Alumni Homecoming Weekend

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Homecoming 2018

We have a full homecoming schedule of activities for our alumni and their families starting Thursday, Feb. 8 - Saturday Feb. 10! Concert on the Lander Plaza, golf outing, uptown concert, 5K Fun run/walk, tailgating, basketball games and alum photo. Mark your calendar to join us! 

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Events

Thursday, February 8

“THE BIG SHOW” FEATURING THE JAKE BARTLEY BAND
Plaza, 6:00pm-9:00pm

Bring your chairs and enjoy carnival snacks, a drink, and specials from your favorite Lander eateries while watching Greenwood’s most popular band! Free Entry for Lander students, faculty/staff, and alumni with Lander ID. All others may purchase a ticket from the Office of Student Activities for $5 beginning January 18 (cash or check accepted).

 

Friday, February 9

ALUMNI GOLF OUTING 2018
Greenwood County Club- 11:00am

Enjoy a fun round of golf with your fellow alumni at the Greenwood Country Club on Friday, Feb. 9!! Bring your best swing and favorite stories from your days at Lander!

Schedule:
11:00AM - Registration
11AM-12:45PM - Lunch
12:15PM - Putting Contest
1:00 PM - Tee Off

Cost: 
$65 individual or $250 teams (2 alumni per team min.)
•Captain’s Choice - 4/team
•Male & female welcomed
•Goodie Bags
•Register by - Feb. 5th

COMMUNITY CONCERT
Uptown Market- 7:00-9:00pm

Lander University Alumni Association & Uptown Greenwood Present 
Lander Homecoming Community Concert
with Bad Weather States

•Featuring alumni band members Granger Smith '10 and Austin Landers '07
•Cash Bar by Howard’s on Main
•Carnival Food Truck by 3D Concessions
•Open to the Public
•No cover charge!

 

Saturday, February 10

RACE FOR EXCELLENCE 5K FUN RUN/WALK
PEES Circle- 7:15am

Race For Excellence 5K Fun Run/Walk benefiting the Lander Excellence Fund
Helping students achieve excellence and success!

ENTRY FEES:
$20 – By February 7 Register Online
$30 – Day Of Event
Note – All fees are non-refundable.

START TIME:
Check-In - 7:15am - 7:45am
5K/Fun Run - 8:00 a.m. (course will close at 9:30 a.m.)

LOCATION: 
Race will start on Willson Street just below the circle drive entrance to Finis Horne Arena.

PACKET PICK UP:
Friday 2/9/18 from Noon until 5pm at Lander Foundation and Alumni Center 302 Hampton Ave. Greenwood, SC 29646 (office is located in the fork of West Cambridge Ave. and Montague Ave./Main Street) across from Rite Aid (ONLY FRIDAY). Saturday morning 2/10/18 prior to race 7:15-7:45 am, at the registration table. T-shirt and Race bib included in packet.

PARKING: Parking lots are listed on map provided in race packet.

COURSE:
Asphalt road, trail and sidewalk. The race is located on Lander’s campus. The course is fairly flat and should be a fast run, and is accessible to strollers. One water station will be provided during the race, as well as a first aid tent

Shirts guaranteed for those that register by Friday, January 26th. Online Registration ends February 7, 2018.

“THE BIG ATTRACTION!” 
Join us for tailgating, carnival rides, and more! CC Lawn-10:30am

Basketball (w) begins at 1:30pm in Horne Arena. 
   Homecoming Court (King) is presented during half-time. Winner announced.

Basketball (m) begins at 3:30pm in Horne Arena.  
  Homecoming Court (Queen) is presented during half-time. Winner announced.

For questions or to register for any event, contact Debbie Dill at ddill@lander.edu or call 864-388-8351. 

Scenes from Homecoming 2017