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Homecoming 2019

Join the Barnes-Jewish College Alumni Association on Friday, Sept. 27, 2019 from 11 am to 7 pm for the annual homecoming event - Shine Through Service. The all-day event will take place at Goldfarb School of Nursing at Barnes-Jewish College Duncan Campus Site located at 4483 Duncan Ave., St. Louis, MO 63110.

If plan to attend any part of the Homecoming celebration, please RSVP by filling out the online registration form by September 6, 2019.

Homecoming Agenda

10 am - Lobby
Registration Opens

11 am - Plaza Auditorium
Memorial Celebration
Reflect, remember and celebrate members of the nursing school community we have lost.

Distinguished Alumni Award
The Barnes-Jewish College Alumni Association is set to present the 2019 Distinguished Alumni Awards to Mary Frances Masters, class of 1958, Susan Grinslade, class of 1969 and Ruth Buckhannon Welborn, class of 1963.

12 pm - Commons and Lobby

1-3:30 pm - On and Off-Site
Community Service Projects
The college's longstanding commitment to service is reflected in our core values, established in 2017: Community, Mutual Respect, Caring Ways and Empowerment. Through the annual homecoming event, we are set to honor this commitment as we host on and off-site service projects open to all attendees. When you RSVP, select which service project you would like to take part in during the day.


Art Project
Create unique postcards with messages of inspiration, happiness, comfort, or humor for patients, at Barnes-Jewish Hospital, and their families.

Care Packages
Assemble care packages for families with children in the NICU at St. Louis Children’s Hospital, and Barnes-Jewish Hospital staff for weather emergencies.

Fleece Tie Blankets
Work in small groups to make colorful fleece tie blankets for Evelyn’s House.

Off-site (transportation provided)

Barnes-Jewish Extended Care
Barnes-Jewish Extended Care offers long-term care facilities as well as a rehabilitation unit. They offer a variety of services that go beyond traditional skilled nursing facilities. We will be joining the long-term care residents in their weekly social activity.

Evelyn’s House – BJC Hospice
Work as a group to prepare baked goods for patients and their families and tour this state of the art hospice house. Evelyn’s House provides a holistic approach to patient care by an interdisciplinary hospice-specialized BJC care team, located in Creve Coeur, MO.

Goldfarb School of Nursing - West Campus Site
Get a tour of Goldfarb’s west campus site and assemble care packages for Missouri Baptist Medical Center’s cancer patients.

3:45-4:30 pm
Explore Non-Traditional Nursing Jobs - Plaza Auditorium
As the population’s health care needs change, so too has the scope of practice for nurses. A panel of nurses, currently working in non-traditional nursing positions, discuss their career pathways – the knowledge, skills and expertise to take on a variety of new and complex roles.

Parkview Tower Tour
Opened in 2018, the Barnes-Jewish Parkview Tower houses the Women & Infants Center, connecting the Children’s NICU via sky bridge, as well as 180 inpatient oncology beds. The new facility focus on patient comfort and safety and feature all private rooms.

4-7 pm
Goldfarb Glow
Can’t make the whole day, but still want to celebrate? Stop in for lunch, after work or after school. Join students, alumni, faculty and staff for a homecoming celebration with food, fun and dancing! You will also have a chance to win some great attendance prizes, including: an Echo Dot, Fire Stick, Panera and Quick Trip gift cards and more.

The event agenda is subject to change.

Complimentary valet parking provided. 

Suggested Hotel Accommodations
Parkway Hotel
4550 Forest Park Ave.
St. Louis, MO 63108
For reservations, contact Parkway Hotel at 314.256.7777 or 866.314.7700.
Ask for group number 9250, by September 6, to receive discount.

If plan to attend any part of the Homecoming celebration, please RSVP by filling out the online registration form by September 6, 2019.

Have questions? Contact Dr. June Cowell-Oates at or 314.454.8694.

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