Homecoming 2014

Schedule of Events

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Friday, October 24

3-4:30 p.m.

Tara Court

50th Reunion Tea

Join us for tea at the President's home!

A shuttle will be availble in front of the Gregory Center. Parking at Tara Court is limited.

4-6 p.m.

Steve Lacy Fieldhouse, Lower Level

Swim Meet

4:30-6:30 p.m.

3rd Floor of Derthick

CIS/CS Homecoming Reception

 

6:30 p.m.

McCormick Dining Center, Sutton Hall

Tickets $20, must be purchased by Oct. 17

Celebrate Milligan Awards Dinner

Join us as we recognize the achievements and contributions of some of our alumni and friends:

  • Distinguished Alumnus: Troy Hammond (’89)
  • Professional Excellence Awards: Jack Sale (’67), and Annie Tipton (’04)
  • Athletics Hall of Fame Inductees: Megan Aldridge Harmon (’07), and Ryan Starr (’03)
  • George W. Hardin Spirit of Milligan Award: Aldridge and Greenwell Families
  • Milligan College Heritage Award: Members of the Jim, Jerry, and Keith Frasure Families.
7:30 p.m.

McGlothlin-Street Theatre, Gregory Center

Tickets $7.50, may be purchased in advance or at the door

Diary of Anne Frank

Directed by Professor of Theatre Richard Major and designed by Pamela Adolphi, The Diary of Anne Frank is a passionate retelling of the events surrounding the Nazi occupation of Amsterdam during WWII and the compelling story chronicled by Anne Frank.

8:30 p.m.

Steve Lacy Fieldhouse, Upper Level

Men's basketball alumni vs current team

 

8 p.m.

Anglin Practice Field

Powder Puff Game

Join in the fun as the freshman/ sophomore women take on the junior/senior women in this annual flag football battle of the classes!

Saturday, October 25

9 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Lobby, Gregory Center

Registration

Stop by to say hello and pick up your registration packets!

9 a.m.

Lacy Fieldhouse, Upper level

Registration: $20

Buffalo Run 5K/2.5K Walk

Sponsored by Associated Ladies for Milligan (ALM), all proceeds benefit student scholarships at Milligan.

9:30 - 11 a.m.

Gregory Center

Café Prof

Stop by Café Prof to catch up with your favorite faculty over a cup of coffee or tea.

9:30 - 11:30 a.m.

Anglin Practice Field

Alumni vs Students Football

9:30 - 11:30 a.m.

Stephens Annex,
Sutton Hall

Class of 1964 - 50th Reunion Brunch
10 - 11:30 a.m.

Little Hartland Welcome Center

“Legacy Buff” Visit Day

“Legacy Buffs,” the children of alumni, are part of what makes Milligan special—many of our graduates are second, third, even fourth generation alumni! We hope becoming a “Buff” is one of your family traditions, too. While you visit with classmates, send your teens over to meet with our admissions staff. They will give your kids a tour and answer their questions about all things Milligan.

10 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Various locations

Class Receptions: 1989, 1994, 1999, 2004

Reunion locations will be posted at registration.

11 a.m.

Hyder Auditorium,
Science Building

Society of Scientific Christian Scholars (SSCS)

Students/alumni with majors and minors in biology, chemistry, or math are invited to join us for a reunion!

11 a.m.

Milligan Art Gallery, Derthick Hall

Amber Parker Photography Exhibit: Reception

In March 2009, Amber began documenting the everyday lives of four children living with foster families in a local community near Beijing. She watched these children grow and change as they experienced the love of a family. Come and take in the photographs that display these faces and lives that Amber has captured in her travels.

12 p.m.

Mary Sword Commons

Tickets: $12 for adults,
$7 for 10 and under, must be purchased by Oct. 17

Lunch in the Tent

Join us for some tasty road-trip fare á la Diners, Drive-ins & Dives. Enjoy a burger bar, gourmet taco bar, fried sides, and more! Options for vegetarians will be available.

12 p.m.

Elizabethton Golf Course

Golf Tournament/Fundraiser for Baseball

$60, shotgun start
$20 Milligan package available day of

Participants must e-mail their foursome to Coach Meade (nmeade@milligan.edu) by October 10.

2 p.m.

Blowers Boulevard

Homecoming Parade

2:30 p.m.

P.H. Welshimer Library

Book Signing: He Still Speaks: A Literary Biography of Robert Milligan

Clint Holloway ('95) will present his newly published biography on Robert Milligan, the college's namesake.

Please join the P. H. Welshimer Memorial Library and Milligan College Archives and Special Collections for a book reading, signing, and light refreshments as they celebrate this new book.

2:30 - 3:15 p.m.

Little Hartland Welcome Center

Parent Info Session

Parents of prospective students, you are invited to meet with members of the Parent Council, admissions staff, and financial aid office to find out what you need to know to make a Milligan education a reality for your student!

2:30 - 4:30 p.m.

Derthick Lawn
Inflatables for kids of all ages, kettle corn, and good company!

2:30 - 4:30 p.m.

Various locations

Class Receptions: 1969, 1974, 1979,1984, 2009

Reunion locations will be posted at registration.

3 p.m.

Anglin Field

Women's soccer alumni vs current team

3:30 p.m.

Mary B. Martin Auditorium,
Seeger Chapel

Free Admission

"The Wonderful World of Disney"

The Milligan Music Department will present a short, family-friendly Homecoming Concert of fun and beloved Disney music from your favorite movies including Frozen, The Lion King, Beauty and the Beast, and many more.

The concert will feature the Milligan Concert Choir, Women' s Chorale, Heritage, Heard Mentality, Jazz Combo, and the Milligan Orchestra. Don't miss this one-of-a kind event for the young and young at heart.

5:30 p.m.

Faculty Office Building

Tailgate

Join us in the Faculty Office Building parking lot for $1 hot dogs and truckloads of fun!

6 p.m.

Little Hartland Welcome Center

PA Reception

PA's may receive up to 2 complimentary tickets to the Saturday performance of Diary of Anne Frank. Instructions for reserving tickets will be sent.

6:30 p.m.

Anglin Field

Men's Soccer vs University of the Cumberlands

6:30 p.m.

SUB 7, McMahan Student Center

Track/Cross Country Alumni Reunion
7:30 p.m.

McGlothlin-Street Theatre, Gregory Center

Tickets $7.50, may be purchased in advance or at the door

Diary of Anne Frank

Directed by Professor of Theatre Richard Major and designed by Pamela Adolphi, The Diary of Anne Frank is a passionate retelling of the events surrounding the Nazi occupation of Amsterdam during WWII and the compelling story chronicled by Anne Frank.

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