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There’s nothing like your first days on campus at Carolina. A Freshmen Send-Off Party brings alumni and students from your hometown together to talk about what to expect and forge friendships before a new semester begins.

2014 Freshmen Send-Off Party Schedule

Los AngelesSunday, July 20
1 until 3 p.m.
Hennessey's Manhattan Beach
Contact: Christine Mudd

Colleton County – Thursday, July 24
6 until 8 p.m.
Courtney Bay at Dogwood Hills Golf Club
Contact: Lori Beard

New York
– Saturday, July 26
2 until 4 p.m.
Mason Jar
43 East 30th Street, New York, NY 10016
(212) 213-3587
Contact: Caitlin Stevens

Raleigh – Saturday, July 26
2 until 4 p.m.
Groucho’s
10 Horne Street, Raleigh, NC
Contact: Greg Roush 

Spartanburg – Sunday, July 27
1 until 3 p.m.
Buffalo Wild Wings
1491 W.O. Ezell Blvd., Spartanburg, SC 29301
Contact: Tracy Bouye

Nashville – Sunday, July 27
5 until 7 p.m.
J.W. Brunson’s home
Contact: J.W. Brunson

Washington, DC – Saturday, August 2
4 until 7 p.m.
Nottoway Park – Sheltered Picnic Area
9610 Courthouse Road, Vienna, VA 22181
Contact: Alex Kemp

Atlanta – Saturday, August 2
11 a.m. until 1 p.m.
Azalea Park – Pavilion #1
203 Azalea Drive, Roswell, GA 30075
Contact: Ken Johnson

Detroit – Saturday, August 2
1 until 4 p.m.
Alumnus' home in Brownstown Township
Contact: Heath Bogart

Piedmont Triad – Saturday, August 2
High Point Country Club
800 Country Club Drive, High Point, NC
5:30 until 7:30 p.m.
Contact: Greg Peoples

Charlotte – Saturday, August 2
Noon until 2 p.m.
Icehouse South End
2100 South Blvd., Charlotte, NC
Contact: James Wolf

Charlottesville – Saturday, August 2
3 until 5 p.m.
Commonwealth Restaurant & Skybar
422 East Main Street, Charlottesville, VA 22902
Contact: Sherry Nist

Rock Hill
– Sunday, August 3
4 until 6 p.m.
The City Club
140 East Main St., Rock Hill, SC
Contact: CJ Palmer

Greenville – Sunday, August 3
1 until 3 p.m.
Your Pie
1461 Woodruff Road, Greenville, SC 29607
(864) 288-8988
Contact: Erin Harvey

Myrtle Beach – Sunday, August 3
5:30 until 7:30 p.m.
Hammerhead Grille
700 N. Ocean Blvd., Myrtle Beach, SC

Richmond – Tuesday, August 5
6 until 8 p.m.
Dave & Buster's
4001 Brownstone Blvd., Glen Allen, VA
Contact: Thomas Rickenbaker

Statesville - Tuesday, August 5
6:30 p.m.
Courtyard Marriott
1530 Cinema Dr., Statesville, NC 28625
Contact: Larry Nichols

Jacksonville
- Saturday, August 9
5:30 until 8:30 p.m.
Pablo Creek Reserve
13968 Reserve Circle, Jacksonville, FL 32224
Contact: Michael Phillips

Charleston – Sunday, August 10
2 until 4 p.m.
Kickin’ Chicken
1119 Johnnie Dodds Blvd., Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464
(843) 881-8734
Contact: Erin Hinton

Virginia Beach/Hampton Roads – Sunday, August 10
Alumnus' home near Virginia Beach Town Center
Contact: Carolee Moore


Alumni: You're Invited!

Remember how exciting your first semester at Carolina was? Now is your chance to share some of those memories with students local to your area who are entering the University as freshmen this fall. Check the list of cities. If a send-off party is planned by a My Carolina Club near you... you're invited! Just click the link to make sure you RSVP (we want to have plenty of food for everyone) and then come meet the newest members of the Carolina family.

Student and Parents: This Is for You!

We hope you'll join us at this send-off party honoring you and your accomplishment! Food will be served at each send-off and every incoming freshmen will be eligible to win door prizes.

    Meet Current Carolina Students and Staff

    Many of our send-off parties will give you the opportunity to meet current students and staff from the Admissions Office, Student Affairs and My Carolina Alumni Association. Student Body Government representatives will be attending several of the send-offs to meet our incoming freshmen and parents.


    Staff to contact for additional information:

    Sarah O. Sipes, '07

    Sarah O. Sipes, '07 BS, Annual Member
    Director of Regional Alumni Engagement
    ssipes@mycarolina.org 
    803.777.3986

    "My Carolina is the memory of classes in the Coliseum, my ESA sisters becoming lifelong friends, football games at Williams-Brice Stadium, and meeting my husband in the dorm freshman year." 




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