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Homecoming and Reunion Weekend

"Southwestern's Greatest Hits"

November 7-9, 2008

Alumni Chair — Margaret Blair Fitzgerald '01

Student Chair — Julia Poplawsky '10

Class Reunion Parties

Friday, November 7

6 p.m. Class of 1948 - 60th Reunion
The Alma Thomas Fine Arts Center, Caldwell-Carvey Foyer

5-7 p.m. Class of 1958 - 50th Reunion
Mood-Bridwell Hall, Mood Atrium and Patio

Saturday, November 8

6-9 p.m. Class of 1963 - 45th Reunion
San Gabriel House Bed and Breakfast, 1008 E. University Ave., Georgetown

5:30-7:30 p.m. Class of 1968 - 40th Reunion
Turner-Fleming House

7-10 p.m. Class of 1973 - 35th Reunion
Down the Alley Bistro, 118 W. 8th Street (on the Square), Georgetown

7 p.m. Class of 1978 - 30th Reunion
Duke's Smokehouse, 408 W. Morrow, Georgetown

5:30-8 p.m. Class of 1983 - 25th Reunion
F.W. Olin Building Lobby and Patio

7-9 p.m. Class of 1988 - 20th Reunion
Joe S. Mundy Hall

5-7 p.m. Class of 1993 - 15th Reunion
Mood-Bridwell Hall, Mood Atrium and Patio

5-7 p.m. Class of 1998 - 10th Reunion
Roy and Lillie Cullen Building, First Floor

5-7 p.m. Class of 2003 - 5th Reunion
Red & Charline McCombs Campus Center, Marsha Shields Room

SCHEDULE

Friday, November 7

8:30 a.m. SOS (Semester of Support) for New Teachers
Class of 2008 teachers return to discuss their first semester as educators. To participate, contact Sue Smith at 512-863-1476.
Joe S. Mundy Hall

11:30 a.m. Alumni Clergy Luncheon
Alumni clergy of all denominations are invited to this special luncheon. Rev. Dr. L. James Bankston '70, senior pastor at St. Paul's United Methodist Church in Houston, will present on the topic, "Looking Forward: The Church in the New Century."
The Alma Thomas Fine Arts Center, Caldwell-Carvey Foyer

11:30 a.m. Pirate Golf Classic (Tentative)
Local course, TBA

11:30 a.m. Golden Anniversary and 50+ Society Reception
Southwestern welcomes the Class of 1958 and the 50+ Society back to campus.
Red & Charline McCombs Campus Center, Charles and Elizabeth Prothro Bishops Memorial Lounge

Noon Golden Anniversary Luncheon and 50+ Society Induction
Alumni from the Class of 1958 are inducted into the 50+ Society. All members of the 50+ Society are welcome. Red & Charline McCombs Campus Center, McCombs Ballroom

Noon SOS (Semester of Support) for New Teachers Luncheon
Class of 2008 teachers share their stories with current Southwestern education majors. To attend, contact Sue Smith at 512-863-1476. Joe S. Mundy Hall

Noon Alumni Hospitality House Opens
Alumni Hospitality House, Julie Puett Howry Center

1-5pm Design Alumni Exhibit
The Alma Thomas Fine Arts Center, Fine Arts Gallery

2-5 p.m. Check-In/Information Desk
Check-in and pick up your materials to help you navigate through the weekend. Red & Charline McCombs Campus Center, Bob and Vivian Smith Concourse

5-6:30 p.m. Dinner in the Commons
Red & Charline McCombs Campus Center, J.E. and L.E. Mabee Commons

Musical Notes

6:30 p.m. Kick-off Happy Hour at Alumni Hospitality House
Just arrived back on campus? Catch up with other Pirates for a happy hour at the Alumni Hospitality House. Julie Puett Howry Center

7-9 p.m. Southwestern Showcase: Benefactor Recognition Event (by invitation only)
The Alma Thomas Fine Arts Center, Alma Thomas Theater and Lobby

9 p.m. Movie-on-the-Mall: Student Event
Roy H. Cullen Academic Mall
Rain Location: Red & Charline McCombs Campus Center, Ballroom

Saturday, November 8

Alumni Receptions and Open Houses

4 p.m. Alumni Athlete "T-shirt and Tennis Shoe" Reception
Reconnect with former Pirate athletes, faculty and staff, plus meet current coaches. Alumni Hospitality House, Julie Puett Howry Center

4 p.m. Delta Zeta Sorority Reception
Red & Charline McCombs Campus Center, Lynda McCombs Room

4 p.m. Plaque Dedication and African-American Alumni Reception
Join E.B.O.N.Y. and African-American alumni for the unveiling of a plaque commemorating the Negro Fine Arts School, a Georgetown institution innovated by Southwestern students and faculty in 1946. A reception will follow. The Alma Thomas Fine Arts Center, The Alma Thomas Theater and Walzel Lobby

4-6 p.m. Sociology/Anthropology Alumni Reception
Join Sociology and Anthropology alumni, faculty and current students at the home of Ed Kain, professor of sociology and University Scholar. 217 Rio Vista, Georgetown (Map available at Check-in/Information Desk.)

4-6 p.m. 1958 Phi Delta Theta Pledge Class
San Gabriel House Bed and Breakfast, 1008 E. University Ave., Georgetown

4 p.m. Student Organization Receptions
Please check the program at the Check-In/Information Desk for a current listing.

Alpha Phi Omega Service Fraternity, Dorothy Manning Lord Residential Center, Community Room

8 a.m.-5 p.m. Check-In/Information Desk
Check-in and pick up your materials to help you navigate through the weekend.
Red & Charline McCombs Campus Center, Bob and Vivian Smith Concourse

8 a.m. 8th Annual Jameson 5K at Southwestern
Fun Run/Walk and 1-mile Campus Mosey
Check-in/Late Registration begins at 6:30am. Proceeds benefit the Jaysn Jameson '90 Memorial Scholarship. Register here.
Start/Finish Line on Southwestern Boulevard next to Joe S. Mundy Hall

8 a.m. "S" Association Breakfast
An annual gathering of lettered athletes.
Red & Charline McCombs Campus Center, Dan Rather Room

9 a.m. African-American Alumni 40th Anniversary Planning Committee Meeting
Dorothy Manning Lord Residential Center, Community Room

9:30 a.m. Remembering Rev. William D. Swift
Family members of former Dean of Students Rev. William D. "Bill" Swift share a video of Swift's life and legacy at Southwestern. The video runs for 15 minutes.
Red & Charline McCombs Campus Center, Ludwig H. Merzbach Room

9:30 a.m. SU Law Alumni Connection Group Reception
Red & Charline McCombs Campus Center, Lynda McCombs Room

9:30 a.m. Friends of Physics Reception
Alumni, students and friends of physics are invited to this coffee reception.
Fondren-Jones Science Hall, Room 118

9:30-10:30 a.m. Alumni Choir Rehearsal
The Alma Thomas Fine Arts Center, Choral Room

10 a.m. Faculty and Staff Meet and Greet
Current faculty and staff, faculty emeriti and retired staff are invited to mingle with alumni returning to campus.
Red & Charline McCombs Campus Center, Charles and Elizabeth Prothro Bishops Memorial Lounge

10:30 a.m. The Association of Southwestern University Alumni Awards Presentation
The Association honors the achievements and contributions of faculty and staff. Kenneth Roberts, Professor of Economics and holder of the Hugh Roy and Lillie Cullen Chair, will be honored as Mr. Homecoming and Monty Curtis, Associate Vice President for Enrollment Services, will be honored with the Pearl A. Neas Award.
Red & Charline McCombs Campus Center, Charles and Elizabeth Prothro Bishops Memorial Lounge

11:30 a.m. Homecoming Parade: One Hit Wonders
Roy H. Cullen Academic Mall

Noon-2 p.m. Homecoming Picnic
Roy H. Cullen Academic Mall Staff

1 p.m. Lacrosse Alumni vs. SU Lacrosse Team
Robert K. Moses, Jr. Field

1 p.m. Alumni Hospitality House Opens
Alumni Hospitality House, Julie Puett Howry Center

1-5 p.m. Design Alumni Exhibit
The Alma Thomas Fine Arts Center, Fine Arts Gallery

1 p.m. Alumni Soccer Game
Southwestern Soccer Fields
Come get your kicks at this 6-on-6 match of odd versus even years!
For more information, contact Coach Don Gregory at .

1 p.m. Remembering Rev. William D. Swift
Family members of former Dean of Students Rev. William D. "Bill" Swift share a video of Swift's life and legacy at Southwestern. The video runs for 15 minutes.
Red & Charline McCombs Campus Center, Ludwig H. Merzbach Room

Classes Without Quizzes

Open to all, these courses are selected and recommended by Southwestern alumni and students.

2-2:50 p.m. "The Secret History of the Twentieth Century"
Eric Selbin, professor of political science and University Scholar, facilitates alumni panel. Reception to follow. Sponsored by Student Foundation
Roy and Lillie Cullen Building, Room 24

2-3:50 p.m. "Jamming Session with The Blue Howlers Band"
Sponsored by the Class of 1973, 35th Reunion
Location TBD

3-3:50 p.m. "Our Music, Their Music"
David Gaines, associate professor of English and director of the Paideia(R) Program Sponsored by the Class of 1983, 25th Reunion
F.W. Olin Building, Room 111

3-3:50 p.m. "Medicine in Iraq: Stories of a Deployed Emergency Room Physician"
Dr. W. Ross Tobleman '98 Sponsored by the Class of 1998, 10th Reunion
Location TBD

2 p.m. Athletic Hall of Fame Committee Meeting
The committee will hold their annual meeting. Corbin J. Robertson Center, C. J. Robertson Medley Conference Room

2-3 p.m. The Alumni Council Meet and Greet
Meet your Alumni Council and learn more about The Association of Southwestern University Alumni.
Alumni Hospitality House, Julie Puett Howry Center

3 p.m. "The Secret History of the Twentieth Century" Alumni Reception
Join professor of political science and University Scholar Eric Selbin for a reception celebrating ten years of his First Year Seminar following the Classes Without Quizzes session.
Roy and Lillie Cullen Building, Second Floor

3-5 p.m. LGBTA Alumni and Friends Reception
Join lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender alumni, friends, family and current students for coffee and company.
Red & Charline McCombs Campus Center, Ludwig H. Merzbach Room

3-4:30 p.m. Alumni Choir Rehearsal
The Alma Thomas Fine Arts Center, Choral Room

5-6:30 p.m. Dinner in the Commons
Red & Charline McCombs Campus Center, J.E. and L.E. Mabee Commons sing

8 p.m. SING!: One Hit Wonders
Co-Coordinators: Alex Caple '10 and Samanda Rivera '10 Open seating. Ticket required. If tickets are still available, you may purchase them at the door. SING! may not be appropriate for children under the age of 13. The Alma Thomas Fine Arts Center, The Alma Thomas Theater

Sunday, November 9

9:30-10:30 a.m. Alumni Choir Rehearsal
Lois Perkins Chapel

10 a.m.-2 p.m. Brunch
Red & Charline McCombs Campus Center, J E. and L.E. Mabee Commons

11 a.m. Worship Service
This traditional worship service features music conducted by Professor of Music Kenneth Sheppard and featuring the Alumni Choir, SU Singers and the University Chorale. The service concludes with the reading of the names of recently deceased alumni.
Lois Perkins Chapel

1-5 p.m. Design Alumni Exhibit
The Alma Thomas Fine Arts Center, Fine Arts Gallery

Alumni Hospitality House

Julie Puett Howry Center, Southwestern University
Friday, Noon to midnight
Saturday, 1 p.m. to 1 a.m.

Alumni Hospitality House Receptions Alumni are invited to attend any of these designated receptions while the remainder of the hospitality house is open to all.

Friday, November 7

7-10 p.m. Class of 1988 Reunion Reception
7 p.m. 1970s Decade Reception
9 p.m. Kappa Alpha Order Reception Headphones

Saturday, November 8

2 p.m. Alumni Council Meet and Greet
2 p.m. Greater Georgetown Association Reception
3 p.m. Alpha Delta Pi Sorority Alumnae Reception
3 p.m. Fort Worth Area Association Reception
4 p.m. Alumni Athlete "T-shirt and Tennis Shoe" Reception
4 p.m. Dallas Association Reception
5 p.m. Bay Area Association Reception
5 p.m. Greater Austin Association Reception
6 p.m. Pirates for the Environment Reception
6 p.m. Class of 2008 Reception
7 p.m. San Antonio Area Association Reception