Campus Entrance

Fall Homecoming & Reunion Weekend

Schedule

Please check the schedule as Homecoming approaches, changes and additions will be updated here in real-time. Alumni and guests are encouraged to Register Online by October 26.

Friday, October 29

10 a.m.-5 p.m. | "Manifestations" by Simeon Spearman
Lander Art Gallery, Cultural Center

11 a.m.-6 p.m. | Alumni Registration & Check-in
Stop by our Check-in desk and get your welcome packet with the weekend program, nametag and alumni ribbons, special alumni gift, bookstore coupons and MORE!
Cultural Center Entrance

11:30 a.m. | Alumni Golf Outing
Check-in at 11:30 a.m. to pick up your lunch and eat with fellow golfers. Shot-gun start at 12:45 p.m. Registration includes green-fees, cart, box lunch, and golfer gift. 
$65 per golfer; signup with online registration

The Links at Stoney Point, Greenwood

11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. | Dine with Your Dean - School of Nursing
Enjoy the company of fellow nursing alumni, faculty and select students, and meet the Dean of the School of Nursing at Lander, Holisa Wharton, Ph.D. The event includes lunch with an update on the exciting new buildings for the school, the success of our students and the outlook for our future.
$8 per ticket; sales with online registration
Lois Grier Room, Cultural Center

11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. | Dine with Your Dean - College of Behavioral and Social Sciences
Enjoy the company of fellow alumni, faculty and select students, and meet the Dean of the College, Lucas McMillan, Ph.D. The event includes lunch with an update on the college, the success of our students and the outlook for our future. Tickets may be purchased with Homecoming Registration.
$8 per ticket; sales with online registration
Dawson Room, Cultural Center

11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. | Dine with Your Dean - College of Science and Math
Enjoy the company of fellow alumni, faculty and select students, along with the Dean of the College, David A. Slimmer, Ph.D. The event includes lunch with an update on the college, the success of our students and the outlook for our future. Tickets may be purchased with Homecoming Registration.
$8 per ticket; sales with online registration
Room 119, Science Center

12 p.m.-1:30 p.m. | Dine with Your Dean - College of Arts and Humanities
Enjoy the company of fellow alumni, faculty and select students, and meet the Dean of the College of Arts and Humanities at Lander, Mark Rollins, Ph.D. The event includes lunch with an update on the college, the success of our students and the outlook for our future. Tickets may be purchased with Homecoming Registration.
$8 per ticket; sales with online registration
Room 224, PEES Building

2 p.m.-2:50 p.m. | Alumni College Sessions
"Marrying Passion, Research, and Teaching in the Classroom"
Presented by Kevin Witherspoon, Ph.D., Dr. Benjamin E. Mays Endowed Chair History & Philosophy

Room 270, Learning Center

"Race and Identity Dialogue"
Presented by Shaunette Parker, Ph.D., Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychology

Room 272, Learning Center

3 p.m.-3:50 p.m. | Alumni College Sessions
"Transforming Teenage Zombies: Redefining Learning through Technology"
Presented by Rachel Schiera, Ed.D., Assistant Professor of Education

Room 276, Learning Center

Campus Sculpture Walking Tour
Hosted by Doug McAbee, Associate Professor of Art

Jackson Library

4 p.m.-4:50 p.m. | Alumni College Sessions
"Deviance is in the Eye of the Beholder"
Presented by Zach Rubin, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Sociology

Room 272, Learning Center

"The Life and Times of Jackson Station"
Presented by Dan Harrison, Ph.D., Professor of Sociology

Room 270, Learning Center

5 p.m.-6:30 p.m. | Dine with Your Dean - College of Education
Enjoy the company of fellow education alumni, faculty and select students, and meet the new Dean of the College of Education at Lander, Sarah Hunt-Baron, Ph.D. The evening includes dinner and an update on the state of the college, the success of our students and the outlook for our future. Tickets may be purchased with Homecoming Registration.
$8 per ticket; sales with online registration
Room 224, PEES Building

6 p.m. | Lander Volleyball vs. Flagler
Come cheer on the Bearcats Volleyball Team as they host Flager for their Homecoming game - Go Bearcats!
$5 tickets at the game; cash only
Finnis-Horne Arena

6 p.m.-9 p.m. | Greenwood Groovin' Community Concert
Presented by Greenwood Performing Arts
$25 tickets at the gate
Tickets are also available at Howard's on Main, Flynn's on Maxwell, First Citizens Bank, and Thayers.
Lander Athletic Complex

Saturday, October 30

8 a.m.- 10 a.m. | Alumni Registration & Check-in
Stop by our Check-in desk and get your welcome packet with the weekend program, nametag and alumni ribbons, special alumni gift, bookstore coupons and MORE!
Cultural Center Entrance

9 a.m. | Equestrian Jumper Show
Lander University Equestrian Center

9:30 a.m.-11 a.m. | 50th Anniversary Reunion Brunch
Join members of the Class of 1971 for their 50th Anniversary Reunion brunch! Reminisce with old friends and meet some new ones as well!
Dawson Room, Cultural Center

11 a.m.- 3 p.m. | Alumni Registration & Check-in
We're moving check-in to the tailgate - be sure to pick up your name tag and drink ticket if you've registered! Don't forget your Lander alumni spirit gift, bookstore coupons and MORE!
Athletic Complex

12 p.m.-3 p.m. | Homecoming Tailgate Party
Come party with fellow alumni, students, families and friends at our official Homecoming Tailgate! We'll have food trucks, beer, music and FUN, all you need to celebrate tailgate-style before the Bearcats take the field.
Athletic Complex

12 p.m.-3 p.m. | Homecoming Tailgate Kids' Zone
The Kids' Zone will feature bounce-houses, face-painting and a train ride!
Athletic Complex

3 p.m. | Lander Homecoming Game - Men's Soccer vs. Flagler
Come cheer on men's soccer as they host Flagler for our Homecoming Game!
$5 tickets at the gate; cash only
Athletic Complex

6 p.m. | Alumni Awards Celebration Dinner
Join us as we celebrate our most recent alumni award recipients! We'll enjoy cocktails, dinner together and the formal awards presentation.
$20 per ticket; sales with online registration
Commons, Cultural Center