125th Anniversary Celebration Schedule

Thursday October 25th


2:30-5:00: Welcome to the 125th Anniversary Weekend PW Marble Hallway

Stop by and see us in the Marble Hallway to collect your weekend program guide and sign up for an excursion.

5:00pm-8:00pm: Johnson University Birthday Bash

Come celebrate the 125th Anniversary on the Patio of the Gally Commons where we will have a cookout, games, rides, and more!

7:00pm: Volleyball Game

PW Gym - Our Lady Royals play The Crown College.
*dinner is $8.00 per person, half price for children 3-12, free for children under 2.

Friday October 26th


7:00am-8:30am: Breakfast*

8:00am: Morning Prayer

RPC 155 -  We will gather for a special time of prayer on behalf of Johnson University’s history and future.

9:00am-2:00pm: Local Excursions

Want to hike the Smoky Mountains with Dr. Eubanks? Or explore Cades Cove with Dr. Smith? We’ll have local excursions led by some of your favorite faculty/staff!
 

10:00am-1:00pm: Lunch*

2:00pm-5:00pm: Faculty Workshops

Classrooms - We will have faculty from each school presenting workshops about their specific field. Join us as we learn and grow together. Something for every alumnus!
 

6:00pm-8:00pm: Special 125th Anniversary Banquet**

Riverboat - Join us on the Star of Knoxville Riverboat for a special banquet celebrating the 125 years of Johnson University! We will sail down the Tennessee River just like Ashley and Emma did years ago. (Tickets are $35 apiece and includes a full dinner, gratuity, ride, and entertainment)

9:00pm: Evening Prayer

RPC 155 - We will gather for a special time of prayer on behalf of Johnson University’s history and future.

*Breakfast is $5.00 for adults, half price for children 3-12, free for children under 2. *Lunch is $6.50 for adults, half price for children 3-12, free for children under 2.

**For those not attending the banquet, dinner will still be provided at the Gally Commons. $8.00 per person, half price for children 3-12, free for children under 2.

Saturday October 27th


9:00am: Morning Prayer

RPC 155 - We will gather for a special time of prayer on behalf of Johnson University’s history and future.

10:45am-12:45pm: Brunch*

10:00am-11:00am: Faculty Workshops

Classrooms (see other document) - We will have faculty from each school presenting workshops about their specific field. Join us as we learn and grow together. Something for every alumnus!

11:00am-12:00pm: Special Lecture: “Your Mother in the Gospel: The Remarkable Story of Emma Johnson”

PDRs - Dr. James L. Gorman, Associate Professor of History, will present a special lecture honoring the life and ministry of President Emma Elizabeth Johnson.

12:00pm and 4:00pm: Volleyball Game

PW Gym - Our Lady Royals play Alice Lloyd College at noon. Then again at 4:00pm against Welch College.

*Brunch is $6.50 for adults, half price for children 3-12, free for children under 2.