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Suber Archives Open House
9 a.m. - noon, Frank and Laura Lewis Library, first floor
Visit the Suber Archives to view the college’s history through old student scrapbooks, Quadrangles dating back to 1914 and even our stunning, recently conserved, 1880 Myrtle McFarlin graduation dress and a portion of the Smith Tapestry. Do you have college memorabilia you no longer need? Please donate to the Suber Archives. Visit lagrange.campusguides.com/archives_specialcollections and “like us” on Facebook at Suber Archives and Special Collections. For more information, contact pbarrett@lagrange.edu . Suber Archives hours: 8 a.m. - 4 p.m., Monday - Friday. Call Pat Barrett at 706-880-8995 for an appointment

Alumni Awards Luncheon hosted by Board of Trustees
Noon, Dickson Assembly Room, Turner Hall
The event will feature the presentation of the 2017 Outstanding Young Alumni Award to George B. Lankford, Ph.D., and the 2017 Shackelford Alumni Achievement Awards to Dr. LeThenia Joy Baker ’02, Thomas F. Bohrmann ’04, Ph.D., William Bray IV ’90 and Constance Lyle O'Brien ’71. There also will be special recognition of the 50th anniversary of African-American students enrolling at LaGrange College, spotlighting Bobbie Harris Burkes ’71, Albert Eaddy ’71, Jessie Mae Richards ’71, Shirley Robinson ’71 and Doris Adamson Simpson ’80 M’82

$15 per person, payable at the door. Limited availability. Contact alumni@lagrange.edu .

34th Tom Duckett Golf Tournament
Highland Country Club, sponsored by the Panther Club
Morning registration, 7:30 a.m., tee off 8:30 a.m.; afternoon registration, noon, tee off 1:00 p.m.
Polo shirts to honor Tom Duckett with his name on the sleeve will be available for preorder or at the tournament for $60. Entry fee of $125 per player or $500 per team includes green fees and range balls. A portion of the fee is tax deductible. Award ceremony and light dinner following tournament. Contact the Panther Club for more information, wmaddox@lagrange.edu or 706-880-8773.

Presidential 50th Reunion Reception for Class of 1967, followed by Class Dinner
5 p.m., Reception, Edmondson Parlor, Smith Hall; 6 p.m., Dinner, Bailey Room, Smith Hall

Opening Reception: Et Cetera - Photographs by John Lawrence
6 - 9 p.m., Cochran Gallery, 4 East Lafayette Square
Photographs by Professor Lawrence of Central Park, Pawley's Island, Lake West Point, Alligator Point and Lubec, Maine, will be on display.

Flashback Friday Lawn Party @ Sweetland Amphitheatre
6:30 p.m. - 10:30 p.m. Live Music * Food Trucks * Corn Hole
Pouncer will be visiting between 7:15 - 7:45 p.m. and will be available for pictures with fans.
FREE & OPEN TO THE PUBLIC *No outside food or beverage permitted*

Music begins at 8 p.m. by The Reasons Why, songs of the 1960s, ’70s and ’80s (classic rock and Motown). Band members include Ronnie Everitt ’94, John Stewart, James Furgerson ’89, Ken Posey and Pi Kappa Phi alumni Sam Thrower ’75, Russ Everitt ’74, and Greg Gregory ’73, M’76

Join your friends at the Alumni Hospitality Tent on the Great Lawn with complimentary snacks. Ideal for your impromptu class reunion.

Register between 7 - 10 p.m. at the Alumni Hospitality Tent on the Great Lawn to win an Explore Downtown LaGrange Weekend for Two.

Sweetland Amphitheatre Sweetland Amphitheatre, located downtown two blocks north of LaFayette Square, has stadium and lawn seating for about 2,000 spectators. The amphitheater, opened in 2016, is located on the site of the former city park and pool, built in 1935.

Little Women the musical
7:30 p.m., Price Theater
Based on the beloved Louisa May Alcott novel, this captivating musical set in Civil War America follows the adventures of Jo, Meg, Beth and Amy, the March sisters, through heartbreak, hope and self-discovery. Directed by Kim Barber Knoll with Dr. Toni Anderson as conductor.
Box office opens at noon on Sept. 25 and will be open weekdays from noon to 4 p.m. 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 a 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 Mark Davis ’98, Development Officer, at mdavis@lagrange.edu or 706-880-8060. You also may give online at www.lagrange.edu; click on “Giving,” followed by “Price Theater Restoration.”


2017 5K Fun Run and 1-mile Walk
Callaway Education Building, registration at 7 a.m.; Run/walk begins promptly at 8 a.m. in front of Price Theater.
Sponsored by the Exercise Science majors, the 5K Fun Run and 1-mile walk benefits the Boys and Girls Club of West Georgia. The route will include sites such as the new Hudson Lab Sciences Building, sports complexes, Fraternity Court and historic LaGrange College landmarks. Cost is $10 per person, T-shirts are guaranteed to those registered by Oct. 1. To register, visit www.lagrange.edu/5k . For more information, contact Tim McInnis, Assistant Professor of Exercise Science, tmcinnis@lagrange.edu

2017 Alumni Recognition Breakfast
8:30 a.m., Dickson Assembly Room, Turner Hall
The event will feature remarks by President Dan McAlexander and the presentation of the 2017 Honorary Alumni Awards to Charles H. Evans, Ph.D., Fred L. Jones, Marie Turner Moshell and Charles A. Thompson, Ph.D. Inductees into the 2017 Sports Hall of Fame will be Kojo Cole-Kesse ’08 and Kristen Lockman ’04, M’08. In celebration of the 15th anniversary of the Sports Hall of Fame, former recipients will be honored. The Class of 1967 in its 50th reunion and other reunion classes will be recognized. Space is limited. $15 per person, payable at door. Contact alumni@lagrange.edu for reservations.

Men’s Alumni Basketball Game and Tailgate, sponsored by the Panther Club
Mariotti Gym, 9 - 9:30 a.m.; Meet and Greet, 9:45 a.m.
Tipoff will follow the introduction of coaches Phil Williamson, Warren Haynes and Kendal Wallace. Experience the newly air-conditioned Mariotti Gym and participate in an Even-Year vs. Odd-Year game. Participates will receive a Panther Club Basketball Alumni Shirt, tailgate lunch and a ticket to the Panther football game. Contact the Panther Club at wmaddox@lagrange.edu or 706-880-8773.

Red and Black Reunion Row Registration Tent
White registration tent, Callaway Auditorium parking area
10 a.m. until end of halftime of football game

Register and pick up nametags, sign the Homecoming 2017 book, show your nametag for a free gift (supplies are limited and limited to LC alumni). Classes whose years end in two and seven, along with their friends, will gather, mingle and reminisce under large white tent. A D.J. will provide music from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m.

Win an Explore Downtown LaGrange Weekend for Two by registering at the Alumni Registration Tent on Red and Black Reunion Row between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m.

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

Sports Management Club Tailgate
10 a.m. - 2 p.m., Callaway Auditorium parking area near Red and Black Reunion Row
Creative and fun games with prizes for all ages. Complimentary burgers with trimmings.
For information, contact Dr. Preston James IV at pjames@lagrange.edu

Classes 1965 - 1976 Tailgate – Red and Black Reunion Row area
10 a.m. until end of game, register at white registration tent, Callaway Auditorium parking area.

Class of 1977 and Friends Tailgate – Red and Black Reunion Row area
11 a.m. until end of game, register at white registration tent, Callaway Auditorium parking area.

Tailgate of Current, Retired and Former Administration, Faculty and Staff
Red and Black Reunion Row area
10 a.m. - game time, white registration tent, Callaway Auditorium parking area.
Drop by to visit with 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 in a Christian service in the Chapel. Married at LC? Great! Married elsewhere? That’s great, too! Both members of the couple do not need to be alums. Come dressed in football casual! For more information, contact Laura Faulkner at lfaulkner@lagrange.edu or 706-880-8225.

The Thank-Our-Donors Tent
11 a.m. - 1 p.m., Red and Black Reunion Row
The college is so thankful for all alumni who have invested in the lives of our students by giving to LaGrange College in 2016-17 and we want to celebrate YOU at Homecoming! For more information, contact Anabeth Ivey at aivey2@lagrange.edu or 706-880-8862.


  • Ida Callaway Hudson Lab Sciences Building and Cason J. Callaway Science building
    11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
    Visit the new state-of-the-art facilities designed to improve the education experience of students in the math and sciences.
    Stop by to learn more about “From Promise to Prominence: A Comprehensive Campaign for LaGrange College.” It’s not too late to join this vital effort to transform lives and communities. Gifts of $2,020 (inspired by the college’s Vision 2020 strategic plan) will be recognized on an impressive donor wall inside the new science facility.
    For more information or details on how to spread your gift over a three-year period, contact the Development Office at 706-880-8039 or development@lagrange.edu or visit www.lagrange.edu/prominence.
  • Lamar Dodd Art Center
    The exhibitions will include “Native Spirit,” gifts of American Indian art from the collections of Josephine and Leland Case, Bonnie Dale Sansom, and Ken ’79 and Lisa Weems Boatwright ’80; “Desert Plains Images” paintings and photographs by Professor Emeritus Tim Taunton; and “Once was Lost,” photographs by Richard Johnson
  • Callaway Education Building
    11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
    Visit the renovated facility that houses Panther Athletics and the Exercise Science department. Located in the building is the Sports Hall of Fame plaque, Richter Gym, Strength and Conditioning room, locker rooms for football, women’s lacrosse, men’s and women’s soccer and women’s volleyball.

Spirited Tailgate Competition
Noon - 1 p.m.
Gather your red and black to compete for the “Spirited Tailgate” contest. Decorations will be judged on creativity, originality and school spirit. Judges will award first-, second- and third-place prizes.

Greek Alumni Tailgates:
The undergraduates of Greek organizations invite all alumni to join them for a tailgate. This will be a great opportunity for alumni to reconnect with current members as well as the new members that have joined the chapters as part of the Fall 2017 new member class.

  • Alpha Omicron Pi Alumni Tailgate
    11 a.m. - 2 p.m., Callaway Auditorium Parking lot area
    For more information, contact Rebekah Lee at rjlee@student.lagrange.edu
  • Kappa Delta Alumni Open House and Tailgate
    Kappa Delta will be hosting an open house for its alumni from 11a.m.–noon at 905 Broad St.
    Noon–2 p.m., Tailgate, Callaway Auditorium parking area
    For information, contact Madison Fountain at mfountai@student.lagrange.edu
  • Phi Mu Alumni Tailgate
    11 a.m. - 2 p.m., Callaway Auditorium Parking lot area
    Wear Red and Black with a splash of PINK!
    For information contact: kappaphialumna@gmail.com
  • Alpha Delta Gamma Alumni Tailgate
    11a.m. - 2 p.m., Callaway Auditorium Parking lot area
    For information contact David Flores at dafloresperez@student.lagrange.edu .
  • Delta Tau Delta Alumni Tailgate
    11a.m. - 2 p.m., Callaway Auditorium Parking lot area (look for the ΔTΔ Flag)
    For information contact Caleb Brown at cdbrown@student.lagrange.edu .
  • Pi Kappa Phi Alumni Tailgate
    11a.m. - 2 p.m., Callaway Auditorium Parking lot area
    For information contact Dylan McCollough at dmccollo@student.lagrange.edu .

Football: Panthers vs. Greensboro College
2 p.m., Callaway Stadium (Gates open one hour prior to game time)
Halftime will feature the announcement of the 2017 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.

Class of 1977 & Friends Celebration
6 - 10 p.m., Sunny Gables Alumni House, 910 Broad St.
Subs, dips, snacks, Coke products, wine and beer will be served beginning at 6 p.m. You are welcome to BYOB. A $5-10 donation toward the cost of food and beverage is OK, too! Contact Ronnie Farr ’77 at rfarr73@yahoo.com for more information. Reunion Committee: Sue Brown Acuff , Susan Stiner Carr, Dawn Cummings Coker, Ronnie and Cheryl Rhyne Farr, Jaye Mitchell Goddard, Merri Herbert, Ricky Jolly, Judy Houser Jones, Susan Knight Walton

1965–1976 Classes Barbecue Dinner followed by gathering in Hospitality Room
Dinner 6:30 p.m., Wingate by Wyndham, 103 Wingate Terrace
Join your friends for Country’s Barbecue. $20 per person at the door. Contact alumni@lagrange.edu or 706-880-8244 for more information.

Little Women the musical
7:30 p.m., Price Theater
The musical based on the beloved Louisa May Alcott novel continues its run. Box office opens at noon Sept. 25 and will be open weekdays from noon to 4 p.m. For ticket information, call 706-880-8080 or email priceboxoffice@lagrange.edu

Sunday, October 22

Alumni and LaGrange College Community Memorial Service
11 a.m., the Chapel
This is the annual celebration of the lives of alumni and members of the LaGrange College community who have passed away since Homecoming 2016. Visit www.lagrange.edu/homecoming for a list of those honored. For more information, contact Laura Faulkner at lfaulkner@lagrange.edu or 706-880-8225.

Sunday Brunch Buffet
10:30 a.m. - 1 p.m., Margaret A. Pitts Dining Hall
All-you-can-eat for $8.25 per person from all the stations – hot food line, pizza station, omelet station, salad bar, dessert and drink station. Pay at the door.