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Citadel News Service
21 Aug 2012

Homecoming 2012 kicks off with gala and awards banquet

The Homecoming 2012 celebration begins on Thursday, Nov. 1, with the first Homecoming Gala and Awards Dinner at the Holliday Alumni Center and runs through Sunday, Nov. 4, with on campus church services that are open to students, families and visitors.

Here's the complete schedule:

Thursday, Nov. 1

6 p.m.

Homecoming Gala Reception and Awards Dinner (CAA members only), Holliday Alumni Center. $50 per person. Coat and tie. RSVP by Oct. 26 at

Friday, Nov. 2
8:30 a.m.

22nd annual Homecoming Golf Tournament, Patriot's Point, Mount Pleasant, S.C.
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10 a.m.

Annual Meeting (Members Only) of The Citadel Alumni Association and presentation of Gold Star Club Awards: Holliday Alumni Center.

1-5 p.m. Sale of football tickets
McAlister Field House and at
1:30 p.m. Alumni Information Center opens
Ring resizing/reordering and sale of luncheon tickets
Holliday Alumni Center
2 p.m.

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

2-4:30 p.m.

Book signing: Ted Childress, '62, will sign copies of his book "As You Were: Citadel Cadet Stories from the Past" at the Campus Bookstore in Mark Clark Hall. Joining him will be Rod Engard, '68, and author of the previously published "The Citadel Cadet Stories 1964-1994."

3 p.m.

Herb Day Memorial Dedication: Northeast corner of Summerall Field.

3:30 p.m. Performance by the Cadet Chorale and Alumni Memorial Service
Summerall Chapel
5:10 p.m. Memorial Parade
Summerall Field
5:45-7 p.m.

Citadel Young Alumni (CYA) Happy Hour for Classes of 1998-2012
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. 3
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 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

Himelright Scholarship presentation
LeTellier Hall

11 a.m. Homecoming Review
Recognition of Arland D. Williams Society inductees and 2012 CAA award recipients. All alumni to take review
Summerall Field

Homecoming Luncheon. Cost is $10 (free for cadets), Coward Hall

Noon School of Engineering Alumni Luncheon
Behind Grimsley Hall
Noon - 2 p.m. Pre-game Tailgate Party
Holliday Alumni Center
12:30 p.m. Stadium gates and stadium concessions open
2 p.m.

Bulldogs vs. Elon University
Tickets at Johnson Hagood Stadium ticket windows and at
Regimental Band and Pipes to perform at halftime


Sunday, Nov. 4
9 a.m. Protestant Service: Summerall Chapel. Reception to follow in Mark Clark Hall.
10:45 a.m. Catholic Mass: Summerall Chapel. Recption to follow in Mark Clark Hall.

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