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147th Founder’s Celebration – November 8 – 10, 2013 - Download the full Event's Schedule and hotel information here.

Special Appeal: We are asking all Rust College & Mississippi Industrial College graduates who participated in the Drama Club to please be in attendance. Contact the Office of Alumni Development at 662-252-8000, ext. 4013, 4913, 4911 to reserve your seat.

Event Schedule

Sunday – November 3, 2013
9:30am………………………… Bell Ringing Ceremony
Asbury United Methodist Church

Friday – November 8, 2013
1:00 – 4:00pm ……… Alumni & Friends Registration
Brown Mass Communications Building

6:00pm ……………Alumni & Friends Awards Banquet
Brown Mass Communications Building/Shaw Cafeteria
* Class of 1963 – Golden Anniversary (50 yrs)
* Class of 1988 – Silver Anniversary (25 yrs)

8:30pm………………Coronation of Miss Rust College 2013-2014
McMillan Multi Purpose Center


Saturday, November 09, 2013
8:00am – 8:45am
… Alumni Registration (continued)
Doxey Fine Arts Center Foyer

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

9:50am – 10:50am…………………International Alumni Association Meeting
Doxey Fine Arts Center Auditorium

11:00am …………………… 147th Founders Day Parade

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

1:30pm ……………………………………Concert of Bands
McMillian Multi Purpose Center

5:30pm ………………… Homecoming Basketball Game
Rust College Bearcats vs. LeMoyne-Owen Magicians
McMillian Multi Purpose Center

Sunday, November 10, 2013
8:00am ………………… President’s Breakfast & Photo Session (Invitation Only)
Brown Mass Communications Building/Shaw Cafeteria
* Golden Anniversary Class
* Silver Anniversary Class

9:30am……………………………………Memorial Service
Hillcrest Cemetery – Holly Springs, MS

11:00am ………………… 147th Founder’s Convocation
Doxey Fine Arts Auditorium
Guest Speaker: Anita Ward 78’

Hotel Information

America’s Best Value Inn
137 Two Steaks Road
Byhalia, Mississippi
662-838-3730

Courtyard Marriott-Collierville
4640 Merchants Park Circle
Collierville, Tennessee
901-850-9370

Days Inn
Highway 78 and Highway 7
Holly Springs, Mississippi
662-252-1120

Econolodge
100 Brooks Road
Holly Springs, Mississippi
662-252-5444

Magnolia Inn
155 Clarice Drive
Holly Springs, Mississippi
662-252-7770

Comfort Suites
6921 Parkwood Drive
Olive Branch, Mississippi
662-892-4445

Holiday Inn Express
8900 Expressway Drive
Olive Branch, Mississippi
662-893-8700

Best Western
10915 Business Center Drive
Olive Branch, Mississippi
866-577-4812

Comfort Inn
7049 Enterprise Drive
Olive Branch, Mississippi
662-895-0456

Fairfield Inns & Suites by Marriott
7044 Hacks Cross Road
Olive Branch, MS
662-892-4469

 

ALUMNI ADMINISTRATION
Dr. David L. Beckley
President
dlbeckley@rustcollege.edu
Dr. Ishmell Edwards
Vice President,
College Relations
iedwards@rustcollege.edu
jo ann scott
Ms. Jo Ann Scott
Director of Development & Alumni Development
JScott2@rustcollege.edu
Mrs. Margie Green,
MI Graduate
Assistant Alumni Development Director
MGreen@rustcollege.edu
Ms. Mary Hicks
Administrative Assistant,
Alumni Development & Public Relations
MHicks@rustcollege.edu