Alumni Homecoming Weekend

Homecoming 2014February 21-22, 2014

Make plans to join us for Homecoming 2014. We can help you and your organization plan your Homecoming gathering. A Golf outing, evening social, tailgating cookout and ballgames are scheduled Alumni activities. Contact the Alumni office at 864-388-8351 for information.

Schedule of Events

Friday, February 21st

*Passes for Sports Break, complimentary reduced ticket coupons for the basketball games and 10% Off coupons for the Bearcat Shop will be available at the Golf Outing, Alumni Social and Alumni Tailgating.

Alumni Golf Outing - Enjoy a relaxing round of golf at Greenwood Country Club. Cost of $60 per person covers golf fees & cart, lunch and goodie bag. Lunch will be served at the Country Club starting at 11:00 a.m.. Two alumni minimum per 4-man team. You must preregister and prepay.

Shot gun start at 12 noon. You will be able to begin registration by 10:30 a.m. We will have a putting contest that begins at 11:30 a.m. $5 entry fee for the putting contest. You can buy $5 mulligan’s… maximum of two each player. You can buy $5 Red Tees… maximum of two each player.

One player with everything… Golf, lunch, practice balls, gift, putting contest, 2 mulligans, and two Red Tees… $85. Foursome with everything… $340

If you have questions about the golf tournament, please email Ralph Patterson or call 864-388-8350. Please notify us of your intentions to play no later than Friday, February 14.

7:00 - 9:00 p.m.
Alumni Social – All Alumni are invited to join us for a social at Cambridge Hall from 7-9 p.m. Enjoy heavy hors d'oeuvres and a cash bar while catching up on old times. Cost is $5 per person. Please RSVP to or call 864-388-8351. Sponsored by Tower Club-Greenwood and Young Alumni Council.

7:00 p.m. – Until
Outcasts Intramural Reunion – Join former Outcast Kevin Prater and Wayne White for a night of reminiscing on your days at Lander. Everyone is welcome, even if you were not an intramural player and just want to listen to some great stories! Location To Be Determined.

9:00 p.m. – Until
Join fellow alumni for an evening of reminiscing, food and fellowship! Area locations ready to welcome back Lander alumni are: Howard’s on Main, Mill House Pizza, Montague’s, T.W. Boons & Stokie’s

Saturday, February 22nd

*Complimentary reduced ticket coupons for the Lander Basketball games and 10% Off coupons for the bookstore will be available at Alumni Tailgating.

10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Lander Bearcat Shop – Visit the bookstore from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. and check out the great-looking Lander apparel and merchandise. All alumni will receive 10% off any purchase.

11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Alumni Tailgating – Alumni of all ages are welcomed to the Sproles Recreation Center (adjacent to outdoor pool and beside the Jackson Library) for a great time of fellowship, as we get ready to cheer on the Bearcats to victory! Grilled Bearcat burgers and dogs along with baked beans, chips and soft drinks will be available for $5 per person. Beer and wine will be available for $2. Contact Myra at for more details.

Lunch in the Lander Dining Hall – Lander’s Dining Hall will be open for alumni to enjoy a fantastic, all-you-can-eat lunch. Cost is $6.00 per person; pay at the door.

1:30 p.m.
Women’s Basketball – Lander vs. North Georgia, Horne Arena. Crowning of Homecoming King at halftime.

3:30 p.m.
Men’s Basketball – Lander vs. North Georgia, Horne Arena. Recognition of the 2014 Alumni Awards recipients and crowning of Homecoming Queen at halftime.

9:00 p.m. – Until
Finish up your Homecoming weekend by visiting your favorite hangout spots with your alumni friends! Howard’s on Main, Mill House Pizza, Montague’s, Stokie’s, & TW Boons.