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Homecoming 2021

Happy Together - October 22 & 23 

Life is always so much better when we can be Happy Together. After cancelling Homecoming in 2020, we are moving forward with plans to host Homecoming 2021 on campus on October 22 & 23.

To see the schedule of events and to register, please scroll down.  We can’t wait to see you!

For more information, please contact Erica Harris, Executive Director for Alumni Relations, at erica.harris@ucumberlands.edu or 606.539.4250. 

Class Reunions

50th Year Reunion

40th Year Reunion

25th Year Reunion 

10th Year Reunion 

 

It seems like 2019 was forever ago. How could we have known then that our lives would be disrupted and friends and families kept apart. That makes this year even more special. Take a look back at the last time we were so happy together and make plans to join us on campus this October. 

Homecoming Schedule of Events

Check out our schedule for this year's homecoming weekend. 
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FRIDAY, OCTOBER 22

Creech-Boswell “Golden Class” Dessert Reception and Induction of 1970 and 1971 Classes
1:00 p.m. | Grace Crum Rollins Center
For all alumni who graduated fifty or more years ago.

Boswell Bench Dedication 
2:30 p.m. | Rollins Family Quad

Grover M. Hermann Library Tour 
3:00 p.m. | Enjoy a look around our beautifully renovated library!  Guided tours will depart from the Walnut Street entrance (not the fountain side) at 3:00 and 3:30 p.m.

PATS Serve
2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. | Area Service Projects for Students and Alums 

Alumni Athletic Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony and Reception
6:00 p.m. | Grace Crum Rollins Center & Kohn Theatre
Join us as we honor our 2021 Athletic Hall of Fame Inductees.

Music Department Concert
7:00 p.m. | Mary McGaw Music Building

Block Party (Ferris wheel, Scrambler, corn hole, s’mores and more!)
7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. | Patriot Park

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 23

Alumni Baseball Reunion and Homerun Derby
10:00 a.m. | Doyle Buhl Stadium

Cheer Reunion
10:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon | Old Gatliff Gymnasium  
Calling all former cheerleaders, mascots and coaches/sponsors!  Mix and mingle with cheer alumni, meet our current team members and enjoy a fight song performance!  

English Department Drop-In
10:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon | English Office | Lower level - Bennett Building (Gray Brick)
Catch up with your former professors and classmates!

Cumberlands Carnival (Ferris wheel, Scrambler, Face Painting, Balloon Artist, Fun Foods)
10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. | Patriot Park

Patriot Games (for children 12 and under)
1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. | Patriot Park
Sponsored by Appalachian Ministries, children are invited to participate in fun, competitive games with prizes for each winner)

Alumni Luncheon and Awards Ceremony 
12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. | Boswell Campus Center Grill
Alumni Hall of Distinguished Alumni, Honored Classes 

Men’s Soccer Match Doubleheader 
12:30 p.m. | 2:30 p.m. | Patriots Soccer Complex | vs Thomas More  

PA Program Reunion/Drop-In 
2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. | Correll Science Center
For all PA Program graduates and those interested in learning more about it.  An information session will begin at 3:00.

Alumni Tennis Pro-Am 
2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. | Tennis Courts

UC Swim and Dive Team Reunion
2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. | Aquatic Center

Grover M. Hermann Library Tour 
2:00 p.m. | Join us for a look/see at the beautifully renovated library!  Guided tours will depart from the Walnut Street entrance (not the fountain side) at 2:00 and 2:30 p.m.

Fun with Physics (Great for children ages 6-12)
2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. | Gatliff Chapel
Professors Jim (’81) and Larry will present a variety of interesting and often surprising demonstrations of physics.  Each family will be given a free takeaway.

Office of Admissions Reunion (drop-in)
3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. | Admissions Office (Norman Perkins House)
For all former Directors of Admissions, Admissions Counselors, Roadrunners, Student Admissions Staff, Campus Ambassadors, and work-study students)

Food Truck Tailgate Picnic 
4:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. | Patriots Stadium
Food trucks, tailgates and a picnic. What more could you ask for? 

Milestone Reunions (10, 25, 40 and 50)
5:00 p.m. | Patriots Stadium (grassy area across from main gate)
Classes of ’70, ’71, ’80, ’81, ’95, ’96, ’10, and ’11 are invited to gather at designated tents.  Tailgate, reconnect and reminisce with your friends and classmates!

Football Game
7 p.m. | Patriots Stadium | vs Campbellsville | Homecoming Court Presentation at Halftime | Recognition of 2021 Alumni Athletic Hall of Fame Inductees

Fireworks Display
Immediately following the football game | Patriots Stadium

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 24

10:45 a.m. | Worship locally 

Check-in, Registration & Food Drive Donation Stations

Registration and *Donation Stations 

Boswell Campus Center Main Lobby 
Friday,     3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. 
Saturday, 9:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.  
Saturday, 4:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.  -   Patriots Stadium, Tailgate Picnic

Campus Bookstore Hours

Campus Bookstore Hours

Mid-Level of Boswell Campus Center
Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. | Saturday, 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Football Stadium Kiosk
Saturday, 4:00 p.m. – halftime

Homecoming Highlights