Peru, Nebraska – Peru State College President Dr. Michael Evans and the First Lady Joanna Evans invite Bobcat alumni and area residents to campus for the College’s annual homecoming celebration, “Bobcats in Boots,” Saturday, October 1.

President Evans said, “Homecoming is an exciting time to visit campus. The parade, the food, the entertainment, and the game will be worth the visit.” Continuing, Evans added, “In addition, alumni and family are invited to attend the Peru State College Foundation’s alumni reunion banquet Friday night where they will honor classes with milestone anniversaries.”

A schedule of the weekend’s activities follows:

Friday, September 30 

6 p.m. – All College Reunion – Student Center            

Any Peru State graduate or friend of the College is invited to attend. The Foundation will be honoring the 50-year graduates, as well as those from the other decades. The cost of the meal is $30. To attend, please register by September 20.

7 p.m. – Bobcat Volleyball – Al Wheeler Activity Center

The Bobcat volleyball team will be in action with the varsity team will host Culver-Stockton (MO) at 7 p.m. Ticket prices are Adults - $6, Seniors (over 65) - $5, Kids (7-17) - $4, and Children under 7 – Free. Tickets are available at

Saturday, October 1 

10 a.m. – Homecoming Parade – Downtown Peru State College

Free and open to the public. Registration to be in the parade is available at

11 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. – Tailgate and Carnival – Campus Quad

Free and open to the public. The tailgate will feature game-day food items. The Peru State Jazz Band will be on hand to entertain the crowd. In addition, there will be inflatables and a variety of other activities available for the young and old alike.

2 p.m. – Bobcat Football versus Evangel – The Historic Oak Bowl

Admission is $8 for adults, $7 for seniors (age 65 and older), and $5 for non-Peru State students ages 7-17. Peru State students with a student ID and children six and younger are admitted free. Tickets are available at

Halftime – Coronation of the 2022 Homecoming King and Queen.

“It is a full weekend of activities for all of alumnae and friends from the region to enjoy on the beautiful Peru State campus,” concluded President Evans.