HOMECOMING SCHEDULE


Homecoming & Inauguration

OCT 19 – 24, 2021 


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Tusculum University Bookstore Hours


Tuesday, OCT 19

Pastors’ Prayer Breakfast

Meen Center Brotherton Boardroom
8 – 9 AM

Pastors, Church Leaders, Christian Community Leaders are invited to pray for Tusculum University, faculty, staff, students, and Dr. Hummel’s family and his leadership.

Cost: Donations appreciated
Reservations: Required


Wednesday, OCT 20

Marilyn duBrisk Theatre Dedication

Annie Hogan Byrd
4:00 PM – Reception
4:15 PM – Dedication Ceremony

Cost: Free
Reservations: Required

 

Alumni Art Exhibition

Shulman Art Center 5-7 PM
5PM – 7 PM


Thursday, OCT 21

Registration for Homecoming Events

Niswonger Commons, Living Room
8 AM – 4 PM

Open to alumni and one guest

Cost: Varies for specific events
Reservations: Pre-registration preferred

Farm to Table – The Pioneer Way

Doak House Museum
Social: 5:30 – 6 PM
Seat Calling: 6 PM
Soup & Salad: 6:15 PM
Dinner: 6:30 PM

For donors, community, Board of Trustees, alumni, faculty, and staff

Cost: $50 per person
Reservations: by ticket purchase

 

Let’s Glow & Run: 3K Run/Walk – CANCELED (due to the threat of inclement weather)

Begin in front of Rankin Hall
Registration: 7:30 PM
Start: 8 PM

Open to the community, students, faculty, staff, and alumni

Cost: Adults & Children (ages 12 and older) – $25 per person | Children (ages 11 and younger) – $15 per person
Reservations: Required


Friday, OCT 22

Registration for Homecoming Events

Niswonger Commons, Living Room
8 – 9:45 AM & 1 – 4 PM

Open to alumni and one guest

Cost: Varies for specific events
Reservations: Preferred pre-registration

 

Inauguration of Dr. Scott Hummel

Niswonger Commons, Pioneer Arena
10 – 11:30 AM

Available to alumni, state representatives, class representatives, Board of Trustees, Alumni Executive Board, community, Golden Pioneers, students, faculty, and staff

Cost: Free
Reservations: Preferred

Inaugural Luncheon

Quad
11:30 AM – 1 PM

Alumni, Board of Trustees, Delegates, guest, parents, faculty, and staff

Cost: $10 per person
Reservations: Required

Tusculum Homecoming Golf Tournament

Graysburg Hills Golf Course
Lunch: 12:30 PM | Shotgun Start: 1 PM

Available to everyone

Cost: $75 per person | $60 per alumni
Reservations: Required

President’s Inaugural Dinner

Niswonger Commons, Chalmers
Meet & Greet: 6:30 PM
Dinner: 7 PM

Available to invitees, ticket holders, or by sponsorship

Cost: $50 per person or table sponsorship
Reservations: Required


Saturday, OCT 23

Registration for Homecoming Events

Niswonger Commons, Living Room
8 – 10 AM

Open to alumni and one guest

Cost: Varies for specific events
Reservations: Preferred pre-registration

Alumni Breakfast

Niswonger Commons, Chalmers
8:30 – 9 AM

Open to alumni and their guest of choice for a delightful breakfast.

Cost: $10 per person
Reservations: Required

Annual Alumni Meeting & Memorial Service

Niswonger Commons, Chalmers (Meeting) | Niswonger Commons, Alumni Patio (Memorial Service)
9 – 11 AM

All alumni are welcome to attend this meeting and memorial service.

Cost: Free
Registration: Preferred

 

Alumnae Softball Game

Pioneer Softball Field
10 AM

Cost: Free
Reservations: email jhuebner@tusculum.edu

 

Alumni Baseball Game

Pioneer Park
10 AM – 12 PM

Current and former team members are welcome to attend this game.

Cost: Free
Reservations: email bsteele@tusculum.edu

 

9th Annual Pioneer Lacrosse Classic

Pioneer Practice Field
11 AM

All men’s lacrosse alumni are welcome to attend this lacrosse game.

Cost: Free
Reservations: email rcarrington@tusculum.edu

 

Information Session & Campus Tour

Lobby of Virginia Hall
10:30 – 11:30 AM

This campus tour and information session is open to all prospective students and their families.

Cost: Free
Reservations: Preferred

 

Alumni Decade Luncheon & Photos

Quad
11:30 AM – 1:30 PM

Tusculum will hold a picnic for alumni and their guest of choice with decade photos following

Cost: Lunch – $10 per person | $10 per photo
Reservations: Required

 

Homecoming Parade

Tusculum Campus
12 PM

Tusculum will hold a parade for students, alumni, the community, Golden Pioneers, Alumni Executive Board, clubs, high school and middle school bands, ROTC, and alumni award winners.

Cost: Free | Community: $10 per person
Registration: Required to participate in

 

Pioneer Club Tailgate

Tailgate Tent in parking lot near Pioneer Field
11:30 AM – 1:30 PM

Tailgate event for Pioneer Club members and a guest of their choice.

Cost: $10 per person
Reservations: Required

Tusculum Pioneer Football vs. Barton

Pioneer Field
2 PM

An exciting football game between Tusculum and Barton for anyone to attend.

Cost: $8 per person if purchased through registration | $12 per person at the gate
Reservations: Required for discounted ticket

Hall of Fame Dinner

Chalmers
7 – 9 PM

A dinner for Tusculum Athletics Hall of Fame/Inductees

Cost: $20 | Previous inductees are $10 per each ticket up to four tickets
Reservations: Required


Sunday, OCT 24

Tusculum Day at First Presbyterian Church of Greeneville

Dr. Scott Hummel will be leading service at First Presbyterian Church of Greeneville for “Tusculum Day.”

First Presbyterian Church of Greeneville (110 N. Main Street) is the mother church of the University. Traditional service at 11 AM. Learn more at www.firstpresgreeneville.org. Hope to see you there!

Jane Pilloni Room Dedication

Meen Center, 1F
Refreshments: 2 – 2:20 PM
Ceremony: 2:30 PM

For students, Board of Trustees, faculty, staff, and guest of the Pilloni Family

Cost: Free
Reservations: Preferred


Tusculum University Bookstore Hours for Homecoming Week

  • Tuesday: closing at 5pm
  • Wednesday: closing at 5pm
  • Thursday: closing at 5pm
  • Friday: closing at 6pm
  • Saturday: closing at 6pm

Museums of Tusculum University

  • Doak House: Tuesday and Wednesday 1-4 and by appointment.
  • Old College/President Andrew Johnson Museum & Library: Thursday 2-4, Friday 12-4, and by appointment.

 

Questions regarding Homecoming or Inauguration, please contact

the Director of Special Events

423-636-0565 or by email at events@tusculum.edu