April 20, 2020

10:00 AM

Memory Monday Welcome

This year finds us experiencing a different kind of AlumniLIVE! Join the Alumni Relations team as we kick off Memory Monday. We'll explain what our plans are for the day and give you an update of how this event fits into other initiatives of our alumni community.

Please note: all events during AlumniLIVE! are campus time.

Join us via Facebook live.

10:30 AM

Memory Tour: FMA

Our first Memory Monday tour stop is the Founder's Memorial Amphitorium. Your challenge, should you choose to accept it, is to find a photograph from your college years related to the FMA. Perhaps, it is a photograph from a Vintage or a shot of you waiting with your friends until the last second to head into Bible Conference. Share it on social media and include a memory from a chapel service or performance. Don't forget to use the hashtag #alumnilive2020

Did you know that perhaps one of the greatest recruiting tools we have is the campus itself and the experience visitors have there? With COVID-19 keeping us all isolated, the recruitment team developed a way to give potential students an opportunity to learn more about the campus and enjoy the beauty of spring. Introducing Virtual Tours... Check out this news article and then enjoy watching a virtual tour in action.

Join our Memory Tour Chat!

Join us for a first-ever Memory Tour Chat Zoom meeting. Send your request to join including your name and the event time. Once we receive your request, we will send you an email with the meeting ID and password. Limited slots are available. Request Invitation

11:00 AM

Chapel

The pandemic is not stopping the student body from continuing their educations. Faculty and students have adjusted to distance learning and things are on track for our May finish to the semester. However, what about chapel? It continues as chapel streams during the week at its normal 11 AM time. Drop in LIVE for chapel today as Steve Pettit speaks to the student body. See how chapel is similar to – and different from – your time as a student.

Meanwhile, our Memory Monday tour continues with stories and images of society life. A big part of the week for many students was getting together for society on Fridays during the 11 AM hour. Got some photographs that you want to share? Put them on social media with a description... and don't forget that hashtag #alumnilive2020.

Watch Chapel

11:30 AM

Memory Tour: Residence Hall

"Dorm life" has always been an important part of the student experience, and so many friendships and memories were made within those buildings! Share a photograph on Instagram of life with roommates, prayer or discipleship groups, or leave your memory on our General Alumni Facebook Group! Others will be able to follow along with you when you use our hashtag #alumnilive2020

Join us for a special time of prayer for the University

We are pausing after the chapel service for a special Zoom meeting. We will be praying for University. Send your request to join including your name and the event time. Once we receive your request, we will send you an email with the meeting ID and password. Limited slots are available. Request Invitation

12:00 PM

Memory Tour: Dining Common

Throughout the years of BJU, the dining common has been a central part of life on campus. You have to eat, right? So much more happened around the table! Friendships were made with some of those turning into marriages. Life lessons were learned and memories were made. We want to share them with you when you post them on social media using the hashtag #alumnilive2020. What was your favorite meal? What is your best dining common story?

12:30 PM

Memory Tour: Mack Library

Our memory trail nows heads over to Mack Library. We hope you will enjoy this video from Steve Pettit's Unseen video series. Follow him on Facebook @StevePettitBJU to be sure you catch future installments of this series with video unlike anything you've seen before!

Anyone have any photographs of themselves studying at the library? Anyone? Okay, maybe you have a photograph of your society meeting there or perhaps you worked at the library and can share some more behind the scenes history. Whatever the case, be sure to share it on social media with that #alumnilive2020.

1:00 PM

Memory Tour: Rodeheaver

Ah, Rodeheaver. There are many memories to be found here both behind and in front of the stage. The Classic Players and other performers have entertained us with laughter and reflection. Many of us also experienced the somber moments of funerals. All of these things were part of this building that sits in the geographical center of the campus.

What photographs do you have with scary makeup face? Maybe you have one of those favorite artist series poses from outside or in the lobby. Perhaps you have a historical photograph to share from one of the momentus occasions. We would love to see you share them along with photographs from the Christmas Lighting and Carol Sing. As always, make sure you include the hashtag #alumnilive2020 so we can archive this special day.

Join our Memory Tour Chat!

Let's continue our Memory Tour Chat Zoom meeting! Send your request to join including your name and the event time. Once we receive your request, we will send you an email with the meeting ID and password. Limited slots are available. Request Invitation

1:30 PM

Memory Tour: Science Building

From stars to bodies, the Science Building has seen it all. How many of you remember Dr. Panosian giving planetarium shows? Did any of you have sessions in the cadaver lab? Yes, we also have engineering -- autonomous cars, anyone? Many of these things, especially related to the health professions will be finding a new home when the new School of Health Professions building opens. Let's capture some of those memories during our event today.

We would love to show you more of the coming location for the school, but you'll need to wait until Steve Pettit unveils it during a future installment of BJU Unseen. This new location will be home to one of the fastest growing schools in the University with an important impact on today's world. 

Join our Memory Tour Chat!

It is time for another Memory Tour Chat Zoom meeting! Send your request to join including your name and the event time. Once we receive your request, we will send you an email with the meeting ID and password. Limited slots are available. Request Invitation

2:00 PM

Memory Tour: Alumni Stadium

Gooooooooooooal! Maybe you scored one or you cheered someone else toward victory. For many of us, Alumni Stadium was an opportunity for an informal date on the weekend. For others you have memories of the firstever intercollegiate soccer match. Alumni Stadium was also home to Gold Rush Daze, Easter sunsrise service, and signspirations. What memories come to your mind? Maybe you have a favorite one with a photograph to share. Post it now with the hashtag #alumnilive2020

Join our Memory Tour Chat!

You can continue to reminisce in our Memory Tour Chat Zoom meeting! Send your request to join including your name and the event time. Once we receive your request, we will send you an email with the meeting ID and password. Limited slots are available. Request Invitation

2:30 PM

Memory Tour: The Den / Snack Shop / Little Moby's

Little Moby's... Snack Shop... The Den... it has had several names, but has been in the same location on the Greenville campus though it has grown as student life has changed over the years. Our memory tour heads into the land of milk shakes, coffees, and great conversation. What do you remember about life in this hub of campus community? Share your stories and photographs with us and be sure to use the hashtag #alumnilive2020.

Join us for a special time of prayer for one another

During this Zoom session we will continue to focus on prayer. This time we will be praying for each other. Send your request to join including your name and the event time. You can also include a prayer request. Once we receive your submission, we will send you an email with the meeting ID and password. Limited slots are available. Request Invitation

3:00 PM

Memory Tour: Student Center / Social Parlor

Word association game... "BJU" and "Furniture Store" -- answer? Newer students may not win the game, but for thousands of alumni that association can only mean one thing: the Social Parlor. Of course, the Student Center is another one of those buildings on campus that has undergone the most changes. Some alumni remember that the building ended on the sidewalk in front of Stratton Hall, the Den, and War Memorial Chapel. What do you remember about this space from your years at BJU? We would love to see some pictures through the many phases. Share yours and tag it with #alumnilive2020 and we'll all enjoy them together. You can also share stories are our Facebook group.

Join our Memory Tour Chat!

Who know who might show up in our Memory Tour Chat Zoom meeting! Send your request to join including your name and the event time. Once we receive your request, we will send you an email with the meeting ID and password. Limited slots are available. Request Invitation

3:30 PM

Memory Tour: War Memorial Chapel

Our memory tour continues to War Memorial Chapel. Perhaps you have very few memories of events in this building. However, for some of us our memory from that chapel is one of the happiest in our lives! How many of you have wedding photographs from this space with an ironic name for a wedding venue. Pull out that album and snap a digital photograph to share with us using #alumnilive2020.

Of course, this chapel is the space for many recitals, prayer meetings, classes and more. We would love to see and read your memories from those as well.

Join our Memory Tour Chat!

If you haven't joined us yet, make this the time you find a friend in our Memory Tour Chat Zoom meeting! Send your request to join including your name and the event time. Once we receive your request, we will send you an email with the meeting ID and password. Limited slots are available. Request Invitation

4:00 PM

Memory Tour: Alumni Building

The Alumni Building has always been known as the main classroom building on campus and was once the home of the Alumni Association offices. While we have memories of the classes we had there, don't forget all the society events that took place. Do you remember the room number for your society meetings?

Have a favorite story of a teacher? What about one about society traditions? We want to hear your memories about your class experiences and maybe some photographs from society meetings. Maybe someone even has a memory or photograph to share from the denominational Sunday School classes once held in these rooms. You know the drill... share away using #alumnilive2020.

Conversation with SC Representative Adam Morgan

Watch this live interview with BJU alumnus and South Carolina House Representative Adam Morgan. We will be talking with him about the COVID situation and the state government's response to the pandemic. Link to video will be placed here prior to the webcast.

4:30 PM

Memory Tour: Fine Arts Center /Sargent Art

Our tour takes us now to a building that influences many aspects of campus life. Every student has experiences related to the strong fine arts emphasis found in a BJU education. However, some students have a closer connection than others.

From Performance Hall and choir rooms to Rodeheaver stage, radio signals reaching into the dormitories, and studio and performance art going from concept to beauty; all these and more find themselves represented in this towering, glass-clad building named the Gustafson Fine Arts Center. Let us read and see the memories this building brings to your mind. #alumnilive2020 

Unusual Films has played an important part in the history of the University's focus on using the arts to spread the gospel. In July, there will be a HD rerelease of a favorite feature film: Sheffey. See a trailer here and enjoy this behind the scenes montage set to selections from the sound track.

Join our Memory Tour Chat!

Only two more chances to join our Memory Tour Chat Zoom meetings! Send your request to join including your name and the event time. Once we receive your request, we will send you an email with the meeting ID and password. Limited slots are available. Request Invitation

5:00 PM

Memory Tour: Davis Field House / Gymnasium

Today's memory tour concludes at the Davis Field House. Like the Gustafson Fine Arts Center, this building represents experience both on the campus and around the country. Both intramural and intercolleigate sports have this building as the central focus of activities. Even the Activity Center connects to the field house as it was the roof of the gymnasium that once stood in this location. Some may be surprised to learn that Stratton Hall (site of the original gymnasium) is the ancestor of this magnificent facility.

Share your photographs from any of these locations including away games as Bruins athletes represent BJU in multiple sports. Let's close out this day with a memories of both participating and cheering on the history of sports on the campus. Go Bruins! #alumnilive2020

Join our Memory Tour Chat!

This is it. Our last Memory Tour Chat Zoom meeting is this one! Send your request to join including your name and the event time. Once we receive your request, we will send you an email with the meeting ID and password. Limited slots are available. Request Invitation

Please note: all events during AlumniLIVE! are campus time

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