Thursday, October 8

Women’s Volleyball: Panthers vs. Stillman College
7 p.m., Richter Gym, Callaway Educational Building

Friday, October 9

Suber Archives Open House
9 a.m. – noon, Frank and Laura Lewis Library, 1st floor
Visit the Suber Archives to view the college’s history from student scrapbooks to copies of Quadrangles and more. Have College memorabilia you no longer need? Please donate to the Suber Archives. Visit lagrange. campusguides.com/archives special collections and “like us” on Facebook at: Suber Archives and Special Collections.
For more, contact pbarrett @lagrange.edu .
Library hours are 8 a.m. – 5 p.m., Friday; 9 a.m. – noon, Saturday; and 2 p.m. – 10 p.m., Sunday.

Shackelford Alumni Achievement and Outstanding Young Alumnus Award Forum
11:15 a.m., Lewis Library, Corn Auditorium
Meet this year’s Shackelford Alumni Achievement and Outstanding Young Alumnus Award recipients and hear how LaGrange College shaped their lives. They are Dr. Cindy Bowen ’85, Josh Fenn ’00, Dr. Zachary Taylor, III ’77 and Dr. Henry Emil Vucetic ’03. Grant Edward Miller ’07 is the Outstanding Young Alumnus Award recipient.

Alumni Awards Luncheon
hosted by Board of Trustees Shackelford Alumni Achievement and Outstanding Young Alumnus Awards
12:30 p.m., Dickson Assembly Room, Turner Hall (See above for names) $15 per person, payable at the door. Limited availability. Contact alumni@lagrange.edu .

32nd Tom Duckett Golf Tournament ( Register Online )
Highland Country Club; sponsored by the Panther Club 8 a.m., registration for Business Partners; 8:30 a.m. tee off 12:30 p.m., registration for Alumni and Friends, 1 p.m. tee off Entry fee of $100 per player or $400 per team includes green fees and range balls. A portion of the fee is tax deductible. Award ceremony and dinner following tournament. Contact the Panther Club for more information, wmaddox@lagrange.edu or (706) 880-8773. Award ceremony and dinner following tournament.

Presidential 50th Reunion Reception for Class of 1965 followed by Class Dinner
5–6 p.m., Reception, Edmondson Parlor, Smith Hall 6 p.m., Dinner, Bailey Room, Smith Hall

Panther Palooza V 6–9:30 p.m.,
Downtown LaGrange Featuring U. S. Stones, Rolling Stones tribute band
7:30 p.m.–9:30 p.m.
Sponsored by the Alumni Association and Downtown Development Authority.
Wear your red and black to party with family and friends in downtown LaGrange. Pouncer will be visiting between 6:45 p.m. and 7:15 p.m. and will be available for pictures with fans. While downtown, enjoy food and drink at one of the many downtown eateries. ( www.downtownlagrange.com ). Limited chairs and tables will be available on the Square.
Alumni Registration between 6–9 p.m. on the Square • Sign “The Homecoming ’14 Book” to find the names of your classmates attending the weekend’s events.
Receive coupon for yourself and a guest for one slice of Mighty Joe’s pizza and one scoop of ice • cream or cupcake from Cakes by Debbie. (Redeem from 6–8 p.m.)
Activities for children. When you register you also receive your complimentary coupon for a Panther Palooza airbrush • tattoo.

Chicago
7:30 p.m., Price Theater
This sizzling tale of fame, fortune and all that jazz is the winner of six Tony Awards and is now the longest running American musical in Broadway history. Originally directed and choreo¬graphed by Bob Fosse, this legendary musical, is set in the ‘jazz-hot’ 20s where two merry mur¬deresses Velma Kelly and Roxie Hart compete not just for headlines, but with the help of their slick lawyer Billy Flynn, for a lasting moment in the spotlight. Directed and choreographed by DJ Grooms ‘13
Tickets go on sale at noon on September 28th. Call (706) 880-8080 or email priceboxoffice@lagrange.edu .

Name your seat at Price Theater!

Would you like to add your name to a permanent fixture at the college to show your support of the Theatre Arts program? You can have your seat named for you or to honor or memorialize your favorite professor, friend or family member. This limited seat-naming opportunity is $500, and you can give only $42 each month for 12 months (or quarterly payments of $125). Please contact Rebecca Roth, Senior Director of Development, at rroth@lagrange.edu or (706) 880-8088. You also may give online at www.lagrange.edu .

Saturday, October 10

2015 5K Fun Run and 1-mile Walk Callaway Education Building (Register Online)
7 a.m., registration 8 a.m., Run and Walk starts promptly Sponsored by the Exercise Science Majors. Join your friends for the 5K Fun Run and 1-mile walk benefiting the Boys and Girls Club of LaGrange. Beginning in front of the Callaway Education Building (CEB), the course will take you through the heart of “The Hill”, around the college’s south campus and the historic Hillside community. Cost is $10 per person. T-shirts guaranteed to those registered by October 1 To register visit www.lagrange.edu/5k . For more information, contact Tim McInnis, Assistant Professor of Exercise Science, tmcinnis@lagrange.edu or (706) 880-8011

2015 Alumni Recognition Breakfast
8:30 a.m., Dickson Assembly Room, Turner Hall
Features President McAlexander’s address and 2015 Honorary Alumnus Awards to Dr. Bill Fackler, Mrs. Susan Hancock, Mr. Fred Hoppe and Dr. Sandra Johnson
2015 Sports Hall of Fame inductions of Michael J. Lemmo ’05 and Charles Bo Bray ‘04 and recognition of Class of 1965 in 50th reunion and other reunion classes. Space limited. $15 per person, payable at door. Contact alumni@lagrange.edu .

Welcome Home Alumni Registration
10 a.m.–until after half-time/beginning of 3rd quarter Callaway Auditorium Parking Lot, under white tent. Everyone is invited to register and pick up nametags. Sign “The Homecoming ’15 Book” to see which of your classmates are also attending Homecoming events.
Show your nametag to receive your LaGrange College gift.

Pouncer Bounce House (tailgate area – check at registration for location)
Fun for all young Panther supporters.

Reliving the Memories of College Day- Did your love affair start at LaGrange College?
10 a.m.–2 p.m., Registration Area near white tent
Did your love affair start at LaGrange College? Did you sit on the love swing in front of Smith? Was the question popped on campus? Did you get married at the Chapel? Share your “love” memories just as the women did 100 years ago by permanently engraving them on glass at the Suber Archives booth at Homecoming and like us on Facebook at: Suber Archives and Special Collections. Photographs are welcome, too. For more, contact pbarrett @lagrange.edu .

Red and Black Class Reunion Row
10 a.m. until end of game; Callaway Auditorium parking lot area near white registration tent. Classes in Reunion (classes ending in 5s or 10s) will be tailgating under the LaGrange College Red and Black Tents on the grassy area. Contact the Office of Alumni and Community Relations for information about your class plans, (706) 880-8244 or alumni@lagrange.edu .

Men’s Alumni Basketball Game and Tailgate sponsored by the Panther Club
9:30 a.m. Mariotti Gym, 9:45 a.m. tip off followed by tour of gym 11:30 a.m. Tailgate prior to Panther football game in registration area. The Panther Club invites you to experience the newly air-conditioned Mariotti Gym and renovated locker rooms, and participate in an Even-Year vs. Odd-Year game. Participates will receive Panther Club Basketball Alumni Shirt, tailgate lunch and a ticket for Panther football. Contact the Panther Club, Willie Maddox ’81 at wmaddox@lagrange.edu or (706) 880-8773.

Women’s Soccer: Panthers vs. Greensboro College
10 a.m., Soccer Field

The Thank-Our-Donors Tent
11 a.m.–1:00 p.m., Red and Black Reunion Row
The college is so thankful for all alumni who invested in the lives of our students by giving to the LaGrange College Fund in 2014-15, and we want to celebrate YOU at Homecoming! Because of your support, the college reached its goal of a 16.5 percent alumni giving participation rate. Thanks to many of you, this is the fifth year in a row that we’ve experienced an increase. If you have made a gift to the college since July 1, 2014, please join us for festive food and beverages at this special tailgating event in the Red and Black Reunion Row area. If you haven’t made a gift yet and would like to celebrate with us, you can make your gift at Homecoming registration! Donors will receive a special stadium cup to signify their support of their alma mater. For more information, contact Cara Thornton ’15 at cthornton@lagrange.edu or (706) 880-8459.

Red and Black Reunion Row
11 a.m.–1:00 p.m
The college is so thankful for all alumni who invested in the lives of our students by giving to the LaGrange College Fund in 2013-14, and we want to celebrate YOU at Homecoming! Because of your support, the college exceeded its goal of a 15 percent alumni giving participation rate by reaching 15.9 percent. If you have made a gift to the college since July 1, 2013, please join us for gourmet coffee and treats at this special tailgating event in the Red and Black Reunion Row area. If you haven’t yet made a gift and would like to celebrate with us, you can make your gift at Homecoming registration! Donors will receive a special lapel designation to signify their support of their alma mater. For more information, contact Laura Faulkner at lfaulkner@lagrange.edu or (706) 880-8039.

Classes 1968 – 1974 Tailgate
10 a.m. until end of game, Callaway Auditorium parking lot area. Gather under the Class of 1969–1974 tent near the white registration tent

Tailgate of Current, Retired and Former Administration, Faculty and Staff
10 a.m.–noon, Red and Black Reunion Row area Drop by the tent to visit with our current, retired and former administration, faculty and staff. Catch up on their lives as you tell them about yours.

“Goin' to the Chapel" Renewal of Marriage Vows
10:30 a.m. The Chapel
Alumni are invited to renew their marriage vows at The Chapel in a Christian service. Married at LC? Great! Married elsewhere? That's great too! Both members of the couple do not even need to be alums. (what else)
Come football casual

Chapel Open House
11 am – 1 pm

Open House at Lamar Dodd Art Center
11 p.m. – 1 p.m., Forrest Avenue
Visit the newly renovated three-story, 32,000 square-foot facility named in honor of celebrated Georgia artist Lamar Dodd. Parking and landscaping now link the Art Center with Price Theater into one cohesive visual and performing arts campus. For information contact Dawn Briggs, dbriggs@lagrange.edu or 706, 880 - 8211

SGA sponsored Student Organization Spirit Display
Contest noon to 1:00 p.m., grassy area in front of football stadium

Spirited Tailgate Competition
11:00 – noon Gather your red and black to compete for the “Spirited Tailgate.” Decorations are judged on creativity, originality and school spirit. Judges will present 1st, 2nd and 3rd place prizes to the winners.

Men’s Soccer: Panthers vs. Greensboro College
Noon., Soccer Field

Football: Panthers vs. Greensboro College ( Purchase Season Tickets )
2 p.m., Callaway Stadium (Gates open 1 hour prior to game time) Ceremonial Coin Toss Halftime features announcement of the 2015 Homecoming King and Queen and SGA Spirit Contest winners. For tickets and game-day information, visit www.lagrange.edu/football or contact Sports Information Director John Hughes, jhughes@lagrange.edu or 706-880-8318.

Classes 1968 – 1974 Italian Dinner
6:30 p.m.–8:30 p.m., Lafayette Garden Inn Courtyard (In case of rain – Elm Room) Join your friends for Italian dinner. $20 per person at door. Cash Bar. Contact alumni@lagrange.edu .

Play
7:30 p.m., Price Theater(See Friday for details)

Sunday, October 11

Alumni and LaGrange College Community Memorial Service
11 a.m., The Chapel A celebration of the lives of alumni and members of the LaGrange College community who have passed away since Homecoming 2014

Sunday Brunch Buffet
10:30 a.m.–2 p.m., Margaret A. Pitts Dining Hall $8.00 per person, pay at door All-you-can-eat from all the stations – hot food line, pizza station, expo station, the grill, salad bar, dessert and drink station.

Play 2:30 p.m., Price Theater
(See Friday for details)

GENERAL INFORMATION

Panther Connection (formerly the LC Bookstore) is located on the ground floor of the Margaret A. Pitts Dining Hall, facing Turner Hall and will be open Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. on the hill. They will also be selling an assortment of LC items in the Panther Connection tent from 1pm until the end of the third quarter at the Callaway Stadium. In the Panther Connection Store, (on the hill campus) Alumni enjoy a 20% discount on all LC items. Discounts will not be given at the stadium. For information, pantherconnection@lagrange.edu .

Give every year. Transform every day.
You’re definitely going to see a vibrant campus when you come back for Homecoming. Students’ lives are being transformed every day by their experiences here, and your contributions make it possible for us to continue offering an education that challenges and inspires. Whether it’s $25 or $1,000, your gift matters! Visit www.lagrange.edu/give and click on “Make a Gift.” You may also send a gift to Advancement Services, LaGrange College, 601 Broad St., LaGrange, GA 30240.

Community - Explore Dining and Entertainment
LaGrange - Troup County       www.lagrangechamber.com
Downtown LaGrange       www.downtownlagrange.com
Hills and Dales Estate        www.hillsanddales.org
Legacy Museum           www.legacymuseumonmain.org
LaGrange Art Museum           www.lagrangeartmuseum.org
Explorations in Antiquity Center    www.explorationsinantiquity.com

Pouncer

Homecoming Highlights

Friday, October 9

  • Suber Archives Open House
  • Shackelford Alumni Achievement and Outstanding Young Alumnus Award Forum
  • Alumni Awards Luncheon
  • Tom Duckett Golf Tournament
  • 50th Reunion Reception for Class of 1965
  • Panther Palooza
  • Chicago

Saturday, October 10

  • 5K Fun Run and 1-mile
  • Alumni Recognition Breakfast
  • Pouncer Bounce House
  • Reliving the Memories
  • Red and Black Class Reunion Row
  • Alumni Basketball Game and Tailgate
  • Women’s Soccer: Panthers vs. Greensboro College
  • Classes 1968 – 1974 Tailgate
  • “Goin' to the Chapel" Renewal of Marriage Vows
  • Men’s Soccer: Panthers vs. Greensboro College
  • Football: Panthers vs. Greensboro College
  • Classes 1968 – 1974 Italian Dinner

Sunday, October 11

  • Community Memorial Service
  • Sunday Brunch Buffet