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Homecoming 2020

After considering the many challenges and restrictions presented by COVID-19, University of the Cumberlands has decided to cancel this year’s homecoming activities (scheduled for October 9-10). This was not an easy decision to make. Still, we believe it is the best option for protecting the health and well-being of our alumni, guests, and the many individuals who study, live, and work on our campus.

To our 50th Reunion Class of 1970 and all of the classes ending in 0 or 5: We can’t wait to celebrate your reunions in 2021 with all the recognition you deserve. Additionally, the Distinguished Alumni inductees will be recognized at Homecoming 2021.

While we will not be together this fall, we still hope to host some special alumni events this spring. We will certainly be back in touch with you when those details are available. 

Homecoming Schedule of Events

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Creech-Boswell Club Luncheon and 1969 Class Reunion
Begin Homecoming weekend with a celebration of your legacy as a part of the Cumberlands family.  Join with your friends and classmates at the Creech-Boswell Luncheon hosted by the Alumni Services staff.  This Homecoming tradition brings alumni together to reminisce and reconnect before the full schedule of Homecoming weekend activities begins. Meet at the former Gatliff Gymnasium for registration, photos, luncheon and fellowship. 
12:00 p.m. | Gatliff Gymnasium

PATS Serve
Join us as faculty, staff, students, and alumni partner with the tri-county area to provide service in areas of need through a day of service.  We’ll meet in the O. Wayne Rollins Center at 12:30 for a commissioning event before we head out into the community. 
1:00 p.m. | Area Service Projects for Students and Alums 

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

Alumni First Pitch Dinner and Silent Auction (Baseball)
Benefitting the baseball program, the evening will feature a meal, silent auction, team introductions, and keynote speaker. Advanced registration is required.
7:00 p.m. | Old Gatliff Gymnasium (Volleyball Gym) 

Block Party
Meet up and hang out around the fire pits with your friends!  Enjoy s’mores, popcorn, caramel apples, and warm beverages.  Listen to some great music, play corn hole, or even carve or paint a pumpkin.   Activities for all ages!  
8:00 p.m. | BCC Lawn


Alumni Baseball Reunion and Homerun Derby
9:00 a.m. | Doyle Buhl Stadium

Campus Connections
9:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. | BCC Mid-level

RA Reunion
Calling all former Indians and Patriots who worked in residence life and housing at Cumberlands!  Linda Carter will be hosting this fun time.  Please join us at 10:00 a.m. for coffee, pastries and lots of memories. 
Later in the day, take a tour of your old residence hall and chat with current RA’s to see how far Residence Life has come and the new changes we have made.  Be sure to help spread the word as our files may be incomplete. 
10:00 – 11:45 a.m. | IM (Gatliff) Gymnasium | Hosted by Linda Carter

Men's Wrestling Reunion 
10:00 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. | Patriots Wrestling Facility

Ministries Reunion
Missions & Ministry majors (formerly Religion), and anyone involved in BSU/BCM, Love in Action, Appalachian Ministries or FCA.   
10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. | Gatliff Chapel | Hosted by Chad Everhart 

Residence Hall Alumni Open House
10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.  | 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. 

Fun for Kids (Inflatables and Balloon Artist)
10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. | BCC Lawn

Alumni Luncheon | Alumni Hall of Distinguished Alumni, Honored Classes, Special Entertainment 
Join the Alumni Association for a buffet luncheon as we honor and recognize alumni and members of the Cumberlands Community who have made a significant impact in their field, their career, or on the University. 
12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. | Boswell Campus Center Grill

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

Dedication of new Rollins Center Gymnasium Floor 
2:45 p.m.  | Rollins Center 

Men’s Basketball
3:00 p.m.  | Rollins Center | vs Milligan

Patriot Tailgate Picnic
4:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. | James H. Taylor, II Stadium parking area. 

Softball Open House
5:00 p.m. | Softball Complex  

Football Game
7 p.m. | James H. Taylor, II Stadium | vs Campbellsville | Homecoming Court Presentation at Halftime

Fireworks Display
Immediately following the football game | James H. Taylor, II Stadium


10:45 a.m. | UC Homecoming Sunday
Worship locally with our greater Cumberlands family 

Check-in, Registration & Food Drive Donation Stations

Registration and Canned Food Donation Stations 

Be sure to register so we’ll know you are here! 
Donations of canned goods help benefit our local food banks.  Six cans of donated food = one free ticket to the Tailgate Picnic at the stadium. 

Campus Center Main Lobby and Health and Wellness Center Entrance
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.  -   Taylor Stadium, Patriot Pride Picnic

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 - 400 p.m. – halftime

Homecoming Highlights

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