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Spring Alumni Weekend 2022

April 8 - April 10

Millsaps would like to invite all Alumni to the Spring Alumni Weekend 2022!

There will be various events and activities for alumni throughout April 8-10.

Click the link to register and see Attendee List   Spring Alumni Weekend

 

Thursday, April 7, 2022  

7:00pm – Writer and sociologist Dr. Robyn Ryle ’96, McMullan Lecture Hall in the Christian Center. Dr. Ryle will moderate a discussion about gender with a panel of Millsaps student leaders. She is the author of three books on the subject that will be available for purchase at the event.

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Friday, April 8, 2022  

NOTE: The MClub Golf Tournament has been postponed to May 19, 2022Click here for details and registration.

1:00 p.m. – Distinguished Alumnus Lecture “A Southerner’s Reflections on Liberal Education,” with Dr. Ed Schrader (’73), McMullan Lecture Hall in the Christian Center followed by a reception in the Nicholson Garden (located near the Welty statue).

2:00 p.m. – Campus Tours, departs from Christian Center lobby
Guided tour of campus provided by current student Presidential Ambassadors. Golf carts will be available for transportation.

2:30 p.m. – Visiting Writer Series – Join us for a reception in the Nicholson Garden. Thomas Richardson (’08) will present a reading from his new poetry collection, How to Read. Mississippi Poet Laureate Catherine Pierce will also read from her work. Co-sponsored by the Millsaps Visiting Writer’s Series, Religious Studies Department, and the Eudora Welty Foundation.

3:00 p.m. Geoscience Department Happy Hour and Student Poster Session, 1st floor Sullivan Harrell Hall

5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.  Alumni Awards, Country Club of Jackson (CCJ)
325 St. Andrews Drive, Jackson MS 39211 
 

Cocktail Reception at 5:30 p.m., followed by the presentation of awards at 6:00 p.m.  Join us at the Country Club of Jackson as we recognize and honor the 2021 Distinguished Alumnus, Ed Schrader (’73), the Outstanding Young Alumna, Lamees El-sadek (’11), Livesay Award recipients (Steve Franks ’68) and Martha Cooke (’88), Leadership in Giving and Spirit of Giving recipients. Registration required.

7:00 p.m. 1970 and 1971 Reunion Dinner, Country Club of Jackson (CCJ)
325 St. Andrews Drive, Jackson MS 39211
This year represents the 50th and 51st anniversary for the Classes of 1970 and 1971. 50th Reunion Weekend package is $100/person and includes admission to four events for the classes of 1970-1971.

8:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. All-Alumni Reunion Party at CS’s 1359 North West St, Jackson, MS 39202
All alumni are invited to gather at our favorite off-campus hang out. We especially  look forward to seeing 2010-2011 (10 year), 2000-2001 (20 year), 1990 -1991 (30 year), and 1980-1981 (40 year) reunion classes. Cash bar. Enjoy burgers on us!

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Saturday, April 9, 2022 

10:30 a.m.  Major Generals Reunion Brunch for 1970 & 1971
Selby and Richard McRae Christian Center.
50th Year Reunion Classes of 1970-1971 will enjoy a casual brunch followed by a presentation of medals.

11:00 a.m. Geoscience Department Open House and Coffee, 1st Floor Sullivan-Harrell Hall

12:00 p.m. All-Alumni Spring Social in the Bowl
$20/per adult – Includes food, 2 drink tickets, live music. Ages 13-20 are $10. Kids 12 and under free. Enjoy great food, drink, live music and activities for the kids while visiting with alumni and friends!

12:00 p.m. Lambda Chi Alpha Founder’s Day, Lambda Chi House Courtyard
Crawfish and BBQ at 12:00 p.m. Lambda Chi Alumni Awards at 2:00pm.

2:00 p.m. Kappa Sigma Alpha Upsilon Family & Alumni Crawfish Boil, Kappa Sigma House
Crawfish provided, BYOB

5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Centennial Celebration of the Millsaps Chapter of Lambda Chi AlphaSelby and Richard McRae Christian Center. Alumni, actives, and friends are invited to join Lambda Chi Alpha’s Centennial Celebration. Refreshments at 5:30 p.m., ceremony at 6:00 p.m., reception at 6:45 p.m. Business casual – coat and tie preferred. RSVP to Chris Spear, 228.861.4381.

6:00 p.m. Geology Department Reunion – Cocktail Meet and Greet, President’s Home  

 

Saturday Athletics

10:00 a.m. Men’s and Women’s Tennis vs Oglethorpe University, Coach Montgomery Courts

12:00 p.m. Softball vs Berry CollegeMillsaps Softball Complex

1:00 p.m. Baseball vs Rhodes College, Millsaps Twenty Field

2:00 p.m. Softball vs Berry College, Millsaps Softball Complex

3:00 p.m. Men’s Alumni Soccer Match, Harper Davis Field

4:00 p.m. Baseball vs Rhodes College, Millsaps Twenty Field

5:00 p.m. Women’s Alumni Soccer Match, Harper Davis Field

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Sunday, April 10, 2022

10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Palm Sunday Service
Yates Chapel in the Selby and Richard McRae Christian Center
The service will be led by Millsaps Chaplain, the Dr. Rev. Joey Shelton.

 

Sunday Athletics

10:00am Women’s Tennis vs. Berry College, Coach Montgomery Courts

10:00am Men’s Tennis vs. Berry College, Coach Montgomery Courts

12:00 p.m. Softball vs Berry CollegeMillsaps Softball Complex

12:00 p.m. Baseball vs Rhodes College, Millsaps Twenty Field

 

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