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Citadel News Service
For Release
Oct. 24, 2002
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Homecoming 2002

Thursday, November 7

7:15 p.m.

Exhibition Basketball Game vs. All-Air Force: McAlister Field House. Free admission when you show your Saturday football ticket.


Friday, November 8

8:00 a.m.

Brigadier Foundations Coach Ellis Johnson Breakfast Meeting: Altman Center. No charge.

8:30 a.m.

Captains Choice Alumni Golf Match: Patriots Point Golf Course, Mt. Pleasant. $75 per person.

11:45 a.m.

Old Citadel Gate Dedication by W.L.I.: Alumni Courtyard, Holliday Alumni Center. No charge.

*addition 12:00
Book signing featuring Pat Conroy, Class of '67 and author of My
Losing Season
about The Citadel's 1967 basketball team: Holliday Alumni
Center gift shop.

12:15 p.m.

Luncheon (open to all--$15 at the door) and Annual Meeting (members only) of The Citadel Alumni Association: Holliday Alumni Center.

1:30 p.m.

Alumni Information Center--ring sizings and sale of luncheon and football tickets and mementos: Holliday Alumni Center.

3:00 p.m.

School of Business Administration Reception for Business Alumni: Bond Hall, Room 284.

3:30 p.m.

Performance by The Citadel Chorale and Alumni Memorial Service: Summerall Chapel. No charge.

5:00 p.m.

Twilight Parade: Summerall Field.

6:00 p.m.

Citadel Young Alumni Reception for 1983-2002 Graduates, featuring Jameson Clark, 93: Renken Room and under the Tilghman Courtyard Tents, Holliday Alumni Center.

9:00 p.m.

Homecoming Hop, featuring The Maxx: aboard the U.S.S. Yorktown. Semi-formal.


Saturday, November 9

8:00 a.m.

Annual Breakfast for Past Presidents of The Citadel Alumni Association: Holliday Alumni Center.

8:30 a.m.

Alumni Information Center--Visitors coffee, ring sizings and sale of luncheon tickets and mementos: Holliday Alumni Center.

8:30 a.m.

Barracks and facilities open to visitors. The Pipe Band will play in all barracks.

8:50 a.m.

Summerall Guards Performance: Summerall Field.

9:00 a.m.

Himelright Scholarship Presentation: LeTellier Hall.

9:00 a.m.

Sale of football tickets: Johnson Hagood Stadium.

9:15 a.m.

The Citadel Athletic Hall of Fame 25th Anniversary Induction Ceremony: McAlister Field House.

10:00 a.m.

Presidents Report to Alumni: Summerall Chapel.

11:00 a.m.

Homecoming Review and Recognition of the Arland D. Williams Society Inductees. All alumni to take review: Summerall Field.


Pre-game Tailgate Party and BBQ Lunch ($7--noon to 2:00 p.m.): Holliday Alumni Center.


Homecoming Luncheon ($5.50): Coward Hall.

new 1:00 p.m
Press Conference - major gift announcement -- Holliday Alumni Center

2:00 p.m.

Football Game: Chattanooga vs. The Citadel. Halftime includes recognition of the Athletic Hall of Fame inductees and a performance by the Regimental Band and Pipes.

4:30 p.m.

150 Years of Friendship Party, featuring Jameson Clark, 93: Holliday Alumni Center. No charge.

*note 7:00 p.m.

Gospel Choir concert in Summerall Chapel has been canceled.


Sunday, November 10

9:00 a.m.

Protestant Service: Summerall Chapel.

10:00 a.m.

Post-Chapel Reception: Mark Clark Hall Reception Room.

10:45 a.m.

Catholic Mass: Summerall Chapel.


Tuesday, November 19

7:30 a.m.

CAA Anniversary Breakfast ($12 with reservations before Nov. 14; $15 at the door) and the Burial of the Sesquicentennial Time Capsule: Alumni Center.


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