Founders’ Day celebration to take place Thursday

KNOXVILLE – Johnson University’s Founder’s Day, which will be held April 11, is a tradition of Johnson University, during which the campus community celebrates the day Johnson was founded.

For means of celebration, students, as well as faculty and staff and their families, and other friends of the JU community will join together for a day of no classes and a full schedule of planned activities, with the goal of providing fun for all.

Some of the plans for the day include, but are not limited to, a cookout on the patio of the Gally Commons, recess time, which includes a mixture of stations that participants can visit in order to participate in some of the fun, Fried Oreos and Lemon Shakeups, several athletic tournaments, the Preacher Grand Prix, as well as many other activities.

The day’s affairs will begin with a 9 a.m. chapel session, which has been altered in accordance with the day’s plans, and will continue throughout the entire day, until approximately 11 p.m.

Everyone is encouraged to participate in the activities for this year’s Founder’s Day. A full schedule can be viewed below.


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