Schedule of Events

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Below is the schedule of events from Homecoming 2013: October 18-20. The schedule may be similar for 2014.

2013 Homecoming Brochure (PDF)

Friday, October 18

9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Daura Gallery Open

Pierre Daura: Catalan-American Modernist and Andy Warhol and the Studio 54 Years: Photographs from the Collection. Special Homecoming preview!

10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Campus Store open in LC Student Center (near Westover and mail room) and Schewel Hall (in Focus room near registration)

12 - 6 p.m.  Annual John P. Seamster '92 Memorial Golf Tournament

Contact Gene Frantz ’71, ’76 Med, Vice President for Planned Giving, for information, 434.544.8294.

3 - 7 p.m.  Check-in and Homecoming Weekend Information Pickup

Refreshments available. Schewel Hall, Suntrust Lobby (Dell-side entrance of Schewel Hall). Pre-register and pick up your registration packet, including name tags, at check-in.

3- 4 p.m.  Hornet 2 Hornet, College 2 Career Academic Panel Discussions

Locations TBD across campus.

4 - 5 p.m.  Hornet 2 Hornet, College 2 Career Academic School Receptions with alumni, LC faculty, and students

  • School of Business and Economics (SOBE): Schewel Hall, Room 231
  • School of Communication and the Arts (SOCA): Schewel Hall, Flint Family Lobby, 1st Floor
  • School of Education and Human Development (EDU): Thompson Education Building, Room 101
  • School of Health Sciences and Human Performance (HS&HP): Turner Gymnasium, Room 308
  • School of Humanities and Social Sciences (SHUSS): Hopwood Auditorium
  • School of Sciences (SOS): Hobbs Hall, 2nd Floor Lounge (glass door entrance)

5:30 - 6:30 p.m.  Special Reception (for alumni staying at the Craddock Terry Hotel)

Location: Craddock Terry Hotel lobby, compliments of the Craddock Terry Hotel and Event Center.

6:30 p.m.  Women's Volleyball

LC vs. Roanoke College, Turner Gymnasium

6:30 - 8:30 p.m.  Class Reunion Welcome Home Reception

For the classes of 1973, '78, '83, '88, ’98, ’03, ’08, and their guests. Cash bar; complimentary hors d’oeuvres. Schewel Hall, 2nd floor.

7 p.m.  Women's Soccer

LC vs. Eastern Mennonite. Shellenberger Field.

7:30 p.m. Theatre: Bonnie & Clyde, the musical

Dillard Theatre. At the height of the Great Depression, two small-town kids from the middle of nowhere became the biggest folk heroes in all America. They craved adventure — and each other. Their names were Bonnie and Clyde. Unafraid, unashamed, and irresistible, their daring story of love and crime captured the imagination of a country. Reserved seats - $15 Adults, $10 Seniors, $5 LC faculty, staff and all students. Tickets online at www.LynchburgTickets.com or by calling the LC Box Office at 434-544-8380. The Box Office opens one week before the show.

7:30 p.m. Class of 1973 Dinner at Neighbor's Place

104 Paulette Circle, Lynchburg, Va. 24502. The class will meet at the Welcome Home reception at 6:30 then head to Neighbor’s for dinner. Contact Harry Alheid ’73 for info at hman66@bellsouth.net.

8:30 p.m. Hillel Open House/Oneg

In the newly-renovated Spiritual Life Center, 500 Brevard St. Meet our students and see the space! Founded in 2010 by a group of enthusiastic students, alumni, and members of the College community, the Lynchburg College Hillel is dedicated to ensuring that Jewish students attending Lynchburg College have the opportunity to celebrate and explore their religion.

9 p.m.  Men's Lacrosse Alumni Game

Shellenberger Field

10 p.m. - 12 a.m. Midnight Madness

Turner Gym "Space Jam" featuring men and women's basketball teams.

Saturday, October 19

8 a.m.  Homecoming 2013 5K Run

Starts at Shellenberger Field

8:30 a.m. - noon  10-year Anniversary Bonner Service Blitz

For current and past Bonner Leaders. Meet in the Bonner Room, 2nd Floor Hall Campus Center. For more information, including info about the service project, please contact Tony Ayala ’14 at ayala.medardo@gmail.com. Refreshments available.

9 - 10:30 a.m.  Tennis Mixer

Join us for a non-competitive and fun tennis mixer and round-robin tournament, managed by Laurie Haggerty Dolian '73. Special guests include former tennis Coach, Richard Shores, honorary alumnus 2011; professor emeritus of mathematics. Meet at the tennis courts below Wake Field House.

10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Campus Store open in Elliot & Rosel Schewel Hall, Room 107 (focus room)

10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Campus Store open in LC Student Center (near Westover and mail room)

10:30 a.m. - 2 p.m.  Check-in and Homecoming Weekend Information Pickup

Refreshments available. Schewel Hall, Suntrust Lobby (Dell-side entrance of Schewel Hall). Pre-register and pick up your registration packet, including name tags, at check-in.

11 a.m. - 1 p.m.  Reunion Classes Brunch - SOLD OUT!

Although this event is sold out, alumni will still be able to eat lunch in the main dining hall ($8.75 at the door).

Mimosas and bloody Mary’s, Burton Student Center East Room. Seating is limited to the first 120 registrants. Cost: $8, includes brunch and a drink ticket ($8.75 at the door; does not include a drink ticket). Cash bar. Beginning at 11:30, brief and entertaining greetings will be offered by Bryce Legg '81, LC Alumni Association President, including Alumni Association and reunion updates. Enter through the main dining hall entrance, then go through the main brunch line for your food. Seating and mimosas are only available in the East Room. Must be 21 to attend.

1 p.m.  Field Hockey

LC vs. Virginia Wesleyan

1 p.m. Kappa Delta Sorority Brunch

For Kappa Delta alumnae, Hopwood Auditorium

1 - 3 p.m.  Homecoming 2014 Planning Kick-Off

For the classes of 1974, ’79, 84, ’89, ’94, ’99, ’04, and 2009 (Homecoming, October 2014, dates: TBD), VIP dining room, Burton Student Center. Do you want to help plan your reunion for 2014? ...Sign up here!

1 - 4 p.m. Daura Gallery Open

Pierre Daura: Catalan-American Modernist and Andy Warhol and the Studio 54 Years: Photographs from the Collection. Special Homecoming preview!

1 - 4:30 p.m.  Pig Roast

Parking lot behind Hopwood Hall. Pre-register to receive a discounted meal ticket ($15.00, includes 1 plate: pig, bun, cowboy beans, cole slaw, chips, 2 cookies, soda or water), or pay cash on-site for a higher price. If you pre-register, you will also receive a complimentary drink ticket to Hornet Zone, which you will be able to pick-up at Check-in on Friday or Saturday in Schewel Hall, 1st floor lobby. BYOLC - Bring your own lawn chair.

1 - 4:30 p.m.  Hornet Zone Refreshment Garden

Hosted by the LC Class of 1973, supporting the LC Athletics Program. Beer and wine for sale in designated areas. Food available at the pig roast, Hopwood Hall parking lot. Last call at 4:30 p.m. This event offers financial support for LC athletics and the Hornet Club. To learn about other ways to support LC athletics, contact George Grzenda ’71, ’73 MEd. at grzenda@lynchburg.edu. The Class of 1973 will be gathering in Hornet Zone with faculty and staff, starting at 1 p.m. before the class photo.

Class reunion photos: 1973: 2:30 p.m.; 1978: 2:40 p.m.; 1983: 2:50 p.m.; 1988: 3 p.m.; 1993: 3:10 p.m.; 1998: 3:20 p.m.; 2003: 3:30 p.m.; 2008: 3:40 p.m.

1:15 p.m.  Homecoming Parade

Parade will travel past the Hornet Zone and Hopwood.

After the parade: Alpha Chi Omega Alumni Cookout friends & family invited, at the Alpha Chi Chapter House 235 Vernon Street. Please contact Eme Gywnn (VP Ritual and Fraternity Appreciation Chair) at emelyngwynn@gmail.com to register and for more information before October 1.

2 p.m. Theatre: Bonnie & Clyde, the musical

Dillard Theatre. See Friday, 7:30 p.m. listing for details. 

3:30 - 5:30 p.m.  Volleyball Team Social and Reunion

Brewer Townhome lower level meeting space (near the pavilion and sand volleyball court). For more information, or to register, contact Coach Beth Ellinger: 434.544.8288 or Ellinger@lynchburg.edu.

4 p.m.  Men's Soccer

LC vs. Eastern Mennonite

6 p.m. Class of 2008 Social

Rivermont Pizza (2496 Rivermont Avenue, Lynchburg, Va. 24503) with 20 rotating craft brews on draft, and yummy wood-fired pizza. RSVP to alumni@lynchburg.edu.

7 p.m.  Student Event - Comedian Michael Blaustein

Turner Gymnasium

7 - 9:30 p.m.  Annual Alumni Awards Gala Dinner - SOLD OUT!

Memorial Ballroom, Hall Campus Center. Open to all alumni, faculty, and staff, reservations required. $25 per person, tax included; age 5 and under eat free, business attire. Recognition of reunion classes. Dessert reception to follow.

  • Honorary Alumni Award: Elizabeth “Betty” W. Howell, Administrative Assistant for Alumni Relations
  • M. Carey Brewer Award: Tracy K. Epps '01, Delano P. Douglas '00
  • Sports Hall of Fame: Richard A. LaReau '80 - golf; Chad Chad M. Evans ’95 - baseball; Michael A. Marchetti ’94 - lacrosse; Megan A. Wiseman ’03 – track and field; Josh A. Zobenica ’04 – cross country
  • Sports Hall of Fame Teams of Distinction: 1977-78 Men's Basketball Team; 1981-82 Field Hockey Team
  • Distinguished Alumni Award: John H. Hughes '98, '00, ’09 MBA
  • T. Gibson Hobbs Memorial Award: Jeffrey L. Aultice '62 (received his award during Westover Alumni Society Weekend, 2013); James L. Davidson ’60; Kathryn Mitchell Pumphrey ’75, ’88 MEd (LC Trustee)

7:30 p.m. Concert - Lynchburg College Choral Union Fall Concert

Snidow Chapel. "Homeward Bound." Concert to benefit Lynchburg Area Food Bank. Admission: two canned goods or monetary donation.

9:30 p.m. - Class of 1973 Gathering at Holiday Inn Downtown

601 Main Street, Lynchburg, Va. 24504. Party room (food, DJ). Contact Harry Alheid ’73 for details at hman66@bellsouth.net.

Sunday, October 20

11 a.m. - noon  Campus Worship Service

Rev. Jason Lewis '97. Music Leadership by LC student Gospel Ensemble. Snidow Chapel.

2 p.m. Theatre: Bonnie & Clyde, the musical

Dillard Theatre. See Friday, 7:30 p.m. listing for details. 

If you have any need for disability accommodations while on campus, including mobility or parking needs, please contact Julia Timmons '81, '87 MEd, Disability Services Coordinator, at Timmons.j@lynchburg.edu or 434.544.8687.