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Gather 2023

Date(s): -

Location: Fresno Main Campus

Event category:

Visual Arts

Connecting meaningfully with our alumni and community. Over the three days we will enjoy alumni reunions, concerts, athletic events and family-friendly food and activities. Below you will find which events are free and which require a ticket to attend. All events will take place on our main Fresno campus, unless otherwise indicated. We look forward to seeing you at Gather ‘23!

Thursday, October 5

  • Art Hop Reception for Alumni Group Show 
    • Time: 5:00p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
    • Location: Warkentine Culture and Arts Center, Ewert Art Gallery
    • Works of art by FPU Alumni Blayklee Bettin, Bree Stevens, Laura Tekunoff, and Cindy Velazquez showcasing original 2D, 3D, textile, and graphic design. The show is free to attend, no ticket or RSVP required.

Friday, October 6

  • Men’s and Women’s Basketball Tip-Off Dinner
    • Time: Doors open at 6:30 p.m.
    • Location: Warkentine Culture & Arts Center, Main Stage Theater
    • Tickets required. Buy your tickets.
  • Social Work Alumni Reunion
    • Time: 6:00 p.m.
    • Location: BC Lounge
    • Appetizers, music and entertainment, prize drawings and time of connection with faculty and other social work alumni.
    • No cost to attend, but please RSVP.

Saturday, October 7

  • Alumni Choir Reunion and Rehearsal
    • 8:00 a.m.
      • Meet and greet with light refreshments in the foyer of the Warkentine Culture & Arts Center.
    • Morning and afternoon rehearsals, lunch and a concert performance will provide connection with alumni, former director Roy Klassen, current director Jeff Wilson and current choir members.
    • Registration required. Register today.
  • Baseball Alumni Game
    • Time: 
      • 11:00 a.m. - Batting practice
      • 1:00 p.m. - Alumni vs. FPU Game
    • Location: FPU Diamond
    • Registration required to play. Register today.
  • Volleyball Game vs. Chaminade University
    • Time: 3:00 p.m.
    • Location: Special Events Center
    • Free to attend
    • The Department of Athletics will be collecting donations for Make-A-Wish Foundation in lieu of ticket sales.
  • Family Fun on the Campus Green!  
    Enjoy fun activities for the family, including inflatables, a petting zoo, face painting, music and more*
    • Time: 3:30 - 7:30 p.m.
    • Petting zoo: 4:30 - 6:30 pm
    • Face painting: 5:00 - 6:30 pm
    • Location: Campus Green

       ​​​​*Offerings subject to change

  • Community Concert  
    Featuring FPU alumni and current students
    • Time: 4:00 p.m.
    • Location: Warkentine Culture & Arts Center, Edmund and Mary Janzen Grand Foyer and Main Stage Theater
    • Free to attend, no ticket or RSVP required
  • Dinner in the Caf  
    Enjoy dinner in the dining hall 
    • Time: 5:00 – 6:30 p.m.
    • Location: Shehadey Dining Hall
    • Tickets purchased at the door. No advance purchase required.
  • Ultimate Frisbee: Students vs. Alumni
  • Men’s Basketball Alumni Game
  • Ice cream dessert  
    Enjoy free dessert in Alumni Plaza
    • Time: 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.
    • Location: Alumni Plaza (The Forest)
    • No cost or tickets required!