Homecoming 2016 - Save the Date

Celebrating the classes of: 1946, 1951, 1956, 1961, 1966, 1971, 1976, 1981, 1986, 1991, 1996, 2001, 2006, 2011

Celebrating the following reunions: Austria, Baseball, Opera Scenes, Minks, Nursing, Cheerleading, 1981 Medical Arts

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Homecoming Schedule

Wednesday, September 28

12:00 pm

The Dr. Robert V. Digman Lecture Series
Speaker TBD
Crim Dining Hall

Thursday, September 29

11:00 am

Homecoming 2016 Chapel Service – Everyone welcome!
Rev. David G. Boone ’87 – Look UP! Kneel Down!
Wilcox Chapel

12:00 pm

The Dr. Robert V. Digman Lecture Series
Speaker TBD
Crim Dining Hall

Friday, September 30

8:00 am – 12:00 pm

Men’s Basketball Fall Golf Scramble
$50.00 per person; online pay not available
Bel Meadows Golf Club –RSVP Required at 304-457-6284

9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Registration – All Attendees
Campus Center

12:00 pm

The Dr. Robert V. Digman Lecture Series
Dr. James Daddysman – History of Semester in Europe / Austria Program
Crim Dining Hall

1:00 pm

Semester in Europe / Austria Program Reunion
Crim Dining Hall – RSVP Required

2:00 pm

E.J. Willis Society, Class of 1966
Burbick Hall Lobby – RSVP Required

4:00 pm

Meet the President
All are welcome to meet and greet President Barry in a casual setting.
Trustee Boardroom, 4th floor of Burbick Hall

5:00 pm

Alumni and Friends Gathering
Class reunion photos will be taken during this event.
Burbick Hall Lobby – RSVP Required

6:00 pm

Alumni Baseball Game
$30.00 for those participating or wanting a t-shirt
Jack Funk Field – RSVP Required

6:00 pm

Met My Mate – $10.00 per person
For all couples who met at AB!
Greystone – RSVP Required

7:00 pm

2016 Homecoming Pageant
Funkhouser Auditorium

9:00 pm

Bonfire Pep Rally
Former Soccer Field – Everyone welcome!

Saturday, October 1

7:30 am

Alumni Council Breakfast – FREE!
Breakfast meeting will be open to all alumni.
Trustee Boardroom, 4th floor of Burbick Hall – RSVP Required

8:00 am – 2:00 pm

Registration – All Attendees
Campus Center

8:30 am

Music Alumni and Friends Breakfast – $7.00 per person
Opera Scenes reunion
Burbick Hall Lobby – RSVP Required

9:00 am

AB&U Day (Become a Battler Day)
Legacy families encouraged to attend.
RSVP at ab.edu/visit-abu/
Admission Event

9:00 am

Nursing Alumni Association Brunch – $17.00 per person
Crim Dining Hall – RSVP Required

10:00 am

Meet and Greet Class of ’81 Medical Arts Reunion
Light refreshments will be served.
Myers Hall

10:00 am

Opera Scenes Reunion Rehearsal
Wilcox Chapel – RSVP Required

Music information

10:20 am

Tours available in conjunction with AB&U Day
Pickett Library

11:30 am

Campus Spirit March
Main Campus

12:00 pm

Alumni Tailgate – $10.00 per person
Multi-Sport Performance Stadium Parking Lot – RSVP Required

12:00 pm

Baseball Alumni Tailgate – $10.00 per person
Multi-Sport Performance Stadium Parking Lot – RSVP Required

12:00 pm

Class of 1981 Medical Arts Tailgate – $10.00 per person
Multi-Sport Performance Stadium Parking Lot – RSVP Required

12:00 pm

Cheerleading Tailgate – $10.00 per person
Multi-Sport Performance Stadium Parking Lot – RSVP Required

1:30 pm

Football Game
Battlers vs. Fort Valley State University
Halftime announcing of King and Queen
Multi-Sport Performance Stadium

5:30 pm

Alumni Dinner / Awards Banquet – $25.00 per person
Alumni Achievement Award – Dr. Teresa Marsh ’99
Distinguished Alumni Award – Jeffrey Gross ’74
Hu C. and Avanelle Myers Award – Dr. Kyrus Patch ’77
Lord and Lady – Dr. W. Christian and Mrs. Anne Sizemore
Outstanding Ally Award – Mrs. Louzetta Shriver
Class reunion photos will be taken during this event
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Dining Hall, Campus Center – RSVP Required

8:00 pm

School of Music Homecoming Concert & Opera Highlights Reunion
$10.00 Admission – Payable at door only;
Free Admission with valid AB ID.
Wilcox Chapel

Sunday, October 2

9:00 am

The Elkanah Hulley Society / Planned Giving Breakfast
For all who are in the Hulley Society and for those interested in naming ABU in their wills or other deferred gifts such as life insurance or IRA beneficiary designations.
Crim Dining – RSVP Required

10:30 am

Worship Service at Philippi Baptist Church
Rev. David A. Carpenter ’71
69 Church Street, Philippi

12:00 pm

Mink Reunion Brunch
Burbick Hall Lobby – RSVP Required