North Park students can now gain valuable hands-on experience in a variety of clinical scenarios.

Professor Emeritus of Art Neale Murray and his daughters, Beth Murray and Kelly Frigard C'91, presented the mixed-media exhibition Brother/Son in memory of their deceased son and brother, Ryan Murray.

Work from Brother/Son, the faculty and alumni Homecoming art exhibition.

Art professor Tim Lowly talks with Neale Murray, professor emeritus of art, during Murra's exhibition.

Delicious breakfast fare pleased the crowds celebrating their class reunions at Homecoming 2011.

Dr. Darlene (Duncan) Nelson C'01, Dr. Young Song “John” Kim C’51, and Dr. Frederick Ewald A’51 were honored with the 2011 Alumni Awards.

Professors Pete Pearson and Larry Knipp join their former student, Dr. Darlene (Duncan) Nelson C'01 and her husband, Mark Nelson C'00, at the Reunion Awards Breakfast where Dr. Nelson was honored as North Park's Up-and-Coming Young Alumna.

An alumna celebrates her birthday along with her class reunion at the Homecoming Reunion Breakfast.

Friends reconnect at the Homecoming Reunion Breakfast.

Crowds were delighted by a larger-than-life Viking at the Homecoming Block Party.

Block party-goers checked out the plans for the new Science and Community Life Building at Homecoming.

Viking Cheerleaders and Dance Team led the crowds in cheering on the football team during Saturday's Homecoming game.

Parents get into the spirit with customized t-shirts at the Homecoming football game.

The student pep band is always a crowd-pleaser at the Homecoming football game.

Dan O'Keefe C'95, Dana (Gooris) Wells C'99, Dr. Darlene (Duncan) Nelson C'01, LaCretia Carroll C'03, and Greger Svensson C'02 were inducted into the Viking Athletics Hall of Fame.

Dr. Bryan Watkins, dean of the School of Adult Learning, chats with an SAL alum at the celebration of the School's twentieth anniversary.

Professor Jud Curry chats with an SAL alumna at the celebration of 20 years of adult learning programs at North Park.

North Park's Young Alumni crowd enjoyed a night of WhirlyBall fun while reconnecting with former classmates during Homecoming.