Scroll down for upcoming alumni and friend events including Jerry Joy Day and Swenson Award celebration, PSC Virtual Get Blue, Lincoln and Nebraska City regional events.

Peru State College 150 Events

Click here or navigate the links below to learn about the exciting events scheduled for Peru State College’s Sesquicentennial.

Athletic Hall of Fame
September 22 and 23, 2017

Join fellow alumni and friends as Peru State College inducts seven outstanding individuals into the Athletic Hall of Fame.

Homecoming: Once a Bobcat, Always a Bobcat
October 27 and 28, 2017

Alumni and friends are invited to enjoy a weekend of celebrations marking 150 years since the first day of classes at Peru State College.

 


Upcoming Alumni and Foundation Events

The NAA works to bring alumni together by providing opportunities for involvement. Alumni events, such as reunions and Homecoming activities, connect alumni to the College and to each other. In addition, other opportunities coordinated by PSC athletics and the Peru State College Foundation are included below.

 


Jerry Joy Day at the Oak Bowl

August 26, 2017

President Dan Hanson has declared August 26 as Jerry Joy Day at the Oak Bowl. Jerry has played many roles at Peru State: student, coach, athletic director, and dean. For decades, Jerry has also been an unwavering advocate for the College and for Southeast Nebraska.

1 p.m.  Bobcat Football vs. Avila University
Oak Bowl Stadium

Parking Map for Jerry Joy Day

Many of Jerry’s family and friends have joined forces with the Peru State College Foundation to seek $100,000 in contributions to the Oak Bowl Fieldhouse to name the new locker facility the Jerry Joy Home Locker Room. Jerry Joy Day at the Oak Bowl will celebrate his decades of involvement and this special naming initiative.

Join fellow Bobcat alumni and friends for football and fun as we celebrate Coach Joy’s contributions.

 

Swenson Award Alumni Recognition

August 26, 2017

Past Swenson Award recipients are invited back to campus for Bobcat Football and the Swenson Award presentation to current student athletes.  Swenson Award alumni will be recognized on the field during halftime.

1 p.m.  Bobcat Football vs. Avila University
Oak Bowl Stadium

Swenson Celebration Parking Map

The Swenson Award is given to an outstanding senior female and male student-athlete in memory of Bert Swenson, Jr., a football great who graduated from Peru State in 1909. The award has been given annually since 1925 and since 1999, both a female and male have been recognized.

 

PSC Virtual Get Blue

October 21, 2017

Join fellow Bobcat alumni and friends for food, fun and football across the nation.  Gather with your friends, wear your Peru State blue and watch PSC football on ESPN3.  Available on TV and online.

11 a.m.
Bobcat Football vs. William Penn

Share your photos on Facebook and Twitter using #PSCGetBlue and your photo may show up on TV or on the Peru State website.

Lincoln Alumni and Friends Gathering

November 14, 2017

Join fellow Bobcat alumni and friends for food, fun and the Sesquicentennial celebration this November!

6-8 p.m.
HiMark Golf Course
8901 August Drive
Lincoln, NE 68526

Register on the Foundation website (click here) or by calling (402) 872-2304 by November 1.

Nebraska City Alumni and Friends Gathering

December 8, 2017

Join fellow Bobcat alumni and friends for food, fun and the Sesquicentennial celebration this December!

6-8 p.m.
The Home of Dr. and Mrs. Timothy Borchers
1412 1st Avenue
Nebraska City, NE 68410

Register on the Foundation website (click here) or by calling (402) 872-2304 by December 1.


Annual Alumni Events

10, 30 and 50-Year Reunions

During Homecoming weekend of 2017 the Peru State Foundation will be hosting reunion celebrations for the 10, 30 and 50 -year reunions.  Alumni from the graduating classes of 1967, 1987 and 2007 are invited back to campus to celebrate their graduation milestone! Members of 1966, 1968, 1986, 1988, 2006 and 2008 are also invited to celebrate with their friends and classmates.

The event will include tours, dinner and mingling with classmates on Friday, October 27 and Homecoming festivities on Saturday, October 28, members can choose to take part in the parade if they wish. If you would like more information contact (402) 872-2304, or PSCFoundation@Peru.edu.

 

Athletic Hall of Fame

Peru State College athletes, coaches and others honored as inductees into the Hall of Fame are recognized for their superlative achievements. They represent the legion of Bobcats who have contributed to Peru State College’s rich athletic tradition.

The purpose of PSC’s Athletic Hall of Fame is to foster an appreciation of the past, an enjoyment of the present and an anticipation of future memories to be made by the Bobcat’s flourishing 9-sport athletic program. Each year a dinner and induction ceremony is held to honor these athletes.  The date for the 2017 dinner is September 22 and the induction will take place on September 23.