Presbyterian College is excited to welcome our alumni, family, friends, faculty, staff, students, and the community to campus for an exciting weekend of activities! There is sure to be something for everyone. Grab your family and friends and start making plans to join us for a weekend of celebration and fun!
Mark your calendars and start making plans. Keep an eye on the website, your mailbox, email, and social media as we will update activities and fill in additional information. RSVPs will be open beginning September 1st with the early bird registration closing September 29th. Some events do have participation maximums, so your early RSVP is encouraged. Please note that some activities are by invitation only.
WHILE WE LIVE, WE SERVE - SERVICE DAY PROJECT
1 – 5 p.m.
There is no better way to kick off Homecoming than by serving our beloved communities. Post your pictures in PC gear serving your community and light social media up with PC pride by tagging us #whileweliveweserve, #presbyteriancollege, #PCstyle.
CLASS OF 1973 50TH REUNION LUNCH
Noon – 1:30 p.m.
Get ready to step back in time and share a slice of nostalgia for this year’s 50th Reunion, a cherished moment for those who hold a special place in PC history. The Harper Gallery becomes a portal to the past, a space where memories are rekindled with the warmth of familiar faces.
Noon – 3 p.m.
East Lawn (by GDH)
The History Department welcomes you to the East Lawn to immerse yourself in a culture that’s rich, vibrant, and undeniably festive. So, bring your appetite, inner warrior, and sense of adventure.
TRUE BLUE LEGACY TOUR
3 – 4:30 p.m.
Kuhne Auditorium (Neville Hall)
The True Blue Legacy Tour offers an exclusive opportunity for alumni with children in 9th through 12th grade to engage in an informative session with esteemed faculty, gaining insights into the evolving academic landscape. The event also encompasses a comprehensive campus tour, providing a firsthand glimpse into the institution’s cutting-edge facilities and vibrant scholastic environment.
PC ROTC HALL OF FAME INDUCTION CEREMONY
2 – 2:45 p.m.
Armed Forces Memorial (in between Jacobs Hall & Harrington-Peachtree Center)
The ROTC Plaza takes center stage as the 2023 inductee will be honored. A moment where you become part of the legacy, the honor, and the unwavering commitment to the values that define the ROTC program. Be a part of this extraordinary chapter in PC history.
4 – 5 p.m.
Witness the culmination of generosity and progress that’s all about celebrating the spirit of giving and unveiling exciting transformation. Get ready to be dazzled by the state-of-the-art McIntosh Athletic Center, aka “The MAC”, and the renovations to Templeton Gymnasium – a space that’s been reborn with a new lease of life. Be a part of this tribute to the power of community, the pursuit of excellence, and the journey of growth.
BEN HAY HAMMET SOCIETY RECEPTION, HONORING THE CLASS OF 1973
5:30 – 7 p.m.
The Class of 1973’s induction into the Society is a testament to the mark you’ve left on the fabric of PC. Along with alumni who have tread the path for 50 or more years, it’s a rendezvous of legends, a union of wisdom, and a tribute to those who have shaped the legacy and spirit of PC.
TARTAN GATHERING FOR LEADERSHIP DONORS
7 – 8 p.m.
This exclusive event, held in the Cornelson Center in Neville Hall, is to recognize the impactful support of our annual leadership donors. It’s a time to engage in meaningful conversations with those who share your passion for making a difference and forge connections that go beyond philanthropy. Your commitment to our mission has elevated us to new heights, and we are thrilled to celebrate your role in our success.
NEVILLE LAWN PARTY
7:30 – 10:30 p.m.
Get ready to ignite the night with the ultimate party under the stars with the gorgeous backdrop of Neville Hall. We’ve got food trucks rolling in that will take your palate on a joyride and the drinks with be flowing. Get those dancing shoes on, because the beats are going to be infectious!
BREAKFAST WITH THE PRESIDENT
8:30 – 9:15 a.m.
Smith Administration Building
($15 per person)
Set those alarms for a delectable breakfast spread, and the dynamic presence of Dr. Anita Gustafson, our 20th president. Whether you are reuniting with a familiar face or crossing paths for the first time, this is an opportunity that’s about to fill your day with energy and enthusiasm. Join us in the newly renovated Butch ’60 and Brenda Woodward Lobby in the Smith Administration Building and get a sneak peek into the future of our beloved institution.
ALUMNI ASSOCIATION ANNUAL AWARDS AND RECOGNITION CEREMONY
9:30 – 10:30 a.m.
Join the energy of old friends, new acquaintances, and kindred spirits in the illustrious Belk Auditorium. Get ready to be inspired as we highlight the alumni trailblazers, achievers, and game-changers of 2023 and honor the memory of those who have passed.
TRUE BLUE TAILGATE
11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Bailey Memorial Stadium
($25 per person)
Brace yourselves for a brand-new, jaw-dropping experience that’s going to redefine how we celebrate! Hang out with your squad, catch up with classmates, and rekindle bonds that will last a lifetime. Food, drinks and music provided. But hold on tight, because here’s the cherry on top – reserved spaces for reunion classes! Spread the word and get ready to dive into a tailgating phenomenon!
PRESBYTERIAN COLLEGE - BLUE HOSE VS. MARIST
Bailey Memorial Stadium
Get ready to shake the very foundation of Bailey Stadium. Bring your energy and excitement as we gear up for the showdown of epic proportions, where every pass, every tackle, and every touchdown sends a shockwave through the crowd. So, get ready to show the power of the Blue Hose spirit – a force to be reckoned with! Go Blue Hose!
For ticket information or to purchase tickets, please call (864) 833-8240 or visit the “Fan Zone” tab on www.gobluehose.com.
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