Madaba Plains Project 50th Anniversary Events (MPP@50)

MPP@50 Events scheduled for Alumni Weekend at Andrews University
September 28-30, 2017

Thursday, September 28

  • 6:00 – 7:00 pm Spirit of Philanthropy Dinner
    Hoosier Room, Dining Services, in the Campus Center (RSVP Required)

Friday, September 29

  • 9:00 – 11:00 am Horn Archaeological Museum
    Tour updating on renovations and exhibits
  • 1:30 – 3:30 pm Seminary Chapel
    Madaba Plains Project reunion event for former diggers, their families, friends, and sponsors. Updates on Tall Hisban (LaBianca), Tall al- Umayri (Clark/Herr), and Tall Jalul (Younker). Opportunity for audience participation in questions and answers
    Introducing the Lawrence T. Geraty Community Archaeology Endowment (LaBianca)
  • 3:30 – 4:30 pm Seminary Lobby
    Reception for former diggers and their families, friends, and sponsors
  • 5:00 – 6:00 pm Seminary Drive
    Parade includes Horn Archaeological Museum float
  • 7:30 – 8:30 pm Pioneer Memorial Church
    Vespers by Campus Ministries in collaboration with Horn Museum personnel

Saturday, September 30

  • 3:00 – 4:00 Seminary Chapel
    Randall Younker: “The Spade Confirms the Book Revisited”
    Lawrence T. Geraty: Response
  • 4:00 – 5:00 Seminary Lobby
  • 5:30 Howard Performing Arts Center
    Group picture

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