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LWC Homecoming Schedule 2019


All times Central.

Thursday, September 12


11 a.m. – 4th 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 us as we honor our dedicated employees who live out the LWC mission of, “Every student, Every day!”
2 p.m. – LWC Men’s Soccer vs. John Brown University
Walter S. Reuling Stadium
    Relax after lunch by cheering on your Blue Raiders! Tickets are $5 and can be purchased at the gate.
7 p.m. – LWC Women’s Soccer vs. Spring Arbor University
Walter S. Reuling Stadium
    Keep the school spirit going and enjoy an evening match-up! Tickets are $5 and can be purchased at the gate.
9:30 p.m. – Homecoming Kickoff & Pep Rally!
Hosted by: S.G.A.
Campus Quadrangle
    Let’s kick off our Homecoming festivities in style! Join the LWC football team, cheerleaders, Blue Raider Marching Band, and Blue Raider Bob for a Homecoming pep rally & fireworks display - complete with s’mores!

Friday, September 13


1 - 4 p.m. – Homecoming Registration
L.R. McDonald Administration Building - Front Lawn
    Stop by the Welcome Tent to grab your Homecoming 2019 goody bag! Register for weekend events, purchase discounted football game tickets, pick up your free weekend pass to the Holloway Health & Wellness Center, and get all other information needed for the weekend!
1 p.m. – Campus Tour
L.R. McDonald Administration Building
    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. – 16th 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 on-site at 1:45 p.m.
3 p.m. – LWC Alumni Association Annual Meeting
Katie Murrell Library - Clark Reading Room
    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 Volleyball vs. Life University
Walter S. Reuling Stadium
    Cheer on the Blue Raiders in this conference match-up! 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 our current Bonner Scholars! At 6:30 p.m. attendees will walk together to the President’s Reception.
6 - 8 p.m. – President’s Homecoming Reception
Emily Hundley President’s Home
    Join us for an evening 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 will include the 2019 Homecoming Alumni Award Recipients, Athletic Hall of Fame Class, and alumni of our wrestling and football teams, who are both celebrating 10 seasons!
7 p.m. – LWC Singers Candlelight 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 all who attend. LWC Singers alumni are especially welcome to participate in the ceremony!

Saturday, September 14


8 a.m. – Alumni & Friends 5K
Doris and Bob 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! Your $20 registration fee will support the Bonner Scholar Program’s upcoming service trip to Ecuador. Check-in will begin at 7:30 a.m. For questions, contact Tara McGuire at tara.mcguire@lindsey.edu.
    Please register by Sept. 2 to receive a race t-shirt.
9 - 10 a.m. – Homecoming Registration
Roberta D. Cranmer Dining & Conference Center
    Just arriving? Stop by our registration table to check-in for Homecoming 2019! Register for weekend events, purchase discounted football game tickets, and get all information needed for the weekend.
9:30 a.m. – Golden Alumni Society Reunion
Roberta D. Cranmer Dining & Conference Center
    If you graduated from LWC in 1969 or earlier this event is for you! Come enjoy a cup of coffee and reminisce on some of your fondest memories. If you have not been inducted into the Golden Alumni Society - let us know! We will be sure to have your certificate and commemorative medallion ready.
    Please register by Sept. 6.
10:30 a.m. – Wrestling Alumni Open Mat
Doris and Bob Holloway Health & Wellness Center - Wrestling Room
    Dust off your singlets and join us as former Blue Raiders take the mat. Do you still have what it takes? There is only one way to find out!
Picture of Walter S. Reuling
11 a.m. – 2019 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 89th-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.
    Please register by Sept. 6.
12:30 p.m – Alumni Tailgate Zone
Lindsey Wilson Sports Park - Egnew Park
    Looking for a spot to tailgate? Then look no further than the Alumni Tailgate Zone! This is the perfect space to prepare your gameday spread and relax with friends. Enjoy the use of our tent and free cold soft drinks!
12:30 p.m – Wrestling Alumni Reunion & Tailgate
Lindsey Wilson Sports Park - Egnew Park
    Calling all wrestling alumni! LWC wrestling just completed their 10th season. It’s time to celebrate those who laid the foundation for one of the most successful wrestling programs in the NAIA. Come share a meal and memories with your former teammates and coaches before the Homecoming game! For questions, contact Corey Ruff at ruffc@lindsey.edu.
    Please register by Sept. 6.
1 p.m. – Campus Tour
L.R. McDonald Administration Building
    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!
1:30 p.m. – Football Alumni Reunion
Blue Raider Stadium - Track
    The 10th season of LWC Football is here! We encourage all members of the Blue Raider Football Family to enjoy a time of fellowship. Join us as we celebrate the program you helped to build! Visit the reunion tent to connect with former teammates and grab a cold soft drink - our treat! You are welcome to utilize the tent throughout the entire game.
    Please register by Sept. 6.

    *Meet at the tent before the end of the second quarter for a special football alumni recognition during halftime.

2 - 4 p.m. & 4 - 5:15 p.m. – Campus Kitchen Cook Shift & Delivery Shift
The Pines at Lindsey Wilson Golf Course & Country Club
    The Campus Kitchen currently serves 50+ clients in the Adair County area. This would not be possible without the generous donations of time and resources from our beloved volunteers. 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 Natalie Vickous at (270) 384-8065 or vickousn@lindsey.edu.
2:30 p.m. – Homecoming Football Game -- LWC vs. Faulkner University
Blue Raider Stadium
    Let’s cheer on the Blue Raiders to a Homecoming victory and celebrate the crowning of the King and Queen. We will also recognize our Blue Raider Football Alumni! Tickets to the Homecoming football game can be purchased during Homecoming Registration or online for $5. (Tickets at the gate cost $10.)
7 p.m. – TheatreFest! presents: Black Comedy
V.P. Henry Auditorium
    In need of a laugh? Then you do not want to miss Black Comedy. This hilarious farce takes place on a “black box” stage with limited seating, so reserve your tickets today! 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, September 15


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.

*All events are free unless otherwise noted. To make reservations for any Homecoming 2019 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 2019 will receive a free family weekend pass to the Doris and Bob Holloway Health & Wellness Center!