MOBILE SITE
Click to access the LWC Homepage!
Home/Alumni/Homecoming /
Homecoming Schedule
print e-mail
Homecoming Schedule

FRIDAY, September 12

1:30 - 4:00 p.m. - Registration for Homecoming 2014
Robert D. Cranmer Dining and Conference Center

Stop by the registration table in the Roberta D. Cranmer Dining and Conference Center to pick up your welcome packet. Registering your attendance at Homecoming has never been more important. During half time of the football game one lucky alum will win a Homecoming prize pack including various items such as an autographed football signed by Blue Raider Head Football Coach Chris Oliver and two-general admission season passes for the 2015 football season among others.

In addition, advance tickets to the Homecoming game can be purchased at the registration tables located at various Homecoming events throughout the weekend for only $5. Tickets at the gate will be $10.

Be sure to pick up your campus map and A.P. White Campus information sheet for your self-guided campus tour.

2:00 p.m. - 14th Annual Morris Shepherd Ping Pong Tournament
Cralle Student Union Building

Join students and alumni to compete in this single-elimination tournament hosted by class of '53 alumnus, Morris Shepherd!

No registration fee. Sign up the day of the event, and the winners of the singles and doubles tournaments receive cash prizes.

4:30 p.m. - LWC Singers Reunion
W.W. Slider Hall Foyer

We're celebrating the heritage of the Lindsey Wilson College Singers' program! If you have been a member of the LWC Singers or Choral Program we invite you to come together for this special reunion.

5:00 p.m. - LWC Singers Rehearsal
W.W. Slider Recital Hall

As part of the reunion, you will have the opportunity to perform with the LWC Alumni Singers Choir on Saturday during the Homecoming Alumni Awards Celebration. The first rehearsal will take place during the reunion.

5:30 p.m. - LWC Bonner Scholar Reunion
Wilkerson House

Reconnect with other Bonner Scholars at Lindsey Wilson at the Wilkerson Bonner House before going as a group to the Presidential Reception!

6:00 p.m. - Homecoming Presidential Reception
Emily Hundley President's Home

You are cordially invited to attend the Homecoming Presidential Reception, hosted by LWC's First Family, Bill and Elise Luckey '88. The entire LWC Family is encouraged to attend, but special guests at the event will include the 2014 LWC Athletic Hall of Fame Inductee Class, and this year's Alumni Award recipients. Be sure to register for this free event through the normal Homecoming registration process.

7:00 p.m. - Mission IMPROVable
Hodge Center for Discipleship

It's going to be a night of laughs as LWC hosts one of the hottest campus comedy touring groups in the country. This mix of "Who's Line Is It Anyway" and MTV's "Wild 'N Out" will leave you in stitches. This is a free event.

7:00 p.m. - Diversions and Delights - Theatrical Performance
V.P. Henry Auditorium

An exiled and ill Oscar Wilde gives a public lecture shortly before his death in writer John Gay's one-man play. Actor Wesley Young brings to life one of the greatest writers of the Victorian era.

8:00 p.m. - LWC Singers Ceremony: Signing of the Standards of Excellence
W.W. Slider Recital Hall

You are welcome to join in this annual candle lighting ceremony for the LWC Singers. The ceremony provides each member of the current ensemble the understanding and commitment to the group's exemplary traditions of excellence. This year the impact of adding the Singers' alumni in the ceremony creates an exciting dimension to this significant and meaningful experience.

8:00 p.m. - Homecoming Co-ed Alumni Softball Game
Blue Raider Sports Complex

This terrific time of fun and fellowship is open to any alumni of LWC, but especially those returning to campus for the Softball reunion! Hosted by LWC Head Softball Coach David Dews and the current Blue Raiders, this time of food and fun will be talked about in the dugout for years to come! To register to play in the game, please complete the Homecoming registration process or contact the Office of Alumni Relations at (270) 384-8400 or alumni@lindsey.edu.

10:00 p.m. - "Rally in the Valley" Bon-fire and Pep Rally
Valley on west end of Reuling Stadium

Join us for a bonfire and pep rally, complete with the LWC Marching Band, football team, cheerleaders, students and alumni. Enjoy a cup of hot cocoa and eat a s 'more while we cheer for the Blue Raiders!

SATURDAY, September 13

7:30 a.m. - "Running With the Blue Raiders" Annual Homecoming 5K
Registration will take place in the Holloway Health and Wellness Center

Join alumni and the community in the 6th annual "Running with the Blue Raiders" Homecoming 5K Run/Walk. Registration fee for the event is $20.  

Registration is an online process for this event at www.lindsey.edu/5k. For more information, please contact the alumni office at (270) 384-8400, email us at alumni@lindsey.edu.

8:00 a.m. - Race Begins

8:00 - 11:00 a.m. - Homecoming Registration
Robert D. Cranmer Dining and Conference Center

Stop by the registration table in the Roberta D. Cranmer Dining and Conference Center to pick up your welcome packet. Registering your attendance at Homecoming has never been more important. During half time of the football game one lucky alum will win a Homecoming prize pack including various items such as an autographed football, signed by Blue Raider Head Football Coach Chris Oliver, mini Blue Raider football helmet, and two general admission season passes for the 2015 football season.

In addition, advance tickets to the Homecoming game can be purchased at the registration tables located at various Homecoming events throughout the weekend for only $5.  Tickets at the gate will be $10.

9:00 am - Golden Alumni Society Reunion (Classes of 1964 and before)
Sumner Campus Ministry Center

What a wonderful time of fellowship and conversation before the LWC National Alumni Association Awards Celebration. As the Golden Alumni Society continues to grow each year, so does this reunion group at Homecoming! If you plan to attend, please mark this reunion group on your reservation form.

9:30 a.m. - LWC Singers Reunion II
W.W. Slider Hall Foyer

Visit with former and current Singers over a muffin and glass of juice before rehearsal.

10:00 a.m. - LWC Singers Rehearsal II
W.W. Slider Recital Hall

Join the Singers again for another rehearsal session or perhaps for the first time if you were not able to attend on Friday evening. To make reservations, contact the alumni office at (270) 384-8400, email us at alumni@lindsey.edu or register online.

10:00 a.m. - LWC Homecoming Chapel Service
Norma and Glen Hodge Center for Discipleship

Join others and honor Lindsey Wilson's Christian heritage at the Homecoming Chapel Service, led by the Lindsey Wilson Christian Ministries Program. The service will also provide an opportunity to honor those members of the Lindsey Wilson family we lost during the past year with the reading of the Memorial Roll.

11:00 am - 2014 Alumni Awards & Athletic Hall of Fame Celebration
Roberta D. Cranmer Dining & Conference Center

The LWC National Alumni Association invites you to the 83rd annual alumni awards celebration; always a highlight of Homecoming weekend. Join fellow classmates and friends as we honor these special members of the Lindsey Wilson College family: Kerry Michael Givens '73, Chris D. Estes '01, and Rev. Howard O. and Dee Reynolds. During the celebration, the Lindsey Wilson College Athletic Hall of Fame will induct two new members: Michelle Burns '01 Perry and Jessica Seamon '01.

Cost: $14 per person/ $25per couple.

12:00p.m. - 4:00 p.m. - Pre-Homecoming Game Tailgate Bash!
Campus Quadrangle

What better way to get ready for a Blue Raider Homecoming game victory than at the President's Pre-Homecoming Game Tailgate Bash! If you'd like, you can also join us for lunch! The menu at the Bash includes an all-you-can-eat lunch of hamburgers, hotdogs, potato salad, baked beans, chips, cookies, and drinks. Lunch at the event will be $7; children 5 and under are free. Enjoy an afternoon of live music, games, miniature train rides and inflatable's for the kid's and young at heart! Don't forget to stop by and have your picture taken with LWC's new and improved, Blue Raider Bob!

12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. - Homecoming Reunion Groups
Alumni Reunion Tent Area - Campus Quadrangle

Join us at the Reunion Tent Area for this year's slate of reunions. All LWC alumni are welcome and encouraged to attend. Specific class years to be honored include:

  • Class of 2013 - One Year
  • Class of 2004 - 10 Year
  • Class of 1994 - 20 Year

Addition Reunion Groups include:

  • Volleyball
  • Softball
  • Women's Basketball

To make reservations for a reunion group, contact the alumni office at (270) 384-8400, email us at alumni@lindsey.edu or register online.

2:00 p.m. - Blue Raider Alumni Volleyball Game
Biggers Sports Center

Come out and watch alumni from the Blue Raider Volleyball team serve up some hard hitting action in Biggers Sports Center as part of the Volleyball team reunion! This event is hosted by Head Volleyball Coach Andy Cavins and the current Blue Raider squad! To register to play in the game, please complete the Homecoming registration process or contact the Office of Alumni Relations at (270) 384-8400 or alumni@lindsey.edu.

6:00 p.m. - LWC Homecoming Football Game vs. Kentucky Wesleyan University
Blue Raider Stadium

Enjoy the festivities as LWC plays host to KWU and celebrate with the newly crowned King and Queen of LWC Homecoming 2014. Tickets can be purchased at the gate or for information about season tickets, please visit www.lindseyathletics.com. Don't forget, discounted tickets can be purchased at the Homecoming Registration Table on Friday afternoon and Saturday morning on campus.

To make reservations for any Homecoming 2014 event, contact the alumni office at (270) 384-8400, email us at alumni@lindsey.edu or register online.

Feedback and CommentsSite MapDirections  
Every Student, Every Day
2008 Lindsey Wilson College
210 Lindsey Wilson St. Columbia, Ky 42728
Local: (270) 384-2126
Fax: (270) 384-8200
Toll Free: (800) 264-0138
e-mail: info@lindsey.edu