Schedule of Events

Homecoming/Reunion Weekend 2014

Friday, October 10

A list of academic classes available to alumni will be provided at registration.

8:30 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Bookstore open

10:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Registration, King Hall, Front Lawn
(Registration moves to Catherine Burrow Refectory at 5 p.m.)

11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Athletic Hall of Fame Luncheon
McCallum Ballroom, Bryan Campus Life Center

2 p.m.
Alumni Campus Tour, Meet at BCLC
(Includes the newly renovated refectory and the new residence halls)

Barret Library Tour
Meet in Barret Library lobby

3 – 5 p.m.
Rhodes Institute on the Profession of Law
CLE program (2.0 credits)
Hardie Auditorium
A cocktail reception will follow ($50 for alumni)

A Lecture by Prof. Stephen Haynes
Blount Auditorium, Buckman Hall
"The Last Segregated Hour: The Memphis Kneel-Ins and the Campaign for Southern Church Desegregation"

5 - 6 p.m.
Legal Professionals Social
Palmer Hall Cloister

4:30 – 5:30 p.m.
Alumni / Student Networking Activities
Health Professionals Social in Barret 051, Paul Barret Jr. Library
LGBT Professionals Social in Hyde Hall, Catherine Burrow Refectory
More details coming soon

4:30 – 6:30 p.m.
Rhodes Singers Reunion
Hassell Hall

5 – 8 p.m.
Registration continues
Catherine Burrow Refectory

5:30 – 6 p.m.
Rhodes Music Students Performance
Tuthill Performance Hall, Hassell Hall

6:30 – 9 p.m.
Homecoming Reception
Catherine Burrow Refectory

Saturday, October 11

9 – 11 a.m.
Registration and Coffee
Burrow Lobby


9 – 10:30 a.m.
Golden Lynx Brunch
President’s Home, 91 Morningside

9:30 a.m.
Alumni Campus Tour
Meet at Diehl Court in Front of Burrow Hall
(Includes the newly renovated refectory and the new residence halls)

9:30 a.m.
Barret Library Tour
Meet in Barret Library lobby

10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Bookstore open

10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Greek Receptions at Chapter–Specific Times

11 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Alumni Convocation
Hardie Auditorium, Palmer Hall
Presentation of Alumni Honors

12 – 1:15 p.m.
Homecoming Picnic, “A Taste of Memphis”
Rollow Avenue of Oaks
Enjoy Corky’s BBQ, Fino’s From the Hill and Gus’s Fried Chicken
($15 adults/$5 children ages 3-17/Family max. of $40)

1 p.m.
Student-led Homecoming Parade
Phillips Lane

Campus Tour
Meet at Diehl Court in Front of Burrow Hall
(Includes the newly renovated refectory and the new residence halls)

2 p.m.
Football Game, Rhodes vs. Sewanee
Crain Field

Victory Garden Beer Tent
Crain Field
($5 for wristband)

Whiteball Reunion
Whiteball Court

5 – 6 p.m.
BSA Reception
Buckman Hall Lobby

LGBT Reception
Barret Library Cloistered Walkway

Phi Beta Kappa Reception
Palmer Hall Cloister

Evening Class Reunion Parties

9:30 - midnight
The Generics, Alumni 80’s Band
Lynx Lair, BCLC
(Open to all)

Sunday, October 12

4 – 5:30 p.m.

Rhodes Singers Performance
Reception to follow
St. George’s Episcopal Church
2425 S Germantown Rd, Germantown, TN 38138

Alumni Honors

Distinguished Alumnus/a Award
Mary Frances Files Silitch ’57

BSA Distinguished Alumnus/a Award
To Be Announced

Young Alumni of the Year
Dr. Katherine LaRoque Jameson ’05

Athletic Hall of Fame
To be announced

Class Reunions

1954—60th Reunion
Saturday, October 11
Reunion Luncheon
12—1:30 p.m.
Catherine Burrow Refectory
$20 per person

1959—55th Reunion
Saturday, October 11
Reunion Luncheon
12—1:30 p.m.
Catherine Burrow Refectory
$20 per person

1964—50th Reunion
Friday, October 10
Cocktail Reception
Home of Emily Walker '64
Following the Homecoming Reception

Saturday, October 11
Golden Lynx Brunch
9 – 10:30 a.m.
The Home of President and Mrs. Troutt

Cocktail Reception and Dinner
6:30 p.m.
McCallum Ballroom, BCLC

Sunday, October 12
Brunch Reception
11 a.m.
The University Club
Pay at venue

1969—45th Reunion
Saturday, October 11
Reunion Gathering
6:30 p.m.
Catherine Burrow Refectory
$40 per person

1974—40th Reunion
Saturday, October 11
Reunion Gathering
7 p.m.
The Home of Angie Kirkpatrick
(Friend of Larry Anderson ’74)
$50 per person

1979—35th Reunion
Friday, October 10
Reunion Gathering
Following the All Alumni Reception
Alex’s Tavern
Cash only

Saturday, October 11
Reunion Gathering
7 p.m.
Chickasaw Country Club
$40 per person/$75 per couple
Cash Bar

1984—30th Reunion
Friday, October 10
Reunion Gathering
Following the All Alumni Reception
Side Street Grill

Saturday, October 11
Reunion Gathering
7 p.m.
Burrow Hall
$45 per person/$85 per couple

1989—25th Reunion
Saturday, October 11
Reunion Gathering
6:30 p.m.
Hardie Auditorium
$50 per person

1994—20th Reunion
Saturday, October 11
Reunion Gathering
6:30 p.m.
McCoy Theatre
$40 per person

1999—15th Reunion
Saturday, October 11
Reunion Gathering
6:30 p.m.
Buckman Hall
$40 per person

2004—10th Reunion
Saturday, October 11
Reunion Gathering
8—11 p.m.
Earnestine & Hazel’s
$25 per person

2009—5th Reunion
Saturday, October 11
Reunion Tailgate
During the Homecoming Game
3—5 p.m.
$25 per person

2014—Zero Year Reunion
Friday, October 10
G.O.L.D. Gathering
(Graduates of the Last Decade)
Following the Homecoming Reception
Chiwawa 

Registration

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