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Homecoming Events for Tech Alumni, Friends

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The Arkansas Tech University Office of Alumni Relations and its partners have planned a full weekend of Homecoming 2016 events for alumni and friends on Friday, Oct. 28, and Saturday, Oct. 29.

Alumni and friends interested in registering for the events below may do so online at techties.atu.edu.

For more information about Homecoming 2016 events for alumni and friends, call (479) 968-0242 or send e-mail to alumni@atu.edu.

Friday, October 28

7:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Bookstore Open, Young Building

8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Welcome and Check-In
Alumni House

8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Norman Hall Art Gallery Exhibition
Feral Garden II works by David S. Smith

8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Arkansas Tech Museum Open

9 a.m.
Check In and Brunch, Homecoming Classic Golf Tournament
Chamberlyne Country Club
3-Person Scramble
$75 per person/$225 per team
$300 team and hole sponsor, $150 hole sponsor only, $150 beverage/snack cart sponsor only

10:30 a.m.
Shotgun Start, Homecoming Classic Golf Tournament

Noon
Ladies ‘Champagne Bingo’ Luncheon
Lake Point Hickory Lodge
$15 per person

5:30 p.m.
Hall of Distinction Social Hour
Lake Point Conference Center
(invitation only)

6:30 p.m.
Hall of Distinction Reunion Dinner
Lake Point Conference Center
(invitation only)

7 p.m.
African American Alumni Chapter Stroll Off
Witherspoon Auditorium, $3 admission

7:30 p.m.
Alumni and Friends Celebration
Russellville Country Club
$5 cover includes a commemorative
Tech pint glass and appetizers; cash bar

8 p.m.
Tech Idol
Tucker Coliseum

Saturday, October 29

9 a.m. – Noon
Welcome and Check-In
Baswell Techionery

10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Bookstore Open, Young Building

10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Arkansas Tech Museum Open

10 a.m. - Noon
Reunions
• 1950s and 1960s, Baswell Techionery
• Class of 2015, Baswell Techionery
• ROTC, Alumni House
• Health Information Management Program, Dean Hall suite 201
• Greek Life 40th Anniversary, Dr. Robert Charles Brown and Jill Lestage Brown Hall

11 a.m.
Alumni Gold Luncheon - Class of 1966
East Dining Room, Chambers Cafeteria

11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Party at the Plaza
Groups at Centennial Plaza:
• 1950s and 1960s Alumni
• 1971 Football Team
• Department of Agriculture
• Alumni Chapters
• Class of 1966
• Class of 2015
• College of Education
• College of eTech
• Delta Zeta
• Greek Life
• Kappa Alpha Order
• Department of Parks, Recreation & Hospitality Administration 50th Anniversary
• ROTC
• Sigma Pi
• T-Club

Noon
Stadium Bookstore Opens
Thone Stadium at Buerkle Field

12:30 p.m.
T-Club All Sports Annual Meeting
Lettermen’s Lounge, Hull Building

1 p.m.
90th Anniversary Group Photo
College of Education Alumni, Faculty and Students
Crabaugh Hall Lawn

1:30 p.m.
Pre-Game Ceremonies
Thone Stadium at Buerkle Field

2 p.m.
Arkansas Tech vs. NW Oklahoma State
Thone Stadium at Buerkle Field

7 p.m.
Col. George T. Hudgens Evening of Excellence,
Lake Point Conference Center, $30 adults/$20 students

7 p.m.
1971 Football Team Reunion
Home of Mr. and Mrs. Rick Thone