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Citadel News Service
12 Oct 2011

Homecoming 2011

Hundreds of Citadel alumni will converge on campus Nov. 11-13

The Homecoming 2011 celebration begins on Friday, Nov. 11, with the annual meeting of The Citadel Alumni Association membership and Lt. Gen. John W. Rosa's presidential address to alumni. Also on Friday, the School of Business Administration will recognize its Alumnus of the Year and the Cadet Chorale will sing at the annual memorial service. The Twilight Parade at 5:10 p.m. will preceed the annual social gatherings of alumni young and old on Friday night.

Saturday's festivities include open barracks, performances by the Regimental Band and Pipes and the Summerall Guards and the 11 a.m. military dress parade is held in honor of all alumni. The School of Engineering will welcome its alumni back to campus at its annual luncheon and will present its prestigious Himelright Scholarship to an outstanding engineering student. The day wraps up on the gridiron where the Bulldogs will take on Samford University. 

Friday, Nov. 11  
7:30 a.m. 21st annual Citadel Homecoming Golf Tournament
Shadowmoss Plantation Golf Club, Charleston, S.C.
$90/person includes green fees, cart, box lunch, beverages. 
Event is open to all alumni, family and friends. 
More information
Noon

Alumni Association Luncheon. Open to all. Admission is $10
RSVP by Nov. 7 by calling 843-953-7696

CAA Annual Meeting (CAA members only) 
Holliday Alumni Center

1-5 p.m. Sale of football tickets
McAlister Field House and at etix.com
1:30 p.m. Alumni Information Center opens
Ring resizing/reordering and sale of luncheon tickets
Holliday Alumni Center
2 p.m. President’s Report to Alumni
Buyer Auditorium, Mark Clark Hall
3:30 p.m. Performance by the Cadet Chorale and Alumni Memorial Service
Summerall Chapel
 3:30 p.m.

School of Business Administration alumni reception
Presentation of Business Alumnus of the Year award
Bond Hall, Room 295

5:10 p.m. Twilight Parade
Summerall Field
5:45-7 p.m.

Citadel Young Alumni (CYA) reception for Classes of 1997-2011
Renken Room and Courtyard, Holliday Alumni Center
Admission is free

7-11 p.m.

Alumni Jamboree
$75 per person. Open to reunion classes, sponsors and Stray Dog Society members
Charleston Visitors Center Bus Shed 

Saturday, Nov. 12  
8 a.m. Annual breakfast for past presidents of The Citadel Alumni Association
Holliday Alumni Center
8:30-11 a.m.

Alumni Information Center and Visitors’ Coffee
Sale of luncheon tickets and souvenirs and ring resizing/reordering
Holliday Alumni Center

8:30-10 a.m.

Barracks and facilities open to visitors
Regimental Pipe Band plays in all barracks, which close promptly at 10 a.m.

8:50 a.m. Summerall Guards Performance
Summerall Field
9 a.m.

Sale of football tickets
Johnson Hagood Stadium and at etix.com

Himelright Scholarship presentation
LeTellier Hall

11 a.m.  Homecoming Review
Recognition of Arland D. Williams Society inductees and 2011 CAA award recipients 
All alumni to take review
Summerall Field
Noon

Homecoming Luncheon. Cost is $9, Coward Hall

Noon School of Engineering Alumni Luncheon
Behind Grimsley Hall
12:30 - 3 p.m.  Pre-game Tailgate Party
Holliday Alumni Center
1:30 p.m. Stadium gates and stadium concessions open
1-3 p.m. Tailgate Party BBQ Lunch. Cost is $8
Holliday Alumni Center
 3 p.m.

Bulldogs vs. Samford University
Tickets at Johnson Hagood Stadium ticket windows and at etix.com

Regimental Band and Pipes to perform at halftime

Sunday, Nov. 13  
9 a.m. Protestant Service: Summerall Chapel.
10 a.m. Protestant Reception: Mark Clark Hall Reception Room
10:45 a.m. Catholic Mass: Summerall Chapel.
Noon Catholic Reception: Mark Clark Hall Reception Room
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