Make plans to attend Homecoming 2017 festivities October 19-22

Posted on 25 July 2017 by

Make plants to attend Homecoming 2017 festivities in October.

Tusculum will be celebrating the College “Pioneering the Future,” through such events as the dedication of the new Ronald H. and Verna June Meen Center for Science and Math as well as the class get-togethers, tailgate, annual awards presentations, parade, alumni games and of course, the football game and its half-time festivities.
Registering is as simple as clicking this link and filling out the online form. The registration deadline is Monday, Oct. 9.  Questions?  Contact the Alumni Office at 423-636-7303 or 

Below is the schedule of the daily activities during Homecoming 2017:

Thursday, October 19

8 a.m. – 4 p.m. – Registration, lobby of Annie Hogan Byrd


11:30 a.m. – Ronald H. and Verna June Meen Center Center for Science and Mathematics Building Dedication


12 p.m. – Meen Center Dedication Luncheon. The Board of Trustees invite you to join us as we celebrate the Meen Center.


Tours of the Meen Center to follow luncheon


6  p.m. – 1960’s Alumni Party, hosted by Ann ‘Butch’ Van Buskirk ’61 at her home.  For address and directions, please contact the Alumni Office at 423-636-7303.

Friday, October 20

8 a.m. – 4 p.m. – Registration, lobby of Annie Hogan Byrd

Tours of the Meen Center throughout the day.


11:30 a.m.  – Lunch with students, terrace of the Thomas J. Garland Library


1 p.m. – Campus Tours, tours will depart from Garland Library Lobby

Golf Tournament – Link Hills Golf Course.  Registration begins at 12 p.m.


2 p.m. – Ice Cream. Social and Tusculum College Alumni Travel Preview


6 p.m. – Dinner at Link Hills Country Club


7 p.m. – Volleyball vs Lenoir-Rhyne, Pioneer Arena

Bonfire and Pep Rally, Welty Craig/Haynes Lawn/Quad Area

Saturday, October  21

8 a.m. – 10 a.m. – Registration, Living Room of Niswonger Commons

8 a.m. – Memorial Service, Garland Library Lobby


8:30 a.m. – Alumni Breakfast, Chalmers Conference Center


9:00 a.m. –Sports Hall of Fame Induction,  Chalmers

9:30 a.m. Alumni Softball Game


10 a.m. – Alumni Awards and Alumni Meeting, Chalmers

Alumni Band – Join the current Tusculum College Marching Band for rehearsal and event performances



10:30 a.m. – Alumni Tennis Match,  Roger M. Nichols Tennis Complex


11 a.m. –   5th Annual Civil War Scrimmage (Lacrosse Alumni Game), Indoor Practice Facility


11:30 a.m. – Student Support Services Luncheon, the Patton House


Noon – Homecoming Parade, route between the Charles Oliver Gray Complex and Pioneer Park.


12:30 p.m. – Volleyball vs Catawba,  Pioneer Arena

Tailgate, enjoy a Tusculum College Pioneer Tailgate Party.


2:30 p.m. – Tusculum Pioneer Football vs. Catawba. Cheer on the Pioneers as they take on Catawba at Pioneer Field.


6 p.m. – Alumni and Friends Social Hour, General Morgan Inn

“Orange and Black” women’s basketball Inter-squad scrimmage, Pioneer Arena


7 p.m. – Alumni and Friends Dinner, General Morgan Inn. A cash bar will be available throughout the evening.

Alumni Baseball Game, Pioneer Park


7:30 p.m. – “Orange and Black” inter-squad men’s basketball scrimmage, Pioneer Arena


8 p.m. – Alumni and Friends Music and Fellowship, General Morgan Inn.  DJ Donnie Bunch will provide music.

Sunday, October 22

Attend the church of your choice.  First Presbyterian Church of Greeneville (110 N. Main Street) is the mother church of the College.  Early service at 8:30 a.m., Sunday School at 9:30 a.m., the traditional service at 10:45 a.m. Learn more at


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