Festivities take place October 27-29.
Culver-Stockton College (C-SC) will welcome back alumni and celebrate with current students and community members during the annual homecoming weekend festivities set for Oct. 27-29.
On Oct. 27, the J.E. and L.E. Mabee Recreation and Wellness Center will transform into C-SC’s “Built on the Hill” homecoming headquarters from 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. During that time, attendees can register for homecoming and meet for campus tours, scheduled for 11 a.m.-2 p.m. on a first-come, first-serve basis. The C-SC classes of 1963 and 1973 will be inducted into the Top of the Hill Society during a luncheon slated for 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. in Meaders Lounge in the Gladys Crown Student Center. The event is free for inductees and previous inductees. The cost for non-members for the luncheon is $20.
Continuing the Friday events, a women’s soccer game will take place at 5 p.m. at Ellison Poulton Stadium, where the Wildcats will take on Grandview University. An alumni honors banquet will be held from 5:30-9 p.m. at Meaders Lounge. Cost is $35. The day will wrap up with the annual Blue and White Mixer from 7:30-10 p.m. at the Mabee Center, a men’s soccer game against Grandview University at 7 p.m. at the stadium, and a Black Student Union Yard Show at 8 p.m. at The Alumni Plaza. The show will feature the National Pan-Hellenic Counsel’s and multicultural Greek letter organizations’ steps and strolls.
Off-campus, a golf outing will be held for alumni and friends beginning at 8:30 a.m. on Oct. 27 at the River Valley Community Golf Course, 33566 220th Street, Canton, Missouri. The fee is $40 and includes green fees, a golf cart, and lunch. Players can pay at the course at the time of the event.
Festivities continue on Oct. 28 when several events open to the public are scheduled.
The day begins with C-SC’s annual homecoming parade at 9 a.m. in downtown Canton. The event will feature the musical talent of several area marching bands and current campus organizations’ parade participants celebrating the college and alumni. An alumni baseball game is set for 10:30 a.m. at Nichols Field, and an Alpha Xi Delta gathering will be held at 11 a.m. at Alpha Xi Delta Plaza. From 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Greek houses will be open for tours.
Saturday events also include a high school band awards ceremony at 11 a.m.-1 p.m. in the Alexander Campbell Auditorium in the Performing Arts Center. Those attending campus events can enjoy concessions at the athletic fields. Activities for school-age children will include the Big Cat-Little Cat Legacy Land from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. at Himsl Field. The event is sponsored by CSTO.
At 12:30 p.m., The Wildcats football team will take on William Penn at the Ellison-Poulton Stadium. Homecoming court activities will take place at halftime during the game.
Other community events slated for the day include an art gallery exhibit 3-5 p.m. featuring the work of Amanda Brown-DeClue (’18) in the Mabee Art Gallery located in the Herrick Foundation Center. Brown-DeClue will discuss the exhibit at 3:30 p.m. A women’s volleyball game against Mt. Mercy University is scheduled for 6 p.m. in the Charles Field House.
Off-campus, Tau Kappa Epsilon members will gather at 6:30 p.m. at the Tower of Pizza in Quincy, Illinois, and An Evening of Celebrations will be held at 6 p.m. in the Caldwell Building Event Center, 30200 MO Highway 16, Canton. The event will feature the alumni choir and various reunions, music, dinner, and dancing.
The weekend wraps up with a memorial service at 10 a.m. on Oct. 29 in Merillat Chapel.
Contact Alyssa Hummel, Director of Communications and Marketing, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 573-288-6000 ext. 6450 for more information.
NOTE: A number that appears immediately after a person’s name (i.e. Jane Doe ’18) is a reference to the year that person earned their bachelor’s degree from Culver-Stockton.