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.
special collections and “like us” on Facebook at: Suber Archives and Special Collections.
For more, contact
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
12:30 p.m., Dickson Assembly Room, Turner Hall (See above for names) $15 per person,
payable at the door. Limited availability. Contact
32nd Tom Duckett Golf Tournament
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,
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,
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. (
). 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.
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
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
or (706) 880-8088. You also may give online at
Saturday, October 10
2015 5K Fun Run and 1-mile Walk Callaway Education Building
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
. For more information, contact Tim McInnis, Assistant Professor of Exercise Science,
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
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
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
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)
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
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
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
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,
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
or contact Sports Information Director John Hughes,
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
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)
(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,
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
and click on “Make a Gift.” You may also send a gift to Advancement Services,
LaGrange College, 601 Broad St., LaGrange, GA 30240.
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