Office of Alumni Development

150th Founder’s Celebration Schedule
November 10-13, 2016

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Sunday – November 6, 2016
9:30am ………………… Bell Ringing Ceremony
Asbury United Methodist Church

Wednesday - November 9, 2016
11:00am.................. City Recognition Program for Students
Spring Hollow Plaza

Thursday – November 10, 2016
7:30pm ………Coronation of Miss Rust College 2016-2017
McMillan Multi Purpose Center


Friday – November 11, 2016
12:00 – 3:00pm ..... Alumni & Friends Registration
Doxey Fine Arts

5:30pm …...........Alumni & Friends Pre-Banquet Reception
Brown Mass Communications Building, Room 104

6:30pm …......…Alumni & Friends Awards Banquet
Brown Mass Communications Building/ Shaw Cafeteria
* Class of 1966 – G olden Anniversary (50 yrs)
* Class of 1991 – Silver Anniversary (2 5 yrs)

9:30pm ................................................ Alumni Social
Beckley Conference Center


Saturday, November 12, 2016
8:00 am – 8:45am ..........Alumni & Friends Registration (continued)
Doxey Fine Arts Center Foyer

8:50am – 9:45am ......…Individual Alumni Class Meetings
(Class Projects, personal updates, etc..)

9:50am – 1 0:50am …....... International Alumni Association Meeting
Doxey Fine Arts Center Auditorium

11:00am ………....… 150th F ounders' Day Parade

12:30 – 1:30pm …………...…… Alumni Luncheon
Brown Mass Communications Building

1:30pm …………………………Concert of Bands
McMillan Multi Purpose Center/Lawson Gym

5:30pm ……........… Homecoming Basketball Game
Rust College Bearcats vs. Wiley College Wildcats
McMillian Multi Purpose Center/Lawson Gym


Sunday, November 13, 2016
8:00am ………………… President’s Breakfast & Photo Session
Mildred N. McMillan Dining Room, Brown Building
* Golden Anniversary Class
* Silver Anniversary Class

8:00am …………..... Founder’s Brunch for Alumni
Brown Mass Communications Building/ Shaw Cafeteria

9:30am …………………………Memorial Service - Pilgrimage to Founders' Gravesite
A .C. McDonald Gravesite - Hillcrest Cemetery

11:00am .....……… 150th Founder’s Convocation
Doxey Fine Arts Center, Morehouse Auditorium
Guest Speaker: Rev. Dr. Jerry Young, '74
President, National Baptist Convention, USA, Inc.

 

 

 


 

 

Contact Us

Dr. David L. Beckley
President

(662) 252-8000 ext. 4015
dlbeckley@rustcollege.edu

 

Dr. Ishmell Edwards
Vice President, College Relations

(662) 252-8000 ext. 4012
iedwards@rustcollege.edu
Ms. Jo Ann Scott
Director of Development & Alumni Development
(662) 252-8000 ext. 4013
JScott2@rustcollege.edu
Mrs. Margie Green,
MI Graduate
Assistant Alumni Development Director

(662) 252-8000 ext. 4913
MGreen@rustcollege.edu
Ms. Kimberly Woods
Admin. Assistant, PR/ Alumni Affairs

(662) 252-8000 ext. 4911
kwoods3@rustcollege.edu