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Homecoming Weekend 2014 will be on October 17 and 18. We hope you come back home to campus!

 


It’s really happening! Your brand-new Alumni Center will be ready next summer with exciting new programming, student-alumni mentoring and Gamecock parties in the heart of downtown Columbia. This year, we want you to see the site of your new home and bring your family back to campus for Homecoming!



Get your tickets for the biggest tailgate party of the year, just across from the stadium! This family-friendly event includes a children’s activity, Cocky, cheerleaders and the spirited Carolina Band! Tickets are $20 for My Carolina LIFE members, $30 for My Carolina members, and $50 for non-members. Kids under 12 get in for only $8! Your ticket includes Southern fare and adult beverages.


Schedule of Events
Tentative

Thursday, October 16

10 a.m. until 2 p.m.Cocky’s Creations

7 p.m. CockfestPep Rally at Colonial Life Arena


Friday, October 17

2 until 4 p.m.Class of 1964 check-in, pick up packets, Hilton Hotel

3 p.m.Campus bus tour  (approximately 1 hour)

3 p.m.Homecoming parade

Get in the spirit of Homecoming and see the band, cheerleaders and parade floats built by student organizations.

College of Nursing Homecoming, celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Viana McCown Lectureship and Alumni Day. Keynote speaker Phyliis Beck Kritek. Join us for a full day of learning and reconnecting with each other.  For more information, contact Courtney Jones at (803) 777-3039.
        
School of Law class reunions and CLE classes. Contact Carol Mitchell at (803) 777-3408 for more information.

4 until 6 p.m.College of Mass Communications and Information Studies Annual Alumni & Friends Reception

Join alumni, friends, staff, current and retired faculty of the college and Cocky to celebrate Homecoming.  We’ll gather on Gibbes Green the lawn near Davis College, for an afternoon reception with light hors d’oeuvres and entertainment. Visit www.sc.edu/cmcis for more details and to RSVP. Please direct any questions to lamberae@mailbox.sc.edu.

5 until 7 p.m.College receptions and gatherings, various locations

5 until 7 p.m.Moore School Homecoming BBQ at the new Moore School building on Assembly Street  

Moore School International Business 40th Anniversary Celebration information

6 until 8 p.m.College of Arts and Sciences Annual Alumni/Retired Faculty BBQ. Gambrell lobby, $15 per person. Call (803) 777-9201 with questions and to RSVP.

6:30 until 9:30 p.m.College of Hospitality, Retail and Sport Management

Join your HRSM family for the Cockiest Homecoming Party Ever at the McCutchen House located on USC’s Historic Horseshoe. There will be fabulous food & beverages including our new Cockiest Cocktail, a DJ and our best silent auction ever featuring trips, packages and a special football signed by Gamecocks in the NFL. To support our student focused mission, purchase tickets at www.HRSM.sc.edu/alumni. For additional details, contact Tina Weaver at (803) 777-6721.

6:30 until 9:30 p.m.Class of 1964 Golden Reunion Party, Hilton Hotel

Enjoy great food, beverages and dancing with the band “Heart and Soul.”

7 until 8:30 p.m.Alumni Association Awards Reception

8:30 p.m.Gamecock Nights sponsored by the Black Alumni Council, Sheraton Convention Center

Saturday, October 18

3 hours before kick-offHomecoming Tailgate Party, Gamecock Park (formerly the Farmer’s Market)

Get your tickets for the biggest tailgate party of the year, just across from the stadium! This family-friendly event includes a children’s activity, Cocky, cheerleaders and the spirited Carolina Band! Tickets are $20 for My Carolina members and $35 for nonmembers. Kids under 12 get in for only $8! Your ticket includes Southern fare and adult beverages.

Time to be determined, USC Gamecocks vs. Furman Paladians

Tickets are $35 each

South Carolina Honors College 19th Annual Homecoming Champagne Brunch

For more information, call the Honors College at (803) 777-0620.

Law School Tailgate. Contact Carol Mitchell for more information at (803) 777-3408.

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Staff to contact for additional information:

 Lynn Bradley Lynn G. Bradley, '84 BA, Life Member
Assistant Executive Director of Alumni Engagement
lynnb@mycarolina.org
803.777.3989

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