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homecoming graphicHomecoming 2021

October 29-30, 2021

Celebrating the Classes of 1961, 1971, 1981, 1991, 1996, 2001, 2011.

Please check the schedule as Homecoming approaches, changes and additions will be updated here in real-time. Alumni and guests are encouraged to Register Online before October 26.

 

Events

Friday, October 29

"Manifestations" by Simeon Spearman
The Lander Art Gallery
10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

 

Alumni Registration & Check-in
Abney Cultural Center Commons
11:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m.

Stop by our Check-in desk and get your welcome packet with weekend program, nametag and alumni ribbons, special alumni gift, bookstore coupons and more.

 

Alumni and Friends Golf Outing ​
The Links at Stoney Point
Registration & Lunch - 11:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
Tee Off – Shotgun Start - ​12:45 p.m.      
                          

$65 per person,​ includes lunch, 18 holes of golf and cart, and a golfer gift.                                                                             

Registration is online. You may register individually or with part or all of your desired foursome.

 

Dine with Your Dean
Various Locations 

Enjoy the company of fellow alumni, faculty and select students, and meet the Dean of your college at Lander. The event includes lunch with an update on the exciting news from each college. $8 per ticket; sales with online registration.

  • School of Nursing with Holisa Wharton - Grier Student Center, Lois Grier Room, 11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
  • College of Behavioral & Social Sciences with Lucas McMillan - Carnell Learning Center, Third Floor Lobby, 11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
  • College of Science & Math with David Slimmer - Science Center, Room 119, 11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
  • College of Arts & Humanities with Mark Rollins - PEES Building, Redderson Room, 12:00-1:30 p.m.
  • College of Education with Sarah Hunt-Baron - PEES Building, Redderson Room, 5:00-6:30 p.m.

 

Saturday, October 30

Alumni Registration & Check-in
Abney Cultural Center Commons
9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.

Stop by our Check-in desk and get your welcome packet with weekend program, nametag and alumni ribbons, special alumni gift, bookstore coupons and more.

 

50th Annivarsary Reunion Brunch
Grier Student Center, Lois Grier Room, 9:30-11:00 a.m.

Join member of the Class of 1971 for their 50th Anniversary Reunion brunch! Reminisce with old friends and meet some new ones as well.

 

Lander Campus Sculpture Tour
Meet in the Plaza, 11:30 a.m.

45-60 minute walk around campus to view the student sculptures. Meet in the plaza in front of Jackson Library/Starbucks. Hosted by Associate Professor Doug McAbee, College of Arts & Humanities. 

 

Class Reunion, Alumni & Student Tailgating
Lander Athletic Complex, 12:00-3:00 p.m.

Celebrating Classes of 1961, 1971, 1981, 1991, 1996, 2001, 2011. Come party with fellow alumni, students, families and friends at our official Homecoming Tailgate! We'll have food trucks, beer, music and FUN, all you need to celebrate tailgate-style before the Bearcats take the field.

 

Homecoming Tailgate Kids' Zone
Lander Athletic Complex, 2:00-4:00 p.m.

The Kids' Zone will feature bounce-houses, face-painting and a train ride.

 

Homecoming Men's Soccer Game - Lander vs. Flagler
Lander Athletic Complex, 3:00 p.m.

Come cheer on men's soccer as they host Flagler for our Homecoming Game.
$5 tickets at gate; cash only

 

Alumni Awards Celebration Dinner
Abney Cultural Center Commons, 6:00 p.m.

Join us as we celebrate our most recent alumni award recipients. We'll enjoy cocktails, dinner together and the formal awards presentation.
$20 per ticket; sales with online registration.

 

For immediate questions, contact alumni@lander.edu or call 864-388-8351