Homecoming 2021 Schedule of Events

Signature Events:

Friday, October 29

Campus Tour
3:30 p.m., Stout Hall
Alumni can explore all the exciting changes and recall familiar places on this walking tour of campus with a University Ambassador.

Welcome Party
6:00 p.m., Fairfield Inn
Mingle with alumni and enjoy hors d’oeuvres catered by ScrubOaks with a cash bar. This event has no end-time, so come when you can and stay as long as you’d like!

Homecoming Bonfire
8:00 p.m., Behind Riddle Center
Join current students for this special Homecoming tradition while enjoying free food, giveaways, and more at this event sponsored by the Student Government Association and Student Activities Committee.

Saturday, October 30

Alumni Association Meeting
8:00 a.m., Alumni Dining Room
All are welcome! Come meet the Alumni Association and grab a breakfast treat to start your day.

Alumni Headquarters and Registration
9:00 a.m., Green and Gold Tent (Outdoor Basketball Court)
Do you have questions about Homecoming weekend? Need a printed schedule of events? Come to the Green and Gold Tent for all of your Homecoming questions and a place to reconnect with other alumni between events.

Campus Tour
9:00 a.m., Stout Hall
Alumni can explore all the exciting changes and recall familiar places on this walking tour of campus with a University Ambassador.

Class of 1970 and Class of 1971 Coffee Social with President Stan Wearden
9:30 a.m., Outside of Matthews Ministry Center
A chance to reconnect with your classmates while having a meet and greet with President Stan Wearden.

Alumni Recognition and Remembrance Event
10:30 a.m., Tent Outside of Matthews Ministry Center
A celebration of alumni and friends and a time to honor those we have lost. We will recognize the 2020 and 2021 Alumni Award recipients. Awards include: Distinguished Alumni, Distinguished Young Alumni, Outstanding Alumni Service, Outstanding Faculty/Staff, and Philanthropist.

Alumni Tailgate
12:00 p.m., Green and Gold Tent (Outdoor Basketball Court)
Purchase the Homecoming Package or pay $10 and receive a barbecue plate with two sides and a roll courtesy of Rosser’s BBQ.

Football Game vs. Brevard College
1:00 p.m., Monarch Stadium
Come out, and cheer loud for our Monarchs!
Reunion Classes of 1970 and 1971 will be honored.

Reunion Dinner for Reunion Classes of 1970 and 1971
6:00 p.m., Luigi’s Italian Chophouse and Bar
The Classes of 1970 and 1971 will have a no host dinner to laugh and talk about your Methodist College days. Visit www.luigisnc.com for menu and pricing.


Affinity Group Events:

Saturday, October 30

Chorale “Gathersing”
9:00 a.m., Location TBD

PGA Golf Management Ceremonial Tee Shot
9:00 a.m., Downback

PGA Golf Management Memorial Clock Dedication
9:20 a.m., Downback

Black Alumni Group (TBD)


Tailgate Events:

Saturday, October 30

Black Student Union

Fraternity and Sorority Life

Lambda Chi Alpha “Pig Pickin’”

PGA Golf Management

Nursing

If you would like to reserve a spot please email DeeDee Jarman, djarman@methodist.edu. Reservations need to be received no later than 12 noon on the Thursday, October 28.