Mercer Homecoming 2021 | Mercer University, Macon, GA | November 12 to November 13 (2022)

Schedule

Fri Nov 12 2021 at 07:00 am to Sat Nov 13 2021 at 11:00 pm

Location

Mercer University | Macon, GA

Mercer Homecoming 2021 | Mercer University, Macon, GA | November 12 to November 13 (1)

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Please see the full Schedule for contact information regarding any events you would like to attend.
About this Event

Thank you for your interest in Homecoming 2021. While our online registration has closed, some events will be able to accommodate walk-up guests. Please see the Schedule for contact information regarding any events you would like to attend, and feel free to reach out to those event hosts directly. We look forward to seeing you at Homecoming!

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 11, 2021

The Stem of Jesse

6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. • Willet Science Center – Auditorium • Free to Visit

The Mercer Social Justice Book Club will discuss the book “The Stem of Jesse”, by William D. Campbell with special guests and alumni. For more information, contact Ansley Booker: (478) 301-2856.

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Guest Services

7 a.m. – 8 p.m. • University Center

Visit the University Center for public restrooms, ATM, and vending. UC Food Court opens at 10:30am.

Golf Outing 45h Anniversary Kappa Alpha Psi, Theta Pi Chapter

9:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. • Barrington Hall Golf Club, 104 Stoney Creek Dr., Macon, GA • $35

On Site Registration $35, Barrington Hall Golf Club, Macon, GA, 9:30am-1:30pm. For more information, contact Samuel King: [emailprotected]; (757)803-8974.

Alumni Career Speaker Series

Engineering

10. a.m. - 11 a.m.• Room 110, Science & Engineering Building • Free

Patricia Howard, EGR ’03, Director, Strategic Operations, BioVentus, Tampa, FL

Business

10 a.m. – 11 a.m. • Room 251, Stetson Hall • Free

Jason Reaves, BUSM ’92, President, Reaves Software, Macon, GA

Great Books

(Video) The Function 8 | TD4W - Mercer University's Official Homecoming Afterparty | The Loft

10 a.m. – 11 a.m. • Room 102, Willingham Hall • Free

Rob Fenimore, CLAS ’92, LAW ’96, Trial Attorney, Office of United States Trustee, Macon, GA

Health Sciences

10 a.m. – 11 a.m. • Godsey Science Center, Room 102 • Free

Samer Othman, CLA ’06, Dentist, Advanced Dental Arts, Macon, GA

College Bound: An Inside Look at Admissions

12:00 p.m. - 3 p.m. • Heritage Hall in the University Center • Free

This annual homecoming workshop is hosted by the Macon Residential Undergraduate Admissions Team. This event is for any high school aged student(s) of our faculty, staff, alumni, friends of the University, and Middle Georgia community. Students and their guest will start their day with lunch, be a part of a case study to learn more in-depth information about the admissions process, and tour our beautiful Macon campus with current Mercer students. Find more information and register online here: https://connect.mercer.edu/register/HomecomingWorkshop_2021

For more information, contact: Jordan Hiatt, [emailprotected]

Tarver Library Alumni Welcome

12:00 p.m. – 4 p.m. • Tarver Library Porch • Free

Drop by the Jack Tarver Library for candy, bottled water, library goodies, and a chance to find yourself in past issues of the Cauldron. For more information, contact Daniel Williams: [emailprotected]; (478) 301-2968.

National Alumni Association Board of Directors Meeting

1:30 p.m. – 3 p.m. • Griffin B. Bell Board Room, University Center • Invitation Only

We will hold our annual meeting of Mercer’s National Alumni Association Board of Directors. Invitations will be sent in mid-August. For more information, contact Jill Kinsella: [emailprotected]; (478) 301-2717.

Undergraduate Classes of 1970 and 1971 Golden Anniversary Reception and Dinner

5:30 p.m. – 8 p.m. • (Notice Location Change) Connell I & II, upstairs in the Connell Student Center • $35

Members of the Mercer undergraduate Classes of 1970 and 1971 are invited to celebrate your 50th anniversaries with your classmates, current faculty and staff. Invitees will receive printed invitations and registration forms by mail. For more information, contact Sharon Lim Harle: [emailprotected]; (678) 547-6420.

Law Classes of 1970 and 1971 Reception and Dinner

5:30 p.m. – 8 p.m. • Robert L. Steed Lobby, Walter F. George School of Law • Invitation Only

Come join us as we celebrate the 50 year reunion for the Classes of 1970 and 1971. To register for this event or for more information, contact Cheryll King: [emailprotected]; (478) 301-2180.

6th Annual Alumni Awards Reception and Dinner

6 p.m. – 8 p.m. • (Notice Location Change) Presidents Dining Room, Upstairs in the University Center • $40

Our 6th Annual Alumni Awards Dinner will honor our Athletic Hall of Fame Inductees, and recipients of the Alumni by Choice, Meritorious Service, Distinguished Alumnus, and Young Alumnus awards. Pre-registration is required; reception begins at 6:00 p.m., and dinner and program begin promptly at 6:30 p.m. For more information, contact Jill Kinsella: [emailprotected]; (478) 301-2717.

Law Class of 1981 Reunion

6 p.m. – 10 p.m. • 3rd Floor, Walter F. George School of Law • Invitation Only

Come join us as we celebrate the 40 year reunion for the Class of 1981. To register for this event or for more information, contact Cheryll King: (478) 301-2180.

Law Class of 1986 Reunion

6 p.m. – 10 p.m. • Woodruff House, 988 Bond Street • Invitation Only

Come join us as we celebrate the 35 year reunion for the Class of 1986. To register for this event or for more information, contact Cheryll King: (478) 301-2180.

Pep Rally and Fireworks

(Video) Mercer University basketball welcomes new head coach Greg Gary

8pm. • Cruz Plaza • Free

Free and open to all, our annual Homecoming pep rally gets the party started!

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Guest Services

7 a.m. – 8 p.m. • University Center

Visit the University Center for public restrooms, ATM, and vending. UC Food Court opens at 10:30am.

Homecoming 5K Run

8 a.m. – 9 a.m. • Bear Statue, Five Star Stadium • Pre-Registration: $20 • On-Site Registration: $25

Take part in the 13th edition of the Mercer University Homecoming 5K. This year's event will run through Mercer's beautiful campus. Enjoy running along friends, family, staff, students, and the Macon community.

Route and further details TBD. Register here. For more information or with questions, contact Todd Thomas: [emailprotected]; (478) 301-2370.

SGA President and Vice President Reunion Breakfast

9 a.m. – 11 a.m. • CSC 3 • Invitation Only

Join current SGA President Rylan Allen and Vice President Natalie Yaeger as we celebrate and remember past SGA events and memories over breakfast. Breakfast will include a variety of options. For any questions, please contact Natalie Yaeger: [emailprotected]; (229) 326-8243.

Alumni Hospitality Tent and Tailgate

9 a.m. – 2 p.m. • Black Field - Look for our tent and signage! • Free to visit • $10-$15 for Meal and Drink

Drop by our Alumni Hospitality Tent and Tailgate to celebrate our reunion year classes (1970-71, 1980-81, 1990-91, 1995-96, 2000-01, 2010-11), and members of the Half Century Club! Attendees will receive a free Homecoming t-shirt while supplies last. Lunch will be available from 12pm-2pm. The cost for a plate is $10, and a plate and 2 adult beverage tickets is $15. Click on the button of the bottom of the page to register. Remember to let us know your shirt size!

Books at Great Prices

9 a.m. – 3 p.m. • Black Field • Free to visit

All books available at homecoming 2021 will be priced at 50% below retail. Come see what's NEW at Mercer University Press and check out the unadvertised specials. For more information, contact Jenny Toole: [emailprotected] ; (478) 301-2880.

The Commedia Pinocchio

10 a.m. – 11a.m. • Tattnall Square Park - Natural Stage • Free to visit

Enjoy a morning of free children's theatre in the park! Pinocchio comes to you and your family as troupe members take on dozens of roles to tell the story of a beloved puppet's journey to becoming a real boy. The audience will watch characters create mischief and encounter one humorous and delightful adventure after another. Appropriate for all ages and especially aimed towards school aged Mercer cubs and their families. Event held at the natural stage in Tattnall Square Park, just north of main campus. Free parking is available in and around the park. For more information, contact Frani Rollins: [emailprotected]; (478) 301-2975.

Tift College Alumnae Association Brunch

10 a.m. – 11:30a.m. • Tift Alumni House • Free to visit

All Tift alumnae, Tift Scholar alumnae, and current Tift Scholars are invited to this free event. It will be a drop-in brunch at the Tift Alumni House. For more information, contact Christina Huseman: [emailprotected]; (770)715-0821.

45th Anniversary Tailgate, Theta Pi Chapter

10:30 a.m. – 3:30p.m. • Black Field • $75

Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, 45th Anniversary Tailgate, Theta Pi Chapter, 13:30am until Kickoff. For more information, contact Samuel King: [emailprotected]; (757)803-8974.

Half Century Club Induction & Celebration

11 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. • Intramural Courts, University Center • Invitation Only

This event is by invitation only for our undergraduate alumni who graduated 50 or more years ago. Thanks to the generosity of our sponsors, alumni and one guest attend free. A registration fee of $25 applies to each additional guest. Invitees will receive printed invitations and registration forms by mail. For more information, contact Sharon Lim Harle: [emailprotected]; (678) 547-6420.

(Video) Mercer University Marching Band 2015 Season Overview

College of Ph*rm*cy Tailgate

11 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. • Black Field • Free to Visit

The College of Ph*rm*cy welcomes students, alumni, faculty, staff and friends to join us for our tailgate! lets enjoy an afternoon of fun and food before the big game! For more information, contact Sarah Bigorowski: (678) 547-6204.

College of Health Professions

11 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. • Black Field • Free to Visit

The Faculty, staff, and students in the College of Health Professions welcome you to visit our tailgate prior to the Homecoming game. Everyone is Welcome - returning alumni, current students, prospective students, and family members. Come find out what is going on in the College and share in our lunch buffet. We will also have giveaways to take to the game. For more information, contact Charlene Jones: [emailprotected] ; (678) 547-6208.

Medical School Tailgate

11:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. • Claude Smith Stadium (Right Field grassy area, look for our tent and signage) • Free

Drop by the School of Medicine Tailgate tent and network with MUSM alumni, faculty, and students. Food, drinks and tickets provided! For more information, contact Nicole Kummer: [emailprotected]; (478) 301-5648.

Tift College Alumnae and Tift Scholars Hospitality Tent and Tailgate

12 p.m. – 2 p.m. • Black Field - Look for the Tift Registration Table at the Alumni Tent! • Free to visit • Alumnae: $10-$15 for Meal and Drink • Scholars: Free Meal

Look for the Tift registration table and join us under Mercer University’s Alumni Hospitality Tent and Tailgate to celebrate our Tift Alumnae and Tift Scholars, as well as Mercer’s reunion year classes (1970-71, 1980-81, 1990-91, 1995-96, 2000-01, 2010-11), and members of the Half Century Club. Attendees will receive a free Homecoming t-shirt while supplies last. Lunch will be available from 12pm-2pm. For our Tift Alumnae and Tift Scholar Alumnae the cost for a plate is $10, and a plate and 2 adult beverage tickets is $15. The meal is complimentary for our current Tift Scholars. Pre-registration is required. Registration information coming soon. Remember to let us know your shirt size! With questions, contact Christina Huseman: [emailprotected]; (478) 301-2878.

Tift College of Education Homecoming Tailgate

12 noon – 2:00 p.m. • Black Field • Free to Visit

Tift College of Education welcomes Alumni, Students, Faculty, Staff, Family and Friends to visit our tailgate prior to the Homecoming game. Learn the latest news in from Tift College of Education and enjoy connecting with the “Tift Family” while enjoying the food and fellowship. For more information, contact Rachel Byrd: [emailprotected]; (678) 547-6312.

School of Business Alumni, Faculty, and Student Tailgate

12 noon – 2:00 p.m. • Black Field • Free to Visit

The Stetson-Hatcher School of Business welcomes Alumni, Students, Faculty, Staff, Family, and Friends to join our tailgate for free food and drinks! . Hang out with some old friends and make some new ones! We can't wait to see you! For more information, contact Tammy Crutchfield : [emailprotected]; (478) 301-5652.

College of Professional Advancement (College of Continuing Studies; Penfield College) Homecoming Tailgate

12 noon – 2:00 p.m. • Black Field • Free to Visit

The College of Professional Advancement welcomes Alumni, Students, Faculty, Staff, Family and Friends to visit our tailgate prior to the Homecoming game. Learn the latest news in the College of Professional Advancement and enjoy re-connecting with the “CoPA Community.”

McAfee School of Theology Homecoming Tailgate

12:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. • Black Field • Free to Visit

McAfee School of Theology welcomes Alumni, Students, Faculty, Staff, Family and Friends to visit our tailgate prior to the Homecoming game. Learn the latest news from McAfee and enjoy connecting with the McAfee Community while enjoying the food and fellowship. For more information, contact Nikki Hardeman: [emailprotected]; 678-547-6357.

Townsend School of Music Homecoming Showcase

12:30 p.m. – 1:15 p.m. • Fickling Hall-McCorkle Music Building • Free

The Townsend School of Music will be hosting a fast-paced Homecoming Concert featuring students in the School of Music. This yearly attraction always draws a large crowd so you will want to arrive early to claim your seat. For more information, contact David Keith : [emailprotected] ; (478) 301-5639.

Golf Cart Tours of Campus for the Classes of 1970-71 and Half Century Club Members

12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. • Depart from University Center • Invitation Only

This event is by invitation only. For more information, contact Sharon Lim Harle: [emailprotected]; (678) 547-6420.

Law School Tailgate

(Video) NCAAF 2021 Week 25 Western Carolina vs Mercer

12:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. • Black Field • Free

Wear your school spirit and come join us for the Law School Tailgate with free food and drinks! To register for this event or for more information, contact Cheryll King: [emailprotected]; (478) 301-2180.

Football vs UTC

3 p.m. • Five Star Stadium

Come early to enjoy the beer garden, the Bear Walk, and the Ford Concert Series. Atlanta-based folk rock act, Drivin N Cryin, members of the Georgia Music Hall of Fame, will play for the Homecoming celebration. The concert is free of charge on Black Field. Open to all.

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Second Saturday in Mercer Village

7 p.m. – 11 p.m. • Mercer Village, 1624 Coleman Avenue, mercervillage.com • Free

Enjoy free music, food and beverage specials, outdoor seating, and more in Mercer Village after the game.

45th Anniversary Celebration Gala, Theta Pi Chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi

7 p.m. – 12 a.m. • Harriet Tubman Museum, 310 Cherry St, Macon, GA 31201 • $30

45th Anniversary Celebration Gala, Theta Pi Chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi, Tubman Museum, 7pm until Midnight. Tickets available in advance...For more information, contact Samuel King: [emailprotected]; (757)803-8974.

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Kappa Alpha Psi Banquet

10a.m. – 2 p.m. • CSC Conference Room 3 • Invitation Only

Our fraternity will be hosting brunch and an awards banquet to honor particular students and alumni. For more information contact Hubert Thomas: [emailprotected] ; (229) 254-1716 .

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