October 19-20, 2018
Friday, Oct. 19
|1 - 5 p.m.||Check-in, information, packet pickup||1st floor, Drysdale Student Center|
|5 - 9 p.m.||Check-in (continued)||3rd floor, Drysdale Student Center|
|4 - 5 p.m.||Hornet to Hornet Networking Receptions for faculty, students, and invited alumni speakers||College of Business - Schewel Hall, 231
Communications, Music, and Art - Schewel Hall, Flint Family Lobby
College of Education, Leadership Studies, and Counseling - Thompson 101
Health Promotion, Nursing, Athletic Training, Exercise Physiology, and Sport Management - Brewer, Small Room
Humanities and Social Sciences - Hopwood Auditorium
Sciences - Hobbs-Sigler, 2nd floor lobby/patio
Theatre - Dillard 204
|4:30 - 5:30 p.m.||Women's Softball Team Meet & Greet||Alumni House Lounge|
|5:30 - 6:30 p.m.||Award Recipients/Faculty/Alumni Reception||3rd floor, Drysdale Student Center|
|6:30 - 8:30 p.m.||Alumni Awards Dinner||Burton Dining Hall, 3rd floor, Drysdale Student Center.
Open to all alumni. $30 per person. Coat and tie for men, dress/pantsuit for women.
T. Gibson Hobbs Award
Distinguished Alumni Award
M. Carey Brewer Award
Eccles Leadership Award
Honorary Alumni Award
Sports Hall of Fame
Teams of Distinction
|7:30 - 10 p.m.||Theatre Production: Peter and the Starcatcher||Dillard Theatre. A mission. Stardust. Finding Home. An adventure on the high seas and on the faraway Mollusk Island. An orphan boy named Peter and his mysterious new friend, Molly. Overcome bands of pirates and thieves in their quest to keep a magical secret safe and save the world from evil. $5 students, $10 Seniors (60+), $15 Adults. 2018-19 theatre season|
|7:30 p.m.||2008 Class Kickoff Gathering||Depot Grille, 10 9th St. Lynchburg, VA 24504|
|9 - 10 p.m.||Alumni Welcome Home Reception||Westover Room, 2nd floor, Drysdale Student Center. Cash bar, hors d'oeuvres, one complimentary drink ticket, DJ Makin Tracks. Open to all alumni.|
|10 p.m.||Midnight Madness||Turner Gymnasium. Student event to open the men’s and women’s basketball season. Live entertainment and give-a-ways. Open to all students and alumni.|
Saturday, Oct. 20
|9 a.m.||Women’s Lacrosse Alumni game||Shellenberger Field; post-game reception adjacent to the field|
|10 a.m.||Alumni baseball game||Fox Field; post-game reception adjacent to Fox Field|
|10 a.m.||Thompson-Polloway Hall Building Rededication||Thompson-Polloway Hall. All alumni, especially education majors, are invited as the University recognizes the outstanding career of Dr. Edward A. Polloway, Rosel Schewel Distinguished Professor of Education and Human Development Emeritus, and longtime administrator. Access to the event is only by College Street past Hobbs-Sigler Hall and before McMillan Nursing building.|
|10 – 11 a.m.||Fraternity & Sorority Reunion Continental Breakfast||Hornet Hive. Join the members of the fraternity and sorority community for a continental breakfast. Come and meet the current members of your organization.|
|10:30 a.m.||Field Hockey Alumni game||Shellenberger Field; post-game reception adjacent to the field|
|10:30 – 11:30 a.m.||Reunion Class Bloody Mary & Mimosa Brunch||West Room. Open to classes in reunion: 1973, 1978, 1983, 1988, 1993, 1998, 2003, 2008, 2013, and 2018. $15 per person, 1 complimentary drink ticket per person.|
|11 a.m. – 12 noon||Check-in, information, packet pickup||Tailgate Event location – Hopwood Hall Parking Lot. Cars parked in the tailgate area may leave only at the designated times: 6 p.m., 7 p.m., and 9 p.m.|
|11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.||University of Lynchburg Pep Band||Tailgate stage|
|12 noon||Alumni vs. Varsity Lacrosse game||Shellenberger Field. Reception to follow at the Pavilion honoring Garrett Curran ’08 and the 2018 ODAC Champions.|
|12 noon – 9 p.m.||Homecoming Tailgate Event||Hopwood Hall Parking Lot. Purchase a parking spot for the day – $75.00. Live music, food trucks, vendors, Alumni Association specialty items and more. BYO food and beverages. Each spot receives a party pack valued at $50.|
|1:30 p.m.||Lynchburg College sign dedication||In the Dell between Hopwood Hall and Friendship Circle|
|1:30 p.m.||Duskwhales||Tailgate stage. The Duskwhales are a three-piece indie rock band formed in Manassas, Virginia in 2010. Their sound is reminiscent of 60s groups like The Beatles and The Doors through prominent use of keyboards and memorable vocal harmonies.|
|2 – 4 p.m.||Class photos for Classes in Reunion
1973 – 2 p.m.
1978 – 2:20 p.m.
1983 – 2:30 p.m.
1988 – 2:40 p.m.
1993 – 2:50 p.m.
1998 – 3 p.m.
2003 – 3:10 p.m.
2008 – 3:20 p.m.
2013 – 3:30 p.m.
2018 – 3:40 p.m.
Sororities and Fraternities – 3:50 p.m.
|Hopwood Hall Steps, Dell|
|2 – 4 p.m.||Share Your Story||Dell|
|2:30 p.m.||Field Hockey vs. Bridgewater||Shellenberger Field|
|3:30 p.m.||Anthony “Tony” J. DeCanio ’98 Remembrance and Plaque Dedication||Dell. Dedication of memorial plaque for Anthony “Tony” J. DeCanio ’98 who passed away on June 30, 2016.|
|5 p.m.||Women’s Soccer vs. Shenandoah||Shellenberger Field. Post-game gathering to follow for alumni and students.|
|5:30 – 7:30 p.m.||House Band||Tailgate stage. “The biggest, baddest, R&B, Funk, Soul, and Dance band in Central Virginia…and beyond! They will rock your world! 60s soul music, 70s funk and disco, 80s dance, and 90s party music.|
|7 p.m.||Class of 2013 Reunion Gathering||Water Dog in downtown Lynchburg – 1016 Jefferson Street Lynchburg, VA 24504|
|7:30 p.m.||Alumni Concert Teresa C. Angell ’11 and Matthew Booth ’11||Snidow Chapel. No cost to attend. The program will include Beethoven’s Variations on Ein Mädchen oder Weibchen, as well as Rachmaninoff’s Sonata for Cello and Piano. Other musical surprises may also be included in the program.|
|7:30 p.m.||Class of 2008 Reunion Gathering||RA Bistro, 1344 Main St. Lynchburg, VA 24504 (meet in lounge)|
|7:30 – 10 p.m.||Theatre Production: Peter and the Starcatcher||A mission. Stardust. Finding Home. An adventure on the high seas and on the faraway Mollusk Island. An orphan boy named Peter and his mysterious new friend, Molly. Overcome bands of pirates and thieves in their quest to keep a magical secret safe and save the world from evil. $5 students, $10 Seniors (60+), $15 Adults, Dillard Theatre. 2018-19 theatre season|
|7:30 p.m.||Men’s Soccer vs. Bridgewater||Shellenberger Field|
Campus Store Hours
Friday: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Saturday: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Daura Gallery Hours
Friday: 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Saturday: 1 – 4 p.m.
Dining Hours for the Weekend
Burton Dining Hall
Breakfast, 7:15 – 11:15 a.m.
Lunch, 11:15 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Dinner, 4:30 – 7 p.m.
Saturday & Sunday
Brunch, 10:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Salad Bar & Deli, 1 – 4:30 p.m.
Dinner, 4:30 – 6:30 p.m.
Friday, 8 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Saturday & Sunday, 2 – 8 p.m.
Brewed Awakenings by The Muse Coffee Company in Schewel Hall
Friday, 7 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Saturday, 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Sunday, 11 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Dominos in Rainsford Townhouse, lower level
Friday & Saturday, 10 a.m. – 2 a.m.
Sunday, 10 a.m. – 1 a.m.
If you have any need for disability accommodations while on campus, including mobility or parking needs, please contact Julia Timmons ’81, ’87 MEd at 434.544.8687 before you arrive on campus.
Additional Class Reunion activities will be included on the website and final schedule as plans are finalized.