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Bison LogoHomecoming 2014

October 30 - November 1, 2014

Thursday, October 30

5:30 p.m. Heritage Circle Banquet, Founders Room, second floor of the Heritage Center. Golden, Emerald, Platinum, Platinum Plus, Diamond and Diamond Plus Circles Induction and Reunion will honor the Classes of ’64, ’59, ’54, ’49, ’44, and ’39 . Two free tickets for inductees. $16 

Friday, October 31

8 a.m.-3 p.m. Faith and Business Symposium Speakers, Mabee Business Building. Several alumni and guests will be giving presentations on topics such as business ethics, current issues in business and advice for COBA students. Everyone is welcome.

8:30 – 10:30 a.m. Professional Counseling Alumni Breakfast and Continuing Education, Heritage 208

9 and 10 a.m. Chapel, Benson Auditorium

9:45 a.m. Heritage Circle Coffee, Regions Room, second floor of Heritage Center

12-12:50 p.m. Open Chorus Rehearsal, Reynolds M106

12-12:50 p.m. Open Concert Choir Rehearsal, Reynolds M201

12 p.m.  Tenth Annual Homecoming Alumni Panel and Lunch, Pryor-England 113. Homemade taco soup with trimmings. All pre-professional health science students and health science alumni welcome!

5 p.m.  Harding University's TV16 News is planning an ALUMNI NEWSCAST the All former news anchors are invited to guest-anchor our LIVE 5 p.m. newscast on Friday, Oct. 31. If interested, please contact Dutch Hoggatt dhoggatt@harding.edu.

5:30 p.m.  90th Anniversary Black and Gold Banquet, Charles White Cafeteria, $18. A wonderful evening to remind you of your favorite Harding memories celebrated with some of your favorite Harding heroes. Dr. Clifton L. Ganus, Jr. will emcee honoring Harding’s outstanding and distinguished alumni.

King's Men and OEGE club members, especially from 1973 to 1980, there will be a reunion at Homecoming weekend this fall with at least 4 different and distinct gatherings and activities, from that Friday evening to lunch that Sunday.  See our King's Men/OEGE Alumni page on Facebook for more info, details and updates at: https://www.facebook.com/groups/54506442602/ and/or e-mail Chuck Bronson at cbmssw@yahoo.com or Becky Foster at beckyfoster7@yahoo.com

Saturday, November 1

7:30-9:30 a.m. Sub T-16 Reunion, Regions Room- Heritage 206, $10

8:30 -9:45 a.m. Alumni Continental Breakfast, Student Center. Meet your friends and pick up the latest schedule of events.

8:30 – 9:45 a.m. Library Worker Reunion – Brackett Library

In celebration of Harding’s 90th year, Brackett Library would like to invite all past and present library student workers, staff and librarians to a reception during Homecoming weekend.

10-10:35 a.m. Alumni Chapel, Administration Auditorium. Dr. Bruce McLarty will be keynote speaker with singing led by the family of Andy T. Ritchie Jr. Remember the songs and share the memories of chapel with other alumni.

10:45 a.m. – 2 p.m.  Pi Theta Phi Reunion, Founders Room.  Contact Melanie Gary mgary@harding.edu   

10:45 a.m. – 12 p.m. - Pi Kappa Epsilon 25th Anniversary Reunion, Heritage 208

10:45 a.m. – 1 p.m. KaRaTa Brunch Reunion  - 512 Crain Drive in Searcy. Beaux and families are welcome. Contact Carla Sumner at Carlasuesumner@gmail.com.

10:45 a.m. – 12 p.m. Camp Tahkodah Reunion,  Harding Academy cafeteria. A come-and-go reception for current and past campers, parents, counselors and staff.

10:45 a.m. – 12 p.m.- Bison Track and Field & Cross Country Reunion Liberty Room

10:45 a.m. - 12 p.m. - Interior Design Alumni Reunion - Olen Hendrix Third Floor

10:45 a.m.-12 p.m.  Carr College of Nursing Reception, Freeman Center (Swaid 201) on Park Ave.

10:45 a.m.-12 p.m. - That 70s Reunion, Regions Room - Heritage 206 For everyone who attended Harding during that decade.

10:45 a.m.-12 p.m. - Totally Awesome 80s Reunion, International Room -Heritage 200 B. For everyone who attended Harding during that decade.

10:45 a.m. – 12 p.m. – All That 90s Reunion- Arkansas Room – Heritage 200C For everyone who attended Harding during that decade.

10:45 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.  Galaxy Reunion - New location! Heritage 209. Members, queens and guests invited. Contact David Underwood at dunderwood@harding.edu

10:45 a.m.-1:45 p.m. Generation HU Tailgate Party, Ganus Athletic Center. For graduates of the last decade.

11 a.m.-1:45 p.m. Harding Family Picnic and Giant Tailgate Celebration, Ganus Athletic Center front lawn. $10 adults, $5 for children 6-11. Families may use current student’s meal plan. Children under 6 eat for free with parent. Heritage Circle members will be seated inside the GAC.

Classes of ’39, ’44, ’49, ’54, ’59, ’64, ’69, ’74, ’79, ’84, ’89, ’94, ’99, ‘04 and ‘09 will meet at the Family Picnic. Signs denoting class years will be posted at the picnic. Heritage Circle classes will be seated inside the gym. Other classes will be seated outside weather permitting.

Tailgating, First Security Stadium. Bring your grills, black and gold décor and Bison spirit to create the ultimate outdoor dining experience before the game. Invite friends and current students to join you. Don’t want to cook? ARAMARK will be grilling burgers and hot dogs.

Student Publications Alumni Tailgating Mixer- Ganus Athletic Center

11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. African-American Alumni for HU Lunch Tailgating for alumni and current students - Ganus Athletic Center. Contact lhowell@harding.edu if you would like to attend.

More reunions and activities after the football game …

Bison Men’s Basketball Alumni Game - Rhodes Field House

Cross Country, Track & Field Alumni - Come-and-go at the Lloyd's home, 43 Harding Drive

Harding Choral Groups Alumni Reunion - Reynolds Center Choral Hall. Get together after the game to meet, greet, snack, and sing a few songs with people who loved singing while at Harding. Former members of all chorus groups are invited.

Football and Cheerleaders Reunion - Ganus Athletic Center. The 2014 season is the 50th anniversary of John Prock’s inaugural year as Bison head coach. We will share stories about Coach Prock and honor Charlene and their family. A special part of the reunion is a book signing party with Ken Bissell, author of Many Sons to Glory, the biography of Coach Prock, and Charlene Prock, whose life story and recipes are featured in All the Good Stuff. Proceeds from the sales of the books go to support Women for Harding scholarships. R.S.V.P to lwalton@harding.edu.

Alumni Relations
800-477-4312, ext. 1

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