Friday, November 6 - Sunday, November 8
**Schedule is subject to change. Please check back periodically for updates**
Friday, November 6
VIP Banquet Reception
5:30 p.m., Rotunda, Center for Healing Arts
Reunion volunteers can celebrate the start of Homecoming weekend with a reception prior to the Homecoming Banquet.
6:30 p.m., Seibert Hall
Join alumni, friends, and staff as Samford celebrates the long-standing tradition of the Candlelight Dinner and honors the 2015 Alumni of the Year and Outstanding Young Alumnus. Reunion classes and groups will also be recognized.
Saturday, November 7
The Beat Goes On: How the 1960's Changed Music, Fashion, Politics and Everything Else
9 a.m., Divinity North 302
Professors Mark Baggett (English) and Delane Tew (History) have developed a new interdisciplinary course on the 1960's. They will be discussing how the decade that gave us the Beatles, Twiggy, Andy Warhol, Woodstock and Tiny Tim set in motion a revolution that is still with us today. Music and video clips from the decade will bring back memories for some and introduce a new generation to the sights and sounds of the 60's.
McWhorter School of Pharmacy Continuing Education Session: Allergy & Immunology
9 - 11 a.m., Ingalls Hall
Both sessions are knowledge-based CE activities and appropriate for all pharmacists. Attendees will receive 2 CE hours. RSVP through Joan Jackson and firstname.lastname@example.org or 205-726-2722.
Student Organization Display Boards
9 a.m. - 1 p.m., Ben Brown Plaza
All weekend long, student organizations will display their Homecoming boards on Ben Brown Plaza. This is a new Samford tradition in
place of the Homecoming Parade. Make sure to stop by and see your
New Brock School of Business Building Open House
9:30 - 11:30 a.m.
Celebration with Liz Wells: 40 Years of Service and Contributions
10 a.m., Quad
Join the University Library as we wish Liz Wells a happy retirement from Samford! During her time serving in Special Collection and as Archivist, she made a profound impact on Samford, Alabama Baptist history, students and citizens from around the state.
10:30 a.m., Centennial Walk
Join the A Cappella Choir and celebrate its rich history as they perform.
Grand Opening of the New Art Lofts Building
11 a.m., Quad
The Official Letterman's Club of Samford athletics invites all former student-athletes and their families to attend an annual tailgate on the Quad.
Journalism and Mass Communication Department Wall of Fame Ceremony
11:15 a.m., Brock Forum (DBH 131)
Tailgates and Reunions
11:30 a.m., Quad
Enjoy the family-friendly environment and tailgate with all your Samford friends.
Class of 1965 50th Anniversary Luncheon
11:30 a.m., Wright Center Concert Hall Lobby
11:45 a.m., University Center Quad Entrance
Help cheer on the football team as they march to Sullivan-Cooney Field House to prepare for the big game!
Samford vs. Clark Atlanta Football Game
2 p.m., Seibert Stadium
Pregame festivities will begin at 1:30 p.m. Children age 12 and under are free, courtesy of Alabama Power.
After the game:
Class of 2005 Reunion Party
6 p.m., Cocina Superior
Class of 1990 Reunion Party
7 p.m., DoDiYo's
MSOP Class of 2010 Reunion Party
6 p.m., Location TBD
MSOP Class of 2005 Reunion Party
6 - 10 p.m., Location TBD
This event is family-friendly. Contact Melissa Johnson Pharo at email@example.com or 205-908-7909 for more information.
MSOP Class of 1990 Reunion Party
6 p.m., Location TBD
This event is family-friendly. Contact Eddie Duke at firstname.lastname@example.org or 205-913-4674 for more information.
Orlean Bullard Beeson School of Education Centennial Celebration Dinner
7 p.m., The Club
Learning for Life Awards will be given to 100 outstanding school of education alumni or teaching certification recipients. To make a reservation, click HERE.
Sunday, November 8
Campus Prayer Walk
9 a.m., Begins on Centennial Walk
Pray for the university, its students and alumni by utilizing the prayer guide.
Bible Study led by Dr. Westmoreland
10 a.m., Reid Chapel
As Homecoming weekend comes to a close, join Dr. Westmoreland as he leads us in a time of worship in the Word.
Golden Bulldog Brunch
11 a.m., Regions Community Resource Room (inside new Brock School of Business building)
Celebrate 50+ years of being an alumnus of Samford University at the Golden Bulldog Brunch.