Friday, Oct. 25
8 a.m. Check-in and 9 a.m. Shotgun Start, Bison Booster Club Golf Tournament, Course at River Oaks. $100 per person, $400 per team and/or $100 hold sponsorship.
8 a.m.-3 p.m. Faith and Business Symposium, Mabee Business Building. Several alumni and guests will be giving presentations on topics such as business ethics, current issues in business and advice for COBA students. Everyone is welcome.
8:45-9:45 a.m. PhilanthroCorp Informational Meeting- Heritage 210.
9:45 a.m. Heritage Circle Coffee, Regions Room, second floor of Heritage building.
9:45 a.m.-2 p.m. Registration for Bison Stampede 5K Run, Hammon Student Center, $20.
12-12:50 p.m. Open Chorus rehearsal, Reynolds M106.
12-12:50 p.m. Open Concert Choir rehearsal, Reynolds M201.
12 p.m. Ninth Annual Homecoming Alumni Panel and lunch, Pryor-England 113. Homemade taco soup with trimmings. All pre-professional health science students and health science alumni welcome.
1-4 p.m. Harding History House featuring Harding’s First Ladies exhibit, 205 N. Lott Tucker Dr.
2 -3:30 p.m. 60th Anniversary open house and reception for Communication Sciences and Disorders, main lobby, Center for Health Sciences II Building.
3-4 p.m. Harding Place Retirement Center open house and tour, 801 S. Benton.
4 p.m. Good News Singers, C. L. Kay Plaza in front of the Benson Auditorium.
4 p.m. Dedication of the Health Sciences building for Communication Disorders and Nursing- Park Avenue.
5 p.m. Harding University’s TV16 News alumni newscast.
5:30 p.m. Black and Gold Banquet, Charles White Cafeteria, $17.
7 p.m. Lady Bison Soccer versus Southwestern Oklahoma University – Stevens Soccer Field.
8 p.m. Homecoming musical “Pirates!?! A Pillaging of Gilbert and Sullivan,” Benson Auditorium, $12, $15 and $18. Join the cast, crew and orchestra following the play for complimentary coffee in the Student Center.
10:30 p.m. Bison Block Party at Legacy Park – Come hear Dave Barnes, hang out with your friends, enjoy s’mores and listen to the music following the musical. Sponsored by Admissions, Alumni and Parent Relations, CAB and the Student Association.
Saturday, Oct. 26
7:30-9:30 a.m. Sub T-16 Reunion, Regions Room-Heritage 206, $10
8 a.m. Bison Stampede 5K Run, registration in front of the Hammon student Center, $20. Race starts at 9 a.m. Each participant receives a T-shirt.
8-10 a.m. President’s Council Meeting, Founders Room
10-10:45 a.m. Alumni chapel, Administration Auditorium. Dr. Bruce McLarty will be keynote speaker with singing led by the family of Andy T. Ritchie Jr. Remember the songs and share the memories of chapel with other alumni.
10:45 a.m. Knights 45th Year Reunion begins with present versus past softball game – HU Softball Fields.
10:45 a.m.-4 p.m. Harding History House featuring Harding’s First Ladies exhibit, 205 Lott Tucker Dr.
10:45 a.m.-12 p.m. TNT and Zeta Rho Reunion-Cone Chapel.
10:45 a.m.-12 p.m. Chi Kappa Rho 10th Year Reunion – Heritage 206 – Regions Room.
10:45 a.m. – 12 p.m. GATA 75th Year Reunion – Heritage 208.
10:45 a.m.-12 p.m. Interior Design alumni – Olen Hendrix 119.
10:45 a.m. Bison baseball alumni game, Jerry Moore Field.
10:45 a.m. Bison Basketball alumni pick-up game, Rhodes Field House. A celebration of 20 seasons at Harding (1993-2013). Calling all “Rhodes Rowdies,” come and see some of your favorite Bisons lace it up again. Come by and see the new signage commemorating The Rhodes Field House as “The Best Road Trip Destination in College Basketball.”
10:45 a.m.-12 p.m. Carr College of Nursing reception, NCSD 201 (new building on Park Ave.).
10:45 a.m.-12 p.m. Harding authors book signing, Hammon Student Center in front of the bookstore
10:45 a.m.-12 p.m. That 70s reunion, Founders Room 200 A.
10:45 a.m.-12 p.m. Totally awesome 80s reunion, International Room, Heritage 200 B . For everyone who attended Harding during that decade.
10:45 a.m.-12 p.m. All That 90s Reunion- Arkansas Room – Heritage 200C For everyone who attended Harding during that decade.
10:45 a.m. -12 p.m. College of Sciences reunion and reception: A Symposium of Faith and Science, Pryor-England 123. Dr. John Brazas (CHEM 1979) will be the keynote speaker. Dr. Brazas and Dan Dawson (CHEM 1981) will receive professional achievement awards.
10:45 a.m.-1:45 p.m. Inflatable games and petting zoo, Ganus Athletic Center. Fun for the Harding family. A petting zoo featuring farm animals, pony rides and inflatable games will entertain children of all ages as well as the young at heart.
10:45 a.m.-1:45 p.m. Generation HU tailgate party, Ganus Athletic Center. For graduates of the last decade.
10:45 a.m.-2 p.m. Art & Design Open House, Stephens Art Gallery featuring paintings by Bethany Cannon.
11 a.m. Belles and Beaux, Administration Auditorium.
11 a.m.-1:45 p.m. Harding family picnic and giant tailgate celebration, Ganus Athletic Center front lawn. $9.50 adults, $4.75 for children 6-11. Families may use current student’s meal plan. Children under six eat for free with parent. Heritage Circle members will be seated inside the GAC.
11 a.m.-1:45 p.m. Student Publications Alumni Tailgating Mixer.
11:15 a.m. Campus tour for prospective students and parents beginning from Heritage lobby. Hosted by Admissions.
11-11:45 a.m. Pied Pipers Children’s Theater, American Heritage Auditorium.
11:15 a.m. Dedication and open house of Legacy Park Apartments, Legacy Park.
11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. African-American Alumni for HU lunch for alumni and current students, Heritage 207.
11:45 a.m. Remembering Janie Kirby, Sears Hall Lobby. Harding student Janie Kirby was a victim of a terrorist attack in Rome on December 17, 1973.
11:45 a.m. Walk of Brothers.
2 p.m. Bison Football vs. Henderson State University, First Security Stadium, reserved seats $10 and general admission $7.
8 p.m. Homecoming musical “Pirates!?! A Pillaging of Gilbert and Sullivan,” Benson Auditorium, $12, $15 and $18. Join the cast, crew and orchestra following the play for complimentary coffee in the Hammon Student Center.