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Homecoming/Reunion Weekend

Homecoming/Reunion Weekend 2016 will be held October 27th - October 29th. Online registration will open soon!

 

Thursday, October 27
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3 – 4 p.m.
Careers in Banking and Finance
Alumni panel for students interested in pursuing careers in this field
Buckman 108
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3 – 4 p.m.
Living and Working in Washington, DC
Alumni panel for students interested in living and working in our Nation's Capitol
Blount Auditorium
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Time TBD
Living and Working in Los Angeles
Alumni panel for students interested in Los Angeles
Frazier Jelke A
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3 - 4 p.m.
How to Become a Biomedical Entrepreneur
Alumni panel for students interested in becoming a biomedical entrepreneur
Frazier Jelke A
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4:15 - 5:15 p.m.
Living and Working in New York City
Alumni panel for students interested in living and working in the Big Apple
Buckman 108
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5:30 – 6:30 p.m.
Speed Networking
Opportunity for students to network with alumni
Lynx Lair, Bryan Campus Life Center
See website for more details
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6 p.m.
Communities in Conversation
Lecture by Dr. Michael Bess
“Our Grandchildren Redesigned: Life in the 
Bioengineer Society of the Near Future”
Hardie Auditorium, Palmer Hall
See website for more details


Friday, October 28
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8:30 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Bookstore open
Share new location, if applicable
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11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Athletic Hall of Fame Luncheon
McCallum Ballroom,
Bryan Campus Life Center
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1 – 4:30 p.m.
Registration/Check-In 
King Hall Front Lawn 
(Registration moves to 
Bryan Campus Life Center, First floor at 5 p.m.)
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2 p.m. 
Alumni Campus Tour
Meet at BCLC
(Includes the newly renovated Rhodes Tower) 
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4 p.m. 
Homecoming Collage Concert
Performances by Rhodes Singers, Women’s Chorus,
Rhodes Orchestra and Wind Ensemble, and Rhodes Jazz Band
Hardie Auditorium, Palmer Hall
See website for more details
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4 – 6 p.m.
10 Year Belgium Maymester Reunion
The Rec Room, 3000 Broad Avenue 
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4:30 – 5:30 p.m. 
Alumni/Student 
Networking Activities
Health Professionals Networking Social, Barret 051
Legal Professionals Social, Palmer Cloister
See website for more details
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5 – 7 p.m.
Registration/Check-in Continues
Bryan Campus Life Center, First Floor
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5 – 6 p.m.
LGBT Reception
Barrett Library Cloister

Sponsored by Rhodes College EquaLynx
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5:30 – 8 p.m.
All Alumni Homecoming Cocktail Reception
Bryan Campus Life Center, McCallum Ballroom
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Saturday, October 29
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9 – 11 a.m.
Registration and Coffee
Catherine Burrow Refectory
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9 – 10 a.m.
Golden Lynx Brunch
Those celebrating their 50th reunion and beyond
President’s Home, 91 Morningside
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9:30 a.m. 
Alumni Campus Tour
Meet at Diehl Court in front of Burrow Hall
(Includes the newly renovated Rhodes Tower) 
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10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Bookstore open
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10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Greek Receptions 
at Chapter–Specific times
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10:30 a.m.
Alumni Convocation
Hardie Auditorium, Palmer Hall
Annual Meeting of International Alumni Association/Presentation of Alumni Honors
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11:45 a.m.
Football Lynx Walk and Student-led Homecoming Parade
with the Mighty Souls Brass Band
Phillips Lane to Crain Field
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12:15 – 1:45 p.m.
Homecoming Picnic, 
“A Taste of Memphis”
Catherine Burrow Refectory
Enjoy Corky’s BBQ, Fino’s from the Hill, 
and Gus’s Fried Chicken
($15 adults, $5 children ages 3-17,
$40 family max.) 
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1 p.m. 
Field Hockey Game
Rhodes vs. Hendrix
Mason Field
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2 p.m. 
Football Game
Rhodes vs. Hendrix
Crain Field
Victory Beer Garden 
Crain Field 
(Souvenir cup included with beer purchase)
Whiteball Reunion 
Whiteball Court
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2 p.m.
Reception honoring Coach Mike Clary ’77 
Northeast Corner of Crain Field
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5 - 7 p.m.
BSA Reception
Wilson Fireside Lounge, 
Catherine Burrow Refectory
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5 – 7 p.m.
Woolsocks Reunion
West Village Common Room 

Evening
Class Reunion Parties
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9:30 p.m. - Midnight
The Generics, Alumni 80’s Band
Lynx Lair, BCLC 
(Open to all)

Sunday, October 30
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11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Rhodes Black Alumni Chapter Brunch
Location TBD
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12 p.m.
Field Hockey Alumni Game
Mason Field


Alumni Honors
Distinguished Alumnus/a Award
W.J. Michael Cody ’58 
BSA Distinguished Alumnus/a Award
To Be Announced ’XX

Distinguished Service Alumnus/a Award
Larrie Del Daniel Martin ’66 


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1956 — 60th Reunion
Saturday, October 29
Golden Lynx Brunch
9 – 10 a.m.
The Home of President and Mrs. Troutt
91 Morningside Place
Reunion Cocktail Reception
5 – 7 p.m.
Buckman Hall
$30 per person
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1961 — 55th Reunion
Saturday, October 29
Golden Lynx Brunch
9 – 10 a.m.
The Home of President and Mrs. Troutt
91 Morningside Place
Reunion Cocktail Reception
5 – 7 p.m.
Buckman Hall
$30 per person
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1966 — 50th Reunion
Saturday, October 29
Golden Lynx Brunch
9 – 10 a.m.
The Home of President and Mrs. Troutt
91 Morningside Place
Open House
2:30 – 4:30 p.m.
The Home of Candy ’66 and Gus Denton 
112 Pidgeon Road
Cocktail Reception and Dinner
6:30 p.m.
Hardie Auditorium, Palmer Hall
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1971 — 45th Reunion
Friday, October 28
7:30 – 9:30 p.m.
Burrow Hall 
$15 per person
Saturday, October 29
7 – 10 p.m.
The Home of Betha Hubbard Gill ’71 and Ray Gill 
1365 Yorkshire Drive
$45 per person
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1976 — 40th Reunion
Saturday, October 29
7:30 – 9:30 p.m.
Lillian Goldman Hall, Catherine Burrow Refectory
$40 per person
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1981 — 35th Reunion
Friday, October 28
8 – 10 p.m.
The Home of Lou Henslee ’81 and Roy Bell, III
657 West Drive
Saturday, October 29
7 – 9 p.m.
Burrow Hall 
$40 per person
The Generics
9:30 p.m.
Lynx Lair, BCLC
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1986 — 30th Reunion
Saturday, October 29
7:30 – 9:30 p.m.
Hyde Hall, Catherine Burrow Refectory
$40 per person
The Generics
9:30 p.m.
Lynx Lair, BCLC
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1991 — 25th Reunion
Saturday, October 29
7:30 – 9:30 p.m.
Frazier Jelke Amphitheater
$XX per person
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1996 — 20th Reunion
Saturday, October 29
8:30 – 10:30 p.m.
Lafayette’s Music Room
2119 Madison Avenue
Generously sponsored by 
Marcie Allen Van Mol ’96 
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2001 — 15th Reunion
Saturday, October 29
8 – 10 p.m.
Alchemy
940 South Cooper Street
$25 per person
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2006 — 10th Reunion
Saturday, October 29
8 – 11 p.m.
The Flying Saucer
130 Peabody Place
$20 per person
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2011 — 5th Reunion
Saturday, October 29
7 – 9 p.m.
Silky O’Sullivan’s
183 Beale Street
$10 per person, Cash bar
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The Generics, Alumni 80’s Band
Saturday, October 24
9:30 p.m. – 12:00 a.m.
Lynx Lair, BCLC
(Open to all)