Homecoming 2015 | Return to the Mountain

Homecoming 2015

 

Registration is now open for Homecoming 2015. Mark your calendar for October 9-10, 2015, and plan to head back to the mountain to reconnect with classmates, listen to faculty lectures, and enjoy some fireworks. Take a look at the many new events on this year's Homecoming schedule, and register today.

 

Friday, October 9, 2015

 

10:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m. Registration | Probasco Alumni/Visitor Center
Make this your first stop at Homecoming 2015. Pick up your nametag, list of attendees, maps and Homecoming gift.
11:00 – 11:30 a.m. Homecoming Chapel | Dora Maclellan Brown Memorial Chapel
Join students, faculty, staff, and alumni as we celebrate God’s faithfulness to Covenant over the last 60 years.
11:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Lunch | Great Hall or Downtown Chattanooga
Stop by Probasco or the Scots Desk to purchase a lunch ticket or pick up a list of suggested Chattanooga restaurants.
12:30 – 1:45 p.m. Class of 1965 50th Reunion Luncheon | Location TBA
Join with fellow classmates to remember your time at Covenant College. Tickets: $15.
12:30 – 1:45 p.m. Class of 1975 40th Reunion Luncheon | Location TBA
Join with fellow classmates to remember your time at Covenant College. Tickets: $15.
1:00 – 5:00 p.m. Return to the Classroom | Around Campus
Revisit a favorite class or get a taste for a new topic, as you sit in on classes with current students.
1:00 – 5:00 p.m. Campus tours available | Probasco Alumni/Visitor Center
Wondering what’s changed since the last time you were on campus? Let one of our student tour guides show you the campus. Tours leave on the hour every hour.
7:00 p.m. Faculty & Alumni Social | Great Hall
Come mingle with your favorite faculty members and fellow alumni. Tickets: $8.
8:30 p.m. Jazz on the Overlook | The Overlook
Enjoy swing dancing, live music, and a birds-eye view of Chattanooga’s city lights.
9:00 p.m. Registration Closes | Probasco Alumni/Visitor Center

 

Saturday, October 10, 2015

 

8:30 a.m. - 6:30p.m. Registration | Probasco Alumni/Visitor Center
Make this your first stop at Homecoming 2015. Pick up your nametag, list of attendees, maps and Homecoming gift.
9:00 – 10:00a.m. Highland 5K Fun Run | Main Campus
Join fellow alumni and current students for a 5K fun run through campus and trails. Registration fee includes Homecoming t-shirt and admission to the pancake breakfast. $12 adults, $10 kids.
9:30 – 11:00a.m. Pancake Breakfast | Great Hall
Tickets: $5 Adults, $3 Kids.
11:00a.m. – 12:00p.m. Fireside Chat with President Derek Halvorson | Carter Hall, Lobby
Come meet President Halvorson, hear an update on the college, and ask any questions you may have about Covenant past, present, or future.
11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Lunch | Great Hall
Tickets available for purchase at the Scots Desk or in Probasco.
11:00 a.m. Women’s Soccer Alumni Match | Shadowlands
Come cheer on past generations of Scots as they take on this year’s J.V. squad.
12:00 p.m. Men’s Soccer Alumni Match | Shadowlands
Come cheer on past generations of Scots as they take on this year’s J.V. squad.
2:00 – 3:00 p.m. New Arts Facility Open House & Alumni Art Show
Stop by to view the work of recent alumni, snack on art reception fare, and take a tour of the new facility with members of the art faculty.
3:00 – 3:45 p.m. Inaugural Homecoming Faculty Lecture Series | Brock Hall
Topics to be announced on August 1.
3:45 – 4:00 p.m. Coffee Break | Brock Hall
Take a moment between lectures to pick up a pastry and network with fellow alumni.
4:00 – 4:45 p.m. Inaugural Homecoming Faculty Lecture Series | Brock Hall
Topics to be announced on August 1.
4:30 p.m. Women’s Homecoming Soccer Game vs. North Carolina Wesleyan College | Scotland Yard
 
5:00 – 7:00 p.m. “Taste of Chattanooga” Food Trucks & Kids’ Activities | Scotland Yard
Enjoy the taste of local food truck fare and fun for the whole family. Food will be available for purchase at each food truck. Prices range from $6-$10. Drinks provided.
5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Reunion Gatherings | Scotland Yard
Pick up dinner at the Taste of Chattanooga event and join your class under the tent for food and fellowship.
  • Class of 1990: 25th Reunion
  • Class of 2005: 10th Reunion
  • Class of 2010: 5th Reunion
  • Class of 2015: Inaugural Reunion
7:00 p.m. Men’s Homecoming Soccer Game vs. Methodist University  | Scotland Yard
 
9:00 p.m. Fireworks | Scotland Yard

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