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Drury University Homecoming

Each year, Drury University celebrates Homecoming in the spring semester as part of the Panther Basketball season. This year all events will be hosted virtually as a result of the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic.

Drury University Advancement partners with Drury Athletics and Student Affairs to offer Drury Homecoming Virtual Festivities for 2021


Homecoming Virtual Events Schedule 2021

Tuesday, February 16 - This event has been cancelled
Lady Panthers Basketball vs Truman State at 4pm CST
Tune in: GLVC Sports Network or or listen on ESPN JOCK 96.9FM/99.9FM/1060AM or on the TuneIn App

Wednesday, February 17 - this event has been cancelled due to winter weather and power outages regionally, please sign up for our Friday evening class! We would love to have you join us!

Alumni Virtual Painting Night Session 1 with artist Hannah Bunch ’16 MNCL ‘18

When: 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. CST
Event Registration: $27 per person
Hannah will donate part of the event registration fee to the Annual Drury Experience Fund supporting student scholarships. Hannah currently resides in Springfield and teaches group painting classes for private parties, fundraising events, children’s parties and corporate events. She also live paints events and weddings.

No Skill Level is required for this event.

Learn more and Sign Up for Event
Please note: No refunds will be offered for this event.

Wednesday, February 17
20th Anniversary of the Lady Panthers Virtual Reunion

Special Guests: Coach Nyla Milleson, Coach Amy Eagan, Hope Hunt and more!
When: 6pm CST
Tune in: https://youtu.be/yAOdeB4HK3Q

Join us on Wednesday, Feb 17th at 6pm (CST) for a virtual reunion of the inaugural Lady Panthers basketball team! This year marks the 20th anniversary of the program that began with an incredible 20-6 record and a conference tournament win their first season. To celebrate the unbelievable history of the Lady Panthers, we’ve put together a Q&A panel featuring former head coach, Nyla Milleson along with student-athletes and administrators from the 2000-01 season. We’ll also hear from current Lady Panthers Head Coach, Amy Eagan. Tune-in to the live event here: https://bit.ly/3q8THLj

 If you’d like to submit a question to the panel, please email us at pgrisham@drury.edu or send us a tweet @drurypanthers. 

Thursday, February 18 - both basketball games have been cancelled. Please see Drury Athletics social media for more details.

Lady Panthers vs Indianapolis at 5:30pm CST
Panthers vs Indianapolis at 7:45pm CST 
Tune in: GLVC Sports Network or listen on ESPN JOCK 96.9FM/99.9FM/1060AM or on the TuneIn App

Friday, February 19
Alumni Virtual Painting Night Session 2 with artist Hannah Bunch ’16 MNCL ‘18

When: 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. CST
Event Registration: $27 per person
Hannah will donate part of the event registration fee to the Annual Drury Experience Fund supporting student scholarships. Hannah currently resides in Springfield and teaches group painting classes for private parties, fundraising events, children’s parties and corporate events. She also live paints events and weddings.

No Skill Level is required for this event.

Learn more and Sign Up for Event
Please note: No refunds will be offered for this event.

Saturday, February 20
Lady Panthers vs Lewis at 1pm
Panthers vs Lewis at 3:15pm - men’s basketball game has been cancelled. Please see Drury Athletics social media for more details.
Tune in: 
GLVC Sports Network or listen on ESPN JOCK 96.9FM/99.9FM/1060AM or on the TuneIn App


Homecoming Spirit Days

Email us pictures of your theme days attire to alumni@drury.edu for a chance to win a 10% off coupon to the Drury Bookstore.

Monday: Comfy Clothes Day – Show us your work from home comfortable outfits and for bonus points sport Drury wear!

Tuesday: Panther Socks Day – Celebrate your Panther pride and wear your Drury Pawka-Dot Socks

Wednesday: Scarlet and Gray Day – join us in wearing Drury colors

Thursday: Business Dress & Tie Day – wear dress clothes in scarlet and gray

 Friday & Saturday:  Drury Spirit Days – dress in your Drury swag for the games and have a family tailgate at home!


Keep the Excitement Going Even After Homecoming

Match Madness is coming! Drury has been challenged during the entire month of March to match several challenge gifts. This is an opportunity to highlight giving to Drury University. These days will allow donors at all giving levels the opportunity to leverage their gifts to have a greater impact on the University by helping to match challenge gifts for the Annual Drury Experience Fund. You can make your gift now and it will count towards Match Madness. Learn more...