Peru State Foundation Events Postponed
Based on event size recommendations from the federal government and State of Nebraska as COVID-19 continues to spread, all Peru State College Foundation events scheduled through June 30 have been postponed or canceled. The Foundation is continuing to evaluate events beyond that date.
Events postponed until further notice include:
- April 8 – Thousand Oaks Alumni Excellence Awards Celebration
- April 18 – Baseball Reunion and Capt. Mark Williams Scholarship Celebration
- May 14 – Shenandoah, Iowa Alumni and Friends Gathering
Events canceled in 2020 include:
- April 18 – Blue & White Scrimmage – Back in 2021!
- June 11 – Omaha Alumni and Friends Dinner – Back in 2021!
- June 17 – Retired Faculty and Staff Luncheon – Back in 2021!
POSTPONED: Thousand Oaks Alumni Excellence Awards Celebration
April 8, 2020
The Thousand Oaks Alumni Excellence Award was established in 2018 with the inaugural awards planned for 2019. These awards recognize outstanding alumni from the School of Arts and Sciences, Graduate Programs, School of Professional Studies and School of Education.
Recipients must have demonstrated exceptional service to the College or community and/or demonstrated outstanding achievement in their career or their community.
The 2020 recipients are:
Jack Moles (’80) – School of Education
Lori (Vrtiska) Seibel (’84) – School of Arts and Sciences
Pat Haverty (’08) – Graduate Programs
Alec Gorynski (’07) – School of Professional Studies
POSTPONED: Baseball Reunion and Capt. Mark Williams Scholarship Celebration
April 18, 2020
CANCELLED: Peru State Blue & White Scrimmage
April 18, 2020
POSTPONED: Shenandoah, Iowa Alumni and Friends Gathering
May 14, 2020
CANCELLED: Food and Fun with Omaha Alumni and Friends
June 11, 2020
CANCELLED: Retired Faculty and Staff Luncheon
June 17, 2020
Bobcats at the Storm Chasers Tailgate and Game
August 8, 2020
Bobcat alumni and friends will gather at the August 8 Storm Chasers game for food and fun under the lights.
Saturday, August 8
5:30 p.m. Tailgate
7:05 p.m. Storm Chasers vs. Fresno Grizzlies
Omaha Storm Chasers
12356 Ballpark Way
Papillion, NE 68046
$20 per person includes tailgate and tickets to game.
Tailgate in Omaha Steaks parking lot. Seats are located behind home plate with access to the Club Level.
Annual Events for Alumni and Friends
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 Peru State’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.
September 18 and 19, 2020
During Homecoming weekend of 2020 the Peru State Foundation will host reunion celebrations for the 10, 20, 30, 40 and 50 -year reunions. Alumni from the graduating classes of 1970, 1980, 1990, 2000 and 2010 will be invited back to campus to celebrate their graduation milestone! Members of the classes from the years before and after each milestone anniversary will also be invited to celebrate with their friends and classmates.
Events will include tours, dinner and mingling with classmates.
October 2 and 3, 2020