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Homecoming 2016

October 7 2016 - October 8 2016

Homecoming 2016

October 7 - 8, 2016

A full weekend of reunions, tailgating, award ceremonies, golf and so much more. Special reunions this year: 1966 Golden Group Reunion, Bulldog Band Reunion,  and the BOLD (Bulldogs of the Last Decade) Reunion.

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Schedule for Friday, October 7

8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

TLU Bookstore open - Alumni Student Center

9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Information Desk Open - Alumni Student Center

10:00 a.m.

Chapel Service - Weinert Memorial, Chapel of the Abiding Presence

11:30 a.m.

51st Annual TLU Homecoming Golf Tournament - Starcke Park
Lunch at 11:30 a.m., Tee Off at 12:30 p.m.

1:00 p.m. - 1:50 p.m.

Science Seminar: Jason Thonhoff '03 - Moody Science 101

1:30 p.m.

Bulldog Investment Company Guest Speaker: Amy Simmons – Dunne Conference Center, Tschoepe Hall

Amy Simmons is an entrepreneur who founded the Amy’s Ice Cream chain (now 15 locations) in Austin, Houston, and San Antonio. She is also the founder and owner of Phil’s Ice House and Honey’s Pizza. The success of Amy's Ice Cream is known worldwide and has been featured in articles in Inc., Southern Living, Wall Street Journal, Newsweek, People, Fast Company, and ABC.

4:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

PSYesta in the Garden - Blue Lotus Winery 5151 FM 20 Seguin, TX

Please join us as we reconnect with faculty and friends for a party in the gardens of the beautiful Blue Lotus Winery, about 15 minutes from TLU. Buffet and drinks will be provided by the Psychology Department.

5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Class of 1966 Dinner - Timmerman Room, Hein Dining Hall

6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Class of 1976 Reception - Dunne Conference Center (Tschoepe Hall)

7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.

Bulldog Ball: Reunion Happy Hour - Jackson Park

This event is hosted by the Alumni Association Board of Directors and food and drinks will be available for purchase. The Dirty River Dixie Band will provide entertainment. 

7:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

TLU Band Concert - Jackson Auditorium

Schedule for Saturday, October 8

9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Information Desk Open - Alumni Student Center

10:00 a.m.- 6:00 p.m.

TLU Bookstore open - Alumni Student Center

10:00 a.m.

Homecoming Chapel Service - Weinert Memorial, Chapel of the Abiding Presence

10:00 a.m.

Gates open at Jackson Park for Tailgating until 11 p.m.

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10:30 a.m. 

Delta Alpha Delta Sorority Tea - Tschoepe 127

10:45 a.m. 

Groundbreaking of the Caroline M. Weston Center for the Performing Arts - Jackson Auditorium

11:00 a.m.

Kappa Pi Gamma Sorority Tea - Power Plant Grill

AKPsi Reunion - Tschoepe Hall 131

11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

On campus coffee shop open - Tschoepe Hall

11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Theology, Philosophy, Classical Languages Reunion - Tschoepe Hall 130

11:30 a.m.

Xi Tau Sorority Tea - Tschoepe Hall 245 

11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Golden Group Lunch - Dunne Conference Room (Tschoepe Hall)

12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Alumni Board Meeting - Alumni Student Center Conference Rooms A/B

12:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. 

TLU Athletics Hall of Fame & Wall of Honor Lunch and Ceremony - Timmerman Room, Hein Dining Hall 

A lunch for the Hall of Fame & Wall of Honor recipients will be held in the Timmerman Room followed by the Hall of Fame & Wall of Honor Ceremony. Hall of Fame honorees are: 1976 AIAW National Championship Volleyball Team, Aaron Crais '06 Nicole Albrecht '01, and Tommy Stolhandske' 05. Wall of Honor honorees are Charles B. '77 and Doris Franks.

1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Band Lunch - Bulldog Tailgate Jackson Park

Special tailgate area under the pavilion is reserved for TLU Band Alumni. Food and beverages available for purchase, or feel free to bring your own. Many tailgaters will be sharing their food. 

1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Bulldogs of the Last Decade (BOLD) Reunion Lunch - Jackson Park

1:30 - 3:30 p.m.

Class of 1956 Reunion - Room 102, Tschoepe Hall

1:30 p.m.- 3:30 p.m.

Class of 1966 Reunion - Dunne Conference Room (Tschoepe Hall)

2:00 p.m.

Class of 1976 Reunion Tailgate

Join your former Homecoming King and Queen Ed Horne `76 and Nancy Novosad Schkade '76,  and Board of Regent Glynn Bloomquist '76 at the Bulldog Tailgate for a BBQ to celebrate your 40th Class Reunion. 

Delta Alpha Delta - Tailgate at Jackson Park

2:00 - 6:00 p.m.

Bulldog Tailgate - Jackson Park, across from Bulldog Stadium

There will be music and games all over the tailgate area. There will be many tailgate spots with free food, as well as the Alumni Board showing off their grilling skills! Countless Affinity groups will be having reunions during this time as well!!! Food and beverage will be available for purchase. 
Gates open at Jackson Park for Tailgating at 10:00 a.m.

2:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Black Student Union Reunion -Tailgate at Jackson Park

3:00 p.m.- 6:00 p.m.

Kappa Pi Gamma - Tailgate at Jackson Park

3:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Tailgates at Jackson Park

Beta Alpha Sigma Sorority

Xi Tau Sorority

Kappa Pi Gamma

Sigma Delta Lambda 

3:00 p.m.

Alumni Men's Basketball Game

Alumni vs. Alumni Basketball Game at 3.pm in Memorial Gymnasium. Spectators are encouraged as not everyone has to play to enjoy the game. 

3:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Biology, Chemistry, Physics Reunion Tailgate - Jackson Park, across from Bulldog Stadium

4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Band Plays

Hounds of Sound play at tailgate prior to the game. 

6:00 p.m.

Football vs. Trinity - Bulldog Stadium

7:00 p.m.

GAYLA - Fritz House

Schedule for Sunday, October 9

10:30 a.m.

1966 Chapel Service - Weinert Memorial Chapel

A special service for the class of 1966.

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