Homecoming 2019

Each year, GV alumni and friends gather on campus for Homecoming. You're invited to return to reconnect with your classmates, professors, and friends September 23-29!

Rediscover your favorite things about Grand View and Des Moines:

  • Tour new buildings and residence halls since your time as a student
  • Meet friends at the Friday evening Homecoming Festival
  • Cheer on the Vikings at a football, volleyball or soccer game
  • Pick up a new Grand View sweatshirt at the bookstore
  • Visit the Des Moines Farmer's Market and other Des Moines favorites

2018 Alumni Winners

Award nominations for 2019 are now open - learn about 2018 winners below:

Distinguished Alumni Award
  • Chad Wagener '86
Danish Heritage Preservation Award
  • Rita (Pedersen) Juhl '52
Robert L. Mahaffey Community Service Award
  • Amedeo Rossi '93
10 Under 10 Alumni
  • Nicole Barreca '12
  • Danielle (Ameling) Chargo '09
  • Marcus Dawson '09
  • Hallie (Beeler) Havard '11
  • Rocio Hermosillo '13
  • Annie (Williams) Hockins '09
  • Aaron Martinez '18
  • Dr. Linda Parker '09
  • Taufeek Shah '16
  • Alex Shrewsberry '15
Athletics Hall of Fame
  • Kendra (Miller) Ely '04 (women's soccer)
  • Carrie (Norman) Lowry '04 (women's basketball)
  • Garey Smith (retired head coach, women's basketball)
  • Colleen (Brady) Sobocinski '04 (women's soccer)
  • Todd Thomason '00 (baseball)

If you have questions about Homecoming, contact the alumni office at alumni @ grandview.edu or (515) 263-2957.