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Homecoming 2014

 

"A Major Experience"

Friday, October 24 – Sunday, October 26, 2014

Register today!

 

Join us on the Millsaps College Alumni Facebook page or on Twitter (@millsapscollege) for updates. Reserve your hotel room in the Millsaps block soon at the King Edward Hilton Garden Inn.  Questions? Email us at alumni@millsaps.edu or call 601-974-1038.

Friday, October 24, 2014

8:00 a.m.- 6:00 p.m.
Millsaps College Library Exhibit

The Library will feature an exhibit titled "Glimpses into the Ancient Past: Southwestern United States, Mesoamerican and South American Objects from the Banks Livingston Collection." Exhibits in the upstairs Archives Gallery will include "Discovery of Long Lost Mississippi Methodist Manuscripts" and selected materials from the "Trunk Documents of Muggie Hopkins."

Library exhibits are located in the library display cases, main floor and second floor and may be viewed any time the library is open: Friday 8-6, Saturday 10-5, Sunday Noon-1:00 p.m.

10:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m.
Check in and Hospitality
A. Boyd Campbell College Center Lobby

Pick up weekend information along with a Millsaps alumni sticker. Say hello to classmates and the alumni staff while enjoying music in the Bowl.

11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Major Generals Luncheon
Robert & Dee Leggett Special Events Center in the A. Boyd Campbell College Center

Join us in celebrating the class of 1964 and those who have been graduated for 50 years or more. Entertainment will be provided by the Millsaps Singers. Complimentary to the Class of 1964, $15.00 for guests/spouses. For more information email sloane.noble@millsaps.edu or call 601-974-1038. Seated luncheon. Reservations required

1:30 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.
Friday Forum
"Mississippi Entrepreneurs"

Gertrude Ford Academic Complex
Room 215

2:00 p.m.
Service of Remembrance for Class of 1964
Fitzhugh Chapel in Christian Center

2:00 p.m.
Memorial service for Bruce Stafford, Class of 1969
Kappa Alpha House

3:00 p.m.- 5:00 p.m.
Student activities in the Bowl

5:00 p.m.- 6:30 p.m.
Alumni Association Awards
Reception 5:00 - Program 5:45
Country Club of Jackson

Honoring: Distinguished Alumnus, Andy Mullins '70, Outstanding Young Alumnus, Ricky James '04, Jim Livesay Service Award recipients Gene Ainsworth '64 and Chat Lenhart '03. Tickets are $30 and include hors d'oevres and two drink tickets.

6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Mu Chapter of Kappa Delta Centennial Soiree
1702 North State Street

6:30 p.m.
Class of 1964 Reunion Party
Country Club of Jackson

The Class of 1964 will celebrate their 50th reunion with a dinner at the Country Club of Jackson. Registration required. Cost is $50 per person and includes the Alumni Awards Reception and Class of 1964 Reunion Party. Contact sloane.noble@millsaps.edu or call 601-974-1038 for more information.

7:00 p.m.- 9:00 p.m.
Class of 1974 Reunion Party
Home of Jan and John Wofford

 

Saturday, October 25, 2014

8:00 a.m. (registration begins at 7:30 a.m.)
5K Run/Walk
Hosted by Pi Kappa Alpha Fraternity
North Gate at the intersection of North State Street and Riverside Drive.

The event proceeds support the Don Fortenberry Endowed Scholarship Fund, which provides scholarship to a freshman recognizing his/her community service work. The scholarship is in honor of the Rev. Don Fortenberry, who served Millsaps College for 31 years as chaplain and professor and was the president of Alpha Iota Chapter of Pi Kappa Alpha in 1961.  For registration information contact James Adamoli at adamojr@millsaps.edu, or 832-584-8549.

9:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Get Your Bowl On
Millsaps Bowl

Student chefs at the annual "Tasting at the Tents" will provide a breakfast bite. Grab a cup of coffee and meet our new Athletics Director, Josh Brooks. Listen to live music as the Bowl fills up with game day activities.

10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Millsaps-Wilson Library Book Sale
Visit the Millsaps-Wilson Library basement for the annual Homecoming Book Sale.

The public is invited to browse our assortment of books, Millsaps College yearbooks, and much more. For more information, call the library at 601-974-1073 or e-mail librarian@millsaps.edu.

10:00 a.m.
Mu Chapter of Kappa Delta Founder's Day Dedication
1702 N. State St.

10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m.
Fraternity and Sorority Open Houses

Stop by the house and say hello to your fraternity and sorority brothers and sisters.

10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m.
Kappa Sigma New House Dedication
Kappa Sigma House

11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
Major Tailgates
English House Lawn

Enjoy delicious food and libations while reconnecting with faculty and staff, and visiting with alumni friends, old and new.

12:00 p.m.
Millsaps vs Sewanee
Homecoming Football Game
Harper Davis Field

All tickets are to be purchased at the gate. Gates open two hours before kickoff: $12 general admission, $75 chair back seats based on availability. Free for kids 5 and under. For more information email Anne Clark at anne.clark@millsaps.edu or call 601-974-1190.

3:00 p.m.
Women's Volleyball
Millsaps vs Berry
Hangar Dome

6:30 p.m.-11:30 p.m.
Millsaps Homecoming Party
King Edward Hotel/Hilton Garden Inn

All Millsaps Alumni are invited! Reunion classes include: 1964, 1969, 1974, 1979, 1984, 1989, 1994, 1999, 2004 and 2009.

Tickets are $40 and include dinner and two drink tickets.

Young alums (Classes of 2004-2014) $20.00.

Also included in the festivities is the 1980 Undefeated Football Team Reunion. For more information on this reunion contact Marshall Pemberton at majormania1@yahoo.com or call 678-234-2612.

 

Sunday, October 26, 2014

10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.
Memorial Service for Alumni and Friends
Christian Center, Fitzhugh Chapel

Please join us as we celebrate the lives of Millsaps alumni and friends who have passed away in the last year.

2:00 p.m.
Women's Volleyball
Millsaps vs Oglethorpe
Hangar Dome

The Hilton Garden/King Edward has reserved a block of rooms exclusively for Millsaps Alumni.

Contact them at King Edward Hilton Garden Inn