LWC Homecoming Schedule 2018


All times CT

Thursday, October 4

11 a.m. – 3rd Annual Faculty & Staff Homecoming Reunion Cookout
Hosted by: The LWC Alumni Association Council
Campus Quadrangle
    The LWC Alumni Association and Alumni Council celebrate the incredible faculty and staff of Lindsey Wilson College. All current and former faculty, staff, and LWC alumni are invited to join as we honor the dedicated employees who live out the LWC mission of, “Every student, Every day!”

Friday, October 5

12 - 4 p.m. – Homecoming Registration
Administration Building Front Lawn
    Stop by the Welcome Tent to check-in for Homecoming 2018! Register for weekend events, purchase discounted game tickets, and get all information needed for the weekend. Be sure to register for door prizes to be given away during Saturday’s football game!
1 p.m. – Campus Tour
R.B. Fenley Building (Admissions Office)
    Been awhile since your last time on campus? Enjoy a guided tour of the A.P. White campus from an LWC Student Ambassador. You are sure to find something new!
2 p.m. – 15th Annual Morris Shepherd Ping Pong Tournament
Cralle Student Union Building
    Join alumni and current students in this single elimination tournament in honor of Morris Shepherd ’53. Cash prizes will be awarded to winners of the singles and doubles tournaments. Registration begins onsite at 1:45 p.m.
3 p.m. – LWC Alumni Association Annual Meeting
Clark Reading Room – Katie Murrell Library
    All LWC alumni are invited to join the LWC Alumni Council for their fall meeting. During this time you will learn about all of the exciting ways you can become an active and engaged member of the LWC Alumni Association.
5 p.m. – LWC Women’s Soccer vs. Georgetown College
Walter S. Reuling Stadium
    Cheer on your Blue Raiders in this conference matchup! Tickets are $5 and can be purchased at the gate.
5:30 p.m. – Bonner Scholar Reunion
Wilkerson Bonner House
    All former LWC Bonner Scholars are invited back to reconnect and meet the newest class of Bonner Scholars!
6-7:30 p.m. – Campus Kitchen Recovery Shift
Robert D. Cranmer Dining & Conference Center
    The Campus Kitchen currently serves nutritious meals to 50+ clients in the Adair County area. This would not be possible without the generous donations of time and resources from our beloved volunteers. Shift volunteers will help recover unused food from the Dining Center. To volunteer, please visit: http://vhub.at/cklwc or contact Alaina Phelps at 270-384-8689 or phelpsa@lindsey.edu.
6-8 p.m. – President’s Homecoming Reception
Emily Hundley President’s Home
    Join us for an evening connecting with the entire LWC Family! We encourage you to attend this event, which has become a highlight of the Homecoming weekend. Heavy hors d'oeuvres will be served. Special guests include the 2018 Homecoming Award Recipients, Athletic Hall of Fame Class, and the Class of 1988 – LWC’s first four year class – who will celebrate their 30th reunion!
7 p.m. – LWC Singers Signing Ceremony: Signing of the Standards of Excellence
Begley Chapel
    This annual ceremony provides each student with a greater appreciation of this distinguished ensemble's traditions and accomplishments. The candlelight ceremony is a significant and meaningful experience for everyone that has helped define the Lindsey Wilson College Singers as a premier vocal ensemble. LWC Singers alumni are especially welcome to participate in the ceremony!
7p.m. – LWC Men’s Soccer vs. Georgetown
Walter S. Reuling Stadium
    Cheer on your Blue Raiders in this conference matchup! Tickets are $5 and can be purchased at the gate.
9:30 p.m. – Homecoming Fireworks & Pep Rally! Hosted by: S.G.A.
Campus Quadrangle
    Join the LWC football team, cheerleaders, Blue Raider Marching Band, and Blue Raider Bob for a Homecoming pep rally & fireworks show – complete with s’mores and hot chocolate!

Saturday, October 6

8:00 a.m. – Alumni & Friends 5K
Holloway Health & Wellness Center
    Join your LWC friends and family for a 5K around LWC’s beautiful campus and local community. Runners and walkers welcome! The registration fee of $20 will help support the Alumni and Friends Walkway Endowed Scholarship. Registration will start at 7:30 a.m. Pre-register by contacting Abe Cross at 270-384-7380 or crossa@lindsey.edu.
8-11 a.m. – Homecoming Registration
Robert D. Cranmer Dining & Conference Center
    Just arriving? Stop by our registration table to check-in for Homecoming 2018! Register for weekend events, purchase discounted game tickets, and get all information needed for the weekend.
8:30-10:30 a.m. – Homecoming Alumni Day of Service
Clark Reading Room, Katie Murrell Library
    Service to others is an integral part of the LWC experience. Join us as LWC alumni are given the opportunity to serve alongside current students, participating in projects that enrich the surrounding community. You're welcome to come and go as able during the timeframe offered. For more information about projects and participation, contact Natalie Vickous, Director of Civic Engagement and Student Leadership, at vickousn@lindsey.edu or 270-384-7469.
9:30 a.m. – Golden Alumni Society Reunion and Induction Ceremony
(Classes of 1968 and earlier)

Glen and Norma Hodge Center for Discipleship
    If you graduated from LWC in 1968, or earlier, and have not attended your 50 year reunion, this event is for you! Join us as we officially induct you into the Golden Alumni Society. To register email alumni@lindsey.edu.
Picture of Walter S. Reuling
11 a.m. – 2018 Alumni Awards & Athletic Hall of Fame Celebration
Sponsored by: TJ Health - Columbia
    Roberta D. Cranmer Dining & Conference Center The LWC National Alumni Association invites you to its 88th annual Alumni Awards Celebration. Join fellow classmates and friends as we honor this year’s Alumni Award recipients and Athletic Hall of Fame inductees. Cost: $15 per person, $25 per couple. Register by emailing alumni@lindsey.edu. Please register by Sept. 24.
1:00 p.m. – Campus Tour
R.B. Fenley Building (Admissions Office)
    Been awhile since your last time on campus? Enjoy a guided tour of the A.P. White campus from an LWC Student Ambassador. You are sure to find something new!
2 - 4 p.m. & 4 - 5:15 p.m. – Campus Kitchen Cook Shift & Delivery Shift
The Pines at Lindsey Wilson Golf Course & Country Club
    Cook shift volunteers will help in meal preparation. Delivery shift volunteers with assist in meal delivery to area clients. To volunteer, please visit: http://vhub.at/cklwc or contact Alaina Phelps at 270-384-8689 or phelpsa@lindsey.edu.
2:30 p.m. – LWC Homecoming Football Game --
LWC vs. Cincinnati Christian University

Blue Raider Stadium
    Cheer on the Blue Raiders to a Homecoming victory and celebrate the crowning of the King and Queen during halftime! Be on the lookout for Campus Kitchen volunteers who will be hosting a canned food drive during the game. Tickets to the Homecoming football game can be purchased during Homecoming Registration for $5.(Tickets at the gate cost $10.)
5:30 p.m. – LWC Softball Reunion
Marylin D. Sparks Field & Egnew Park
    Calling all Blue Raider softball and baseball alumni! Join your former teammates for a time of food and fellowship. Reconnect with old and new Blue Raiders before taking the field.
6:30 p.m. – LWC Softball Reunion Game
Marylin D. Sparks Field & Egnew Park
    Dust off your cleats and join us as former Blue Raiders take the field! Let’s fill up stands and see if these former athletes still have what it takes! To register for the softball game, contact David Dews, Head Softball Coach, at dewsd@lindsey.edu or 334-805-7994. To register for the baseball game, contact Cody Andreychuk, Head Baseball Coach, at andreychukc@lindsey.edu or 606-205-2310. Register by Sept. 24.
7:30 p.m. – TheatreFest! presents: Smoke on the Mountain
V.P. Henry Auditorium
    Join the Sanders Family as they take the stage for a “Saturday Night Sing.” With its heartfelt gospel songs and down-to-earth characters, this musical is a celebration of life, love, and bluegrass gospel at its finest. Tickets are $10 for General Admission and $5 for children, LWC faculty, staff, and students. Reserve tickets by emailing Robert Brock at brockr@lindsey.edu.

Sunday, October 7

11 a.m. – Homecoming Worship Service
Columbia United Methodist Church
    The congregation of Columbia United Methodist Church invites the Lindsey Wilson family to join them in a special worship service led by the Lindsey Wilson College Singers.
10 a.m. - 1 p.m. – Brunch
Roberta D. Cranmer Dining and Conference Center
    Conclude your Homecoming with friends over brunch. Pay at the door.

*All events are free unless otherwise noted. To make reservations for any Homecoming 2017 event, contact the Alumni Office at 270-384-8400 or alumni@lindsey.edu. Register online at www.lindsey.edu/homecoming. Everyone who registers in advance for Homecoming 2017 will receive a free family weekend pass to the Doris and Bob Holloway Health & Wellness Center!