Office of Public Relations

152nd Founders’ Celebration Schedule
November 4-11, 2018

Sunday, November 4, 2018
      9:30 a.m.………………...Bell Ringing Ceremony
                               Asbury United Methodist Church
                       
Wednesday, November 7, 2018
     11:00 a.m………….Faculty, Staff, Alumni Cookout
                 Eddie L. Smith Multi-Purpose Center
     7:00 p.m…………..……….Greek Unity Step Show
                      Eddie L. Smith Multi-Purpose Center
     Sponsored by Mayor and Board of Alderman of the
                                                City of Holly Springs
                               
Thursday, November 8, 2018
     All Day………………………..………Student Day
     8:00 a.m- 2:00 p.m…………..……………………..
     2nd Annual Alumni Mentorship Day
     BCS – Heard Auditorium
     12 p.m…………………………....Mentor Luncheon
                                             McMillan Dining Room
    7:30 p.m……....….….Miss Rust College Coronation
             Doxey Alumni Fine Arts Center- Morehouse       
                                                                  Auditorium

Friday, November 9, 2018
    8:00 a.m- 4:00 p.m……..…Board of Trustees Meeting
    Beckley Conference Center
    1:00 p.m.-3:00p.m…........................Alumni & Friends     
    Registration
    Doxey Fine Arts Center Lobby
    3:00 p.m. -4:30 pm…………………………………
    International Alumni Association Meeting
    Doxey Fine Arts Center –Morehouse Auditorium

6 p.m.......... Alumni & Friends Pre-Banquet Reception
    Brown Mass Communication Building, Room 104

7:00 p.m.………....Alumni & Friends Awards Banquet            
    Brown Mass Communications Building/Shaw Cafeteria
   *Golden Anniversary Class
   *Silver Anniversary Class
     7:30 p.m.………Alumni vs. Students Basketball Game
     Kinzell Lawson Gymnasium
    9:30 p.m. - 11 p.m.….…….……….…...Alumni Social
    Beckley Conference Center

Saturday, November 10, 2018
     8:00 a.m.- 8:45 a.m.…...Alumni and Friends Registration    
                                 (continued)-Doxey Fine Arts Center
     9:00 a.m. -10:00am…Individual Alumni Class Meetings
                              (Class Projects, personal updates, etc.)
     11:00 a.mm- until……………….……………Tailgating
                                 Earvin Magic Johnson Sports Arena
     11:00 a.m…………..…….…152nd Founders’ Day Parade
     12:30 p.m. -1:30 p.m.….….Alumni & Friends Luncheon
                           Brown Mass Communications Building
          Class of 1964- Luncheon- McMillan Dining Room
     1:30 p.m.…………..……………..……Concert of Bands
                 McMillan Multi-Purpose Center/Lawson Gym
     5:30 pm………………..Homecoming Basketball Games
     Rust Lady Bearcats vs. Barber- Scotia College
                                                    Walnut Ridge, Arkansas
                       Rust College Men’s vs. Talladega College
                                                            Talladega, Alabama
                  McMillan Multi-Purpose Center/Lawson Gym

Sunday, November 11, 2018
     8:15 a.m…………President’s Breakfast & Photo Session
    *Golden Anniversary Class
    *Silver Anniversary Class
     McMillan Dining Room, Brown Building
     8:15 a.m………...….…......Founders’ Brunch for Alumni
     Shaw Cafeteria, Brown Building
     9:30 a.m………….…..Pilgrimage to Founders’ Gravesite
     Hillcrest Cemetery
    11:00 a.m……………….…152nd Founders’ Convocation
     Golden Diploma Presentations - * Class of 1968                     

               Doxey Fine Arts Center/Morehouse Auditorium


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. Kimberly Woods
Admin. Assistant, PR/ Alumni Affairs
(662) 252-8000 ext. 4911
kwoods3@rustcollege.edu